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The mayor is a great shooter.
The man of the hour, Vico Sotto, is known for a lot of things other than basketball.But that doesn't mean he can't ball."Magaling 'yun," said LA Mumar, half-brother of the Pasig City mayor and the newly appointed coach of Ateneo's women's basketball ...
 
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The stadium is currently in the running for the “Jury Award.”
The world class sports facilities of New Clark City have caught the attention of the Stadium of the Year Awards, which just recognized the New Clark City Athletics Stadium as a nominee for its top award. Only ten stadiums around the world ...
 
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He fractured his right tibia.
Only June Mar Fajardo can roll into the Smart Araneta Coliseum on an electric scooter to receive his 6th straight MVP plum.Upon entering the court, there was a pair of crutches waiting for him. But he just kept rollin’, rollin’, rollin’.So SPIN Life asked the ...
 
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Everything you need to know about paragliding in the Philippines.
A beautiful young heiress to a powerful South Korean conglomerate goes paragliding, gets swept up by a tornado, lands in North Korea, and is found by the surly army captain of her dreams.There’s possibly a one-in-a-million chance of that happening in real ...
 
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Letting go of awkward childhood memories with the iconic Teva sandal began and a hike.
The thing about maintaining a pair of hiking shoes when you are not a hiker is that by the time you’re geared up for your next climb—probably four years after your first—the glue in between the soles has already dried up. Even ...
 
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It's going to be the dream school for Filipino sports prodigies.
The Senate of the Philippines has officially approved, on the third and final reading of Senate Bill No. 1086, the creation of the Philippine High School for Sports (PHSS), where young generations of student-athletes will be trained to become world champions.PHSS will be ...
 
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"I take comfort in the fact that as we speak, Kobe and Gigi are holding hands, walking to the nearest basketball court."
In late January, after Kobe and Gigi Bryant died in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of seven other passengers, Kobe's teammates and friends almost immediately appeared on TV to share their memories of the Los Angeles Lakers star.One of the most honest, ...
 
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He's apparently a K-drama fan.
CAPTAIN Ri Jeong Hyeok (played by South Korean heartthrob Hyun Bin in the hit drama Crash Landing On You) had legions of fans swooning with his looks, charm—and his skill with the piano.Perhaps channeling his inner Captain Ri, retired basketball star Chris Tiu, who ...
 
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Will this feat ever be repeated?
Decades ago, or in 1954 to be exact, the Philippines distinguished itself as one of the top teams in the world when it placed third among 12 teams at the World Basketball Championship in Rio de Janeiro.Way before the PBA was formed, ...
 
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Slaughter took to Instagram to announce that he is taking a break from basketball.
GREG Slaughter is just a shade below seven feet, an imposing presence wherever he goes. But he is mostly quiet and rarely attracts attention to himself.So you can imagine the shock Barangay Ginebra players, coaches, officials and fans got when the six-year ...
 
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Time to get active
If you promised yourself you'll live a more active lifestyle, you're going to need motivation to actually get up and start moving—and we know just the thing: new workout gear! We know what you're thinking: Shopping for activewear can burn a hole ...
 
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Mamba forever.
As the Lakers returned to the hardcourt for the first time since the death of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James revealed a close look at a very personal tribute he'd made to honor the man he calls his brother.?? My brother ? #Mamba4Life #RIPKobe ...
 
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Here are four fitness classes that will help you get back in shape.
Hello! We think you need a fitness program. And so we offer our services as your mirror because we know you’ve been avoiding mirrors since January rolled in and you found yourself waging a war with the waistband of your pants.Hey, hey—don’t ...
 
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Among the items on exhibit are Kobe jerseys, figurines, and game-worn shoes which Bryant used during one of his exhibition games in the Philippines.
The Philippine House of Representatives joined in paying tribute to Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night, mounting an exhibit of items of the late NBA superstar from Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano's personal collection."We put together 24 items from my collection, all of Kobe ...
 
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'I wept a lot yesterday. I’ve been weeping today. I’m far from done crying, for Kobe and Gigi, the Black Mamba and his Mambacita.'
The morning after Kobe Bryant’s death, it’s business as usual in the streets of Muntinlupa City. Jeep barkers barking, sidewalk vendors selling, workers lining up for the bus to get to their offices in different parts of the metropolis. But the morning ...
 
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Filipinos show outpouring of love for the basketball legend.
Yesterday, Filipinos woke up to a bad dream: Kobe Bryant is dead. Shock, grief, and disbelief struck the basketball nation, leaving millions of fans heartbroken.Bryant’s love affair with the Philippines was made more apparent when major Philippine landmarks lit up in purple ...
 
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'You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream and I’ll always love you for it.'
The late Kobe Bryant was a force of nature on and off the court. Just two years after his retirement, Bryant translated his love and gratitude for the game into an Oscar-winning film called Dear Basketball. Released on April 23, 2017, at the ...
 
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In the end, we'll all have to judge whether one of the world's great athletes corrected his mistakes immediately and beautifully.
The late poet and singer Jim Carroll could really play. He came up in New York in the era of Connie Hawkins and Lew Alcindor, later Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He ran as an equal with playground legends like Pee Wee Kirkland and Herman ...
 
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Not taken. Made.
I first met Kobe Bean Bryant in the summer of 2007. He had just turned 29. He owned three NBA championship rings, two scoring titles, and the record for the second most points ever scored in a game, 81.And he was universally disliked.By players, ...
 
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Remembering the life, career, and unparalleled intensity of the NBA legend.
In November 2015, at the beginning of the season when he’d step away from the game, Kobe Bryant wrote a letter for The Players’ Tribune called, “Dear Basketball.”At the time, most fans—and probably, even his peers—knew him as Black Mamba, Bryant’s nickname that was ...
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