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DESPITE the departure of LeBron James, Tristan Thompson insists the rest of the East still have to go through the Cleveland Cavaliers to earn the title as the best team in the conference.The Cavs center rattled off top challengers Boston, Philadelphia, ...
Sep 28, 2018
TORONTO - Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the Rogers Cup.The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb's serve early in the ...
Aug 10, 2018
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KAWHI Leonard has finally broken his silence after a celebrated falling out with San Antonio that led to his trade to Toronto.At least he had something good to say as he acknowledged the model NBA franchise that made him who he ...
Aug 9, 2018
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NICK Nurse spent almost three decades paying his coaching dues, toiling with teams in Britain, Italy and Belgium, college basketball and the G League.The chance he's long coveted has finally arrived.Nurse has agreed to become the next coach ...
Jun 13, 2018
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TORONTO - This time, LeBron James didn't have to do it all by himself.James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds for his 21st career playoff triple-double, J.R. Smith scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat ...
May 2, 2018
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THE PBA Commissioner's Cup is still warming up, but the action in the NBA has been sizzling with the playoffs in full swing.So while they prepare their teams for the midseason tournament, PBA coaches are also cheering for their favorite ...
Apr 27, 2018
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TORONTO - For a guy about to hit free agency for the first time, DeMar DeRozan doesn't sound as if he's looking for a change of scenery.A day after the deepest playoff run in Toronto Raptors history ended ...
May 29, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - Weight is hardly an issue for Manny Pacquiao as he prepares for a third meeting with Tim Bradley, so much so that he can eat every he pleases barely two weeks before fight night."Eat all you can (nga tayo)," he ...
Mar 29, 2016
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TORONTO - All-Star Weekend is one of the biggest of the NBA season for stars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden and Dwyane Wade.It's even bigger for Nike, Under Armour, adidas and Li-Ning.With all the big ...
Feb 15, 2016
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RUSSELL Westbrook scored 31 points and the Western Conference set an All-Star record for points in a game with a 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Kobe Bryant scored 10 points on 4-for-11 shooting ...
Feb 15, 2016
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TORONTO - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league's history in Toronto.Silver spoke on Friday morning (Saurday, Manila time) at the NBA All-Star Technology Summit, and began his remarks by reminding ...
Feb 13, 2016
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TORONTO - Voting for the NBA All-Star Game MVP will include Twitter - using emojis.That's right. Fans can vote for a black snake (Kobe Bryant), a king's crown (LeBron James), or an eyebrow (Anthony Davis).The NBA announced ...
Feb 12, 2016
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TORONTO - Shaquille O'Neal has watched former teammate Kobe Bryant's farewell tour this season from afar. And even though Bryant hasn't been the consistently dynamic player he once was while playing for a Los Angeles Lakers team ...
Feb 12, 2016
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TORONTO - Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful.After all, you need a good winter coat in Canada. Though Bryant probably wouldn't be too unhappy walking away with another ...
Feb 12, 2016
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CLEVELAND - LeBron James crossed the Canadian border to dish out an All-Star assist.The Cavaliers forward surprised school kids in Toronto by giving them new team uniforms on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), a giveaway sponsored by James' family foundation as ...
Feb 12, 2016
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NEW YORK - Former NBA great Yao Ming will help provide instruction at the Basketball without Borders camp during All-Star weekend in Toronto.Current players Danilo Gallinari of Denver, Bruno Caboclo and Bismack Biyombo of the hometown Raptors, Greivis Vasquez of Milwaukee ...
Jan 30, 2016
TORONTO - Ben Zobrist and the relentless Kansas City Royals showed they can play home run derby, too. And with one more win, they'll have a chance to show off their power in a return trip to the World Series.Zobrist ...
Oct 21, 2015
NEW YORK - CC Sabathia kept the ball on the ground. Alex Rodriguez hit one high in the air.Just like old times - except for the final score.Rodriguez hit his first home run since serving a yearlong drug suspension, but the Toronto ...
Apr 10, 2015
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TORONTO - Kyle Lowry is staying with the Toronto Raptors after leading them to the Atlantic Division title.The point guard has agreed to re-sign with the Raptors, his agent confirmed Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time). Yahoo Sports reported that the deal ...
Jul 3, 2014
TORONTO - Alfonso Soriano hit two home runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) after losing Robinson Cano in the first inning.Alex Rodriguez and ...
Aug 28, 2013
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