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Asian cage legend and South Korean head coach Hur Jae struck out one of his sons to bring back veteran Park Chan Hee on the national team for stability at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon. Park’s the only player in the Lebanon lineup not in the cast that beat the Philippines, 83-72, at the recent Jones Cup in Taipei. Hur’s son Hoon Heo took a back seat but his brother Ung Heo kept his spot.

It’s widely known in FIBA circles that there are only two countries in the world where basketball is the No. 1 sport – Lithuania and the Philippines. Football is king in most countries on the planet but Filipinos and Lithuanians proudly declare that their love for hoops is like no other.

Open water swimming is not only the loneliest sport, it is downright dangerous, as you have no control over your environment. Long distance swimming simply multiplies the hazards. As you desperately split the surface of the water, there’s no telling what lies beneath.

Manny Pacquiao, left, and Jeff Horn pose for a photo after weighing in, Tuesday, July 1, 2017, in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao, is putting his WBO welterweight world title on the line Sunday, July 2, against the 29-year-old Horn. | AP Photo/John Pye
All is set for the Battle of Brisbane as both Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn made the weight.
Jeff Horn will fight Manny Pacquiao on July 2 in Brisbane, Australia.
Does Jeff Horn, Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming opponent, remain a mystery to you? Get a glimpse of his fighting style!
Kobe Paras failed to enter the semifinals of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup dunk contest in Nantes, France. | FIBA.com
Kobe Paras failed to advance in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup Dunk contest in Nantes, France on Monday (Tuesday in Manila).

	Jeff Horn is sparring with Filipino boxer Czar Amonsot as part of his preparation for Manny Pacquiao.
While cellphones and cameras are usually prohibited during Manny Pacquiao’s sparring sessions, the same isn’t the case for the camp of Jeff Horn.
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Philippine Cup

Feb. 24, 2017 (Friday)

MOA Arena

Finals Game 1 |  7:00 PM

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Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

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