PBA
THE writing was on the wall.The moment Phoenix management slapped a 15-day suspension on Louie Alas for violating health protocols on the very first day PBA teams return for the start of players' workouts, one can sense it's just ...
Sep 11, 2020
PBA
PHOENIX Super LPG fired Louie Alas as head coach of its team in the PBA, appointing Topex Robinson to take over in an interim capacity.The Fuel Masters made the stunning announcement on its social media accounts on Friday, just days after ...
Sep 11, 2020
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans fired coach Alvin Gentry on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after the club missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.The Pelicans went 30-42 this season, finishing with just two victories in their ...
Aug 16, 2020
CHOT Reyes not only considers success but likewise his failures among the significant moments of his illustrious coaching career both in the PBA and with Gilas Pilipinas.His first championship with Purefoods in 1993 is high on the list, but so did ...
May 10, 2020
NBA
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request.Silver also said that the league is already ...
Oct 18, 2019
NBA
THE NBA reacted in support of Portland's Enes Kanter on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), not long after the league's Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter's efforts in the Trail Blazers' victory over Denver ...
May 3, 2019
THREE years ago, before the 2016-17 NBA season, Luke Walton signed on to be the head coach of the young core of the Los Angeles Lakers to provide the team some stability.While Walton and his raw Lakeshow made unexpectedly great ...
Apr 16, 2019
ADAMSON assistant coach Rogelio "Onyok" Getigan has been tapped to replace Air Padda as coach of the struggling Lady Falcons for the rest of the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball tournament.In a report posted on Akarisports.com, the Falcons management ...
Mar 1, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain - Some people in Spain agree that national team coach Julen Lopetegui had to go. Others believe the chaos on the eve of the World Cup just made a bad situation worse.Lopetegui was fired Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), two days ...
Jun 14, 2018
CARACAS, Venezuela - The coach of Venezuela's under-20 women's national soccer team has been fired after claiming that his players were suffering from malnutrition in the crisis-wracked nation.The Venezuelan Soccer Federation said in a statement Tuesday ...
Nov 30, 2017
NBA
PHIL Jackson is out as president of the New York Knicks after three tough years, according to reports.The split is expected to be announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), espn.com reported while Carmelo Anthony's camp was also said ...
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Jun 28, 2017
SOUTHAMPTON, England - Southampton fired Claude Puel on Wednesday after only one season in charge, with the manager unable to save his job despite leading the Premier League club to its first major final in almost four decades.In a short statement, the ...
Jun 15, 2017
LOS ANGELES - A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) for wrongful termination.Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams' aggressive ...
Feb 15, 2017
SAO PAULO - Corinthians manager Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as Tite, has been named the new coach of Brazil's national team, according to his club.The announcement was made by Corinthians president Roberto de Andrade in a televised news conference on ...
Jun 16, 2016
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott says he thought he had more time to right the ship before the team fired him last week.Scott tells ESPN he was "surprised" and "shocked" by the move even though he ...
May 5, 2016
LONDON - Jose Mourinho's "palpable discord" with Chelsea players forced the club to abruptly end his second spell as manager on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) with the team languishing just above the relegation zone only seven months after winning the Premier ...
Dec 18, 2015
NEW YORK - Former tennis star James Blake, whose caught-on-camera takedown by a plainclothes New York City police officer prompted apologies from the mayor and police commissioner, told The Associated Press on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that the officer who wrongly ...
Sep 13, 2015
MEXICO CITY - Mexican national team coach Miguel Herrera was fired on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) following a television reporter's claim that the man known as "El Piojo" punched him.The ouster came just two days after Herrera led Mexico to ...
Jul 29, 2015
FORMER PBA superstar Kenneth Duremdes on Wednesday rued the lack of due process and the 'unprofessional' handling of his firing as Adamson coach, which he said he only learned from the media."Tinanggal talaga ako. Hindi ako na-release lang," ...
Jun 3, 2015
NBA
HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets have fired their social media manager after he posted a tweet with an emoji of a gun pointed at a horse's head as they were beating the Dallas Mavericks.The Rockets confirmed the dismissal of Chad ...
May 1, 2015
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