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PBA offers 6 days per week of games
by Joaquin Henson - July 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Fans will get a healthy dose of PBA action with six days a week of games in the Governors’ Cup starting Aug. 18 to open the league’s 49th season.
Vargas: minimum 2 golds
by Joaquin Henson - July 24, 2024 - 12:00am
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas is here to preside in the league’s annual planning meeting but during a break, wore a different hat yesterday when as ABAP chairman, he spoke about his expectations of the five-strong...
PBA remains dominant sports attraction
by Joaquin Henson - July 22, 2024 - 12:00am
There’s no doubt the PBA remains the most popular sports program on TV and with nearly a million viewers watching every game on average, the league’s Board of Governors is now taking the next step to...
Astrolabio ready to rumble
by Joaquin Henson - July 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Filipino challenger Vincent Astrolabio won’t leave anything to chance in a bold bid to dethrone undefeated WBC bantamweight champion Junto Nakatani in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo...
Make way for Slam Dunk King
by Joaquin Henson - July 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Ginebra’s Justin Brownlee will once more be the import yardstick in the PBA Governors’ Cup which opens the league’s 49th season on Aug. 18 but wait, there’s someone who’s touted to challenge...
PBA to traverse Canada
by Joaquin Henson - July 18, 2024 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial continues to look beyond local shores in paving the way for the league to grow with its 50th anniversary coming next year. The international market is wide open for the PBA and while...
Will Paul, Ringo ever ‘Get Back?’
by Joaquin Henson - July 14, 2024 - 12:00am
The Beatles’ experience in Manila in July 1966 was nightmarish so that it’s unlikely the Fab Four survivors Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr would ever consider coming back to perform here again. If...
Pacquiao verdict in question?
by Joaquin Henson - July 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Paradigm Sports Management lawyers opposing the California superior court judgment that dismissed the breach of contract case against former eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao are given up to Monday...
Gilas now a global contender
by Joaquin Henson - July 10, 2024 - 12:00am
It took only three games in the recent Latvia FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for world No. 37 Gilas to be recognized as a serious contender in global basketball, beating world No. 6 Latvia and losing winnable...
Gilas to use building block for future
by Joaquin Henson - July 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Gilas’ unexpected semifinal finish in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Latvia was described as a “building block” that will be a cornerstone for the future with the national team committed...
Georgia coach visits Pinoys’ lockerroom
by Joaquin Henson - July 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Georgia coach Aleksandar Dzikic was a surprise visitor in Gilas’ lockerroom after the Philippines clinched a semifinals slot in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Latvia last Thursday despite losing...
Canada welcomes Gilas Legends
by Joaquin Henson - July 6, 2024 - 12:00am
Canada has opened its arms to welcome a team of Gilas Legends on a four-weekend goodwill tour of different cities with basketball clinics for kids, exhibition games and interactive events lined up for Filipino migrants,...
No celebration for Nationals
by Joaquin Henson - July 5, 2024 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio witnessed history unfold before his eyes in Riga as Gilas stunned host Latvia, 89-80, in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament last Wednesday night to book the Philippines’ first...
Cone rues missing pieces
by Joaquin Henson - July 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Gilas head coach Tim Cone isn’t in the business of making excuses. That’s not his style. But in preparing for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Latvia, Cone lamented the absence of three key pieces...
LA says Kai’s time is now
by Joaquin Henson - July 2, 2024 - 12:00am
LA Tenorio is now in Regina, Canada, on the Gilas Legends Tour but continues to monitor how coach Tim Cone’s troops are doing in preparing for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Latvia.
Cone faces grizzled coaches
by Joaquin Henson - June 29, 2024 - 12:00am
For Gilas, it won’t only be a battle among men in sneakers at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Riga, Latvia, on July 2-7 but also a clash of wits between head coach Tim Cone and two hardened European...
‘Gilas has legit chance’
by Joaquin Henson - June 27, 2024 - 12:00am
Newly-designated Gilas assistant coach Sean Chambers isn’t fazed by the daunting odds that confront the national squad in the six-team FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Riga, Latvia, on July 2-7 and said...
Jerusalem due for title defense
by Joaquin Henson - June 25, 2024 - 12:00am
The country’s only reigning world boxing champion Melvin Jerusalem is mandated to stake his WBC minimumweight crown against No. 1 contender Luis Castillo of Mexico and MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons said yesterday...
Pacquiao wants WBC welterweight crown
by Joaquin Henson - June 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Former eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao insists his three-round engagement with Japanese kickboxer Chihiro Suzuki in Saitama on July 28 is a “serious fight, not an exhibition” but it...
Early birthday gift for MVP
by Joaquin Henson - June 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Now it can be told. Meralco chairman/CEO Manny V. Pangilinan went to the Bolts’ locker-room about an hour before Game Six of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Sunday and showed...
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