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  • Boxing: NBA nut Jerwin Ancajas chooses between Celtics, Cavs

    May 23, 2018 11:02 AM 2

    FRESNO, Calif.—It’s hardly surprising that Jerwin Ancajas usually ends his training sessions here by playing basketball. He likes the game so much that he named his two sons with wife Ruth after his two NBA idols — Jhinjie Kyrie after Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics and JJ Kyle after Kyle Korver of the Cleveland Cavaliers. No wonder, Ancajas requested

  • PVL: BaliPure edges BanKo Perlas for 3rd win in a row, share of 1st place

    May 23, 2018 10:23 AM 3

    High-school star Princess Robles delivered the crushing blows in the thrilling extended fourth set to tow BaliPure-National University to its third straight win over veteran-laden BanKo, 25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 32-30, in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Reinforced Conference at FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan Wednesday. After Perlas Spikers Thai import

  • PBA All Stars: Senate work forces Pacquiao to skip 3-point contest

    May 23, 2018 9:54 AM 2

    DIGOS CITY, Davao del Sur—Manny Pacquiao will miss the Mindanao leg of the PBA All Stars to attend to his work at the Senate. PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said that brother Bobby Pacquiao will take his place in the Legends Shootout, wherein the younger Pacquiao will partner with former PBA star and now Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League commissioner

  • NCAA football: Perpetual all in on new coach, ex Azkals star Chieffy Caligdong

    May 22, 2018 9:59 AM 2

    Looking to gets its bite back, University of Perpetual Help's football program called in an Azkals legend. The Altas has named Emelio “Chieffy” Caligdong their new head coach, succeeding Aaron Carlos Nebreja, ABS-CBN Sports reported Tuesday. With Caligdong's arrival, Perpetual Help team owner Dr. Antonio Tamayo said he is “excited” for the football team, which

  • Boxing: Ancajas, Jonas Sultan present battle of contrasting styles

    May 22, 2018 8:56 AM 3

    The world-title bout between reigning world junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas and mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan is intriguing not just because of its historical significance, but also because of the distinct styles between the 2 boxers. Fight analyst Ed Tolentino said Ancajas and Sultan are virtually as different as night and day. “This will be a battle

  • NBA: Funds being raised for LeBron statue in Akron

    May 22, 2018 5:41 AM 4

    There might soon be a statue to immortalize King James in his hometown. A GoFundMe account has been created with a goal of raising $1 million to commission a life-size statue of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James in Akron, Ohio. The fundraiser is organized by fellow St. Vincent-St. Mary High School grad Aaron Carey. "We want to do this with the fans," Carey

  • WATCH: Chris Tiu gives an update after busting lip

    May 21, 2018 9:29 AM 3

    MANILA, Philippines – Rain or Shine guard Chris Tiu on Monday said he is "fine" after getting his upper lip stitched up on Sunday night. Tiu found himself on the receiving end of an inadvertent elbow from GlobalPort import Malcolm White in the fourth quarter of their testy PBA Commissioner's Cup game on Sunday night. The veteran guard later said he briefly

  • Magnolia's Paul Lee earns Player of the Week nod

    May 21, 2018 8:59 AM 4

    MANILA, Philippines – Paul Lee stood tall in Magnolia's back-to-back wins over Columbian Dyip and Meralco to capture the PBA Press Corps Player of the Week award for the period of May 14 to 20. The veteran guard averaged 18.5 points, seven assists, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.0 steal in Magnolia's two-win stretch in the past week, helping the Hotshots head to the PBA All-Star

  • Cone confident struggling Ginebra will turn conference around: 'We will rise'

    May 20, 2018 3:35 PM 2

    The Gin Kings absorb their 3rd loss in 4 games in the PBA Commissioner's Cup "I always believe that cream rises or will rise to the top. And I know we’re a cream part of the league," said Cone. "So we will rise, and we got to make it rise. But we’re confident that we’re going to come back and win a few games." Cone also notes how his wards fought back from a 16-point

  • GlobalPort import sorry for hit on Tiu, blasts Almazan's 'dirty play'

    May 20, 2018 1:30 PM 4

    MANILA, Philippines – A contrite Malcolm White said he repeatedly tried to apologize for hitting Rain or Shine guard Chris Tiu in the fourth quarter of their game on Sunday, even as the GlobalPort reinforcement also lashed out Raymond Almazan's "dirty play" in the final minute of the contest. Rain or Shine hacked out a 96-90 triumph on Sunday at the Araneta