Celtics sweep Pacers, return to NBA Finals

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, left, celebrates with teammate guard Jrue Holiday (4) after Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball finals against the Indiana Pacers, Monday, May 27, 2024, in Indianapolis. The Celtics won 105-102.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS — Derrick White’s tiebreaking 3-pointer with 43 seconds left gave Boston the lead and the…

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Gilas Women sweep U18 Seaba Qualifiers with rout of Indonesia

Gilas Pilipinas women U18’s Gabby Ramos against Indonesia defenders Fiba U18 Women’s Asia Cup Seaba Qualifiers. –FIBA BASKETBALL Gilas Pilipinas rolled up its sleeves in the middle two quarters to crush Indonesia, 73-37, and sweep the Fiba U18 Women’s Asia Cup Seaba Qualifiers in Thailand. Saddled by a sluggish start, the Philippines rediscovered its zest…

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PBA: San Miguel ousts Rain or Shine to complete sweep, enter Finals

SCHEDULE: 2024 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals San Miguel Beermen’s CJ Perez during the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals Game 4 against Rain or Shine. -PBA IMAGES Defending champion San Miguel clawed back from a double-digit deficit on Friday night and turned back Rain or Shine, 107-100, for a return trip to the PBA Philippine Cup Finals.…

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Vietnam nears sweep of pool stage, upends Kazakhstan

SCHEDULE: Alas Pilipinas at the AVC Challenge Cup 2024 Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Bich Tuyen in the AVC Challenge Cup 2024 against Kazakhstan. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Nguyen Thi Bich Tuyen erupted for 30 points to put defending champion Vietnam on the verge of sweeping Pool B after beating Kazakhstan, 25-14, 25-19, 14-25, 25-23, in…

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San Miguel nears sweep of Rain or Shine, finals berth

San Miguel Beermen guard CJ Perez.–PBA IMAGES DASMARINAS, Cavite—San Miguel Beer moved on the cusp of sweeping Rain or Shine in their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series after securing a 117-107 victory Wednesday at Dasmarinas City Arena here. June Mar Fajardo wasn’t as imposing as he was in the first two games, but the luxury…

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NU Lady Bulldogs sweep UST Tigresses, win UAAP volleyball title

NU Lady Bulldogs celebrate after winning the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball championship with a sweep of UST Tigresses. -MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Alyssa Solomon slid from the back row and knelt before setting up Bella Belen for an authoritative cross court hit, bringing the National University Lady Bulldogs a point away from collaring the UAAP Season…

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PVL: Choco Mucho boosts Finals bid with sweep of Chery Tiggo

Choco Mucho star Sisi Rondina during a PVL All-Filipino Conference semifinals game against Chery Tiggo. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Choco Mucho cruised to a second consecutive win in the PVL All-Filipino Conference round robin semifinals after a 25-20, 25-19, 25-23 clobbering of Chery Tiggo Thursday night at PhilSports Arena. Sisi Rondina was at the forefront of the…

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Surging San Miguel Beer not focused on elims sweep

San Miguel Beermen coach Jorge Gallent.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—San Miguel has only two games left in the elimination round of the PBA Philippine Cup and coach Jorge Gallent doesn’t want to look too far ahead. With the top seeding secured, the Beermen have a chance to sweep the elimination round although it’s not one of…

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NU Lady Bulldogs clinch Final Four bonus after FEU sweep

NU Lady Bulldogs’ Bella Belen and Camilla Lamina in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net National University secured the first twice-to-beat advantage in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament with a 25-21, 25-19, 25-22 victory over fellow semifinal-bound Far Eastern University on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Alyssa Solomon sealed the…

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Gilas Women reach Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup main draw after sweep

FILE–Gilas Pilipinas’ women’s 3×3 Camille Clarin. Clarin and the Gilas women team are competing in the Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup. –FIBA PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Camille Clarin led the collective effort of the Gilas Pilipinas Women to barge into the main draw of the Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup after beating Kazakhstan, 21-12, and completing a three-game…

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