Nieto twins vow better showing in Game 3

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Come Game 2, however, the twins barely struck a chord.Matt labored his way to 10 points on 4-of-14 shooting while Mike went scoreless on six field goal attempts as Ateneo lost to La Salle 92-83.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkBoth, however, promised that Game 3 would be different.“Game 3 will be another opportunity for us to showcase our talent, more importantly it’s a do-or-die game for both Ateneo and La Salle,” said Mike in Filipino Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “We promise you guys that we’ll fight and we’ll get that on Sunday.” Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTwins Matt and Mike Nieto were both instrumental in Ateneo’s 76-70 Game 1 win over De La Salle in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball finals.Both finished with 11 points with Matt starting strong with seven points in the first while Mike played closer with seven in the fourth.ADVERTISEMENT “We know that we’re tougher and we know we can handle that challenge against La Salle,” said Matt. “We know we can trust in ourselves and we trust in our team, and of course we trust in coach Tab [Baldwin]. He can lead us to the promised land.”What made things worse for the twins was Ateneo held a 21-point lead midway through the second, 45-24, only to have it deteriorate into the second half.The Green Archers mounted a 40-10 run heading into the fourth to take a 68-59 lead.“I think what hurts here was we had a 21-point lead and it was gone,” said Mike. “You guys saw that we played our best and worst game in one single day.”ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 LATEST STORIES Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacsoncenter_img It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson MOST READ Down by 21, Archers refuse to go quietly, force sudden death Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View commentslast_img read more

Election Campaign gets under way

first_imgThe BC provincial election campaign officially opens today, against the backdrop of a flip-flop, in the traditional support of environmentalists. The David Suzuki Foundation, Pembina Institute and ForestEthics are attacking the New Democrats for thier campaign promise, to drop the controversial Liberal government carbon tax. The environmentalists say the N-D-P would be taking a backward step in killing the tax, something they argue would hurt the environmental effort and cost jobs. – Advertisement -However, party leader Carole James says the N-D-P disagrees and, she’d axe the tax and move toward a cap and trade system, to fight climate change. She opened her campaign office in Victoria-Beacon Hill yesterday repeating her criticism of the Campbell government, as arrogant and neglectful.last_img read more

MUST SEE: Watford players go wild when they find out they’re promoted to the Premier League

first_img Watford players celebrate Check out the moment Watford players realised they will be playing Premier League football next season.The Hornets went top of the Championship table on Saturday with a comfortable 2-0 win over Brighton in the day’s early kick-off.But they were forced to endure a nervous journey home, with their automatic promotion place depending on how Middlesbrough and Norwich fared in the 3pm kick-offs.And after a run of all so nears, including a devastating play-off final defeat to Crystal Palace, this proved Watford’s year as their rivals both failed to win to spark wild celebrations on the team bus.Luckily Hornets defender Miguel Layun was on hand to film the scenes on his phone, which you can enjoy below! 1last_img read more

Allen set for Liverpool exit as Sevilla, Southampton and Swansea eye Wales ace

first_img1 Joe Allen in action for Wales at Euro 2016 Joe Allen is attracting attention from a host of clubs as Jurgen Klopp prepares to sell the midfielder this summer.The 26-year-old is popular with the Anfield faithful and starred for Wales at Euro 2016 as they made history by reaching the semi-finals.But Allen has only 12 months left on his contract with Liverpool and has not been offered a new deal.Reds boss Klopp is now understood to be ready to cash in on Allen this summer as he looks to reshape his squad.Swansea, who sold the player to the Reds for £15m in 2012, are keen to re-sign their former star.Southampton are also understood to be showing an interest, while Spanish giants Sevilla are monitoring his situaton having been impressed by his performances in France this summer.Liverpool are believed to have slapped an £11m price tag on Allen’s head.last_img read more