Not all peaceful protests against racial injustice and police brutality in the US have to be tainted by looting and violence.One of those positive "Black Lives Matter" demonstrations was an actual dunk contest that provided entertainment to passionate crowds on streets. ...
Jun 8, 2020
More NBA players have been joining the "Black Lives Matter" protests.Stephen Curry, his wife Ayesha, and Golden State Warriors teammates Klay Thompson, Kevon Looney, and Juan Toscano-Anderson took part in march against police brutality around the Northern California city.Meanwhile, ...
Jun 6, 2020
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees now realizes he'd fallen out of touch.His contemporaries drove that home when they pilloried him this week for repeating a long-held conviction he'd always felt comfortable expressing.In the wake of the ...
Jun 5, 2020
FOR Chris Ross, the incident which led to the death of George Floyd hits too close to home.After all, he had his own experience with regard to racial profiling in the United States."Personally, I've had two policemen point their ...
Jun 3, 2020
SOCIAL media accounts of celebrities and other global figures went dark on Tuesday night (Manila time), as they took part in #BlackoutTuesday to support the Black Lives Matter movement.Begun by music executives Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, the two called on ...
Jun 3, 2020
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is a man of few words on the court, but he has always been uncharacteristically articulate when talking about US President Donald Trump.The five-time champion mentor recently spoke to The Nation's Dave ...
Jun 2, 2020
PBA
OVER the years, the PBA fans have been treated to classics, may it be nail-biting games that went into overtime or pure thrillers. But there's one thriller that no matter how many fans reminisce, they won't find ...
Apr 23, 2020
FRANZ Pumaren holds the honor of having won the most UAAP championships won for La Salle with five, including the four-peat from 1998 to 2001.But seven years before he got the nod to coach his alma mater, his older brother ...
Apr 3, 2020
While Hong Kong's mass protests against China have made headlines around the world, no one expected it would affect the sports and esports landscape in a major way - but we thought wrong. Leagues are treading on thin ice after being caught ...
Oct 21, 2019
A player in the Women's National Basketball League is rising above discrimination from a couple of teams over her rare physical condition that they feel give her an edge.Several teams have protested the presence of Caryle Monique Molina in the ...
Jun 1, 2019
THE second half between the Mandaluyong El Tigre and the Quezon City Capitals in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) last Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena was this close to not being played.Sources told SPIN.PH that the Capitals considered ...
Nov 9, 2018
DON'T expect Lyceum to issue a protest anytime soon.Pirates coach Topex Robinson made that declaration despite his side drawing the short end of the stick in a controversial 80-79 defeat to Letran on Friday."Nobody even talked about ...
Oct 5, 2018
BAGNERES DE-LUCHON, France - Four-time champion Chris Froome was among riders whose eyes needed treatment for tear gas when a farmers' protest interrupted the 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday.Bales of hay blocked the road 30 ...
Jul 24, 2018
PBA
TNT will no longer pursue protesting its 121-110 Game 1 defeat to San Miguel on Game 1 of the best-of-three quarterfinals in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Monday.KaTropa team manager Virgil Villavicencio relayed that they have ...
Jul 9, 2018
PBA
GAME One of the PBA Commissioner's Cup quarterfinals between San Miguel and TNT is set to be put under protest by the KaTropa.TNT team manager Virgil Villavicencio signed the scoresheet and wrote the words 'Under Protest' right ...
Jul 9, 2018
PHILIPPINE Super Liga turned down the Cocolife's protest on a crucial call in its match against Petron in Game One of the best-of-three semifinals.The Asset Managers placed the match under the protest due to a rotation error committed ...
Apr 25, 2018
SAN JUAN, Ilocos Sur - Basketball officials of the Palarong Pambansa denied a protest lodged against Calabarzon's secondary boys team for not wearing the proper uniform in a win against Zamboanga Peninsula on Monday.Calabarzon players from many-time NCAA champion ...
Apr 17, 2018
NBA
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Justin Jackson scored 11 of his season-high 20 points in the third quarter and the Sacramento Kings beat the Atlanta Hawks, 105-90, on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in a game that was delayed due to protesters who ...
Mar 23, 2018
A PASIG City court on Wednesday declared the 2016 elections that gave Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco a fresh four-year term as Philippine Olympic Committee president null and void, ruling the POC was wrong to disqualify candidate Ricky Vargas over a ...
Dec 20, 2017
COMMISSIONER Rebo Saguisag said the UAAP is conducting a thorough investigation into Adamson's controversial 82-75 loss to La Salle in the UAAP Season 80 semifinals last Saturday but kept mum on possible actions his office will make."A lot ...
Nov 21, 2017
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