RAMON Fernandez has been appointed as chef de mission of the Philippines in the 31st Southeast Asian Games to be held this year in Hanoi, Vietnam.The Philippine Olympic Committee made the appointment following its first executive board meeting under the new ...
Jan 12, 2021
PBA
1 - Of the more than a thousand Filipinos who turned pro and saw action in the league, there was only one player which had a surname starting with the letter 'Z' - current San Miguel Beerman Paul Zamar.2 - Most number times a ...
Aug 30, 2020
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner Ramon Fernandez issued a stern reminder to amateur athletes that group training is still absolutely prohibited.The PBA legend turned PSC official issued the warning after hearing about a group of players that include several recruits of ...
Aug 22, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has sought the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for an alleged 'payroll-padding' anomaly in the agency.Sources said a PSC employee was arrested on Tuesday on allegations of qualified theft after it was ...
Jul 14, 2020
PBA
TO this day, only 23 jersey numbers have been retired in the PBA.The ceremony is such a rare occurrence in the Asia's first play-for-pay league that only six of the existing 12 clubs, and nine teams in ...
May 25, 2020
PBA
CEBU may still be lagging behind Pampanga when it comes to the most number of active PBA players, but there's one edge the Queen City of the South holds over the country's Culinary Capital: having the most Most ...
Mar 28, 2020
PBA
BEING labeled as a great is one thing. But to be enshirined in the Hall of Fame, that's special.To date, only 40 players have been given the honor of being inducted to the PBA Hall of Fame - quite an ...
Mar 24, 2020
ON the occasion of the 45th anniversary of its founding, the PBA, Asia's first professional basketball league, is lining up a series of activities to celebrate its fabled past and re-introduce its pioneer teams and great players to present- ...
Mar 15, 2020
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer, the only remaining pioneer franchise in the PBA, is the most successful team in the league. To date, its collection has reached 26 championships after winning a fifth straight Philippine Cup title this season.Every true-blue SMB fan ...
Jul 29, 2019
THROUGH the years, players' trades have become bigger news than the games in the PBA.From the blockbuster deals to the minor ones, from fair to the not-so-fair, there's always a buzz whenever negotiations between teams lead to either ...
Jul 14, 2019
PBA
JAPETH Aguilar regretted not leading Barangay Ginebra to a win in the presence of Sonny Jaworski in Game Four of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals against San Miguel Beer on Thursday night.The Gin Kings failed to follow up 95-87 win ...
Mar 16, 2018
PBA
BLACKWATER owner Dioceldo Sy is batting for the revival of the old PBA rule that prohibits the league's best big men from playing on just one team in the wake of the controversial trade that brought June Mar Fajardo and ...
Nov 15, 2017
PBA
A MAJORITY bloc in the PBA board is hoping to get the approval of five members who were absent from a special board meeting on Thursday where the body moved not the extend the term of Commissioner Chito Narvasa.Seven of the ...
Nov 2, 2017
DESPITE being a four-time PBA MVP, MBA commissioner, and Purefoods playing-coach, Ramon Fernandez said looking for the 'next best thing' in Philippine basketball is no longer his priority.Fernandez is more focused on looking for potential athletes outside basketball in ...
Mar 24, 2017
PBA
BASKETBALL legend Mon Fernandez said June Mar Fajardo has the potential to surpass, even double, his record of four PBA Most Valuable Player awards.Fernandez said he already saw the boundless potential of the 6-10 Fajardo since his college days at ...
Mar 21, 2017
BASKETBALL LEGEND Mon Fernandez on Sunday challenged Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco to a vote among national athletes on who between them should resign from their respective positions in sports.Fernandez, a first-term commissioner in the Philippine Sports ...
Mar 12, 2017
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner Ramon Fernandez fired back at Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco via social media, days after being labeled a 'game-fixer' by the Philippine Olympic Committee president.Fernandez went on the attack with a series of social media ...
Mar 10, 2017
PBA
ON Thursday, Star Hotshots and Rain or Shine pulled off one of the biggest trades in PBA history when James Yap and Paul Lee swapped places, a move the league later approved.The news shocked the whole basketball community in the Philippines, ...
Oct 14, 2016
PBA
RAMON Fernandez didn't play under the great coach Virgilio 'Baby' Dalupan during his colorful playing career except for a single night 27 years ago.And oh, how memorable the game turned out to be.The first and only time Dalupan ...
Aug 24, 2016
ABL
ABS-CBN is bent on airing regional basketball league after all. But unfortunately for the Countrywide Basketball League (CWBL), the giant network is setting its sights beyond the Philippines.SPIN.ph sources bared that the country's biggest TV network is in ...
Jul 18, 2016
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