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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…

  • Trail Blazers lose Matthews for remainder of NBA season

    Trail Blazers lose Matthews for remainder of NBA season

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    Trail Blazers lose Matthews for remainder of NBA season

    Wesley Matthews, who has helped the Portland Trail Blazers become a title threat, will miss the remainder of the NBA season with a ruptured left Achilles tendon, the team announced Friday. Matthews, a six-year NBA veteran, limped off the court with assistance and an MRI after the game revealed the extent of his injury. Matthews has averaged 15.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 60 games for the Trail Blazers, joining backcourt partner Damian Lillard and forward LaMarcus Aldridge in …

  • NBA: Daughter to sing as Pacers pay tribute to Flo-Jo

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    Florence Griffith-Joyner, the late US athletics star who won 1988 Olympic gold and set world records at 100 and 200 meters, will be honored Sunday by the NBA's Indiana Pacers. Mary Joyner, the daughter of "Flo-Jo", will sing the US anthem before the Pacers play host to the Dallas Mavericks. Joyner was only seven years old when Griffith-Joyner died in 1998 in her sleep at age 38 in what was ruled suffocation during an epileptic seizure. "And, not only are the Pacers honoring her, but they are …

  • AP Source: Jayhawks keep Alexander out amid NCAA questions

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    Kansas forward Cliff Alexander will remain benched amid questions about his family's relationship with an agent, potentially leaving the Jayhawks without their best interior defender heading into next week's Big 12 tournament. …

  • Slam dunk contest on March 6, 2015

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    Games Today (Puerto Princesa City Coliseum, Palawan) 4 p.m. – Skills Challenge 7 p.m. – Rookies vs Sophomores Purefoods Star’s high-leaping guard Justin Melton said that the field remains strong in today’s Slam Dunk contest at the Puerto Princesa City Coliseum in Palawan even without former champion Chris Ellis of Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. The 5-foot-9 guard of Purefoods Star is seeking his second straight crown today in Palawan. …

  • 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 …

  • Ward subdues marathon man Isner to give Britain 2-0 lead

    Ward subdues marathon man Isner to give Britain 2-0 lead

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    Ward subdues marathon man Isner to give Britain 2-0 lead

    (Reuters) - James Ward defied the odds to beat American marathon man John Isner 6-7(4) 5-7 6-3 7-6(3) 15-13 as Britain took a shock 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup first round tie against the United States in Glasgow on Friday. After Andy Murray beat Donald Young 6-1 6-1 4-6 6-2 in the first rubber, Ward battled back from two sets down to tame an opponent ranked 91 places above him in a match where the final set alone stretched to 107 heart-pumping minutes. …

  • Ward wins five-set thriller to put Britain 2-0 up

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    Ward wins five-set thriller to put Britain 2-0 up

    James Ward staged a thrilling fightback from two sets down to beat John Isner 6-7 (4/7), 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3), 15-13 and put Great Britain 2-0 up in their Davis Cup World Group tie against the United States on Friday. After Andy Murray had earlier seen off Donald Young 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in front of his adoring home crowd in Glasgow, Ward looked destined for defeat as he lost the first two sets against the big-serving Isner. …

  • Monfils, Simon win to give France 2-0 Davis Cup lead

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    Monfils, Simon win to give France 2-0 Davis Cup lead

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon both won their opening matches to give France a 2-0 lead over Germany in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday. …

  • 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. …

  • Rap star bets big on Mayweather over Pacquiao

    Rap star bets big on Mayweather over Pacquiao

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    Rap star bets big on Mayweather over Pacquiao

    Curtis Jackson, the rap music star better known as 50 Cent, says he will bet $1.6 million (1.47 million euros) on pal Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao in their May boxing showdown. He's focused right now." Jackson last year taunted Mayweather's reading ability after a radio station aired audio of the fighter struggling to read a promotion transcript. Mayweather responded with a Twitter posting featuring a photo of two massive paychecks saying, "Read this $72,276000.00 God bless." …

  • For boxing's 'other guys,' a prime-time opportunity

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    Boxing is about to put on its richest fight ever. …

  • 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. …

  • For Ronda Rousey, 14 seconds is nice, but it's hardly a personal record

    For Ronda Rousey, 14 seconds is nice, but it's hardly a personal record

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    For Ronda Rousey, 14 seconds is nice, but it's hardly a personal record

    When the UFC women's bantamweight champion was just 14 and competing in judo, she won a match much quicker than she did at UFC 184 against Cat Zingano on Feb. 28. …

  • Mad Dash: Bubba Watson tee shot buzzes gallery

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    Mad Dash: Bubba Watson tee shot buzzes gallery

    In today's Mad Dash: Bubba Watson nearly takes out fans standing right in front of him, a high school hockey player has fantastic hair, and Ronda Rousey's win lives again in claymation form. …

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

    Fri, Mar 6, 2015 4:13 AM PHT
    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 …