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Thu, 20 Aug 2015
WITH a patriotic snarl, one frustrated basketball fan suggested a boycott of products by the powerful basketball congromerate which, he cried, sabotaged the Philippine national basketball team by pulling out its top players from the
Who cares about the Gilas national team?
Tue, 18 Aug 2015
WHEN Carlos Loyzaga injured his left hand playing softball on the side, the greatest Filipino basketball player ever had to be scratched from the Philippine national basketball team preparing for the 1960 Rome Olympics.
BUT PLEASE DON'T BLAME THE BOXERS
Tue, 11 Aug 2015
THE thrill at ringside in last Friday's Duel in Dubai 2 featuring the heralded Pagara Brothers, Albert and Jason, was fluid and genuine among over-excited Filipino spectators.
Here at home, there was however a totally dif
Twin wins in Dubai, heartbreak in Tokyo
Sun, 09 Aug 2015
THERE was only one stoppage out of the two promised to over-excited Filipino fans in Dubai, but that doesn?t mean the job came half-done.
The brothers Pagara, Albert and Jason, winning in contrasting fashion, have helpe
AN ORDER FOR 2 KOs IN 'DUEL IN DUBAI 2'
Thu, 06 Aug 2015
AS though their countrymen had specifically placed an order for twin knockouts, the Pagara brothers, Albert and Jason, have vowed a full serving of the glorious boxing dish on Friday.
A couple of neat victories on points s
Masked mutiny, corporate rift or plain sabotage?
Tue, 04 Aug 2015
THERE seemed nothing wrong when June Mar Fajardo, Philippine basketball?s newest treasure of a big man, begged off from the national training pool. He had to rest and let heal a bad foot.
Nobody took a second
No hitting below the PDI belt, please
Sun, 02 Aug 2015
THERE was no mention of Philippine sports in President Aquino?s farewell Sona, which was just right because there was nothing richly nice about the subject anyway.
There was no mention of Manny Pacquiao in the state-of-the-nation address, which was hard to believe considering the President had ex
Goodbye Mang Neal, super guard of journalism
Fri, 31 Jul 2015
HE was easily a couple of inches shorter than the small Filipino basketball guard.
It was hard to picture the great journalist Neal H. Cruz donning a basketball uniform. But if he ever tried his hands in the game,
Who?s truly ready: Viloria or Donaire?
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
IT has nothing to do with President Aquino and his doubtful overall performance; but it should be worth checking on who?s truly ready for a crack at
Donaire: How ready is ready?
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
IT WAS hard to miss Nonito Donaire?s cry for a world title shot-- the sooner, the better?following last Saturday?s overwhelming second round stoppage of a faceless Frenchman in Macau.
Donaire may have indeed sounded bo