PBA
BEST friends Allan Caidic and Tino Pinat led the well-wishers when basketball great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim's 56th birthday was celebrated with a simple gathering organized by his wife and daughter.Lim, who suffered a heart attack while ...
Apr 8, 2018
PBA
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial is counting on old hands to chart a new path for the pro league.The new commissioner has formed a competition committee to be led by multi-titled coaches Tim Cone, Yeng Guiao and Norman Black that will ...
Mar 27, 2018
PBA
JUST like fellow expansion team KIA Motors, Blackwater will have its own 'pahiyang' for the coming PBA Commissioner's Cup.From its predominantly black uniform during a forgettable maiden conference in the pro league, the Ever Bilena franchise will be going back ...
Jan 25, 2015
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KIA Motors has been forced to rethink its plan to tap boxing hero Manny Pacquiao as its playing coach when the PBA expansion team makes its league bow next season, a source revealed.The only eight-division world boxing champion had earlier ...
May 14, 2014
KIEFER Ravena banners five-time UAAP men's champion Ateneo Blue Eagles when they defend their title in the University Games next week in Bacolod City.Team manager Paolo Trillo said the Eagles will be sending several members of the team that ...
Oct 17, 2012
JUAMI Tiongson nailed a crucial jumper and made a last-second steal as Ateneo captured its fifth straight UAAP seniors basketball title with a 65-62 win over University of Santo Tomas on Thursday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Tiongson's heroics ...
Oct 11, 2012
WHEN one basketball team starts winning so much, Norman Black knows only too well that it will reach a point when the whole world will turn against you."I've been around long enough to know how much Filipinos love the underdogs," ...
Oct 9, 2012
SIX years ago, coach Norman Black and Ateneo were in the same exact situation against UST in the UAAP men's basketball Finals - the Eagles had just won the series opener and appeared poise to claim the title.To their horror, coach ...
Oct 8, 2012
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas coach Pido Jarencio was given a strong reprimand but escaped sanction, at least on the part of the UAAP Commissioner's Office side, for his tirade against referees after Game One of the finals against Ateneo."On my ...
Oct 8, 2012
BREAKING his silence, Ateneo coach Norman Black on Monday hit back at University of Santo Tomas' Pido Jarencio for what he felt were "mean" comments that turned the battle on the sidelines in the UAAP Finals into an issue about race and ...
Oct 8, 2012
MOST league coaches feel the UAAP Finals is too close to call. That should augur well for University of Santo Tomas' title hopes.Unlike in past years when four-time champion Ateneo was considered the overwhelming favorite going into the best- ...
Oct 5, 2012
SAVE for a leak in the roof of their home gym, Ateneo's preparations for the coming UAAP men's basketball finals have been going smoothly.Heavy rains last Wednesday forced the Blue Eagles to move practice at the last minute ...
Oct 4, 2012
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IT'S by no means easy to be in Norman Black's shoes these days.The guy, for one, practically lives at the Moro Lorenzo Gym inside the Ateneo campus as he presides over the Blue Eagles' quest for ...
Sep 13, 2012
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