LOS ANGELES: Team USA outgunned Team World 151-131 in the NBA’s Rising Stars event on Friday in a game that lacked little semblance of defense even before it deteriorated into an unofficial dunk contest. As Team USA put the contest out of reach in the fourth quarter, the players stepped aside to let the impromptu […]
At 3 a.m. on a freezing November back in 1984, Joe Lipa trudged through a kilometer of snow to hear the gospel of basketball according to Bob Knight, the fire-breathing head coach of the Indiana University Hoosiers.
‘No uprising fails, each one is a step in the right direction.’
‘This exhibition shows appreciation to the highly respected art of kabuki, an attempt to sort of revive it and give new ways to look at it.’
AMIENS, France: Amiens’ Serhou Guirassy scored an injury time equalizer on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to secure a roller-coaster 4-4 draw with a Paris Saint-Germain side without Neymar and Kylian Mbappe ahead of next week’s Champions League last 16 tie at Borussia Dortmund. Relegation-haunted Amiens had been on course for a shock win when they […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio: Ohio State hit its first bucket of the game against Purdue and never looked back. Aside from a 28-second tie at 3-3, the Buckeyes led every minute and topped the Boilermakers 68-52 Saturday afternoon (Sunday in Manila) for their fifth win in the past six games. Ohio State (17-8, 7-7) pulled to .500 […]
Such is the evolving nature of contemporary art that it brings artists and art lovers together in a venue for creative confabulation, and to push further the boundaries of perceiving art.
‘Perception is real, and the truth is not.’
ADELAIDE, Australia: Seven-time major champion In-bee Park hasn’t won an LPGA tournament in nearly two years, but her 19 tour victories include trophies at Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia. She might well be adding Australia soon to that total in the Asia-Pacific region. Park took a three-stroke lead at the Women’s Australian Open on Saturday […]
LOS ANGELES: Rory McIlroy, looking to cement his return to No. 1 in the world, fired a three-under par 68 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to join Matt Kuchar and Adam Scott in a three-way tie for the third-round lead at the Genesis Invitational. Kuchar was atop the leaderboard for a third straight day after […]
Felicisimo Ampon, Raymundo Deyro, Johnny Jose, Dungo Brothers, Dominguez, Rafols, and Felix Barrientos were among the last of the Mohicans. Ever since I was a young boy in short pants until I got married, and became a commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission, I had the fortune to watch all these guys bring pride and […]
GLASGOW: Sweden’s Armand Duplantis set a world pole vault record of 6.18 meters at an indoor meeting in Glasgow on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), adding one centimetre to the record he set in Poland last week. Duplantis, who won silver at last year’s world championships in Doha, cleared the bar with something to spare and […]
By THIRD DOMINGO and KNIGHT DE GUZMAN NBA 2K versus NBA Live, which game is more realistic? Video game technology has truly come a long way since the blocky two-dimensional exploits of the Super Mario brothers and even the relatively more recent polygonal hijinks of Crash Bandicoot. We could spend hours arguing that Stephen Curry’s […]
By AA PATAWARAN Much ado about the terno, but I suppose it deserves the fuss, just like much of our history. While I do agree that history must be afforded respect, I also don’t see why it should not be seen through modern lens. In this space many years ago, I wrote about a TV station […]
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Sunday has created a task force as the second round of the road-clearing operations in the country mandated by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will kick off on Monday.
At least 44 women, including a minor, were rescued from resto-bars allegedly used as prostitution dens in Sta. Cruz, Manila and five barangays in Valenzuela City over the weekend.
Reigning national juniors champion Jeth Romy Morado downed Jallen Herzchelle Agra to lead a big group of undefeated players after two rounds in the National Capital Region elimination leg of the 75th Philippine National Chess Championships at the MET Live Mall in Pasay City Saturday night.
With a few adjustments in mind, Rio Olympics veteran Hidilyn Daz hopes to get the right focus, timing and condition for a good showing in the Asian Championship on April 16-25 in Kazakhstan.
By SOL VANZI Half the fun of growing up after the war was making our own toys. The Philippines was, at the time, importing almost all of its processed food from the US and the most popular breakfast among Pinoy families was rice or bread with sardines. Portola was the top choice mostly because children […]
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday the league expects to lose “several hundred million dollars” due to a row with China over a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters.