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Taipei Universiade on my mind

WELL, it’s the Summer Universiade time once again. Also known as the World University Games and regarded as the world’s second biggest sporting event next only to the Olympic Games, the prestigious competition willl be held in Taipei, Taiwan on August 19-30. It will be the 29th edition of the…
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Beermen whip elite

Games tomorrow (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. -- Globalport vs. San Miguel (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 7 p.m. -- Ginebra vs. Mahindra SAN Miguel waxed hot in the second half and turned back a gritty Blackwater side, 124-113, in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome. The Beermen…

Who’s afraid of SMB?

AS WE all know by now, the PBA Rookie Draft 2017 at Robinson’s Place Manila last Sunday is over and Fil-German standout Christian Standhardinger is this year’s No. 1 overall pick by San Miguel Beer. But the controversy generated by the San -Miguel-Kia trade, which made Standhardinger’s entry to the…
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SMB makes it

Games today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. -- Star Hotshots vs. Rain or Shine (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 7 p.m. -- Meralco vs. Talk N Text AS expected, San Miguel cruised to the semifinals with a masterful 115-96 victory over Phoenix in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals at the…

Sudden death

THE Philippines battles South Korea today in a quarterfinal round contest in the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon as they add another chapter to a great rivalry that’s half-a-century old. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Filipinos return to the Noufad Nawfal Sports Complex courts after a two-day rest,…

My pick: SMB

DON'T look now but San Miguel Beer is now only two wins away from winning the PBA Commissioner's Cup over Talk N Text. A dominant 109-97 win by the Beermen over the Tropang Texters in Game 3 last Sunday put the multi-titled SMC franchise in favorable position with 2-1 lead…
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Waiting game

THE dream team-up of four-time Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo and this year’s No. 1 rookie pick Christian Standhardinger for PBA champion San Miguel Beer will have to wait. Standhardinger, who was drafted first overall pick by the San Miguel Corp. during Sunday’s Annual PBA Draft following a controversial…

It’s Fajardo

Game tomorrow (Philippine Arena) 6:30 p.m. -- Ginebra vs. Meralco (Game 5) (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SAN Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo did it again. The young Beermen center, as expected, ran away with his fourth consecutive Most Valuable Player title in the annual Leo Awards at the Smart…

Kings eye No. 3

Game today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) Game 3, best-of-seven finals (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 7 p.m. -- Ginebra vs. Meralco GOING 2-0 may look like tough but not necessarily insurmountable, especially in a long series. No wonder, you won’t see or hear Tim Cone speak with much confidence despite the…

Prized catch

CHRISTIAN Standhardinger expectedly went to San Miguel Beer which selected him number one overall during the PBA Rookie Draft yesterday at the Robinsons’ Place on Ermita, Manila. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Already a tough nut to crack with the presence of June Mar Fajardo, the Beermen have just become…
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