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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…

  • 4 Davao cagers top NBA/Jr. reg’l camp

    1 hour 33 minutes ago

    Four Davaoeños and one player from Cagayan de Oro are set to pursue their basketball dreams in Manila this April after topping the Regional Selection Camp of Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 presented by Alaska at the University of the Immaculate Conception in Davao City.Paolo Emanuel Antonio, 14, of Stella Maris Academy in Davao City; Christopher Gonzaga, 14, of the University of the Immaculate Conception, Davao City and Jeffy Malilim, 13, of Corpus Christi School, Cagayan de Oro will vie for …

  • Pringle to stay at Globaport, says team

    1 hour 34 minutes ago

    A Globalport official yesterday said that prized rookie Stanley Pringle won’t be going anywhere amid rumors that the top overall pick in last year’s draft will be dealt to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel for LA Tenorio. “We’re not trading Pringle to any team,” Globalport team manager Bonnie Tan said in a statement. “We’re happy and satisfied with the performance of Pringle. Tan was reacting to reports of Ginebra’s interest in acquiring the lightning-quick Pringle. …

  • It’s going to be a whale of a series – Cone

    21 hours ago

    Game Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – Talk ’N Text vs Purefoods Expect another fierce encounter between defending champion Purefoods Star and Talk ‘N Text as the two teams renew their rivalry at the start of their PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinal series today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. If their elimination round meeting that was held almost three weeks ago is an indication, the series between two of the decade’s winningest ballclubs could go the distance. …

  • Serena into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win

    Serena into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win

    1 hour 4 minutes ago
    Serena into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals. Williams, who is seeking an eighth Miami title, will next face the winner of Wednesday's later match between Romanian third seed Simona Halep and American Sloane Stephens. After a sluggish start, Williams went on to secure the first set in a tiebreak and then broke her …

  • Djokovic survives Miami scare; Murray claims 500th win

    16 hours ago
    Djokovic survives Miami scare; Murray claims 500th win

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a scare from Alexandr Dolgopolov on Tuesday to reach the Miami Open quarter-finals while Andy Murray won the 500th match of his career to reach the last eight. Djokovic was made to work for his 7-6(3) 7-5 6-0 win over world number 65 Dolgopolov. Having seen his chance of an upset slip through his hands, Dolgopolov faded quickly and badly dropped the third set where a dominant Djokovic won 24 of 27 points. World …

  • Venus falls to Suarez Navarro, Petkovic into Miami semis

    17 hours ago
    Venus falls to Suarez Navarro, Petkovic into Miami semis

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro came back from a dreadful first set to defeat three-times Miami Open champion Venus Williams 0-6 6-1 7-5 at Key Biscayne on Tuesday and set up a semi-final clash with Germany's ninth seed Andrea Petkovic. Petkovic booked her place in the last four after a 6-4 6-2 win over 14th seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova. Suddenly regaining her confidence Suarez Navarro won the first four games and went on to take the second set 6-1. The third …

  • 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. …

  • U.S. senators urge FIFA not to let Russia host World Cup 2018

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    A group of U.S. senators has written to the international soccer association FIFA, urging it to consider removing Russia as host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup because of its role in the Ukraine crisis and occupation of Crimea. In a letter dated Tuesday and released on Wednesday, the 13 Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers said they "strongly encourage" the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to move the global competition. "Allowing Russia to host the FIFA World Cup …

  • UEFA take fight against TPO to European Commission

    21 hours ago
    UEFA take fight against TPO to European Commission

    UEFA and international players' union FIFPro have lodged a complaint with the European Commission questioning the legality of third-party player ownership, known as TPO, European football's governing body announced on Wednesday. "Third-party player ownership is a kind of modern slavery, where you see players belonging to investment funds, or other, generally unidentified, corporate entities," UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino said. "Clearly, this is not something that can be accepted by …

  • Townsend steals Kane limelight as England hold Italy

    22 hours ago
    Townsend steals Kane limelight as England hold Italy

    Tottenham winger Andros Townsend came off the bench to steal the limelight from club-mate Harry Kane with a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin on Tuesday. England manager Roy Hodgson was forced to hand Spurs sensation Kane his full debut alongside Wayne Rooney due to injuries to both Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck. …