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  • Star ousts Globalport to enter semis

    Star ousts Globalport to enter semis

    Rising to the challenge posed by a playoff opponent which morphed from being a docile creature to becoming a ferocious beast in just 48 hours, the Star Hotshots turned back Globalport, 101-94, in their do-or-die last night to advance…

  • UFC: Yoel Romero clears “gay Jesus” comments after KO win vs. Machida [VIDEO]

    UFC: Yoel Romero clears “gay Jesus” comments after KO win vs. Machida [VIDEO]

    Photo courtesy of Dana White, UFC’s twitter account Cuban fighter Yoel Romero delivered knock out win against legend Lyoto Machida on the third round of UFC Fight Night 70. But what stunned the world were his alleged “gay Jesus”…

  • Star beats Globalport by 53

    Star beats Globalport by 53

    Games Today (Smart Araneta) 3 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs Barako Bull 5:15 p.m. – Meralco vs SMB     Obliterating a twice-to-beat advantage in the playoffs was never so easy. And a travelling violation never so ignored.   The…

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  • Thompson helps lift Perpetual past Pirates

    Thompson helps lift Perpetual past Pirates

    Games Tomorrow (The Arena, San Juan) 10 a.m. – EAC-ICA vs San Beda (Jrs) 12 noon – Mapua vs San Sebastian (Jrs) 2 p.m. – EAC vs San Beda (Srs) 4 p.m. – Mapua vs San Sebastian (Srs) It…

  • Star, Alaska start semis series

    Game Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – Star vs Alaska Game Tomorrow (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs San Miguel Beer Older and wiser, mentor and students meet again in the semis under slightly…

  • SMB import Reid ready to face Guiao’s Painters

    San Miguel Beer import Arizona Reid does not hold a grudge against Rain or Shine, his former team, but he is also in no mood to be sentimental as the two teams start their best-of-five semifinal series in the…

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  • Floyd, Pacquiao are 1-2 in Forbes’ highest-paid celebs

    Floyd, Pacquiao are 1-2 in Forbes’ highest-paid celebs

    Sports – boxing to be exact – took the first and second spots on the list of highest-paid celebrities compiled and released by Forbes. Fresh from their landmark megafight in Las Vegas last May 2, Floyd Mayweather was listed…

  • Boxers turn to Asian tourney as next hurdle

    The triumphant boxing team is back in Baguio City to resume its buildup for the Asian championships in Bangkok in late-August and the world championships in Qatar later in the year. After winning the overall crown in the 28th…

  • Villanueva eyes IBF title

    The spate of losses in world title fights continue to pile up and King Arthur Villanueva gets the opportunity to put a stop to the bleeding when he travels to the border city of El Paso, Texas, to vie…

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  • Nervy start for  Serena, Novak

    Nervy start for Serena, Novak

    London (AFP) — Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova reached the Wimbledon second round on Monday as 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt’s 17-year All England Club career came to a bruising end. Defending champion Djokovic enjoyed a 6-4, 6-4,…

  • Serena, Djokovic take center stage

    Serena, Djokovic take center stage

    London — Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams,  and Maria Sharapova take center stage as Wimbledon gets underway on Monday while Lleyton Hewitt hopes for a long goodbye on his 17th and final appearance at the All England Club. World number…

  • Djokovic targets Wimbledon

    Djokovic targets Wimbledon

    London — After losing in the French Open final, Novak Djokovic wanted nothing to do with tennis. For about a week, anyway. Now, with his opening match at Wimbledon coming Monday on Centre Court, the top-ranked Serb is firmly…

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  • On home turf, Lascuña takes favorite role

    On home turf, Lascuña takes favorite role

    Tony Lascuña, Jay Bayron and Miguel Tabuena brace for an early shootout in the featured flight kicking off the P1.5 million ICTSI Rancho Palos Verdes Classic today at Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club in Davao City. Though…

  • Watson clinches Travelers title on second playoff

    Cromwell, Connecticut — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff. The long-driving lefty made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey for his second Travelers Championship victory. Watson improved to…

  • Harman seizes Travelers lead

    Cromwell, United States — Brian Harman rolled in a birdie on his final hole to card his second straight five-under 65 and take a one-stroke lead into the fourth round of the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship. Harman, whose only…

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  • Lim suspended 1 game for nudge

    Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Coach Frankie Lim received a one-game suspension plus a P50,000 fine following what appeared to be a physical contact with Alaska player Calvin Abueva during their PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinal game last Friday. Lim’s punishment…

  • Triathlon eyes Tokyo Games stint

    Triathlon eyes Tokyo Games stint

    Buoyed by its success in the recent Singapore SEA Games, the Triathlon Association of the Philippines (TRAP) is looking to send its top athletes to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. For that to happen, TRAP President Tom Carrasco said their…

  • More chances for aspiring PH athletes

    For the first time in four years, the Philippine National Games (PNG) will hold qualifying legs starting with the Luzon stage tomorrow to give athletes more chances to secure berths in the national team. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman…