The poignant opener of the ESPY Awards that featured Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade speaking about the recent turmoil in America began with an Instagram post.
In the summer of 2003, then-New Jersey Nets point guard Jason Kidd was one of the top names on the free-agent market. Kidd had just led the Nets to their second straight Finals berth, where they lost to the Tim Duncan-led San Antonio Spurs in six games. At the time, the Spurs were unsure if second-year point guard Tony Parker was their point guard of the future. With Kidd entering free agency in 2003, the Spurs had interest in him. Ultimately, Kidd re-signed with the Nets. But now, 13 years later, Kidd reveals how he wonders how his career would have gone had he chosen otherwise.
France earned the final basketball spot in the Olympics, beating Canada 83-74 on Sunday in the championship game of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila, Philippines.
The French were then drawn along with Serbia into Group A in Rio, placing them in the same pool as the two-time defending champion United States.
By Jose Bayani Baylon
IN May of 1983 I had the privilege of visiting the Federal Republic of Germany upon the invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung as the 21-year old news editor of the Philippine Collegian, UP’s student organ. I was with Jesse John Gimenez, then chair of the UP Student Council; Marlon Cruz, president of the Inter-Frat Council also of UP, and Raymond Co from DLSU.Read more ...
His death seems to have touched a different nerve.
When 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos was shot dead by Caloocan City policemen during an anti-drug war operation, not one among the cops
involved could have figured how different this one death would be.Read more ...
By Jose Bayani Baylon
August 04, 2017
I READ somewhere that the DPWH is allocating mega billions for infrastructure projects designed to ease the traffic problem besetting much of urban Philippines. I can imagine how a big chunk of that moolah will be devoted to infra projects within Metro Manila - more street widenings, more flyovers, maybe more pedestrian overpasses and underpasses as well as flood control.Read more ...