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Former DLSU Green Archers aim to excel as rookies in the PBA

Becoming a professional basketball player is not an easy task. The pursuit of making it to the professional leagues is a life-long endeavor, requiring long hours of dedication and hard work.  From representing the Green-and-White as part of the men’s basketball team to now playing in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), DLSU Green Archers alumni…

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Evan Nelle, Mark Nonoy lead La Salle’s new backcourt

Highly regarded as star players in their former schools, Evan Nelle and Mark Nonoy once lit up college basketball by entertaining fans across the country as they led their respective teams to the finals. Now, they are embarking on a new journey in their collegiate careers as members of the DLSU Green Archers. In light…

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Gilas Pilipinas suffers tough loss against world number five Serbia, 83-76

Despite the gallant effort by Gilas Pilipinas, Serbia staved off the late comeback by securing their second win in the 2021 Olympic Qualifying Tournament at Belgrade, Serbia, 83-76. Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovic was phenomenal in using his brute strength and towering size as he led the way with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Ognjen…

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Halftime Thoughts: Does the Greatest Athlete of All Time exist?

Over the years, many have been lucky enough to witness the beauty of sports. It is an avenue wherein people can be brought together, whether it is in supporting a specific team, country, city or in moments where fans show disappointment toward an ideal that people should not stand for, a sport has a huge…

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Gilas defeats South Korea, 81-78, for the first time in eight years with SJ Belangel’s dagger three

Gilas Pilipinas secured their spot at the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 after outplaying South Korea, 81-78, in a nail-biting match. After their dramatic win in the semifinals of the FIBA Asia Cup in 2013, it took eight years for Gilas to finally garner a victory against this formidable opponent.  The back and forth affair between…

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Manchester City vs Chelsea: English clubs in search of European glory

Two Premier League giants are set to clash in Porto for the most coveted trophy in club football, the second time in three years that an all-English Champions League Final will occur. Though both sides started their seasons on the wrong foot, they managed to pick things up as soon as the new year started.…

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Kings of Valorant: Viridis Arcus’ quest for esports supremacy

The esports industry has skyrocketed in recent years with the scene growing in popularity all over the world. In the past, many perceived playing video games as a mere pastime, but it has since developed into a legitimate profession with esports teams competing in tournaments for popular games such as League of Legends, Dota 2,…

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All in the cleats: The Maradona success

With football being one of the most popular sports in the world, a player can hardly avoid the extraordinary fame and the adoration of millions of fans, especially if they are among the best. And legendary Argentinian midfielder Diego Maradona certainly was. Everyone knows the man behind the “hand of God”, and generations of players…

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Next in line: ADT FC’s PFL debut ignites belief of things to come

Finishing third in the recently concluded Philippine Football League (PFL) season, the Azkals Development Team (ADT), composed of players from the Philippines’ national youth teams, made some noise in their debut tournament, as they lifted the local Filipino football community’s spirits with a hopeful preview of what they could bring to the field in the…

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Curveball: MLB overcomes upheavals

As the world of sports took an unprecedented hiatus due to the pandemic, tournaments went back to square one on how to reopen their seasons. Initiatives such as the “bubble”, fan-less arenas, and mandatory health protocols have altered the landscape. With different strategies and thorough planning, a handful of leagues have begun to pick up…