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PBA: Defensive-minded Dela Rosa makes his mark – on offense

Magnolia’s Rome dela Rosa file photo. PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines – Rome dela Rosa’s calling card has always been his defense. This was true when he played for San Beda College in the NCAA, and when he spent the ...

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PBA: Kiefer quick to move on after career-best goes for naught

NLEX guard Kiefer Ravena looks to attack the Magnolia defense. PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines – After seeing his best scoring game so far in the PBA went down the drain, NLEX rookie Kiefer Ravena said he and the Road ...

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PBA: Alaska's Compton not surprised at Jeron's quick impact

Alaska rookie Jeron Teng defends during their game against Kia Picanto. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – Alaska head coach Alex Compton never had any doubt that Jeron Teng will make an immediate impact in the PBA, as he ...

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Expect Phoenix to continue pushing the pace

Phoenix’s Matthew Wright drives against the defense of NLEX’s Cyrus Baguio. PBA Media Bureau. MANILA, Philippines – Phoenix star Matthew Wright vows that the Fuel Masters will continue playing at a fast pace after they ran past the NLEX Road ...

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EPL: Kane at the double as Spurs rout Everton

Tottenham’s Harry Kane celebrates scoring their third goal with Eric Dier and Son Heung-min. Eddie Keogh, Reuters LONDON – Harry Kane continued his rich scoring streak by netting twice in Tottenham Hotspur’s 4-0 win over Everton at Wembley as Mauricio ...

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PBA: San Miguel rallies late to down TNT

June Mar Fajardo and San Miguel Beer woke up in the fourth quarter to take down TNT on Saturday. PBA Media Bureau June Mar Fajardo scored 20 points and San Miguel Beer used a strong fourth quarter to defeat TNT ...

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Football: Spanish tax authorities scrutinize Messi's foundation

Spanish tax authorities are investigating whether payments from FC Barcelona to Lionel Messi’s foundation were used to help the player evade taxes, Spanish daily El Mundo reported on Saturday. The newspaper, which has acquired Football Leaks documents, reported that the ...

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Tennis: Nadal ready despite lack of Aussie Open lead-up

Top seed Rafael Nadal starts the Australian Open next week for the first time in his career without playing a warm-up tournament, and no uncle Toni by his side. But the Spanish star said Saturday he feels good and his ...

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NBA: Nuggets drive past Grizzlies in 4th quarter

Photo from Denver Nuggets’ Instagram account Locked in a tight game early in the fourth quarter Friday night, the Denver Nuggets used a 12-2 run to break it open and went on to beat the visiting Memphis Grizzlies 87-78 at ...

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NBA: Raptors president Ujiri among NBA figures to decry Trump 'shithole' slur

LOS ANGELES, United States – The Toronto Raptors’ Nigerian president Masai Ujiri was just one NBA figure with a strong response on Friday to US President Donald Trump’s reported denunciation of immigration from ‘shithole countries.” While Trump took to Twitter ...

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