Rhode Island girl collapses at soccer game, dies at hospital

first_imgHow to help the Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene RICHMOND, R.I. — A Rhode Island school district is mourning the death of a popular student-athlete.Chariho Regional School District Superintendent Barry Ricci says 17-year-old senior Maddie Potts collapsed during a soccer match on Saturday and died at the hospital of a brain aneurysm on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT DAY6 is for everybody Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide He said in a statement that her death was unrelated to the game.Ricci says the Richmond resident was captain of the soccer team, a member of the school’s lacrosse team and a top student.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogIn a statement, Ricci said Potts “represented the very best of our school as an artist, an athlete, a classmate, a teammate and a friend.”Ricci said counseling would be available to students and staff in the middle and high schools starting Monday.center_img View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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. Cavaliers expect Isaiah Thomas to play by January Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-uplast_img read more

Davis, Cousins, power Pelicans’ rout of Spurs

first_imgKiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson New Orleans made 20 of 37 shots in the second half, when they led by as many as 30 points.New Orleans outrebounded San Antonio 45-39 and outscored the Spurs 50-36 in the paint. LATEST STORIES San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) works against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana—Anthony Davis had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Demarcus Cousins added 24 points and 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-90 on Wednesday night.Jrue Holiday scored 13 points and Darius Miller chipped in 13 on four 3-pointers for the Pelicans, who’ve won two straight.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Pau Gasol had 17 points and LaMarcus Aldridge 16 in a largely frustrating night for San Antonio. The Spurs shot only 39.8 percent (35 of 88) and went 6 of 24 from 3-point range.Rudy Gay added 19 for the Spurs, who raced to a lead as large as 15 points in the first quarter, but trailed 50-42 at halftime after the Pelicans surged ahead for good with a 15-2 run.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneDavis had six points during the spurt, which began with his jumper and included his alley-oop dunk.The Pelicans then blew the game open by closing the third quarter with a 26-6 run fueled largely by Davis, who scored 12 of his points in the third quarter and also had a steal to set up one of Miller’s 3s. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ 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 Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Trevor Ariza has 25 points, Rockets beat Nuggets Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scenelast_img read more

PH bet Michael Martinez puts on flawless show in Olympics short program

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:12SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program01:08SEA Games 2019: PH’s Kristina Knott zooms to 200m dash gold in record-setting run02:14Carpio 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 UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines performs during the men’s short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Michael Christian Martinez had a flawless run in the short program round of the men’s single figure skating in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter OIympics Friday at Gangneung Ice Arena.Performing sixth in the first wave of skaters, the 21-year-old skated to the tune of “Emerald Tiger” by Vanessa-Mae.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Martinez scored 55.56 points from his performance, 26.04 from the technical elements and 29.52 from presentation without deductions, good for fifth place in the first group.Vincent Zhou of USA topped the competition after the first group with his 84.53 points.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 top 24 skaters in the short program will advance to the free skate round on Saturday.center_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Riding the wave Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed View commentslast_img read more

Nietes continues his reign as world champion, KOs Reveco

first_imgIt’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson The 35-year-old Nietes, who improved to 41-1-4, 23, has been a world champion since winning the WBO minimumweight crown after scoring a unanimous decision win over Pornsawan Porpramook of Thailand on Sept. 30, 2007.Reveco, 34, saw his three-fight win streak come to an end, absorbing the fourth loss of his career. His record now stands at 39-4 with 19 knockouts.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 folk Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed FILE PHOTO – Donnie Nietes after his fifth round TKO win. Photo by Roy LuarcaDonnie Nietes, the longest reigning Filipino world champion, continued his rule after stopping Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina to retain his IBF flyweight title Sunday (Manila time) at The Forum in Inglewood, California, USA.Nietes unleashed a flurry of punches to the body that dropped Reveco, who got back up but was still very wobbly, prompting the referee to stop the fight at the 53-second mark of the seventh round.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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcanocenter_img GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings MOST READ Viloria loses to Ukranian foe in flyweight title fight Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Perez makes up for poor showing by keeping Jawbreakers’ title bid alive

first_img‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netCJ Perez was determined to make up for his shortcomings after his pedestrian eight-point performance in Game 1 of the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Finals kept him wide awake that night.However, his eagerness to make amends almost got him into trouble early after picking up two quick fouls in Game 2 on Thursday.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames “We really focused on our defense. The team’s effort showed in the game and that fueled our defense against them,” he said.With the series going the distance, the Jawbreakers are looking to sustain this intensity heading into the winner-take-all Game 3 on Tuesday.“Our level of energy and effort should not go down. As always, we’ll do our best to get Game 3,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES MOST READ “That was so frustrating,” said Perez in Filipino, referring to his 3-of-11 shooting in the  opener. “I couldn’t make my shots. All I could think about was how I could make up for it the next game.”“I think I was just oozing with energy and that’s why I picked those fouls. While I was on the bench, I was telling myself that once I get back on he court, I’ll help the team.”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 crownPerez dropped 15 points, seven rebounds, and four assists and helped Zark’s Burger-Lyceum equalize the best-of-three championship series with a 98-90 victory over Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian.The newly-minted D-League though, gave the lion’s share of the credit to the Jawbreakers’ defense, which limited the high-octane Revellers to just 37-percent shoting clip. Fury back in boxing to ‘inspire others,’ win belts back 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 P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ View commentslast_img read more

Spurs’ Becky Hammon plans to interview with Bucks

first_imgDominant Davis leads Pelicans past Warriors in crucial game 3 win A woman has never been a head coach in the NBA. Hammon is the first female assistant in the league.ESPN.com first reported the planned interview.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 crownThe Bucks have said they have a thorough plan and process in place to hire their next coach, but with no timeline.Interim coach Joe Prunty is also expected to interview for the job after the former assistant led the team to a 21-16 record following Jason Kidd’s firing in late January. 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 Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames LATEST STORIES P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’center_img MILWAUKEE — A person familiar with the search tells The Associated Press that San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon plans to interview for the Milwaukee Bucks’ coaching job.The person requested anonymity because the team does not comment on potential candidates.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast MOST READ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Spurs disbanding cheer squad for ‘family friendly’ act

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Warriors’ Andre Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 with sore knee In an interview with the Washington Post on Monday, Jones refuted suggestions that the Silver Dancers were not “family friendly.”“This is a very conservative market, and the team has always been very concerned about the look of the girls and things like that,” Jones told the Post. “But I’m telling you I’ve never seen and never heard anything derogatory. The girls are all professional women, they know the rules and standards and they know they’re ambassadors for the Spurs. And they’ve done so much in the community — camps, clinics, promotional activities. To take this away so suddenly, it’s bothersome.”Members of the dancing team also reacted with shock following the move.“I am truly heartbroken and at a loss for words for an organization I held so dear to my heart,” one dancer, Alexis Bonilla, wrote on Twitter. “This year is one I will never forget. The legacy we left will live on forever.”Another dancer, Alexis Flores, added: “I am trying to still process it right now. I’m just in total shock!”.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 “We are excited to announce our new Spurs hype team,” Spurs Sports & Entertainment Vice President Tammy Turner said in a statement.“This team will further enhance the game-night experience for Spurs fans at the AT&T Center.”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 crownThe statement said the new entertainment group would showcase a “diverse array of unique family-friendly talents.”No reasons were given for the disbanding of the Silver Dancers troupe, but local media reports cited “lack of fan interest” for the decision. The move comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of all-female cheerleading and dancing acts in US professional sports in the era of the #MeToo movement.Earlier this month, the Washington Redskins NFL team came under fire over the treatment of its cheerleaders.A New York Times report citing several members of the 36-member Redskins cheerleaders unit said the women were made to pose topless or wear only body paint for a photo shoot in Costa Rica.The women also complained that sponsors and luxury suite holders — all men — were given access to the photo shoots.The Spurs move to replace their dancing team was greeted with dismay by Rosalyn Jones, who founded the troupe in 1991.ADVERTISEMENT China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film LATEST STORIES The San Antonio Spurs have become the first team in the NBA to disband their all-female dance group, announcing plans to replace the squad with a “family-friendly” co-ed act, the franchise has confirmed.The Spurs said a 35-member “hype team” featuring acrobatics, dance, stunts and tumbling would be selected and named later this year, replacing the team’s Silver Dancers dancing group.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial View commentslast_img read more

Governing body defends umpire after Serena Williams flap

first_imgFootball fans clash with church members over stadium plaza Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown MOST READ On Sunday, the tournament referee docked Williams $10,000 for “verbal abuse” of the chair umpire, $4,000 for being warned for coaching and $3,000 for breaking her racket.The ITF said in a statement Monday that Ramos’ citations were “reaffirmed by the U.S. Open’s decision to fine Serena Williams for the three offenses.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe governing body of tennis added that: “Ramos undertook his duties as an official according to the relevant rule book and acted at all times with professionalism and integrity.” Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img 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 Serena Williams, right, talk with chair umpire Carlos Ramos as Naomi Osaka, of Japan, listens during the women’s final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)LONDON — The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the U.S. Open final, saying his “decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules.”Williams was cited by Carlos Ramos three times Saturday during her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka: for getting coaching signals; for breaking her racket, which cost her a point; and for calling Ramos a thief, which cost her a game.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Smashing debut: Giannis, Bucks cruise in new arena’s opener

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Dennis Schroder had 21 points and nine assists and Steven Adams added 17 points and 12 boards for Oklahoma City.PISTONS: Blake Griffin did not play. … Glen Robinson III had 11 points, and Reggie Bullock and Zaza Pachulia scored 10 each. … Dwane Casey made his debut as the Pistons’ head coach after seven seasons in Toronto, including a 59-win campaign in 2017-18.THUNDER: Russell Westbrook and Paul George did not play. … Raymond Felton had 12 points on 5-of-14 shooting in 19 minutes.UP NEXT: The Pistons (1-0) travel to San Antonio on Thursday. The Thunder (0-1) visit Minnesota on Friday.KNICKS 107, NETS 102Rookie Allonzo Trier scored 25 points, Enes Kanter had 22 points and 20 rebounds, and the Knicks took the first of two preseason meetings between the city rivals.Caris LeVert scored 15 points for the Nets in their preseason opener.The teams meet again at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 12 on the final night of preseason play.KNICKS: New York closed the first half with a 24-6 burst, turning a 40-26 deficit into a 50-46 lead. … Rookie Mitchell Robinson limped to the locker room early in the fourth quarter with an apparent ankle injury. … Veteran Courtney Lee missed his second straight game with a strained neck.NETS: Spencer Dinwiddie and rookie Rodions Kurucs each scored 13 points. … D’Angelo Russell had 11 points but shot just 4 for 12. … The Nets were 8 for 41 (19.5 percent) from 3-point range. DeMarre Carroll missed all four of his attempts in an overall 0-for-5, scoreless performance. … Brooklyn was without veteran forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (left abductor strain) and newcomers Shabazz Napier (strained right hamstring) and Kenneth Faried (sore left ankle). Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil BULLS: Jabari Parker was 1 of 12 from the field and scored two points in his return to Milwaukee, where the Bucks’ former No. 2 pick played his first four seasons. … No. 7 pick Wendell Carter Jr. had nine points on 4-of-8 shooting.UP NEXT: The Bucks (1-0) play Minnesota at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, on Sunday. The Bulls (1-1) visit Charlotte on Monday.PISTONS 97, THUNDER 91Andre Drummond had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and scored the go-ahead points on a three-point play that gave visiting Detroit a 94-91 lead with 1:37 left. Ish Smith’s 3-pointer with 17 seconds left capped the scoring.Stanley Johnson scored 10 of his 14 points in the first half for the Pistons.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over Chicago Bulls’ Robin Lopez during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks put on a smashing opening-night performance at their new arena.Antetokounmpo had 19 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and the Bucks routed the Chicago Bulls 116-82 on Wednesday night in the first game at the Fiserv Forum.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown IOC says boxing’s Olympic future in jeopardy View comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 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 The Bucks had the look of contenders under new coach Mike Budenholzer, scoring 63 points in the first half of their preseason opener and leading by as much as 34 points.Their new arena opened in August and the Bucks looked right at home there against the Bulls, overwhelming them on the backboards with a 64-43 rebound advantage.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissBobby Portis led Chicago with 17 points and Kris Dunn added 10.BUCKS: Eric Bledsoe added 16 points, Khris Middleton scored 15 and Pat Connaughton had 12 points on four 3-pointers. … First-rounder Donte DiVincenzo scored just two points on 1-of-9 shooting but grabbed seven boards in 19 minutes … Budenholzer spent the last five seasons as Atlanta coach. LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Los Angeles never trailed after the early moments and pulled away in the second quarter.Karl Anthony-Towns led Minnesota with 18 points. Andrew Wiggins and Tyus Jones added 12 points each.CLIPPERS: Rookie Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a pair of 3-pointers in the first quarter and finished with 12 points. … The Clippers’ other first-round pick Jerome Robinson scored five. … Gallinari had 14 points in the first eight minutes and 20 in the first half. … Avery Bradley and Luc Mbah A Moute did not play.TIMBERWOLVES: Jimmy Butler, the subject of ongoing trade rumors, did not play for a second straight game. … Second-round pick Keita Bates-Diop had 11 points and Anthony Tolliver scored 10.UP NEXT: The Clippers (2-0) face the Lakers at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, on Saturday. The Timberwolves (1-1) host Oklahoma City on Friday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next UP NEXT: New York (2-0) hosts New Orleans on Friday. … Brooklyn (0-1) visits Detroit on Monday.SUNS 91, NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS 86No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton reached a double-double with five minutes left in the second quarter and finished with 21 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks.The Suns briefly trailed in the middle of the first quarter before taking the lead for good at 17-15.Corey Webster led the Breakers with 27 points and seven assists.SUNS: Ayton is shooting 62.1 percent from the field and averaging 22.5 points and 12 rebounds in two preseason games. … Trevor Ariza added 16 points and TJ Warren scored 13. … No. 10 pick Mikal Bridges had two points in 19 minutes.NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS: Tai Wesley added 15 points and Patrick Richard scored 11. … New Zealand made just 35.6 percent from the field and 6 of 25 from 3-point range.UP NEXT: The Suns (1-1) host Portland on Friday.CLIPPERS 128, TIMBERWOLVES 101Tobias Harris shot 4 for 5 from 3-point range and scored 23 points, and Danilo Gallinari added 22 points and Boban Marjanovic had 15 points in 11 minutes for the Clippers. 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‘He’s our MVP:’ Perpetual living and dying with Prince Eze

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “The whole game he raised his MVP numbers,” said Lim. “He’s our MVP.”“He’s a very important player in our system and we’re glad that he’s responding to the minutes given to him and everybody knows that we’ll live and die with Prince.”It was under Lim’s tutelage that Ekwe and Daniel became such dominating forces in the NCAA as the two big men each shared and MVP plum.Lim said that he was always happy to see his foreign players reach their full potential.“When I handled Ekwe we maximized him and when he wanted to shoot outside shots we let him and we went the same path with Sudan,” said Lim. “If you want to do stuff in the game you just have to consistently practice.”ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum There are a couple of things that always resonate when the name Frankie Lim is mentioned: first is winning championships and the second is having a dominant big man.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)01:02Fans fill up Philippine Arena for SEA Games opening03:34PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lim was the architect of the San Beda dynasty in the early 2000s winning four NCAA titles with the Red Lions and he had two of the generation’s most talented big men anchoring his team during those championship runs.Sam Ekwe and Sudan Daniel were the undisputed bosses of the red-laden paint during Lim’s time with San Beda and the multi-titled coach may  have just found his new main man in Prince Eze.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissLim is now the head coach of University of Perpetual Help in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament and he had Eze in full display during their 85-77 overtime win against San Sebastian Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.Eze played every minute of the game and finished with a monstrous 25-point, 23-rebound double-double, a line so marvelous that Lim foresaw the birth of his third most valuable player. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Surprise visit from recovering Balanza brings out best from Letranlast_img read more