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In yesterday’s column, we listed 10 of the 30 significant milestones in Philippine sports history over the last 30 years in honor of The Philippine Star’s 30th anniversary. In this second instalment, we’re listing the next 10 milestones.

The Philippine Star celebrates its 30th anniversary today and as a sports columnist who joined the country’s No. 1 newspaper in 1987, I’m proud and honored to be associated with the hard-working, principled and dedicated men and women behind the publication. The STAR continues to shine brightly today and will do so for the next 30 years and beyond.

While Rio-bound golfer Miguel Tabuena had a forgettable performance in failing to make the cut at the recent US Open in Pennsylvania, his father Luigi said there was a moment where the fans broke out in applause after an incredible shot that he called a “baby-fade.”

Manny Pacquiao works on the mitts with trainer Freddie Roach in this file photo.
Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach cap each mitt workout with a 30-second routine wherein the Filipino icon continuously hits the pads in an effort to boost hand speed and reinforce his upper body.
Manny Pacquiao grants an interview upon landing at the Los Angeles International Airport last weekend to resume his training. | Top Rank photo
Manny Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles over the weekend to resume the rest of his training for his third showdown with Timothy Bradley next month.
Kobe Paras donning the Middlebrooks Sphinx threads. | Twitter Photo/Magic Compton 
MANILA, Philippines – The other "Kobe" keeps on adding to his legend.   Our very own Kobe Paras, son of former PBA star Benjie Paras, once again displayed his mettle at the expense of  the Trinity International Schools Las Vegas.  
Manny Pacquiao jogs at the start of training camp for his upcoming fight against Timothy Bradley. Photo from Pacquiao's fan Twitter account
Manny Pacquiao’s social media team shared a video of Day 1 of the boxer’s training camp in General Santos City. Pacquiao kicked off his training in the last week of January.
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PBA Commissioner's Cup

February 13, 2016 (Saturday)

Game 1: Smart-Araneta Coliseum 3:00 PM

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Game 2: Smart-Araneta Coliseum 5:15 PM

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 It was an incredible 94-90 win by the Letran Knights over the San Beda Red Lions in Game One of the NCAA Season 91 Men’s Basketball Finals.

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