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Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive for virus

Mar 29, 2020 - 1:48 PM

American tycoon James Dolan, who owns the NBA's Knicks and NHL's Rangers, becomes the first US major sports owner to contract coronavirus

ASYMPTOMATIC. Knicks honcho James Dolan says he's hardly experiencing any symptoms. Photo by Maddie Meyer /Getty Images North America/AFP

LeBron thumbs down going straight to NBA playoffs

Mar 27, 2020 - 10:06 AM

Lakers star LeBron James thinks a shortened regular season will be needed before a postseason can begin

LOCKED UP. LeBron James feels 'bummed' missing his Cleveland return amid the virus lockdown. Photo from NBA

Liverpool's Milner goes viral, snaps coronavirus gloom

Mar 19, 2020 - 3:55 PM

Premier League star James Milner's 'boring chores' turn into a social media hit as football players find novels way to past time

SENSATION. Liverpool midfielder James Milner (center) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal in a match. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

[OPINION] The out-of-touch, elitist gaps in our lockdown

Mar 18, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'Not a lot of upper-class and middle-class Filipinos realize how good they have it in the midst of this lockdown. They forget to check their privilege, and come off as incredibly insensitive and narrow-minded.'

That controversial James Deakin post isn’t an original thought

Mar 17, 2020 - 3:41 PM

(UPDATED) Prior to James Deakin's March 15 post, the statement had been making the rounds on various online platforms


Bank robbery suspect from Canada extradited to Singapore

Mar 17, 2020 - 3:27 PM

David James Roach is sent back by Britain after being detained there in 2018 en route to Canada

DAVID JAMES ROACH. This handout from the Singapore Police Force taken and released on March 17, 2020 shows Canadian man David James Roach (C) as he arrives in Singapore to face charges of robbery and money laundering. Handout photo by Singapore Police Force/AFP

LeBron misses fans as NBA players relax amid league suspension

Mar 14, 2020 - 1:53 PM

LeBron James and other NBA players use the suspension for downtime at home

MISSING THE GAME. LeBron James says that he misses the fans while the NBA is on hiatus. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron, Curry say NBA needs to cancel 'rough' 2020

Mar 13, 2020 - 12:20 AM

From Kobe Bryant's tragic death to a season shut down, NBA stars ride a tough start to the year

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron backs off 'no play' threat over fan-free games

Mar 11, 2020 - 11:14 AM

After threatening not to play if the NBA bars fans, LeBron James backtracks and says he'll follow authorities to curb exposure to the virus

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 08: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during the second half against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on December 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Katharine Lotze/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron, Davis torch Clippers as Lakers win Battle of LA

Mar 09, 2020 - 12:20 PM

The Lakers beat the Clippers for the first time this season after avenging consecutive losses on Christmas Day and the season-opener

ON A ROLL. LeBron James and the Lakers have won 4 straight games. Photo from Twitter/@NBA


No time to release a film: latest James Bond movie delayed amid coronavirus fears

Mar 05, 2020 - 8:51 AM

The makers of the new Bond film announce that 'No Time To Die,' which was due for global release in April, will be delayed until November

Asia's period problems: Olivia Cotes-James talks about a menstrual revolution

Mar 03, 2020 - 5:30 PM

The 29-year-old entrepreneur is fighting the stigma against menstrual health through LUÜNA Naturals, an all-female led team that hails itself as Asia's first period care company

'Inside the Actors Studio' host James Lipton dies aged 93

Mar 03, 2020 - 9:25 AM

The host, who for nearly 25 years interviewed Hollywood's biggest A-listers, dies in his New York home following a battle with bladder cancer

Grizzlies 'got a great one' in Ja Morant – LeBron

Mar 02, 2020 - 2:59 PM

Ja Morant and the Grizzlies shock LeBron James and the Lakers in what may also have been a Western Conference playoff preview

YOUNG GUN. Ja Morant is one of the frontrunners for the NBA Rookie of the Year award. Photo from Instagram/@memgrizz


LeBron outduels Zion, lifts Lakers past Pelicans with triple-double

Mar 02, 2020 - 2:10 PM

Zion Williamson finishes with an NBA career-high in points, but LeBron James and the Lakers get the last laugh

DO-IT-ALL. LeBron James picks up his 13th triple-double of the season. Photo from Twitter/@NBA


Giannis takes high road in James Harden dig

Feb 29, 2020 - 5:02 PM

Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo shrugs off James Harden's 'no skill' diss

BAD BLOOD. The rivalry between James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo heats up off court. Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images/AFP

James Harden claps back at Antetokounmpo

Feb 29, 2020 - 1:07 PM

The testy rivalry between the two NBA stars continues as James Harden says there's nothing to get excited about reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

STARS CROSSED. There’s no love lost between James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron won't face struggling Warriors due to groin injury

Feb 27, 2020 - 10:16 AM

After firing a season-high 40 points, LeBron James sustains another groin injury

TIME OUT. The Lakers didn't disclose the extent of LeBron James' injury. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA-EFE

LOOK: James Reid’s house is up for sale

Feb 26, 2020 - 3:55 PM

The property in Loyola Grand Villas is valued at P82 million to P85 million

JAMES REID. The actor advertises the sale of his property on Instagram Stories. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: James Corden, BTS drive through LA and attend a dance class

Feb 26, 2020 - 3:40 PM

Papa Mochi, please

BTS KARAOKE. The K-pop group is featured in the latest edition of the 'Late Late Show' segment. Screenshot from Youtube

WATCH: LeBron keeps Kobe jersey in Lakers locker

Feb 25, 2020 - 12:55 PM

LeBron James grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant before the two faced off in countless NBA wars and won back-to-back Olympic gold medals for Team USA

MAMBA MENTALITY. Kobe Bryant is being used as inspiration by the Lakers in their title push in the NBA. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP


LeBron joins MLB stars in ripping Astros as cheats

Feb 19, 2020 - 10:46 AM

As the Astros cheating scandal rocks baseball, LeBron James says he'd be 'uncontrollable' if he discovered someone cheated him out of winning a title

Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA-EFE

WATCH: Team LeBron beats Team Giannis in All-Star Game to remember

Feb 17, 2020 - 4:45 PM

The NBA All-Star Game becomes more than just a showcase of dunks and long bombs with its format tweaked in honor of the late Kobe Bryant

FALLING SHORT. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Team Giannis still could not get over the hump against LeBron James and Team LeBron. Photo from Twitter/@NBA


‘James and Pat and Dave’ review: Not as memorable

Feb 17, 2020 - 2:00 PM

The movie never feels funny enough, or charming enough, or serious enough

James, Durant, Curry in U.S. basketball Olympic pool

Feb 11, 2020 - 10:05 AM

NBA stars LeBron James, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant lead the US 44-man pool vying for spots in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics team

GOLDEN. LeBron James aims for this fourth Olympic gold with the USA basketball team. File photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron, Giannis pick their NBA All-Star teams

Feb 07, 2020 - 11:39 AM

'There's no wrong choice,' says LeBron James after assembling his All-Star team bannered by Lakers teammate Anthony Davis

SALUTE. LeBron James and the All-Star cast are set to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in the NBA weekend showcase. Photo from 2020 NBA All-Star

James Reid, Nadine Lustre open up about each other post-breakup

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:31 PM

'I am not sure who I am without Nadine yet,' says James

JADINE. The ex-couple speak up about their breakup for the first time since confirming it in January. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: James Reid and Nancy McDonie get into character for ‘The Soulmate Project’

Feb 04, 2020 - 12:18 PM

The pair play Jayson and Binna in the upcoming series

THE SOULMATE PROJECT. James Reid and Nancy McDonie get into character for their upcoming series. Screenshot from Instagram.com/dreamscapeph

'GirlDad' LeBron James picks Gianna Bryant's number for All-Star Game

Feb 04, 2020 - 10:49 AM

LeBron James is set to wear Gianna Bryant's No. 2 as he is also a proud 'Girl Dad' like Kobe Bryant

REMEMBERING KOBE. LeBron James speaks during the Los Angeles Lakers pregame ceremony to honor Kobe Bryant before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center on January 31, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers win first game since Kobe Bryant tragedy

Feb 02, 2020 - 4:01 PM

LeBron James and the Lakers bounce back after falling prey to the Trail Blazers on a night they paid tribute to the late Kobe Bryant

DO-IT-ALL. LeBron James notches his 11th triple-double of the season. Photo from Twitter/@Lakers


WATCH: LeBron honors Kobe in moving pregame speech

Feb 01, 2020 - 1:51 PM

LeBron James delivers a touching tribute to Kobe Bryant before the Lakers returned to NBA action

PROMISE. LeBron James vows to carry on Kobe Bryant's legacy. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: LeBron James gets inked with 'Mamba 4 Life' tattoo

Feb 01, 2020 - 12:40 PM

LeBron James honors the late NBA great Kobe Bryant with a Black Mamba tribute tattoo

NBA GREATS. Kobe Bryant (left) greets LeBron James who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. Photo from LeBron James' Instagram

WATCH: 'James and Pat and Dave' official trailer

Jan 31, 2020 - 11:22 AM

The sequel to the hit film 'Vince and Kath and James' stars Ronnie Alonte, Loisa Andalio, and Donny Pangilinan

LOVE TRIANGLE. Ronnie Alonte, Loisa Andalio, and Donny Pangilinan star in 'James and Pat and Dave.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/ABSstarcinema

LeBron still 'tore up' over shock Kobe death, says pal Wade

Jan 30, 2020 - 12:56 PM

Dwyane Wade says LeBron James wants people to know that 'all of us were trying to do our very best' to make Kobe Bryant proud

Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

'Heartbroken, devastated' LeBron vows to continue Kobe legacy

Jan 28, 2020 - 12:11 PM

'I begin crying again just thinking about you,' LeBron James writes a day after Kobe Bryant's shock death

BROTHERS. LeBron James (left) and Kobe Bryant continuously support each other in the NBA. Photo from LeBron James' Instagram

James Reid and Nadine Lustre hang out together post-breakup

Jan 28, 2020 - 10:14 AM

Who says exes can't be friends?

LeBron eclipses childhood hero Kobe in NBA all-time scoring list

Jan 26, 2020 - 4:10 PM

LeBron James recounts the time he met Kobe Bryant as a teenager after surpassing the NBA icon for No. 3 in the all-time scoring list

BREAKING RECORDS. LeBron James notches another personal milestone. Photo from Instagram/@lakers


LeBron passes Kobe in all-time scoring list, but Lakers fall to 76ers

Jan 26, 2020 - 1:05 PM

LeBron James drops 29 points against the 76ers to eclipse Kobe Bryant for No. 3 in the NBA all-time scoring list

THE KING. LeBron James now sets his sights on Karl Malone for No. 2 in the list. Photo from Twitter/@NBA


LeBron tallies triple-double as Lakers roll over struggling Nets

Jan 24, 2020 - 2:34 PM

LeBron James inches closer to passing Kobe Bryant on the all-time NBA scoring list

ONE-MAN WRECKING BALL. LeBron James posts his 91st career triple-double. Photo from Twitter/@Lakers


LeBron, Giannis highlight NBA All-Star starters

Jan 24, 2020 - 12:58 PM

For the second straight season, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo take on the All-Star captain role

ONE MORE. It's going to be Team LeBron versus Team Giannis again in the NBA All-Stars. Photo by John Mabanglo/EPA-EFE

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: '90s dance icons

Jan 23, 2020 - 9:01 PM

It's Throwback Thursday at Rappler HQ with UMD and Manoeuvres!

James Reid and Nadine Lustre show support for Yassi and Issa Pressman after online bashing

Jan 23, 2020 - 10:11 AM

'Sorry you girls got dragged into this'

EXES. Former couple Nadine Lustre and James Reid show their support for sisters Issa and Yassi Pressman, who have been dealing with bashers in the aftermath of JaDine's split. File photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Yassi Pressman defends sister Issa over JaDine breakup rumors: 'Cyber-bullying is not okay'

Jan 22, 2020 - 2:28 PM

Yassi shares a photo of her enjoying a drink with Nadine – showing that there is no bad blood between them

ALL OKAY. Nadine Lustre and Yassi Pressman share wine as rumors flare that Yassi's sister Issa was a third party in Nadine's recent breakup with James Reid. Screenshot from Instagram.com/yassipressman

LeBron James 'blessed' for chance to watch son Bronny play

Jan 21, 2020 - 3:50 PM

James admits that it's a rare opportunity for him to attend one of his 15-year-old son's games

BLESSED CHANCE. LeBron James manages to catch Bronny's high school game before the Celtics dealt the Lakers their worst loss of the season. Photo from NBA Twitter

James Reid, Nadine Lustre confirm breakup: 'We decided to focus on ourselves'

Jan 20, 2020 - 11:20 PM

The two say they are on 'good terms' and are still 'really good friends'

JADINE. Nadine and James during a trip to Brazil earlier in January 2020. Photo from Nadine's Instagram

Lakers shoot down reeling Rockets

Jan 19, 2020 - 2:24 PM

LeBron James and the Lakers rally to overcome the combined 69-point game of Russell Westbrook and James Harden

BACK TO WINNING. The Lakers rebound from a shock loss as LeBron James drops a double-double. Photo from NBA

LeBron, Lakers top NBA sales as Giannis, Doncic rise

Jan 18, 2020 - 1:48 PM

Figures announced by the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association show LeBron James and the Lakers atop the list for the second straight year

STAR POWER. LeBron James' Lakers jerseys sold the most from October through December 2019. Photo from Twitter/@nbastats


LeBron stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting

Jan 17, 2020 - 9:09 AM

After trailing Mavs hotshot Luka Doncic in the early tally, LeBron James surges ahead to virtually clinch the overall lead

Billie Eilish to perform upcoming James Bond theme song

Jan 15, 2020 - 10:01 AM

The 18-year-old Grammy nominee is the youngest artist ever to write and record a James Bond title song

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 12, 2019 US singer/songwriter honoree Billie Eilish arrives for Billboard's 2019 Woman of the Year at the Holllywood Palladium in Los Angeles. - Pop iconoclast Billie Eilish will perform the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film "No Time To Die," its producers announced on January 14, 2020. The 18-year-old Grammy nominee is the youngest artist ever to write and record a James Bond title song.The film -- starring Daniel Craig as the British super spy, and Oscar winner Rami Malek as the villain -- is set for an April 2 release in Britain and April 10 in the United States. (Photo by Emma McIntyre / AFP)

Lakers extend winning streak to 9 over Cavs

Jan 14, 2020 - 3:32 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers continue their hot momentum as Shai Gilgeous-Alexander records a triple-double for Oklahoma

RECORD-SETTER. LeBron James surpasses Isiah Thomas for 8th place on the league's all-time list with 9,067 career assists. Photo by Etienne Laurent/EPA-EFE