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By Joaquin Henson | Updated September 21, 2017 - 12:09am

High-flying Fil-Am Chris Ellis said yesterday non-stop muscle twitching is keeping him sleepless at night as he battles the effects of leptospirosis, a bacterial disease, but vowed to come back as “the best player in the world” with his PBA contract expiring this month.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated September 20, 2017 - 12:06am

PSC chairman Butch Ramirez is scheduling evaluation meetings with NSAs starting Oct. 2 at the PhilSports Complex to conduct a thorough performance analysis and set directions for the future with the goal of developing elite athletes to compete at a high level by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated September 14, 2017 - 12:24am

Two-time UAAP Finals MVP Jeron Teng said yesterday he’s excited to suit up for Chooks To Go under Gilas head coach Chot Reyes at the FIBA Asia Champions Cup in Chenzhou, China, on Sept. 22-30 with the goal of not only contributing to win the crown but also to prepare for his entry into the PBA next season.

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By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated September 22, 2017 - 12:36am

Sen. Manny Pacquiao recently sent out a tweet of exasperation in the wake of the split draw that was announced at the end of the Gennady Golovkin-Saul Alvarez fight in Las Vegas last Saturday.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated September 21, 2017 - 10:57pm

Gilas head coach Chot Reyes said the other day either Andray Blatche or Christian Standhardinger will play for the Philippine national team as a naturalized import to start the first home-and-away window in the FIBA Asia/Pacific qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup while ruling out 7-1 Isaiah Austin in the early going.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated September 20, 2017 - 12:06am

La Salle’s Ben Mbala returns to action against Adamson in the UAAP senior men’s basketball tournament at the MOA Arena this afternoon with a wealth of experience from the FIBA AfroBasket Cup to boost his stock.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated September 19, 2017 - 12:09am

Last Saturday, two fights were held on opposite sides of the globe and brought back the excitement of high-quality competition in the sport whose popularity has been severely challenged by the raw action in mixed martial arts over the past few years.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated September 14, 2017 - 12:24am

Sen. Manny Pacquiao expects a humdinger of a fight between unbeaten WBA/WBC/IBF/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan and Mexican challenger Saul (Canelo) Alvarez at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night (Sunday morning, Manila time).