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Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling ‘shouldn’t own a team anymore’ after alleged comments

  Magic Johnson is calling upon NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to “come down hard” on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who is alleged to have made racially charged comments and urged a girlfriend to not bring black people to his team’s games. Johnson was a subject of the comments Sterling allegedly made on an …

Clippers stage silent protest to owner Donald Sterling as NBA reacts to purported comments

  OAKLAND, Calif. – The Los Angeles Clippers chose not to speak publicly about owner Donald Sterling before they faced the Golden State Warriors for Game 4 of their first-round series Sunday. Instead, they made a silent protest to generate attention. In response to Sterling’s purported comments urging a woman to not bring black people …

North York Pinoy Athletic Association Holds 2014-2015 Officers’ Induction

  Spring, once again, is on the air. Places and people are up in welcoming and enjoying the yearly seasonal rites. The North York Pinoy Athletic Association ( NYPAA) celebrated the desirable transition with a Dinner-Dance and Induction of its officers and directors for the 2014-2015 term. The event was held on April 5, 2014 at the Garnet …

15 year old Chinese teenager Guan Tianlang fails to make cut at China Open

  SHENZHEN, China – It’s back to the books – and practice range – for China’s teenage golf sensation. Fifteen-year-old Guan Tianlang, a year removed from his breakout performance at the Masters, failed to make the cut at the China Open on Friday, shooting a 76 to finish at 3-over 147. He’s now missed the …

Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool. The 22-time Olympic medalist lost to Ryan Lochte in the 100-meter butterfly final at the Arena Grand Prix on Thursday night. Lochte touched first in 51.93 seconds, second-fastest in the world this year. Phelps took second in 52.13 in …

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Pineda says he was just trying to get a better grip on the ball. Now, he won’t need one for a while. A day after being caught using pine tar on the mound, the New York Yankees pitcher was suspended for 10 games by the commissioner’s office on Thursday. Pineda said …

Frustrated Caguioa criticizes Ginebra teammates after loss

Ginebra superstar Mark Caguioa took his frustration to Twitter after his team Gin Kings lost to the undefeated Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters on Tuesday night in the PBA Commissioners Cup quarter finals. Tropang Texters advanced to the semi-finals with a score of 97. Caguioa scored 19 out of Gin King’s losing score of 84. …

Hopkins win over Shumenov via split decision

  WASHINGTON — Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion. Then, the 49-year-old boxer showed his age, referencing a TV character that might have gone over the heads of many young fans. “I was so in my living room watching Archie Bunker,” Hopkins said, playfully comparing himself to …

No retirement yet for Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao is not thinking about retiring anytime, soon. Photo: Facebook Page of Manny Pacquiao   Manny Pacquiao is not yet ready to hang up his gloves. With his victory over Bradley last Sunday, he not just regained the WBO welterweight title—he also regained an inspiration to continue his journey. “I proved tonight that my …

Southeast Asia: Lucrative new frontier for European football but black hole for homegrown game

  HANOI, Vietnam – There were so few people watching Vietnam take on Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening. Rewind seven months, when Arsenal visited and it was very different. Families decked in the North London club’s red-and-white flocked past …