NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid said he has not been cleared to play back-to-back games and does not expect to be in the lineup on Saturday in Toronto (Sunday, Manila time)/.Embiid was in the starting lineup for the ...
Oct 21, 2017
NBA
MIAMI - Larry Bird made his plea years ago.His request to the NBA was not unique: Bird wanted the league to eliminate the dreaded stretches of four games in five days. What made Bird's pitch memorable was that it didn&# ...
Aug 15, 2017
LA Salle showed nerves of steel in the homestretch as the Lady Spikers swept Ateneo to bag a second straight UAAP women's volleyball title on Saturday. The Lady Spikers almost blew a 10-4 lead in the deciding set but ...
May 6, 2017
NBA
CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving didn't get tired of seeing the Milwaukee Bucks on consecutive days in December.In fact, he wouldn't mind playing them a few more times in late April, May or June when it really matters."I ...
Dec 22, 2016
PBA
HE couldn't make a measly layup, so he made up for it by taking it up a notch and go for a dunk.Not just one, but two slams in back-to-back plays worthy to be in the highlight reel. ...
Oct 1, 2016
MADRID - Real Madrid is relying on the successful formula of a year ago as it attempts to become the first team to win back-to-back Champions League titles, betting on the same stars who triumphed last season.Confident that it already ...
Sep 12, 2016
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Zach LaVine came to All-Star weekend in New York last year as an under-the-radar rookie toiling away for one of the league's worst teams. He left as the Savior of Slam after a scintillating performance breathed ...
Feb 6, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - Gregg Popovich's plan to give some rest to one of his veterans hit a snag.Chalk it to Manu Ginobili's persuasion. Or blame the "bunch of cowards" Popovich has for assistant coaches.Either way, Ginobili was ...
Nov 3, 2015
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington - Rory McIlroy didn't fare so well the last time he played links golf. He shot an 80 at Royal County Down in the Irish Open, missed his second straight cut, returned to his home in Florida and ...
Jun 17, 2015
THIS early, the challenged has been posed on the National University Bulldogs.No less than school chairman Hans Sy dared the team to go for a back-to-back UAAP men's basketball title by next year."I want to," said Sy ...
Oct 24, 2014
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