Saturday, June 30, 2012

Lamar Odom back to Clippers ; Mo Williams to Jazz

Source : Yahoo Sports

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Mo Williams will be reunited with the Utah Jazz as part of a four-team deal that will send Lamar Odom back to Los Angeles for a second chance with the Clippers.

Friday, June 29, 2012

NBA Draft Recap

Anthony Davis
Here are the list of players who were drafted in the 2012 NBA Draft. As expected, Anthony Davis was selected first over all by the New Orleans Hornets. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist went second to the Charlotte Bobcats. Click to see who else got drafted.

SEABA Roster finalized ; Avenido awarded ABL MVP

Source : Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - With the early exit of their team in the PBA Governors Cup, Sonny Thoss, LA Tenorio and Mac Baracael have been tapped to reinforce the Smart Gilas select team competing in the SEABA men’s championship in July 3-7 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Pacquiao's poker face ; Donaire beefs up for title defense

Source : Yahoo Sports

Promoter Bob Arum met with former welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in Los Angeles on Monday and said the only news of substance to come out of the meeting is that Pacquiao will fight next on Nov. 10.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

P-Noy challenges Filipino Olympians

Source : Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has challenged the 11 Filipino athletes set to do battle in the eight sports in next month’s Olympics in London to finally end a long 16-year medal drought in the quadrennial games.

UFL : Global wins UFL Championship

Source : AKTV
A 1-1 draw against the Loyola Meralco Sparks was enough for Global FC to take home the 2012 United Football League title in a thrilling nightcap to Championship Tuesday at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium.

Arum exploring ALL options for Pacquiao-Mayweather

Source : Boxing Scene

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is not giving up on the possibility of providing fight fans around the world the showdown they have longed to see between “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao and undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.

NBA transactions involving Dwight Howard, Ben Gordon, Lamar Odom

Dwight Howard being chased by Houston

As the Houston Rockets prepare for a run at Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, they've secured another top 20 pick in the NBA draft, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Filipino Olympic athletes asks for prayers

Source : ABS CBN Sports

Eleven Filipino athletes have qualified for the London Games: tracsksters Marestella Torres and Rene Herrera, boxer Mark Barriga, swimmers Jasmine Alkhaldi and Jessie Lacuña, shooter Brian Rosario, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, BMX rider Daniel Caluag, judoka Tomohiko Hoshina, and archers Mark Javier and Rachel Cabral.

PBA : Mikee Romero intends to join the league

Source : AKTV

Mikee Romero’s dream of joining the Philippine Basketball Association will finally happen next season.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

ABL : Indonesia ties series at 1-1 vs. San Miguel

Source : ABL

The Indonesia Warriors forced a game 3 after an 81-61 win at their homecourt, Britama Arena.

Friday, June 22, 2012

[Video] NBA Finals : Heat win Championship 4-1

The Miami Heat have clinched their 2nd title in franchise history. First one for the most scrutinized player in NBA History, Lebron James. Congratulations Lebron and Miami! Videos inside.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Azkals set for US training camp

Source : ABS CBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) is setting up the Philippine Azkals for a four-game stint in the US this coming August.

WBO : Pacquiao won ; both fighters want the rematch

Source : Ring TV

A five-member panel of judges convened by WBO President Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel has unanimously scored in favor of  Manny Pacquiao after watching video of Tim Bradley's disputed split-decision victory that dethroned Pacquiao as welterweight titleholder on June 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

WBO review of Pacquiao-Bradley bout about to end

Source : Ring TV

WBO President Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel said that Wednesday could mark the conclusion of his investigation into the disputed split-decision victory by Tim Bradley, which dethroned Manny Pacquiao as WBO welterweight beltholder at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on June 9.

[Video]NBA Finals Game 4 : Heat win 104-98; take 3-1 lead

Game 4 on the NBA Finals took place. The Heat withstood an onslaught from Thunder's  Russell Westbrook who had 43 points. Mario Chalmers, who has been struggling the past 3 games, stepped up big scoring 25 points. Lebron James had a cramps late in the game and sat out late in the fourth quarter. Click to see highlights of today's game.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Pacquiao : Don't blame Bradley

Source : ABS CBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao on Sunday asked his fans and supporters not to blame unbeaten fighter Timothy Bradley Jr. for the controversial result of their bout last June 9 in Las Vegas.

MOA Arena tweets about Pippen, Rodman visit on July 18

Yesterday, the MOA Arena official twitter account, posted an event that would surely be a hit for die hard 90's Bulls fans. In that tweet, it is said that Basketball Hall of Famers Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman would be coming in the Philippines and be at the MOA Arena on July 18th.

Jong Uichico to coach Smart Gilas "cadet"; Fil-ams join in

Source : AKTV

The SMART-Gilas Pilipinas national program is planning to send its cadet team to represent the country in the qualifying tournament organized by the Southeast Asian Basketball Association for this year’s FIBA Asia Cup, formerly known as the Stankovic Cup.

[Video] NBA Finals : Heat take series lead vs. Thunder

Video Source : NBA
Here are the highlights of game 3 of the NBA Finals. Heat won 91 - 85 behind Lebron James' 29 points.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

ABL Finals : Beermen take game 1

Source : Asean Basketball League

The San Miguel Beermen and Indonesia Warriors lived up to the hype as they delivered an intense first game in the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League Finals 2012 series which the Beermen won 86-83 this afternoon.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

SM Group working to bring NBA preseason games to MOA Arena

Source : AKTV

With its new state of the art Mall of Asia Arena, the SM Group is looking to bring top basketball action to Filipino fans, as it bids to host an NBA preseason game at the venue.

[Highlights] NBA Finals : Heat tie series at 1-1

Source : Yahoo Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) LeBron James had received plenty of help from Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, and now he had to finish it on his own.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

WBO to review Pacquiao-Bradley bout

Source : Associated Press thru Yahoo Sports
One of boxing's major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be ''clarity'' in the judging of the fight.

Judge rejects Mayweather house arrest

Source : Yahoo Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s request that he be released from jail because the low-quality food and water have threatened his health was denied by a Las Vegas judge who says he should eat and drink what is being given to him behind bars.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

PFF wants to host Long Teng Cup

Source : AKTV

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) aims to bring an annual international tournament in the country this October.

Mayweather wants house arrest

Source : Yahoo Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) A judge in Las Vegas said she'll decide later this week whether to ease jail conditions for Floyd Mayweather Jr., after his lawyers argued that the undefeated champion is getting out of shape in solitary confinement and may never fight again.

[Highlights] NBA Finals : Thunder surges late to beat Heat; lead 1-0

Source : Yahoo Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year.

So forget those NBA Finals jitters at the start. Durant and the young Thunder showed they have already figured out how to finish.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Memphis Grizzlies sold to Californian Billionaire

Source : Yahoo Sports
Majority owner Michael Heisley has been trying to sell his Memphis Grizzlies for years to just the right person, and the Illinois billionaire finally found his buyer.

Lebron vs. KD in NBA Finals

Source : AP thru Yahoo Sports
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) LeBron James is quickly racking up MVP awards while Kevin Durant is collecting scoring titles at the same pace.

No plan for Nevada Commission to review Pacquiao-Bradley bout

Source : LA Times

LAS VEGAS -- The executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said he anticipates no discipline or review of the judges who awarded Palm Springs' Timothy Bradley a controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Heat-Thunder Finals could be heaven for basketball fans

Source :

MIAMI -- There are certain favors you ask at great, great risk. Such as: Borrow large sums of money. Help move a piano. Take care of your dog that still hasn't gotten the hang of housetraining.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Actor Gerald Anderson's hoop dreams

Source : AKTV

Actor Gerald Anderson has never made his passion for the game of basketball a secret.

In his first feature film, the movie-based-on-a-Rexona commercial “First Day High,” Anderson played a basketball varsity star named Michael Jordan “MJ2” Ramirez. (In the movie, his brother was played by PBA player Rich Alvarez).

Pacquiao-Bradley live streaming; Donaire believes 80% of Pacman is enough

Source : AKTV

LAS VEGAS — Nonito Donaire believes Manny Pacquiao will simply be too much for his friend Timothy Bradley to handle when they go at it this Saturday night at the MGM Grand.

Shanghai Sharks visit cancelled

Source : AKTV

MANILA – A Chinese basketball team has called off friendly games in the Philippines amid a tense territorial dispute between the two countries, a sports official organising the events said Thursday.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Philippines wins Asian Rugby Football Union Award for Development

Source :

The Philippine Rugby Football Union is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) Development Award for 2012.

Smart Gilas 2 holds first practice

Source : Yahoo Philippines

The first-ever practice session of the new Smart Gilas Pilipinas national men's basketball team, dubbed "Gilas II", was held last night at the San Juan Arena, where all sixteen PBA players selected in the pool by head coach Chot Reyes were in attendance.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Small market teams' success in NBA Playoffs

Source : JON KRAWCZYNSKI | The Associated Press

The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder are locked in a rousing series with some of the biggest stars in the sport, some of the most raucous crowds in the league and television ratings that are nearing record highs.

Pacquiao needs to be impressive

Source : TIM DAHLBERG | The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) The gym had been cleared, and the wait for Manny Pacquiao had begun. He would spar six rounds this day to prepare for his fight with Timothy Bradley, and there was security at the door of the Wild Card to make sure no one but the usual entourage and assorted fight types were on hand to watch.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Docs show Pacquiao-Mayweather almost happened in 2010

Source : Kevin Lole, Yahoo Sports

LAS VEGAS – Though sports fans remain desperate to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight Manny Pacquiao, in 2010 the superstar boxers came closer to fighting than anyone previously realized, according to a document obtained by Yahoo! Sports.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Roach : No rematch

Source : Manila Bulletin

LOS ANGELES — No rematch.

Lead trainer Freddie Roach said there’s no way Manny Pacquiao is going to lose to Tim Bradley next week in Las Vegas.

Smart Gilas II formed

Source : Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Smart Gilas II has been formally formed, and coach Chot Reyes and the members of the national training pool are looking forward to start their training and preparation for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.

NBA Draft Lottery : Hornets win #1 pick

Source :

NEW YORK (AP) -- New owner, and now a new star player coming to New Orleans.