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Marvin Bagley III cleared to participate in contact drills

NBA.com staff report The Sacramento Kings got a measure of good news on Thursday (Friday, PHL time) as the team cleared center Marvin Bagley III to participate in full-contact drills. The team has Bagley as day-to-day, but his status for the Kings' game Friday in San Antonio (Saturday, PHL time) remains unknown. Bagley had been out since Oct. 24 (Oct. 25, PHL time) because of a non-displaced fracture in his right thumb. He was expected to miss 4-6 weeks after suffering the injury in the Kings' opening-night loss to the Phoenix Suns. James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area reported Thursday night (Friday, PHL time) that Bagley will join the team in San Antonio but may not play vs. the Spurs. Marvin Bagley has been cleared for full contact basketball activities. According to a source, he is on his way to San Antonio to rejoin the team, although he may not play on Friday. — James Ham (@James_HamNBCS) December 6, 2019 Sacramento has gone 8-11 during his absence, but has struggled of late, losing four of its last five games. In terms of strength of schedule for December, the Kings have the fifth-easiest path and are 1 1/2 games behind the Suns for the Western Conference's No. 8 spot. Bagley, 20, averaged 14.9 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.0 blocks over 62 games during his rookie season in 2018-19. He was selected by the Kings with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports43 min. ago Related News

SEA Games 2019: Eumir Marcial s win was for teammate John Marvin, and for all Filipinos

Filipin-British boxer John Marvin found himself on the losing end of a Split Decision result against Vietnam's Hoang Truong Dinh in the second day of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Boxing competitions, Thursday at the PICC Forum Tent in Manila.  Marvin, the Philippines' light heavyweight, was dropped in the opening round by a well-timed counter overhand-right, and was playing catch up to the Vietnamese pug from that point. While Marvin did a lot better in the second and third rounds, it wasn't enought to sway the judges' decision as he bowed out of the tournament, unable to defend his gold medal from the 2017 SEA Games.  While it was definitely a heartbreaking loss for Marvin, he was still all smiles as he greeted fans on his way out of the competition area.  Someone who wasn't able to contain his emotions however, was Marvin's teammate and Pinoy middleweight bet Eumir Marcial.  Marcial could not hold his tears back as he came to console his fallen teammate after the loss.  The following day, it was Marcial's turn to take to the ring, and he didn't disappoint, making short work of Malaysian Azmi Mohd Aswan Che. Marcial needed just one round to defeat Che and move on to the finals of the Men's Middleweight division.  Following his spectacular win, the AIBA World Championships silver medalist explained just why he was extremely emotional following Marvin's loss.  "Sobrang close kami, lahat ng pag-hihirap namin, magkasama kami, yung training namin, talagang binigay namin yung blood, yung disiplina namin, yung hard work namin dito, para dito sa SEA Games," Marcial told the media.  "Nasaktan ako, nalungkot ako sa nangyari sa kanya, especially nung nalaman ko na kaya pala siya hindi maka-suntok kasi sobrang maga nung kamay niya. Nung first round pa lang, maga na yung kamay niya. Sabi ko kahit na na-knockdown siya, maka-bawi naman siya eh, kasi nung training andun yung, talagang gusto niyang makuha yung gold, kaya sabi ko bawi na lang sa second round pero nakita namin, lahat nating mga Pilipino na hindi siya maka-suntok ulit, so sa lahat, may injury siya, maga yung kamay niya," he continued.  With his fallen teammate in mind, Marcial came into his bout and delivered, dedicating the win to Marvin, the rest of his team, and the rest of the Filipino people.  "Sabi ko, itong game na 'to, kasi hindi siya nakakuha ng medal, so, hindi lang 'to para sa akin, hindi lang 'to para sa Pilipino, para sa amin din ito, kasi hard work namin, yung pagsasma namin, lahat. Kumbaga alam namin yung isa't-isa, kaya naging emotional ako nung natalo siya." With Marcial one more win away from a third-straight gold medal in the SEA Games, the Zamboanga-native calls for support from the Filipino people. "Hinihingi namin lahat, ng Philippine Boxing Team na suportahan niyo kami, manood kayo sa laban namin, i-cheer niyo kami, kasi we win as one naman eh. Yung panalo namin ay panalo din niyo.".....»»

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SEA Games: Gilas rolls to semis after taking down Vietnam

MANILA — Even Vietnam’s rebuilt national team was no match to Gilas Pilipinas. The Philippines is through to the semifinals of 5x5 basketball in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, winning an impressive 110-69 decision Friday at the MOA Arena. Gilas is now 2-0 as its gold medal bid continues at home. Vietnam brought perhaps its best national team in years with a handul of Vietnamese-American players. Early results proved such as Vietnam won its first two games. However, Gilas’ superior firepower would prevail and the Philippines turned a manageable 12-point game at the break into a 41-point blowout. Five-time PBA Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo showed up for Gilas, leading the national team with 23 points and 12 rebounds. After June Mar, five others scored in double figures for the Philippines with LA Tenorio and Vic Manuel adding 14 each. Troy Rosario was good for 12 points. Vietnam, playing its third game in three days, got 28 points from Chris Dierker.   The Scores: PHILIPPINES 110 -- Fajardo 23, Tenorio 14, Manuel 14, Rosario 12, Pringle 11, Slaughter 10, Wright 7, Lassiter 6, Aguilar 6, Ravena 5, Ross 1, Standhardinger 1. VIETNAM 69 -- Dierker 28, Young 13, Tran 7, Le 6, T. Dinh 5, H. Nguyen 4, S. Dinh 3, Vo 2, Du 1, T. Nguyen 0, S. Nguyen 0. Quarters: 27-19, 52-40, 80-57, 110-69.     — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

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LIVE UPDATES- Philippines vs Vietnam - SEA Games 2019 basketball

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Ransomware now targeting back-up data, IT Threat Evolution Report Q3 2019 shows

Kaspersky researchers have identified a new type of ransomware attack that is actively growing in popularity. Targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS), it poses new risks for back-up data usually stored on such devices. With NAS largely perceived as a secure technology, users often remain unprepared for the possibility of infection, putting their data at higher risk......»»

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Riza Santos, Miss Globe bet

By ROBERT R. REQUINTINA ** A FORMER “Pinoy Big Brother” housemate is the country’s official candidate to the Miss Global 2019 pageant. Riza Santos is no stranger to pageantry. Santos represented Canada in Miss Earth in 2006, Miss World in 2011, and Miss Universe in 2013. “Her extreme pageant experience would work well to her […].....»»

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De Lima among Financial Times readers’ ‘most influential’ women of 2019

The detained lawmaker is among the most influential women from across the globe, according to Financial Times’ readers......»»

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De-kalidad na healthcare ng bawat Pinoy tiyak na — Sen Bong Go

Naniniwala si Sen. Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go na magkaka­roon na ngayon ng ­accessible at dekalidad na healtcare ang bawat isang Pilipino makaraang maipasa at pirmahan ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte at maging ganap na batas ang Malasakit Center Act of 2019......»»

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Who dethroned Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal?

New Clark City—Another petite runner won the gold for the Philippines in women’s marathon in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.  But it isn’t Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal. Christine Hallasgo, a 27-year-old runner from Malaybalay, Bukidnon, pulled off a major upset after dethroning Tabal on Friday morning, December 6, 2019, at the New Tarlac City Athletics […] The post Who dethroned Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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CCLEX, Cebu-Cordova bridge project, 47 percent complete

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The much awaited Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is almost halfway done. Allan Alfon, Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC) president and general manager, revealed that the project was 47.32 percent completed as of December 6, 2019 after a year since they started on August 2018. The 8.5-kilometer expressway, linking Cebu City and […] The post CCLEX, Cebu-Cordova bridge project, 47 percent complete appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Pardo police chief: Angkas driver person of interest in habal-habal driver’s killing

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An Angkas driver is allegedly a person of interest in the killing of a habal-habal or motorcycle-for-hire driver at past midnight today, December 6, 2019, along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel John Kareen Escober, Pardo Police chief, said in an interview at Cebu City Hall […] The post Pardo police chief: Angkas driver person of interest in habal-habal driver’s killing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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MCIA terminal 2 wagi sa 2019 World Architecture Festival

Manila, Philippines – Wagi ang Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal 2 sa isinagawang 2019 World Architecture Festival. Napanalunan ng MCIA Terminal 2 ang Completed Buildings: Transport Category kung saan nominado rin ang Jewel Changi Airport ng Singapore at Istanbul Airport ng Turkey. Iginiit ng isang hurado na ang MCIA Terminal 2 ay simple at elegante […] The post MCIA terminal 2 wagi sa 2019 World Architecture Festival appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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SSS Pensioners to Receive 13th Month Pension on December 6

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Wednesday said more than 2.83 million pensioners will receive their 13th pension starting 6 December 2019. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said the pension fund has released more than P12.71 billion for the 13th month pension, both thru-the-banks, and thru-checks. “We have already requested […].....»»

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4 Cebu Grads Top Nurse Licensure Examination

In less than a week after the result of the latest Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET), Cebu grads once again achieved another milestone. Four (4) Cebu graduates from different schools topped the November 2019 Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE). Artemis Marie Cinco from Velez College and Jasmin Claire Sarmiento Tamang from Cebu Normal University (Cebu State […].....»»

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SEA Games: Nanaginip na may “golden hair,” sumungkit ng ginto

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – LITERAL na “dream come true” ang kuwento ni Michael Comaling sa 2019 Southeast Asian Games- dilaw na buhok para sa gintong medalya. Hindi kathang isip bagkus totoo ang panaginip ng 19-anyos na makasusungkit siya ng panalo sa kumpetisyon. “Kasi two weeks ago nung dito pa kami nagte-training natulog po ako then […] The post SEA Games: Nanaginip na may “golden hair,” sumungkit ng ginto appeared first on Bandera......»»

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The Comeback Kid: How Sam Bengzon found his way back to the hockey rink

All the ice around him was not enough to stop hockey forward Samuel James Bengzon from heating up the SM Mall of Asia skating rink, in what would be one of the best moments of his 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games run......»»

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Q4 growth to pick up to 6.6% — ING

Dutch financial giant ING Bank said Philippine economic growth may pick up further in the fourth quarter amid the catch up in government spending after the delayed implementation of the 2019 national budget......»»

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Tabal ginulat ni Hallasgo sa Sea Games marathon

NAKUHA ng Pilipinas ang gintong medalya sa women’s marathon ng 2019 Southeast Asian Games Biyernes ng umaga sa New Clark City. Pero hindi ang paboritong si Mary Joy Tabal ang nagwagi kundi ang taga-Malaybalay, Bukidnon na si Christine Hallasgo. Tinapos ni Hallasgo ang 42.195-kilometer race sa loob ng dalawang oras, 56 minuto at 56 segundo […] The post Tabal ginulat ni Hallasgo sa Sea Games marathon appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News12 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Report: Blazers guarantee Melo s contract for rest of season

NBA.com staff report Carmelo Anthony returned to the NBA and immediately earned Player of the Week honors. Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, he can add a guaranteed contract to the ledger, with Portland re-working his previously non-guaranteed deal. The Trail Blazers will amend Carmelo Anthony’s contract so that it becomes fully guaranteed for the remainder of the season, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 6, 2019 Anthony is averaging 16.9 points and 5.9 rebounds while shooting 44.8% overall and 38.7% from 3-point range in 31.0 minutes......»»

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SEA Games: Gilas has Vietnam next in big prelims showdown

MANILA — After starting the 2019 Southeast Asian Games with a 52-point drubbing of Singapore, Gilas Pilipinas is ready move forward through the preliminary stage. The Philippine national team will certainly keep its focus, as anything short of a gold medal here will be a monumental disaster. Up next for Gilas Pilipinas is Vietnam and the Vietnamese have been impressive so far, entering Friday’s clash with a clean 2-0 mark. Vietnam was Cone’s mystery team almost a week before the SEA Games and looks like Coach Tim’s early hunch was right. [Related: SEA Games: Gilas wary of unknown Vietnam] These Vietnamese are good. “We scouted Vietnam today against Myanmar, and they have six really good athletes on their team,” Cone said. “They're gonna be a much stronger opponent,” he added. The Philippines is the heavy favorites to win a 13th straight gold medal in the SEA Games. Gilas Pilipinas also sent a powerhouse crew, going all-PBA this time int he biennial event. However, as Gilas looks to dominate, proper mindset is still key. It’s much easier to underestimate an opponent and doing that opens you up for a historic upset. “We wanna make sure that we're coming out and we're respecting the game, that we're playing the game the right way, that we are respecting our opponents. You didn't see a lot of fooling around. We don't want our guys fooling around,” Cone said. “We're gonna try to play the game the right way. That's very important to us, to represent the country. We want people going back to their respective homes and saying wow, that team played with a lot of class. That's really been uppermost in our minds. Obviously, we wanna win too,” he added. Gilas Pilipinas vs. Vietnam, a crucial match to pretty much decide rankings for the next round, will tip off at the MOA Arena at 8:15 p.m. Friday.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

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