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first_imgJury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Petro Gazz, BanKo shore up semis chances LATEST STORIES PBA IMAGESWith firepower too potent to shut down, San Miguel Beer was just too much for undermanned NLEX to handle on the road, with the Beermen scoring a 125-114 decision in a PBA Commissioner’s Cup Petron Saturday Special contest at Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan.June Mar Fajardo, the reigning four-time MVP, and Renaldo Balkman, the import with unfinished business, completed double-doubles for the Beermen, who climbed up to the middle of the standings with their fifth win in four games.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Pope Francis apologizes for ‘losing patience’ with worshipper PLAY LIST 01:06Pope Francis apologizes for ‘losing patience’ with worshipper02:21School hopes to fill gap for data analysts through online course00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The league-leading Elasto Painters will come into the 4:30 p.m. game not only putting a five-game winning streak on the line but also No. 1 seeding at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“I just keep on reminding the team that even though we’re on top, it’s still difficult because we’ve been winning games that are close,” said Rain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia.The Elasto Painters nipped the Phoenix Fuel Masters, 108-106, in a come-from-behind style after trailing by as many as 19  points.Opposite the Bolts, they certainly can’t play that way despite Meralco’s 91-85 defeat at the hands of sister squad TNT KaTropa 48 hours ago.Meralco is tied at third with the KaTropa even as second-running Alaska slugs it out with  Barangay Ginebra in the other game at 6:45 p.m.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ The Aces, coming off a Meralco setback, are also chasing the twice-to-beat advantage.“Ginebra is playing great basketball right now and I feel like it will be a playoff atmosphere,” said Alaska coach Alex Compton.Winning their last three assignments, the Gin Kings (4-5) are peaking at the right time with Greg Slaughter and Japeth Aguilar complementing Justin Brownlee.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The win was also the ax for the Road Warriors, who have battled manpower woes all tournament long and at 2-8, bowed out of the race.Fajardo had 30 points and 13 rebounds and Balkman 25 and 16 for the defending champions, who also drew 26 points from gunslinger Marcio Lassiter.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownArnett Moultrie, the NBA veteran, scored 43 points and had 14 rebounds for the Road Warriors, who were without guards Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas and injured swingman Larry Fonacier.Meanwhile, Rain or Shine tangles with Meralco Sunday, shooting to formally bag top spot in the playoffs. Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95last_img read more