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Air Force downs Pocari

PHILIPPINE Air Force, playing without pressure, outlasted last year's Finals tormentor Pocari Sweat, 25-19, 24-26, 25-27, 25-21, 15-6, to end a six-game losing skid in the PVL Reinforced Conference yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. The Lady Jet Spikers…

Makati stays unscathed

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MAKATI brought down Manila, 88-83, in the battle of unbeaten teams in the 2017 MMDA-MBT-Metro Manila Sports Festival 16 years old and under basketball tournament at the San Andres Sports Complex in Malate. Johnred Louise Lugo and Reynald Ferrer provided…

Dragons strike

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DILIMAN Preparatory School hardly worked out a sweat in beating Philippine Cultural High School, 121-45, in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup Summer Showdown at the DPS covered courts in Quezon City. Michael Cuyno led a balanced scoring attack for the…

Celtics need a respirator

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LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers battled to a 112-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday to move within one game of a place in the NBA Finals.…

First win for Nlex

Games tomorrow (Cuneta Astrodome) 4:15 p.m. -- Globalport vs. Rain or Shine 7 p.m. -- Ginebra vs. Blackwater FINALLY, a win for NLEX. The Road Warriors barged into the win column after sealing a 100-92 victory over favored Alaska in…

Local girl bags Cebuana crown

FOUR local girls carried the fight for host city Ozamis at the recently-concluded Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis Championship Series leg in Misamis Occidental, winning their respective age groups in this country’s longest-running tennis developmental program now on its 11th…

Upset win by Warriors

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WARRIORS pulled the rug from under RP Youth Elite, 58-49, in the 12 years old and under division in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup Summer Showdown at the DPS covered courts in Quezon City. Best Player of the Game awardee…

Finally NLEX win

WINLESS since the start of the conference and long out of the running, NLEX was certainly not in tip-top shape to even wage a hint of a challenge. Or so it seemed. The Road Warriors instead gave their best on…

Tamaraws, Dolphins prevail

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DEFENDING champion FEU-NRMF-Gerry’s Grill and Philippine Christian University fashioned out similar convincing victories in the 2017 MBL Open basketball tournament at the fully air-conditioned FEU-NRMF gym in Fairview. Fil-German Glen Gravengard made his presence felt from the long court and…

D-League returns with a twinbill

PLAYING minus its vital cogs from last conference’s title run, Cignal opens its bid for a season sweep against newcomer Flying V today in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena. Coach Boyet Fernandez admitted that it…

Pocari goes for 2nd semis berth

HOPING to overcome Bosnian import Edina Selimovic’s season-ending injury, Pocari Sweat shoots for the remaining outright semifinals berth against Philippine Air Force today in the PVL Reinforced Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Selimovic was ruled out for the…

Leaders collide

WIN and you move closer to taking one of top two spots in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup that has reached the crucial phase of the elimination. That’s the goal of both Star Hotshots and Meralco which will collide in the…

Puerto Princesa ready to host beach sports

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PUERTO Princesa City, the Eco-Tourism Center of the Philippines, celebrates the merry month of May with the staging of two major international water sports events on May 28-30. Dubbed as “Pilipinas International Beach Sports Festival”, the three-day summer spectacle will…

Dragons stun Archers in Fr. Martin duel

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DILIMAN College completed another strong showing against UAAP and NCAA teams. This time, Diliman brought down UAAP champion La Salle, 75-68, in the Fr. Martin’s Cup basketball tournament at the San Beda College gym in Mendiola last Monday. Alex Diakhite…

Tough outing for Cignal

Games Thursday: (Ynares Sports Arena) 3 p.m.--Gamboa vs Zark's 5 p.m.-- Cignal vs Flying V CIGNAL opens its quest for a back-to-back championship against newcomer Flying V as the PBA D-League Foundation Cup tips off on Thursday at the Ynares…
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