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It’s V-ball time!
by Bobby Motus - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Terrific traffic will be a major obstacle to hurdle but there’s no stopping the opening of the 2018 Governor’s Cup U-18 Cebu Province Women’s Volleyball Tournament.  Teams from different municipalities...
The Aging Alphabet
by Bobby Motus - February 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There are three things in this world that we can never prevent.  In no particular order, there is no way we can stop taxes, aging and death. 
Another basketball league in town
by Bobby Motus - January 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Being true to form as a basketball crazy republic, another basketball league was introduced and added to the already numerous basketball leagues around the country defined by various configurations of the alpha...
New year, new weight
by Bobby Motus - January 5, 2018 - 12:00am
We had said our goodbyes to 2017 and received with open arms 2018.
Nike’s love affair with MJ
by Bobby Motus - December 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Phil Knight, a former track athlete at the University of Oregon, co-founded with his coach Bill Bowerman a company in the early 70s a running shoe retailing company named after a Greek winged goddess of victory,...
Separating collecting from hoarding
by Bobby Motus - December 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
We probably know of someone from the family or an acquaintance that is into collecting something.
Season 43
by Bobby Motus - December 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
After four decades, Asia’s pioneer professional basketball league is sailing on rough seas as there is a power struggle as to who will captain a flailing boat out of the storm.
NBA Buzz: Will D-Rose recover?
by Bobby Motus - December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Flying back to Cleveland after a self-imposed exile, Derrick Rose had met with the Cavaliers’ medical staff and will start the process of rehabilitation of his injured ankle.
Import dependency Part 2
by Bobby Motus - November 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
In the wide, wild world of sports, be it in the collegiate, amateur or professional level, it has been practiced for so long to outsource superior talents from overseas.
Another one bites the dust
by Bobby Motus - November 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Memphis Grizzlies started strong when the season opened but with an Achilles injury to star guard Mike Conley, they recently fell to the Brooklyn Nets for their 8th straight loss.
Import dependency
by Bobby Motus - November 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
I’m not so sure about school leagues in the rest of the Visayas and Mindanao but in Manila and Cebu, basketball in particular, we see tall and large African athletes playing major minutes for their adoptive...
What number will outshine 24 in LAL?
by Bobby Motus - November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
When number 24, then wearing number 8 debuted with the Los Angeles Lakers 21 years ago at the age of 19, we noticed an air of arrogant confidence enveloping the persona.
Is the PBA still PBA?
by Bobby Motus - November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Philippine Basketball Association was born in 1975 when 9 teams from the defunct Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association (MICAA) broke away from the clutches of the BAP-controlled amateur leag...
KIA’s Draft joke
by Bobby Motus - October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
This coming Sunday’s consensus number one pick is Fil-German Christian Standhardinger.
Sports-related injuries
by Bobby Motus - October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
We do sports because we like it, we enjoy it, and if we can’t do it, we watch it, get involved and sometimes fight with rival fans.
The Draft busts
by Bobby Motus - October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
In a few days, the 2017-2018 NBA season opens and our basketball crazy republic is excited of the newly drafted players to show their stuff.  Likewise, familiar faces in unfamiliar uniforms and surroundings...
Disparity
by Bobby Motus - September 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Recent NBA transactions show the intent of a few teams in stacking their line-ups with superstars.
The Laver Cup
by Bobby Motus - September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
A few weeks after the US Open, tennis fans will see today in the early evening the birth of a new tournament.
My battle with the bulge
by Bobby Motus - September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Since way, way back, I had tried to conquer the excess baggage I had been lugging.
Is 24 normal?
by Bobby Motus - September 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
The 24 mentioned above is the number of gold medals won by our athletes in the recently concluded SEA Games held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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