Staying positive | Inquirer Sports

June Mar Fajardo (left) and Andray Blatche are expected to make the final cut. —DENISON REY A. DALUPANG With the national team facing tough odds in the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers, coach Yeng Guiao is trying to hang on to every bit of positivity before flying off to two crucial games that will determine […]

NIU football preview 2019: Still the safest bet anyway?

There are worse parting gifts than another conference title. After six seasons, Rod Carey left to take the Temple job when it opened for a second time this offseason. He left accomplishments that any successor would do well to match: two MAC titles, four division crowns, 52 wins. He held the fort as NIU had […]

Yap to the rescue | Inquirer Sports

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net James Yap hit the big shots during the biggest moments on Wednesday night, lifting Rain or Shine to a nail-biting 75-74 over Magnolia to remain in the lead in the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations at Mall of Asia Arena. The former two-time MVP while playing, interestingly, for the Purefoods franchise, hit […]

Magic Johnson keeps tampering, and he’s really bad at hiding it

Magic Johnson just can’t stop tampering. As if it’s in the fiber of his DNA, the Lakers’ legend and team president has been connected to talking to more star players on other teams than any other executive in the NBA. On Monday, the league announced it would investigate any potential tampering with 76ers rising star […]

Cabagnot piles up milestones | Inquirer Sports

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Alex Cabagnot had no clue he was one assist away from passing the great Philip Cezar on the PBA’s all-time assists list. The San Miguel guard learned about it only after the Beermen had demolished the Magnolia Hotshots on Sunday night, 113-92. It was a memorable night for Cabagnot, who moved […]