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‘$54-M discrepancy’ in Pacquiao PPV income

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With his fan-friendly style and unparalleled ring accomplishments, Manny Pacquiao has established himself as a true pay-per-view (PPV) star, arguably next only to the trash-talking Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Pacquiao’s ‘income not reported properly’

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Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao pays a courtesy call on President Aquino in Malacañang on Dec. 18. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

One morning in early 2010, Michael Joseph Cabuhat stood at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, waiting for Manny Pacquiao, then in the thick of training for his welterweight title defense against Joshua Clottey, to wrap up his morning jog.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Mayweather ‘twit-tweets’ Pacquiao over his tax woes

Image from Floyd Mayweather Twitter account

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is at it again. The undefeated American boxer posted a manipulated photo of him connecting on a jab to Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao yesterday and hinting on the eight-division champion’s problems with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional,Section | Read More »

Pacquiao always ‘giving, forgiving’

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BOUNCING BACK. Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao celebrates his win in his title fight against Brandon Rios in Macau. AP

The story is told about a local leader who volunteered to join Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao’s campaign team, vowing to deliver votes for a steep budget of P16 million.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

US taxman after Pacquiao


The taxman has Pacman against the ropes amid fears that he might be going broke, given his lavish lifestyle and propensity to dole out cash to friends, political supporters, hangers-on and even random strangers.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Houston Rockets trounce Pacers

DWIGHT Howard (right) and James Harden (center) of the Houston Rockets fight for position with Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Midway through the fourth period, Omri Casspi rescued a miss with a wild tap that turned into an extra possession for the Houston Rockets. There was a drive by Jeremy Lin, there was an extra pass after an extra pass and then Casspi capped the fun sequence with a three-point play that got a lot of love from his bench.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

MVP’s unwavering faith sustains Gilas Pilipinas program


GILAS Pilipinas achieved history when it claimed a slot in the 24-team 2014 Fiba World Cup in Spain.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Rose relates with Gilas return to World Cup


IF THERE is an NBA player who can relate to Gilas Pilipinas making it to the world championship, it has to be Derrick Rose. The Chicago Bulls superstar was part of Team USA during the Fiba World Cup in 2010, when the Americans put on a dominating show to win the championship in Turkey. Rose, a season away from eventually becoming the youngest player to win the MVP trophy in the NBA, was a first-timer in Team USA.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Basketball,Headlines,NBA,Section | Read More »

Gilas players cherish shining Fiba moment


AS the players stepped off the team bus for the last time in the 2013 Fiba Asia Championship Sunday night, a few withdrawal symptoms began to surface.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Nation spurs Gilas PH ride


MARC Pingris was in pain. It was so much pain that he had to sit down alone on the bench while players warmed up during the halftime break so he could pray. Pray that he wouldn’t feel the pain. Pray that he would have the strength to last two more quarters.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Payback time for PH hoops heartaches


URGED on by the ringleader of the last team to use the Fiba Asia Championship as a stepping stone to the World Cup, Jimmy Alapag won some measure of payback for Philippine basketball.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Like a true warrior, Marc Pingris refuses to bail on Gilas Pilipinas

Marc Pingris vs KIM Joo-sung. Photo by Nuki Sabio/FIBA Asia

As players from both teams warmed up on the court during the halftime break, Marc Pingris took a spot at the edge of the Philippines bench, sat down, clasped his hands, dipped his head to his knees and prayed.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Asian Games,Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Historic feat hasn’t sunk in yet for Gilas Pilipinas

Players from Smart Gilas Pilipinas rejoice as they notch a slot in the 2014.  PHOTO BY NUKI SABIO/PBA IMAGES

As wave after wave of emotion swept through everyone in the Gilas Pilipinas locker room, the players still struggled with the context of their latest achievement: Punching a ticket to Spain for the 2014 Fiba World Cup, marking the country’s return to the world stage.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Asian Games,Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »



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