Pacquiao takes WBA super welterweight belt from Thurman

MANILA — Manny Pacquiao won the World Boxing Association super welterweight championship after beating undefeated Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Philippine Time). A first-round knockdown made the difference as the 40-year-old Pacquiao prevailed over the 30-year-old Thurman via split decision. Thurman seemed to be in control for most of … Read More

Magnolia beats Ginebra in ‘Clasico’ QF rubber match

MANILA — The Magnolia Hotshots took the last seat in the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup semifinals after eliminating Barangay Ginebra, 85-72, in the final game of the quarterfinal round at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. The Hotshots pulled away from the third quarter, outscoring the Barangay, 28-13, to eventually take … Read More