FAR Eastern University is commemorating its storied athletic past as it opens the FEU Sports Hall of Fame Room on Tuesday."With the unveiling of the FEU Sports Hall of Fame Room, our students, alumni, guests, and other members of the community ...
Sep 20, 2021
NBA
CHRIS Bosh embraced the spotlight as one of the Basketball Hall of Fame inductees on Sunday, Manila time, but he also deflected some of the attention to one of his inspirations.During his enshrinement speech, the two-time NBA champion told a ...
Sep 13, 2021
NBA
NINE teams passed on Paul Pierce in the 1998 NBA draft, and if you think he doesn't remember each and every one of them, then you don't know Paul Pierce.The newly inducted basketball Hall of Famer called ...
Sep 12, 2021
NBA
IF it didn't really sink in when he slipped to the 10th pick in the 1998 NBA draft, Paul Pierce got the message when he went home to Los Angeles to play in the All-Star Game and got booed ...
Sep 11, 2021
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Derek Jeter was simply Derek Jeter on his special day - smooth as silk.On a cloudy Wednesday afternoon (Thursday, Manila time) with the temperature in the 70s and a few sprinkles in the air and adoring fans chanting his ...
Sep 9, 2021
NBA
ON the day he was formally enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Uncasville, Illinois, Rudy Tomjanovich made a pitch for one of his best players.Tomjanovich, a two-time NBA champion at Houston and a gold medalist as a US ...
May 16, 2021
DURING her acceptance speech on behalf of her late husband during Kobe Bryant's enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Vanessa Bryant provided a key insight into Kobe's gritty hardcourt perseverance.The late Lakers legend famously never let little things ...
May 16, 2021
NBA
UNCASVILLE, Connecticut - Vanessa Bryant took Michael Jordan's hand and walked down from the stage, a familiar chant breaking out throughout the arena as she made her way back to her seat."Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!" the crowd shouted.With that, he ...
May 16, 2021
NBA
UNCASVILLE, Connecticut- Gregg Popovich took Saturday off (Sunday, Manila time), for good reason. There was no way he was going to miss Tim Duncan's enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame.The Spurs played on Saturday afternoon without their head ...
May 16, 2021
KOBE Bryant is now officially in the basketball Hall of Fame.In today's enshrinement ceremony, it was his widow Vanessa Bryant who delivered the acceptance speech, after an introduction from Michael Jordan. "I can see him now, arms folded, with a ...
May 16, 2021
MEMBERS of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame received their orange jackets, then posed for this class pic during the awards gala on Saturday morning (Manila time).Among their illustrious company was Natalia Bryant, standing in for her late father Kobe. As ...
May 15, 2021
FORTY NINE days before he passed away, Kobe Bryant sent Michael Jordan a text message complimenting him on his new liquor venture.In an article by ESPN's Jackie MacMullan, Jordan revealed that he often looks back at their final text exchange, " ...
May 12, 2021
BASKETBALL living legend Robert Jaworski, Olympic hero Mansueto 'Onyok' Velasco, and Barcelona icon Paulino Alcantara head the fourth of enshrinees to the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame (PSHOF) announced on Friday. After months of deliberation, the Hall of Fame Selection ...
Mar 12, 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce, "Showtime" Los Angeles Lakers star Michael Cooper and 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh lead a list of 14 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021.The list announced ...
Mar 10, 2021
NBA
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021.The NBA said on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend - it was to have taken place in ...
Nov 29, 2020
PBA
THE PBA need not look far if it is to induct a new batch of players and personalities into the league's Hall of Fame.Former Best Import Sean Chambers vouched for his former teammates at Alaska who he said deserve a ...
Jul 1, 2020
THE Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was gearing up for a great year: not just the all-but-certain election of NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, but also a chance to unveil a completely renovated museum. ...
Jun 3, 2020
NBA
WASHINGTON - Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced.He thrived in his role as a workmanlike leader."I never played pretty," Unseld said when ...
Jun 3, 2020
NBA
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.The ceremony was to have taken place ...
May 28, 2020
NBA
JERRY Sloan walked up the steps to the stage at the Basketball Hall of Fame to give his enshrinement speech in 2009, almost as if he were dreading what the next few minutes would bring.He never wanted the spotlight."This is ...
May 23, 2020
MILWAUKEE - Brett Favre on Friday disputed a Mississippi state auditor's report that said the Hall of Fame quarterback received $1.1 million in welfare money for multiple speaking engagements that he didn't actually attend.Favre told ESPN Wisconsin&# ...
May 9, 2020
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