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  • NCAA: San Sebastian forfeits 2 wins after player participated in ‘ligang labas’

    August 16, 2018 12:24 PM 6

    San Sebastian College forfeited 2 of its victories after the NCAA ruled with finality regarding RK Ilagan's participation in a commercial league. Ilagan, one of the Stags' top guns, was probed for playing in a tournament in Quezon City in late June. NCAA management committee chairman Frank Gusi, of host Perpetual Help, said San Sebastian board representative

  • Paul Desiderio delivers as Go for Gold takes 2-1 lead

    August 16, 2018 12:17 PM 5

    The Scratchers move within a win of the PBA D-League crown after the UP standout's clutch plays After draining two huge triples going into the final minute, the University of the Philippines standout nailed the game-winning layup with 3.4 seconds left. "I rode with Paul. I said, 'Bahala ka (It's up to you). Get the ball, do whatever you want, just take us home,' and he did," said coach

  • NCAA forfeits San Sebastian’s wins

    August 16, 2018 11:13 AM 5

    The league reverses the Stags' two wins and suspends RK Ilagan for playing in a 'ligang labas' MANILA, Philippines – The NCAA put the hammer down on the San Sebastian Stags and officially forfeited the two men's basketball games where their embattled player RK Ilagan saw action. Ilagan – who was caught playing in a ligang labas (unsanctioned league)

  • NCAA: Perpetual downs Mapua to claim solo third place

    August 16, 2018 8:14 AM 5

    University of Perpetual Help has already improved on its performance a year ago – and the first round of the NCAA 94 Men’s Basketball Tournament isn’t even over yet. The Altas claimed their third win in a row and fifth overall in seven games as Prince Eze and Kim Aurin got together to carry them over hard-charging Mapua University, 74-68, on Thursday

  • UAAP: UP’s Kobe Paras ready for takeoff in 1-on-1 challenge, dunk contest

    August 16, 2018 6:46 AM 6

    Kobe Paras is set to make his UAAP debut in the first "Last One Standing" 1-on-1 Hoop Challenge. Paras will showcase his skills for the first time in a University of the Philippines uniform at SM Mall of Asia Atrium on Friday. Challenging Paras will be Adamson’s Ivan Maata, Ateneo’s QJ Banzon, La Salle’s Jordan Bartlett, Far Eastern University’s Cade Flores

  • Asian Games: Rough play tests Gilas against physical Kazakhstan

    August 16, 2018 5:45 AM 6

    A few physical plays tested Gilas Pilipinas' composure against Kazakhstan in their Asian Games men's basketball game at Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta on Thursday. Chris Tiu was called for an unsportsmanlike foul on a second motion as he was defending Rustam Yergali in the second quarter. Not long after that, during a rebound play, Raymond Almazan

  • Asian Games: Gilas Pilipinas cruises to easy win vs Kazakhstan; China next

    August 16, 2018 4:49 AM 8

    Stanley Pringle scored 18 points and Christian Standhardinger added 15, as the Philippines defeated Kazakhstan 96-59 to open play in Asian Games men's basketball at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta on Thursday. Coach Yeng Guiao anchored his team's hot start on a suffocating defense, led by the debuting backcourt of Pringle and Maverick Ahanmisi

  • Lady Maroons foil Blazers, bolster semis drive

    August 15, 2018 11:45 AM 5

    Ranged against their former coach, the UP Lady Maroons show composure down the stretch Ranged against their former coach, the Lady Maroons struggled against the Lady Blazers but showed composure in the stretch of each extended frame to escape with the victory, their third against two losses, giving them a big cushion against fifth-running San Beda (1-3) heading

  • Brownlee's naturalization in the works with filing of House bill

    August 15, 2018 9:18 AM 7

    House Bill No. 8106 endorses the Barangay Ginebra import to become a naturalized Filipino MANILA, Philippines – Justin Brownlee's naturalization process has begun. 1-Pacman Party List Representative and NorthPort Batang Pier owner Mikee Romero has spearheaded the filing of House Bill No. 8106, which endorses the Barangay Ginebra import to become a naturalized

  • Jordan Clarkson posts Facebook message: ‘See you all very soon’

    August 14, 2018 7:19 PM 7

    Jordan Clarkson is apparently ready to join his countrymen in the Asian Games. Clarkson took to his official Facebook account early Wednesday morning (Manila time), hinting at being ready to wear the Gilas Pilipinas uniform. On Tuesday, Richard Gomez, the country's chef de mission to the Asian Games, said the NBA has already given the Cleveland Cavaliers