Guiao says Ravena ‘a combination of Paul Lee and Willie Miller’

first_imgScottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao compared his rookie to a couple of iconic guards that both made names for themselves in the league.“I think he’s a combination of Paul Lee and Willie Miller,” said Guiao in Filipino of the two-time UAAP MVP Ravena. “He’s able to create his own shots, he’s able to find open teammates and that’s very good for the team because our style of play is really finding the open guys.”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 folk“He’s smart enough to recognize that.”Lee is a two-time champion and was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year while Miller won four titles and nabbed two MVPs in his 14-year career. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Fonacier’s 4-point play lifts NLEX past unconventional Kia View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For all the hype Kiefer Ravena generated for himself in his PBA debut, his new head coach may have just given more reasons to talk about the highly-touted rookie.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Ravena was instrumental in NLEX’s opening game victory over Kia in the PBA Philippine Cup, 119-115, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre after putting up an 18-point, 12-assist, 6-rebound line.Guiao displayed no doubt on the capabilities of Ravena who was picked second overall in the 2017 Draft.“Kiefer played well for us, I had no doubt that he can make an impact and he can lead the team as a rookie, and that’s exactly what he did,” said Guiao. “He’s going to be a very special player in this league.”“He’s exactly what the doctor ordered for us.”ADVERTISEMENT 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 Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finalslast_img read more

Ravena says staredown not intended to shame Pessumal

first_imgRavena was on the receiving end of a shove from Pessumal at the 9:50 mark of the fourth quarter. The former ended on the floor while the latter received a flagrant foul penalty one.READ: Pessumal on Ravena shove: I’m not here to make friendsFEATURED 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 folkThis was after Ravena blocked Pessumal’s fastbreak attempt and capped it off with a staredown.“I did not expect that at all,” said the second overall pick. “If you watched the game, when that fastbreak happened, which was the same exact possession that I challenged him, I looked at him. After that, everything happened there. But I never instigated something to provoke Von to do that.” OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Ravena said he didn’t mean any harm with staredown on Pessumal, saying it was just done in the “heat of the moment.”“It’s just two players wanting to battle it out and help their team win. And probably that started all the commotions during the end game,” he said.READ: SMB stays unscathed, escapes NLEXThe scuffle kicked up the tension between two teams a notch which led to the ejections of NLEX big man Michael Miranda and San Miguel guard Chris Ross in the last five minutes of the game.“With that, the team got fired up and it worked for them. Even though it was a flagrant foul called on Von, it worked for them. Everybody got fired up and that’s when they made their run,” said Ravena moments after the Road Warriors to succumbed to their third straight defeat.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Despite the emotional ending, the 24-year-old playmaker hopes that Pessumal would hold no grudge on him.“Von and I go way back. Things like this, hopefully, don’t become too personal. I have no intention to shame or hurt anyone, especially him. Win or lose, I have to take it in stride,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance02:14Carpio 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Pessumal on Ravena shove: I’m not here to make friends Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netGetting into a skirmish with Von Pessumal had never crossed Kiefer Ravena’s mind ahead NLEX’s meeting against San Miguel on Friday.To everyone’s surprise, things got a little rough between the former longtime teammates in the highly-physical match that ended in the Beermen’s favor, 109-98.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year View commentslast_img read more

Assistance, prayers needed as Lariba’s leukemia returns

first_imgAlmazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases 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 View comments LATEST STORIES MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lariba was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia in May 2017 but was eventually discharged on Oct.23 after undergoing a successful stem cell transplant on Oct. 7.READ: Rio Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemiaFEATURED 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 folkLariba said she has also started to experience blurring of vision and weakness of the left side of her body. She is undergoing chemotherapy and will need multiple laboratory examinations and blood transfusions.“I appeal to your kind hearts for any assistance that you can give to help me with my fight against this disease,” said Lariba in a statement La Salle released. “I also humbly ask for your prayers so I may overcome this challenge. Thank you.” OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lariba was the Philippines’ flag bearer in the 2016 Rio Olympics wherein she competed in the table tennis event.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Change of atmosphere could do wonders for Lady Warriors Philippines’ Ian Lariba hits a shot in her women’s singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Juan MabromataOlympian Ian Lariba is once again asking for assistance as she continues her fight against leukemia, which has now spread to her brain and spinal cord.The table tennis star revealed via a statement on DLSU Sports Twitter that the cancer has returned. She suffered bouts of  headache and vomiting on the first week of January which prompted her to return to St. Luke’s Medical Center.ADVERTISEMENT Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours READ: Athletes unite for ailing Lariba DLSU Sports tweeted that those whore are interested in sending financial aid to Lariba’s way may send their donations to Ian N. Lariba, BDO savings account number: 0045-8045-9965 in the bank’s branch at Vito Cruz along Taft Avenue.Those interested to provide financial assistance may send their donations to IAN N. LARIBA, BDO savings account number: 0045-8045-9965, Vito Cruz, Taft branch.Please also be informed that she cannot accommodate hospital visitors at the moment.#KayaMoYAN pic.twitter.com/Okzn4zHHvx— DLSU Sports (@dlsusports) January 25, 2018ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

After 2 Olympic golds, Hanyu wants to master quad axel

first_imgJapanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu shows off his gold medal he got in the Pyeongchang Olympics while speaking in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, a day after returning home. After winning two Olympic gold medals, Hanyu has set his next realistic dream: Successful quadruple axel at competitions. Hanyu, who won gold in the Pyeongchang Games to become the first man to repeat as Olympic champion in 66 years,said Tuesday that he hoped to achieve the quadruple and half jump that nobody has successfully performed at a competition. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)TOKYO — After winning two Olympic gold medals, Yuzuru Hanyu wants to master a quadruple axel.Hanyu, who at the Pyeongchang Games became the first man to repeat as Olympic champion in 66 years, told a news conference on Tuesday he hoped to become the first figure skater to accomplish the quadruple and half jump in competition.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours D-League: Ebondo sizzles as CEU rebounds with rout of Akari-Adamson It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi Citycenter_img Hanyu, usually articulate, struggled with questions at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan, where he was asked to describe how difficult the jump is and to show something of it.He dropped his head to the podium, and then said the quadruple axel is like jumping rope four times while revolving twice.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 folk MOST READ GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings 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 UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbedlast_img read more

Alvarez-Triple G fight in jeopardy on drug complaint

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 Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ LATEST STORIEScenter_img Isaiah Thomas will need 4 months to recover from hip surgery Chivas Regal and fans of the Chivas Fight Club join Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (R) and Canelo Álvarez as they discuss their anticipated rematch at LA LIVE on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Rich Polk/Getty Images for Chivas Regal/AFPLAS VEGAS — Nevada boxing regulators have filed a formal complaint against Canelo Alvarez for doping violations, putting his May 5 middleweight title rematch with Gennady Golovkin in jeopardy.Alvarez could be suspended for a year for testing positive twice for the performance-enhancing drug Clenbuterol in random urine tests conducted in his hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico, in February.ADVERTISEMENT An April 18 hearing was set on the complaint by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, replacing an earlier April 10 hearing that had been set. The hearing is just two weeks before the fight, making it doubtful the fight will proceed on that date.Nevada boxing regulations call for a one-year ban for first violations, though it can be cut in half at the commission’s discretion. Even if Alvarez gets a six-month suspension, the fight would not take place until August at the earliest.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comebacklast_img read more

Tryouts for national volleyball team set

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Also expected to join the tryouts are veteran members Aiza Maizo-Pontillas, Rhea Dimaculangan, and Maika Ortiz along with Dindin Santiago-Manabat, Myla Pablo, Kath Arado, and MJ Philips.The team will also announce the replacement for Francis Vicente as head coach, who will be in charge of leading the national team in the Asian Games in August and the Asian Cup in September.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We will come up with a formal announcement our new head coach any time soon,” said Peter Cayco, Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Incorporated vice president, who said new head coach already has a “wish list” of players.Cayco, though, added that the team is still open for those who are willing to join. Photo from asianvolleyball.netThe preparations for two international tournaments this year begin with an open tryout to form the women’s national volleyball team on April 13 at Arellano University.Incumbent national team members Jaja Santiago, Alyssa Valdez, Dawn Macandili, Mika Reyes, Kim Fajardo, and Kianna Dy are all expected to take part in the tryouts that will be conducted at Arellano’s Legarda campus.ADVERTISEMENT Rivero’s depature from La Salle piques interest of other schools Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ 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. Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “Although we will send formal invites to those in the coach’s wish list, we will still welcome players who want to be part of the team,” said Cayco. “We want to make sure that everybody will be given a chance so that we can assemble the country’s best volleyball team.”Richard Gomez, the Philippines’ Asian Games chief of mission, is positive of what the national team is capable of doing in the Asian level.“We’re strongly considering their inclusion in the Asian Games,” said Gomez, who was part of the men’s volleyball team that played in the AVC Asian Men’s Club Championship in 2014.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery View commentslast_img read more

James’ triple-double carries Cavs to OT win over Raptors for 1-0 lead

first_imgToronto’s Fred VanVleet missed a 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds to go in overtime that could have won it for the Raptors, who couldn’t hold on to a 14-point, first-quarter lead.Jonas Valanciunas had 21 points and 21 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 18 points and 10 assists, and DeMar DeRozan scored 22 points for the Raptors, who host Game 2 on Thursday night.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownJeff Green scored 16 points and Kevin Love had 13 rebounds.The Cavaliers beat the Raptors in six games in the Eastern Conference finals in 2016 before going on to win their first NBA championship. Last year, Cleveland swept Toronto in the second round. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Korver’s 3 early in overtime gave the Cavaliers their first lead of the game, 108-105.Lowry’s three-point play made it 113-112 with 57 seconds to go and, after the Cavs were called for a shot-clock violation, Toronto had one more chance to win, but VanVleet couldn’t come through.VanVleet was one of four Raptors to miss in the final seconds of regulation. Toronto got four looks at the potential winning basket on its next possession but missed all four, including a wide-open 3 by VanVleet, giving Cleveland the ball with 0.6 seconds remaining. Green inbounded to James, but his shot bounced off the rim.The Raptors shot 5 for 24 in the fourth quarter, with Valanciunas missing six of seven attempts.DeRozan scored 11 points in the first, connecting on five of eight attempts, and Lowry had eight points and five assists as Toronto led 33-19. James was 3 of 5 in the first but the rest of the Cavs shot 4 for 18.ADVERTISEMENT James, who averaged more than 41 minutes in Cleveland’s first-round series against Indiana, checked out with 3:31 left in the first. With James on the bench, the Cavs scored two points the rest of the quarter.Green and Smith each scored 11 points in the second quarter and the Cavs found their shooting stroke, connecting on 14 of 22 attempts. James had five assists in the period as Cleveland cut the deficit to 60-57 at halftime.VanVleet took exception to a shove from James at the end of one play and made an attempt to get at the Cavs star, but was restrained by teammates.Valanciunas had 13 points and eight rebounds in the third, but Korver scored 10 points and James had eight to keep the Cavs close. Toronto led 87-82 heading to the fourth.TIP-INSCavaliers: Cleveland allowed 100 or more points for the third time in eight postseason games. … James dove into a courtside broadcast table in search of a loose ball late in the fourth. … Love missed all four of his shot attempts in the first went 1 for 7 in the first half. … Kendrick Perkins traded angry words with rapper Drake, Toronto’s global ambassador, as the teams walked off at halftime. Former Raptors guard Jose Calderon stood in front of Drake during the exchange, while Smith moved Perkins toward the locker room.Raptors: Toronto had 10 assists on 13 made baskets in the first. … The Raptors had nine turnovers in the first half, leading to 15 points for the Cavaliers. They finished with 14, leading to 21 Cleveland points. … Actor Wendell Pierce attended the game.UP NEXTGame 2 is Thursday night at 8 p.m. Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ LATEST STORIES Stephen Curry cleared to return against Pelicans P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img 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 MOST READ Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates after the Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference semifinal, Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)TORONTO — LeBron James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, J.R. Smith scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime on Tuesday night to win Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.Kyle Korver scored 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime after Cleveland never led in regulation. Tristan Thompson had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who have eliminated Toronto in each of the past two postseasons.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’last_img read more

Brownlee back with Ginebra, Walker returns for Blackwater

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netHelp is on the way for Barangay Ginebra.After a 1-3 start in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, the Gin Kings have finally decided to bring back Justin Brownlee and replace Chuck Garcia.ADVERTISEMENT The Elite went 0-6 with Famous, who wasn’t as dominant as he once was when he suited up for the GlobalPort Batang Pier in 2015.Famous only had 11 points and 12 rebounds with four turnovers in a 120-101 blowout at the hands of TNT on Friday.Brownlee is coming off a stint in the Asean Basketball League where he and Renaldo Balkman, who just returned to San Miguel Beer as import, led Alab Pilipinas to the championship.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Rival players support seeding Serena Williams at French Open Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Interestingly, Brownlee’s return will be against fierce rival Meralco on June 1 at Mall of Asia Arena.Ginebra and Meralco have faced each other in the last two Governors’ Cup Finals with Brownlee and the Gin Kings winning on both times.The 30-year-old Brownlee is already Ginebra’s third import in a month after sending Shane Edwards home and going with Garcia just before the start of the conference.Garcia averaged 17.8 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists. He had 19 points and 18 rebounds in his final game—a 103-98 loss to Phoenix in double overtime—wherein he fouled out with still 5:23 left in regulation.Reyes also announced the return of Henry Walker to Blackwater, which let go of Jarrid Famous.ADVERTISEMENT Agent Sheryl Reyes, who handles Brownlee, announced the return of the two-time PBA champion on her Twitter account.Mga ka barangay it’s official Justin Brownlee is back … ginebra’s import once again .. watch him next game woot woot #teamreyes pic.twitter.com/xkdEWipwrxFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown— Sheryl Sanchez Reyes (@FemaleAgentSR) May 21, 2018 Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operationslast_img read more

Neil Etheridge saves Kenedy’s last-gasp penalty after Hayden sees red

first_imgFILE – Neil Etheridge is the first Southeast Asian to play in the English Premier League. CONTRIBUTED PHOTONeil Etheridge was Cardiff’s hero as the goalkeeper saved a last-gasp penalty from Kenedy to salvage a 0-0 draw against 10-man Newcastle on Saturday.Rafael Benitez’s side were reduced to 10 men in the 66th minute when half-time substitute Isaac Hayden was sent off for an ugly foul on Josh Murphy.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil But it was Newcastle who had the best chance to claim a first Premier League win this season despite their numerical disadvantage.However, on-loan Chelsea midfielder Kenedy wasted the opportunity as his weak penalty in the 96th minute was easily saved by Etheridge.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Kenedy’s blunder capped a frustrating afternoon for Newcastle, whose travelling fans once again protested at the lack of investment from owner Mike Ashley with chants of “Get out of our club” throughout the goalless stalemate.But having lost their opening match against Tottenham last weekend, Benitez could at least take heart from the way they refused to fold with 10 men. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Benitez responded by sending on Jacob Murphy — the twin brother of Cardiff’s Murphy — making them only the second pair of twins to play against each other in the Premier League after Will and Michael Keane in 2016.But the siblings were in competition for only a matter of minutes before Murphy was taken off.In a dramatic finale, Newcastle were awarded a penalty deep into stoppage-time when Sean Morrison blocked Yoshinori Muto’s cross with an outstretched arm.But Kenedy’s tame effort was straight at Etheridge and he saved to finish as the toast of Cardiff.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Hungry’ Durham has ‘nothing left to prove’ but lead Bolts to PBA title 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 Cardiff, beaten at Bournemouth in their first game, will rue a missed opportunity to claim three priceless points in what is likely to prove a season-long battle to avoid relegation.Kenedy was fortunate to escape a red card when he kicked out at Cardiff’s Victor Camarasa right in front of referee Craig Pawson, who somehow appeared to miss the incident.It was a day to forget for Kenedy, who failed to compete a single pass in the first half — the first Premier League player to do that in a 45-minute period for eight years.Kenneth Zohore wasted a golden chance to put Cardiff in front soon after half-time when the unmarked striker met Joe Ralls’ cross with a dismal header that drifted wide from close-range.Pawson might have missed Kenedy’s offence, but he got a clear view of Hayden making a studs-up challenge on Murphy and immediately sent him off.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taallast_img read more

American long jumper Lawson tests positive for steroid

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs LATEST STORIES Asian Games Paalam bids goodbye, settles for boxing bronze Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal It didn’t say when the positive sample was taken. Lawson has been suspended until a full disciplinary hearing.Lawson was fourth in the long jump at the 2016 Olympics and second at last year’s world championships, finishing four centimeters behind gold medalist Luvo Manyonga of South Africa. Lawson also won the 100 meters, 200 meters and long jump for the University of Arkansas at the 2016 NCAA track nationals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Trenbolone helps build muscle mass and formed part of a steroid cocktail allegedly used by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics.center_img Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced FILE – In this Friday, March 2, 2018 file photo, United States’ Jarrion Lawson makes an attempt in the men’s long jump final at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Britain. Lawson, who won silver at last year’s world championships, has been suspended after failing a drug test, it was reported on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping issues in track and field, says Lawson tested positive for a metabolite of the banned anabolic steroid trenbolone. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)MONACO — American long jumper Jarrion Lawson, who won silver at last year’s world championships, has been suspended after failing a doping test.The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping issues in track and field, says Lawson tested positive for a metabolite of the banned anabolic steroid trenbolone.ADVERTISEMENT 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 MOST READlast_img read more