Our mother was one of the unheralded women in the world.
The nation needed a break, even from the barrage of news reports, features and comments regarding typhoon Yolanda. Even the million peso face of Aling D became a welcome sight for the first time.
As the new PBA season opens on November 17, I can feel a sense of personal excitement with the entry of rookies in most of the teams.
A lot has been said and written about the pork barrel scam, but it seems that not one has sufficiently informed the public in general what they are supposed to know. This lack of information is the reason why there are still those who take the line of Malacañang and Congress justifying the existence of [...]
I thought it was only my eyebrows that were raised when Barako Bull traded their 4th, 5th, and 6th first round picks in the last PBA Rookie Draft.
It seems to be the season for persons with the nickname ‘Ping.’ In politics, despite allegations in the past linking him to some unsavory activities, Senator Ping Lacson, like his erstwhile nemesis Maid Miriam, is coming out from the PDAF and DAP rubble with untarnished armor. In basketball, it has been the season of Mark [...]
While the Marquez-Bradley fight was going on, Chino Trinidad gave the information that both fighters shunned a fight with Manny Pacquiao, even with the prospect of making more than double the purse that they signed for in that fight.
I was full of envy watching the thousands of ecstatic fans at the Mall of Asia Arena who were watching a first in Philippine basketball—the pre-season game between the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers. Frankly, I did not give much thought to the idea of going to Manila—with all the floods and resultant traffic. [...]
A few columns ago, I said that eventually Junmar Fajardo will become a dominant force in Philippine basketball.
For the past two years or two, I have been hearing mass at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine at Basak, Mandaue City.
A thing which rarely happens is for a sport being played in another court- the court of law. The relationship seems incongruous. The judicial system is meant to serve the more serious part of life. Sports is for fun, entertainment and is not supposed to be taken seriously, to the extent that resort to the [...]
I did not dare to write anything about the prospects of the Gilas Pilipinas’ chances in the recently concluded FIBA Asia Championships.