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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…

  • Rockets surprise Cavaliers in overtime

    Rockets surprise Cavaliers in overtime

    14 hours ago
    Rockets surprise Cavaliers in overtime

    James Harden finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Houston Rockets edged the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 in overtime. Terrence Jones tallied 19 points with seven rebounds and Donatas Motiejunas scored 16 points Sunday for the Rockets, who won all their five-game homestand NBA contests. LeBron James struggled at times, missing two free throws that cost Cleveland the game late in overtime. Kevin Love had 21 points and Tristan Thompson recorded 14 points with a …

  • NBA: Bulls lose top scorer Butler for up to six weeks

    1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Chicago Bulls scoring leader Jimmy Butler will be sidelined for up to six weeks with a sprained left elbow, the struggling NBA club said Monday. The team's announcement that Butler's MRI exam showed a sprained ulnar ligament and small bone impaction injury adds Butler to an injury list that includes former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose and forward Taj Gibson, nursing a sore left ankle. Butler, who has started 55 games for the Bulls, is averaging 20.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists …

  • Kevin Garnett bought 1,000 tickets to Wolves-Clippers to give away to fans

    1 hour 5 minutes ago
    Kevin Garnett bought 1,000 tickets to Wolves-Clippers to give away to fans

    Garnett's been overwhelmed by his reception since his return to Minnesota, and he wanted to say thank you. …

  • 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. …

  • Blackwater dumps Kia

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 8:05 AM PHT

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. – Globalport vs Talk ’N Text 5:15 p.m. – San Miguel Beer vs Purefoods Blackwater played the role of a party pooper as it downed Kia, 115-104, in a game the team intended to give its playing coach Manny Pacquiao a memorable sendoff in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup last night at The Arena in San Juan. Rookie guard Brian Heruela scored a career-best 27 points while veteran shooter Sunday Salvacio came off the bench to add 22 points in the Petron Saturday …

  • TNT targets solo lead

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 1:27 AM PHT

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum)3 p.m. – Globalport vs Talk ’N Text5:15 p.m. – San Miguel Beer vs PurefoodsStruggling Purefoods and San Miguel face off today while Talk ‘N Text aims to take the solo lead in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Purefoods tries to put a stop to a three-game losing skid as the defending champion Hotshots lean anew on Denzel Bowles, who wound up with 31 points and seven rebounds during his first game, a 96-87 defeat to Ginebra. ... …

  • Jovanovski out, Nara advances in Malaysia

    Jovanovski out, Nara advances in Malaysia

    1 hour 5 minutes ago
    Jovanovski out, Nara advances in Malaysia

    Little-known Elizaveta Kulichkova knocked seventh-seed Bojana Jovanovski out in the first round of the WTA Malaysian Open on Monday. Sixth-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan also made it to the next stage, beating Switzerland's Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 7-6, in hot and humid conditions in Kuala Lumpur. …

  • Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    1 hour 32 minutes ago
    Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the second sudden-death hole to Ireland's Padraig Harrington. The 21-year-old Floridian, whose father Jay was a professional tennis player, reaching the quarter-finals in the French Open and U.S. Open, is ranked 173rd in the world, but showed the talent and poise to suggest his maiden win isn't far away. …

  • Marin Cilic to miss Croatia's Davis Cup tie against Serbia

    7 hours ago

    KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Marin Cilic has failed to recover from injury and will miss Croatia's Davis Cup tie against Serbia next weekend. …

  • 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. …

  • Frampton stops Avalos to keep IBF super bantam title

    Sun, Mar 1, 2015 8:13 AM PHT

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Carl Frampton stopped American challenger Chris Avalos in the fifth round to win his first defense of the IBF super bantamweight belt on Saturday. …

  • 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 …

  • Egypt names Cuper from Argentina to lead its soccer team

    Egypt names Cuper from Argentina to lead its soccer team

    1 hour 5 minutes ago
    Egypt names Cuper from Argentina to lead its soccer team

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian Football Association has appointed Hector Cuper, from Argentina, as the new manager of its national team. …

  • Dutch candidate for FIFA presidency wants more transparency

    1 hour 22 minutes ago
    Dutch candidate for FIFA presidency wants more transparency

    ZEIST, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch candidate for the FIFA presidency said Monday he wants to boost the number of teams at the World Cup to 40 and give guaranteed berths to host nations and defending champions. …

  • Van Praag wants full disclosure of World Cup report

    1 hour 42 minutes ago
    Van Praag wants full disclosure of World Cup report

    FIFA presidential candidate Michael van Praag said he would ensure full disclosure of Michael Garcia's report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups if he is elected in May. Soccer's governing body has been under pressure to publish former FIFA ethics investigator Garcia's report to help shed light on what happened during the turbulent process for the tournaments awarded to Russia and Qatar respectively. Van Praag, the president of the Dutch football association (KNVB), …

  • Civil rights group to sue FBI over Chechen man's death

    1 hour 20 minutes ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Leaders of a civil rights group said Monday that they plan to sue the FBI for $30 million on behalf of the family of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect. …

  • Don't let anger ruin the night

    7 hours ago
    Don't let anger ruin the night

    ONE Championship Vice President and three-time Middleweight World Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin shares valuable insights on how to manage your anger in public and avoid getting into a fight. …

  • Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win

    20 hours ago
    Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke. …