WASHINGTON - The past champions whose names line the grandstands at the Citi Open include Andre Agassi (five times), Jimmy Connors, Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl.On Sunday (Monday, Manila time), Alexander Zverev showed he may one day belong among such exalted company. ...
Aug 7, 2017
FOR Matthew Wright, the feeling is mutual.The Fil-Canadian gunner felt flattered about NBA veteran Andray Blatche mentioning him as among the new Gilas Pilipinas players who impressed him the first time he practiced with the national team.A surprised Wright ...
May 8, 2017
NBA
WALTHAM, Massachusetts - In any sport, the one thing a team can't prepare for is the unknown.Last week, the Celtics were the toast of the East after outlasting the champion Cleveland Cavaliers for the top seed and home-court advantage. ...
Apr 18, 2017
PBA
JAY Washington said he found it fitting that he made the PBA's 5,000-point club while playing for Rain or Shine - the team where his career in the Philippines started from his days in the PBL. Washington reached the ...
Mar 20, 2017
NBA
CLEVELAND - Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring - from the White House.President Obama called Lue to congratulate Lue on winning the NBA title and invited him and the Cavs to visit him in Washington before he leaves office. Lue ...
Jun 25, 2016
RENTON, Washington - The Seattle Seahawks have given former NBA standout and one-time college football player Nate Robinson a tryout.The Seahawks confirmed that Robinson went through a tryout on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), first reported by The Washington Post. Robinson had ...
Jun 14, 2016
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer's decision to engage Talk `N Text in a shootout did the Beermen in during Friday night's 107-101 loss in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Coach Leo Austria felt the team veered away ...
Dec 5, 2014
NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen and Washington's Ian Desmond have won their third straight Silver Slugger Awards.Chicago White Sox rookie first baseman Jose Abreu and Houston second baseman Jose Altuve ...
Nov 7, 2014
PBA
THE lack of quality big men in the coming PBA rookie draft may likely prompt Rain or Shine to trade the No. 2 overall pick in the team's effort to shore up its undersized frontline.The Elasto Painters are picking second ...
Jul 27, 2014
AN American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the US Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.A process that began 16 months ago when the USOC sent ...
Jun 14, 2014
NBA
DEERFIELD, Illinois - The Chicago Bulls' resolve is being tested once again.They trail the Washington Wizards 0-1 in their first-round playoff series after blowing a 13-point lead in the opener and will try to pull even on Tuesday ( ...
Apr 22, 2014
NBA
CHICAGO - Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).John Wall scored 16 in his postseason ...
Apr 21, 2014
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Bradley Beal scored 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Washington Wizards avoid blowing a 28-point lead and beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 114-107, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Washington opened a 71-43 lead ...
Mar 9, 2014
NBA
WASHINGTON - Nene scored 18 points and led a strong defensive effort to help the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings, 93-84, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Bradley Beal scored 16 points, hitting two 3-pointers in the final six minutes. ...
Feb 10, 2014
NBA
WASHINGTON - There was a pair of rain delays at an NBA game on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), a curious happening followed by another strange turn of events: The Houston Rockets built a 25-point lead, lost all of it and then ...
Jan 12, 2014
NBA
WASHINGTON - John Wall has a new contract and big hopes down the road for a championship, something Washington hasn't done since 1978.At a news conference on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to announce a contract extension for five years and ...
Aug 2, 2013
NBA
WASHINGTON - Charlie Villanueva scored 19 points, Rodney Stuckey added 18 and the Detroit Pistons got their second win in as many nights over the Washington Wizards, 96-87 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).It was only the second time this season ...
Dec 23, 2012
NBA
DENVER - Andre Iguodala scored six of his 17 points over the final three minutes to help the Denver Nuggets hold off the Detroit Pistons 109-97 and snap a three-game skid on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).The Nuggets broke out ...
Nov 7, 2012
NBA
WASHINGTON - A night after what their coach called a "flat game," Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics held the Washington Wizards to 1-for-14 shooting at the start, then were barely better at the end.Strong defensive stands early - Washington' ...
Nov 4, 2012
NBA
CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, Anderson Varejao had a career-high 23 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers opened the season with a 94-84 victory over the short-handed Washington Wizards on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in the first game ...
Oct 31, 2012
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