La Salle takes life out of UE for 12th straight win

first_imgBREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise Team ‘Trabaho’ scores championship title at the last leg of Smart Siklab Saya Manila Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDe La Salle continued to meet expectations as it toyed with woeful University of the East, 95-66, for its 12th straight win in the UAAP Season 79 seniors’ basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum.This season’s title favorites upped its record to 12-0 while the Red Warriors slipped to 2-9 and bowed out of the Final 4 race.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Brad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND EDITORS’ PICK Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Chot Reyes eyes European reinforcement for Gilas Jason Perkins and Abu Tratter also did their work underneath finishing with 12 and 13 boards, respectively.Alvin Pasaol was the lone bright spot for UE as he finished with 17 points and grabbed five rebounds.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next We are young BREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise MOST READ Green Archers head coach Aldin Ayo was proud to see the development of his players, from pure scorers to all-around players.“Puro star player to, puro to offensive player, puro to tirador,” said Ayo. “Ngayon nagiging well-rounded na, because it’s not all about scoring, they’re doing the little things.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentLa Salle grabbed a preposterous 71 rebounds including 34 offensive boards which equaled UE’s total efforts and led to 30 second-chance points.Ben Mbala once again showed the way for the Green Archers finishing with 26 points, 20 rebounds, and four blocks while Jeron Teng added 20 points. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capaslast_img read more

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Muguruza beats Stosur in 1st round at Brisbane International

first_imgGarbiñe Muguruza (Photo from her Facebook page)BRISBANE, Australia — French Open champion Garbiñe Muguruza finished off a first-round match for the first time at the Brisbane International, and extended Sam Stosur’s unhappy run in the process with a 7-5, 6-7 (2), 7-5 win on Monday.The fourth-seeded Muguruza saved three set points in the first and rallied from a break down in the third to finish off in 2 hours, 45 minutes on a humid afternoon. In two previous trips to the season-opening tournament, Muguruza struggled with injuries and hadn’t completed a match.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:39SEA Games 2019: Nicanor rallies to bring home 1st fencing gold for PH01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND We are young Federer wins 1st match on return; France beats Germany Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town EDITORS’ PICK Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PHcenter_img Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Senators to proceed with review of VFA Svitolina, the only player to beat both Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber in 2016, opened with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Olympic champion Monica Puig.Kuznetsova beat American Louisa Chirico 6-2 6-4 and Vinci was pushed all the way in a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5) win over qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko.American qualifier Asia Mohammed advanced with a 7-6 (5), 6-1 win over Donna Vekic, and Zhang Shuai of China beat Laura Siegemund 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3.In the men’s draw, another of Australia’s local hopes went out in the first round with No. 8-seeded David Ferrer beating error-prone Bernard Tomic 6-3, 7-5.Nicolas Mahut advanced to the second round with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over fellow Frenchman Stephane Robert and Kyle Edmond held off American qualifier Ernesto Escobedo 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6).ADVERTISEMENT PH among economies most vulnerable to virus MOST READ Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town “It was a battle,” Muguruza said. Stosur “played very well today. She served like a beast. It took three hours for that battle to see what happens in the end.”Muguruza beat Stosur in the French Open semifinals last year and went on to beat then No. 1-ranked Serena Williams in the final to claim her first major title.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTSWe are youngThe loss extended a slump for Stosur, the 32-year-old Australian who hasn’t won a competitive singles match since the first round of the U.S. Open in September and hasn’t advanced past the second round at her home tournament in Queensland state.No. 5 Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 6 Elina Svitolina and No. 8 Roberta Vinci were among the women’s seeds advancing Monday. In a late match interrupted by thunderstorms, seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov needed three match points before beating Steve Johnson 6-2, 6-3 on center court. Play on outside courts was postponed to Tuesday. –John Pye /ATMSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

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PSL serves up Asean Grand Prix this September

first_imgEDITORS’ PICK Patterned after the Asean Basketball League, the tournament is expected to raise the level of volleyball in the region.“This project has been in the pipeline for the past three years, so I’m really glad that it will finally push through this year,” said Suzara, who is also an official of both the AVC and the FIVB.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTSWe are youngThe All-Star team that the PSL will field will also see action in the Hong Kong Invitational Tournament from March 10 to 12 and the highly competitive Thai-Denmark Super League in Bangkok from March 24 to 31.Also slated is the AVC Asian Women’s Club Championship, where Grand Prix champion Foton will go up against the region’s top squads. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes We are young The Philippines will see action in a four-nation, home-and-away volleyball club league clashing with Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.This was bared by Philippine Superliga president Ramon “Tats” Suzara, who helped conceptualize the Asean Grand Prix slated this September.ADVERTISEMENT Romasanta: We’ll make sure Valdez is protected Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Senators to proceed with review of VFA Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town View commentslast_img read more

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This week’s #KicksStalker pick: Marcio Lassiter’s Kyrie 2

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town EDITORS’ PICK Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:54Taal Volcano blankets towns in ash02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTSWe are young Every week, Inquirer Sports will feature a sneaker of the week as worn by your favorite basketball, volleyball or football star during games. Did a pair of sneakers catch your eye? Drop a line on Twitter, @INQUIRERSports and use the hashtag #kicksstalker.This week’s Kicks Stalker pick: Marcio Lassiter’s Kyrie 2The shoe: What The? Kyrie 2.The wearer: San Miguel Beer gunner Marcio Lassiter.The take: I wanted to showcase my Christmas spirit, so those were my Christmas-themed shoes.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter We are young MOST READ Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Senators to proceed with review of VFA Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Katsuragawa, Saso leave Riviera field biting dust View commentslast_img read more

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