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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…

  • Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

    Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

    1 hour 18 minutes ago
    Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

    Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. …

  • NBA: Earl Lloyd, league's first black player, dies

    1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in a National Basketball Association game, has died at the age of 86. Friends of the Lloyd family called the WXYZ television station in Detroit to report Lloyd's death, which was later confirmed by his alma mater, West Virginia State University. "The State family mourns the loss of a fellow Yellow Jacket and trailblazer who was a true champion both on and off of the basketball court," university president Brian Hemphill said in a statement, which …

  • Next PBA chief’s job to be less taxing

    14 hours ago

    The PBA Board of Governors has decided minimize the work load of the commissioner finding his tasks as too taxing such as attending all PBA and D-League games, reviewing game tapes during controversies, handing down fines and penalties while attending to the various significant matters in the office. In a meeting yesterday to discuss the criteria in selecting the next PBA commissioner to succeed lawyer Chito Salud, who tendered his resignation effective end of the current season, the board …

  • Kia giant makes difference

    14 hours ago

    Talk ‘N Text coach Jong Uichico feels there is nothing special about expansion club Kia except for one guy and it’s not Manny Pacquiao. Puerto Rican import PJ Ramos, who has been a dominating presence inside the paint for the Carnival, was singled out by the multi-awarded Uichico as the reason behind Kia’s recent success. “He’s not just a tall guy, he’s big,” said Uichico of the 7-foot-3 Ramos, who struck hard for Kia with 24 points, 25 rebounds and nine assists. “It’s okay if he was just …

  • Pacquiao’s assassins shock Tropang Texters

    Thu, Feb 26, 2015 8:05 AM PHT

    Games Tomorrow (Smart Araneta Coliseum)4:15 p.m. – Barako Bull vs Rain or Shine7 p.m. – Meralco vs NLEXThe assassins of Manny Pacquiao struck again last night.After knocking down two champion teams this conference, Kia added perennial contender Talk ’N Text to its list of victims after hacking out a nail-biting 106-103 win in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Sophomore forward Hyram Bagatsing and veteran guard Leo Avenido played key roles in the second half for …

  • 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. …

  • Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:28 PM PHT
    Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American favourite Floyd Mayweather in history's richest fight by two longtime rivals for the planet's top "pound-for-pound" boxer crown. Otherwise he might fight me toe-to-toe." The Philippines is in the throes of "Pacmania" as the 36-year-old, dubbed "The National Fist" by local media, is set to fly to the United States to train for the May 2 Las Vegas bout. The 38-year-old Mayweather, tipped as the favourite by …

  • Boxing: Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:22 PM PHT

    Underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American favourite Floyd Mayweather in history's richest fight by two longtime rivals for the planet's top "pound-for-pound" boxer crown. Otherwise he might fight me toe-to-toe." The Philippines is in the throes of "Pacmania" as the 36-year-old, dubbed "The National Fist" by local media, is set to fly to the United States to train for the May 2 Las Vegas bout. The 38-year-old Mayweather, tipped as the favourite by …

  • Roach thinks Pacquiao could knock out slower Mayweather

    Wed, Feb 25, 2015 12:20 PM PHT
    Roach thinks Pacquiao could knock out slower Mayweather

    Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao’s trainer during his ascent to the top of the boxing world, think that his ward has enough not just to beat Floyd Mayweather but knock him out. …

  • Chinese fans laud departing FC Guangzhou Evergrande coach Lippi

    Chinese fans laud departing FC Guangzhou Evergrande coach Lippi

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    Chinese fans laud departing FC Guangzhou Evergrande coach Lippi

    Chinese football fans and media heaped praise on Italy's World Cup winning-coach Marcello Lippi on Friday, after he resigned from Guangzhou Evergrande club following three trophy-laden years. Evergrande, one of Asia's richest clubs, have taken the last four Chinese Super League titles, three of them under Lippi, and won the Asian Champions League in 2013. Lippi had already stepped aside as team coach in November, to be replaced by Fabio Cannavaro, his captain for the 2006 World Cup triumph in …

  • Khedira to return to Real Madrid training

    7 hours ago
    Khedira to return to Real Madrid training

    The Germany international has been given permission to return to training next week after a three-week spell on the sidelines with a muscle injury …

  • Sergio Ramos: Ancelotti one of the best coaches

    7 hours ago
    Sergio Ramos: Ancelotti one of the best coaches

    The Real Madrid defender rates his current boss as one of the finest he's work with, insisting the Italian's man-management skills set him apart from many of his contemporaries …