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Final twelve named

THE Gilas Pilipinas coaching staff, headed by Tab Baldwin, merely went through the motion of naming the final 12 to the team to the Olympic Qualifying Tournament which Manila is hosting on July 5-10. There was nothing surprising in the…

NCC: Torre, Gonzales sustain magic, keep Battle of GMs lead

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ASIA’S first Grandmaster Eugene Torre and Dresden Olympiad hero GM Jayson Gonzales continued to flaunt their old magic and lead the way in the 2016 National Chess Championship-Battle of GMs chess tournament at the PSC Athletes’Dining Hall, Rizal Memorial Sports…

DL: Phoenix plays Topstar

PHOENIX – the lone undefeated team in the ongoing PBA D-League Foundation Cup -- shoots for its fifth straight win against winless Topstar ZC Mindanao today at the Ynares Sports Arena. The Accelerators are still unbeaten in the tournament, having…

Chiefs, Stags triumph

ARELLANO University lived up to its lofty pre-season billing, Egay Macaraya chalked up his first coaching win for San Sebastian while Emilio Aguinaldo College also had a winning start yesterday in the resumption of the NCAA seniors basketball tournament at…

Gomez joins Bersamina in the lead; Frayna takes charge

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Standings after eight rounds: Men 5.5 points -- P. Bersamina, J. Gomez 5 -- E. Torre, J.Gonzales, R. Antonio 4.5 -- H.Nouri, R. Barcenilla 4 -- D. Laylo, C. Garma 3.5 -- M. Miciano 3 --N. Reyes, H.Pascua 2.5 --…

Lions’ day

Games today: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 12 noon -- Arellano vs. UPHSD (S) 2 p.m. -- San Sebastian vs. St. Benilde (S) 4 p.m. -- EAC vs. Lyceum (S) DAVON Potts scored a key lay-up in the final 44 seconds…

‘Keep us in your hearts’

NOW is the time the world’s greatest basketball fans must come together and support Gilas Pilipinas. Ranged against some of the world’s top-tier squads in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila, the Philippine national team sure needs all the…

Petron, RC Cola turn back rivals

Games Tuesday: (Cuneta Astrodome) 4 pm -- Foton vs. Amy’s 6 pm -- Cignal vs. Petron FANCIED Petron and RC Cola-Army blasted their respective foes to gain share of the 2016 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference lead yesterday at the FilOil…

UP slams door on NU

Games tomorrow: (Philsports Arena) 4 p.m. -- UP vs. Laoag 6:30 p.m. -- PAF vs. Pocari Sweat UNIVERSITY of the Philippines played with sense of urgency to end National University's campaign in the Shakey's V-League Open Conference with a 25-22,…

NCAA cage 'war' erupts

MULTI-TITLED high school coach Jeff Napa wants to make the most out of his collegiate debut for defending champion Letran against multi-titled San Beda. Taking over from Aldin Ayo, Napa knows that the Knights will face a rough outing, as…

Simmons, Ingram taken early in rookie draft

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NEW YORK -- Philadelphia selected Ben Simmons with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, making the Australian forward the first 76ers top pick since Allen Iverson 20 years ago. “It feels amazing, honestly,” Simmons said. “I…

Bersamina, Gonzales stay hot

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INTERNATIONAL master Paolo Bersamina continued to live up to his billing as the country’s brightest new hope. Bersamina, dubbed as the next “Wesley So”, added veteran IM Chito Garma to his list of victims to vault into a three-way tie…

NU, UP spikers in vital duel

COLLEGE teams National University and University of the Philippines clash in a virtual do-or-die match that will determine their respective fates in the Shakey’s V-League Open Conference. The last semifinals berth will be on the line when the Lady Bulldogs…

Heavyweights Petron, Army eye second wins

FANCIED Petron and RC Cola-Army seek a share of the early lead as they play separate foes in the Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference today at the Filoil Flying V Centre. The Tri-Activ Spikers battle erratic Generika in the curtain raiser…

PBA, SBP start tackling the future

TWO of the biggest stakeholders in Philippine basketball – the SBP and the PBA – are likely to strike a win-win solution for the future of not only the national team but of the PBA as well. Al Panlilio, who…
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