Joaquin M. Henson
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Six switches so far
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 18, 2019 - 12:00am
In the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, six of 12 teams have made import switches but three of those who were replaced are still in town and under league rules, may be reinstated.
Step towards unity
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The simmering controversy on whether the POC Executive Board will meet tomorrow on POC president Ricky Vargas’ call or Tuesday on the majority of the members’ call has been nipped in the bud.
The King is Warriors’ inspiration
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Ironically, the man who battled Golden State in the last four NBA Finals is the inspiration for the Warriors not to lose hope in this year’s title series against Toronto.
Final push for SEA Games
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 13, 2019 - 12:00am
With less than six months to go before the SEA Games reel off, the POC is releasing P100,000 to NSAs participating in the 11-nation conclave from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 to fuel the final push in preparing for the ...
Bent, not broken
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Golden State coach Steve Kerr put it eloquently when he said the Warriors were bent, not broken, in surviving a do-or-die Game 5 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last Monday evening (yesterday morning, Manila time)...
Trend reversal for Thurman
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
On Feb. 22, 2016, “super” WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman suffered a whiplash in a car accident and was forced to lay off the gym for six weeks.
It’s in the blood
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Whether you’re cold or hot-blooded, it doesn’t matter when you’re giving what flows in your veins to the Philippine Red Cross and for all you know, someday, your donation will save the life of a...
Thurman’s defining fights
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 7, 2019 - 12:00am
“Super” WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman lists several quality victims in his resume but the fights that cemented his claim to stardom were his wins over Shawn Porter, now the WBC titleholder,...
The best for the Beast
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 6, 2019 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial’s decision to slap an indefinite suspension on Phoenix forward Calvin Abueva was the best way to straighten out the Beast’s tumultuous basketball career, providing the...
The senior circle
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In the NBA, there was only one player over 40 this season.
Please, let’s forget politics
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am
This morning, PSC chairman Butch Ramirez will exercise his first official function as the Chef de Mission of the coming SEA Games by presiding in a “brass tacks” meeting with NSA executives involved in...
Far from a ‘wrap?’
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
It’ll take four wins to wrap up the NBA Finals series and the Toronto Raptors are now three away from becoming the first team outside the US to capture the Larry O’Brien Trophy.
The first casualty
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am
One man down so far. NLEX import Curtis Washington was the first casualty among the reinforcements signed up to play in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup and surely won’t be the last.
On the road again
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 30, 2019 - 12:00am
For the Golden State Warriors to retain the NBA crown this season, they’ll need to beat the Eastern Conference challenger Toronto at least once on the Raptors homecourt. So what else is new?
Battle lines drawn
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am
POC president Ricky Vargas took off the kid gloves at the General Assembly meeting in Max’s Restaurant on Capitol Drive, Pasig, last Monday morning and came out swinging in serving notice to antagonistic elements...
Warriors farewell to Oracle
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 28, 2019 - 12:00am
This is the Golden State Warriors’ final season playing home games at the Oracle Arena in Oakland and they want to go out with a bang.
To file or not to file
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Superbantamweight boxer Jelbirt Gomera said yesterday he was paid the full purse of $6,000 for his recent fight against Englishman Ryan Burnett in Belfast but couldn’t perform to his potential because of an...
Young and old
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 24, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a match-up between the PBA Commissioner’s Cup youngest and oldest imports. NorthPort’s Prince Ibeh, 24, went toe-to-toe against Alaska’s Chris Daniels, 35, in a much-ballyhooed battle of...
GAB to review Gomera incident
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 23, 2019 - 12:00am
GAB chairman Abraham Mitra said yesterday he’s waiting for a formal complaint from boxing manager Brico Santig on the shabby treatment that Sultan Kudarat superbantamweight fighter Jelbirt Gomera received from...
Dayong invites to camp and play
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s been 22 years since San Miguel Beer assistant coach Dayong Mendoza conducted the first “Camp and Play” basketball clinic and he’s gone a long way...
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