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All articles by Homer D. Sayson
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Second Overtime: Why the Blazers will KO the Grizz
Sat, 15 Aug 2020
CHICAGO -- The Portland Trail Blazers remind me of a woman in a darkened bar who blinds you with the shimmer of her designer clothes and mesmerizes you with the scent of her Armani perfume.
But when yo
Second Overtime: As "Monster" hunt stalls, new foe looms for Casimero
Wed, 08 Jul 2020
CHICAGO -- Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons is an eternal optimist, the kind of dude who will smile on a cloudy day.
Which is why, despite one postponement and a lingering pandemic, he remains hopeful t
Second Overtime: John Riel Casimero's hunt for a Japanese "Monster" continues
Fri, 26 Jun 2020
CHICAGO --- After wresting the WBO bantamweight title with a sensational third-round TKO over Zolani Tete last November 30 in Birmingham, England, John Riel Casimero has gotten insatiably hungrier
Second Overtime: "Magic" Mike sings for stardom
Tue, 23 Jun 2020
CHICAGO -- SanMan Promotions CEO JC Manangquil remembers it just like it was yesterday.
Eight years ago, on a sticky hot, blistering summer day, a young member of the Philippine national team strolled inside SanMan's old
NBA -- Season set to restart in July
Fri, 05 Jun 2020
CHICAGO -- At last.
After ongoing coronavirus pandemic abruptly ended the 2019-20 campaign last March 12, a truncated NBA season is set to return in Orlando, Florida.
Per Adrian Wojnanowski of ESPN, the NBA board of gov
NBA -- From the hoops sidelines to the COVID-19 frontlines
Fri, 05 Jun 2020
CHICAGO -- Around this time last year, Andrew Schroeder was scampering to secure a flight to Toronto, Canada where he covered the 2019 NBA Finals between the Raptors and the dynastic Golden State Warrio
A Marcial Plan: Shelly Finkel eyes Olympic-bound Filipino boxer
Thu, 16 Apr 2020
Marcial (L) and Finkel.
CHICAGO -- Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas revealed publicly last week that several local and international promoters are trying to lure Eumir Marcia
Second Overtime: Waiting for Luka "Skywalker"
Fri, 10 Apr 2020
The author with Dalas Mavericks star Luka Doncic last February at the NBA All-Star Game at the United Center in Chicago. (photo@phlboxing).
CHICAGO -- As a ruthless respiratory disease halts the NBA season into an ind
Second Overtime: As a pandemic grips boxing, Joven Jimenez leans on his faith
Tue, 24 Mar 2020
CHICAGO -- It was a Monday, March 16. Another week looms and a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada lay just four days away.
But for Joven Jimenez, it was just another day. Another grind.
The champion train
Second Overtime: Sean "The Mechanic" Gibbons whips another work of art
Thu, 12 Mar 2020
Sean Gibbons, the president of Manny Pacquiao Promotions inked Mark "Magnifico" Magsayo to a contract yesterday, further fortifying what already is an impressive stable currently populated by reigning world champions J