ABS-CBN Sports

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ABS-CBN Sports
ABS-CBN Sports logo 2014.png
Division of: ABS-CBN
Key people: Dino Laurena, ABS-CBN Integrated Sports Head
Peter Musngi, Vice president, Integrated Sports Division
Headquarters: Quezon City
Major Broadcasting Contracts: UAAP, NCAA, NBA on free TV, Philippines national football team, Nonito Donaire Fights, Top Rank boxing matches
Parent: ABS-CBN Corporation
Sister networks: ABS-CBN, ABS-CBN Sports and Action, Balls
Website: Sports.ABS-CBN.com/

ABS-CBN Sports is the sports division of the Philippine media conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, which airs some of the notable sports events in the Philippines.

ABS-CBN Sports began in 1998 as the main broadcaster for the network-backed basketball league Metropolitan Basketball Association which introduced the home-and-away play format in the Philippine basketball landscape. Simultaneous with that (shortly before the MBA collapsed), it acquired the broadcast rights to the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines) (NCAA) collegiate basketball leagues, which bolstered Studio 23's ratings and at the same time aligned further toward the said channel's programming thrust to the youth.

ABS-CBN Sports also supplant contents to a sports channel ABS-CBN Sports+Action and Balls.

Former logo used from 2000 to 2013.

Program line-up[edit]

Current programs[edit]

Upcoming programs[edit]

Past programs & notable coverage[edit]

Sports broadcasters[edit]

Current on-air staff[edit]

  • Martin Antonio (NCAA Analyst)
  • Migs Bustos (NCAA Analyst)
  • Dyan Castillejo-Garcia (Top Rank Boxing Play by Play, Sports Unlimited host, ABS-CBN & ANC Sports reporter)
  • Andrei Felix (NCAA Play by Play)
  • Gretchen Fullido (HardBall replacement host)
  • Allan Gregorio (UAAP Lead Analyst, NCAA Lead Analyst)
  • Boom Gonzales (UAAP Basketball Lead Play by Play, UAAP Volleyball Play by Play, NBA sa Dos Play by Play)
  • Boom Labrusca (NCAA Basketball Play by Play)
  • TJ Manotoc (NBA sa Dos Play by Play, UAAP Basketball Lead Analyst, ABS-CBN news & ANC Sports reporter)
  • Ronnie Nathanziels (Boxing Lead Analyst)
  • Olsen Racela (NCAA Analyst)
  • Mikee Reyes (NCAA Analyst)
  • Anton Roxas (NCAA Basketball Lead Play by Play, UAAP Basketball Lead Play by Play, UAAP Volleyball Play by Play)
  • Eric Tipan (UAAP Play by Play)
  • Atty. Ed Tolentino (Boxing Play by Play)
  • Bill Velasco (Hardball Host)

On-air guests[edit]

Past on-air staff[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karlo Sacamos (24 April 2015). "ABS-CBN set to regain TV coverage rights of NCAA from TV5, says source". Sports Interactive Network Philippines. 

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