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Real Madrid Fails to Qualify for Champions League Finals

Real Madrid scored twice in the last eight minutes of regulation Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund, but it wasn't enough to erase the 4-1 advantage the visitors racked up in last week's first leg in Germany. continue reading »

Venezuelan Baseball Player Luis Aparicio was Born in 1934

Today in Latin American history, Venezuelan baseball player Luis Aparicio who played for the Chicago White Sox was born in 1934. Aparicio played as a shortstop in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 18 seasons from 1956 through 1973. continue reading »

Angel di Maria Reunites with Real Madrid Following Birth of Child

Angel di Maria has rejoined his Real Madrid teammates, who are taking on Borussia Dortmund in a Champions League semifinals match on Wednesday night. continue reading »

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Spain's Rafael Nadal topped Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) on Saturday and will attempt to win his ninth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters title when he takes on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final. continue reading »

“Macho” Camacho’s Son “Machito” Is Motivated by Father’s Murder

Hector "Machito" Camacho, the son of legendary Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho, says his father's murder last November has provided him with "more motivation" to become a world champion. continue reading »

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid has wrested the title of world's most valuable soccer club away from Manchester United, while FC Barcelona took third place on Forbes magazine's list, published Wednesday. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Pope Francis was presented with a jersey signed by Argentine soccer star Leo Messi by a group of priests during Wednesday's public audience. continue reading »

David Beckham Calls Messi “Best Player in the World”

English soccer great David Beckham described FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as a player in a "class by himself" and said Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo, with whom the Argentine is often compared, is not quite at the same level. continue reading »

Tests Confirm Messi’s Injury Has Not Worsened

The tests performed on FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi on Thursday morning confirmed that the player has not suffered "any worsening or change" and his recovery is continuing. continue reading »

Victor Valdes Reiterates Intention to Leave FC Barcelona in 2014

FC Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes expressed admiration for England's Premier League in an interview where he also reiterated his intention to leave Barça when his current contract expires in June 2014. continue reading »

Lionel Messi to Miss Next Barça Match Following Injury

Lionel Messi will miss FC Barcelona's next Spanish-league match against RCD Mallorca, but the club said Wednesday that he has not been ruled out for Barça's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal second leg versus Paris Saint-Germain. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Draws 2-2 Against Celta Vigo

A goal by Borja Oubiña with three minutes before time allowed Celta Vigo soccer club to salvage a tie against Barcelona, which, as expected, saved many of its top players for its quarterfinal Champions League duel against Paris Saint Germain. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday. continue reading »

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

The head of UEFA, which presides over European soccer, has come out against implementing goal-line technology for European competitions, saying it would be cost-prohibitive and the money would be better spent on infrastructure and youth soccer. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Draw In World Cup Qualifying Match

The United States escaped with a scoreless draw against Mexico in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil thanks to a well-organized defense and a controversial non-call. continue reading »

Spain Ties with Finland At World Cup Qualifying Match

Spain's national soccer squad finds itself in second place in its UEFA World Cup qualifying group after a disappointing 1-1 draw here Friday with Finland, which stunned the defending world champs with a counterattack goal in the 79th minute. continue reading »

BRAZIL OPEN: Nadal Beats Argentine Nalbandian, Grabs Title

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Argentina's David Nalbandian 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Brazil Open, notching his first title on the comeback trail from a serious knee injury. continue reading »

Indiana Pacers Defeat Miami Heat 102-89

The Indiana Pacers scored their second victory of the season over the Miami Heat, using a balanced attack to break down the defending champions' vaunted defense in a 102-89 home win. continue reading »

Miami Heat Defeat Brooklyn Nets 105-85 in NYC

LeBron James let his game do the talking after some brash comments by a Brooklyn Nets player, leading his defending-champion Miami Heat to a 105-85 road victory over the New York City team at the Barclays Center. continue reading »

Kobe Bryant Leads Lakers to Win Over Hornets

The Los Angeles Lakers won their third straight game thanks to another unselfish performance from Kobe Bryant, who handed out 11 assists to lead his team to a hard-fought 111-106 victory over the New Orleans Hornets. continue reading »