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FDA finds 'high level of methanol' in Cosmic Carabao Gin samples

Jul 09, 2019 - 3:24 PM

The Food and Drug Administration orders the seizure of all Cosmic Carabao Gin products in the market

'Stay safe': Netizens help warn public vs Cosmic Carabao Gin

Jul 09, 2019 - 11:09 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Don't try something that can possibly cost you your life,' says one concerned netizen

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

Clutch Paul Zamar downplays role in Ginebra overtime stunner

Sep 22, 2018 - 10:18 AM

The former ABL import has been used to silencing the home crowd with his cold-blooded threes

KEY COG. Paul Zamar proves to be a vital cog in Blackwater’s surprise 4-0 start. Photo from 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

Unbeaten Blackwater deals Ginebra first loss in OT thriller

Sep 21, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Paul Zamar, Mac Belo and Henry Walker deliver in the clutch as the Elite stun the Gin Kings for the solo lead

CLUTCH. Henry Walker caps his huge 39-point outing with a clutch triple. Photo by PBA Images

Emperador launches 3 new The Bar variants for the new ‘GINeration’

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Think gin is a tito drink? You have to try these.

Justin Brownlee wants to be a naturalized Filipino

Aug 12, 2018 - 5:38 PM

'I wish I could live here year-round,' says Ginebra's popular import

SECOND HOME. Justin Brownlee sees himself living in the Philippines even after his basketball career is over. Photo from PBA Images

LOOK: Ginebra fans brave rains for championship celebration

Aug 12, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Instead of the usual meet-and-greet, Ginebra players get up close and personal with the fans

CELEBRATION. The Gin Kings join their die-hard supporters in a victory party.

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

Ginebra acquires Jeff Chan in trade with Phoenix

Jun 18, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The veteran sharpshooter averaged 11.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 9 games he played for the Fuel Masters in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

NEW TEAM. Jeff Chan will be wearing the Barangay Ginebra colors the next time he plays. File photo from PBA Images

Ginebra still not at its best despite romp of Magnolia, says Greg Slaughter

Jun 17, 2018 - 11:15 PM

The win brings the Gin Kings into a more comfortable position in the playoff race, where 4 teams are still vying for a quarterfinals slot

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Greg Slaughter submits 12 points and 14 rebounds as Barangay Ginebra wins back-to-back games for the first time in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA

Struggling Ginebra now in playoff mode, says Scottie Thompson

Jun 04, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The Gin Kings are in danger of heading into early vacation if their dry spell continues

NEW VENTURE. Rising star Scottie Thompson officially inks his partnership with Gatorade. Photo by Franco Luna

Phoenix rises out of slump to push Ginebra to 3rd straight loss

Jan 26, 2018 - 11:10 PM

Phoenix Fuel Masters repulse a late-game charge by Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Philippine Cup

ESCAPE. Jeff Chan of Phoenix dribbles past Ginebra defender Paolo Taha. Photo by PBA Images

Ginebra stays undefeated with come-from-behind win over GlobalPort

Jan 07, 2018 - 8:47 PM

Ginebra overcomes a 9-point deficit at the end of the third to move to 2-0 in the All-Filipino Cup

KINGED. Ginebra outscores GlobalPort 36-20 in the fourth to pull out the victory. Photo by PBA Images

LA Tenorio lookalike meets his PBA idol at Christmas Clasico

Dec 25, 2017 - 10:25 PM

Bohol native Lando Bago gets requests from people to take photos because of his resemblance to the Ginebra point guard

KALOKALIKE. Lando Bago had his Christmas wish come true when he met his celebrity lookalike LA Tenorio. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler

Ginebra thwarts Magnolia on Christmas Day behind Slaughter's double-double

Dec 25, 2017 - 7:44 PM

Greg Slaughter has 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Ginebra

CHRISTMAS WIN. Santa Claus had a win in his sack for the Gin Kings on this Christmas clash while Magnolia remains winless at the Philippine Arena. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: Ginebra vs Magnolia - 2017 Christmas Clasico

Dec 25, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Follow along as NLEX faces GlobalPort at 3 pm and Ginebra battles Magnolia at 5:15 pm

After repeating as Govs’ Cup champs, Brownlee wants to remain a Gin King

Oct 28, 2017 - 2:03 PM

After winning two championships with Ginebra, the journeyman import has carved his niche in franchise lore

HOME TEAM. Justin Brownlee bounced around different leagues before finding his home with Barangay Ginebra. Photo by PBA Images

Finals MVP Tenorio dedicates Govs' Cup title to Helterbrand

Oct 28, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Tenorio says Helterbrand plus Caguioa and Sol Mercardo pushed him to step up when the team needed it

GIFT THAT KEEPS GIVING. LA Tenorio helped give Jayjay Helterbrand the best retirement gift: one last championship. Photo by PBA Images

Cone not surprised that LA Tenorio delivered in clutch time again

Oct 16, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Tenorio's success in the postseason has him wondering if he really needs the elbow surgery he has planned for the off-season

CLUTCH. With the game on the line, LA Tenorio delivered once again, scoring 10 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter. Photo by PBA Images

Size advantage of Slaughter, Ginebra was too much for TNT in semis opener

Oct 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Seven-footer Greg Slaughter was virtually unstoppable in Game 1, scoring 16 points and blocking 4 shots in just 21 minutes

SIZE MATTERS. Greg Slaughter and Barangay Ginebra manhandled TNT in Game 1. Photo by PBA Images

Cone just 'relieved' after eliminating grand slam-seeking Beermen

Sep 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Tim Cone reminds that the job is far from over after advancing to the semifinals.

ON TO THE NEXT. After ending San Miguel's grand slam hopes, Barangay Ginebra will face the winner of the TNT-Rain or Shine quarterfinals knockout game next. Photo by PBA Images

Ginebra pulls away late to beat Blackwater for 7th straight win

Sep 08, 2017 - 9:34 PM

Greg Slaughter had a team high 22 points coupled with 8 rebounds while Justin Brownlee had 17 markers and 13 boards

SEVEN STRAIGHT. Ginebra's fourth quarter rally helped seal the deal for their seventh straight win. Photo by PBA Images/AFP

Barangay Ginebra trounces Phoenix for 5th straight win

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:35 PM

Ginebra keeps peace with fellow conference leaders Meralco

GIN STREAK. Japeth Aguilar contributed 19 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks in the win. Photo by PBA media

Ginebra crushes TNT in Game 3, cuts series deficit to 2-1

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:16 PM

Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings still cling to their finals dream after avoiding a semifinals sweep by TNT KaTropa

Barangay Ginebra overpowers Blackwater, strengthening bid for top two finish

May 26, 2017 - 9:54 PM

The Gin Kings took another step forward towards securing twice to beat advantage

HANG TIME. The Gin Kings will need to survive crucial matches against the Meralco Bolts as well as the Mahindra Floodbuster to secure a twice-to-beat advantage come the quarterfinals. Photo by PBA Media Bureau

Rain Or Shine's fourth quarter rally propels them past Ginebra

May 19, 2017 - 9:51 PM

A 35 19 run to close the game carries Rain or Shine to a win over the Gin Kings

PAINT JOB. James Yap and the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters hand Ginebra its second loss of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chris Ross delivers again on the big stage for 2nd Finals MVP honor

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Fueled by the immensity of the playoffs and the finals Chris Ross challenged the conventional perceptions of him as a player and turned them inside out

WELL-DESERVED. Playmaker Chris Ross earns a well-deserved Finals MVP award for the second straight Philippine Cup conference. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: San Miguel fulfills 3-peat goal in 2017 Philippine Cup

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:55 AM

Check out photos from San Miguel Beer s 2017 PBA Philippine Cup championship celebration

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

San Miguel finishes Ginebra for 3rd straight PH Cup title

Mar 05, 2017 - 8:52 PM

UPDATED Never say die runs out for the Gin Kings as the Beermen continue their dominance in the All Filipino conference

BEER RUN. The San Miguel Beermen wrapped up a third straight Philippine Cup title, overpowering Ginebra over 5 games. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 22, 2017

Feb 22, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

LIVE BLOG: 2017 PBA Semifinals Game 1 – Barangay Ginebra San Miguel vs Star Hotshots

Feb 09, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Ginebra and Star clash in Game 1 on Thursday February 9 beginning at 7 pm

WATCH: Japeth Aguilar throws down vicious alley-oop

Jan 08, 2017 - 8:33 PM

Japeth Aguilar still likes it hot

THUNDER SLAM. Japeth Aguilar rocked the rim a few times against the Beermen. Photo by PBA Media Bureau

WATCH: Joe Devance hits game-winner to lift Ginebra in Game 4

Oct 14, 2016 - 11:33 PM

Ginebra fights back from the brink of a 3 1 hole with several players stepping up late including Joe Devance

LATE GAME HEROICS. Joe Devance was Cool Hand Luke when Ginebra needed him most. 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

Bookmark this page and get updates from the big game through Rappler s live blog starting at 7 pm

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

WATCH: Japeth Aguilar turns Manila Clasico into dunk contest

Aug 28, 2016 - 9:35 PM

Ginebra s comeback win over Star is highlighted by some heavy duty dunks from Japeth Aguilar

ROCK THE RIM. Japeth Aguilar set the crowd on fire with his rim-rattling dunks. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Barangay Ginebra taps Justin Brownlee as replacement import

Jul 18, 2016 - 4:13 PM

Brownlee a former St John s Red Storm player will replace the injured Paul Harris for the Governors Cup

NEW GIN KING. Justin Brownlee, seen during his days with St John's University, will take over for the injured Paul Harris. Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images/AFP

Tenorio plays the hero again as Ginebra clips Phoenix in Panabo

Mar 19, 2016 - 7:41 PM

LA Tenorio buries a game clinching jumper with 1 2 seconds remaining to earn Ginebra the win

KING ME. LA Tenorio delivers the Gin Kings to victory once again. Photo by PBA Images

What to try at Precynct, a gem of a cafe along C-5

Mar 19, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Enjoy specialty coffee gin and tonics with tacos and more at this hidden gem in a corner of C 5

All photos by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Thompson fools Ginebra import Jeffers into thinking he's 16

Mar 10, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The 22 year old rookie guard Scottie Thompson let Barangay Ginebra import Othyus believe he is 16