By Jasmine W. Payo
The biggest basketball spectacle for this hoop-crazy nation has begun.
Two star-studded teams, along with an array of the sport’s living legends, arrived in Manila on Monday as the National Basketball Association stages a preseason game for the first time in Southeast Asia.
Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.
The White House congratulated Tokyo Sunday on its winning bid to host the 2020 Olympics, saying its rich culture, tradition and energy make it the perfect pick.
Top-ranked defending champion Serena Williams defeated US 15th seed Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to reach the US Open quarter-finals, avenging a loss that ousted her from the 2013 Australian Open.
American men’s tennis was pushed to the brink of historic Grand Slam humiliation Saturday when US star John Isner was dumped from the US Open by German Philipp Kohlschreiber for the second year in a row.
Defending champion Andy Murray could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the semifinals at the U.S. Open, while Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer — who have never played each other at Flushing Meadows — might meet in the quarterfinals.
An Australian family was Monday struggling to come to terms with the “senseless” death of their baseballer son in a random drive-by shooting by three teenagers in the United States.
Juan Martin del Potro double-faulted on match point to open the door for American John Isner, who turned the tide and triumphed in three sets in their Cincinnati semi-final on Saturday.
Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has hit back at a federal lawsuit against him and said that his former team overlooked allegations of doping because of a lucrative sponsorship deal.
The swings in momentum in these NBA Finals have been so wild that it has been difficult to grasp just who is in control of the series.
David “Deacon” Jones, a Hall of Fame American football defensive end credited with terming the word “sack” for how he knocked down quarterbacks, has died. He was 74.
Sloane Stephens of the United States reached the French Open’s fourth round for the second consecutive year with a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 victory Saturday over 92nd-ranked Marina Erakovic, who was penalized a point in the third set for getting coached.
By Celest R. Flores
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao may never set foot in the inside a ring in the United States again.