STUDENTS of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Santa Mesa, Manila attend the flag ceremony before the opening of classes yesterday. PUP is the biggest state university with 70,000 students in 22 branches and maintains tuition of P12 per unit. PUP Santa Mesa has 40,000 students. (Photo by Ali Vicoy)
Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Geminoid takes the stage during the Global Future 2045 Congress at Lincoln Center in New York. Inset is the robot’s creator.
A CHILD siftas through charcoal for nail or any discarded metal to sell in junk shops at the makeshift charcoal factory in Vitas, Manila. Malacanang yesterday said it is doing its best to eliminate child labor through accessible education. (Photo by Ali Vicoy)
A WEEK after getting married, celebrity couple Maricar Reyes and Richard Poon recalled the moment when the singer met her parents.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, from left, with forwards LeBron James, Udonis Haslem, and Mike Miller watch during the fourth quarter of Game 5 in the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio on Sunday. The Spurs won 114-104, leading the best-of-seven series 3-2. (AP)
Justin Rose, left, of England, celebrates with his wife Kate after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (AP)
San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, shoots as Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade defends during Game 5 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio. The Spurs won 114-104. (AP)
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Pacers center apologizes for gay remarks, but Stern unmoved
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (AFP) – The NBA slapped Indiana center Roy Hibbert with a $75,000 fine Sunday for his post-game tirade after the Pacers’ game-six playoff victory over the Miami Heat.
Hibbert was disciplined for “inappropriate language’’ after he used a gay slur in one answer and swore in another during a press...
CHICAGO (AP) – LeBron James scored 27 points and the Miami Heat nearly matched a franchise record for points allowed in a playoff game, pounding the listless and short-handed Chicago Bulls 88-65 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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Manila, Philippines – Frankie Miñoza and Jay Bayron clash in an early duel of the fancied bets while Miguel Tabuena slugs it out with Mhark Fernando and Japanese qualifier Toru Nakajima at the start of the rich ICTSI Sherwood Hills Class today at the wind-swept Sherwood Hills layout in Trece Martirez, Cavite.
Miñoza, coming off a playoff victory over the Bayron brothers, including...
SAN DIEGO, California (AFP) – Tiger Woods returned to Torrey Pines, the site of some of his greatest triumphs, for a practice round Tuesday ahead of his US PGA season debut at the $6.1 million Farmers Insurance Open.
“I feel comfortable here. There’s no doubt about that,” Woods said. “There are a few courses like that where I’ve had my share of success.”...
Manila, Philippines – Rookie pro Zanie Boy Gialon jumped from No. 18 to seventh in the Order of Merit race on the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour, his surge bolstered by his playoff victory over frontrunner Tony Lascuna in the rain-shortened ICTSI Negros Occidental Classic in Bacolod last week.
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MIAMI (AP) – Pat Riley’s 34th playoff victory as coach of the Miami Heat brought the franchise’s first championship. If Erik Spoelstra got his 34th playoff victory in this year’s NBA Finals, Miami would have another title.
That’s just one of many parallels between Riley the patriarch of the Heat sideline and Spoelstra, his handpicked successor.
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MIAMI (AFP) – Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has been sidelined indefinitely with a strained abdominal muscle and his teammates are not expecting him to return in their ongoing NBA playoff series against Indiana.
The NBA team announced Bosh’s status on Monday after the results of an MRI exam were studied.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) – This time, the fourth quarter belonged to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Long the domain of the Clippers’ Chris Paul, it was the Grizzlies who rallied in the closing minutes to beat Los Angeles 90-88 and force a decisive seventh game in their playoff series.
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Ageless wonder rallies from 7 strokes, nails 2nd playoff hole
Manila, Philippines – Frankie Miñoza pulled off one of the most stirring comebacks on the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour, foiling Davaoneos Rufino Bayron and Elmer Saban in the second playoff hole to capture the hotly-disputed P2.5 million ICTSI Wack Wack Championship crown at WW’s East course yesterday.
MANILA, Philippines – In-form Jhonnel Ababa gears up for another crack at the crown on the ICTSI-Philippine Golf Tour as he heads the pack in the P1 million ICTSI Sherwood Hills Golf Classic slated Sept. 28-30 at the Sherwood Hills Golf Club.
The tough, windy par-72 course in Trece Martires, Cavite poses almost the same challenge as that of Riviera’s layout where Ababa booked...