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first_imgOn Christmas Day, two basketball dreams take on different paths for two Warriors—whose roads nearly converged far away from home.Paul Zamar had seen his dream get knocked down, just as he thought life could not get any better. In 2016, he was playing D-League MVP levels for Cafe France. He married longtime girlfriend Jane Arcangel. The only thing missing was a ringing phone that, on the other end, would be a PBA team needing a backup playmaker.ADVERTISEMENT The call never came.Worse, Cafe France opted to go on a different direction and Zamar eventually wound up in Thailand. Though not perceptible if measured in kilometers, the only thing farther from home was his PBA dreams.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkStill, suiting up for Mono Vampire for the Asean Basketball League gives Zamar a shot at chasing his PBA dream.“I’m thankful to the ABL because they give us players a chance,” he said. “The PBA is still crowded for us guards. As players, we want to improve, continue playing, and still be visible to the public. The chance is being given here for us and we’re just taking this opportunity.” Niño Canaleta, like Zamar a product of University of the East’s basketball program, nearly ended up a teammate of his schoolmate in Thailand.Having turned 35 and his contract with Blackwater already maxing out its shelf life, Canaleta wanted one more shot at leaving the game on his own terms.“He had a ready offer to play in Thailand,” said agent Danny Espiritu. “But he waited for a chance to still play in the PBA. He was confident he could still get one.”Meralco gave Canaleta that chance. And on Day One, he repaid that confidence.Canaleta went 5-of-8 from threes as Meralco held off Blackwater, 101-95, to win its season opener for the first time in three years. He finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and two assists in the win.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense “We had a good preparation,” Canaleta said in Filipino. “I adjusted well with this new team and I didn’t have much difficulty because they were very supportive.”But the challenge for the wiry forward is to keep producing at the same rate, to make sure he doesn’t fade out of the Bolts’ rotation and stay in contract conversations.Zamar, meanwhile, continues to play his heart out for his PBA shot. He is currently averaging 15.57 points, 3.43 rebounds, and 3.43 assists in seven games in the 2018 ABL season.But the hardest test is outside the court.“Home is where the heart is,” he said. “My family, my wife is in the Philippines. It’s hard here abroad where I’m always alone. Sometimes, you’ll wake up and you’re all by your lonesome. It’s really difficult. That’s why if there’s a chance for me to make it to the PBA, I will really grab it.”Two Christmases, two dreams. One Warrior pushing to extend his, the other pining for his to come true.If there’s a lesson somewhere in there, Zamar’s father Boycie, a former national coach and current assistant with San Miguel Beer in the PBA, knows what it is.“Life is unfair, and that’s always the case,” the older Zamar said. “You have a choice to do good things or bad things. Either way, people will say something at you, so it’s better that you just do good.”center_img PBA rookies make time for Christmas despite busy schedule Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgView comments “I am terribly disappointed that I am forced to withdraw,” Djokovic said in a statement on his website.“Unfortunately, in the past few days I started to feel pain in the elbow and after several tests, my medical team has advised me not to risk anything, to withdraw from the tournament and to immediately continue with the therapies.“This might affect the start of the season and the tournament plan, but the decision will be made in the following days.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkDjokovic is entered in the Qatar Open starting on Monday in Doha, where he’s the defending two-time champion. That’s his lead-in tournament for the Australian Open, which starts in just over two weeks.Exhibition tournament organizers have arranged a substitute match between Andy Murray, another former No. 1 who has been out since Wimbledon with a hip injury, and Bautista Agut. MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Murray has been in Abu Dhabi only to train for the tour.Bautista Agut will take on the winner of the other semifinal between Dominic Thiem of Austria and Kevin Anderson of South Africa.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson FILE – In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 file photo, tennis player Novak Djokovic pauses during a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia. Novak has withdrawn from the Mubadala WTC exhibition event due to pain in his right elbow. The Serbian star was scheduled to return to tennis on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 after being out of the game for nearly six months.(Andrej Isakovic, Pool Photo via AP, File)ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The comeback plans for Novak Djokovic stalled on Friday when a recurrence of pain in his right elbow forced him to withdraw from an exhibition tournament in the United Arab Emirates.Djokovic hasn’t played competitively since he retired in the Wimbledon quarterfinals because of the elbow injury. He was scheduled on Friday to play Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in the exhibition semifinals, his first match in nearly five months.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Tautuaa happy to see results as he finally lives up to potentiallast_img read more

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first_imgAlmazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Biggie’s handler, Esteban Farias, called the dog “a dream come true” after a tragedy: a previous pug pal suddenly died during a routine walk.About 5,000 junior handlers nationwide are registered with the American Kennel Club, a governing body for Westminster and many other dog shows. Young handlers also can compete through 4-H and other kennel clubs.AKC “junior showmanship” competitions are open to youngsters ages 9 to 18. They’re judged on their presentation, not their dogs’ particulars.But there’s no age minimum for handlers in the breed rings, a point driven home to Thanksgiving Day TV watchers who saw (emphasis on the “awwww”) 6-year-old Mackenzie Huston and her long-coat Chihuahua in a semifinal round at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show.Mackenzie sometimes feels scared as she waits to show. But “when I get in the ring, I don’t feel nervous,” says the now 7-year-old girl from Bellmawr, New Jersey.She isn’t going to Westminster — yet — but super-young handlers have shown there, including then-7-year-old Raina McCloskey last year (with a borzoi, no less.)Westminster’s 95 junior invitees are “very competitive, they’re very talented and very, very good,” show chairman David Helming said. Westminster is boosting its top juniors’ prize, a scholarship, from $6,000 to $10,000 this year. The eight finalists all get some education money.Dog showing requires an investment of money and, particularly, time. Junior handlers can spend hours per week training, grooming and exercising their dogs, weekends traveling to shows and years balancing it all with school, other activities and friends.All that to don dress clothes and notch accomplishments many of their peers can’t quite understand. (“You’re running around in a circle with dogs?“)But young handlers say it’s worth it for the bond they develop with their animals. “You go and spend time with your best friend,” says Emma Rogers, who’s returning to Westminster as a 2016 juniors finalist (older sister Sophia won).Juniors come away with human friends all over the country, plus an education in animal behavior and patient teamwork.“You have to be very resilient,” says Erin LaPlante, 17, of Caledonia, Wisconsin. “You’re going to lose far more than you’re going to win, but you learn far more than you win.”About five years after her dog show debut ended in tears, she won juniors at the AKC National Championship in December and is returning to Westminster. So is sister Maren, 13.Their family had never shown dogs before Erin started, at the suggestion of their Doberman’s breeder. Molly Anne Forsyth, on the other hand, comes from two generations of breeders of greyhound-like Salukis. But “we trust each other even more from showing together,” says the 16-year-old from Davis, California.For parents, the sport requires acclimating to the occasional double take when a 6-year-old uses the word “bitch” —appropriately, for a female dog — plus a lot of driving and helping out.“I can dress a little boy in a suit in my sleep,” laughs Alysha Towell. Her daughter and six of her seven sons, including Fenric, either show dogs or soon will.Cortlund, 17, was a juniors finalist at Westminster last year, earning a turn in the big ring at Madison Square Garden. He placed fourth and is returning this year.“It’s not like any other sport,” he says. “If you play soccer or football and quit, they can live without you. You can’t quit on a dog.” Belangel seizes top spot in 5th week of NBTC 24 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year “It’s hard because they’re top people, and we’re just kids,” says Faith Rogers, 14, of Bordentown, New Jersey, now at her fourth Westminster. But when she started showing dogs at age 9, she decided: “This is what I love, and I didn’t really care if there were older people or not.”Or, as twin sister Emma puts it, “Let’s just show ’em what we got.”Dogs ranging from wee Chihuahuas to rangy Irish wolfhounds showed what they’ve got in Monday night’s group judging, helped by adult handlers.Lucy “knows when there’s a big stage,” said handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson. Handlers, meanwhile, need to “go Zen” so their dogs won’t pick up jitters, Bill McFadden said after leading Flynn.Slick has won best of breed previously at Westminster, but Monday’s herding group win “means a lot to us,” handler Jamie Clute said.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track “I’m going to try to think of it as a normal show,” the Oklahoma City boy says. “I just try to focus on the highest place that I can get.”Westminster is best known for the dog that will be crowned best in show Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. As judging began Monday night, a borzoi named Lucy won the hound group, a pug dubbed Biggie won the toy group and a bichon frise called Flynn took the nonsporting group. Slick, a border collie, won the herding group.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkBut the event is also a showcase for youngsters who can handle both dogs and grown-up competition.While there’s a special contest for junior handlers, many also exhibit their dogs in the breed judging that goes toward best in show. They go up against adults in an atmosphere that prizes poise and formality. MOST READ In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, Raina McCloskey, from Delta, Pa., shows Briar, a borzoi, during the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club competition is best known for the dog crowned Best in Show, but it’s also a showcase for young handlers who sometimes go up against grown-ups. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)NEW YORK — Fenric Towell isn’t nervous about his first time competing at the nation’s top dog show. After all, he’s heading to the Westminster Kennel Club ring this week with 100-plus shows under his belt, a record of wins and a champion Lakeland terrier.So what if he’s only 11?ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City University of the East advanced to the UAAP Season 80 softball semifinals in style, shutting out National University with a 7-0 romp Saturday at Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.The Lady Warriors swept the season series with the Lady Bulldogs and in turn, got the third seed after the two squads finished the eliminations with identical 7-5 records.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano MOST READ Dragons cool off fiery Alab UE now braces for its semifinals date against second-ranked University of Santo Tomas, which sent also-ran University of the Philippines out of the tournament with a 6-2 win last Thursday.Meanwhile, No. 4 NU takes on defending champion Adamson, which wrapped up its eliminations assignment with a 10-0 thumping of La Salle.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkBoth the Lady Falcons and the Tigresses will enjoy a twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinalast_img read more

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first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. East-leading Raptors post 11th win in 12 games, beat Hornets Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES Thompson’s loss is another blow to the defending Eastern Conference champions, who are struggling without All-Star forward Kevin Love (broken hand) and could be without forward Jeff Green (sore back) for a few more games. Love has increased his on-court rehab but isn’t expected back until the end of March.Thompson injured his heel when he was stepped on by one of Denver’s players during the first half of the 126-117 loss to the Nuggets, Cleveland’s fourth loss in five home games. Thompson stayed in the game and finished with 12 points and seven rebounds, but the team said he experienced “significant swelling” overnight and tests revealed the sprain.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThompson, one of four players remaining from the team’s 2016 NBA title squad, is averaging 6.5 rebounds and 6.3 points in 42 games — 21 starts. He missed 20 games earlier this season with a significant left calf injury.With Thompson out, coach Tyronn Lue will likely start Larry Nance Jr., who came over in a trade last month, on Monday against Detroit. Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Nance said he hyperextended his knee in the second half against the Nuggets but didn’t think it would keep him out. He scored 14 points.Cleveland is just 4-4 since making three trades at the deadline and overhauling its roster. Lue has struggled to find the right lineup combinations all season and the loss of Thompson presents another challenge.Lue could use rookie Ante Zizic, who has played sparingly for Cleveland, which acquired him as part of the summer trade with Boston for Kyrie Irving.ADVERTISEMENT ATLANTA, GA – FEBRUARY 09: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers converses with Tristan Thompson #13 during the game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on February 9, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFPCLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are getting smaller.Cleveland lost another big man on Sunday as the team said starting center Tristan Thompson sustained a sprained right ankle during Saturday’s loss and is expected to miss “multiple games.”ADVERTISEMENT GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more

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first_img“We had a bad start in the second half, a 14-0 run for them. And that’s exactly what I told them after we came out of the dugout at halftime, that if we want to win this game, we needed a strong start in the third quarter. But NLEX was more ready in this game,” he said.Magnolia saw a close 39-41 affair eventually turn into a blowout as NLEX erected a 39-55 advantage in the third quarter.Though the Hotshots were still able to got to within nine in the payoff period, Kevin Alas, Larry Fonacier, and ultimately, Kiefer Ravena were there to end their comeback bids and take the victory for the Road Warriors.Going back to square one with the series even at 2-all, Victolero rallied Magnolia to buckle down to work as it faces the prospect one once again failing to advance to the Finals like in the past.“It’s down to a best-of-3 series. We need to play together and stay together. We experienced it last season and if it goes to a best-of-7, we can’t do anything about it. But we’ll take it one game at a time,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Victolero rued how the Hotshots reserves were outplayed by their Road Warriors counterparts, losing 30-68 in bench points.“We need the other bigs like Aldrech (Ramos), Kyle (Pascual), and Rodney (Brondial) to step up so that we’ll get something from them on both ends. We really need them,” the mentor said. “This has already been a long series, so we really need contributions from everyone.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkVictolero, however, knows that the blame isn’t solely on his reserves as even he admits that the team as a whole played lackadaisical in Game 4.“I think we were outplayed and outhustled by NLEX. They really wanted the win,” he said. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netMagnolia coach Chito Victolero pleaded for his bench to step up following its 79-91 Game 4 defeat to NLEX on Friday as their 2018 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals was dead-even once again at two games apiece.“We just try to fill in what we’ve lost from the injuries of Marc (Pingris) and Justin (Melton). We need to find ways,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Game 5 is on Sunday at Ynares Center in Antipolo.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NLEX crushes Magnolia, equalizes series at 2-2 View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

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first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIt’s been just two wins, but University of Santo Tomas’ late season success is slowly changing the Golden Tigresses’ story in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament.UST had an abysmal stretch in the middle of its schedule when it lost five straight games, an unprecedented streak in the school’s history, that almost stripped the Golden Tigresses of their contender status.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims James scores 37, Cavs beat Nets for 5th straight win Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ The Golden Tigresses have corrected their mistakes and their four-set win over National University, 22-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-9,on Sunday saw their record go up to 4-7 while keeping them in the hunt fort a Final Four spot.And with two consecutive wins, UST captain Cherry Rondina couldn’t help but wonder why they weren’t able to win games earlier in the season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I was thinking earlier that why weren’t we able to do this in the first round,” said Rondina in Filipino. “Although this win over NU will really help us individually as we head on to face stronger opponents.”“I know that everything happens for a reason so we just have to deal with the earlier losses, it’s just sad that we’ve just experienced winning this late in the season.” MOST READ The Golden Tigresses are still in sixth place in the standings and are two games behind the 6-5 Lady Bulldogs but Rondina knows their win over NU didn’t just help them in the standings.“We know that we can beat the strong teams and we won’t ever underestimate ourselves because we can win against those teams that are better than us,” said Rondina, who had 25 points.“This win really helped with our confidence, I hope this continues.”ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgTruck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Playing with the Lady Spikers in the tryouts were standouts in the Philippine Superliga and other players in the UAAPThe likes of Cherry Rondina, Cha Cruz-Behag, MJ Phillips, Rebecca Rivera, Denden Lazaro, Kath Arado, Kim Fajardo,  Ara Galang, Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado from the Premier Volleyball league and National University’s Jaja Santiago were among those who gave the La Salle players a good sweat.“This is a different situation from when we practice within La Salle,” said De Jesus. “These are just like organized games because everyone will go all out.”ADVERTISEMENT During the weeklong break between the final day of eliminations of the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament and the start of the Final Four, De Jesus managed to have his core get into a bit of competition.La Salle’s trio of Mary Joy Baron, Kianna Dy, and Dawn Macandili had been hard at work during the tw0-day tryouts for the Philippine women’s national volleyball team on Wednesday at Arellano University.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownDe Jesus said his Lady Spikers could still have a dose of quality action while they let the days pass before they face National University on Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.“This is good for us because the players are playing in scrimmages and these aren’t weak players they’re playing against,” said De Jesus in Filipino. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Viernes not letting coach’s trust go to waste in D-League title bid ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Ramil De Jesus just hit two birds with the proverbial stone.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img read more

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first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding LATEST STORIES Erin Popovich passed away Wednesday from a long-term illness. Gregg and Erin were married four decades and have two children and two grandchildren.“You know how important Pop is, not only for us players, but the whole organization and the whole NBA,” Spurs veteran Manu Ginobili said after practice Saturday. “We probably are in a better situation emotionally and hopefully it fuels us. But it’s hard to tell how a team is going to react.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownGolden State won 110-97 on Thursday night for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.center_img Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident FILE – In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches in the second half of an NBA basketball against the Denver Nuggets, in Denver. The NBA is paying tribute to the wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Erin Popovich died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 67, the team said. Her death came after a long illness, the San Antonio Express-News reported. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)SAN ANTONIO — Gregg Popovich won’t coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of his wife.Spurs assistant Ettore Messina coached San Antonio in Game 3 and will again Sunday afternoon.ADVERTISEMENT Nadal wants extra practice after reaching Monte Carlo final Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST02:13UAAP Season 80 preview: UST Growling Tigers00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames University of Santo Tomas once again finished on top of the UAAP Season 80 to take home its 42nd overall championship.The Growling Tigers dominated the field with  283 points, 14 points clear of runner-up La Salle, which finished with 269 points.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ UP snares UAAP men’s football title MOST READ LATEST STORIES Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident UST took home six golds, seven silvers, and three bronze medals to become the best performing school in the league for the third time in three years.University of the Philippines claimed third place with 234 points, edging fourth-placer Ateneo which had 230 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownNational University placed at fifth with 179 points built on eight golds, followed by University of the East (168 points), Far Eastern University (151 points), and Adamson (101 points). View commentslast_img read more

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