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SMB rallies to edge TNT

MANILA, Philippines — San Miguel Beer turned the heat up late in the game and pulled the rug on TNT, 88-76, in.....»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJan 13th, 2018

LeBron James rallies Cleveland Cavaliers over New York Knicks

WASHINGTON, United States – LeBron James scored 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 24-point deficit Monday, November 14 to edge the New York Knicks, 104-101. Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player James added 12 assists and nine rebounds for the visiting ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

LeBron rallies Cavaliers over Knicks, Bucks win

WASHINGTON, D.C.: LeBron James scored 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 24-point deficit Monday (Tuesday in Manila) to edge the New York Knicks 104-101. Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player James added 12 assists and nine rebounds for the visiting Cavs, who were down by two… link: LeBron rallies Cavaliers over Knicks, Bucks win.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Pope voices nuclear war concerns as he begins Latin America trip

SANTIAGO, Chile – Pope Francis admitted Monday, January 15, he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals. "I think we are at the very edge," the pope ........»»

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Roque: Duterte ready for dialogue with Church

The Church had supported rallies like this candle lighting rites in Dagupan City against summary killings. WILLIE LOMIBAO CEBU CITY -- Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday echoed the will.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Kizzire outlasts Hahn on 6th hole to win Sony Open

HONOLULU --- Patton Kizzire figured he was in for a long day when his putting stroke wasn't up to his standards. He just wasn't expecting the Sony Open to go this long. The longest playoff in more than five years on the PGA Tour finally ended Sunday when Kizzire two-putted for par from just off the green on the par-3 17th hole, and James Hahn's 8-foot putt to keep it going caught the right edge of the lip and spun away. "It wasn't pretty," Kizzire said. "I was able to get it done." Kizzire, who closed with a 2-under 68, became the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this season. He went head-to-head with Rickie Fowler and beat him by one shot in the OHL Classic in Mexico last fal...Keep on reading: Kizzire outlasts Hahn on 6th hole to win Sony Open.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile

HONOLULU — An alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile aimed at Hawaii was sent in error Saturday, sowing panic and confusion across the US state — which is already on edge over the risk of attack — before officials dubbed it a “false alarm.” Emergency management officials eventually determined the notification was sent just […] The post Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

LTFRB calls for talks as Piston sets Jan. 24 protests

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is willing to hold talks with transport groups opposed to the government's modernization program. Aileen Lizada, LTFRB board member and spokesperson, made the statement after Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) announced that it would hold a transport strike and simultaneous rallies at LTFRB offices nationwide on Jan. 24. "We are open to dialogue. They should talk to us and not resort to these rallies which only inconvenience the people. They should listen to us because the information they have about modernization is wrong," she said. Lizada stressed that the franchise given to PUJ ...Keep on reading: LTFRB calls for talks as Piston sets Jan. 24 protests.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Pacers edge slumping Cavaliers

INDIANAPOLIS – When Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan went small Friday night, Lance Stephenson came up big......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Pacers rally from 22-point deficit to beat struggling Cavs

LOS ANGELES, USA - Darren Collison scored 22 points and Victor Oladipo tallied 19 as the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 22-point deficit to edge the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 97-95 on Friday, January 12 (Saturday Manila time). Lance Stephenson finished with 16 points and 11 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Saso rallies, claims Ladies Open by 2

DASMARIÑAS, Cavite, Philippines — Yuka Saso made it two-in-row in two weeks, putting on a late charge to stun Mikha Fortuna and snare the 2018 Champion Infin.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Pringle wants more from Globalport after first win

Globalport just notched its first win in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup, but skipper Stanley Pringle wants to see more effort from his team in the future games. The Batang Pier took the glow out of Rain or Shine with a 78-70 win Friday at Mall of Asia Arena in a game where defense became the all-encompassing theme. In its first two games, Globalport allowed its opponents to score upwards of 100 points and the 70 points the Elasto Painters scored were a testament to the Batang Pier's improved defense. Pringle, though, wants his team to rebound the ball more despite having a slight 59-56 edge over Rain or Shine in that statistical department. "It was a good win, but we need to...Keep on reading: Pringle wants more from Globalport after first win.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Curry, James lead fan voting for NBA All-Star game

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and Golden State Warriors playmaker Stephen Curry are on course to be chosen as conference captains for next month's All-Star Game in Los Angeles, voting results showed Thursday. James and Curry lead the latest fan voting which accounts for 50 percent of the ballot to determine the 10 starters for the All-Star Game on February 18 at the Staples Center. Current NBA players and a panel of basketball media make up the rest of the ballot, each accounting for 25 percent of the voting, which concludes on Monday. In the second wave of fan returns, James polled 1,622,838 votes to edge ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (1,480,95...Keep on reading: Curry, James lead fan voting for NBA All-Star game.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Thai wrests lead vs Ikeda; Dottie rallies

MEXICO, Pampanga, Philippines — Thai Yupaporn Kawinpakorn held off Chihiro Ikeda’s late assault and withstood Dottie Ardina’s solid game as she grabbed a one.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Trail Blazers silence Thunder, Heat edge Raptors

LOS ANGELES, USA – CJ McCollum scored 27 points and passed off 7 assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over Oklahoma City 117-06 in an NBA matchup Tuesday, January 9. Shabazz Napier added 21 points and Bosnian big man Jusuf Nurkic had 20 for the Trail Blazers (22-18), who edged ahead ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Blake’s winning edge

  For the sixth time in 13 tries, Blake Shelton has chosen the winner in the top singing tilt, "The Voice." His best bet, Chloe Kohanski, trounced and trumped the vocalists mentored by Adam Levine, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson, further firming up Blake's cachet as an astute discoverer and developer of the next, big singing stars. We can rest assured that the significance of this latest victory is not lost on the talents who will audition for the next edition of "The Voice," who will choose him to mentor them, for additional "insurance" that they will go far in the singing tilt. Blake's closest rival among the competition's veteran mentors is Adam, but he's done only...Keep on reading: Blake’s winning edge.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Tech faithful gather to worship at mecca of innovation

LAS VEGAS, USA – After a rollercoaster year for the tech world, many industry leaders are looking to the cutting edge for salvation. As tech industry players converge in Las Vegas for the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, an overriding theme is that gizmos, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and superfast internet ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Porzingis, Jack help Knicks edge Mavs to end slump

DALLAS — On the day the New York Knicks guaranteed his contract for the rest of the season, Jarrett Jack hit the big shot to deliver them a victory......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Strong run defense could power Alabama past Georgia

JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama's vaunted defense is about to face perhaps college football's best running back duo. Those kinds of matchups tend to work out pretty well for the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide, which shuts down opposing ground games better than anybody. Only Auburn in the regular season meeting has truly contained Nick Chubb and Sony Michel. With the nation's top defense, Alabama is well equipped to at least defend them well enough to win Monday night's national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Leading that charge will be linebacker Rashaan Evans, safety Minkah Fitzpatrick and defensive tackle Da'Ron Payne. Payne is ready to get back to doing what he does best after a Sugar Bowl interception and touchdown catch. "I've just been trying to focus on being dominant up front, for real," Payne said. Being dominant up front, on both sides of the ball, has been a big part of Alabama's success under coach Nick Saban. This team's no different. Alabama also has a veteran secondary to contend with the passing of Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm. Fromm has had a terrific freshman season, but he struggled when Auburn's defense held Chubb and Michel to a combined 48 rushing yards. The Tide does have to replace yet another starting linebacker with Anfernee Jennings out with a knee injury sustained in the Sugar Bowl win over Clemson. That leaves probably Terrell Lewis or Jamey Mosley to start. Linebacker Mack Wilson was already a first-time starter in the Sugar Bowl and had a pick six and a career-high six tackles. "Once we lose one man, it's the next man up," Tide defensive lineman Isaiah Buggs said. "Alabama recruits the best of the best so you always have to be locked in and ready to go, because you never know when it's your time. Having Mack Wilson step up and have a bigtime game, everybody on the defense trusts him and I think he's going to have another big game." Offensively, Alabama has playmakers like quarterback Jalen Hurts, tailback Damien Harris and wide receiver Calvin Ridley. The Tide does have to replace guard Lester Cotton, who suffered a knee injury in the semifinal game. If history holds up, Alabama will have an edge in another regard. Saban has a perfect track record against former assistants like Georgia coach Kirby Smart. He's 11-0 and none of them have come closer than 17 points against his Tide teams. Saban has also had a full year to emphasize to his team "Don't waste a failure" since a title game loss to Clemson. Alabama is a slight favorite for this game, just like in the semifinals, but can summon up a little extra motivation from critics of the Tide's choice over Big Ten champion Ohio State for the final playoff spot. It all worked to the tune of a 24-6 win in the playoff rematch with the Tigers. "The real challenge will be, can we duplicate that kind of energy in this game," Saban said. Prediction: Alabama 31, Georgia 17 ___ More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_Top25.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

Falcons topple Rams, Titans edge Chiefs in NFL playoff openers

LOS ANGELES, USA – The Atlanta Falcons kept their bid for Super Bowl redemption on track Saturday, January 6 (Sunday Manila time) with a 26-13 victory over the upstart Los Angeles Rams in the first round of the NFL playoffs. Matt Bryant booted 4 field goals and the Falcons defense kept ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

Bucks Antetokounmpo leads NBA All-Star balloting

NEW YORK, USA - The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo is the leading vote-getter in the first fan returns of NBA All-Star voting released on Thursday, January 4 (Friday Manila time). Greece's Antetokounmpo, who earned his first All-Star nod last season, received 863,416 votes to edge ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018