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San Mig completes Grand Slam dream

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Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA

Hailed as champions so many times before, this batch of San Mig Coffee Mixers can now be called by another name: Immortals.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Unfazed Yap delivers anew, seals 4th Finals MVP and San Mig Grand Slam

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Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA

Tension filled the Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday night. But as the anxiety built throughout the historic dome that saw more than 23,000 hold their breaths as the last game of the finals went down to the last shot, James Yap hardly flinched.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

San Mig Coffee takes final shot at Grand Slam dream

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THINGS are expected to be more physical as San Mig Coffee and Rain or Shine play for all the marbles in  Game 5 tonight of the PBA Governors’ Cup championship series. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

The PBA Governors’ Cup started with most everyone’s eyes focused on San Mig Coffee’s Grand Slam bid.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Mixers move closer to rare Grand Slam

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SAN MIG COFFEE import Marqus Blakely gets a shot off Rain or Shine swingman Gabe Norwood.  AUGUST DELA CRUZ

TIM CONE still doesn’t want to talk about it, even if San Mig Coffee is now within a win of a coveted Grand Slam.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

It’s Federer vs Djokovic

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for the Wimbledon title after the old guard held off the new in the semifinals Friday at the All England Club.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Guiao says ROS ‘hungrier’ team; Cone savors chance for another Grand Slam

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Yen Guiao and Tim Cone. FILE PHOTOS

For all the talk about San Mig Coffee’s bid for a Grand Slam, Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao’s message is clear: His Painters aren’t trying to play spoilers but rather win a championship of their own.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Halep loses her focus, and her 1st major final

Romania's Simona Halep reacts as she plays Russia's Maria Sharapova during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Saturday, June 7, 2014. AP

Amid all the emotions of playing in her first Grand Slam final at the French Open, Simona Halep was able to keep her cool and keep her focus on the tennis.

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Texters book vital fifth win; Aces stun defending champ Mixers

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Paul Harris of Talk N Text (light) vs Dior Lowhorn and Marvin Hayes of GlobalPort (dark). NUKI SABIO/PBA

With jetlag and all, Paul Harris announced his return as the Talk ‘N Text import in a truly big way.

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Venus beats Ivanovic in Dubai 2nd round

Venus Williams of the U.S. returns the ball to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the third day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. AP

Venus Williams pummeled Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-1 in a second-round match between former world No. 1s at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Li Na wins 1st match after Australian Open triumph

Li Na of China returns the ball to Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during the third day of the WTA Qatar Ladies Open in Doha, Qatar,Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. AP

Top-seeded Li Na, playing her first match since winning the Australian Open last month, beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 in the second round at the Qatar Open on Wednesday.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Sharapova and Pavlyuchenkova reach Open GDF semis

Maria Sharapova. AP File Photo

Top-seeded Maria Sharapova thrashed eighth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-2, 6-2 on Friday to set up an all-Russian semifinal against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Open Gaz de France.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Huey, Inglot drop Australian Open Final 4 bid

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TREAT Huey. AFP

Treat Huey of the Philippines and Dominic Inglot of Great Britain faded in the crucial point of the match and dropped a 6-7 (7-3), 7-6 (8-6), 6-4, decision Tuesday to unseeded American Eric Butorac and South African Raven Klaasen in the Australian Open men’s doubles quarterfinals.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Huey, British pal barge into Australian Open quarterfinals

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TREAT Huey. AFP

Filipino Davis Cupper Treat Huey and British partner Dominic Inglot stunned seventh seeds Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam Qureshi of Pakistan, 6-4, 7-6 (7-1), on Sunday and reached their second successive Grand Slam quarterfinal round.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

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