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Bucks use perseverance to snap 50-year drought

MILWAUKEE—A resilient Milwaukee Bucks squad that battled back from adversity throughout the NBA playoffs and bonded over past failures ended a 50-year title drought Tuesday by winning the NBA Finals......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJul 21st, 2021

Bucks focused as fans eye end to 50-year NBA title drought

Milwaukee—Milwaukee Bucks supporters are buzzing about the possible end of a 50-year NBA title drought while star Giannis Antetokounmpo fights to keep his focus with a crown tantalyzingly near......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Bucks beat Suns to move one win from end of 50-year NBA drought

Powered by 32 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo and late heroics from Jrue Holiday, the Milwaukee Bucks moved within one win of their first title in 50 years by defeating the Phoenix Suns 123-119 on Saturday in the NBA Finals......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Wilcon Depot profits soar in H1 as sales rise 48.5%

Profits of Wilcon Depot Inc. posted a triple-digit growth in the first half, showing that the giant home retailer is exhibiting sign of recovery from a pandemic-induced sales drought last year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Fellow Olympians, sports personalities hail golden girl Hidilyn Diaz

After Diaz broke the Philippines’ 94-year-old gold medal drought in the Olympics on Monday, the whole country became jubilant......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Stocks end slump; BDO, BPI lead market gainers

Stocks rallied Thursday along with the rest of Asia on bargain hunting to snap a four-day losing streak, as worries about the Delta variant were overshadowed by more strong earnings reports indicating companies were faring well as the global economy emerges from last year’s pandemic-induced collapse......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Giannis scores 41 as Bucks trim Suns’ lead in NBA Finals

Milwaukee—Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds on Sunday to lead Milwaukee over Phoenix 120-100, reviving the Bucks’ chances to win their first NBA Finals in 50 years. The 26-year-old Greek forward joined Shaquille O’Neal in 2000 and LeBron James in 2016 as the only NBA Finals players with back-to-back 40-point, 10-rebound performances. […] The post Giannis scores 41 as Bucks trim Suns’ lead in NBA Finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Messi ends drought as Argentina tops Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO—When Lionel Messi, already a regular starter for the mighty Barcelona, made his international bow in 2005 as an 18-year-old for a powerful Argentina side he surely never imagined it would take him 16 years to finally claim a trophy with his country......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Backcourt maestro Chris Paul powers Suns over Bucks in NBA Finals opener

PHOENIX (AFP) – Chris Paul, making his long-sought NBA Finals debut, scored 32 points to lead the Phoenix Suns over the Milwaukee Bucks, 118-105, in Tuesday’s opening game of the championship series. The 36-year-old backcourt maestro, in his 16th season, delivered clutch scoring and added nine assists while Devin Booker added 27 points and 22-year-old […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

Bucks complete sweep of Heat; Blazers tie series against Nuggets

The Bucks blasted their tormentors last year with a 4-0 series beatdown to be the first team through to the second round of the playoffs......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Spieth chases career Grand Slam at PGA Championship

KIAWAH ISLAND—Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth, who snapped a four-year US PGA Tour win drought in April, tries to complete a career Grand Slam by winning next week’s PGA Championship......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

Jordan Spieth makes PGA return at full strength after Covid-19

Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth, who tries to complete a career Grand Slam at next week’s PGA Championship, said on Tuesday he is just back to full strength after contracting Covid-19. Spieth snapped a four-year win drought since capturing the British Open by taking the Texas Open last month then shared third at the Masters […] The post Jordan Spieth makes PGA return at full strength after Covid-19 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

Lydia Ko snaps title drought with dominant Lotte Championship win

Lydia Ko ended her three-year LPGA title drought in impressive style Saturday, firing a final-round 65 to win the Lotte Championship by seven strokes......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

PGA Player Blog: On working hard to score another Tour win

In this blog, Billy Horschel writes about how hard it has been to secure a sixth PGA Tour victory and how a family holiday helped end a three-year win drought......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Tabuena ends slump, rallies to win Eagle Ridge Challenge

Miguel Tabuena ended a two-year drought as he rallied to a two-stroke triumph in the ICTSI Eagle Ridge Challenge yesterday at the Aoki course......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 13th, 2021

Factories snap delicate ascent to recovery in January

The volume of production index (VoPI) shrank 16.7% year-on-year in January, worse than the 12% slump the previous month......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Athletics upbeat on EJ& rsquo;s Olympic medal chances

Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president Philip Ella Juico expressed confidence that the country will end its 85-year Olympic medal drought in athletics, courtesy of rising pole vault athlete Ernest John Obiena. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Stocks drop to end 5-day rally; JG Summit retreats

Stocks retreated Thursday ahead of the Chinese New Year Friday to snap a five-day rally, after investors opted to cash in on recent gains......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

Eala bucks slow start, squeaks past Spanish foe

After losing a lopsided 2-6 opener, Eala pulled off all the stops to best the 23-year-old Bucsa......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

English wins playoff to take PGA Tourney of Champions

Los Angeles---Harris English sank a six-foot birdie putt on Sunday’s first playoff hole to defeat Chile’s Joaquin Niemann and win the US PGA Tournament of Champions, snapping an eight-year title drought......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Virus-hit Browns try again to end NFL playoff drought

Washington---The Cleveland Browns, struck by Covid-19 as they try to snap a 17-season NFL playoff drought, closed their training facility Wednesday after two more positive virus tests......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020