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Manny backs Magramo’s bid
by Joaquin Henson - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao has sent a message of support to Giemel Magramo who battles unbeaten Japanese southpaw Junto Nakatani for the vacant WBO flyweight crown at the Korakuen Hall in...
Marcial’s priority is Olympic quest
by Joaquin Henson - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s no doubt in Olympic middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial’s mind that his priority is representing the country in the Tokyo Games next year and his commitment to ABAP to go for gold is as...
Brickman hopes to join PBA draft
by Joaquin Henson - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Fil-Am guard Jason Brickman has a legitimate Philippine passport but unless he’s able to secure a Bureau of Immigration certificate of recognition and Department of Justice affirmation, the two-time US NCAA...
MJ’s five greatest games
by Joaquin Henson - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that ESPN’s widely-acclaimed docu series “The Last Dance” has been aired in full all over the world, let’s review Michael Jordan’s five greatest games in the NBA.
Magramo’s title bid reset to July
by Joaquin Henson - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Giemel Magramo’s extended wait to battle unbeaten Japanese southpaw Junto Nakatani for the vacant WBO flyweight title will finally come to an end as the twice-postponed fight is set to take place at the Korakuen...
Eumir to stay amateur for Olympics
by Joaquin Henson - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
ABAP president Ricky Vargas said yesterday he spoke with New York boxing manager Shelly Finkel in a one-hour video conference call to lay down the conditions of a possible engagement in handling Olympic middleweight...
Asian hoops coming back
by Joaquin Henson - May 17, 2020 - 12:00am
East Asia Super League CEO Matt Beyer said the other day basketball in the Asian region is slowly getting back on its feet with new health protocols now under study for compliance once games return to the court...
Caidic in search of next Triggermen
by Joaquin Henson - May 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The PBA legend known for his impeccable shooting touch is developing a curriculum which he hopes to use in producing a new generation of triggermen for the collegiate, pro and Gilas ranks.
Local or imported?
by Joaquin Henson - May 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The raging debate in local hoops today is whether the SBP should recruit a Filipino or a foreigner to take over the Gilas reins, looking forward to the 2023 FIBA World Cup.
No regrets in Grand Slam miss
by Joaquin Henson - May 14, 2020 - 12:00am
In PBA history, there have been 10 teams that came close to bagging a Grand Slam, winning the first two conferences but falling short in the third. So far, five teams are in the record books for capturing the coveted...
Manny recalls toughest fight ever
by Joaquin Henson - May 11, 2020 - 12:00am
With 71 fights under his belt since turning pro in 1995, super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao has been in several exacting scrapes in the ring.
Pumaren backs Pinoy Gilas coach
by Joaquin Henson - May 9, 2020 - 12:00am
La Salle head coach Derick Pumaren echoed the other day former Gilas coach Chot Reyes’ sentiment that there are enough competent Filipino coaches to choose from in taking over the reins of the national team,...
Legends in their own time
by Joaquin Henson - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
They were born 51 years apart yet the late Laura Sarreal Elorde and super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao had something in common that tied their generations together.
MJ’s price too steep
by Joaquin Henson - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Basketball legend Michael Jordan has never been to the Philippines yet in 2016, he came close to making a three-day trip but a Filipino group involving businessman Dondon Monteverde and sports agent Charlie Dy of...
Target date for Casimero bout
by Joaquin Henson - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s a working date for the triple bantamweight championship unification fight between WBO titlist JohnRiel Casimero and super WBA/IBF ruler Naoya Inoue with MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons setting July...
Ring matriarch passes away
by Joaquin Henson - May 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The boxing world lost a shining light yesterday when Laura Sarreal Elorde passed away of natural causes at home in Sucat, Parañaque, leaving behind a legacy of a matriarch who was an inspiration to her late...
GAB restudies protocols
by Joaquin Henson - May 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Games and Amusement Board chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday the government agency has submitted an 18-point proposal to the Department of Health for a set of interim medical protocols to stage professional sports...
Dignadice still active in hoops
by Joaquin Henson - May 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Basketball remains a focal point in former PBA star Yves Dignadice’s life, pandemic or not, and now that he’s 56, a consuming passion is growing the game with kids in Torrance, metro Los Angeles.
Big question mark
by Joaquin Henson - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Philippine Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo is in a quandary.
PBA prepares second wave of donations
by Joaquin Henson - April 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The PBA continues to go all-out in supporting first responders, frontliners and health care workers by providing PPEs, masks, gloves and medical suits as commissioner Willie Marcial yesterday said the league is preparing...
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