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Toilet paper for prizes in US women’s golf tilt

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – While most global sport has shut down over the coronavirus pandemic, a US third-level women’s golf tour is playing through, aided by a ruling declaring Arizona courses as essential businesses – and where a winner’s prize recently included a toilet roll. The Cactus Tour will stage its 12th 54-hole event of […]

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Ex-NBA tries to broker 10 million masks to NY from China

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury, now coaching in China, says he has a deal with a Chinese manufacturer to provide 10 million coronavirus protective masks to his hometown of New York. The New York Post reported Sunday that Marbury, whose 13 NBA seasons included five with the New York Knicks, had an agreement to supply […]

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Kobe’s towel fetches P1.7 million at auction

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ­ The towel that Kobe Bryant wore over his shoulders during his farewell speech after his final National Basketball League game has fetched over $33,000 at auction, the US media said on Sunday. With the towel draped around him to help mop up his sweat, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar closed his speech with […]

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Eloy Poligrates signs deal with Golden Coolers

There is definitely no shortage of motivation for Eloy Poligrates as he joins Rizal-Xentro Mall for the fourth season of the Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League. The former PBA cager inked a one-year deal with the Golden Coolers with the former eager to prove himself after being left unsigned by Marinerong Pilipino for the new […]

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Aragones tops  online chess tilt

By Kristel Satumbaga Jerome Angelo Aragones turned back FIDE Master Alekhine Nouri in the 20th and final round to rule the second leg of the 1st Philippine National Bullet Championship held through online over the weekend. In winning the title, Aragones, 16, finished with 15.5 points to secure a semis berth slated next month. It was his […]

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Pinoy boxer recalls miraculous experience

BY NICK GIONGCO       Around this same time last year, Filipino boxer was on the brink of death in a Yokohama hospital ­ his head wrapped in bandage ­ strpaped on a ventilator. Arizala was in the ring with a heavy-handed Japanese named Tatsuyoshi Temada, who stopped him in the sixth round of […]

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