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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

    20 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

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    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 …

  • Murray opens Britain's Davis Cup tie with USA

    Murray opens Britain's Davis Cup tie with USA

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    Murray opens Britain's Davis Cup tie with USA

    Andy Murray was on Thursday drawn to face Donald Young in Friday's opening rubber of the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between Great Britain and the United States. …

  • Top-seeded Ivanovic advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals

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    MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the quarterfinals in the Monterrey Open on Wednesday night, beating Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2. …

  • Del Potro receives Indian Wells wildcard

    15 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 …

  • 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. …

  • Mayweather is 'biggest challenge of my life' - Pacquiao's trainer

    Mayweather is 'biggest challenge of my life' - Pacquiao's trainer

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    Mayweather is 'biggest challenge of my life' - Pacquiao's trainer

    Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who turned 55 on Thursday, has seen it all during a legendary career as a cornerman to the world's greatest fighters. Roach has trained a string of world champions such as Bernard Hopkins, Julio Cesar Chavez and Oscar De La Hoya. He has been in Pacquiao's corner for 15 years, been voted US trainer of the year seven times, and endures a constant battle against Parkinson's disease. Yet he still insisted in an exclusive interview that beating Mayweather would …

  • Friends and enemies as Zou and Amnat square off

    14 hours ago
    Friends and enemies as Zou and Amnat square off

    Double Olympic gold medallist Zou Shiming declared Thursday that he would cast aside his friendship with Thailand's IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng and "try to kill him in the ring". Zou, 33, and Amnat, 35, have been buddies since their amateur days when they fought three times but will square off for the first time over 12 rounds on Saturday at the Cotai Arena in Macau with the Thai champion's belt at stake as Zou aims to win his first professional world title. Zou won a tight 5-2 …

  • 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 …