Joaquin M. Henson
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Travis mimics pal LeBron
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
There was a lot of LeBron James in the way his high school teammate and buddy Romeo Travis played in Magnolia’s 112-108 win over Barangay Ginebra in the clinching Game 4 of the PBA Governors Cup best-of-five...
Parks applying for draft?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The rumor is two-time UAAP MVP Bobby Ray Parks of National University will finally apply for the PBA draft on Dec. 16 and he’ll likely go first, second or third overall. Parks, 25, could’ve qualified...
Frank Garza to conduct referees seminar
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Frank Garza will conduct a referees seminar during the third WBC Women’s Convention and WBC Asian Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center this weekend with the Detroit resident expected to...
Something for everyone
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Saddle up, keep your britches on and enjoy the 10th annual Clark Horse Festival at the El Kabayo Grounds in the Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, on Nov. 17 and 18 with host Sheriff Gabby LaO promising a weekend of...
Nothing new for Norman Black
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Enshrinement in the Hall of Fame has become a habit for Meralco basketball coach Norman Black.
More than just standings
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Whenever Ateneo and La Salle clash, it doesn’t matter what their standings are in the UAAP men’s basketball tournament.
Betting fiasco may lead to suit
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
An English betting establishment called Betfred has refused to pay out a 12-to-1 wager because newly crowned WBA bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire’s family put money down on a knockout win over Ryan Burnett...
NCAA unfair to CJ
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
For failing to notify the NCAA in writing of his application for the Dec. 16 PBA draft, Lyceum star C. J. Perez has been stripped of the honors that he would’ve earned this season.
Who is Tete?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The man whom newly crowned WBA bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. is facing next is a 5-9 South African with a 72-inch wingspan and a long list of victims that includes five Filipinos.
Do-or-die duels in PBA
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Eight teams are left in contention for the PBA Governors Cup crown with four facing do-or-die predicaments today and tomorrow as hostilities begin in the playoffs that could extend all the way to Dec. 21 if every...
Cambridge in Manny’s bandwagon
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
It won’t only be Oxford welcoming Sen. Manny Pacquiao to its hallowed halls but Cambridge is also in the UK tour where the WBA welterweight champion is delivering speeches before two prestigious debate and...
Serik Konakbayev cleared to oppose Gafur
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
In a landmark decision, the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled Asian Boxing Confederation president Serik Konakbayev of Kazakhstan eligible to oppose Gafur Rahimov of Uzbekistan for the AIBA...
Who’s next Filipino world boxing champ?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Aside from three reigning world champions, there are 39 Filipino boxers in the top 15 ratings of the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO – widely considered the most prestigious governing bodies of the sport. Of the 39,...
Ricky Vargas, Ed Picson to Moscow for AIBA polls
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
POC/ABAP president Ricky Vargas and POC communications director/ABAP secretary-general Ed Picson left Manila for Moscow last night to attend the two-day AIBA World Congress that will culminate with the election of...
Chavit Singson to the rescue
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
There is proof of life in the rejuvenated Philippine National Shooting Association with newly-elected president Gov. Chavit Singson pumping air back into the organization previously wracked by a political power struggle...
Water and cornflakes
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Like Sen. Manny Pacquiao, former WBO superfeatherweight, WBC lightweight, WBA superlightweight and WBC welterweight champion Adrien Broner said he came from nothing.
Finally, a solution to garbage pileups
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Ever Bilena chairman and Blackwater PBA team owner Dioceldo Sy has found a solution to the country’s garbage pile-up problem.
No-nonsense ref for IBF title fight
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
A no-nonsense referee from Pittsburgh will work the scheduled 12-round fight between Davao City’s Randy Petalcorin and Nicaragua’s Felix Alvarado for the vacant IBF lightflyweight championship at the...
A nightmare, not a curse
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The other night, I joined Lourd de Veyra and sports journalist Francis Ochoa in taping an episode of Cignal TV’s “Step Back.”
Pressure no issue for Randy Petalcorin
by Joaquin M. Henson - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Fighting a knockout artist for the vacant IBF lightflyweight title before a homecrowd that won’t accept losing as an option puts no added pressure on Davao City’s Randy Petalcorin who battles Nicaragua’s...
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