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SMB taps ex-NBA player Chris McCullough as Rhodes' replacement

Jul 02, 2019 - 10:08 PM

San Miguel hopes that the former NBA player can reinforce the team's 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup playoffs bid

IMPACT PLAYER? San Miguel head coach Leo Austria hopes Chris McCullough's NBA experience can help his struggling team. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Ginebra trips San Miguel in heated rematch

Sep 23, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Justin Brownlee and Aljon Mariano deliver stellar outings as the Gin Kings outlast the Beermen

CHALLENGED. San Miguel Beer made it tough for Ginebra's Aljon Mariano, who still got away with a perfect shooting clip. Photo by PBA Images

Japeth joins lengthy Ginebra injury list

Sep 21, 2018 - 11:27 PM

Big man Japeth Aguilar injures his calf in practice and will sit out the blockbuster Ginebra-San Miguel Beer match

SIDELINED. Japeth Aguilar is the seventh Ginebra player on the injured list. Photo from PBA Images

Rain or Shine squeaks past San Miguel in OT, sends Beermen to 2nd loss

May 13, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Even with top pick Christian Standhardinger on board, the San Miguel Beermen remain winless in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

LATE HEROICS. Raymond Almazan's efforts lift Rain or Shine during the overtime. Photo by PBA Images

SMC boss Ramon Ang reminds Beermen: 'Wag po tayong magyayabang'

Apr 10, 2018 - 9:39 PM

Amidst the din of their victory party, the San Miguel big boss stressed humility

STAY HUMBLE. San Miguel Corporation big boss Ramon S. Ang and SMB coach Leo Austria during their team's victory party. Photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

Westports Malaysia Dragons stun streaking Alab Pilipinas in ABL

Mar 04, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The heartbreaking setback ended the 8-game winning run of Alab Pilipinas

HALTED. Despite the presence of Renaldo Balkman, Alab Pilipinas slips in the Asean Basketball League. Photo from Alab Pilipinas Facebook

How do these ‘smooth’ athletes step up their game?

Feb 12, 2018 - 10:54 AM

Stephen Curry, Simone Biles, Lionel Messi – these Hall of Famers make winning look so effortless.

San Miguel Beermen pick Standhardinger first overall in 2017 PBA Draft

Oct 29, 2017 - 4:48 PM

Kiefer Ravena is selected second by NLEX while Raymar Jose goes third to Blackwater

FIRST OVERALL PICK. Christian Standhardinger will bolster a San Miguel Beermen squad that had won two titles this past season. Photo by PBA Images

SMB cruises to third straight win as NLEX slump persists

Dec 17, 2016 - 7:46 PM

San Miguel improves its record to 4 1 while NLEX slides to 1 4

THIRD STRAIGHT. Alex Cabagnot (C) leads San Miguel to its third straight win in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup. File Photo from PBA Images

IN PHOTOS: Barangay Ginebra returns to the PBA Finals

Oct 04, 2016 - 11:34 PM

The Gin Kings have a shot at ending their 8 year title drought beginning Friday against the Meralco Bolts

HIGH FIVE. LA Tenorio happily looks to high give Mark Caguioa. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ginebra back in the PBA Finals after blowing out San Miguel

Oct 04, 2016 - 9:16 PM

The Gin Kings make it back to the PBA Finals for the first time in 3 years or since the 2013 Commissioner s Cup

BACK IN THE FINALS. Scottie Thompson comes alive again in game 5 to help Barangay Ginebra return to the PBA Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Ginebra's LA Tenorio ahead of game 5: 'Wala kaming karapatan mapagod'

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Being only a win away from a return trip to the PBA Finals after 3 years Tenorio believes this is not the time for the Gin Kings to make any excuses

NO EXCUSES. LA Tenorio says Ginebra is so close to its goal it can't make any excuses now. Photo from PBA Images

LIVE BLOG: PBA semifinals game 5 – Ginebra vs San Miguel

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Lassiter, San Miguel deflate Ginebra to force semis game 5

Oct 02, 2016 - 9:13 PM

Ginebra is left deflated after a scoreless first 8 minutes in the second period where Marcio Lassiter takes full advantage

ON FIRE. Marcio Lassiter (R) catches fire to help San Miguel force a game 5 against Ginebra. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Cone not too concerned with slow start: Ginebra plays better catching up

Sep 28, 2016 - 11:30 PM

I think this team plays a little better when they are playing from behind because of their crowd head coach Tim Cone says of Barangay Ginebra

RE-FOCUS. Coach Tim Cone says Ginebra needs better focus heading into game 3. Import Justin Brownlee (R) went from a conference-high performance in game 1 to a conference-low showing in game 2. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel escapes Ginebra in game 2 to tie semis series

Sep 28, 2016 - 9:37 PM

UPDATED San Miguel turns back the comebacking Ginebra to tie the best of 5 semifinals at one game apiece

1-1. June Mar Fajardo and the San Miguel Beermen tie the best-of-5 semifinals against Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Beermen import Millsap looks to be more aggressive for semis game 2

Sep 27, 2016 - 6:01 PM

The 29 year old American is not satisifed with his triple double performance of 29 points 14 rebounds and 11 assists in game 1 against Ginebra

MORE AGGRESSIVE. Elijah Millsap wants to start out aggressive in game 2 of the semis. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Cone: Tenorio can still be most impactful player without scoring

Sep 27, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Without scoring the 32 year old Tenorio contributes 3 rebounds 4 assists and one steal in over 31 minutes of play

IMPACTFUL. LA Tenorio (L), though scoreless, works to defend Alex Cabagnot during game 1 of the semifinals. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee, Ginebra sink San Miguel for 1-0 PBA semis lead

Sep 26, 2016 - 9:22 PM

UPDATED Justin Brownlee notches a conference high 39 points in the big first win to open the best of 5 semifinals series

1-0. Ginebra draws first blood in the best-of-5 semifinals series versus San Miguel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Uniqlo now sells San Miguel Pale Pilsen T-shirts

Jun 05, 2015 - 7:31 PM

The T shirt line is Uniqlo s second corporate collaboration in the Philippines following the launch of the Jollibee T shirts in May

SMB first quarter net income jumps 20% to P3.3B

May 10, 2015 - 11:15 PM

San Miguel Brewery has recovered from the impact of excise tax last year says Ramon Ang

San Miguel buys Ginebra’s non-alcoholic beverage assets

May 04, 2015 - 2:16 PM

The nearly P400M acquisition is in line with San Miguel Brewery’s plan to expand its hold in the non alcoholic beverage business

Compton, Austria confident Alaska-SMB will draw big crowd

Jan 06, 2015 - 1:02 AM

There s no chance the two coaches are worried the crowd won t show up in the best of 7 finals series

CONFIDENT. None of the top 3 most popular PBA teams are in the 2015 Philippine Cup finals, but both Alaska and San Miguel are confident they can lure fans. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel holds off Ginebra to grab solo second spot

Nov 16, 2014 - 7:30 PM

San Miguel managers to fend off a late rally by Ginebra to claim solo second in the PBA PH Cup standings

KRAKEN vs GREGZILLA. June Mar Fajardo fights for position against Greg Slaughter. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler