What The PBA And Kia Motors Are Really Saying Hiring Manny Pacquiao

” Now, a staple of the superhero mythology is, there’s the superhero and there’s the alter ego. Batman is actually Bruce Wayne, Spider-Man is actually Peter Parker. When that character wakes up in the morning, he’s Peter Parker. He has to put on a costume to become Spider-Man. And it is in that characteristic Superman […]

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 […]

Manny Pacquiao coaching in Miami! (Not!)

Kudos to whoever made this photoshopped image of Manny Pacquiao making like Coach in Miami! Brilliant! It’s true in a different sense, however. The Filipino pound-for-pound greatest fighter in the world is making a career move into what remains the Philippines’ favourite sport… Pacquiao’s love for basketball is no secret, and he told reporters in […]

Why Andray Blathche Being A Proud Pinoy Makes Perfect Sense

Just in time for the June 12 holiday, an NBA player is proud to be pinoy.  NBC Rotoworld called it one of the strangest stories of the off season. If Andray  Blatche is proud to be Filipino, can I be proud to be part of the 1972 Maimi Dolphins?   Blatche was able to play […]

Can sport unite Filipinos?

Why are Filipinos not even good at sport? It seems like our athletes had been waved a red flag one day and then simply gave up on trying to achieve world-class status on all types of sport — I know, I know, aside from boxing, of course. A sport is commonly defined as an organized, […]

I Will Not Congratulate Rose Fostanes

So I bought a .44 magnum it was solid steel cast And in the blessed name of Elvis well I just let it blast ‘Til my TV lay in pieces there at my feet And they busted me for disturbin’ the almighty peace Judge said “What you got in your defense son ?” “Fifty-seven channels […]

Pinoy Pridists Ride on Miami Heat Victory

With the victory of Miami heat in the recent NBA Finals, Pinoy Pride delusionists are sure to make noise again. Well, congratulations, Heat, you won fair and square (though I don’t watch NBA). They did win through skill, determination and other positive traits, which is also present in their coach Erik Spoelstra. If he steered […]

Is the PBA inherently rigged as Don Allado alleges?

But isn’t professional sport inherently rigged? If we are to interpret the response of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner Chito Salud to a tweet fielded by Barako Bull player Don Allado where he expressed his opinion about the way things are in the PBA, you’d think that this original of Filipino pro sport leagues is […]