LOS ANGELES - Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs on Tuesday morning (Wednesday, Manila time), and doctors tried to stabilize "significant" injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins. ...
Feb 24, 2021
The PBA's former Ironman is human, after all.Alvin Patrimonio, the PBA's four-time MVP who was labelled as Captain Lionheart for his fierce attitude inside the court and Ironman for his record of consecutive games played, has been brought ...
Dec 16, 2020
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's stunned football fans sought each other out on Wednesday to mourn the death of Diego Maradona, gathering by the hundreds in spots linked to the life of the legendary player.They gathered outside the humble home where ...
Nov 26, 2020
NBA
EVERYONE has a Kobe Bryant story to share. In 2007, I stood in line for almost four hours just to score tickets to a Nike-sponsored meet-and-greet with the legendary Los Angeles Lakers icon. I was with a bubbly writer ...
Jan 27, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Kobe Bryant had no business talking to me. But he did.And I will forever be grateful.When our diverse backgrounds collided last December 19, 2006 at the visitors' locker room of the United Center, he was already a three- ...
Jan 27, 2020
GROWN men cried and partisan NBA fans were one in honoring Kobe Bryant as the world dealt with the shock death of one of basketball's greatest players.Hard not to be touched by these pictures. ...
Jan 27, 2020
NBA
AMID the outpouring of grief over the passing of one of its greatest players, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said it was left 'devastated' by the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others."The NBA family ...
Jan 27, 2020
NBA
HERE are some of the early reactions from the basketball world and beyond on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash on Sunday at age 41:"Kobe was not only an icon in the sports arena, he ...
Jan 27, 2020
NBA
CALABASAS, California - Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday ( ...
Jan 27, 2020
THE magic may have waned, but the legend lives on.Efren 'Bata Reyes remains one of the top draws in Philippine sports even at the age of 65 as shown in the recent 30th Southeast Asian Games.The iconic pool player with ...
Jan 26, 2020
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Allen Iverson is The Answer that finally became the question.Take it away, Alex Trebek!"In 2001, this 76ers guard became the shortest NBA MVP in history & was the All-Star Game MVP in an Eastern Conference victory."Perhaps an original ...
Oct 30, 2019
KEITH Thurman ended the hasty, two-city press tour of his July 20 title fight with Manny Pacquuao the way he started it.The 30-year-old Thurman was firm in asserting he will end the boxing legend of Pacquiao once they ...
May 23, 2019
PBA
LONG retired, cage great Nelson Asaytono has found a way to give back to the sport that had been so good to him.Not by playing the game, but by building basketball courts."Nangongontrata ako. Contractor na ako. Marami na rin akong ...
Feb 4, 2019
PBA
THE PBA Cafe had a surprise guest one night last week when William 'Bogs' Adornado dropped by for the first time at the sports-theme restaurant inside the Metrowalk compound in Pasig City.For those not old enough to witness ...
Jun 13, 2016
ALLAN Caidic played down his close win over Jeff Chan in the three-point shootout of the Nike Rise Legacy Night on Saturday in a battle pitting two of the finest Filipino gunners ever.Caidic won the contest by a hairline, 18- ...
Aug 15, 2015
PBA
CALVIN Abueva should be among the players who has had the most number of visits to the PBA Commissioner's Office, time and again summoned for transgressions like an appearance in a 'ligang labas' or involvement in a fight. ...
Feb 14, 2015
SHARON Bowen thought her late husband was a bit crazy for buying a scrapbook filled with black and white photos of Cleveland ballplayers from the early 1900s - but not anymore. It turns out that book held what may be the only autographed ...
Feb 9, 2015
PBA
OTHER than its legendary coach, the Ginebra team of yesteryears that became known for its never-say-die spirit didn't have any superstars and was basically made up of blue-collar players who knew their respective roles.It's one big ...
Feb 3, 2015
PBA
PBA great Samboy Lim remains in a 'guarded state' at the ICU of the Medical City hospital but has shown encouraging signs that give family and close friends hope of a recovery.Lim's family was set to issue ...
Dec 2, 2014
NBA
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - Michael Jordan has reached billionaire status.Forbes magazine estimated on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that Jordan's equity as owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets is US$416 million and his net worth outside of ...
Jun 13, 2014
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