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
PBA
WHEN Barangay Ginebra and GlobalPort clash on Tuesday in their PBA Governors Cup debut, two former players who also happen to be the newest head coaches in the pro league cross paths again.Ginebra's Jeffrey Cariaso and GlobalPort's ...
May 20, 2014
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas big man Japeth Aguilar has earned praise from coach Chot Reyes, not so much for the three thunderous dunks he made in an emphatic win over Japan on Monday night but for the intangibles he brought to the Gilas cause ...
Aug 6, 2013
WASHINGTON - A tennis player was defaulted from her match at the Citi Open after hitting a line judge in the knee with a ball after losing a point.Olga Puchkova, a Russian who is ranked 88th, was forced to forfeit against Paula ...
Aug 2, 2013
NBA
JASON COLLINS would always make excuses for why he wasn't interested in the women his twin brother and sister-in-law would set him up with on dates.Jarron Collins still never figured out that Jason was gay.Jarron joked ...
May 16, 2013
NBA
NEW YORK - Jason Collins, the NBA veteran who last week announced he was gay, is disputing reports from publishing insiders who say he is shopping a book deal.Officials at three publishing houses told The Associated Press on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) ...
May 7, 2013
NBA
ALL throughout his life, Tyrone Curtis Bogues had always been looked down on mainly due to his height.Popular known as Muggsy, he fondly claims he is a 'fun sized' individual who only stands at 5-foot-3.Yet, how ...
May 2, 2013
NBA
THE coming-out part is over.Now Jason Collins needs a job.Collins' stunning announcement that he was a gay athlete in a major sport won overwhelming support from other players, coaches and executives - even a phone call from the president. ...
May 1, 2013
NBA
WASHINGTON - With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.In a first-person ...
Apr 29, 2013
NBA
LIKE most great point guards, Tyrone 'Muggsy' Bogues also went to coaching at the end of a successful basketball career and he finds joy in imparting his knowledge to a high school team back in North Carolina.Bogues, the smallest player ever ...
Apr 26, 2013
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