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Filling in the silence: Diving into the world of sports podcasts

COVID-19 has forced the world to come to a pause. The pandemic has emptied streets of cars, malls of people, and along with these, it has also emptied stadiums of sporting events and their fans. Many sports have taken rain checks to keep people safe from the virus, leaving many fans missing the action.  But…

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Before the farewell: Graduating athletes on home stretch

For most senior players of teams, their final season with the Green-and-White will feel like an expanse of time in limbo—a transitionary period representing both a memory and a future door. This season symbolizes a culminating reminder of what has transpired before, an indication of their growth and development in their respective athletic careers. Yet…

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Behind the curtain: Impactful roles of assistant coaches

Getting a sports team on the pitch, the court, the mats, or the playing field takes a lot of effort. It takes even more to keep a team competitive. The journey leading up to the starting line, along with the grueling fight to the top, requires quite a production—with many significant individuals taking on distinct…

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UAAP: Green Booters draw level late with Tamaraws, 1-1, in season opener

The DLSU Green Booters and the FEU Tamaraws played out a hard fought stalemate, 1-1, to open their respective UAAP Season 82 football campaigns. La Salle fought back from an early 1-0 deficit, as team captain Jed Diamante converted a penalty in the 87th minute to pull his side level. The Green-and-White struggled in the…

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UAAP: Lady Spikers seek Finals return as rookies fill big roles

Failing to enter the Finals last season—settling for third place—the DLSU Lady Spikers are more determined than ever to bring back the women’s volleyball championship to Taft in the 82nd edition of the UAAP. Similar to last season, the Green-and-White will showcase more rookies who are expected to fill in the void left by those…

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UAAP: Green, Lady Judokas spread roots in pursuit of greater heights

After both teams finished in fourth place last season, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas are now looking forward to the next edition of the UAAP Judo tournament. In Season 81, the Green and Lady Judokas bagged 10 and nine points, respectively, both failing to make it to the podium. However, this season, in spite…

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Halftime thoughts: Diving into the role of money in sports

Sporting events exhibit arguably some of the rawest and purest manifestations of emotions. Incredible displays of talent are magnified at the forefront of alluring victories, while tears and frustrations are highlighted in the heartbreaking scenes of defeat. However, sitting quietly behind all these enthralling moments is one of the most influential elements in sports—money. Money…

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The art of racing: A look into the enthralling F1 experience

There is something to be said about the subtle artistry of racing. A sport so boisterous and daring, yet meticulously methodical, the art of racing is one that requires a discerning eye to appreciate. The initial impression to the unfamiliar eye is that racing is just cars circling a track for a number of laps—a…

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Playing the mental game: The influence of Sports Psychology in the Philippines

Athletes spend countless hours on training, dedicated to improving their physical abilities. When fans watch sports, they pay attention to who jumps the highest, who kicks the hardest, or who runs the fastest. These are, after all, aspects that make athletes as great as they are. But, hidden behind all of the physical components athletes…

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Distance and dreams: Athletes chasing passions far from home

Every training day, student-athletes pack their training bags with everything they need for another session in their constant grind. This kind of packing becomes part of an athlete’s daily routine, signaling gradual steps taken to bring themselves closer to their goals. However, there are athletes who have to do much heavier packing—the ones who have…