The UKFP was originally founded by representatives of the Cebu, Davao, IGA, Iloilo, & Manila Kendo Clubs with the initial purpose of making it easier to coordinate with one another to field delegations to international events.
Football for Humanity donates school and food supplies and footballs all over the country and they make sure the footballs get to their intended recipients.
Toshiki Sato was discovered by 10-year NFL veteran Nick Novak training on a football pitch or a soccer field depending on what floats your boat, so Sato and Novak had a conversation and the rest, as they say, is history.
Before there was Connie Hawkins, David Thompson, Julius “The Doctor” Erving and Michael Jordan, there was Elgin Baylor. On March 22, 2021, Baylor died due to natural causes.
Where did these guys get the energy to play two sports. Each sport works different parts of the body. I remember Michael Jordan coming out of his first retirement in 1995, reports were saying he was in “baseball shape”, not basketball shape which may have contributed to the Bulls’ demise in the playoffs against the Orlando Magic.
As the nation observes holy week, in my 45 years of existence, I’ve seen athletes both professional and amateur, wear their faith on their sleeves.
BaliPure Purest Water Defenders Head Coach Rommel Abella mentioned the word positionless, which is a word you normally associate with professional men’s basketball. What Coach Abella meant was, and again, something I usually hear only in men’s basketball, more and more women’s players are becoming versatile.
Wataru Misaka was 5-foot-7 and was drafted by the New York Knicks of the then BAA (Basketball Association of America), the forerunner and precursor of the NBA or National Basketball Association.
Desiree Cheng, Dawn Macandili and Aduke Ogunsanya narrated to us how they were recruited by legendary DLSU women’s volleyball Coach Ramil de Jesus and how they have been especially now that there is a resurgence of the outbreak that started a year ago.
“Marvelous” Marvin Nathaniel Hagler had knockout power in both hands. He could fight either southpaw or unorthodox, anything to keep his opponent guessing and off-balanced.