Inspiration & Sports

Archive for August 2009

Faithfulness In Small Things

August 29, 2009

Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra was here in Manila more than a month ago to conduct a basketball camp and teach high school kids some of the fundamental skills in the sport. The 38-year-old Spoelstra is a Filipino-American, being the first Fil-Am and Asian to become the head coach of an NBA team. His father, […]

History “Today”: The Beatles’ Farewell U.S. Tour

August 29, 2009

August 29, 1966. Exactly today, England’s biggest contribution to the world of music, the Beatles, held their last concert at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, USA to close their American tour. Their performance, which met with smashing success during the first five years of the 1960s, was mired with serious controversy following John Lennon’s comment that […]

Drafted Or Not?

August 28, 2009

I was watching some of the best moments in NBA Draft History at Basketball TV (BTV) the other day. Big names in the NBA, most notably guys like Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, or even as far back as the time of Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing during the 1980s, were all featured to give […]