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Doctors Say Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho is Brain Dead

Puerto Rican boxing icon Hector "Macho" Camacho has died from wounds suffered in a shooting this week on the Caribbean island, the director of the Centro Medico trauma facility, Dr. Ernesto Torres, said here Thursday. He was 50. continue reading »

Pele Recovering From Hip Surgery in Sao Paulo

Soccer icon Pele was discharged from a hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, on Thursday five days after undergoing hip surgery. continue reading »

Mariano Rivera Hopes to Return to Yankees Next Year

New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera has informed the team that he wants to be back next season. The Panamanian pitcher "wants to play again. I am going to work with his agent, Fernando Cuza, on the details of his contract," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. continue reading »

David Ortiz Signs $26 Million, 2-year Deal with Boston Red Sox

Veteran Dominican-American slugger David Ortiz has reached a two-year, $26 million deal with the Boston Red Sox, sources close to the negotiations said. continue reading »

Victor Cruz Close to Extending His Contract with NY Giants

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz says he is on track to signing a contract extension with the reigning Super Bowl champions. "From what I hear, they've just agreed on the structure right now," the 25-year-old Cruz, whose mother is Puerto Rican, told WFAN radio on Tuesday. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Launches Campaign to Make Falcao FIFA’s Player of the Year

Atletico Madrid has launched a campaign promoting Colombian striker Radamel Falcao's bid to become the 2012 FIFA world player of the year. The Spanish soccer club uploaded a video Friday in support of the player on its Web site and also created the hashtag #UnTigreDeOro for use on social-networking sites, a reference to the player's nickname "El Tigre" (The Tiger). continue reading »

NY Giants’ Victor Cruz Wants Contract Restructured

New York Giants star wide receiver Victor Cruz said he wants to have his contract restructured before the end of the season. Cruz, known for celebrating his touchdowns with a salsa dance, is in the final year of a $540,000, three-year rookie contract and can become a restricted free agent after the season is over. continue reading »

Mexico to Stanford: Teresa Noyola Receives Top U.S. College Soccer Honor

Teresa Noyola, a soccer standout for Stanford University and her native Mexico, says that the discipline to play well on the pitch should be the same as what is needed to pursue university studies. continue reading »