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Tired of blowing big leads, Fuel Masters finally get job done this time

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first_imgMOST READ LATEST STORIES Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Phoenix’ slump has finally come to an end, just in time for the Fuel Masters to make a serious case for a spot in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals.ADVERTISEMENT In crucial match for both sides, Phoenix catches Globalport napping on defense During its four-game losing streak, Phoenix developed a habit of building double-digit leads in the first half but ultimately relinquishing it and that was what the Fuel Masters were eager to put a stop to against the Batang Pier.The only time the Batang Pier took the lead was in Malcolm White’s opening bucket, 2-0, before the Fuel Masters opened the floodgates and responded with an 18-4 run to take a 35-17 buffer courtesy of Jason Perkins’ jumper with 1:43 left in the first.READ: In crucial match for both sides, Phoenix catches Globalport napping on defenseWright, who finished with 24 points on 6-of-8 shooting from beyond the arc, said he expected his team to work their butts off for the victory.“I expected us to play hard and that’s exactly what we did today,” said Wright. “You know I’m extremely happy with how the guys conducted themselves and I loved how everyone stepped up.”ADVERTISEMENT Prior to their 135-108 win over Globalport, the Fuel Masters were riding a four-game losing streak with three of those losses featuring blown double-digit leads.The Fuel Masters, however, learned from their mistakes and dominantly took care of the business to improve to a 4-6 record and stay in contention for the playoffs.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownREAD: Alas says Phoenix not disciplined in endgame“We were just tired of losing, especially me, I’m sick of it,” said shooting guard Matthew Wright Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “I’m sick of losing big leads, I made a point of emphasis to put our foot on their necks and develop a killer instinct.” Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan View comments 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding And of the 14 players that got playing time for Phoenix, it was Eugene Phelps who distinguished himself as the hardest worker of them all.Phelps finished with a preposterous 37-point, 23-rebound, 10-assist triple-double making him the first player in 20 years to put up a 30-20 triple-double.“We have a good team, our record doesn’t really show it but like I said there were a lot of games that we should’ve won,” said Phelps. “Everybody stuck together, and hopefully we can do it in the next game.”“We finished the game really good, coach [Louie Alas] told us at halftime to just relax,” added Phelps. “We just got to relax and play our game, and that’s what we did today.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinalast_img read more

Media Veteran, Prof. James Wolo Is Dead

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first_imgBarely have the tears dried from the eyes of members of the Liberian Media community, when they were again hard-hit with the news of the passing of a veteran journalist. The Liberian Media Community had just laid to rest one of its strong, innovative and talented members—Mr. Lawrence Togar Randall—on Saturday when a few hours after the sad ceremony, news began to filter-in that Professor James Wolo had passed. He died at the John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital in Sinkor. The Daily Observer was told that the Late Professor slid into a coma for a week and did not recover. Speaking with this newspaper late Sunday evening, Mr. K. Abdullah Kamara, President of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL), extended deep sympathy on behalf of the Union for the irreparable loss to the bereaved family. “Professor Wolo was a very resourceful person to media development in Liberia. He was always around the PUL whenever we needed him. He didn’t stop one day giving us good advice on how to run the affairs of the Union,” Mr. Kamara said, adding: “We will really miss him dearly.”The PUL President said that Prof. Wolo, who was a senior faculty member of the Mass Communications Department of the University of Liberia, was so close to the Union that he participated in almost every major undertaking.“As recently as last month, he had agreed to serve as one of the facilitators of a workshop organized by the PUL and the National Peace Ambassador, Rev. William R. Tolbert III. Unfortunately for us, he didn’t take part as he had just fallen ill when the date for the workshop arrived,” the PUL President stated. The Union will release a statement today on Prof. Wolo’s passing.Before his passing, Prof. Wolo, who was in his early 70s, served in many media capacities including Former Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism; Former Director-General, Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS); and Former Executive Producer, LBS.He also served as a former presenter of the LBS post newscast daily inspirational program, “Thought for Today”; Former Community Relations Head, Liberia Rural Communications Network; and Former Producer, ELCM (Catholic Radio now Radio Veritas). Other posts he occupied included Former Administrator, Save the Children, UK; Former Executive Producer, Mercy Corps Peace building Radio Project; Former Head, Media Monitoring and Development Unit, United Nations Mission in Liberia; Former Editor-In-Chief, Liberia NewsAgency ( LINA); CEO, Media 2000, a media training and development firm; Lecturer, Communications and Public Affairs, Liberia National Police Training Academy; Lecturer, Development Communications, Mass Communications Department, University of Liberia; and Chairman of the Board, Association of Liberia Community Radio.Of the many social media users who have been pouring in condolence messages on Facebook, one stated that the late Professor was also a Lecturer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ run Foreign Service Institute (FSI), which trains Liberian diplomats for the field.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more