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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…

  • E'Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder

    E'Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder

    38 minutes ago
    E'Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder

    CHICAGO (AP) — E'Twaun Moore finished off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. …

  • Blazers' Wesley Matthews leaves game with left ankle injury

    2 minutes 18 seconds ago
    Blazers' Wesley Matthews leaves game with left ankle injury

    The circumstances do not look good for one of the NBA's best two-way guards. …

  • Basketball: Bulls storm past Thunder despite Westbrook

    41 minutes ago

    E'Twaun Moore's go-ahead three-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining helped Chicago withstand another monster night from Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook in a 108-105 NBA triumph over the Thunder on Thursday. Moore, whose on-court time has been boosted by the Bulls recent spate of injuries, scored 13 of his career-high 19 points in the fourth quarter. Fellow reserve Nikola Mirotic, an NBA rookie from Montenegro, added 14 of his 216 points in the final period while Pau Gasol and Mike Dunleavey …

  • Big stars to grace HS finals

    Thu, Mar 5, 2015 1:36 AM PHT

    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

    Thu, Mar 5, 2015 1:36 AM PHT

    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 …

  • Timea Bacsinszky advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals

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    MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. …

  • Big guns missing for Swiss against Belgium

    2 hours 19 minutes ago
    Big guns missing for Swiss against Belgium

    Switzerland's hold on the Davis Cup is under real threat this weekend when they travel to Liege to take on Belgium in one of eight World Group first round ties. Powered by Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, the Swiss won the trophy for the first time last November, defeating France in the final in Lille. On the other side of the net, the Belgians have 21st ranked David Goffin and the highly-experienced Steve Darcis to fall back on. Team captain Severin Luthi agreed that the odds were stacked …

  • Kvitova withdraws from Indian Wells

    6 hours ago
    Kvitova withdraws from Indian Wells

    Reigning Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova has pulled out of next week's Indian Wells hardcourt tournament, saying she is fatigued and needs more time to rest. …

  • 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. …

  • Zou Shiming fights for a title in 7th pro bout vs Amnat

    Zou Shiming fights for a title in 7th pro bout vs Amnat

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    Zou Shiming fights for a title in 7th pro bout vs Amnat

    Zou Shiming waited until his 30s to begin his professional boxing career, and he has been in a hurry ever since. …

  • An ocean away, Pacquiao's trainer makes some noise from afar

    8 hours ago
    An ocean away, Pacquiao's trainer makes some noise from afar

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight. …

  • Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    9 hours ago
    Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    The superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the highest grossing bout in history but will do nothing to resuscitate a sport that has been in perpetual decline for years, according to experts. Boxing will enjoy more exposure than it has seen in decades during the buildup to the May 2 fight but will quickly reclaim a back seat to other sports after the last crushing blow is landed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. "It's going to be massive, but …

  • Evans issues denial, Cisse apology after spitting incident

    Evans issues denial, Cisse apology after spitting incident

    6 hours ago
    Evans issues denial, Cisse apology after spitting incident

    LONDON (AP) — When two English Premier League opponents spat at each other, the television evidence seemed clear. …

  • Five of the best new faces in Major League Soccer

    7 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Major League Soccer's 20th season kicks off on Friday with several new faces featuring in the North American league, we profile five of the best: Kaka (Orlando City) Age: 32. The best-paid player ever in Major League Soccer, earning over $7 million, Kaka brings his elegant midfield play to a league that needs a touch of class. …

  • Key events in growth of Major League Soccer

    7 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Major League Soccer (MLS) will begin its 20th season on Friday. Here is a timeline of key events in the growth of the league: 1988 - As part of the deal for the United States to host the 1994 World Cup, the U.S. Soccer Federation agreed to create a fully professional soccer league. MLS was formally created in February 1995. 1996 - MLS began its first season with 10 teams. …

  • Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    9 hours ago
    Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    The superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the highest grossing bout in history but will do nothing to resuscitate a sport that has been in perpetual decline for years, according to experts. Boxing will enjoy more exposure than it has seen in decades during the buildup to the May 2 fight but will quickly reclaim a back seat to other sports after the last crushing blow is landed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. "It's going to be massive, but …

  • Analysis - Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    10 hours ago
    Analysis - Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

    The superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the highest grossing bout in history but will do nothing to resuscitate a sport that has been in perpetual decline for years, according to experts. Boxing will enjoy more exposure than it has seen in decades during the buildup to the May 2 fight but will quickly reclaim a back seat to other sports after the last crushing blow is landed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. "It's going to be massive, but …

  • Former UFC star Chael Sonnen to fight Renato 'Babalu' Sobral at Metamoris VI

    Thu, Mar 5, 2015 9:13 AM PHT
    Former UFC star Chael Sonnen to fight Renato 'Babalu' Sobral at Metamoris VI

    The mercurial MMA star is staying busy after his UFC career. The question is: do fight fans still care? …