NBA player rankings 2023-24: Nikola Jokic tops list; Where do LeBron James, Stephen Curry land?

With the start of the 2023-24 regular season just a few days away, it’s time for our favorite annual exercise. The Sporting News staff is back for another round of NBA player rankings. The last time we put this list together, Nikola Jokic secured the No. 1 spot after winning the first championship ring and … Read more

PH Azkals drop friendly against Bahrain

Philippine Azkals.–CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Philippine Azkals were handed a 1-0 defeat by Bahrain on Tuesday in their final international friendly match before next month’s World Cup/Asian Cup Qualifiers. Ibrahim Al-Khatal scored the lone goal with a header off a cross as the Azkals fell short against the host side at Al Muharraq Stadium in Arad. … Read more

PBA seeks return to old glory with changes, improvements

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial (middle) talks about rule changes to be implemented this season. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ MANILA, Philippines–The Philippine Basketball Association’s intention of returning to its prepandemic mission of restoring the league’s former glory has prompted some changes that league leadership hopes will boost fan interest when the 48th season tips off on November … Read more

Four Knights of the Apocalypse

As announced on its official Netflix Anime’s Twitter/X handle, the streaming giant is on its way to adding Four Knights of the Apocalypse, the recent addition to the Seven Deadly Sins, to its massive anime catalog. Regrettably, Netflix has not disclosed the release date of the series, leaving fans disappointed with the sole assurance of … Read more

N Ireland 0 – 1 Slovenia

Ten-player Northern Ireland returned to the all-too-familiar feeling of defeat as Adam Cerin’s early free-kick put Group H leaders Slovenia on the verge of qualifying for Euro 2024 with a scrappy 1-0 win at Windsor Park. Saturday’s 3-0 victory over minnows San Marino ended Northern Ireland’s five-game losing streak but it proved only a temporary … Read more

Kings look for new import to avoid courting Fiba ire or risking win forfeiture

Fans will have to wait before showering Justin Brownlee with much-deserved adoration. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ As Barangay Ginebra looks for a stop-gap import to replace Justin Brownlee, the team will leave it up to its import to decide on whether to contest his flunked drug test in the Asian Games and have his other sample … Read more

“I need to push myself more”

At ONE Fight Night 14, Stephen Loman faced the biggest test of his career in a high-stakes matchup versus a former kingpin. Since signing with the promotion, ‘The Sniper’ had secured three consecutive wins to find himself in the upper echelons of the bantamweight division. At ONE on Prime Video 4, he took out former … Read more

PVL: Soltones, Petro Gazz down new team Galeries

Grethcel Soltones.–PVL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Petro Gazz gave new coach Timmy Sto. Tomas a winning pro debut after sweeping debuting Galeries, 25-11, 26-24, 25-22, in the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference on Tuesday evening at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Grethcel Soltones powered the Angels with a game-high 19 points on top of 14 digs and … Read more

2023 Zozo Championship field and player rankings explored 

After a successful Shriners Children’s Open outing, the PGA Tour will head to Japan this week for the 2023 Zozo Championship. The event, set to tee off on Thursday, October 19, at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, will see 78 players compete for the prize. The Zozo Championship is the fourth event … Read more

NFL The Final Word: San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles lose perfect records as CJ Stroud stars once again | NFL News

Myles Garrett and Breece Hall helped the Browns and Jets end the final unbeaten records of the season Week Six was a weekend that reminded us how wide open the NFL is. Only six weeks into the season and already we have no undefeated teams left, and only one winless team in the form of … Read more