KENTUCKY may have missed out on securing Kai Sotto, but that doesn't mean the Wildcats can't get their hands on another player of Filipino descent.Fil-Am stud Sage Tolentino is rumored to be in "in consistent contact" ...
Jul 9, 2020
WASHINGTON - Highly touted prospect Makur Maker verbally committed to Howard University on Friday, picking the Bison over college basketball powerhouses UCLA, Kentucky and Memphis.The five-star recruit is the highest-ranked player to commit to a Historically Black College or University ...
Jul 4, 2020
DID Kai Sotto receive formal offers from the numerous colleges he visited in the United States?Well, there were a few.Patty Scott of East West Private confirmed that there were indeed a number of schools which wanted to secure the services ...
May 14, 2020
JEFF Sheppard works as a financial planner now, more than two decades removed from the time he helped Kentucky win the NCAA Tournament.Yet he still gets asked regularly about his role in the Wildcats' 1998 national championship."They remember where ...
Mar 23, 2020
ADD Boston College to those schools interested to enlist the services of 7-foot-2 center Kai Sotto.Eagles coaches Jim Christian and Billy Wuczynski took the time to meet the 17-year-old Sotto.Boston College produced Jared Dudley and Reggie ...
Feb 6, 2020
KAI Sotto earned top individual honors in leading TSF National to a 112-102 victory over Believe Prep of South Carolina in the title match of the The Skills Factory King Invitational on Tuesday in Atlanta.The 7-foot-2 Sotto had ...
Jan 22, 2020
WILL Kai Sotto's stint with Mighty Sports in a Dubai tournament jeopardize his eligibility if he decides to play college ball in the US?The quick answer is no.Sotto, 17, will be viewed as an amateur when he joins ...
Dec 17, 2019
NBA
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Former Michigan standout Charles Matthews is dealing with a significant knee injury as the NBA Rookie Draft approaches.Agent Adam Pensack confirmed on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) that Matthews tore his anterior cruciate ligament in a workout with ...
Jun 10, 2019
NEW YORK - Bob Baffert has done everything he can with Justify. Now, it's up to the undefeated colt and some racing luck to add his name to a revered list of Triple Crown winners.The chestnut colt with the blaze ...
Jun 9, 2018
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify has completed a half-mile workout at Churchill Downs in preparation for his Triple Crown bid next month.The 3-year-old colt covered the distance in 46.80 seconds on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila ...
May 30, 2018
BOB Baffert has a good feeling about Justify's chances of winning the final leg of the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes.The famed horse trainer appeared on the "PodcastOne Sports Now" show to talk to co-hosts Jim Litke ...
May 23, 2018
THIS Sweet 16 is picking up right where its zany lead-in left off. Two No. 9 seeds and an 11 are in the Elite Eight, and at least one of those underdogs will reach the Final Four.Fitting for this NCAA ...
Mar 23, 2018
SHAREEF O'Neal is taking on a different path from his father, Hall of Famer and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, at least when it comes to where he's playing college ball.According to his AAU team's tweet on Wednesday ( ...
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Apr 20, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky says it's planning a four-day celebration early next year to coincide with what would have been the boxing great's 75th birthday.The community activities at the downtown center in ...
Dec 16, 2016
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans say they have signed free-agent forward Terrence Jones and re-signed guard Tim Frazier.A person familiar with the negotiations says Jones, a four-year veteran, signed a one-year deal Friday (Saturday, Manila time) ...
Jul 23, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - As Muhammad Ali's youngest son rode in his father's funeral procession through the streets of the city he adored, he noticed scores of children lining the route, pumping their fists, shouting "Ali! Ali!"Asaad Amin Ali ...
Jun 11, 2016
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky coach John Calipari had hoped winning another conference championship might boost their NCAA Tournament seeding.Beating Texas A&M, 82-77, in overtime for the Southeastern Conference Tournament title on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) apparently didn't make ...
Mar 14, 2016
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he's not talking with "ANYBODY" about an NBA coaching job and plans on being with the Wildcats for a long time.The Brooklyn Nets, whom Calipari coached to a 72-112 mark from ...
Jan 12, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Boxing great Muhammad Ali once again heard a crowd chanting his name Thursday and had a medal draped around his neck in his Kentucky hometown.The three-time world heavyweight champion basked in the attention in Louisville, where he received ...
Sep 18, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - After Dikembe Mutombo wagged that index finger a few more times and Dick Bavetta hugged nearly everyone in sight, Jo Jo White slowly made his way to the podium.The former Boston Celtics star, once so indefatigable that he played ...
Sep 11, 2015
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