Mohammad Pare of BRT Sumisip - St. Clare (PBA Images)

PBA DL: St. Clare, TIP eye semis

The Group B top-seed Saints (6-0) are armed with the coveted win-once incentive in the playoffs and they definitely do not want to waste such advantage against the fourth-ranked Vipers.

Spain, 2019 FIBA World Cup champions (FIBA.com photo)

FIBA World Cup: Spain wins second title in China

Ricky Rubio paced the winners with 20 points while Marc Gasol added 14 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the Spaniards to their second World Cup title, repeating as champions after a 13-year break. Their first triumph also came on Asian soil in Japan. #FIBAWC

Reymon Jaraula

Jaraula nips Lascuña in playoff

On a course that provided all the ingredients to an ending replete with thrill and suspense and marked by shift in fortunes, Lascuña appeared all set to snapping a long title drought with a victory on the first playoff hole until Jaraula drilled in an improbable par-saving putt from 26 feet to force extension

Environmental groups knock on BPI: ‘Abandon coal’

Environmental groups knock on BPI: ‘Abandon coal’

“We are asking for BPI to become a responsible corporate citizen and stop funding coal, the source of high power rates, much environmental damage, and a lot of health issues in coal-affected communities,” said P4P spokesperson Gerry Arances.

Creamline Cool Smashers (PVL photo)

PVL: Cool Smashers win sans Valdez

The power-hitting Valdez, who normed 18.2 points in powering the defending champions to a sweep of the first round elims, didn’t suit with an ankle injury she sustained during practice but the Cool Smashers got the job done just the same to duplicate their three-set romp over the league’s newcomers in the first round. #PVL

Batangas City Tanduay Athletics (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Batangas City, Bacolod, Biñan score crucial wins

Lester Alvarez pumped in 21 points and stepped up big in the absence of Jeff Viernes while Adrian Santos and Nikki Perez also made valuable contributions in leading the Tanduay-backed Athletics to a 76-54 demolition job of the SOCCSKSARGEN Marlins. #MPBL