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Tanquingcen appointed NU head of basketball operations
by Rick Olivares - October 22, 2020 - 1:17pm
He joins a squad that is picking up the pieces after losing two head coaches and key recruits and players over the last 11 months. 
5 things to look forward to in the upcoming PFL season
by Rick Olivares - October 21, 2020 - 1:58pm
Professional football is back. The new Philippines Football League will kick off this Sunday, October 25, all the way from the Philippine Football Federation National Training Centre in Carmona, Cavite.
Premier League 2020-21: In topsy-turvy land
by Rick Olivares - October 19, 2020 - 2:18pm
If you said that teams that were hovering above the relegation last season and the team from the Championship would be lording over the English Premier League a month in, we would have said you are crazy.
All systems go for new PFL season
by Rick Olivares - October 15, 2020 - 6:11pm
The new Philippines Football League is a week away from kickoff with a triple header to knock everyone’s socks off. 
Exciting times ahead for Philippine futsal
by Rick Olivares - October 14, 2020 - 4:21pm
Since 2016, the PFF has collaborated with the Henry V. Moran Foundation, the Department of Education, the Philippine Sports Commission, and the Allianz National Youth Futsal Invitational in a shared effort toward...
LeBron James is on the cusp of even more greatness
by Rick Olivares - October 12, 2020 - 12:49pm
LeBron James presents a great case for superseding Michael Jordan’s status as GOAT.
French football club Marseille pays tribute to late Eddie Van Halen
by Rick Olivares - October 7, 2020 - 12:39pm
French Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille paid tribute to American rock star and guitar wizard Eddie Van Halen who passed away Tuesday morning, October 6, following a long battle with cancer.
UCFC's home field is a vote of confidence for Philippine football
by Rick Olivares - October 6, 2020 - 11:07am
For United City Football Club, a planned stadium is more than just a field of dreams.
Time for Heat coach Erik Spoelstra to get his due
by Rick Olivares - September 29, 2020 - 2:52pm
Erik Spoelstra should always be in the conversation as a top-caliber coach and one who gets the job done with all sorts of personnel.
The opportunity for LeBron and the Lakers
by Rick Olivares - September 28, 2020 - 2:14pm
The Los Angeles Lakers are back in the NBA Finals. And is there anyone who doesn’t think they will not annex their 17th Larry O’Brien trophy?
Tiger Cubs star Bismarck Lina confirms he's leaving UST for UP
by Rick Olivares - September 21, 2020 - 10:34am
UST Tiger Cubs star Bismarck Lina has decided to move to the University of the Philippines.
Ex-NU coach Edster Sy to conduct financial fitness workout for athletes this Sunday
by Rick Olivares - September 19, 2020 - 1:05pm
It was Coach Eds who helped former University of Santo Tomas point guard Kim Lo transition from player to financial advisor.
What is the Azkals Development Team doing in Balesin?
by Rick Olivares - September 9, 2020 - 2:19pm
The IATF approved only for training sessions for professional basketball, volleyball, and football with no spectators allowed. And it is the PFF’s sprawling National Training Center facility in Carmona has...
This ex-UST cager is now a financial adviser
by Rick Olivares - September 8, 2020 - 12:14pm
Former University of Santo Tomas Growling Tiger Kim Lo may have hung up his game sneakers, but he isn’t too far from basketball as he now works as a financial adviser to athletes.
Looking at possible venues for the PBA bubble
by Rick Olivares - September 8, 2020 - 11:39am
The PBA Board of Governors will be meeting this Friday, September 11, to discuss the proposed bubble. Let’s take a look at the possibilities.
PBA: Time to revisit some of its protocols in this pandemic?
by Rick Olivares - September 7, 2020 - 11:43am
When the new season of the Philippine Basketball Association tips off, they’ll most likely be playing in a bubble much like their American counterparts, but also to empty venues.
Weighing in on UST's 'bubble' conundrum
by Rick Olivares - September 4, 2020 - 12:23pm
It has been about 14 days — and counting — since reports of the training bubble by the University of Santo Tomas men’s basketball team in Sorsogon surfaced. 
This ex-Ateneo Team B cager has found his coaching calling in the US
by Rick Olivares - August 31, 2020 - 4:39pm
Senegal native Karbala “KG” Gueye was in line to be the Ateneo Blue Eagles’ first African center. Before moving up to college, the 6’11” man in the middle starred for Reedley International...
Fil-Kiwi Jordan Perez looking forward to play for Ateneo
by Rick Olivares - August 27, 2020 - 2:30pm
The young Perez first came over during New Zealand’s participation in the NBTC National Finals in 2017.
Global FC in danger of losing license, says Philippine football chief
by Rick Olivares - August 25, 2020 - 12:50pm
The embattled local football team has been beset by numerous complaints through the years about non-payment of players’ wages.
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