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Fitting send-off for coach Randy

By Kristel Satumbaga The Mapua Red Robins have come a long way since coach Randy Alcantara took the challenge to lead the team back to the top 10 years ago. Alcantara recounted with smile his heartbreaking coaching debutm for the Re3d Robins. Alcantara said they lost all their 14 matches – some of them by […]

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ROS taps Gavina as Garcia’s assistant

Waylon Galvez Chris Gavina will be the new face in Rain or Shine’s coaching staff starting next season. The management, however, was quick to clarify that head coach Caloy Garcia is not on his way out. Mamerto Mondragon, the former league chairman and the team’s representative to the PBA board, confirmed the deal with Gavina, […]

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NU cagebelles extend win run to 78

Defending five-time champion National University overpowered Far Eastern University, 68-44, and advanced outright to the Finals for the fifth straight season via another double-round elimination sweep in the UAAP women’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Reigning MVP Jack Danielle Animam had 19 points, 18 boards, two steals and two assists while Congolese […]

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Valenzuela rode on the heroics John Tayongtong, Dan Natividad and Josiah Esplana to subdue Quezon City, 111-102, and advance to North Division finals in the Metro League Open basketball championship at the San Andres gym in Manila. Tayongtong played a solid all-around game for Workhorses, finishing with 29 points on 12-of-18 shooting aside from posting […]

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NBA: Puerto Rico wants Melo

By Rafael Bandayrel Houston Rockets general Manager Daryl Morey stated earlier today that the team is “parting ways” with Carmelo Anthony. It did not take long until an interested party came knocking on Anthony’s door as the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation – and Dallas Mavericks guard JJ Barea – are reportedly trying to recruit the […]

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PBA: Aces take command

By Jonas Terrado Game Today (Ynares Center, Antipolo City) 7 p.m. – Magnolia vs Ginebra (Magnolia leads series 2-1) Game Tomorrow (Cuneta Astrodome) 6:30 p.m. – Meralco vs Alaska (Alaska leads series 2-1) Mike Harris came through with big shots down the stretch as Alaska survived a whirlwind finish to beat Meralco, 104-102, last night […]

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