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All articles by Homer D. Sayson
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Displaying articles 51 to 60.Second Overtime: The tools Jerwin Ancajas needs to unify the 115-pound division
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- Like a jilted lover, motivated by grief and rejection, Alejandro Santiago stalked Jerwin Ancajas all over the makeshift boxing ring at the Oracle Arena in Oakland yesterday.
The 22-year old Mexican challeng
SECOND OVERTIME: Who is this jolly red fellow scolding me?
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- Players come and go. Franchises move on. That's just a fact of NBA life.
But years after Michael Jordan had left the building and seasons after Derrick Rose and his oft-injured body had moved on to the Knicks, the Ca
Second Overtime: Homer D. Sayson
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- Majority of the sportswriters who covered last Saturday night's mega fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, most of them seasoned by years of covering the sweet science, scored either a draw or a narrow wi
Second Overtime: As a fake Canelo lurks, a real blockbuster looms
Sun, 16 Sep 2018
LAS VEGAS -- In a world of fake news and fake Facebook accounts, a fake Canelo Alvarez was sighted at the T-Mobile Arena yesterday, an appearance that took some of the edge off what had been a belligerent weigh-in.
Second Overtime: World class training plus sage coaching advice equals Nietes masterpiece
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- At age 36, with 346 rounds under his belt, Donnie Nietes was supposed to be old, over matched against a hungry lion in Aston Palicte, who was taller, bigger and stronger.
But when they fought last Sunday for th
NBA West Finals -- Rockets tie series with Game 4 steal
Thu, 24 May 2018
CHICAGO -- The Golden State Warriors collapsed in the final 12 minutes of Game 4 on Tuesday night and the Houston Rockets took advantage by scoring a 95-92 squeaker to tie the Western Conference Finals at 2-2.
NBA West Finals -- Warriors steal homecourt with Game 1 win
Wed, 16 May 2018
CHICAGO -- The highly-anticipated Western Conference Finals duel between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets was electric as anticipated, full of thrills and chills.
But after 48 minutes of action, it
NBA -- Celtics rally from 22 down to beat Sixers in Game 2
Sat, 05 May 2018
CHICAGO -- With a 48-26 lead at the 6:41 mark of the second quarter, the Philadelphia 76ers seemed to be on their way to a huge Game 2 victory and knot the Eastern Conference semifinals series at 1-1 on Thursday night
NBA -- LeBron scores 43 to put Raptors in a 2-0 hole
Fri, 04 May 2018
CHICAGO -- LeBron James picked a good time to belt his best performance in these 2018 NBA playoffs.
The four-time NBA MVP sank 19 of 28 field goals and finished with 43 points, eight rebounds and 14 assists as the Cle
NBA -- How sweep it is: Pelicans eliminate Blazers
Mon, 23 Apr 2018
CHICAGO -- The New Orleans Pelicans are off to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
The milestone was achieved yesterday when New Orleans outlasted the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4, 131-123,