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Southwoods virtual winner in Fil Championship

With Yuto Katsuragawa and Aidric Chan shooting a three under 66 for 39 points, the Manila Southwoods assembled a penultimate round of 149 and padded its lead to 42 to virtually clinch the premier Fil Championship title in the 69th Fil-Am Invitational golf tournament at the Camp John Hay yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports8 hr. 28 min. ago Related News

PCSO inaugurates Guimaras branch

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres TO reach more indigent recipients, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PSCO) recently opened its Guimaras branch at the Municipality of San Miguel in Jordan. No less than Alexander Balutan, PCSO national general manager; along with Remeliza Gabuyo, assistant general manager; led the celebration. They were joined by Jeanette Tañales-Lloyd, PCSO Visayas […] The post PCSO inaugurates Guimaras branch appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News8 hr. 49 min. ago Related News

Beauty Gonzalez, husband: Ellen, John Lloyd should be 'FreetoLove

Actress Beauty Gonzalez has been the talk of the town recently for having a selfie with good friend Ellen Adarna and giving a peek of Adarna's supposed son with Cruz......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News16 hr. 49 min. ago Related News

Late charge puts Que in the mix

Angelo Que came charging back with four birdies at the front, shooting a five-under 67 to match the solid starts of some of the fancied bets, including Swede Henrik Stenson, at the start of the Indonesian Masters jointly paced by John Catlin of the US and Korean Sungho Lee at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club in Jakarta yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 13th, 2018Related News

The Six Fix: John Mayer s Hugot Masterpieces That Never Fail To Break Our Hearts

Is there still hope that we'll get to see him perform these live?.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleDec 13th, 2018Related News

Goat thief killed, accomplice hurt in Isabela

AURORA, Isabela-A suspected thief was killed while his alleged accomplice was wounded by a village watchman who shot them as they attempted to steal two goats at dawn on Thursdayin Barangay (village) Divisoria here, police said.   Ceejay Vidal was shot dead by watchman Estanislao Duque who tried to stop four men from taking the goats owned by Jaime Asirit.   The four men rode off on motorcycles but Vidal and Anescon Alcon were cornered by Duque and fellow watchmen who gave chase.   The suspects allegedly fired first at the watchmen, prompting Duque to retaliate, killing Vidal and injuring Alcon.   The two other suspects, John Rich Dela Pea and ...Keep on reading: Goat thief killed, accomplice hurt in Isabela.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Irving scores Boston s last 12 in 130-125 OT win at Wizards

By Howard Fendrich, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored Boston's last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 130-125 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time). With his team serenaded by "Let's go, Celtics!" chants on the road, Irving even got his own "M-V-P!" chorus late, finishing with 38 points and seven assists. Marcus Morris added 27 points and nine rebounds for Boston, which played without Al Horford, Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown — its No. 4-6 leading scorers. No matter how many players they were missing, and no matter how disjointed their offense looked for a half, the Celtics had too many interchangeable parts to get beaten by an opponent that has been inconsistent all season. Wall returned after missing a game with an aching left heel to pour in 34 points with 13 assists. But his seven points in OT weren't enough to keep pace with fellow All-Star Irving. The Wizards led 123-122 when Irving made a triple with just under 40 seconds to go, and after Wall tied it at 125, Irving hit another shot from beyond the arc — this one from 31 feet. That gave Boston the lead for good, because Bradley Beal (22 points; zero in OT) and Wall them missed three's. This sure was a close one: The clubs kept trading the lead and neither was ahead by more than three points over the final 10 minutes of regulation. Up 113-110, Boston opted to foul Beal on purpose with 13 seconds left, but that backfired, because after he made the first free throw, he missed the second — but grabbed the rebound and put it in for the tie. Irving blew by Beal at the other end but missed a layup right before the buzzer, sending the game to an extra period. And then he really took over. Down by nine at halftime, the Celtics turned things around in a hurry — although not before that deficit grew to 57-46 early in the third quarter. Soon enough, Boston put together a 10-0 spurt, capped by a pair of free throws by Marcus Smart, to take the lead at 65-62 midway through the period. When Morris made a triple and, after Washington turned over its inbounds pass, Terry Rozier sank another to cap a 27-9 run, suddenly the Celtics held their biggest lead at 73-66. The lopsided third quarter ended with Boston ahead 84-77. But the Wizards opened the fourth with an 8-0 run despite resting Beal and Wall, and when Markieff Morris — Marcus' twin — hit a three, it gave the hosts an 85-84 lead with about 9.5 minutes left. Horford sat for the third consecutive game — he's expected to miss at least a few more because of an injured left knee — and Brown and Hayward were out because of illness. The Celtics made only 19-of-50 shots in the first half, going 4-of-20 on three-pointers, and managed a grand total of six assists during that time. No wonder the Wizards led by as many 10 during the first two quarters and were up 55-46 at the break. Didn't last long, though. Boston outscored the Wizards 38-22 in the third quarter, when the Celtics had 10 assists and shot better than 60 percent. TIP-INS Celtics: Daniel Theis fouled out after just 14 minutes of game action. He had eight points and six rebounds. ... Boston went 25 for 25 at the free throw line. ... Semi Ojeleye was 1-for-7 on three-point attempts. Wizards: Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 20 of their 32 bench points. ... Rebounding has been a problem all season and this was no different. Washington was beaten 50-41 on the boards and outscored 24-8 in second-chance points. UP NEXT Celtics: Host Atlanta on Friday (Saturday, PHL time). Wizards: At Brooklyn on Friday (Saturday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 13th, 2018Related News

Mavs extend home streak, end skid vs. Hawks in 114-107 win

By Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, Luka Doncic added 24 and the Dallas Mavericks extended their home winning streak to 11 games while ending a 10-game skid against Atlanta in a 114-107 victory over the Hawks on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time). J.J. Barea had 18 points before leaving with a sprained left ankle as the Mavericks finally beat the Hawks after blowing a 26-point lead in October, when rookie Trae Young had a strong fourth quarter in his home debut to help the Hawks rally to a 111-104 win. Instead of wilting in the fourth quarter, the Mavericks took control with a 7-0 opening run for a 10-point lead and eventually went up by as many as 15 before the Hawks made it closer with an 11-1 run late. It was Dallas' first win over Atlanta since Oct. 30, 2013, and the home winning streak is the longest since a 12-game run in 2007-08. Young had 24 points and 10 assists, but the rematch reiterated the opposite directions both teams are headed after ending the first meeting at 2-2. The Mavericks are 13-9 since then and among the current playoff teams in the rough Western Conference. The Hawks have gone 4-19. Kent Bazemore scored 22 for Atlanta, and John Collins had 20 points and a career-high 17 rebounds. Role players got the fourth moving for Dallas rather than Barnes and the rookie sensation Doncic, who was drafted third overall by Atlanta and traded to Dallas while the Mavericks selected Young fifth for the Hawks. Maxi Kleber opened the fourth with a dunk and scored all seven of his points in the final quarter, and Dorian Finney-Smith's free throw gave Dallas its first 10-point lead. Finney-Smith scored 11. Doncic had 10 rebounds and a team-high six assists, and DeAndre Jordan had 11 points and 11 rebounds. NO DIRK YET Dirk Nowitzki was inactive after being listed as questionable for the first time as the longer-than-expected recovery from left ankle surgery delays him from officially becoming the first NBA player with 21 seasons for one franchise. Coach Rick Carlisle said the designation meant the 40-year-old Nowitzki was getting closer to returning, but didn't want to discuss his status further before the game. TIP-INS Hawks: Vince Carter, Nowitzki's former teammate also in his 21st season, got a nice ovation when he entered the game in the first quarter. The 41-year-old scored his only points on a triple in the first quarter. ... Collins had nine offensive rebounds, most by a Dallas opponent this season. Mavericks: Carlisle was ejected after two quick technicals in the third quarter when he thought Barnes got fouled without a call. Assistant Stephen Silas took over. ... PG Dennis Smith Jr. missed his fourth straight game with a sprained right wrist. ... Doncic was 12-of-15 from the line as Dallas attempted a season-high 43 free throws. UP NEXT Hawks: At Boston on Friday (Saturday, PHL time). Mavericks: At Phoenix on Thursday (Friday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 13th, 2018Related News

Former Mapua guard CJ Isit makes his case at PBA Draft Combine

MANILA, Philippines---CJ Isit showed his wheels as a potential PBA speedster after topping the lane agility and reaction tests in the Draft Combine Wednesday at Gatorade Hoops Center. The former Mapua gunner tallied an 84 percent score in the reaction test and was a whirling derby in the lane agility test after clocking in at 11.2 seconds while circling the paint. Guard John Ragasa out of St. Mary's University was the fastest in the shuttle run completing a course that measured a total of 60 feet in 21.97 seconds. Joe Allen Trinidad had everyone beat in running a straight line with the former Far Eastern University guard needing just 3.25 seconds to clear three quarters of a...Keep on reading: Former Mapua guard CJ Isit makes his case at PBA Draft Combine.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 12th, 2018Related News

80 Navoteno fisherfolk get fiberglass boats

NAVOTAS CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA)--The Navotas City Government distributed fiberglass boats and gill nets to 80 Navoteno fisherfolk under the NavoBangka-buhayan Program.Mayor John Rey Tiangco, Vic.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

After nearly 2 decades& hellip; John Melo is back with Christmas ditty

After nearly 2 decades& hellip; John Melo is back with Christmas ditty.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesDec 11th, 2018Related News

Customs upholds honest public service

TAGOLOAN, Misamis Oriental, Nov. 20 (PIA)--Bureau of Customs (BoC) Collector John M. Simon of the Mindanao International Container Port assured stakeholders their agency is taking President Duterte.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

80 Navoteno fisherfolk get fiberglass boats

NAVOTAS CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA)--The Navotas City Government distributed fiberglass boats and gill nets to 80 Navoteno fisherfolk under the NavoBangka-buhayan Program.Mayor John Rey Tiangco, Vic.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Customs upholds honest public service

TAGOLOAN, Misamis Oriental, Nov. 20 (PIA)--Bureau of Customs (BoC) Collector John M. Simon of the Mindanao International Container Port assured stakeholders their agency is taking President Duterte.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Turner helps Pacers escape with 109-101 victory over Wizards

By Michael Marot, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner had a season-high 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks and Bojan Bogdanovic added 22 points Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) to help the Indiana Pacers stave off Washington's frenetic second-half charge for a 109-101 victory. Indiana extended its winning to streak to four straight, a season-best, after nearly blowing a 25-point, third-quarter lead. Bradley Beal scored 30 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. had a season-high 23 points for the Wizards, who played without injured All-Star guard John Wall. Beal certainly tried to make up for Wall's absence with the Wizards facing an 87-62 deficit with 4:04 to go in the third. He scored five of the first nine points in a 13-0 run to close the quarter. The Wizards then opened the fourth on a 9-2 run to make it 87-81 with 9:54 to play. They eventually cut the deficit to 98-97 when Beal made two free throws to cap an 8-0 spurt, and Washington even had a chance to take the lead when Oubre drove in for a layup. But Turner redirected the shot, Darren Collison knocked down a triple from the wing and the Pacers steadied themselves just in time to hold on for the victory. Collison finished with 10 points and 17 assists — his highest assist total with the Pacers. TIP-INS Wizards: Beal scored 19 points in the second half and reached the 20-point mark for the 20th time this season. ... Otto Porter Jr. left midway through the first quarter with a bruised knee and did not return. ... Thomas Bryant, who attended Indiana University, had 10 points. ... Washington came into the game averaging 13.9 turnovers, but had eight in the first half and wound up with 12. ... Austin Rivers had 13 points in place of Wall. Pacers: Turner has had double-doubles in four of the last six games. ... Bogdanovic reached double figures in his 18th straight game, the longest streak of his NBA career. He's also topped the 20-point mark in eight of the last 14 games. ... Turner's five blocks all came in the first half, with three on successive Washington possessions. ... Collison had 31 assists without a turnover before committing three late in the game. ... All-Star guard Victor Oladipo missed his 12th straight game with a sore right knee. UP NEXT Wizards: After a four-game road trip, Washington heads home to face Boston on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). Pacers: Will seek their fourth straight home win over Milwaukee on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Fox sparks 2nd-half rally, Kings beat Bulls 108-89

By John Jackson, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — De'Aaron Fox scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, and the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 108-89 on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time). Fox went 8-for-11 from the field after missing each of his first five shots in the first half. Bogdan Bogdanovic and Marvin Bagley III added 16 points apiece as Sacramento closed out a 3-1 road trip. Chicago led by as many as 14 in its ninth loss in 10 games. The Bulls were coming off a franchise-record 133-77 loss to the Boston Celtics on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). Zach LaVine led Chicago with 19 points, and Lauri Markkanen had 13. After falling behind 17-0 on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time), the Bulls got off to a better start in this one. They led 33-26 at the end of the first quarter and 56-45 at halftime. Chicago had a 66-57 lead in the third before Sacramento closed the quarter with a 24-8 run. The speedy Fox sparked the offense with 15 points during the key stretch, but the Kings also picked up the pressure on defense. The Bulls shot 22-for-41 (53.7 percent) from the field in the first half, but were just 6-for-16 (37.5 percent) in the third. Sacramento kept up the intensity in the fourth and Chicago never made a serious push. TIP-INS Kings: Buddy Hield and Iman Shumpert each scored 14 points. Willie Cauley-Stein had 11 points and 16 rebounds. ... Sacramento improved to 14-12. It's the latest point in a season it has been above .500 since the 2005-06 season. The Kings finished 44-38 that year in their most recent playoff appearance. Bulls: G Kris Dunn (sprained left knee) and F Bobby Portis (sprained right knee) returned to the lineup after sitting out nearly seven weeks. Dunn finished with nine points in 20 minutes, and Portis had nine points in 19 minutes. ... G Justin Holiday went 1-for-6 on three-pointers. He has made at least one triple in 39 consecutive games dating to last season. He's the only NBA player with at least one three-pointer in every game this season. TIPPING POINT Less than a week into his tenure, Bulls coach Jim Boylen faced a crisis over the weekend. Following the loss to the Celtics, Boylen planned to practice on Sunday (Monday, PHL time) even though the Bulls had played back-to-back games. Some players reportedly discussed not showing up. Instead of a practice session, a lengthy team meeting was held. Before Monday's (Tuesday, PHL time) game, Boylen said everything was fine and he would continue to push hard. "I expected something like yesterday to happen," he said. "I've been waiting on it, I was prepared for it, I took it head on." UP NEXT Kings: Host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time). Bulls: Play the Orlando Magic in Mexico City on Thursday night (Friday, PHL time) to begin a three-game trip......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff Source link: Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

Region 6’s Top cop scolds, punishes ‘sleeping’ cops

POLICE officers who were relieved from the town of Anilao, Iloilo for allegedly sleeping while on duty reported to the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 headquarters in Camp Delgado, Iloilo City on Dec 10, 2018. As the 27 officers arrived at the administration building, Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, PRO-6 director, personally met and gave them a […] The post Region 6’s Top cop scolds, punishes ‘sleeping’ cops appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Kelly to leave White House by yearend | The Manila Times Online

WASHINGTON D. C.: President Donald Trump said Saturday (Sunday in Manila) that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by years end amid an expected West Wing reshufflingREAD The post Kelly to le.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

Dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

By Andrew Seligman, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles' high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. The Rams (11-2) missed a chance to secure a first-round playoff bye and fell into a tie with New Orleans for home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Goff threw a career-high four interceptions and was sacked three times, with Goldman getting to him for a tiebreaking safety early in the third quarter. Bradley Sowell became the first Bears offensive lineman in 11 years with a touchdown reception when he caught a 2-yarder from Mitchell Trubisky in the third quarter. "For them to go out and do it (against) a team that had only one loss all year long ... is so powerful for our guys now because it helps us grow," coach Matt Nagy said. "It helps us grow with confidence. It helps us grow togetherness. When you teach that and you talk about it over and over and over — as a culture, as a building, everyone together as a family — and then they do it, it lights a fire. It puts us in a great position. We do talk about one game at a time. They're gonna enjoy tonight and then we're gonna get right back in it and get ready for next week." Coming off a shaky outing against Detroit, Goff was 20 of 44 for 180 yards with a 19.1 rating. NFL rushing leader Todd Gurley ran for a season-low 28 yards on 11 carries, and the Rams' three-game win streak came to an end. The Rams' only other loss was at New Orleans. But against the Monsters of the Midway, they managed just 214 yards. "Tonight was a humbling experience for me as a head coach," Los Angeles' Sean McVay said. The NFC North-leading Bears (9-4) bounced back from a wild overtime loss at the New York Giants and won for the sixth time in seven games. Trubisky was about as bad as Goff. After missing the previous two games because of a right shoulder injury, he was 16 of 30 for 110 yards and three interceptions. But Khalil Mack and Akiem Hicks had sacks. Roquan Smith, Prince Amukamara, Eddie Jackson and Kyle Fuller had interceptions, helping Chicago beat the team that came in with the NFL's best record. Goldman broke a 6-6 tie in the opening minute of the third quarter when he sacked Goff for Chicago's first safety this season. The Bears then used a trick play they call "Santa's Sleigh" to make it 15-6, when Sowell hauled in a 2-yarder from Trubisky on a play-action with defensive end Hicks. That made him the first Bears offensive lineman with a TD reception since John St. Clair against Kansas City on Sept. 16, 2017. The Rams had a big opportunity late in the third when John Johnson III returned an interception 35 yards to the Chicago 27. But Fuller picked off a wobbly pass from Goff intended for Josh Reynolds on the next play. Los Angeles' Greg Zuerlein missed a 40-yard field goal off the right upright in the opening minutes of the fourth after making a 50-yarder earlier in the game. INJURIES Rams: CB Dominique Hatfield was taken from the field on a cart with an ankle injury in the third quarter. He was hurt on the kickoff following Sowell's TD. ... C John Sullivan was evaluated for a concussion after being shaken up blocking on a run by Gurley late in the first quarter. But he returned in the second half. Bears: CB Bryce Callahan left the game with a foot injury late in the first half. UP NEXT Rams: Host Philadelphia on Dec. 16. Bears: Host Green Bay on Dec. 16......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 10th, 2018Related News