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  • NAASCU player dead week after shooting

    November 2, 2018 4:46 AM 13

    University of Pasay guard Rutger Acidre and his girlfriend died after getting shot by an unknown assailant MANILA, Philippines – A basketball player from the National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (NAASCU) and his girlfriend died after getting shot by an unknown assailant. Rutger Acidre, a 24-year-old guard who suited up for the City University

  • Filipino Randy Petalcorin KOed by Nicaraguan in world title fight

    October 29, 2018 12:34 PM 9

    The home bet succumbs to Felix Alvarado in their bout for the International Boxing Federation light flyweight belt MANILA, Philippines – Randy Petalcorin missed a chance on becoming the next Filipino world champion after falling prey to Nicaragua's Felix Alvarado in a knockout loss at the Midas Hotel in Pasay City on Monday, October 29. The Filipino

  • Simone Biles in hospital scare at World Gymnastics

    October 27, 2018 12:12 PM 13

    The American superstar gymnast says the medical emergency won't stop her from competing in the world championships FIGHTER. Ten-time world champion Simone Biles remains a favorite in the competition. DOHA, Qatar – Simone Biles was rushed to the hospital in Qatar with a kidney stone, just hours before the American superstar makes her bow at this year's

  • Jrue Holiday helps Pelicans rally past Nets, stay undefeated

    October 27, 2018 4:57 AM 13

    Jrue Holiday scored five of his game-high 26 points in the final 22 seconds as the host New Orleans Pelicans rallied to stay undefeated with a 117-115 victory against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. Holiday, who was coming off a 2-for-15 shooting performance, made two free throws to pull the Pelicans within 115-114 with 21.9 seconds left. With the shot clock

  • San Beda downs Perpetual, meets Lyceum anew in NCAA Finals

    October 26, 2018 9:29 AM 10

    The defending champion Red Lions march to the NCAA championship round for the 13th straight year MANILA, Philippines – The San Beda Red Lions kept their three-peat bid alive after an 83-72 triumph over the upstart Perpetual Altas in the NCAA Season 94 men's basketball tournament at the FilOil Flying V Centre on Friday, October 26. Seasoned veteran Robert

  • Baseball's World Series: 5 things to know

    October 24, 2018 12:36 AM 15

    It's Los Angeles versus Boston in Major League Baseball's best-of-seven finals This year's World Series marks the longest journey between stadiums in World Series history. The 2,588 miles (4,165km) between Fenway Park, the oldest major league ballpark debuting in 1912, and Dodger Stadium, the third-oldest having opened in 1962, is 20 miles longer than the trip from New York's

  • Rafael Nadal maintains lead as Russian breaks into ATP Top 20

    October 22, 2018 2:14 PM 10

    Russia's Karen Khachanov breaches into the Top 20 following his triumph in the Kremlin Cup PARIS, France – Russia's Karen Khachanov moved into the Top 20 of the latest men's ATP tennis rankings released Monday, October 22, following his win in the Kremlin Cup. Third seeded wildcard Khachanov beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in straight sets on Sunday

  • No better birthday gift for Eduard Folayang than ONE title

    October 22, 2018 12:41 PM 14

    The Baguio City native makes a bold prediction that there will be a coronation of another Filipino world champion in mixed martial arts MANILA, Philippines – There couldn't be a more fitting gift for Eduard Folayang as he becomes a year older than to reclaim the ONE lightweight world title. Folayang and Singapore's Amir Khan will clash for the vacant

  • Roger Federer reveals long-standing hand injury

    October 22, 2018 4:29 AM 7

    The Swiss star bares he has been enduring pain for 3 months BASEL, Switzerland – Roger Federer has revealed that he has been suffering with a hand injury since the summer, but said the problem is no longer a worry as he heads into his home Swiss Open starting on Monday, October 22. The 20-time Grand Slam winner told Germany's Sonntag Zeitung of the problem

  • Juan Gomez de Liaño drops 1st UAAP triple-double in 12 years

    October 21, 2018 9:38 AM 14

    UP guard Juan Gomez de Liaño makes history in the Fighting Maroons' sweep of the UE Red Warriors MANILA, Philippines – University of the Philippine' Juan Gomez de Liaño sustained his stellar play and even made history this time as the first UAAP player in 12 years to notch a triple-double. Gomez de Liaño dropped 15 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists