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Boxing back in business
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Saturday, JC Manangquil of Sanman Promotions staged a boxing event with five fights in General Santos City in a bold and heartful effort to keep the sport alive in this pandemic.
MVP cites Gilas sacrifice for nation
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
SBP chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan paid tribute the other day to the Gilas contingent leaving tomorrow to participate in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers in Bahrain on Nov. 27-30, noting that...
Out-of-the-box tricks
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Phoenix coach Topex Robinson called it “out-of-the-box” thinking and credited assistant Jamike Jarin for coming up with wild ideas to unsettle opponents.
Rajko to unveil ‘stronger’ Indonesia
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 19, 2020 - 12:00am
A late schedule change has made life a little more difficult for the Philippines in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers in Bahrain on Nov. 27-30.
Donaire won’t take Puerto Rican foe lightly
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Nonito Donaire, Jr. isn’t taking Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodriguez lightly as he steps up training for their scheduled 12-round fight for the vacant WBC bantamweight title at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville,...
Something special
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Winning the PBA All-Filipino or Philippine Cup title is nothing new to coaches Tim Cone and Norman Black but it’s been a while since either has captured the most prestigious of all jewels in the league.
TNT, Phoenix in showdown
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Two hungry dogs will battle for the right to vie for the juiciest bone of all in one of two PBA Philippine Cup best-of-five semifinal series starting at the AUF gym tomorrow.
Challenge to defend
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Is San Miguel Beer’s stranglehold on the PBA Philippine Cup trophy about to end? It’s been an incredible run for San Miguel, winning the last five championships and June Mar Fajardo lording it over the...
Fil-Am aims for PATAFA tryout
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Marquette University middle and long-distance specialist Paolo Tiongson is setting his sights on competing for the Philippines, where he was born, with the prospect of running alongside another US Division I athlete...
It could’ve been historic
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Phoenix spoiled what would’ve been historic in the PBA’s 45-year annals.
Why Manny still sells
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Boxing experts are heralding the dawn of a new Golden Age in the 147-pound welterweight division.
Who’s hot, who’s not
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 10, 2020 - 12:00am
There are some interesting revelations that pop out in going over the scoresheets of every PBA bubble game up to last Sunday. Here they are:
Guidelines out soon to restart varsity training
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 9, 2020 - 12:00am
A final draft on the guidelines to restart varsity sports training is expected today from the Commission on Higher Education to include modifications prescribed by IATF but effectivity will remain pending until...
Fil-Am bet out to make history
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
It isn’t just qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics that drives Fil-Am sprinter Kristina Knott but also the goal of making history for Philippine sports. Philippine Athletics Track and Field Associationpresident...
National philosophy on sports
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 6, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been a life-long mission of former POC legal counsel and former Philippine Fencing Association president Atty. Victor (Toto) Africa to verbalize a national philosophy of sports as a step towards the creation...
NLEX the giant-killer
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 5, 2020 - 12:00am
For a team that started out like a wimp in the PBA bubble, NLEX has suddenly been transformed into a giant-killing fighting machine by coach Yeng Guiao.
Healthiest place to be
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The Clark bubble isn’t just the safest place to be in this pandemic but also the healthiest.
Make no Bones about it
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Former WBA superbantamweight champion Clarence (Bones) Adams took over training WBO bantamweight titleholder Johnriel Casimero in Las Vegas from Nonoy Neri, who flew back home last July, and was the Ormoc City brawler’s...
How scary is The Monster?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Super WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue got banged up by Nonito Donaire Jr. in their unification showdown in Saitama last November but still walked away with his unblemished record intact.
How to prevent injuries
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 30, 2020 - 12:00am
It seems like the PBA bubble is haunted by injuries because players were rushed into competition without being in game-shape.
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