Silver: China asked for Rockets GM Daryl Morey to be fired

10/18/2019

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request. Silver also said that…

CDN Digital’s Francisco wins National Milo Marathon photo contest

Mars G. Alison 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Newbie photographer Gerard Vincent Francisco of Cebu Daily News (CDN) Digital bested veteran photographers and bagged the grand prize of the photo contest of the Cebu leg of the 2019 National Milo Marathon…

Boxer Patrick Day dies of brain injuries 4 days after fight

10/17/2019

CHICAGO— Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell. Promoter Lou DiBella said Day died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was 27. “He was surrounded by his family,…

Rising star Rhenz Abando wants transfer to another UAAP school

Cedelf Tupas 10/17/2019

MANILA, Philippines–The decision of University of Santo Tomas coach Aldin Ayo to bench prized forward Rhenz Abando last Wednesday may have something to do with the player informing the team that he was transferring to another UAAP…

USJ-R coach: Team still lacks maturity

Mars G. Alison 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—In sports, it is not unusual to see strong teams having a dismal season at some point. Take the case of last year’s Cesafi collegiate basketball runner-up, University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars. Having…

Family comes first

June Navarro 10/17/2019

World champions Caloy Yulo and Nesthy Petecio had always prayed—and worked so hard—for improved environments for their families. Their dreams of comfortable homes will finally turn into a reality after both received their cash incentives from the…

The NBA’s magic number for victories isn’t 100 anymore

10/17/2019

MIAMI  — Getting to 100 points in the NBA used to almost certainly guarantee victory. These days, it’s the baseline for even having a chance. NBA teams that scored 100 or more points lost more often last…

UC defeats USC, takes top spot in Cesafi collegiate football

Mars G. Alison 10/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters took the top spot in the College division of the ongoing 19th Cesafi men’s football tournament after edging six-time defending champion University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors,…

USC’s determination paying off 

Brian J. Ochoa 10/16/2019

Games Saturday: (October 19, 2019) 12:30 P.M. – USC vs CITU  (high school) 2 P.M. – UCLM vs. UC (high school) 3:30 P.M. – USPF vs. SWU (college) 5:00 P.M. – CITU vs. USJR (college) Cebu City,…

Sykes rules Cebu Inter-BPO Sports League

Mars G. Alison 10/16/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Sykes dominated the Cebu Inter-BPO Sports League, which came to a close on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Not only did its volleyball teams defend their men’s and women’s titles, Sykes employees also took the…

Lakers’ Anthony Davis grateful thumb injury isn’t serious

10/16/2019

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Anthony Davis hopes to return to the Los Angeles Lakers’ lineup for their next preseason game after confirming his thumb injury isn’t serious. Davis went through a full practice with the Lakers on…

As NBA-China tweet rift continues, James enters spotlight

10/16/2019

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James has stepped into the spotlight of the now-strained relationship between the NBA and China with his comments about the league executive who started the ongoing fallout with what James derided…

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