Sports

Curry leads Warriors fightback in Spurs defeat

Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors fought back from a 22-point deficit to land a psychological blow against the San Antonio Spurs with a 110-98 road victory on Wednesday.

Boston lose top spot after Bucks dig in

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 22 points as the Milwaukee Bucks knocked the Boston Celtics off the top of the Eastern Conference with a battling 103-100 victory on Wednesday.

Magnificent Westbrook hits 57 as Thunder edge Orlando

Russell Westbrook conjured a spectacular 57-point triple double to edge closer to history as the Oklahoma City Thunder scored a thrilling overtime victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.

Countdown to Winter Olympics starts for Michael Martinez

Filipino figure skater Michael Martinez is gearing up for another campaign in the Winter Olympics, with his journey to the 2018 Games starting this week in the world championships in Helsinki, Finland.

Venus beats Kerber in Miami, Konta ousts Halep

Venus Williams beat top seed Angelique Kerber on Wednesday to advance to a Miami Open semi-final against Britain's Johanna Konta.

Spieth, Mickelson among Masters hopefuls at Houston Open

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth, the 2015 Masters champion who bungled a repeat bid, begin play Thursday at the PGA Houston Open with the Masters looming next week.

Durant making 'very good progress,' can return in regular season

Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has made "very good progress" in his recovery from a Grade 2 MCL sprain and tibial bone bruise in his left knee, the team announced Wednesday.

Marshawn Lynch considering comeback

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that retired running back Marshawn Lynch is considering a return to the NFL.

'Hideous' Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks social media laughs

When the island of Madeira on Wednesday renamed its airport in honor of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo, all eyes were expected to be on the four-time world player of the year who is adored not only for his soccer skills but also his model looks.

UP targets Final 4 berth in UAAP football

Defending champion University of the Philippines (UP) will try to join Katipunan rival Ateneo de Manila University in the Final 4 when it clashes with University of Santo Tomas in the UAAP Season 79 football tournament on Thursday at the Moro Lorenzo Field.