PBA
CHICAGO - As it attempts to drag its product through the minefield of a vicious pandemic, the PBA has once again found itself in a familiar place.Dealing with crisis. One after another.It started with the draft eligibility requirements that everyone panned ...
Jun 3, 2021
PBA
THE PBA is rethinking the much-maligned 'draft-dodger' rule.Let's hope it does the right thing.The controversial rule that threatens a ban on 'draft dodgers' is among a raft of provisions in the PBA ...
May 23, 2021
PBA
CHICAGO - In the classic Edgar Allan Poe short story entitled The Cask of Amontillado, we were enlightened that "revenge is a dish best served cold."But over at TNT, retribution is apparently in the fast food menu. And like an efficient short ...
Mar 24, 2021
PBA
THE PBA has yet to get an official word from the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on the course of action it will take following the Philippines' last-minute inclusion in the qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics.Commissioner Willie Marcial said ...
Feb 27, 2021
PBA
CHICAGO - Reading the comments that flooded Spin.ph in the wake of the CJ Perez trade to San Miguel felt like reading the novel War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.It was long and tedious, and full of philosophical discussions.Channeled through ...
Feb 4, 2021
PBA
ACTING promptly after its experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PBA has moved to insert an 'act of God' clause in players' contracts that gives teams the leeway to revise contractual terms in, God forbid, similar situations in ...
Jan 22, 2021
THE ball is now in the UAAP's court as the league board deliberates on Aldin Ayo's appeal to rescind the indefinite ban slapped on him for University of Santo Tomas' alleged bubble training in Sorsogon.The league ...
Oct 13, 2020
ONLY University of Santo Tomas' controversial Bicol bubble was tackled in Thursday's meeting of the UAAP Board of Managing Directors (BMD), which ended with the body recommending sanctions for Tigers head coach Aldin Ayo.League insiders told Spin.ph ...
Sep 4, 2020
ALDIN Ayo will be under the microscope as the UAAP Board of Managing Directors (BMD) has recommended that the University of Santo Tomas coach be put under investigation for the team's bubble training in Sorsogon.Spin.ph sources confirmed that ...
Sep 3, 2020
THE fate of the University of Santo Tomas and coach Aldin Ayo hinges on the findings of an internal investigation which are set to be submitted to the UAAP on Friday.Officials of all eight member-schools will meet on Friday afternoon ...
Aug 28, 2020
PBA
A TEAM made up of representatives from two warring factions in the board has started running the affairs of the PBA as the pro league moves on from one of the worst periods in its 43-year history.The transition team will ...
Dec 14, 2017
PBA
RAIN or Shine coach Caloy Garcia admitted frustration over the uncertainty his team - and the rest of the league- is facing amid the ongoing standoff in the PBA board entering the new season.The Elasto Painters have opened training camp this week ...
Nov 15, 2017
PBA
THE silence is deafening at the PBA front after top officials from rival factions who traded barbs in a very public mud-slinging just last week called for a ceasefire and agreed to sit down 'like true gentlemen' six days ...
Nov 9, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas' buildup for the World Cup qualifiers begins on Friday in a cloud of uncertainty as rival factions in the PBA board squabble over the tenure of the pro league's embattled commissioner. The national team reconvenes for the ...
Nov 2, 2017
MANNY V. Pangilinan's surprise announcement that a plan is in place for a return to the original Gilas Pilipinas program has wide-ranging repercussions, not only on the national team but on the PBA as well.Specifically, the participation of ...
May 30, 2016
PBA
THE PBA board of governors is set to gather in a special board meeting on Wednesday to tackle issues concerning Gilas Pilipinas with the deadline for the confirmation of its participation in the Olympic wildcard qualfying looming.Chairman Robert Non said representatives ...
Oct 13, 2015
RICKY Vargas has confirmed that the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is considering either not taking part in the Fiba Olympic qualifying tournament in July or sending a Gilas Pilipinas team of cadet players in the event the 'consequences of non- ...
Oct 5, 2015
SENATOR Pia Cayetano has slammed the UAAP board's decision to declare Ateneo recruit Hubert Cani ineligible this season, saying its another display of the college league's 'arrogance' and 'immaturity.'The UAAP ruled on Monday ...
Aug 18, 2015
PBA
THE search for the man who will succeed Chito Salud as the next PBA commissioner ends on Thursday when the all-powerful board of governors convenes one more time to make its final choice.Only four people are left to contest the ...
May 13, 2015
PBA
WHY fix it when it ain't broke.The PBA board of governors on Thursday rejected AKTV's proposal to transfer the league's television broadcast of the Commissioner's Cup semifinals and finals from IBC 13 to TV5.In explaining ...
Apr 25, 2013
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