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All articles by Homer D. Sayson
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Second Overtime: Butler ruins LeBron's party plans
Sun, 11 Oct 2020
CHICAGO --- The champagne was ready, cold and eager, and begging to be uncorked.
The Larry O'Brien trophy was in the building, awaiting the warm embrace of those mighty Lakers, who have waited a decade for what would b
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