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  • Neon nation no more for GlobalPort

    August 11, 2018 8:24 AM 7

    The Batang Pier will carry a different name and don new colors for the PBA Governors' Cup MANILA, Philippines – After 5 years, GlobalPort is neon nation no more. The Batang Pier will carry a different name and don new colors as they head into the PBA Governors' Cup rebranded as the NorthPort Batang Pier. Through its social media accounts, the team unveiled

  • No hard feelings: Trollano gives up spot for Jordan Clarkson

    August 11, 2018 6:34 AM 7

    The TNT KaTropa gets bumped off from the final Asian Games lineup as the Fil-Am NBA player takes the last spot MANILA, Philippines – Don Trollano doesn't see any problem missing the cut for the final Asian Games lineup if it would mean the Philippine men's basketball team would have a higher chance of winning. "Alangan namang piliin pa ako kaysa kay Clarkson

  • FIBA Asia Under 18: Batang Gilas bow to Australia, will play for bronze next

    August 10, 2018 12:22 PM 10

    Australia defeated the Philippines 77-43 in the semifinals of the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Asian Championship at Stadium 29 in Bangkok on Friday. The Australians will face New Zealand in the gold-medal game, while Batang Gilas will play China in a battle for bronze on Saturday. AJ Edu led Batang Gilas with 9 points and 10 rebounds, while Kai Sotto tallied

  • Asian Games: Is Gilas making headway in its pursuit of Jordan Clarkson?

    August 9, 2018 2:35 PM 9

    Philippine basketball officials seem to be making progress as they eye Jordan Clarkson for the men's national team that will play in the Asian Games. Basketball insider and Philippine Star columnist Quinito Henson tweeted on Thursday night that Clarkson's name is on the 12-man lineup for the Games, and that the NBA player's chances of landing a roster

  • Throwback Thursday: Balikan ang NCAA days ni Scottie Thompson sa Perpetual

    August 9, 2018 12:41 PM 7

    Libo-libong fans ng Barangay Ginebra ang nagpaulan ng malakas na sigaw na "MVP, MVP" para kay Scottie Thompson sa Game 6 ng PBA Commissioner's Cup sa Mall of Asia Arena sa Pasay City nitong Miyerkoles. Malaki ang naiambag ni Thompson sa 4-2 panalo ng Ginebra kontra San Miguel Beer para makopo ang kampeonato, kaya naman ibinigay sa kaniya ang finals MVP award

  • 2018 Asian Games: Jordan Clarkson to fight for Gilas spot

    August 9, 2018 5:06 AM 6

    The SBP continues to hold out hope that the Filipino-American NBA player can join the Philippine men's basketball team MANILA, Philippines – Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson is now one step clear of joining Gilas Pillipinas in the 2018 Asian Games after reportedly getting clearance from the Cleveland Cavaliers. "We are trying to move heaven

  • Chelsea signs Kepa in record deal, Courtois heads for Real

    August 9, 2018 1:43 AM 6

    Kepa Arrizabalaga becomes the most expensive goalkeeper in history as Chelsea agrees to sell Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid LONDON, United Kingdom – Spain's Kepa Arrizabalaga became the most expensive goalkeeper in history on Wednesday, August 8, after Chelsea confirmed his 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) move from Athletic Bilbao

  • NCAA: Perpetual tries to defend home court, stay in Top 4

    August 8, 2018 9:42 PM 8

    MANILA, Philippines -- University of Perpetual Help will try to keep its place in the Top 4 against an undermanned San Sebastian College squad when they collide in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament on Thursday at the UPHSD Gym in Las Pinas. The Altas fell to solo leader Lyceum of the Philippines University, 91-77, last Friday to drop to 2-2 -- still

  • BY THE NUMBERS: In coaching, nobody comes close to Tim Cone in the PBA

    August 8, 2018 6:35 PM 9

    Coach Tim Cone could have walked away from the league and not taken up the coaching job at Barangay Ginebra and he would still have the most championships in PBA history. But here we are. Three more trophies with the most popular sports team in the country, and Cone has hiked his total to 21 league titles overall, 6 more than the second man on the list, Virgilio

  • FIBA Asia Under 18: Newcomers AJ Edu, Dalph Panopio leading way for Batang Gilas

    August 8, 2018 2:35 PM 7

    The two first-timers on the Philippine boys national basketball team have been impressive so far in the FIBA Under 18 Asian Championship in Bangkok. Center AJ Edu is averaging 15.3 points and 11.3 rebounds for Batang Gilas, while swatting a tournament-best 3.7 blocks. With his presence and his partnership with Kai Sotto, the Filipinos boast a formidable