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By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 14, 2018 - 12:38am

If parity is one of the PBA’s key objectives this season, early indicators show positive signs of a more balanced competition in the Philippine Cup with previous low-level teams Blackwater, NLEX and Phoenix making strides in their bid to join the league’s elite circle.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 9, 2018 - 11:52pm

There’s talk that celebrities with Filipino roots are getting together to play basketball in a side event during the NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles on Feb. 16-18.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 8, 2018 - 11:43pm

It’s not easy to overwhelm former world boxing champion Nonito Donaire Jr. because nothing fazes him in the ring. He’s won world titles in five weight classes and battled some of the most ferocious punchers in history like Vic Darchinyan, Fernando Montiel, Jorge Arce and Nicholas Walters.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 5, 2018 - 12:39am

For years, the row in swimming has remained dead in the water, unmoving and unresolved. The NSA is the Philippine Swimming Inc. but its president Mark Joseph appears to be managing things by remote control from an unknown location. The rival Philippine Swimming League , led by former Sen. Nikki Coseteng, is moving forward to develop young homegrown talents even as the PSI refuses to consider the prodigies for the national team.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 4, 2018 - 12:11am

Here are the next five of our 20 wishes for 2018.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 3, 2018 - 12:12am

It’s the year of the dog and we’re hoping 2018 will open a lot of doors for Philippine sports to prosper with bark and bite.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated January 1, 2018 - 12:02am

There are two brothers in the late Flash Elorde’s bloodline preserving the family’s tradition in boxing.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated December 29, 2017 - 12:14am

At the end of last year, there were 32 Filipino fighters in the top 10 ratings of the five top professional boxing bodies, namely the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, IBF (International Boxing Federation), WBO (World Boxing Organization) and IBO (International Boxing Organization).

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated December 27, 2017 - 11:58pm

PBA chairman Ricky Vargas said the other day the Board of Governors is not inclined to contract a headhunting agency in the search for a new commissioner.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated December 27, 2017 - 12:06am

It was in 2000 when highly-acclaimed Filipino artist Manny Garibay submitted an entry to an art contest called Il Bienal de Baloncesto en Balles Artes organized by FIBA in its museum in Alcobendas in Madrid.