PBA
DANNY Ildefonso almost quit basketball while still at the prime of his PBA career.For the love of the game, he took a very big risk.Ildefonso admitted he once tried not to tell the true extent of a right ankle injury ...
6 days ago
WITHOUT a doubt, Mika Reyes has become one of the icons of women's volleyball in the country today.Name a significant moment in the sport from the past few years, and Mika's probably been part of it.Sports aficionados ...
6 days ago
JETH Troy Rosario has made a name in basketball, working his way to becoming one of the Philippines' best stretch big men - rare and precious commodities both for club and country.But unknown to many, volleyball was his first sport that served ...
Jul 5, 2020
MOST coaches in any sport began their career after their playing days were over.Not Roger Gorayeb.The amiable volleyball mentor of San Sebastian actually started out coaching while he was still playing for the Stags, being installed in 1984 in the ...
Jul 4, 2020
THROUGHOUT their storied run in UAAP volleyball, the De La Salle University Lady Spikers have shown impressive teamwork. Mika Reyes revealed that years on, it isn't that much different off the court.The 26-year-old middle blocker was part ...
Jul 4, 2020
FOREIGN is it for Thirdy Ravena to be by his lonesome once he goes to Japan, it won't be the first time his resolve will be tested.After all, he will always carry the lessons he learned from his "lost ...
Jun 30, 2020
A LITTLE more than eight years ago, a pre-Lakers LeBron James had one of the biggest nights of his career, scoring 45 points, 15 rebounds, and 4 assists in a Game 6 Eastern Conference matchup against the Boston Celtics. The pivotal ...
Jun 30, 2020
NO injury has stopped LA Tenorio from being remarkably present in all of his games in his 13 years in the PBA so far.IT took a global pandemic to keep him off the hardcourt."Actually, hindi lang itong PBA career ko; ...
Jun 26, 2020
REMEMBER when The Undertaker was a part of Manny Pacquiao's entourage?For those young enough to remember, it really happened.In September 2005, Mark Calaway, the man behind the persona of WWE legend The Undertaker, was a proud part of ...
Jun 23, 2020
STANDING out in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa, Sisi Rondina had colleges in Manila truly coveting her services.Yet through all those offers, she chose to go to University of Santo Tomas.How did UST pull it off? It turns out, persistence really ...
Jun 22, 2020
BY HIS own confession, Jim Riswold has a big mouth."I had a reputation to be quite difficult to work with," the longtime creative director confessed in a wide-ranging conversation with Complex published yesterday. His outspoken quality has had him booted ...
Jun 19, 2020
RIGHT in time for Father's Day, specialty bookstore Fully Booked announced that they now have fresh copies of The Mamba Mentality: How I Play.A sizable hardcover book, it will look good in the library of any serious basketball fan. Inside ...
Jun 18, 2020
UNLIKE other love stories with fairy tale endings, Calvin Abueva and Sam Javalera's relationship has more ups and downs than a Pinoy telenovela.Just last year, the couple split up for the nth time at a tumultuous moment in Abueva' ...
Jun 18, 2020
HAD Robert Bolick known how many points he have scored, he would have refused to be taken out of the court.It's the realization the former San Beda guard had when he reminisced on his superb scoring day that fateful ...
Jun 16, 2020
PBA
THE airing of The Last Dance' has long ended, but that doesn't stop Topex Robinson from recalling his playing days in the PBA, specifically his stint with Red Bull.For a team that thrives on hard work and physical plays to ...
Jun 15, 2020
ONE of the most successful teams in amateur basketball which have yet to climb into the pro league is the Lamoiyan Corporation franchise, more popularly known as Hapee Toothpaste to basketball fans.Under the franchise's belt is four championships in the ...
Jun 13, 2020
PBA
IF there's someone who is not surprised that James Yap made it big in the PBA, it would have to be Ronald Tubid.Tubid said he was guarding Yap ever since high school, and even during that time, he already knew ...
Jun 10, 2020
NOTHING comes close to the dominance La Salle has had in recent years when it comes to women's volleyball.Winning six titles in the past decade, the Lady Spikers of coach Ramil de Jesus have been fixtures in the Final ...
Jun 6, 2020
NOTHING beats playing in front of your home province.That was the feeling of Felix 'Donbel' Belano when he agreed to sign with the Davao Eagles in the Metropolitan Basketball Association.Born in Tagum City but raised in nearby Maco in Davao ...
Jun 4, 2020
UNWANTED early in his PBA career, Poy Erram has evolved into one of the most coveted big men in the league. Just a few months ago, TNT managed to carry out a controversial trade just to acquire a vastly improved 7-year ...
Jun 4, 2020
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