Day: April 11, 2021

Ancajas blasts Rodriguez to retain IBF super fly belt

Filipino fighter Jerwin Ancajas defeated Mexican Jonathan Rodriguez via unanimous decision to successfully defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight belt for the ninth time on Sunday (Philippine time) at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. International Boxing Federation super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas connects a solid right to Jonathan Rodriguez during their […]

Letting go of Slaughter ‘bittersweet’ for Cone

Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone said it was bittersweet to let go of Greg Slaughter to get his hands on Christian Standhardinger. Last March, Ginebra sent the 7-foot Slaughter to the NorthPort Batang Pier in exchange for the 6-foot-8 Standhardinger. “It’s always bittersweet because Greg Slaughter and I were very close,” Cone said in […]

Lakers pull away after ejections, rout Nets

NEW YORK: Andre Drummond had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Dennis Schroder scored 19 points before he and Kyrie Irving were ejected in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Brooklyn Nets 126-101 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Los Angeles Lakers center Andre Drummond defends against BrooklynNets forward Joe Harris during the […]

DoF: More jobless Pinoys in Feb

THE unemployment rate in the country rose to 8.8 percent in February, which translated to more jobless Filipinos, according to the latest economic bulletin released by the Department of Finance (DoF) on Sunday. Preliminary figures it provided showed that the February rate — higher than the 8.7 percent rate in January — was equivalent to […]

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