Scribes to honor Thirdy Ravena

After leading the Blue Eagles to their second-straight UAAP title, Ravena is set to be named the Collegiate Player of the Year in the 2019 Chooks-To-Go Collegiate Press Corps Awards Night presented by SportsVision on Monday, May 27 at the Amelie Hotel in Ermita, Manila.

Steffen, Duke brace for CT IRONMAN duel

Swiss Caroline Steffen and Aussie Dimity Lee Duke set out for another clash of power and endurance tipped to go down-to-the-wire as they banner the elite cast in the Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which gets going Sunday (June 2).

Still hot

The Elite clinched their third straight win as they beat Columbian Dyip behind a strong finish, 118-110, and seized the solo lead in the midseason conference on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

We the North

LOS ANGELES -- Kawhi Leonard finished with 27 points and a career high 17 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors advanced to their first NBA final with a 100-94 win over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks.

Kevin Durant defends role with Dubs

“It’s hard to get away from that because I watch the games (when Golden State are on the road) and I saw the lead-up to the game and I saw everybody talking about it,” said Durant, who is averaging 34.2 points per game in the playoffs.

Ravena, Bolick head Mythical Five choices

Robert Bolick of NCAA three-peat titlist San Beda and Thirdy Ravena of UAAP back-to-back champion Ateneo are the headliners of the Mythical Five in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Awards presented by SportsVision scheduled for Monday at Amelie Hotel Manila in Malate.

Bolts crush Dyip

Lawal struck 11 straight points early in the second period to give the Bolts a 36-25 lead. The Dyip fought back behind Barone and CJ Perez to narrow the gap at 38-33, but the Lawal, Trevis Jackson, Baser Amer and Mike Tolomia sank a basket each as the Bolts hit the turn with a 50-35 lead.

Rondina, partner save day for Philippines

A few days removed from completing her indoor volleyball stint for University of Santo Tomas, Rondina was still superb as ever in the sand court, dazzling the lustily-cheering crowd with a bevy of powerful kills, smart plays and solid digs to help Pons score their first win and somehow ease several heartbreaks that the home side suffered earlier in the day.

Raps a win away

Fred VanVleet came off the bench to score 21 points, Pascal Siakam finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds and Kyle Lowry tallied 17 points for the Raptors, who became the first team to win on the road in the best-of-seven series. VanVleet nailed seven baskets from beyond the arc.

Tams make it

Cha Dao-FEU’s UAAP rival Ironcon-University of Santo Tomas was not as fortunate as it crashed out of the Aspirants’ Group playoff chase with a 74-81 loss to already-eliminated FamilyMart-Enderun, giving Che’Lu Bar and Grill a free ride to the next round.