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Coaching carousel blasted by Spoelstra, Popovich

SAN ANTONIO - It is no coincidence the opposing head coaches in this year's NBA Finals are among the longest serving in the game. In a job that offers little security, ongoing success on the court is one of the few ways to survive.

Hong Kong football introduces anti-racism measures

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's football authority announced a slew of measures to punish and prevent racist behavior at games, after Philippine football chiefs complained to FIFA about racist abuse of its players and fans.

Miami's Bosh fined $5,000 for flop

SAN ANTONIO - Miami's Chris Bosh was slapped with a $5,000 fine for flopping in game four of the NBA finals, the league announced on Friday.

Donaire will get rematch vs Rigo, says promoter

MANILA, Philippines – Former world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. may soon get the chance to face his tormentor, WBO/WBA super bantamweight Guillermo Rigondeaux, again.

Harden, Gordon to visit PH for NBA 3-on3

MANILA – The Houston Rocket’s James Harden and New Orleans Pelicans Eric Gordon will be visiting the Philippines for the NBA 3X event at the SM Mall of Asia on July 26-28, the NBA announced on Friday.

Highlights: Heat's series-tying win in Game 4

Tabla na uli sa two all ang NBA Finals! Pinataob ng Miami Heat ang San Antonio Spurs sa Game 4 ng kanilang best-of-7 series kanina sa San Antonio, Texas.

Arum sees Pacquiao headlining 'Thrilla in Manila II'

MANILA – Top Rank Inc. CEO Bob Arum believes pressure for a second "Thrilla in Manila," headlined by Manny Pacquiao, is building up with the construction of 4 big casinos in the Manila Bay waterfront.

PH woodpushers haul medals in ASEAN Chess

MANILA – Four Filipino woodpushers carried the load for the Philippine team as the 14th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2013 Standard competition comes to an end in Thailand on Thursday.

FIFA urged to probe Azkals' abuse in Hong Kong

MANILA - The Philippine Football Federation said on Friday that it has filed a complaint with FIFA over allegedly racist abuse from Hong Kong fans directed towards Filipino fans in a recent game.

Gilas PH beats younger Lithuanian squad again

MANILA – Gilas Pilipinas is showing promise ahead of its FIBA Asia Championship campaign with an 88-84 win over the Lithuanian 20-Under team on Thursday in Klaipeda City.