THE NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL's double bubble. The WNBA and MLS, no leaks.In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work.Thousands of tests, minimal to no ...
Sep 8, 2020
By BOBBY BANCROFTWASHINGTON - Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing said Friday he will try to carry on the legacy of his former coach and lifelong mentor John Thompson, who died Sunday at age 78.Ewing, who won the 1984 national championship at Georgetown as ...
Sep 5, 2020
CJ Cansino has parted ways with University of Santo Tomas.Sources bared the UAAP Season 80 Juniors MVP - once tagged as a future cornerstone of the Tigers team - will no longer be playing in Espana after the two parties deciding to "move ...
Aug 20, 2020
STORIED as Franz Pumaren's coaching career is, there were still a number of players who he regretted failing to recruit. Like Chris Tiu and Kevin Alas, for example. "Si Chris Tiu, I must admit we tried recruiting him [for La ...
Jul 31, 2020
FOREIGN student-athletes will remain barred from the NCAA as far as next season is concerned.NCAA Management Committee chair Fr. Vic Calvo of Letran stood pat on the league's decision to prohibit foreign student-athletes from being part of ...
Jun 23, 2020
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JALEN Green was wooed by Memphis and its fans for months. Thousands chanted "We want Jalen" at the team's first event that he visited this past season as he nodded in approval and acknowledgement. Even Grizzlies rookie guard Ja Morant was ...
May 1, 2020
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Hall of Famer Rick Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Pitino coached at Louisville from 2001-17 before being fired in a pay-for-play scandal and had been coaching in ...
Mar 15, 2020
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Any concern about whether it was appropriate to be playing sports in the Bahamas while parts of the multi-island nation continue to dig out from devastation following Hurricane Dorian are quickly dismissed by officials.Bahamians not only want ...
Nov 27, 2019
PRECIOUS Achiuwa wanted to be part of Memphis' No. 1-ranked recruiting class and fulfill his family's hope that he would attend college before pursuing an NBA career.He also knew there were other options that didn't ...
Nov 4, 2019
IT truly was a sweet birthday for coach Aldin Ayo as a day after turning 42, his Growling Tigers were able to hack out an 84-78 victory over the Fighting Maroons on Wednesday.And what made it all the more special ...
Oct 17, 2019
On Monday, SPIN.ph reported on House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero's proposal to impose a ban on foreign student-athletes in collegiate leagues, which according to him "is a total disregard to the true meaning of fair play."The 1- ...
Oct 1, 2019
Make no mistake about it - the UP Fighting Maroons versus the Ateneo Blue Eagles is definitely the biggest matchup in Philippine collegiate basketball today.It's hard to make sense of that statement given that just two years ago (and decades ...
Oct 1, 2019
ORGANIZERS of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League are planning to stage an international tournament pitting its own titleholder against top college teams from other countries.PCCL officials said they have received encouraging feedback from leagues in other Asian countries, and believe a ...
Feb 6, 2018
WASHINGTON - Patrick Ewing led Georgetown to the pinnacle of college basketball, then had a Hall of Fame career in the NBA. His first game back at his alma mater as coach, though, provided him an entirely new experience."As a player, I ...
Nov 13, 2017
SHAUN Ildefonso's recent transfer from Ateneo to National University paved the way for a reunion with his father, two-time PBA MVP Danny Ildefonso, who is now an assistant coach at his alma mater.While sons following in the footsteps ...
Jun 11, 2017
WHITE PLAINS, New York - A former New York community college basketball coach accused of scheming to get star players into NCAA Division I schools with forged transcripts has pleaded guilty.District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr. says Tyrone Mushatt has admitted providing ...
Mar 1, 2017
ORLANDO, Florida - This year's Puerto Rico Tipoff will move to Orlando, Florida, due to concerns about Zika virus on the island.In a news release posted on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) on the tournament website, ESPN Events senior vice president ...
Sep 27, 2016
DAYS before the presidential elections, most people are raring to exercise their right to vote their chosen bets, including the young star athletes who are going to choose their president for the first time. Naturally, some of them remain undecided, carefully considering ...
May 7, 2016
STOCKTON, California - Former Arizona star and NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire was hired on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) as the new coach at Pacific.Athletic director Ted Leland announced the hiring Wednesday, and Stoudamire was formally introduced on campus."I&# ...
Mar 17, 2016
LETRAN'S Kevin Racal and Far Eastern University's Roger Pogoy will be feted by the UAAP-NCAA Press Corps in the Collegiate Basketball Awards on Jan. 26 at the Saisaki-Kamayan in Greenhills.The members of the champion Knights and Tamaraws ...
Jan 3, 2016
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