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Marte Samson, who was on the Ateneo senior men’s basketball team that captured the 1969 NCAA championship, recently said of all his unforgettable memories in his athletic career, the standout was representing the country at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

There’s a saying that in battle, the victor gives no quarter when refusing to spare the lives of the vanquished. It’s another way of declaring no prisoners are taken. Curiously, in the PBA, a game is split into four quarters and in the usual terms of engagement, a team gives no quarter in any quarter which is how it should be.

Twenty years ago, during its All-Star Weekend celebration, the National Basketball Association released its list of 50 greatest players of all time. It was a grand celebration, as all the living recipients of the honor were gathered together and presented to the public.

Singer Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. | AP Photo/Matt Slocum
Pop super star Lady Gaga took over the stage in the 51st Super Bowl in Houston Sunday (Monday in Manila) and performed some of her greatest hits.

	Kiefer Ravena, who is currently training in the US, recently suited up in the Drew League, a popular pro-am league. | Photo from Drew League's Twitter account
Kiefer Ravena continues to grind it out in practice with the NBA D-League’s Texas Legend, which enlisted him as a “developmental player.”

	Manny Pacquiao, left, and Jessie Vargas face each other during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016., about their WBO welterweight title fight scheduled for November 5. | AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
In a little over a week, Manny Pacquiao is returning to the ring against WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.
Manny Pacquiao works the mitts with Freddie Roach in this file photo.
Some may think that Manny Pacquiao has already seen better days. Freddie Roach disagrees.
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Philippine Cup

Jan. 14, 2017 (Saturday)

Iloilo City

1st Game |  7:00 PM

 VS

 

The Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles exacted revenge on the Adamson Falcons with a 73-67 win to close out the elimination round and bag the second seed and the twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four.

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