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Staying MAJOR Podcast with Eric Menk

"Major Pain" Eric Menk hosts a weekly show where he interviews personalities and discusses topics surrounding basketball in the Philippines.
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Aug 25, 2017

"The Dean" Quinito Henson joins the 46th episode of Staying MAJOR.  Henson has written a commentary column in the Philippine Star called "The Dean's Corner".  While being one of the top sports journalists in the Philippines, he is also one of the best sports broadcasters in the country.  Quinito works for TV5 and regularly covers PBA games, NBA games, Gilas games & world championship boxing matches as an analyst and color commentator.  Quinito Henson is one of the most well-recognized and respected sports journalists and broadcasters in Asia.

In this episode, "The Dean" and host Eric Menk cover Gilas, the PBA, Mayweather-MacGregor and much, much more.  You can follow Quinito Henson on Twitter at @TheDeanQuinito and Instagram at @therealdeanquinito

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Aug 17, 2017

Meralco Bolts import, Allen Durham joins Staying MAJOR for its 45th episode.  Allen is on his 3rd tour of duty in the PBA, where he is coming off of a 2016 PBA Governor's Cup Finals appearance.  Despite losing the crown in 6 games, Durham was awarded the Best Import Award for his dominating performance in the 2016 PBA Governor's Cup.  Starring at small Grace Bible College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Allen was a 3-time All-American and 3x MVP of the National Tournament, winning 3 National Championships.  He is Grace Bible College's all-time leader in points and rebounds.  Since then, Allen has played professionally in Romania, Finland, Israel, France, Uruguay, the NBA D-League and the Philippines.

Allen currently has the Meralco Bolts in contention again at a 4-1 standing.  You can follow him on social media on Twitter at @TheHULK_5 and Instagram at @thehulk.5

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Aug 12, 2017

Multiple world record holder and competitive eating world champion, Takeru Kobayashi joins the 44th episode of Staying MAJOR.  Kobayashi rose to fame in the early 2000s by winning the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 6 times.  He has gone on to hold 8 world records in competitive eating.  Kobayashi has appeared in commercials for ESPN, MasterCard & Coors Light, as well as many television appearances.  He continues to compete in numerous food challenges every year, still dominating the competition.  Kobayashi is in town for the History Con Manila 2017, where he will attempt to break two world records at the convention.  You can follow this Japanese legend on Twitter @FReeKobi0704 & Instagram at @kobayashitakeru

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Aug 10, 2017

Canadian professional dunker "Mission Impossible" Jordan Kilganon joins the 43rd episode of Staying MAJOR.  Jordan has been featured on TNT's The Dunk King, ESPN.com, NBA.com, & Rolling Stone Magazine amongst many others.  Kilganon has also dunked at the NBA All-Star weekend.  Jordan has many well-known dunks including, the "Scorpion dunk" & the "Lost and Found dunk".  As one of the most famous dunkers in the world, Jordan is in town for His-Con Manila 2017.  A 4-day convention at the World Trade Center Manila that is hosted by the History Channel and A&E Network.  Jordan will be performing his wide array of dunks Saturday, August 12th & Sunday, August 13th at the convention.

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Aug 9, 2017

Barangay Ginebra point guard, "The General" LA Tenorio joins the 42nd episode of Staying MAJOR.  LA is one of the greatest point guards to ever play in the PBA.  He is a 7x PBA All-Star, a Best Player of the Conference awardee, as well as a 2x PBA Finals MVP.  LA has also had success at the international level playing a key role in the Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team program from 2012-'14, winning the Jones Cup in 2012, while bagging MVP honors.  LA currently plays for the country's most popular PBA team, the Barangay Ginebra Kings.  They are currently 3-1 in the 2017 PBA Governor's Cup.

 

In this episode, LA talks about the current state of Ginebra, reflects on his career, while also hinting at his plans for the future.  Tenorio was also gracious enough to take some social media questions from his legions of fans.  You can follow LA on Twitter and Instagram at @ LA_Tenorio

 

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Aug 3, 2017

"The Daredevil" Jared Dillinger joins the 41st episode of Staying MAJOR.  Jared is a Filipino-American who played his college basketball at Division I University of Hawaii.  He was the 2nd pick in the 2008 PBA Draft.  Selected by the Talk-N-Text franchise, Jared helped Talk-N-Text win 5 PBA titles in 5 years before he was traded to the Meralco Bolts.  Dillinger is now one of the leaders of the up-and-coming Meralco franchise.  He continues to be a force at both ends of the court as Meralco searches for its first PBA title in franchise history.

In this episode Jared discusses his recent spat with the fan-favorite Ginebra Kings and their very loyal fans.  Meralco is currently 3-0 in the PBA's Governor's Cup.  You can follow Jared at the following social media handles, Twitter @jdhawaii20 Instagram @jdaredevil20

 

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