Category: Sports

Taking Manhood Back

Manhood Maxim #2: The Heart of Marc Pingris

“I really just have to give my 100 percent. They’re big but I need to use my quickness and 100 percent heart” – Marc Pingris Marc has taken the Philippine Basketball to new level. What is interesting is that Marc is not at all flashy as player. He is a very fundamental player. He is…
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How can you Lose?

When things go from bad to worse, most of the time, our human nature draws out the worst in us. We grumble, complain, become anxious, worrisome, lose our focus or attention on what we do at work or in school, or get easily irritated. But here’s what I “rediscovered” again upon listening to a podcast by…
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Brazillian Football Team Captain On Devastating Loss

“They were better than us. They prepared better. They played better.” – David Luiz   One of the most important lessons in manhood we all have to learn is accepting defeat with honor. I wasn’t really able to follow the World Cup 2014 action but this particular news caught my attention: “Apologies to everybody, apologies…
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If You Want to Win (Kung Gusto Mo Manalo)

….. hindi pwedeng malamya. – Dapat game face on. – Take your work and calling seriously. – You can’t be passive. – You don’t dilly dally. – You live for the prize. – You are discontent with status quo. – you don’t count the hours. You count the energy you have dispensed to make it…
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MVP Kevin Durant on Honoring Her Mother

This is a powerful speech showing that a mother’s role in a life of his son is crucial. Recently crowned NBA MVP Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunders honored her mom as he made an acceptance speech of his award. Listen and be touched! Here is an excerpt from the speech: “Single parent with two…
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Protect your Core

I was privileged to be part of the MMA seminar conducted by the California Kid Urijah Faber. Through my friend and former MMA champion Chris Wong and MMA fighter Erwin Tagle, owner of the Ultra Fitness Metrowalk gym, I was given a rare chance to meet and greet and learn from Urijah Faber.   During…
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LA Tenorio and Inner Peace

Last February, since his endgame lapses that cost Barangay Ginebra Game Five (76-79), LA Tenorio admitted the need for some “jolting” and “wake-up” call from God. “Dalawang bagay lang yan eh, good and bad comments (from people), I need to know them… parang it’s (Game Five endgame lapses) a wake up call sa akin ng Diyos,” shared Tenorio,…
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Don’t Stop Learning: June Mar Fajardo

It took just five conferences for June Mar Fajardo to metamorphose from being a potential superstar to a genuine superstar in the PBA. The 6’10″ Petron/San Miguel Beer center earned his first major PBA individual award after being the hands-down winner of the Philippine Cup’s Best Player of the Conference, beating out teammate and reigning…
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Eat Great Stuff for your Brain

  It can’t be all skill. The best resource you need to have is your mind. Show me a man who is all action without strategy and I’ll show you a passionate man who will burnt out soon. Great men in whatever field – sports, business, church – you need to be a man of…
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Rommel Adducul’s Legacy

Romel Adducul’s basketball career didn’t end in flying colours. For one, the 6’5″ former bullstrong PBA center played sparingly during his final PBA season with Globalport. His contract with the Powerade Tigers was assumed by Globalport when the Batang Pier bought the franchise of the former last year. Adducul, once the face of the Metropolitan…
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