PBA
NORMAN Black has played in the NBA, won more than his share of PBA championships both as a player and coach, and is one of only a handful of coaches who can say that he has completed a season grand slam.Now, ...
Dec 24, 2020
NBA
BOSTON - Tommy Heinsohn, who as a Boston Celtics player, coach and broadcaster over more than 60 years was with the team for all 17 of its NBA championships, died Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). He was 86."This is a devastating loss," the ...
Nov 11, 2020
KIEFER Ravena is inside the PBA bubble in Clark, so another 'Phenom' had to take charge in his very own Chooks-to-Go store in Cainta, Rizal was inaugurated Thursday.Kiefer's girlfriend Alyssa Valdez and mom Mozzy were ...
Oct 15, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Three-time Brazilian Olympian Sheilla Castro is coming out of retirement to play in a new U.S. professional volleyball league early next year.She also hopes to make another Olympic team after already capturing two gold medals during a ...
Oct 14, 2020
PING Exciminiano has never backed down from a challenge.Despite standing at just six feet, the Olongapo-born guard has carved a reputation as one of the most relentless and pesky defenders to ever lace sneakers in the PBA.It's ...
Oct 14, 2020
EVEN James Yap is in awe of how big his son Bimby Aquino Yap has grown. "Nagulat ako na ganon na pala siya katangkad, hindi ko ine-expect," the basketball star gushed when SPIN Life talked to him during a down time ...
Oct 7, 2020
FORMER University of the Philippines player Kevin Rae Astorga was nabbed for alleged possession of high-grade marijuana and cocaine in a buy-bust operation in Paranaque City on Tuesday.A Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) team led hy Jill Salamanca, Southern ...
Sep 22, 2020
INDONESIA women's volleyball team star Aprilia Manganang is hanging up her jersey at the age of 28.The fierce hitter from Tahuna, Indonesia is regarded as one of the best in Southeast Asia after representing Indonesia in several tournaments overseas. ...
Sep 11, 2020
CHICAGO - It was an issue that couldn't just be swept under the rug.When I first saw and heard ESPN analyst Jalen Rose joyously yell "Walis, walis, walis" while predicting the outcome of a series during his NBA Countdown pre- ...
Sep 10, 2020
KAI Sotto knows he has a lot to improve on in his game as he chases the NBA dream.And he feels fortunate that a former NBA player in Chuck Person took him under his wing as the Filipino center trained at ...
May 14, 2020
CHRIS de Chavez was a picture of courage as he and his family survived its battle with the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) disease."I beat this. I had the will power to beat it. Even though I was scared for my mom, ...
May 2, 2020
ONE of the Philippines' posh golf clubs has been shut down amid the alarming rise of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country. The Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in Mandaluyong is imposing a lockdown after it emerged that ...
Mar 11, 2020
LIMA, Peru - Peruvian football officials have asked FIFA to shift the World Cup qualifier against Argentina next month from Boca Junior's Bombonera stadium.In a letter to FIFA general secretary Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, the Peruvian Football Association says it " ...
Sep 12, 2017
MILAN - Already one of the greatest players in the history of football, it turns out Zinedine Zidane makes the right moves on the touchline, too.Less than five months after taking over a squad in disarray under Rafa Benitez, Zidane has brought ...
May 29, 2016
ONE player of the Ateneo Blue Eagles has found himself at the center of a storm - and it has nothing to do with Typhoon Lando or basketball for that matter.Ateneo sophomore John Apacible has been identified by multiple sources as the &# ...
Oct 19, 2015
PBA
IS Chris Tiu already hinting at retirement?Speculation swirled after the former Ateneo star's post on his Twitter account early Thursday morning, hours after Rain or Shine's season ended when it was booted out of the PBA Governors' ...
Jul 9, 2015
PBA
SINCE announcing his entry into the PBA as playing coach of Kia Sorento last May, bocing hero Manny Pacquiao has absorbed jabs from fans left and right.Pacquiao admitted he is aware of the jeers from basketball purists, but the 35-year- ...
Oct 5, 2014
POPULAR teen star Daniel Padilla denied on Monday that he intends to play for AMA University after the balllcub made him part of its protected list of players in the PBA D-League rookie draft on Monday.While saying that playing in ...
Sep 15, 2014
NBA
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) - Phoenix Suns forward PJ Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days of home detention on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after pleading guilty to "super extreme" driving under the influence."I am truly sorry and I ...
Aug 5, 2014
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada - Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.Team spokesman Brian Olive says the 80-year-old Russell felt faint after the Thursday morning fall (Friday, ...
Jul 18, 2014
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