ATHLETE'S CORNER: Ricci Rivero rises
MANILA, Philippines – Ricci Rivero describes the episode as a "nightmare."
But the former La Salle standout hopes to bounce back from the string of controversies – which included accusations of drug use – by finding a fresh start with the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons and honing his skills with the Gilas Pilipinas cadets.
Rappler Sports sits down with Rivero in this first feature of Athlete's Corner where the 6-foot-1 combo guard shares his hopes and worries, gives a peek on his family's emotional struggles, and bares how he plans to rise again. – Rappler.com