Nike shoe breaks apart, US hoops star injured

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first_imgNike was in damage control mode after the high-profile star suffered the injury and left a game whose ticket resale prices rivaled those of Super Bowls and whose spectators included such celebrities as Barack Obama and Spike Lee.Williamson, who stands 6-foot-7 (2.01m), has averaged 22.4 points a game. He was dribbling near the free throw line on his team’s first possession when he planted his left foot and his sneaker blew apart. /cbbFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war NBA Rockets star Harden fined $25K for ripping referees Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:19Magalong: Albayalde also got SUV out of ‘agaw bato’ operation in 201301:25Aguinaldo kin: Recent portrayals of Emilio Aguinaldo ‘degrade’ his image02:42PH 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 Krauss Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting In this file photo taken on February 20, 2019, Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after falling as his shoe breaks against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. AFPNEW YORK, United States – Zion Williamson, the expected top pick in June’s NBA Draft, was declared out for Duke University’s game at Syracuse on Saturday, three days after his Nike shoe shredded during a game.Duke’s athletic department announced on Twitter that the 18-year-old forward would miss the contest while still recovering from a right knee sprain suffered in the early seconds of a loss Wednesday to rival North Carolina.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Beermen off to a slow start anew

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first_imgLATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP Despite those slow starts, the Beermen got the playoffs in each of those three conferences and even won the 2019 Philippine Cup and that triumph was their fifth straight title in the All-Filipino conference.Fajardo, however, said those conferences are already history and they’re in a new one right now.“It’s better for us to win immediately, those were the previous conferences, this is a different one so we have to get our rhythm back and bounce back harder,” said Fajardo, who had 13 points, 13 rebounds, and three blocks against the KaTropa.“We have to step up because there’s still a chance for us to get back.”ADVERTISEMENT Terrence Jones, TNT dump San Miguel Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting MOST READ Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too View commentscenter_img June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO CITY—San Miguel finds itself in a tough spot to start the PBA Commissioner’s Cup after falling 0-2 on Saturday night.Beermen center June Mar Fajardo, the league’s only five-time MVP, said getting back to their winning ways means drawing contributions from everyone.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:57Comelec fears slow turnout of registrants amid Duterte’s call to postpone local polls00:59Old rivals Fajardo, Slaughter finally face off in the PBA Finals02:42PH 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 Krauss The 6-foot-10 Fajardo said that even though the Beermen’s slow start in the Commissioner’s Cup mirrored that of their campaigns in the previous conferences, they can’t rely on history to get them out of this slump.“We have to get back to winning form, we have a few days of practice so we really have to step up to get our first win,” said Fajardo in Filipino after the Beermen lost to TNT, 110-97, Saturday at Ynares Center here.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe winless start isn’t new to the Beermen as they’ve also experienced a similar fate in the recently-concluded Philippine Cup where they dropped three of their first five games.San Miguel also had a dismal start in the 2018 Governors’ Cup falling 2-4 in its first six games and a 0-3 opening salvo in the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup. Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transportlast_img read more