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Pacquiao gets near Floyd in ESPN rankings

MANILA – Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao moved two places up in ESPN’s pound-for-pound list as he got closer to his American rival Floyd Mayweather Jr.Full article

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Thunder clinch West's second seed

As of 04/17/2014 2:02 PM
LOS ANGELES - Kevin Durant's dunk with 16.5 seconds to play lifted Oklahoma City to a 112-111 victory over Detroit on Wednesday on the final night of the NBA regular season. Full article

Brazil unveils $10B infrastructure budget for Olympics

As of 04/17/2014 1:13 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais ($10.76 billion) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time. Full article

Hawks wrap up season with win over Bucks

As of 04/17/2014 12:06 PM
MILWAUKEE - Six players scored in double digits for Atlanta as the Hawks wrapped up the regular season with a 111-103 victory over the Bucks on Wednesday night at Bradley Center. Full article

Wizards beat Celtics to clinch fifth seed

As of 04/17/2014 11:39 AM
BOSTON - The Washington Wizards, set to make their first NBA playoff appearance since 2008, captured the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference by finishing their regular season with a 118-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Full article

Knicks ink Odom as season winds down

As of 04/17/2014 9:44 AM
NEW YORK - Lamar Odom's twisting path from NBA champion with the Lakers to tabloid target along with reality TV star wife Khloe Kardashian has brought him, for now, to the New York Knicks. Full article

Milwaukee Bucks sold for $550 million

As of 04/17/2014 8:10 AM
LOS ANGELES - Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl said Wednesday he's selling the NBA team to an ownership group eager to keep the club in Milwaukee. Full article

Hot air balloons soar anew for 19th revival at Clark

As of 04/17/2014 7:52 AM
MANILA, Philippines - Kites, aircraft, and practically “everything that flies” will hit the Philippine skies again after a one-year break as the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (PIHABF) sets its 19th edition on Feb. 12-15, 2015 at the Phl Air Force Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone. Full article

SMB nabs twice-to-beat bonus

As of 04/16/2014 11:29 PM
MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Beer fought back from 18 points down to hack out a 93-85 come-from-behind win against Air21 on Wednesday’s PBA Commissioners Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Full article

Pacquiao's blood-stained shorts, gloves sold for P2M

As of 04/16/2014 10:32 PM
Tumabo ng halos P2 milyon sa auction ang boxing shorts at gloves na ginamit ni Manny Pacquiao sa laban kay Timothy Bradley. Full article

Is Pacquiao going to play in the PBA?

As of 04/16/2014 8:19 PM
We all know Pacquiao the boxer, Pacquiao the congressman and Pacquiao the preacher. But now, he wants to become Pacquiao the PBA player, too. Full article