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NBA: Raptors rally past Bucks for first Finals appearance

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) hoist the Eastern Conference trophy after winning game six of the Eastern conference finals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks at Scotiabank Arena. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters TORONTO (UPDATED) ...

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‘Spidey’ intruder wants PBA to drop penalties vs some San Miguel players

MANILA—The man dressed in a Spider-man costume who interrupted Game 5 of the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup finals urged the league to drop the penalties it imposed on 2 San Miguel Beer players. The man, identified as Paolo Felizarta, entered ...

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Beach volleyball: Sisi Rondina, Bernadeth Pons shown exit in Boracay tilt

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons left everything on the sand court before bowing to Japan’s Sakurako Fujii and Minori Kumada 17-21, 19-21 ending the hosts’ run in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Boracay Open on Saturday. The Filipinas matched ...

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Tennis: Curtain up for returning Federer at new-look Roland Garros

Switzerland’s Roger Federer attends a training session on the eve of the start of the tournament. Vincent Kessler, Reuters PARIS, France — Roger Federer returns to a new look Roland Garros on Sunday after a four-year absence, admitting he’ll be ...

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MPBL: Gerald Anderson wants to make presence felt on new team Imus

Actor and now celebrity baller Gerald Anderson hopes to play more games in the coming season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, despite a hectic calendar. Anderson, who recently transferred from the Marikina Shoemasters club to the Imus Bandera, told ...

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PVL: In tournament comeback, BaliPure also hopes to return to glory

BaliPure will make its return to the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Reinforced Conference after skipping last year’s season-ending tournament. New head coach Romel Abella welcomes the new challenge of leading a revamped Water Defenders, who won the 2017 Open ...

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Parks says early success in PBA justifies long road leading up to big-league debut

So far, Ray Parks Jr. has shown that the long wait to get to the big league was worth it. The Blackwater swingman has been nothing short of impressive in his first 2 games in the PBA. This includes Parks’ ...

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NBA: Durant forced to defend his role with the Warriors

LOS ANGELES – Kevin Durant hit back at critics on Friday who questioned whether or not the Golden State Warriors are better without him in the lineup. Golden State have won five straight since losing the 10-time all-star Durant, who ...

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PBA: NorthPort prevails over NLEX to keep perfect start

Robert Bolick keyed a third-quarter run by NorthPort to help the Batang Pier win on Saturday. PBA Media Bureau Sean Anthony scored on a putback with 16 seconds left in the game, as NorthPort defeated NLEX 83-79 in the 2019 ...

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Tennis: Naomi Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open

Naomi Osaka, the world No. 1 from Japan, has won the past 2 majors — the US and Australian Opens — but she has yet to claim a title on the slowest surface. Matteo Ciambelli, Reuters PARIS—Naomi Osaka believes she ...

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