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San Beda College shoots for another championship while Lyceum of the Philippines University seeks to force a do-or-die match when the two powerhouse teams clash in Game 2 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 93 Finals today at the Araneta Coliseum. Tipoff is at 3:30 p.m. Behind the…

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NEW YORK: Masked man Kyrie Irving scored 25 points to lead the Boston Celtics to their 13th consecutive NBA victory on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) with a 109-102 triumph at Brooklyn. The Celtics, whose 13-2 record is the NBA’s best, are on their longest win streak since winning 14 in…

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A few weeks back, mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor said he would like to see a boxer get into the octagon, which made me start to think of possible names from boxing who can excel in MMA. From what I have observed since its infancy years, the best MMA…

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Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So outplayed Cuban GM Leinier Dominguez to win the 2017 Champions Showdown held at the Saint Louis Chess Club in St. Louis, Missouri. The 23-year old So scored 47.5 points while Hernandez had 44.5 points in 10 games of rapid and 20 games of blitz. “The whole…

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LOS ANGELES: Retired boxing world champion Oscar De La Hoya has said he would be ready to step back in the ring to face mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor. The 44-year-old fighter turned promoter, who has not fought since being battered to defeat by Manny Pacquiao in 2008, said…

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LA Revilla found a new home in Phoenix after Kia agreed to trade him for the Fuel Masters’ Jayson Grimaldo. The latter is Phoenix’s second-round pick this year and the team’s second-round pick in next year’s Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Rookie Draft. After criticizing Picanto for sending their top pick…

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LOS ANGELES: When Richard Sherman became the latest high-profile NFL star to suffer a season-ending injury in Seattle’s bruising victory over Arizona last week, it was not long before a familiar culprit found itself in the dock. Sherman, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon, was one of around 15 players…

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Reigning champion Clarice Patrimonio and four-time titlist Marian Jade Capadocia blasted their foes to reach the ladies’ singles quarterfinals of the 36th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open on Wednesday at the PCA indoor shell-clay courts in Paco, Manila. Patrimonio displayed her stellar form against Princess Catindig, 6-2, 6-0, while Capadocia…

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Thai Pasavee Lertvilai shook off a par-game with birdie-blitz in the last 10 holes for a three-under 69 in scorching condition, seizing a one-stroke lead over two locals as Miguel Tabuena withdrew due to injury at the start of the ICTSI Wack Wack Championship at WW East course in Mandaluyong…

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LONDON: Roger Federer held young pretender Alexander Zverev at bay in a gripping contest Tuesday to reach the last four of the ATP Finals and stay on course for a seventh end-of-season crown. The world number two saw off a spirited challenge from the much-hyped German 7-6 (8/6), 5-7, 6-1…

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