Bong, Akiko, Pawie and Jaja : Women of Substance

Jaja Santiago [Photo courtesy of Japan V.League]
April 11, 2021

The deep, powerful presence of legendary bowler Bong Coo, three-time Olympian Akiko Nakamura Thomson-Guevarra, future Navy chief Mary Pauline “Pawie” Fornea and fast-rising volleyball star Alvya Daphne “Jaja” Santiago should be enough for us to think of better days ahead.


Film legend: The Magical eyes of Jun Juban

Gregory Slaughter [photo: PBA Images]
February 24, 2021

Gregory Slaughter is coming back to thrill the basketball world but before the‘‘Gregzilla’’ lifts the hopes and aspiration of the Ginebra Nation, it’s time for us to know one of the gentle giant’s sources of strength and inspiration.


‘Zam’ of San Juan: Most Valuable Francis

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora (photo from Mayor Francis Zamora Facebook)
February 6, 2021

With the abundance of talents during the 2001 PBA Draft, jaded observers were one in saying that the educated and gentlemanly Francis Zamora will not be on the elite list of draftees dominated by the likes of Willie Miller and Mark Caguioa.