In 2011, Kobe Bryant led a group of NBA stars in a series of exhibition games dubbed the SMART Ultimate All-Star Weekend. That allowed the Los Angeles Lakers superstar to come face to face with Filipino fight icon Manny Pacquiao, a huge NBA fan who attended the game featuring Bryant and co. against SMART-Gilas Pilipinas. Read more »
Gary David, Eloy Poligrates, June Mar Fajardo, LA Tenorio, and Ronjay Buenafe are featured the Foton PBA Top Five Drives from the PLDT MyDSL Philippine Cup this past week.
Comedian, Internet advice guru, and all-around pogi Ramon Bautista made his studio debut at Sports5 Center last Sunday. Like a true pogi, Ramon dispensed advice on how to be ‘maangas’ in the PBA. Read more »
Top volleyball stars Rachel Anne Daquis, Gretchen Ho, Michelle Gumabao, Alyssa Valdez, and Jen Reyes, Melissa Gohing, and Jheck Dionela joined the charity event organized by Kiefer Ravena for super typhoon “Yolanda” survivors on Saturday. They showed that they’ve got … Read more »
Kiefer Ravena and friends were able to raise more than P800,000 in a charity event on Saturday that involved much more than just basketball.
The GlobalPort Batang Pier are coming into the new season of the PBA with fresh faces on the court and on the bench. With exciting rookies and a brand-new coaching staff, the Batang Pier are hoping to make a bigger splash in the PLDT MyDSL Philippine Cup. Read more »
Top football clubs in Europe this week commiserated with those affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” in the Philippines by displaying messages of support before their UEFA Champions League matches. In Donetsk, Ukraine, players held up a banner before a Group … Read more »
For a few hours on Sunday, survivors of super typhoon “Yolanda” forgot the misery surrounding them while watching a live broadcast of Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Brandon Rios. The fans cheered lustily for the Filipino fight icon as he made … Read more »
Filipino fight icon Manny Pacquiao made a triumphant return to the ring on Sunday, totally outclassing Brandon Rios for an easy unanimous decision win. Read more »
Basketball never stops… even amid the devastation brought about by super typhoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Samar. For 12-year-old Elvin Adesna and his buddies, playing hoops brings joy after the calamity, as they cobbled together a makeshift basketball court. “Maglalaro na … Read more »
Tensions between the camps of Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios reached a boiling point on Wednesday when Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach was involved in an altercation with members of the Rios side, most notably trainer Robert Garcia and conditioning coach Alex Ariza.
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Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach was involved in a physical altercation with members of the camp of Brandon Rios just four days between the two fighters face off on Sunday. Read more »
Los Angeles Lakers superstar guard Kobe Bryant presented the team’s donation to relief efforts for those affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” to a team of 10 Filipino youngsters in the United States for a Jr. NBA training tour during halftime of a match against the Memphis Grizzlies this weekend. Read more »
PHOTO | Fil-Am NFL player carries Philippine flag onto field to raise awareness for ‘Yolanda’ relief
The NFL-leading Seattle Seahawks (10-1) held fund-raising efforts for super typhoon “Yolanda” relief and Filipino-American wide receiver Doug Baldwin Jr. was at the forefront of it, carrying the Philippine flag onto the field before their game against the Minnesota Vikings. … Read more »
Marian Rivera was simply radiant as the muse of Barangay Ginebra San Miguel during the opening ceremonies of the PLDT MyDSL Philippine Cup on Sunday. The popular actress even enjoyed a joke with Gin Kings star point guard LA Tenorio … Read more »
Comedian, Internet advice guru, and all-around “pogi” Ramon Bautista made his Sports5 Center debut on Sunday. He made a splash by visiting Ginebra practice for KKK — Kilatisin ang Kinis ng Kili-kili. Check out the hilarious video. Read more »
For fans of the league, one of the biggest highlights of PBA opening day is the parade of each team with their respective muses. The opening ceremonies of the PBA 2014 season on Sunday was no different.
Enter the dragon — that is, Ramon “The Dragon” Bautista.
The popular comedian, Internet advice guru, and all-around “pogi” will join the Sports5 Center, giving his fresh — and funny — take on what’s going on around the PBA. Read more »
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra starred in a public service announcement asking for donations to UNICEF Philippines’ relief efforts for people affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” in the Philippines. Spoelstra, a Filipino-American, earlier expressed his condolences to victims as the Heat and its sister company pledged $1 million to relief operations. Read more »
The NCAA handed out hardware for its seniors and juniors basketball tournaments on Thursday before Game Two of the finals showdown between the Letran Knights and the San Beda Red Lions. Letran’s Raymond Almazan was named Defensive Player of the … Read more »