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first_imgP2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end The win also nudged the Fuel Masters closer to a twice-to-beat edge in the quarterfinals.“I’ve said this before, these are the victories that we like—the ones that show character,” Phoenix coach Louie Alas said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesMagnolia, which got its hopes up this conference after ending a three-game slide recently, crashed to a 1-4 slate. And the last sequences of the match were emblematic of the Hotshots’ run this conference.Wright hit a basket that gave Phoenix an 85-84 lead, but Paul Lee pushed Magnolia back up with a clutch three-point play with 33 seconds remaining. 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed LATEST STORIES But Perkins countered with his triple and, after a free throw that iced scoring, the Fuel Masters forced the Hotshots to a prayer of a shot at the buzzer to seal the victory. And that stop didn’t escape Alas’ attention.“After all, it’s how you finish,” Alas said.Calvin Abueva kept Phoenix in the game through several Magnolia efforts to run away with the win. He finished with 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists to lead the Fuel Masters.Meanwhile, Columbian bucked a lethargic start to frustrate Rain or Shine, 85-82, and reassert its mastery over currently the second-best team in the conference.Rashawn McCarthy had 22 points and five rebounds while going 5-for-9 from deep in the franchise’s fourth straight victory over the Elasto Painters in as many conferences.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH PLAY LIST 05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games02:42PH 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 Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krausscenter_img “We had a bad start in the first quarter. I told the boys to regroup in the second. We wanted to start on defense, and fortunately the players responded,” Columbian coach Johnedel Cardel said.The Dyip took a while before losing the chasing Elasto Painters, who tailed Columbian through the efforts of big man Mark Borboran.But with a shot to make the playoffs still within reach, the young Columbian squad kept its distance as Jackson Corpuz and Reden Celda came through for the Dyip when it mattered.“After losing to Blackwater, we had to bounce back. I told the guys … we’ll be needing these next three games, but we wanted to take it one game at a time,” Cardel said.The Dyip moved to 4-5 while the Painters dropped to 7-3.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Fierce Tigresses Phoenix forward Jason Perkins celebrates after making the go-ahead triple to beat Magnolia. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJason Perkins hit a three-pointer with six seconds remaining and Phoenix forged a heart-stopping 89-87 victory over Magnolia on Wednesday night in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Perkins worked his shot from the baseline in front of the Fuel Masters’ bench after getting a pass from Matthew Wright, who also hit a huge triple two plays earlier to help Phoenix rise from 17 points down to an 8-1 record.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View commentslast_img read more

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Michy Batshuayi nets a brace as Belgium hammer Scotland in friendly

first_imgMichy Batshuayi scored a brace while Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard found their names in the scoresheet as Belgium thrashed Scotland 4-0 in an international friendly in Glasgow on Friday.Scotland, who looked hapless throughout the game, were handed their biggest home defeat in over 45 years at Hampden Park.Lukaku and Hazard had put the visitors on top in the Nations League warm-up as the Scots suffered their heaviest home reverse since February 1973, when they lost 5-0 to England.World Cup semi-finalists Belgium dominated the match with Lukaku putting them ahead just before the half-hour mark after a defensive mix-up before they ran riot after the break.0-4! What a great night in Glasgow Ready to start the #NationsLeague next Tuesday 11/9 Iceland in Reykjavik.Thanks again @fanclub1895 for making Hampden Park feel like home #REDTOGETHER #SCOBEL pic.twitter.com/RpPQYBBAtjBelgian Red Devils (@BelRedDevils) September 7, 2018Scotland gifted the visitors the first goal when goalkeeper Craig Gordon rolled the ball to John McGinn who was dispossessed by Mousa Dembele before Dries Mertens set up Lukaku to score.Hazard made it 2-0 with some trickery and a fierce drive in Belgium’s first second-half foray before he set up Batshuayi for the third after Charlie Mulgrew gave the ball away.Batshuayi netted his second from the edge of the area with Ryan Jack to blame after he lost possession in midfield.Our fans have chosen the #DeviloftheMatch. And the winner is… @hazardeden10!#REDTOGETHER #SCOBEL pic.twitter.com/reSqnAvcv8Belgian Red Devils (@BelRedDevils) September 7, 2018The gulf in class was shown by the fact that Scotland only earned their first corner in the 84th minute against Roberto Martinez’s experienced side, who came third at the World Cup.advertisementIt was Scotland’s fourth defeat in five matches under Alex McLeish, who took over when Gordon Strachan stood down after they failed to qualify for the World Cup.Belgium open their Nations league campaign away to Iceland on Tuesday, while Scotland start at home to Albania on Monday.(With inputs from Reuters)last_img read more

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Sunshine Coast Accommodation

first_imgThe Sunshine Coast plays host to the NYC from 2013 to 2015. Enquire now for group accommodation at groups@scdl.com.au and plan a fun and naturally refreshing Sunshine Coast getaway.For more information on the Sunshine Coast, check out the website – www.visitsunshinecoast.com.au Related Filessunshine_coast_flyer-pdfRelated LinksSunshine Coast Accommodationlast_img

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