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Rockets edge Warriors in NBA overtime thriller

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE May 06, 2019 LOS ANGELES: James Harden out-dueled Kevin Durant down the stretch to lift the Houston Rockets to a 126-121 overtime victory over Golden State on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) that trimmed the deficit in their NBA playoff series. Harden drained a three-pointer with 49 seconds …

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Toronto Raptors say Siakam doubtful with right calf bruise

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE May 06, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.: Cameroonian forward Pascal Siakam was listed as doubtful by the Toronto Raptors on Saturday for their NBA playoff game Sunday (Monday in Manila) at Philadelphia due to a bruised right calf. The 25-year-old standout averaged 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists …

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Alvarez outpoints Jacobs to unify middleweight world titles

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE May 06, 2019 LAS VEGAS: Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez unified boxing’s 160-pound division on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), earning a unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs in a fight that pitted two of the world’s top middleweights with three world titles on the line. Alvarez kept his World …

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Blaze Spikers bag sixth crown

By The Manila Times May 06, 2019 Petron’s failure to come up with a sweep turned out to be a blessing in disguise as it willed it to go all out and clinch the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix title before a massive crowd late Saturday at the Filoil Flying V …

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Blu Girls make Asia Cup semis

By EDDIE G. ALINEA May 06, 2019 The Philippine Blu Girls recovered their winning ways with a 5-1 rout of South Korea on Friday starting the playoff round of the pre-Olympic Asia Cup women’s softball championship at the Senayan Stadium in Jakarta. Mary Ann Antolihao manned the mound without relief …

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Growling Tigers, Revellers collide today in PBA D-League

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA May 06, 2019 Ironcon-University of Sto. Tomas (UST) aims to strengthen its quarterfinal bid when it battles fellow contender Chélu Bar & Grill today in the 2019 Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League (PBA D-League) at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao, Quezon City. A win by the …

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