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Princess upends 2 US foes, gains final

PRINCESS Superal survived a tough quarterfinal duel with American Bethany Wu and then dominated Cindy Ha of New Jersey in the semifinals to seal a showdown with Mexico’s Marjosse Navarro for the US Girls’ Junior Championship crown at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Arizona, Friday.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Kvitova vs Bouchard for Wimbledon crown

Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open runner-up Simona Halep, 7-6 (5), 6-2, Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final against 2011 champion Petra Kvitova.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Source: QB Kolb agrees to 2-year deal with Bills

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2011, file photo, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb passes during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. The Buffalo Bills have turned their attention to free-agent Kolb. A person familiar with talks said Saturday night that the Bills are close to completing a deal to sign the sixth-year player. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of discussions. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Kevin Kolb is getting another chance at a fresh start, this time with the quarterback-needy Buffalo Bills.

A person familiar with negotiations said the free-agent sixth-year player agreed to a two-year contract potentially worth over $12 million with Buffalo on Saturday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Bills haven’t announced the move.

Posted: March 31st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

CCP Bobcats awe opposition in NCC

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The National Cheerleading Champions Central Colleges of the Philippines shows form during the national cheerleading championship at the Philsport Arena in Pasig City Sunday. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

After a painful loss to the University of Cordilleras Jaguars and a botched back-to-back championship in 2011, the Central Colleges of the Philippines Bobcats made a powerful comeback and reminded the opposition who own the National Cheerleading Competition.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Manning, Peterson, Pagano: 2012 a year to remember in NFL

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Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano pauses as he speaks during a news conference Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Indianapolis. Pagano returns to the team after undergoing successful leukemia treatment. AP/Darron Cummings

From Peyton Manning overcoming four neck surgeries to Adrian Peterson’s rebound from a shredded knee to Chuck Pagano’s fight with leukemia, this has been the Year of the Comeback in the NFL.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Vargas exhorts PSA awardees; Orcollo, Donaire share Athlete of the Year honors

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On a night when the country’s finest athletes basked in the familiar spotlight, some of the leaders behind their success also shared their glory.

Boxing and billiards claimed the lion’s share of honors in the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards on Saturday night, proving once again that they produced the most number of success stories in 2011.

Posted: March 4th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Frankie Miñoza seeks elusive TCC Invt’l title anew

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Frankie Miñoza, still a title threat as a senior, takes another crack at the only big local crown that has eluded him in his storied career when the 10th edition of the rich The Country Club Invitational tees off on Thursday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Golf,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Top Sports Stories 2011

Manny Pacquiao. AP FILE PHOTO

It was, to say the least, an eventful 2011 for Philippine sports with NBA superstars, led by Kobe Bryant, and football great David Beckham, showing why they are legends in their respective fields before an adoring Filipino crowd. Of course, Manny Pacquiao continued to dominate the local sports scene, with his victories over Sugar Shane Mosley in May and Juan Manuel Marquez in November. But the Azkals weren’t far behind as they won Filipino fans over not only with their good looks but by playing with their hearts on their jerseys and proving that there’s more to Philippine sports than just basketball.

Posted: December 30th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Talk N Text, Rain or Shine rip Govs Cup foes

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Talk N’ Text pounded Alaska from the opening horn for a 101-75 victory in its PBA Governors’ Cup debut to get its Grand Slam wheels rolling at high speed last night at the Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: June 15th, 2011 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Mapua nails FilOil quarterfinals berth

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The Mapua Cardinals clawed back from 17 points down to fend off the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, 75-71, and punched in the last ticket to the quarterfinals in Group B of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Preseason Premier Cup Wednesday at the Arena in San Juan.

Posted: June 1st, 2011 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,NCAA,UAAP | Read More »

LeBron takes another crack at first NBA crown

LeBron James. AP FILE PHOTO

Miami Heat’s LeBron James waits to shoot during an NBA Finals basketball practice Monday, May 30, 2011, in Miami. The Dallas Mavericks will play the Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Tuesday. Photo by AP MIAMI—The last time LeBron James was in the NBA finals, hardly anyone bothered to watch him. James was [...]

Posted: June 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Nowitzki: Mavs just want to win

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LOS ANGELES—When the NBA Finals start in Miami on Tuesday (Wednesday morning in Manila), the Mavericks will become the latest team from Dallas to take on the so-called “Curse of the Crease” when they face the Heat in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series. For countless Dallas sports fans, the infamous jinx has cruelly dashed [...]

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

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