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2 Dubai games in PBA Philippine Cup schedule »

Calvin Abueva (8) and the rest of the Alaska Aces will play two games in Dubai. Crowd-favorite Barangay Ginebra is also scheduled to play as part of the Philippine Cup schedule. Photo from the Alaska Aces' official website

    Two games in Dubai featuring the Mahindra squad of eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and crowd-darling Barangay Ginebra will be played on Nov. 6 and 7 as part of the PBA Philippine Cup’s elimination-round schedule. The two squads will be joined by Alaska on the league’s return to the oil-rich United Arab Emirates. Two Governors’ Cup games were also held in the emirate two months ago. Though the contract between the league…

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LOOK: Pacquiao, Clarkson play chess »

Pacquiao, Clarkson play chess 2

    Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and rising NBA star Jordan Clarkson went head-to-head in a game of chess.   Playing chess is one of Pacquiao's past times apart from shooting hoops.   The Fil-American Clarkson is in town to sign an endorsement deal with Smart Communications. But part of his trip is also to finalize details for a possible stint with Gilas Pilipinas.   Clarkson joined the national team in training Wednesday night and, as reported by…

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Amir Khan may get crack at Pacquiao—Arum »

Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan. File photos

  Amir Khan may just get the mega-bout with Manny Pacquiao that he's been asking for.   Top Rank big boss Bob Arum confirmed that the eight division world boxing champion's side is now exploring options for a possible fight with Khan.   "This takes time and I will present everything to Manny and we'll see what happens," he told World Boxing Scene.   If this match gets Pacquiao's nod, it would likely be slated next year…

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