By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
BOCAUE, BULACAN — The Philippine women’s team had a tough start to its FIBA 3X3 World Cup campaign, losing its opening two games in Day One of the tournament on Friday at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.
MILO Philippines continues its unwavering commitment to give the Filipino youth more opportunities to get into sports with the launch of their newest sports programs, the MILO Champ Camp and the Barangay MILO Liga.
Over the next two years, these programs aim to bring sports closer to grassroots communities by engaging over one million students and 60,000 parents through the MILO Champ Camp and over 500,000 residents in 300 barangays with the Barangay MILO Liga.
The Portland Trail Blazers are riding a 13-game winning streak. The Houston Rockets have the best record in the NBA. For those reasons alone, Tuesday night’s headliner is sure to have fireworks. But there’s a fold in the Blazers-Rockets dynamic that might give each team an extra push to one-up their opponent.
Here’s another entry into the lexicon into unbelievable anecdotes about LeBron James’ body: James once began an Eastern Conference Finals game weighing 271 pounds and finished at 278. Yes, according to an ESPN story published Monday, James gained seven pounds during a high stakes playoff game.
CHICAGO -- Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue left Saturday night's 114-109 win against the Bulls with an illness, marking the third time this season that his health has kept him from coaching an entire game.
With the Cavs leading 69-52 at halftime, Lue remained in the locker room and handed the coaching duties to associate head coach Larry Drew.
BATANGAS CITY—Batangas City and Muntinlupa came away with similar victories on Tuesday night to put themselves in a better position heading to the playoffs of the MPBL-Anta Rajah Cup at the Batangas City Coliseum here.
The Tanduay-backed Athletics shook off a slow start with a big third-quarter run on their way to scoring an 86-75 triumph over the Caloocan Supremos-Longrich.
It didn't take long for an NBA reunion of ex-University of Florida heroes to happen.
According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, veteran guard Corey Brewer has agreed to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The move will reunite Brewer, who starred on UF's NCAA championship teams of 2006 and '07, with the Thunder coach Billy Donovan (who coached those UF teams).
“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.”
“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII
NEW YORK CITY – Carmen’s search for her biological father began when she was eight years old.
“That was the age when my life started to become hell,” Carmen, who turned 65 last October 27, hissed.
Carmen was eight when her mother, Diosdada, married Arnulfo in Jamindan, Capiz.Read more ...
EVER heard of the apocryphal story of how a frog reacts when dumped into a pot of boiling water vs dumped in a pot of simmering water that is slowly brought to a boil?
This story is often told to demonstrate how change that slowly creeps around us (the simmering water brought to a boil) could catch us unawares and end up turning us into cooked frogs.Read more ...
Jakarta—For Ernest John Obiena, the seven-month rehabilitation period and the intense training that came after, all come down to this — the Asian Games.
Obiena, fully healed from a torn ACL injury he sustained prior to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, will be hoping to duplicate or surpass his 5.6 meters in the pole vault competitions of the Asian Games here today (Wednesday).Read more ...
“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
NEW YORK CITY -- From the Iloilo Provincial Capitol where the trial courts were located before the construction of the Iloilo Hall of Justice on Bonifacio Drive, City Proper sometime in August 1990, a human rights lawyer from San Joaquin, Iloilo requested me to escort him to his office located in the YMCA building on Iznart St. which is five minutes away by walk.Read more ...
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
ITS second game against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers does not come until after its match against Chinese Taipei on Friday but Gilas Pilipinas has its sights on the Boomers, vowing to give the latter a better showing when they next meet.Read more ...