PBA
JOHNNY Abarrientos admitted his PBA retirement was a premature one.Although already way past his prime, Abarrientos felt there was still some gas left in the tank while serving as back-up to Barangay Ginebra's celebrated backcourt of Mark Caguioa and ...
Jul 5, 2020
PBA
WHEN Vince Carter announced his retirement in the NBA last week after a record 22 seasons in the world's biggest basketball stage, NLEX's Asi Taulava was left all alone with this Father Time-defying distinction - the only active player remaining ...
Jul 4, 2020
SINCE the quarantine began, Vince Carter's retirement was always in a 'half yes, half no' situation. But today, Half Man Half Amazing made it official: on his podcast, Carter said, "I'm officially done playing basketball professionally. I'll ...
Jun 26, 2020
NBA
VINCE Carter made his retirement official on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), announcing on his podcast that his 22-year NBA career, the longest in league history, has come to an end.The announcement was largely a formality because the 43-year-old ...
Jun 26, 2020
JAMES Younghusband has called it a career, announcing his retirement from football on Thursday.Younghusband made the retirement official on his Instagram account, seven months after his younger brother Phil also decided to end his career."Time to say goodbye," wrote the ...
Jun 25, 2020
IT truly was The Undertaker's last ride.Mark Calaway, the man behind the larger-than-life WWE persona, hinted that after 30 years in the professional wrestling business, he was finally ready to hang up his boots."There was a ...
Jun 22, 2020
PBA
JUST like the PBA season, uncertainty hounds the career of evergreen Asi Taulava.In what was supposed to be 'The Last Dance' for the veteran NLEX big man has suddenly become a case of indecision as the league's 45th season hangs ...
May 12, 2020
PBA
MERALCO - and TnT Katropa for that matter - plan to give a special ceremony honoring the recently retired Ranidel de Ocampo once the PBA resumes its stalled season.Team manager Paolo Trillo admitted that a tribute to the 38-year-old forward is ...
Apr 16, 2020
Hodor. Ranidelightful. Big Breezy. Ranidirk. Pambansang Siko.Ranidel de Ocampo had as many and creative monikers as moves in the post. For those who had a chance to play with and against him, or even just watch him toy with defenses, the ...
Apr 14, 2020
PBA
THE man can't help but become a bit emotional the moment he was told of Ranidel De Ocampo's decision to finally walk away from the PBA.Charlie Dy has seen how De Ocampo has turned into a great son, brother, ...
Apr 14, 2020
PBA
RANIDEL de Ocampo was already leaning towards retirement when his contract with Meralco expired last season. So firm was that decision that he even notified Bolts officials of his impending retirement, only wishing that he'd be the one to announce ...
Apr 14, 2020
CHOT Reyes is rarely at a loss for words, but the multi-titled coach said he was exactly that upon hearing about Ranidel De Ocampo's decision to retire.De Ocampo was a 15-year veteran who won six PBA championships ...
Apr 14, 2020
THE writing was on the wall for Ranidel De Ocampo as early as the last PBA season.Hobbled by injuries, he hardly played for the Meralco Bolts last year that he realized his decorated playing career was coming to an end.He ...
Apr 14, 2020
RANIDEL De Ocampo is finally calling it quits after a 16-year PBA career ravaged by a slew of injuries the last two seasons.De Ocampo, a first-round pick of FedEx in the 2004 rookie draft, won six championships during his ...
Apr 13, 2020
NBA
ATLANTA - Vince Carter leaned back in his seat, dabbed his eyes and struggled to contain his emotions.He knew his playing days were coming to an end.Yet, after almost 22 seasons in the NBA, longer than anyone else has ever played ...
Mar 12, 2020
NBA
ATLANTA - Vince Carter knew the end was coming.Yet it still strange to consider, that he might not get the final month of his long, brilliant career.In one of the last games before the NBA suspended the season because of the ...
Mar 12, 2020
Farewell tours will be a prevailing theme in the upcoming PBA season.Prior to the 2020 basketball calendar, a handful of veteran PBA basketball players have been reported to be hanging their jerseys up by either conference or year's end. ...
Mar 5, 2020
PBA
HARVEY Carey said the coming PBA season may or may not be his last, but either way he hopes it would be a memorable one.A report by the Bay Area-based portal Times Herald Online stated that Carey is about to ...
Mar 4, 2020
MARIA Sharapova is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 32 after five Grand Slam titles and time ranked No. 1.She has been dealing with shoulder problems for years.Sharapova played only two matches this season and lost both.In ...
Feb 26, 2020
PBA
GREG Slaughter could well afford to retire and give up basketball if that's what it will take to avoid being used by Barangay Ginebra as a trade bait.A person close to the seven-foot center said Slaughter was left ...
Feb 13, 2020
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