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Lawmakers want probe of Pangilinan’s firms after NBA exhibition game fiasco

ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio. Photo from congress.gov.ph

Militant lawmakers called on Wednesday for a House probe on the Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) group of companies on following its ill-starred National Basketball Association exhibition game with Gilas national players Tuesday night.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

La Salle’s Sauler hopes to get Thomas Torres back in 2nd round


Head coach Juno Sauler hopes De La Salle University will get its starting point guard Thomas Torres back at least late in the elimination round.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

Home Stand promoters failed to meet our requirements, says NBA

Tyson Chandler ,James Harden and Coach Lucas of the NBA watch as #  60 - Gabriel Hatton w/ #55- Kyle Villamor and #63 - Kenneth Kadabi, the three kids  from Tacloban city, one of the hardest hit by Typhoon Yolanda during the NBA Clinic held at the Smart Araneta. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

After the uproar over the cancellation of the basketball game of the Smart-Gilas Pilipinas against the National Basketball Association stars, the premier basketball league in the world broke its silence and blasted the promoters of the Gilas Last Home Stand for failing to meet the NBA requirements.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Fans asking for refund after organizers of Last Home Stand cancel game

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Fans paid to see an exhibition game between NBA All-Stars and Gilas Pilipinas but they were left asking for a refund.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Ateneo finds edge in Ravena, Pessumal to beat La Salle


Ateneo head coach Bo Perasol uttered a bold statement last Sunday when he was asked how the Blue Eagles would fare against defending champion La Salle ahead of the two rivals’ first meeting in the UAAP Season 77.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

NCAA: Paniamogan shoots JRU past skidding Letran


Philip Paniamogan caught fire late as Jose Rizal University burned Letran down the stretch to win, 69-60, in the NCAA Season 90 men’s basketball tournament Monday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

United Germany stands at the top of the world

Germany's Mario Goetze kisses the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. AP PHOTO

United they stand, right at the top of the football world. And right on South American soil.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ravena leads Ateneo surge past Adamson

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MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena led Ateneo to a wire-to-wire win over Adamson 79-57 in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Ravena knocked in 22 points for the Blue Eagles, who also drew a solid game from blue-chip rookie Arvin Tolentino. “What’s really important right now, I just [...]

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,UAAP | Read More »

Weary Dutch have no interest in 3rd place game

Netherlands' head coach Louis van Gaal PHOTO/AP

The Netherlands squad must stay at the World Cup when coach Louis van Gaal dearly wishes they could just go home. Next up? The game no one wants to play.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Argentine reporter covering World Cup killed in Brazil

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Brazilian officials say an Argentine reporter covering the World Cup has been killed in a car accident caused when a vehicle being chased by police slammed into his taxi.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

San Mig Coffee outlasts Rain or Shine to win Grand Slam

Congratulations San Mig Coffee

San Mig Coffee survived Rain or Shine in a fitting finale 92-89 to pull off a historic Grand Slam and a fourth straight championship in the 2014 Governors’ Cup before a raucous Smart Araneta Coliseum crowd Wednesday night.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

San Mig fails bid for Grand Slam, bows to Rain or Shine 79-88

Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine (light) vs PJ Simon of San Mig (dark). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

San Mig Coffee failed on Monday night to clinch the coveted Grand Slam after bowing to Rain or Shine 79-88 .

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Crawford stops Gamboa, keeps lightweight belt

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Terence “Bud” Crawford stopped Cuba’s Yuriorkis Gamboa in the ninth round Saturday night to successfully defend his WBO lightweight belt in a match of unbeaten fighters.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »



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