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MPBL MATCH CALLED OFF DUE TO SLIPPERY FLOOR

MANILA — The main event of the first triple-header of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) this season was abruptly halted[...]

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GENSAN SCORES RECORD-SETTING WIN VS. PASIG

November 26, 2018 - 4:36 PM

MANILA — GenSan set two Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League single-game records in a 116-72 crushing of Pasig at the New Lamitan City Gymnasium on Saturday night. Leomar Losentes dropped the league’s first-ever 40-point game for a player, while the Warriors’ 44-point rout eclipsing the Bataan Risers’ 101-68 domination at the Quezon City Capitals on Aug. 8 […]

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DAVOCC BLASTS BASILAN, 86-61

November 26, 2018 - 4:38 PM

MANILA — Davao Occidental went on a road rage to romp Basilan, 86-61, in the latter’s first Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League game at the New Lamitan City Gymnasium on Saturday night. As their scoring began to pick up in the final half-hour, the Tigers slowly pulled away from the Steel as they cruised to 10th straight […]

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GILAS FALLS TO LEBANON IN TUNE-UP

November 26, 2018 - 4:36 PM

MANILA — Lebanon completed a 2-0 sweep of its tune-up series with Gilas Pilipinas after a 71-60 victory on Sunday night at the Meralco Gym in Pasig City. Two nights after surviving a late Gilas run to take a 74-68 win in Quezon City, Lebanon did a better job in stopping Gilas down the stretch, going […]

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PINOY FIGHTERS WIN BIG IN ONE CHAMPIONSHIP

November 24, 2018 - 2:28 PM

MANILA — Despite a two-year layoff, Brandon Vera showed on Friday night that he can still pack a punch and still be the heavyweight champion. Vera made a triumphant return to ONE Championship by knocking out Mauro Cerilli in the main event of “ONE: Conquest of Champions”, held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay. […]

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AFC CUP GROUPS OF NEGROS, ILOILO NOW KNOWN

November 24, 2018 - 2:33 PM

MANILA — Ceres Negros and Kaya Iloilo already found their opponents in their respective Asian Football Confederation Cup groups following the group draw on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur.   Negros, the reigning Philippines Football League champion, was drawn to Group G with Vietnamese club Becamex Binh Duong, Burmese side Shan United, and the eventual champion of […]

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SAN JUAN, IMUS PREVAIL IN THRILLERS

November 22, 2018 - 6:36 PM

MANILA — San Juan rallied late in overtime to defeat Manila at home, 84-80, in their anticipated Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League battle at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on Wednesday night. The Knights squandered a double-digit lead in entering the fourth quarter and even had to answer the Stars’s comeback bid in […]

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GILAS-JORDAN TUNE-UP ENDS IN TUSSLE

November 22, 2018 - 6:35 PM

MANILA — With how their first meeting went in terms of physicality and emotions, the tune-up rematch of Gilas Pilipinas and Jordan on Wednesday night was expected to be a tighter encounter. It went more than that. Tempers flared up in the tail-end of their two-game friendly series at the Meralco Gym in Pasig. With 6:26 […]

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BEDIC SAVES AZKALS AS NATIONALS DRAW WITH THAILAND

November 22, 2018 - 6:33 PM

MANILA — The Philippine Azkals banked on an unlikely hero to save their semifinal bid in the ASEAN Football Federation Championship. Late substitute Jovin Bedic scored the equalizer goal as the Azkals forced a 1-1 draw with defending champion Thailand at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod on Wednesday night. Just two minutes after he checked in […]

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DAVOCC BLASTS ZAMBOANGA FOR 9TH STRAIGHT WIN

November 21, 2018 - 12:10 PM

MANILA — Davao Occidental zoomed past Zamboanga, 93-68, to bolster its Southern Division lead in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup at the Valenzuela City Astrodome on Tuesday night. The Tigers cruised to their ninth straight win by stifling the Valientes from start to finish, although the latter threatened in the third quarter. DavOcc limited […]

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UP’S AKHUETIE SET TO BE NAMED UAAP MVP

November 21, 2018 - 12:08 PM

MANILA — The blessings keep on coming in for the University of the Philippines. After making a return to the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball semifinals after a long drought, its transfer big man, Bright Akhuetie, is set to receive the season’s Most Valuable Player award. As per the stats after the […]

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GILAS FALLS TO JORDAN IN FRIENDLY GAME

November 20, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Photo courtesy of www.tiebreakertimes.com.ph   MANILA — Gilas Pilipinas put up a gallant fight but still fell short to Jordan, 98-92, in the first of a two-game friendly series at the Meralco Gym in Pasig on Monday night. The visiting Jordanians blazed past Gilas late in the fourth quarter before holding off the host squad down […]

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FRIENDLIES VS. JORDAN, LEBANON HIGHLIGHT GILAS’ DAILY GRIND

November 19, 2018 - 3:09 PM

MANILA — The crucial part of the Gilas Pilipinas’ preparation for the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers has already begun as Coach Yeng Guiao announced that the daily practice sessions of the national team kicked off with its Sunday night training at the Meralco Gym. The Philippine Basketball Association announced on Saturday that […]

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NU PEP BACK AS UAAP CHEERDANCE CHAMP

November 19, 2018 - 3:10 PM

MANILA — The NU Pep Squad returned to the top of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines cheerdance ladder after ruling this year’s competition in front of 20,117 people at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Saturday night. Crashed out of the podium last year, NU Pep bounced back with a bang after […]

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NIP ELIMINATES TNC FROM KL MAJOR

November 17, 2018 - 4:09 PM

MANILA — TNC introduced itself to the DOTA 2 community with arguably the biggest upset ever in The International. However, on Friday night, it was its turn to be at the wrong side of a stunner as the relatively unknown Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) made its own introduction at the Kuala Lumpur Major. NIP ousted TNC […]

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ZAMBOANGA, PARAÑAQUE MOVE UP IN SOUTH STANDINGS WITH HUGE WINS

November 16, 2018 - 4:09 PM

MANILA — Zamboanga came alive in the fourth quarter to defeat Caloocan, 72-67, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup at the Strike Gymnasium in Bacoor on Thursday night.   The Valientes struck back in the final frame after failing to sustain a good first quarter.   After going for a blowout in the […]

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VALENZUELA HOLDS OFF PASIG THROUGH Q4 BLAST

November 14, 2018 - 4:31 PM

MANILA — Valenzuela weathered a huge push from Pasig in the third quarter and broke loose in the final period to score a 95-88 win in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay on Tuesday night. Up 49-38 at halftime, the Classic saw their lead cut to as short […]

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