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The Exectioner’s Execution

The Exectioner’s Execution

The sum of everything put too much weight on his shoulders that he could barely got up and beat the 20-second count. This was supposed to be his last fight in boxing, a farewell party to his hall of fame career. [...]

December 21, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing 0

The Realist Tarik Black

The Realist Tarik Black

After getting a college scholarship to play in University of Memphis, Tarik Black knows his opportunity is short lived. Having been cut numerous times while in middle school and came so close in giving up basketball after being mocked by his peers. [...]

December 2, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Luke Walton’s Motivation

Luke Walton’s Motivation

During his interim gig with the Warriors, college coaches and scouts came in to practice with their pens and notepads out, hoping to get some noteworthy plays, and yet they ended up disappointed with the loud music playing on the gym and players doing half court shots and having fun. [...]

November 19, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

We want a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

We want a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

The large TV screens in the Thomas and Mack center showed all the legends from Muhammad Ali all the way to Sugar Ray Leonard. The electrified crowd centered their eyes towards the center as the old school “Rocky” theme started to play. [...]

November 6, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

Manny Pacquiao continues to fight

Manny Pacquiao continues to fight

While the world moves on after retiring 7 months ago. As everybody thought the chapter of Manny Pacquiao has already closed. The boxer senator continues to fight. [...]

November 4, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

The Warriors Need To Win The Championship Now

The Warriors Need To Win The Championship Now

The historical 73 games and the 3-1 lead in the finals are already a thing in the past. The chance to play all the way till June is what matters now… back into the championship and back into redemption. [...]

October 28, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Special Report: Gilas Pilipinas

Special Report: Gilas Pilipinas

But somehow, somewhere along that line, “Puso” could only get us to the right road, but not the destination. We fought 2 silvers in FIBA Asia and we almost scored an upset against France but those things are only as good as it gets. When the hype died down, and the emotions sinks in, second [...]

October 15, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, Gilas, Special Report, sports 0

KG and The Ball

KG and The Ball

55,000 minutes in the game, pulling more defensive rebounds than any other player in NBA history. His intensity is borderline insanity, his uncanny work ethic is unimaginable and he has been doing that for 21 years… [...]

September 24, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Isaiah Thomas’ Business

Isaiah Thomas’ Business

This is mostly Isaiah Thomas’ life, from being picked as the last player in the 2011 draft. For everyone who doubted if he could have a lucrative career or even a decent contract in the NBA [...]

September 8, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Connor McGregor: The King Is Back

Connor McGregor: The King Is Back

With a trilogy looming to happen, the self-proclaimed king is holding his throne on a very thin line. [...]

August 22, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran MMA, sports 0