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Spurs win 11th straight, 125-109 over Lakers

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter, of Brazil, below, dunks as Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Tony Parker scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs pulled away from the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, winning 125-109 for their 11th consecutive victory.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

United beats Olympiakos, through in Champs League

Manchester United manager David Moyes celebrates after his team's 3-0 Champions League last 16 second leg soccer match win against Olympiakos at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Robin van Persie ushered Manchester United into the Champions League quarterfinals — and potentially saved his manager’s job — with a hat trick in a 3-0 victory over Olympiakos that completed one of the competition’s greatest comebacks on Wednesday.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Knicks open Jackson Era with seventh straight win

: Phil Jackson waves to the crowd as he is introduced during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in New York. Jackson was hired as the president of the Knicks this week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Long after Phil Jackson acknowledged the cheering fans with a thumbs-up and then a wave, there was one more standing ovation inside Madison Square Garden.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

FIBA denies Ukraine to give up 2015 Euro basket

: A Ukrainian officer checks documents at the border crossing of Uspenka on the Ukrainian-Russian border, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Ukraine's leadership simmered with a mix of hopelessness and anger at losing Crimea, tempering an influx of eager young men signing up as reservists with the growing certainty that no savior would deliver them from the Russian takeover. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

The European basketball federation denied reports on Wednesday that Ukraine has pulled out of hosting next year’s continental championship amid political and economic turmoil.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

D-League powerhouse NLEX applies for PBA

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Photo by Celest Flores/ INQUIRER.net

Another team has expressed its interest of joining the PBA. NLEX, one of the powerhouse-champion squads in the PBA D-League, is making a jump to the big league as it submitted a letter of intent to the PBA on Wednesday.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

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