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Month: November 2019

‘Mini Jalalon’ continues to impress for the Chiefs in crucial stretch

first_imgLATEST STORIES Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Onwubere bids EAC goodbye on a winning note But no matter how superstitious he is, Dela Cruz, of course, washes his clothes first.It looked like Dela Cruz’ lucked rubbed off the Chiefs as they strung four straight wins in their late Final Four run to go up to an even 9-9 slate with the pint-sized playmaker leading the way.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutDela Cruz has stepped up to the plate for Arellano, filling the shoes left by Kent Salado in the last two games, with the lead guard out for the season due to a slight MCL tear on his right knee.Interestingly, dela Cruz is wearing jersey number 16, the same number Salado wore until he changed to 3 this year. But he argued that it’s just pure coincidence, explaining that he devoted his number to his parents’ anniversary. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSuperstitions have always been a huge part of Levi dela Cruz’ game that he continues to wear the same uniform he played well in for his next games.“Whatever I wore when I felt lucky, I won’t stop wearing it. Whatever I used when I was named the best player or whenever I play well, I would continue using it,” said dela Cruz, pointing to his gray jersey after pouring 20 points, five assists, three rebounds, and two steals in Arellano’s 81-64 win over Mapua on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ View comments Manila police chief: Cops tolerating illegal street vendors to get ax PLAY LIST 01:22Manila police chief: Cops tolerating illegal street vendors to get ax00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Read Nextcenter_img LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Coach Jerry Codiñera, however, says that dela Cruz isn’t so much of a Salado, but more of a Jio Jalalon, going as far as giving him a moniker of his own.“He’s like a mini version of Jalalon. The Mini Bus Driver, or the Coaster Driver,” the PBA great said, triggering smiles from the press.Turning serious, Codiñera sees big things ahead for his 22-year-old guard.“For a rookie, he’s outstanding. I think he’s our third best player and I hope he’ll continue. He has a bright future, but he has to mature, his shot selection has to keep improving, and we continue on improving. He has to shoot well, defend well, and he has to direct and lead the team,” he said.Humbled with the comparison, dela Cruz knows that he’s still far from the level of the former Arellano playmaker.ADVERTISEMENT Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  “It’s still far. I’m challenged whenever coach Jerry gives me advice, especially when I commit mistakes. I always listen to him and I try my best to achieve what we’re trying to reach, to correct my miscues so that next game, I can correct those. It’s still a learning process for me and I know that I still have a lot to learn,” he said. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF presidentlast_img read more

Foton, Branislav ready for PSL’s biggest conference

first_imgFrontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Foton will defend its title against eight other teams in the biggest Grand Prix to date.This season’s Grand Prix will feature nine teams—Foton, Petron, Cocolife, F2 Logistics, Generika, Sta. Lucia, Iriga, Cignal, and guest team University of Santo Tomas. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City LATEST STORIES Iceland prepared for World Cup debut with 2 games in Qatar BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Coaches Ramil de Jesus of F2 Logistics, Francis Vicente of Generika-Ayala, Parley Tupaz of Iriga City, George Pascua of Cignal, Moro Branislav of Foton, Shaq Delos Santos of Petron, John Paul Dolorias of UST, Kungfu Reyes of Cocolife and Macky Carino of Sta. Lucia declare readiness to compete in the Chooks To Go Philippine Superliga Grand Prix starting Saturday at Filoil Flying CentreFoton has been the ruler of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Conference and head coach Moro Branislav has been preparing his team to keep it that way this 2017.“My opinion is, Foton will bring a very big surprise this conference,” said Branislav Wednesday during the pre-season press conference atr Viking Venue. “I’ve been preparing my team and we’ll see how we’ll finish so good luck to all the other coaches.”ADVERTISEMENT Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Read Nextcenter_img Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP The Tornadoes are shooting for their third straight title, but they have to do it without 2015 Grand Prix MVP Lindsay Stalzer, who was instrumental in their last two championships.Stalzer has jump shipped to Petron, the team Foton beat twice for the titles, in a move which Branislav respects.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We respect all players, and thanks to Lindsay because she played very hard last year for Foton.”Helping Branislav in his quest for a third straight Grand Prix title are Dragana Perunicnic, Sara Klisura, and libero Katarina Vukomanovic. MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

Ball youngest to have triple-double but Lakers fall to Bucks

first_imgStronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, drives to the basket against Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. APMILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points to help Milwaukee overcome Lonzo Ball’s triple-double in the Bucks’ 98-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday (Sunday Manila time).Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double when he had 17 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds. At 20 years and 15 days, he bested LeBron James by four days to become the youngest to accomplish the feat.ADVERTISEMENT TIP-INSLakers: Coming off a game in which he made just one of seven three-point attempts, Ball began by draining both of his 3-point attempts in the first quarter. … The near-capacity crowd booed Ball nearly every time he touched the ball early in the game. ..G Vander Blue, last year’s D-League MVP, entered the game in the second quarter, seeing action at the Bradley Center for the first time since playing for Marquette University in the 2012-13 season.Bucks: Mirza Teletovic missed a second consecutive game with left knee soreness. Coach Jason Kidd said he doesn’t expect Teletovic to return to practice until Wednesday. .Milwaukee played its third set of back-to-back games this season.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks in bounce back win over Celtics PLAY LIST 02:29Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks in bounce back win over Celtics00:50Trending Articles01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Milwaukee used a 9-2 run at the end of the third quarter to grab a 77-67 lead.The Bucks maintained a double-digit lead throughout most of the fourth. After the Lakers pulled within seven with just over five minutes left, Antetokounmpo threw down a dunk while being fouled. He made the free throw to grow the Bucks’ lead back to 10 points. He followed with a twisting layup on the next possession as the Bucks gained control.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutBall had 11 points, 10 assists and six rebounds in the half. He made just three of 12 shots in a loss at Washington on Thursday, but finished 7-for-12 and made 3-of-5 shots from three-point range against the Bucks.Trailing 34-28 in the second quarter, Lakers used a 13-2 run to go up 41-36. The Bucks responded and a late basket by Khris Middleton gave Milwaukee a 51-49 lead at the half.center_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Love, Korver lead Cavaliers past Mavericks LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort View commentslast_img read more

English Premier League mulls winter break to emulate Europe

first_imgNEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Pistons’ Willie Reed suspended 6 games by NBA Read Next Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, left, celebrates with teammate Cesar Azpilicueta after scoring his side’s first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road stadium in London, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)LONDON — The English Premier League could emulate other European competitions by introducing a winter break.The Premier League says it has been in talks for several months about finding a gap in the soccer calendar with the Football Association and English Football League, which organizes the three divisions below the top-flight.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments The Premier League says it’s been looking at the “challenges of the increasingly congested English football calendar, and ways in which we can work together to ease fixture congestion while also giving players a mid-season break.”January would be the most likely time for a break, given the significance of the fixtures around Christmas.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe Premier League says “provided space can be found in the calendar, we are open to this in principle and will continue constructive discussions with our football stakeholders to seek a workable solution.” John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises LATEST STORIES Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. AFP official booed out of forumlast_img read more

Arellano, San Beda eye Finals slots

first_imgArellano University and San Beda try to forge a title duel while Jose Rizal and Perpetual Help seek to spoil that bid when the Final Four of the 93rd NCAA women’s volleyball tournament fires off Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.ADVERTISEMENT Assured of a twice-to-beat incentive after ending the elimination round tied on top with 8-1 (win-loss) slates, the Lady Chiefs and the Lady Red Spikers hope to finish off their foes in the doubleheader that kicks off 2 p.m.San Beda takes the court first, battling Perpetual in an expectedly tough duel while Arellano shoots for its goal against JRU’s Lady Bombers at 4.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutArellano is eyeing a second straight finals appearance where it hopes to capture a second straight crown and third overall. San Beda is aiming to make it to the finals for the first time.“Winning the title has always been our goal. But we need to focus in the Final Four first before thinking of anything,” said Arellano coach Obet Javier in Filipino. 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises View comments LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:33Duterte mulling ban on plastic use00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Nextcenter_img PSC curbs recognition of PKF as legit NSA Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ AFP official booed out of forum Perpetual Help and Jose Rizal hope to steal a win that will force winner-take-all matches for Finals slots. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s weddinglast_img read more

PSG at crossroads of history against Real Madrid

first_imgJohn Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus “Neymar is an important player who made us suffer in the past when he played with Barcelona. But Di Maria is also an immense player,” Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos said. “For us it does not change anything. Because Di Maria is a versatile player and brings an extra something defensively.”Di Maria has 11 goals in his last 11 starts in all competitions and is almost certain to start against his former club.“Di Maria is ready, he knows the Champions League well, and I’m convinced he will be hungry,” Emery said.Emery said Mbappe and center back Marquinhos, who were doubtful with minor injuries, trained normally on Sunday. The coach has concerns about Javier Pastore’s form, though.As for Madrid, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, who haven’t played in nearly three weeks because of injuries, traveled to France with their teammates. Modric had been nursing a muscle injury and Kroos had a left knee problem. Neither has played since the first leg against PSG on Feb. 14.Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will also be able to count on the return of right back Dani Carvajal, who missed the first leg because of a suspension. LATEST STORIES Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo gestures during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, March 3, 2018. Ronaldo scored twice in Real Madrid’s 3-1 victory. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)PARIS — A former Barcelona and Juventus defender, Dani Alves has all the credentials required to speak about what makes a club great.Signed by Paris Saint-Germain last year as part of the French club’s plans to win the Champions League, the 34-year-old Brazil right back believes his new team is at a crossroads.ADVERTISEMENT Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Last year, PSG came close to achieving a big coup on the continental scene when it thrashed Barcelona 4-0 at home only to be humiliated 6-1 in the return leg.“Tomorrow will be a unique moment, a moment that perhaps we won’t have the chance to live again,” Alves said. “History is there to be changed. PSG has shown its limits in that competition in the past, it’s now time to get beyond them, so we can keep growing as a club and a team. We are going to try and knock them out. We want to send a message to the others, letting them know we have the weapons to see this through.”In addition to attracting Alves, PSG also splashed out a world record 222 million euros ($260 million) to sign Neymar from Barcelona. But the Brazil striker won’t feature against Madrid or in the rest of the season after breaking his right foot on Feb. 25.“We have two options,” Alves said. “Either we sit down and cry, or we stand up and fight. Of course PSG is stronger with Neymar. But without him we remain a strong team.”In the absence of Neymar, PSG coach Unai Emery has a lot of attacking options. Emery is expected to keep using his favorite 4-3-3 system, with Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria in charge of the scoring duties.ADVERTISEMENT After repeated failures in the Champions League, the super-rich club backed by Qatari funds needs to overturn a 3-1 deficit against defending champion Real Madrid when they meet at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday in the second leg of the round of 16.Alves, who won three Champions Leagues with Barcelona, said knocking Madrid out of the competition would help PSG enter a new dimension in Europe.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“Getting past opponents like those of tomorrow is what we currently lack,” Alves said on Monday. “It’s what we need to take it to the next level. We need to make our rivals take us into account and stop thinking Paris is just a team with a lot of money.”Since Qatar Sports Investments took over PSG in 2011 with the aim of turning it into a world-class club, the owner has spent millions of dollars on new players, including 400 million euros ($492 million) on new forwards last year. But despite the massive investments, PSG has never been beyond the quarterfinals in that time. MOST READ Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Dear Kobe … LeBron animated over Bryant scoring Oscar Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games Read Next View commentslast_img read more

NU-La Salle rematch set this weekend as UAAP volleyball 2nd round opens

first_imgGoogle honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa La Salle Lady Spikers vs NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLeague pacesetter National University aims to reassert its mastery over defending champion La Salle when the two teams clash in the first weekend of the second round of the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament.The Lady Bulldogs are seeking a repeat over the Lady Spikers after their thrilling five-set win last February 18 in what could potentially be a preview of this season’s Finals.ADVERTISEMENT Seething from their slim five-set defeat, Jema Galanza and the rest of Adamson are eyeing to bounce back against Ateneo’s Bea de Leon and Kat Tolentino on March 25, Sunday.Hell-bent to atone for its four-set shock defeat to Adamson, Dawn Macandili’s La Salle will be gunning for redemption when the Lady Spikers and the Lady Falcons squabble on April 11, Wednesday.The final playdate of the eliminations is also going to be a must-see event, with Final Four fates of each team all hanging in the balance on April 15 at Mall of Asia Arena. NU, led by MVP frontrunner Jaja Santiago, crosses paths with FEU in the 12 p.m. game, while rivals La Salle and Ateneo cap off the grind when they meet at 4 p.m. in that Sunday playdate.Here’s the full second round schedule of UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament:ADVERTISEMENT Lillard rallies Trail Blazers for tight win over Lakers Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC NU (6-1) and La Salle (5-2) will be the 4 p.m. game on Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan, right after the tiff between Adamson (3-4) and UP (2-5) at 2 p.m.UST, meanwhile, eyes to prove its better than what its 2-5 record suggests when it meets cellar-dweller UE (1-6) Wednesday at 2 p.m., followed by the high-stakes face off between Ateneo and Far Eastern U.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutWith a season this unpredictable, every game is expected to be as crucial, but eyes are one few important rematches.Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons meet once again when UST and FEU go on a collision course anew on March 14, Wednesday. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus Read Next View commentslast_img read more

NCAA Season 93 Preview: Altas move on from Akhuetie’s departure

first_imgLATEST STORIES Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Last season, though, the Altas had Bright Akhuetie who was the most potent offensive big man in the league.Akhuetie’s loss, though, is not the biggest concern for Nosa Omorogbe, who has embraced a multi-faceted approach on his offensive schemes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I’m not specific about players,” said Omorogbe. “Any guy could be our main offensive player. If you’re the guy with the ball and you’re open take the shot. If you see an open lane drive, and if the defense collapses on you kick the ball out.”“We don’t want the team to look like last season when we just relied on Bright.” China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Head coach: Nosa OmorogbeLast season: 11-7 (4th)Holdovers: Prince Eze, GJ Ylagan, Gab Dagangon, Daryl Singontiko, Keith PidoKey losses: Bright AkhuetieUniversity of Perpetual Help has proven that it can roll with the big boys in the NCAA after finishing Season 92 with a more than respectable 11-7 record to enter the Final Four as the fourth seed.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Omorogbe also doesn’t want his team to look too far ahead, instead the Altas would look to win one game at a time.“For me, I’m not talking about championships with my guys, I’m not the kind of guy to say that,” said Omorogbe. “We just take it one day at a time and see how it goes. Last season everyone thought we we’re not going to make it to the Final Four.”“I just told them that we’re a team that can compete, and if we approach every game one at a time before we know it we might be in the Final Four.”ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection NCAA Season 93 Preview: Perpetual Help Altas1.8K viewsSportsVentuno Web Player 4.51 Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Teng pumps 30 as Flying V goes 6-0 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Boku spoils Kelly’s ONE Championship return

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant MOST READ NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress LATEST STORIES View comments Kotetsu Boku vs Filipino fighter Eric Kelly in their ONE Championship bout in Macau. PHOTO FROM ONE CHAMPIONSHIPMACAU—–Kotetsu Boku played spoiler to Eric Kelly’s return to MMA after earning a technical knockout win in ONE Championship: Kings & Conquerors Saturday at Cotai Arena here.The Japanese improved to 26-11-2 after pounding away on the grounded Kelly with 3:28 into the third and final round.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Cool Smashers show they can still dominate as Valdez cheers on FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ The Filipino bet hasn’t fought in more than a year but now saw his record slip to 12-4 after losing his third straight match.The Natural showed flashes of brilliance especially in the first round when he knocked Boku down twice but wasn’t able to sustain the momentum into the latter stages of the fight.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Gameslast_img read more

Racquet Sync

first_imgIndia and Pakistan may be at cold war, but on the court, it’s all fun. India’s Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan’s Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, both 30, have been teamed together in the US Open semi-final. The duo has known each other since they were 16 and are the best of friends. It’s,India and Pakistan may be at cold war, but on the court, it’s all fun. India’s Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan’s Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, both 30, have been teamed together in the US Open semi-final. The duo has known each other since they were 16 and are the best of friends. It’s not all about tennis though. They are trying to mend fences between the two countries by sporting the slogan “Stop War, Start Tennis”. This is one match we’d like to see them win.–Compiled by Nishat Barilast_img read more