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Huskies claim fourth US NCAA crown

Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier shoots between Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins (25) and guard Aaron Harrison (2) during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. AP

The University of Connecticut kept their perfect championship game record intact by claiming their fourth NCAA national title on Monday with a 60-54 victory over the University of Kentucky.

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

PSL Draft: Petron picks Santiago; AirAsia tabs 2-time MVP Maraño

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Determined to improve from a last place finish the last time out, Petron Blaze Wednesday made former National University star Aleona Denise “Dindin” Santiago the top pick of the first Philippine Superliga draft.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Other Sports,Volleyball | Read More »

Shakey’s V-League: Arellano, NU repulse foes

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Arellano pulled off the biggest upset of the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 First Conference so far by stunning reigning UAAP champion Ateneo, 21-25, 25-16, 17-25, 25-20, 15-13, Sunday night before a huge Sunday crowd at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Volleyball | Read More »

Stephen F. Austin hits 4-point play late, stuns VCU in OT

Stephen F. Austin players react as Desmond Haymon sinks a 3-point jumper to pull them to within one point of Virginia Commonwealth in the final moments of regulation in the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in San Diego. Stephen F. Austin won 77-75 in overtime. AP

Meet your new NCAA tournament darlings: The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. Trailing most of the second half after a meltdown against Virginia Commonwealth’s relentless pressure, the gritty ‘Jacks tied the game on Desmond Haymon’s improbable four-point play with 3.6 seconds left in regulation and survived in overtime for a 77-75 win over VCU on Friday night.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Wichita State goes 35-0 for best start in NCAA history

Cal Poly forward Zach Gordon is surrounded by Wichita State defenders Darius Carter (left), Cleanthony Early (11) and Evan Wessel, RIGHT, during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in St. Louis. AP

Cleananthony Early had 23 points and unbeaten Wichita State faced no resistance from Cal Poly, going to 35-0 for the best start in NCAA history with a 64-37 rout of Cal Poly in the Midwest Region on Friday night.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mercer shocks Duke in NCAA tourney opener

Mercer forward Jakob Gollon (20) celebrates a basket against Duke during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. AP

Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Louisville comes alive late, beats Manhattan 71-64

Louisville guard Terry Rozier (0) drives for the basket as Manhattan forward Rhamel Brown (5) defends during the first half in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. AP

Luke Hancock hit two huge 3-pointers in the final 1:19 to help Louisville finally shake free from tenacious Manhattan, 71-64 in the NCAA tournament Thursday night.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Shakey’s V-League Season 11 unfolds with record 12 teams

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With a record number of participating teams, the biggest Shakey’s V-League yet unfolds on Sunday.

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

No.1 Florida makes SEC history in rout of Kentucky

Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin (5), forward Casey Prather (24), center Patric Young (4) and forward Will Yeguete (15) celebrate after defeating Kentucky, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Gainsville, Fla. AP

With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Perps Squad bags eighth crown

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The Perpetual Help Perps Squad isn’t resting on its laurels. Fresh from winning its fifth straight NCAA cheerleading title, the Perps Squad tries to complete a rare double when it vies in the prestigious National Cheerleading Championship at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay late this month.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

JRU rules NCAA athletics for 4th straight year

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The teams for the NCAA season 89 athletics meet. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/KC Cruz/NCAA

Jose Rizal University completed a fourth straight NCAA championship run with plenty to spare at the close of the athletics competition on Saturday at the La Salle-Dasmariñas oval.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Tolentino, Ravena head Seaoil NBTC All-Star cast

The country’s top high school players will see action in the 2014 Seaoil NBTC League All-Star Game on March 9 at Ynares Sports Center in Pasig.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Lady Stags duo gets NCAA beach volley crown after 2nd try

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After a second try, Gretchel Soltones and Czarina Berbano finally got a taste of the NCAA beach volleyball crown.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Volleyball | Read More »

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