Adamson thwarts UST, strengthens hold on third seed

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jerrick Ahanmisi was cold-blooded for Adamson down the stretch, hitting a floater with 54.3 seconds left to give the Falcons a 70-66 lead and nailing the two charities for the game’s final score line.Carlos Escalambre managed to give UST a final gasp of life with a triple with 14 seconds left that cut the deficit to three, 73-70, before Ahanmisi put the game away.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogAdamson head coach Franz Pumaren was aware of the huge disparity between the two teams’ rankings and he expected a better showing from his group.Unfortunately for Pumaren, what he saw was the complete opposite of what he expected. FILE — Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson U tightened its grip on the third seed and knocked down University of Santo Tomas, 75-70, in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Soaring Falcons bumped their record to 7-4 behind La Salle to also keep their chance for a twice-to-beat edge while the Growling Tigers saw their losing streak extend to an historic eleven straight games.ADVERTISEMENT “I was so disappointed, but you know these guys are trying to level down because probably their mindset going into this game was that UST is winless so they thought those players would just lie down,” said Pumaren.“It’s not that we’re going to cruise along but at least with this victory we have a hold of third place.”Ahanmisi finished with a game-high 21 points while Papi Sarr held the fort in the paint with 12 points and 14 boards.Regie Basibas led UST in scoring with 17 points while Jeepy Faundo and Steve Akomo put up respective double-doubles.Faundo had 12 points and 12 boards while Akomo put up 10 points and grabbed 17 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Bong Ravena suprised with Kiefer’s all-out effort in Draft Combinecenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View commentslast_img read more

Team Yellow tames Blue in PVL All-Star

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Team Yellow repulsed Blue’s rally in the decider as it hacked out a 25-16, 20-25, 25-22, 23-25, 15-9 decision in the Premier Volleyball League All-Star Game Sunday night.League organizer Sports Vision and ABS CBN’s S+A Channel put up the exhibition game, including the women’s All Star being played at presstime, to highlight the PVL’s successful inaugural season and raise funds for the Hero Foundation.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny “The Hero Foundation is thankful. I am an enlisted personnel and we are really thankful to the PVL because this will really help the families of soldiers,” said Team Yellow coach and staff sergeant Vhyl Verayo of Air Force Special Services Group.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Swimmer Taguinod heads PSC-Batang Pinoy prized finds View commentslast_img read more

Yankees acquire 17-year-old Then in trade with Mariners

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson FILE PHOTO – Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Aaron Hicks #31 and Brett Gardner #11 after defeating the Minnesota Twins in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on October 3, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins with a score of 4 to 8. Elsa/Getty Images/AFPNEW YORK — The New York Yankees acquired 17-year-old Dominican prospect Juan Then from the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.New York sent right-handed reliever Nick Rumbelow to Seattle for the right-hander Then and left-hander J.P. Sears.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? LATEST STORIES Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Then was signed by Seattle last year at age 16 and went 2-2 with a 2.64 ERA in 13 starts with the Dominican Summer League Mariners in 2017.Sears, 21, was drafted by Seattle in the 11th round this year and went 1-2 with a 0.65 ERA and three saves in 17 relief appearances for Single-A Everett and Clinton.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneRumbelow, 26, made 17 appearances for the Yankees in 2015, going 1-1 with a 4.02 ERA in 15 innings. In five minor league seasons, he’s 14-8 with a 2.73 ERA and 29 saves in 126 relief appearances. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Mavericks stop 4-game slide with win against Buckslast_img read more

Kawhi Leonard has partial tear in left shoulder

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Leonard sustained the injury during the Spurs’ 103-89 win Friday over the Phoenix Suns.“It’s too bad because he was starting to get back into form a little bit after playing a couple of games,” Popovich told reporters gathered.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe game against the Suns was just Leonard’s eighth appearance of the season after missing the first 27 games with right quadriceps tendinopathy.Leonard had 21 points and three rebounds in 29 minutes against Phoenix. LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores as Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) and guard Devin Booker (1) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 103-89. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)PORTLAND, Ore. — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says forward Kawhi Leonard has a partial tear in his left shoulder.Popovich revealed the injury Sunday before San Antonio’s game against the Trail Blazers. It was not immediately known how serious or extensive the tear is.ADVERTISEMENT Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Kings escape Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals MOST READlast_img read more

A-Rod: Yankees’ breathtaking offense could break records

first_imgScarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees special advisor Alex Rodriguez speaks with CC Sabathia, who reflected in his sunglasses, ahead of a spring training baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Tampa, Fla. Rodriguez thinks the Yankees’ “breathtaking” offense could break records this season. He arrived at spring training Monday, March 19, 2018 and had high praise for a lineup led by Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez thinks the New York Yankees’ “breathtaking” offense could break records this season.Rodriguez arrived at spring training Monday and had high praise for a lineup led by Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius. A-Rod is a team special adviser who has worked with a number of New York’s younger players.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “Love to spend the rest of my life as a Yankee,” Rodriguez said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “Happy to be back and see so much talent,” Rodriguez said Monday night. “It’s breathtaking.”The Yankees added Stanton, the NL MVP after hitting 59 homers and driving in 132 last season, in a December trade with Miami. Judge had 52 homers and 114 RBIs in winning the 2017 AL Rookie of the Year Award. Sanchez added 33 homers, and Gregorius went deep 25 times.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I can’t remember a time to see that type of lineup one-through-nine,” Rodriguez said.Rodriguez and Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner worked out a deal during the offseason to keep the former slugger involved with the team. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerismcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Hardaway, Beasley lead Knicks past depleted Bullslast_img read more

Neil’s Cardiff club nears EPL promotion

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cuisiners lean on PH bowler, rule PBF-PIO Corp Cup event Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC “This is a big opportunity for us and we can’t get ahead of ourselves,” said Etheridge, who was part of Fulham’s squad in the Premier League until 2014.With Etheridge starting on goal, Cardiff again proved resolute defensively as it picked up its 27th win of the season. The victory proved huge as Cardiff has lost three of its last six games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownWolverhampton has clinched the division title and the first of two automatic promotion spots, while Cardiff can join them in the top flight next season with a win against Reading on Sunday.Cardiff needs to just match Fulham’s result against Birmingham to seal promotion. —CEDELF P. TUPAS Cardiff City’s Neil Etheridge, the EPL’s first Filipino player PLAY LIST 01:29Cardiff City’s Neil Etheridge, the EPL’s first Filipino player01:06Anti-US rally in Manila against attacks in Iraq00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Filipino international goalkeeper Neil Etheridge and Welsh club Cardiff City moved a step closer to promotion to English Premier League after a vital 2-0 away win over Hull City, 2-0, on Saturday in their English Championship clash.Cardiff got two goals from captain Sean Morrison to secure maximum points as it climbed back to second spot, a point ahead of Fulham with a match remaining in the 46-game season.ADVERTISEMENT View commentscenter_img Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flameslast_img read more

Basketball Without Borders returns to India

first_imgChina population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operationscenter_img LATEST STORIES Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film View comments Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant sits on a stage during a NBA academy event in Greater Noida, a suburb of New Delhi on July 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MONEY SHARMANEW YORK — Basketball Without Borders is returning to India.The NBA and FIBA announced Friday that Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018 will be held May 30-June 2 at The NBA Academy India in Delhi National Capital Region.ADVERTISEMENT Lomachenko stops Linares in 10th, wins lightweight title The event with the Basketball Federation of India will bring together top male and female players ages 17 and under to learn from NBA and FIBA players and coaches.Former WNBA stars Jennifer Azzi and Ruth Riley also will oversee a development camp for female prospects. The NBA Academy India will host the camp as part of The NBA Academies Women’s Program on May 27-29.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Basketball Without Borders returns to India for the first time since 2008. It launched in 2001 and has reached more than 3,000 participants from 127 countries.last_img read more

Bucks player ‘gave in’ during arrest to avoid officers’ guns

first_imgAn officer had approached Brown because he was double-parked in a handicap spot and the interaction quickly escalated. The officer called for backup as the conversation with Brown became tense and a half-dozen squad cars responded.Brown said he thought he and the first responding officer were simply “going to have a dialogue back and forth between two men” and didn’t expect the situation to escalate.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I don’t see what I could have done different,” said Brown, whose father was a police officer in Maywood, Illinois, where the Bucks guard grew up. He said that before moving to Milwaukee his interactions with police had been for minor things, like traffic tickets.“I’ve encountered polite, rude, everything. But things didn’t escalate in those situations,” he said. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours At one point after backup arrived, Brown was surrounded by four officers. One of them asked him to take his hands out of his pockets and a scuffle immediately ensued. Within seconds, one officer yelled “Taser! Taser! Taser!” and Brown was on the ground groaning in pain.The video was publicly released Wednesday.Three officers involved in the arrest were disciplined, with suspensions ranging from two to 15 days. Eight others will undergo remedial training in professional communications.Police Chief Alfonso Morales personally apologized to Brown last month when he went to the Bucks’ practice facility to show him the video.“I get mad every time I watch it,” Brown said. “I was defenseless.”ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Brown’s attorney did not grant an interview request from The Associated Press with his client.Despite what happened, Brown said he doesn’t regret joining the Milwaukee Bucks.“These incidents happen in every state, every county, every jurisdiction,” he said. “I’ve gotten a lot of love and support from Milwaukee.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film View comments Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. The release comes as city officials who’ve viewed the videos have expressed concern about how officers conducted themselves. Even leaders of the police department have hinted the video may make them look bad. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he “gave in” when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn’t want officers to “pull out their guns.”“I was just being smart. I just wanted to get out of the situation and get home,” Brown told the Journal Sentinel. He said he still gets upset when he watches the video of his interaction with officers in the parking lot of a Walgreens on Jan. 26.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

PVL: Injured Tiu staying positive as Angels string wins together

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil As the Angels try to swing their momentum further, one of them is unfortunately missing out on all the action.Wensh Tiu, who was instrumental in the Angels’ first win, is set to miss a maximum of six weeks after suffering an injury on her right ankle but she is not letting the setback hamper her positive attitude.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I’m just thinking that I will do my best in my recovery, take care of myself so I can speed this up,” said Tiu in Filipino Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre after the Angels’ victory over Pocari Sweat-Air Force, 25-19, 20-25, 28-26, 25-21.“I find ways in how I can help my team while I’m recovering from the injury and give them moral support.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Tiu injured her ankle on May 20 in the Angels’ five-set victory over BanKo, 15-25, 18-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-9, where she put up 10 points.Unknown to Tiu her breakout game would be her last before the injury sidelined her.Tiu said she won’t dwell on the negatives of her injury and that she would just look at the brighter side of things even though she’s not on the court during the Angels’ three-game winning streak.“I’m not that frustrated even though I’m not playing because the team’s been winning,” said Tiu. “I’m not thinking that this injury would be permanent so I’m still looking forward to playing after a few weeks.”ADVERTISEMENT Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Ravena not allowed to play in ‘any league,’ practice with NLEX during ban Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls LATEST STORIES Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ After starting the season three straight losses, PetroGazz has finally found its rhythm in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference racking up three consecutive wins to get to the fourth place.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READlast_img read more

June Mar Fajardo leading PBA BPC, MVP races

first_imgFajardo’s San Miguel teammates Arwind Santos, the 2013 MVP, and Alex Cabagnot are also in the top five of the MVP race.Santos is at fourth with 23.4 average SPs and Cabagnot is at fifth with 22.0 average SPs.And the MVP plum isn’t the only trophy Fajardo is on pace to win, the Best Player of the Conference award for the Commissioner’s Cup is also within reach.Fajardo overtook Alaska’s Vic Manuel, who was at the top spot of the race the last time the PBA released the information early this month, in terms of average SPs.San Miguel’s center has 38.77 average SPs through the end of the Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals while Manuel has 37.58 average SPs.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs June Mar Fajardo is not done rewriting history.ADVERTISEMENT Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Resilient Jeron Teng grateful to be playing basketball again After shattering Danny Ildefonso’s nearly 16-year-old record for most number of Best Player of the Conference awards, the jovial giant is on pace to become the only player in PBA history to have five MVP plums.As of the end of the quarterfinals, Fajardo holds a big lead in terms of average statistical over the nearest contender in Stanley Pringle.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Fajardo has 29.6 average SPs across the Philippine Cup and before the start of the Commissioner’s Cup semifinals.Globalport’s Pringle has 25.3 average SPs while Barangay Ginebra’s Japeth Aguilar is at third with 23.6 average SPs. LATEST STORIES MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:42Despite decorated career, June Mar Fajardo is not yet done: ‘I don’t want to be stagnant’00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins View comments In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. If Fajardo, who’s on his sixth year in the league, wins Best Player of the Conference, it would be his seventh award giving him two more trophies than Ildefonso did in his entire 17-year career.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go?last_img read more