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Why not a four-point shot?
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 20, 2022 - 12:00am
We asked Barangay Ginebra teammates Justin Brownlee, Jared Dillinger and Joe Devance the other day to suggest one rule change in basketball to make it more exciting for the fans.
Sad fate of Forte
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 19, 2022 - 12:00am
NorthPort coach Pido Jarencio never expected import Cameron Forte to play as poorly as he did in two games in the PBA Governors Cup, now on hold until details are ironed out with IATF, GAB, DOH and the involved LGU...
Nothing to hide
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
There is talk that the Senate may call for a hearing to get to the bottom of the mess involving world No. 5 pole vaulter EJ Obiena and PATAFA, the NSA threatening to drop him as a national athlete.
Tale of three stars
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 16, 2022 - 12:00am
There’s something wrong in the way the script is playing out in the sports careers of tennis star Novak Djokovic, NBA guard Kyrie Irving and world No. 5 pole vaulter EJ Obiena.
Naturalized imports as lottery picks?
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 14, 2022 - 12:00am
In the Japan B.League, naturalized players are allowed to suit up as locals. It’s a special privilege given to those foreigners who opt to take Japanese citizenship in order to qualify for the national te...
Tragedy of being Ugas
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 13, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s not Yordenis Ugas’ fault that he’s Yordenis Ugas. The Cuban can’t seem to get respect even after beating Manny Pacquiao at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas last August.
Weight no issue for Magsayo
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The nutritionist who got Hidilyn Diaz ready for last year’s Tokyo Olympics will leave for the US today to join undefeated Mark Magsayo’s team for his title crack against WBC featherweight champion Gary...
SEA Games, Asiad in Eala’s sights
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Alex Eala is back at the Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy in Mallorca, Spain and getting ready for her first pro tournament of the year next week.
Man behind the scenes
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Back in the 1970s, Roger Jimenez fell in love with basketball playing in leagues in his Lucena hometown with the likes of Philip Cezar, Billy Abarrientos, Jimmy Santos, Romy Santos, Boy de Vera, Melencio Mendoza,...
Marcial prioritizes PBA’s safety
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 7, 2022 - 12:00am
With NCR+ under Alert Level 3, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said yesterday he’s postponing the resumption of the Governors’ Cup games for “peace of mind” until IATF confirms a less serious...
From bad to worse
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Things got from bad to worse when PATAFA announced the other day it will take steps to delist world No. 6 pole vaulter EJ Obiena from the national rolls, file a criminal case against the athlete for allegedly falsifying...
The dark moments of ’21
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 5, 2022 - 12:00am
In yesterday’s column, we celebrated 10 shining moments in Philippine sports the past year. Today, we bemoan the 10 dark moments that put a damper on Philippine sports in 2021
The bright side of ’21
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 4, 2022 - 12:00am
There were several shining moments in Philippine sports last year and here are 10 of the most memorable highlights
Pro Boxing Yearender
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Only four Filipino world boxing champions are left as 2021 came to a close with WBC bantamweight king Nonito Donaire Jr., WBO bantamweight titlist JohnRiel Casimero, IBF superflyweight ruler Jerwin Ancajas and IBF...
Why no jurisdiction?
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 31, 2021 - 12:00am
In 2011, the POC declared then-PATAFA president Go Teng Kok “persona non grata,” disqualifying him from attending any POC-related function or activity although retaining his position as a virtual la...
PBA celebrates Season of Joy
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 30, 2021 - 12:00am
It was during a recent PBA Board of Governors meeting where vice chairman Bobby Rosales of Terrafirma came up with the idea of calling the holidays a “Season of Joy,” recognizing the efforts of Quezon...
Will he or won’t he?
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 29, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s still not sure if Blackwater would-be replacement import Shawn Glover is able to fly over from Iceland but coach Ariel Vanguardia says original reinforcement Jaylen Bond won’t leave until he lands,...
Waiting for Godot?
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 28, 2021 - 12:00am
The case of dethroned regular WBA minimumweight champion Vic Saludar expecting to be paid his full purse by Dominican Republic promoter Belgica Peña reminds you of Samuel Beckett’s 1948 play “Waiting...
Christmas wish list, Part 2
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 26, 2021 - 12:00am
‘Tis the day after Christmas when all through the house, every creature is stirring, including a mouse, the stockings are empty, still hanging by the Christmas tree, their contents now safely in the hands of...
Christmas wish list
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, the world celebrates Christmas Day, a day of rejoicing, thanksgiving and sharing love.
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