PBA
LIKE any father-son relationship, Johnny Abarrientos' ties with coach Tim Cone isn't perfect.In fact, the 'Flying A' recalled the relationship almost ended in 2001."Nagkaroon kami ng tampuhan when I got traded for some reason," Abarrientos disclosed in the ...
Jun 21, 2020
IF it weren't for a pandemic-caused postponement, the French Open would have been in Week 2 now, and Rafael Nadal might still have been in contention for a 20th Grand Slam title. Instead, he's home in Spain, ...
Jun 5, 2020
MARK Barroca is one superstitious player, especially early in his career.So superstitious that he only used one shoe from his rookie year in the PBA up until he won a grand slam with San Mig Coffee in 2014.During a PBA ...
May 21, 2020
PBA
UP to this day, coach Derrick Pumaren still rues the missed opportunity for Sunkist to make history in the 1995 PBA season."One win away from making it to the finals," the veteran coach said, recounting that season when his Orange Juicers ...
May 9, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone said he is in the process of writing a book now that he has a lot of time in his hands due to the enhanced community quarantine.Finishing it, he says, is a totally different thing."I' ...
May 3, 2020
PBA
DURING Alaska's historic Grand Slam in 1996, Jeff Cariaso played a huge part in the run-up to the rare feat in the PBA.It was Cariaso who sealed the championship for the Milkmen in the All-Filipino Conference when he ...
May 2, 2020
PBA
THE words grand slam in the Philippine basketball setting is synonymous to dominance, reserved for a PBA team that won all three conference titles in one season. However, with calls for the PBA to switch to a two-conference format, a grand ...
Apr 29, 2020
PBA
LEO Austria has bagged his fourth Coach of the Year award from the PBA Press Corps for his stellar 2019 season with the San Miguel Beermen, eding out Barangay Ginebra's in the balloting.Austria led San Miguel to the Philippine ...
Apr 27, 2020
PBA
WINNING a Grand Slam in the PBA is perhaps one of the most difficult achievements to realize in the league. In the 45 years of the PBA, a Grand Slam has been won five times - Crispa (twice), San Miguel, Alaska, and San ...
Apr 24, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Her Grand Slam losing streak up to four matches, Maria Sharapova surely was aware questions about her future would be coming.She wasn't able to provide answers.Might this have been her last trip to the Australian Open, ...
Jan 22, 2020
SEEMS that the stars have aligned for LA Tenorio after completing a "grand slam" of sorts in a span of just two months - accomplishing three different goals all witnessed in the same venue, the Mall of Asia Arena.The veteran playmaker steered ...
Jan 19, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - The secret to Novak Djokovic's post-30 success? Not his best-in-tennis return. Or his limb-twisting, body-bending court coverage. Or even his baseline consistency or clutch gene.No, ask Djokovic to explain how he keeps ...
Jan 19, 2020
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Roger Federer arrives for his interview at the precise appointed time, steering his white sedan into a parking spot in an industrial area dotted by art galleries about 15 minutes from his luxury apartment in this home-away- ...
Dec 19, 2019
PBA
LOOKING well-rested and very relaxed, Ramon S. Ang appeared casual in a black sport shirt, black pants, and a pair of slippers as he welcomed around 600 riders to the SMC Head Office in Mandaluyong City for this year's ...
Dec 17, 2019
PBA
YOU can't win them all.Leo Austria accepted the fact that even the best of teams are not unbeatable after San Miguel's quest for a season grand slam ended at the hands of sister team Ginebra, 100-97, at ...
Nov 24, 2019
PBA
JUNE Mar Fajardo slumped on the locker room floor after seeing San Miguel's grand slam drive end up in smoke following a 100-97 loss to Ginebra on Sunday in the 2019 PBA Governors' Cup quarterfinals.It didn' ...
Nov 24, 2019
PBA
BLACKWATER import Marqus Blakely took part in another jersey exchange on Wednesday, this time with Rain or Shine star James Yap.The exchange of jerseys occurred right after the Elite lost to the Elastopainters, 99-82, in the game at the Cuneta ...
Oct 23, 2019
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer started out its 2019 PBA Governors Cup bid on Wednesday night with a 130-119 shellacking of Phoenix Pulse.For the second time in three seasons, the Beermen began their bid for a second grand slam in franchise history ...
Sep 27, 2019
PBA
YANCY de Ocampo has been in this position before.Winning the first two conferences, his team had a golden chance to complete the rare Grand Slam feat.Until he wasn't.A part of the 2014 San Mig Coffee squad, de ...
Aug 22, 2019
PBA
SAN Miguel Corp. top brass covet a grand slam.Top officials made it clear the PBA team will be going all out for the second grand slam in franchise history during the newly minted Commissioner's Cup champions' victory party ...
Aug 20, 2019
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