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Mark Rabago

Comeback Nuggets

“Baby Come Back” by the fittingly named band (for the purposes of an NBA column, that is), The Player, pretty much sums up the...

The Bucks stop here

So, did coach Mike Budenholzer promise Jimmy Buckets he’ll buy the entire Milwaukee Bucks team coffee? Did Bucks general manager Jon Horst vow to...

Deep-sixing the Sixers

What a waste. Sam Hinkie’s sacrifice had come to nothing. The Philadelphia 76ers’ four-game sweep in the hands of the Boston Celtics in the first...

Bubble trouble

C.J. Cansino and UST. UST and C.J. Cansino. Offseason college basketball drama at its finest. Amid the squabbling between the two, the UP Fighting Maroons...

Be like Phil

Punxsutawney Phil is the prognosticator of prognosticators and everyone, not only sports columnists, aspire to be the chubby groundhog when it comes to predicting...

Phoenix rising

The Phoenix Suns is the surprise team in the NBA restart at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The team of head coach...

All powered UP

From days of long ago, but necessarily from an uncharted region of Diliman, I played hoops with now University of the Philippine Fighting Maroons...

No going back now

The NBA season is again upon us. Or more precisely the NBA restart will finally happen in 48 hours. For a basketball-crazed nation like the...

Blackwater in hot water

Covid-19 has not only put the 2020 season of the Philippine Basketball Association in limbo, but it has also put in doubt the continued...

Slaughter swap

Greg Slaughter may be swapping places with Christian Standhardinger after all. Nope. The enigmatic Barangay Ginebra center didn’t had a change of heart and returned...

Palace: Duterte govt ready to work with new Japanese PM

THE Duterte government is ready to work with new Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to further strengthen relations between the Philippines and Japan, Malacañang...

PH logs 3,375 new Covid cases, total up to 276,289

THE Philippines recorded 3,375 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Thursday, the Department of Health (DoH) said, raising the total number...

New Zealand plunges into recession as economy shrinks record 12%

WELLINGTON: New Zealand plunged into recession for the first time in a decade Thursday, as data confirmed a record-breaking economic collapse that forced Prime...

PH Air Force grounds Sikorsky choppers after Basilan crash, probe underway

THE Philippine Air Force (PAF) grounded all its Sikorsky (S-76A) helicopters after one crashed in a Basilan town on Wednesday afternoon. The PAF will inspect...

Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views

LONDON: Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray has urged officials to consider renaming Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena over the Australian's anti-gay stance, saying: "I...