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Philippines climbs to world No. 31 in latest Fiba Rankings

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Philippines' Japeth Aguilar, left, and teammate Jim Alapag, right, celebrates after winning the match at the end of the match  against Senegal during the Group B Basketball World Cup match between the Philippines and Senegal in Seville, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. AP

Gilas Pilipinas’ gutsy showing in the 2014 Fiba World Cup had the country climbing three spots to No. 31 in the latest Fiba Rankings.

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

2014 Fiba World Cup: US breeze past Lithuania into final

United States's Andre Drummond, left, takes on Lithuania's Adas Juskevicius during their Basketball World Cup semifinal match at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

The United States moved a step closer to retaining basketball’s World Cup on Thursday as they beat Lithuania 96-68 in Barcelona to reach the final.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Tennis: Petkovic beats Rogers to win Gastein Ladies

Germany's Andrea Petkovic returns a ball during her final match against Shelby Rogers of the United States at the WTA tennis tournament in Bad Gastein, Austria, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Petkovic won with 6-3 and 6-3. AP

BAD GASTEIN, Austria — Andrea Petkovic took another step toward a return to the top 10 of the WTA rankings by winning her second title of the season at the Gastein Ladies on Sunday.   The 20th-ranked German, who played her first clay-court event since reaching the semifinals at last month’s French Open, beat Shelby […]

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Fil-Ams beef up Blu Girls in W. Cup

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THE PHILIPPINE Blu Girls will be reinforced by a slew of talented United States-based players as they see action in the World Cup of Softball starting Monday in Irvine, California.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

US confident it can stop Ronaldo on Sunday

United States' Michael Bradley talks during a press conference before a training session in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. The U.S. will play against Portugal in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup on June 22. AP

Just after he was cut from the US roster last month, right back Brad Evans posted this snarky tweet: “You got off easy this time @Cristiano.”

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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