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FIBA Tourney Tips Off this Weekend

This weekend, after weeks of preparation and practice, the FIBA World Cup finally tips off in Spain. Three Cavaliers will compete in the tournament – Kyrie Irving (USA), Anderson Varejao (Brazil) and Matthew Dellavedova (Australia). All three will be in action as play begins on Saturday, continuing on Sunday. Single-elimination begins on September 6, with the Championship game set for Sunday, September 14.

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USA Dominant In FIBA World Cup Opener

BILBAO, Spain (Aug. 30, 2014) -- The most impressive part of the USA's (1-0) 114-55 rout of Finland (0-1) in its opening game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Saturday night at Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao, Spain, in fact was an entire quarter. In the whole second period, the USA allowed just two made free throws for Finland and limited its opponent to 0-17 shooting from the field, while it raced to 29 points of its own to improve upon an already sizable first-quarter lead.

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Bong dela Cruz does a Pido Jarencio, says UST needs puso, pride, palaban to stay in Final Four contention | UAAP | SPIN.PH

AT this point of the UAAP Season 77, University of Santo Tomas needs the three Ps responsible for leading the school to its glory days in the past -- puso, pride, and palaban. Coach Bong Dela Cruz stressed only those three characteristics which served as the battle cry of predecessor Pido Jarencio will save the Tigers’ season as they fell to sixth place overall with a 5-6 win-loss record and outside of the Final Four loop. “Kailangang hindi mawala sa amin ‘yun. Kapag nawala ‘yun, hindi na sila...

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Bears set 53-man roster

The Bears announced their 53-man active roster shortly after Saturday's 3 p.m. deadline  to set it. Of course, the roster could change tomorrow or the next day or the next. But at the deadline, at least, here are your 2014 Chicago Bears:

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