Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The two sides assured neither will give an inch in the best-of-seven series.“That will never be a problem. They each have contracts of their own and bonus,” said Magnolia team governor Rene Pardo during the 2019 Philippine Cup press conference.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsREAD: Tim Cone wishes Magnolia luck vs powerhouse San Miguel: ‘If anyone can, you can’But more than the grand financial incentive to capturing the championship, it’s winning over everything. LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting LATEST STORIES Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption ‘Walang bigayan’: Expect all-out war between sister teams Magnolia, San Miguel PLAY LIST 01:28’Walang bigayan’: Expect all-out war between sister teams Magnolia, San Miguel00:50Trending Articles01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance02:56NCRPO 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 award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu “Nung nag-start ako maglaro ng basketball, ice tubig lang nakikipagpatayan ako. Ngayon pa kaya na mas malaki. Pero nag-usap nga kami ni Paul, hindi yung bonus eh. Yung pride pinaglalaban,” said Magnolia forward Marc Pingris, referring to his teammate Paul Lee.(When I started playing basketball, I go all out just to get free ice water after every game what more now that we’re playing for something much bigger. But Paul and I talked and it’s not about the bonus. It’s pride.)Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netREAD: Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA finals“Walang bigayan to. Siyempre gusto namin manalo. Nandito kami para manalo at makakuha ng championship. Hindi naman habang buhay maglalaro ng basketball. Chance namin manalo ng championship and hindi na babalik yung moment na ‘to eh. Iba na naman next year,” said San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo.(No team is giving the other anything. We want to win and we’re here to win the championship. We’re not going to play basketball forever and we have a chance now to win a championship. This moment isn’t going to happen again, it’s going to be different next year.)ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast View comments Both teams expect a highly-physical series.“Regarding sa bigayan, magbibigayan sila pagdating ng laro, nagbibigayan ng siko, nagtitirahan,” SMB head coach Leo Austria said with a chuckle.(The only giving that’s going to happen in the finals is the players trading elbows during the games.)Game 1 of a best-of-seven tips off Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Araneta Coliseum with the Beermen eyeing a historic fifth straight Philippine Cup crown.The Hotshots, on the other hand, want payback after losing to the Beermen in last year’s finals in five games.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Philippines sets new gold medal record in Arafura Games Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Duterte says he will appoint Gamboa as next PNP chief MANILA, Philippines—Players, coaches and officials of sister teams San Miguel Beer and Magnolia dismissed any notion that they will just give way to one another in their PBA Philippine Cup Finals rematch.ADVERTISEMENT
20Feb McCready bill would allow sinking fund dollars to be used for school security and technology updates Categories: McCready News,News State Rep. Mike McCready today introduced legislation that would open school sinking funds for uses in other critical costs for area schools.House Bill 4281 expands the usage of school sinking funds to allow for the purchase or upgrade of technology and school security costs.Sinking funds are additional taxes voters can approve to help pay for local school costs as a supplement to state and federal funding.Under current law, voters can approve up to five mills which can only be used for real estate, construction and repair of school buildings.“While maintaining our school buildings is important, schools face other important costs that can vary by district including security and technology needs,” said McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills. “Michigan law gives local voters the chance to approve sinking funds to improve their local schools and my legislation would give schools more flexibility to address important needs that they’re facing, other than maintaining the building itself.”McCready’s legislation sets a maximum for collection of the sinking funds to 10 years for technology upgrades and 20 years for school security costs.HB 4281 has been referred to the House Committee on Education for consideration.