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A Nation’s Passion Lives in a Rivalry of Green vs. Blue

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By RAPHAEL BARTHOLOMEW QUEZON CITY — Senators, foreign diplomats, cabinet ministers, a smattering of Forbes’s 40 richest Filipinos, movie stars and enough professional basketball players to play five-on-five. They are the elite of Philippine society, and they all gather at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City to watch the men’s basketball Read more »

Barrera Vs Pacquiao II: The History of the Rematch

By Mike “Rubber Warrior” Plunkett – A generation ago, the rematch was, to a classic and vintage match-up in boxing, what Robin was to Batman. It was a natural response to a fantastic pairing and almost a complete given. The return match usually occurred within six months of the Read more »

Kobe Bryant in Manila

NBA Basketball star Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers admires a passenger jeepney (modified jeep) which is decorated with his new ad for a popular sports apparel Nike during his one-day visit to Manila, Philippines Wednesday Sept. 5, 2007 to interact with school children and conduct basketball clinic Read more »

Kobe Bryant to visit Philippines in September

MANILA, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) — Kobe Bryant, the U.S. basketball superstar of the Los Angeles Lakers, is expected to descend on the Philippine capital of Manila on September 5, local media reported Wednesday.

Two Pinoy boxers win world title

The Philippines finally has world champion in professional boxing after not one but two Filipino fighters posted contrasting wins to win International Boxing Federation (IBF) titles over the weekend.

Manila Zoo site eyed for PBA coliseum

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By Waylon Galvez – IMAGINE THE PBA dome at the site where the current Manila Zoo is located. Seems like a perfect place. Well, that’s what PBA Board of Governors chairman Ricky Vargas thinks after meeting with two newly-elected Manila officials recently as the league prepares to make its Read more »