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Former PBA coach Binky Favis urges discipline as key to stop COVID-19 spread

By Waylon Galvez From a previous coaching stint in the PBA to being elected Parañaque City councilor, Vincent ‘Binky’ Favis has implemented a team concept to make sure everyone on his team is on the same page. Former PBA coach and Parañaque City District 2 councilor Binky Favis thinks discipline is important to stop the spread of COVID-19Continue reading “Former PBA coach Binky Favis urges discipline as key to stop COVID-19 spread”

PSC cedes control of RMSC to DOH, AFP

By Nick Giongco Athletics has given way to survival at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. The Philippine Sports Commission no longer has any say in the operations of key facilities inside the RMSC being used to shelter COVID-19 patients. The Ninoy Aquino Stadium, turned a makeshift hospital, is ready to house patients showing mild symptomsContinue reading “PSC cedes control of RMSC to DOH, AFP”

NBA: Top recruits Jalen Green, Isaiah Todd join reshaped G League program

By Field Level Media-Reuters Five-star recruit Jalen Green will skip college and instead enter the NBA G League’s freshly revamped professional pathway program, becoming the first player to do so in a major landmark for the NBA. Jalen Green skies for a dunk attempt during the 2019 NBTC All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. (File photo) FellowContinue reading “NBA: Top recruits Jalen Green, Isaiah Todd join reshaped G League program”

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff bares she went through depression at 14

By Agence France-Presse Teenage tennis sensation Coco Gauff revealed Thursday that she suffered depression as a 14-year-old, just before her history-making Wimbledon breakthrough. Cori Gauff  (Rob Carr / Getty Images / AFP / FILE PHOTO) Gauff said she struggled with her mental health after being constantly touted as the sport’s next big thing and evenContinue reading “Tennis sensation Coco Gauff bares she went through depression at 14”

NFL: Broncos Von Miller tests positive for COVID-19

By Agence France-Presse Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the second NFL player to be hit with the disease which has caused a pandemic. In this file photo taken on November 30, 2019, linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos stands on the field during warmups before a game against theContinue reading “NFL: Broncos Von Miller tests positive for COVID-19”

US PGA Tour plans to resume in June without fans

By Agence France-Presse The US PGA Tour on Thursday announced plans to resume in June, with the first four tournaments being closed to spectators due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Justin Thomas of the United States (Sam Greenwood / Getty Images / AFP) The tour suspended its season after the first round of theContinue reading “US PGA Tour plans to resume in June without fans”

Postponed Olympics ‘to kickstart’ Japan economy — IOC

By Agence France-Presse Postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will provide a welcome boost to the coronavirus-hit Japanese economy next year, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official claimed on Thursday. A man wearing a face mask walks in the tunnel of a metro station with posters of Miraitowa, the official mascot of the 2020 SummerContinue reading “Postponed Olympics ‘to kickstart’ Japan economy — IOC”

IBF champ Jerwin Ancajas turns to his poultry, piggery, veggie farm amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Nick Giongco With no end in sight yet as to when he will be allowed to return to the ring, Jerwin Ancajas is making use of the break learning how to take care of an improvised pond, a poultry farm and a piggery. World boxing champion Jerwin Ancajas feeds organic chickens in his farmContinue reading “IBF champ Jerwin Ancajas turns to his poultry, piggery, veggie farm amid COVID-19 pandemic”

Michael Jordan opens up about ‘Last Dance’ film

By Reuters Days before the premiere of ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary series, Michael Jordan opened up Thursday about the final season of his Chicago Bulls tenure in 1997-98, the central focus of the 10-part series. In this file photo taken on May 21, 1996, NBA Commisioner David Stern (L) congratulates Chicago Bulls guard Michael JordanContinue reading “Michael Jordan opens up about ‘Last Dance’ film”