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A couple of sendoffs for prominent sports personalities highlighted last week’s schedule of activities.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

‘Juico takes over Patafa Friday’


INCUMBENT athletics association president Go Teng Kok assured the Inquirer that former Philippine Sports Commission chair Philip Ella Juico would be installed as the new athletics chief by Friday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Manny wants toughness


DISPERSAL drafts in the PBA never generated much attention and media interest in the past until world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao got involved in the process.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Commentary,Featured Columns,In Huddle | Read More »

‘Manong’ eyes end of UE drought


A couple of weeks before the opening of the 77th UAAP season, the Inquirer called Maynilad EVP Pato Gregorio to ask what he expected of the University of the Philippines Maroons, now that the Azkals’ Dan Palami will serve as team manager.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Odds even in San Mig-Rain or Shine duel


ARE THE San Mig Coffee Mixers ready to win their first Grand Slam and gift coach Tim Cone an unprecedented second title sweep—and 18th PBA championship overall?

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

It’s all about Stanley Pringle


Well he could be at the root of all this lottery controversy that has erupted in the PBA.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Commentary,Featured Columns,In Huddle | Read More »

Painters No. 3 behind Gin Kings, Mixers


RAIN or Shine coach Yeng Guiao said he could not believe what PBA commissioner Chito Salud had announced during last Monday’s prefinals press conference at Sambokojin Restaurant in Eastwood City,   “Two of the league’s three most popular teams today are playing in this third conference best-of-five championship series,” Salud had said in his speech, [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Who are the three new PBA prospects?


How many picks has NLEX inherited from Air21 now that the franchise sale has been formalized? Due to conflicting media reports, the Inquirer sought clarification from NLEX team manager Ronald Dulatre Saturday. His official statement: “Air21 only has one first round pick, either No. 3 or No. 4. With this addition to the current Express [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Kia has potential to be crowd-favorite


BUMPING into Kia’s marketing ladies Nenuka Guba and Pie Villster at a coffee shop in the vicinity of their Pacific Star office was providential.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Will Gilas still get Miami meeting with Spoelstra?


After the Miami Heat lost the NBA championship to the San Antonio Spurs a couple of days ago, a veteran scribe covering the PBA beat wondered if the Gilas Pilipinas training under coach Erik Spoelstra in South Beach next month would push through.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Boxing bros ‘works in progress’


As of June 13, the Quezon City police had yet to determine the motive behind the killing of car racer Enzo Pastor, who was shot in the head Thursday night inside the truck he was driving.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,In Huddle | Read More »

PBA ‘advice’ to Pacquiao


If you read between the lines of the statement made by PBA commissioner Chito Salud during Monday’s press conference hosted by Kia for its PBA team, you can assume that he strongly advised Kia playing-coach Manny Pacquiao to concentrate on being a coach first.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

NLEX alone in fight for competitiveness


Members of the media who attended the victory celebration of six-time D-League champion NLEX expected a double treat last Monday night at Saisaki, Edsa: a sumptuous Japanese buffet feast and juicy, hot tidbits for a news story.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »



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  • NCAA: Lyceum Pirates shoot for 4th straight win
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