PRO-TRUMP rioters stormed the halls of the US Capitol building on January 6 (January 7, Manila time), clashing with police and vandalizing parts of the legislative building.One person was shot and died during the violent uprising.The riot interrupted the ...
Jan 7, 2021
THE fight is still far from over for jiujitsu queen Meggie Ochoa.Earlier this year, after the lockdown was imposed nationwide to slow down the spread of the virus in April, Ochoa strengthened her advocacy against child abuse through partnering with Nazarene ...
Dec 14, 2020
ON any ordinary day, the fans and admins behind Biancake Universe - a Facebook fan group dedicated to the popular streamer - would be reposting her streams on Mobile Legends.But November 12 was no ordinary day.As Typhoon Ulysses cut a deadly swathe ...
Nov 13, 2020
DURING a public ranked match yesterday, Dota 2 pro Kim "Gabbi" Villafuerte allegedly made inappropriate remarks towards Malaysian streamer Hishiko.On the match's "all chat" function, the 22-year-old member of TNC Predator reportedly sent messages to Hishiko, saying "u ...
Nov 11, 2020
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown and the Milwaukee city attorney have agreed to a revised $750,000 settlement of a lawsuit Brown filed after getting taken to the ground, shocked with a Taser and arrested during an encounter with police in ...
Nov 10, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - Not only once did coach Topex Robinson and Chris Ross exchange words in the sidelines of Phoenix's 110-103 victory over San Miguel in the PBA Philippine Cup this week.And it's all about a worthy ...
Nov 8, 2020
THE turbulent US elections may have finally emerged with a clear winner.Despite the incumbent's red-faced protests on Twitter, Donald Trump's Democrat opponent Joe Biden has emerged as a frontrunner in the vote counts. Various news networks - including the ...
Nov 8, 2020
NBA
SAN FRANCISCO - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr cast his vote, then spent some of his own time Saturday morning (Sunday, Manila time) greeting others who visited the ballot drop-off location at Chase Center.Kerr handed out blue, Warriors-themed "I ...
Nov 1, 2020
THE gaming and esports industry is at an all-time high as gamers devote more time to the pursuit during quarantine. But some unpleasant sides of the predominantly male-dominated industry have surfaced as well. Female gamers of all ages experience unwanted ...
Oct 20, 2020
ON the new "Beyond the Meta" podcast, which was released just this week, Em "Kaisaya" Dangla opened up about the allegations that have rocked Philippine esports.This was the first time the 32-year-old Arena of Valor pro talked about the ...
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Oct 7, 2020
IT'S BEEN a tough road for Em "Kaisaya" Dangla.While the esports community has only been aware of her issue over the past week or so, the Arena of Valor pro and esports shoutcaster has been living under its shadow for ...
Oct 6, 2020
WHEN its own bubble began last July, the NBA chose to allow its players to wear jerseys with statements of social justice because, ultimately, its athletes believed that dissent is duty. Take LeBron James. At the height of the Black Lives Matter ...
Sep 29, 2020
AUNT Julie is back, and this time she cannot be silenced. Having taken a break from toxic social media culture last week, Aunt Julie, the rich (but not detached) and progressive tita of Manila, comes back cheering at the sidelines of the ...
Aug 31, 2020
IN TODAY's (Manila time) explosive game against the Utah Jazz, Jamal Murray dropped yet another 50-point game.It was a performance that stunned even Draymond Green, Jeremy Lin, Tristan Thompson, and Steve Nash, who posted various reactions on Twitter.But ...
Aug 31, 2020
THE MILWAUKEE Bucks just started a movement.After refusing to go on court to protest against racial injustice, teams with playoff matches today refused to play, prompting the NBA to postpone the games.The impact of the players' strike went beyond the ...
Aug 27, 2020
IT'S a refreshing sight to see NBA players express their activism inside the NBA bubble.Players not only wore "Black Lives Matter" warmers and kneeled during the national anthem, but also had statements placed on the backs of their jerseys. ( ...
Aug 1, 2020
BEYOND her volleyball matches, Majoy Baron has long been fighting a tougher battle for gender equality in sports. For several years now, the F2 Logistics star has been a vocal advocate for women empowerment through sports and recreation.After landing her name ( ...
Jul 23, 2020
WHEN a House of Representatives committee rejected ABS-CBN's franchise renewal last week, many citizens raised the alarm, saying that the denial was a thinly disguised tactic to muzzle the press.Since then, a few artists also used their talents ...
Jul 14, 2020
THEY'RE not staying silent on this one.A day after a momentous decision from the lower house that rejected the franchise application of media network ABS-CBN, 11 basketball and volleyball athletes banded together to voice out their opposition against what ...
Jul 12, 2020
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