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‘I will die (defending my title) if I have to,’ says Matthysse

Philippine senator and boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, left, and Argentine WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse pose for photographers during a press conference in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The two are scheduled to fight on July 15, in ...

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Man City bearing down on title as Premier League returns

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his second goal, his side’s third, during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Bournemouth at Etihad stadium, in Manchester, England. AP The Premier League roars back ...

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Abadiano, Fortea carry NU Bullpups to NBTC Division 1 title

Photo by Randolph B. Leongson/ INQUIRER.net Nazareth School of National University held off La Salle Greenhills, 80-78, to be crowned as the 2018 Exped SM-NBTC National Finals Division 1 champion Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. Finals Most Outstanding Player ...

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Del Potro targeting fitness, not second slam title

MIAMI — Juan Martin del Potro insists staying fit and being able to compete is far more important than winning his second grand slam. The big-hitting Argentine arrived at this week’s Miami Open having brilliantly defeated Roger Federer, the current ...

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Cycling: Ronald Oranza still riding strong despite sure Ronda title

Navy-Standard rider and virtual champion Ronald Oranza posted his seventh podium finish in the Ronda Pilipinas 2018, placing third in Stage 10 on Friday. Junrey Navara, Oranza’s teammate, ruled the 147.8-kilometer Tagaytay-to-Calaca stage, with a time of 3 hours, 21 ...

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Jeff Horn title defense postponed after Crawford hand injury

SYDNEY, Australia – WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn’s title defense in Las Vegas next month has been postponed after opponent Terence Crawford injured his hand while sparring, organizers said Thursday. The Australian was due to fight the undefeated American on ...

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UAAP: Ateneo, NU open juniors basketball title clash

The Bullpups and the Blue Eaglets contest the championship in Season 80. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – Unbeaten Ateneo de Manila High School and perennial finalist National University (NU) open their UAAP Season 80 juniors basketball championship series ...

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Mutual respect with San Beda makes title win sweeter for Lyceum

The 93rd basketball tournament of the NCAA became a virtual toss-up between eventual champion San Beda and Lyceum. San Beda had a 16-2 record in the eliminations while Lyceum went on a perfect 18-0 tear, but the Red Lions were ...

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San Beda sets up PCCL title showdown vs. Lyceum

Javee Mocon, seen in this file photo, led San Beda past Ateneo in the PCCL. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – Donald Tankoua and Javee Mocon delivered in the end game to push the San Beda University Red Lions ...

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Eagles stun Patriots to win maiden Super Bowl title

The Philadelphia Eagles sidlines celebrate during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium. Brace Hemmelgarn, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters MINNEAPOLIS – (UPDATED) The Philadelphia Eagles upset the National Football League’s defending champion ...

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