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Cavs defeat 76ers

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LOS ANGELES, United States — LeBron James posted his third triple double of the season and 58th of his career as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-98 on Saturday night. James had a hand in Cleveland’s final 22…

Warriors topple Jaguars in all-Cebu duel

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UNIVERSITY of San Carlos shocked erstwhile unbeaten University of San Jose Recoletos, 87-77, and University of the Visayas toppled University of Southern Philippines Foundation, 88-87, in an all-Cebu battles in the 2nd Asian Pacific University Games (APUG) basketball tournament in…

Tough task

AFTER securing the hosting rights of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup along with Japan and Indonesia which generated euphoria for the Filipino fans, the real challenge begins for the Philippines. “Realistically, we know that now the hard work begins,”…

Golden afternoon for ‘Dewey’

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THIRD favorite Dewey Boulevard ran a perfect race, leading from start to finish to win the 45th Presidential Gold Cup under a veteran jockey who proved he could still deliver in the big stage. Handled by Patricio Dilema, Dewey Boulevard…

Miciano is now an FM

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REIGNING national junior champion John Marvin Miciano of Davao is the country’s newest FIDE Master. Miciano achieved the chess milestone by finishing with six points in nine rounds in the 2017 Penang Heritage Open International Chess Championships in Malaysia recently.…

Pacers halt Cavs’ win streak

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LOS ANGELES, USA — Victor Oladipo tallied 33 points as the Indiana Pacers snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA-leading 13-game win streak with a 106-102 victory on Friday. The Pacers drained 15 three point shots to end the run by the…

Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said on Friday he has opened talks to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in April when he takes a break from his legislative duties. “If we can negotiate it, I…

Show of force by Cebu

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THE Philippines continued to dominate the basketball competition with University of San Jose Recoletos leading the way, but Malaysia flexed its muscle in badminton to win four of five gold medals in the 2nd Asian Pacific University Games (APUG) in…

F2 first in PSL GP finals

F2 Logistics advanced to the finals of the Philippine Super Liga Grand Prix after it disposed of Cocolife, 25-17, 25-16, 25-17, in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.…

Dimakiling 5th in Penang Open chessfest

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Final standings after nine rounds: 8 points--K. Rathnakaran (India), K. Grigoryan (Armenia) 7 -- N. Priasmoro (Indonesia), L.T. Yeoh (Malaysia) 6.5-- O. Dimakiling (Philippines), H. S. Dang (Vietnam), A. Barsov (Uzbekistan), R.Laxmann (India). PENANG, Malaysia – IM Oliver DImakiling kept…

Feather to Osenio’s cap

FILIPINO standout April Osenio, a Philippine national Wushu champion and a ONE Championship atomweight contender, has added another feather to her cap. Although it is devoid of martial arts competition, it is a milestone in itself as she has earned…

YBC: Warriors, Sto. Nino make it

WARRIORS brought down Diliman Preparatory School, 66-53, to set up a semifinal encounter with Santo Nino de Novaliches School in the boys 13 years old and under category in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup Next Level basketball tournament at the…

Soaring

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LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The Houston Rockets, fueled by 29 points from James Harden, posted their eighth straight NBA victory on Thursday, 112-101 over the Utah Jazz. Ryan Anderson scored 23 points and Chris Paul added 18 points, 13 assists…

APUG: Panthers, Jaguars take charge

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CEBU teams University of Southern Philippines Foundation and University of San Jose Recoletos hammered out similar impressive victories to share the lead in the 2nd Asian Pacific University Games (APUG) basketball competition at the Cebu Coliseum. USPF demolished Jiangxi Provincial…

Team Z whips Team D in Wizards cagefest

TEAM Z played just hard enough to slam the door on Team D, 125-107, and arrange a sudden death match against Team W in the three-team, stepladder semis in the 2017 Wizards Basketball Club (WBC) invitational tournament at the Knights…
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