Bill Velasco
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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.
Chambers seeks post as UST coach
by Bill Velasco - September 16, 2020 - 12:00am
“I feel it’s my next chapter. Philippines has impacted my life long after my playing career. My desire has always been to coach at the collegiate level. My legacy is there.”
The future of PE, now
by Bill Velasco - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
In response to last week’s two-part column “The future of PE,” one of the country’s most respected sports training institutions reached out to The STAR to share how they have evolved in the...
Athletes and money
by Bill Velasco - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
One of the saddest sights is to see a former athlete of renown suffer from financial ruin.
The future of PE (part 2)
by Bill Velasco - September 7, 2020 - 12:00am
“Exercise and recreation are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” – Thomas Jefferson
The future of PE
by Bill Velasco - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
“Adversity introduces a man to himself.” – Albert Einstein
Pinoy rapper’s tribute to Kobe
by Bill Velasco - August 31, 2020 - 12:00am
“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” – Kobe Bryant
Bubble trouble
by Bill Velasco - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
“Does winning always mean everything else takes second place? Are we so focused on winning that we are ready to compromise important matters like the safety of the youth that we are supposed to guide?”...
Unsung hero
by Bill Velasco - August 24, 2020 - 12:00am
“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.” – E.B. WhiteIn every battle, in every war, we hail the generals, the leaders, the commanders, those who get the credit.
ALA memories
by Bill Velasco - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
“The good is oft interred with their bones.” – William Shakespeare, “Julius Caesar”
Global thinking
by Bill Velasco - August 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The new old way of doing things has been easily embraced by journalists, out of the simple need to keep on functioning at the same level of efficiency as before.
Pinoy world champs back Magsayo
by Bill Velasco - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino world boxing champions are rallying behind a future world champion countryman.
Regulating amateur sports
by Bill Velasco - August 10, 2020 - 12:00am
How feasible is it to regulate amateur (particularly collegiate) sports in the Philippines?
Let’s not kid ourselves
by Bill Velasco - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
On Aug. 4, The STAR featured an article by the esteemed and talented Rick Olivares, about the perils of collegiate sports recruiting.
Age vs mileage
by Bill Velasco - August 3, 2020 - 12:00am
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford
A return to provincial life
by Bill Velasco - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Living is simple.
Trouble with bubbles
by Bill Velasco - July 27, 2020 - 12:00am
“It’s the sense of agency or the sense of control over your own destiny or outcome of your career.
Remembering Dodong Bascon
by Bill Velasco - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” – Washington Irving
Thanks for the memories (Part 2)
by Bill Velasco - July 20, 2020 - 12:00am
“Wouldn’t you like to work in an organization in which you have the absolute confidence, the absolute knowledge that other people that you may or may not know who work in the same organization as you...
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