Sports

Hold on Bob!

When you are reading LiP and “Bob” is mentioned, most people would think about me.  MindanaoBob, Bob Martin.  I am the owner of this site.  But there is another Bob who is practically a legend here on LiP as well. Who am I talking about?  BobNY – Bob from New York.  Bob has been hanging…

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NFL Football in the Philippines

The Manila Gorillas? Davao Durian? Cebu Carabaos? These teams will not be NFL expansion teams next season. Outside of the US the game of football is played with a round ball with the exception of the Canadian Football League and NFL Europe. This article is about watching NFL football on television or over the internet…

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For It’s One, Two, Three . . . .

. . . Strikes You’re Out, At The Old Ball Game! A favorite pastime of the American summer – the game of Baseball.  The baseball season is well underway, and it still holds a little bit of “young boy fascination” for this old guy.  It’s one of the few sports I can enjoy watching.  For…

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Just a week away

Philippines 2012 Olympic Team

The 2012 Olympics are just a week away, and you can be sure that there are athletes from the Philippines en route to London for the games! The Philippine contingent for the 2012 Olympics is a small one, in fact, this year’s Philippine Olympic team is the smallest team that the Philippines has ever sent…

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A conversation with Manny Pacquiao’s close family member!

Buboy Fernandez - Manny Pacquiao's Trainer/Assistant/Friend

I went to the airport yesterday to ship something through a cargo plane. I went there with my niece and my sister.  We were waiting for the lady at the counter, she was encoding our cargo for the computer. As we were just standing there near the counter waiting, a nice pick up truck with…

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Skateboarding in the Philippines

I caught a YouTube video the other day that looked pretty cool, but also a bit scary. A fellow from Madrid, Spain (I believe) came to the Philippines and did a skateboarding tour.  I was really amazed by the skateboarding along Philippine roads, and doing so at pretty high speeds, it seemed.  Made for a…

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