Julia Coronel embraces bigger role for La Salle

La Salle Lady Spikers’ Julia Coronel in the UAAP volleyball press conference. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Julia Coronel is up for the challenge of being one of the leaders in La Salle’s title-retention bid in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament starting on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena. After the departure of…

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Madayag embraces challenge as returning Choco Mucho captain

Choco Mucho Flying Titans’ Maddie Madayag. –PVL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Reinstated as team captain, Maddie Madayag is eager to lead the new-look Choco Mucho, which has four new players, as the Flying Titans seek to sustain their momentum from a finals breakthrough in the previous Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference. Madayag was tasked…

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Annie Ramirez embraces bigger expectations after Asian Games

Annie Ramirez, left, during the PSA Awards.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Annie Ramirez believes winning also adds more pressure carrying the flag of the Philippine jiu-jitsu team. The women’s jiu-jitsu team was well represented in the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards night as Hangzhou Asian Games gold medalists Ramirez and Meggie Ochoa as well as…

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Kevin Quiambao embraces chance to learn in Strong Group stint

La Salle forward Kevin Quiambao.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Kevin Quiambao has a lot of reasons to smile before the Dubai International Basketball Tournament. For one, he’s coming off a UAAP championship run. Then, he’s set to play for the Philippines alongside former NBA veterans Dwight Howard, Andray Blatche and Andre Roberson. But what makes Quiambao giddier…

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Josh Allen embraces the chaos to give Buffalo Bills a fighting chance in late bid to reach NFL playoffs | NFL News

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Highlights of the Buffalo Bills’ clash with the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 14 of the NFL Highlights of the Buffalo Bills’ clash with the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 14 of the NFL With Josh Allen and the realm of free-reined carnage in which…

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Arvin Tolentino embraces veteran role for Northport in win vs San Miguel

NorthPort Batang Pier’s Arvin Tolentino against San Miguel Beermen. –PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines—Northport couldn’t rely on import Venky Jois in its 2023 PBA Commissioner’s Cup bout against San Miguel due to a tight left hamstring. Thankfully for the Batang Pier, they had the luxury of turning to Arvin Tolentino, who’s slowly commanding the role of…

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PBA: Mav Ahanmisi embraces pressure ahead of Ginebra debut

New Ginebra recruit Maverick Ahanmisi during the PBA Media Day. –MELO FUERTES/Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—All eyes were on Mav Ahanmisi during the PBA offseason a few months ago. A few months later the story’s the same: the attention is still on Ahanmisi, except this time, he’s wearing a Ginebra jersey. The anticipation for the sharpshooter’s next…

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PVL: Savannah Davison embraces PH fans’ support in leading PLDT to win

PLDT High Speed Hitters’ Savannah Davison in the PVL All-Filipino Cup. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Savannah Davison admitted she was surprised by the passion of the fans for volleyball but relished her opportunity to trace her Filipino roots and help PLDT in the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference. After losing to Cignal…

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Ayo Oyelola: Jacksonville Jaguars safety embraces crisp British air on UK homecoming | NFL News

British Jaguars safety Ayo Oyelola joked with teammates that he was not their ‘tour guide’ upon the team’s visit to London Ayo Oyelola pauses for a second to count in his head. He arrives at an answer of roughly six-and-a-half years. Could that be right? He is trying to figure out how long it has…

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Team USA coach Steve Kerr embraces possibility of defeat at Fiba World Cup – rezal404

USA team head coach Steve Kerr, center, gestures during a practice session ahead of the Basketball World Cup in Taguig, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) United States coach Steve Kerr has heard several times that a win by an American team made up of NBA players is the closest thing to a guarantee…

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