FIBA

Japan eyes payback vs Gilas

Japan still has to make two final cuts for its game against Gilas Pilipinas on Friday in the first round of the Fiba Asia World Cup Qualifying series …

Philippines

Michael Porter Jr.'s back injury means college basketball will be missing a superstar this season

The Missouri star will likely miss the entire 2017-2018 season after undergoing back surgery.<p>Michael Porter Jr. was always a sure thing. Blessed with the height of a center (6’10), the slashing ability of a wing and the touch of a guard, Porter entered college basketball looking like the prototype …

College Basketball

Canada begins road to FIBA World Cup against Bahamas

Veteran centre Joel Anthony was a member of the national team that qualified in 2010<p>Joel Anthony, left, seen in an NBA pre-season game with …

Sports (Canada)

Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea talks about winning October NBA Cares Community Assist Award for help in Puerto Rico, says more help is needed | SportsDay

J.J. Barea didn't make all those trips to Puerto Rico on the Mavericks' team plane because he wanted attention.<p>He did it to help his homeland in the …

Sports

Cyclones Buck Broncos Hopes of Winning Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament

The Cyclones won 75-64 tonight. The Broncos attempted to stampede back while going on a 25-5 run late in the game.<p>Here are final highlights (courtesy …

College Basketball

Illinois St beats Tulsa 84-68 for 3rd at Puerto Rico Tip-Off

Keyshawn Evans scored 29 points and Illinois State jumped out to a huge first-half lead to beat Tulsa 84-68 in Sunday's third-place game at the …

College Basketball

72 for 7th at Puerto Rico Tip-Off

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — O'Showen Williams had 19 points and hit two late free throws to help Appalachian State hold off UTEP 76-72 in Sunday's seventh-place game at the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.<p>Ronshad Shabazz added 12 points for the Mountaineers (3-2), who lost to Iowa State and Western Michigan …

Sports

‘Quick adjustment’ for returning Blatche

Andray Blatche may have been away from Gilas Pilipinas for much of 2017, and yet the big man felt like he never left. Gilas held a practice session …

Philippines

Blatche finally arrives in Manila to join Gilas

Naturalized center Andray Blatche finally arrived in Manila on Saturday evening, following a weeklong delay.

Philippines

Murphy: Hurricane Maria alters Al Horford's Dominican mission

Al Horford, with the aid of a national bank in his native Dominican Republic, launched an ambitious initiative last summer.The Celtics center’s goal …

Al Horford

Raptors crush discombobulated Knicks, keep rolling

The New York Knicks came to Toronto billed as one of the NBA’s most improved outfits, with star Kristaps Porzingis touted as an MVP candidate.The …

Basketball

South Carolina beats UTEP 80-56 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

South Carolina coach Frank Martin is quick to say he has to sort out what kind of team he has after last year's surprise Final Four run.<p>Take Friday's …

College Basketball

Chot Reyes delays announcing Japan-bound lineup, as Gilas awaits Blatche

One of the reasons why Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes has yet to announce the final lineup for the coming qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup …

Philippines

Carmelo Anthony Says Oklahoma City Fans Appreciate Players More

To see Carmelo Anthony in a Thunder jersey is still jarring. After six and a half seasons with the Knicks, serving as the face of New York …

NBA

TV and radio listings: November 16

<b>NFL</b><p>8:25 p.m. Tennessee at Pittsburgh » WRC (Ch. 4), WBAL (Ch. 11), NFL Network, WJFK (1580 AM)<p><b>NHL</b><p>9 p.m. <b>Washington</b> at Colorado » NBC Sports Washington, WJFK (106.7 FM)<p><b>NBA</b><p>8 p.m. Golden State at Boston » TNT<p>10:30 p.m. Houston at Phoenix » TNT<p><b>COLLEGE FOOTBALL</b><p>7 p.m. Buffalo at Ball State » CBS Sports …

Sports

Redbirds beat Gamecocks 69-65 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Milik Yarbrough had 18 points, six rebounds and six assists to help Illinois State beat South Carolina 69-65 in Thursday's opening game of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.<p>Keyshawn Evans added 17 points for the Redbirds (1-1), who frustrated the cold-shooting Gamecocks with …

College Basketball

WBB: Regina at Timberwolves Preview | University of Northern British Columbia

November 17th & 18th<br>Canada West Women’s Basketball Preview<br>Regina @ UNBC<br>Friday @ 6 PT, Saturday @ 5 PT<p><b>UNBC Timberwolves (2-4)</b><br>12th in Canada West …

Canadian University Sports

Is There Really Loyalty in NBA? KD Says 'Ain't No Such Thing' in Epic Interview

Kevin Durant earned himself a title by joining the Golden State Warriors last season. Several, in fact.<p>Snake.<p>Spineless.<p>Gutless coward.<p>Cupcake.<p>Those were acquired via social media and certain TV debate shows—followed, of course, by a couple more: NBA champion. Finals MVP.<p>It took acquiring every one …

Basketball

Sports Calendar, Nov. 17-19

FRIDAY<p>Boxing<p>7:30p<p>Super middleweights: Anthony Dirrell vs. Denis Douglin <b>FS1</b><p>College basketball<p>Men<p>7:30a<p>South Carolina vs. UTEP <b>ESPNU</b><p>8a<p>Auburn vs. Temple <b>ESPN2</b><p>10a<p>Illinois State vs. Boise State <b>ESPN2</b><p>10:30a<p>Indiana State vs. Old Dominion <b>ESPNU</b><p>11a<p>Tulane vs. Colorado State <b>CBSSN</b><p>1p<p>Virginia at VCU <b>CBSSN</b><p>2p<p>2K Sports …

College Basketball

Foot Locker’s Week Of Greatness Hopes To Inspire, Supports Puerto Rico

Today (Nov. 15), <b>Foot Locker</b> announced its 6th annual Week of Greatness with they year’s global campaign hoping to inspire greatness via Acts of …

Foot Locker

US selects 12-man roster for basketball qualifying games

NEW YORK (AP) — Tournament MVP Jameel Warney and three other players who helped the U.S. win the AmeriCup gold medal will suit up for the Americans in their first two Basketball World Cup qualifying games.<p>The Americans will play Puerto Rico on Nov. 23 in Orlando, Florida, a game moved from Puerto …

Sports

Canada releases preliminary list for FIBA qualifiers - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>Canada Basketball released its preliminary list ahead of next week’s FIBA World Cup 2019 qualifiers. The team’s roster for the two-game …

Toronto Raptors

Tigers Hold Ranking in USPORTS Top 10 - The Dalhousie Tigers - Dalhousie University

Congratulations to the women's volleyball team and men's basketball team for once again appearing in the USPORTS Top 10. Both teams held their rank …

Canada

Red Carpets and ASEAN Lanes: Are we ready to host these summits? - Editor's Note

Vince Pornelos / AutoIndustriya.com, Atty. Karen Jimeno | November 14, 2017 15:30<p>Can the Philippines really stage these summits without declaring …

ASEAN Summit

Injured Jalalon rues missing World Cup qualifiers, shifts focus to Star

Sophomore playmaker Jio Jalalon couldn’t hide his frustrations as he was limited to a spectator in Star’s morning practice at Ronac Art Center on …

Philippines

Blatche hints at return 10 days before World Cup qualifiers begin

Gilas Pilipinas has yet to reunite with Andray Blatche, but it’s only a matter of time before the naturalized big man rejoins the team. Blatche has …

Philippines

Japan wary of Gilas’ speed, offense

Expect a run-and-gun duel between the Philippines and Japan in the Fiba World Cup qualifying on Nov. 24 in Tokyo, Japan. With a slew of fleet-footed …

Philippines

YEE CANADA WEST FIRST STAR OF THE WEEK, LOEPPKY THIRD STAR

<b>LANGLEY, B.C. –</b> Trinity Western’s Regan Yee (South Hazelton, B.C.) was named the Canada West Women’s First Star of the Week, while men’s volleyball …

Canadian University Sports

Setback at tune-up irks Chot, as Gilas readies for FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Expect Gilas to receive an unflattering assessment from national coach Chot Reyes after the team lost 81-76 to Alab Pilipinas on Saturday.

Philippines

Cousins accuses Valanciunas of flopping: 'He's great at that'

Presented By<p>Two extremely large men duked it out for close to 30 minutes on Thursday night, as Jonas Valanciunas' Toronto Raptors toppled DeMarcus …

Basketball