Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netNo Ranidel de Ocampo meant no problem for Meralco when it made its season debut on Friday against Blackwater.Without the 36-year-old gunner as well as hardworking Cliff Hodge, the Bolts held their own to beat the Elite, 103-98, and start their campaign in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup on a high.ADVERTISEMENT Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense ROS rookie Nambatac got a lot of advice from Yap in PBA debut Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ “I’m still not 100 percent, but I can feel that it’s slowly healing. I can force it now and I have moved past its limit. I’m trying to stretch the scar tissue so that I can know if it can endure the tough movements. I think I can play in January,” he said.“We can’t deny that we’re a stronger team. But all of the teams have also improved, so we’ll find a way,” he said. “I know that once I return, we’ll be ready to contend for the title.”Meralco faces defending champion San Miguel next on December 27 at Ynares Center in Antipolo.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson And for de Ocampo, a huge chunk of the credit should be given to Meralco’s offseason acquisitions.“The reason why KG (Cañaleta), (Mac) Baracael, and Jason Ballesteros are there is to help us. Everyone here help each other and I believe they are good additions for us,” he said as he watched his team start the all-Filipino conference with a victory for the first time in three years.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkCañaleta made his former team pay for letting him go, firing on all cylinders and drilling five treys to finish with a game-high 25 points. Baracael and Ballesteros also contributed and blended perfectly with holdovers Jared Dillinger, Reynel Hugnatan, and Bryan Faundo upfront.Those performances just make de Ocampo more excited to return to the court as he recovers from an injury he incurred in Game 3 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals as he targets the next month as his return to the hardcourt. Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson
A fight broke out in the Manchester United fans section by the press box during the Champions League clash with Juventus.The Red Devils were trailing to the Old Lady thanks to Paolo Dybala’s strike in the first half when the fight broke out. Now a fight has broken out in the United fans’ section just by the press box. Seems some stewards are escorting some fans out but still going on.— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) October 23, 2018United seemed to be stunned after getting caught in traffic on their way to the game for 45 minutes. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions gameday cracker Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update A fight broke out between fans during the game at Old Trafford Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ BEST OF latest Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Most Popular Football News According to Samuel Luckhurst of the Manchester Evening News, stewards attempted to break the fight up but fighting still continued.He wrote on Twitter: ” Now a fight has broken out in the United fans’ section just by the press box.“Seems some stewards are escorting some fans out but still going on.” tense scrap revealed 1 LATEST In order to avoid being late, boss Jose Mourinho walked to the stadium with a hoodie – admitting he did not get recognised on his way to Old Trafford.