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IN 2003, Noli Eala became the sixth commissioner of the PBA, replacing Jun Bernardino. After a career in sports broadcasting, Eala took on the challenge of steering the most valuable asset in Philippine sports.His commissionership was not without challenges and controversies. ...
Apr 1, 2020
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MILAN - Willie Marcial has been re-appointed as PBA Commissioner for three more years on Thursday.The league board of governors unanimously gave the extension of terms to Marcial during its annual planning session at the Star Hotels here.Marcial still has ...
Jan 30, 2020
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LIFE as a PBA commissioner definitely isn't easy for Willie Marcial.In this second part of our SPIN.ph Sidelines interview, Marcial talks about dealing with tough calls, admitting the hesitation to take on the job as top executive of the ...
Aug 29, 2019
WILLIE Marcial wore many hats in the PBA, starting from his humble beginnings as statistician in the 1980s, to becoming a floor director with Vintage Sports. In January of 2018, Marcial ascended from the ranks to become the 10th commissioner of Asia' ...
Aug 7, 2019
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WILL the PBA hierarchy step in and settle the current standoff between Blackwater and rookie star Bobby Ray Parks?Team management is set to take up the Parks issue before the Commissioner's Office in a last-ditch effort to have ...
Jan 8, 2019
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HE wanted things to be systematic and was a stickler for perfection.It's how people close to former PBA Commissioner Rey Marquez would best remember him. The long-time Shell executive passed away on Nov. 11. He was 86."At Shell, ...
Nov 17, 2018
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IT'S that time of the year again when, regardless if you're young or old, naughty or nice, we can all make our own wish lists and pray these all come true.Let SPIN.ph give you a peek ...
Dec 28, 2017
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THE silence is deafening at the PBA front after top officials from rival factions who traded barbs in a very public mud-slinging just last week called for a ceasefire and agreed to sit down 'like true gentlemen' six days ...
Nov 9, 2017
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RUMOR: A majority bloc in the PBA board led by teams from the MVP group is moving to oust Chito Narvasa from his post as commissioner.FACTS: No thanks to a questionable trade that somehow got the approval of the Commissioner' ...
Oct 31, 2017
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REGARDLESS OF PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa's final decision on the life ban on Ivan Johnson, the management of Tropang TNT has already made up its mind to send the controversial import home.A source bared to Spin.ph TNT has ...
Feb 16, 2016
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PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa said he was merely out to pacify Alaska veteran Dondon Hontiveros when he stepped into the court in the middle of a commotion in Game Two on Wednesday night, saying he only wanted to prevent the situation from ...
Jan 6, 2016
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PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa said he has reprimanded Alfrancis Chua after the Barangay Ginebra team governor was caught on national television puffing an e-cigarette on the bench during a league game on December 5 at the Angeles University Foundation Gym in ...
Dec 14, 2015
PBA
FORMER PBA technical consultant Perry Martinez has expressed support for all the rule changes implemented by new commissioner Chito Narvasa, but aired concern that problems in implementation may pose a major hurdle."Yung konsepto ng rule change, I totally agree and support, ...
Oct 21, 2015
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WHEN Chito Narvasa delivered his first speech as commissioner before the PBA Press Corps at the latter's awards night on Wednesday, he gave a veritable lecture on "responsible journalism" before league beat writers and senior editors, some of whom were ...
Sep 21, 2015
PBA
IN one of his first acts as PBA commissioner, Chito Narvasa banned Spin.ph contributing writer Snow Badua from the pro league's games and activities for what he termed as 'irresponsible and deplorable actions' against Barangay Ginebra governor ...
Sep 19, 2015
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HE'S been away from the game of basketball for a long while that incoming PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa considers his appointment both as an 'opportunity' and a 'challenge.'Narvasa admitted games in Asia's first ever play-for-pay league have ...
May 14, 2015
PBA
FORMER PBA coach Chito Narvasa has been named to succeed Chito Salud as league commissioner, getting a unanimous vote from the board of governors during Thursday's meeting at the PBA office in Libis, Quezon City.Narvasa, who coached Purefoods and Shell ...
May 14, 2015
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AFTER hearing the four candidates for commissioner make their respective pitches, the PBA board has pegged May 14 as the likely date to make the final announcement on who will succeed outgoing PBA chief Chito Salud.Emerging from a board meeting that ...
Apr 30, 2015
PBA
FORMER PBA coach Chito Narvasa has been included in the short list of candidates for the soon-to-be-vacant position of league commissioner following a marathon two-hour board meeting at the PBA office in Libis, Quezon City.The league board ...
Apr 16, 2015
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TALK 'N Text veteran Danny Seigle, Vince Hizon and the former NBA Asia Pacific managing director are on the short list of six candidates to be the next PBA commissioner.Aside from the Seigle, Hizon and Mark Fisher, other candidates left after ...
Apr 9, 2015
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