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A couple of sendoffs for prominent sports personalities highlighted last week’s schedule of activities.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

NBA fiasco: Never again, please


A response from the PBA media bureau on last week’s mind-boggling NBA-Gilas fiasco was short but not sweet.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Basketball,Commentary,NBA | Read More »

NBA-Gilas fiasco: Curing an outrage


BUBOY Sebreros wants to find a way to properly assuage the disappointment of three schoolboy friends from Don Bosco-Mandaluyong who learned that the dream tuneup game between Gilas Pilipinas and a select group of NBA stars would not be played—but only when they had already settled on their ringside seats at Smart Araneta Coliseum last Tuesday.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary,Featured Columns | Read More »

Lessons from a game that was never played


Crisis communication advisers will tell you that when an organization or individual is in a public dilemma, it is primarily a perception issue.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

Too soon for Dottie to fret


Dottie Ardina floundered again last weekend in her third foray into the US Ladies Professional Golf Association.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »

Challenger sneezes at Pacquiao firepower


Tall Chris Algieri has an idea on how to deal with Manny Pacquiao. It must be a pretty sound theory that has convinced the unbeaten American he will surely beat the Filipino boxing superhero in Macau this November.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

‘Juico takes over Patafa Friday’


INCUMBENT athletics association president Go Teng Kok assured the Inquirer that former Philippine Sports Commission chair Philip Ella Juico would be installed as the new athletics chief by Friday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Win-win leader begging off from race


THERE was one incredible announcement, maybe never before made anywhere else around our cluttered, chaotic political landscape, that stunned the select audience at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in Mandaluyong City on Saturday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Size does matter in basketball


I WOULDN’T lose too much sleep over Smart Gilas’ bronze medal finish in the recent Fiba Asia Cup.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

Manny wants toughness


DISPERSAL drafts in the PBA never generated much attention and media interest in the past until world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao got involved in the process.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Commentary,Featured Columns,In Huddle | Read More »

Pacquiao foe has got hidden worth


FREDDIE Roach indeed says it as he sees it.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary,Featured Columns | Read More »

Redecorating a budding mismatch


Sorry, but this piece on Manny Pacquiao proceeding with what originally had been thought to be a budding punching picnic in his calendared fight in Macau on Nov. 23 comes in stale.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

LeBron James can go home again


—“You can’t go home again,” the novelist Thomas Wolfe wrote 74 years ago, touching off those never-ending personal and emotional tug-of-wars since.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »



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