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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

Double-whammy as Romeo suffers injury in losing San Miguel debut

Jan 18, 2019 - 9:18 PM

The three-time PBA scoring champion goes down with a left foot injury right on his San Miguel debut

SIDELINED. Terrence Romeo remains doubtful for San Miguel’s Sunday showdown with Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Columbian stuns loaded San Miguel in PH Cup debut

Jan 18, 2019 - 7:06 PM

Rookie CJ Perez and the Dyip rev up the charge in the closing minutes to shock the defending champion Beermen

STELLAR DEBUT. Top rookie pick CJ Perez makes a splash right on his first pro game. Photo from PBA Images

Tick these items off your bucket list!

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:28 PM

With so many options nowadays, what experiences should be on the top of your list?

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

San Miguel 3-point party blasts winless Columbian

Sep 21, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Beermen sank 23 long bombs to tie a league record set by TNT twice

SIZZLING. Arwind Santos fires 7-of-13 from downtown to finish with 29 points. Photo from PBA Images

Tim Cone, Ginebra brace for dogfight vs 'GOAT' San Miguel

Jul 27, 2018 - 12:01 PM

The PBA's winningest tactician considers this batch of Beermen as the greatest of all time

DOGFIGHT. Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone is expecting a long series against the San Miguel Beermen in their best-of-7 series for the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup championship. Photo from PBA Images

Standhardinger chooses to respect HK Eastern, refuses to talk about future after Alab sweep

Apr 16, 2018 - 4:27 PM

During the post-game interview, Christian Standhardinger tells the Philippine sportswriters: 'I’m not gonna talk about myself or my future career. If you have questions about us as a team, then I’m gonna answer that. If you have questions about me personally, I’m not gonna answer, and I say that with all due respect'

ABL Alab vs HK Semis Game 2. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Leo Austria makes history with 3 straight PBAPC Coach of the Year plums

Dec 01, 2017 - 1:55 AM

For winning the PBA Press Corps Coach of the Year award for 3 years in a row, Leo Austria earns the right to keep the Baby Dalupan Perpetual Trophy

3 IN A ROW. Leo Austria is the first man to win the PBA Press Corps Coach of the Year Awards for 3 straight years. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

Fajardo silences doubters with gem of a game for Gilas Pilipinas

Nov 28, 2017 - 12:02 PM

Gilas head coach Chot Reyes says he talked to June Mar Fajardo about not starting the game and the 6-foot-10 behemoth told him he was perfectly fine to be part of the second unit

DOMINANT. June Mar Fajardo of Gilas sent Chinese-Taipei's Quincy Davis III into early foul trouble. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gwendoline Ruais files complaint against wives, girlfriends of TNT KaTropa players

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Gwen says contrary to reports in the media, she did not start the confrontation

12 ASEAN brands that have gone global

Apr 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Some familiar brands in the Southeast Asian region are making their mark around the world

GOING GLOBAL. Take a look at some the regional brands that now have a global presence.

San Miguel wins shootout over Rain or Shine for 2-1 series lead

Jul 06, 2015 - 9:08 PM

The Beermen move a win away from a second PBA Finals appearance this season

AZ Reid leads shootout as Beermen take 2-1 series lead over Elasto Painters. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

San Miguel takes down Rain or Shine for first win of conference

May 12, 2015 - 9:55 PM

Import Arizona Reid scores 36 while June Mar Fajardo adds 22 points and 18 rebounds to lead San Miguel Beer to victory

Arizona Reid scored 36 points in the Beermen victory. Photo by PBA Images

What’s wrong with the San Miguel Beermen?

May 12, 2015 - 9:47 AM

San Miguel has lost 9 of their past 13 games since winning the Philippine Cup begging the question: What s wrong with the Beermen?

FLAT BEER. San Miguel Beer has struggled with a 'hangover' since winning the All-Filipino crown. Photo by PBA Images

San Miguel eliminated despite win over Globalport

Mar 24, 2015 - 9:58 PM

The Beermen should have won by at least 32 points in order to have had a chance at making the top 8

San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo goes up for a shot against GlobalPort defenders. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mother of Arwind Santos collapses during SMB-TNT game

Mar 18, 2015 - 8:55 PM

Arceli Santos was rushed to the hospital after she collapsed during the third quarter of the game

Mother of former PBA MVP Arwind Santos stretchered off the court due to hyperventilation. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel explodes on offense, blows out Rain or Shine

Mar 13, 2015 - 9:54 PM

San Miguel Beermen import Arizona Reid torches all defenses finishing with 41 points with 6 3 pointers 7 rebounds and 4 assists

Arizona Reid could not be stopped against his former team. Photo by Mark Cristino

San Miguel finishes strong to beat Barako Bull

Mar 03, 2015 - 9:27 PM

Former PBA MVP Arwind Santos leads the Beermen with 22 points 13 rebounds and two blocks

San Miguel's Arwind Santos (C) shoots over Barako Bull's JC Intal (L) as import Solomon Alabi (R) looks on. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Purefoods trounces San Miguel in OT to arrest 3-game skid

Mar 01, 2015 - 7:51 PM

James Yap who returned from a swollen knee injury hit 15 points on 3 of 6 three pointers

Denzel Bowles topscored with 35 points to help Purefoods snap its 3-game losing streak. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Blackwater wins first ever PBA game at expense of San Miguel Beer

Feb 11, 2015 - 7:11 PM

“We finally tasted the victory here in the PBA ” a relieved coach Leo Isaac said after the expansion franchise knocked off the defending Philippine Cup champions

Naturalized Gilas center Marcus Douthit scored 20 points in Blackwater's first ever win. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

‘Hopefully this is the start of good things for Ginebra’

Feb 11, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Like a rubber band stretched to the limit Ginebra snapped right back to its running and gunning nature and it was on full display against San Miguel Beer

Mark Caguioa had 17 points in Ginebra's first win in the 2015 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Could this be the start of good things to come? Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

WATCH: Chris Ellis throws down monster dunk on Omolon

Feb 08, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Barangay Ginebra s Chris Ellis catches San Miguel Beer s Nelbert Omolon at the wrong place and the wrong time with a one handed dunk

TAGAY GIN. Barangay Ginebra guard Chris Ellis throws down a monster jam on San Miguel Beer's Nelbert Omolon. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

KIA snaps 12-game losing skid with huge upset of champs San Miguel

Feb 04, 2015 - 7:16 PM

7 foot 3 KIA import PJ Ramos dominates the paint scoring a game high 22 points with 8 rebounds

GIGANTIC MATCH. Kia import PJ Ramos backs down San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo at the post.

Beermen vs Texters semis: bring out the brooms

Dec 26, 2014 - 2:00 PM

The San Miguel Beermen are on the verge of sweeping the Talk N Text Tropang Texters in their best of 7 PBA PH Cup semifinals series

SHOOT FOR THE SWEEP. Arwind Santos and the rest of the Beermen will look to end their semis series vs the Tropang Texters in Game 4. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Miguel squeaks past Talk 'N Text for 3-0 series lead

Dec 23, 2014 - 10:03 PM

Ranidel de Ocampo s final attempt could ve won it for Talk N Text but his shot defended by Fajardo and Santos misses its mark

CENTER OF ATTENTION. June Mar Fajardo continues to attract the opposing team's defense creating opportunities for the rest of the Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fajardo remains focused despite physical semis match

Dec 23, 2014 - 3:38 PM

June Mar Fajardo who is always crowded by multiple defenders says he must remain focus despite the physicality of the semis match between SMB and TNT

HEAVILY GUARDED. June Mar Fajardo always meets multiple defenders when gets the ball in the low block. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo takes charge late as San Miguel claims 2-0 series lead

Dec 21, 2014 - 7:57 PM

Limited to just 5 points in the first 3 quarters June Mar Fajardo takes charge in the final period scoring 10 points for the Beermen

San Miguel Beer's June Mar Fajardo tests the defense of Talk N Text's Kelly Williams. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

San Miguel crushes Talk 'N Text in game 1 win

Dec 19, 2014 - 10:00 PM

PBA MVPs Arwind Santos and June Mar Fajardo combine for 44 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Beermen

BATTLE OF THE BOARDS. Talk 'N Text's Jay Washington (L) and San Miguel's Arwind Santos (R) battle for the rebound. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Beermen vs Texters PBA semis preview

Dec 19, 2014 - 1:34 PM

Rappler s Enzo Flojo breaks down the semis match between Talk N Text and San Miguel Beer

INSIDE BATTLE. Ranidel De Ocampo (C) works at the post against the defense of PBA MVPs June Mar Fajardo (L) and Arwind Santos (R). Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Beer and food pairings for the holidays

Dec 19, 2014 - 5:22 AM

Thinking about what to serve at your holiday dinner parties? Check out this guide

3-on-3: PBA quarterfinals (San Miguel bracket)

Dec 11, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Rappler s 3 on 3 panel talks about the teams competing for the right to face San Miguel Beer in the semifinals

San Miguel clinches 2nd semis berth

Dec 09, 2014 - 7:48 PM

This game wasn t even close as the Beermen secures top spot in standings with 29 point shellacking of the Elite

Ronald Tubid goes for the reverse layup vs Blackwater. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Talk 'N Text beats San Miguel behind clutch Seigle, Washington

Dec 05, 2014 - 10:35 PM

Clutch shots from Danny Seigle and a huge 3 pointer by Jay Washington carry the Tropang Texters over the Beermen

DEFENSIVE GEM. Rookie Matt Ganuelas-Rosser chases down a shot by reigning PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo's monster game hands KIA its sixth loss

Nov 19, 2014 - 9:58 PM

The Kraken June Mar Fajardo scores 36 points on 13 15 shooting while hauling down 17 rebounds

MONSTER GAME. Kia had no answer for San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo who dominated the game with 36 points and 17 rebounds. 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

Alaska takes down San Miguel for solo first place

Nov 05, 2014 - 10:06 PM

JVee Casio plays hero as he buries a clutch jumper to give the Alaska Aces the lead for good The Aces sit atop the standings with a 4 0 slate

CLUTCH. JVee Casio, seen here trying to evade San Miguel's defense, hit the go-ahead basket for Alaska. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo propels San Miguel past undermanned Purefoods

Oct 26, 2014 - 8:31 PM

The Star Hotshots stage a rally bridging the 3rd and 4th quarters but the Beermen remain composed to get the win

MAN IN THE MIDDLE. June Mar Fajardo posts 22 points, 15 rebounds, and 6 blocks in another impressive outing for the Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Kahit kailan, kaibigan: a throwback to our favorite SMB TVCs

Sep 19, 2014 - 9:24 AM

Here is a throwback to some of the most epic San Miguel Beer TVCs in recent memory

How to survive Oktoberfest in Manila

Sep 11, 2014 - 7:53 PM

Head out to Greenfield District Central Park on September 12 for some ice cold beer OPM music and good times

Ginebra survives endgame collapse to stop Beermen

Jun 11, 2014 - 10:59 PM

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel hung tough late in the game after blowing a double digit advantage in the fourth to escape the San Miguel Beermen

SPARKED. Mark Caguioa of Ginebra puts up a shot over June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Talk 'N Text fires 14 triples to edge San Miguel

May 31, 2014 - 8:35 PM

Jimmy Alapag import Rodney Carney and Jayson Castro all contributed in the Texters three point barrage vs the Beermen

FULLY LOADED. Talk 'N Text import Rodney Carney fired 3 of the Texters' 14 triples to edge San Miguel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ross, Williams star in Beermen win vs Mixers

May 25, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Chris Ross scored 13 of his 15 points in the final quarter while Reggie Williams came up with crucial baskets and the winning steal for the Beermen

LIKE A BOSS. Chris Ross took charge of San Miguel Beer' fourth quarter run. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo, Williams come up big for San Miguel to sink Rain or Shine

May 23, 2014 - 11:18 PM

June Mar Fajardo and import Reggie Williams combined for 57 points to lead San Miguel Beer to a win over the Painters

June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer puts up a one-hander over Rain or Shine's Beau Belga. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

'Never say die' attitude will help Air21 go for the kill

Apr 30, 2014 - 1:49 PM

The Express are surprising a lot of people as they flaunt their own brand of never say die basketball in the Commissioner s Cup playoffs

RELENTLESS. Air21's Joseph Yeo shoots a one-handed runner over San Mig Coffee's Marc Pingris. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Air21 slays San Miguel in double OT for semis slot

Apr 25, 2014 - 11:03 PM

Perennial underdogs Air21 played the giant slayer role on Friday defeating San Miguel Beer in double OT to earn a spot in the Commissioner s Cup semis

AGE AIN'T NOTHING BUT A NUMBER. Air21's ageless center Asi Taulava puts up a shot as San Miguel Beer's June Mar Fajardo looks on. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Air21's Anthony unfazed heading into San Miguel knockout game

Apr 24, 2014 - 2:57 PM

Sean Anthony has filled in well for Air21 since being acquired in the KG Canaleta trade Now the Fil Canadian is looking to make an impact and eliminate San Miguel Beer

EXPRESS DELIVERY. Sean Anthony of Air21 has made an impact since being dealt for KG Canaleta. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: The Quarterfinal Push Part 1

Apr 14, 2014 - 4:21 PM

With the PBA playoffs looming teams are mounting one final push to earn a spot in the top 8

LEADING THE WAY. Meralco import Darnell Jackson led Meralco Bolts to the promised land of another successful comeback against Barako with a 30-point game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Former PBA player Gahol dies in car crash

Apr 01, 2014 - 7:17 PM

Bryan Gahol a former Philippines Basketball Association PBA player died in a car crash on Monday night

RIP. Former PBA player Bryan Gahol died in a car wreck Monday night. He was 36

Ever tried Katipunan Beer?

Aug 17, 2013 - 3:23 PM

The local craft brewery is making beer classier and sexier as it should always be

CRAFT BEER. Katipunan Craft Ales promises to release more varieties. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler