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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Magical win by German machine


He materialized out of nowhere, maybe not from the dugout of the German national football team that had been feared for its unforgiving regimented style of play.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Mother of all nightmares for Brazil


After Brazilian midfielder Oscar rifled in his country’s first and only goal close to the end of their semifinal match against Germany, a faint cry rose from the overpopulated stands in Belo Horizonte yesterday.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Pacquiao scores ahead of 1st KIA game in PBA


DOUBTERS and detractors indeed outnumber those who believe Manny Pacquiao can score impressively in the new PBA season which starts next October.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Hazing right for P-Noy, cry poor vendors


THE day after the Supreme Court ruled that the Development Acceleration Program (DAP) was unconstitutional, President Noynoy Aquino got likened to a reckless neophyte boxer.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary,Featured Columns | Read More »

Gutsy basketball that stirs and sells


(WIN-WIN START: A salute to Son of God Sports Management on its colorful launch at the Davao Sports and Recreation Center [formerly Almendras Stadium] in a tie-up with City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and sportsman Manny Piñol, whose boxers at the Braveheart Stable are sure to benefit from the bright development, together with countless other promising [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

What a difference big defense makes


THANKS mainly to tall, crafty Chris Algieri, the proposed Manny Pacquiao-Ruslan Provodnikov bout is not likely to happen in the immediate future.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Who’s the worthiest of them all for Pacquiao?


The tattooed muscle man in skimpy white T-shirt rode the elevator erect and detached. “Manny Pacquiao? He’s very much a boxer,” the bright-eyed macho man blurted upon being greeted and asked by this reporter. Miguel Cotto was on his way to the dining hall of the Macau Venetian Hotel for breakfast two days before the [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

A golden era begging to be remembered


The tall, firmly built man in a gray shirt moved in with the sports exhibit viewers at the Resorts World, paused, and singled out a black-and-white frame on the main wall with his forefinger.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »



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