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Fencing, silat teams to grace Scoop

By EDDIE G. ALINEA October 17, 2019 Two sports that brought home a gold medal each in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games held in Kuala Lumpur — fencing and pencak silat — take the center stage in Friday’s edition of Scoop On Air Forum aired at The Manila Times TV …

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Nats redefine special en route to World Series

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The baseball here has been for the sturdiest of souls, given the kind of baseball played here on and off for more than a century, and also given that it has had a habit of leaving. As though the game, under the brightest lights or the dark …

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Manny-Floyd rematch talks on again

By EDDIE G. ALINEA October 16, 2019 The now on, now off Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. 2 is again shaping up. This time, though, it looks the fight fans have been looking forward to happen, could, at last, be realized. What triggered renewed speculations was the holder of the immaculate …

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NLEX shoots for QF slot with new import

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT October 16, 2019 Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) guns for an outright quarterfinal berth as it tangles with Columbian Dyip while Magnolia hopes to regain its winning ways today in Season 44 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo. NLEX will …

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Eagles to inch closer to sweep, battle Maroons

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA October 16, 2019 Ateneo de Manila University aims to get closer to a sweep while University of the Philippines (UP) is set to have coach Bo Perasol back as the last year’s finals protagonists battle separate foes in Season 82 University Athletic Association of the Philippines …

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LeBron blames Rockets GM’s ‘misinformed’ tweet

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE October 16, 2019 LOS ANGELES: Basketball superstar LeBron James has sharply criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong, saying the executive was “misinformed” and should have kept his mouth shut. The remarks by the Lakers forward are the …

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