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San Miguel ships Standhardinger to NorthPort for Tautuaa

Oct 14, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Christian Standhardinger and Mo Tautuaa exchange places following a shocking trade

GOODBYE. Christian Standhardinger bids farewell to San Miguel after helping the Beermen win two PBA titles. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra spoils Wells' 52-point explosion to stun San Miguel

Oct 13, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Justin Brownlee unleashes a triple-double as Barangay Ginebra snaps its skid while pinning a first loss on San Miguel

TRIPLE DOUBLE. Justin Brownlee leads Ginebra past 2019 PBA Commissioners' Cup champion San Miguel. Photo by PBA Images

Lassiter just ‘fortunate to play’ after two-month absence

Oct 11, 2019 - 11:38 PM

Marcio Lassiter takes the floor for only 7 minutes, but it’s more than enough for the recuperating San Miguel veteran

PROGRESS. San Miguel’s Marcio Lassiter gets his 'feel-out game' versus Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images

Unbeaten San Miguel cools down Magnolia in chippy thriller

Oct 11, 2019 - 9:36 PM

June Mar Fajardo and Dez Wells come through as San Miguel escapes Magnolia by the slimmest of margins

Photo from PBA Images

Wells delivers as San Miguel turns back NLEX in Dubai thriller

Oct 05, 2019 - 2:56 AM

San Miguel deals NLEX its first loss to stay unbeaten in the PBA Governors' Cup

IMMACULATE RECORD. Dez Wells and San Miguel score another impressive win. Photo from PBA Images

Mighty San Miguel dominates import-less Alaska for second win

Sep 29, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Dez Wells and 5 other players breach double-figures as San Miguel keeps Alaska winless in 3 games

SUPER IMPORT. Dez Wells continues to lead the way for San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images

Wells racks up 42 in San Miguel's opening win over Phoenix

Sep 25, 2019 - 9:30 PM

Fresh from another title romp, the San Miguel Beermen got off to a good start in the 2019 Governors' Cup

FIREPOWER. San Miguel import Dez Wells makes immediate impact with the 2019 Commissioners' Cup champions. Photo by PBA Images

San Miguel eyes title berth vs Lance Stephenson, Liaoning

Sep 20, 2019 - 3:32 PM

After upsetting the defending champion, the San Miguel Beermen shoot for an East Asia finals slot against former NBA player Lance Stephenson’s Liaoning squad

BIG GAME. Terrence Romeo helps tow the Beermen to the East Asia Final Four. Photo release

DOTr, San Miguel ink construction deal for Manila International Airport

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:13 PM

Groundbreaking for the new airport is set for December

FREEDOM OF CHOICE. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade and San Miguel Corporation President Ramon Ang sign the contract to build the Manila International Airport, which Tugade says will contribute to the public’s “freedom of choice” in traveling. Photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

McCullough still up to be Gilas' naturalized player

Aug 18, 2019 - 8:54 AM

Chris McCullough says he would 'love to play' for Gilas Pilipinas after helping San Miguel become the lowest-seeded team in PBA history to win a title

STEADY FORCE. Staying consistently dominant in the entire Commissioner's Cup, Chris McCullough delivers a championship for coach Leo Austria and San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images

Learning unselfish play, Romeo rewarded with another PBA title

Aug 17, 2019 - 8:50 PM

No longer needing to play hero all the time, Terrence Romeo thrives in his new role to capture a second straight PBA crown and first Finals MVP

CHAMP AGAIN. After winning his first PBA title a couple of months ago, Terrence Romeo experiences another first with San Miguel, this time by clinching his maiden Finals MVP award. Photo from PBA Images

PBA finalists San Miguel, TNT rekindle rivalry in Macau

Aug 17, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Newly crowned San Miguel Beer leads 3 PBA teams in an Asian club tournament this September

SUPER TEAM. PBA champion San Miguel tests its mettle against club teams from China, Japan, and South Korea. Photo from PBA Images

Arwind gains peace of mind as Jones accepts his apology

Aug 17, 2019 - 9:09 AM

Arwind Santos admits he picked up a ton of lessons following his controversial monkey gesture towards Terrence Jones

MAKING AMENDS. Arwind Santos and Terrence Jones put the incident behind them. Photo from PBA Images

Jones accepts Arwind apology, says he only wants respect

Aug 17, 2019 - 12:15 AM

Former NBA player Terrence Jones says Arwind Santos' monkey taunt did not dampen his experience in the PBA and the Philippines

END OF THE ROAD. Terrence Jones ends his PBA stint as TNT loses the championship to San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images

Romeo hailed Finals MVP as San Miguel rules anew

Aug 16, 2019 - 9:54 PM

Terrence Romeo proves he remains one of the deadliest guards in the league by torching his former team TNT in 6 games

San Miguel dispatches TNT in Game 6 to reclaim Comm's Cup crown

Aug 16, 2019 - 9:35 PM

Down 1-2 in the best-of-seven finals series, the Beermen seize the next 3 games for their 27th title in franchise history

CHAMPS AGAIN. San Miguel completes its Cinderella run in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 6

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:27 PM

San Miguel goes for the PBA Commissioner's Cup crown as TNT tries to stay alive in Game 6 at the Araneta Coliseum on Friday, August 16

Arwind fined P200,000 for monkey taunt on Jones

Aug 15, 2019 - 5:54 PM

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial says Arwind Santos may face a more severe punishment should he repeat his racist action

JUST A MAN. Arwind Santos admits to be in the wrong for his monkey gesture aimed at Terrence Jones. Photo from PBA Images

Arwind says sorry to Jones: I hope you forgive me

Aug 15, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Arwind Santos claims he had no bad intentions when he tried annoying Terrence Jones on court with a monkey gesture

SORRY. Arwind Santos says he is just a man who makes mistakes. Photo from PBA Images

No place for racism in sports, says TNT after Arwind monkey gesture

Aug 15, 2019 - 4:28 PM

TNT says Arwind Santos' actions were rude even to his African-American teammates like Chris Ross and Chris McCullough

OVERBOARD. Terrence Jones urges the PBA to take action against Arwind Santos for his monkey gesture. Photo from PBA Images

Jones urges PBA to take action on Arwind's monkey gesture

Aug 15, 2019 - 2:31 PM

Arwind Santos claims the monkey gesture was just 'mind games,' but Terrence Jones says it is racism

MIND GAMES? Terrence Jones says Arwind Santos' gesture is not just disrespectful to him, but also to his family and race. Photo from PBA Images

PBA summons Arwind over monkey gesture on Jones

Aug 15, 2019 - 1:39 PM

Arwind Santos claims he was merely trying to get under Terrence Jones' skin with the act

CONTROVERSIAL. Arwind Santos draws flak for his monkey gesture directed towards Terrence Jones. Photo from PBA Images

Ross on helping Jones: 'I'm not a terrible person'

Aug 15, 2019 - 9:13 AM

Despite their heated encounters, Chris Ross displays sportsmanship by helping Terrence Jones get up from the floor

ON THE VERGE. Chris Ross and San Miguel are a win away from another PBA championship. Photo from PBA Images

Arwind not sorry for monkey gesture towards Jones

Aug 15, 2019 - 12:07 AM

Comparing black people to monkeys is a racist attack, but Arwind Santos says he's only trying to get into Terrence Jones' head

MIND GAMES. Arwind Santos says it all depends on Terrence Jones if he loses his cool. Photo from PBA Images

McCullough comes up clutch as San Miguel stuns TNT for 3-2 lead

Aug 14, 2019 - 9:37 PM

Chris McCullough delivers the goods in the closing stretch to help the Beermen storm back from 16 points down in the final 10 minutes

TURN BACK. Chris McCullough and San Miguel pull off a come-from-behind win over TNT. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 5

Aug 13, 2019 - 7:06 PM

TNT and San Miguel both seek to move one win closer from claiming the championship in Game 5 at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, August 14

After shoving match, Nabong says Jones flops 'all the time'

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:46 PM

Kelly Nabong believes Terrence Jones pushed him because he did not like that TNT fell victim to San Miguel in Game 4 of the PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

DEADLOCK. Kelly Nabong and San Miguel tie TNT in the best-of-seven series at 2-2. Photo from PBA Images

Comic relief after Arwind-Jones shouting match: 'Amoy burger'

Aug 11, 2019 - 11:46 PM

Fouled hard by San Miguel's Arwind Santos, TNT import Terrence Jones lets out a roar and figures in a brief staredown in Game 4

MIND GAMES. Arwind Santos admits that he and his teammates have been trying to get into Terrence Jones' head. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel banks on McCullough, Fajardo to nip TNT in Game 4

Aug 11, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Staying composed in the endgame this time, the Beermen knot the best-of-seven series at 2-2

ALL TIED UP. Chris McCullough and San Miguel avoid falling into a 1-3 hole against TNT. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 4

Aug 10, 2019 - 6:00 PM

TNT shoots for a 3-1 lead while San Miguel eyes for the tie in Game 4 at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, August 11

WATCH: Ross says Jones 'mentally a baby'

Aug 10, 2019 - 12:09 AM

Suffering two busted lips in their first two encounters, Chris Ross gets headbutted by Terrence Jones early in Game 3

MIND GAMES. Chris Ross and Terrence Jones continue to get physical against each other in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images

TNT back with a vengeance, tops San Miguel in Game 3

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:49 PM

Terrence Jones registers a near triple-double as the KaTropa erase a double-digit deficit to seize a 2-1 series lead over the Beermen

REDEMPTION. Off a heartbreaking double-overtime loss in Game 2, TNT redeems itself against San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 3

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:11 PM

San Miguel and TNT vie for the series lead in Game 3 at the Araneta Coliseum on Friday, August 9

Ross to continue mind games, says up to Jones to be 'mentally strong'

Aug 08, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Chris Ross plays a crucial role in getting Terrence Jones ejected in Game 2 of the PBA finals as San Miguel survives TNT to level the series

MIND GAMES. Chris Ross and Terrence Jones continue to go at it in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images

Urged to find shot, Romeo puts on scoring clinic in PBA finals

Aug 08, 2019 - 12:47 AM

Since joining San Miguel, Terrence Romeo's offensive game has taken a back seat but he finally shows in Game 2 that he's still the same scoring juggernaut

LEVELLED. Terrence Romeo and San Miguel escape TNT to tie the finals series. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel escapes TNT in double OT to tie finals series

Aug 07, 2019 - 10:22 PM

The Beermen waste a 17-point lead but pull through when it mattered against the KaTropa

ALL TIED UP. June Mar Fajardo and San Miguel avoid falling to a 0-2 hole in the finals series. Photo from PBA Images

Filipinos drink more beer, but SMFB income still down 5% in H1 2019

Aug 07, 2019 - 8:50 PM

San Miguel Food and Beverage reports strong beer sales, but pricing pressures from its food group weighed down on margins

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HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 2

Aug 06, 2019 - 7:16 PM

TNT looks to put on another dominant show as San Miguel Beer tries to equalize in Game 2 of the best-of-seven title series

Emotional Jones trying to 'stay calm' in highly charged PBA finals

Aug 05, 2019 - 1:46 AM

Terrence Jones issues a near triple-double performance as TNT takes down San Miguel in Game 1

POISE. Knowing how valuable he is for TNT, Terrence Jones says he focused on keeping himself in the game. Photo from PBA Images

Ross feels elbow to the face from Jones done on purpose

Aug 05, 2019 - 12:01 AM

Videos also reveal that Terrence Jones stepped on Chris Ross' left leg for a couple of seconds right after the hit

PAINFUL. Chris Ross suffers a double whammy as San Miguel loses Game 1. Photo from PBA Images

Jones unstoppable as TNT crushes San Miguel in Game 1

Aug 04, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Terrence Jones flirts with a triple-double and 4 locals breach double figures as the KaTropa draw first blood in the best-of-seven finals series

BEAST. Terrence Jones and TNT manhandle San Miguel to open their finals series. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen - PBA Finals 2019 Game 1

Aug 03, 2019 - 6:56 PM

It's a clash between old foes as San Miguel and TNT dispute the crown in a best-of-seven series starting Sunday, August 4

Former NBA players collide as Jones, McCullough face in PBA finals

Aug 03, 2019 - 12:27 PM

Both have been stories of success for their respective teams, but as the old saying goes, something has to give

BEST OF THE BEST. Chris McCullough and Terrence Jones go up against each other for the first time in the PBA. Photos from PBA Images

GAME SCHEDULE: TNT KaTropa vs San Miguel Beermen PBA Finals 2019

Aug 03, 2019 - 10:23 AM

It's an all-out war as TNT and San Miguel vie for the grand prize in a best-of-seven series

Austria: Title quest vs TNT will be 'toughest' for San Miguel

Aug 03, 2019 - 9:15 AM

With Terrence Jones and the KaTropa locals on the same page, coach Leo Austria says the Beermen will have their work cut out for them

OUTCLASS. San Miguel will look to reassert its mastery over TNT, just like the last 6 times the two teams faced each other in the playoffs. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel back in the finals with Game 4 win over Rain or Shine

Aug 02, 2019 - 9:48 PM

The Beermen roar back from another double-digit deficit to punch their ticket to the finals for the second straight conference

ON TO THE NEXT. Chris McCullough and San Miguel deny Rain or Shine a winner-take-all match. Photo from PBA Images

McCullough sets aside Gilas talk as San Miguel falls short in sweep bid

Aug 01, 2019 - 9:03 AM

No Gilas Pilipinas talk for Chris McCullough – for now – as his 51-point explosion goes to waste in San Miguel’s loss to Rain or Shine

SCORING MACHINE. Chris McCullough notches a new PBA career-high in points. Photo from PBA Images

Rain or Shine survives McCullough career night to avert San Miguel sweep

Jul 31, 2019 - 9:46 PM

The Elasto Painters shave their series deficit in the best-of-five semifinals to 1-2 despite squandering another huge lead

NOT DONE YET. Javee Mocon and Rain or Shine stay alive. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel gets Bulacan airport project without bid challengers

Jul 31, 2019 - 12:45 PM

(UPDATED) Without any challengers for its unsolicited airport proposal, San Miguel Corporation is set to build the New Manila International Airport in Bulacan

Ross joins elite company in 3-point explosion for San Miguel

Jul 29, 2019 - 11:39 PM

Mostly known for his work on the less glamorous end of the floor, Chris Ross flaunts his vastly improved outside game as San Miguel nears the finals

HOT HAND. Chris Ross becomes only the fifth player in PBA history to sink at least 10 three-pointers. Photo from PBA Images