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Dana White doesn’t care about potential Pacquiao-McGregor fight

Bong Lozada 08/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines—UFC President Dana White couldn’t care less if Conor McGregor goes on a cross-sport spectacle again. Rumors have been circulating of a potential bout against boxing legend Manny Pacquiao with McGregor fanning the flames when he…

Booker’s buzzer-beater keeps Suns unbeaten in the bubble

08/05/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA — Devin Booker made a turnaround jumper over Paul George as time expired, capping a 35-point performance and giving the Phoenix Suns a 117-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, (Wednesday…

Lakers beat Jazz, clinch top seed in West

08/04/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Anthony Davis had 42 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs by beating the Utah Jazz 116-108 on Monday night…

Spurs move into 9th place in West

08/03/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — DeMar DeRozan made two free throws with a second to play, giving the San Antonio Spurs a 108-106 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, (Monday morning, August 3, 2020, Philippine time)…

Lakers edge Clippers in restart

07/31/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers showed some rust. They knocked it off with time to spare. Anthony Davis scored 34 points, James had the go-ahead basket with 12.8 seconds left…

Gobert lifts Jazz in NBA restart

07/31/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Rudy Gobert sank two free throws with 6.9 seconds left to cap a 14-point, 12-rebound and three-block performance, giving the Utah Jazz a 106-104 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in the…

Players, coaches kneel before NBA’s re-opening night

07/31/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Players and coaches from the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz knelt alongside one another before the first game of the NBA restart on Thursday night (Friday morning, July 31, 2020, Philippine…

Child abuse, lack of schooling at NBA’s China academies—report

Agence France Presse 07/30/2020

Young players have been physically abused and left without schooling at NBA basketball academies in China, which were described as “sweat camp(s) for athletes,” an ESPN report said. Multiple coaches have complained about physical punishment at the…

Band of brothers: Younger Antetokounmpo looks to further career in Spain

Agence France Presse 07/30/2020

If by any chance the four Antetokounmpo brothers face each other on the basketball court, for whom would mother Veronica cheer? NBA MVP Giannis or Thanasis of the Milwaukee Bucks, Kostas of the Los Angeles Lakers or…

Hontiveros bats for unifying candidate

Marc Anthony Reyes 07/30/2020

To repair further disharmony brought by a botched proposal to amend its constitution, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) must work toward coming up with just one candidate for its next president in November and unify the factions…

NBA restart likely to provide TV audience new sights, sounds

07/28/2020

During a normal NBA season, the sights and sounds of arenas serve as both a showy backdrop and home court advantage for its teams. But with no fans allowed in the stands for the upcoming restart because…

Olympic event NSAs seek IATF OK

June Navarro 07/27/2020

Olympic aspirants from rowing, fencing, archery, BMX cycling, 3×3 basketball, karatedo, taekwondo, table tennis, weightlifting, canoe-kayak and wrestling are ready to spring back into action pending the approval of their resumption guidelines by the government. National training…

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