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Magnolia blocks out Abueva controversy: ‘Tinanggal namin ‘yung distractions’

February 7, 2024
It’s all about tuning out the noise for Magnolia. Head coach Chito Victolero said that the recent controversy involving Calvin Abueva hardly bothered the Hotshots as their focus was solely on preparing for Game 3 of the PBA Season 48 Commissioner’s Cup Finals. In fact, it wasn’t even talked about amongst themselves. “Sa totoo lang, […]
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PBA: Balanced effort vs San Miguel puts Magnolia in series

February 7, 2024
Magnolia prevented itself from falling into a more precarious position in the PBA Season 48 Commissioner’s Cup Finals following a 88-80 Game 3 win over San Miguel, Wednesday night at the SMART Araneta Coliseum. Having moved on from the 24-point beating they absorbed three nights ago, the Hotshots took control early before Aris Dionisio and […]
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Adamson shocks Akari in 5, clinches Akari Cup

February 7, 2024
Adamson University just scored a massive boost ahead of its UAAP Season 86 Women’s Volleyball Tournament campaign. The Lady Falcons showed maturity beyond years, stunning professional club Akari, 25-19, 29-27, 21-25, 23-25, 15-9 to take home the inaugural Akari Cup, Wednesday at the Adamson Gym. After losing the first two sets, the Eli Soyud-led Chargers […]
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NCAA proposes shortened residency period for transferees from non-member schools

February 7, 2024
The NCAA is proposing a reduction in the residency period for transferees from non-member schools. Currently in its proposal stages, the Grand Old League’s management committee is working on reducing the residency period for transfers from leagues like the UAAP, UCAL, CESAFI, and NAASCU. Instead of sitting out a full academic year, transferees will only […]
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Lorene Toring’s final season with Adamson cut short by devastating ACL injury

February 7, 2024
In a heart-wrenching announcement, Adamson University middle blocker Lorene Toring shared news of her devastating ACL injury, which dashes her hopes of competing in her final UAAP season with the Lady Falcons. Toring’s on-court prowess and leadership have been instrumental to the team’s success over the past four seasons. She expressed a mix of emotions […]
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PNVF: Cignal guts five-set win vs CSB, completes elims sweep

February 7, 2024
Cignal completed a sweep of the elimination round with a hard-earned 18-25, 25-21, 25-17, 17-25, 15-13 win over College of Saint Benilde in the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League women’s tournament on Wednesday at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. The HD Spikers had a great encounter with the Lady Blazers as their backs […]
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Marcial warns Abueva: Another controversy could lead to banishment

February 7, 2024
PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial warned Calvin Abueva about facing another banishment should he get involved in another controversy. The league chieftain issued the stern warning when the Magnolia forward appeared before his office following his actions during and after Game 2 of the Season 48 Commissioner’s Cup Finals last Sunday at the Mall of Asia […]
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Ivy Lacsina faces March return due to knee injury

February 7, 2024
Ivy Lacsina’s much-anticipated Nxled debut might have to be postponed. Lacsina confirmed in an interview on Wednesday that she suffered a right knee sprain in training, which could sideline her until March. The Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference is set to begin on February 20. “Madaming nangyayari sa akin kasi nagka-injury ako sa tuhod pero […]
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Converge terminates Mac Tallo’s contract after ‘ligang labas’ fiasco

February 7, 2024
Mac Tallo has squandered his second chance at a PBA stint. The prolific 6-foot guard from Cebu was terminated by Converge on Wednesday after being caught playing in an unsanctioned game in Cebu last week. The FiberXers announced the development on their social media account. “Following a thorough investigation, it was confirmed that Mac Tallo […]
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UAAP 86 HSBB: NUNS finally solves Adamson, forces winner-take-all

February 7, 2024
National University Nazareth School rallied from 15 points down in the second half to outlast Adamson University, 67-64, and force a winner-take-all in the UAAP Season 86 high school boys basketball Finals Wednesday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre. The Baby Falcons were poised to end a 31-year championship drought after seizing a 48-33 lead in […]
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Peter Rosillo transfers from Mapua to Letran

February 5, 2024
The rebuild of Colegio de San Juan de Letran continues. Hours after securing the commitment of Mark Omega, the Knights have also secured the transfer of one of the breakout stars of the NCAA last season Peter Rosillo, Tiebreaker Times has learned on Monday evening. Rosillo, a product of the Adamson Baby Falcons program, was […]
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Marcio Lassiter grateful for surpassing ‘idol’ Ronnie Magsanoc in 3-point ladder

February 5, 2024
Marcio Lassiter couldn’t be any more honored to have surpassed one of his idols in the PBA’s all-time three-pointers made list, Sunday night. The San Miguel sniper has replaced the great Ronnie Magsanoc at fifth in the elite company after helping the Beermen build a 2-0 lead over Magnolia in the PBA Season 48 Commissioner’s […]
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Umali heads to CSB; Omega comes home to Letran

February 5, 2024
The reunion of two Squires will not push through. Shawn Umali has decided to transfer to College of Saint Benilde, while Mark Omega will head home to Colegio de San Juan de Letran. Both made their commitments to their new schools on Monday. Umali, a burly 6-foot-3 forward, averaged 11.0 points, 6.12 rebounds, 2.65 assists, […]
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James Payosing makes San Beda return official

February 5, 2024
Despite attracting numerous offers, James Payosing has chosen to stay home. The NCAA Season 99 Seniors Basketball Finals Most Valuable Player has enrolled for the second semester at San Beda University, indicating his decision to remain a Red Lion. Red Lions team manager Jude Roque confirmed this development to Tiebreaker Times. Familiarity with San Beda […]
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UCAL: Olivarez repels Guang Ming’s comeback attempt for 3-1 slate

February 5, 2024
Olivarez College rebounded from a stinging defeat last time with an 86-71 victory over Guang Ming College-Tagaytay City in the Universities and Colleges Athletic League-PG Flex Linoleum Season 6 on Monday at the Paco Arena. Putting their 76-69 loss to defending champion Centro Escolar University last Thursday behind them, the Olivarez Sea Lions outscored the […]
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