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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…

  • Rockets surprise Cavaliers in overtime

    Rockets surprise Cavaliers in overtime

    13 hours ago
    Rockets surprise Cavaliers in overtime

    James Harden finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Houston Rockets edged the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 in overtime. Terrence Jones tallied 19 points with seven rebounds and Donatas Motiejunas scored 16 points Sunday for the Rockets, who won all their five-game homestand NBA contests. LeBron James struggled at times, missing two free throws that cost Cleveland the game late in overtime. Kevin Love had 21 points and Tristan Thompson recorded 14 points with a …

  • Michael Jordan is now officially a billionaire, according to Forbes

    35 minutes ago
    Michael Jordan is now officially a billionaire, according to Forbes

    The Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner is one of a record 290 new billionaires featured in Forbes' latest rankings. …

  • The 76ers are the latest team to cut ties with JaVale McGee, making him a free agent

    1 hour 10 minutes ago
    The 76ers are the latest team to cut ties with JaVale McGee, making him a free agent

    The move comes after McGee told the press that he didn't "want to get bought out" by Philadelphia. …

  • 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. ... …

  • Marin Cilic to miss Croatia's Davis Cup tie against Serbia

    5 hours ago

    KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Marin Cilic has failed to recover from injury and will miss Croatia's Davis Cup tie against Serbia next weekend. …

  • Nishikori breaks into world's top four, Murray out

    7 hours ago
    Nishikori breaks into world's top four, Murray out

    Japan's Kei Nishikori broke into the top four of the ATP world rankings on Monday as the Asian trailblazer continued to shake up the top echelon of men's tennis. His run to the final in Acapulco, where he was beaten by Spain's David Ferrer, elevated him to a new career-high ranking of four, taking him above Britain's Andy Murray. Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Murray have long been regarded as the "big four" in the men's game. …

  • Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    15 hours ago
    Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters on Sunday. Cutting a relaxed figure following afternoon practice less than 24 hours after losing the Dubai Open final to Roger Federer, the eight-times grand slam champion explained the tough decision which changed his life. “My father was …

  • 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 …

  • Van Praag wants full disclosure of World Cup report

    Van Praag wants full disclosure of World Cup report

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    Van Praag wants full disclosure of World Cup report

    FIFA presidential candidate Michael van Praag said he would ensure full disclosure of Michael Garcia's report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups if he is elected in May. Soccer's governing body has been under pressure to publish former FIFA ethics investigator Garcia's report to help shed light on what happened during the turbulent process for the tournaments awarded to Russia and Qatar respectively. Van Praag, the president of the Dutch football association (KNVB), …

  • Egypt names Cuper from Argentina to lead its soccer team

    14 minutes ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian Football Association has appointed Hector Cuper, from Argentina, as the new manager of its national team. …

  • Dutch candidate for FIFA presidency wants more transparency

    36 minutes ago

    ZEIST, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch candidate for the FIFA presidency says he wants to increase transparency at global football's governing body, send more money to national federations and boost the number of teams at the World Cup from 32 to 40. …

  • Don't let anger ruin the night

    Don't let anger ruin the night

    6 hours ago
    Don't let anger ruin the night

    ONE Championship Vice President and three-time Middleweight World Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin shares valuable insights on how to manage your anger in public and avoid getting into a fight. …

  • Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win

    19 hours ago
    Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke. …

  • Ronda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 3:28 PM PHT
    Ronda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC's bantamweight champion. …