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PSL tanker Evangelista breaks 30-year-old record in Tokyo

TOKYO: The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) continued its impressive showing in the 2018 Tokyo Invitational Swimming Championship by claiming 11 gold, eight silver and five bronze medals on Sunday at the St. Mary’s International School swimming pool here. West Manila Christian School’s Aishel Cid Evangelista shone the brightest in the …

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Retooled Tigers thump Tams for 3rd straight win

Riding on the prowess of veterans Zach Huang and Marvin Lee, University of Sto. Tomas (UST) scored an upset anew over Far Eastern University (FEU), 78-70, stretching its win streak to three in Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball on Sunday at the Mall of …

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Team USA gears up for battle

Barring any unforeseen incident like injuries, contract situations, etc., five NBA All Star Golden State Warriors could be wearing the USA national colors in a pair of international competitions s cheduled next year and two years from now. The FIBA Basketball World Cup won’ be held until August next year …

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Basketball’s Winter

Basketball is one of the most creative and continuously evolving sports ever known. There are thousands of offensive set plays, tactics and schemes that have been used by coaches and teams all throughout the history of the sport. One of the most popular, if not the most popular, offensive systems …

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Can James, Lakers deliver Hollywood ending?

LOS ANGELES: LeBron James embarks on the latest and possibly final chapter of his glittering career with the basketball world watching and wondering if the greatest player of his generation can deliver a Hollywood ending. Ever since James confirmed his blockbuster move to the Los Angeles Lakers in July, sceptics …

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Cavaliers bullish on future without LeBron James

LOS ANGELES: Life without LeBron James won’t be easy for the rebuilding Cleveland Cavaliers, who are expected to take a significant step back after their native son’s departure to California. After carrying the Cavs to four consecutive NBA Finals appearances, including a memorable first championship win in 2016, James joined …

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Johnny Sauter comes home, captures Trickle 99 at Oktoberfest

WEST SALEM: Johnny Sauter has raced at NASCAR’s highest levels — Cup, Xfinity and Truck Series — and done well at each, including winning a Camping World Truck championship. When it comes to competing at the Oktoberfest Racing Weekend, however, there is something that tugs at Sauter’s homegrown Wisconsin roots. …

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Bans loom for McGregor, Nurmagomedov – reports

LOS ANGELES: Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be temporarily suspended on Monday ahead of a Nevada Athletic Commission hearing and investigation into last weekend’s post-fight brawl, according to multiple reports Friday (Saturday in Manila). Bob Bennett, executive director of the commission, said a temporary ban would be put into …

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