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Asian sides head for winless World Cup

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Asian Football Confederation (AFC) teams are heading for their first World Cup blank in 24 years, with Japan, South Korea, Australia and Iran all failing to muster a single victory in Brazil so far.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

AFC: PH U-14 girls top group, face Myanmar next

The Philippines’ sustained its blistering form in the AFC Under-14 Girls Regional Championship Thursday, coasting to a 5-0 romp of Cambodia in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Football,Headlines | Read More »

AFC heartbreak: Palestine proves too tough for Azkals

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Breaking new ground in a tournament they were so determined to win, the Philippine Azkals felt it was finally their time.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Football,Headlines,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Seahawks dominate Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl 48

Seattle Seahawks' Golden Tate celebrates after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8. AP

The Seattle Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Super Bowl awaits Filipino-favored teams

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I tried but failed to get hold of PBA great Abe King last night to spur him into a friendly wager. So I ended up making a fun bet with my town mate Joey Antonio, a resident of the Seattle area like Abe—the former San Beda and Toyota Tamaraws stalwart—on the outcome of this Sunday’s (Monday in Manila) match pitting the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Section,Southpaw | Read More »

NFL: Ravens shock Broncos in double-overtime

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) reacts after hitting the winning field goal against the Denver Broncos in overtime of an AFC divisional playoff NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Denver. The Ravens won 38-35. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

No matter where his season or his career might end, Joe Flacco will always have The Fling.

And Peyton Manning will always have to live with that throw he made, too.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Former Glasgow defender new Global coach

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Reigning UFL champion Global unveiled former Glasgow Rangers defender Bryan Reid as its new coach Thursday, underlining its serious bid to contend in the AFC Presidents Cup and keep its two other titles this year.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Football,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

UFL gives champ Global green light to join AFC tilt

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United Football League champion Global has been given the green light to join the 9th Asian Football Confederation President’s Cup—the continental club competition for emerging football nations—marking another milestone for the sport in the country.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Football,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Peyton Manning, Peterson make Pro Bowl

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2012, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sets up to throw a pass against the Cleveland Browns in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Denver. Manning was selected to the Pro Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson want to cap their sensational comebacks with Super Bowl appearances. For now, they can be proud of Pro Bowl spots.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Ramos rips decision clearing two Azkals

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ASIAN Football Confederation match commissioner Cristy Ramos slammed Friday the decision of the Philippine Football Federation Disciplinary Committee that found no basis in the sexual harrasment charges she filed against members of the men’s national team last March.

Posted: September 2nd, 2012 in Football,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Azkals’ Moy breaks silence: ‘Heartbreaking misunderstanding’

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Lexton Moy, one of two members of the Philippine football team accused by AFC match commissioner Cristy Ramos of sexual harassment, Saturdayy broke his silence on the raging controversy, apologizing “to all those who I inadvertently hurt or insulted due to a comment directed to a teammate.”

Posted: March 10th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Wolf out, Etheridge doubtful for AFC tilt

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Fil-German striker Dennis Wolf, whose presence has added bite to the Philippine Azkals’ attack, has been ruled out of the AFC Challenge Cup, but goalkeeper Neil Etheridge is still holding out hope that his club Fulham FC will release him for the March 9 to 19 tournament.

Posted: March 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

NFL football–not the kind the Azkals play

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Countless Filipinos in the Pacific and Mountain Time zones would still watch the National Football League’s Super Bowl on Sunday, February 5 (Monday in the Philippines).

Posted: January 28th, 2012 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »

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