My Social Media “Friend” Is Gone

  “Like the setting sun, you turn around its gone.” – Bryan Adams    Tuesday morning I found out that Darryl Hamilton  died. He was a former Major League Baseball player. I immediately felt this sadness. Retired athletes die all the time , what makes Darryl Hamilton special to an adult (presumed) living in the […]

Can LeBron Really Relieve The Most Tortured City In Sports?

“Cleveland, city of light , city of magic” Randy Newman “Burn On” The opening song to Major League (1989)         I have no doubt that Pinoys know NBA basketball. I do doubt that many understand why “The Return” really is a big deal for the city of Cleveland. In the Philippines the […]

The US Made It Out Of The Group Of Death A Testament To Leftovers Achieving

The Group of Death is not a Bruce Lee movie. Actually the “Group of Death ” is just as arbitrary as the INC claiming that they built the “World’s Largest Dome Arena“.  The title Group of Death in the context of the FIFA World Cup is a indeed a subjective label but here Bleacher Report […]

The Pinoy Does Not Seem To Value Work

      On the day that the curtain rises (Oct 23) on the World Series leave it to Colin Cowherd of ESPN radio to say something very poignant about human nature. He is not a Red Sox fan or a Cardinals fan but he takes a unique look at this year’s  match up. For […]

With The Pork Barrel Scandal Comes Opportunity

  I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. Jason Collins current NBA free agent   Ilda told me last week (via FB ) that I should bend while the metal is hot. The challenge of course knowing if your “metal” is hot or what hot really is or what your metal is […]

Everywhere There’s Lots Of Piggies Living Piggy Lives

  Everywhere there’s lots of piggies living piggie lives, You can see them out for dinner with their piggie wives, Clutching forks and knives to eat their bacon. The Beatles      For me it always begins and ends with “kung walang corrupt walang mahirap”. In one sentence this election slogan promised an end to […]