Joaquin M. Henson
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Winners in Everyday Heroes contest
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 10, 2020 - 12:00am
From seven to 19 to finally, 27. The Benjamin Canlas Courage To Be Kind Foundation initially thought of choosing seven winners for Ben’s Grant-A-Wish contest to discover “Everyday Heroes” in this...
Did IATF overlook boxing?
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
There is a cloud of doubt whether the IATF approved the restart of pro boxing under GCQ during a video conference that involved GAB chairman Baham Mitra last week.
Battling giants in Spain
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Believe it or not, the Philippines took on a US team bannered by seven future NBA players at the 1985 FIBA World Clubs Championships in Gerona, Spain and nearly carved out a win.
Affirmation in Munich
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
In 1983, the Philippines was bushwhacked into forfeiting two wins in the preliminaries of the Asian Basketball Confederation (now known as FIBA Asia) Championships in Hong Kong and denied a spot in the quarterfinals...
Helmets for Ben’s cause
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Benjamin Canlas Courage To Be Kind Foundation got a big boost the other day when former Gilas team manager Aboy Castro offered to donate helmets to every winner in the Ben’s Grant A Wish contest awarding...
Don’t let your guard down
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
If you think the pandemic is slowly going away like a bad dream coming to an end, perish the thought.
Why Pasaol stuck to UE
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
There were several high-caliber basketball players who almost suited up for La Salle but didn’t for one reason or another.
No Miami date for Gaballo
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The boxing schedule is filling up for July and at least 14 countries are staging shows with eight states in the US joining the action.
Danding Day
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
On the initiative of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Tarlac, a resolution was recently passed to declare June 10 of every year a special non-working holiday in the province as a forever tribute to the late San Miguel...
Vindication in Malaysia
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Two years after the Hong Kong nightmare where the Philippines was led into a surreptitious trap to forfeit two wins and lose the chance to play for the title, coach Ron Jacobs was back to lead the national team in...
The Hong Kong nightmare
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
It went down as one of the darkest chapters in Philippine basketball history.
Fr. Tito and ECJ
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s a well-known fact that the late San Miguel Corp. chairman Eduardo M. Cojuangco, Jr. was the La Salle men’s basketball team’s chief patron and supported a lot of projects related to his alma...
NBA senior coaches at risk
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The NBA is determined to push through with the restart of its suspended 2019-20 season on July 30 even as the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cashing in on Plania
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The betting line for Filipino boxer Mike Plania to beat WBO No. 1 bantamweight contender Joshua Greer Jr. was on a downward trend as the fight got closer but there was more than enough cushion to cash in when the...
Farewell to Boss Danding
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
I’ll never forget meeting San Miguel Corp. chairman Eduardo Cojuangco Jr. for the first time. It was in Calcutta in 1981 during the FIBA Asia Cup Championships.
Why not host FIBA E-Sports World Cup?
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 17, 2020 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio is thrilled that the Philippines is participating in the first-ever FIBA E-Sports Open on June 19-21 and isn’t discounting the possibility for the country to someday host a FIBA E-Sports...
Tab is what he is
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
What you see is what you get. SBP Gilas director, Ateneo head coach and TNT coaching consultant Tab Baldwin is no hypocrite.
Game-changer for Gameville
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Over 20 years ago, a basketball enthusiast who dabbled in playing and coaching in Pasig leagues put up a company called Gameville to produce quality customized sportswear.
Health tips from a dance guru
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
My dear friend Edu Jarque forwarded something that’s interesting and helpful to do in keeping in shape during this pandemic.
Second life for ex-champ
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Just when it looked like things were going south, life took a positive turn for former WBA superlightweight champion Morris East.
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