NBA: Steph Curry, Warriors turn back Seth Curry, Hornets

NBA Scores, News, Schedules SAN FRANCISCO— Stephen Curry had 15 points and five assists on a night father Dell broadcast a game for the first time with his two sons matching up, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 97-84 on Friday night after the teams tussled in the closing moments. Players were held back from each other after they tangled with 10.9 seconds left — Golden State’s Lester Quinones getting ejected along with...

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Guiao says Nambatac trade 'painful, sad but needed to be made'

Nambatac trade mutually beneficial for both parties, says Guiao

Apolinario scores spectacular win

MANILA, Philippines — Former IBO flyweight champion Dave Apolinario recorded a spectacular come-from-behind knockout win over Tanes Onjuntas of Thailand last night in a non-title fight at the Korakuen Hall here in Tokyo. The 26-year-old Apolinario, who relinquished his IBO crown so he could shoot for a major title, went down from a right cross early in the third round but managed to fight on. An accidental clash of heads in the closing seconds...

Sultan suffers devastating 1st round knockout against Japanese foe

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title contender Jonas “Zorro” Sultan suffered a devastating first-round knockout against Japanese prospect Riku Masuda in their undercard bout of the Jerwin Ancajas-Takuma Inoue world title bout in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, February 24. A stinging left straight to the body sent Sultan, who is known as a ring toughie, grimacing in pain to the canvas. Masuda only needed two minutes and 21 seconds in the...

PH blasts SG in Hockey Worlds

DESPITE a penalty-laden first period, the Philippine men's national ice hockey team is off to a strong start in its debut in the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships Division 3B by defeating Singapore, 6-3, at Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina on Friday. Philippine national ice hockey team captain Manvil Billones. PHOTO FROM HOCKEY PHILIPPINES Team captain Manvil Billones and forward Jan Aro Regencia each tallied two goals and an...

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson back for another tour of duty with Jordan

RHJ leads Jordan in Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers vs Saudi, Palestine

Former PBA imports lead way as NZ Tall Blacks crush Chinese Taipei

Vodanovich, Rusbatch combine for 42 points in runaway win

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Inoue, Ancajas come face to face

TOKYO – Reigning WBA bantamweight champion Takuma Inoue wore his poker face in Thursday’s final press conference and said the nicest things about his Filipino challenger Jerwin Ancajas. “Ancajas is the best fighter I will ever face,” said the 28-year-old Inoue at the Tokyo Dome Hotel ballroom packed with Japanese mediamen with just a handful of Pinoy scribes. “I idolize Ancajas,” added the younger brother of Naoya Inoue, the undisputed...

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Kai Sotto feels most comfortable in Cone system than any other in his career

'I think ‘yung sistema ni coach Tim, sakto sa akin or sakto ako sa sistema ni coach. Basta ganun, kumportable ako'

Red Bull has shown it wants to “crush the competition”, says Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull’s aggressive design push in creating the impressive RB20 is proof of how the Formula 1 team just wants to “crush the competition.”

‘All-out war’

EJ Obiena is faced with the greatest challenge of his life at the Paris Olympic pole vault event on Aug. 3 and 5. Since finishing below expectations in Tokyo, he has been relentlessly pursuing improvement, participating in two competitions in Croatia and Germany just this week, and the World Indoor Athletics Championshop second week of March. He is very clear about his motivation. “I’ve not won Olympics! That’s what we’re chasing, you know,” the...

NBA: LeBron, Lakers overcome historic night for Spurs’ Wembanyama

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James had 30 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame Victor Wembanyama’s historic “5×5” statistical performance for their seventh victory in nine games, 123-118 over the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA on Friday night. Wembanyama had 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists in his first road game against the Lakers. The French rookie sensation added five blocked shots and five steals, making...

Tallo moves on after Converge contract termination

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Mac Tallo has officially moved on from his blunders in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). In an interview with Sports Ta Bai, a local sports-oriented Facebook page, Tallo boldly stated that he’s already at peace after the Converge FiberXers terminated his contract earlier this month. “Peaceful ko karon, walay samok, walay tinik sa leeg, nalipay ko,” said Tallo during the video interview. Tallo was booted out...

Steiner to make Bahrain F1 paddock return in German TV role

Former Haas boss Guenther Steiner will return to the Formula 1 paddock in Bahrain next week in a TV pundit role two months after being ousted from the US-owned team.

UAAP volleyball: La Salle Lady Spikers rock personalized Sabrina 1s

MANILA, Philippines — Inspired by the tradition of their predecessors, the De La Salle Lady Spikers have been rocking customized pairs of Sabrina 1 in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. Angel Canino and the defending champions have been turning heads with their green-and-white pair of the WNBA star’s signature shoes, which was customized through NikeByYou with their initials on it. The star outside spiker, who won the Season MVP...

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Jerwin used to defying odds

Jerwin Ancajas hopes to follow in the footsteps of 10 Filipino fighters who won world boxing championships in Japan when he takes on WBA bantamweight ruler Takuma Inoue in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Ryogoku Kokugikan National Sumo Arena in Sumida City, Tokyo tomorrow night. It’s been done before so the odds facing Ancajas aren’t insurmountable. According to The Sporting News citing an Ontario betting station, Inoue is the -275 favorite...

Australia, China, Thailand beat foes in Fiba Asia games

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NBA: Thunder post their highest point total of season in win over Wizards

NBA Scores, News, Schedules OKLAHOMA CITY — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 30 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Washington Wizards 147-106 in the NBA on Friday night. The Thunder moved into a tie atop the Western Conference standings with Minnesota at 39-17. The Timberwolves dropped a 112-107 home decision to Milwaukee on Friday. Chet Holmgren added 25 points and 10 rebounds for Oklahoma City, which shot 59.8% from the field and 50%...

Ancajas on a mission to end Philippines’ world title drought in Japan

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas expressed his hunger to become a world champion anew at a press conference held two days before his much-anticipated world title duel against Takuma Inoue at the Kokugikan National Sumo Arena in Tokyo, Japan. Ancajas, who once reigned as the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super flyweight champion for six years, will attempt to dethrone Inoue, the current World Boxing Association...

NBA: 76ers send Cavaliers to 3rd loss in 4 games

NBA Scores, News, Schedules PHILADELPHIA — Tyrese Maxey scored 24 points, Cam Payne added 16 points off the bench and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Cleveland 104-97 in the NBA Friday night, sending the Cavaliers to their second straight loss and third in four games. Maxey was having a quiet game until the fourth quarter. He scored 15 of the Sixers’ final 20 points and assisted on a 3-pointer by Buddy Heild that put Philadelphia ahead by eight...

Cone on Taiwan: 'This team is really strong'

MANILA, Philippines: Tim Cone has warned Gilas Pilipinas against playing complacent basketball when the national squad hosts the visiting Taiwan side in the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Qualifiers on Sunday, February 25 at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. Both squads are coming off contrasting performances to kick off the regional qualifiers. The Philippines bucked a slow start by riding on a scintillating second half offensive to...

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Fajardo, Davison glad to have each other's backs

MANILA, Philippines: Kim Fajardo and Savannah Davison are the PLDT duo to look out for. Davison, who is the top-scorer in the last conference in her rookie year in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) expressed how grateful she is to have Fajardo as PLDT's playmaker. Veteran setter Fajardo showed her leadership in PLDT's first game in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference match against the Galeries High Tower Risers, 25-22, 25-6, 25-9, last...

Jericho Cruz, Guam lose to Japan in Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers

MANILA, Philippines—Jericho Cruz and Guam fell to Japan, 77-56 in Group C action of the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers at Ariake Coliseum in Japan. Cruz, who is coming off a championship high after winning the Commissioner’s Cup with San Miguel Beer in the PBA, showed no letup with 12 points, four rebounds and two steals. READ: Jericho Cruz set for Guam duty after PBA championship He was frustrated by the Japanese as he shot an abysmal 31.2 percent...

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Neri calls on Jerwin to pour it on

MANILA, Philippines — Jerwin Ancajas can’t afford to be stingy with his punches, and well-known boxing trainer Nonoy Neri’s advice is to let his hands go every single round against WBA bantamweight champion Takuma Inoue in Tokyo tonight. “Kaya ni Jerwin si Takuma,” said Neri who earned his spurs working with Manny Pacquiao. “Kailangan lang niya maraming suntok. Mahina si Takuma. Huwag mag-stay sa harap ni Takuma at dapat si Jerwin mag-control ng...

Apolinario survives knockdown, stops Thai foe in 4th round in Japan

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dave “Dobermann” Apolinario bucked a third-round knockdown to beat Thai prospect Tanes Ongjunta via a fourth-round knockout in their fight at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday evening, February 22. Apolinario, the former International Boxing Organization (IBO) world flyweight champion, bucked a third-round knockdown en route to grabbing an impressive fourth-round knockout victory against his Thai foe. His...

Ateneo leaves long-sleeved jersey, wears new threads

MANILA, Philippines: The Ateneo Blue Eagles sported their new jersey uniforms in their UAAP Season 86 women's volleyball game against the NU Lady Bulldogs at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, February 24. The Ateneo Blue Eagles UAAP PHOTO A week after sporting a long-sleeved jersey uniform, Ateneo wore a short-sleeved one in blue paired with a black short this time around. For the Blue Eagle liberos, they donned a white jersey paired with a...

Gilas guns for 2nd win vs Taiwan

TIM Cone has warned Gilas Pilipinas against playing complacent basketball when the national squad hosts the visiting Taiwan side in the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Qualifiers on Sunday, February 25, at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Both squads are coming off contrasting performances to kick off the regional qualifiers. The Philippines bucked a slow start by riding on a scintillating second-half offensive to whip Hong Kong,...

Cone warns Taipei dangerous with its zone, good ball movement

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Chadwick launches grassroots karting initiative for girls

Three-time W Series champion Jamie Chadwick has announced a partnership with Daytona Motorsport to increase female participation in grassroots motorsport.

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Rain or Shine vs TNT clash headlines PBA Philippine Cup opener

MANILA, Philippines—The PBA has released the official schedule for the Season 48 Philippine Cup with Rain or Shine and TNT headlining the opening games on February 28. Blackwater and and Meralco square off at Ynares Center, Antipolo at 4:30 pm to kick off the PBA All-Filipino conference followed by a main game between TNT and Rain or Shine at 7:30pm. The PBA will also keep its out-of-town games alive for the new conference with games scheduled...

NBA: Jimmy Butler ejected, but not before helping Heat top Pelicans

NBA Scores, News, Schedules NEW ORLEANS — Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler wasn’t pleased about being ejected for his involvement in a fourth-quarter melee with the New Orleans Pelicans. He was however, gratified by the way his teammates responded during the 11 minutes that followed. Butler had 23 points and nine rebounds before being sent to the locker room and the Heat held off the Pelicans 106-95 in the NBA on Friday night before a hostile and...

EJ Obiena clinches gold in Germany with new Asian indoor record

MANILA, Philippines: Filipino pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena continues to roll in his quest for the upcoming Paris Olympics by clinching gold at the Istaf Indoor tournament in Berlin, Germany on Friday. EJ Obiena PHOTO FROM ISTAF BERLIN Obiena set a new Asian indoor record by clearing the height of 5.93 meters. He had also defeated Tray Oates of the United States (5.93m) and Robert Sobera of Poland (5.66m). The Filipino Olympian was...

Mac Tallo: A dominant force in the local basketball scene

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Undoubtedly, Mac Jayven Tallo, popularly known as “Spida Mac” Tallo, is one of the finest guards in the local basketball scene. In addition to being an elite point guard, Tallo has had an undoubtedly tumultuous basketball career. Most recently, the 30-year-old Cebuano point guard has been in the news for the controversy he was involved in with the Converge FiberXers and the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Because...

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Cone says Brownlee lifeblood of Gilas

MANILA, Philippines — Rust and all, Justin Brownlee already made things happen for Gilas Pilipinas in its 94-64 victory over Hong Kong on the road the other night. He paced the triumphant visitors in scoring with 16 points while accounting for seven rebounds, seven assists and three steals plus other influential acts not reflected in the stats sheet. Not bad for someone who just picked up a basketball again after spending over three months on...

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Charles Leclerc led the final day of Formula 1 2024 testing in Bahrain for Ferrari, pipping the Mercedes of George Russell to the fastest time on Friday.

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COLUMN: Gilas under Cone has system in place and a plan moving forward

Gilas has a long ways to go. But under the quiet leadership of the winningest coach our country has seen, it's quite a comfort to know that Gilas, at last, finally knows where it's going