CEU rallies past Gamboa, inches closer to qf berth

first_imgCEU 100 – Guinitaran 24, Aquino 18, Wamar 16, Casiño 14, Cruz 10, Uri 8, Fuentes 6, Baconcon 2, Saber 2, Arim 0, Intic 0, Jeruta 0, Manlangit 0.GAMBOA COFFEE MIX 96 – Avenido 28, Parala 17, Cawaling 13, Acuña 11, Padilla 11, Montuano 10, Vidal 3, Acibar 2, Knuttel 1, Arellano 0, Dadjilul 0.Quarters: 17-30, 45-47, 83-66, 100-96.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gilas Pilipinas scrapes past Taipei B for 2-1 record MOST READ LATEST STORIES Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade 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 View comments IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation Rich Guinitaran. PBA IMAGESCentro Escolar University didn’t really need Rod Ebondo to escape Gamboa Coffee Mix, 100-96, Monday in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.With the Congolese big man recovering from a battle with pneumonia, Rich Guinitaran stepped up for the Scorpions as he unloaded 24 points on a 6-of-10 shooting from threes to help his side improve to 5-3.ADVERTISEMENT Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission “We really talked to him and told him that his confidence must start from himself,” said coach Yong Garcia of Guinitaran.Orlan Wamar also found his stroke from the outside as he shot 4-of-7 from downtown to wound up with 16 markers, on top of 11 assists and five rebounds.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’Art Aquino added 18 points, four boards, and three assists, while JK Casiño nabbed 14 markers, three rebounds, and two dimes in the victory.CEU dug itself from a 30-17 first quarter hole and went on a rampage in the third quarter, unleashing 38 points in the frame to take an 83-66 lead. Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet The Coffee Lovers, though, roared back and cut the lead to as low as three, 95-92, before Guinitaran drilled a dagger triple from the left corner with 37.7 seconds left to put the game away.Leo Avenido topped Gamboa with 28 points on a 9-of-16 shooting from threes. His scintillating sniping from downtown was the most since James Martinez fired 10 treys to nab the PBA D-League record for most points with 58 back in the 2016 Foundation Cup.Mike Parala had a double-double of 17 markers and 11 boards, and JR Cawaling shot 3-of-5 from beyond the arc to claim 13 points and four rebounds in the losing effort.The defeat was the Coffee Lovers’ seventh straight defeat to drop down to a 1-7 record.The scores:ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcanolast_img read more

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San Beda racks up 3rd straight, clips Letran

first_imgFor the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Quarters: 15-15, 27-34, 55-50, 81-74. SEA Games: Centeno tops Amit for gold anew as Filipinas end up 1-2 in 10-ball PLAY LIST 02:35SEA Games: Centeno tops Amit for gold anew as Filipinas end up 1-2 in 10-ball00:50Trending Articles02:12San Beda, Lyceum early favorites ahead of NCAA Season 9301:40Filipinos 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 LATEST STORIES LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Jerrick Balanza kept the Knights in the game and trimmed the lead to as low as one, 62-61, midway in the period, but Bolick and Mocon drained the insurance buckets as San Beda held off its fierce rival.“We started strong, but in the first few minutes of the ball game, credit to Letran because they came back and they even led by 10 points. I did just challenge the guys in the locker room to stick with our system, stick with our game plan, and play as a team,” said coach Boyet Fernandez.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’Mocon just missed out on a triple-double with 17 markers, 10 boards, and eight assists, while AC Soberano shot 4-of-10 from three to wound up with 16.San Beda rose up to solo second place with a 4-1 slate. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend I’m staying at Real, says Ronaldo ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube Robert Bolick. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSan Beda recovered its bearings in the second half as it outlasted Letran, 81-74 for its third straight win in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Robert Bolick carried the load for the Red Lions with 22 points, five rebounds, and five assists, but it was the duo of Javee Mocon and AC Soberano which helped the Red Lions recover from an early 10-point hole as the two poured 19 of the team’s 28 huge third quarter points to grab the 55-50 advantage.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Balanza notched a career-high of 20 points, three rebounds, and two assists in the losing effort for Letran (1-3).Bong Quinto added 19 markers and 15 boards, while Rey Nambatac had 18 points and five rebounds, but committed seven turnovers in the defeat.The Scores:SAN BEDA 81 – Bolick 22, Mocon 17, Soberano 16, Noah 8, Adamos 5, Potts 3, Doliguez 3, Abuda 3, Tankoua 2, Carino 2, Oftana 0, Presbitero 0, Tongco 0, Bahio 0, Cabanag 0.LETRAN 74 – Balanza 20, Quinto 19, Nambatac 18, Calvo 14, Taladua 2, Ambohot 1, Balagasay 0, Pamulaklakin 0, Bernabe 0, Gedaria 0, Vacaro 0, Mandreza 0, Caralipio 0.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans MOST READ Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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Lady Warriors, Jet spikers dispute semis slot

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson But that’s also what Air Force, which shares second spot with Pocari at 4-1, has in mind.The Jet Spikers are riding on a five-set triumph over the Power Smashers on Sunday.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’BaliPure also hopes to stay in contention when it takes on Adamson-Akari in the other match at 4 p.m.The Water Defenders suffered a stinging five-set defeat at the hands of streaking Perlas-BanKo in a match that saw last conference’s runners-up take the first two sets. An outright semifinal stint is at stake when defending champion Pocari Sweat and Air Force clash Wednesday in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at 6:30 p.m. Filoil Flying V Centre.Pocari is coming off a win against Adamson-Akari over the weekend and is bent on clinching a spot in the semifinals along with early qualifier and unbeaten league-leader Creamline.ADVERTISEMENT Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LATEST STORIES 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 ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets MOST READcenter_img McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Myla Pablo and Kai Nepomuceno took care of the scoring in Pocari’s 25-23, 25-14, 25-19 rout of Adamson on Sunday, scoring 17 and 14 points, respectively.But the Lady Warriors’ firepower will be put to test by the scrappy Air Force crew, including Iari Yongco, Joy Cases and Mae Pantino. —MARC ANTHONY REYESSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Phoenix, NLEX shoot for No. 3 View commentslast_img read more

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Abueva slot hangs

first_imgIndian national gunned down in Camarines Sur LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ On Sunday night, Reyes issued an ultimatum to Abueva that he would be dropped from the team if he fails to show up on Monday for practice.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Citing “family matters,” Abueva, before working out with the Aces, talked to coach Alex Compton and team manager Dickie Bachmann.He also apologized to his teammates, whom he left hanging in a game against Star over the weekend.Alaska is reeling from three straight defeats in the Governors’ Cup elimination round and the Aces don’t need distractions of this sort as they try to end the season on a high note and salvage their tournament with eight games left in their schedule.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’But talking to team members will not spare Abueva from being fined heavily as he violated team policy by not informing anyone of his absence.“We will talk about it,” Bachmann told the Inquirer when asked what kind of penalties Abueva will be facing from the team.“Definitely, he violated team rules and we are very strict with those at Alaska.” Bachmann also said “The Beast” will meet with team owner Wilfred Steven Uytengsu on Tuesday.“We’re here to guide him and all of our players, actually, with whatever problems they are having—whether that is about basketball or family,” Bachmann said.Bachmann said Abueva assured them that he was going to attend the practice of Gilas, which is preparing for the Fiba Asia Championship scheduled in Lebanon from Aug. 8 to 20.Showing up on Monday night would save his spot in the national five and possibly give coach Chot Reyes the benefit of a full roster at practice with just over a week remaining for the regional showcase.Abueva, who saw action for Gilas in the Southeast Asia Basketball Association (Seaba) championship in Manila three months ago, is seen as a vital cog in the squad because of his versatility. He can play big despite his size and defend against smaller players because of his speed.ADVERTISEMENT Calvin Abueva showed up at Alaska and Gilas Pilipinas’ practices on Monday but still stands to be fined heavily by his mother PBA ballclub for missing more than a week in practice without informing the coaching staff or management.ADVERTISEMENT ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube Junior Blu Girls salvage 10th place End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LATEST STORIES MOST READ 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 Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

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Timberwolves overwhelm Jazz for 109-98 win

first_imgKiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points and Rodney Hood added 16 to lead the Jazz (6-8), who lost for the fourth time in their last five home games.Utah fell behind 33-14 heading into the second quarter after struggling to get stops in the paint or get on track offensively. Towns slammed down a pair of dunks to help Minnesota take its first double-digit lead at 13-3. His teammates took turns slashing to the rim for layups to keep the foot firmly planted on the gas pedal.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneThe Jazz couldn’t find an answer, going just 6 of 21 from the field in the first quarter. Their shooting improved in the second, when consecutive 3-pointers from Hood and a banked floater from Thabo Sefolosha allowed Utah to cut Minnesota’s lead to 54-42 in the final minute before halftime.Things turned sour for the Jazz again after the break. Their defensive troubles resurfaced in the third quarter as Minnesota shot 11 of 16 and hit all four 3s it attempted. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ The Timberwolves led by 26 in the quarter, going up 86-60 after Gibson dunked the ball and Butler drained a pull-up jumper on back-to-back possessions.Utah made a charge late in the fourth and cut the deficit to 105-94 on a 3-pointer from Mitchell with 2:32 left.TIP-INSTimberwolves: Attempted 29 free throws while limiting Utah to nine. . Gibson has four double-doubles in six November starts. He’s averaging 12.7 points and 10.0 rebounds during that stretch. . Minnesota had a 40-31 edge on the glass.Jazz: F Jonas Jerebko made his first start of the season and finished with 13 points and six rebounds in 25 minutes. . Hood shot 50 percent from the perimeter for the second straight game, going 3 of 6 from long distance. … Utah finished with a 49-16 advantage in bench points.ADVERTISEMENT 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 UP NEXTTimberwolves: Wednesday they host the San Antonio Spurs, who will be traveling to Minnesota on the second leg of a back-to-back road trip after facing the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday.Jazz: Begin a four-game road trip Wednesday at the New York Knicks.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ LATEST STORIES James, Korver lead Cavs’ fourth quarter charge to top Knicks Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) battle under the boards for a rebound in the second half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY — Karl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 10 assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz 109-98 on Monday night.Jeff Teague scored 22 points for the Timberwolves, and Taj Gibson had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Minnesota (8-5) snapped a two-game skid after shooting 52.1 percent (37 of 71) from the field.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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Ricci Rivero makes surprise appearance at Gilas practice

first_img“The school has actually asked us not to include any of their players first because their in a process of transition and reformation of their program,” he said in a previous interview on SportsCenter Philippines.Reyes, however, is leaving the door open for Rivero as his addition would definitely be a big boost for the national team pool.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next READ: Vets, young guns show up at Gilas practiceThe 19-year-old did not entertain questions from the media as he made it clear that he was at the venue as nothing but a casual observer.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 folkRivero’s name was one of the biggest omissions from Reyes’ “23-for-23” list, but the Gilas Pilipinas coach had already stated before that La Salle asked him to refrain from enlisting players for the meantime following the coaching drama the school had to put up with the departure of Aldin Ayo.READ: ‘Not snubbed’: Rivero, La Salle standouts beg off from initial Gilas pool Vets, young guns show up at Gilas practice Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold00:50Trending Articles01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone02:14Carpio 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 LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsoncenter_img View comments MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRicci Rivero made quite a surprise after showing up at Gilas Pilipinas practice on Monday at Meralco Gym.The high-flying swingman watched from the sidelines as members of the current national team pool and the “23-for-23” cadet list practiced for the first time together.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourslast_img read more

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Sanchez sets up 2 goals on Man United debut in FA Cup win

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku added late goals in southwest England at modest Huish Park, which has a capacity below 10,000.“He is a fantastic player,” Herrera said of Sanchez. “We are going to enjoy him, our fans are going to enjoy him and we are really happy for him.”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 folkNear the end of the first half, Sanchez threaded a pass through for Rashford, who lost possession before regaining it and dinking the ball over onrushing goalkeeper Artur Krysiak.United netted from a clinical break in the 61st. Released by Juan Mata, Sanchez teed up Herrera to score and in doing so earned the praise of his new coach Jose Mourinho. 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 Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “(Sanchez’s) choice for the counterattack for the second goal is the kind of choice that a player like Marcus (Rashford) is still too nervous to make,” Mourinho said. “So he will bring us this extra maturity and class.”United was already cruising when the England international Lingard, who has been in fine form this season, raced through and drilled home in the 89th. The Belgium striker Lukaku tapped the fourth into an empty net during injury time.United advanced to the fifth round with second-tier Sheffield Wednesday, which beat lackluster Reading 3-1 in the night’s other game.ADVERTISEMENT Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez, centre, controls the ball, during the FA Cup, fourth round soccer match between Yeovil Town and Manchester United at Huish Park, in Yeovil, England, Friday Jan. 26, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)YEOVIL, England — Alexis Sanchez set up two goals on a lively debut as Manchester United won 4-0 at fourth-tier side Yeovil in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday.The Chile forward, who joined from Premier League rival Arsenal on Monday, created goals for striker Marcus Rashford and midfielder Ander Herrera before coming off with around 20 minutes remaining.ADVERTISEMENT Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Cavs guard Dwyane Wade excused for ‘personal matter’ MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

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Racal, Cruz take blame for Alaska loss to NLEX

first_imgView comments But Alaska blew it after Kevin Racal and Carl Bryan Cruz couldn’t complete and inbound play.“It was my mistake because I immediately passed it to Bryan while he wasn’t looking,” said Racal, who had no second thoughts in owning up for the gaffe.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 folkCruz also took responsibility for the endgame blunder, which was off a play they’ve been practicing for a while.“The ball was really going to me. We were practicing for that play, but NLEX had a better defense,” he said. “When I gave JVee (Casio) a back pick, Larry Fonacier was able to bump me which delayed me from getting to the ball. If I wasn’t bumped, KRacs’ pass would have been perfect.” LATEST STORIES PBA IMAGESFighting back from 30 points down, Alaska had a chance to force overtime with 11.6 seconds on the clock with NLEX.Coach Alex Compton sued for time and devised a play which he felt could have given the Aces an opportunity to tie the game at 92.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours That play ultimately dashed Alaska’s hopes of completing the come-from-behind victory as NLEX held on, 96-89.Despite the tough defeat, both forwards believe that the Aces could only draw positives from this loss as they gear towards the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup playoffs.“This is a wake up call for us that nothing comes easy,” said Cruz. “Every game, we really have to work for it. We came from a six-game winning streak and we’re up there, so it humbles us that from the start of the game, we have to keep on grinding.”“We just have play our game. The coaches will always be there to remind us what we should and should not do,” Racal said.Alaska, which saw its six-game winning run end, faces San Miguel next Saturday in Batangas.ADVERTISEMENT Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 FEU, UST retain UAAP athletics titleslast_img read more

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Fourth Mr. Basketball for Fajardo

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Fajardo duplicated the four MVP awards of legends Ramon Fernandez and Alvin Patrimonio.Last year, Fajardo steered the Beermen to a record-tying three straight Philippine Cup championships that allowed the franchise to become only the second team in PBA annals to bring home the June Bernardino Perpetual trophy after TnT KaTropa.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 folk 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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lady Eagles soar to third straight victory; Lady Spikers back in orbit after first loss GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed MOST READcenter_img Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES PHOTO BY TRISTAN TAMAYO/INQUIRER.netSan Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo will be bestowed the Mighty Sports Mr. Basketball award during the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Awards Night at the Maynila Hall of Manila Hotel on Feb. 27.The 6-foot-10 Cebuano will be feted in the event presented by Milo and Cignal TV for bagging an unprecedented fourth straight PBA MVP trophy.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may sufferlast_img read more

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UAAP volleyball: Ateneo dooms UST in 5 sets to clinch Final Four spot

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Romeo gets best shot at elusive title as he pairs up with Castro at TNT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ateneo kept its composure  and overcame University of Santo Tomas, 25-22, 20-25, 16-25, 25-17, 15-9 to clinch  a Final Four slot the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters View comments Tolentino powered through another kill for Ateneo’s 13-9 lead then she stripped the stripes of the Golden Tigresses with a smooth ace for the match winner.“We’re speechless and we’re really happy that our hard work paid off,” said Ateneo captain Maddie Madayag of their ninth straight trip to the big dance. “Everyone knows we trained during the Holy Week so it’s really fulfilling that our hard work and sacrifice paid off.”Tolentino was dominant against the Golden Tigresses, finishing with 21 points while Jhoana Maraguinot and Madayag had 19 and 11 points, respectively.Cherry Rondina led the Golden Tigresses with Milena Alessandrini and Tin Francisco putting up 10 points apiece.RELATED STORYADVERTISEMENT 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 The Lady Eagles, who are headed to the next round for the ninth year straight, bumped their win streak to five games an improved to 9-3 while leaving Golden Tigresses’ with only a mathematical chance to make it to the Final Four.UST, which dropped to 4-8, will now rely on University of the Philippines, 3-8 record, to defeat National University, 6-5, to get a chance of entering the semifinals.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 crownAteneo immediately ran through the gates in the fifth set, establishing an 8-3 lead after Kat Tolentino’s thundering kill.UST tried to hang on in the fifth after Caitlin Viray’s service cut the deficit to three, 12-9, but Tolentino once more proved too great of a deal for the Golden Tigresses. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recoverylast_img read more

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2020-01-19

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