Perlas Pilipinas routs Singapore to open SEA Games bid

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first_imgTeen gunned down in Masbate Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas LATEST STORIES MOST READ Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Displaying fluid transition offense through flashy playmaker France Mae Cabinbin, the Philippines kept the tentative Singaporean side under control in the first half, with just about everybody in the lineup scoring at will.Perlas stepped on it in the final two quarters with Cabinbin, Afril Bernardino and Analyn Almazan leading the charge to rip the game apart and cruise to its first victory of the meet.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’center_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings FILE – Perlas Pilipinas’ France Mae Cabinbin against Japan in the 2017 Fiba Women’s Asia Cup. Photo from Fiba.comKUALA LUMPUR — Perlas Pilipinas shone bright Sunday night.True to its moniker, the Philippine women’s basketball team fashioned out a 88-54 demolition of Singapore to start its bid for the 29th Southeast Asian Games crown at full-packed MABA Stadium here.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Gilas Pilipinas escapes Jordan, salvages 7th placelast_img read more

Russell drops 23 points, 8 assists as Nets beat Suns

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first_imgD’Angelo Russell of the Brooklyn Nets reacts alongside Quincy Acy during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on November 6, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Nets defeated the Suns 98-92. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFPPHOENIX — The Brooklyn Nets had lost their scoring touch during a four-game losing streak, so they turned to defensive pressure to end the skid.D’Angelo Russell scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and Brooklyn held the Phoenix Suns to 34.9 percent shooting in a 98-92 win Monday night.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ DeMarre Carroll added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Allen Crabbe scored 15 points.“That was the first time we held a team under 100 (points) this year,” Crabbe said. “I think we all just came in focused.”T.J. Warren had 20 points as the Suns dropped their third straight, including Sunday at San Antonio. Devin Booker scored 18 points before fouling out late in the game.The Suns started well, with Booker scoring 11 points in the first seven minutes, before the Nets used a 16-0 run to go up 28-16.Phoenix cut the lead to one twice in the second quarter but finished the half making 10 of 40 shots. The Nets, behind 14 first-half points from Harris, led 47-41 at the break.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Irving takes charge, Celtics beat Hawks for 9th straight win MOST READ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? “Give them credit, they challenged us well,” Suns interim head coach Jay Triano said. “We tried … to see if we could get a bunch of guys going and it was tough to make shots.”MR. 3,000Booker reached 3,000 career points with a 19-foot jumper with 7:46 to play in the first quarter. He needed six points to reach 3,000 entering the game.Booker, 21, is the fourth-youngest player in NBA history to score 3,000 points, behind LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony.“It means a lot,” Booker said after the game. “My dream my whole life is to play in the NBA. Once I got here I realized I wanted to leave a mark. … I’m trying to do it, and trying to get wins along with it.”TIP-INSNets: F Rondae-Hollis Jefferson played 17 minutes in the first half but did not return in the second half due to a right hip contusion. … F Trevor Booker (sore lower back) did not play and is day to day, coach Kenny Atkinson said. Booker didn’t take part in the pregame shootaround. … F Quincy Acy played despite a left groin strain, his first action since Oct. 27.Suns: Veteran F Jared Dudley played a season-high 21 minutes and scored his first six points of the season. … Former NBA All-Star and Suns forward Clifford Robinson attended the game. … The Suns have lost three straight at home to the Nets.UP NEXTNets: At Denver on Tuesday night, the third game of five on a Western road trip.Suns: Host Miami Wednesday night. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funnycenter_img Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Russell added eight assists, Joe Harris scored a season-high 18 points and Brooklyn won a game that featured 32 turnovers and 59 fouls.“It wasn’t the prettiest game ever played in the NBA,” Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson said. “A lot of fouls, but we found a way. Our defense was good. We had contributions from a lot of guys.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe Suns rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit to lead 75-74 after Jared Dudley’s layup with 9:17 to play. The Nets went back ahead moments later and held on for their first road win of the season, with Russell scoring eight of his team’s next 12 point after it lost the lead.“Just didn’t want to lose and tried to do whatever it took to win,” Russell said. “Everybody came through as a collective unit and did what they were supposed to do.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

WATCH: LeBron James, Cavaliers take NYC subway

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first_imgJust @KingJames & the @cavs making the Monday morning NY subway commute. NBD. pic.twitter.com/kfCSNH1ghQ— UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) November 13, 2017Between a 45-minute bus ride and a six-minute subway trip, it was an easy choice for the Cleveland Cavaliers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneLeBron James and the visiting Cavaliers had to take the New York City Subway from the Madison Square Garden to their hotel nearby after their morning shootarounds due to traffic delays.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ While waiting at the 34th Street-Penn Station platform just below the Garden, James revealed that it was his first time riding the subway in NYC.ADVERTISEMENT A subway rider sitting beside James, though, looked uncomfortable being filmed and had to transfer seats.ADVERTISEMENT The guy, who was later identified as comedian James Michael Angelo, said in a Twitter post later that he didn’t know who James, one of the biggest basketball stars in the planet, was.Just for the record @KingJames pic.twitter.com/oBu28u4m5f— James Michael Angelo (@JMANewYork) November 13, 2017The Cavaliers defeated the Knicks, 104-101, later in the day after rallying from 15 points down in the fourth quarter.  They are now at ninth place in the Eastern Division with a 7-7 record. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? “Trying to look like a real citizen, man,” J.R. Smith said in the video posted on NBA’s Instagram.While onboard the train, James continued documenting their quick trip on video, looking ecstatic about taking a “different mode of transporation.” Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cariño named Perpetual Help volleyball director, women’s coach LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set 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 Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View commentslast_img read more

Under fire, Sablan quits as UST coach

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first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny A report by The Varsitarian, however, said that Institute of Physical Education and Athletics Director Fr. Jannel Abogado, O.P. “has given the go-signal for Sablan’s suspension.”Sablan, according to the UST publication’s Twitter account (@varsitarianust), is barred from the Tigers’ practices and other activities.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneSablan, together with assistants Gerry Esplana, Bobby Jose, Tylon Darjuan, Juben Ledesma, and Gina Francisco, will all be making their exits effective Nov. 30, but their contracts will still be honored until the end of May next year.Sablan amassed a woeful 4-24 record in his tenure with the Growling Tigers and barely avoided a winless season after finishing with a 1-13 slate this Season 80, the school’s worst UAAP record. The Inquirer tried to get the side of Sablan, but the bench tactician is still mum on the situation.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles02:44Lebanese protest at new PM’s home, demand he quits02:14Carpio 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 Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales?center_img Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Rodil “Boy” Sablan has resigned as head coach of University of Santo Tomas after being at the receiving end of an onslaught of criticisms during the current UAAP season.Sources close to the situation confirmed that Sablan tendered his resignation on Monday following a disappointing two-year run with the Growling Tigers.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Ross sees himself in SMB teammate Standhardinger View comments It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

Effort pays off as Blackwater neutralizes Ginebra’s height advantage

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first_imgMeralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Erram partnered with Belo in leading Blackwater as he nabbed 22 markers, 11 boards, and four rejections in the confidence-boosting triumph.Blackwater also drew inspiration from the patients of the Hope for Lupus Foundation, an institution which the team has been advocating since last year.“We’re showing our support to those patients and we feel that we’re representing them,” said Belo as he proudly pointed out the Hope for Lupus patch seen on the team’s jerseys.Blackwater wore violet shirts as warmers for the game in effort to spread awareness on the illness and promote the Hope for Lupus Run on January 21 in SM Mall of Asia.“In our own little way, we feel that we’re able to help them. And with this win, hopefully, we’re able to bring smiles to their faces,” Belo said.ADVERTISEMENT And the Elite hope to keep on smiling as they seek to sustain this groove as the Philippine Cup progresses.“We still need to improve a lot as a team. But now, we’re able to show that we’re blending well with each other. We just need to continue this,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Pringle wants more from Globalport after first win Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View comments It also allowed Blackwater to start the year right and continue its winning run to move up to 2-1 in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup.“It’s really very special win for us because this is our first game in 2018 and the moment we entered the dugout, we all felt that we wanted to win,” said Belo, who uncorked 22 points on a 4-of-7 clip from three, to go with seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals.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 folkThe win, however, didn’t come easy as Belo and the rest of the Elite had to double or even triple their efforts just to neutralize Ginebra’s glaring size advantage.“We really doubled our effort because we’re smaller than them,” he said. “It’s a good thing that Poy (Erram) stepped up and tripled his effort against Japeth (Aguilar) and (Greg) Slaughter.” Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Local peace talks in Davao City may proceed – Palace PLAY LIST 01:57Local peace talks in Davao City may proceed – Palace03:36Long lines in Venezuela to pay with ‘Petro,’ the state cryptocurrency01:55Off-duty cops to report to camps on New Year’s eve to avoid indiscriminate firing02:14Carpio 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 Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netMac Belo won’t deny that Blackwater’s 94-77 victory against Ginebra on Friday was special for a lot of reasons.For one, it’s only the Elite’s second franchise victory against the crowd favorites, and the first to come in an all-Filipino conference.ADVERTISEMENT Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Conelast_img read more

Mixed emotions for coach Bong Ravena as TNT thwarts son Kiefer, NLEX

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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 Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Three QF spots up for grabs ahead of final PBA PH Cup playdate “It’s not so very often that second-generation players get chances to go up against their dads,” he said.“He has one over me, they beat us badly and it was a bad way to lose. But I guess you have to learn from this. These are the kinds of things that can’t afford to forget so we just need to fix ourselves coming into the playoffs.“Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBong Ravena has always been on his son Kiefer’s side throughout the young guard’s basketball career.Even when the two found themselves on opposing sides when TNT faced NLEX, Ravena, an ever-supportive father, felt torn on the sidelines.ADVERTISEMENT Unfortunately for the prized rookie, the game didn’t turn out the way he would’ve wanted it to be with the Road Warriors getting blown out, 101-75.It was also one of Kiefer’s worst outings since going scoreless in his UAAP debut for the Ateneo Blue Eagles in 2011.READ: TNT stays in playoff hunt, routs quarterfinals-bound NLEXHe only had one point, a rebound, two assists and two turnovers in 14 minutes for NLEX.While it was a forgettable performance, Kiefer said it was also the kind of game that he must keep in mind to be a better player.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings LATEST STORIES UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer “A lot was going through my mind. First, I was excited knowing that we’ll face each other in the pros,” the elder Ravena, the former PBA sharpshooter who now serves as assistant coach at TNT, said in Filipino.READ: TNT win no giveaway as NLEX simply played ‘terrible’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 folk“There was anxiety. I’m thinking how he’s going to play the game and that he might end up beating us, so I’m really thinking about many things. Mixed emotions,” he added. “But I’m happy that he’s a professional now.”Kiefer said the duel against TNT was one of the those games he was really looking forward to. MOST READ Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City View commentslast_img read more

Down big, SMB ‘showed fight of a champion,’ says Lassiter

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first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC MOST READ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ “This was the fight of a champion, we were relentless, we never gave up,” said shooting guard Marcio Lassiter Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. “We just showed how we are as a championship team.”San Miguel fell behind by as much as 23, 71-48, but the only thing that the deficit did to the Beermen was force the kings to come down from their throne and quell whatever rebellion the Hotshots tried to concoct.The Beermen first displayed their kingly poise in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Hotshots 26-12 in the final 12 minutes of regulation with 2013 MVP Arwind Santos drilling a clutch triple that tied the game at 86 with 19.5 seconds left in the period.After the first overtime ended at 94-94, San Miguel unleashed its full might.San Miguel outscored the Hotshots, 14-5, in the final five minutes  to win its 25th title.ADVERTISEMENT Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil There’s a saying that goes “come at the king, best not miss” and oh did Magnolia miss.ADVERTISEMENT San Miguel was gunning for its fourth straight PBA Philippine Cup and the Hotshots were hell-bent on stopping the Beermen from making history.And in the first three quarters of Game 5, it seemed that the Hotshots were well on their way to extending the finals to at least the sixth game.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 crownThen the fourth quarter rolled in, then the first overtime, then the second, and the Hotshots realized that they were in a world of trouble.The Beermen went on to win, 108-99, and continue their reign yet again. View comments ”We really had to fight for this one and it was hard,” said Lassiter, who had 16 points, four assists, and two steals. “We didn’t want to give them any momentum and we all felt like we can win the game because 24 minutes is a lot of time and anything can happen.”“We want to show to everyone we will fight and win the game.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Cabagnot wants San Miguel to be standard of PH basketball Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast LATEST STORIES 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 anewlast_img read more

Chris Tiu on ‘immaculate’ showing: ‘You just need courage to do those things’

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first_imgDave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations And it was after the stalemate that Tiu displayed his glorious presence, scoring on three straight three-pointers to give the Elasto Painters a 93-86 lead, capping off a blistering 21-6 run.“I’m happy with the way I shot the ball today,” said Tiu who finished with 17 points, 13 in the fourth alone, on 5-of-11 shooting.“Sometimes you just need courage to do those kinds of things because you practice it during training, you simulate it, you think about those shots so you just have to take risks and today it went in,” added Tiu in Filipino.Tiu, however, wasn’t fully on board with Garcia’s description.The 32-year-old combo guard shot an unholy clip in the first half going 1-of-6 from the field.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Chris Tiu’s late-game heroics for Rain or Shine in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup was of such impact that his head coach used a term that can also be used to describe the Virgin Mary.ADVERTISEMENT Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film MOST READ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial LATEST STORIES Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding PBA: Meralco escapes Phoenix in OT 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina The Elasto Painters needed every ounce of Tiu’s clutch gene in the fourth quarter to take down upset-seeking Blackwater 104-94 Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“The guy has heart, and he was immaculate earlier because he was there when we needed the points,” said Elasto Painters head coach Caloy Garcia in Filipino.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 crownRain or Shine trailed 80-72 at the start of the fourth quarter before Tiu’s teammates slowly chipped away at the lead and tied the game at 84.READ: PBA: Rain or Shine ousts Blackwater, books quarterfinals berth Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “I don’t want to claim I’m immaculate because I made a lot of mistakes also,” said Tiu. “But coach Caloy believed in me and kept the faith. I just try to help the team in whatever way I can, if we need some outside shots and we just got to try and take them and luckily they went in today.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Vidal hopes to win Champions League title with Barcelona

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first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Barcelona’s new signing Chilean soccer player Arturo Vidal applauds during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Vidal has agreed a three year deal. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)BARCELONA, Spain — Unable to win the Champions League title while playing with Juventus and Bayern Munich, Arturo Vidal is looking to finally do it with Barcelona.The 31-year-old Chile midfielder was on Bayern teams that were eliminated by Real Madrid the last two seasons, but he said he has nothing to prove against his new team’s biggest rival.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins 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 View comments LATEST STORIES Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Love, prayers for Asiad five Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk “I don’t know if I have unfinished business with Madrid, but I do with the Champions League, which is my goal,” Vidal said Monday at his presentation. “I hope to achieve this goal here with Barcelona. We’ll see what happens when we get to play against Madrid.”Bayern was eliminated by Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals in 2017 and in the semifinals in 2018. Earlier this year, Vidal didn’t hide his frustration with Real Madrid by posting messages criticizing the team on social media and saying it benefited from bad refereeing decisions.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’“I’m not anti-Real Madrid,” the Chilean said. “I’m against any rival that will be playing against Barcelona from now on.”In 2016, Bayern was eliminated by Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semifinals. Vidal joined Bayern from Juventus in 2015, not long after the Italian club lost the Champions League final to Barcelona. Juventus and Vidal made it to the quarterfinals of the European competition in 2013, losing to Bayern.Vidal was one of Chile’s key players when the South American nation won the Copa America in 2015 and 2016. He was also in the Chile squad that finished runner-up in last year’s Confederations Cup in Russia.Barcelona has also signed Arthur, Malcom and Clement Lenglet, while Andres Iniesta, Paulinho, Lucas Digne and Gerard Deulofeu left the team.On Monday, Ivan Rakitic, Samuel Umtiti, Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho, Yerry Mina and Thomas Vermaelen rejoined the squad following the World Cup. Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba and Ousmane Dembele had already reported to the team.Barcelona is the defending Spanish league champion.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

PBA: Phoenix torches TNT for third win

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first_imgPhoenix had TNT cornered in every possible way including a glaring 74-49 rebounding advantage and a 32-15 assist disparity.The Fuel Masters shot 42-of-89 from the field for a respectable 47.2 percent clip while holding TNT to a 29-of-91 conversion rate.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Phoenix lit up and torched TNT, 112-82, to bounce back in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal LATEST STORIES Peza offers relief to ecozone firms The Fuel Masters were unrelenting both in their offense and defense and stifled the KaTropa with a 26-0 run to go up 61-23 on RJ Jazul’s three-point shot with 2:33 left in the second quarter.During that run, TNT was held scoreless for almost seven minutes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’With the win, the Fuel Masters improved to 3-1 to tie NLEX for the fourth spot while the KaTropa reeled to seventh with a 1-4 record.Phoenix head coach said their massive 30-point win was a huge recovery game after their 108-97 loss to Alaska in their previous outing in the conference. 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 Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs “This was a big bounce game for us because my starting five played heavy minutes in our last game and we just had one day of rest,” said Alas in Filipino. “I told them that I know they’re fatigued and the only thing I can help them with is manage their playing time but they can’t use being tired as an excuse.”“True enough they told me ‘coach we will play hard as long as we can, and until you play us,’ so everything they did in this game already compensated for the mistakes we had against Alaska.”Jason Perkins put up 22 points for the Fuel Masters while Matthew Wright added 16 points, five rebounds, and six assists.Eugene Phelps, who was averaging 35.67 points per game prior to facing TNT, finished with just 15 points and 11 rebounds.Alfrancis Tamsi had a team-high 14 points for the KaTropa who played without Terrence Romeo who was feeling under the weather.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Asian Games: Philippines bows to Kazakhs in volleyball qualification Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more