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  • Golf: Tiger Woods car-crash injuries cast doubt on future
    by Andrew Marszal, Agence France-Presse on February 24, 2021 at 5:55 pm

    Woods was recovering in hospital on Wednesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that have raised fears for the 45-year-old's career.

  • Tiger Woods survives crash, but legs broken
    on February 24, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    Los Angeles---US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Tuesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive.

  • Karate: James Delos Santos piles up lead in men's online kata rankings
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 4:38 pm

    Delos Santos of the Philippines has accumulates 10,410 ranking points, nearly twice as many as the No. 2-ranked virtual kata practitioner.

  • NBA: Celtics, Hawks face depth test on quick turnaround
    by Field Level Media/Reuters on February 24, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    Stamina and player availability will play a large role on Wednesday when the Boston Celtics visit the Atlanta Hawks.  

  • Murray knocked out in Montpellier first round
    by Agence France-Presse on February 24, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    MONTPELLIER: Andy Murray was dumped out of the ATP event in Montpellier on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) after suffering a straight-sets defeat in the opening round against Belarusian Egor Gerasimov. The former world No. 1 squandered a set point in the opening set before losing 7-6 (10/8), 6-1 to the 83rd-ranked Gerasimov. Murray, who missed

  • Pogacar takes UAE Tour climb to extend overall lead
    by The Manila Times on February 24, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    JEBEL HAFEET: UAE Emirates rider Tadej Pogacar said his plans had gone perfectly after he took a major step toward victory in his team’s home cycling Tour, winning the first climbing stage on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) to strengthen his hold on the overall lead. The Tour de France champion had already started the day

  • Musiala shines as Bayern routs Lazio
    by The Manila Times on February 24, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    ROME: Holder Bayern Munich brushed off their recent poor domestic form to throw down a Champions League marker with an emphatic 4-1 win at Lazio in Tuesday’s (Wednesday in Manila) last 16, first leg. Robert Lewandowski gave Bayern an early lead before 17-year-old Jamal Musiala scored his first Champions League goal on only his fourth

  • The NBA farms: Sunshine for the harvest
    by Michael Angelo B. Asis on February 24, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    People from the sun-drenched Philippines find it hard to fathom that superstar players would leave their teams just to get year-round sunshine. While geography is a factor, there are also market dynamics in play. Players who chose to play in the Southern, coastal cities of California and Florida also have underlying reasons for their choice,

  • DeChambeau ‘heartbroken’ over Tiger crash
    by The Manila Times on February 24, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    LOS ANGELES: The golf world was praying for Tiger Woods on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) after the 15-time major champion was undergoing surgery following a solo car crash near Los Angeles. “Heartbroken and shocked to hear about @TigerWoods accident today,” tweeted reigning US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau. “My thoughts and prayers are with him for

  • De los Santos continues to soar in e-Kata
    by Richiel S. Chavez on February 24, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    FILIPINO karateka James de los Santos of Shotokan Karate Federation continued to soar high in his conquest in the online karate scene after bagging his seventh gold medal for the year in the Adidas US Karate Open E-Tournament. De los Santos edged out Romania’s Gabriel Andrei Nedelcu, 25.1-24.7, in the E-Kata individual male seniors’ championship.

  • Kumbati boxing series all set
    by Richiel S. Chavez on February 24, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    CEBU: The Omega Sports Promotions will host its third boxing event in the pandemic era with the Kumbati 8 and Kumbati 9 series all set inside a bubble at the IPI Compound in Mandaue City on March 27, 2021. The one-day event will once again highlight a two-part boxing show that features nine fights. The

  • No. 2 Baylor returns with 77-72 win over Iowa to stay undefeated
    by Associated Press on February 24, 2021 at 4:03 pm

    WACO, Texas: Baylor coach Scott Drew figures it will take his team some time to get back to normal after a three-week gap between games. Even so, the No. 2 Bears are still undefeated. They finally overcame some of the rust and Iowa State for a 77-72 victory Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) that made them

  • Playing tag is no kids’ game for NFL teams
    by Associated Press on February 24, 2021 at 4:02 pm

    NFL teams could begin playing tag on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), and it’s no kids’ game for the 32 teams. Applying franchise and even transition tags to players can have major ramifications on a team’s present and future. That was never more of a consideration than this year, with the salary cap decreasing for now

  • Double NBA champion Pau Gasol ‘coming home’ to Barcelona
    by Agence France-Presse on February 24, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    MADRID: Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol will make an emotional return to Barcelona 20 years after leaving, the player and club announced on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). The 40-year-old Gasol will re-join Barca, where he began his career, until the end of the season. “Pau Gasol returns to Barca. And will stay there until June

  • Kouame naturalization nears completion
    by Olmin Leyba on February 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    The Senate has set the wheels in motion for the naturalization process of Gilas Pilipinas prospect Angelo Kouame.

  • Podium finish doable, says EJ
    by Joaquin Henson on February 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Olympic pole vault qualifier EJ Obiena wrapped up his campaign in the European indoors with a haul of two golds, a silver, a bronze and two fifth place finishes against world-class opposition but more than the medals, he acquitted himself as a survivor under tough pandemic conditions.

  • Pinoys rally behind Kai
    by Olmin Leyba on February 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Filipinos received news of Kai Sotto’s missed opportunity to play in the G League with sadness but expressed hope the wunderkind will come out of this episode stronger as he reboots his NBA drive.

  • Sotto’s in good hands
    by Joaquin Henson on February 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    There’s a lot of speculation surrounding Kai Sotto’s exclusion from the Ignite team in the NBA G-League.

  • NBA: Well-traveled Warriors visit well-rested Pacers
    by Field Level Media/Reuters on February 24, 2021 at 3:54 pm

    For the second time in five days, the Golden State Warriors will see a team coming off a lengthy hiatus when they visit the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night in Indianapolis.

  • Tokyo 2020 launches new gender equality team
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 2:02 pm

    TOKYO— The new president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizing committee said on Wednesday that it had set up a gender equality team and aimed to boost the proportion of women on the board to 40%. After her meeting with the board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Seiko Hashimoto told reporters that coronavirus measures The post Tokyo 2020 launches new gender equality team appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Mayweather: Fight vs Logan Paul will happen
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Floyd Mayweather Jr. has no doubt that his fight with YouTube star Logan Paul will push through. The exhibition was supposed to be on Feb. 20 but it got postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I know it’s going to happen. We’re just going to make sure everything’s right, everything’s where it The post Mayweather: Fight vs Logan Paul will happen appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Sangalang says Abueva missing piece for Magnolia
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 1:34 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Calvin Abueva and Ian Sangalang are no strangers to celebrating titles together. And now that the former college teammates are back on the same team, they’re hoping to do the same as Magnolia’s formidable frontcourt duo. “I hope we get to do it again,” said Sangalang in Filipino on the PBA website. The post Sangalang says Abueva missing piece for Magnolia appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • SBP: Kai always welcome to join Gilas Pilipinas team
    on February 24, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    There will always be place for Kai Sotto in the Gilas Pilipinas national men’s basketball team.

  • Beach volley players cleared to wear bikinis in Qatar event
    on February 24, 2021 at 1:20 pm

    BERLIN—Beach volleyball players will be able to wear bikinis for an upcoming tournament in Qatar, the sport’s governing body said Tuesday, after two Germans and their coach vowed to boycott the event amid a row over strict dress regulations.

  • Winter storm halts Knott’s preparations
    on February 24, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    The harsh winter storm that hit Texas, Arkansas and other states in the South Central region of the United States last week has kept new Philippine sprint queen Kristina Knott from competing again.

  • Tiger Woods awake and responsive after crash, police investigating cause
    by Dan Whitcomb, Reuters on February 24, 2021 at 1:11 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Police on Wednesday sought to determine what caused Tiger Woods to swerve off a Southern California road in his sport utility vehicle, colliding with a tree and rolling down a hillside in a crash that left the golf great seriously injured.

  • Guiao’s weapon is Warriors’ deep rotation
    on February 24, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    There’s a good reason why NLEX Road Warriors general manager and head coach Yeng Guiao embraced the philosophy of having a deep rotation. Through the years, we’ve seen him develop players and turn them to become vital cogs of his team.

  • Celebrities, sports stars wish Woods fast recovery
    on February 24, 2021 at 1:05 pm

    WASHINGTON—Golf legend Jack Nicklaus and US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau were among shocked supporters praying for Tiger Woods on Tuesday as the 15-time major champion was undergoing surgery for multiple leg injuries following a solo car crash near Los Angeles.

  • PBA: Ian Sangalang on ex teammate Abueva’s arrival — Hopefully more titles
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Now that Abueva has reunited with Sangalang at Magnolia, the former San Sebastian teammates looked to duplicate their winning ways in the PBA.

  • Doncic hits last-second 3 as Mavs edge Celtics
    on February 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    LOS ANGELES—Luka Doncic nailed two clutch three pointers, including the game winner with one second left, to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a thrilling 110-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday in Texas.

  • Boxing: Legend George Foreman weighs in on plans for Pacquiao-McGregor
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    Foreman believes McGregor has a good chance of upsetting the 42-year-old Pacquiao.   

  • FESSAP offers free winter event registration to student-athletes
    on February 24, 2021 at 12:55 pm

    The Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines or FESSAP, through its Winter Ski & Skating Committee chairman, former Department of Trade executive Michael Dodjie Fabian, has started sending the registration forms to university student-athletes, who wish to participate in the 30th Winter Universiade in Lucerne, Switzerland, from December 11 to 21, 2021.

  • Harden gets nod as reserve for NBA All-Star showcase
    on February 24, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    LOS ANGELES—James Harden headlined the list of 2021 NBA All-Star Game reserves announced on Tuesday, joining Brooklyn teammates Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to mark the first time the Nets have had three All-Star selections.

  • PBA scribes hold virtual awards night
    on February 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    It’s going to be a double event when the PBA Press Corps holds its virtual special Awards Night on March 7 at the TV5 Media Center.

  • Arum: We’ll know this week whether Pacquiao-Crawford can happen
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 11:56 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The next several days will be crucial whether a showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Terence Crawford will materialize, as per Top Rank chief Bob Arum. Arum said Pacquiao is on top of Crawford’s wish list for his next fight while former welterweight champion Shawn Porter is another option. “[Shawn’s father and trainer The post Arum: We’ll know this week whether Pacquiao-Crawford can happen appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • NBA: Which players were snubbed for the All-Star game?
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 11:34 am

    Here are some notable names who may have been left out.

  • PBA: 'Refreshed' Vic Manuel hopes to mentor Chua, Perkins in Phoenix
    by Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 11:09 am

    Vic Manuel got the fresh start that he wanted when the Alaska Aces traded him to Phoenix Super LPG on Tuesday.

  • PH Navy bets poised to deliver medals in 2021 SEA Games
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 10:26 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Standard Insurance chair Ernesto “Judes” Echauz is confident his bets will put up a good fight in the 31st Southeast Asian Games this year in Vietnam. Echauz expects to have at least 10 of his riders from the Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance team to make up the national team that will compete in The post PH Navy bets poised to deliver medals in 2021 SEA Games appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Mark Cuban: Mavs are not shopping Kristaps Porzingis
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 9:59 am

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban shot down rumors that big man Kristaps Porzingis is on the trade block. Responding to multiple reports that Dallas was feeling out possible trade partners, Cuban issued a flat denial to the Dallas Morning News on Tuesday. “It’s not accurate,” he said. “We have not discussed him in a trade The post Mark Cuban: Mavs are not shopping Kristaps Porzingis appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Fil-Am Jackie Buntan hopes to make PH proud in ONE debut
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 9:54 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Jackie Buntan hopes to join the long list of Filipino athletes who have made a name for themselves in the fight scene with the golden standard no less than boxing’s only eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao. Buntan, born in the United States to Filipino parents, takes her first step into achieving her goal The post Fil-Am Jackie Buntan hopes to make PH proud in ONE debut appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Rockets to waive DeMarcus Cousins–reports
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 9:46 am

    DeMarcus Cousins is soon to be a free agent as the Houston Rockets prepare to waive the center as early as Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Cousins is Houston’s leading rebounder (7.6 per game) and is averaging a career-low 9.6 points. The Rockets intend to return to a “small ball” lineup with Christian Wood coming The post Rockets to waive DeMarcus Cousins–reports appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Beach volleyball players cleared to wear bikinis in Qatar event
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 9:42 am

    Beach volleyball players will be able to wear bikinis for an upcoming tournament in Qatar, the sport’s governing body said Tuesday, after two Germans and their coach vowed to boycott the event amid a row over strict dress regulations. Karla Borger and Julia Sude told German media at the weekend they would skip the FIVB The post Beach volleyball players cleared to wear bikinis in Qatar event appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • ‘It’s where I need to be’: Knicks fans return to Madison Square Garden
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 9:34 am

    New York Knicks superfan Anthony Donahue made an emotional return to Madison Square Garden when the NBA side played in front of home fans for the first time in almost a year Tuesday. Donahue was one of 2,000 supporters to cheer the Knicks on during a narrow loss to the Golden State Warriors, 352 days The post ‘It’s where I need to be’: Knicks fans return to Madison Square Garden appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • PBA: Vic Manuel says of trade to Phoenix — ‘Same goal, new journey’
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 9:24 am

    Power forward Vic Manuel said goodbye to former team Alaska after being transferred to Phoenix Super LPG.

  • PBA Press Corp to hold 'double' virtual awards rites on March 7
    on February 24, 2021 at 9:19 am

    It’s going to be a double event when the PBA Press Corps holds its virtual special Awards Night on March 7 at the TV5 Media Center.

  • Vic Manuel continues PBA title quest at Phoenix
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 9:10 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Expect to see the same grit and determination from Vic Manuel as the next chapter of his career unfolds. Manuel now has a new home at Phoenix, where he hopes to finally win a title, after being traded by Alaska following a dragging standoff. Despite demanding a trade, Manuel made sure to The post Vic Manuel continues PBA title quest at Phoenix appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Basketball: Kai Sotto, realistic pa rin ba ang ‘NBA dream’?
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 9:01 am

    Matapos kumpirmahin ng parehong kampo ni Sotto at ng G League na di na ila-line up si Sotto sa Ignite, maraming nagtatanong kung ano na ang plano ng basketball prodigy.   

  • Coach Shaw pleased with Jalen Green's progress in G League
    by Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 8:34 am

    Through eight games in the NBA G League season, Filipino-American guard Jalen Green has emerged as the leading scorer for Team Ignite. 

  • Giannis, Bucks clobber Timberwolves to spoil Finch’s debut
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 8:03 am

    Giannis Antetokounmpo flirted with a triple-double on Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Bucks romped past visiting Minnesota Timberwolves 139-112. Antetokounmpo was one of seven Bucks who scored in double figures as Milwaukee won its third consecutive game. He finished with 37 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. 37 POINTS on 18 SHOTS for @Giannis_An34 in The post Giannis, Bucks clobber Timberwolves to spoil Finch’s debut appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Hawaii-born Filipina confident of making it to WNBA
    by Luisa Morales on February 24, 2021 at 7:58 am

    Having a chance to play for a spot in a WNBA roster can make anyone get cold feet. But for Filipina Chanelle Molina, it's just like any other day in the gym.

  • SBP shows full support for Kai Sotto after Ignite fallout
    by mgiongco on February 24, 2021 at 7:50 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas reaffirmed its full support for Kai Sotto in fulfilling his dream to make the NBA. SBP’s statement came on the heels of the NBA G League’s announcement that Sotto and Ignite have reached a “mutual decision” that the Filipino center will no longer rejoin the team. “The The post SBP shows full support for Kai Sotto after Ignite fallout appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • WATCH: Marañon sings PH national anthem as Senate panel approves his naturalization
    by ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 7:47 am

    The Senate Committee on Justice may have approved the naturalization bids of athletes Ange Kouame and Bienvenido Maranon but not without a little test. 

  • Volleyball: Subic ready to host PSL All-Filipino tournament
    by Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 7:39 am

    Malacañang said on Wednesday it had "no opinion whatsoever" on columnist Mon Tulfo's use of a self-admitted smuggled COVID-19 vaccine. 

  • Steph Curry drops 37 as Warriors stop Knicks
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 7:31 am

    Stephen Curry and the visiting Golden State Warriors survived a slow-starting fourth quarter to hold off the New York Knicks 114-106. Curry scored 37 points and ended a scoring drought by sinking a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 3:38 to play. Kelly Oubre Jr. added 19 for Golden State. 37 points7 threes@StephenCurry30 does his thing at MSG. The post Steph Curry drops 37 as Warriors stop Knicks appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Harden gets nod as NBA unveils reserves for All-Star game
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 7:28 am

    James Harden headlined the list of 2021 NBA All-Star Game reserves announced on Tuesday, joining Brooklyn teammates Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to mark the first time the Nets have had three All-Star selections. Irving and Durant were previously named starters for the 70th All-Star Game, to be played March 7 inside the pandemic bubble The post Harden gets nod as NBA unveils reserves for All-Star game appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Korkmaz, Harris step up as Sixers hold off Raptors
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 7:18 am

    Furkan Korkmaz jumped started the offense and Tobias Harris closed it out as the Eastern Conference leading Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-102. Korkmaz scored 16 of his season-best 19 points in the first quarter and Harris tallied 12 of his team-high 23 points in the fourth for the 76ers, who The post Korkmaz, Harris step up as Sixers hold off Raptors appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Tiger Woods ‘recovering’ after surgery following roll-over car crash
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs as his car flew off the road and flipped several times Tuesday near Los Angeles in a crash he was “very fortunate” to survive, law enforcement officials who found the US golf legend said. Woods underwent surgery to repair “significant orthopedic injuries” to his lower right leg The post Tiger Woods ‘recovering’ after surgery following roll-over car crash appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • LeBron James: Give preservation ‘narrative’ a rest
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 7:01 am

    LeBron James hushed self-preservation narratives Monday night following the Lakers’ latest overtime loss in which the Los Angeles All-Star played more than 40 minutes for the fourth time in February. James, 36, is averaging 38.2 minutes per game this month and played 43 minutes in Monday’s 127-124 OT loss to the Washington Wizards. “I think The post LeBron James: Give preservation ‘narrative’ a rest appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • PBA: Alaska coach Cariaso confident Teng, Tratter ready for bigger responsibilities
    by Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News on February 24, 2021 at 6:56 am

    Alaska head coach Jeff Cariaso has no doubt that the players they have in their roster are capable of filling in the void left by Vic Manuel.

  • Doncic hits last second three as Mavs edge Celtics in thriller
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 6:48 am

    Luka Doncic nailed two clutch three pointers, including the game winner with one second left, to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a thrilling 110-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday in Texas. Doncic drained a step back three pointer with 15 seconds left to make it 107-105 and then repeated the feat by shooting The post Doncic hits last second three as Mavs edge Celtics in thriller appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Pau Gasol confirms return to Barcelona 20 years on
    by ccolina on February 24, 2021 at 6:22 am

    Spanish basketball great Pau Gasol has announced he is returning to boyhood club Barcelona after nearly two decades in the NBA, three days after denying reports he had signed for the Catalans. “I’m very happy to announce I’m coming home and that I’ll soon join the ranks of Barca’s basketball team,” Gasol, a two-time NBA The post Pau Gasol confirms return to Barcelona 20 years on appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Senate panel OKs bill granting Filipino citizenship to Kouame, Marañon
    by postie on February 24, 2021 at 5:35 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Senate justice committee approved on Wednesday bills seeking to grant Filipino citizenship to Ivorian basketball player Angelo Kouame and Spanish football striker Bienvenido Marañon. During the hearing, where Kouame and Marañon were virtually present, the committee approved the proposed naturalization of the foreign athletes. Justice committee led by sen @DickGordonDG passes The post Senate panel OKs bill granting Filipino citizenship to Kouame, Marañon appeared […]

  • SBP backs Kai Sotto after NBA G League exit
    by Luisa Morales on February 24, 2021 at 4:53 am

    The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Wednesday expressed its support for Filipino prospect Kai Sotto.

  • Chanelle Molina honored to represent both Philippines and Hawaii in WNBA
    by Luisa Morales on February 24, 2021 at 4:43 am

    Chanelle Molina isn't just bearing the weight of her own personal dreams as she chases a spot in the WNBA.

  • 'It's where I need to be': Knicks fans return to Madison Square Garden
    on February 24, 2021 at 4:32 am

    New York Knicks super fan Anthony Donahue made an emotional return to Madison Square Garden when the NBA side played in front of home fans for the first time in almost a year.

  • Japan's Inamori looks to propel career at WGC-Workday Championship
    on February 24, 2021 at 4:22 am

    Yuki Inamori, a two-time Japan Open winner, hopes to use his debut at the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at The Concession this week as a springboard to achieve his American dream.

  • Tiger Woods badly hurt but expected to survive car crash
    by evalderrama on February 23, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled down a steep hillside, requiring the “jaws of life” to extricate the golf great from the wreckage. Woods’ injuries were not believed to be life threatening, ESPN reported, The post Tiger Woods badly hurt but expected to survive car crash appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries after car accident
    by Alexander Magno on February 23, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    LOS ANGELES — Golfer Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled over, requiring the “jaws of life” to extricate him. Woods, 45, was the sole occupant of the dark gray Genesis sport utility vehicle when it crashed at about 7:12 a.m. The post Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries after car accident appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Topex says Phoenix not scrimping when it comes to building championship team
    by besguerra on February 23, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Topex Robinson is one of the happiest guys in the PBA at the moment. And when you hear him talk, you can hear the vindication in his voice. “I just kept quiet when we were criticized for trading away Calvin (Abueva),” Robinson told the Inquirer over the phone, a couple of hours after the deal The post Topex says Phoenix not scrimping when it comes to building championship team appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • PSL returns with beach volley event
    by besguerra on February 23, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    The Philippine Superliga (PSL) will make its return when it rolls out its 2021 Gatorade-Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup starting Friday at the sand courts of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. A total of eight teams, including guest team Kennedy Solar Energy-PetroGazz, will see action in this first volleyball tournament held in the pandemic. Kennedy Solar The post PSL returns with beach volley event appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Top PH Rowers Caballero, Delgaco get Olympic slot shot on May 5
    by besguerra on February 23, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    Judging by their performances in the continental qualifying of the world rowing championships, things are looking up for Melcah Jen Caballero and Joanie Delgaco in the coming qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics. Though the two Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medalists in the lightweight double sculls made it to the World Rowing Indoor Championships through The post Top PH Rowers Caballero, Delgaco get Olympic slot shot on May 5 appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Jalen Green’s 21 points not enough to lift Ignite past Long Island
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Jalen Green had another 20-point outing but it wasn’t enough to shake off G League Ignite’s struggles on Tuesday (Manila time) at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando. Green led his team in scoring anew with 21 points—an impressive scoring effort that went down the drain—as Ignite got clobbered by the Long Island Nets, The post Jalen Green’s 21 points not enough to lift Ignite past Long Island appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Lillard upset that Timberwolves didn’t hire from within
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard blasted the Minnesota Timberwolves for going outside their organization to hire their new head coach, saying he would have preferred to see David Vanterpool get the job. The Timberwolves announced on Monday they had hired Toronto Raptors assistant coach Chris Finch with the move coming less than 24 hours The post Lillard upset that Timberwolves didn’t hire from within appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Kai Sotto won’t rejoin Ignite in NBA G League
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 1:51 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—Kai Sotto won’t be rejoining Ignite in the NBA G League after all. The announcement was made Tuesday after a “mutual decision” between Ignite and the Filipino center was reached. Kai Sotto will not be re-joining Ignite in the NBA G League. pic.twitter.com/PpxemKc0CL — INQUIRER Sports (@INQUIRERSports) February 23, 2021 “Kai and the team The post Kai Sotto won’t rejoin Ignite in NBA G League appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Simona Halep pulls out of Qatar Open
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 1:26 pm

    World number three Simona Halep has withdrawn from next week’s Qatar Open in Doha, the organizers of the WTA 500 tournament announced on Tuesday. Halep, who lost in straight sets to Serena Williams in the Australian Open quarterfinals last week, did not specify why she was pulling out of the March 1-6 hard court tournament. The post Simona Halep pulls out of Qatar Open appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Shaw focuses on Ignite amid uncertainty over Kai Sotto’s return
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Head coach Brian Shaw would rather focus on what he has control over as far as Kai Sotto’s status with Ignite in the NBA G League is concerned. The Filipino center has already missed half of Ignite’s season after leaving for the Philippines earlier this month to play for Gilas Pilipinas in The post Shaw focuses on Ignite amid uncertainty over Kai Sotto’s return appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Cariaso: Heruela could be ‘blessing in disguise’ at Alaska
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Alaska head coach Jeff Cariaso is upbeat about the acquisition of veteran guard Brian Heruela, who sweetened the deal that sent Vic Manuel to Phoenix. Heruela wasn’t part of the initial offer by the Fuel Masters and was only included in the package upon the PBA’s request in order for the trade The post Cariaso: Heruela could be ‘blessing in disguise’ at Alaska appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • GAB reminds new Hotshot Abueva of his probation status
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 11:12 am

    MANiLA, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) issued a stern reminder to Calvin Abueva with regard to his probationary status as part of the reinstatement of his professional license which was revoked during his 16-month suspension from the PBA. Abueva was recently shipped by Phoenix to Magnolia in a shock trade last week The post GAB reminds new Hotshot Abueva of his probation status appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Alex Eala makes another leap in WTA rankings
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 10:42 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala surged anew in the latest WTA singles rankings released Monday. The promising Filipino soared to No. 763, climbing 140 spots since the previous tally. “Happy with my new WTA ranking!” she wrote on Facebook. Happy with my new WTA ranking!#ProudToBeGlobe#rafanadalacademy Posted by Alex Eala on Monday, February 22, 2021 Her steady The post Alex Eala makes another leap in WTA rankings appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • PSL chair assures beach volleyball event will push through
    by mgiongco on February 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Superliga chair Philip Ella Juico assured that the PSL’s Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup will finally push through over the weekend at the sand courts of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). The three-day bubble tournament, which begins Friday, was originally slated in November but had to be called off due to The post PSL chair assures beach volleyball event will push through appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • LaVine leads Bulls’ rout of depleted Rockets
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 9:02 am

    Zach LaVine scored 14 of his 21 points in a runaway third quarter as visiting the Chicago Bulls rolled over the reeling and short-handed Houston Rockets 120-100. After scoring just seven points prior to halftime, LaVine spearheaded a scorching third period for the Bulls by shooting 5 of 5 from the floor, including three 3-pointers. The post LaVine leads Bulls’ rout of depleted Rockets appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Booker, Suns roll past Trail Blazers
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 8:04 am

    Devin Booker scored 34 points as the Phoenix Suns posted their 12th win in the last 14 games by rolling to a 132-100 victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers. 🔥 34 for D-Book 🔥@DevinBook scores a game-high in only 3 quarters of action, fueling the @Suns 3rd consecutive win! #WeAreTheValley pic.twitter.com/9nRMERr0vo — NBA (@NBA) The post Booker, Suns roll past Trail Blazers appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Mavs clamp down on Grizzlies en route to win
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 7:54 am

    Tim Hardaway scored a team-high 29 points as the Dallas Mavericks delivered one of their best defensive games of the season, by limiting the Memphis Grizzlies to just 39 percent shooting on Monday. Luka Doncic scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson chipped in 19 as the Mavericks returned from an unexpected eight-day break to post The post Mavs clamp down on Grizzlies en route to win appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Jazz use three-point barrage to beat Hornets
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 7:23 am

    Donovan Mitchell had 23 points and eight assists as the NBA-leading Utah Jazz rained a franchise-record 28 three-pointers in a 132-110 rout of the Charlotte Hornets on Monday. Joe Ingles and Georges Niang scored 21 points apiece as the Jazz got a superb offensive performance from their bench to win for the 21st time in The post Jazz use three-point barrage to beat Hornets appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

  • Wizards top Lakers in OT for 5th straight win
    by ccolina on February 23, 2021 at 7:17 am

    Bradley Beal scored 33 points and Russell Westbrook added 32 on Monday as the visiting Washington Wizards rallied for a 127-124 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers for their first five-game winning streak in three years. Westbrook, who added 14 rebounds and nine assists, made a shot inside and was fouled with 11.6 seconds The post Wizards top Lakers in OT for 5th straight win appeared first on Inquirer Sports.

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