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NBA: Lakers mum on report Scott offered coaching job

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The Los Angeles Lakers Friday declined to comment on reports they had offered Byron Scott their head coaching job. Scott won three NBA titles as the Lakers’ starting shooting guard in the 1980s. He played in the NBA for 14 seasons, including 11 with the Lakers.

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

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

In this file photo taken on Sunday, July 13, 2014, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff , left, FIFA President Sepp Blatter, center, and Russian President Vladimir Putin are seen during the official ceremony of handover to Russia as the 2018 World Cup hosts, after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service, File)

FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.”

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

LPU wins back-and-forth battle against EAC in NCAA

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It all came down to the last minute. With both teams trading jabs, the Lyceum of the Philippines University Pirates landed the power punch knocking down the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals, 73-67, at the National Collegiate Athletics Association at the Arena in San Juan Friday evening.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,NCAA,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA star Brandon Jennings visits Under Armour in BGC, talks about Gilas

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July 23 was no ordinary day for shoppers at the Under Armour store in Taguig as it was no less than the brand’s NBA player ambassador, Brandon Jennings, who personally dropped by the shop to greet fans.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Benilde comes alive in the clutch, downs Mapua

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It looked like a nail-biter until one dagger three sealed it. Coming through in the clutch, the College of Saint Benilde Blazers got the better of the Mapua Cardinals, 79-72, to come within a single game for a .500 win-loss mark at the National Collegiate Athletics Association at the Arena in San Juan Friday afternoon.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,NCAA,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Lin excited to join Lakers

NBA Los Angeles Lakers player Jeremy Lin waves as he arrives at a media event in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, July 18, 2014. Lin is in Taiwan to host basketball clinics and media events from July 18-25. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Jeremy Lin said Thursday he’s looking to establish himself with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he won’t be trying to recreate “Linsanity” on the West Coast.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Mayweather granted promoter’s license in Nevada

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. can now organize and market fights in Nevada all on his own.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Cavs ink top draft pick Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to take a free throw against the Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA summer league basketball Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed top NBA draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, a move that means they won’t be able to trade the talented teen for at least 30 days.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Cagayan ends Army winning streak in V-League

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Defending their turf against a previously unbeaten foe, the Cagayan Rising Suns laid down the gauntlet trouncing the Philippine Army Lady Troopers in four sets 3-1, 27-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-22.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Volleyball | Read More »

Last Home Stand refund process announced

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Two days after the cancellation of the highly-anticipated Gilas Last Home Stand exhibition, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) continues to accommodate refunds from ticket holders.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,PBA | Read More »

LeBron sends cupcakes to neighbors to apologize for ruckus on return to Cleveland

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Basketball superstar LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his Ohio homecoming earlier this month.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

PLDT shakes off pesky Air Force, claims match in 3 sets

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Fending off a pesky aerial assault, the PLDT Home Telpad Turbo Boosters went on full throttle to ground the Philippine Air Force Air Women in three sets, 25-15, 26-24, 25-22 at the Arena in San Juan Thursday afternoon.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Volleyball | Read More »

PLDT refunds tickets; MVP apologizes

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IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE?  A member of the NBA entourage performs Tuesday night a high-flying slam dunk at Smart Araneta Coliseum using a trampoline to try to pacify the disappointed crowd that expects a game between the NBA stars and Gilas Pilipinas.  AUGUST DE LA CRUZ

Telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) on Wednesday began the process of refunding disgruntled ticket holders after the highly anticipated game between a group of National Basketball Association (NBA) stars and the Gilas Pilipinas national team was reduced to an awkward exhibition of drills on Tuesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

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