NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Three-time Brazilian Olympian Sheilla Castro is coming out of retirement to play in a new U.S. professional volleyball league early next year.She also hopes to make another Olympic team after already capturing two gold medals during a ...
Oct 14, 2020
TAB Baldwin knows that Ateneo would be foolish to miss out on a talent like Lebron Lopez.But even as the 6-foot-5 high-flyer has committed to remain in Katipunan for his last two years in high school, the Blue ...
Sep 29, 2020
PERHAPS Japanese superstar Naoya 'The Monster' Inoue should have nipped the problem that is Johnriel Casimero right in the bud.The unbeaten Inoue, who holds the WBA and IBF bantamweight straps, was supposed to square off with WBO titleholder Casimero in April, ...
Sep 27, 2020
WITH all the hype surrounding Carl Tamayo, it begs to be asked if he ever considered heading overseas just like Kai Sotto.He did."Tumakbo rin sa isip ko 'yun," the 6-foot-8 banger told The Prospects Pod before joking, " ...
Aug 15, 2020
AFTER graduating high school at the Rafa Nadal Academy (RNA) in Spain last week, Miko Eala, the older brother of the Filipina teen tennis prodigy Alex, is now looking forward to continue his tennis journey - this time, playing for Penn State University ...
Jun 23, 2020
KAI Sotto has committed to the NBA G League select program. Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the news that the 7-foot-2 wunderkind became the first international prospect to join the groundbreaking path.Sotto, who turned 18 on Monday, has ...
May 11, 2020
FROM the US to Europe to Asia, the easing of some coronavirus lockdowns brought millions out of their homes to enjoy the outdoors and warm spring temperatures. Yet the global pandemic is still slicing through the defenses of other nations, causing infections ...
May 3, 2020
THE promise of an effective treatment against the coronavirus - an experimental drug that can speed the recovery of COVID-19 patients - raised hopes Thursday for faster progress in battling the pandemic and restoring wrecked economies and livelihoods.The U.S. government and ...
Apr 30, 2020
CHICAGO - In the ongoing saga of helping his son fulfill the childhood dream of becoming the first full-blooded Filipino to make it in the NBA, Ervin Sotto has assumed more roles than Leonardo DiCaprio.Point man, Close confidant. Motivator-in-chief. ...
Apr 22, 2020
TOP US high school prospect Jalen Green has narrowed down his choices to three options: enrolling at either Memphis or Auburn, or taking his talents to the Australian National Basketball League.In a short clip posted on his Twitter account, the 18- ...
Apr 16, 2020
THE sporting world stopped in the light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the top high school recruits in the US weren't spared.It's the reality that Jalen Green, the top-ranked high school recruit in the ...
Mar 20, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - The death toll has risen to 31 while the number of people infected with coronavirus here in the United States has exceeded well over 1,000 cases.The fear of COVID-19 has prompted school closings while forcing a huge chunk ...
Mar 11, 2020
NBA
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Juwan Howard was musing recently about the state of college basketball when the new Michigan coach interrupted himself."Guys are jumping out of the gym. I think they're more athletic - no, no, let me hold on," Howard ...
Nov 6, 2019
KAI Sotto will train in the United States to begin a journey that he hopes would make him the first homegrown Filipino player in the NBA.Sotto's father Ervin Sotto bared the news during a send-off ceremony held on Tuesday ...
Mar 26, 2019
LONDON - Wayne Rooney's record-breaking England career ended with a first: relief not to score.Whenever the striker touched the ball after coming on in the 58th minute, however far he was from goal in a 120th appearance, fans shouted " ...
Nov 16, 2018
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France - A slat of wood gave the Americans a most unlikely break and carried them to a 3-1 lead after the opening sessions of the Ryder Cup.Europe's only point was beating Tiger Woods.No ...
Sep 28, 2018
BOCAUE - Team USA stunned Russia, 21-13 in their top-of-the-table clash in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup to top Pool C in the women's tournament Monday at Philippine Arena.Sabrina Ionescu poured in 11 points to help ...
Jun 11, 2018
BENJIE Paras agreed with Chot Reyes' sentiments on the development of Filipino players in the US NCAA and he need not look far to find the perfect example.With the career of Kobe Paras stalled in the US, the PBA' ...
Apr 16, 2018
KOBE Paras shot down insinuations that poor grades led to him leaving the US and moving back to the Philippines.Replying to a recent tweet by a follower, the celebrated amateur sensation reminded everyone that he was a consistent honor student when ...
Apr 12, 2018
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