DESPITE carrying a lot of pressure and expectations, national women's volleyball team star Alyssa Valdez promised to give the 18th Asian Games Jakarta and Palembang their best shot starting on August 18.Valdez admitted the first Philippine team to compete in ...
Aug 1, 2018
COACH Ramil de Jesus is asking support from team owners and school officials to help form a solid national women's volleyball team for three international tournaments."Hindi ko naman kayang gawin 'yun na ima-magic ko lang," said De Jesus, tasked ...
Apr 14, 2018
PBA
PRESSURE got the better of Magnolia Pambansang Manok.Coach Chito Victolero admitted the Hotshots crumbled in the face of the San Miguel Beermen's fierce endgame comeback and complete a 108-99 Game Five victory in double overtime to win a historic ...
Apr 6, 2018
PBA
TNT KaTropa coach Nash Racela refused to let pressure get in his team's head in the midst of an alarming tailspin that has put their playoff bid in the PBA Philippine Cup in jeopardy.The Texters' 93-78 loss to Ginebra ...
Feb 12, 2018
PBA
HE managed to juggle two ultimate tasks of being a student-athlete, so what's the pressure of playing for the PBA's most popular team?Jett Manuel is embracing the pressure of wearing the Barangay Ginebra uniform after the Gin Kings ...
Oct 31, 2017
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger is embracing yet another added pressure as he and the rest of the remaining big men in Gilas Pilipinas' Fiba Asia Cup squad try to fill the void left by not only Andray Blatche, but now also June Mar Fajardo. ...
Aug 5, 2017
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger shrugged off the pressure of filling the huge shoes of Andray Blatche as Gilas Pilipinas' naturalized player in the Fiba Asia Cup next month in Lebanon.The Filipino-German is ineligible to play as a local under current Fiba rules, ...
Jul 27, 2017
PBA
WENDELL McKines is embracing the pressure of anchoring San Miguel Beer in its quest to pull off one of the greatest achievements in the PBA.Fresh from their Commissioner's Cup conquest that proved to be an encore to its Philippine Cup ...
Jul 5, 2017
MADRID - Lionel Messi's 90th-minute winner against promoted Leganes did little to ease tensions at Barcelona, which finds itself in the unusual position of having to make peace with its fans.There were jeers throughout the lackluster win over Leganes ...
Feb 21, 2017
PBA
NLEX coach Yeng Guiao admitted that he could be expecting too much from his players as far as developing their maturity and character is concerned as they surrendered a 110-96 decision at the hands of GlobalPort in their PBA Philippine Cup ...
Jan 13, 2017
PBA
JAKE Pascual is not letting pressure get to him, and instead sees his arrival at Alaska as an opportunity to make an immediate impact for a team riddled by injuries in its frontline in the PBA Philippine Cup.The Aces acquired the ...
Dec 13, 2016
PBA
AS anticipated as Barangay Ginebra's PBA Season 42 debut are the rookies the team is going to parade in its Philippine Cup opener on Sunday night against TNT KaTropa at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Kevin Ferrer, Jammer Jamito, and Jericho de ...
Nov 26, 2016
PBA
DESPITE hearing the rumors coming into the draft, Ael Banal insisted he didn't expect to become the top pick in the regular rookie draft on Sunday.Blackwater bared it was going to make the US-honed amateur cager the No. 1 ...
Oct 30, 2016
PBA
ALASKA continues to embrace the pressure of having its back against the wall as the Aces aim to drag the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals against Rain or Shine to the distance.This familiar situation has brought out the best in the ...
May 17, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas assistant coach Alex Compton believes it's unfair to expect too much right away from teen prodigy Kai Sotto as far as his playing career is concerned.The young Sotto, son of former pro Ervin Sotto, attracted a lot of ...
Apr 12, 2016
PBA
CYRUS Baguio refused to look back on what could've been and is instead firmly putting his focus on what's ahead for Alaska in Game Seven of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals against San Miguel Beer.Asked if the Aces would' ...
Feb 1, 2016
PBA
MARCIO Lassiter admitted the pressure remains with San Miguel Beer despite taking Alaska to the limit in the PBA Philippine Cup Finals that comes to an end on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.The Beermen definitely felt the burden after ...
Feb 1, 2016
PBA
ALASKA coach Alex Compton insisted the pressure remains with San Miguel Beer in the PBA Philippine Cup Finals that will go the full seven-game distance next week.The Aces squandered a third chance to close out the series after bowing to ...
Jan 29, 2016
PBA
IT'S like finally getting out of a chokehold for former Barangay Ginebra players who are now at Barako Bull.That's basically the case when one transfers from a franchise that's carrying the hopes and expectations of its legions of ...
Nov 19, 2015
PBA
MOALA Tautuaa and Troy Rosario admitted the pressure of being touted rookies did them in during their disappointing pro debut for Talk 'N Text, which suffered a 114-98 beating at the hands of Alaska on Friday night in the PBA Philippine ...
Oct 23, 2015
PBA
BEING the third overall pick in the last PBA draft has already put a ton of pressure on Rain or Shine rookie Maverick Ahanmisi's shoulders.What more now that team's resident star Paul Lee is down with a ...
Oct 20, 2015
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