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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

    1 hour 43 minutes 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 …

  • Draymond Green is selling 'Cool story, Glenn' T-shirts

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    Draymond Green is selling 'Cool story, Glenn' T-shirts

    Everyone's got to have a side hustle these days, right? …

  • 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 …

  • Murray advances without worry against Young

    Murray advances without worry against Young

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    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

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    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 …

  • Sharapova suffers shock loss at Miami

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    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Second seed Maria Sharapova suffered a shock 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat to compatriot and wildcard Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Miami Open on Thursday. Sharapova trailed 3-0 in the second set but battled back to 4-3 down before her serve was broken again by the 21-year-old who broke into the top-100 this week. The pair had never met before and Gavrilova, who is based in Australia, was playing in her first Miami Open. "I have been dreaming about beating …

  • 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. …

  • Casillas selected ahead of in-form De Gea

    Casillas selected ahead of in-form De Gea

    1 hour 37 minutes ago
    Casillas selected ahead of in-form De Gea

    De Gea has been in sensational form for Manchester United this season, while Casillas has come under increasing pressure at Real Madrid due to high-profile errors against Atletico Madrid and Schalke in recent months. There is widespread speculation that De Gea could even replace Casillas at Madrid next season with his contract at United due to expire in 2016 and talks over a new deal having stalled. …

  • Blatter says football must move away from Europe

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    Blatter says football must move away from Europe

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday that more moves are needed to export football away from Europe, as he gears up for a battle over Europe's World Cup places and his own reelection. In my 40 years at FIFA I have regarded it as my most important task to lead football out of Europe into the whole world," Blatter said. The latest comments come however after the 79-year-old Blatter had an awkward time at the UEFA Congress on Tuesday, having to watch his three rivals for the FIFA presidency …

  • Conte primes Juve-inspired Italy for Bulgaria

    5 hours ago
    Conte primes Juve-inspired Italy for Bulgaria

    World Cup flops Italy look to continue their strong start to Euro 2016 qualifying when they face Bulgaria away in a Group H clash that could revive memories of coach Antonio Conte's spell at Juventus. Italy are unbeaten after four opening games, having suffered their only setback in a 1-1 draw with group leaders Croatia in November. Conte quit Juventus with three league titles to his name before inheriting the Azzurri helm from Cesare Prandelli following their disastrous, first-round exit …