PUERTO Rico couldn't even begin qualifying for this World Cup at home two years ago, forced to move its opening game to Florida because of the damage that Hurricane Maria inflicted on the island.It was undeterred then.It is in ...
Sep 5, 2019
PUERTO Rico rallied back to pull off a stunning victory over Iran, 83-81, on Saturday in Group C of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Guangzhou, China.Javier Mojica had eight points and scored the game-winning jumper with 0.1 ...
Aug 31, 2019
VIC Saludar came to the lion's den practically alone and paid dearly for it.Without his regular trainer in his corner and his manager by his side, Saludar was left on his own and lost against Wilfredo Mendez on Sunday and ...
Aug 26, 2019
FORMER PBA and ABL import Renaldo Balkman has been included by the Puerto Rican basketball federation to be part of its pool for the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.According to a press release by the Federacion De Baloncesto De Puerto Rico, ...
Aug 18, 2019
TEAM USA completed a sweep of group play with a 115-71 victory over Puerto Rico on Tuesday in the Fiba Under-18 Americas Championship on Tuesday in St. Catharines, Ontario (Wednesday, Manila time).Quentin Grimes showed the way for the US ...
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Jun 13, 2018
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - The U.S. remained unbeaten with a spot secured in the second round of qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup, beating Puerto Rico, 83-75, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The Americans got big shots down the ...
Feb 28, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. - For USA Basketball, the first World Cup qualifying test is out of the way.Jameel Warney and Reggie Hearn each scored 17 points and the United States opened qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup with an 85-78 victory ...
Nov 24, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. - Jameel Warney and Reggie Hearn each scored 17 points, and the United States opened qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup with an 85-78 victory over Puerto Rico on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Xavier Munford scored 12 points ...
Nov 24, 2017
BOSTON - A crowd-funding campaign started by Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran has already raised nearly $1.3 million to help with hurricane relief in his native Puerto Rico.Beltran and his family donated $1 million to initiate the fund earlier this ...
Sep 30, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Eddie Rosario's sacrifice fly drove in Carlos Correa with the winning run in the 11th inning, giving Puerto Rico a 4-3 victory over the Netherlands on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) and a spot in the World ...
Mar 21, 2017
PBA
FIRST impressions, well, last, for Eugene Phelps in this PBA Commissioner's Cup.After all, his first game could also be his last for Phoenix in this midseason tournament as coach Ariel Vanguardia bared his prized ward is set to leave soon ...
Mar 18, 2017
GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Carlos Correa, Yadier Molina and T.J. Rivera homered, and Puerto Rico beat Venezuela, 11-0, in seven innings on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in Group D of the World Baseball Classic.Correa connected for a solo shot and Molina ...
Mar 11, 2017
ORLANDO, Florida - This year's Puerto Rico Tipoff will move to Orlando, Florida, due to concerns about Zika virus on the island.In a news release posted on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) on the tournament website, ESPN Events senior vice president ...
Sep 27, 2016
OLYMPIAN Lynda Morales has been tapped as import by Cignal for the 2016 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix next month.The Puerto Rican spiker, who previously played for RC Cola Air Force, will be joined by Laura Schaudt, an explosive 6-foot-5 ...
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Sep 19, 2016
JERWIN Ancajas hopes to succeed where King Arthur Villanueva failed before.The 24-year-old Ancajas braces for the biggest fight of his life when he battles reigning champion McJoe Arroyo for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title on Saturday ...
Sep 2, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Michael Phelps claimed his 23rd gold medal. Puerto Rico won its first ever. And Jamaica got its first gold of the Rio Games with an emphatic win in the marquee Olympic sprinting event.Phelps helped lift the 4x100 medley ...
Aug 14, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Philippine Super Liga (PSL) import Lynda Morales is thrilled with the experience of playing for Puerto Rico in the XXXI Olympiad here.The former RC Cola Air Force is part of the Puerto Rican women's volleyball squad, ...
Aug 14, 2016
SERBIA and Croatia are Brazil bound. France or Canada will get the only Olympic basketball spot left.Serbia emphatically claimed its first Olympic appearance as an independent country Saturday, crushing Puerto Rico, 108-77, in the championship game of the Olympic Qualifying ...
Jul 10, 2016
ITALY and Serbia cruised into the championship games of Olympic Qualifying Tournaments on Friday, moving a win away from a place in the basketball field in Rio.Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets scored 15 points as the Italians beat Mexico, 79- ...
Jul 8, 2016
ATLANTA - Concerned about the threat of the Zika virus, USA Swimming has moved a pre-Olympic training camp from Puerto Rico to Atlanta.Frank Busch, the national team director, sent out a letter Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to all national team athletes ...
May 20, 2016
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