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28 Nov 2011
MUCH like a divorce, when love turns to hate, this labor spat was bitter, filled with bickering, name-calling and angry finger-pointing. And in its midst, a federal anti-trust lawsuit came thisclose to getting full-blown.
Top Rank chief publicist Lee Samuels denies Koncz dismissal
19 Jul 2011
Everytime fellow Philboxing.com columnist Manny Pinol writes, I read. And so should you.
A former sportswriter turned North Cotabato Governor, Pinol pens the Braveheart columns in this website. His literary installme
Barkley on LeBron: "He's just not a cold-blooded killer"
15 Jun 2011
IN THE refuge that is the Miami Heat locker room, LeBron James' stall is marked "king-size." But given how small he played in the 2001 NBA Finals, is a size-change in order?
When it rains, it pours. And in LeBron's case
"LeBust" James: A Prince not a King
14 Jun 2011
ONE OF the things that LeBron James loves to do after a big play is to clench his right hand into a fist and pound it as hard as he repeatedly can onto his left chest.
As it turned out, that lumberjack chest of
Dirk No-ring-ski no more: Dallas Mavericks capture NBA title
14 Jun 2011
NO-RING-SKI. No-win-ski. No more.
The doubters can now put all those disparaging remarks to bed. Dirk Nowtizki is an NBA champion, at last. He also has a Finals MVP award to go with it, and a place in history as one o
King James or King Flop?
12 Jun 2011
THE BURDEN of unmet expectations is eating up LeBron James, holding him down like the weight of unconfessed sin.
A member of the fabled draft class of 2003, LeBron, then a high schooler, left his quiet Akron, Ohio hometown
Mavs shoot lights out, take 3-2 NBA Finals series lead
11 Jun 2011
IN THE past four games of these NBA Finals, Dallas needed it's lone superstar to come up big and somehow equalize Miami's Big Three.
So far, Dirk Nowitzki has never failed to supply his team's multifarious needs, including
Big Dirk shines; ties the NBA Finals at 2-2
09 Jun 2011
USING Game 4 of the 2011 NBA Finals as a canvas, Dirk Nowitzki painted another playoffs masterpiece Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
The Big German drilled 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter a
A dynasty in the making?
28 May 2011
TEAMWORK, relentless defense, and the lion's heart that beats rapidly inside the chest of MVP Derrick Rose were the cornerstones of Chicago's' regular season success and deep postseason run.
But in the Eastern Conference Fin
Mavericks punch NBA Finals ticket
27 May 2011
IT WAS deja vu all over again.
The Oklahoma City Thunder, so full of talent yet so painfully inexperienced, imploded again in the homestretch. The only difference is that, this time, they didn't just lose a game. They l