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All articles by Homer D. Sayson
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.2020 All-Star Weekend --- NBA takes Chicago by storm (PHOTOS)
Sat, 15 Feb 2020
CHICAGO -- A blast of below zero degrees wind chill enveloped this city on Friday but it could not freeze the excitement of the NBA All-Star weekend that landed here for the first time since 1988.
Second Overtime: Thanks for all the memories, Kobe
Thu, 30 Jan 2020
CHICAGO -- My friendship with Kobe Bryant was neither personal nor familial. It was professional, one confined in the workplace of an NBA galaxy where he was a shining bright star and I was an afterthought.
I first saw him i
Second Overtime: Another golden chance slips past Jhack Tepora
Mon, 23 Dec 2019
CHICAGO - Jhack Tepora had no business losing this fight.
His opponent was a recycled, calcifying 35-year old journeyman who had lost his previous three fights by knockout and had been inactive for nearly 15 months before
Tepora suffers shocking first round KO defeat
Sun, 22 Dec 2019
CHICAGO - Jhack Tepora's career path took another complicated turn moments ago when he lost to unheralded Oscar Escandon via first round knockout at the Toyota Arena in Ontario California.
A liver shot on the right
Second Overtime: Jhack Tepora puts weight issues behind as road to redemption continues (PHOTOS)
Sat, 21 Dec 2019
Jhack Tepora and Oscar Escandon at Friday's weighin.
CHICAGO -- According to weather.com, the sun will rise with a glorious smile at Ontario, California this Saturday.
It almost always does in that side of parad
PhilBoxing Exclusive: Ancajas talks about his recent triumph and future plans
Fri, 13 Dec 2019
CHICAGO -- In the beautiful land of tacos and tequilas, Jerwin Ancajas threw a punch party where he celebrated the eighth successful defense of his IBF super flyweight title.
Days after coming down from the eupho
Second Overtime: Make it eight for Jerwin the great
Sun, 08 Dec 2019
CHICAGO -- In a matter of hours, Jerwin Ancajas will climb the ring at the Auditorio GNP Seguras in Puebla, Mexico to defend his IBF super flyweight title for the eighth time.
While boxing is as unpredictable as a wo
MISSION POSSIBLE: Conquering Zolani Tete
Fri, 29 Nov 2019
CHICAGO -- When he was only 12 years young, John Riel Casimero used to fight on the mean streets of Ormoc City, his hometown in the province of Leyte, Philippines.
On a bad day, he'd beat the snout out of one unlucky c
Column -- Triple G and the missing sportswriter
Mon, 25 Nov 2019
CHICAGO -- When Boss Dong Secuya decided to green light my request to attach an NBA page to his world-famous PhilBoxing.com website back in April 2011, Nicholai Rhiz Roska was the first writer I recruited to join our stable
Pacquiao Foundation partners with LHF in turkey giveaways
Mon, 25 Nov 2019
CHICAGO - Days before America's biggest holiday --- Thanksgiving ---- the Pacquiao Foundation, in association with the Local Hearts Foundation of Long Beach, California brought smiles to at least one thousand families