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Halftime Thoughts: Athletes, brands, and the real deal

To widen their reach, companies often ride on the fame of talented athletes who they recruit as endorsers.

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New league in town: FilBasket unveils new stage for amateur ballers

After a long hiatus, amateur basketball is back with Filbasket—a newly formed league that allows athletes to return to the hardwood and relive the glory of playing the game once again.

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Kickstart: PFL prepares for new beginnings

Since its first season in 2017, the Philippine Football League (PFL) has showcased the top football talent that the country has to offer. The league announced that it will kick off its 2021 season on September 25 after its 2020 season was delayed for seven months. Former DLSU Men’s Football players Matthew Nierras, and Nathan…

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Pop, lock, and break: Into the realm of streetdance

While generally considered an art form, streetdance is deemed a sport as well. With choreographed pieces entailing a plethora of body movements that require agility and endurance, every dancer strives to keep themselves in shape. The competitive streetdance scene evokes heated battles between dance companies, injecting both character and creativity while executing their routines. Undergoing…

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Green Gallery: Encho Serrano takes the leap

Known for his dynamic finishes and steady defense, Encho Serrano has proven himself to be an integral cog for the DLSU Green Archers after playing for two UAAP seasons. Embracing his role in a stacked backcourt, the 5’11” cager averaged 9.14 points, 3.43 rebounds, and 1.71 assists in Season 82. Now onto the next stage…

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Next level: Viridis Arcus’ triumphant rise

DLSU’s Viridis Arcus’ (VA) climb to the top is now undeniable with their reign as back-to-back champions of the AcadArena University Alliance Cup. Sweeping the finals against the Ateneo LG Esports, 3-0, last June, the team cemented their legacy in the college ranks—their rising popularity paving the way for the squad to gain sponsors and…

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Behind the words: The legacy of women in sports podcasting

Sports podcasts have been present for a long time now. The audio program acts as an engaging platform for listeners to know more about every sport, every league, and even every athlete. As it continues to develop, these podcasts stimulate the minds of avid fans by providing fresh, in-depth perspectives—whether on or off the playing…

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Establishing volleyball culture: PNVF leads path to pinnacle

After gaining international recognition, the Philippine National Volleyball Federation Inc. (PNVF) now sets its attention on further cementing the progress and ascension of volleyball in the country. With the new adjustments in the volleyball community, the governing body is looking to produce a stable, formidable team for every level of competition. Furthermore, its presence creates…

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Closed curtains: Lasallian athletes missing their last hurrah

With the COVID-19 pandemic drastically changing the momentum of sports, the UAAP has ultimately decided to forego its 83rd Season. Although there were initial plans to push through by mid-2021, the Board of Trustees announced the cancellation last December, seeking to prioritize the health and safety of its players, coaches, and staff. The difficult adjustment…

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Cignal TV chief Galang bares plans for UAAP airing

Despite the cancellation of the 83rd season of the UAAP, a hopeful future still awaits the league on TV screens, with a new five-and-a-half-year partnership with Cignal TV inked just last October. Having exclusive broadcasting rights, the satellite provider will get to air a number of sporting events live on its One Sports channel and…