AIDS episode ng ‘Bawal Judgmental’ sa Bulaga maraming pinaiyak: Paolo humagulgol

MARAMING pinaiyak na manonood ang episode ng Eat Bulaga last Saturday dahil sa kanilang patok na patok na segment na “Bawal Judgmental”. Naging isa sa top trending topic ang “Bawal Judgmental” ng Kapuso noontime show dahil ang mga inimbitahang “huhusgahan” ng celebrity contestant ay aminadong positive sila sa HIV. Hindi napigilan ng contestant sa nasabing […] The post AIDS episode ng ‘Bawal Judgmental’ sa Bulaga maraming pinaiyak: Paolo humagulgol appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Immaculate Conception

  IN the gospel episode about the woman taken in adultery, Jesus said, “Let the person who is with­out sin among you cast the first stone” (John 8,7). The people fell silent, and then, all of a sudden a stone came flying from the top of a hill towards the condemned woman. Jesus looked up […].....»»

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Judy Ann San­tos, hot in Japan

By RAMPADOR ALINDOG ** WHO said Judy Ann San­tos can’t rock it? Definitely not husband Ryan Agoncillo. Proudly showing how his wife could actually look hotter than hot, Agoncillo recently posted a photo of Santos posing rather pro­vocatively on bed showing her ample curves. He captioned it, “Baby’s got blue skies up ahead” a line […].....»»

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Coach Tab says 2019 PBA Draft just the start for Ateneo s pro production line

Ateneo de Manila University could have as many as six products get their names called in the 2019 PBA Draft. Nieto twins Mike and Matt, Aaron Black, Issac Go, and Vince Tolentino, and Adrian Wong have all declared for the rookie selection process on Sunday - and have good to great shots at turning their PBA dream into reality. According to head coach Tab Baldwin, the Blue Eagles' multi-titled mentor of the last four years, this is an exciting time to be a believer of the blue and white. "I'm very excited. We haven't seen them realize their goals yet, but when opportunity seems to be there, I'm very excited," he said. He then continued, "I hope to see all of them picked very early. I don't know whether they will be because that's up to PBA teams and coaches, but I'll be there with them, supporting them." Of the championship core that has led Ateneo's three-peat, only Thirdy Ravena has stayed away from the draft for now. Still, the fact that they have six products on deck to make the leap is nothing but a proud moment for the Katipunan-based squad. Make no mistake, though, this is just the start of many, many more Blue Eagles turning pro. "I don't feel like it's a culmination. Maybe that's for (the players), but for our program, I feel like it's the beginning. We're hoping to see all six of them picked and launching their careers," coach Tab said. Indeed, even after all six get drafted, Ateneo still has a treasure trove of talent in the likes of SJ Belangel, Gian Mamuyac, and Will Navarro. And with Baldwin guiding them, it's not a farfetched idea that sooner than later, they will be getting drafted themselves. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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Ex-Eagles say they hit jackpot in getting mentored by Tab Baldwin

The 2019 PBA Draft looks like it will be yet another win for Ateneo de Manila University. With six Blue Eagles having declared and having good to great shots at turning their PBA dream into reality, the rookie selection process on Sunday may very well be yet another feather in the cap of the three-peat UAAP champions. Of course, those six know full well that they wouldn't be in the position they are now in if not for one person - head coach Tab Baldwin. "Coach Tab, kaming lima, we hit the jackpot with him," longtime captain Mike Nieto said. He then continued, "He wanted us to become good players here in college, but looking forward, he wanted us to become better professional players." Mike and twin Matt as well as Isaac Go and Adrian Wong spent the last four years of their collegiate careers under Baldwin's watchful eye. Aaron Black and Vince Tolentino, two more draft hopefuls from Ateneo, also had more than a few years learning from the American-Kiwi coach. And as it turns out, teaching his boys and turning them into PBA-ready talents is the ultimate goal of coach Tab. "Yung goal nga niya, hindi naman mag-champion. Kung tatanungin niyo siya, ang goal niya is ma-draft kami," Mike said. He then continued, "Hopefully, mangyari yun, but at the same time, we're just blessed and grateful that coach Tab is our head coach." Twin Matt only shared the same sentiment of being blessed and grateful to have played for the brilliant tactician. As he put it, "Always, we just want to say thank you kay coach Tab kasi he made us better basketball players and better people. Kung hindi dahil sa kanya, wala rin kami rito." He then continued, "I really thank him. I will never forget him." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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Classic Blue is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Pantone, the global authority for color communication, has announced its Color of the Year for 2020: Classic Blue. Pantone made the announcement through an Instagram post, describing the color as “a timeless and enduring blue hue elegant in its simplicity.” “Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of Classic Blue […] The post Classic Blue is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2020 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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The Golden Eagles

Fifty years ago, the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles won the NCAA men’s basketball championship in what was possibly college basketball’s roughest era......»»

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Paolo Bediones, Hans Montenegro balik-GMA para sa Unang Hirit anniv

BUMALIK ang dating Kapuso host na si Paolo Bediones sa GMA 7 para sa espesyal na episode kahapo ng Unang Hirit. Kasama niyang um-attend sa UH mini-reunion ang former host din ng show na si Hans Montenegro. “It’s amazing how some things have changed and some things have remained the same. Looking at you guys, […] The post Paolo Bediones, Hans Montenegro balik-GMA para sa Unang Hirit anniv appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Color of year 2020 reassures& mdash;experts

Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk, has been announced by the Carlstadt, New Jersey, USA-based Pantone Color Institute its 2020 Color of the Year......»»

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MMK ni Julia tinalo ng MPK episode ni Hipon Girl

Panalo sa ratings game ang nakaraang episode ng Magpakailanman na pinagbidahan ni Harlene Budol na unang nakilala sa Wowowin bilang si Hipon Girl. Kahit baguhan pa lang, sumabak agad si Harlene sa matinding dramahan na talagang hinangaan ng manonood. Tinalo niya ang episode ng kalabang drama anthology na pinagbidahan ni Julia Barretto. Imagine, natalo ni […] The post MMK ni Julia tinalo ng MPK episode ni Hipon Girl appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Pagsasama nina Alden at Baste sa The Gift trending: Kaka-good vibes!

SA pagpapatuloy ng mas umiinit at tumitindi pang kuwento ng Kapuso primetime series na The Gift, asahan ang mas marami pang pasabog sa pag-apir ng ilan pang kilalang celebrities sa programa ni Alden Richards. Sa episode kagabi, ipinakilala na ang bibong bagong makakasama ni Sep (Alden), ang cute na cute Baste. Isang linggong mapapanood ang […] The post Pagsasama nina Alden at Baste sa The Gift trending: Kaka-good vibes! appeared first on Bandera......»»

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LeBron James keeping Father Time at bay in LA

By Shaun Powell, The bearded man in a robe who walks with a slight hunch and carries an hourglass always lurks in the shadows, almost out of view. Nobody is paying him much mind or cares what he has to say -- at least not initially. He’s not on anyone’s radar until he appears and applies a gentle tap on the shoulder (or a violent shove in the back) of the unsuspecting. And that’s when they realize they’ve been paid a visit by someone whom Charles Barkley always says is undefeated. Yes, it is “Father Time,” the mythical creation of the ancient Greeks whose clock is more pronounced than any made in Switzerland. He is, by every metric, always on time, although that seems to vary, depending on his mood. He is gracious and respectful in some cases, unforgiving in others. Ultimately, he and only he decides when your time in sports is up. And so, it’s a matter of when, not if, he’ll throw LeBron James in reverse. But where other stars became role players or transformed into shells of their former selves, LeBron is playing at a high level. He turns 35 later this month and because he’s delivering Kia MVP-quality results here in his 17th NBA season, he is winning against time, and therefore, he is … cheating time. He’s almost at 57,000 minutes played in the regular season and playoffs combined, which ranks fourth behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant. He should pass Kobe for No. 3 in career scoring (33,643 points) by the All-Star break. The all-time scoring mark and a high ranking on the all-time assists list are in sight, too. Ask him why and how he’s doing it and LeBron is playfully coy and quick to say “fine wine.” He’ll also often credit the extra motivation he acquired last summer, when he watched the playoffs from his sofa, not far removed from a groin injury and a dreadful first season with the Lakers. Those things caused him grief and fueled his desire to reclaim his place. "I put in the work and I trust everything that I’ve done, especially this offseason," James said. "I’ve come in with a great mindset, with a healthy mindset and a healthy body." Considering his middle age, LeBron is putting together a masterful season (25.6 ppg, 7.1 rpg) while excelling as a volume 3-point shooter. His 10.8 apg leads the NBA and his effort defensively -- which was laughable last season -- is laudable now. Nobody at 35 has assembled such numbers in league history. “He’s LeBron James,” said Clippers coach Doc Rivers. “Until he isn’t.” What’s age got to do with it? Well, nothing right now. LeBron is still capable of unleashing a facial dunk, as he did with a smirk against the Kings’ Nemanja Bjelica, who perhaps wisely never bothered to challenge it. He also covers all the court rather than, as some aging players are wont to do, play between the free throw lines. It’s true that soon enough he will wear longer shorts than anyone in the game -- not from faulty tailoring, but from constant pulling and tugging. And while the ball is in play, he will someday hear squeaking on the court and suddenly notice that sound is coming from his joints. “Nobody knows when it’ll happen to him because he’s still playing in the air,” said Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins. “And even when that goes, his basketball IQ will allow him to stay great on the ground. I mean, who gets triple doubles at his age? Only he knows when his time is up.” When that day arrives -- and assuming he doesn’t first quit while he’s ahead -- how big of a decline will it be for LeBron (and, by extension, for us) to witness? Will he fall prey to nagging injuries, get torched nightly by previously inferior players, or quit playing defense? Here’s how “Father Time” diminished six greats who came before LeBron: 1. Michael Jordan: When he retired for the second time, after his last season with the Bulls, Jordan was still very much a physical marvel and the reigning MVP and Finals MVP (he won five MVPs and six Finals MVPs). He was certifiably great for 13 of his 15 seasons and could’ve been longer if not for three years of college ball, an injury-shortened 1985-86 season and 1.5 missed seasons due to baseball. His body only began to betray him when he un-retired in 2001 to play for the Wizards. At 38, Jordan rarely dunked, wasn’t as sharp defensively and knee issues limited him to 60 games in 2001-02. 2. Jerry West: “The Logo” never had a down year in his 14-year career. He was First-Team All-Defense in 1972-73 as a 34-year-old and was solid in his final season (20.3 ppg, 6.6 apg, 2.6 spg). But he wasn’t at his peak of the late 1960s and opted to quit over pride (and money, when Lakers owner Jack Kent Cooke refused to renegotiate his contract). 3. Bill Russell: His career ended mainly because he ran out of psychological fuel. Russell lost his passion to play at 35, even after winning championship No. 11 in his final season (1968-69). That season, he played 46.1 mpg in the playoffs, averaging 10.8 ppg, 20.5 rpg and 5.4 apg. While those numbers are perhaps skewed by the way the game was played back then, they’re still remarkable. 4. Wilt Chamberlain: A man of astonishing stats, Chamberlain averaged a league-leading 18.6 rpg and shot 72.7% overall in his final season (1972-73). Knee issues had long forced Wilt into being a statue in the paint and a third option on offense. After that final NBA season, he jumped from the Lakers to the ABA for money. San Diego offered him $600,000 to be a player-coach, but his Lakers contract prevented him from playing. Wilt coached instead, doing so with disinterest, often not showing up for games or practice. He quit basketball completely after that season. 5. Kobe Bryant: Those roundtrip flights to Germany to get oil for his knees managed to delay the obvious for a few years, but a torn Achilles in 2013 at 35 was the killer. Kobe, much like Jordan and LeBron, was elite into his 30s. And he’ll always have that 60-point send-off. 6. Karl Malone: He won his final MVP at 35 and was built for durability, never suffering a serious injury. He averaged 20.6 ppg in his final season with Utah (2002-03) as he approached 40. By then, he had morphed into a jump shooter and lost his instincts for offensive rebounding. He bowed out as a ring-chasing role player with the Lakers in ‘03-04. Larry Bird was ruined by debilitating back issues at 32. Abdul-Jabbar often only jogged downcourt his last six seasons. Tim Duncan became a secondary option in his last four seasons while Dirk Nowitzki averaged more than 20 ppg once over his final five seasons. Vince Carter is 42 and proudly still playing, but clearly is 10 years beyond his prime. Allen Iverson was the last to know his quickness was gone. “For me, it was Year 12 when it hit me,” said Lakers great James Worthy, who had knee issues. “My patented move was taking off from somewhere inside the free throw line. I found myself halfway there once and I started to descend before I got close to the rim. I had to do a George Gervin flip instead of a dunk. “It’s different now, with this generation of players. I was eating Burger King before games and working out on Nautilus machines. I went to college with Lawrence Taylor and I remember him telling me, ‘I don’t wanna get hit anymore.’ And he’s a reckless guy. LeBron will wake up one day and he won’t have that drive. He’ll be tired and while physically he’s in such great shape, something will go away, either a move or speed.” LeBron seems determined to be the outlier. He spends, by various estimations, more than $1 million on his body for round the clock therapy and a personal trainer. Last summer, he refused to allow the shooting schedule for the movie “Space Jam 2” to interfere with his schedule, rising at 3:30 a.m. to train before heading to the set. He has more than once fantasized about staying in the league long enough to possibly play against or alongside his son, Bronny (now a high school freshman). “LeBron is not only a great player but a physical marvel,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr. “Probably the best athlete to ever walk this planet. I’ve never seen anybody in my lifetime in any sport whom I would consider a better athlete. It’s one of his best attributes and the one that goes the least noticed. You just take it for granted that he’s out there every night and still doing his things.” LeBron exchanged playful tweets with Tom Brady last month, with LeBron saying the two are “one in the same.” Brady is a tame comparison to LeBron. Brady doesn’t run 94 feet and back for nine months (playoffs included) and when tired can simply hand off to the running back. Same for NFL legend Joe Montana, who made the Pro Bowl at 37. MLB legend Nolan Ryan threw once every four or five days. Maybe tennis star Roger Federer, who won Wimbledon at 36 and still reaches finals at 38, comes closest. “It wouldn’t shock me if LeBron played until he was 40,” West said. “He’s such a great athlete and knows enough about his body that he’ll probably leave before he declines.” After watching Robert Parish waste away on the Bulls’ bench, Jordan said he’d never allow himself to stay in the game that long. His pride and unwillingness to be seen as hanging on meant he’d walk away first. LeBron doesn’t think of the twilight and given how he’s playing now, that doesn’t appear to be in the future, anyway. “I was with the Nuggets late in my career and the funny thing is I was leading the league in assists,” said Mark Jackson, fourth on the all-time assists list. “There was a loose ball, a deflection, and it’s right here, and I can go get it. I made the move to go get it, and before I could get anywhere near it, a kid out of nowhere, and in a blur, snatched it. Gets the ball, by the time I get to the spot where the ball is, he’d already dunked it. Young kid by the name of Allen Iverson. I knew it would never be the same.” Jackson says LeBron is so multi-gifted that he can endure decline in one area and still flourish in another. “He also has the knowledge, pace and understanding that he’ll still be able to be effective even when he slows down,” Jackson said. “I don’t think it’ll be drastic. He can average a triple-double for the next five years.” LeBron is taking great satisfaction in fighting age while tweaking skeptics, both real and imagined, who wondered if decline was imminent. He cites that “Washed King” nickname -- did somebody actually call him that? -- as motivation. “It’s the personal pressure I put on myself,” LeBron said. Eventually, like everyone, he’ll take the L from “Father Time.” Until then, LeBron is making us wonder if that mythical man exists. Shaun Powell has covered the NBA for more than 25 years. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here, and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting. .....»»

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Del Prados face off on Friday

Sprinter Michael del Prado crosses paths with his father, track legend Isidro del Prado, in the athletics meet of the 30th Southeast Asian Games when it begins on Friday......»»

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Wala nang magic?: Bata Reyes, wagi vs. Thailand sa one carom cushion

Manila, Philippines – Naglaro na ang kaabang abang na Filipino billiard legend sa Southeast Asian Games one carom cushion na ginanap sa Manila Hotel Tent City ngayong Miyerkoles. Hindi binigo ni Efren “Bata” Reyes ang kanyang kababayan sa sariling bansa matapos na dominahin ang kanyang kalabang Thai national sa ginanap na quarterfinals sa iskor na […] The post Wala nang magic?: Bata Reyes, wagi vs. Thailand sa one carom cushion appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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Bata masters Thai rival; Philippine 9-ball duos crash out

Billiards legend Efren “Bata” Reyes proved he’s still a force to reckon with at age 65, making mincemeat of Thai rival Thongchai Punyawee, 100-37, to make the semifinals of 1 cushion carom in the 30th SEA Games billiards competition at the Manila Hotel Tent yesterday......»»

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Sikat ng young actress, ipina-Tulfo ng PA

Manila, Philippines – Piniling hindi pangalanan ng programang “Wanted sa Radyo” ang babaeng aktres na inireklamo ng isang Annalaine Revilla dahil sa umanoy paninira at kulang na pagpapasuweldo. Napag-alaman na si Revilla ay personal assistant ng aktres na itinago sa alyas na ‘Manika.’ Base sa episode na umere nitong Lunes, iginiit ni Revilla na siniraan […] The post Sikat ng young actress, ipina-Tulfo ng PA appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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UFC s toughest Cowboy set for career fight vs. McGregor

By Dan Gelston, Associated Press Donald Cerrone posted a booze-fueled photo to hype his anticipated fight against Conor McGregor: A bottle of Cerrone's preferred cheap American-style beer vs. the Irish fighter's own whiskey. Cerrone has eschewed McGregor's Proper No. Twelve whiskey, but the winningest fighter in UFC history finally takes his shot at the hard liquor's founder in a January fight at least five years in the making. UFC fans have buzzed for years about the potential brouhaha between McGregor, the biggest star in the sport, and the hard-living fighter better known as "Cowboy." Once the fight was announced last week, the prospect of some four-letter-word trash talking between two of the biggest mouths in the sport was dimmed — at least for now — when McGregor went on social media and wished Cerrone's family a happy holiday. McGregor's friendly acknowledgment came with a steely caveat, " See you in 20/20 with bullseye vision."         View this post on Instagram                   Let this Soak in! This will be my 51st MMA fight and I plan to add new numbers to all these list come January 18. I hold the all-time UFC record for wins with 23. I hold the all-time UFC record for finishes with 16. I hold the all-time UFC record for post-fight bonus awards with 18. I hold the all-time UFC record in knockdowns with 20. I hold the all-time UFC record with seven knockouts via kicks. A post shared by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Nov 29, 2019 at 3:27pm PST "This is the fight that everyone wants to see," Cerrone said. "I don't even know why we have to have a media tour. This fight is going to sell itself. He's done a great job of promoting himself and becoming Conor McGregor." The 170-pound bout is set to headline UFC 246 on Jan. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. McGregor will fight inside the octagon for only the second time in 38 months and the first time since he was choked out by Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018. Cerrone will continue to add to his legacy as MMA's busiest fighter — he fought four times in 2019 (2-2) and holds the UFC career record for wins (23) and most finishes (16) in company history. Cerrone doesn't necessarily believe his grind-it-out schedule holds an advantage over McGregor's elongated rest period. "I don't know if I believe in all that ring rust stuff," Cerrone said. "I don't know if that's an actual thing. He's very talented, won two world titles, went in there with Floyd Mayweather. I don't think a year or a couple of years off is going to matter. Who the (heck) knows? I'm coming in full guns a blazing, man. My camp's excited about this fight." His cowboy hat always on, Cerrone has grown into one of the more popular fighters in UFC with his fight anyone, any time style and who always seems up for a good time. The 36-year-old Cerrone (a +190 underdog) has done it all, except win a UFC championship. His method of cramming as many fights as he can into the shortest window has perhaps at times prevented the patience necessary needed to wait for a major title shot. Cerrone's losses this year were to Tony Ferguson (on a 12-fight winning streak and set to fight Nurmagomedov) and Justin Gaethje (three straight wins and a regular fight of the night winner). "I'm like my own worst enemy, for sure," Cerrone said. "My coaches say all the time, don't take that fight. I definitely could have had better opportunities if I was sitting and waiting. But I love it. I love chasing this crazy feeling." He waited out McGregor for what is expected to be the richest payday of his career. The seeds were planted when Cerrone first called out McGregor when they shared the UFC Fight Night card in January 2015. They shared a dais in 2015 to promote upcoming UFC cards and promptly took aim at each other. Cerrone continued through the years to pressure McGregor to kickstart his comeback and fight him. "This fight was going to happen three or four times," Cerrone said. "Everyone would get their hopes up and then it wouldn't go through. It was like, yeah, right, it's not going to happen. Then the contract came sliding across, and I was like, oh (wow), here it is." Cerrone is ready for a "fun as hell" fight night in a matchup that might have been more enticing two or three years ago. The fight has already seemingly become more about how McGregor will look in his return than what a win would mean for Cerrone’s career. But while McGregor has been caught up in a string of legal woes during his time off, Cerrone has remained in about an endless cycle of training. "My wrestling is far superior," Cerrone said Monday by phone on his way to a swim workout outside his training camp home of Albuquerque, New Mexico. "My pace, my cardio, I plan on really putting on the pressure." Cerrone signed a new mutli-fight deal as part of the McGregor bout and has no plans to slow down, no matter the outcome. He's dabbled in acting and says he wants to put his UFC records far out of reach for the next generation of stars. He trains at the BMF Ranch, part of another nickname that's made him one of the more respected fighters inside the cage. Up next, the fight of a lifetime. "What I want to do is get all of America to back me like Ireland does him," Cerrone said, laughing. "That's what I want. If there's a guy for America to stand behind, it's the blue-collar, beer-drinking Cowboy. I think I'm the man.".....»»

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Bata Reyes, 65, takes another shot at SEA Games gold

As even for all his exploits in the world stage, billiards legend Efren "Bata" Reyes has yet to reach a top podium finish in the biennial games......»»

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Manny Pacquiaos Long Layoff Could Be Bad News For The Filipino Legend

Manny Pacquiaos Long Layoff Could Be Bad News For The Filipino Legend Forbes.....»»

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