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Your Weekend Guide (May 18, 2018)

Baby Shark at the mall THE energetic Baby Shark craze continues on May 18, 6 p.m., at the East Atrium of the Shangri-La Plaza mall. The viral “Baby Shark song” and dance is coming to the mall for an interactive performance and a meet-and-greet with the Baby Shark characters. For inquiries, call 370-2597/98 or visit […] The post Your Weekend Guide (May 18, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineMay 17th, 2018

‘Aquaman’ still rules, and others see a post-Christmas bump

LOS ANGELES (AP) --- In the final weekend of 2018, "Aquaman" still led the pack at the box office, but other films like "Mary Poppins Returns," ''The Mule" and "Second Act" enjoyed post-holiday bumps too, even amid an onslaught of new Christmas offerings like "Vice," ''Holmes and Watson," ''On the Basis of Sex" and the Netflix phenomenon "Bird Box." Warner Bros. said Sunday that "Aquaman" added an estimated $51.6 million in North American ticket sales over the weekend to take first place again. Down just 24 percent from its domestic debut, the DC Comics pic, which has been No. 1 internationally for four weeks, has now grossed nearly $748.8 million worldwide. Although other film...Keep on reading: ‘Aquaman’ still rules, and others see a post-Christmas bump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Customs hits 2018 collection target

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) announced over the weekend that it has already breached its 2018 collection goal of P584.88 billion as 14 out of 17 ports in the country surpassed their respective targets for the year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Travel Vlog '17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ – Manila Video

Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ October 7-9, 2018 My 28th Birthday I super looove our room view! THE… link: Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2018

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao returns to Wild Card for Christmas Eve training

Manny Pacquiao is back "home", so to speak.  After arriving in Los Angeles over the weekend, the eight-division boxing world champion wasted little time in getting to work for his upcoming title defense against Adrien Broner on January 19th.  The Holiday season did little to slow Pacman down, as he began training on Christmas Eve, at a very familiar training ground.  The champ is back at the Wild Card. @mannypacquiao spends Christmas Eve training at the famed gym. #PacquiaoBroner #boxing 🇵🇭👊🏼🥊 pic.twitter.com/QVQH4YEJzn — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) December 25, 2018 After opting to hold camp at his real home in General Santos for his last bout against Lucas Matthysse, Pacquiao is back at the world famous Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, owned and operated by none oher than Pacquiao's long-time coach Freddie Roach.  Pacquiao and Roach have confirmed that they will be working together for the Broner fight, but this time around, Pacquiao's best friend Buboy Fernandez will stay on as head coach, while Roach will be serving as a consultant.  Fernandez said Team Pacquiao will be discussing how to go about things, especially with Roach.  Prior to getting work in at Wild Card however, Pacquiao and team began the day by going on a morning jog around the Griffith Observatory, and joining him was his eldest son Jimuel, who says he'll try to keep up with his dad's training all week.  As Manny continues to work throughout the holidays, the Filipino boxing icon has a message to all his fellow Filipinos back home and all over the world.  "Thank you so much. God bless you all praying for more success, and of course unity, and protection to each and everyone of us. Maraming salamat sa inyong magmamahal [at] dasal. Lagi din akong nag-dadasal para sa [inyo]. Maraming salamat, God bless, Merry Christmas and advanced Happy New Year to you all." Pacquiao will be defending his WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Championship against Broner at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 19th.    H/T: Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

NBA viewing guide: Dec. 25-31, 2018

The 2018-19 NBA season is in full swing. Keep up with all of the exciting moments and top plays with the help of our viewing guide for Week 11, Dec. 25-31, PHL time. TUESDAY, Dec. 25 - WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 6:30AM - PHI @ BOS - NBA Premium 9:00AM - LAL @ GSW - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium 11:30AM - POR @ UTA - NBA Premium League Pass only 1:00AM - MIL @ NYK 4:00AM - OKC @ HOU THURSDAY, Dec. 27 8:00AM - WAS @ DET - NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 8:30AM - CHA @ BKN - BTV 8:30AM - TOR @ MIA - S+A, NBA Premium 9:00AM - MIN @ CHI - FOX Sports 11:30AM - SAC @ LAC - BTV, NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - PHX @ ORL 8:30AM - IND @ ATL 9:00AM - CLE @ MEM 9:30AM - NOP @ DAL 9:30AM - DEN @ SAS FRIDAY, Dec. 28 9:00AM - BOS @ HOU - S+A, NBA Premium 9:00AM - NYK @ MIL - BTV 11:00AM - LAL @ SAC - NBA Premium (cut to live) 11:30AM - POR @ GSW - BTV League Pass only 11:30AM - PHI @ UTA SATURDAY, Dec. 29 8:00AM - DET @ IND - ABS-CBN ch. 2 (delayed - 8:30AM) 8:00AM - TOR @ ORL - NBA Premium 9:00AM - CLE @ MIA - FOX Sports 9:00AM - DAL @ NOP - NBA Premium (cut to live) 10:00AM - SAS @ DEN - NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 10:00AM - OKC @ PHX - BTV 11:30AM - LAC @ LAL - NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - BKN @ CHA 8:00AM - CHI @ WAS 9:00AM - ATL @ MIN SUNDAY, Dec. 30   8:00AM - HOU @ NOP - NBA Premium (delayed - 12:00AM) 8:00AM - CHA @ WAS - NBA Premium 9:00AM - BOS @ MEM - NBA Premium (delayed - 1:30PM) 10:00AM - DEN @ PHX - BTV 11:00AM - GSW @ POR - S+A, NBA Premium League Pass only 6:00AM - BKN @ MIL 8:30AM - CLE @ ATL 9:00AM - NYK @ UTA 11:30AM - SAS @ LAC MONDAY, Dec. 31 8:00AM - OKC @ DAL - BTV, NBA Premium 10:30AM - SAC @ LAL - S+A, NBA Premium League Pass only 4:30AM - DET @ ORL 7:00AM - MIN @ MIA 7:00AM - CHI @ TOR 10:00AM - PHI @ POR.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Super’s 2018 last-minute holiday gift guide

Crazy work deadlines? Overwhelming home errands? Demanding social calendar? Scared of hellish traffic or the mad mall rush? It's all right---not everybody's built for the Christmas season. That doesn't mean giving up completely on spreading holiday cheer to our loved ones, though. Here are Super's online recommendations for late but thoughtful gifts.     MEL CASIPIT ILLUSTRATIONS Super picks: Casipit, who creates diverse art from comics to murals (like his "Kapit Kamay" at BGC High Street), can be commissioned to make superhero cartoon caricatures. Merchandise based on his original work, such as the adorably funny "Cat Puns," make cool gifts, too. Rates: ...Keep on reading: Super’s 2018 last-minute holiday gift guide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

There’s a lot of history in Samar

December 2018 has made Philippine history… when last weekend, the United States military formally returned the famous bells of Balangiga after 117 years in American hands......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Why Melbourne is the most liveable city

Welcome to Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world," proudly said Nigel, our friendly driver-tour guide. He readily backed his claim by quoting a recent report that Melbourne, Australia, remains among "the world's most liveable cities" for 2018.   The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Survey ranks Melbourne second only to Vienna, Austria. Interestingly, it was only this year that Vienna ranked first in the survey, while Melbourne has held the title for a record seven consecutive years.   The list includes Osaka (Japan), Calgary (Canada), Sydney (Australia), Vancouver (Canada), Tokyo (Japan), Toronto (Canada), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Adelai...Keep on reading: Why Melbourne is the most liveable city.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

SHOPPING 2018 Guide to Christmas Bazaars in Metro Manila – SPOT.ph

SHOPPING 2018 Guide to Christmas Bazaars in Metro Manila  SPOT.ph (SPOT.ph) What’s Christmas without a little bit (or a lot) of shopping? With Christmas waiting just around the corner, we’re all looking forward to getting the … Source link link: SHOPPING 2018 Guide to Christmas Bazaars in Metro Manila – SPOT.ph.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Ilonggo jins win big in Iloilo, Bacolod contests

TAEKWONDO jins from Mark V. Pinggol (MVP) Iloilo and A. Diasnes Gym stamped their class over other teams as they dominated their respective matches over the weekend. The Denmark Pinggol-trained players ruled the 2018 Regional Age Group Taekwondo Championships at the Gaisano City, Bacolod last Dec. 9. The team bagged 12 gold, six silver, and […] The post Ilonggo jins win big in Iloilo, Bacolod contests appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

CJ Perez, Bolick lead 48 hopefuls to 2018 PBA Rookie Draft

THE cast has been set as a total of 48 hopefuls made themselves available for the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft. The University of the Philippines’ Paul Desiderio and Diego Dario were the last ones to submit their names over the weekend as this year’s applicants surpassed last season’s list of 44. The league’s decision to extend the deadline for local players to submit their applications from December 3 to 10 allowed both Desiderio and Dario to make the list at the last minute after playing for the Fighting Maroons in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball finals against eventual champion Ateneo Blue Eagles. Official list of applicants however, won’t be released by the league until Dec. 14 or two days before the draft proceedings to be held at the Robinson’s Place Manila, which formally sets in motion the PBA’s 44th season. All rookie hopefuls will also undergo the traditional Draft Combine scheduled Dec. 12 to 13 at the Hoops Center in Mandaluyong. The trio of CJ Perez, Bobby Ray Parks, and Robert Bolick lead the Class of 2018, with Columbian Dyip owning the right to the year’s no. 1 overall pick. Trevis Jackson, Matt Salem, Bong Quinto, Robbie Manalang, Abu Tratter, John Paul Calvo, Michael Calisaan, Teytey Teodoro, Javee Mocon, and Carlos Isit were among the early players who submitted their applications. Incidentally, three players with the same surname are included in the draft, namely, Kyles Lao of University of the Philippines, Kent Jefferson Lao of University of Santo Tomas, and Edrian Lao of University of the Visayas. Last year, Fil-German Christian Standhardinger was selected by San Miguel as the top rookie pick......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

NBA viewing guide: Dec. 11-17, 2018

The 2018-19 NBA season is in full swing. Keep up with all of the exciting moments and top plays with the help of our viewing guide for Week 9, Dec. 11-17, PHL time. TUESDAY, Dec. 11 8:00AM - DET @ PHI - BTV, NBA Premium 8:30AM - NOP @ BOS - NBA Premium (cut to live) 9:00AM - UTA @ OKC - NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 11:30AM - MIA @ LAL - BTV, NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - WAS @ IND 9:00AM - SAC @ CHI 9:00AM - CLE @ MIL 10:00AM - MEM @ DEN 10:00AM - LAC @ PHX 11:30AM - MIN @ GSW WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12 9:00AM - POR @ HOU - BTV, NBA Premium 9:30AM - PHX @ SAS - BTV (delayed - 11:30AM), NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 11:30AM - TOR @ LAC - NBA Premium THURSDAY, Dec. 13 8:00AM - MIL @ IND - BTV 8:00AM - BOS @ WAS - NBA Premium (delayed - 11:30AM) 9:00AM - POR @ MEM - NBA Premium 9:00AM - OKC @ NOP - FOX Sports 11:00AM - MIN @ SAC - BTV 11:30AM - TOR @ GSW - FOX Sports League Pass only 8:00AM - DET @ CHA 8:00AM - NYK @ CLE 8:00AM - BKN @ PHI 9:30AM - ATL @ DAL 10:00AM - MIA @ UTA FRIDAY, Dec. 14 9:00AM - LAL @ HOU - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium 11:30AM - DAL @ PHX - NBA Premium League Pass only 9:30AM - LAC @ SAS 10:30AM - CHI @ ORL SATURDAY, Dec. 15 8:00AM - NYK @ CHA - BTV, NBA Premium 8:30AM - WAS @ BKN - ABS-CBN ch. 2 (delayed - 8:30AM) 8:30AM - IND @ PHI - FOX Sports 11:00AM - TOR @ POR - BTV, NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - ATL @ BOS 8:30AM - MIL @ CLE 9:00AM - MIA @ MEM 11:00AM - OKC @ DEN 11:00AM - GSW @ SAC SUNDAY, Dec. 16 6:00AM - UTA @ ORL - NBA Premium 8:00AM - LAL @ CHA - NBA Premium (cut to live) 9:00AM - HOU @ MEM - BTV 10:00AM - LAC @ OKC - NBA Premium (cut to live) 10:00AM - MIN @ PHX - S+A League Pass only 8:00AM - BOS @ DET 9:30AM - CHI @ SAS MONDAY, Dec. 17 7:00AM - LAL @ WAS - NBA Premium 8:00AM - MIA @ NOP - BTV 9:00AM - TOR @ DEN - S+A, NBA Premium (cut to live) League Pass only 4:00AM - ATL @ BKN 4:30AM - PHI @ CLE 6:00AM - NYK @ IND 8:00AM - SAC @ DAL.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

UAAP: Former UP cagers congratulate Fighting Maroons for Finals trip

The celebrations are on. The UP Fighting Maroons wrote another chapter in this storybook season, climbing from a twice-to-beat disadvantage against the Adamson Soaring Falcons in the Final Four to advance to the UAAP Season 81 Men's Basketball Finals Wednesday evening. It is their first Finals appearance since 1986, on top of making the semifinals for the first time in 21 years. The current roster has accomplished something no previous UP team has done in decades. That is why former Maroons congratulated their team for doing a job well done. Ginebra guard and former UP team captain Jett Manuel could not express his happiness fully. WHAT A GAME!!! Happy beyond words!!! This is what the UP Community deserves!! #UPFight — Jett Manuel (@_jettmanuel) November 28, 2018 Dave Moralde of the Muntinlupa Cagers in the MPBL simply invoked his school's hymn to express his elation. UP NAMING MAHAL!! #UAAPFinals — Dave Moralde (@davemoralde8) November 28, 2018 From the other side of the world in Canada, JR Gallarza stayed up in the wee hours of the morning just to watch his beloved team make the championship series. Unfortunately, he slept through the epic second half and overtime but woke up to the most wonderful news.  I was keeping my family awake while watching the first half of the game so I closed my eyes for a bit... ...ended up waking up and UP is off to the finals?!?! This shit is so crazy. 21 years since the final four, 32 years since the finals...and I’m alive to witness all this?!?! — Role x Coach JR (@JRGallarza) November 28, 2018 He also wished his alma mater good luck against the defending champions Ateneo. EVERYONE LOVES A WINNER. EVERYONE LOVES AN UNDERDOG STORY. EVERYONE also LOVES CONSISTENCY. Keep the consistency up UP Family!!! The boys need it the most this weekend! 🏆 — Role x Coach JR (@JRGallarza) November 28, 2018 ABS-CBN Sports analyst Mikee Reyes shared a throwback photo when Gelo Vito, Jarrell Lim, and Diego Dario sported skinhead cuts to signify that they were rookies. How fast time flies. Back when Gelo, Jarrell and Diego were rookies, and Coach Mo was a player. Proud of u guys ❤️ Pag rookie ka, tradition na kakalbuhin ka. Ayan sila. Mga batang kalbo 😂@IAmGeloV @JarrellLim12 @Diego5Dario pic.twitter.com/r9Vk0FGgY9 — Mikee (@_mikeereyes) November 28, 2018 Former foreign center Ibrahim Ouattara sounded off the alarms for this Tagalog tweet. Exempted na kayo? Awwww sayaaanng. TAYO HINDEEEEE#Finalsbound #proudoftheboys#UPFIGHT #NOWHERETOGOBUTUP ✊🏾✊🏾 — Ibrahim ouattara (@ibrahouatt11) November 28, 2018 Former courtside reporter Niña Alvia called on the Maroons to recreate an iconic moment from years back. throwing it back to a couple of seasons ago (season 79), this was right after the @upmbt won against ateneo. it was the first time they won against the blue eagles in a decade (i think)! TARA, REMAKE???? hehehe #UPFIGHT pic.twitter.com/eb14xXklfB — Niña Alvia (@NinaAlvia) November 28, 2018.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

3rd CDSA MEET: Bingawan rules volleyball, athletics

ATHLETES from Bingawan, Iloilo ruled various events in the just-concluded 3rd Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) Meet 2018 in Janiuay, Iloilo. The town’s volleyball boys and girls captured their fourth straight crown after besting their respective opponents over the weekend. Mentored by Vice Mayor Matt Palabrica, the secondary girls’ team won the title after defeating […] The post 3rd CDSA MEET: Bingawan rules volleyball, athletics appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

1,761 cops to secure East Asian Seas gab

By: Gail T. Momblan A TOTAL of 1, 761 police were deployed in Iloilo City over the weekend to ensure the security of delegates on the East Asian Congress (EAS) 2018 set on Nov 27-30 at the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC). Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-6 regional director Jim Sampulna said that ensuring the […] The post 1,761 cops to secure East Asian Seas gab appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

FORGED! Bidding docs for landscape design deal falsified, critic says

TOP OFFICIALS of the Iloilo Provincial Government allegedly falsified the bidding documents for the P1.58-million contract for the design consultancy for the ongoing landscaping project on the Capitol premises, former Provincial Administrator Manuel “Boy” Mejorada claimed last weekend. In an interview with “The Daily Guardian on Air” over Aksyon Radyo-Iloilo on Nov 24, 2018, Mejorada […] The post FORGED! Bidding docs for landscape design deal falsified, critic says appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

NBA viewing guide: Nov. 20-26, 2018

The 2018-19 NBA season is in full swing. Keep up with all of the exciting moments and top plays with the help of our viewing guide for Week 6, Nov. 20-26, PHL time. TUESDAY, Nov. 20 8:00AM - BOS @ CHA - BTV, NBA Premium 9:00AM - SAS @ NOP - NBA Premium (delayed - 1:30PM) 11:00AM - OKC @ SAC - BTV, NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - CLE @ DET 8:00AM - UTA @ IND 8:00AM - PHX @ PHI 8:30AM - LAC @ ATL 9:00AM - DAL @ MEM 9:00AM - DEN @ MIL WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21 8:00AM - TOR @ ORL - BTV (delayed - 10:30AM), NBA Premium 8:00AM - LAC @ WAS - BTV, NBA Premium (delayed - 11:00AM) 8:30AM - POR @ NYK - NBA Premium (cut to live) League Pass only 8:30AM - BKN @ MIA THURSDAY, Nov. 22 8:00AM - NOP @ PHI - BTV 8:30AM - NYK @ BOS - NBA Premium (delayed - 11:30AM) 9:00AM - LAL @ CLE - FOX Sports 9:00AM - POR @ MIL - NBA Premium 11:30AM - OKC @ GSW - FOX Sports League pass only 8:00AM - IND @ CHA 8:30AM - TOR @ ATL 9:00AM - DEN @ MIN 9:30AM - BKN @ DAL 9:30AM - MEM @ SAS 10:00AM - SAC @ UTA FRIDAY, Nov. 23 No games SATURDAY, Nov. 24 8:00AM - HOU @ DET - NBA Premium (delayed - 12:00AM), ABS-CBN ch. 2 (delayed - 8:30AM) 8:30AM - WAS @ TOR - NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 9:00AM - SAS @ IND - BTV 9:00AM - MIA @ CHI - FOX Sports 9:00AM - CHA @ OKC - NBA Premium 11:30AM - UTA @ LAL - NBA Premium League Pass only 1:00AM - MIN @ BKN 4:30AM - MEM @ LAC 8:30AM - BOS @ ATL 8:30AM - NOP @ NYK 8:30AM - CLE @ PHI 9:30AM - PHX @ MIL 10:00AM - ORL @ DEN 11:30AM - POR @ GSW SUNDAY, Nov. 25 8:30AM - HOU @ CLE - NBA Premium 9:00AM - NOP @ WAS - BTV 9:00AM - CHI @ MIN - S+A 9:30AM - BOS @ DAL - NBA Premium (delayed - 12:00PM) 9:30AM - SAS @ MIL - NBA Premium (cut to live) League Pass only 9:00AM - DEN @ OKC 9:30AM - SAC @ GSW MONDAY, Nov. 26 4:30AM - ORL @ LAL - NBA Premium 7:00AM - MIA @ TOR - NBA Premium 7:00AM - NYK @ MEM - BTV 10:00AM - LAC @ POR - S+A League Pass only 5:00AM - PHX @ DET 7:00AM - CHA @ ATL 7:00AM - PHI @ BKN 9:00AM - UTA @ SAC.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

UAAP Women s Basketball: NU wins 78th straight, sweeps elims for outright Finals berth

For the fifth straight season, the ladies of the National University cruised to another sweep of the 14-game elimination round. This UAAP Season 81, the Lady Bulldogs cemented their inevitable history against the Far Eastern University via a 68-44 victory Friday afternoon at the Filoil Flying V Centre. It was also NU's record-setting 78th consecutive win dating back to July 13, 2014. National University Lady Bulldogs sweep the elimination rounds of #UAAPSeason81! This is their fifth straight sweep in the league. @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/x6PLxuRsDe — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) November 16, 2018 Dominant forces in the paint, Jack Animam and Rhena Itesi topped the scoreboards once again. Animam towed NU with 19 points, 18 rebounds, and two assists while Itesi added 14 points and 14 rebounds. Animam and Itesi limited FEU's Clare Castro to just six points on 3-of-11 shooting, well below her aveage of 16.5 points prior to the match. To add to NU's growing memorabilia, the NU community present in the venue celebrated the milestone with 14-0 shirts. National University Lady Bulldogs sweeps #UAAPSeason81! This is their fifth straight eliminations sweep. @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/XpavE1dvax — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) November 16, 2018 "I'm just happy na nasurvive namin uli yung 14-0 uli. We're just waiting for the championship kung sino man but still yung job namin is not yet done. We hope na we get the championship, that's the most important thing this season," said NU head coach Pat Aquino as his squad enjoyed their advantage. As they wait for their opponent in the finals, Aquino said that their team will be having a series of practice games and a team building. "We'll have a team building this next weekend and we'll continue working hard. Then we'll have practice games again with the boys like we did last few years back yung mga past season, yun ginagawa namin. There will be a Taiwan team na baka mag practice game kami, series of practice games," Aquino added. Valerie Mamaril and Fatima Quiapo produced nine points each to lead the way for the Lady Tamaraws. With a 9-5 record after the elimination round, FEU is tied with Adamson University and is set to have a playoff for the second seed and twice-to-beat advantage in the step-ladder semifinals. Adamson secured a spot in the step-ladder semifinals berth and a playoff for the twice-to-beat bonus in the process following an 80-65 romp of Ateneo. The University of Santo Tomas lost a 10-point third quarter lead but regrouped late in the game to nip De La Salle, 68-65, to extend its season and tie its victims at 8-6. With their ninth win in 14 contests, the Lady Falcons will play the Lady Tamaraws in a playoff for the No. 2 ranking in the semis on Wednesday. The Tigresses and the Lady Archers meet again in a do-or-die playoff for the last semifinals slot on Wednesday. Mariz Cacho scored 20 points while Nathalie Prado also had 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Adamson University, which finished the elims with back-to-back wins. The University of the East beat fellow also-ran University of the Philippines, 71-56, to cap its season with two consecutive wins. The Lady Warriors, who placed second last year, ended up tied with the Lady Eagles in sixth and seven spots at 4-10. The Scores: First Game UE (71) -- Cortizano 15, Requiron 15, Francisco 11, Ganade 11, P. Pedregosa 10, L. Pedregosa 9, Borromeo 0, Nama 0, Brencis 0, Ebeza 0, Gaa 0, Strachan 0. UP (56) -- L. Ordoveza 15, Rodas 13, Cruz 12, Medina 7, Gonzales 6, Bascon 3, Amar 0, De Leon 0, De Guzman 0, Rivera 0, Hidalgo 0, Lebico 0, Moa 0, N. Ordoveza 0. Quarterscores: 14-17, 37-35, 56-49, 71-56 Second Game AdU (80) -- Cacho 20, Prado 20, Alcoy 11, Araja 9, Bilbao 8, Rosario 5, Camacho 3, Razalo 2, Aciro 2, Cabug 0, Osano 0, Tandaan 0. Ateneo (65) -- Buendia 15, Nimes 15, Guytingco 10, Go 7, Villamor 6, Cancio 5, Chu 3, Joson 2, Seigle 2, Newsome 0, Moslares 0, Miranda 0, Payac 0, Gino-gino 0, De Dios 0, Aquisap 0. Quarterscores: 16-14, 40-32, 66-48, 80-65 Third Game NU (68) -- Animam 19, Itesi 14, Pingol 9, Nabalan 7, Del Carmen 6, Camelo 6, Fabruada 4, Bartolo 2. Goto 1, Canuto 0, Cacho 0, Cac 0, Harada 0, Ceño 0, Layug 0. FEU (44) -- Mamaril 9, Quiapo 9, Castro 6, Antiola 5, Adriano 5, Bahuyan 4, Bastatas 2, Abat 2, Vidal 2, Taguiam 0, Payadon 0, Dugay 0. Quarterscores: 20-9, 35-21, 54-30, 68-44 Fourth Game UST (68) -- Larosa 25, Irebu 13, Ferrer 8, Capilit 7, Portillo 6, Aujero 4, Rivera 3, Sangalang 2, Tacatac 0, Magat 0, Gonzales 0. DLSU (65) -- K. Castillo 16, Nuñez 14, Revillosa 11, Claro 10, Paraiso 5, Torres 4, Binaohan 3, Quingco 2, Delcampo 0, Arciga 0, Jimenez 0. Quarterscores: 10-17, 31-28, 54-44, 68-65  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

By Kyle Hightower, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Alex Cora brought a new voice and culture to the Boston Red Sox that helped propel them to their latest World Series title. The Red Sox rewarded him for bringing home a championship in his first year with the team by giving him a new contract with an additional guaranteed year through the 2021 season. The deal containing the extension was announced Wednesday by Boston also includes a club option for 2022. In his rookie season as a major league manager, Cora guided the Red Sox to a franchise-record 108 victories and the team’s fourth championship in 15 seasons. He finished second in the AL Manager of the Year voting announced Tuesday. “We have consistently been impressed by Alex at every turn,” Red Sox chairman Tom Werner said in a statement. “His knowledge of the game, ability to connect with our players, and his incredible instincts and decisiveness led us to an historic championship season. We know we are in good hands and could not be more pleased to know he will be with us for the foreseeable future.” Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski was in search of new direction for the club when he fired former manager John Farrell after back-to-back Al Division Series losses in 2016 and 2017. After the historic regular season, Cora then steered Boston past the 100-win Yankees and Astros in the AL playoffs before downing the Dodgers in the World Series. “For me, 2018 was not only historic, but it was special as well, both on and off the field,” Cora said in a statement. “We have a great appreciation for our accomplishments this past year, but now our focus moves forward to the season ahead and defending our World Series title.” During Boston’s run Cora got the best out his young talent, led by AL MVP favorite Mookie Betts. They shined in player-centric approach in which Cora encouraged an aggressive hitting mentality, lots of hit-and-runs and active running of the bases. Cora also the most out of his pitching staff, which included clutch performances in the postseason by Chris Sale and David Price. Neither pitcher had logged a playoff victory as a starter prior to this season. Price had a tough time acclimating to Boston’s rugged sports environment during his first two seasons of the seven-year, $217 million deal he signed in 2015. He’s found a groove late in the season, pitching the clinching Game 5 of the ALCS to help the Red Sox advance. “Just his demeanor. It doesn’t change,” Price said last month. “I know it’s easy to not change when your team wins 108 games in the regular season. But he hasn’t changed one bit.” A member of the Red Sox’s 2007 World Series title team as a player, Cora was the bench coach on Houston’s 2017 championship team. He learned from manager A.J. Hinch that being close to players would be beneficial. “Talking to players is not bad, having a relationship with players is not bad,” Cora said in describing his managerial philosophy. “Doing that, you’re going to get the best out of them. People may think that crossing that line is not helpful, but I see it the other way around, and I lived it.” Cora became the first manager from Puerto to guide a team to a championship. It came more than a year after Hurricane Maria devastated island, prompting Cora during initial contract negotiations last October to ask the Red Sox to help his people with relief efforts. Ownership responded by sending a chartered plane full of supplies. Days after winning the World Series, they again obliged Cora’s request to take the trophy to his hometown of Caguas, Puerto Rico......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

NBA viewing guide: Nov. 13-19, 2018

The 2018-19 NBA season is in full swing. Keep up with all of the exciting moments and top plays with the help of our viewing guide for Week 5, Nov. 13-19, PHL time. Tuesday, Nov. 13 8:30AM - PHI @ MIA - NBA Premium 8:30AM - NOP @ TOR - NBA Premium (delayed - 12:00PM) 9:00AM - UTA @ MEM - BTV, NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 11:30AM - GSW @ LAC - BTV, NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - ORL @ WAS 9:00AM - DAL @ CHI 9:00AM - BKN @ MIN 9:00AM - PHX @ OKC 11:00AM - SAS @ SAC Wednesday, Nov. 14 8:00AM - CHA @ CLE - BTV, NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 10:00AM - HOU @ DEN - NBA Premium 11:30AM - ATL @ GSW - BTV, NBA Premium (cut to live) Thursday, Nov. 15 8:00AM - CLE @ WAS - BTV 9:00AM - NOP @ MIN - NBA Premium (delayed - 11:30AM) 9:00AM - NYK @ OKC - NBA Premium 11:30AM - POR @ LAL - FOX Sports League Pass only 8:00AM - PHI @ ORL 8:30AM - CHI @ BOS 8:30AM - MIA @ BKN 8:30AM - DET @ TOR 9:00AM - MEM @ MIL 9:30AM - UTA @ DAL 10:00AM - SAS @ PHX Friday, Nov. 16 9:00AM - GSW @ HOU - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium 11:30AM - SAS @ LAC - NBA Premium League Pass only 10:00AM - ATL @ DEN Saturday, Nov. 17 8:00AM - TOR @ BOS - FOX Sports 8:00AM - UTA @ PHI - BTV, NBA Premium, ABS-CBN ch. 2 (delayed - 8:30AM) 9:00AM - NYK @ NOP - NBA Premium (delayed - 11:30AM) League Pass only 8:00AM - MIA @ IND 8:00AM - BKN @ WAS 9:00AM - SAC @ MEM 9:00AM - POR @ MIN 10:30AM - CHI @ MIL Sunday, Nov. 18 8:00AM - LAL @ ORL - S+A, NBA Premium 8:30AM - UTA @ BOS - NBA Premium (delayed - 10:30AM) 9:30AM - GSW @ DAL - BTV, NBA Premium (delayed - 1:00PM) League Pass only 7:00AM - LAC @ BKN 8:00AM - PHI @ CHA 8:00AM - ATL @ IND 8:00AM - DEN @ NOP 9:00AM - TOR @ CHI 9:00AM - SAC @ HOU 10:00AM - OKC @ PHX Monday, Nov. 19 7:00AM - LAL @ MIA - S+A, NBA Premium 7:00AM - POR @ WAS - BTV, NBA Premium (delayed - 10:30AM) 8:00AM - GSW @ SAS - NBA Premium (cut to live) League Pass only 4:30AM - MEM @ MIN 7:00AM - NYK @ ORL.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018