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  • Manchester United sacks Jose Mourinho

    December 18, 2018 10:41 AM 5

    Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United after suffering from a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool SACKED. Jose Mourinho leaves the club with immediate effect. Photo from Twitter (@ManUtd) MANCHESTER, United Kingdom – Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after the club made their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the Premier League club announced

  • Paulo Bersamina crashes into Asian Chess Championship top 20

    December 18, 2018 8:13 AM 5

    Paulo Bersamina defeats countryman John Merill Jacutina in the 8th round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships MANILA, Philippines – Filipino International Master Paulo Bersamina trounced countryman John Merill Jacutina to join Grandmaster John Paul Gomez and IM Ricky de Guzman inside the top 20 after the 8th and penultimate round of the 17th Asian

  • 'Stronger, faster' Pacquiao turns 40 with lavish birthday bash

    December 18, 2018 5:45 AM 4

    Manny Pacquiao raffles off a car, pickup trucks and appliances while President Rodrigo Duterte attends the party GENERAL SANTOS, Philippines – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said he is "stronger and faster" than ever ahead of his world title defence as he threw a lavish party with thousands of guests and a mass giveaway to mark his 40th birthday

  • Manny Pacquiao still pushing at 40 ahead of title defense

    December 17, 2018 8:27 AM 3

    The Filipino boxing legend celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday, December 17, with a grand party where he is raffling away cars and motorcycles MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao did 7 rounds of sparring on Saturday, December 15, and assistant trainer Nonoy Neri swears they were well spent. The eight-division world champion looked impressive in 4 rounds

  • Adamson's Rob Manalang eager to prove 'complete' skills in PBA

    December 15, 2018 7:40 AM 8

    The Fil-Am D-League record-holder thinks he's more than just a 'pure point guard' MANILA, Philippines – Rob Manalang didn’t nearly have enough time to break out in the collegiate basketball scene, but the world of pro ball awaits. A product of the fast-rising Adamson Soaring Falcons program under multi-titled head coach Franz Pumaren, the Fil-Am point

  • BVR Open 2018: Guzman-Arbasto pair off to winning start

    December 14, 2018 2:06 PM 7

    KR Guzman and Krung Arbasto kick off their campaign with back-to-back wins in the final leg of Beach Volleyball Republic MANILA, Phililppines – KR Guzman and Krung Arbasto of Tiger Winx got off to a winning start in the Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour December Open 2018: A Christmas Rally on Friday, December 14, at the Sands SM by the Bay. Hoping to follow

  • Lee hits game-winner as Magnolia moves on cusp of PBA title

    December 14, 2018 12:08 PM 5

    The Hotshots gain a 3-2 lead over Alaska in the best-of-seven finals affair The Best Import of the Conference hit a game-winner with 1.3 seconds left as Magnolia moved on the cusp of bagging the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup title with a 79-78 win over Alaska in Game 5 on Friday, December 14. With the Hotshots trailing 77-78 late, the capacity crowd at the Araneta

  • Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

    December 13, 2018 4:03 PM 4

    La Salle is expected to name former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis as Louie Gonzalez's replacement MANILA, Philippines – Former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis is expected to be named as the new head coach of the De La Salle Green Archers, multiple sources have informed Rappler. Jimmy Alapag was also offered the La Salle

  • Ray Parks to skip PBA Draft ceremony for Alab game

    December 13, 2018 9:53 AM 5

    A consensus top 3 pick, the 25-year-old has decided to fly to Indonesia and suit up for Alab Pilipinas in its Asean Basketball League game this Sunday MANILA, Philippines – Consensus top 3 PBA prospect Bobby Ray Parks Jr will skip the 2018 Rookie Draft to play for Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) on Sunday, December 16. Parks, who won two ABL Most Valuable

  • NLEX gets No. 4 pick, trades Mallari, Marcelo to Phoenix

    December 13, 2018 4:52 AM 4

    Phoenix Fuel Masters head coach Louie Alas gets his wish of acquiring a point guard and a big man MANILA, Philippines – NLEX and Phoenix agreed to a trade deal days before the 2018 PBA Draft. The Road Warriors acquired this year's No. 4 overall pick from the Fuel Masters in exchange for guard Alex Mallari and center-forward Dave Marcelo on Thursday