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Bacolod City, Philippines Thursday, August 20, 2020
ALA Boxing closes
shop after 35 years

A pillar in modern-day boxing bids goodbye.

The ALA Boxing, a pillar in modern-day boxing in the country, announced Tuesday night that it is closing shop after honing some of the best Filipino pugs for the past 35 years.

"After 35 years, ALA Boxing (ALA Promotions and ALA Gym) would like to say farewell and thank you to our supporters from all over the world," the statement from ALA Boxing said.

Lakers, Bucks stumble
in playoff openers

A pair of eighth-seeded teams delivered stunning upsets in their playoff openers yesterday as the Portland Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic surprised the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks.

Damian Lillard scored 34 points as the Trail Blazers toppled the West's number one seeded Lakers, 100-93, and Nikola Vucevic tallied 35 points as the Magic defeated the East's top seeded Bucks, 122-110, at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

"Every time we have played since we have been here, it is like a playoff game," said Lillard. "So that prepared us for a game like this."


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