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Halftime Thoughts: Exodus of Philippine talents

As the Philippines has seen an increase of collegiate talents opting to play abroad, some may wonder if this is the right choice.

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Halftime Thoughts: We can, despite

Despite the hurdles, women are more than capable of achieving glory within the world of sports.

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Halftime Thoughts: Obiena’s situation is turmoil in our own soil

EJ Obiena versus PATAFA is an example of how our national athletes are mistreated despite the honor and glory the give the country.

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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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Halftime Thoughts: Para athletes shouldn’t be 10 steps behind

As para athletes excel despite their limitations, they seemingly experience more hardships just to receive the support that they deserve.

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Halftime Thoughts: Should mandatory vaccination be implemented in leagues?

Vaccine mandates throughout the world of sports have sparked an ongoing controversy among athletes and fans.

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Halftime Thoughts: Can individual sports thrive in the Philippines?

Nearly a month has passed since the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, wherein the Philippine team achieved its most historic campaign since the 1932 Los Angeles Games by garnering four podium finishes: gold for Hidilyn Diaz (weightlifting), two silvers for Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, and a bronze for Eumir Marcial (boxing), all notably coming from individual…

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Halftime Thoughts: The appeal of the B.League

The days of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) as the premiere destination for local amateur athletes are long gone, as the choice of going abroad to hone skills and get more exposure is starting to catch the eyes of our country’s top talents. A popular destination has been the Japanese B.League, with Thirdy Ravena paving…

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Halftime Thoughts: MLB’s sticky situation

Recently, there has been plenty of talk of pitchers and their use of sticky substances that add grip on the ball and allow them to increase their control and spin rate. This, however, is nothing new to baseball. Since the game’s inception, pitchers have been looking for any and every opportunity to overpower the hitters.…

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Halftime thoughts: The power outside the court

At first glance, the words sports and national elections do not go together—at all. But with the recent results of the 2020 United States (US) Elections, those words suddenly fit well together. Playing a crucial part in the voters’ turnout, LeBron James, a multi-awarded basketball player, had been very vocal in getting people to register…