With the plan to sell the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex gaining ground, it now makes no sense to push the construction of one or even two public squash courts somewhere in the 10-hectare Vito Cruz property.
Games and Amusements Board chairman Juan Ramon Guanzon sent in a lengthy essay the other day expressing his thoughts about the philosophy of winning in sports. Guanzon is a keen observer of sports in general, not just the professional variety that his agency supervises. He noted that in a results-oriented society, the bottom line is the only measure of achievement and warned of a pitfall.
Adam Silver took over as NBA commissioner from David Stern last February and starts his first full season in the saddle with the 69th edition unfolding with three games this morning (Manila time). Each of the pro league’s 30 teams will play 82 regular season contests until April 15.
From the stats I gathered to make the Top 10 teams of the 2004-05 season to 2013-14 season, here are the teams that need to inject life into their campaigns. Gone are the days where the Los Angeles Clippers are the laughing stock of the league because thanks to Chris Paul and pretty much Blake Griffin (the driving force behind the team's ascent), they have changed the way we think of the Lakers’ allegedly weak Staples Center roomie.