Celtics rebound in Eastern Finals Game 3

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 04:21:49 +0000

  MIAMI (AFP) – The Boston Celtics hit back Saturday, leading wire-to-wire in a 117-106 victory over the Miami Heat that cut the gap in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals to 2-1. Jaylen Brown scored 26 points and Jayson Tatum added 25 points and 14 rebounds for the Celtics, who avoided falling into a 0-3 […]

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Wolff keeps chance at historic US Open win in perspective

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 02:19:09 +0000

      Matthew Wolff has the chance for a historic US Open victory, but the 21-year-old American copes with his nerves by keeping his golf success in perspective. Wolff fired a five-under par 65 on Saturday to grab a two-stroke lead at Winged Foot, making him the youngest 54-hole US Open leader since 1975. […]

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Clay court king falls in Rome; Djokovic marches on

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 02:14:23 +0000

    ROME, Italy (AFP) ‒ Clay court king Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open on Saturday, falling to a straight sets defeat to Argentine Diego Schwartzman in a tournament the Spaniard had won nine times. Eight-seeded Schwartzman meted out a punishing 6-2, 7-5 loss in Nadal’s final warm-up before his bid for […]

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P65 million allotted for PBA bubble in Clark

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:01:54 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO         PBA Chairman Ricky Vargas finally caved in to the question regarding the cost of the league’s planned season bubble in Clark, Pampanga next month. Vargas told former league commissioner Noli Eala on the latter’s radio program Saturday that the PBA will spend close to P65 million in order […]

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Dottie, Bianca 4 behind leaders in Oregon; Saso wins driving contest

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 07:26:53 +0000

        Rookie Bianca Pagdanganan and Dottie Ardina fired identical two-under 70 and trailed Aussie Hannah Green and American Cydney Clanton by four at the start of the Cambia Portland Classic of the LPGA Tour in Oregon Friday. Both Ardina and Pagdanganan started poorly but recovered quite well with four birdies each before […]

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GM Wesley So slips to second after 1st day of blitz event

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 06:56:22 +0000

By Kristel Satumbaga         Grandmaster Wesley So ran into trouble in the first of the two-day blitz part of the 2020 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament and slipped from first to second place as reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen surged ahead on Friday. The 26-year-old So scored just five points out […]

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 Djokovic, Nadal into last eight as Italian Open prepares for fans

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 04:42:58 +0000

ROME (AFP) – World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal welcomed the decision to allow a limited number of fans to watch the Italian Open as the top men’s seeds advanced to the quarterfinals on Friday. Italy’s government has said that 1,000 spectators can be present at the Foro Italico from Sunday’s […]

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Roglic retains Tour de Grance lead; Andersen wins stage 19

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 04:39:10 +0000

CHAMPAGNOLE, France (AFP) – Primoz Roglic kept his lead in the Tour de France on Friday with just two stages remaining as Denmark’s Soren Kragh Andersen burst clear to victory on stage 19. Sam Bennett inched further ahead in the struggle for the green jersey by beating rival Peter Sagan, who failed in two bids […]

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San Miguel enjoys 1-0 record once PBA resumes

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:43:19 +0000

      By JONAS TERRADO   San Miguel Beer already has an edge once the PBA restarts its season inside the Clark bubble. That’s because the PBA Board of Governors agreed to have the Beermen’s win over the Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok last March reflect on the team standings should the league get a […]

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