Bolts keep fingers crossed after scary win

MANILA, Philippines — Meralco survived a major power failure in the fourth period to squeak past NLEX, 97-94, and grab solo third in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup yesterday at the PhilSports Arena. Fit-again guard Chris Banchero rescued the Bolts from the ignominy of letting a winning game slip away after leading by as many as 29 points, knocking down the marginal floater with 2.8 seconds left. Luigi Trillo’s troops leaned on one last defensive...

Topex's audacity, Quiambao humility made bold La Salle gambit pay off

Topex Robinson makes the bold, tactical move to relegate his best player to an off-the-bench role - and Kevin Quiambao is humble enough and trusts his coach enough to make it work

The Marquez problem Yamaha is about to face with its MotoGP superstar

Having gone from champion to title runner-up to nowhere across three years, Yamaha’s dip in form is badly timed, as it coincides with its ace Fabio Quartararo’s contract coming to an end. He has proven himself cut above the rest of the Yamaha's stable since coming to MotoGP, and now the marque faces a race against time to secure him beyond 2024

VP Sara Duterte at iba pa, pinagkokomento ng SC hinggil sa petisyon na kumukuwestiyon sa confidential fund

VP Sara Duterte at iba pa, pinagkokomento ng SC hinggil sa petisyon na kumukuwestiyon sa confidential fund; Pamunuan ng MRT-3, ipinaliwanag ang hiling na dagdag-pasahe sa tren sa 2024; CSWDO, hinikayat ang mga senior citizen na kumuha ng OSCA ID para sa taunang tulong-pananalapi mula sa LGU ng Davao; BIR, inilunsad na ang Digital TIN ID

Americans lead way to BPT q’finals

MANILA, Philippines — Teegan van Gunst and Kimberly Hildreth of the United States continued their stellar run as the other top-ranked bets lived up to expectations on their way to the quarterfinals of the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour (BPT) Challenge yesterday at the Nuvali Sand Courts in Santa Rosa City, Laguna. The Americans, ranked No. 80 in the world but came all the way from the qualifiers, stunned world No. 25 Niina Athtiainen and Taru...

San Beda resurgence preserves this 17-year streak of MVP-backed schools

Red Lions the real MVPs

Aljun Melecio says 0-for-13 clip, three missed FTs like a bad dream

Unlucky 13 for Converge gunner

The best stadiums to watch sports in the world

Sports stadiums are hallowed grounds for eager sports fans. The bump of the crowd, the rhythm of the game, the silence of a pass in mid-air. But not all stadiums are created equal. In this gallery, we highlight the stadiums with the most iconic atmospheres in sport today. These are the arenas that define the essence of sports culture, inviting you to witness the magic that unfolds within their storied walls. Ready? Swipe through to take a look at sports' most sacred stadiums.

Why Williams F1 team keeping Sargeant makes more sense than you think

Williams' call to hand Logan Sargeant a sophomore year in Formula 1 divides opinion, but there are several reasons why James Vowles' vote of confidence in the American makes sense.

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"A wound that will not heal": What happened to the Seattle SuperSonics?

Choco Mucho sweeps Chery Tiggo, clinches 10th straight win

Choco Mucho swept Chery Tiggo, 25-16, 25-19, 25-23, to seize its 10th straight win in the 2023 PVL 2nd All-Filipino Conference at the University of San Agustin Gym in Iloilo on Saturday, December 2. Deanna Wong tossed 24 excellent sets to lead the Flying Titans, who finished the elimination round with a 10-1 slate, second as of posting time. The Creamline Cool Smashers lead the pack with a 10-0 slate. Sisi Rondina and Maddie Madayag also came...

Archers far from finished

MANILA, Philippines — Vengeful La Salle shoved it back – hard and loud – on the University of the Philippines with an emphatic 82-60 win in Game 2 to force a winner-take-all duel in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball finals in front of 20, 863 fans yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum The Green Archers, who absorbed the most lopsided loss in the UAAP Final Four era in the opener, 97-67, stared at a similar scenario with an early 2-12 deficit...

The tragic story of Yago Lamela

NBA In-Season Tournament pairings: Four games to decide Vegas semifinalists

It's Suns vs Lakers, Celtics vs Pacers, Bucks vs Knicks, Kings vs Pelicans to decide who get a shot at the $18M Vegas jackpot

Why Marquez's MotoGP rivals have reason to worry about his Ducati debut

OPINION: Despite the apparent calmness they projected at the end of Tuesday's MotoGP test in Valencia, there are a number of elements that would justify concern from rivals after Marc Marquez's declaration of intent on his maiden Ducati outing

San Beda coach the least surprised to see Cortez run riot in Game One

Kid's mature beyond his years

OKC Thunder hold off Mavs, spoil new-dad Luka Doncic's return

Thunder endure Doncic triple-double, Mavs' 30-0 run

USJ-R dethrones Cesafi boys volleyball champs USPF in semis

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Baby Jaguars stunned the Cesafi boys volleyball defending champions, the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Baby Panthers, in a grueling four-set semifinals duel on Saturday December 2, 2023, at the University of San Carlos (USC) Main Campus gymnasium. USJ-R completed a come-from-behind victory against the defending champions after losing the first set,...

Ginebra expects Scottie to be back in time for Christmas Day game vs TNT

'Quick healer' Thompson should be ready by Christmas, says Cone

FEU draws loudest cheers, bags CDC title

MANILA, Philippines — It didn’t take long for Far Eastern U to get back on top. For the second time, the FEU Cheering Squad stole the thunder from the vaunted NU Pep Squad by dethroning the latter in the electrifying UAAP Season 86 Cheerdance Competition yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena. In front of more than 18,000 fans, the dancers from Morayta, who finished runner-up in Season 85, threw it back with a nostalgic Super Mario-themed routine...

Barangay rolls out red carpet as Ginebra captain LA Tenorio returns

Beloved Ginebra leader plays first PBA game since beating cancer

It's Lofton or new import for Bolts — Trillo

MANILA, Philippines: Meralco coach Luigi Trillo said the coaching staff is currently discussing on whether to find a new import that would replace injured Suleiman Braimoh or activate Zach Lofton as the Nigerian-American's replacement for the duration of the Bolts' campaign in the 2023-24 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Braimoh injured his left Achilles on Sunday during the Bolts' 97-94 win against the NLEX Road Warriors. The power-playing Braimoh has...

Did Marcus or Jeffrey Jordan come close to living up to Michael Jordan’s name in basketball?

LA Tenorio admits thinking he would never play again

'While doing treatment, I was really focused on healing, not because I want to play basketball, but it's really for my family'

De Leon savors Choco Mucho's ascent

AS one of the pioneering players of Choco Mucho, Bea de Leon has seen the highs and lows of the Flying Titans. The middle blocker from Ateneo was there in Choco Mucho's failure to make the semifinals for four straight conferences, where they finished seventh place in each of those tournaments including the 2023 PVL Invitational Conference. "We've waited for this moment for so long. I think Choco Mucho has been here for four or almost five years,...

La Salle simply wanted it more – UP coach

(UPDATE) DE La Salle University simply wanted to win Game 2 of the UAAP Season 86 men's basketball best-of-3 Finals series more than University of the Philippines (UP) did. UP head coach Goldwin Monteverde implied that is basically the story of Game 2 on Sunday, December 3, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, where his team yielded to La Salle, 60-82, stretching the series to a decider. "I thought they had more energy earlier," said Monteverde after...

Kevin Quiambao officially crowned UAAP men's MVP

MANILA, Philippines: Kevin Quiambao was officially crowned as the UAAP Season 86 men's basketball MVP ahead of the Finals Game Two between his La Salle and UP at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, December 3. Leading the statistical points with 97.0 built on his season averages of 16.71 points, 10.86 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 1.93 steals per game, Quiambao got his MVP plum as well as his Mythical Team member trophy. Quiambao, the first local...

Defending imports a big load – CStand

DEFENDING imports may be a tough job, but Barangay Ginebra's hard-banging big man Christian Standhardinger admits his competitive juice rises each time he competes in the game he loves. It is no wonder Standhardinger has always been locked in for each game and wouldn't mind the physicality even if he will have to guard imports, who are stronger and taller than him. Christian Standhardinger TMT FILE PHOTO "I would not say it's (defending imports)...

Long shot to Paris

FIBA secretary-general Andreas Zagklis himself once said “bilog ang bola,” referring to the unpredictability of the outcome in a basketball game. So in evaluating the probability of Gilas surviving the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in Riga, Latvia, in July, you can’t totally rule out a surprise finish. Of course, the odds are extremely daunting. The chances are slim or none. But playing the game isn’t just all about winning. It’s showing...

Phoenix import drops contact lens, but never loses his focus

Johnathan Williams delivers despite playing 'blind' in endgame

NBA's in-season reaches KO stage

LOS ANGELES: The NBA's inaugural in-season tournament breaks new ground again this week with stars including LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo gearing up for quarterfinal clashes on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) and Tuesday. Four-time NBA champion James has made no secret of the fact that he'd love to add a new accomplishment to his resume in his 21st season in the league. His Los Angeles Lakers reached the quarter-finals as unbeaten group...

'Team player' Escandor becomes unlikely X-Factor for La Salle

Hardwork, patience, and perseverance paying off for La Salle bench player

Pampanga Giant Lanterns beat Strikers in Bacoor to win first MPBL title

How sweep it is

Do or die in Araneta

This is it Baby. What we've been waiting for this year. Bringing us back to the days of the NCAA glorious games, when a La Salle mother goes into the basketball court to hack an Atenean player with her umbrella who played dirty against his son. When rumbles in the street happened every time Lasalle plays Ateneo in Rizal Memorial or Katipunan at the end of the game...until the school opened its doors to girls and every one became coed. Tamed the...

Garnacho, Ronaldo, and Zlatan: The greatest overhead kicks in football history

Kai Ballungay leaves Ateneo Blue Eagles' nest after two seasons

High-flyer says he's moving on to 'world of professional basketball'

Kieffer Alas dedicates rare UAAP juniors triple double to Kuya Kevin

At 16, Kieffer Alas is already adding to the legacy of a proud basketball name

Christmas comes early for Giant Lanterns

MANILA, Philippines — Pampanga ascended to the throne as the MPBL king for the first time, completing a sweep of Bacoor on the road with a narrow 82-77 win in Game 3 of the best-of-five National Finals last Saturday at the Strike Gym in Cavite. The Giant Lanterns, who won the first two games at home, outscored the Strikers by 10 points in the telling fourth quarter for a 3-0 finale sweep that capped their perfect playoff campaign. Pampanga...

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SC to VP Sara: Answer petition on constitutionality of OVP’s P125M CF

MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court (SC) has ordered Vice President Sara Duterte to respond to the petition challenging the constitutionality of the Office of the Vice President’s P125-million confidential fund in 2022. In a two-page notice made public Monday, the High Tribunal also directed Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin and Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman to comment on the matter. SC has not yet acted on the petition, as it first wants...

Commissioner Triggerman

Allan Caidic has done everything there is to do on the basketball court. He owns the top scoring records for local players in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was named to the 1990 Asian Games Mythical Team on the first-ever all-professional team in the open basketball era. The Triggerman won eight championships in the league, and played with many of the greatest basketballers in history. Now, he’s taking on a new role as commissioner...

Thirdy Ravena, San-En NeoPhoenix stay hot after B.League break

See how Filipino imports and their teams fared in Japan B.League

NLEX setback can't dampen joy over Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser return

Fit-again NLEX big man looks like he never left

Cignal looks to complete semis cast as Creamline seeks sweep

MANILA, Philippines: Cignal looks to complete the 2023 PVL 2nd All-Filipino Conference semifinals cast while Creamline is out to sweep the elimination round which ends on Tuesday, December 5 at the PhilSports Arena. The fourth seed HD Spikers try to clinch the last semifinals berth at the expense of also-ran Gerfor Defenders at 2 p.m., as the top-ranked Cool Smashers aim to sweep the tourney against another eliminated team in the Galeries Tower...

Rivals since high school, Cagulangan, Nelle bring out best in each other

Nelle has always admired Cagulangan's game. Well, the feeling is mutual #Respect

Nxled sees light at end of tunnel

MANILA, Philippines — Nxled closed its Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference campaign on a decent note as it turned back a stubborn Farm Fresh, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20, 25-17, yesterday before a loud crowd at the packed University of San Agustin Gym in Iloilo City. Cams Victoria, who skipped her final eligibility year with Santo Tomas in the UAAP just to plunge into battle in the big stage, showed versatility and unloaded a match-best 17...

What happened to Hristo Stoichkov, the 1994 Ballon d'Or?

Rain or Shine's improved form finally translates into a win over Blackwater

ROS snaps five-game losing slump

Pre-game signs offer hope that Francis Lopez will play for UP Maroons

Lopez illness 'triggered by exhaustion;' hydrating and taking IVs and meds in bid to be ready for Game Two