MANILA – The inexperience of the Adamson Falcons was evident in their first game of the UAAP Season 77 men's basketball tournament, as they were ambushed by the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 79-57, Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. Full article
MANILA – New University of Santo Tomas (UST) head coach Bong dela Cruz lamented his team's poor execution as the Growling Tigers were whipped by National University (NU) Bulldogs, 59-40, in their first game of the UAAP season.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Argentina's 1-0 defeat by Germany in Sunday's World Cup final prevented Lionel Messi, who was named Player of the Tournament, from cementing his place in the pantheon of the truly great.
High-scoring All-Star Carmelo Anthony has re-signed with the New York Knicks, giving team president Phil Jackson the foundation piece he desired in his quest to bring a long-awaited title to Madison Square Garden. Full article
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final Sunday by dancing and launching fireworks, relieved that their arch-rivals failed to triumph on their soil. Full article
RIO DE JANEIRO - Germany's impressive strength in depth proved the decisive factor in their 1-0 extra-time World Cup final victory over Argentina on Sunday as Lionel Messi failed to deliver the golden touch for the South Americans. Full article
RIO DE JANEIRO - Argentina captain Lionel Messi won FIFA's 'Golden Ball' award as the best player of the World Cup after leading his team to Sunday's final, while Colombia forward James Rodriguez finished as the tournament's top scorer with six goals. Full article
RIO DE JANEIRO - (UPDATED) Mario Goetze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America on Sunday. Full article