When you’re putting together a puzzle, you begin by zooming out and seeing all the pieces you have. It is here when you’re able to see how each piece is unique—the specific edges every individual piece has, what colors they hold and how those factors play into the final image you’re trying to put together. That’s […]
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After playing in her last college game ever against Mississippi State in the 2017 NCAA Sweet 16, Kelsey Plum didn’t have much time to get ready for the WNBA. She was selected as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft on April 13, and had exactly six days before she had to be in […]
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More and more, the lines between digital and physical are blurring. Our lives are now tied together by invisible strands of data. As this trend continues, the physical is being informed by the digital with greater frequency. This new way of living has shown up in how people dress and speak, in how they spend […]
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Isaiah Collier might soon get used to having rappers and Heisman Trophy winners sitting courtside at his games, in college at USC next season or in the NBA after that. But when he took the court in his soon-to-be home gym in L.A. back in January, the star-studded crowd was a bit of a novelty. […]
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The NBA is rescinding the triple-double that Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo secured in the waning seconds of Sunday's game, ESPN reported Monday.
The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Philippines Press Corps is set to make history as it stages the inaugural Press Corps Awards Night slated this March 8 at the Amelie Hotel in Manila.
Rhenz Abando is a champion once again as his Anyang KGC ruled the East Asia Super League (EASL) Champions Week with a 90-84 victory against Seoul SK Knights in their All-Korean clash on Sunday at the Okinawa Arena in Japan.
UFC President Dana White is convinced that two-division champion Jon Jones is the greatest mixed martial artist of all time after he captured the UFC heavyweight world title by beating Ciryl Gane via submission this past weekend in Las Vegas.
Former featherweight world champion Mark Magsayo failed to earn the respect of Brandon Figueroa with his power when they met inside the ring for WBC interim featherweight title this past weekend, according to veteran boxing analyst Atty. Ed Tolentino.
College of Saint Benilde-La Salle Greenhills lived to fight another day, dragging defending champion San Beda University to a do-or-die semifinal clash in the NCAA Season 98 juniors basketball tournament after a 92-79 victory in Game 1 of their Final F...
Colegio de San Juan de Letran is returning to the finals after 14 years following an 83-78 win over Mapua University in their semifinals showdown on Monday in the NCAA Season 98 juniors basketball tournament at the San Andres Sports Complex.
San Beda University high school player Kirk Cañete was back on the Red Cubs' bench, although in civilian clothes, as they took on La Salle Green Hills in the NCAA Season 98 juniors basketball playoff last Thursday.
Colegio de San Juan de Letran will gun for an outright berth in the NCAA Season 98 juniors basketball finals as they take on the high school team of Mapua University, while San Beda University and La Salle Green Hills battle again in the Final Four ga...
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel cruised to its fourth straight victory after taking down the Converge FiberXers, 120-101, on Sunday in the 2023 PBA Governors' Cup at the Philsports Arena in Pasig.
The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA for the first time dropped a set this season in the NCAA Season 98 men's volleyball tournament but still managed to defeat the San Sebastian College-Recoletos, 24-26, 25-17, 25-21, 25-19, on Sunday at the ...
De La Salle University swept Ateneo de Manila University, 25-16, 25-20, 25-13, to remain undefeated in the UAAP Season 85 women's volleyball tournament on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA bounced back after its loss against De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and swept San Sebastian College-Recoletos, 26-24, 25-23, 25-16, on Sunday in the NCAA Season 98 women's volleyball tournament at the ...
Jon Jones employed a guillotine choke to submit Ciryl Gane in the first round of the UFC 285 main event Saturday night in Las Vegas, claiming the vacant heavyweight title.
Filipino Olympian and gymnast Carlos Yulo capped his campaign in the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup series with a silver from the parallel bars apparatus final on Saturday in Doha, Qatar.
This story appears in SLAM Presents DUKE, an entire special issue dedicated to the Blue Devils Men’s Basketball Team. Shop now. THIS EMAIL IS CONFIDENTIAL. PLEASE DO NOT SHARE ITS CONTENTS WITH ANYONE. So it began. Was the Duke student who received this email—from a university email address—in trouble? Not exactly. You have been identified […]
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There’s a different energy in the gym when Judea “Juju” Watkins steps on the court. She has a presence on the floor that makes people turn their heads, and a game that embodies the word “showtime.” The 6-2 guard at Sierra Canyon HS has been at the forefront of the high school game ever since […]
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This story appears in SLAM Presents DUKE, an entire special issue dedicated to the Blue Devils Men’s Basketball Team. Shop now. Everyone knows the saying about imitation and flattery. When you turn on a college basketball game this winter—pretty much any game will do—keep an eye on the home team’s student section. Look for the […]
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Langston Galloway, who broke onto the NBA scene for the New York Knicks in 2014, will now be making his greatness felt in the basketball community even more. This time around, it will be on a global level. The Langston Galloway Foundation and Five-Star Basketball are teaming up for an exclusive, fully-funded court renovation campaign, […]
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PBA teams San Miguel and TNT left for Japan on Tuesday to banner the Philippines in the East Asia Super League (EASL) Champions Week from March 1 to 5.
Gilas Pilipinas looks to hit the ground running as the national team eyes redemption come the 32nd Southeast Asian Games this May in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Lionel Messi was named FIFA player of the year on Monday after winning his maiden World Cup title with Argentina in December in Qatar.
Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes stressed there are no shoo-ins for the national team's roster for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, including the three naturalized players in the pool.
Scottie Thompson was left with disappointment after he was unable to sink two free throws that could have given his Gilas Pilipinas team the lead and potentially the win against Jordan in their final FIBA World Cup qualifier.
The Philippine national team almost made a comeback against Jordan, but fell short, 91-90, on Monday in their final 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers game at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan.
San Beda University kept its hunt for a twice-to-beat Final Four incentive alive after holding off Mapua University, 86-75, in their playoff clash in the NCAA Season 98 juniors basketball tournament on Monday.
Jake Paul's path to respectability as a boxer hit a roadblock Sunday when the media-influencer-turned fighter lost a split decision to Tommy Fury in Saudi Arabia.
Five days after firing Nate McMillan, the Atlanta Hawks hired free agent Quin Snyder as their head coach on Sunday night.
Damian Lillard put on a memorable show and established career highs of 71 points and 13 3-pointers to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 131-114 victory over the visiting Houston Rockets on Sunday night.
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA is on a roll in the NCAA Season 98 women's volleyball tournament all thanks to Mary Rhose Dapol, whose efficiency on both ends of the court steered the Lady Altas to a perfect 3-0 card in the opening week.
The Meralco Bolts snapped Magnolia's four-game winning streak as they took down the Hotshots, 84-86, on Sunday in the 2023 PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Kevin Quiambao will replace Calvin Oftana in the Philippine national team's final qualifying game in the sixth and last window of the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers against Jordan on Monday at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan.
De La Salle University outlasted University of Santo Tomas in a five-set thriller, 25-20, 16-25, 25-8, 15-25, 16-14, on Sunday to open their campaign in UAAP Season 85 on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Jose Rizal University barged into the win column after a sweep of Lyceum of the Philippines University, 25-17, 25-21, 25-21, in the NCAA Season 98 men's volleyball tournament on Sunday at the San Andres Sports Complex in Manila.
Reigning world champion Echo continued to live up to the expectations, pulling off another sweep victory as it exacted revenge on Bren Esports, 2-0, on Day 2 of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Philippines Season 11 on Saturday.
The NLEX Road Warriors survived Converge import Jamaal Franklin's 53-point explosion to take a 116-112 win in the 2023 PBA Governors' Cup on Saturday.
The F2 Logistics Cargo Movers outlasted the Creamline Cool Smashers in a five-set thriller, 23-25, 25-18, 16-25, 25-23, 16-14, on Saturday in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena.
The Petro Gazz Angels dominated the Cignal HD Spikers, 28-26, 25-18, 25-13, as last season's Reinforced Conference finalists met anew on Saturday in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena.
The Phoenix Super LPG Fuelmasters extended Terrafirma's losing skid to three after stalling the Dyip, 125-100, on Saturday in the 2023 PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Carl Berdal starred for Arellano University as they pulled off a four-set romp over Jose Rizal University, 22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 26-24, in the NCAA Season 98 men's volleyball tournament on Saturday.
After NCAA Season 97, Arellano University was left searching for answers after bowing to De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in their title showdown that ended their four-peat bid.
Youngster Laika Tudlasan was sensational in her debut, steering former champion Arellano University to a 25-18, 25-20, 25-23 victory over Jose Rizal University in the NCAA Season 98 women"s volleyball tournament on Saturday.
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde was greeted by a tough challenge in the first game of its title retention campaign in the NCAA Season 98 women"s volleyball tournament.
Tiger Woods apologized on Friday after being criticized for handing a tampon to fellow American Justin Thomas as a joke during the first round of the Genesis Invitational.
Veteran Gayle Pascual stepped up big time as reigning champion De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde bucked a slow start to eke out a 20-25, 25-22, 25-13, 25-11 win over San Sebastian College-Recoletos in the NCAA Season 98 women"s volleyball tournamen...
Former WBC world featherweight champion Mark Magsayo vows to deliver a better performance when he takes on Brandon Figueroa for the WBC interim featherweight title on April 4 at Toyota Arena in Ontario, California.
Filipino striker Fritz Biagtan made a successful ONE Championship debut following a third-round knockout over Uzbekistan"s Nurmukhammad Adamkhonov at ONE Friday Fights 5 this Friday evening at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde made quick work of San Sebastian College-Recoletos, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18, as the NCAA Season 98 men's volleyball tournament returned on Saturday after a three-year hiatus.
Two-time NBA champion Mario Chalmers was recently tapped by Zamboanga Valientes as an import for the 2023 ASEAN Basketball League Invitationals.
Remember when it seemed like everyone around the NBA, from LeBron James to Russell Westbrook to Dwyane Wade was wearing those really nerdy glasses? Think back to 2012 and those all-black, Clark Kent-style glasses, or the bright red, rimless-frames that Russ wore in the postgame presser after Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Well, when […]
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About 40 minutes south of where Lauri Markkanen, Jordan Clarkson and Collin Sexton star on a nightly basis at Vivint Arena, and just steps from where Jimmer Fredette had all of college hoops in a frenzy over a decade ago at BYU, sits a small storefront called Thifthood. The shop has become a popular spot […]
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Jordan Clarkson has told this story before. Amidst catastrophic flooding that occurred in the Philippines, the Utah Jazz guard had seen a photo of young children playing basketball on a hoop that had, somehow, survived the natural disaster. The photo touched him, painting a larger portrait of just how universal and impactful the game truly […]
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Patience Patience. Patience. Patience. Patience. Patience. And… Patience. Patience. Patience. Patience. Patience. Still there? We’re on Lauri Markkanen time right here. His story is one of patience. Like, one where nothing, like, nothing really, um, even kinda, sorta happens at first. Or at second. Enough doesn’t happen that what has happened gets forgotten. But that […]
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After absorbing their first loss in the 2023 PBA Governors' Cup, it is time to move forward for Barangay Ginebra.
Ced Domingo powered through in the middle while Michele Gumabao worked her magic in the opposite as Creamline pulled off a dominant 25-18, 25-13, 25-14 sweep win over Choco Mucho in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference on Tuesday.
Cignal refused to remain winless in the 2023 PVL Open Conference, carving out a masterful 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 victory over a struggling Akari side on Tuesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
TNT is set to parade a new import as the Tropang Giga tapped Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to replace Jalen Hudson in their ongoing campaign in the 2023 PBA Governors' Cup.
A banner 2022 campaign for the Philippine Women"s National Football Team saw the Filipinas reach new heights and break new ground at almost every turn.
Anthony Edwards scored 32 points and Rudy Gobert recorded a double-double as the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves withstood a 26-point fourth quarter by Kyrie Irving to beat the Dallas Mavericks 124-121 on Monday.
Damian Lillard scored 30 of his 40 points in the first half to help the Portland Trail Blazers roll to an easy 127-115 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.
Well-known gaming personality Setsuna "Akosi Dogie" Ignacio was selected the top overall pick by Barangay Ginebra during the first-ever PBA Esports Bakbakan Draft held Monday at the Robinsons Manila.