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NBA: Thunder's Diallo defeats Knicks' Smith for Slam Dunk title

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Hamidou Diallo dunks over Shaquille O'Neal in the 3-Point Contest during the NBA All-Star Saturday Night at Spectrum Center. Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters CHARLOTTE — Rookie Hamidou Diallo showed off his imagination and 44-inch vertical ...

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NCAA: Arellano coach dedicates latest title to mentor, school

The Arellano Lady Chiefs celebrate their third straight title. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines — Arellano University's third consecutive NCAA women's title was special in many ways for head coach Obet Javier. The way that the Lady Chiefs won ...

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Boxing: Palicte says he deserves title bout vs Nietes

Aston Palicte believes he deserves to be the mandatory challenger for Donnie Nietes’ WBO junior bantamweight title, given the way that he defeated Puerto Rico’s Jose Chiquiro Martinez. Palicte recently knocked out Martinez in a title eliminator, paving the way ...

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Asian Cup: Qatar stuns Japan to win title for first time

Qatar celebrates its first Asian Cup championship after defeating Japan 3-1 on Friday. Suhaib Salem, Reuters ABU DHABI—Almoez Ali scored a spectacular overhead kick for a record ninth goal of the tournament to set Qatar on their way to a ...

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Kevin Belingon to defend ONE bantamweight title vs Bibiano Fernandes in Japan

Kevin Belingon is the undisputed ONE bantamweight champion. Photo from ONE Championship Kevin Belingon is set for his first title defense in a third meeting with Bibiano Fernandes on March 31 in Tokyo, Japan, Chatri Sityodtong, chairman and CEO of ...

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Australian Open: Naomi Osaka wins title, secures historic world No. 1

Japan's Naomi Osaka (pictured) battled past Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4 to win her first Australian Open crown Saturday and become the new world No. 1. Japan's Naomi Osaka battled past Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova ...

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Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio yields ONE strawweight title to Yosuke Saruta

JAKARTA, Indonesia–Yosuke Saruta quickly turned from a replacement fighter to world champion in less than a month. Saruta proved he was a worthy challenger after toppling Joshua Pacio in five grueling rounds to earn the strawweight world title in the ...

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MMA: Joshua Pacio loses close decision, ONE title in Jakarta

Filipino mixed martial arts fighter Joshua Pacio was unsuccessful in his first world title defense, losing via split decision and dropping the ONE strawweight world championship to Japan's Yosuke Saruta in the main event of ONE: Eternal Glory, at Istora ...

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Overweight Jhack Tepora replaced, stripped of interim featherweight title

Jhack Tepora during weigh in. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Filipino Jhack Tepora has been stripped of his interim WBA featherweight belt after failing to make weight ahead of his bout against Hugo Ruiz in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner headliner ...

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Tennis: Title favorites face tricky early schedule at Australian Open

Title favorites Serena Williams and Roger Federerface a tricky early schedule in Melbourne. File/Thomas Peter and Leon Kuegeler, Reuters MELBOURNE—Double defending champion Roger Federer will start his bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles next week against unseeded Uzbek ...

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