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GlobalPort dedicates first win to fallen assistant coach

By Ernest Hernandez Eagle News Service GlobalPort Batang Pier captured their first win of the 2017 PBA Commissioners’ Cup against the win-less NLEX Road Warriors, 85-82, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Leading by just three points at the half, GlobalPort was able to counter a barrage of attacks from Wayne Chism, who came up with 12 points in the half and carried on a seven-point lead heading to the final quarter. Chism once again tried […]

ISKF nagdaos ng ika-6 karate event sa Robinson mall sa Las Piñas

Tunggalian di lang talas ng pag-iisip kundi lakas ng pangangatawan ang naging pundasyon ng bawat kalahok sa 6th Championship Karate Event ng (ISKP) Rhiyo Shotokan Karatedo Phils sa Robinson Mall Las Piñas. Ang ISKP ay bahagi ng Philippine Karate-Do Federation. Taon-taon nagsasagawa ng karate events para sa ibat-ibang clubs para sa buong Pilipinas na kasapi sa PKF (Phil Karate Federation).

Matsunaga’s team Naxional tops Neymar five PH leg

(Eagle News)– Daniel Matsunaga’s team Naxional topped the Philippine leg of the Neymar five football tournaments after beating Tondo in the finals match on Saturday at Sparta in Mandaluyong City. Naxional wins the first red bull Neymar Jr’s five to represent the country in the finals in Brazil. Last Saturday, March 04, 2017, the crowd witnessed Naxional South American diner team led by Daniel Matsunaga, battled its way to victory against a tough fight with Tondo […]

San Miguel Beermen, ‘Three-Peat’ sa PBA Philippine Cup

Kampeon muli ang San Miguel Beermen o SMB sa ikatlong sunod na pagkakataon matapos nitong pigilin ang pagsusumikap ng Barangay Ginebra na makakuha ng isa pang panalo sa game 5 ng PBA best-of-seven championship series. Nagtapos ang laban sa score na 91-85 pabor sa San Miguel na labis na ikinatuwa ng kanilang mga tagahanga. Ayon kay Coach Leo Austria, ito na ang pinaka-highlight ng kanyang karera dahil sa three-peat accomplishment ng SMB.

SMB trump Ginebra anew; Game 4 set on Friday

(Eagle News) — The San Miguel Beermen took Game 3 of the PBA Philippine Cup on Wednesday night, edging the Barangay Ginebra Kings for the second time around in the final series. Chris Ross led the offensive with 24 points, much to the dismay of Coach Tim Cone and his never-say-die roster. The seven-feet-tall JuneMar Fajardo dominated the paint with 17 points, 18 rebounds and 3 blocks, enabling the Beermen to pull away in the […]

Gin Kings edge SMB in nerve-wracking Game 2

(Eagle News) — Barangay Ginebra brought home the bacon on Sunday, after they beat sister team San Miguel Beer in a nerve-wracking Game 2 at the Quezon Convention Center in Lucena. The never-say-die team averted disaster when their very own Joe Devance made a bucket right before the final buzzer, taking the game to overtime. SMB had to rely on one talent less, as Marcio Lassiter was ejected from the game for his two technical […]

Gin Kings brace for tough final series against SMB

(Eagle News)  — Despite the existence of their many supporters who can give them moral support, Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings head coach Tim Cone admitted that they feel a lot of pressure in their upcoming game against the San Miguel Beermen. The game on February 24 would be the first of the seven–or four games, depending on how it goes—in the final series of the PBA Philippine Cup. According to Cone, their sister team is […]

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was “in negotiations” to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout. “My team and I are in negotiations with Amir Khan for our next fight. Further announcements coming soon,” Pacquiao, 38, said on his official Twitter feed. Pacquiao’s post follows various accounts from different sources over who he will be facing next and where the […]

Kings crush Hotshots in do or die PBA semis

(Eagle News) —The Ginebra Kings on Tuesday pulled a sweet victory over the Star Hotshots in a do-or-die semifinals match at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The indefatigable team scored an overall 89 points, far more than the 76 the Hotshots managed to pull off by the end of four quarters. The Kings are now set to face off with their sister team, two-time defending champions San Miguel Beermen, in the first […]

Beermen enter PBA finals after beating TNT in their semis do or die game

(Eagle News) — The defending champions San Miguel Beermen made it once again to the finals of the PBA Philippine Cup after they defeated Talk N’ Text Katropa in game 7 of the heart-stopping series in Mall Of Asia on February 20, 2017. The Beermen scored a crucial victory thanks to the excellent performances of June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos, who had a combined 44 points and 32 rebounds. The Beermen crushed the Katropa with […]

Ginebra Kings defeat Star Hotshots; force Game 7

The Barangay Ginebra Kings defeated the Star Hotshots on Sunday, February 19, forcing a winner take-all game 7 for both teams vying for the much-coveted Oppo Philippine Basketball Association Cup. The Gin Kings tied the series after they ended game 6 with 91 points, vis a vis their rival’s 67, Sol Mercado headed the Kings, who made 21 points. LA Tenorio contributed 19 points. Joe Devance also added 14 points, Jervy Cruz, 11 points and […]