Joaquin M. Henson
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Finals to start Easter Sunday
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The two survivors of the PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals will get a long break before plunging back into action for Game 1 of the Finals on Easter Sunday.
Magramos score twin wins
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Brothers Giemel and Arvin Magramo got a boost in their fistic careers as they brought the house down with impressive wins before an Okada Manila audience that included a bevy of former world champions led by Manny...
Repeat performance?
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 26, 2023 - 12:00am
The PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals got off to the same start as the 2015-16 edition where Barangay Ginebra beat San Miguel Beer and TNT defeated Meralco in the openers of their series. It remains to be seen...
LA stands for Lord Almighty
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 24, 2023 - 1:13am
Adversity has never been a hindrance in LA Tenorio’s basketball career.
Eumir opens Olympic door
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Although Tokyo Olympic middleweight boxing bronze medalist Eumir Marcial isn’t fighting in the coming SEA Games, he’s not closing the door on going for gold in the Paris Games next year.
Will Phoenix, Magnolia do or die?
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 22, 2023 - 12:00am
It’s survive or pack up for Phoenix and Magnolia as they battle to live for another game in the PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum today. Meralco has a twice-to-beat advantage...
Life-changing experience
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Finally, I landed in Tel Aviv, excited to meet up with my wife Menchu and join the Holy Land pilgrimage that started in Amman two days before.
Life-changing experience
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 19, 2023 - 12:00am
This is a column unlike any other I’ve done because it’s about a personal experience I went through the last two weeks.
This can’t be serious
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Believe it or not, a promotions company called Misfits Boxing is spreading the word that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will be back in the ring to do a tag team match with celebrity partners.
Boxing guru still slugging
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Lito Mondejar has been involved in the boxing business for over half a century and now at 87, he’s still slugging it out.
Goorjian back for World Cup
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Now that the EASL Champions Week is over, Bay Area Dragons coach Brian Goorjian will focus on his next task. And that’s to pilot Australia to a podium finish at the FIBA World Cup this year.
Kai the new Porzingis?
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 14, 2023 - 12:00am
The man who came close to bringing Johnny Abarrientos to the NBA over 25 years ago is conjuring visions of opening the door for Kai Sotto to do what he failed to accomplish with the Flying A. 
Warm-up for EASL season
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 12, 2023 - 12:00am
EASL was supposed to launch its inaugural season last October but the pandemic got in the way.
Surprise in Slam Dunk tilt?
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 10, 2023 - 12:00am
Only four brave souls will duke it out in the PBA Slam Dunk Contest, a highlight of today’s program opening the All-Star Weekend in Passi, Iloilo.
Positive note despite Sofia wipeout
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 10, 2023 - 12:00am
None of the 10 fighters representing the Philippines in the recent 74th Stradja International Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, took a podium finish but ABAP secretary-general Marcus Manalo said the high-level competition...
Victim of injustice
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons called it a joke and said the judging in the Mark Magsayo-Brandon Figueroa 12-round fight for the interim WBC featherweight title was ridiculous at the Toyota Arena in Ontario, California,...
Anatomy of a massacre (Second of two parts)
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 8, 2023 - 12:00am
It wasn’t a pretty sight to watch PBA Philippine Cup titlist San Miguel Beer and runner-up TNT fall by the wayside in the EASL Champions Week that started in Utsunomiya and ended here last Sunday.
Anatomy of a massacre
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 7, 2023 - 12:00am
PBA Philippine Cup champion San Miguel Beer and runner-up TNT represented the pro league in the five-day, eight-team EASL Champions Week that ended here last Sunday, both finishing at the bottom of their brackets...
Challenge for Hudson
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Before TNT went out to play the Seoul SK Knights in the EASL Champions Week, assistant coach Josh Reyes tossed a challenge to import Jalen Hudson in the locker room at the Nikkan Arena in this Japanese city last...
UAAP, NCAA face sanctions
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 3, 2023 - 12:00am
For refusing to recognize the Philippine National Volleyball Federation’s authority, NCAA and UAAP are likely to be stripped of access to the benefits of the National Sports Association.
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