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BBC on other hand never even recognized the event, as it did not merit even a roller in its screen. Why the snub? Is this an indication that the British are now trying to wean themselves from the trouble that is Iraq?
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In the home front, our basketball-crazy brethren are still panting over the RP five’s win over China. Never mind if the losing team was composed of China’s second stringers and was even beaten by Jordan. No Yao Ming there, my dear wishful-thinking friends.
I don’t understand why until today, we still dream of making it big in the basketball world when it’s obvious even to the untrained that we don’t stand the slightest damn chance. Yes! That, even if we cheat the entire universe by claiming that those representing the Philippines now are Filipinos, even if the shameful truth is that they are Pinoys only by virtue of the genes of their pet dogs.