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  • Boxing: ‘Money’ Mayweather jabs back at Rousey

    Boxing: ‘Money’ Mayweather jabs back at Rousey

    Los Angeles, United States | Verbal sparring between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued Thursday as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star’s dig at his earning power. “Big bank take little bank,” Mayweather said in a…

  • UFC: Charles Oliveira released from hospital

    UFC: Charles Oliveira released from hospital

        UFC featherweight contender Charles Oliveira was officially released from the hospital and was declared negative for serious injuries after Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 74. According to FOX Sports, Oliveira had allegedly suffered a “micro-tear” in his esophagus and not…

  • FInally, Brandon Vera gets his title shot at ONE FC

    FInally, Brandon Vera gets his title shot at ONE FC

        Filipino- American MMA fighter Brandon Vera will finally have his first heavyweight title shot at the inaugural ONE Championship. The fight was officially announced on ONE FC’s website, showing the Fil-Am’s video. Vera (13-7), a UFC veteran debuted…

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  • JRU’s win under protest

    JRU’s win under protest

    Games Today (The Arena, San Juan) 12 noon – San Beda vs St. Benilde 2 p.m. – Lyceum vs San Sebastian 4 p.m. – Letran vs EAC A bizarre ending marred Jose Rizal University’s 114-112 double overtime victory over…

  • PBA legends eyed to lure fans back

    Imagine Benjie Paras going one-on-one with Jerry Codinera. Or Johnny Abarrientos taking on Olsen Racela. Or Alvin Patrimonio vs Nelson Asaytono. Or Vergel Meneses against Kenneth Duremdes. This idea was tossed around during yesterday’s meeting of the Philippine Basketball…

  • Clarkson’s dad nixes Gilas stint

    Clarkson’s dad nixes Gilas stint

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson and his father appear to be on opposite sides of the spectrum regarding the young Clarkson’s plan to play for Gilas Pilipinas. Jordan’s father, Mike, has warned him from playing for Gilas because…

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  • Nietes up against mysterious rival

    Nietes up against mysterious rival

    Mexican puncher Juan Alejo, who has been handpicked to challenge Donnie Nietes for the Filipino’s world light-flyweight title on Oct. 17 in the US, is shrouded in mystery. Alejo, rated No. 7 by the World Boxing Organization, has a…

  • Roach wants Pacquiao to fight Garcia

    Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach prefers American Danny Garcia over British Amir Khan as Manny Pacquiao’s comeback foe for early-2016. As Top Rank chief Bob Arum begins the arduous task of finding an ideal dance partner for Pacquiao,…

  • Khan says fight with Manny will be massive

    British star Amir Khan admits a fight with Manny Pacquiao in early-2016 is the next-best thing to a clash with Floyd Mayweather. The past few years, Khan has clamored and begged for a Mayweather fight but the unbeaten US…

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  • Pinoy bet rallies to beat rival

    Pinoy bet rallies to beat rival

    Alberto Lim Jr. continued his hot form, downing Taiwanese Wu Tung-Lin, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, to barge into the quarterfinals of the Prince George’s Country International Hard Court Junior Tennis Championship yesterday in Maryland, United States. Seeded sixth in the…

  • Novak, Federer seal title duel

    Mason, Ohio — Novak Djokovic had to rally against a lowly qualifier to get another shot at a title he’s never won. Next in his way: Roger Federer, who has more Cincinnati trophies than anyone else. Djokovic got a…

  • Djokovic, Serena gain semis

    Djokovic, Serena gain semis

    Mason, Ohio — Novak Djokovic played his best match. Serena Williams? Well, she needed to pull a Serena to move on. Taking different approaches, the top seeds at Cincinnati reached the semifinals Friday, moving a step closer to a…

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  • Ranking and Olympic points stake in Manila Masters

    Ranking and Olympic points stake in Manila Masters

    An opportunity to earn valuable world ranking points and perhaps a chance to play in the Olympics will be on offer to Filipino golfers in the third edition of the Resorts World Manila Masters which fires off on Nov.…

  • Jason Day eyes PGA player of year award

    Edison, New Jersey — Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedEx Cup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world number one Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award. Day…

  • Bayron leads by 1  after shooting a 65

    Bayron leads by 1 after shooting a 65

    Lipa City — Jay Bayron came charging home with four birdies at the back and sneaked past unfancied Rico Depilo and young turk Keanu Jahns with a seven-under 65 for a one-stroke lead at the start of the ICTSI…

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  • Be realistic about Rio bets – POC

    National sports association leaders who are either daydreaming or sleepwalking are being urged by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to undergo a reality check. POC first vice president Joey Romasanta, fresh from attending a meeting involving chiefs of mission…

  • Bolt leaves ‘em laughing

    Beijing — Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled on the ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.…

  • Bill signed ending UAAP residency rule

    President Aquino has signed a bill ending residency rules imposed by college athletic leagues regarding students transferring from one school to another, dealing a blow to the UAAP which had been the chief proponent of the residency rule which…

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