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Warriors' Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston set to return Monday

OAKLAND -- The Warriors anticipate being close to full health Monday night when they face the Memphis Grizzlies at Oracle Arena. Andre Iguodala, the veteran sixth man who missed the last three games with hip tightness, is expected to return. Veteran ... Read more

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Fun couple Kiefer Ravena, Alyssa Valdez win charity beach volleyball game

Couple Kiefer Ravena and Alyssa Valdez, superstars in their respective sports, showed they also have the chemistry as teammates on the sand court. Ravena and Valdez teamed up to edge Charo Soriano and John Vic de Guzman, 23-21, in a ... Read more

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PH chesser downs Indon foe

By Rey Bancod. International Master Ricky de Guzman continued to turn back the hands of time with a victory Sunday to raise his output to 4 points after seven rounds of the 17th Asian Continental Chess championships at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. Read more

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Drunken fight between fans at Warriors-Kings game leads to arrest, hospitalization

A drunken altercation between two fans at the Warriors-Kings game Friday night left one man in the hospital and one to being arrested. Two men, reportedly rooting for opposing teams, started shoving each other in the fourth quarter of the game in the ... Read more

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At 40, Pacquiao's more positive than ever

MANILA, Philippines — WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao turns 40 today but who's counting? The MP bandwagon keeps rolling and there's no telling when it'll stop. Eventually, perhaps sooner than later, the train will grind to a halt and ... Read more

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After Game 1 rout, Blaze Spikers still got more to give

There is no way Petron is taking any chances. After whipping F2 Logistics in the opener of their Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference best-of-three finals, Petron coach Shaq delos Santos said they are going back to the drawing board and think ... Read more

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Lyoto Machida Discusses His Successful Bellator Debut

MMAjunkie spoke to former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida after his successful Bellator MMA debut at Bellator 213 yesterday. Machida defeated Rafael Carvalho by split decision in the co-main event. Below are some highlights. Machida on ... Read more

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Raptors will eventually need Kawhi Leonard — but they can win without him for now

The Toronto Raptors are better without Kawhi Leonard — their record says as much. Over a four-game West Coast trip, Toronto went 2-2 against the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets. The two wins ... Read more

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Forward Quang Hai among top 10 anticipated youngsters at Asian Cup 2019

NDO – Vietnamese forward Nguyen Quang Hai has been named among the 10 most anticipated young stars at the 2019 Asian Cup, which is set to run from January 5 to February 1 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In a recent article published on the ... Read more

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Golds and Goals moments: Man United facing bleak future

So many sports happenings, so little time – but we are here to help. Yahoo News Singapore picks the top sporting moments of this past week, and tries to make sense of what had happened. 1. Liverpool, Man U heading in different directions. The statistic ... Read more

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TNT KaTropa trade away Terrence Romeo to preserve team chemistry

TNT KaTropa dealt away Terrence Romeo for two role players and a future Draft pick of San Miguel Beer, a move that came after management acted on fellow players' requests to trade away the three-time PBA scoring champion. ADVERTISEMENT ... Read more

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Bulls Hoping Rebuild Takes A Big Step Forward In 2019 After Rocky 2018

Chicago Bulls Coach Jim Boylen instructs his players, including Zach LaVine, left, and Lauri Markkanen, during basketball practice at the Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. The Bulls will face Orlando Magic Thursday in the ... Read more

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NBA Rundown Week 9: Stephen Curry's mis-step in space, angry Michael Jordan ...

One mis-step for Curry, one giant dig by Kings. The Golden State Warriors have made headlines for plenty of reasons so far this season. But this is perhaps the most bizarre. Warriors star Steph Curry suggested — in jest, he has since claimed — that ... Read more

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SOURCES: Paul Zamar to be shipped to San Miguel

The Blackwater Elite appear to be going all-in for youth. According to multiple sources closely monitoring the situation, Paul Zamar is set to be sent to the San Miguel Beermen in exchange for two future picks. SPIN.ph first reported the development. Read more

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PDC World Darts Day Five Tips: Barney back, but for how long?

We get the first sighting of Raymond van Barneveld at this tournament on Monday and James Buttler picks his best bets of the day... Vincent van der Voort a great play today. Vincent van der Voort v Lourence Ilagan - Round One An on-song Vincent van der ... Read more

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Farmer: Time For Gervonta To Get Active - Then Come See Me

Madison Square Garden, New York City - In the co-main event, Tevin Farmer (28-4-1, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania successfully defended his IBF Super Featherweight World Title against Francisco Fonseca (22-2-1,16 KOs) of San Ramon, Costa Rica ... Read more

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Raptors coach Nick Nurse: Officials ignoring fouls made on Kawhi Leonard

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse believes NBA officials are not treating star Kawhi Leonard fairly. Nurse told reporters Sunday that he thinks it is "ridiculous" and "unbelievable" that Leonard does not spend more time at the free-throw line given his ... Read more

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Sandigan affirms denial of Pichay's demurrer over chess sponsorship case

MANILA - The Sandiganbayan 5th Division denied the motion for reconsideration filed by Surigao Del Sur 1st District Rep. Prospero Pichay for the reversal of the denial of his demurrer to evidence on his code of conduct case involving a chess tournament. Read more

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An Early Primer for NBA Trade Season

Most summer signees are now eligible to be traded; let the scuttlebutt begin! Here are the teams, players, contracts, and assets to keep an eye on as the deal-making starts to heat up. By Kevin O'Connor Dec 17, 2018, 8:58am EST ... Read more

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NBA Star Steph Curry Interviews Astronaut Scott Kelly as Part of His Moon ...

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is backpedaling from his quip last week on the Winging It podcast endorsing a classic conspiracy theory: that NASA's six-manned landings on the moon from 1969-1972 somehow didn't occur. On the podcast, Curry ... Read more

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Blessing in disguise for Matt Salem as he lands in Ginebra

The former La Salle and NU marksman gets picked late in the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft, but it hardly matters as he heads to the league's crowd darlings. Delfin Dioquino. Published 9:30 PM, December 16, 2018. Updated 9:30 PM, December 16, 2018. Read more

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Brett Brown thinking big picture; goal is for Sixers to be 'healthy, confident ...

CLEVELAND – It's all about the big picture for the 76ers. They want to win whenever they hit the court. But they're not going to panic during losing streaks or after losses to struggling teams. Related stories ... Read more

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Bayern Munich's possible opponents in the Champions League Ro16 ranked from ...

The draw for the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 is coming up tomorrow, and Bayern Munich fans will be ecstatic (or, perhaps a little disconcerted?). Despite having topped their group, the Bavarians face the prospect of drawing some real ... Read more

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Sandigan affirms denial of Pichay's demurrer over chess sponsorship case

MANILA - The Sandiganbayan 5th Division denied the motion for reconsideration filed by Surigao Del Sur 1st District Rep. Prospero Pichay for the reversal of the denial of his demurrer to evidence on his code of conduct case involving a chess tournament. Read more

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Basketball: Shorthanded Nuggets topple NBA-best Raptors

Jamal Murray #27 of the Denver Nuggets drives against Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors at the Pepsi Center on Dec 16, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP). 17 Dec 2018 04:52PM (Updated: 17 Dec 2018 ... Read more

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Myles Turner pays price for obscene gesture aimed at 76ers fans

To be fair, Philly fans have done far worse. Pacers center Myles Turner was fined $15,000 by the NBA after giving 76ers fans the bird during Friday's game. Advertisement. Heat of the moment, my emotions got the best of me right there... gotta respect ... Read more

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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz in the Wake of Trevor Ariza Trade

After weeks of speculation and trade rumors, the Phoenix Suns finally decided to deal forward Trevor Ariza. Though several teams were interested in acquiring the 33-year-old, he landed with the Washington Wizards, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Read more

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Ateneo beats DBBH in Aboitiz finals

SACRED Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) won its second straight title after beating Don Bosco Boys Home (DBBH), 4-1, via shootout in the Boys 18 final of the Aboitiz Cup at the Cebu City Sports Center last Sunday, Dec. 16. On the other hand, ... Read more

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PBA: 'Mr. Irrelevant' John Ragasa hopes to make it big with Stanley Pringle

People may call people like John Ragasa as Mr. Irrelevant, but he hopes to make the difference as the newest member of the NorthPort Batang Pier. The 5'10 guard out of St. Mary's University came all the way from London to pursue his professional ... Read more

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PBA: Zamar headed to SMB

by Ernest Hernandez. Blackwater Elite was busy at work after the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft and pulled off some player deals. One of them included Paul Zamar who is allegedly on his way to the San Miguel Beermen in exchange for two second round picks ... Read more

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Kings' Marvin Bagley III suffers bone bruise in knee, expected to miss 10-14 days

The Sacramento Kings will be without No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley III for up to two weeks after he suffered a bone bruise in his left knee during the team's loss to the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. The Kings announced Saturday that there ... Read more

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Fronda up as Doroy tumbles

MANILA, Philippines — Woman International Master Jan Jodilyn Fronda carried the cudgels for the Philippine campaign when Woman FIDE Master Allaney Jia Doroy faltered as she downed WFM Aashna Makhija of India to close in on a top 10 finish after six ... Read more

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PBA: Ravena denies Romeo went AWOL

by Ernest Hernandez. Days before the 2018 PBA draft, TnT KaTropa head coach Bong Ravena spoke on the recent trade rumors tied up to Terrence Romeo. On the morning of the draft, speculations again surfaced with the former FEU guard reportedly going ... Read more

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Game Preview: Nuggets and Raptors Meet in Battle of Top Teams

DENVER, Colo. - The Denver Nuggets, the top team in the Western Conference, will welcome the top team in the Eastern Conference on Sunday night as the Toronto Raptors make their only appearance in Denver this season. The Nuggets and Raptors met ... Read more

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San Beda trounces Cebu five; CKSC stuns mapua

San Beda launched its title retention bid by crushing University of Cebu, 103-63, while former champion Chiang Kai Shek College fired a strong warning to its rivals at the start of the Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship (PSSBC) Rain ... Read more

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Farmer: Time For Gervonta To Get Active - Then Come See Me

Madison Square Garden, New York City - In the co-main event, Tevin Farmer (28-4-1, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania successfully defended his IBF Super Featherweight World Title against Francisco Fonseca (22-2-1,16 KOs) of San Ramon, Costa Rica ... Read more