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  • Lady Maroons back in hunt, trip Stags

    August 8, 2018 11:20 AM 6

    Isa Molde struggled while playing under the weather but Marian Buitre, rookie Lorielyn Bernardo and outside hitter-turned-libero Mary Bautista stepped up and dominated the Lady Stags all throughout to complete the rout that hiked their record to 2-1. Buitre fired 7 attacks, scored two aces and made one block while Bernardo also produced a 10-hit game, including

  • LeBron to produce televised three-part doc

    August 8, 2018 2:44 AM 6

    The Los Angeles Lakers star holds the role for the three-part documentary series, "Shut Up and Dribble," that was announced by Showtime on Monday. The documentary is set to debut around the start of the 2018-19 season in October. James is serving as EP for the series, alongside business partner Maverick Carter. Gotham Chopra is leading the project

  • LeBron James Jr. selects Southern California school

    August 8, 2018 2:29 AM 8

    A little more than a month after LeBron James announced that he would sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, his son decided on his next team. Granted, LeBron James Jr. is about to enter eighth grade, but his name and athletic ability already have basketball observers thinking big. The 13-year-old known as "Bronny" announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will attend

  • PH weightlifters bag medals in Indonesia Youth championship

    August 7, 2018 11:45 AM 6

    14-year-old Vanessa Sarno leads the pack with 3 gold medals MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine national youth weightlifting team dominated the Indonesia Weightlifting Championships 2018 podium as they brought home a total of 12 medals from Bali, Indonesia. 14-year-old Vanessa Sarno led the pack with 3 gold medals from her 78kg lift in the snatch event

  • PBA: Alaska ships Calvin Abueva to Phoenix

    August 7, 2018 5:15 AM 7

    MANILA, Philippines -- The Alaska Aces have sent versatile forward Calvin Abueva to the Phoenix Fuel Masters, ending a six-year run with “The Beast.” “We would like to thank Calvin for his six years of service with Alaska and the good memories,” Alaska coach Alex Compton said in a statement. “We felt as a franchise it was best for both Alaska and Calvin

  • PBA finals: Injured Aguilar doing what he can for Ginebra

    August 6, 2018 2:07 PM 7

    MANILA, Philippines -- Still hobbled by an injury to his left Achilles tendon, veteran forward Japeth Aguilar is nevertheless finding ways to contribute for Barangay Ginebra in their finals series against San Miguel Beer. With Greg Slaughter dealing with foul trouble in Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals series, Tim Cone was forced to play Aguilar

  • FIBA Asia U18: Batang Gilas rolls past UAE for 2nd win

    August 6, 2018 11:54 AM 7

    The Philippine basketball youth team shares the Group B lead with powerhouse China MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine basketball youth team got away with another lopsided win, drubbing United Arab Emirates, 92-49, for a 2-0 start in the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championship on Monday night, August 6, at Nonthaburi, Thailand. Big men Kai Sotto and AJ Edu took charge

  • Andy Murray climbs 457 places in ATP rankings

    August 6, 2018 9:24 AM 6

    The former world number one is continuing his comeback from an 11-month injury layoff PARIS, France – Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray climbed 457 places in the ATP world rankings on Monday, August 6, despite withdrawing from the Washington Open before his quarterfinal last week. The former world number one is now ranked 375 as he continues

  • PBA finals: Thompson downplays heroics amid praise from Cone

    August 5, 2018 3:12 PM 6

    MANILA, Philippines -- Scottie Thompson was the hero that Barangay Ginebra needed in Game 5 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals, as the young guard showcased his usual brand of hustle sprinkled with just enough scoring for the Gin Kings. Thompson finished with 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting, while also grabbing 11 boards -- several of which came in crucial

  • Batang Gilas opens FIBA Asia U-18 campaign with rout of Lebanon

    August 5, 2018 3:02 PM 10

    Batang Gilas is off to a tremendous start in the 2018 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship, as it routed Lebanon 75-53 on Sunday night in Nonthanburi, Thailand. The young Filipinos got off to a quick start, building a 25-15 lead at the end of the opening frame. Lebanon managed to catch up in the second quarter, but Batang Gilas hammered them anew in the third