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Federer, Djokovic march on at ‘Wimby’

LONDON -- Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic marched into the business end of Wimbledon as they reached the last 16, while women’s top seed Angelique Kerber scraped through on Saturday. Seven-time champion Federer made it into the fourth round for…

Knicks ink deal with Hardaway

NEW YORK -- Guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is headed back to New York, signed by the Knicks on Saturday after the Atlanta Hawks opted not to match the $71 million (62 million euros) the Knicks offered the restricted free agent.…

San Beda, Mapua turn back separate foes

Games Tuesday (Filoil Arena) 8 a.m. -- Perpetual Help vs. CSB (J) 10 a.m. -- JRU vs. LPU (J) 12 nn. -- Perpetual Help vs. CSB (S) 2 p.m. -- JRU vs LPU (S) 4 p.m. -- Letran vs Mapua…

Rhum Masters take on Zark’s

Games today: (Ynares Sports Arena) 3 p.m. – Tanduay vs Zark’s 5 p.m. – Racal vs Gamboa TANDUAY takes on cellar-dwelling Zark’s Burgers today, while Racal goes up against Gamboa in a pair of interesting matches in the PBA D-League…

PSL final: Petron slight favorite over F2 Logistics

5 p.m. – Cignal vs Foton 7 p.m. – Petron vs F2 Logistics Despite being the challenger to the crown, Petron is slightly favored when it clashes with reigning champion F2 Logistics in the Philippine Superliga (PSL) All-Filipino Conference best-of-three…

Cebu braces for big Cobra Ironman staging

Preparations are in full swing for the 2017 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Aug. 6 with Cebu putting its best foot forward to ensure another successful staging of the country’s premier triathlon. The Queen City of the South…

Murray bemoans state of Wimbledon courts

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LONDON -- Defending champion Andy Murray added his voice to the growing list of players unhappy at the state of Wimbledon's grass courts, even claiming the hallowed Centre Court has developed divots. World number one Murray said the courts were…

Lions open bid in style

SAN BEDA opened its back-to-back title bid on a positive note but not after it overcame a tough San Sebastian side, 76-67, in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena. With a tough defensive stand,…

PSC forges partnerships

THE Philippine Sports Commission is set to partner with different government agencies in the coming editions of the successful Children’s Games, making the project a multi-faceted government effort for the youth, 12 years old and below. Boosted by the UNESCO’s…

Generika survives Cherrylume

GENERIKA-AYALA bucked a third set loss to beat Cherrylume, 25-19, 25-11, 23-25, 25-17, and finish seventh in the classification phase of the PSL All-Filipino Conference last night at the La Salle-Lipa Sentrum. The Lifesavers blew hot and cold, allowing the…

Lowry, Ibaka complete Raptors deals

LOS ANGELES, USA — Kyle Lowry re-signed with the Toronto Raptors on Friday as the franchise completed a multi-year deal for free agent power forward Serge Ibaka. Lowry, who in May hinted he was ready to leave Toronto to increase…

Sato saves day for BaliPure

Sato shone as BaliPure bounced back from a tough loss to Creamline with a 25-23, 25-21, 25-23 conquest of University of the Philippines in the PVL Open Conference yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. The Lady Maroons were poised…

Pistons get Bradley, renounce rights to Caldwell-Pope

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WASHINGTON, USA (AFP) — The Detroit Pistons acquired guard Avery Bradley from the Boston Celtics in exchange for forward Marcus Morris, the Pistons said on Friday. The deal brings one of the best two-way players in the NBA to Detroit,…

WBO set to review Pacquiao-Horn scoring

THE World Boxing Organization has said it will review the scoring of the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title bout after the Philippine world champion’s shock loss, but the verdict will stand. The WBO announced the move on its website after…

Nowitzki, Mavs seal deal

LOS ANGELES -- Dirk Nowitzki will become only the second player to spend 20 NBA seasons with the same team after inking a new deal with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday. A statement from the Texas franchise said Nowitzki will…
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