Monday, July 30, 2012

NBA : Kirilenko to T-Wolves

Source : Yahoo Sports

Andrei Kirilenko is returning to the NBA, this time with Minnesota.

The Timberwolves found the versatile, tough-defending small forward they've been seeking to fill out their roster, and this one they didn't have to try to pry away from a division rival.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

NBA : Hornets, Suns, T-Wolves swap

Source : Yahoo Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The Hornets, Suns and Timberwolves have completed a three-team deal that will send 7-foot center Robin Lopez and forward Hakim Warrick from Phoenix to New Orleans, while moving forward Wesley Johnson and a first-round draft pick from Minnesota to the Suns.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Lennox Lewis : Don't go pro to quick

Source : ABS CBN Sports

LONDON -- Five of the 9 Olympic medals won by the Philippines over the years has come from boxing.

Despite being its strongest Olympic sport, the country only has one bet for the 2012 Games.

Filipino Athlete : BMX Rider Daniel Caluag

Source : ABS CBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino-American BMX rider Daniel Caluag qualified to the 2012 London Olympic Games thanks to sterling performances in three tough qualifying BMX tournaments but was subsequently barred from the USA Cycling training facility.

NBA : Dwight Howard nightmare continues

Source : Yahoo Sports

 As appealing trade scenarios for his franchise player shrink, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan's mission of beginning to build trust with All-Star center Dwight Howard was met with an unmistakable response in a Wednesday meeting: Howard continues to rule out a future with the Magic, and wants a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers before the start of the season, sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Philippines bets chance : Brian Rosario

Source : AKTV

Skeet shooter Brian Rosario still remembers what it was like when his father first introduced him to the sport. As a 12-year-old, he used to tag along with dad Paul when the elder Rosario went to the shooting range.

Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra coming with the NBA trophy

Source : Inquirer Sports

MANILA, Philippines—Champion coach Erik Spoelstra is coming back to Manila, and he’s taking the NBA Larry O’ Brien trophy along with him.

NBA player movements : Belinelli to Bulls

Source : Yahoo Sports

The Chicago Bulls finalized a deal with shooting guard Marco Belinelli on Tuesday, and they are about to add center Nazr Mohammed as well, reported.

Monday, July 23, 2012

London 2012 : Filipino boxer Barriga not counting on draw; Mayor assures Games are ready


MANILA, Philippines - How far Filipino boxer Mark Anthony Barriga could go in the coming London Olympics will all depend on the draw.

NBA Round up : Asik officially signs offer sheet from Rockets; and more

Source : Yahoo Sports

Center Omer Asik signed a three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Houston Rockets on Friday, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Busy Suzuki buildup schedule for Azkals

Source : Inquirer Sports

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines will face Cambodia on Sept. 7 in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh as part of its preparations for the AFF Suzuki Cup.

NBA allows ads on jerseys; player movements

Source : Yahoo Sports

The NBA Board of Governors signed off on expanded use of instant replay next season and will allow "advertising patches" on game jerseys in 2013-14.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

PLDT All Star : USA 112 Philippines 93 ;[VIDEO] Rodmans' reunion

Source : AKTV

The Scottie Pippen-led US All-Stars defeated the Filipino contingent led by Kenneth Duremdes, 112-93, in the PLDT All-Star Challenge at the SM Mall of Asia Arena Wednesday.

Smart Gilas 2 Jones Cup roster ; Danding's bro wants to help McGee naturalization

Source : AKTV

Just a few hours after the end of his last game with the Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters, Chot Reyes is already looking forward to his next challenge.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

9 year old Filipino joins FC Barcelona academy

Source : Inquirer Sports

A 9-YEAR-OLD Filipino football standout has been accepted to FCB Escola, the academy of one of the world’s biggest clubs, FC Barcelona, in Spain.

Donaire, Arce agree verbally to fight

Source :

New IBF super-bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire is ready to defend his now unified titles against former WBO title holder Jorge Arce in late 2012, according to manager Cameron Dunkin.

Knicks let Lin go to Rockets ; more news

Source : Yahoo Sports

Kevin Martin doesn’t even remember Jeremy Lin being in training camp with the Houston Rockets last December. Seven months later, Lin is returning to Houston – and he's a lot richer for it.

Monday, July 16, 2012

21 thousand journalist storm to London

Source : ABS CBN Sports

LONDON - With less than two weeks to go before the Olympic Games, hordes of competitors are pouring into London from across the globe and limbering up -- but they're not athletes.

NBA Round up : Latest player moves

Source : Yahoo Sports

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns beefed up their frontline Sunday, winning the bidding for rugged forward Luis Scola.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Pacquiao undecided on next foe

Source : ABS CBN Sports
MANILA, Philippines – Eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao has yet to make a final decision on who he will fight in November.

NBA Roundup : Mavs sign Elton Brand

Source : Yahoo Sports

The Dallas Mavericks claimed Elton Brand off amnesty waivers, securing the ex-All-Star forward to fortify their frontcourt for next season, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Floyd Mayweather wins ESPY Fighter of the Year

Source : Fight Hype

At the 20th annual ESPY Awards, undefeated multi-division champion Floyd Mayweather took home the Best Fighter award, beating out fellow undefeated champion Andre Ward, as well as UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, the youngest UFC champion ever, and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who recently extended his win streak to a UFC-best 15 victories, including a record ten straight title defenses. This is the fourth time that he's won the award, taking home the honors in 2007, 2008 and 2010.

Mark Muñoz loses to Weidman

Source : Yahoo Sports

Not even a week after Anderson Silva retained the UFC middleweight title against Chael Sonnen, the division was again in the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship event. This time, it was Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman taking center stage. Munoz came into the fight with a four-fight winning streak and was hoping to earn a shot at Silva with a win, while Weidman had won all eight fights in his professional career and was hoping to keep Munoz's name out of the title talk.

NBA : Nets to Howard ends, more signings and movements

Source : Yahoo Sports

The Brooklyn Nets have signed center Brook Lopez on a four-year, $61 million contract extension, effectively ending their pursuit of Orlando Magic All-Star Dwight Howard for the summer.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Loyola Meralco Sparks in the semis of SG Cup

Source : ATKV
The Loyola Meralco Sparks may have settled for a 2-2 draw against Myanmar club Kanbawza FC Sunday night, but it was still enough for the United Football League squad to book a semifinals ticket in the 2012 Singapore Cup at the Jelan Besar Stadium.

Latest NBA news ; Howard, Allen, Anderson

Source : Yahoo Sports

The Orlando Magic have intensified discussions about trading Dwight Howard, and the Brooklyn Nets are rapidly overtaking the Los Angeles Lakers as the strongest contender to land the disenchanted All-Star center, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Donaire wins vs. Mathebula ; unifies 122 LBS titles

Source : Yahoo Sports

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Nonito Donaire figured a little-known opponent called the Marvelous Mongoose probably would be trouble.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Nonito Donaire striving to be the best


Nonito Donaire’s only professional loss came in his second fight. Eleven years, four world titles later, Donaire, 29, enters Saturday’s junior featherweight fight against Jeffrey Mathebula in search of a fifth world title.

Caligdong will still play for the Azkals

Source : AKTV

After announcing his departure from the Philippine Air Force, veteran Chieffy Caligdong dismissed speculations that he will be leaving the Philippine national men’s football team.

Latest NBA player transactions

Kidd to join Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Knicks found their point guard to team with Jeremy Lin - or perhaps even replace him.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Spoelstra hopes Pacquiao now a Heat fan

Source : ABS CBN Sports

MANILA, Philippines – Miami's Filipino-American head coach Erik Spoelstra hopes Sarangani Representative and boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is now a fan of the Heat, following their historic victory in the 2012 NBA Finals.

Latest NBA signings and trades

PHOENIX (AP) -- Steve Nash is going to the Los Angeles Lakers, a Pacific Division rival the two-time MVP point guard tried so hard to beat, with little success, in his eight seasons with the Phoenix Suns.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Neil Etheridge positive with reserve role

Source : AKTV

There is little doubt that Neil Etheridge is the best goalkeeper the Philippine national football team currently has. Along with brothers Phil and James Younghusband, Etheridge has been one of the poster boys of the Azkals, attracting many fans due to his combination of exceptional goalkeeping skills and good looks.

Hawks send Joe Johnson to Nets ; Trades with Jazz

Source :

The Hawks have agreed to deal All-Star guard Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets for five players and a draft pick, and Atlanta will send forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for guard Devin Harris.

Chris Tiu undecided to join PBA ; Gilas ready for SEABA

Source : AKTV

While his batchmates from the original incarnation of the SMART-Gilas Pilipinas national program have already become solid contributors in the PBA, Chris Tiu still ponders whether to take his talents to the pro league.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Chieffy Caligdong leavs AirForce ; Azkals future in doubt

Source : AKTV

With Philippine Air Force Phoenix tied against lowly Philippine Navy Redjuice on Saturday, Chieffy Caligdong curled a shot that hit the back of the net at the 64th minute to give his team the 2-1 victory.

NBA Player movement : Howard to re-sign with only one team ; more news inside

Source : Yahoo Sports

Orlando Magic star Dwight Howard told Yahoo! Sports he will not re-sign with a team outside his preferred list that trades for him, and emphatically denied that he ever used the term "blackmail" to describe how Magic officials convinced him to waive his early termination option.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

ABL : Indonesia Warriors win championship

Source : ABL

The AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League’s exciting third season ended today after a brand new champion was crowned at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City, Philippines. The game was everything the fans wanted, exciting and it came down to the wire.