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PBA All-Star: Brilliant Melton, Guevarra hailed Slam Dunk kings

Fri, 2014-04-04 22:52
 Brilliant Melton, Guevarra hailed Slam Dunk kings

After a brilliant display of jaw-dropping dunks on Saturday night, Meralco's Rey Guevarra and San Mig Coffee's Justin Melton shared the distinction as 2014 PBA All-Star Slam Dunk kings.
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Macapagal wins PBA 3-point shootout, dedicates win to Batang Pier fans

Fri, 2014-04-04 21:48
Macapagal wins PBA 3-point shootout, dedicates win to Batang Pier fans

Three-time champion Mark Macapagal waxed hot all night to reclaim the three-point shootout crown in the 2014 PBA All-Star Weekend Saturday.
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PBA All Star: Barroca ends Villanueva’s reign as Obstacle Challenge champ

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:42
 Barroca ends Villanueva's reign as Obstacle Challenge champ

Mark Barroca ended Jonas Villanueva's five-year reign as Obstacle Challenge king on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena during the 2014 PBA All-Star Festivities.
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Thunder halt streaking Spurs

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:34
Thunder halt streaking Spurs

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder denied San Antonio a 20th straight NBA victory on Thursday, beating the Spurs 106-94 in a battle of Western Conference powers.
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Venus Williams ousted at Family Circle Cup

Fri, 2014-04-04 11:31
Venus Williams ousted at Family Circle Cup

Venus Williams couldn't dig herself out of a hole this time and lost to Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 at the Family Circle Cup on Thursday.
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Escalante first defense of IBA super-flyweight title is vs. Ruiz

Fri, 2014-04-04 01:18
Escalante first defense of IBA super-flyweight title is vs. Ruiz

After going 5-0 last year and capturing the IBA super-flyweight title, Filipino boxer Bruno "The Aloha Kid" Escalante (12-1-1, 6 KOs) will make his first title defense against Victor Ruiz (12-2, 9 KOs) on Saturday April 5, at the Cache Creek Casino in Brooks, California.
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Pacquiao impresses Bill Clinton

Fri, 2014-04-04 01:09
Pacquiao impresses Bill Clinton

Coming from former United States President Bill Clinton, the glowing accolade should have floored Manny Pacquiao backstage.
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Cone eyes ‘D’ game vs Gilas PH

Fri, 2014-04-04 01:08
Cone eyes ‘D’ game vs Gilas PH

If Tim Cone can have his way, this year’s edition of the PBA All-Star Game pitting his PBA Selection against Gilas Pilipinas will be a defense-oriented ballgame.
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The making of a Guinness Book world record

Fri, 2014-04-04 01:07
These hardy bunch of players took the cliché “Eat, Sleep and Breathe Basketball” to a whole new level.
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Lady Chiefs fan streak, repulse Lady Blazers

Fri, 2014-04-04 01:06
Three games into its Shakey’s V-League campaign, Arellano University is making heads turn and surprising even its own coach.
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Nadal hopes to fine tune form ahead of clay swing

Tue, 2014-04-01 12:43
Nadal hopes to fine tune form ahead of clay swing

Rafael Nadal says he still has work to do on his game as he gets set to launch his claycourt season which the Spaniard hopes culminates with his ninth French Open title.
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Man held after football fan dies in Sweden

Tue, 2014-04-01 11:58
A man in his twenties was arrested in the southern Swedish town of Helsingborg on Tuesday in connection with the death of a football fan from head injuries over the weekend, a police source said.
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Texters beat Mixers, clinch playoffs edge

Tue, 2014-04-01 04:32
Texters beat Mixers, clinch playoffs edge

Talk ‘N Text came back from a weeklong break not skipping a beat at all. Sharp as ever, the Tropang Texters on Monday night won a seventh straight game and booked top spot in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup playoffs after subduing San Mig Coffee, 81-75, at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
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Rivals Perpetual Help, San Sebastian clash in V-League

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:41
Southwestern University shoots for a second win Tuesday even as San Sebastian and Perpetual Help collide in a match between perennial NCAA powerhouses in the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 First Conference at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
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Task force tackles slow pace of Asiad preparations

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:39
Saddled with the issue of unliquidated expenses of national sports associations (NSAs) that will send athletes to this year’s Asian Games, Philippine chef de mission Richie Garcia will convene the Asian Games task force tomorrow to find a solution to the problem that curtails the athletes’ training.
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Meralco, Kaya in key UFL clash

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:36
A struggling Loyola Meralco side and a resurgent Kaya squad rekindle their rivalry in a crucial battle of title contenders even as Green Archers United guns for a fifth straight win Tuesday in the United Football League at Emperador Stadium in Taguig City.
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Altas-Team PH captures 3 Asia cheerleading golds

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:36
Flashing world-class form, Altas Team Pilipinas bagged three golds and a silver in the Asia Cheerleading Invitational Championship at D’ Marquee in downtown Singapore recently.
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Cebuana, Big Chill forge 4-way tie for lead

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:35
His multiple coaching posts may have gotten him into trouble but coach Boycie Zamar made sure to focus on the task at hand as he steered Cebuana Lhuillier to a share of the lead yesterday in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
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‘Kill the body and the head dies’

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:34
Unbeaten Timothy Bradley, bragging about a secret win-win formula against Manny Pacquiao, failed to escape critics who branded him a big bluff and an aspirant clown after he refused to give hints on what that weapon was all about.
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Painters pin 7th loss on weary Batang Pier

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:25
Painters pin 7th loss on weary Batang Pier

Solid on both ends even with an import that was just feeling his way through, Rain or Shine ripped Globalport, 99-75, last night to stay in the upper half of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup standings at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
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