The Philippines is once again sending a small army of athletes and officials to the Southeast Asian Games with high hopes. The general public does not have any clear idea how well our delegates have prepared, and how their current records stand against Southeast Asian, Asian and world standards.
A week from today, the NBA Finals will begin with the Golden State Warriors hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the best-of-7 title playoffs featuring a pair of rookie coaches. While the buzz is about MVP Steph Curry and four-time MVP LeBron James trying to lead their team to the top, the duel between the coaches is expected to share the spotlight.
Cleveland has blanked two of three opponents in the NBA playoffs so far and LeBron James is on a mission to erase the nightmarish memory of the Cavaliers’ 4-0 loss to San Antonio in the NBA Finals in 2006-07.
Sports anchor Aaron Atayde made this "kangkong" joke that has enraged the Barangay Ginebra fandom. And it happened while Atayde was interviewing Dylan Ababou in his TV5 show Sports 360. It came after Atayde waved kangkong when Ababou was about to answer an online query if the latter would still return to Ginebra if given a chance. Atayde was actually alluding to Ginebra being in the gutter, or to borrow it from Atayde, kangkungan, which means in the bottom or being dead last.