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UP supporters question Perasol three-game suspension

Excessively harsh, heavy-handed, and unjustified. These were among the reactions of University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons fans online after the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) slapped Maroons head coach Bo Perasol with a three-game suspension after being ejected following a confrontation with referee Jaime Rivena in the September 29 UP-Ateneo tiff. […]

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Musings of an Accidental Maroon Supporter

“Nagrarally lang mga estudyante sa UP.” “Hassle pumila sa UP kapag hindi ka nakakuha ng klase.” “Hindi rin daw nagtuturo mga prof sa UP.” I half-heartedly entered what was supposed to be the best university in the country with these apprehensions communicated to me by family and peers. After a month in the university, I […]

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RICCI RIVERO SAYS ‘NOWHERE TO GO BUT UP’

After being forced to leave the De La Salle Universiy Green Archers and dealing with baseless rumors that cast doubts on his character and made him feel that he had “hit rock bottom,” former UAAP Most Improved Player and Mythical Five member Ricci Rivero believes “there is nowhere to go but UP;” so that is […]

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NCAA Juniors MVP Will Gozum comes home

“There’s no place like home.” This according to NCAA Season 93 Juniors MVP Will Gozum, who will be reunited with his former UPIS teammates brothers Juan and Javi Gomez de Liano. The 18-year-old, 6-foot-6 Gozum, who averaged 13.2 points, 10 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks in his final year with the Mapua Red Robins, will definitely […]

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From #LetRobPlay to #RobWillPlay: A Story of Choice, Chance and Change

  Judge Marlo Magdoza-Malagar of Branch 19 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in order to allow Rob Ricafort of the UP Fighting Maroons Men’s Basketball Team to play in the ongoing Season 80 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP). Previously, the UAAP Eligibility […]

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UP, UST Given Relief by UAAP Board of Trustees

  The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines) has officially allowed foreign players Ibrahim Ouattara of the University of the Philippines (UP) and Steve Akomo of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) to play in the upcoming Season 80. Previously, the Eligibility Committee of the UAAP declared as […]

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Maroons Score Another Recruitment Coup With Acquisition of UAAP Juniors MVP

“Whatever is in store for me in the future, I don’t know yet, but I believe that there’s nowhere to go but up for me.” With that statement, UAAP Jrs Most Valuable Player Juan Gerardo Gomez De Liano left little doubt as to where he would be taking his tremendous talents in college, as the […]