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  • BVR to end year with December Open 2018

    December 10, 2018 10:39 AM 26

    A beach volleyball workshop for kids and a celebrity match for a cause will also be held during the 3-day tournament MANILA, Philippines – The country's top volleyball players will try to bring their holiday cheer through intense competition on the sand courts. Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) On Tour will cap 2018 with the December Open: A Christmas

  • Parks, Perez, Bolick headline 2018 PBA Rookie Draft

    December 10, 2018 8:49 AM 32

    TOP 3. CJ Perez, Robert Bolick and Ray Parks (left to right) are expected to jostle at the top of the draft. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler (Perez and Bolick) and Michael Gatpandan (Parks) MANILA, Philippines – Alab Pilipinas star Ray Parks and collegiate standouts CJ Perez and Robert Bolick lead all 48 players who are hoping to get picked in the 2018 PBA Rookie

  • Top college football player Kyler Murray could be headed to baseball

    December 10, 2018 3:43 AM 30

    The Heisman Trophy awardee has already signed a contract with the Oakland Athletics in the MLB TWO-WAY STAR. Kyler Murray is a potential first-round pick in the NFL but he is expected to play in the MBL. Photo from Twitter (@TheKylerMurray) LOS ANGELES, USA – Kyler Murray won the prestigious Heisman Trophy Saturday, the highest honor in US college football

  • Bright Akhuetie: No basketball, for now

    December 9, 2018 2:40 AM 29

    After a historic yet grueling UAAP season, the UP star just wants to ‘get lost in the province and hide from the world’ MANILA, Philippines – Bright Akhuetie has certainly earned himself some well-deserved time off to recharge after powering the University of the Philippines’ historic UAAP men’s basketball run. So while many UP fans have gone all excited

  • Creamline sweeps Ateneo, captures PVL Open crown

    December 8, 2018 11:43 AM 34

    Season MVP Alyssa Valdez powers the Cool Smashers to their second straight Premier Volleyball League championship Flashing their lethal form just like in the series opener, the Cool Smashers swept the Ateneo-Motolite Lady Eagles, 25-20, 25-20, 25-15, to capture the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference championship on Saturday, December

  • Hope not lost on Mike Harris even as Alaska trails 0-2

    December 8, 2018 10:14 AM 29

    Having won championships in multiple parts of the globe, the Best Import contender says the Aces only need to win one to change the series' complexion "We can't get down on ourselves. I'm not down on myself. I've been in this before so I like the situation. This is a precious situation. Comes down to execution and that's what exactly I expected coming

  • MVP wants Tab Baldwin to coach Batang Gilas

    December 8, 2018 6:50 AM 31

    'This is my personal view: I think that Tab should be the Batang Gilas coach because he’s very good with the young kids,' says SBP chairman emeritus Manuel V. Pangilinan I think that Tab should be the Batang Gilas coach because he’s very good with the young kids and so forth and so on, but that would have to be an SBP decision," Pangilinan told Rappler

  • Magnolia noses out Alaska for 2-0 lead in PBA finals

    December 7, 2018 11:58 AM 32

    MANILA, Philippines – Jio Jalalon came through the clutch to propel Magnolia to a hard-fought 77-71 win over Alaska in Game 2 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup finals at the Araneta Coliseum on Friday, December 7. Despite finishing with just 7 points, Jalalon made them all count by scoring 4 of his side's last 6 points as the Hotshots gained a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven

  • Azkals bow out of 2018 Suzuki Cup semis

    December 6, 2018 1:26 PM 32

    The Philippines fails to advance to the title round after losing to Vietnam on aggregate The Philippine Azkals failed to advance to the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup title round after falling to Vietnam, 1-2, in the second leg of the semifinals on Thursday, December 6, at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Vietnamese, who won 4-2 on aggregate

  • Bi Nguyen joins ONE Championship

    December 6, 2018 10:15 AM 21

    The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has further bolstered its burgeoning roster of world-class athletes with the acquisition of Vietnamese-American mixed martial artist Bi “Killer Bee” Nguyen. She joins the promotion’s list of top mixed martial artists by signing an exclusive multi-bout contract. Chatri