Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis were a change of tone for commissioner Kevin Warren, who had a shaky first two years on the job, but now is doing a victory lap following the conference's acquisition of USC and UCLA.
Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde react to the commissioner's statements from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana & Warren's suggestion that a 16-team playoff may be in consideration.
Later in the show, the guys talk about press conferences from Ohio State's Ryan Day and Michigan's Jim Harbaugh.
VIRGIN ISLAND, Panglao, Bohol --- The Department of Tourism through the Region 7 (Central Visayas) Office, in coordination with the Bohol Tourism Office and the Municipality of Panglao, on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, conducted a training on The Filipino Brand of Service Excellence (FBSE) to service providers operating in Virgin Island in Panglao, Bohol. Initiated by the DOT upon receiving information on the alleged overpricing of food served to tourists on the island, the training was attended b
A SUGAR milling company in northern Cebu was one of those affected by the ongoing sugar crisis in the country.Medellin Mayor Joven Mondigo Jr. said the 94-year-old Bogo-Medellin Milling Company Inc. (Bomedco) located in Barangay Luy-a suspended its operations for one month from July 15 to August 15, 2022, rendering its administrative staff and factory workers jobless due to the crisis that is being felt all over the country.“Presently, dili maayo ang dagan sa Bomedco,” said Mondigo on Wednesday,
AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Visayas arrested three persons during a raid in Sitio Upper Yati, Barangay Quiot, Cebu City on Tuesday night, August 16, 2022.It was the third suspected drug den that the PDEA 7 raided in the barangay this year and the 26th overall in the city.Leia Alcantara, PDEA 7 spokesperson, identified the suspects as Maria Elena Gimena, 40; her live-in partner Albert Piala, 38; and Hilberto Gallendo, 46, all residents in the area.During the an
UNVACCINATED teachers are no longer required to present either a negative rapid antigen or negative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result every two weeks in order to handle face-to-face classes.This was what Salustiano Jimenez, director of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd 7), told SunStar Cebu on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022.Jimenez said this was the initial pronouncement of DepEd Central Office, but they are still awaiting the issuance of the orde
A SPORTS utility vehicle (SUV) caught fire along the national highway in M. Dela Victoria Street, Barangay Pardo, Cebu City, on Monday evening, August 15, 2022.Firemen responded to the area after receiving the fire alarm at 7:06 p.m.The fire was totally extinguished at 7:13 p.m.Cebu City Fire Investigator Fulbert Navarro said that faulty electrical wirings might have caused the fire that damaged the SUV vehicle Hyundai Sta. Fe owned by a certain Jesus Lozano.But he said they still have to check
THE Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) revealed that a total of 4,744,896 individuals in the region have already received their second Covid-19 vaccine dose.Dr. Van Phillip Baton, medical coordinator for emerging and reemerging infectious disease of the DOH 7, said the number represents 83.16 percent of the total 5,705,754 vaccinated individuals from the four provinces in the region.The 5,705,754 vaccinated individuals comprise 70 percent of the total population of the entire Centra
THE Department of Education (DepEd)-Division of Mandaue City has received an additional budget of P17 million from the City Government.Nimfa Bongo, DepEd-Division of Mandaue superintendent, told reporters on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, that the amount came from the City's Special Education Fund supplemental budget.Bongo and DepEd Mandaue personnel met with Mayor Jonas Cortes on Monday, August 15.Bongo said the money will be allocated to the Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School, Pagsab
Facebook posts claim Dollar General recently announced that all stores will stay open 24 hours a day. This is false; the US chain told AFP the posts are incorrect and that hours vary by location."Aug, 13, 2022 8:37 pm (NewsBrief) DOLLAR GENERAL announces plans to convert all stores to 24 hours a day," says text in a photo shared August 14, 2022 on Facebook. "Starting Monday August 22 all Dollar General stores will start to stay open around the clock and they will have some new expanded merchandi
As Kenya was still tallying votes following presidential polls on August 9, 2022, a statement attributed to the US embassy congratulating Raila Odinga for winning the race circulated in multiple posts online. However, the US embassy in Nairobi denied issuing the message, which surfaced days before the final results of the national election were to be announced. Odinga’s rival William Ruto emerged victor late on August 15, 2022.A Facebook post published on August 14, 2022, shared an image of what
BOTTLER companies on Tuesday, Aug. 16, confirmed that there’s a shortage of premium refined sugar.“We confirm our industry is facing a shortage of Premium Refined Sugar — a key ingredient in many of our products,” according to a joint statement issued by Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc., Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. and ARC Refreshments Corp.The soda companies said they are “working closely with other stakeholders of the industry and the government to address the situation.”“We thank
Social media posts claim a US heatwave in the summer of 1954 proves global warming is "only an agenda." This is false; temperatures did break records in the Midwest that year, but experts say isolated weather events do not disprove the science of climate change, which has made heatwaves more frequent and intense."There was no 'GLOBAL WARMING' or 'CLIMATE CHANGE' agenda in 1954. The current rhetoric is only an agenda about power control and wealth redistribution," says a July 28, 2022 Facebook po
“Historians study the past not in order to repeat it, but in order to be liberated from it.” -Yuval Noah Harari, in his best-selling book (2016) “Homo Deus.”In a recent forum via Zoom, I found myself listening to a guest speaker’s lengthy attempt to explain what he saw is a trend towards authoritarianism in Philippine governance. This surprised me because as a political scientist he ought to know that since colonial times we have never been anything but a strictly authoritarian society.At home,
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama's "investment begging" yielded over P1.3 billion worth of funding commitment for the completion of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) and the construction of multiple medium-rise buildings (MRBs).Lawyers Colin Rosell and Jerone Castillo presented on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, the result of Rama's week-long meeting with different business tycoons in Manila to seek funding for different projects in pursuit of the mayor's goal of achieving a Singapore-like city.Rama was
DAVAO City-based Alsons Development and Investment Corp. (Alsons Dev) expressed interest in investing in Cebu’s bustling property market.This was announced by Jolla Amparo Soriaga, assistant general manager for business units group, during the launch of the company’s Poblacion Market Central in Davao City.“We are open to possibilities of expanding in Cebu or in the Visayas,” the official said.While plans aren’t certain yet, she said the company is looking out for investment opportunities in the