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It’s the referees, stupid

By MONICO O. PUENTEVELLA October 22, 2019 Even if there’s a 50% discount on tickets to watch PBA games, there’s hardly any crowd these days. The only exception, if any is the Ginebra-San Miguel game, which was worth watching. And if there was any reason for me to go there …

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Pacquiao-Mayweather 2 closer than ever

By EDDIE G. ALINEA October 22, 2019 For his rather surprising victories over Adrien Broner and Keith Thurman one after another early this year, Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao must have already met his side of two of a three year-fight he signed with the Premier Boxing Championship of Al …

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Alex Eala runner-up in World Super Junior

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA October 22, 2019 Teen sensation Alex Eala notched a silver finish in the 2019 World Super Junior Tennis Championships-Osaka Mayor’s Cup — an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Grade A tournament — on Sunday at the Utsubo Tennis Center in Japan. The 14-year old Eala, seeded fourth …

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Astros seek World Series dynasty

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE October 22, 2019 WASHINGTON: An upstart Washington Nationals squad will try to end the US capital’s 95-year Major League Baseball title drought when the 115th World Series opens on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) against the Houston Astros. Two impressive sets of starting pitchers are the feature attraction …

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AFAD Defense, Sporting Arms Show set in Nov

By The Manila Times October 22, 2019 The Association of Firearms and Ammunition Dealers of the Philippines, Inc. (AFAD) boosts its campaign to fight the proliferation of illegal gun-ownership with the continuation of the 27th one-stop AFAD-Defense & Sporting Arms Show on November 14 to 18 at the Megatrade Hall …

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Murray wins first ATP title since 2017

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE October 22, 2019 ANTWERP, Belgium: Andy Murray said he was “very proud” after earning his first ATP title since March 2017 on Sunday with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka in the Antwerp final. Former world number one Murray, who …

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China has fallen

By MONICO O. PUENTEVELLA October 21, 2019 If the country is now celebrating the new medal potentials for the forthcoming SEA Games and Tokyo Olympics, here’s another big one. Who would believe that our very own Azkals would draw the most frustrated eleven in the World Cup. China has been …

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