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Demarcus Cousins’ Boogie

Demarcus Cousins’ Boogie

For most of his career, Demarcus has been constantly judged and criticized. He could have been an easy first or second pick on the 2010 NBA draft, but instead slide down to number five. [...]

February 22, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Make Winning NBA bets by Betting on the Rested Team

Make Winning NBA bets by Betting on the Rested Team

It has long been understood by the betting public that well rested teams perform better then unrested teams. [...]

February 15, 2017 Featured Guest Post Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Yogi Ferrell Stood Tall

Yogi Ferrell Stood Tall

Cook Hall serves as the daily headquarters for the men and women’s basketball programs in Indiana University. It displays a unique museum that chronicles the rich Indiana basketball tradition. This is also the place when Yogi Ferrell spent most of his nights alone, practicing his shots way back in 2012 when he was still a [...]

February 10, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Sportsalchemist: 2016 Year-end Review

Sportsalchemist: 2016 Year-end Review

As we put 2016 to rest, we look forward to more exciting history in sports in 2017. When they talked about the “light at the end of the tunnel” … maybe it’s just the front of the oncoming train. Let’s all take it easy and enjoy the ride…. [...]

December 30, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, boxing, NBA, NBA files, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports, sports 0

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

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