Pocari eyes 2nd win, tests Perlas

first_imgAi-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Thousands join Kalibo Ati-atihan despite typhoon devastation LSU title parade draws massive crowds Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Defending champion Pocari Sweat and two other teams gun for win No. 2 when the Premier Volleyball League resumes Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Pocari Sweat, which downed hard-fighting University of the Philippines last Sunday, will battle Perlas-BanKo, which is coming off a defeat at the hands of Air Force in the opener.ADVERTISEMENT Clippers, Lakers among most-watched NBA teams by Filipinos LATEST STORIES Trump invites Duterte again to visit US – this time for March summitcenter_img Hats off to Sen. Manny: Was he honestly beaten? Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LaVine scores 42, Chicago rallies late to beat Cavs MOST READ View comments Tobias Harris’ late 3 seals Sixers’ win over Knicks Last conference’s finalist BaliPure and fan favorite Creamline will also attempt to notch a second victory as they lock horns in the other match.Pocari Sweat’s new coach, Rico de Guzman, said they still had many things to improve on, including service reception—which caused them trouble against the Lady Maroons.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’But team captain Myla Pablo said she was confident her teammates would get around and summon the championship form that enabled them to win the league’s previous three titles.last_img read more

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first_img Comments   Share   Top Stories Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, right, talks with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, after an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Seahawks won 35-6. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo The Arizona Cardinals fought their way back to the playoffs for the first time since 2009 last season, but can they push through to the next level?A panel of NFL Network analysts broke down the NFC West for the 2015 season, and said that the Cardinals may be the only team that could challenge the back-to-back NFC champion Seattle Seahawks.“They are the team to challenge the Seahawks,” Judy Battista said. “The only question is, ‘Can Carson Palmer say healthy all season?’ Everything hinges on that. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling “Certainly, they have the coaching from (head coach) Bruce Arians and they have the roster to challenge the Seahawks if the Seahawks slip a little.”Battista added that she doesn’t think teams are overlooking the Cardinals “at all” entering this season.Jeff Darlington said it should be a two-team race between the Cardinals and Seahawks for the NFC West.“You could probably put them right up there (with the Seahawks),” Darlington said. “The Seahawks again will be part of the postseason hunt but not if the Cardinals have anything to say about it. You could see, certainly, two teams coming out of that division.”The Cardinals have won 21 games over the last two seasons behind 2014 NFL Coach of the Year Bruce Arians.The Seahawks have represented the NFC in each of the past two Super Bowls, claiming victory in Super Bowl XLVIII before falling to the New England Patriots last season.Arizona has gone 1-3 in the last two seasons against Seattle, including an 0-2 mark in 2014. Last season’s games each involved backup quarterbacks for Arizona, with Drew Stanton starting in Seattle and Ryan Lindley starting in Arizona. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more