NBA
PATTY Mills will play in the NBA restart, and the San Antonio guard said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that the reason why he's decided to participate is so he can give just over $1 million of his salary to ...
Jul 9, 2020
NBA
BOSTON - Jaylen Brown is encouraged by the steps the NBA is taking to connect with its players' desire to support social justice causes.He also wants to see the league go further with some of those plans as it prepares to ...
Jul 7, 2020
PARIS - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has criticized "ignorant and uneducated" comments by former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.Hamilton, a six-time world champion and the only Black driver in F1, was shocked by Ecclestone's claim during an interview with ...
Jun 28, 2020
For NBA superstars Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook, the protest against racial injustice doesn't end on the streets.The Portland Trail Blazers guard just dropped a track on systemic racism titled "Blacklist" as Dame D.O.L.L.A. via ...
Jun 11, 2020
NASCAR banned the Confederate flag from its races and venues on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), formally severing itself from what for many is a symbol of slavery and racism.The move comes amid social unrest around the globe following the death of ...
Jun 11, 2020
SINCE the George Floyd incident that sparked a stronger and more unified Black Lives Matter protest in the United States and the rest of the world, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has been one of the most vocal NBA players at ...
Jun 10, 2020
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees now realizes he'd fallen out of touch.His contemporaries drove that home when they pilloried him this week for repeating a long-held conviction he'd always felt comfortable expressing.In the wake of the ...
Jun 5, 2020
FOR Chris Ross, the incident which led to the death of George Floyd hits too close to home.After all, he had his own experience with regard to racial profiling in the United States."Personally, I've had two policemen point their ...
Jun 3, 2020
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has joined a growing group of prominent sports stars condemning the killing of George Floyd in the United States last week.The 30-year-old Nigeria-born Adesanya, who has lived in New Zealand ...
Jun 2, 2020
LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool players took a knee around the center circle at Anfield Stadium on Monday in a gesture of support following the death of George Floyd.Squad members posted a picture of the act on their social media accounts with the ...
Jun 2, 2020
FILIPINO-foreign PBA stars have expressed their stand against racism, seeking justice for the death of George Floyd.Chris Ross, Gabe Norwood, Marcio Lassiter, Kelly Williams, Joe Devance, Mo Tautuaa, Chris Newsome, and CJ Perez were some of the PBA standouts who ...
Jun 1, 2020
CELTICS swingman Jaylen Brown drove from Boston to his home state of Georgia to help lead a protest march following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minnesota.Brown's drive took 15 hours, and was joined in the ...
May 31, 2020
LEBRON James and fellow big names from the NBA didn't mince words when they denounced the recent alleged police brutality in Minneapolis that led to the death of 46-year-old George Floyd.A viral video showed a police officer ...
May 28, 2020
ARWIND Santos had a change of heart about his racist gestures against Terrence Jones upon remembering where he came from.The San Miguel forward was initially unapologetic after directing a monkey taunt at Jones, before posting an apology video on Thursday. During ...
Aug 17, 2019
NOT a few people believe San Miguel star Arwind Santos got off lightly for his monkey taunt against TNT import Terrence Jones.The former league MVP escaped suspension for his racist taunt on Jones in Game Five of the PBA Commissioner' ...
Aug 16, 2019
ATHLETES usually choose their footwear based on comfort and fit, among other common factors that they feel will enable them to deliver optimum performance on the court.But sometimes, they pick their shoes to make a statement.Here are five cagers who ...
Sep 27, 2018
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals.An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front ...
Jun 1, 2017
PARIS - Uefa formally opened a disciplinary case against the Croatian soccer federation on Saturday for racism and fan disorder at a European Championship match.Play was stopped for several minutes late in Croatia's 2-2 draw with the Czech Republic ...
Jun 18, 2016
NBA
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is disappointed about the way Asians were stereotyped during an onstage skit at Sunday night's Oscars, and said more racial awareness is needed."I just feel like sometimes the way people perceive ...
Mar 2, 2016
ORGANIZER of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup said it will not impose sanctions at this point on anyone relating to the alleged racist remarks aimed at San Beda big man Ola Adeogun, but was quick to condemn such discriminatory acts. ...
May 14, 2014
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