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Clarkson eyes ’23 World Cup
by Olmin Leyba - April 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Fil-American NBA star Jordan Clarkson wishes to strut his stuff in front of Pinoy fans when Gilas Pilipinas competes in the 2023 FIBA World Cup.
Saso salvages pride with 71
by Olmin Leyba - April 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Yuka Saso tried hard and closed out with a one-under-par 71 to finish tied for 50th in the ANA Inspiration Championship yesterday in Rancho, Mirage, California.
Saso wavers with fat 77
by Olmin Leyba - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
A fading Yuka Saso bid her aspirations at the ANA Inspiration Championship goodbye after coughing out a 5-over par 77 on Black Saturday in Rancho Mirage, California.
Saso holds ground against world’s best
by Olmin Leyba - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
After a rousing three-under 69 in the opener, Fil-Japanese ace Yuka Saso slowed down with a 71 and fell to joint 12th in the star-studded ANA Inspiration Championship in Rancho Mirage, California Friday.
Zamar takes rein in SMB squad
by Olmin Leyba - April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
San Miguel Beer has tapped assistant coach Boycie Zamar to lead the franchise as it ventures into a new front the PBA 3x3.
PBA ON STAndby mode
by Olmin Leyba - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
With the enhanced community quarantine in effect in Metro Manila and four nearby provinces this week and even beyond, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial conceded the planned April 18 opening for Season 46 won’t...
Philippine sports back at standstill
by Olmin Leyba - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Once again, Philippine sports has come to a stop.
Philippine Sports torch bearers lauded
by Olmin Leyba - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Philippine Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez lauded the honorees in the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Awards Night for “keeping their stars shining even brighter in these dark t...
Tab tells Kai: come train with Gilas
by Olmin Leyba - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Gilas Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin wants 7-foot-3 Kai Sotto to train with the Nationals for at least three weeks if he were to see action in the two major competitions in June.
Zorrilla: Phoenix has no plans to sell franchise
by Olmin Leyba - March 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Phoenix was quick to quash fears on the Fuel Masters’ status in the PBA following reports the company is considering to unload certain corporate assets as part of its “debt management and funding ac...
Non-PBA firms joining 3x3 meet
by Olmin Leyba - March 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The PBA’s inaugural 3x3 tournament continues to draw interest from prospective participants with three non-PBA companies already knocking at the doors.
Youngest Gilas pool formed
by Olmin Leyba - March 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Program director Tab Baldwin said assembling the “youngest-ever” Gilas Pilipinas pool and preparing it for battle against heavyweights like Serbia would serve the national quintet in good stead moving...
Intal calls it quits
by Olmin Leyba - March 23, 2021 - 12:00am
“The Rocket” won’t be soaring in the PBA anymore.
Mikey promises to bring electricity as he joins TNT
by Olmin Leyba - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Fancied Fil-Am guard Mikey Williams is ready to step into the shoes of on-leave Bobby Ray Parks Jr. and do his thing for the TNT Tropang Giga.
Marcial sees another delay in opener
by Olmin Leyba - March 21, 2021 - 12:00am
The PBA is closely monitoring the current spike in new COVID-19 cases in the country which reached a daily record-high of 7,999 yesterday with great concern as it may derail plans for the Season 46 tipoff on April...
Big J making good progress
by Olmin Leyba - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Basketball icon Robert Jaworski is “making good progress” after catching pneumonia last year.
Brickman, Gray prized recruits for PBA 3x3
by Olmin Leyba - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Fancied Fil-Ams Jason Brickman and Jeremiah Gray will get to bring their acts to the PBA this season via the pro league’s inaugural 3x3 tournament with Meralco and TNT Tropang Giga, respectively.
Terrafirma ‘project’ looking to make most of opportunity
by Olmin Leyba - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
James Laput, Terrafirma’s eighth selection in the last PBA draft, relishes the opportunity to earn his stripes as a dependable big man for the Dyip.
GAB chief tests positive for COVID-19
by Olmin Leyba - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Games and Amusements Board chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra tested positive for COVID-19 last March 11, two days after experiencing getting a fever.
PBA moving tipoff
by Olmin Leyba - March 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The PBA may push back its targeted April 11 opening for Season 46 especially with the current spike in COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila.
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