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Guiao optimistic key players will stay

TWEAKING its line-up is the least of concern for newly-crowned Commissioner’s Cup champion Rain or Shine, unless there are available options which , in the word of coach Yeng Guiao, are irresistible. “Mahirap mag-negotiate (with players), dahil medyo emotional ang…

Vargas: ABAP will respect Pacquiao’s call on qualifier

THE Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) will respect whatever decision Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will arrive at as the deadline looms for the submission of entries to the last Olympic qualifier in Baku, Azerbaijan. “Sen. Pacquiao…

Ceres La Salle bows out

IT was a reality check for the Philippines’ Ceres La Salle after it bowed out of contention in the AFC Cup with a 0-1 loss to Hong Kong’s South China Tuesday night. An extra-time strike from Brazilian midfielder Luiz Carlos…

Ateneo, Letran clash in Filoil Premier Cup

CJ PEREZ makes his much-anticipated debut as Ateneo plays reigning NCAA champion Letran today in the Filoil Flying V Premier Cup. The high-leaping Perez played for San Sebastian for two NCAA seasons before taking his talents to Katipunan. A native…

Padilla, three others rule KoS poker

FOUR more players, led by Jay Padilla, emerged as newest winners in the King of Sports poker tournaments at the KoS Restobar at the Pacific Century Tower, Quezon Ave., in Barangay South Triangle, Quezon City. Padilla topped the P80,000 hyper-…

Lee out, too

After Greg Slaughter and Matt Rosser-Ganuelas, here comes prolific guard Paul Lee begging off for another tour of duty for the National basketball team. The prolific guard playing out of Rain or Shine went to see Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab…

V-League now on ABS-CBN

SHAKEY'S V-League achieved its biggest breakthrough on its 12 years of existence as it has teamed up with giant television network ABS-CBN for the next three seasons. “We’re happy with the partnership and we feel ABS-CBN's entry will help the…

Zambo bet makes waves

FRESH from his twin victories in the tough NCR leg of the nationwide Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis Championship Series, Zamboanga Sibugay native Jose Ma. Pague dominated anew in the recently -concluded Iligan City leg of the series, pocketing two…

260 entries in World Slasher

WITH roughly 260 entries, the much-awaited 2016 World Slasher Cup-2 8-Cock Invitational Derby takes center stage at the Smart Araneta Coliseum starting Thursday, May 26, as a fitting sequel to the record-setting 2016 World Slasher Cup-1 last January, with 410…

Filipino athletes unfazed

FILIPINO athletes who will vie in the Rio Olympics remain poised and unfazed by all the threats that could possibly disrupt the Games scheduled Aug. 5-21 in the populous city of Rio de Janeiro. Aside from the deadly Zika virus,…

Thunderous

Thunder rout Warriors to grab 2-1 edge WASHINGTON -- Behind 33 points from Kevin Durant and 30 by Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder humbled defending NBA champion Golden State 133-105 Sunday to seize the lead in their playoff series.…

MBL: Macway, PCU reach final

MACWAY Travel Club and Philippine Christian University overcame moments of complacency to subdue their respective opponents and arrange a winner-take-all title showdown in the 2016 MBL Open basketball championship at the Rizal Coliseum. Macway rode on the hot hands of…

Ceres seeks AFC q’finals

Match today: (Panaad Park and Stadium) 7:30 p.m. - Ceres La Salle vs. South China Match tomorrow: (Stadium Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Yunos, Johor Baru) 8:45 p.m. - Johor Darul Ta’zim vs. Kaya CERES La Salle, one of the two…

28 bets to join PSL draft

IT’S time to shine for potential top overall pick CJ Rosario and the rest of incoming rookies who will get a chance to showcase the talent in the first ever Philippine SuperLiga Rookie Camp today at the Filoil Flying V…

All eyes on Pocari

Games Saturday: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 4 p.m. - NU vs. Laoag 6:30 p.m. - Pocari Sweat vs. UP POCARI Sweat seeks to live up to its pre-tournament billing against University of the Philippines as hostilities in the Shakey’s V-League…
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