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Artist Ran Carmona creates a magical saga with her artwork.
In 2016, artist Ran Carmona became viral for her interpretations of the logos of UAAP schools. She personified each emblem as animé characters (except the National University Bulldogs who looked like bipedal canines). Now, at the height of UAAP fever, Ran took her ...
 
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The Ateneo Blue Eagles and UP Fighting Maroons face off in the UAAP finals after three decades.
Behind talk on UP and Ateneo’s much awaited reunion on court for the University Athletic Association of the Philippines’ (UAAP) Season 81 basketball finals is a little known fact veiled to many—that the two had been the first rivals even before the ...
 
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Game 2 of the UAAP Men's Basketball Finals will now have to be regular-sized epic, not epic epic.
The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons battle the Ateneo De Manila Blue Eagles in Game 2 of the UAAP men’s basketball championship on Wednesday, December 5. Naturally, people are on edge, especially students and alumni of both schools.But excitement about the ...
 
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He not only wrote back to his young fan, but he also actually fixed the problem.
t is exhausting to live in the world right now. It feels like everything is burning down around us, because, well... it actually kind of is. Which is why it's not just nice but downright reinvigorating when someone does an actual good ...
 
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In 1986, the last time the University of the Philippines' men's basketball team took the championships, the country was just emerging from a dark period of its history. Then, as now, we all find hope in the team's joy.
Utak at puso. This is the University of the Philippines’ current battle cry, and it came from the Pep Squad’s 2015 routine. Utak at puso sometimes seem to be the only things going on for the state university, whose sports funds are measly, compared ...
 
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Congratulations, Fighting Maroons!
That screaming you just heard from your officemates huddled around the UAAP livestream was the sound of victory coming from the UP Fighting Maroons. The Maroons have been the sentimental favorites—and scrappy underdogs—of the entire UAAP basketball season, and they have just upset ...
 
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Numbers have been declining for these cagers.
Numbers don’t lie: Seven finals trips and six titles in the last 12 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) conferences. No team dominated the competition quite like the San Miguel Beermen these past four years. They would also like you to believe the dominant run ...
 
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Next: Michael Jordan (32,292 points)
With 31,425 points under his belt, LeBron James has passed Wilt Chamberlain for the fifth spot on the NBA's all-time scoring list.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar pulled off the incredible yet somewhat expected feat in a win over the Portland Trail Blazers, 126-117, their fourth ...
 
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Joshua Saret's story is that of what-could've-beens.
The ring once felt as big as a bathtub for Joshua Saret, who, as a high school phenom, once scored 89 points for Jose Rizal University in a single NCAA juniors game–a record that remains untouched to this day.Almost a decade later, he's ...
 
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Sports commentator Chiqui Pablo did a little too much commenting.
Female athletes just can’t seem to catch a break. The scene: last September 21, during a Philippines vs Korea match for the 2018 Asian Women’s Volleyball Cup. Dennise “Denden” Lazaro comes under commentator Chiqui Pablo’s scrutiny. Pablo can be overheard saying “Alisin ...
 
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He did not call Filipinos stupid, ok
Steph Curry, hands down, is one of the biggest basketball stars in the world–a three-time NBA champion and two-time MVP admired by millions of fans including a lot of Filipinos who easily identify with his lithe frame and indomitable will.So it came as a surprise to us when ...
 
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We were never good at questioning athletes' sex.
The Philippines finished 19th out of 45 countries at the recently concluded 2018 Asian games. After sending 272 athletes to compete for 16 days in a total of 31 sporting events, our national teams were awarded with four gold, two silver, and 15 bronze medals. Those four golds ...
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