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NEW YORK: LeBron James scored 49 points to carry the Miami Heat to a 102-96 victory over Brooklyn on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) and within one win of advancing in the NBA playoffs. James, a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, matched his career playoff high as two-time defending champions Miami…

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Swimmers from the Philippine Swimming League (PSL) swimmers made impact in the recently concluded 2014 Palarong Pambansa held in Laguna with Imee Joyce Saavedra of National Capital Region (NCR) heading the list with four gold medals and three new records. “Our hardwork in grassroots development program is paying off. The…

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FORMER world bantamweight title holder Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. showed tremendous power and speed in his sparring session on Tuesday against fellow former World Boxing Council super bantamweight silver champion Sylvester Lopez. Nonito’s father and chief trainer Nonito Donaire Sr. said that his son is getting stronger and…

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BEN Askren expressed his desire to teach wrestling in the Philippines if ever there will be an opportunity. During his media workout at the Ultimate Fitness Gym in Metro Walk Ortigas, Askren said the Filipinos are fast learners, tough, skillful and brave—a set of qualities that makes them good mixed…

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The Philippines’ sole super Grandmaster Wesley So defeated Zoltan Almasi of Hungary in 48 moves of French Defense Winawer Variation to take the solo lead at the half of the six-man Capablanca Elite Memorial tournament currently being held in Havana, Cuba. So has now 3.5 points on two wins and…

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Visiting American instructor Rodney Hitchcock will conduct a seminar on Bruce Lee’s martial art of jeet kune do (JKD) on May 17 to 18, at the 4th floor of Wildram Bldg., Makiling Street, Palanan, Makati. The event is hosted by JKD Philippine Chapter under the leadership of Joel Ramos. Hitchcock…