Rick Olivares

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A serious Bull run

I HAVEN’T been this excited since the 2010-11 National Basketball Association (NBA) season when a 22-year-old Derrick Rose…
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Suzuki Cup: PHL-SG

ELEVEN years ago, then-Singapore head coach Raddy Avramovic was asked his thoughts of his team’s first assignment of…
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Glad for AEW

OVER a belated birthday lunch just this past Sunday, my younger brother, my two sons and I were…
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Dirty Dancing

The Last Dance, the actual season ended 21 years ago. The 10-part documentary? Just a little over a…
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Franco’s Journey

DO you think that our lives are pre-ordained? Maybe. Maybe not. But sometimes, life places stepping stones on…
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Versus Hamilton

DON’T you just love the rivalry between Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen? By the time…
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An Afghan tragedy

THERE have been calls—among many others—to spring free the members of Afghanistan’s national women’s football team before the…
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Over ramen

THE Yasai Ramen was begging for me to sink my chopsticks and spoon into its finely arrayed vegetables.…
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Monster bash in NBA

THE Brooklyn Nets have been accused of buying a championship with their already star-studded roster receiving more reinforcement…
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One year later

TODAY, March 15, 2021, is the first year anniversary of the lockdown due to the Covid-19 virus that…
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Never shut up

You have seen football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic and basketball star LeBron James exchange—and that is putting it mildly—words…

#NonoyStrong

AFTER a long bout with cancer, former Ateneo and national team captain, and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player…

Podcasting

I AM currently doing three podcasts—Cold Brew which is my anything goes podcast about music, sports, lifestyle and…