Astros, Dodgers connect, riveting World Series onto Game 6

first_imgCPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort View comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Manila Throwdown 2017 set to hold team edition finals on Nov 4 Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, meanwhile, has been tagged for a record eight home runs in a single postseason. Gurriel got him in Game 4, and Houston has 13 overall against the Dodgers.Did anyone expect this many at this time in October? Surprising, right?“I guess a little bit, just because both teams are putting up incredible at-bats in the most important times,” Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Monday on a conference call.“I think we realize on the pitching side, both teams are at the very end of their rope,” he said. “Their mistakes are getting hit. But the volume is certainly record-setting, and certainly the intensity of the moments that are ending in home runs is hard to fathom.”Dodgers lefty Rich Hill opposes Verlander in a rematch from Game 2. That night, the teams wound up combining for a Series-record eight home runs, with Houston holding on to win 7-6 in 11 innings.Los Angeles reliever Ross Stripling was among 14 pitchers, seven on each side, who worked in the Game 5 slugfest.“If we can just hold them to less than 12 runs, we can get some wins,” Stripling said.There were 6,105 home runs during the regular season, an average of about 2.5 homers per game. There have been 4.4 per game in the Series.The ball has been flying out of the ballpark all year,” said Justin Turner, whose tiebreaking homer helped Los Angeles win the opener, when the gametime temperature was 103 degrees.“So, no, it’s not surprising. I will say that you might see a little bit different game here tomorrow night, a little bit different weather. It’s going to be a lot cooler here than it was for the first two games, and it might be a different ballgame than you’ve seen in the first five games.” Houston Astros’ Brian McCann hits a home run during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball’s World Series -against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)LOS ANGELES — At this rate, Justin Verlander might very well hit his first home run for real.A classically poor-hitting pitcher, the Houston ace knocked one over the wall last week at Dodger Stadium in batting practice. Maybe that bolstered his belief that this batch of baseballs is slick and juiced.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ On Tuesday night, Verlander aims to lead the Astros to their first championship when he faces the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of a power-packed World Series that’s already set the mark for home runs.“We’re just making memories right now,” Astros catcher Brian McCann said, a day after he homered.A total of 22 homers so far, more than 1½ miles of dingers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThese nightly episodes of home run derby are connecting with fans, too — in much of the country, they stayed up well past midnight to watch Houston outlast the Dodgers 13-12 in 10 innings at Minute Maid Park, TV numbers showed.With each swing, perhaps this Series really is becoming more riveting. Trump attends World Series baseball game in Washington DC PLAY LIST 01:04Trump attends World Series baseball game in Washington DC00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 George Springer, Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Yuli Gurriel and McCann launched longballs in the Astros’ back-and-forth thriller. Cody Bellinger and Yasiel Puig homered for the Dodgers — seven different players on each side have homered.“This is not going to be finished Tuesday. It’s going to be Game 7,” Puig said.Springer has hit three in the Series. His assessment of Game 5: “Bedlam.”“This is the craziest atmosphere I’ve ever played in, the craziest results, just big hit after big hit, big play after big play,” the Houston leadoff man said.Major League Baseball set a record this year for most home runs in a season and, fittingly, Minnesota leadoff man Brian Dozier began the playoffs with a homer.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Archers shoot down Eagles

first_imgJapan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH The outcome had little impact on La Salle’s Final Four bid, but this was one game the defending champion Green Archers just could not afford to lose.With a pulsating 79-76 victory over fierce rival Ateneo on Sunday night, the Archers showed they’re nearing peak form heading into the most important stretch of UAAP Season 80.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:16UAAP Season 80 Preview: Ateneo Blue Eagles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Gamescenter_img Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “We’re in a very good spot because we’re peaking at the right time,” said La Salle coach Aldin Ayo. “The players have been very responsible in terms of their commitment to our goal.”No player put Ayo’s words to heart than Cameroonian center Ben Mbala, who reprised his MVP form with 28 points and 19 rebounds, while Ricci Rivero fired 21 points, including two crucial free throws with 8.9 seconds for the final count before close to 14,000 fans at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe victory spoiled an elimination-round sweep for the Eagles, who would have also gotten an outright finals berth with a victory.But the Archers had other plans, tightening up defensively when it mattered as they closed the game with a 10-0 run that included a short jumper from Kib Montalbo with 40.3 seconds remaining that gave La Salle a 77-76 advantage. Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Foreign PGT bets eye breakthrough John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa With 12 seconds remaining, the Eagles bungled a chance for a go-ahead basket when Isaac Go missed a wide-open floater with the rebound falling to Rivero who calmly drilled the free throws.Instead of a stepladder semifinals where La Salle would have also owned a twice-to-beat edge on the winner of third and fourth seeds, the result meant the Final Four will be played starting Saturday when the Archers face the Adamson Falcons in a rematch of last season’s pairing.Ateneo faces Far Eastern U on Sunday with the Eagles armed with the Final Four incentive.Earlier, University of Santo Tomas averted a winless season after hammering out an 88-85 victory over University of the East.The Growling Tigers finally got their acts together down the stretch to finish the season with a 1-13 record.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Rift threatens to affect opening

first_imgLOS ANGELES—With the rift between two factions in the Philippine Basketball Association’s board of governors far from over, several team representatives admitted on Saturday that the issue could drag on and ultimately affect the opening of the 43rd season.“We’re bracing for the worst,” one board member, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said after both parties agreed to a ceasefire last week.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Read Next The seven-team side had appointed an officer-in-charge in long time PBA operations manager Rickie Santos, supposedly to assure that the league would run even without a commissioner.Three teams—TNT KaTropa, Phoenix Petroleum and Rain or Shine—don’t have representatives here, showing how divided this board has become on the issue.A fourth squad, NLEX, whose representative is the incoming chair, has also been rumored to be skipping the trip.Ramoncito Fernandez, the NLEX board member, is scheduled to arrive on Nov. 14.Even if the league opens at a later date, the format for the next season remains, with the Philippine Cup to be the first of three conferences.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Shin wins Masters; Tabuena lands 3rd QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohortcenter_img Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion LATEST STORIES The first of what was supposed to be four days of planning sessions has turned into a vacation here.“I’m sure the others (fellow board members know that), but we are fighting for our principles here,” the Inquirer source went on.“We also know that the sooner this issue is resolved, the better for the league. But how do we resolve it?”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutTwo weeks ago, a seven-team group has called for the resignation of Chito Narvasa as commissioner, while a five-team side threw its full support behind Narvasa, creating a standstill with the next season slated to open on Dec. 17.The board member further said that his team will change its decision on whose side it will be on. But because of the ceasefire, the board member also requested not to print which side his team is on. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11’Not just basketball’: Circumcisions, pageants at Philippine courts00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games View commentslast_img read more

Feuding PBA govs take time out to watch Clippers-76ers tiff

first_imgJapan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA World, SEA Games aspirants dominate Subic duathlon Alaska arranged and sponsored the board’s NBA experience, with the Aces represented here by team manager Dickie Bachmann.Also here are San Miguel Beer’s Robert Non, Star’s Rene Pardo, Barangay Ginebra’s Alfrancis Chua, GlobalPort’s Erick Arejola, KIA’s Bobby Rosales, Blackwater’s Silliman Sy and Meralco’s Ryan Gregorio.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutFormer chairs Pato Gregorio of TNT KaTropa and Mamerto Mondragon of Rain or Shine and Phoenix Petroleum’s Raymond Zorilla begged off from joining the trip at the last minute, with the status of incoming chair Ramoncito Fernandez of NLEX still unknown.The wives and other members of the families of the governors as well as those coming from the Commissioner’s Office that came over will be treated to watching the popular “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”The five-day planning session has turned into a veritable vacation and sightseeing tour for the members of the league’s think tank, with the Dec. 17 opening penciled as early as two months ago in danger of being moved if the issue regarding commissioner Chito Narvasa’s tenure is not resolved. LATEST STORIES The board has been split into two groups of seven and five teams, with the bigger group opposing the retention of Narvasa and the other throwing its full support behind its embattled commissioner.Nothing has transpired in this trip, even after a last-ditch effort by both sides to resolve the impasse on Thursday fizzled out.“This is certainly bad for the PBA and we are sorry that the fans have to see this and read all about it,” one concerned board member said, requesting not to be identified.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PHcenter_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa MOST READ Blake Griffin of the LA Clippers grabs a loose ball in front of Dario Saric #9 and Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers during the first half at Staples Center on November 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFPLOS ANGELES—While there have been no meetings to speak of in what was supposed to be the PBA board of governors’ annual planning session here, team representatives will participate in one activity that has been their unifying factor all these years.On Monday (Tuesday morning in Manila), they will watch a National Basketball Association game pitting the Los Angeles Clippers against the visiting Philadelphia 76ers at Staples Center, marking possibly the only time in this trip that members of two disagreeing factions get to be seated beside each other since arriving in this Southern California city on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding View commentslast_img read more

Trump hopes swift return of UCLA players detained in China

first_imgMOST READ “They’re working on it right now,” Trump told reporters in the Philippines as he prepared to return to Washington after a nearly two-week visit to Asia that included an earlier stop in Beijing. “He’s been terrific,” Trump said, in an apparent reference to Xi.READ: LiAngelo Ball, UCLA teammates arrested in China for shopliftingFEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAsked about the case Tuesday, China’s foreign ministry said it had no additional comment. On Monday, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that three American men were being investigated in the eastern city of Hangzhou for alleged theft and that China and the U.S. were in contact over the matter.“China will handle this case in accordance with law and protect the lawful rights and interests of the people involved,” Geng said. FILE – UCLA NCAA college basketball players, Liangelo Ball, left, and Cody Riley are shown in these file photos. The UCLA basketball team is heading back to Los Angeles without three players arrested on shoplifting charges in China, according to a report. Citing sources, ESPN reports freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were to remain in Hangzhou, China. UCLA won its season-opening game 63-60 over Georgia Tech in Shanghai on Saturday. (AP Photo/File)BEIJING — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s hopeful that three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting will be allowed to return home soon.Trump said he had a long conversation on the matter with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.ADVERTISEMENT Chinese authorities detained the UCLA freshmen for questioning about allegations of shoplifting before a recent game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai. The UCLA team returned to the U.S. without them on Saturday.READ: Lonzo Ball hasn’t spoken to brother LiAngelo amid situation in ChinaThe Los Angeles Times has identified the players as Cody Riley, Jalen Hill and LiAngelo Ball — the brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball.Citing a source with firsthand knowledge of the investigation, sports channel ESPN last week reported theplayers could be Hangzhou for “a week or two” while the situation is resolved. The source told ESPN there is surveillance footage of the players shoplifting from three stores inside a high-end retail center.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohortcenter_img Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Read Next Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes PLAY LIST 01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss01:48Trump awards Penske Presidential Medal01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gobert to Waiters: ‘It’s not my feelings, it’s my knee’last_img read more

Marinerong Pilipino holds off Zark’s rally

first_imgLATEST STORIES John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Do not bring these items in SEA Games venues “They’re still feeling their way in the system, but the good thing is that they were able to deliver when called,” said Banal. Read Next Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Perpetual claims solo 3rd Joseph Terso (left) of Marinerong Pilipino and Jayvee Marcelino of Zark’s LPU chase after the loose ball. —AUGUST DELA CRUZBanking on its experience, Marinerong Pilipino stamped its class over the retooled Zark’s Burger-Lyceum with a tight 94-92 victory in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The Skippers built a 17-point lead, 56-39, with 7:57 remaining in the third quarter but needed misses from Mike Nzeusseu and CJ Perez in the final minute and free throws from Rian Ayonayon in the final 25.6 seconds to post a safe 89-85 lead.ADVERTISEMENT Renzo Subido paced Marinerong Pilipino with 20 points, five assists, and three rebounds, while Ayonayon scattered 15 points, three boards, and two assists.Gab Banal also tallied a double-double of 14 points, 14 rebounds, six assists, and four steals—but committed 10 turnovers. Papot Paredes got 12 of his 14 points in the first half, where the Skippers established a comfortable lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutMarinerong Pilipino staged a 12-0 finishing kick in the first half to erect a 47-35 halftime lead on the way to that 17-point third-quarter edge.The Skippers’ depth was in full display in the game between the early favorites as coach Koy Banal had the luxury of fielding top rookie selections Alvin Pasaol and Abu Tratter late in the second half.center_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Asian shares slide on weak Japan data; US markets closed 8th Top Leaders Forum assessed the progress of public-private efforts in building climate and disaster resilient communities Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City MOST READ BI on alert for illegally deployed OFWs to Iraq View commentslast_img read more

Gilas Pilipinas bows to Australia in Fiba World qualifiers

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Read Next Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City LATEST STORIES MOST READ Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Gilas Pilipinas vs Australia. Photo from Fiba.comThe Philippines had its unbeaten run snapped after bowing to the undefeated Australians, 84-68, in the group stages of the Fiba World Cup Qualifiers Thursday.The Filipinos, who put on a tough stand early before breaking down, dropped to second at 2-1 in Group B while Australia seized the top spot with a 3-0 record.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Gilas’ 30-25 advantage midway through the second quarter was its time to hold the lead as the Boomers went on a 12-2 run to cap off the first half and take a 37-32 lead heading into the break.Australia continued its dominance up until the fourth quarter and took a 70-49 lead with Matthew Hodgson capping off a 16-1 run for the Boomers at the 8:19 mark of the period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutGilas got hammered down in the post with Australia outrebounding the Filipinos 16-7 in the offensive glass and 50-30 in total.Free throws were also a concern for the Philippines, who played sans injured star guard Jayson Castro, as it went 7-of-19 from the line while Australia went 25-of-32. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. AFP official booed out of forum US women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootout LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico June Mar Fajardo, the only Filipino to finish in double figures, led Gilas with 15 points while Matthew Wright and Andray Blatche combined for 17 points.Australia had four players finish in double digits with Cameron Gliddon leading the Boomers with 16 points while John Brandt had 13.Mitchell Creek and Kevin Lisch rounded out the top scorers for Australia with 12 points apiece.Up next for Gilas Pilipinas is Japan on Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View commentslast_img read more

4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekend

first_imgLATEST STORIES SEA Games: PH beats Indonesia, enters gold medal round in polo Climbers who had permits for the 2014 season were allowed to receive a free replacement permit until 2019, while climbers with 2015 permits were given only until this year. The permits normally cost $11,000.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Man who told immigrant to go back to country asked to write essay Zverev joins Top 10 of men’s tennis after Rome win Hornets beat Pistons for 8th straight time LOOK: Vhong Navarro’s romantic posts spark speculations he’s marrying longtime GF Lillard, Anthony lead Blazers over Thunder A Slovak climber, Vladimir Strba, 50, also died on Everest on Sunday, Tourism Ministry official Gyanendra Shrestha said. His body was brought the South Col camp.Australian climber Francesco Enrico Marchetti, 54, from Queensland, died on the Chinese side of Everest, according to the Himalayan Times newspaper. Other details were not available.The number of climbers who have died on Everest during the current spring climbing season, which began in March and runs through the end of this month, has now reached six. A typical spring season sees around six deaths on Everest, according to mountaineering officials.Because of bad weather conditions, climbing to the summit had been delayed this year, leading to a rush in the last few days to get to the summit.The Nepalese Tourism Department issued a record 371 permits this year to people to scale the mountain. The increased number of climbers this year is likely because many people were unable to climb in 2014 and 2015, when deadly avalanches disrupted the climbing seasons.ADVERTISEMENT FILE – In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, Mt. Everest is seen from the way to Kalapatthar in Nepal. An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful ascent, expedition organizers said Sunday. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, File)KATHMANDU, Nepal — The body of an Indian climber was spotted on Mount Everest on Monday, the fourth fatality on the mountain during a busy and tragic weekend on the world’s highest peak.Sherpa rescuers spotted the body of Indian climber Ravi Kumar, but it was impossible to retrieve the body, said Thupden Sherpa of Arun Treks and Expedition. It appeared that Kumar had fallen some 200 meters (650 feet) below the route, he said.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes MOST READ 250 enrolled at phony school arrested in immigration scam View comments Climbers from the United States, Slovakia and Australia also died on the mountain over the weekend.Kumar fell sick on his way down from the summit on Saturday and did not make it to the nearest camp, though his accompanying Nepalese Sherpa guide did reach camp. The guide was sick but had managed to drag himself to the camp at South Col, located at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingKumar and his guide reached the 8,850-meter-high (29,035-foot-high) summit at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, which is considered late, and not many climbers were around when they were returning back.Tourism Department official Kamal Prasad Adhikari confirmed that American climber Roland Yearwood, 50, from Georgiana, Alabama, died Sunday, but it was not clear if and when his body would be brought down. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekendlast_img read more

Tang says game should’ve been forfeited after Altas’ jersey mix-up

first_img“Before the game, if you were to ask me, this game was already over before it started. It should have been a forfeiture. It’s under the rules. Everybody knows that,”said Tang.The Blazers went on to lose their NCAA Season 93 opener, 69-65, to Perpetual on Tuesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsREAD: Eze lifts Perpetual to first win; St. Benilde puts game under protestTang shared that he was surprised that the game, which was delayed for almost 45 minutes from the supposed 12 p.m. tip-off, even pushed through at all. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments “I was surprised. I was shocked that the game still continued on and just a technical foul was given to the other side,” he said. “If there’s just one player didn’t bring the jersey, do you think that team would have fielded that guy in? No, because it will be a forfeiture of the game. What more if the whole team does that? I don’t understand. What are the rules right now? For me personally, I’m confused.”Team captain Gerard Castor signed the running score for the game, declaring the team’s intentions to protest the result for the jersey mix-up.Tang, though, said he was urged by the NCAA Management Committee to put the game under protest because if it were up to him, “there’s no game that had happened.”READ: NCAA: Perpetual brings wrong set of uniform The former Rain or Shine playmaker also urged the league to correct this act swiftly on the controversy to avoid setting a precedent.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kongcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR “I think (the lull) took about 40 to 45 minutes. It was so long and the grace period for one game is just 10 to 15 minutes, right? Whether they bring the jerseys in or not, it’s just 15 minutes,” he said. “I’m not again to judge, but if you’re going to ask me personally, they should have done a better job in handling things. It shouldn’t take an hour or so. It just took them so long. You just have to follow rules. What are in the rules? Those guidelines. Abide by it.“Perpetual Head coach Jimwell Gican, meanwhile, refused to comment on the snafu.“We in Perpetual, the coaches are focused on our jobs. I can’t comment on what happened because even I was surprised,” he said.Gican is leaving the decision to the NCAA Management Committee.“It’s now up to them to settle what needs to be done,” he said. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Brownlee, four other imports return for PBA Governors’ Cup Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Coach TY Tang. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFor coach TY Tang, the game between St. Benilde and Perpetual shouldn’t have been played in the first place.The Altas brought the wrong set of jerseys to the venue and played in their maroon uniform instead of their designated light uniforms.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’last_img read more

Teodoro rises to Meneses challenge after disappointing opener

first_imgNational Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games MOST READ View comments Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netJose Rizal University coach Vergel Meneses was frank with his players following what he felt was a lackluster effort in their humiliating 96-75 loss to Lyceum on Tuesday.The PBA legend chided the Heavy Bombers after they fired blanks and seemingly played out of sync against the Pirates, a complete 180-turn from their meeting in the pre-season.ADVERTISEMENT EAC takes command with rout of St. Benilde LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant “I just doubled my effort,” he said, understanding where Meneses’ frustrations are coming from.“The veterans were disappointing in our first game. We didn’t play like we were veterans, so today, from the first quarter, I made it a point to be aggressive.”Though Meneses was elated that Teodoro stepped up to his challenge, the mentor told his ace sniper that it would take more from him to help JRU contend this year.And that means for the 23-year-old to share the ball to his fellow Heavy Bombers as Meneses expects Teodoro to hike up his assists average from his 1.4 dimes last season.“Before, he doesn’t have any assists, but today, he got three. I told him that every time he involves his teammates, they also gain confidence. That’s what I’m seeing from him right now. He’s one of our veterans and he knows how to play the game,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “There’s no heart and there’s no pride. Credit should also go to Lyceum because they played hard. But it’s not the JRU I’m expecting for this season,” said Meneses.READ: NCAA: Teodoro heats up as JRU nabs first winFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsBut on Friday, Tey Teodoro proved his coach wrong, leading JRU to a huge 68-54 bounce back win over Perpetual.The senior sharp-shooter showed that he heard Meneses’ message loud and clear, posting a season-high 26 points, on a 6-of-13 shooting from three, to go with seven rebounds and three assists. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more