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UAAP: Teng, Rivero lead La Salle rally past UE

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La Salle rookie Prince Rivero (19) gives his team a lift with eight points, all in the fourth quarter, and five rebounds in a 60-58 squeaker over University of the East Sunday. Mark Giongco

Defending champion De La Salle rallied to slip past University of the East, 60-58, Sunday in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

UAAP: FEU bounces back, routs UP

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FEU forward Mac Belo (left) and head coach Nash Racela speak with reporters following their win over UP Sunday. Belo tallied 12 points and nine rebounds while coming off the bench. Mark Giongco

Far Eastern University took its frustrations out on a listless University of the Philippines side for an 85-71 win in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

Diputado, Javelona give NU lift in win over Ateneo

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Chris Newsome of Ateneo is blocked by NU Kyle Neypes during the UAAP games at Mall of Asia Arena and two other teammate. EDWIN BELLOSILLO/INQUIRER

National University banked on its guards down the stretch to beat erstwhile unbeaten Ateneo, 64-60, in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section,UAAP,Videos | Read More »

Lao’s last second free throw bails out UST vs Adamson

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Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

Kent Lao bailed out University of Santo Tomas with a last-second free throw to escape Adamson, 50-49, in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section,UAAP,Videos | Read More »

NBA: Lakers mum on report Scott offered coaching job

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The Los Angeles Lakers Friday declined to comment on reports they had offered Byron Scott their head coaching job. Scott won three NBA titles as the Lakers’ starting shooting guard in the 1980s. He played in the NBA for 14 seasons, including 11 with the Lakers.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lin excited to join Lakers

NBA Los Angeles Lakers player Jeremy Lin waves as he arrives at a media event in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, July 18, 2014. Lin is in Taiwan to host basketball clinics and media events from July 18-25. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Jeremy Lin said Thursday he’s looking to establish himself with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he won’t be trying to recreate “Linsanity” on the West Coast.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Cavs ink top draft pick Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to take a free throw against the Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA summer league basketball Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed top NBA draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, a move that means they won’t be able to trade the talented teen for at least 30 days.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Gilas, Blatche to train in Miami

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Gilas Pilipinas.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Gilas Pilipinas departs for Miami, Florida, today for an intense two-week training as it prepares for the Fiba World Cup in Spain starting Aug. 28.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

LeBron sends cupcakes to neighbors to apologize for ruckus on return to Cleveland

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Basketball superstar LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his Ohio homecoming earlier this month.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

PLDT refunds tickets; MVP apologizes

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IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE?  A member of the NBA entourage performs Tuesday night a high-flying slam dunk at Smart Araneta Coliseum using a trampoline to try to pacify the disappointed crowd that expects a game between the NBA stars and Gilas Pilipinas.  AUGUST DE LA CRUZ

Telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) on Wednesday began the process of refunding disgruntled ticket holders after the highly anticipated game between a group of National Basketball Association (NBA) stars and the Gilas Pilipinas national team was reduced to an awkward exhibition of drills on Tuesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Chiefs grab 2nd; Bombers score

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Arellano coach Jerry Codinera’s playing days have long been over, but he admitted feeling pain on his back as he entered the press room.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,NCAA | Read More »

Perkins helps La Salle avoid 0-3 hole, nips NU

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Nico Javelona (left) of NU drives against Robert Bolick (left) of DLSU during UAAP games at Mall of Asia Arena. EDWIN BELLOSILLO/INQUIRER

Jason Perkins came up big down the stretch and defending champion De La Salle University finally broke into the win column, 57-55, in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Featured UAAP article,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Section,UAAP | Read More »

NCAA: JRU escapes Perpetual Help with last-second shot

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Jose Rizal University escaped with a 62-61 stunner over erstwhile unbeaten University of Perpetual Help in the NCAA Season 90 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NCAA,Section | Read More »

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