NO sounds of bouncing balls. No scuffing of sneakers against dusty concrete. No whipping of basketballs as they fall through nylon nets or metallic ringing of balls careening off rims.The COVID-19 pandemic has created a stillness that those who best ...
May 12, 2020
NEW YORK - It started with reports of a strange stench in Brooklyn. Police who investigated found another example of how the cornavirus has overwhelmed the city: A funeral home had resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks.Now ...
May 1, 2020
NEW YORK - It'll be two very different championship sporting events in one week for President Donald Trump.Trump is expected to attend a mixed martial arts fight Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in New York City, a few days after ...
Oct 31, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao needs to be at his best if he is to deal Keith Thurman his first-ever career loss.International matchmaker Sean Gibbons has no qualms about saying Thurman is one marquee fighter who is regarded as one of the best ...
May 21, 2019
MMA
ALBANY, N.Y. - Sports such as mixed martial arts, boxing and wrestling have generated $97 million in New York state since lawmakers voted to legalize mixed martial arts two years ago.New figures released by the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo show ...
Dec 24, 2018
NBA
KEVIN Knox is eager to prove doubters wrong as he goes under the bright lights of the Big Apple.The Kentucky wingman heard the boos when New York took him with the ninth overall pick in the NBA Draft on Friday, Manila ...
Jun 22, 2018
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Kawhi Leonard is continuing his injury rehabilitation in New York with his own team of doctors, but is unsure when the star forward and "his group" will clear him to play."I don' ...
Apr 2, 2018
WORLD champion Jerwin Ancajas will have the benefit of a brief rest before plunging back to training for another possible title defense this summer.The camp of Ancajas said the 26-year-old Filipino needs to stay in shape despite coming off ...
Feb 7, 2018
NBA
DALLAS - Kristaps Porzingis scored 29 points and Jarrett Jack made the tiebreaking basket with 31.2 seconds left as the New York Knicks beat the Dallas Mavericks, 100-96, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Kyle O'Quinn had 15 points ...
Jan 8, 2018
ENDICOTT, N.Y. - Scott McCarron had two eagles in an 11-under 61 on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to join Kevin Sutherland atop the Dick's Sporting Goods Open leaderboard.Sutherland, the first-round leader, had a 67 to match McCarron ...
Aug 20, 2017
NBA
A first-time Manila visitor, Metta World Peace was an immediate bearer of good news.The former NBA star disclosed his son teenager son Jeron Artest has already applied for a Philippine passport, raising the possibility of the young cager playing for ...
Aug 12, 2017
PBA
AS GOOD as it may sound, Tim Cone reiterated there's really no story behind the recent endorsement he got to become part of the New York Knicks coaching staff.Yes, even if something crops up, Cone doesn't see ...
Apr 19, 2017
MMA
JENEL Lausa hit a huge bump in his quest to reach the top, getting dominated by Magomed Bibulatov in UFC 210 on Saturday in New York (Sunday, Manilal time).Judges scored it 29-26, 29-26, 29-26 for Bibulatov, as his ...
Apr 9, 2017
PBA
UNKNOWN to Jay Washington, watching from ringside of the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday night was the man who helped him develop into the PBA player that he is today.To the surprise of the Rain or Shine big man, waiting ...
Jan 15, 2017
MMA
CONOR McGregor not only made history in UFC's New York debut last Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). The first fighter to hold two championship belts, featherweight and lightweight after his knockout win over Eddie Alvarez, also helped the world's biggest mixed ...
Nov 17, 2016
PLAYING with his left wrist heavily bandaged, Rafael Nadal won his first Grand Slam match in more than three months, easily beating Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2, at the US Open in New York.Nadal's ...
Aug 30, 2016
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - As Ryan Harlost stepped to the mound on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), he took it all in.Chants of "U-S-A, U-S-A!" droned over his left shoulder as he dipped it to deliver a warm-up ...
Aug 29, 2016
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - With the Little League World Series title game looming Sunday (Monday, Manila time), the Endwell, New York, players planned on taking a break from baseball if only for one evening.They'll retreat to their dorms near Lamade ...
Aug 28, 2016
MMA
Ronda Rousey is back in training, but UFC president Dana White shot down speculations the former women's bantamweight champion could make her much-awaited return to the octagon in UFC's historic card at New York City's Madison Square ...
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Aug 24, 2016
ROCHESTER, New York - Clariss Guce won the Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title.Guce, from the Philippines, made a 12-foot birdie putt on the par-3 closing hole for a 5-under 67 and ...
Jul 18, 2016
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