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Meralco gains quarterfinals

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Darnell Jackson of Meralco (light) vs James Mays and Ian Sangalang (behind) of San Mig (dark). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Meralco opened up the second half with all guns cocked and firing last night and brought down depleted San Mig Coffee, 88-78, to make the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup in the middle of the pack at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Headlines,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Undermanned NLEX stretches PBA D-League run

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Garvo Lanete. PBA D-LEAGUE IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Garvo Lanete and Kevin Alas sparked a fiery start as the undermanned NLEX Road Warriors rolled to an 83-74 victory over Cagayan Valley Monday to keep the lead in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at JCSGO Gym.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

RoS-Munti, TNT-QC, SMB-Kabaka prevail

Rain or Shine-Muntinlupa and San Miguel Beer-Manila-Kabaka coasted past separate foes while Talk ‘N Text-Quezon City struggled in the 2014 Gatorade Batang PBA Summer League at San Juan gym Monday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Bolts bank on big 3rd-period run to beat Mixers

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Jared Dillinger of Meralco (light) vs Mark Barroca of San Mig (dark). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Meralco rode on a telling run to start the third quarter and sustained their form in the fourth period to beat San Mig Coffee, 88-78, in the 2014 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Monday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Chism struggles but Rain or Shine survives Air21

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Wayne Chism of Rain or Shine (dark) vs Wesley Witherspoon of Air21 (light). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Rain or Shine bucked a horrible shooting night from its import Wayne Chism as it escaped Air21, 87-82, in the 2014 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Monday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Colina’s double-double powers Jumbo Plastic past Hog’s Breath

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Karl Dehesa of Jumbo (light) vs JP Belencion and Andrew Avillanosa of Hogs (dark). PHOTO BY NUKI SABIO

Jan Colina notched a double-double and Jumbo Plastic rose from a double-digit deficit to beat Hog’s Breath 73-63 in the 2014 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Monday at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Mangahas, Cruz help Blackwater beat Derulo

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Blackwater's Allan Mangahas steals the ball from Derulo's Raul Suyod. PHOTO BY NUKI SABIO/PBA

Defending champion Blackwater Sports bucked a scare to beat Derulo Accelero 96-93 in the 2014 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Monday at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NLEX tries to stay No. 1 vs Cagayan Valley

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Dominant despite a depleted lineup, NLEX hopes to stay on top when it battles Cagayan Valley in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup Monday at JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

NBA: Hawks beat Heat to clinch playoff spot

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) is defended by Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Atlanta. AP

The Atlanta Hawks clinched the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference Saturday as Jeff Teague scored 25 points in a 98-85 win over the defending champion Miami Heat.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

San Miguel tightens hold of 2nd spot with win over San Mig Coffee

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PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

San Miguel Beer bolstered its bid for a twice-to-beat advantage after beating San Mig Coffee, 97-88, in the 2014 PLDT Home Tvolution PBA Commissioner’s Cup Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Bolts clinch playoff slot, trip Energy

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Meralco booked a playoff seat in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup after climbing out of a 22-point first half hole to eke out a 105-98 decision of Barako Bull Friday night at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Meralco frustrates Barako Bull after another huge comeback

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Gary David of Meralco (dark) vs Mick Pennisi of Barako (light). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Meralco pulled off another valiant comeback, this time from 22 points down to frustrate Barako Bull, 105-98, and enter the quarterfinals of the 2014 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pre-season games set for 5 cities worldwide

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. AFP FILE PHOTO

The NBA will play pre-season games in five cities around the world next October, the league said Thursday.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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