Lonzo Ball hasn’t spoken to brother LiAngelo amid situation in China

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogCiting a person close to the situation, the Los Angeles Times reported that freshmen Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were involved in a shoplifting incident. Lonzo Ball starred at UCLA last season and is now a rookie with the Lakers. His father, LaVar Ball, is also in China and told ESPN that he was “going to waituntil I get more intel on what’s going on” before commenting.UCLA coach Steve Alford said Tuesday he will sit the three players for Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball gestures to teammates during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)BOSTON — Lonzo Ball says he has not spoken with his younger brother LiAngelo since he and two other UCLA basketball players were reportedly involved in a shoplifting incident Tuesday in China.“I haven’t talked to him yet,” Lonzo Ball said Wednesday night after his Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics. “Whenever I talk to him, I’ll find out more.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott issued a statement Tuesday night saying that UCLA basketball players were “involved in a situation” in China, with police being summoned to the team’s hotel to investigate the matter.“UCLA is cooperating fully with local authorities,” Scott said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Police in Hangzhou did not respond to telephone calls from The Associated Press for details.Scott did not elaborate on what occurred and said the league was directing all inquiries about the specifics of the matter to UCLA.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lonzo Ball says ongoing shooting issues ‘just in my head’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View commentslast_img read more

All’s well in Ateneo as Final 4 approaches

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set There were shockwaves after a few people saw Thirdy Ravena allegedly mouth some cuss words at Isaac Go, who missed a potential game-winner against rival La Salle, but both players quickly clarified the incident.The truth? Ravena just told Go to keep his head up after the botched play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throne“What really matters is the next game, right? FEU,” said Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin as his Blue Eagles gear up for their UAAP Final Four showdown against Far Eastern U on Sunday.That’s how it has been for most of the Ateneo’s campaign this season. They get the job done and move on to the next. Or, in the case of last Sunday’s showdown against the Green Archers—the Blue Eagles’ first loss after coming so close to a perfect elimination run—they learn from it and move on to the next. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Street court art, technology intersect in latest testimonial to PH love for hoops “Coach Olsen? He knows how we play because a lot of us played in the RP Team,” said the 6-foot-7 Go. “They have their dribble-drive offense, they have Arvin, they have stars there that can score at will. You’ve got to prepare.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ There’s no trouble brewing in the Ateneo camp. It was—quite comically—just a case of lip-reading gone wrong.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “Things like sweeps and undefeated seasons are things you dream about, but you got to leave them behind pretty quick,” said Baldwin. “Even if we [completed a sweep], we got to leave it behind because the golden apple that we’re after is still in front of us.”The golden apple, of course, would be Ateneo’s first UAAP crown in five years since winning five straight titles under legendary coach Norman Black.“We still have to win the title,” said Baldwin. “So now, we just have a different route to try and do what we really want to do.”Blocking the Blue Eagles’ path now are the Tamaraws (7-7), who have been unpredictable all season.Go, who played under Olsen Racela in the Philippine youth team, also knows how the FEU coach can steer the Tamaraws to an upset win. And there’s also Go’s former national youth star teammate Arvin Tolentino at the helm of FEU’s bid.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

Gilas resumes training for Fiba Qualifiers on Monday

first_imgRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Kiefer channels ‘Elsa’ during rookie initiation Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourscenter_img Gilas Pilipinas will start is build up for its next assignment in Fiba Asia Qualifiers on January 8.ADVERTISEMENT The national team will begin its weekly Monday practices after securing clearance from the PBA, national team head coach Chot Reyes announce on his Twitter.“Just got clearance from PBA OIC Willie Marcial for Gilas to start its Monday only practices,” Reyes tweeted.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe PBA players who are expected to attend the trainings are four-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo, two-time Fiba Asia best point guard Jayson Castro, Kiefer Ravena, Kevin Alas, Jio Jalalon, Roger Pogoy, Matthew Wright, Allein Maliksi, Gabe Norwood, Calvin Abueva, Carl Bryan Cruz, Mac Belo, Troy Rosario, Raymond Almazan, and Japeth Aguilar.Gilas’ first game of 2018 will be against Australia in the first round of the group stages on Feb. 22 at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

NCAA volleyball: Perpetual claims solo 3rd, keeps EAC winless

first_imgMOST READ This was Perpetual’s second straight five-setter win after the Altas trumped Season 92 runner-up San Sebastian, and  Lady Altas head coach Macky Cariño believes it is testament to the team’s character.“Those two straight five-set wins became a test of our character because if you really don’t have that strength within you will fail,” said Cariño.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkPerpetual saw five of its players display the fortitude Cariño looked for with Cindy Imbo leading the bunch with 17 points.Captain Maria Tripoli and Maria Clemente each had 15 points for the Lady Altas while Allysa Sangalang and Hershey Llorente added 11 and 10 points, respectively. Cindy Imbo goes up for a kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of Perpetual Help climbed to the third spot after fending off woeful Emilio Aguinaldo College in five sets, 22-25, 25-19, 25-14, 23-25, 15-13, in the NCAA Season 93 women’s volleyball tournament  Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Altas improved to 3-1, just half a game behind second seed San Beda that has a 3-0 card, while the Lady Generals stayed at the bottom of the ladder with a 0-4 slate.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals And orchestrating Perpetual’s offense was Necelle Gual who had 41 excellent sets.Aira Binondo led EAC with 13 points.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Players get chance to show skills to scouts in PBA D-League Showdown View comments Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Naomi Osaka on her way up with first pro tennis title

first_imgScarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism View comments LATEST STORIES But then her name was called.“I freaked out,” she said. “I just started saying whatever came into my mind first, which is why I think I kept stopping halfway through my sentences, because I just remembered something else I had to say. That was pretty embarrassing.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe crowd of 18,347 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Sunday seemed to sense Osaka’s nervousness, something she worked hard to hide during a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Daria Kasatkina of Russia in the BNP Paribas Open final.“I was extremely stressed and extremely nervous,” Osaka said. “But my plan was to, like, fake that I’m very calm.” In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Zoned out: 11th-seeded Syracuse eliminates Michigan State Naomi Osaka, of Japan, poses with her trophy after defeating Daria Kasatkina, of Russia, in the women’s final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Indian Wells, Calif. Osaka won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Naomi Osaka had just won the first title of her career and was waiting to be introduced for her post-match comments.The 20-year-old from Japan had prepared, knowing what she was going to say and in what order.ADVERTISEMENT Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback As hesitant as she was behind the mic, Osaka was polished and professional in dismantling Kasatkina, a fellow 20-year-old who also enjoyed a surprising run to the final.Osaka dropped just one set in seven matches, knocking off two-time winner Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Karolina Pliskova and top-ranked Simona Halep against whom she won the last nine games of the match.She arrived at Indian Wells unseeded because of her No. 44 ranking. She left ranked No. 22 and with a $1.3 million check, nearly double her career earnings.“I really wanted to win this, but also I just tried to think it was a first-round match and just not psych myself out too much,” Osaka said.She had made it past the quarterfinals at a WTA event just once before, losing in the final at Tokyo 18 months ago. Now, she’s 15-4 this year.ADVERTISEMENT “I feel like I have made it my goal to be more focused every match this year, so I think it’s paid off,” she said.Born in Osaka, Japan, to a Haitian father and Japanese mother, she moved to the U.S. as a 3-year-old. She holds dual citizenship, living for a time in New York and now in South Florida while representing Japan in Fed Cup.“I play now for myself,” she said, “but when I was little, I just played because I wanted to make my mom happy, mainly my mom, and also my dad, for him to be proud.”Her parents and sister Mari, a tennis player, too, weren’t on hand in California.Osaka and Kasatkina shared a private jet — their first such ride — to South Florida, where they will play in the Miami Open this week. Osaka faces a first-round match against Serena Williams, her idol growing up.“I feel like I just started winning,” Osaka said. “It’s a new feeling for me to be this consistent, so I’m just trying to be happy about that.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

NFL Cowboys stay atop Forbes list of world’s richest sport teams

first_imgLacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team MOST READ Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names The NFL remains the world’s richest sports league with unmatched television deals worth $255 million per club helping put 29 of its 32 teams on the top-50 global list. There were eight NBA teams, six MLB clubs, seven European football clubs and no Formula One or National Hockey League teams.The New England Patriots, Super Bowl losers to Philadelphia last February, ranked sixth on the overall list at $3.7 billion, followed in order by the NBA New York Knicks ($3.6 billion), the NBA Los Angeles Lakers and NFL New York Giants ($3.3 billion) and the Warriors and NFL Washington Redskins on $3.1 billion.The only NFL teams not on the top-50 list were the Cincinnati Bengals ($1.8 billion), Detroit Lions ($1.7 billion) and Buffalo Bills ($1.6 billion). ABRELATED STORIES:NFL veteran ‘Pacman’ Jones assaulted at Atlanta airport – policeTrump lauds NFL policy banning kneeling for national anthemOrganizers firm up schedule for 2020 Tokyo OlympicsSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gilas closed door home game ‘painful,’ admits SBP chief The Cowboys, owned by Jerry Jones, are boosted by non-NFL events at their $1.2 billion home stadium, nicknamed “Jerry World.”In all, the world’s top 50 clubs were together worth a combined $137 billion with the average current value at $2.74 billion, up for $2.5 billion last year. Just to make the list takes a value of $1.95 billion, the NFL Cleveland Browns in the 50th spot but still up $200 million from last year.The NBA’s Houston Rockets made the biggest gain on the list, jumping 14 spots to 40th on $2.2 billion after Tilman Fertitta bought the team for that price last October. The Rockets lost to eventual NBA champion Golden State in this year’s Western Conference final.Record sales prices for clubs in other sports saw the NFL Carolina Panthers go for $2.3 billion and baseball’s Florida Marlins go for $1.2 billion.Golden State, ranked 10th at $3.1 billion after a third title and fourth finals appearance in four seasons, jumped 10 spots and the Brooklyn Nets, ranked 36th on $2.3 billion, also rose, in part due to the league having the best global growth potential.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins The NFL Super Bowl XLV football game. Image: Timothy A. Clary/AFPWith a 14 percent leap in value to $4.8 billion (about P213 billion), the NFL Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday topped the annual Forbes magazine list of the world’s highest valued sports teams for the third consecutive year.The Cowboys boasted the top revenues of $840 million and top earnings of $350 million of any club and were followed on the 50-team list in order by global football powers Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. England’s Man United was second overall at $4.12 billion, rising 12 percent and up one spot from the 2017 list, while Real Madrid jumped from fifth to third, up 14 percent on $4.088 billion, keeping Barcelona in fourth on $4.064 billion, up 12 percent from last year.Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, last year’s second most valuable worldwide team, fell to fifth on $4 billion.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’There were 106 global sports clubs valued at $1 billion or more this year, up from 87 in 2017.“There has never been a better time to own a top-notch pro sports franchise,” Forbes Media Senior Editor Kurt Badenhausen said. “Blockbuster TV contracts and owner-friendly collective bargaining agreements are fueling record sale prices across major sports leagues.” Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more

Ceres, Home United battle to draw in first leg

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal LATEST STORIES Powell was brought down inside the area by Shakir Hamzah in the seventh minute after he was released by Patrick Reichelt. With a couple of feints before firing low, Powell grabbed his first goal in the competition just two and a half weeks after joining Ceres. Shahril Ishak helped create the equalizer, heading the ball into the bar after he ghosted into the near post off a corner. Cernak was handed the easiest of chances to push the ball over the line, stunning the Panaad crowd. “I would have traded that goal for a win,” said Powell. Vidakovic introduced Curt Dizon and Jeff Christiaens at the break with the Busmen looking more threatening. Stephan Schrock, who was sidelined by an ankle sprain, came in the 75th minute, but missed a big chance just before stoppage time.“He has the heart for the team,” said Vidakovic, referring to Schrock who has yet to recover from injury. “He was not prepared to play but we had to change something psychologically.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ From there, Home put up a resolute defensive stand, leaving the Busmen with little space to carve out chances the rest of the way. The absence of Bienve Maranon due to suspension proved to be a tough blow for Ceres as it struggled to threaten Home’s defense. The result sets up an intruguing second leg on Wednesday at Jalan Besar Stadium where a goalless draw will be enough for the Singaporeans to advance on away goals. The Busmen need to score to stand a chance of retaining the Asean zone crown. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“We did what we can,” said Ceres coach Risto Vidakovic. “They (Home) played defensive and there was no space to play. We wanted to play faster but its not easy. We will have 90 minutes to do it again next week, because I think it will be a similar game. But we will be stronger next week.” View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ceres-Negros vs Home United. Photo from @AFCCupBACOLOD CITY – Ceres-Negros found Home United of Singapore tough to break down as it settled for a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their AFC Cup Asean zone final at Panaad Stadium. New signing Blake Powell won a penalty and converted from the spot in the eighth minute to give Ceres the lead only for Isaka Cernak to equalize 15 minutes later for an important away goal for Home United. ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PBA Finals: San Miguel clobbers Ginebra by 38 points for 2-1 leadlast_img read more

Redick caps big game with late 3, 76ers beat Magic

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal NBA veteran Willie Reed goes No. 1 overall in G League draft Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Thirteen players attempted shots from beyond the arc, eight for Orlando and five for Philadelphia.TIP-INSMagic: Orlando let a 16-point lead slip away in the first half in short order. They led 26-10 with 5:13 to go in the quarter but fell behind for the first time at 11:25 of the second quarter and didn’t regain the lead until Ross hit his desperation 3-pointer with 1:24 to play in the game. They were outscored by Philadelphia 23-6 in that 5:48 run. … The Magic have now lost four straight against Philadelphia. They had won 13 of the previous 17.76ers: Simmons left the game after the first quarter. He played eight minutes and scored four points and had four assists. … Embiid broke 30 minutes played for the third straight game to start the season. He only did that twice in the first 10 games last season, and not until Nov. 1.UP NEXTMagic: Finish their two-game trip in Boston on Monday night.76ers: Start a short two-game trip Tuesday night in Detroit.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER 20: JJ Redick #17 of the Philadelphia 76ers celebrates his game winning shot with teammate Joel Embiid #21 against the Orlando Magic at Wells Fargo Center on October 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers won 116-115. Drew Hallowell/Getty Images/AFPPHILADELPHIA — JJ Redick hit a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers over the Orlando Magic 116-115 on Saturday night.Redick had his best game since moving to Philadelphia’s bench at the start of the season, scoring 31 points on 10-of-20 shooting, including eight 3-pointers.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Aaron Gordon had a chance to tie it with 10 seconds remaining but missed his second free throw, and a desperation heave by Terrance Ross missed the net entirely.Joel Embiid had 32 points and 10 rebounds for the 76ers, including 19 points by halftime. He did it with an outside game in the first half but was more of a force down low after intermission.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissDario Saric scored 13 points and Robert Covington had 12 as the 76ers improved to 2-1 this season.Evan Fournier had 31 points to lead Orlando. Nikola Vucevic added 27 points and Gordon had 20. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ben Simmons left the game after the first quarter with a tight back, meaning Philadelphia had to lean that much more on Embiid and Redick.With Simmons out, Markelle Fultz was given an opportunity to play extended minutes and run the offense. Fultz finished with eight points on 4-of-11 shooting and added seven assists with only one turnover.However, with the game on the line, 76ers coach Brett Brown opted to use T.J. McConnell at the point and kept Fultz on the bench.High scores have been common in the early part of the NBA season as teams are pushing the pace and trying more shots, especially from deep.Both teams shot lights out from 3-point territory. The Sixers, paced by Redick, shot 17 of 34 (50 percent) while the Magic, led by Fournier’s six 3-pointers, shot 16 of 29 (55.2 percent).ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown View comments Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READlast_img read more

Roger Federer three wins from 100th title

first_imgSwitzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates after winning his tennis match against Italy’s Fabio Fognini at the end of their men’s singles third round tennis match on day four of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 – Rolex Paris Masters – indoor tennis tournament at The AccorHotels Arena in Paris, on November 1, 2018. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)Roger Federer defeated Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-3 to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday as the Swiss great moved three wins away from his 100th career title.Federer, 37, who captured his 99th trophy on home ground in Basel last week, will face Japan’s Kei Nishikori on Friday for a place in the semi-finals in the French capital.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Japanese’s last win over the 20-time major winner came in 2014.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Bolt’s bid for pro contract in Australia ends without a deal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View commentscenter_img LATEST STORIES Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Third seed Federer is playing the Paris Masters for the first time since 2015 and is bidding to clinch the tournament for just the second time after winning it in 2011.“I didn’t come here to win Paris, actually. My objective is London,” said Federer as he looked beyond the French capital to the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals which start on November 11.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissNishikori, seeded 10, made the quarter-finals by beating Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4 to avenge his defeat to the big South African in Sunday’s Vienna final.Federer leads Nishikori 6-2 in career meetings having won their last four clashes.last_img read more

PH boxers Gabuco, Petecio begin AIBA women’s boxing campaign

first_imgView comments Villegas and Calungsod are likewise to benefit from the 10-day training camp that Filipino lady boxers had gone through on Nov. 3-12, also held in India.Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas, who is also the head of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines, has thrown his all-out support for the women’s team along with Abap secretary general Ed Picson.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Aces get back at Bolts, even PBA semis series at 1-1 Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Former world champion Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio went through a strenuous camp that everybody hopes to serve them well in the AIBA World Women’s Boxing Championships.Gabuco, the flyweight titleholder back in 2012, will begin the quest to reclaim her throne tomorrow in New Delhi, India along with Petecio, a featherweight silver medalist in the 2014 edition of the worlds in Jeju, South Korea.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal The 31-year-old Gabuco of Puerto Princesa City is a strong contender for the title with her blooming credentials on the international amateur scene that included four gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games.Petecio, 26, has been raring to bounce back from a medal drought in the recent Asian Games in Jakarta following a string of victories in five different overseas tournaments early this year.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissJoining the team are Irish Magno (51kg), Asian Gamer flyweight Aira Villegas and 19-year-old Carolyn Calungsod, the youngest in the group.Magno participated in the world championships twice and this time the pride of Janiuay, Iloilo want to bring home the ultimate prize. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more