Meralco uses collective effort to beat Standhardinger, Ginebra

Meralco’s Allein Maliksi (with ball) goes right at the heart of the Ginebra defense. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ The word “pick your poison” seems to be the running theme after the first two games of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series between old rivals Meralco and Barangay Ginebra. On Sunday, the Bolts, 103-91 winners that evened…

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Luckiest bounce of the week? | Bryson makes birdie after clattering off trees

Bryson DeChambeau made birdie on the 16th hole at Valhalla to move to within one shot of the lead at the PGA Championship after his tee shot clattered off trees and back onto the fairway.

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Kiefer Ravena, Shiga Lakes claim B2 crown

Shiga Lakes win B2 championship in the B.League.–Photo from Shiga Lakes Instagram MANILA, Philippines—A week after Kiefer Ravena and Shiga earned their promotion back to the B1 division of the B.League, the Lakes gave themselves a fitting sendoff by claiming the B2 championship. Shiga completed a sweep of the Koshigaya Alphas following an 89-87 win…

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Defiant Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta: We will win the Premier League | Football News

Mikel Arteta has vowed Arsenal will come back stronger and win the Premier League after they suffered title heartbreak for a second season in a row. The Gunners claimed a late 2-1 win over Everton on the final day but Manchester City’s 3-1 victory at home to West Ham crowned them champions for a fourth…

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Standhardinger’s career night not enough to lift Ginebra

Barangay Ginebra big man Christian Standhardinger.–PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines—Christian Standhardinger was in no mood to celebrate his latest career feat on Sunday. After all, his herculean effort went down the drain after Barangay Ginebra lost to Meralco in Game 2 of their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series. Standhardinger set a career-high 41 points that went…

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Fury vs Usyk: Oleksandr Usyk unfazed by ‘stolen’ knockout in undisputed victory over Tyson Fury | Boxing News

Oleksandr Usyk was overcome with emotion in the immediate aftermath of his monumental victory of Tyson Fury. The Ukrainian hero had completed a remarkable feat. Previously an undisputed champion at cruiserweight, he became the first undisputed heavyweight champion of the world when he defeated Fury on a split decision on Saturday Riyadh. In the build…

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No complacency for San Miguel despite 2-0 semis lead

San Miguel Beer guard Jericho Cruz, left, fights for the ball against Rain or Shine’s Adrian Nocum during Game 2 of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals.–PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines—On Sunday, San Miguel Beer moved two wins away from another trip to the PBA Philippine Cup Finals. But while being that close to making the championship…

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Andy Murray could face world No 1 Novak Djokovic if he overcomes Yannick Hanfmann at Geneva Open | Tennis News

Andy Murray could face world No 1 Novak Djokovic in the second round of this week’s Geneva Open should he defeat German Yannick Hanfmann on Monday. Djokovic, who suffered a shock defeat to in-form Chilean Alejandro Tabilo at the Internazionali d’Italia in Rome last week, will try to get back on track in Geneva, where…

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June Mar Fajardo too much for Rain or Shine in Game 2

San Miguel Beermen center June Mar Fajardo.–PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines—It was another day at the office for June Mar Fajardo on Sunday in Game 2 of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals. Like clockwork, Fajardo had a field day in the third quarter where he made his first five attempts in the period and scored 18…

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'Front brakes are on FIRE!' | Alonso surprised after pit stop

Fernando Alonso left the pits to find his left brake catching fire but it cooled down once he returned to track.

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