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Manny Pacquiao

Senator and boxing icon Manny Paquiao is all set to get into the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on July 20 (July 21, PHL time) with Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) World Championship. He stated thar he is so ready for this battle and he believe it’s one of the greatest training camps they will ever had. He added that he is in the finest condition

Leonard

Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took complete responsibility for his free-agency status in his amazing move to the Los Angeles Clippers previously this month. He’s attempting to claim control of his renowned “Klaw” logo, but Nike faces some aggressive defense. After Leonard launched a lawsuit aimed at the shoe and apparel conglomerate last month, claiming the company is taking credit for creating the logo that appeared on his Nike-endorsed

Pacquiao

After their money-spinning 2015 superfight, Floyd Mayweather has zero interest in coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Ellerbe, Mayweather Promotions ‘ chief executive, informed the boxingscene.com website that not even the possibility of another profitable payday would tempt Mayweather back into the arena. Mayweather is thought to have earned an estimated $300 million from the point win over Pacquiao, which remains the most profitable battle in

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George made their move to the Los Angeles Clippers on July 10 (July 11, Philippine time) with the NBA squad announcing Leonard’s signing and George’s trade agreement with Oklahoma City. The Clippers did not reveal details of Leonard’s agreement, but ESPN and The Athletic website said Leonard’s agreement was for 3 years and not 4 as initially believed when the choices were presented last week. The

LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers are planning to begin four-time MVP LeBron James at the point guard this season. The 6-foot-8 forward is supposedly starting with newly signed veteran guard Danny Green in the new look backcourt of the Lakers. LeBron is no stranger to the role of the point guard. He has regularly played the position of point-forward over his 16-year career. But this would be the first time a

basketball

MANILA — Pasay led for almost the entire game and ripped Imus, 82-65, in the MPBL Lakan Season at the San Andres Sports Complex on Thursday. Jan Jamon tallied 15 points and three rebounds off the bench to lead the Voyagers, which gradually zapped the game away from the Bandera, leading by as much as 20 points at the end of the third quarter, 63-43. Ron Lastimosa scored 12 points, three

wushu

Baguio-grown Gideon Padua is eager to take a long four-month training in China as the nine-member Philippine Wushu sanda team will finally depart for Chengdu, Sichuan, China on July 7. “It’s my first time to train abroad,” the 18-year old Padua said on Tuesday. Padua will now man the 60-kilogram division as he tries to prepare for the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) at Chengdu University’s Physical Education department. “I will

boxing

DAVAO CITY — Mike “Magic” Plania, the bantamweight protégé of General Santos City will be back in action as he bouts in the United States on July 26 against a yet to be announced opponent. 22-year-old Plania (20W-L1-0D, 11KO) knocked out Nicong “The Destroyer” Calamba of Butuan City in their April 30 fight in General Santos City. Plania also shattered American Juan Antonio “The Wolf” Lopez by a unanimous decision

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MANILA — Columbian Dyip heaped on hot performances from Lester Prosper and CJ Perez to stun San Miguel Beermen in overtime, 134-132, in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night. Prosper fell 40 points, while Perez added a career-high 34 for the Dyip, who prevailed in a neck-to-neck battle in the extra five minutes with the Beermen which came back from 14

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Robert Bolick showed he’s ready to take over the mantle at NorthPort subsequent the shocked exit of top gunner Stanley Pringle. Two games since the Batang Pier dealt Pringle to Barangay Ginebra for the trio of Kevin Ferrer, Sol Mercado, and Jervy Cruz, the rookie guard out of San Beda jacked up his numbers in helping the team clinch a quarterfinals berth in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Bolick averaged 19.0