Saturday, March 31, 2012

Chieffy Caligdong : Air Force is the "Ginebra" of the UFL

Source : Alder Almo (

MANILA, Philippines – When Chieffy Caligdong scores, fans roar in approval. When Mark Caguioa scores, three fourths of the Big Dome goes wild.

Steve Nash open to joining the Heat next season

Source : Sekou Smith

HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – The free agent class of 2012 took a major hit when Dwight Howard decided to stick around in Orlando for at least another year.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Roach not bothered by Manny's tax woes

Source : Dino Maragay/Contributor (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines - Freddie Roach yesterday said Manny Pacquiao’s problem with the Bureau of Internal Revenue won’t be a distraction in their preparation for the Filipino icon’s fight with Timothy Bradley on June 9 in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Amare Stoudemire out indefinitely with back injury

Source : NBA on Yahoo Sports

NEW YORK (AP)—Amare Stoudemire has a bulging disk in his back and is out indefinitely, a damaging blow to the New York Knicks with a month left in the regular season.

PBA pool for Gilas 2.0 released; McGee naturalization on process

Source : Reynaldo Belen, InterAKTV

“Deep, versatile, skilled.”

That’s how incoming SMART-Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes described the 16-man pool from the PBA he named on Tuesday.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Pacquiao to fight BIR to the last round

Source :

MANILA, Philippines – This is one fight he will see to the last round. The fighting words are from world boxing icon and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, sounding deeply hurt by a contempt case from the Bureau of Internal Revenue that he said made him look like a tax evader.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Lassiter, David in pool for Gilas 2.0

Source : Nelson Beltran (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines - Coach Chot Reyes will have his crack players at Talk n Text and Powerade’s 1-2 punch of Gary David and Marcio Lassiter to banner Smart Gilas II set to compete in the Fiba Asia Championship next year.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Derek Fisher signs with OKC Thunder

Source : JEFF LATZKE, AP Sports Writer thru Yahoo Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)—After winning five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers, Derek Fisher chose the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder as the team where he wants to go for No. 6.

Pacquiao starts training March 26th

Source : Roy Luarca Philippine Daily Inquirer

Very keen on his coming fight with Timothy Bradley, Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao has instructed strength and conditioning expert Alex Ariza to whip him back into tiptop shape starting March 26.

Lennox Lewis : Heavyweight boxing is dead

Source : Yahoo Sports

Former world champion Lennox Lewis has declared the heavyweight division "dead" and criticised current champions Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko for fighting sub-standard boxers.
Lewis, 46, retired in 2003 as the WBC and IBO champion after defending his titles with a sixth round technical knock-out of Vitali Klitschko, but says the heavyweight division badly needs more exciting fighters to come through.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Chelsea to open Football Academy in the Philippines w/ Younghusbands

Source : AKTV

Chelsea FC, one of the world’s biggest football clubs with a history of excellence and achievement, will be opening a soccer school in partnership with The Younghusband Football Academy, the first ever of its kind, in the Philippines on May 15.

Memphis Grizzlies set to sign Gilbert Arenas

Source :

Free-agent guard Gilbert Arenas exited an elevator in FedExForum with a pep in his step Monday morning following a workout for the Grizzlies.

Pacquiao : God told me to retire

Source : AKTV

MANILA — Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said on Monday that he had been told by God in a dream to retire soon, potentially raising doubt over hopes of a fight with American Floyd Mayweather.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Rumor : Jeremy Lin's minutes could be limited under new coach

Source : New York Daily News

Jeremy Lin’s days as a starting point guard could be numbered.

When Mike D'Antoni walked away from the Knicks he may have taken Linsanity with him, as the role in the offense will change dramatically under new head coach Mike Woodson.

SBP Exec Sonny Barrios to meet FIBA officials

Source : AKTV

MANILA — Renauld “Sonny” Barrios, executive director of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, left Thursday night for Geneva, Switzerland on the invitation of International Basketball Federation (FIBA) secretary-general Patrick Baumann to a meeting of the Competitions Commission on next-phase discussions of the new system that will govern world basketball tournaments.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Howard changes mind, will opt in for next season with Magic

Source :

In one of the wildest 24 hour stretches of NBA trade deadline history, Dwight Howard has finally changed his mind about changing his mind one last time and will reportedly not leave the Orlando Magic via trade today or free agency this summer.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Warriors trade Ellis to Bucks; Howard wants to stay in Orlando

Source : NBA on Yahoo Sports

The Golden State Warriors have agreed in principle to trade guard Monta Ellis and two players to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Philippine Azkals advance to AFC Challenge Cup Semis

Source : AKTV

The Philippine national men’s football team wrote a new chapter in Philippine football history Tuesday, crashing the semifinals of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Tajikistan.

Roach : Pacquiao will KO Bradley in later rounds

Source : ABS CBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – Boxing coach Freddie Roach believes that his prized fighter Manny Pacquiao will knock the lights out of Timothy Bradley on June 9.

“Well I think Manny will have a spectacular win. The fans want to see a knockout; I want to see a knockout,” Pacquiao’s mentor said in Boxing Talk.

TJ Ford retires; well wishes for Ricky Rubio

Source : PAUL J. WEBER, AP Sports Writer thru Yahoo Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP)—Spurs point guard T.J. Ford abruptly retired Monday following the latest scare to his surgically repaired spine, which once sidelined him for an entire NBA season and hampered the dazzling promise that made him a college star.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

UFC : Mark Muñoz eyes July return to the octagon

Source : Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines—FILIPINO-AMERICAN mixed martial arts star Mark Muñoz has set his eyes on returning to action in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in July.

Lamar Odom sent to NBDL

Source : Yahoo Sports

DALLAS (AP)—Lamar Odom will play at least one game in the NBA Development League before rejoining the Dallas Mavericks.