Basketball: Middleton winner lifts Bucks over Heat in playoff opener, Basketball News & Top Stories

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Khris Middleton nailed a clutch two-pointer with less than one second remaining as the Milwaukee Bucks snatched a thrilling 109-107 overtime victory against the Miami Heat in their NBA Eastern Conference playoff opener on Saturday (May 22). Middleton kept his composure superbly to drain the decisive jump shot from 18 feet … Read more

Football: Teenage Atletico fan dies in La Liga title celebration tragedy, Football News & Top Stories

MADRID (AFP) – A 14-year-old boy died on Saturday (May 22) during celebrations of Atletico Madrid’s La Liga title victory in the Spanish capital, emergency services told AFP. The incident happened as the teenager was in a van with friends. He is believed to have suffered a brain injury after hitting his head against the … Read more

It’s official: Pacquiao sets Aug. 21 bout vs two-belt champ Spence

Manny Pacquiao celebrates his split-decision victory over Keith Thurman in their WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP FILE PHOTO Manny Pacquiao has no plans of taking an easy ride into the sunset. The 42-year-old Philippine senator has picked double welterweight belt-holder and pound-for-pound … Read more

Football: Zidane tight-lipped over Real Madrid future, Football News & Top Stories

MADRID (REUTERS) – Zinedine Zidane refused to confirm whether he will still be in charge of Real Madrid next season after the Spanish giants ended the season empty handed. Zidane’s side finished two points behind La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, with a total of 84, following Saturday’s (May 22) 2-1 victory over Villarreal. They were … Read more

Football: Atletico La Liga success shows strength in adversity, says Simeone, Football News & Top Stories

VALLADOLID, SPAIN (AFP) – Diego Simeone said Atletico Madrid winning La Liga was a triumph of overcoming adversity after his team were on Saturday (May 22) crowned champions for the second time in seven years. Atletico beat Real Valladolid 2-1 to finish two points ahead of Real Madrid at the end of a draining season … Read more

PBA looking to get teams practicing in Metro Manila

Rain or Shine is one of the teams holding practices in Batangas City. —PHOTO COURTESY OF PBA IMAGES Salaries have been restored to their full amount. Next up, getting Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) team practices going in Metro Manila. “We are looking for the perfect time to appeal our case,” PBA commissioner Willie Marcial told … Read more