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Phoenix downs Kia

Games tomorrow (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. --Meralco vs. Blackwater 7 p.m.-- Globalport vs. Rain or Shine PHOENIX opened up its PBA Governors’ Cup campaign on a high note, finishing off a gritty Kia side, 118-105, at the Smart Araneta…

Big Loss

TAIPEI -- Another game, another loss to arch rival South Korea. Gilas-Pilipinas struggled all game and dropped a disappointing 72-83 setback to Korea in the 39th Jones Cup at the Taipei Heping Gymnasium. Here Wednesday. The loss virtually ended the…

Alcantara revs up game for US stint

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IN an ancient game dominated by men, a woman usually comes along to hold court. Laundrywoman Dominga Capati did it first when she dominated the 1938 Philippine Women’s Open golf championship, finishing five strokes ahead of her closest competitor. Capati’s…

Lopez bags taekwondo gold in Korea Open

PRODIGIOUS Filipino athlete Pauline Louise Lopez did the country proud by bagging a gold medal in the recent 2017 Korea Open international taekwondo championships in Chuncheon City, Korea. Lopez, a 21-year-old Ateneo psychology student, swept her first four opponents in…

No Alyssa? No problem for CS

CREAMLINE proved that it can win without Alyssa Valdez. The Cool Smashers displayed their offensive depth in a 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 win over the Power Smashers to clinch the first semifinal berth in the PVL Open Conference yesterday at the…

Fine words for PH spikers

OKAYAMA CITY, Japan — The Philippine women’s volleyball team shrugged off a 10-hour journey from Manila to this city to impress the Japanese coach who led his Okayama City Seagulls to a hard-fought win over the games Filipinas late Tuesday. …

Surprising Cards seek No. 2

MAPUA, a team hardly given a second look in the pre-season, seeks to forge a three-way tie for second place against hard-luck University of Perpetual Help System Dalta today in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament. The Cardinals are also eyeing…

2 key D-L games on tap today

FOUR teams make their late playoff push in a pair of crucial PBA D-League Foundation Cup matches today at the Ynares Sports Arena. Wang’s Ballclub seeks to get back on track as it plays Marinerong Pilipino at 3 p.m., while…

Pinoys survive japanese

Facing danger and needing a big run to turn the tide, Gilas Pilipinas went to Matthew Wright and Christian Stanhardinger for help yesterday. And the two Fil-foreigners didn’t disappoint. Wright, a Fil-Canadian, and Standhardinger, a Fil-Canadian, starred for Gilas as…

Skippers stay alive

Games Thursday (Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig) 3 p.m. -- Marinerong Pilipino vs. Wang’s Basketball 5 p.m. -- Racal Motors vs. Batangas MARINERONG Pilipino kept its flickering hopes alive in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup playoff race as it drubbed…

PVL: Creamline favored

Games today: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 4 p.m. -- Creamline vs. Power Smashers (W) 6:30 p.m. -- BanKo-Perlas vs. UP (W) MINUS its ace hitter Alyssa Valdez, Creamline’s character will be tested as it guns for the first semifinals berth…

Lions in vengeful win vs Blazers

Games tomorrow: (Mapua Gym) 2 p.m. -- MU vs. UPHSD (J) 4 p.m. -- MU vs. UPHSD (S) DEFENDING champion San Beda rebounded mightily from a tough loss to Lyceum of the Philippines University with a workmanlike 76-52 thumping of…

19 PBA players now available for PH

TAIPEI – PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa announced yesterday that all the PBA teams have agreed to release Gilas pool members to the national team that will play in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon on Aug. 8-20. This means…

Aces play Road Warriors as Govs’ Cup gets underway

IF NLEX struggled in the past three conferences, the same may no longer be true this conference. Ask Alaska coach Alex Compton. “NLEX is now looking like a real Yeng Guiao team,” Compton told People’s Journal on the eve of…

Gilas stikes again

TAIPEI -- Around 17 hours after beating a much-stronger local side, Gilas Pilipinas took a lot of doing this time before disposing of another hometown squad yesterday to keep its title hopes alive in the 39th Jones Cup at the…
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