Philippines, Sports

In 100 Words: No Euroleague on BTV, Again

The Euroleague is arguably the second most widely recognized basketball league in the world, next to the NBA. But its coverage in the Philippines has been rather patchy, at best.

In the past, Basketball TV covered Euroleague matches from the eliminations all the way to the finals. But there have been two instances where BTV did not air any Euroleague games.

In the 2009-10 season, the now-defunct ESPN Star Sports group covered the Euroleague games. This season, the Euroleague was shut out of any sports-centric cable network in the country, presumably due to its lack of popularity among basketball aficionados in the country.

Nobody knows when will Euroleague basketball return to Philippine shores, but for a league so highly regarded, they surely deserve some respect, even from the PBA and Philippine basketball.

hits, music, songs, United States

Billboard Hot 100 – February 7, 2015

Here are the Top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of February 7, 2015.

1. Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk. No. 1 last week.

2. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud. No. 2 last week.

3. Hozier – Take Me to Church. No. 4 last week.

4. Taylor Swift – Blank Space. No. 3 last week.

5. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off. No. 5 last week.

6. Maroon 5 – Sugar. No. 8 last week.

7. Meghan Trainor – Lips Are Movin’. No. 6 last week.

8. Sam Smith – I’m Not the Only One. No. 7 last week.

9. Nick Jonas – Jealous. No. 9 last week.

10. Fall Out Boy – Centuries. No. 12 last week.

All videos of the Top 10 songs can be viewed above. Our thanks to Billboard for this week’s Hot 100 Top 10.