PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The next PBA draft, a maiden 3x3 tournament, and the projected opening of Season 46 top the agenda of the virtual league board meeting to be held on Thursday afternoon.Commissioner Willie Marcial and chairman Ricky Vargas are ...
Dec 3, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial will be formalizing before the league board to retain giving out individual season awards for the Philippine Cup bubble.Except for the Best Player of the Conference, all regular awards being handed out by ...
Nov 17, 2020
PBA
THE PBA Bubble definitely won't come cheap.Board chairman Ricky Vargas disclosed the league will have to shell out around P65 million just to resume the season in an enclosed environment at the New Clark City in Angeles, Pampanga."The ...
Sep 19, 2020
PBA
THE plan has been laid down and everything put into order.Except for an important piece of paper: The IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases) approval giving PBA teams the go-signal to finally hold scrimmages.While the league ...
Sep 17, 2020
PBA
THE PBA will conduct regular COVID-19 testing to its delegates inside the bubble once the league resumes the 2020 Philippine Cup in Clark, Pampanga.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the PBA will follow the lead of the Department of Health as to ...
Sep 17, 2020
PBA
THE PBA declined to divulge how much it will be spending to put up the bubble at Clark City in Pampanga for the restart of the season.PBA board chairman Ricky Vargas was mum when asked about the financial cost, except to ...
Sep 17, 2020
PBA
IF PBA Board chairman Ricky Vargas would have his way, a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award should still be given out by the league even if only a single conference would be held.Vargas believes players who shone brightest once the league ...
Aug 31, 2020
PBA
THE PBA is not discounting the possibility of cancelling the 2020 season, although it admitted that such a move will have financial ramifications on the league.PBA chairman Ricky Vargas said the league has the option to call off the 2020 season ...
Aug 28, 2020
PBA
AS TnT Katropa officially starts its workouts Wednesday, the team also saw it fit to extend the contracts of three of its key players.Team manager Gabby Cui disclosed former MVP Kelly Williams and young guns Almond Vosotros and Samboy de Leon ...
Aug 26, 2020
PBA
COST will definitely have a major say on whether the PBA will be pushing through with its planned bubble or not for the 2020 season. PBA chairman Ricky Vargas said they will be looking at the financial state of the league to ...
Aug 25, 2020
PBA
TnT Katropa heads to Laguna on Wednesday for the start of its team workouts without one of its top players and its prize acquisition in the offseason.Bobby Ray Parks and Simon Enciso won't be with the team in its bubble ...
Aug 25, 2020
PBA
THE Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City and the Inspire Sports Academy in Laguna appear to be the most logical choices for a bubble that is now being seriously considered by the PBA in order to resume its 2020 season amid the ...
Aug 25, 2020
PBA
THE PBA is now seriously considering creating a 'bubble' just to get its long-stalled 2020 season underway.PBA chairman Ricky Vargas on Tuesday made the announcement during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) online Forum on the day teams resumed ...
Aug 25, 2020
THE special meeting of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Friday to discuss amendments to the constitution ended in a stalemate.According to a statement by the POC, seven of the 13 members of the executive board opposed an amendment putting an ...
Jul 24, 2020
THIS battle is one for the ages or, maybe, for the ageing. On one side is a group of all men, all under 70 years old, pitted against another group of mainly men with one woman, all over 70 years old. The ...
Jul 23, 2020
PBA
BLACKWATER has abandoned its plan to appeal the PBA fine meted on the franchise in the wake of its premature return to practice last week.Board of governor Siliman Sy said on Friday the team decided to drop the appeal following talks ...
Jul 17, 2020
PBA
TNT is looking to implement a "bubble" concept as part of its preparation for the resumption of the 2020 PBA season.Team governor Ricky Vargas bared that the KaTropa recently sought the approval of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious ...
Jul 2, 2020
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THE PBA has yet to hear from the Inter-Agency Task Force but chairman Ricky Vargas expressed confidence that the league will still be allowed to resume practice sooner than later.Vargas said a downgrade of Metro Manila to modified general community ...
Jul 2, 2020
PBA
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas doesn't see the interest of international clubs in Filipino players such as Thirdy Ravena as a threat to the pro league.Vargas believes blue-chip Filipino players who will opt to play abroad will still likely to ...
Jun 30, 2020
PBA
TNT governor Ricky Vargas said he has accepted the apology of the KaTropa's former consultant and assistant coach Tab Baldwin for his controversial comments on the PBA, its coaches and officials."Nag-apologize si Tab. He apologized and I've ...
Jun 30, 2020
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