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Last year’s Governor’s Cup finalist Meralco started its campaign on a high note, with a resounding 107-78 triumph over Blackwater on Friday in the Philippine Basketball Association Season 42 Governor’s Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Riding on a strong start, the Bolts established a 30-8 lead behind Allen Durham’s split…

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NEW YORK: Derrick Rose, the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player award when he took the trophy in 2011, is talking over a one-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN reported Thursday (Friday in Manila). The oft-injured 28-year-old point guard would add a backcourt spark for the…

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Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) ignited a late run as it survived San Sebastian College-Recoletos (SSC-R), 78-73, to solidify its hold of the top spot in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 93 basketball tournament on Friday at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan City. Mike…

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The Philippines has given up its hosting rights of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in 2019 in order to divert the funds intended for the holding of the biennial meet to the rehabilitation of the battle-ravaged city of Marawi. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez made the announcement…

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Three more teams showed that they are “Ganado Sa Buhay” and earned a golden ticket to advance to the National Finals of the 2017 Ginebra San Miguel 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Squads from Cavite, Batangas, and Butuan defied the odds and joined the seven others who have earlier made it to…

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Gilas Pilipinas displayed a strong start but eventually lost to Lithuania 80-91 on Friday in the 39th William Jones Cup men’s basketball tournament at the Taipei Heping Gymnasium in Taiwan. Coming off an 84-75 win over Iraq last Thursday, the Filipinos struggled against the taller and quicker Lithuanian en route…

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Filipina triathlete Maria Claire Adorna is confident she can win gold back-to-back as she plunge into action in this year’s edition of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held from August 19 to 30 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Two years since her gold medal finish in the Singapore SEA…

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BaliPure and Perlas-BanKo square off today in a key match for at least a playoff for the last semifinal berth as the Final Four race heats up in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan. The Water Defenders, runners-up to the Pocari…

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SOUTHPORT, United Kingdom: British Open co-leader Matt Kuchar got his second round underway on Friday morning as contenders at Royal Birkdale prepared to face some potentially treacherous weather conditions. Kuchar, the 39-year-old American who is looking to win a first major, teed off at the 448-yard par-four 1st hole at…

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