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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…

  • Big stars to grace HS finals

    10 hours ago

    Former San Sebastian star and now Purefoods Hotshot Ian Sanggalang and UAAP heartthrobs Kiefer Ravena of Ateneo and Jeron Teng of La Salle honor their roots with their presence Friday during the opening of the 2015 Seaoil-National Basketball Training Center National High School Championships at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.Revisiting their origins as well are Baser Amer of San Beda, Arnold Van Opstal (La Salle), Scottie Thompson (Perpetual Help), Art dela Cruz (San Beda). ... …

  • Fajardo may miss All-Star game

    10 hours ago

    Reigning Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer sprained his left ankle in Tuesday’s victory over Barako Bull and may miss Sunday’s PBA All-Star Game in Palawan where he will play for the South team.The 6-foot-10 center underwent a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) yesterday and the results have not yet been disclosed. San Miguel’s June Mar Fajardo grimaces in pain after landing on the foot of Barako Bull’s Sol Alabi during their PBA game last Tuesday at the Smart Araneta …

  • South favored vs North

    Wed, Mar 4, 2015 8:00 AM PHT

    A tag team partnership between the two Cebuano giants, a sendoff party for Jimmy Alapag and a record-setting appearance by the ageless Asi Taulava will be among the storylines for Sunday’s PBA All-Star Game in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Reigning Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel and Greg Slaughter of sister team Barangay Ginebra San Miguel will set aside their rivalry when they team up for the South All-Starts against the North in the latest edition of the annual midseason …

  • 2nd-seeded Errani advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals

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    MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Second-seeded Sara Errani of Italy advanced to the quarterfinals in the Monterrey Open on Wednesday night, beating Timea Babos of Hungary 6-3, 6-3. …

  • Del Potro receives Indian Wells wildcard

    4 hours ago
    Del Potro receives Indian Wells wildcard

    Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has received a wild card into Indian Wells, the first ATP Masters tournament of 2015, organizers said Wednesday. Tournament director Steve Simon announced the invitation to del Potro along with 11 other wildcards a week before women's first-round play begins in the combined ATP and WTA event. Argentina’s del Potro, who won the 2009 US Open, reached the quarter-finals at Sydney in January. Del Potro has played in the hardcourt tournament in the …

  • Murray banks on home boost in USA Davis Cup tie

    7 hours ago
    Murray banks on home boost in USA Davis Cup tie

    Andy Murray said on Wednesday that the support of the Glasgow crowd could give Great Britain the edge in this weekend's Davis Cup World Group tie against the United States. "I would say that's the nicest thing about the Davis Cup -- when you get a home tie, you get the whole crowd behind you. …

  • 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. …

  • Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug center

    Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug center

    Wed, Mar 4, 2015 4:56 AM PHT
    Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug center

    Taylor was scheduled to defend his title in April. Citing his legal and medical difficulties, the International Boxing Federation last month declared the middleweight championship vacant. Taylor, 36, had regained the title in 2014 while free on bond and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting a cousin.  The boxer won a bronze medal in the 2000 Olympics and seized the world middleweight belt in 2005 against Bernard Hopkins. Taylor abandoned competition in 2009 following a brain injury sustained …

  • Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug centre

    Wed, Mar 4, 2015 4:47 AM PHT

    Taylor was scheduled to defend his title in April. Citing his legal and medical difficulties, the International Boxing Federation last month declared the middleweight championship vacant. Taylor, 36, had regained the title in 2014 while free on bond and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting a cousin.  The boxer won a bronze medal in the 2000 Olympics and seized the world middleweight belt in 2005 against Bernard Hopkins. Taylor abandoned competition in 2009 following a brain injury sustained …

  • Pacquiao big hit so far in Vegas sports books vs Mayweather

    Wed, Mar 4, 2015 4:40 AM PHT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. …

  • Pellegrini throws down gauntlet to Man City skipper Kompany

    Pellegrini throws down gauntlet to Man City skipper Kompany

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    Pellegrini throws down gauntlet to Man City skipper Kompany

    Manuel Pellegrini has warned his club captain Vincent Kompany that he is not assured of regaining his place in Manchester City's starting line-up after he was left out of his side's 2-0 victory over Leicester at the Etihad Stadium. The Belgian World Cup central defender was the most high-profile victim of sweeping changes made by Pellegrini in the wake of successive and costly defeats to Barcelona and Liverpool. Kompany's poor form cost him his place for a victory that City laboured to …

  • MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract

    1 hour 31 minutes ago
    MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract

    Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener. …

  • Football: Pellegrini throws down gauntlet to skipper Kompany

    2 hours 47 minutes ago

    Manuel Pellegrini has warned his club captain Vincent Kompany that he is not assured of regaining his place in Manchester City's starting line-up after he was left out of his side's 2-0 victory over Leicester at the Etihad Stadium. The Belgian World Cup central defender was the most high-profile victim of sweeping changes made by Pellegrini in the wake of successive and costly defeats to Barcelona and Liverpool. Kompany's poor form cost him his place for a victory that City laboured to …