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  • Pacquiao fights on: ‘I love this sport’

    first_imgDuterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Gilas shooting for crown Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation According to Pacquiao’s adviser, Mike Koncz, the Fighting Senator “is enjoying some quality time with his family” and that a decision on his next fight will be announced next month.Meanwhile, Koncz also said Pacquiao and chief trainer Freddie Roach have agreed on a payment scheme (for the Horn bout) that involves Top Rank.“For the last five years, we have instructed our promoter to deduct said payment from our guaranteed purse and this is how our corner has been paid,” said Koncz.ADVERTISEMENT Manny Pacquiao of the Phillipines waves at his supporters after he lost against Jeff Horn of Australia, not shown, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sun. 2 July, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)Manny Pacquiao will fight on and, chances are, he’ll seek vindication against Jeff Horn before the year ends.“I love this sport and until the passion is gone, I will continue to fight for God, my family, my fans and my country,” Pacquiao posted on his Twitter account Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Beaten by Horn in their “Battle of Brisbane” for the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown on July 2, Pacquiao has a rematch clause at his disposal.And Horn is ready to give Pacquiao a chance to regain the 147-pound title in Brisbane. Horn even told ringtv.com that he could possibly knock out Pacquiao.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“I think I’ll do better the second time around,” Horn said Wednesday. “I think that occasion, just having that crowd and being up against someone like that gives me a lot of experience in one go, so I think I’ll be way better the next time I go out for sure; no Round 9 repeats.”Horn was referring to the round when Pacquiao nearly knocked him out. Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

  • Fort St. John Cabbie Assaulted

    first_imgCst. Passarell says working as a cab driver has its inherent risks. She says drivers should make it aware that they do have transmissions available to their dispatch, and that itself could deter someone from attempting an attack.The RCMP is now looking for witness information and has yet to establish a motive for the attack and is taking public assistance calls at the local detachment 250-787-8140. A 24 year old Fort St. John man is in custody and a cab driver recovering from head wounds following an assault early Monday morning at an apartment complex at the corner of 86th street and 89th avenue.The RCMP says the attack occurred, at about 4 o’clock, when the cab driver was backing out of a parking lot just after picking up a man, who then allegedly hit the cabbie repeatedly with a metal weapon.The victim reportedly prevented any further injury, by grabbing the weapon and following a brief struggle, the assailant fled the scene. With the assistance of a police dog investigating officers were able to locate and arrest a suspect, who remains in custody.Scheduled to make his first court appearance today, he’s charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and obstructing a police officer.Advertisement – Advertisement -Cst. Passarell talks to the media about the attack.last_img read more

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  • LBSU has no O’s in offense

    first_imgAs a team, the Dirtbags hit .425 on the weekend. “The offense was big,” coach Mike Weathers said. “Brandon was on fire, Danny Espinosa had another great weekend, freshmen Steve Tinoco and Taylor Krick did some nice things, and Jason Corder hit a home run. “We played a lot of guys and got a lot of hits and was able to overcome Arizona State’s great hitting. We actually pitched pretty well considering the scores.” The Dirtbags have a rematch tonight at Jackie Robinson Stadium against UCLA. The Dirtbags beat UCLA earlier this season at Blair Field, and the Bruins have slipped to 8-9 after losing a series at Mississippi last weekend. Shane Peterson is a candidate to start for the Dirtbags, who usually use four pitchers or more in these early midweek games. They hit the road again this week for a three-game series at Wichita State. LONG BEACH – Some of the hits pounded out by Long Beach State last weekend against Arizona State are probably still reverberating around Tempe, Ariz. In the series win over the 11th-ranked Sun Devils, the Dirtbags scored 30 runs and smacked 48 hits, recording two victories and taking a lead into the eighth inning of the other. They scored 16 runs with a season-high 23 hits in a 16-9 slamming Sunday in a nine-inning game that took 4 hours and 32 minutes to play. First baseman Brandon Godfrey, who started the series with just three h its on the season, went 10 for 15 with four runs and four RBI in the desert and was named Big West Conference Player of the Week. center_img The one thing the ASU series failed to do was solve the riddle of the third spot in the Long Beach rotation. Andre Lamontagne got an audition Sunday and couldn’t get past the second inning. Freshman Adam Wilk relieved and pitched well despite giving up two runs. Reliever Andrew Liebel was stretched out again during the series and might get a start at Wichita State. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

  • Que!! Stoke star Charlie Adam takes the talkSPORT Spanish test

    first_imgThe Britannia Stadium is more Spanish than Stoke-ist these days following the arrival of a host of star names from La Liga.But the language barrier can make things difficult in a dressing room. So what are the Stoke lads doing about it?Charlie Adam revealed on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on Wednesday morning that goalkeeper Shay Given had been spotted using a Spanish language app after training, but what about the Scottish midfielder himself? Can he make himself understood when chatting with Bojan and co?We decided to put his linguistic skills to the test…last_img read more

  • Another Arsenal star set for Barcelona? Catalans monitoring Ozil – reports

    first_img Mesut Ozil in action for Germany 1 Barcelona are monitoring Mesut Ozil’s situation at Arsenal with increasing interest.The Germany star has openly called on manager Arsene Wenger to strengthen the Gunners squad this summer, while also praising the managerial skills of new Manchester City boss and former Nou Camp coach Pep Guardiola.And while the midfielder is not desperate to quit London, the Barca hierarchy believe they could tempt him back to Spain where he once starred for Real Madrid.Arsenal have a history of selling their best players to Barcelona in recent years having transferred over £120million worth of talent including Aleksander Hleb, Marc Overmars, Emmanuel Petit, Alex Song, Thomas Vermaelen, Thierry Henry and Cesc Fabregas to the Catalan giants.Arsenal will now have to hope they can get back into the Champions League next season, while their midfield assist maestro wants to see the club active in the summer transfer window too.last_img read more

  • Boyd puts Broncos on his back

    first_img Boyd broke through with a career-best 31 points and tied a Broncos’ record seven three- pointers, Cook added 22 points and the Broncos rebounded in a big way with a 99-76 win over Cal State Stanislaus at Kellogg Gym. The victory keeps Cal Poly within striking distance in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings. POMONA — Greg Kamansky locked himself and his coaching staff in his office until 1 a.m. in search of answers after Cal Poly Pomona’s upset loss to Chico State on Friday. Jonathan Boyd and Dion Cook provided an easy solution Saturday. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita “It was the result of team basketball,” said Boyd, who shot 9-of-11 from the field, 7-of-9 from beyond the arc and hit all six of his foul shots. “I was just fortunate to get some open looks and knock them down. . . . I just go out and play. I don’t look for career numbers. I just look to play in the parameters of (Kamansky’s) offense and defense.” Both aspects, of course, require the team cohesiveness that the Broncos (8-5, 4-2) lacked in Friday’s 76-61 loss to Chico State. Former Montclair standout Larry Gordon turned in his first career double-double (13 points, 10 rebounds), Billy Hofman dealt 10 assists and Cal Poly (8-5, 4-2) shot 60.8 percent from the field and 75 percent from the foul line in winning for the fourth time in five games. “We’ve got a tough three games on the road, we needed this win,” said Kamansky, whose team plays at fellow defending conference co-champion Cal State San Bernardino. “We just have to focus on one game at a time.” center_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

  • BALLYBOFEY CHINESE TAKEAWAY DRUG ACCUSED TO GET BOOK OF EVIDENCE

    first_imgMr Low: Appeared via videolinkThree women and a man arrested and charged in connection with the discovery of a drugs factory in Ballybofey will be brought in person to Letterkenny in a fortnight to have the book of evidence presented to them.The three women – Sam Pohs Ooi, 62, her daughter Chong Li Jiuan, 28, both from Malaysia and Mei Ling Chen, 56, from China, all appeared by video link from the Duchas Centre today at Letterkenny District Court. Solicitors Frank Dorrian and Patsy Gallagher, representing them, asked that the book of evidence be furnished by the State on March 24.The man in the case Ching Ann Low, also appeared by videolink from Castlerea Prison and also had his case adjourned until the same date.All four are charged in connection with the discovery of €360,000 of cannabis above the Lee Ho Chinese restaurant on January 21st last.The accused were told today that their legal teams would make an application for bail at the High Court in Dublin on April 1.BALLYBOFEY CHINESE TAKEAWAY DRUG ACCUSED TO GET BOOK OF EVIDENCE was last modified: March 10th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ballybofeydrugs chargesLetterkenny Courtlast_img read more

  • Epic week of tuna fishing for the North Coast

    first_imgAnd what a week it was! The onslaught began last Wednesday out of Crescent City and didn’t let up until Tuesday afternoon. From Fort Bragg to Brookings, and every port in between, boats loaded up on the tuna. Scores were all over the board, from high teens up to seventy for some boats.The numbers, however, seemed irrelevant. The best way to describe this level of fishing – everyone who went “got all they wanted.” I’ve lived in Humboldt for the better part of 16 years now, and I can’t recall a …last_img read more

  • Ayesha and Steph Curry reveal matching tattoos to honor their 3 kids

    first_imgWhat do you get the couple that has everything?Nothing. You watch as they give something to each other.At some point in the recent past, Ayesha Curry adorned the inside of her forearm with three symbols — a wolf, a butterfly and a unicorn — each representing one of her and husband Steph’s children.On Monday, Steph revealed matching artwork on his lower right leg. Refer to the Instagram post below to decode the images.last_img