NBA
HOUSTON - Jayson Tatum had 31 points and nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics avoided their first 0-3 start since the 2013-14 season with a 107-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Tatum, had 20 ...
Oct 25, 2021
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Kansas coach Bill Self was still trying to come to terms with a historically bad NCAA Tournament defeat to Southern California at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis when he was asked what had to change going forward.How could the Jayhawks ...
Oct 22, 2021
A family from Davao is celebrating a gold medal won by the United States in fencing at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday night.Reason?Th fencer is Fil-Am Lee Kiefer, who ruled the women's individual foil event to become ...
Jul 26, 2021
TOKYO - Lee Kiefer won the third gold medal for the US at the Tokyo Olympics and only the third fencing gold in the country's history by beating defending champion Inna Deriglazova of Russia 15-13 in the women's foil ...
Jul 26, 2021
KALEI Mau is now eligible to play for the Philippine women's volleyball team after receiving the approval of International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) announced the Filipino-American spiker's eligibility to play for the country after ...
Jul 7, 2021
PBA
CHICAGO - His mom Elizabeth Soriano, a Filipina from Pangasinan, is a pediatrician while his dad, Bruce Brickman, is a registered nurse.If Jason Brickman had followed his parents' footsteps in the healthcare industry, he'd probably be a doctor or ...
Mar 21, 2021
TEMPE, Arizona - Oregon has fought through pauses, long breaks between games and practices without its full roster.The Ducks may finally be rounding a corner and could turn themselves into a contender in the Pac-12 race.Eugene Omoruyi had 18 points ...
Feb 12, 2021
PBA
FIL-AM forward Nick Demusis will join the next wave of Fil-foreigners testing their luck in the upcoming PBA Rookie Draft. The 29-year-old high-flyer has submitted his application to the PBA Office on Friday, boosting what is already ...
Jan 8, 2021
PHOENIX - Remy Martin had a rare quiet night in Arizona State's previous game, playing with what coach Bobby Hurley called a blank look in his eyes.Martin's fire was back against Grand Canyon and the Sun Devils needed ...
Dec 14, 2020
FIL-AMERICAN teenager Sage Tolentino has committed to play US NCAA Division I basketball with the Auburn Tigers.The Hawaii-raised seven-footer made the announcement late Thursday in an Instagram post shared by East West Private, the management firm which also ...
Oct 15, 2020
KAI Sotto is barely 18, yet he takes his 'big brother' role to Sage Tolentino quite seriously.It is so rare to see not one but two basketball players of Filipino lineage standing over seven feet; it is even more ...
Oct 4, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Getting drafted in the NBA is every hooper's dream. It is both a lifetime achievement and a golden ticket to financial freedom.Each of the 30 players taken in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft were paid ...
Aug 6, 2020
FILIPINO fans are still celebrating Mike Magpayo's hiring as head coach for UC Riverside, which makes him the first coach of Asian descent to assume such role in NCAA Division 1.No one's prouder than his parents."My ...
Jul 19, 2020
KENTUCKY may have missed out on securing Kai Sotto, but that doesn't mean the Wildcats can't get their hands on another player of Filipino descent.Fil-Am stud Sage Tolentino is rumored to be in "in consistent contact" ...
Jul 9, 2020
WHAT awaits Kai Sotto in the NBA G League select program?Well, if the NBA is to be believed, this presents the best path for the 7-foot-2 giant to make it to the big league.The NBA envisioned the select ...
May 12, 2020
CHICAGO - As promised, the call came last Friday afternoon. It was from Los Angeles and Jordan Clarkson was on the other end of my cellular phone line.Days earlier, I had badgered his dad, Mike, for an interview. And citing what was ...
May 5, 2020
NBA
BONG Ulep couldn't be any happier with the gains Jalen Green has made in his young career, especially after seeing the 18-year-old high-flyer committing to the groundbreaking NBA G League select program."Jalen and his parents did ...
Apr 20, 2020
TOP US high school prospect Jalen Green has narrowed down his choices to three options: enrolling at either Memphis or Auburn, or taking his talents to the Australian National Basketball League.In a short clip posted on his Twitter account, the 18- ...
Apr 16, 2020
THE sporting world stopped in the light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the top high school recruits in the US weren't spared.It's the reality that Jalen Green, the top-ranked high school recruit in the ...
Mar 20, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - When the Houston Rockets went on a losing streak from January 14 to 20, a downward spiral that lasted four games, head coach Mike D'Antoni described his team as a "ship that is "getting rocked right now."The Utah ...
Feb 4, 2020
PBA
IT'S hard to stay under the radar if you stand 6-foot-9.But Maurice Shaw did just that, laying low for years before immediately standing out in the crowd when he joined the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft."I guess ...
Dec 6, 2019
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