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What will 2021 look like?
by Bill Velasco - November 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The announcements of vaccines that will be available for clinical testing in the Philippines and global mass distribution some time next year are spurring the planning of more and more sports activities.
Network sports wars
by Bill Velasco - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The news seeped out Thursday evening, past the deadline of most major newspapers: the NCAA has selected GMA Network as its new broadcast partner.
GAB’s inclusiveness breakthroughs
by Bill Velasco - November 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Friday was a historic day for the Games and Amusements Board.
Government is moving
by Bill Velasco - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Five months into the Duterte presidency in 2016, as the core group and 52,000-plus appointees were settling into their jobs running the government, then-Philippine Olympic Committee president Peping Cojuangco needed...
PHISGOC tying COA’s hands
by Bill Velasco - November 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The reluctance of officials of the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee to submit their accounting of expenditures for the biennial event carries with it some dangerous consequences.
GAB forges ahead
by Bill Velasco - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The pandemic hasn’t stopped the Games and Amusements Board from performing its duties and creating new projects.
The NBA GOAT (Part 2)
by Bill Velasco - November 2, 2020 - 12:00am
“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential...these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius
The NBA goat
by Bill Velasco - October 31, 2020 - 12:00am
“Mere numbers cannot do him justice. His greatness lies in the way he bestrode the big occasions, and in the quality of the memories that his career leaves behind.”– Tim Vickery on Pelé
GMA back in sports
by Bill Velasco - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
After roughly three decades, GMA Network is jumping back into sports broadcasting.
Lakers, Clippers, Warriors, Kings losing
by Bill Velasco - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
The NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings are starting to lose. Those teams and players are starting to lose more of their live audience, economic...
The case against PHISGOC
by Bill Velasco - October 19, 2020 - 12:00am
In the run-up to the imminent Philippine Olympic Committee elections, a group of current POC officials who are running are preparing a case against officers of the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee.
Why LeBron divides fans
by Bill Velasco - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
“I want my damn respect, too.” – LeBron James
LeBron’s place in NBA history
by Bill Velasco - October 12, 2020 - 12:00am
If he wins his fourth NBA championship (and the Los Angeles Lakers’ 17th) today, will LeBron James be worthy of being named the greatest NBA player of all time? More importantly, even with his longevity and...
Protecting students’ physical well-being
by Bill Velasco - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
This week, all classes started online throughout the country.
Magsayo, Nietes taste freedom
by Bill Velasco - October 5, 2020 - 12:00am
One is a young, undefeated powerhouse featherweight, technically superior to all opponents he has faced so far.
Bubble fits PBA
by Bill Velasco - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that the PBA has fit itself into its bubble in Clark in Pampanga, the teams will have a relatively easier time adjusting to the balance of the Philippine Cup.
Worried about Tokyo
by Bill Velasco - September 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The Tokyo Olympics are slated to open on July 23, 2021, or less than 10 months away.
Only one thing has changed
by Bill Velasco - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Before NBA games were first televised by ABC on Jan. 3, 1965, the league first had to overcome a lot of apprehension.
Loose use of “legend”
by Bill Velasco - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
an extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field.
‘A gentleman’s agreement’
by Bill Velasco - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The NCAA supposedly has a standing internal agreement that none of their schools’ seniors basketball teams will hire former University of Santo Tomas coach Aldin Ayo in the near future.
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