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Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong

By MONICO O. PUENTEVELLA October 14, 2019 Cheers to the NBA. Standing for what is right, standing for democracy, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver this week received accolades from all over the world for reiterating the human rights values the NBA had stood for all these years, regardless of the millions …

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Ateneo whips La Salle for first F4 slot

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA October 14, 2019 Adrian Wong delivered as Ateneo De Manila University snared the first Final Four berth with a 77-69 beating of archrival De La Salle University in Season 82 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament on Sunday at the Mall of …

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What happens next between the NBA and China

By MICHAEL ANGELO B. ASIS October 14, 2019 Money talks, and it can speak much louder than dissent. This is the guiding reality in the recent tension between the NBA and China. It started with a tweet, and now it has escalated into a skirmish between a multi-billion dollar sports …

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Nets beat Lakers to bring merciful end to tense China tour

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE October 14, 2019 SHANGHAI: he Brooklyn Nets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 91-77 on Saturday to conclude a pre-season China tour that leaves behind big questions over the future of a key market worth billions of dollars to the NBA. The two-game tour was thrown into disarray, …

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Pinoy jins aim for SEA Games gold

By EDDIE G. ALINEA October 14, 2019 Taekwondo in the Philippines is celebrating its 49-year since this Korean martial sport was introduced to this part of planet earth in 1970. And the Philippine taekwondo team will be commemorating this, the eve of the sport’s golden anniversary, when the Filipino jins …

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Perlas Spikers repulse Lady Troopers, nail semis seat

By The Manila Times October 14, 2019 BanKo-Perlas fought back from a fourth set stumble with a strong start in the decider then staved off PacificTown-Army late rally to hack out a 25-27, 25-20, 25-22, 21-25, 15-9 decision and clinch the second semifinal berth in the Premier Volleyball League Open …

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