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NCAA: Letran takes on well-rested San Beda as finals begin

Fierce rivals San Beda and Letran kick off their best-of-3 finals series on Tuesday. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – Colegio de San Juan de Letran will try to dent San Beda University’s aura of invincibility when the NCAA ...

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SEA Games: Filipino tennis coach looks to repeat success of 2005

[embedded content] The Philippines national tennis team wants to improve on its performance in 2017, when it plunges into action in the Southeast Asian Games, which begin later this month. The Philippines only managed to bag 2 silver and 2 ...

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SEA Games: Gilas bows to Alab in second tune-up

June Mar Fajardo takes a free throw during Gilas’ tune-up. Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News. MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine national team succumbed to Alab Pilipinas in their second tune-up game, 93-89, Monday at the Meralco Gym. NLEX guard Kiefer ...

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SEA Games: Pinay swimmer looks to grow under tutelage of Michael Phelps’ coach

Filipino SEA Games participant Chloe Isleta is absorbing everything American swimming coach Bob Bowman is teaching her. Handout Winning a Southeast Asian Games gold medal in swimming has been elusive for the Philippines. The last time the country won one ...

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SEA Games: Accomplished Pinoy dragon-boat teams temper gold expectations

A force in rowing in the region, notwithstanding, the Philippines offered a modest forecast ahead of the Southeast Asian Games, which begin later this month. “We are eyeing to win at least 3 of the 6 gold medals at stake,” ...

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UAAP condoles with UE after Tan’s passing

Bong Tan was the head coach of the UE Red Warriors in Season 82. UAAP MANILA, Philippines – The UAAP extended its sympathies to the family of Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr., who passed on Monday after collapsing in a basketball ...

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SEA Games: Cone hopes Gilas will take ‘2 steps forward’ after loss to Alab

MANILA, Philippines — National team head coach Tim Cone admitted that Gilas Pilipinas took a bit of a step back on Monday evening, after a 93-89 defeat to San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in a tune-up game at the Meralco Gym. ...

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Titans topple Chiefs, Falcons stun Saints on topsy-turvy NFL day

Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (77) congratulates teammate Titans wide receiver Adam Humphries (10) for scoring a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Jim Brown, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters LOS ANGELES — Kansas ...

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Starstruck no more: UST on verge of knocking out UP

UST’s Rhenz Abando celebrates after draining a three-pointer against UP. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – Back in June, coach Aldin Ayo expressed his disappointment at how some of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) players competed against University ...

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NCAA: Despite early exit, Lyceum coach excited for Pirates’ future

Lyceum coach Topex Robinson welcomes a recruiting class that includes Juniors MVP John Barba. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines — Lyceum of the Philippines University saw its streak of back-to-back NCAA finals appearances come to an end in Season ...

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