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Knicks prevent Nets from clinching fifth seed

New York Knicks' J.R. Smith (8) drives past Brooklyn Nets' Andrei Kirilenko, of Russia, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. The Knicsk won 109-98. AP

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points as the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on Tuesday to win the season series between city rivals.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary

The figure 96, made up of fans scarves, fills the centre circle before the Hillsborough 25th Anniversary Memorial Service at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday April 15, 2014, and with a circular silver anniversary memorial placed, at centre foreground, for the service. AP

Scarves donated by football clubs across the world were laid out in the center circle at Anfield, forming the shape of the number “96″ beneath a clear blue sky.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Cebu police to secure venues showing Pacquiao fight

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In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, boxer Manny Pacquiao, of the Phillipines, left, poses for a photo with current WBO World Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley of Indio, Ca., during a press conference in New York. Bradley believes former pound-for-pound king Pacquiao has lost his competitive fire heading into Saturday's, April 12, 2014 welterweight rematch in Las Vegas. AP

Cebu City police have been directed to be on alert and ensure peace and order in and around establishments offering a live showing of the fight between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and American Tim Bradley on Sunday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Ghosts of Pacman’s rematches past

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Boxing’s greatest fighters always had those great rivalries and series. For eight-division World Champion Manny Pacquiao he had three, and a fourth one coming.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Brownouts may frustrate some of Pacquiao’s fans in Mindanao

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Manny Pacquiao is shown training with coach Freddie Roach Wednesday April 2, 2014 at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Timothy Bradley April 12 in a WBO Welterweight title bout. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

The power outages that have been afflicting several Mindanao areas, sometimes lasting up to seven hours each day, may be a source of frustration for the legions of fans of Manny Pacquiao.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

San Miguel tightens hold of 2nd spot with win over San Mig Coffee

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PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

San Miguel Beer bolstered its bid for a twice-to-beat advantage after beating San Mig Coffee, 97-88, in the 2014 PLDT Home Tvolution PBA Commissioner’s Cup Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Free live-viewing of Pacquiao fight in 7 places in Manila

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Seven venues in the city of Manila will provide free live viewing of Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao’s fight against American boxer Timothy Bradley on Sunday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pacquiao fight no excuse to skip Mass, says bishop

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Manny Pacquiao (left) and Timothy Bradley. AP FILE PHOTO

Do not skip Mass on Palm Sunday just to watch the rematch between Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Timothy Bradley Jr., the head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines reminded the Catholic faithful Saturday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Professional | Read More »

Pacquiao eager for decisive win in Bradley rematch

Manny Pacquiao is shown training with coach Freddie Roach Wednesday April 2, 2014 at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Timothy Bradley April 12 in a WBO Welterweight title bout. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Manny Pacquiao wants a decisive victory over Timothy Bradley in their eagerly anticipated welterweight world title rematch Saturday in Las Vegas as he bids to avenge a controversial loss two years ago.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Arum targets Chinese fight fans with new TV show

Bob Arum. AP FILE PHOTO

Promoter Bob Arum is continuing his push to build pro boxing’s profile in China with a weekly television program devoted to the Sweet Science that will begin airing there in May.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pre-season games set for 5 cities worldwide

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. AFP FILE PHOTO

The NBA will play pre-season games in five cities around the world next October, the league said Thursday.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Kevin Durant’s scoring streak stops at 41 games

Kevin Durant. AFP/Christian Petersen/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA

Kevin Durant’s historic scoring streak came to a halt Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Thunder toppled the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday 107-92.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA: Plumlee jams James as Nets complete sweep

Brooklyn Nets forward Mason Plumlee (1) blocks a shot by Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) in the final seconds of the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Miami. The Nets defeated the Heat 88-87. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Mason Plumlee denied LeBron James a dunk as time expired and the New York Nets defeated the reigning champs Miami 88-87 to finish off a four-game season sweep of the Heat.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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