By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Tuesday September 08, 2015 - 6:13pm

FEU looked like a team on a championship mission following their 88-64 demolition of Ateneo last Sunday. They played as flawless a match as there ever was in getting past their longtime rival.

FEU's Mac Belo and UST's Ed Daquioag | Composite Image/ via AJ Bolando, Izzy Toledo

By Rick Olivares Updated Tuesday September 08, 2015 - 12:53pm

La Salle had problems containing NU's two guards - Gelo Alolino and JJ Alejandro - who conspired for 31 points between them and nearly finished off a comeback. While in several instances, their players were lost in the maze of switches and screens scrambling to get a hand on either Alolino or Alejandro, they generally played good defense.

By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Thursday September 03, 2015 - 6:00pm

"I just hit a ball."

Bea De Leon of Ateneo hammers down a killer against the token defense of FEU in this piece of action in Shakey's V-League. File Photo

By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Monday August 31, 2015 - 1:37pm

After Kaya annexed its first UFL Cup following a heart-stopping 4-2 penalty shootout win over tough Ceres last Friday, August 28, at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, there were some moments of "deja vu."

Photo courtesy of Aly Borromeo

By Joey Villar Updated Tuesday August 25, 2015 - 11:46am

With the formality of the first round over, it should be clearer which teams are going to contend for at least an NCAA Final Four berth and which squads fall out of it, if they hadn't already.

Aldin Ayo's Letran Knights have been a revelation in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournamant. | File

By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Friday August 21, 2015 - 3:08pm

Eric Miraflores knows all too well about missed opportunities.

 PBA hopeful Eric Miraflores in action

By Denison Rey Dalupang Updated Monday July 27, 2015 - 12:27pm

Composite Image/Denison Dalupang | AP File Photos/John Locher, Ronda Churchill

By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Friday July 24, 2015 - 11:36am

The San Miguel Beermen celebrated their 21st PBA championship at the Robinson's Galleria Thursday with hundreds of their supporters.

The San Miguel Beermen at their victory party Thursday. | Rick Olivares

By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Saturday July 18, 2015 - 1:03pm

Tim Cone going to Ginebra is at once a tantalizing thought yet that borders on apostasy. 

Tim Cone

By Rick Olivares, contributor Updated Thursday July 16, 2015 - 1:45pm

The young blind Thai students had their left hand on top of the shoulder of their classmate in front of them while their right hand held a stick to guide them as they made their way to a make shift football pitch at the Bangkok School for the Blind.

Liverpool FC legends Didi Hamann and Ian Rush pose with Standard Chartered Bank and Bangkok School of the Blind officials.