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Close shave

Games today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:30 p.m. -- Alaska vs. Blackwater 6:45 p.m. -- Ginebra vs. Star Hotshots GLOBALPORT narrowly escaped with the victory last night save from the heroic efforts of Terrence Romeo, Jay Washington and Yousif Taha and…

Torre-So showdown in Chess Olympiad?

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A ONCE-in-a-lifetime showdown between GM Eugene Torre and Wesley So in the 42nd Word Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan? “Why not? It’s good for chess. It’s good for the country. Magandang laban ito,” said Torre during the formal send-off party…

NCAA’s Jao: Sanctions to be handed out

THE NCAA is expected to hand out in the coming days possible sanctions on those who were involved in last Friday’s dust-up between bitter rivals San Beda and Letran. The Red Lions pinned defending champion Knights a fifth straight loss…

Lady Tams book semis

Games tomorrow: (Philsports Arena) 10 a.m. -- PMMS vs. CSB (Spikers’ Turf) 12 noon -- UP vs. ADMU (Spikers’ Turf) 4 p.m. -- UP vs. NU (V-League) 6 p.m. -- UST vs. ADMU (V-League) FAR Eastern University weathered a slow…

Fiery win by Foton Pilipinas

FOTON Pilipinas brushed off a rusty start to roll over Kasetsart University, 17-25, 25-12, 25-23, 25-16, in the classification phase of the 2016 Sealect Tuna Thailand Volleyball League Saturday at the Wi Sommai gymnasium in Sisaket Province, Thailand. With American…

B-pier stop 'rain'

GLOBALPORT unloaded a 9-2 finishing kick that eventually carried the Batang Pier to a 101-99 win over Rain or Shine in the PBA Governors’ Cup yesterday at the Ibalong Centrum for Recreation in Legazpi City. Import Mike Glover knocked in…

Sweet sweep for FCVBA

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MISSION accomplished for the Filipino Chinese Veterans Basketball Association (FCVBA). With the PBA legends providing the leadership and inspiration, FCVBA swept all four titles in four age divisions in the 25th ASEAN Veterans basketball tournament at the Chiang Kai Shek…

It's Mahindra

DON’T look now, but Mahindra is proving everyone that it’s no fluke. The Enforcers relied on their solid endgame defense to repulse a gritty Talk N Text squad, 107-104, in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last…

Lions bag top spot; Bombers, Stags gain

SAN BEDA bested bitter rival Letran for the second time this season to regain the solo lead, while Jose Rizal University grabbed a piece of fourth spot yesterday in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.…

FEU, SSC dispute semis slot

FAR EASTERN University and San Sebastian dispute the second semifinals berth in a key Shakey’s V-League Collegiate Conference clash today at the Filoil Flying V Centre. With both teams sporting 2-1 slates, the winner of the 4 p.m. match will…

Foton finally gets one

FOTON Pilipinas got its rhythm and crushed Rangsit University, 25-23, 25-19, 25-20, to barge into the win column of the 2016 Sealect Tuna Thailand Volleyball League on Friday at the Wi Sommai gymnasium in Sisaket Province, Thailand. American Lindsay Stalzer…

Stallions outplay Hunters

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COMEBACKING Manuel Luis Quezon University, Rizal Technological University and Enderun College hurdled their respective opponents in the 16th NAASCU men’s basketball championship at the JCSGO gym in Cubao. MLQU rode on the hot hands of 5-7 guard Chris Bitoon to…

FCVBA teams make ASEAN cage finals

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Games today: (Chiang Kai Shek College gym) 9 a.m. -- FCVBA vs. KLVBC ( 65-above) 10:15 a.m. -- FCVBA vs. Meteor (60-above) 11:30 a.m. -- FCVBA vs. Sarawak (50-above) 12:45 a.m. -- FCVBA vs. ASAB A ( 40-above) DEFENDING champion…

NAASCU: St. Clare in smashing start

ST. CLARE College-Caloocan served notice of its title aspirations by humbling AMA University, 82-67, in the battle of former chap ions at t he start of the 16th NAASCU men’s basketball tournament at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City. Aristotle…

Arellano overcomes EAC

Games today: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 12 noon -- San Sebastian vs. Mapua (S) 2 p.m. -- Lyceum vs. JRU (S) 4 p.m. -- Letran vs. San Beda (S) ARELLANO University overcame a sloppy final two minutes to beat Emilio…
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