San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is a man of few words on the court, but he has always been uncharacteristically articulate when talking about US President Donald Trump.The five-time champion mentor recently spoke to The Nation's Dave ...
Jun 2, 2020
The new generation of mayors has filled the news in the past year-and even more so now with the coronavirus outbreak. The latest to join the list of impressive millennials taking over local politics is San Manuel, Tarlac Mayor Donya Tesoro. ...
Apr 8, 2020
IS THIS the best Air Binay yet?People are conflicted.First released in 2018, the "Air Binay" - free rubber shoes distributed by the Makati government to the city's public schools - is now on its third iteration.On Tuesday, they distributed ...
Feb 5, 2020
JUST a year and two months into the job as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president, Ricky Vargas has learned the hard way that it's quite lonely at the top.And that it isn't easy to do things the ...
Apr 9, 2019
PBA
ONE of Cebu's deadliest gunners is trying his hand at politics.Cebuano hotshot Dondon Hontiveros will seek a council seat in Cebu City's south district in the May 2019 elections, according to the Cebu Daily News.The 41- ...
Oct 11, 2018
MMA
LIKE his demeanor when he makes his way into the cage and faces opponents, Brandon Vera looks as serious about his plan to enter politics.The Filipino-American MMA star last year bared his intention to run for local office in his ...
Dec 3, 2016
TIM Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics also could be appealing down the road.One thing is for sure, he'll always be a Gator. ...
Jul 28, 2016
SENATOR Manny Pacquiao declared his "wholehearted" support for incoming President Rodrigo Duterte during his oath-taking in Sarangani on Wednesday. The President-elect was present during Pacquiao's oath-taking at the Sarangani Sports Gymnasium that was also graced by Pacquiao's ...
Jun 22, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao the politician has found a supporter in Marat Safin.Boxing's only eight-division champion is running for a Senate seat in next year's national elections and Safin believes he can make a difference."In my opinion he&# ...
Dec 6, 2015
PBA
PAUL Artadi has decided to call it a career at age 34 while making the shift to politics, announcing on Tuesday that he is vying for a city council seat in San Juan in the coming national elections.A former Purefoods second- ...
Oct 14, 2015
MANNY Pacquiao is still undecided on the career path he'll be taking by 2016.That is, Pacquiao the politician and not the boxing champ.The two-time congressman of Sarangani Province clarified he has yet to decide on whether to seek ...
May 13, 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won't stop him from plotting a bigger comeback - in the political arena that is.In a country where elections are also entertainment and political programs secondary, candidates ...
May 10, 2015
NBA
PYONGYANG, North Korea - Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday to meet leader Kim Jong Un and put the finishing touches on plans to bring 12 ex-NBA players to Pyongyang for a Jan. 8 exhibition game marking ...
Dec 20, 2013
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November.It'll also be two years since the former pound-for-pound champion' ...
Aug 9, 2013
PBA
CEBU CITY - Southwestern University is hoping multi-titled coach Raul 'Yayoy' Alcoseba will reconsider his resignation and lead the Cobras in their title defense in the coming season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) men's basketball tournament. ...
May 6, 2013
LAS VEGAS - After Congressman Manny Pacquiao, Restituto 'Buboy' Fernandez hopes he would be the next to join the august body.The boyhood pal and longtime cornerman of the boxing superstar is seeking a congressional seat in next year's national ...
Dec 6, 2012
HOLLYWOOD - Already an accomplished boxer, now Manny Pacquiao is fast turning out to be a political kingmaker.On Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), Tulsi Gabbard personally visited Pacquiao in training camp at the Wild Card gym to thank the boxer for helping her ...
Dec 4, 2012
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