WE'VE been in this position before, right?Kai Sotto, the anointed great Filipino hope, embarks on a new chapter in his career as he plays for the Adelaide 36ers in the National Basketball League (NBL) in Australia.Understandably so, every ...
Dec 6, 2021
KAI Sotto's debut in the National Basketball League (NBL) of Australia will have to wait.The Adelaide 36ers on Thursday ruled out the Filipino teenager and three other players from their NBL season debut away to the Perth Wildcats on ...
Dec 2, 2021
MMA
ROLANDO Dy is marking his return to the cage as he fights Serbian Slobodan Maksimovic just before the year ends.The two lock horns at BRAVE CF 56 on Dec. 18 at the Belexpocentar in Belgrade, Serbia, marking the first time the ...
Nov 25, 2021
JEAN Montero was quick to seize the spotlight in Overtime Elite's first Pro Simulation game, steering Team OTE to a 105-95 win over Team Elite last Saturday (Manila time) at the OTE Center of Excellence in Atlanta.The Dominican ...
Nov 18, 2021
JT Thunders halted FC Tokyo's two-game winning streak, 27-25, 25-15, 26-28, 25-20, in the Japan V.League on Friday at the Sumida Ward General Gymnasium.Aussie spiker Thomas Edgar unleashed 31 points to end the four- ...
Nov 12, 2021
BRYAN Bagunas said he is proud to see compatriot Marck Espejo prove his worth in Japan V.League and he can't wait to reunite with him in the Philippine men's volleyball team next year.In their first duel since the ...
Nov 7, 2021
YUKA Saso confirmed on Thursday she has started the process of switching to Japanese citizenship, but insisted she will always be proud of her Filipino heritage.In a statement, the 20-year old major golf winner confirmed reports by multiple Japanese media ...
Nov 4, 2021
WITHOUT a doubt, Shiga Lakestars' 39-point loss at the hands of the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins, 107-68 on Saturday left a bad taste in Kiefer Ravena's mouth.So driven was the Filipino guard that he knew had to ...
Oct 24, 2021
MMA
MANNY Pacquiao, Georges St-Pierre, and Bruce Lee.Salvadoran-Filipino Ricky Turcios mentioned the three celebrated personalities as the biggest influences in his mixed martial arts career growing up.Turcios recently earned a UFC contract after topping the hit reality show 'The ...
Oct 2, 2021
FILIPINO vs. Cuban will be underscored in boxing for the next two weeks.As Yordenis Ugas steps up to the plate to face the legendary Manny Pacquiao, they become the second Pinoy-Cuban pair to battle in a world title fight in ...
Aug 11, 2021
BIENVE Marañon is glad that his dream finally came true as he officially became a Filipino citizen on Wednesday.President Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11570 which grants Filipino citizenship to Marañon, who will be taking an oath of allegiance ...
Jul 7, 2021
WHEN Spin.ph spoke to Meralco coach Norman Black on Thursday afternoon for its Zoom In episode, we told the multi-titled mentor half-jokingly that the interview would be conducted in Filipino.Well, Black gamely did - and passed with flying colors. ...
Jun 25, 2021
KAI Sotto certainly has a lot of work left to do in his game before he can put himself in the same conversation with some of his peers at Ignite.But for a draft expert in the US, the Filipino wunderkind' ...
Dec 20, 2020
THERE'S a high chance that Thirdy Ravena can rejoin San-En NeoPhoenix in its road game against Levanga Hokkaido this weekend.The team announced on Friday that the 23-year-old Filipino import will be part of the trip after ...
Dec 11, 2020
MOCK drafts have Kai Sotto in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft this early, way below his Ignite peers Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix, and Isaiah Todd.But the Filipino wunderkind said he isn't one to dwell ...
Dec 10, 2020
MMA
FILIPINO karateka Ramon "The Bicolano" Gonzales makes his return to the ONE Championship Circle at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II, a previously recorded event from Singapore that airs this Friday, 6 November.Gonzales will attempt to overcome Eko Roni Saputra and get ...
Nov 4, 2020
MMA
MARK Striegl is the latest Filipino to be signed by UFC.The Fil-Am mixed martial artist confirmed the news on his social media accounts and announced that he will make his cage debut next week."Today I signed with the UFC! ...
Aug 13, 2020
NBA
BRIAN Shaw has yet to work with Kai Sotto, but this early, he sees a shade of an NBA All-Star in the Filipino prodigy."I think he has the ability to play like Nikola Jokic," said the NBA G League Select ...
Aug 13, 2020
AMID all the hoopla over Kai Sotto's decision to take the G League path in pursuit of his NBA dream, a single tweet by Evan Daniels of 247 Sports claiming the Filipino teen is set to receive upwards of US$ ...
May 15, 2020
KAI Sotto knew he was going to be tall.His dad Ervin, after all, stands 6-foot-7 and had made it all the way to the PBA where he had a pro career spread across six teams.That gift of height ...
May 11, 2020
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