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NU, Ateneo eye title clash

Games Today (The Arena, San Juan City) 1 p.m. – NU vs AdU (Jrs Semis) 3 p.m. – Ateneo vs FEU (Jrs Semis) National University and Ateneo hope to forge a second consecutive Finals meeting against lower-ranked foes today in the UAAP juniors basketball Final Four at The Arena in San Juan City. Gunning for […]

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Yap hopes to give ROS another PBA title

By Waylon Galvez A few weeks before the start of the PBA’s 43rd season, James Yap signed what he believes his final three years in the league with one wish in mind – giving Rain or Shine another title. That is also one of his wishes today as he celebrates his 37th birthday. From the […]

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Rockets grounded; GSW coach ejected in loss to Blazers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night. Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in league history. The NBA’s leading scorer […]

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Embiid fined $25,000 for attack on refs

NEW YORK (AFP) – The National Basketball Association slapped Joel Embiid with a $25,000 fine on Wednesday after the Philadelphia 76er player openly criticized the referees following a loss to the Boston Celtics. Embiid was wrapping up a post-game news conference with reporters after a 112-109 defeat on Tuesday night when he leaned into the […]

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Bacoor puts one over Imus in MPBL

The Bacoor Strikers put one over their crosstown rival Imus Bandera with a 90-79 win in the MPBL Datu Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome. Rocky Acidre and comebacking Gab Banal combined forces down the stretch as the Strikers picked up their third straight victory and improved their win-loss record to 11-9. The win bolstered Bacoor’s […]

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PBA: Elasto Painters foil Hotshots

Yap’s bank shot leveled the score at 74-all, and his bonus shot from the foul line gave Rain or Shine the lead, 75-74. Ian Sangalang missed a potential game winning shot at the buzzer.

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