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Warlords of Draenor: Rebirth of WoW?
by Pio Garcia - October 27, 2014 - 2:43pm
Pre-patch is done. By now you have probably faced the Iron Horde’s scout party with skirmishes erupting here and there in the Blasted Lands.
Ode to Petron’s Implosion
by Pio Garcia - February 1, 2014 - 12:32pm
Petron Blaze has dug itself a 0-2 hole and is on the verge of imploding in the PBA Philippine Cup. Now, while it is not impossible to climb from that hole and still end up winning the series, their cause is not helped...
UAAP Finals Game 3 preview: Cheers or Tears?
by Pio Garcia - October 10, 2013 - 1:25pm
I did say the UAAP Finals was going to a Game 3, didn’t I?
UAAP Season 76: Controversy never ends
by Pio Garcia - September 24, 2013 - 1:32pm
I think all of us have heard of what happened at TRACE the other day. Of the UAAP refusing to stand down from a TRO and reverting to an old, doubly idiotic rule instead. But the bigger news was that of the member...
The crown has fallen
by Pio Garcia - September 23, 2013 - 11:01am
ANIM-o won’t happen. Karim Abdul and the rest of the UST Growling Tigers made sure of that as they bombed away in a 7-0 blast last Wednesday in the final quarter of their win-or-go-home setto with the Ateneo...
Enough boardroom battles please
by Pio Garcia - September 18, 2013 - 12:29pm
Boardroom battle news and aftermaths always leave a bad taste in my mouth. Can we just win on the court unless it really is a serious matter of life and death?
UAAP Season 76 Revelations
by Pio Garcia - September 13, 2013 - 11:39am
So in a season filled with all the drama you can imagine, there’s still some semblance of a silver lining despite all the hullaballoo that has happened.
University Athletic Association of Protests
by Pio Garcia - September 10, 2013 - 5:06pm
If you live under a rock, then you have mightily missed University of the East’s record-breaking fifth straight complaint to the UAAP Board, Technical Committee or whatever kennel of dogs run the blasted University...
Beautiful Music
by Pio Garcia - August 27, 2013 - 3:08pm
Basketball should be a team sport. Given, there will be superstars. That one guy who will dominate the ball and tow his team to victory. However, there’s a difference between being the guy and The Guy. The...
My Future Gilas Pilipinas Squad
by Pio Garcia - August 19, 2013 - 12:02pm
With all the Gilas hoopla, all of them warranted, it’s really exciting to look at how the program would progress. Given, it’s too early to count our eggs since they haven’t hatched yet. But hey,...
Stop Raining on Our Parade
by Pio Garcia - August 12, 2013 - 3:13pm
For 11 years, I lived with the heartache named Busan. For 11 years, I almost gave up hope for our National team. Aside from that, what hurt the most was our FIBA suspension due to our sporting officials choosing...
Ugliness Incarnate
by Pio Garcia - July 26, 2013 - 12:18pm
Late last Saturday, we were all thrown off our seats by another horrid shooting on a basketball player. This time, it was Franz Dysam of the Colegio de San Juan de Letran Knights getting shot on the way home from...
Of Loyalty and Respect
by Pio Garcia - July 15, 2013 - 1:57pm
Lately, the collegiate basketball season has brought out the Blue and White supporter in me. I’m proud of it. And there’s nothing you can do about it. You can throw all the flak at me for saying I’m...
Back to Reality
by Pio Garcia - July 2, 2013 - 1:28pm
What a week that was for college basketball. And what a way for reality to bite teams back in the ass, right? Well, for three collegiate teams, it’s about forgetting the shock of a lifetime that they were dealt...
At First Glance: Adamson University Soaring Falcons
by Pio Garcia - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
The Adamson Falcons of coach Leo Austria have been waiting far too long. If things go well, this might be a storybook season for them. And oh, they have a good chance of beating Ateneo in an aerial battle and they...
At First Glance: Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles
by Pio Garcia - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Let’s check out the five-peat champions, the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles.
At First Glance: De La Salle Green Archers
by Pio Garcia - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Will the Archers finally regain their swagger or will still eat Ateneo’s dust? Let’s check them out then.
At First Glance: Far Eastern University Tamaraws
by Pio Garcia - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
This team has ran into bad karma since the Soc Rivera days. Will they be able to jump back into good relevancy?
At First Glance: National University Bulldogs
by Pio Garcia - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
No roster turnover is good. Even better? Scoring a new foreign recruit to go along with the league MVP. Nice to have deep pockets?
At First Glance: University of the East Red Warriors
by Pio Garcia - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Whipping boy no more. The Red Warriors are no longer running spearless these days. They’ve found a leader and lieutenant they can pair him with.
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