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‘It felt like I grew up here,’ says Alaska import on his MRT ride on way to PBA game

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Wendell McKines of Alaska. PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

Not even players from Alaska and San Mig Coffee, who were set for a crucial tiff, were spared by the heavy traffic throughout Metro Manila due to the unrelenting rain and flooding that came with it Tuesday.

Posted: September 10th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Jamelle Cornley pleads not guilty to alarm and scandal charge

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Jamelle Cornley . INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

American basketball player Jamelle Cornley pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a charge of causing alarm and scandal but his lawyer won a deferment of his arraignment on a charge of assaulting a policeman by asking for a reconsideration of the judge’s rejection of an earlier request for a formal preliminary investigation of the second charge.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Taxicab drivers, laborers shrug off Pacquiao loss to Marquez, want him to fight Mayweather

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Taxi drivers will not brake for anything less than a Pacquiao-Mayweather match-up.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

‘My heart stopped; Pacquiao loss unbelievable’

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(L-R) Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez exchange blows during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

“My heart stopped.” This was how Manny Dagala, a condominium security guard in Mandaluyong City, described his shock upon seeing Manny Pacquiao being knocked out by Mexican Manuel Marquez and then staying flat and unconscious in the sixth round of their fight in Las Vegas, US.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Ex-PBA prized import Billy Ray Bates nabbed in QC

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Billy Ray Bates

An American national who was coach for a Philippine Basketball Association team found himself in hot water after allegedly throwing a rock at the windshield of a Mercedes Benz of a Quezon City resident past early Monday.

Posted: September 24th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Fans think Pacquiao-Bradley fight rigged for business’ sake, a rematch

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Fans cry ‘luto’ (rigged) after Manny Pacquiao loses to Timothy Bradley. AP

Most residents of Barangay San Antonio in Pasig City, who saw the fight of boxer Manny Pacquiao with American Timothy Bradley on Sunday noon, were surprised and disappointed after it was announced that the Filipino champion was defeated.

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Manila, QC fans stunned, dismayed but remain loyal, civil over Pacquiao loss

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Fans still respect Manny Pacquiao despite loss to Timothy Bradley. AP PHOTO

A stunned silence, followed by murmurs of disbelief, pervaded the SM Manila cinema 4 as boxing champ Manny Pacquiao lost his first match in seven years.

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

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