Bill Velasco
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Putting June Mar Fajardo in perspective
by Bill Velasco - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
There is no doubt that what June Mar Fajardo has accomplished in the Philippine Basketball Association is phenomenal.
Independent news
by Bill Velasco - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The explosion of media and new media practitioners necessitates an examination of the rules of engagement in news coverage.
Manny Pacquiao: Alone on the mountaintop
by Bill Velasco - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
What do you get the man who has done everything?
Stories at 54
by Bill Velasco - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
I’d like to be called Father Time, because nobody can stop Father Time.
Tomorrow is today
by Bill Velasco - December 31, 2018 - 12:00am
We stand on the brink of another new year. If that sounds ominous, that is the point.
Displaced dreams
by Bill Velasco - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Over a month ago, this writer was invited to join a 3-on-3 basketball tournament hosted by NLEX through its sports director Allan Gregorio.
The bully, the bullied
by Bill Velasco - December 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The reactions to the bullying incident that has gone viral last week have blown out of control.
Basketball’s next evolution
by Bill Velasco - December 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Is the four-point shot the next step in basketball’s evolution?
The zero domino
by Bill Velasco - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
It all starts somewhere.
by Bill Velasco - December 15, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s the time of year, when we set aside petty differences and realize that we are all on similar journeys.
History lessons
by Bill Velasco - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
In the last 32 years since this writer started covering sports, sports has evolved and covered so much more ground that it’s mind-boggling.
Diliman Dragons do it
by Bill Velasco - December 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Diliman College Blue Dragons are joining the PBA D-League.
WWE superstar believes in legacy
by Bill Velasco - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Our most common image of professional wrestlers is that of oversized brutes role-playing big nasties and bashing each other’s heads in through a violent, choreographed play.
364 days: Fighting the set-up
by Bill Velasco - December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Friday marked the start of the one-year countdown to the 30th Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines.
Full throttle
by Bill Velasco - November 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Unknown to most of the general public, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PhilSOC), spearheaded by the Philippine Olympic Committee, is now functioning at full speed with less than a year...
POC expels arnis, adds four NSAs
by Bill Velasco - November 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Olympic Committee General Assembly held Thursday was eventful as it welcomed four new national sports associations and expelled one long-standing member.
More of Hardball
by Bill Velasco - November 19, 2018 - 12:00am
This week marks the 13th year of the sports talk show “Hardball” on the ABS-CBN News Channel, definitely the longest-running sports TV show in the Philippines.
Good times for boxing
by Bill Velasco - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
A gargantuan confluence of circumstances is towing Asia to the dominant position in professional boxing.
Hall of Fame
by Bill Velasco - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Saturday night, this writer had the distinct pleasure of co-hosting the awards ceremony of the Ateneo Sports Hall of Fame or ASHOF, with the extremely talented and intelligent Bea Daez.
Spanking and motivation
by Bill Velasco - November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
“Years of research have shown that spanking children is ineffective and potentially harmful.
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