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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…

  • Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season

    Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season

    Sat, Mar 28, 2015 4:26 AM PHT
    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 …

  • Michael Jordan plays basketball with Tom Brady, talks trash, does his thing (Video)

    1 hour 28 minutes ago
    Michael Jordan plays basketball with Tom Brady, talks trash, does his thing (Video)

    The NBA legend's midrange game is still strong. …

  • NBA: Results and standings

    8 hours ago

    Results and standings on Sunday in the NBA: …

  • Lim to be named Ginebra coach

    1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Barangay Ginebra San Miguel yesterday fired Ato Agustin as coach of the popular ball club and is expected to name former San Beda mentor Frankie Lim to handle the team in the season-ending PBA Governors’ Cup. A source confirmed yesterday that Lim, who is Ginebra’s assistant coach, will handle the team when it begins training on Monday for the Governors’ Cup. Lim will be Ginebra’s 11th coach and fifth since the team captured its last title in the 2008 Fiesta Conference under Jong Uichico. …

  • Hapee eyes 1st D-L win

    17 hours ago

    Games Today(JCSGO Gym, Quezon City) 11 a.m. – AMA U vs Tanduay Light1 p.m. – Hapee Toothpaste vs ATC LivermarinHapee Toothpaste got off to a false start when it lost to Jumbo Plastic in its opening game. One week after that defeat, the depleted Fresh Fighters hope to use that as a fuel to bounce back and keep their bid for a back-to-back championship.The Fresh Fighters go for their first win in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup against the winless ATC Livermarin Guardians today at the JCSGO gym …

  • Hotshots foil Aces, Bolts nip Warriors

    17 hours ago

    Game Tomorrow (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs Meralco Game Wednesday (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – Talk ’N Text vs Purefoods Defending champion Purefoods Star survived Alaska’s late game rally to eke out a 96-89 win and book a spot in the semifinal round of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Former Best Import winner Denzel Bowles helped power the Hotshots advance to the next round with another solid all-around show – scoring 32 points …

  • Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    16 hours ago
    Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round on Sunday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco. The 31-year-old Verdasco, who is ranked 34th in the world, has now won his last two matches against world number three Nadal, after the 14-time grand slam winner had won their previous 13 meetings. Nadal has never won in Miami, with his 11 attempts his longest streak of attempts at a tournament without a victory …

  • Nadal says suffering from nerves and lack of confidence

    16 hours ago

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has said was struggling with nerves and self-confidence issues after he was beaten in the third round by fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Miami Open on Sunday. "All these are small things that are difficult to explain. …

  • Serena and Halep advance, Azarenka falls to Pennetta

    18 hours ago
    Serena and Halep advance, Azarenka falls to Pennetta

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams comfortably beat 15-year-old CiCi Bellis 6-1 6-1 while Romanian third-seed Simona Halep and Italian Flavia Pennetta also progressed at the Miami Open on Sunday. Williams, a seven-times winner at Miami, lost just eight points in the 12 games she won, with Californian Bellis holding serve just once in each set. The 19-times grand slam winner said she had to put out of mind her admiration for Bellis, who is rated as one of 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. …

  • Brazil unenthused despite Dunga winning run

    Brazil unenthused despite Dunga winning run

    1 hour 40 minutes ago
    Brazil unenthused despite Dunga winning run

    Brazilian media were unenthused Monday by an eighth straight friendly success under new coach Dunga, who is steadily repairing the morale of a Selecao shattered by last July's World Cup exit to Germany. Sunday's 1-0 win over Chile at the Emirates Stadium came hot on the heels of a 3-1 success over France at the Stade de France, scene of the South Americans' 1998 World Cup final implosion. The wins keep coming -- Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Japan, Turkey, Austria, France and now Chile have …

  • Jones to replace Neid as Germany womens coach

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    Jones to replace Neid as Germany womens coach

    Silvia Neid will step down as the highly-successful coach of Germany's women's side in 2016 to be replaced by ex-international Steffi Jones, the German Football Association (DFB) announced on Monday. Under Neid's stewardship, Germany lifted the 2007 World Cup title and won the European Championships in 2009 and 2013. The 50-year-old will then become head of the DFB's newly-created womens scouting department in September 2016. Jones was president of the organisation committee when Germany …

  • Zidane aims for Real and France hot seats

    4 hours ago
    Zidane aims for Real and France hot seats

    World Cup legend Zinedine Zidane says he wants to be the coach for Real Madrid or France. The former Juventus and Real star, who has been learning the ropes as coach of Real's reserve side Castilla, set out his ambitions on French channel Canal Plus. "Yes I would go for that," he said, while adding "there is already a coach (Carlo Ancelotti) in place who is doing a great job." "Do I feel ready if I was offered the first team? You are never ready, but if it happened like that I would have to …