Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Upon further review, the PBA found no sufficient evidence of Ross’ allegation, but Marcial clarified that such remarks will not be tolerated.READ: Austria says ‘racial slur’ provoked Ross; Guiao denies using N-word“Let me reiterate that racism has no place in the PBA. It is totally unacceptable in our society and in sports in general. The PBA will not hesitate to act if the evidence so warrants,” he said in a release.“The PBA, its players and its officials are called upon to uphold the highest standard of respect that our youth can look upon as an example. Rest assured that any act that is racially derogatory and pejorative in nature will be dealt with sternly by the league.”ADVERTISEMENT Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netNLEX coach Yeng Guiao and San Miguel guard Chris Ross were penalized for their verbal altercation in the fourth quarter of the Beermen’s 109-98 win over the Road Warriors on Friday.PBA officer-in-charge Willie Marcial released the sanctions on Monday after meeting with the two parties over the weekend.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Guiao has been meted with a P11,000 fine for his obscene gesture, use of profane language, and engaging in verbal exchange, while Ross was penalized P2,600 for incurring two technical fouls, both for verbal altercation in the game.Tensions got heated at the 1:46 mark of the fourth quarter when Guiao and Ross got into a commotion.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 folkRoss claimed Guiao hurled a racial slur at him, which was later denied by the fiery mentor.READ: Ross: Racism is never justifiable Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases View comments Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Go for Gold rallies to beat Gamboa Coffee for breakthrough win in PBA D-League Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina
Several witnesses for the prosecution on Tuesday testified in the case in which Quacy Giddings has been charged with possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.Giddings is accused of having had in his possession 49 grams of cannabis sativa for the purpose of trafficking, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Mackenzie market in Linden.The Prosecution contends that, on the day in question, Police officers on foot patrol at the Mackenzie Market observed the accused acting suspiciously, and conducted a search of his person. They allegedly unearthed a pink and white plastic bag containing leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis. Nine small Ziploc bags containing leaves, seeds and stems of the plant were also found on his person, as was a quantity of empty small Ziploc bags.Giddings is being represented by attorney at law Yondessa Welcome. The trial is set to continue on May 22.