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Kyrie Irving says trade request was about optimizing his potential

first_imgWATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding MOST READ Irving averaged a career-high 25.2 points on 47.3 percent shooting and 5.8 assists last season. He has three years and $60 million remaining on his contract. Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH The Celtics introduced Irving on Friday after the blockbuster trade sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round pick and the Miami Heat’s 2020 second-round pick in exchange for Irving.READ: Irving will wear no. 11 with CelticsIrving was asked about his decision to leave Cleveland and the status of his relationship with James.“I haven’t spoken to (James) and my intent (in asking for a trade), like I said, was for my best intentions,” Irving said.“To look back at the amount of ground we covered in the last three-year span. To really realize how special that was and how much stuff happened in that amount of time, I’d be sitting up here and telling you guys a lie if I didn’t tell you I learned so much from that guy.”ADVERTISEMENT Delight as Serena Williams welcomes baby girl Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics during the press conference at TD Garden on September 1, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. AFP/GETTY IMAGESBOSTON—Kyrie Irving, who requested a trade out of Cleveland in July, said Friday that he hasn’t spoken to LeBron James since he joined the Boston Celtics.But the four time NBA all-star Irving said there are no bad feelings and that the reason he wanted to end his partnership with the James-led Cavaliers was so he could optimize his game.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: PH lost about P161.5B tax revenue from big trading partners in 2017 PLAY LIST 03:46Lacson: PH lost about P161.5B tax revenue from big trading partners in 201701:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I can’t wait to get on the floor and maximize my potential,” Irving at an introductory news conference at the Boston Garden arena on Friday.“I just want to be around those incredible coaches and those incredible minds and those incredible individuals. I feel like in doing that, Boston came right at the exact time and it was meant to be that way. I trust in that, and I’m glad to be here.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe 25-year-old point guard praised his former superstar teammate James, describing his three seasons with James as “awesome” and told reporters that “I learned so much from that guy.”READ: LeBron James has ‘nothing but respect’ for Kyrie Irving LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next View commentslast_img read more

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Initial tests reveal no fracture on Galanza’s injured ankle

first_imgREAD: Adamson coach unsure of Galanza’s availability for UAAP after brutal injuryLady Falcons coach Airess Padda feared Galanza may have broken her right ankle after landing on her teammate’s foot following a block attempt early in the third set of their game against the College of St. Benilde Lady Blazers.Galanza grimaced in pain and had to be stretchered off and rushed to a nearby hospital.Adamson still went on to win in three sets and book a semifinals berth minus Galanza, who could miss the remainder of the tournament.The 20-year-old hitter is entering her final playing year in the UAAP.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong Citycenter_img Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Knicks know they face tough task in moving on after Anthony LATEST STORIES Thank God! @jemagalanza Xray and CT Scan results are out and it says NO Fracture. Shell be confined for observation and further tests. pic.twitter.com/HTAvyNe7wL— Virtual Playground (@VPlaygroundPH) September 25, 2017Adamson can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now, after initial tests revealed no fracture on the ankle of star spiker Jema Galanza after a brutal injury Monday night in the Premier Volleyball League.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAs per Virtual Playground, a sports management agency which handles Galanza, X-ray and CT scan results were negative.ADVERTISEMENT Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president “Thank God! @jemagalanza Xray and CT Scan results are out and it says NO Fracture. Shell be confined for observation and further tests,” Virtual Playground posted on Twitter. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games View commentslast_img read more

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Day snatches third round lead at Australian Open

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:31Go: Search for ‘perfect, honest man’ to lead PNP still on01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next MOST READ NO COMMERCIAL USE Jason Day of Australia plays a tee shot during round two of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney on November 11, 2011. The Australian Open golf tournament runs from November 10-13, and features international players competing for Australia’s most prestigious golf prize, the Stonehaven Cup. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOODJason Day ended a frustrating run of par golf by making three late birdies to snatch the outright lead after the third round of the 102nd Australian Open on Saturday.The former world number one’s patience finally paid off when he made back-to-back birdies at the 14th and 15th holes after parring his first 13 holes. He dropped a shot when he bogeyed his penultimate hole for the second day in a row, but birdied the last for a two-under-par 69 and a three-round total of 10-under-203.ADVERTISEMENT Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Day will head into Sunday’s final round with a one-stroke lead over his fellow Australian Lucas Herbert, who carded an even-par 71 to finish at nine-under after leading overnight.Sweden’s Jonas Blixt charged up the leaderboard into a share of third place at seven-under after a flawless 66, and was joined by the 2015 Australian Open champion Matt Jones, who signed for a 68.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAustralia’s Cameron Smith, who teamed up with Blixt to win this year’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans, was in fifth place at six-under after firing a third consecutive round of 69, Defending champion Jordan Spieth was tied for 17th — eight shots behind Day — after a 70. Popovich has ‘never’ seen an injury like Leonard’s Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion View comments QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa LATEST STORIES CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMClast_img read more

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Wozniacki, Halep both hoping 3rd time is lucky in final

first_imgKammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View comments LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City “I was not afraid of losing,” the top-seeded Halep said after surviving a thrilling, three-setter against Kerber. “I won those balls, and then I got the confidence back that I’m still alive and I can do it.”Of the two, Wozniacki has had the longer wait for this moment. If she prevails on Saturday, it’ll be in her 43rd major tournament — the fourth-most appearances among women at the most elite level before winning a first Grand Slam title.The 27-year-old Dane is also nine years removed from her first major final at the 2009 U.S. Open (a loss to Kim Clijsters). She then had a five-year wait for a second shot in New York, falling to Serena Williams in the 2014 final.And now another 3 ½ long years for another opportunity.“I always believed in myself,” Wozniacki said. “I was just giving myself time. I think if you don’t feel like you can go all the way in tournaments, then to me there’s no sense in playing. So for me it’s always I want to be competitive, I want to be the best, and that’s why I’m still playing.”ADVERTISEMENT NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers They’ve had similar careers to this point: they are steady, consistent performers week-to-week who have climbed all the way to No. 1 based on the quantity — if not necessarily the quality — of their results.At the Grand Slams, both are all too familiar with the role of runner-up — Wozniacki losing twice at the U.S. Open, Halep twice at Roland Garros.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAnd in a twist of fate, both enter the Australian Open final playing with what Wozniacki calls “house money” — they’ve each saved match points earlier in the tournament and feel they’re making the most of their second chances.In Halep’s case, it’s actually a third chance. She saved match points against not one, but two opponents at Melbourne Park — Lauren Davis in the third round, and two-time major winner Angelique Kerber in the semifinal. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Germany’s Angelique Kerber in their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)MELBOURNE, Australia — For both Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, the Australian Open women’s final on Saturday is a chance to put the demons of past Grand Slam near-misses behind them.One will finally walk away a champion. The other will have to shake off another loss in a major final and be left to wonder when, or if, another chance will come again.ADVERTISEMENT Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH The 26-year-old Halep hasn’t had such long stretches between title chances — her losses came in the 2014 and 2017 French Opens to Maria Sharapova and Jelena Ostapenko, respectively — but she’s certainly endured the more heart-breaking defeats.Halep was leading by a set and a break against Jelena Ostapenko at last year’s French Open before faltering down the stretch. And against Sharapova in 2014, Halep came in as the favorite but was broken at 4-all in the third set before losing a draining, three-hour final.But Halep believes she’s turned a corner in the past year and is better able to handle pressure moments on the court. Her comeback from multiple match points down in Melbourne is a testament to a new mindset.“I was in this position in the French Open, so maybe I can make a better match,” she said. “I feel more experienced. Also stronger mentally. And the way I play, it’s different. I feel I’m more aggressive.”The bonus in Saturday night’s final is that winner also takes home the No. 1 ranking. It would be a six-year gap for Wozniacki if she achieves it. But both made clear this isn’t their goal.“It’s also my dream, to win a Grand Slam title,” Halep said. “But, you know, it’s always tough when you are close.”Wozniacki knows all too well how this feels — and she’s hoping the third time proves lucky for her.“Regardless of what happens now, I’ve done my best,” she said. “I believe if you really put everything into it, eventually things are going to go your way.” Torres knocks out Osenio, Kelly scores stunner in ONE prelims Read Next 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMClast_img read more

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Air Force stuns Pocari Sweat

first_imgLATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gamboa nips Zark’s Saengmuang also drew support from her Air Force teammates in combating Pocari import Michelle Strizak’s conference-best 40-hit effort, 38 of which came from attacks.The Jet Spikers notched just their second victory against eight losses at the close of the double-round elimination phase of the season-opening conference of the league organized by Sports Vision.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAir Force showed it isn’t about to simply fold up, pulling off a shock victory over an undermanned Pocari Sweat, 25-19, 24-26, 25-27, 25-21, 15-6, to finally end a seven-game spiral while slowing the defending champions’ march to an outright semifinal berth in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.Thai import Patcharee Saengmuang flexed her muscles and unloaded 27 points, sealing the Jet Spikers’ victory with back-to-back hits.ADVERTISEMENT Joy Cases backed Saengmuang with 21 markers while Jocemer Tapic and Iari Yongco combined for 23 hits, helping the Jet Spikers overcome a 1-2 set deficit to snatch the victory.“Since we’re on a skid, I told the girls to do what we’ve been doing in practice and they delivered,” said Air Force coach Jasper Jimenez.Already missing the services of top local hitter Myla Pablo (back injury), Pocari also played sans Bosnian import Edina Selimovic (hamstring tear).Earlier, Air Force clobbered winless Café Lupe, 25-16, 25-22, 25-19, to clinch the first semifinal berth in the men’s division of the league backed by Mikasa and Asics.ADVERTISEMENT SPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingBut the victory was a dose of optimism for a Jet Spikers crew that can now reboot its bid when the tournament kicks off its single round quarterfinals starting Sunday. The four other teams outside the top two will dispute the remaining Final Four berths from scratch.Pocari, which needed a victory to join BaliPure in the semifinals, thus closed out with a 6-4 card, keeping the Power Smashers and the Perlas Spikers, toting identical 5-4 marks, in the hunt for the other outright berth in the Final Four. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds MOST READ Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR View commentslast_img read more

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Gamboa nips Zark’s

first_imgPalace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Taking matters into his own hands, the 38-year-old Avenido rolled back the years to finish with 15 points, including the game-winning free throws, as the Coffee Lovers squeaked past fellow newcomer Zark’s Burger, 85-84.Later, Jeron Teng exploded for 33 points as another newcomer, Flying V, stunned Aspirants’ Cup champion Cignal, 86-84.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Park shoots 68, paces Mondilla by 2 strokes MOST READ Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Gamboa Coffee Mix playing-coach Leo Avenido saw his team badly needing a lift, after a lethargic start in its PBA D-League Foundation Cup debut on Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.But Avenido didn’t need to look far to turn the Coffee Lovers’ fortunes around.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes View commentslast_img read more

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SMB, Star stay in top-2 hunt

first_imgEvery 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games MOST READ San Miguel’s Charles Rhodes celebrates after a dunk against Blackwater. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin VardeleonLeo Austria was glad that his San Miguel Beermen experienced something like this heading into the playoffs of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, even if he said that this was the most scared he had been in a game this season.Trailing a team that wasn’t supposed to even stay close to them, the Beermen dug deep in the second half to roar back from 16 points down before upending Blackwater, 124-113, on Wednesday night as San Miguel stayed in the top-two chase at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP LATEST STORIES BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blastcenter_img Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ “I think that game was the most scary I’ve experienced this season,” Austria said after booking his eighth win in 10 games while showing the Elite the door with their ninth defeat in 11 outings. “Our opponent was very confident and really wanted to beat us.”Star rallied from 21 points down later in the night and carved out a 102-98 overtime victory over Alaska to take No. 1 spot temporarily.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingThe Hotshots also stayed in contention for twice-to-beat incentives in the playoffs after closing out with a 9-2 record. But for Star to keep that position—and the bonus that goes with it—the Hotshots need San Miguel Beer or Barangay Ginebra—or both—to lose their last games on Friday against GlobalPort and Mahindra, respectively.Blackwater could have given the Hotshots the Beermen loss that they needed, scoring the first 10 points of the match and grabbing a 72-56 lead at the half. But that only served as a wake-up call for the Beermen, who came out in the third quarter with all guns firing and their defense unforgiving.“This is a lesson for us—that we cannot take any team for granted,” Austria said. “We needed a game like this—that (16-point) deficit forced us to play hard. The players just refused to be beaten.”Charles Rhodes fired 15 points in the fourth period and June Mar Fajardo hit 12 of his 28 in the third as the two big men took turns in helping the Beermen avert what would have been the biggest upset of the tournament.Finishing in the top two means needing to beat a lower-ranked squad just once to make the Final Four.The Gin Kings and the Beermen can go 1-2 with wins on Friday. Star will drop to No. 3 via the quotient if all three teams end up tied with 9-2 cards.ADVERTISEMENT Asian Women’s sorry stint provides blueprint for PH volleyball team Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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Monster scorer Phelps back as Phoenix kicks off bid vs Kia

first_imgNational Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Eugene Phelps. PBA IMAGESEugene Phelps breached the 50-point mark the last two times he played in a PBA tournament opener.The high-volume scorer from Los Angeles, California, intends to sustain that streak as the Fuel Masters tangle with the Kia Picanto at the start of the import-laced Governors Cup Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ LATEST STORIES View comments After that 4:15 p.m. opener, the Alaska Aces and the NLEX Road Warriors take centerstage with the Aces raring to break a miserable string of games after closing their Commissioner’s Cup campaign with eight consecutive losses.They’ll bring in a familiar face in LaDontae Henton, who led the Aces to the playoffs in the previous Governors Cup, where they were sidetracked by the twice-to-beat Barangay Ginebra Kings in the quarterfinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsFollowing his double-double average stint for Alaska, Henton brought his act to the NBA D-League after being picked 10th overall by the Santa Cruz Warriors. There, the former Providence standout tallied 13.2 points and 5.8 rebounds in 40 games.The Road Warriors, meanwhile, will unveil Aaron Fuller, an undersized power forward out of University of Southern California. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Finishing the Commissioner’s Cup at the bottom of the 12-team standings, NLEX has nowhere to go but up and coach Yeng Guiao brought in Fuller early at the tailend of the previous reinforced tournament to get him battle-ready right away.Fuller, who met the 6-foot-5 conference limit for imports despite being listed 6-6, went unnoticed in the 2013 NBA Draft and last played in the Mexican pro league.With Markeith Cummings suiting up, the Picanto are also thrilled at the prospect of making the playoffs following a forgettable 3-8 record for an early exit last conference.Cummings first burst into the PBA limelight by leading GlobalPort to a quarterfinal appearance in the same season-ending tournament four years ago.The NBA D-League veteran—who also played in Poland, Egypt and, recently, Lebanon—averaged 28.7 points on 60.1 percent shooting and 45.2 percent from beyond the arc.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Tanduay books quarters seatlast_img read more

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CWG lanes to be fully operational from Monday

first_imgThe exclusive lanes for Commonwealth Games vehicles are likely to be fully operational from Monday as the athletes and delegates are expected to check-in by then, a senior officer said on Friday.”As most of the athletes and officials are expected to check in by September 26, from Monday the Games Lane is likely to be fully operational excluding other traffic on these lanes,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Satyendra Garg said.He advised people to take alternative to the roads having Games lanes from Monday.On Saturday, the lane restrictions between international airport and Games Village will be between 9:30 am to 10:30 am.There will be restrictions on traffic to facilitate movement of athletes to practice venues. Other than these, there will not be any restriction on other stretches earmarked as Games Lane till Monday, Garg said.last_img read more

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Kochi team seeks 10 days to settle dispute

first_imgThe owners of the Kochi IPL team have asked the BCCI for 10 more days to resolve a dispute over its ownership pattern.The request was filed by two sets of solicitors representing the two factions of the franchise. It was made before the BCCI deadline to the franchise lapsed.The BCCI has said it will consult its legal team before deciding on the request.The Kochi franchise had been issued a showcause notice by the BCCI and ordered to form a joint venture company within 10 days to settle its ownership differences.Talks between promoters Rendezvous Sports and the investors had run into trouble, but efforts are now on to find a consensus.last_img

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