BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's stunned football fans sought each other out on Wednesday to mourn the death of Diego Maradona, gathering by the hundreds in spots linked to the life of the legendary player.They gathered outside the humble home where ...
Nov 26, 2020
FORMER PBA player Chris Tiu paid tribute to Nic Jorge, saying he and other graduates of Milo BEST Center owe its founder a debt of gratitude.Tiu was one of the prominent players who went through the pioneering basketball clinic which Jorge ...
Jun 14, 2020
IT took a while, but Chris Paul finally broke his silence to join the tribute for Kobe Bryant, who along with daughter Gigi and seven others perished in a helicopter crash on Sunday (Monday morning, Manila time). Paul sat out the Oklahoma ...
Jan 29, 2020
THE Philippine House of Representatives joined in paying tribute to Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night, mounting an exhibit of items of the late NBA superstar from Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano's personal collection."We put together 24 items from my collection, ...
Jan 29, 2020
NBA
CALABASAS, California - The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a hillside outside Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstarKobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer, an ...
Jan 28, 2020
PBA
JOEY Mente is best remembered as an unheralded player who shot to fame with his acrobatic and high-wire acts on the way to becoming a PBA slam dunk champion.To those who know him well, it was his sense of humor ...
Aug 22, 2018
BILBAO, Spain - A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow, raising concerns less than four months before the ...
Feb 23, 2018
MILFORD, Massachusetts - Massachusetts prison officials said former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and has been pronounced dead at a hospital. He was 27.An official with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said Hernandez was found hanged in ...
Apr 19, 2017
MMA
BANGKOK - A Scottish kickboxer has died after an apparent attempt to lose weight ahead of a fight in Thailand.Police Capt. Prachakorn Promduang said the body of 21-year-old Jordan Coe was discovered on Sunday morning clad in multiple layers of ...
Mar 27, 2017
PBA
FROM a half open door to a viewing room at the Sanctuarium Chapel in Quezon City, one can feel the pain and sorrow the family of Gilbert Bulawan had to bear after the PBA player's untimely passing on Saturday.Close ...
Jul 4, 2016
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Jonah Lomu, who bulldozed opponents with his size and blistering speed only to be felled by a kidney illness that extinguished his meteoric All Blacks career, died suddenly on Wednesday. He was 40."Jonah was a legend of our ...
Nov 18, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said.Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s, becoming ...
Jul 7, 2015
ORGANIZERS of the Filoil preseason tournament said they will extend assistance to the family of the late Jose Rizal University high school player who died after collapsing in one of their games.According to a tournament official who asked not to be ...
May 25, 2015
PUERTO PRINCESA - Gloom descended on the PBA All-Star Weekend when technical supervisor and former University of the Philippines Maroons hero Ramil Cruz was discovered dead in his room on Sunday morning at the Aziza Hotel.Cruz, a teammate or Ronnie Magsanoc, ...
Mar 8, 2015
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - Jerome Kersey, the versatile small forward who helped the Portland Trail Blazers reach two NBA Finals and won a title with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999, died on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time). He was 52.The cause of death ...
Feb 19, 2015
NBA
BRISTOL, Connecticut - Stuart Scott, the longtime 'SportsCenter' anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died on Sunday. He was 49.Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but remained dedicated to ...
Jan 4, 2015
THE shooting incident involving Letran back-up guard Franz Dysam took a major twist late Saturday night after his lady companion Joan Sordan died a few hours after the mishap.Letran athletic director Fr. Vic Calvo, O.P. confirmed the news of ...
Jul 21, 2013
MONTREAL - A volunteer track worker at the Canadian Grand Prix died Sunday (Monday, Manila time) after being run over by a crane removing a car from the course after the checkered flag.The man, who wasn't immediately identified, died after ...
Jun 10, 2013
WATERTOWN, Massachusetts - One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead after the killing of a university officer and a shootout with police, and a massive manhunt is underway for the other, authorities said early Friday.Residents of Watertown, a ...
Apr 19, 2013
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