BEVERLY HILLS, California - With a beatific politician's smile on his face, Manny Pacquiao calmly insisted he'll step out of a boxing ring for the final time on April 9 after his third fight with Timothy Bradley.After all, ...
Jan 20, 2016
NEW YORK - Manny Pacquiao said Monday that his surgically repaired shoulder is 80-90 percent healed and he expects to resume training in November or December, with a return to the ring in March.Pacquiao acknowledged that Amir Khan was a possible ...
Oct 13, 2015
MANNY Pacquiao doubts he will have a rematch with Floyd Mayweather because the American says he's retiring. And besides, boxing is not his priority these days.Mayweather beat Pacquiao in boxing's richest fight in May, and after he ...
Sep 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. insists this is it, though he may be one of only a few who really seem to believe it.Nineteen years and 48 fights haven't taken a big toll on Mayweather, but he's ...
Sep 12, 2015
FLOYD Mayweather received multivitamins in a method that did not conform to World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) guidelines before his megafight with Manny Pacquiao, but was given a retroactive excemption. Collection agents of the US Anti-Doping Agency found in an unannounced ...
Sep 10, 2015
JUST a week after airing his frustration over Manny Pacquiao's failure to rehab his injured shoulder in the US, Top Rank chief Bob Arum said he is now convinced his prizefighter can return to action this year.Arum said he has ...
Jul 30, 2015
NBA
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - With a week to get ready for the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have a check list of things to get done before Game One.First, is to get All-Star guard Kyrie Irving healthier after he sat two games in ...
May 30, 2015
ALTHOUGH Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s showdown with Manny Pacquiao last week probably didn't convert many new fans to boxing, the sport has much more to offer after that unsatisfying meeting between its two biggest stars.Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and ...
May 9, 2015
LAS VEGAS - The check was for US$100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done."No pictures, though," Mayweather said, sliding the check ...
May 4, 2015
LAS VEGAS - One person was wounded in an after-midnight shooting that marred a busy night of Las Vegas Strip events surrounding the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao boxing match, police said Sunday.The injuries to the victim hospitalized following the ...
May 4, 2015
THEY walked out of the Philippine Arena wearing disappointment on their faces, vastly different from the high-energy they exuded just a few hours before.They came from probably the largest gathering of mourners on a gloomy Sunday when Manny Pacquiao bowed ...
May 3, 2015
PBA
JUNE MAR Fajardo doesn't want to be the villain, but PBA's reigning MVP will be looking to hand Manny Pacquiao a second straight defeat in a matter of days.Still smarting from a unanimous 12-round decision loss to ...
May 3, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO - Those weren't boxing gloves Rory McIlroy was wearing, they were thick hand-warmers. In the Pacific chill and approaching darkness, the world's No. 1 player had every reason to feel like he was in a fight ...
May 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Opinions about the fight varied around Twitter and the Internet, but the decision was fairly uniform at ringside. The judges agreed on 10 of the 12 rounds, disagreeing only on the ninth and 10th rounds.Judge Dave Moretti gave both ...
May 3, 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Millions of Filipinos pack public gymnasiums, movie houses, restaurants and homes of relatives and friends with pay-per-view to cheer on their boxing hero Manny Pacquiao from halfway across the world in his fight against American Floyd Mayweather.President ...
May 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Vasyl Lomachenko defended his WBO featherweight title with style on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), stopping Gamalier Rodriguez in the ninth round on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Manny Pacquiao.Leo Santa Cruz also pounded ...
May 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Vasyl Lomachenko got the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view card started with style in a one-sided thrashing of Puerto Rico's Gamalier Rodriguez, winning in a ninth-round stoppage.Rodriguez went down in the seventh ...
May 3, 2015
SOME of the most expensive seats in sports began getting cheaper as the welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao got closer.Tickets that had been advertised for several times face value began dropping in the days before the ...
May 2, 2015
RORY McIlroy is bringing an extra set of clothes to the Match Play Championship on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in case he wins both his matches, only it has nothing to do with his appearance.He can't afford to waste ...
May 2, 2015
NBA
DOC Rivers stepped to the podium a few minutes after his Los Angeles Clippers survived another road game against the defending champions, a clutch performance that set up a Game Seven against the San Antonio Spurs in what has easily been the ...
May 2, 2015
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