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

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  • Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season

    Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season

    17 hours ago
    Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season

    (Reuters) - Kevin Durant, the NBA's reigning most valuable player, will miss the rest of the season as he needs another foot surgery, dealing a blow to the Oklahoma City Thunder's playoff hopes, the team said on Friday. The six-time All-Star will have surgery on his ailing right foot next week and is expected to return to basketball activities in four to six months, according to the Thunder. His loss is a massive blow for a Thunder team hanging onto the final playoff seed in the Western …

  • Basketball: NBA results and standings

    4 hours ago

    Results and standings on Friday in the NBA: …

  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

    7 hours ago
    NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

    It was inevitable, but the Hawks have captured the East's No. 1 seed in a stunning season. …

  • SMB coach likely to retain job

    Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:26 AM PHT

    Despite a catastrophic performance in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, it looks like Leo Austria will keep his job as coach of the San Miguel Beermen for at least the season-ending Governors’ Cup.While the disappointment is understandable among players, management and supporters of the team, league sources are one in saying that Austria, who steered the Beermen to the Philippine Cup crown in January, is expected to keep his post. ... …

  • Tenorio sees physical game vs Painters in playoffs

    Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:26 AM PHT

    Barangay Ginebra San Miguel guard LA Tenorio expects a highly physical game when they play top seed and twice-to-beat owner Rain or Shine in the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup tomorrow at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Ginebra point guard was referring to their March 15 encounter with the Elasto Painters at the Cuneta Astrodome when the Kings lost 82-79 after blowing an 18-point lead in the second quarter. The Kings finished tied for sixth with the Aces and the Barako Bull Energy to …

  • Battle of leaders in D-L today

    Thu, Mar 26, 2015 8:05 AM PHT

    Newcomer Keramix has passed its first two tests, but whether the Mixers are for real will be known today when they collide with the Cebuana Lhuillier Gems in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the JCSGO gym in Cubao, Quezon City. Clashing at 3 p.m. are Cagayan Valley and MP Hotel-Letran with the former out to follow up their 75-70 over AMA last Monday. Despite being one of the smallest teams in the tournament, the Mixers have managed to turn some of their critics into believers with their …

  • Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    12 hours ago
    Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    Rafa Nadal and Andy Murray got their Miami Open bids off to a solid start with straight sets victories at Key Biscayne on Friday. Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4 6-2 in 89 minutes in windy conditions as he began his campaign to finally win the Miami tournament where he has lost in the final on three occasions. Almagros was not an easy opponent." Murray had little trouble dealing with American Donald Young in his opening match with a 6-4 6-2 victory. Murray is looking for …

  • Murray advances without worry against Young

    16 hours ago
    Murray advances without worry against Young

    World number four Andy Murray had little trouble dealing with American Donald Young in his opening match at the Miami Open with a 6-4 6-2 victory on Friday. Murray, a two-time winner at Key Biscyane, broke left-hander Young four times as he wrapped up the win in 82 minutes. The Scot will face Santiago Giraldo in the next round after the Colombian beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-2 3-6 6-0. Murray is looking for his 10th Masters 1000 title and his third trophy in Miami, having won in …

  • U.S. game will flourish after Serena: WTA leader

    21 hours ago

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - Just as American writer Mark Twain described premature reports about his death as "greatly exaggerated", doom and gloom about U.S. women's tennis is way off the mark, according to WTA chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster. While some pundits question the future of the American game after world number one Serena Williams' stellar career ends, Allaster oozes optimism about the country's emerging prospects on the WTA Tour. "I'm not at all concerned about what might …

  • 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. …

  • Sanchez plots revenge over Brazil

    Sanchez plots revenge over Brazil

    11 hours ago
    Sanchez plots revenge over Brazil

    Chile forward Alexis Sanchez plans to make the most of home advantage as the Arsenal star plots on revenge against Brazil in Sunday's friendly at the Emirates Stadium. Sanchez is still smarting from Chile's World Cup exit at the hands of the hosts less than 12 months ago and he would love to make amends by leading his country to victory over their South American rivals at the home of his current club. The 26-year-old, who moved to north London from Barcelona last year, scored Chile's …

  • Keane tells Ireland to make life uncomfortable for Poles

    11 hours ago
    Keane tells Ireland to make life uncomfortable for Poles

    Roy Keane says the Republic of Ireland need to pull the welcome mat from beneath Poland's feet if they are to take three points from a crucial European Championship qualifier in Dublin on Sunday. Keane, the assistant to manger Martin O'Neill, has called for Irish fans and players to turn the Lansdowne Road stadium into the fortress of old. With Poland top of Group D, three points ahead of Ireland, Germany and Scotland, defeat for O'Neill's men could prove fatal to their dreams of making it to …

  • Misfiring Germany under pressure against Georgia

    11 hours ago
    Misfiring Germany under pressure against Georgia

    Germany coach Joachim Loew is set to name a full-strength side for Sunday's clash at Georgia as the world champions look to get their Euro 2016 qualification back on track. The world champions find themselves in the unusual position of joint second in Group D, three points behind leaders Poland and level on seven with Scotland and Ireland while Georgia are second from bottom. With Ireland hosting Poland in Dublin on Sunday and Scotland facing bottom side Gibraltar in Glasgow, Germany need the …