Articles from July 2009

The Jones Cup aftermath

It took me more than half day last weekend watching the replays of the games played by Team Pilipinas in the 31st William Jones Cup thru I wanted to delve more on the performance of RP team in the tournament as they are about to wrap up the preparations for the FIBA-Asia Championships in [...]

The sky is not (yet) falling

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It’s Day 7 of the 31st William Jones cup and the Powerade Team Pilipinas is taking a day off. So far in the tournament, RP 5 has only a win to show with 5 setbacks with two games left against Iran and Taiwan B this weekend.  The best record RP team can have [...]

Ginebra kings no more in the Fiesta Cup

As they say, you win some, you lose some. By the time I’m writing this post, San Miguel Beer players, the coaching staff and their fans are still in the court in jubilation.  I admit that I’m a diehard Ginebra  fan and watching my favorite PBA team lose in defending their title in the PBA [...]

Boxing’s 1st Half Highlights – Part II

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Here’s the part II of my previous post Boxing’s 1st half highlights…
4. Gerry Peñalosa vs. Juan Manuel Lopez (April 25)
It’s a fight I wouldn’t like to watch again. CompuBox had it all.  Juan Manuel ‘Juanma’ Lopez landed 444 out of 1020 total punches thrown thru Round 9 compared to the ‘Fearless’ Gerry Peñalosa’s [...]

Can we spoil Jordan’s ‘three-peat’ bid?

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I’m just one of the basketball enthusiasts who always remember Michael Jordan leading the Chicago Bulls in a couple of ‘three-peats’ in the NBA (1991-93, 1996-98). This time, however, it will be the men’s basketball team of Jordan who would like to do their own ‘three-peat’ at the William Jones Cup on [...]

Roger’s quest for the best

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I took everything early on Sunday night so I would not miss the final match between Roger Federer and Andy Roddick.  I knew I would be watching history unfolding.
Watching the game itself in Super Sport was a rare experience as three records were taking place.  First, Roger Federer’s seventh Wimbledon final.  Second, [...]

Boxing’s 1st Half Highlights – Part I

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So far, so good. We are now in the second half of the year. There are big fights coming up and deals that are about to be sealed.  But let’s take a look of what went through with boxing in the 1st half of the year. I’ve found out however, that this would [...]

Sports Calendar – July 2009

mmmmmmmmm…….i’m quite tensed, as this is my first time in the blogosphere. But, as they say, there’s always a first time for everything.  So I just have to bear with it.  It’s going to be a Sports Calendar for the month of July 2009 that i’ll start my blog with.
Sports Calendar: July 2009
Here are some [...]

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