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CHICAGO: Brandt Snedeker fired an eight-under 63 that included a sizzling stretch of seven straight birdies on Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after one round of the BMW Championship. Snedeker defied gusty winds on the par-71 Conway Farms Golf Club course hosting a PGA Tour event for the first…

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FOXBOROUGH, United States: New England’s defence forced four turnovers and sacked quarterback Geno Smith four times as the Patriots held on for a 13-10 victory over the New York Jets on Thursday. Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was a modest 19-for-39 for just 185 yards and an interception as New England…

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KARACHI: Legendary Pakistan squash player Jahangir Khan vowed on Thursday to keep fighting for a place for his sport in the Olympics despite the failed bid to join the 2020 Tokyo Games. The International Olympic Committee voted on Sunday to put wrestling back on the roster. Squash trailed in third…

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PARIS: Rank outsiders Canada take their fairtytale run to Belgrade as they face a daunting challenge against Serbia, while defending champions Czech Republic host Argentina in the Davis Cup semifinals which begin on Friday. The Canadians, who had never won a World Group tie before causing upsets against Spain and…

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More than three years since they traded him to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Miami Heat recently announced the resigning of troubled forward Michael Beasley to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract. Last week, the Phoenix Suns waived him after he was arrested in Arizona for possession—the latest in a long string of…

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The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Board affirmed that Ateneo de Manila University head coach Bo Perasol must serve out his one-game suspension for violating league rules when his wards play against the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers next Wednesday, September 18. Ateneo and UST are battling…

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Roland Gabriel Dy Navarette, the son of former world boxing champion Rolando “The Bad Boy from Dadiangas” Navarette will fight unbeaten Kyle “Boom” Reyes of Guam in Pacific X-Treme Combat (PXC) 39 on Saturday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. The featherweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Navarette,…

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Eight veteran Filipino campaigners barged into the Last 32 of the prestigious World 9-Ball Championships being held at the Al Arabi Sports Club in Doha, Qatar. They are Antonio Gabica, Israel Rota, Lee Van Corteza, Jeff de Luna, Dennis Orcollo, Ramil Gallego, Carlo Biado and Marlon Manalo who defeated their…

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PETRON Blaze tries to cement its hold of the solo top spot when it faces Alaska Aces today in the 38th Philippine Basketball Association Governors Cup elimination round at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. They will face the Aces at 7:30 p.m. following the Air 21 Express and Talk…

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Cyna Rodriguez turned the final round of the ICTSI Wack Wack Ladies Philippine Golf Tour into another victory walk as she coasted to a six-shot romp over Mia Piccio with a closing even par 72 at Wack Wack’s West course on Thursday. Rodriguez bucked a shaky start with a clutch…