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Velasquez TKOs Dos Santos to retain UFC belt

MANILA, Philippines – Defending champion Cain Velasquez battered rival and top challenger Junior Dos Santos for four rounds before eventually winning via TKO in the fifth round of their heavyweight title fight in the main event of UFC 166 Saturday in Houston, Texas.

Ateneo routs San Beda to claim Fr. Martin crown

MANILA, Philippines – The Ateneo Blue Eagles clamped down on the San Beda Red Lions in the third quarter to come away with a 68-51 victory in the Finals of the 11th Fr. Martin Division 2 Cup Saturday at the Trinity University of Asia gym.

Red Sox beat Tigers to reach World Series

(UPDATE 2) Shane Victorino belted a seventh-inning grand slam to put the Boston Red Sox into the World Series with a 5-2 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers that clinched the American League Championship on Saturday.

 

Provodnikov stops Alvarado to win WBO title

MANILA, Philippines – Russia’s Ruslan Provodnikov defeated Mike Alvarado via a tenth round technical knockout to annex the World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-welterweight championship Saturday in Denver (Sunday in Manila).

IMAGES: La Salle celebrates UAAP wins

MANILA -- Students and alumni from all La Salle schools and their family gathered last Thursday night to celebrate the victories of the different UAAP teams of De La Salle University that competed in the first half of UAAP Season 76.

Cone: San Mig needs to take Fajardo out of his comfort zone

MANILA, Philippines – The San Mig Coffee Mixers will need to take Petron’s rookie center JuneMar Fajardo “out of his comfort zone” if they want to take a critical 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven Finals series in the PBA Governors Cup

Federer back in spotlight as Nadal skips Swiss Indoors

BASEL - Roger Federer has regained the spotlight at his home Swiss Indoors starting on Monday following the late pullout of Rafael Nadal, who said that the strain of winning ten titles this season had sapped him of all energy.

Petron, San Mig out to break 2-2 deadlock

MANILA, Philippines – The Petron Blaze Boosters and the San Mig Coffee Mixers are out to claim a crucial 3-2 series edge in tonight’s Game 5 of the PBA Governors Cup Finals at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.

Any trophy will do, Fergie tells struggling Moyes

MANCHESTER - Alex Ferguson told successor David Moyes that winning a trophy in his first season as Manchester United manager would be "fantastic" after a 1-1 draw at home to Southampton dented their Premier League title hopes.

Bill Russell arrested for trying to take gun onto plane

SEATTLE - Former National Basketball Association player and coach Bill Russell was arrested at an American airport for trying to bring a handgun onto an airplane, Seattle television station KIRO 7 reported.