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Roach, Fortune start work with Magsayo

  By NICK GIONGCO     THE process of whipping Mark Magsayo into shape has kicked in after Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and conditioning coach Justin Fortune and the top Filipino featherweight finally joined hands together in Los Angeles. Less than a week after arriving in the US from Manila, Magsayo showed up at […]

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Golf’s Ryder Cup to be postponed for a year

LOS ANGELES (AFP) –The 2020 Ryder Cup will be postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN reported Tuesday, saying an official announcement is expected Wednesday. Citing a source not authorized to speak publicly, ESPN said the biennial match play showdown between the United States and Europe, scheduled for September 25-27 at Whistling […]

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‘Significant’ virus spread could thwart NBA restart – Silver

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – NBA commissioner Adam Silver reiterated Tuesday that a “significant spread” of coronavirus could burst the league’s safety “bubble” and cause a second shutdown of the season. Silver said he fully expects some players who gather in Florida to resume the suspended season will test positive for coronavirus, especially as teams first […]

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‘Robocop’ from Negros on a mission

  BY NICK GIONGCO      UNHERALDED Filipino fighter Reymond Yanong returns to the ring just 12 days after his successful debut in the coronavirus era as the puncher nicknamed Robocop takes on Genaro ‘El Conde’ Gamez in an eight-round welterweight bout at The Bubble inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. During the official […]

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Alas recommends 1 training venue for several PBA teams

  BY WAYLON GALVEZ      Phoenix Super LPG Fuel head coach Louie Alas said Tuesday that he would propose to PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial to have one training venue for several teams in order to centralize the disinfection when practice session begins. Alas said that the Fuel Masters are considering The Upper Deck in Pasig […]

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Nationals vs Yankees in MLB opener

NEW YORK (AFP) – Major League Baseball’s coronavirus-delayed 2020 season gets underway July 23 with the World Series champion Washington Nationals hosting the New York Yankees, MLB said Monday. The Los Angeles Dodgers host their National League West rivals San Francisco Giants on opening day, with all other 28 teams launching the abbreviated season on […]

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