IT was fast and furious.Lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia demolished Filipino Romero Duno in just a single round to remain undefeated on Saturday in Las Vegas (Sunday, Manila time).The 21-year-old American, who entered the ring wearing a red cape, ...
Nov 3, 2019
SAN Beda seeks to complete a first round sweep when it faces Mapua on Friday at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay as the first round of the NCAA Season 95 seniors basketball tournament finally comes to a close.After postponements due to inclement ...
Sep 6, 2019
PBA
THE moment of truth has come for the 47 aspirants as the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft rolls on Sunday at Robinson's Midtown in Ermita, Manila.All their efforts and hardwork from their collegiate careers, to their other travails have led ...
Dec 15, 2018
SAN Beda didn't need Robert Bolick to score 50 as it made short work of Jose Rizal University 77-40 to cap off its first round in the NCAA Season 94 with a bang on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying ...
Aug 28, 2018
ARELLANO completed a masterful comeback in the second half to stun Perpetual 76-72 in the final game day of the first round of the NCAA Season 94 on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Arena.Trailing by as many as 17 ...
Aug 28, 2018
NEW YORK - Andy Murray pumped his fist and then did it again, exulting as if he had just won his match.Actually, he was still one point away. But considering all the pain Murray has experienced in his hip, sprinting toward the ...
Aug 28, 2018
NEW YORK - Some players, like top-ranked Simona Halep, freely acknowledge they don't deal well with the hustle-and-bustle of the U.S. Open and all it entails.Others, like 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi, take to the Big Apple ...
Aug 28, 2018
DUBLIN, Ohio - One shot on the wrong side of the creek. One shot in the water. Another one in someone's backyard.Tiger Woods was headed for another bad memory at the Memorial.One shot changed everything.Woods recovered from a ...
Jun 1, 2018
NBA
CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 45 points and got some needed help in Game Seven to stay unbeaten in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-101 win over the Indiana Pacers, who pushed the game&# ...
Apr 30, 2018
NBA
CHICAGO - His play wasn't a Greek tragedy, but he didn't perform like a Greek god either, finishing with a mortal-like 22 points on 7-of-17 shooting while committing four turnovers and picking up three quick fouls ...
Apr 29, 2018
NBA
CLEVELAND - LeBron James is on the brink of his earliest NBA playoff exit - and maybe another departure from Cleveland.This Game Seven has a win-or-leave-home element.After being bloodied and blown off the floor in Game Six by the ...
Apr 29, 2018
NBA
CHICAGO - I played organized basketball at Colegio del Santo Nino where I soiled the sacred grounds with a hideous triple-single average, a Hall-of-Shame career that, as I remember, netted about two points, two rebounds and two turnovers a game. ...
Apr 27, 2018
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - A poised and productive Ricky Rubio has been smiling and laughing, masterfully running Utah's offense in his matchup with Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook.Meanwhile, the reigning league MVP has been scowling, shoving, fouling, complaining and most ...
Apr 25, 2018
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - Ricky Rubio had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah's first playoff triple-double in 17 years, and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the Oklahoma ...
Apr 22, 2018
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns snapped back from a bad start to the series with 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets, 121-105, in Game ...
Apr 22, 2018
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance, scoring 28 points to end the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and lead the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game Two win over Philadelphia on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) and even ...
Apr 17, 2018
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - On Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), Thunder forward Paul George told reporters about an alter-ego he calls "Playoff P." On Sunday, he gave the media, his teammates and the Utah Jazz a formal introduction.He scored 36 points to help ...
Apr 16, 2018
NBA
TORONTO - Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Delon Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors snapped a 10-game losing streak in playoff series openers by beating the Washington Wizards, 114-106, ...
Apr 15, 2018
NBA
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - With the playoffs just days away, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue typically would have his lineup rotations set by now.Nothing has been typical about this season for the Cavs.Lue said on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that he plans ...
Apr 13, 2018
NBA
MIAMI - The NBA playoffs that start this weekend already have an extremely tough act to follow.The regular season ended with a flourish.Wednesday's (Thursday, Manila time) final night of the regular season was well beyond dramatic - an overtime game ...
Apr 12, 2018
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