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NCAA in talks with 3 major TV networks

Three major television networks have signified their intentions to become the NCAA’s new broadcasting partner following the non-renewal of ABS-CBN’s franchise. Sources said ABS-CBN has already informed NCAA officials regarding the termination of their 10-year contract, which began in 2015. The same sources said, however, that the NCAA wants to clarify things with the network […]

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Newly-knighted Abando plans to call former UST coach

By Waylon Galvez           One of these days, Rhenz Abando said he would reach out and contact former University of Santo Tomas mentor Aldin Ayo – simply to say thanks after playing one season under the latter’s tutelage. The one-time UST standout has transferred to Letran together with two other Tigers, […]

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Opportunities with Letran  key to Abando’s decision

By Waylon Galvez         Rhenz Abando says that his transfer to defending NCAA champion Letran from embattled University of Santo Tomas is more than just a school-to-school move, but one that would likely benefit his career in the long run because of the opportunities he thinks he would get with the Knights. […]

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NCAA teams sticking to no-training policy

By Waylon Galvez       Unlike its rival league, member schools of NCAA have vowed to adhere to the government’s health and safety protocols apart from its no-training policy as the country continues to deal with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In its weekly meeting, NCAA Management Committee (MANCOM) chairman Fr. Vic Calvo said they […]

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FSAs have benefits, drawbacks – Thompson

    By JONAS TERRADO   Scottie Thompson is fully aware that the NCAA’s decision to ban foreign student athletes beginning Season 96 has its benefits and drawbacks. The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel star who made a name for himself in the NCAA with University of Perpetual Help Altas said he has mixed opinions about […]

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NCAA: We’ll wait for ABS-CBN next move

By WAYLON GALVEZ       NCAA Management Committee chairman Fr. Vic Calvo said Friday the league would wait for the course of action its broadcast partner ABS-CBN 2 will take after its bid for 25-year franchise was denied by Congress. “We’ll wait for them on what they’ll do moving forward, or after the (Congress) […]

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