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Gilas beats Singapore for second win

MANILA – Gilas Pilipinas defeated Singapore, 74-57, to notch their second straight win of the FIBA Asia Cup Monday in Wuhan, China, and move to the top spot in Group B of the competition.Full article

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Duremdes needs Adamson players to grow up quickly

As of 07/14/2014 3:24 PM
MANILA – The inexperience of the Adamson Falcons was evident in their first game of the UAAP Season 77 men's basketball tournament, as they were ambushed by the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 79-57, Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. Full article

UST coach points to bad execution in loss to NU

As of 07/14/2014 12:59 PM
MANILA – New University of Santo Tomas (UST) head coach Bong dela Cruz lamented his team's poor execution as the Growling Tigers were whipped by National University (NU) Bulldogs, 59-40, in their first game of the UAAP season.   Full article

Messi squanders chance to cement legacy

As of 07/14/2014 12:18 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Argentina's 1-0 defeat by Germany in Sunday's World Cup final prevented Lionel Messi, who was named Player of the Tournament, from cementing his place in the pantheon of the truly great.   Full article

Gilas tackles Singapore in FIBA Asia Cup

As of 07/14/2014 10:51 AM
MANILA – Gilas Pilipinas will look to keep its momentum going as it goes up against Singapore in the FIBA Asia Cup in Wuhan, China on Monday afternoon. Full article

Lakers land Jeremy Lin from Rockets

As of 07/14/2014 8:56 AM
LOS ANGELES - Jeremy Lin, the point guard whose 2012 heroics for the New York Knicks sparked a brief "Linsanity" phenomenon, was traded by Houston to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Full article

Knicks re-sign All-Star Carmelo Anthony

As of 07/14/2014 8:55 AM
High-scoring All-Star Carmelo Anthony has re-signed with the New York Knicks, giving team president Phil Jackson the foundation piece he desired in his quest to bring a long-awaited title to Madison Square Garden. Full article

Brazil celebrates rival Argentina's World Cup defeat

As of 07/14/2014 8:25 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final Sunday by dancing and launching fireworks, relieved that their arch-rivals failed to triumph on their soil. Full article

Germany's strength in depth delivers ultimate prize

As of 07/14/2014 8:21 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Germany's impressive strength in depth proved the decisive factor in their 1-0 extra-time World Cup final victory over Argentina on Sunday as Lionel Messi failed to deliver the golden touch for the South Americans. Full article

Messi wins Golden Ball, Rodriguez top scorer

As of 07/14/2014 8:21 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Argentina captain Lionel Messi won FIFA's 'Golden Ball' award as the best player of the World Cup after leading his team to Sunday's final, while Colombia forward James Rodriguez finished as the tournament's top scorer with six goals. Full article

World Cup history for Germany as Goetze sinks Argentina

As of 07/14/2014 5:57 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO - (UPDATED) Mario Goetze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America on Sunday. Full article