List of Articles by Reni M. Valenzuela
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Displaying articles 31 to 40.SPORTSMANSHIP IN BOXING AND BASKETBALL
25 Feb 2015
Champions are not paranoid.
An athlete is declared a winner by winning. But a winner is adjudged a champion by bouncing back from his losses. Nothing excites the fans better than watching losers win and win again, and again.
BATTLE TO WIN HEARTS: PAC-FLOYD VALENTINE
14 Feb 2015
Boxing is in limbo, or in hiatus.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has something great to prove, but he seems to be proving the opposite. His video clip that shows him telling Pacquiao “we have to make this fight happen,” says a lot abo
HBO, SHOWTIME AND BOB’S TANTRUM
05 Feb 2015
Stop the posturing and outburst.
Questions are aplenty, but here’s the supreme one: Have we reached this far in overcoming major obstacles for the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao only to be impeded by boys who squabble over
MEDIA OUTLETS THAT ARE ENEMIES OF BOXING AND THE PEOPLE
03 Feb 2015
False news reports abound in media these days.
Certain scribes are obviously enemies of boxing. Their goal in writing is to shot down all hopes for “Mayweather vs. Pacquiao” and some media outlets (Yahoo in particular) ar
31 Jan 2015
The clock is ticking.
“January 31” is coming to an end. It may be literal or proverbial, but who cares? The hours or days are running fast and impatient to seize your concluding, defining moment. Grace is about to “lapse
SHOWTIME’S ESPINOZA MUDDLING THE ISSUE IN “PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER”
25 Jan 2015
Stephen Espinoza of Showtime Sports is out of tune.
You don’t set the record straight by making claims that would set common sense reasoning crooked. The “Pacquiao-Mayweather” contract we are talking about may be a liter
SIGN THE CONTRACT NOW, FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.
24 Jan 2015
Why wait till last minute?
People are wondering what’s in the dotted line that keeps your signature from it. There’s nothing else to ponder about the terms and conditions in the contract. What whims and caprices do you inte
THE FINAL CHAPTER: PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER
17 Jan 2015
Judgment day is coming.
Despite Manny Pacquiao signing the deal that was agreed upon between his representatives and those of the other side’s, the Mega Bout can only be considered elusive as ever until the “reluctant
SIGNS OF THE TIME: CONDITIONS FOR THE MEGA BOUT
10 Jan 2015
Hold your breath.
Something great or disgraceful is about to befall on either of the camps of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. if the Mega Bout won’t push through in the first half of this year. The world is a
MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO: A MUST-SEE “BONIFACIO” FIGHT
03 Jan 2015
Mere talkers don’t think when they talk.
For what good reason are they in the sport? Talk about muddling issues or aggravating problems, some scribes and pundits are undisputedly experts at it. They are anathema to hope and s