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Federer, Djokovic, Nadal untroubled at Wimbledon

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 10, 2019 LONDON: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased into the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as the sport’s Grand Slam heavyweights continued to deliver blow after blow to their wilting lightweight rivals. Federer became the oldest man to reach a Grand …

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Magnolia renews attempt at quarters slot

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT July 10, 2019 Magnolia will try anew to secure a quarterfinal berth as it goes up against Rain or Shine at 4:30 p.m. today in Season 44 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. After two failed attempts, the Hotshots (5-4 win-loss record) …

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Altas escape Cardinals in opening game

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA July 10, 2019 Edgar Charcos led University of Perpetual Help System DALTA to a gutsy 80-78 first game victory over Mapua University in Season 95 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seniors’ basketball tournament on Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City. The …

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Draw with Mighty Sports encourages Guiao

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT July 10, 2019 Gilas Pilipinas Head coach Yeng Guiao said the 85-85 draw between the national team and the import-laden Mighty Sports in a tune-up game on Monday night at the Meralco gym is an “encouraging sign,” as his wards gear up for the International …

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Davao Occidental pummels Pasay

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA July 10, 2019 Billy Robles fired the game-winning shot as last season’s runner-up Cocolife-Davao Occidental stunned host Pasay, 69-67, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Cup on Monday night at the Cuneta Astrodome. Robles buried a tough buzzer-beating fadeaway shot over Raymund Ilagan, powering …

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Golden Knights would rue trading Nikita Gusev

Golden Knights would rue trading Nikita Gusev (Getty) More Even with one of the best top-to-bottom rosters in the league, and very few bad contracts on the books, the NHL’s salary cap can sneak up on you pretty fast. The Vegas Golden Knights are currently about $2.6 million over the …

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As women wilt at Wimbledon, men’s Big Three march on

Wimbledon More By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – As the Wimbledon women’s quarter-finals take place on Tuesday without any of the top six seeds, the men’s competition has a far more familiar look with the “Big Three” not only safely through but, in most cases, barely breaking sweat. For many …

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. makes his mark on history

Guerrero Jr.’s performance at the Home Run Derby was a sight to behold. (Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images) More For all the accolades and the name recognition, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. came into the Home Run Derby as a rookie finding his way at the big-league level. The …

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