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Vargas takes over

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The boxing head who once thought of resigning because his association could not deliver the goods in the biggest stage of them all—the Olympic Games—is now the head of the country’s highest governing body in sports. In a special election…

Wizards end Cavs’ streak

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LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers returned from the NBA All-Star break with a thud Thursday, falling 110-103 to the Washington Wizards despite 32 points from LeBron James. The Cavs had not lost since trading half a dozen players…

Lucky 8 for SMB

SAN Miguel solidified its hold on the top spot but not before surviving a scare in the payoff period and escape with a 108-106 victory over Kia Picanto in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last night.…

PSL: F2 opens title campaign

STA. ROSA CITY -- F2 Logistics kicks off its title-retention campaign while Petron tries to make an early impact when the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) formally goes full blast Saturday at the Sta. Rosa Sports Center here. After defeating…

Jaybop to follow Dad

JAYBOP Pagnanawon hopes to follow the footsteps of his father, former Marlboro Tour champion Rolando, as he spearheads Team Bike Xtreme in the Ronda Pilipinas 2018 presented by LBC unfolding on March 3 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur and ending on…

La Salle, Adamson Spikers collide

DEFENDING champion La Salle, needing a confidence-booster heading into next week’s showdown with Ateneo, plays Adamson today in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Ranged against the Lady Falcons who are on a two-game losing…

Eaglets bag Game One

PLAYING in front of national TV audience for the first time, Kai Sotto proved why he is the future of Philippine basketball. Sotto produced a triple-double effort of 22 points, 16 rebounds and 11 blocks as Ateneo shrugged off early…

Altas look at the future

AFTER steering University of Perpetual Help System Dalta win another NCAA men’s volleyball trophy, coach Sammy Acaylar is now looking at the future. The Altas will be without three of its veteran players - Junjun Taneo, Warren Catipay and Jack…

Leonard might miss remainder of season—Pop

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LOS ANGELES (AFP) - San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard is still battling injury and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday he’d “be surprised” to see him return this season. “On Kawhi, I’d be surprised if he returns this season,”…

Beermen picked

Games today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:30 p.m. -- San Miguel vs. Kia Picanto 7 p.m. -- Rain or Shine vs. Alaska CALL it luck on the part of San Miguel Beer that has a lightweight -- a cellar-dweller at that…

Vargas allowed to run

THE Philippine Olympic Committee election committee has allowed Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines president Ricky Vargas and Philcycling head and Tagaytay City Rep. Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino to run as president and chairman, respectively, on election set today. The…

Altas clinch men’s volleyball crown

UNIVERSITY of Perpetual Help System Dalta overcame the loss of its graduating setter rallied from a seven-point hole in the fourth set to beat Arellano University, 23-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-23, and reclaim the championship in the NCAA men’s volleyball tournament…

UPHSD subdues Batangas

Games Monday (JCSGO Gym) 2 p.m. -- Gamboa vs. UPHSD 4 p.m. -- JRU vs. Wang’s PRINCE Eze produced another monster outing as University of Perpetual Help System Dalta downed Batangas-Emilio Aguinaldo College, 82-75, to rediscover its winning ways yesterday…

Ang, Si rule PHA Sorsogon

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ANGEO Ang ruled the Young Birds category and Johnson Si topped the Old Birds class in the third leg of the 2018 Philippine Homing Pigeon Association (PHA) South Series in Sorsogon last Feb. 11. Ang and PHA-17-1704340 -- a blue…

B-pier stay alive

Games tomorrow (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:30 p.m. -- Kia vs. San Miguel 7 p.m. -- Alaska vs. Rain or Shine GLOBALPORT boosted its chances for going into the next round last night at the expense of an already eliminated Kia…
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