WHEN FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann died a few days ago, local sports pages reported it like it were Michael Jordan that had died. It was top news, and the country's basketball leaders led by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas chairman emeritus ...
Oct 18, 2018
PBA
TiM Cone is naturally devastated over the passing of the 'Master.'The Barangay Ginebra coach admitted being 'crushed' upon hearing the sad news that longtime NBA and college coach Tex Winter, the brilliant mind behind the triangle offense, ...
Oct 11, 2018
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has promised to fast-track the renovation and refurbishment of the various dorms housing members of the national teams in the wake of the death of wushu junior athlete Rastafari Daraliay.PSC chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez said ...
Oct 1, 2018
NBA
By Corey WilliamsDETROIT - Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday (Friday, Manila time). He was 92.Family spokesman Nick Wasmiller says DeVos died ...
Sep 7, 2018
PVL
BEFORE University of the Philippines made its historic first Finals appearance in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference, the Lady Maroons were grieving the death of assistant coach Joyce Palad's mother, Maria Josefina Referente-Palad, who succumbed to Stage 4 ...
Sep 4, 2018
THE maniacal laugh, the menacing stare and, oh, the hot black and pink wrestling attire.Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart offered that and more during the rock n' roll days of the World Wrestling Entertainment (then known as the World Wrestling Federation). Competing ...
Aug 15, 2018
NBA
DETROIT - The mother of a G League player who died in March after collapsing on the court during a game has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the NBA and the Detroit Pistons of negligence.Zeke Upshaw played for the Grand Rapids Drive, ...
May 31, 2018
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news.Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for ...
Apr 20, 2018
NBA
DALLAS - Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris has been granted a leave of absence after his brother was killed in a car crash.A Dallas police statement said 38-year-old Bruce Harris died Thursday afternoon from injuries suffered in a crash. Police ...
Oct 21, 2017
PBA
FORMER PBA teammates of big man Cris Bolado expressed shock and grief upon learning of his untimely passing on Sunday in PhnomPehn, Cambodia.Four-time league MVP Alvin Patrimonio and Mythical Team member and All-Star Jeff Cariaso were both surprised upon ...
Sep 18, 2017
NEW YORK - Gene Michael, the slick-fielding shortstop nicknamed Stick who went on to manage the New York Yankees and then as an executive built a power that won four World Series in five years, died Thursday. He was 79.Michael had ...
Sep 8, 2017
MADRID - Former motorbike world champion Angel Nieto has died after sustaining a head injury in a quadbike accident last week. He was 70.His son, Galete Nieto, confirmed his father had passed away on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in comments shown on ...
Aug 4, 2017
NBA
HOUSTON - Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving.The federal lawsuit, filed Thursday ...
Jun 24, 2017
EDMONTON, Alberta - Tim Hague, the former UFC fighter known as "The Thrashing Machine," died Sunday (Monday, Manila time), two days after he was critically injured when he was knocked out in a boxing match against former Edmonton Eskimos defensive end Adam Braidwood. ...
Jun 19, 2017
LONDON - Cheick Tiote, a combative midfielder who played in the English Premier League for Newcastle and at the World Cup with Ivory Coast, has died after collapsing in training with his new Chinese team. He was 30.Tiote was four months into ...
Jun 6, 2017
NBA
ISAIAH Thomas broke his silence and revealed that the days following the death of his younger sister, Chyna, in a car crash have been the hardest of his life.The Celtics top gun, who went home to Tacoma, Washington to be with ...
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Apr 20, 2017
NBA
ISAIAH Thomas' status for the NBA Playoffs first round opener between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls was cast in doubt following the death of his sister in a fatal car accident on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).In a report by ...
by the web
Apr 16, 2017
LAS TERRENAS, Dominican Republic - Dozens of children wearing blue T-shirts with the name "Ventura" emblazoned on the back gathered around a coastal home on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) to pay their respects to their idol: Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura. ...
Jan 24, 2017
ANKENY, Iowa - Authorities say a 22-year-old man has died after a barbell slipped from his grasp and crushed his neck at a gym in central Iowa.The accident occurred Monday morning at Elite Edge Transformation Center in Ankeny, about 10 ...
Dec 30, 2016
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