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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 »

St. Benilde dethrones San Beda for NCAA overall crown

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St. Benilde, this season’s host, clinched the NCAA season 89 general championship, dethroning San Beda.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Perpetual Perpsquad gets ‘five-peat’ in NCAA cheerleading

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Photo by Celest Flores/ INQUIRER.net

University of Perpetual Help is still the NCAA cheerleading’s best. For the fifth straight year, the Altas Perpsquad on Thursday continued their reign in the cheerleading competition to hike their championships to eight.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Before Rain or Shine, Guiao and Red Bull also attempted walkout

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Tim Cone and the coaching staff awaits for the game to resume while Rain or Shine team is at the dug out. PHOTO BY BUKI SABIO/ PBA IMAGES

It wasn’t the first time head coach Yeng Guiao and his team had attempted a walkout during the PBA playoffs.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

PBA finals: Rain or Shine walks out, but returns to the court

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Photo by Celest Flores/ INQUIRER.net

The entire Rain or Shine squad, led by head coach Yeng Guiao, walked out during second quarter of game 6 of the PBA Philippine Cup finals.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

UAAP: Ateneo lady tossers stun no.2 NU to forge deciding game

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Ateneo shocked National University, 25-17, 12-25, 31-29, 28-26, to forge a rubber match for the last Finals berth in the UAAP Season 76 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NLEX reclaims PBA D-League title; Lanete MVP

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Photo by Celest Flores/ INQUIRER.net

NLEX reclaimed its reign in the PBA Developmental League with a masterful sweep of Big Chill on Wednesday before game 6 of the PBA finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Talk ‘N Text’s Ali Peek announces retirement

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After 16 fruitful seasons in the PBA, Ali Peek has decided to call it a career.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

US boxer Lydell Rhodes impressed with Pacquiao’s speed, ferocity

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BOUNCING BACK. Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao celebrates his win in his title fight against Brandon Rios in Macau. AP

American undefeated lightweight boxer Lydell Rhodes got a taste of boxing legend and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao’s ferocity during a four-round sparring session on Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

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