first_imgNewcomers Marikina and General Santos City square off shortly after the 7 p.m. opening ceremony.The Shoemakers are pinning their hopes on veterans Warren Ybañez and Erwin Sta. Maria as well as former Navotas gunner Yves Sazon. Actor Gerald Anderson will also suit up for the Elvis Tolentino-coached squad.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ 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 Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Interestingly, Muntinlupa was also in the running to acquire Parks’ services before Mandaluyong won the race to sign up the 6-foot-3 ace, who will join forces with college teammate Jeff Javillonar, Jay-R Alabanza and former Valenzuela center Mark Andaya.The Cagers retained the services of Chito Jaime, Allan Mangahs and Dave Moralde and added power forward Chester Saldua to their lineup.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READ LATEST STORIES PSC highlights women’s role in sports through conference Ray Parks sets out for a new challenge as he banners the Mandaluyong El Tigre who are making their debut in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) on Tuesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Winner of Most Valuable Player awards with National U in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League (ABL), Parks shifts his focus on the El Tigre as they tackle the Muntinlupa Cagers at 9:30 p.m. in the opening night of the Anta-Datu Cup.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew SPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe MPBL may be Parks’ final stop before he signs up for the PBA Draft late this year.Parks, who also saw action in the NBA Developmental League two years ago, is coming off an impressive stint in the ABL, where he helped Alab Pilipinas to the crown.A losing finalist in the inaugural staging of the league, the Cagers begin their quest for redemption in the community-based league, which has expanded to 26 teams.last_img read more