Monday, April 30, 2012

Ricky Hatton back on his feet

Source : Peter Hutchison AFP

Former world champion Ricky Hatton says he has put his drugs, drink and depression nightmare behind him as he relishes his new life outside the ring as a promoter.

The British star, nicknamed "The Hitman", admitted he had contemplated suicide after his humiliating second-round knockout at the hands of Manny Pacquiao in May 2009 -- the last fight of his career.

PBA Commissioners Cup Finals : Talk and Text ties 2-2; Conference Awardees named

Source : AKTV

The Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters served notice that they’re not giving up their Commissioner’s Cup crown easily, fashioning a 100-85 rout the B-MEG Llamados in Game Four of the finals Sunday at the SMART Araneta Coliseum before a crowd of 18,696 fans, the biggest this season for the PBA.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Rose out for the rest of NBA Playoffs; Game results

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls star Derrick Rose will miss the rest of the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

PBA Commissioners Cup Finals : Talk and Text even series 1-1

Source : AKTV
In the fourth quarter of Game Two of the PBA finals, and with Talk ‘N Text down three points, “The Blur” Jayson Castro streaked down the court like, well, a blur.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Metta World Peace suspended 7 games

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NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace was suspended seven games by the NBA on Tuesday for elbowing James Harden, meaning he could miss at least six playoff games.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

PBA Commissioners Cup Finals : Bmeg Llamados win game 1

Source : AKTV

B-MEG squandered a 14-point first-quarter lead, but recovered in time by doing what they do best: playing tough defense.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Philippine Volcanoes win Division 1 crown of the HSBC Asian 5 Nations

Photo from PhilStar
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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Volcanoes made rugby history on Saturday by surviving Sri Lanka’s furious rally late in the game to grab the Division 1 crown of the HSBC Asian 5 Nations.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

De La Hoya : Mayweather will eventually get beaten

Source : ABSCBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – Golden Boy Promotions president and former world champion Oscar De La Hoya is convinced that sooner or later, undefeated American star Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet his match inside the boxing ring.

Philippine Volcanoes beats Chinese Taipei

Source : ABS-CBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Volcanoes dominated Chinese Taipei for their second-straight win in the HSBC Asian 5 Nations rugby tournament at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Magic prepares to finish season without Howard

Source : Yahoo Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says he's preparing to play the rest of the regular season and playoffs without injured star Dwight Howard.

Chelsea conduction football camp with Younghusbands

Source : AKTV

English club Chelsea will be powering a football camp through the Younghusband Football Academy before both entities set their sights on launching a full-blown football school in the Philippines.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

4 more pros invited for Gilas 2.0

Source : Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Smart Gilas Pilipinas is tapping Japeth Aguilar, Jarred Dillinger, Sol Mercado and Jeff Chan as addition to the national pool that will be trained for two years in preparation for the Asian qualifier for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Bulls beat Heat in a Derrick Rose off night

Source : Yahoo Sports

CHICAGO (AP)—LeBron James hit the go-ahead 3-pointer, and the Miami Heat looked as if they were in good shape.

Instead, they were shaking off another loss.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Last two Pacquiao fights fail to impress Ariza

Source : Romina S. Austria Philippine Daily Inquirer

Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning coach said he is far from impressed with the Filipino ring superstar’s two fights last year.

Patrimonio, Caidic to play in PBA All Star Weekend

Source : AKTV

Some of the greatest players in PBA history are set to take the floor once again.

As part of the 2012 PBA All-Star Weekend, two teams composed of former and current PBA stars will clash in Laoag, Ilocos Norte over All-Star weekend.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Mavs, Odom to part ways

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Lamar Odom's brief and bumpy ride with the Dallas Mavericks has come to an abrupt end.

The Mavericks and Odom spent Easter Sunday working out a parting, according to sources close to the situation, that frees the struggling Odom to leave the team immediately without actually being released.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

"Bring on the needles" - Bradley

Source : Abac Cordero (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines - Timothy Bradley wouldn’t mind being served needles for breakfast.

Yes, needles.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Dwight Howard reportedly wants Stan Van Gundy out

Source : David Pingalore

ORLANDO, Fla. - In order for Dwight Howard to sign a contract extension this summer with the Orlando Magic, team owners will have to fire head coach Stan Van Gundy, as well as his coaching staff, sources close to the team and the NBA told Local 6 Sports Director David Pingalore.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Reggie Miller leads 2012 Hall of Fame Class

Source : ESPN

NEW ORLEANS -- Reggie Miller rode his sister's coat-tails all the way to the Hall of Fame.