Meralco finally beats Ginebra in a Game 7 to advance to PBA Finals

Chris Banchero lifts Meralco Bolts past Ginebra Gin Kings in the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals Game 7. –PBA IMAGES Scrap the gigantic battle of sister teams that predominantly ruled the PBA in the past decade. Instead, the Meralco Bolts spoiled a projected all-San Miguel Corporation clash for the league’s most important prize with a determined…

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With ‘winner’s mentality,’ Beermen finally dispose of fighting Dyip

San Miguel Beermen center June Mar Fajardo during a game against the Terrafirma Dyip in the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals.–PBA IMAGES Marcio Lassiter was confident that San Miguel Beer would get the job over Terrafirma that the prospect of being a top seed eliminated by the No. 8 seed in the quarterfinals was far from…

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Miami GP: Lando Norris finally wins his first race in Formula 1 after McLaren driver beats Max Verstappen | F1 News

Lando Norris claimed the first victory of his Formula 1 career in his 110th race as he took full advantage of a timely Safety Car and then emphatically pulled away from Max Verstappen to win the Miami Grand Prix. ​​​​​​Shedding the unwanted record of the most podium finishes without a win in his sixth season…

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Losing streak to Creamline finally ends for Choco Mucho

Choco Mucho’s MAddie Madayag during a PVL semifinals game. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — After 13 tries, Maddie Madayag and the Choco Mucho Flying Titans found the perfect time to beat the Creamline Cool Smashers in the 2024 PVL All-FIlipino Conference semifinals. Despite getting dominated in the first two sets, the Flying Titans applied the…

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Choco Mucho finally gets first franchise victory over Creamline for semis head start

Choco Mucho –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net It took a while but Choco Mucho finally notched an elusive first victory over its sister team Creamline. And it came at a very crucial time. The Flying Titans clinched a head start in the Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference semifinals by coming from behind to thwart the Cool Smashers, 13-25,…

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NBA playoffs finally beckon for Buddy Hield after 632 games

Philadelphia 76ers’ Buddy Hield looks on during the NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Friday, April 12, 2024, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 125-113. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) PHILADELPHIA — Tyrese Maxey sat on his locker room chair and yelled loud enough after Philadelphia beat Miami in an NBA play-in tournament game to welcome one…

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Portsmouth: How John Mousinho’s Blues finally ended their 12-season Championship exile | Football News

For more than a decade, Portsmouth have been sleeping giants. Having dropped out of the Premier League in 2010, the club later suffered back-to-back relegations and, three years after being at English football’s top table, they found themselves in League Two. Eleven years later – after a 3-2 win over Barnsley at Fratton Park on…

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Race for top two gets tighter after NU finally beats La Salle

MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net National U finally put one up over La Salle on Sunday night, with a 22-25, 25-23, 25-16, 25-22 victory not only ending a run of heartaches dating back to last season but also putting the Lady Bulldogs well in the race for a top two berth in Season 86 of the UAAP women’s…

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‘Homegrown’ Del Monte finally makes Senior breakthrough

Yoyong Velez (fourth from left) celebrates with the rest of the Del Monte team after formalizing title romp. —PAL PHOTO CAGAYAN DE ORO—Yoyong Velez is a lawyer by profession. And in his spare time, he assembles homegrown talents for and then leads Del Monte teams to Philippine Airlines (PAL) Interclub glory. Six years after starting…

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Six Nations 2024 Championship in focus: Will Gregor Townsend’s Scotland finally forge title challenge? | Rugby Union News

In 2023, Scotland won their opening two Six Nations fixtures for the first time, but ultimately dropped out of title contention in familiar fashion. Will 2024 be the year they maintain a title run until the final week? For several years now, Scotland have flattered to deceive, with inconsistency winning out as the firm order…

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