Koke – The former MLS player who ironically headed a drug smuggling operation

No. 5 pick Zavier Lucero signs two-year deal with NorthPort

Zavier Lucero signs two-year deal with NorthPort

Carlando – The best F1 "bromance"

Josh Reyes pens message to World Cup-bound Gilas Youth

'We are going to work even harder in the attempt to etch our story in the annals of U17 World Cup history,' says coach Josh Reyes said

Holt, Terrafirma about to reach PBA deal

Terrafirma coach John Cardel is confident that the Dyip management will be able to strike a deal with Filipino-American guard Stephen Holt, more than two weeks after making him the top overall pick in the 2023 PBA Rookie Draft. Negotiations between the camp of Holt, represented by his Filipino agent Marvin Espiritu and Terrafirma management has been going back and forth shortly after draft day. "We're expecting to have him since by late this...

The extraordinary story of Justine Henin: Illness, divorce and seven Grand Slams

Jack Santiago says Jack Cruz-Dumont a 'better version of dad' John

Fan-favorite Cruz-Dumont's maturity shone through in first taste of UAAP action

Toyota joins WRC royalty with manufacturers' title three-peat

Toyota has hailed a third consecutive World Rally Championship manufacturers’ title as “unique” in the series’ fiercely competitive modern era.

Harden a no-show in Sixers' media day as trade demand still unfulfilled

James Harden saga drags on into 76ers' training camp

Why does Cristiano Ronaldo paint his toenails? It's got nothing to do with appearances

Is Canelo Alvarez slipping?

ONCE considered the pound-for-pound king of pro boxing, Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, based on his recent fights, has looked vulnerable or anything but his vintage self. Alvarez is only 33 years old, but this is a guy who started hitting the sandbag at the tender age of 13 after watching his older brother Rigoberto make his pro debut. By the time he was 15 years old, Alvarez was already a pro boxer. Alvarez has been punching for pay...

Is LeBron James the confirmed GOAT when he breaks the basketball all-time scoring record?

Gilas outlasts Iran, 84-83, to reach Asian Games semis

MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas nipped Iran, 84-83 on Tuesday to reach the semifinal round of the 19th Asian Games men’s basketball in Hangzhou, China. Justin Brownlee led the Filipinos with 36 points, powering the basketball-crazy country to its first semifinal appearance in the quadrennial meet for the first time since 2002. “You got to give a

Youngsters take spotlight in JPGT

SIXTY-ONE youngsters from four age-group categories ranging from 9-10 to 15-18 set out for a day-long battle of talent and skills in fun atmosphere with accent on the knack to withstand the challenges at The Country Club in Laguna. The ICTSI Junior PGT Series winds up its inaugural season today at the TCC where the talent-search was launched last January with eight titles in both the boys' and girls' divisions to be disputed over 18 holes of...

UP Maroons live up to preseason billing with rout of Adamson

Maroons look good

One in a zillion

It’s not often that athletes like Manny Pacquiao, Hidilyn Diaz, Caloy Yulo and EJ Obiena emerge in the same lifetime. In their sport, they’re one in a zillion. There will never be another Pacquiao who’s in the record books as the only boxer to win world titles in eight different weight divisions. There will never be another Diaz who was No. 11 in the women’s 58kg weightlifting class at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, crashed out without a score in...

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Marcial eyes finals, outright berth in Paris Olympics

HANGZHOU: Eumir Marcial guns for a seat in the finals and an outright berth in the Olympics when he climbs the ring Wednesday night in the semifinals of men's boxing in the 19th Asian Games. Marcial, 27, faces Ahmad Ghousoon of Syria in one of two semifinal bouts at 80kg set at the Hangzhou gymnasium. Eumir Marcial CONTRIBUTED PHOTO A win by the Filipino pro boxer will have him advance in the gold medal round, but more importantly, secure a...

Two-time World Series winner Tim Wakefield dies aged 57

Revamped Celtics chase NBA title

New York, United States—Adding All-Star guard Jrue Holiday and Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis has given the revamped Boston Celtics new belief they can contend for their first NBA crown since 2008. The Celtics have lost in the Eastern Conference finals in four of the past seven seasons as well as being defeated by Golden State in the

Kawhi Leonard: No league policy helping me play more

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard pushed back on the notion that he's one of the targets of a new policy on overload management, saying Monday that "if the league is trying to mock me ... they should stop." He was reacting to the NBA's new Player Participation Policy (PPP) that was passed last month. That is, once someone told him. "What are they?" Leonard first answered when asked about his thoughts. "Load management" became synonymous...

San Beda piles baskets over Benilde! (Highlights) | NCAA Season 99

With an early 20-point lead in the first quarter, San Beda Red Lions fended off the Benilde Blazers to improveinto a 2-1 win-loss record. Catch the best plays in the video! #NCAASeason99

Paalam seeks semis spot vs world champion

(UPDATE) HANGZHOU: Carlo Paalam hopes to follow fellow Olympian Eumir Marcial in the boxing semifinals of the 19th Asian Games, but will be up against a tough opponent in reigning world champion Khalokov Abdumalik of Uzbekistan in today's quarterfinal round. Paalam climbs the ring against the 23-year-old Uzbek at 7:30 p.m. at the Hangzhou gymnasium. The Tokyo silver medal winner needed to dispatch Uulu Munarbek Seiitbek of Kyrgyzstan in the...

Jordan's Hollis-Jefferson has nothing but respect for Gilas

Jordan's naturalized player Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has nothing but respect for Gilas Pilipinas. The 28-year-old Hollis-Jefferson considered it an "honor" to play against the Philippines, which Jordan hammered, 87-62 in the final day of group play on Saturday, September 30 in the 19th Asian Games men's basketball in Hangzhou, China. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson FIBA PHOTO "It's always good, they play hard, well-coached," the left-handed...

Cesafi 2023: Cobras crush Cheetahs, 60-55, in hard fought game on Sunday

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Southwestern University-Phinma Cobras overcame an early deficit and defeated the Benedicto College Cheetahs, 60-55, in the men’s basketball of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at the Cebu Coliseum. Khyle Maglinte’s heroics put the Cobras on the winning side after topscoring his team with

Pro status voided, Francis Lopez glad to finally see action in UAAP

"I’m just really happy that I’m able to play in UP," Lopez shared

Coach Denok's first-day jitters eased by presence of Arwind, FEU greats

Arwind Santos, RR Garcia support Denok Miranda in FEU coaching debut

Third-rounder Sherwin Concepcion signs one-season deal with Rain or Shine

Elasto Painters add Concepcion after signing Villegas and Datu

COLUMN: Named after a hero, JRU is sadly becoming a basketball villain

COLUMN: Even if no contact was made by Delos Santos, the intent merited a penalty

Diaz falls short on Asiad medal bid

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz fell short on her bid to get a podium finish as she placed fourth overall in the 59-kilogram women's category of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games on Monday, Oct. 2 at the XSC Gymnasium in China. Hidilyn Diaz CONTRIBUTED PHOTO A gold medal winner during the 2018 Asian Games in the 53kg division, Diaz missed on her attempt to get a medal as she moved up to a higher division, finishing with 223 total points -...

Francine Diaz fans lament "ill-timed" interview with Andrea Brillantes at ABS-CBN Ball 2023

Did Andrea steal Francine's moment in the spotlight?

Paige Spiranac 'devastated' by Ryder Cup results

Coach reveals UE player documents, academic issues resolved just in time for UAAP opener

Severa Red Warriors were almost declared ineligible

Eumir: All out for final

HANGZHOU – Boxer Eumir Marcial will have a couple of things in his mind when he climbs the ring today in the men’s 80 kg class semifinals at the Hangzhou Gymnasium here. The pride of Zamboanga, who juggles pro and amateur boxing, faces stocky Ahmad Ghousoon of Syria, seeking a victory that would push him to the final of the light-heavyweight division here. At the same time, a win would book the 27-year-old slugger and bronze medalist in the...

UST says Padrigao 'approached us and asked for second chance'

'We're a Catholic school and who are we to judge someone who wants reparation? says UST athletic director Fr. Rodel Cansancio

Qatar Grand Prix schedule | What time are the F1 sessions in Qatar?

The Qatar Grand Prix is next on the schedule, bringing a slightly different schedule than usual. The 2023 Qatar Grand Prix at Losail International Circuit will take place on Sunday, October 8, at 18:00 BST. It will be the 17th race in the 2023 Formula 1 season and the first at the venue since 2021.

Tab says there's a lot of catching up for this rookie, but 'he'll be fine'

Prized big Mason Amos was held scoreless and the heavily-recruited Kyle Gamber didn't play

Expect 'more pride' from Ateneo in rivalry game with La Salle, says Tab

"Hopefully, our players exhibit a little more pride. I think they will," Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin says

Strategic Losses and Shocking Losses

Gilas Pilipinas lost to Jordan, 87-62. The score is similar to Jordan's beatdown of Bahrain, but the game was much closer than that. There was a deadlock at 52, and the two teams went their separate ways from that point. There are theories that it was a "strategic loss" in the same way that Team USA was theorized to have intentionally lost to Lithuania to avoid the Serbian team. This is not new in short, international tournaments where one loss...

Taylor Swift supports Travis Kelce from the stands with A-list celebs at Chiefs-Jets

Swift was filmed in the crowd at MetLife Stadium alongside Sophie Turner, Blake Lively, Ryan Renolds, and Hugh Jackman.

Ricci Rivero set for PBA action after signing two-year Phoenix deal

Flamboyant guard gets chance to restart pro career with Fuel Masters

Here's what we know about Jerom Lastimosa's status after missing Adamson's UAAP opener

Lastimosa's UAAP return may not happen just yet

Inter's Messi misses another match

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida: Here's how it goes for Inter Miami right now when it comes to the injured Lionel Messi: The team keeps saying he might play, and then he doesn't play. That pattern held true again Saturday (Sunday in Manila), when the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner was scratched from the lineup for a matchup against New York City FC — a game with significant Major League Soccer playoff implications for both clubs. Messi has a leg injury,...

Jimmy Butler’s new look: Even the Miami Heat were surprised by it

MIAMI— Jimmy Butler had a new look for Media Day, and the NBA world immediately took notice. The Miami Heat forward arrived for the team’s first official day of work this season with piercings — eye, lip and nose — along with a new hairstyle and his fingernails painted black. It’s become a trend of

Eumir Marcial KOs Thai pug, reaches semis

HANGZHOU: Eumir Marcial shrugged off some anxious moments in the opening round to score a stirring knockout of Weerapong JongJoho and claim a seat in the semifinals of the 19th Asian Games boxing competitions late Sunday night. Eumir Marcial COPNTRIBUTED PHOTO The 27-year-old Olympian set up his Thai opponent with a perfect right hook that put JongJoho down in the canvas to hack out the impressive win before an animated crowd at the Hangzhou...

Dennis Rodman’s wildest moments on an NBA court

When Manny met Arnie

FORMER senator, the People's Champion, boxing legend Manny Pacquiao was on an official visit to Timor-Leste (East Timor) from September 28 to 30. The Timor-Leste Boxing Federation was responsible for organizing all the activities related to this much-anticipated visit of "the best Asian fighter of all time," to quote Timor-Leste's Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture. Indeed, the former senator and 2022 presidential candidate was not only...

The most dangerous sports in the world

Due to their very nature, just about any sport can be dangerous. Sports require athletes to push their bodies to the limit and reach new heights, which can cause serious injuries. But then there are sports, especially extremes ones, that have a level of associated danger that can be life-threatening. While it may be hard to figure out which one is the most dangerous, you have to take into account the number of injuries as well as fatalities. And while certain sports seem obvious, some will surprise you. From snowboarding to rugby, and even cheerleading, these are some of the world's most dangerous sports. Click on to discover them.

Cone wants Gilas to have 'next game mentality' vs Iran

Tim Cone has reminded Gilas Pilipinas to have the "next game" mentality, shortly after the Philippine team dismantled Qatar, 80-41 to seal a quarterfinal spot in the 19th Asian Games men's basketball on Monday. That mentality is something the American mentor would like the Filipinos to carry considering the critical game Gilas has in its quarterfinal match. Tim Cone CONTRIBUTED PHOTO You see, the reward for the Philippines' 39-point rout of...

PH athletics quartet off to finals with national record time

Filipino tracksters Umajesty Williams, Frederick Ramirez, Joyme Sequita, and Miguel del Prado have dominated their heat at the 19th Asian Games on Tuesday, with a new national record time. The quartet of Umajesty Williams, Frederick Ramirez, Joyme Sequita, and Miguel del Prado topped Heat 2 of the men's 4x400 meter relay at the main stadium in Hangzhou on Tuesday, with a time of 3:06.15. Umajesty Williams and Michael del Prado CONTRIBUTED/FILE...