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Jarencio says staying home, safe a priority
by Joaquin Henson - April 9, 2020 - 12:00am
NorthPort coach Pido Jarencio said yesterday staying home to stay safe is a priority and pledged the Batang Pier to give back to management for its support during the lockdown when the PBA season reopens.
Sultan home empty-handed
by Joaquin Henson - April 8, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been three weeks since Jonas Sultan returned home from South Africa where he was booked to battle Ricardo Malajika in a 10-round superflyweight fight at the Emperor’s Palace, Kempton Park, last March...
GAB helps fighters, trainers
by Joaquin Henson - April 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday the government agency is now coordinating with the Department of Social Welfare and Development to speed up the process of providing assistance to over...
Phoenix faces test of character
by Joaquin Henson - April 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters coach Louie Alas said yesterday he expects the team to face a test of character and mental toughness when the PBA reopens its 45th season, adding that the primary goal in the Philippine...
Marcial salutes PBA family
by Joaquin Henson - April 6, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial yesterday paid tribute to the pro league’s team owners, board of governors, coaches, players and staff for their efforts in coming to the aid of those in need during this difficult...
5 PBA rookies to watch for Garcia
by Joaquin Henson - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
With the PBA’s 45th season on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, Rain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia took time to study the league’s rosters yesterday and chose five rookies, each from a different team,...
Betancourt says Remy will play in NBA
by Joaquin Henson - April 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The former Charlotte Hornets foreign consultant/scout who attempted to bring Johnny Abarrientos to the NBA in 1997 said yesterday Fil-Am guard Remy Martin of Arizona State will make it to the majors and advised 7-1...
Yulo back to work
by Joaquin Henson - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Olympic gymnastics qualifier Caloy Yulo is back training at full capacity in Tokyo with coach Munehiro Kugimiya after recovering from a strained right wrist sustained in practice and a cut on his right palm while...
From tragedy to triumph
by Joaquin Henson - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
There was something special in the way Aric del Rosario took the challenge of coaching the Philippine national basketball team at the Southeast Asian Games in Ho Chi Minh City on Dec. 6-13, 2003.
Marcial undecided on pro career
by Joaquin Henson - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Olympic middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial said the other day he’s been approached by several “big-time” promoters inviting him to turn pro but at the moment, his mind is focused on capturing...
Tribute to a hero
by Joaquin Henson - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Capt. Mario Medina Jr. was one of eight fatalities in the Lionair Inc. jet that caught fire before take-off at the NAIA runway last Sunday night.
Obiena hopes for more Pinoy qualifiers
by Joaquin Henson - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Olympic pole vault qualifier E. J. Obiena said yesterday he’s confident the Philippines will bring in more athletes to the rescheduled Tokyo Games and with the postponement until next year, there is additional...
Cone picks 5 who could’ve played in NBA
by Joaquin Henson - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone was in a meeting with Johnny Abarrientos when Charlotte Hornets scout Joe Betancourt came to Manila and brought up the possibility of the Flying A playing in the NBA in 1997.
Beating the crowning virus
by Joaquin Henson - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Someone likened the coronavirus to the crown of thorns, a symbol of torment leading to the crucifixion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Donaire focuses on safety
by Joaquin Henson - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Nonito Donaire Jr. will get a chance to win another world boxing title when the coronavirus pandemic is over but until then, he stays home in Las Vegas with wife Rachel and their two sons, keeping safe and healthy...
Justin says Mikey for Manny makes sense
by Joaquin Henson - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Los Angeles gym owner and strength/conditioning coach Justin Fortune said yesterday once the coronavirus crisis is over, he expects Mikey Garcia to emerge as super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s...
Para Games to celebrate turnaround?
by Joaquin Henson - March 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Philippine Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo said yesterday if the coronavirus crisis is put under control within the next two months, the 10th ASEAN Para Games could show the way to celebrate the turnaround...
Casimero avoids burning out
by Joaquin Henson - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero is staying indoors in a rented house in Las Vegas, steps out only to buy provisions in a Filipino store about four miles away and does 15 to 16 rounds of mitts and shadow...
Pound delivers message
by Joaquin Henson - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
It took outspoken IOC member Dick Pound to announce that the Tokyo Olympics will be postponed although there remains no official confirmation from the Lausanne-based organization whose president Thomas Bach has held...
Eumir backs Olympic delay
by Joaquin Henson - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
If the Tokyo Olympics are postponed, middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial said yesterday he’s all for it particularly as a delay will mean more time to prepare and recover from injuries but the important...
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