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Pacquiao could make life very difficult for Mayweather, says Hatton

Ricky Hatton, one of the five common opponents of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, said that he’s giving the American the…

  • Mavericks balanced attack snaps Pelican's NBA win streak

    Mavericks balanced attack snaps Pelican's NBA win streak

    2 hours 13 minutes ago
    Mavericks balanced attack snaps Pelican's NBA win streak

    The Dallas Mavericks had six players in double figures as they used a balanced scoring attack to snap the New Orleans Pelicans' five-game winning streak with a 102-93 victory. Monta Ellis and Rajon Rondo combined for 39 points for the Mavericks, who ended a two-game losing skid of their own. Ellis scored 20 and Rondo tallied 19 for Dallas, which shot 48 percent from the field. Richard Jefferson scored 16 points, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 14 points and eight rebounds, and Amar'e Stoudemire …

  • Chris Paul hits the dagger over Kevin Garnett, Clips beat Wolves

    3 hours ago
    Chris Paul hits the dagger over Kevin Garnett, Clips beat Wolves

    CP3 iced the game when the Clippers had very few shooters available. …

  • Despite his injury, Mark raring to play

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 11:58 PM PHT

    Barangay Ginebra San Miguel skipper Mark Caguioa is nursing a hip injury, but that will not stop him from playing in the annual PBA All-Star Game in Palawan. He also hopes to provide entertainment to the PBA fans in his own way. “The reason why I’m there (at the PBA All-Star) is because of them (fans),” said Caguioa, a 15-year PBA veteran who averages 11 points, 4.86 rebounds and 1.43 assists this conference. The PBA All-Star Weekend is scheduled on March 5 to 8. …

  • Blackwater dumps Kia

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 8:05 AM PHT

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. – Globalport vs Talk ’N Text 5:15 p.m. – San Miguel Beer vs Purefoods Blackwater played the role of a party pooper as it downed Kia, 115-104, in a game the team intended to give its playing coach Manny Pacquiao a memorable sendoff in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup last night at The Arena in San Juan. Rookie guard Brian Heruela scored a career-best 27 points while veteran shooter Sunday Salvacio came off the bench to add 22 points in the Petron Saturday …

  • TNT targets solo lead

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 1:27 AM PHT

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum)3 p.m. – Globalport vs Talk ’N Text5:15 p.m. – San Miguel Beer vs PurefoodsStruggling Purefoods and San Miguel face off today while Talk ‘N Text aims to take the solo lead in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Purefoods tries to put a stop to a three-game losing skid as the defending champion Hotshots lean anew on Denzel Bowles, who wound up with 31 points and seven rebounds during his first game, a 96-87 defeat to Ginebra. ... …

  • Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    11 hours ago
    Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Former world number four Juan Martin Del Potro, having drawn confidence from his brief Sydney return in January, said on Monday he was confident of a full comeback “very soon”. If my hand responds well, I’ll come back as soon as possible but that depends exclusively on my hand, it will decide my return,” Del Potro told a packed news conference. “I’m in full recovery, I’m going faster than the time frame the doctor set for me as a goal and that has me …

  • Jovanovski out, Nara advances in Malaysia

    13 hours ago
    Jovanovski out, Nara advances in Malaysia

    Little-known Elizaveta Kulichkova knocked seventh-seed Bojana Jovanovski out in the first round of the WTA Malaysian Open on Monday. Sixth-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan also made it to the next stage, beating Switzerland's Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 7-6, in hot and humid conditions in Kuala Lumpur. …

  • Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    13 hours ago
    Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the second sudden-death hole to Ireland's Padraig Harrington. The 21-year-old Floridian, whose father Jay was a professional tennis player, reaching the quarter-finals in the French Open and U.S. Open, is ranked 173rd in the world, but showed the talent and poise to suggest his maiden win isn't far away. …

  • Two Green Archers reportedly leaving DLSU

    Two Green Archers reportedly leaving DLSU

    Thu, Jan 22, 2015 11:54 PM PHT
    Two Green Archers reportedly leaving DLSU

    De La Salle second stringers Robert Bolick and Terence Mustre are reportedly looking for a new school after deciding to leave the Green Archers camp following their reported demotion to the Green Archers’ Team B. …

  • Joining La Salle a dream come true for Batang Gilas standout Jollo Go

    Wed, Jan 7, 2015 3:57 PM PHT
    Joining La Salle a dream come true for Batang Gilas standout Jollo Go

    Coming off a heart-breaking UAAP season where they failed to defend their basketball title, the De La Salle Green Archers began their offseason chores on a high note by striking early in the recruitment wars as they landed current Hope Christian High School and Batang Gilas standout Jollo Go into the mix. …

  • Four collegiate players cop special citations

    Tue, Dec 2, 2014 5:55 PM PHT
    Four collegiate players cop special citations

    Troy Rosario, Jiovani Jalalon, Gelo Alolino, and Baser Amer will be given special awards by the UAAP-NCAA Press Corps and SMART in the 2014 Collegiate Basketball Awards to be held on Thursday at the Saisaki-Kamayan EDSA. …

  • Frampton stops Avalos to keep IBF super bantam title

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 8:13 AM PHT

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Carl Frampton stopped American challenger Chris Avalos in the fifth round to win his first defense of the IBF super bantamweight belt on Saturday. …

  • Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:28 PM PHT
    Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American favourite Floyd Mayweather in history's richest fight by two longtime rivals for the planet's top "pound-for-pound" boxer crown. Otherwise he might fight me toe-to-toe." The Philippines is in the throes of "Pacmania" as the 36-year-old, dubbed "The National Fist" by local media, is set to fly to the United States to train for the May 2 Las Vegas bout. The 38-year-old Mayweather, tipped as the favourite by …

  • Boxing: Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:22 PM PHT

    Underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American favourite Floyd Mayweather in history's richest fight by two longtime rivals for the planet's top "pound-for-pound" boxer crown. Otherwise he might fight me toe-to-toe." The Philippines is in the throes of "Pacmania" as the 36-year-old, dubbed "The National Fist" by local media, is set to fly to the United States to train for the May 2 Las Vegas bout. The 38-year-old Mayweather, tipped as the favourite by …