National team pool slots at stake at BVR nat’l championships

first_imgBea Tan, who is also a co-founder of the BVR, expects tougher competition in this year’s national finals, which is a culmination of seven BVR legs where they saw the potential of beach volleyball players from all over the country.“Very competitive teams from the provinces will come to Anguib to compete,” she said.Soriano said they have yet to finalize the list of competitors but some who have confirmed are FEU, Dipolog, Coast Guard, NU, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cebu, RTU, La Salle Bacolod, Ateneo, Navy, at Coast Guard for the Men’s division, and RTU, Ateneo, Iloilo, Cebu, Bacolod, Tagum, PNP, at Perlas for the Women’s division.Aside from a chance to represent the Philippines in international competition, the champion will take home P50, 000 while the runner up and third place will settle for P30,000 and P15,000, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation “Number one metric of growth is increasing the number of tandem teams and another is [having] men’s and women’s events instead of just single gender,” said BVR founder Charo Soriano in a presser Tuesday at Delimondo Cafe.The stakes are also higher this year as the top three teams from each division will get slots in the beach volleyball national team pool from which the squad for the Southeast Asian Beach Games in September will come from, as supported by Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’For both the men’s and women’s divisions, the 16 teams will be broken down into four pools for a single-round robin format. The top two from each pool will play the other top teams in a crossover eliminations before moving on the semifinals and the finals.The beach volleyball action will happen across three days on the powdery white sand beach of Anguib at the tip of the northeastern part of Luzon. LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next BVR executives Tony Boy Liao, Charo Soriano and Bea Tan. Photo by Celest Colina/INQUIRERA record number of teams will compete for a slot in the Philippine team pool in the Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour national championships from July 28 to 30 at Aguib Beach in Sta. Cagayan.From just 16 last year, the number of tandem teams in the national championship has doubled to 32—a testament to the growth of the sport which the executives of BVR have been aiming for.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Tanduay books quarters seat, subdues Wangs Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation View commentslast_img read more

Bolts torch Gin Kings

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Earlier, Star capitalized on Blackwater’s misery and opened their campaign with an emphatic 103-86 win.The Elite couldn’t nail their shots from afar and got roughed up in the lane. Worse, the team’s most consistent performer, import Trevis Simpson, was plagued by an injury at a time they needed him most.Simpson crumpled to the floor with almost a full quarter to go and the Hotshots wasted no time in dealing the lethal blows as center Ian Sangalang and PJ Simon conspired for the finishing kick.MERALCO 93—Durham 30, Dillinger 17, Newsome 16, Hodge 10, Amer 8, Hugnatan 5, Nabong 4, Lanete 3, Caram 0, Chua 0, Atkins 0, Faundo 0, Sedurifa 0.GINEBRA 78—Tenorio 16, Slaughter 14, Brownlee 13, Thompson 9, Mercado 8, Aguilar 6, Ellis 6, Marcelo 4, Taha 2, Mariano 0, Devance 0, Caguioa 0.Quarters: 21-32, 43-45, 72-57, 93-78ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Barangay Ginebra import Justin Brownlee (right) and Meralco’s Cliff Hodge battle for possession in Sunday’s PBA main game at Smart Araneta Coliseum. —AUGUST DELA CRUZMeralco certainly didn’t like the way things ended a year ago after Barangay Ginebra import Justin Brownlee finished their championship series with a game-winning three at the buzzer.Eager to get back at their tormentor, the Bolts downed the Gin Kings, 93-78, on sustained grit and hustle before an unfriendly crowd at Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT In a rematch of last year’s finals of the PBA Governors Cup, Allen Durham efficiently worked in the lane and neutralized the damage that Ginebra’s twin towers of Greg Slaughter and Japeth Aguilar could possibly inflict as the Bolts again won with authority for the second consecutive game this conference.Last year’s Best Import lit up the stat sheets with 30 points, 24 rebounds and eight assists and got contributions from the energetic crew of Chris Newsome, Jared Dillinger and Cliff Hodge.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’The turning point came when the Bolts engineered a huge run in the third quarter, building as many as 19 before settling with a 15-point cushion that they protected until the final buzzer.Brownlee hardly contributed to turn the tide around and obviously wasn’t in his element in the opening match of the Kings, who are bidding for a back-to-back championship in the season-ending conference. MOST READ View comments Ceres-Negros extends winning run at home turflast_img read more

Marinerong Pilipino inches closer to D-League playoff berth

first_img‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube Pao Javelona topped the Skippers’ all-out assault, pouring 16 points, three assists, and two rebounds as seven others scored in double-digits in the dominant victory.Joseph Marata fired all of his 15 markers in the first half, where Marinerong Pilipino raced to a comfortable 57-41 halftime edge.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Ralph Salcedo and Renzo Subido both logged 12 points and five assists in the win.The Skippers can book a seat to the playoffs with a victory against AMA Online Education next Thursday, and coach Koy Banal has his eyes set on that goal. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans “Miracles still happen. Who knows, maybe we can pull off another miracle,” he said. “We’re hoping that we’ll be able to be smart in our preparation so that we’ll be ready for the next level.”Marinerong Pilipino has now won its fourth consecutive game to hike its standing to 5-4.Playing-coach Leo Avenido captained the skidding Gamboa Coffee Mix (1-8) with 24 points, while Ken Acibar poured 14 markers and nine rebounds in the team’s eighth straight defeat.The Scores:MARINERONG PILIPINO 138 – Javelona 16, Marata 15, Salcedo 12, Subido 12, Isip 11, Javillonar 11, Moralde 11, Publico 10, Gumaru 8, Iñigo 8, Sargent 8, Lopez 7, Alabanza 6, Gavieres 3.ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Joseph Marata. PBA IMAGESMarinerong Pilipino continued its dream sail to the playoff round, moving a win away from clinching a spot in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup quarterfinals, crushing Gamboa Coffee Mix, 138-69 Monday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The 69-point spread set the second-most winning margin in league history, seven points shy of the 76-point record set by Tanduay against Zark’s Burgers last July 10.ADVERTISEMENT GAMBOA COFFEE MIX 69 – Avenido 24, Acibar 14, David 6, Montuano 6, Parala 6, Acuña 3, Padilla 3, Jumao-as 2, Riva 2, Sarangay 2, Arellano 1, Vidal 0.Quarters: 24-16, 57-41, 92-54, 138-69.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES Star taps Malcolm Hill to replace import Cinmeon Bowers View commentslast_img read more

Ray Allen visits Manila

first_imgJesus Shuttlesworth is coming to Manila.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Retired NBA player Ray Allen Jr. is heading to the country for the first time on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ SEA Games debacle looms Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles View comments Hong Kong marks Christmas Eve with mall clashes and tear gas PLAY LIST 01:07Hong Kong marks Christmas Eve with mall clashes and tear gas01:17Christmas Eve chaos in Hong Kong as police and protesters clash01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu The two-time NBA champion is making a side trip to the Philippines after attending Sneaker Con Hong Kong over the weekend.It is unclear, though, what Allen’s itinerary here would be.Allen, widely known as one of the purest shooters to ever play the game, last played for the Miami Heat where he helped LeBron James and company win the championship in 2013.He also won the title with the Boston Celtics in 2008.ADVERTISEMENT Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. On his Instagram account @trayfour, Allen posted a photo of the boarding pass of his flight from Hong Kong to “thrilla” Manila. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titleslast_img read more

UST’s EJ Laure to miss UAAP Season 80 due to shoulder injury

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cabagnot, San Miguel weather Meralco comeback Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson LATEST STORIES EJ Laure. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of Santo Tomas will have to make do without EJ Laure in its campaign in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament.The Volleyball Reporter, Inquirer’s multiplatform volleyball resource, broke the news on Twitter Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson As per The Volleyball Reporter, Laure, one of the Tigresses’ main gunners, will skip this year’s tournament due to a chronic shoulder injury.Laure helped UST earn a return trip to the Final Four in Season 79. Without her, the Tigresses will have to rely more on explosive hitter Cherry Rondina.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkLaure was named Rookie of the Year in Season 77. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View commentslast_img read more

Harden scores 10 in OT to lift Rockets over Pistons

first_imgWalker drops 46 points in Hornets demolition of Grizzlies LATEST STORIES “There’s not just one way you can win a basketball game,” Harden said. “We’ve figured that out and obviously we know one staple that has to happen and that’s our defense. Once again tonight we did a really good job.”It was an ugly game which featured 71 missed 3-pointers combined. Houston was 12 of 51 and Detroit made just 6 of 38.Eric Gordon added 22 points for Houston on a night Chris Paul sat out with a sore left hamstring.“We found a way to ice the game,” coach Mike D’Antoni said. “James found ways to get to the line and manufacture points. Eric kept us in there for most of the game … everybody had a little bit of a down day.”Griffin had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Drummond had 17 points and 20 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Detroit led for most of the first half and was up 50-48 at halftime.TIP-INSPistons: Detroit forced 12 turnovers for its 59th straight game with at least 10, which is the longest such active streak in the NBA. … Smith finished with 18 points. … Reggie Jackson was 0 for 6 on 3-pointers.Rockets: D’Antoni said Paul’s injury wasn’t serious and that he expects him to return on Saturday. … Luc Mbah a Moute didn’t play after halftime because soreness in his left knee. … Clint Capela had 14 rebounds.LIMITING THE 3The Rockets have limited their opponents to 29.4 percent 3-point shooting during their seven-game winning streak. Houston improved to 27-3 when its opponent makes 10 or fewer 3-pointers and 31-2 when teams shoot 33 percent or less from long range.THEY SAID ITGriffin on the loss: “It obviously didn’t come out how we wanted but I was really proud with how hard we played and the attention to detail and executing the defensive game plan.”UP NEXTPistons: Host Chicago on Saturday night.Rockets: Host New Orleans on Saturday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc “We couldn’t make a shot,” Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy said. “Their defense had a lot to do with it.”The Pistons trailed by nine with about 4 1/2 minutes left in regulation when Griffin made a layup to start an 11-0 run. Reggie Bullock made a 3-pointer and Luke Kennard had four points in that stretch, including two free throws that put Detroit up 88-86 with about 90 seconds remaining.Houston tied the game when Drummond was called for goaltending on a shot by Tucker with 30.5 seconds left.Griffin missed a shot with 9 seconds left and Harden’s shot jump shot at the buzzer was off to send the game into overtime.After scoring 42 in Houston’s win over Portland on Tuesday, Harden had trouble getting anything going against Detroit. He made 13 of 18 free throws, but was 0 for 8 on 3-pointers.The Rockets opened the fourth quarter with five straight points, highlighted by a 3-pointer from Trevor Ariza, to lead 76-68 with about 10 1/2 minutes left.Detroit got within four points before a 7-2 run by Houston made it 83-74 midway through the quarter.Griffin received a flagrant foul early in the third quarter when he tripped Harden as he came down after a 3-point attempt. Harden twisted his left ankle as he landed and crashed to the court. He remained there for a couple of minutes before slowly getting to his feet and remaining in the game.Harden was limping after the game but brushed off a question about his ankle, insisting that he was “fine.”He made two of three free throws as part of an 8-0 run Houston used to start the third quarter and take a 56-50 lead. The Rockets carried a 71-68 lead into the fourth quarter. Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ “Offensively we couldn’t get it going but (it’s) like that sometimes,” he said. “Got to find ways to win games.”After going 2 of 16 in regulation, including missing a shot that would have won it, Harden warmed up in overtime. He put Houston up with a basket early in the period before making it 93-90 on a three-point play after a basket by Andre Drummond. He added three free throws with about a minute left before P.J. Tucker’s tip-in made it 98-90 with 21 seconds to play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkBlake Griffin, who finished with a triple-double, had a 3-pointer after that, but Harden made two more free throws to push the lead to seven. Harden missed both free throws after a 3-pointer by Ish Smith with 4.2 seconds left, but the Rockets held on to extend their winning streak to seven games.The NBA-leading Rockets improved to 58-14 to tie them with the 1993-94 championship team for the most wins in franchise history. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Read Next Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni, center, yells at official John Goble, left, after James Harden (13) was given a technical foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Houston. The Rockets won 100-96 in overtime. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)HOUSTON — James Harden struggled to find his shot for four quarters before the NBA’s leading scorer mustered just enough offense in overtime to help the Houston Rockets to another win.Harden scored 21 points, including 10 of Houston’s 12 points in overtime, to lift the Rockets to a 100-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View commentslast_img read more

De La Hoya ‘75%’ sure of Golovkin-Alvarez September rematch

first_imgFILE – In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a weigh-in in Las Vegas. Alvarez has withdrawn from his planned middleweight title fight with Golovkin, the latest result from Alvarez testing for a banned substance. The fight on May 5 in Las Vegas was to be a rematch of the draw they fought last September. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)Oscar De La Hoya believes Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s highly anticipated rematch with Gennady Golovkin is close to being finalized and will be driven by increasing animosity between the two fighters.Alvarez, who pulled out of his May 5 middleweight clash in Las Vegas after twice testing positive for Clenbuterol in February, announced on Tuesday that he has enrolled in the year-round Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) drug-testing regime.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award De La Hoya isn’t worried.Alvarez remains one of the biggest names in boxing and is guaranteed to generate lucrative pay-per-view numbers.He added: “I think it’s (Canelo’s stature) been affected here a bit in the US. But guess what, I’ve always said you’re as good as your last fight.“Canelo is fine though. He wants to fight.“I’m 75 percent sure, confident that, that we can get this done because it (the talk from GGG camp)had been quite disparaging towards him. But of course everybody uses their own negotiating tactics.“But I can say that I think I’m about 75 percent confident right now and happy with the process that has happened the last couple of days in terms of the broader stuff. “There’s no cut off date but there will be one shortly because we need to get to work.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Backcourt blues: Cavs guards Smith, Hill horrible in Game 2 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “They tested him just two days ago. I think they’re testing them today as well, but he wanted to enroll in the year-round testing for his fans .“He wants to keep proving that he’s innocent to keep proving that it was an innocent mistake, what took place.“And it’s funny because I’ve traveled to Mexico quite a few times now and they ask people, what do you think about this news with Canelo? And they’re like, what news?“With all this animosity now, guess what? The fight is going to be even bigger.”Alvarez’s stature in the United States has undoubtedly taken a hit with Golovokin publicly calling Alvarez a cheat.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial LATEST STORIES China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls MOST READ Alvarez’s determination to prove he’s a clean fighter has finally satisfied the Golovkin camp who were very critical about the slowness of the Mexican to publicly state his intentions for testing.They wanted assurances of him being tested before agreeing terms.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownGolden Boy Promotions owner De La Hoya, however, insists a new deal for the fight is “75% certain” to be reached in time for it to be scheduled for September 15. De La Hoya told AFP at the Sportel Summit in Miami: “Canelo has announced that he will be tested by VADA but what a lot of people don’t know is that he’s been actually tested several times with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. View commentslast_img read more

MPBL: Navotas nips Caloocan

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. JR Cawaling had a team-high 13 points on 5-of-16 shooting for the Supremos.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Hernandez nailed a 3-pointer to put Navotas in front for good, 55-53, with 2:39 left before Dennison kept Caloocan at bay with back-to-back baskets.The Clutch rose to 2-0 while the Supremos dropped to 1-1.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownIt was an offensive struggle for both teams with Navotas shooting only 33 percent from the field and Caloocan hitting only 28 percent.Hernandez led all scorers with 15 points on 4-of-15 shooting while Dennison added 12. LATEST STORIES Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trialcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jeron Teng back at Alaska practice to support team as recovery continues Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Navotas Clutch. Photo from Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball LeagueNavotas proved to be the steadier team down the stretch as it hacked out a 59-55 win over Caloocan in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup Wednesday at Bataan People’s Center in Bataan.Ron Dennison and Levi Hernandez flourished late as they accounted for the Clutch’s last seven points inside the final three minutes.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

PSL: F2 Logistics blanks Generika-Ayala for 2-0 card

first_img‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Fresh from its stint in Thailand, F2 Logistics humbled Generika-Ayala, 25-20, 25-16, 25-20, to take the top spot in Pool A of the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil The Cargo Movers, who reached the semifinals of the Sealect Tuna Invitational Championship, improved to a 2-0 card and are half-a-game above the 2-1 Life Savers in Pool A.“Our trip to Thailand was a huge boost to the confidence of the players,” said F2 head coach Ramil De Jesus.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“Even if we did not win our semifinals game there, the great level of competition and the system of the Thai teams are what I want my players to adapt.”Ara Galang, who only played in the first and third sets, let the Cargo Movers with nine points while Cha Cruz-Behag and Mary Joy Baron had seven points apiece. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedingcenter_img View comments In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Joshua lines up Wembley for fights in September and April LATEST STORIES Patty Orendain had nine points for the Life Savers.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio nameslast_img read more

Ginebra leans on Thompson’s lockdown defense, triple double in crucial win

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gin Kings head coach Tim Cone knew they couldn’t afford to let Pringle catch fire once more especially with the no. 6 spot in the standings, and a best-of-three quarterfinals series, hanging in the balance.Fortunately, Cone had a defensive dynamo in triple-double machine Scottie Thompson who could put breaks on Pringle.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Thompson put the clamps on Pringle, limiting Globalport’s star to just 14 points, with only one field goal from two-point area, as the Gin Kings cruised to an easy 116-98 win in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.“I think the key to the game was how well Scottie Thompson played Pringle on defense,” said Cone Friday at Cuneta Astrodome. “I just felt he was outstanding, I don’t remember, I’m probably wrong, but I don’t remember Stanley getting a two-point shot.” Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ When Stanley Pringle put up a career-high 50 points in Globalport’s previous game, Barangay Ginebra immediately took notice.ADVERTISEMENT NCAA Season 94 officially opens Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West “I just remember him scoring on a two-point shot at a transition layup. Scottie did a great job on limiting his touches and that was really the key,” added Cone.And Thompson did not just limit Pringle, but he also recorded his fourth career triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists.Ginebra also sealed the no. 6 seed wherein they won’t have a twice-to-beat disadvantage in the quarterfinals.“Coming into this game, I only had one focus but to limit him,” said Thompson, who helped the Gin Kings to their fifth straight win and a 6-5 record, in Filipino. “We really prepared for that because he just had 50 points.”“The coaching staff had a well thought of game plan and that was what brought us the victory,” added Thompson.ADVERTISEMENT Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View commentslast_img read more