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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…

  • Beermen need a win badly

    Tue, Mar 3, 2015 8:00 AM PHT

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. – Alaska vs Kia 7 p.m. – Barako Bull vs San Miguel Beer Struggling Philippine Cup champion San Miguel is in dire need of winning its last four games, beginning with tonight’s clash with Barako Bull in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Beermen take on the Energy at 7 p.m. hoping to use it as launching pad for a turnaround after a 113-105 overtime loss to the defending champion Purefoods Star Hotshots last Sunday at the …

  • Patriots gain outright semis

    Tue, Mar 3, 2015 8:00 AM PHT

    Games Sunday (Ynares Sports Arena)3 p.m. – DOJ vs MMDA4:30 p.m. – PNP vs AFPStandings: Malacañang 7-1, Judiciary 6-2, Senate 6-2, PNP 5-2, AFP 4-3, MMDA 2-5,DOJ 2-5, BFP 1-7.Malacañang drew big games from Samuel Ignacio and Melvin Verches to outlast Judiciary, 69-65, and clinch an outright semis berth in the 3rd UNTV Cup held over the weekend at the Ynares Sports Arena.A staff of Department of Tourism, Ignacio held his own against former PBA player Don Camaso to help Malacañang notched its …

  • Despite his injury, Mark raring to play

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 11:58 PM PHT

    Barangay Ginebra San Miguel skipper Mark Caguioa is nursing a hip injury, but that will not stop him from playing in the annual PBA All-Star Game in Palawan. He also hopes to provide entertainment to the PBA fans in his own way. “The reason why I’m there (at the PBA All-Star) is because of them (fans),” said Caguioa, a 15-year PBA veteran who averages 11 points, 4.86 rebounds and 1.43 assists this conference. The PBA All-Star Weekend is scheduled on March 5 to 8. …

  • Wozniacki survives first round in Malaysia

    Wozniacki survives first round in Malaysia

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    Wozniacki survives first round in Malaysia

    Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki atoned for a first-round exit last year by cruising past China's Wang Yafan on Tuesday at the WTA Malaysian Open. For the second straight year, Wozniacki opened the tournament against an unseeded Chinese challenger who had to go through qualifying to make the tournament, but the outcome was different this time. A year ago she was bundled out in three sets by qualifier Wang Qiang in the first round. Her title chances got a further boost Tuesday with third-seeded …

  • Top seed Wozniacki wins opener in Malaysia

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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki avoided a repeat of her last appearance at the Malaysian Open - a first-round loss - by dispatching Chinese qualifier Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday. …

  • Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

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    Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli sparked speculation on Tuesday of a return from retirement less than two years after bowing out of professional tennis. Should I?" Bartoli said. "Marion Bartoli has just turned 30. …

  • 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. …

  • Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug center

    Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug center

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    Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug center

    Taylor was scheduled to defend his title in April. Citing his legal and medical difficulties, the International Boxing Federation last month declared the middleweight championship vacant. Taylor, 36, had regained the title in 2014 while free on bond and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting a cousin.  The boxer won a bronze medal in the 2000 Olympics and seized the world middleweight belt in 2005 against Bernard Hopkins. Taylor abandoned competition in 2009 following a brain injury sustained …

  • Former boxing champ Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug centre

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    Taylor was scheduled to defend his title in April. Citing his legal and medical difficulties, the International Boxing Federation last month declared the middleweight championship vacant. Taylor, 36, had regained the title in 2014 while free on bond and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting a cousin.  The boxer won a bronze medal in the 2000 Olympics and seized the world middleweight belt in 2005 against Bernard Hopkins. Taylor abandoned competition in 2009 following a brain injury sustained …

  • Pacquiao big hit so far in Vegas sports books vs Mayweather

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. …

  • AFP Sports Schedule for Wednesday, March 4

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    AFP sports schedule for Wednesday, March 4: …

  • AP source: South American confederation to support Blatter

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    AP source: South American confederation to support Blatter

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The countries which make up the South American football confederation have decided to support Sepp Blatter in FIFA's presidential elections, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. …

  • CONMEBOL to back Blatter in FIFA election - source

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    CONMEBOL to back Blatter in FIFA election - source

    By Daniela Desantis ASUNCION (Reuters) - The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) will support Sepp Blatter’s re-election as FIFA president in May, a CONMEBOL source told Reuters on Tuesday. Blatter, who has headed FIFA since 1998, flew into Asuncion on Tuesday on the eve of CONMEBOL’s congress that will hand its president, Paraguayan Juan Angel Napout, another four-year term. The source, who asked not to be named, was at CONMEBOL’s executive committee meeting on Tuesday where …