Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Latest Sports Stories You are browsing entries filed in “Latest Sports Stories”

Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

: In this June 18, 2013 file photo, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, right, and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James collide during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami. A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. AP

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless

US boxer Bernard Hopkins gives the thumbs up during a press conference in Washington on April 17, 2014 ahead of his light heavyweight unification title fight against Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan on April 19. Hopkins, already boxing's oldest-ever world champion at 49, is looking to keep rewriting the record books when he faces Shumenov. AFP

Nine months shy of his 50th birthday, Bernard Hopkins will try to become the oldest boxer to unify world titles when he faces Kazakhstan’s Beibut Shumenov on Saturday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

LeBron still No. 1 with NBA’s most popular jersey

Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, reacts as he talks with official Michael Smith during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 98-86. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

LeBron James’ jersey remains the most popular in the NBA. The Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time, the league announced on Thursday. With teammate Dwyane Wade — whose jersey number hasn’t changed in 11 years — at No. 7, the Heat also had the top spot on the team merchandise sales list.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids

By
pacquiao-041814

Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila before dawn of Good Friday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Professional | Read More »

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games due to lack of funds

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country’s reputation could be at risk if things don’t go smoothly.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Duke freshman declares for NBA draft

In this March 16, 2014 file photo, Duke's Jabari Parker, right, drives past Virginia's Justin Anderson during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Parker is entering the NBA draft, and there's a strong chance he'll be the No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the National Basketball Association draft, and there’s a strong chance he’ll be the No. 1 pick.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games

SEA Games

Vietnam said Thursday it had decided against hosting the 2019 Asian Games for financial reasons, and was exploring procedures to withdraw from staging the region’s largest sporting event.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory

Rafael Nadal of Spain, acknowledges applause after defeating Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. AP

Top seed Rafael Nadal finished with a clean ace on match point to seal his 300th career victory on clay and advance into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover

Stanislas Wawrinka AP

Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka earned a free trip into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday when Spain’s Nicolas Almagro retired before their third-round match with a foot injury.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener

By
volleyball-ball-2

The Philippines-PLDT squad got off to a great start in the 2014 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship Nakhon Pahtom, Thailand on Thursday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Volleyball | Read More »

PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt

By
galvan23

The Filipino youth boxers were off to a stumbling start in the AIBA World Youth Championship, which drew at least 500 boxers from 90 nations, in Sofia in Bulgaria.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant shoots over Detroit Pistons guard Kyle Singler during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. AP

The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant. Even on a career night for Caldwell-Pope, advantage Oklahoma City.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker (15) dribbles past Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Washington. The Bobcats won 94-88 in overtime. AP

Kemba Walker scored eight of his 22 points in overtime to help the Charlotte Bobcats defeat the Chicago Bulls 91-86 Wednesday night and finish the season with eight wins in their final nine games.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games
  2. Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  3. Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  4. Freddie Roach: I’m satisfied; Manny Pacquiao did well
  5. Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  6. Ginebra’s new import Freeman arrives, makes PBA return vs ROS
  7. After Pacquiao, BIR chief Henares runs after boxing fans
  8. My ideal weight is 140, declares Pacquiao
  9. Mommy Dionisia explains ‘vodoo’ act vs Bradley
  10. Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover
  1. ‘Mommy D’ steals show as son fights
  2. Pacquiao wins unanimous decision vs Bradley to reclaim WBO title
  3. Pacquiao: I’m ready for Mayweather bout
  4. Manny Pacquiao: I’ll have everything back
  5. Mommy Dionisia explains ‘vodoo’ act vs Bradley
  6. Pacquiao punching power ‘way harder’ in first fight—Bradley
  7. Wrestling star Ultimate Warrior’s cause of death revealed
  8. My ideal weight is 140, declares Pacquiao
  9. Pacquiao ‘strong, faster’ for tiff
  10. Bradley to Pacquiao: You better be ready
  1. ‘Mommy D’ steals show as son fights
  2. Pacquiao wins unanimous decision vs Bradley to reclaim WBO title
  3. Pacquiao: I’m ready for Mayweather bout
  4. Mayweather surprise visitor to Bradley camp
  5. Bradley won’t last distance– Peñalosa
  6. Manny Pacquiao: I’ll have everything back
  7. Mommy Dionisia explains ‘vodoo’ act vs Bradley
  8. Pacquiao punching power ‘way harder’ in first fight—Bradley
  9. Wrestling star Ultimate Warrior’s cause of death revealed
  10. Tapering off: Pacquiao already at 147 lb

News

  • US urges Myanmar to ease tensions
  • Little known jihadist group vows new Egypt attacks
  • Chelsea Clinton pregnancy
  • Call for sanctions against N. Korea over abuses
  • Pope washes feet of disabled, including elderly Muslim
  • Sports

  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless
  • LeBron still No. 1 with NBA’s most popular jersey
  • Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
  • Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games due to lack of funds
  • Lifestyle

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Entertainment

  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes
  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • Business

  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • US stocks end mostly higher after earnings deluge
  • Total says makes ‘very promising’ oil find off Ivory Coast
  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • Technology

  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Last call for nominations to ’14 Presidential Awards
  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Filipina Maryknoll sister honored for years of service
  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • Marketplace