Manny Pacquiao has shoulder surgery

Manny Pacquiao underwent surgery on his injured right shoulder Wednesday following his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in boxing’s richest fight ever. Pacquiao spokesman Fred Sternburg quoted the fighter’s surgeon,

Football | Champions League: Juve beats champions Real 2-1, Ronaldo scores 54th goal of season

Former Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata came back to haunt his old club as he sent Juventus on its way to a 2-1 victory over the holders in the first

Football | Jeonbuk beats Luneng to advance in Asian Champions League

Korean club Jeonbuk Motors advanced to the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League yesterday with a 4-1 win over Shandong Luneng. Lee Jae-sung was on target in the first half

Football | FIFA candidate Van Praag seeks support in South Korea

Former South Africa international and Champions League winner Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint at a barber shop in South Africa. McCarthy's agent told local radio that the 2004 Champions

Boxing | Pacquiao could face disciplinary action for shoulder

Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar said

Olympics | Small nations like New Zealand could host games

  International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says there's no reason a small nation such as New Zealand shouldn't aspire to host the Olympics. Bach, who is on a tour through the

Football | Champions League Preview: Barcelona faces Bayern, old coach Guardiola in semifinal

Thu 2:45am Barcelona v Bayern Munich H 1.75, D 4, A 5.4 Pep Guardiola, the former player who coached Barcelona to 14 titles including two European Cups, makes his highly anticipated return to

Boxing | Mayweather takes his USD100 million check and runs

The check was for USD100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. "No pictures,

McIlroy a winner with great play and a little luck

Rory McIlroy won a tournament as the No. 1 player in the world. Only at the Match Play Championship does this pass as newsworthy. In the 17-year history of golf's most unpredictable

The Buzz | Chelsea wins Premier League Title

Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea won soccer’s English Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. Chelsea clinched the title for a fourth time in front of a home crowd

Boxing | Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever

The pressure of a USD180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn’t the best. Using his reach and his jab Saturday night (US

Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat

Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao believes he beat Floyd Mayweather, and there aren’t many Filipinos who would disagree. People in the Philippines flocked to stadiums and cinemas nationwide to watch the bout live

Shoulder injury limited Filipino champion

Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Nevada officials also denied Pacquiao’s request to take an anti-inflammatory

Beckham’s influence grows as former soccer star turns 40

David Beckham turned 40 on Saturday and while memories of his playing days with England, Manchester United and Real Madrid fade, he remains a captivating figure of worldwide interest. When he

Mayweather-Pacquiao tops unbelievable Saturday sports lineup

The most-anticipated fight of all time. The best-known horse race. The premier baseball rivalry. The NFL draft. And those are just the highlights. Super Saturday (Sunday in Macau) — perhaps a day

Boxing | Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

George Foreman was fighting Evander Holyfield for the heavyweight title, and anyone wanting to watch it in April 1991 had to plan ahead. It was the night boxing pay-­per-view was born.

UFC | Jon Jones stripped of title, suspended after arrest

Jon Jones has been stripped of his UFC light heavyweight title and suspended indefinitely following his arrest in New Mexico on a hit-and-­run that police say left a pregnant woman

Boxing | Pacquiao, Roach scheme on plan for Mayweather’s defense

How does anybody hit Floyd Mayweather Jr., a fighter whose perfect career is built on being nearly impossible to touch? Pacquiao and Roach will reveal their answer in detail Saturday night

Vegas sets up ‘concentric’ security for upcoming megafight

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn’t even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planning security

Football | Analysis Bayern could face long-term challenge from Wolfsburg

When their 25th Bundesliga title came, Bayern Munich’s players and coaches were most likely on their sofas, watching television. The team’s director, Matthias Sammer, was at a basketball game. There was

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