Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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Hitman Harden fires Rockets past Mavs
The Houston Rockets, led by James Harden's 28 points, advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 103-94 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

Rodgers looks to future after slip-up
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is refusing to write off their chances of finishing in the top four of the English Premier League after their 1-0 defeat at Hull City.

Sparring from afar
Four days before they meet in the ring for their much-awaited showdown, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr marked the start of fight week at different events, with the Filipino southpaw a notable absentee from the "Grand Arrival."

Unhappy Malaysian fans call for boycott of `circus' Premier League tours
Malaysia's money-spinning fixtures against English Premier League sides Tottenham and Liverpool are nothing more than circus matches, according to a supporters' group who have called on fans to boycott the games.

Winter Olympics gambit for chess
The Winter Olympics, with its spectacular ski jumpers, daring speed skaters and athletic snowboarders, should welcome chess into its schedule, the chief of the game's governing body said.

HK to take on Japan with new-look front row
Hong Kong will field a new-look front row and two debutant forwards when they face the daunting task of stopping the Japan juggernaut in the Asia Rugby Championship in Tokyo on Saturday.

Nishikori better than Djokovic, says coach
Japan's Kei Nishikori has the ability to reach the top of men's tennis and is technically already better than world No1 Novak Djokovic, according to his former mentor.

Bucks dodge bullet again
Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 22 points in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks again fended off elimination with a 94-88 NBA playoff win over the Chicago Bulls.

Sturridge could be done for season
Daniel Sturridge could miss the final month of the season because of his ongoing injury problems, depriving Liverpool of their most potent scorer as they chase Champions League qualification.

Curry inspires Rose
Justin Rose said he had benefited from the positive approach of NBA guard Stephen Curry on the way to victory at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

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