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Pacquiao's right-hand man aids flood victims
by Roy Luarca - November 16, 2020 - 9:18pm
Even when Manny Pacquiao wasn't around, he found ways to extend help.
Bulanadi, Suerte, Baltazar lift MPBL banner to FIBA Asia Cup
by Roy Luarca - November 15, 2020 - 5:30pm
Point-pilers Allyn Bulanadi and Rey Suerte and board-crasher Justine Baltazar will show their mettle for Gilas Pilipinas this time.
Dionisio turns hot as Hotshots brace for quarterfinals
by Roy Luarca - November 12, 2020 - 4:23pm
Now that Dionisio has proven his worth, Victolero will find him useful in the quarterfinals where the Hotshots will be battling the Phoenix LPG Fuel Masters on Saturday (November 14).
No taming 'The Beast' as Phoenix gears up
by Roy Luarca - November 4, 2020 - 4:57pm
Calvin Abueva tallied a triple-double with 12 points, 10 boards, 10 assists plus 3 steals to help the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters register their fifth win in eight games in the PBA Philippine Cup.
MPBL players hit paydirt in Chooks-to-Go 3x3 tilt
by Roy Luarca - November 2, 2020 - 2:22pm
For Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League)players, the Chooks-to-Go 3X3 Pilipinas President's Cup was a big relief.
Zamboanga suffers rare defeat; Family's Brand Sardines backs national 3x3 team
by Roy Luarca - October 26, 2020 - 12:36pm
Zamboanga City-Family's Brand Sardines is vulnerable, after all.
Ayonayon, Tolentino head MPBL rookies shining in PBA 'bubble'
by Roy Luarca - October 20, 2020 - 5:36pm
NLEX's Mike Ayonayon and Arvin Tolentino of Barangay Ginebra are noteworthy among the newcomers from the country's top regional league.
Phoenix's Robinson braces for tougher coaching tests sans Abueva
by Roy Luarca - October 14, 2020 - 1:25pm
Topex Robinson hurdled the first bar and braces for higher obstacles in his new PBA journey.
Ateneo Eagles ready to soar anew when UAAP returns
by Roy Luarca - October 7, 2020 - 3:24pm
Though Thirdy Ravena and four other high-flyers are gone, there are nestlings, underlings and returnees ready to fill up the vacated spots.
Knights brace for attacks from Red Lions, other foes
by Roy Luarca - September 23, 2020 - 4:19pm
From hunter to hunted. That's the transformation the Letran Knights underwent in the NCAA basketball competition.
UST alumni, notable coaches want to head rescue mission for wounded Tigers
by Roy Luarca - September 18, 2020 - 1:17pm
Initially, the prime candidates to take over the spot vacated by Aldin Ayo were former Thomasians eager to repay University of Santo Tomas for their education and get hefty pay at the same time.
LGUs offer to host MPBL Lakan finals in 'bubble' setup
by Roy Luarca - September 15, 2020 - 3:40pm
The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League will go into "bubble" to finish its Lakan Season.
Teng embraces new role as Alaska Aces' take-charge guy
by Roy Luarca - September 3, 2020 - 12:17pm
Ascoring machine in high school and a superstar in college, Jeron Teng is ready to sparkle in the PBA.
Thirdy Ravena bids to shine in Japan
by Roy Luarca - August 27, 2020 - 12:19pm
On October 3, Thirdy Ravena will make his debut as an Asian import when the eastern Mikawa, Aichi and Shizuoka Prefecture team hosts the Chiba Jets at the Toyohashi City General Gymnasium.
Throwback: Patrimonio-Fernandez home visit clinched Purefoods stint
by Roy Luarca - August 19, 2020 - 12:40pm
The surprise visit happened 32 years ago, but Alvin Patrimonio still vividly remembers.
Handshake melted ice between Fernandez, Jaworski
by Roy Luarca - August 13, 2020 - 1:05pm
A winning play bridged the river between Ramon Fernandez and Robert Jaworski over three decades ago.
Pumarens' basketball legacy continues
by Roy Luarca - August 10, 2020 - 1:04pm
They're small, of medium build, hardly the athletic type.But what they lack physically, the Pumarens compensated with skill, guile and all-out effort.
Parks aims to become best version of himself
by Roy Luarca - August 4, 2020 - 3:31pm
Being the namesake of his legendary father is both a boon and a bane for Bobby Ray Parks Jr.
Caidic the triggerman with license to shoot
by Roy Luarca - August 1, 2020 - 3:54pm
Long retired, he remains to be the country's most renowned sniper. The barometer of shooters.
Dwindling herd of ex-MBA stars
by Roy Luarca - July 29, 2020 - 2:05pm
They're the remnants of a dwindling herd bound to be mastodons soon.
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