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  1. Manny Pacquiao makes professional basketball debut

    Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2014
  2. Manny Pacquiao eyeing Metta World Peace for new professional bask...

    Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  3. Manny Pacquiao to help start China boxing academy

    Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce professional world champions.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. Collins: Channeling the Manny Pacquiao of old

    Nigel Collins

    Prosperity and the passing of time have changed Manny Pacquiao from the go-for-broke style that once defined him. Is there still time for a return to form in Saturday's rematch with Timothy Bradley Jr.?

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  5. Manny Pacquiao says he is borrowing to give typhoon aid

    Despite returning like a hero from beating Brandon Rios over the weekend, Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday he has no money to keep his promise to help typhoon victims because Philippine revenue authorities have frozen his bank accounts.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  6. History defines love affair between boxing and the Philippines

    Nigel Collins

    From past greats like Gabriel "Flash" Elorde to contemporary stars Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire, boxing and the Philippines have enjoyed a long love affair throughout history.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  7. Joe Frazier-George Foreman I opened the door to a heavyweight gol...

    Nigel Collins

    "The Rumble in the Jungle" and "Thrilla in Manila" may be more acclaimed, but "The Sunshine Showdown" -- Joe Frazier's 1973 heavyweight defense against George Foreman in Kingston, Jamaica -- led the way.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  8. Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter kicks off campaign for Smokin' ...

    Move over, Rocky. Make way for Smokin' Joe.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  9. Manny Pacquiao returns to Philippines to help flood victims in hi...

    Manny Pacquiao returned to the Philippines on Saturday to help flood victims in his home province, a week after his loss to Timothy Bradley.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  10. Philippines stunned by Manny Pacquiao's loss to Timothy Bradley

    Filipinos expressed shock and some wept Sunday after Manny Pacquiao's controversial loss to Timothy Bradley on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2012
  11. Manny Pacquiao says Philippine tax complaint is harassment

    Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao says a criminal complaint against him by the Philippine tax bureau is "plain and simple harassment" and he has never shortchanged the government.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  12. Manny Pacquiao -- Philippine tax officials file case against cham...

    Philippine tax officials have filed a criminal complaint against boxing champion and lawmaker Manny Pacquiao for failure to submit documents to investigators looking into his tax returns.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  13. Agent sends wrong boxer to fight feathweight bout

    A Filipino promoter says he is filing a complaint to the Mexican Boxing Commission against an agent who sent the wrong boxer to fight IBF international featherweight champion Rey Bautista.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  14. Philippines protests attack on boxer John Riel Casimero in Argent...

    The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest to the Argentine government after fans attacked a Filipino fighter in the ring after winning the title bout.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  15. Manny Pacquiao camp says no economic sense in May 5 Mayweather fi...

    Manny Pacquiao's camp says there is no economic sense in setting up a bout with Floyd Mayweather on May 5.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  16. Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion, dead at 67

    Joe Frazier, who beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century and battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila, died Monday night after a brief battle with liver cancer at the age of 67.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011