EUMIR Marcial is grateful for the continued support of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) even as the Olympic-bound boxer reiterated that he's not in a hurry in his decision to turn pro.Marcial said until now he hasn't made ...
Jun 15, 2020
PBA
THERE is one player who left an indelible mark in his career in the Philippines as far as Andy Thompson in concerned.His name is Billy Ray Bates."There was a guy in the league named Billy Ray Bates. The Black Superman," ...
May 23, 2020
PBA
ONLY a few perhaps know that a former PBA import had the foresight to keep track of the 1997-98 saga of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in what later became the blockbuster documentary series The Last Dance.Andy Thompson, who ...
May 20, 2020
Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) moved to further help financially national team members as cases of the coronavirus pandemic in the country continue to drag on.Chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez and members of his board held a meeting Tuesday via video conferencing where ...
Apr 21, 2020
PBA
APRIL 9, 1975 was a landmark day for sports in the country after the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) was formed, the first-ever professional basketball league in Asia. Since then, the league has become not just a basketball competition but also a ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
BASKETBALL legend Ramon Fernandez owns the most number of championships won by any player in PBA history and still holds most of the major league records, 16 years since his retirement.For all his greatness and the personal feats he established, the ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
A nationwide party was in the works to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the PBA.In a wink of an eye, though, everything vanished into thin air.No thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that came along like a thief in the ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
CHICAGO - With the coronavirus pandemic crippling the sports world, I have a confession to make: I tested positive for laziness.As any writer will tell you, It's hard to flap these creative wings when there is no material to soar ...
Apr 8, 2020
THE pilot who perished in the Lion Air plane that caught fire and crashed in the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Sunday night was a true sportsman and friend to some of the country's top sports personality including basketball ...
Mar 30, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone on Wednesday rattled off four players that had the biggest influence on him in basketball on social media.His answer was not what you'd expect.With Luzon island on enhanced community quarantine, a discussion was ...
Mar 25, 2020
IF not for the coronavirus outbreak, Valenzuela City could have already unveiled its first local-themed basketball court.Rep. Eric Martinez said the 'Bahay Alamat' or 'The Holy Grail of Basketball Courts in the Philippines' was supposed to be inaugurated last Sunday. ...
Mar 21, 2020
PBA
RAMON Fernandez will be coaching Purefoods in their 'Return of the Rivals' exhibition match against Barangay Ginebra on Sunday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Fernandez will be at the bench on Sunday for Purefoods, a team he coached during the 1988 season, ...
Feb 16, 2019
PBA
CEBU - With June Mar Fajardo winning a historic fifth PBA MVP award, just how much does the shy kid from Pinamungajan mean to his fellow Cebuanos?Considering the feat he has accomplished at the age of 29, he's already up ...
Jan 14, 2019
PBA
BOCAUE, Bulacan - June Mar Fajardo said surpassing Alvin Patrimonio and Mon Fernandez for most MVPs in the PBA will not stop him from working even harder in his career.Fajardo received his fifth MVP award on Sunday during the PBA Leo Awards ...
Jan 13, 2019
PBA
JUNE Mar Fajardo already looked unstoppable despite having to do less work again in San Miguel Beer's 102-81 triumph over Ginebra in Game Four of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals.Yet the reigning MVP hasn't even used the "secret ...
Mar 16, 2018
PBA
IT WAS a truly magical moment at the Mall of Asia Arena as legends Robert Jaworski and Ramon Fernandez turned up at courtside for Game Four of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals between Ginebra and San Miguel on Thursday night.Too bad ...
Mar 15, 2018
PBA
SAN Miguel star June Mar Fajardo was delighted to reunite with Beermen legend and his former mentor Ramon Fernandez during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Annual Awards on Tuesday night at the Manila Hotel.Two of the best PBA players were in ...
Feb 28, 2018
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) officials led by Commissioner Ramon Fernandez were barred from 'observing' the closed-door general assembly of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Monday.Fernandez said PSC officials went to the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club ...
Feb 19, 2018
PBA
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez said he is in favor of the pro league allowing a more physical style of play, so long as the referees' calls are consistent.The current season has seen subtle changes in the way games are being ...
Jan 24, 2018
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has created a task force that will look into complaints by athletes and coaches over their respective national sports associations.PSC commissioner Mon Fernandez said he is encouraging athletes and coaches to approach the PSC for complaints ...
Jan 13, 2018
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