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Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig catches a fly ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. AP

Los Angeles pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings as the Dodgers beat San Francisco 2-1 on Thursday to move level with the Giants atop the National League West standings.

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

Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain walks at the paddock before a practice session ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China, Friday, April 18, 2014. AP

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso set the pace in the first practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, indicating the struggling team could emerge as a challenger to dominant Mercedes in Sunday’s race.

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

Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds

In this June 13, 2013 file photo, Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) passes between San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw (33), of France, and Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, during the second half at Game 4 of the NBA Finals, in San Antonio. A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

LeBron James and his Miami Heat teammates seek their third title in a row and fourth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals starting with their playoff opener Sunday against Charlotte.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

: In this June 18, 2013 file photo, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, right, and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James collide during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami. A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. AP

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless

US boxer Bernard Hopkins gives the thumbs up during a press conference in Washington on April 17, 2014 ahead of his light heavyweight unification title fight against Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan on April 19. Hopkins, already boxing's oldest-ever world champion at 49, is looking to keep rewriting the record books when he faces Shumenov. AFP

Nine months shy of his 50th birthday, Bernard Hopkins will try to become the oldest boxer to unify world titles when he faces Kazakhstan’s Beibut Shumenov on Saturday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

LeBron still No. 1 with NBA’s most popular jersey

Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, reacts as he talks with official Michael Smith during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 98-86. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

LeBron James’ jersey remains the most popular in the NBA. The Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time, the league announced on Thursday. With teammate Dwyane Wade — whose jersey number hasn’t changed in 11 years — at No. 7, the Heat also had the top spot on the team merchandise sales list.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games due to lack of funds

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country’s reputation could be at risk if things don’t go smoothly.

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

Duke freshman declares for NBA draft

In this March 16, 2014 file photo, Duke's Jabari Parker, right, drives past Virginia's Justin Anderson during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Parker is entering the NBA draft, and there's a strong chance he'll be the No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the National Basketball Association draft, and there’s a strong chance he’ll be the No. 1 pick.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games

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Vietnam said Thursday it had decided against hosting the 2019 Asian Games for financial reasons, and was exploring procedures to withdraw from staging the region’s largest sporting event.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory

Rafael Nadal of Spain, acknowledges applause after defeating Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. AP

Top seed Rafael Nadal finished with a clean ace on match point to seal his 300th career victory on clay and advance into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover

Stanislas Wawrinka AP

Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka earned a free trip into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday when Spain’s Nicolas Almagro retired before their third-round match with a foot injury.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener

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The Philippines-PLDT squad got off to a great start in the 2014 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship Nakhon Pahtom, Thailand on Thursday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Volleyball | Read More »

PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt

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The Filipino youth boxers were off to a stumbling start in the AIBA World Youth Championship, which drew at least 500 boxers from 90 nations, in Sofia in Bulgaria.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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  2. Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
  3. Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  4. Duke freshman declares for NBA draft
  5. Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  6. Freddie Roach: I’m satisfied; Manny Pacquiao did well
  7. Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  8. Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  9. Ginebra’s new import Freeman arrives, makes PBA return vs ROS
  10. After Pacquiao, BIR chief Henares runs after boxing fans
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  3. Pacquiao: I’m ready for Mayweather bout
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  5. Mommy Dionisia explains ‘vodoo’ act vs Bradley
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  8. My ideal weight is 140, declares Pacquiao
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  2. Pacquiao wins unanimous decision vs Bradley to reclaim WBO title
  3. Pacquiao: I’m ready for Mayweather bout
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  6. Manny Pacquiao: I’ll have everything back
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