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Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired striker Jared Borgetti, Mexico's all-time leading scorer in international soccer, may start competing in marathons. "It's tough to run 42 kilometers and 195 meters (26.2 miles), but acce continue reading »

Heat Nab 13th Straight With 98-91 Win Over Grizzlies

The Miami Heat overcame an off night by LeBron James to pull out a 98-91 home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies and stretch their winning streak to 13 games. continue reading »

NBA Pays Tribute to Latin Heritage with 7th Annual ‘Noche Latina’

The NBA on Thursday announced the schedule for its seventh-annual Noche Latina program, which once again will celebrate the league's Latin heritage and the growing support of fans across Latin American and in U.S. continue reading »

Nadal Calls for Player Blood Testing, Regular Publishing of Results

Spain's Rafael Nadal called on the International Tennis Federation to conduct anti-doping blood tests and regularly publish the results to ensure the sport is clean. continue reading »

Barça Loses to Madrid in Copa Final, Ronaldo Scores 2

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals on Tuesday to lead Real Madrid to a resounding 3-1 victory over archrival FC Barcelona and a berth in the Copa del Rey final. continue reading »

Tigres Beat Cruz Azul After Villa’s Two Goals

Argentine Emanuel Villa scored a pair of goals on the weekend to lead the Tigres to a 2-1 away victory over Cruz Azul in the eighth week of the Mexican Clau continue reading »

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

More than two dozen Mexican NASCAR drivers will make history on March 1 when they race for the first time in the United States. "It's an historic race that we're going to h continue reading »

Olympic Committe Confident Rio Will be Ready for 2016 Games

The members of a delegation from the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday expressed their satisfaction with Rio de Janeiro's preparations to host the 2016 Games and said they were confident that Brazil will meet the relevant deadlines. continue reading »

LATINOS IN SPORTS: First Hispanic Referee Promoted to Senior Director of Officiating

The National Football League (NFL) made history today by promoting its first Latino referee to the position of senior direct of officiating. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Porto Defeats Malago 1-0

A goal in the 56th minute by midfielder Joao Moutinho was enough to give Porto a 1-0 win over visiting Malaga in the first leg of their confrontation in the Champions League knockout stage. 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 »

Federer Knocked Out of Rotterdam, Del Potro Preps for Semifinal

France's Julien Benneteau scored the biggest upset of this week's ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, knocking off top seed and world No. 2 Roger Federer 6-3, 7-5 Friday in the quarterfinals. continue reading »

Maradona to Return to Argentina to Meet New Son

Argentine soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona said Friday from Dubai that he will be in Buenos Aires soon to "acknowledge" his new son, Diego Fernando, born here this week to the former player's ex-girlfriend. continue reading »

Lil Wayne Claims he Was Kicked Out of Heat Game for Rooting for Lakers

Rapper Lil Wayne claims he was kicked out of Sunday’s match-up between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers for rooting for the Lakers. During the game, which was in Miami, Li continue reading »

Champions League 2013: Paris Saint-Germain Beats Valencia 2-1

Paris Saint-Germain beat Valencia 2-1 here Tuesday in the first leg of their confrontation in the knockout stage of the Champions League. The home side started with plenty of zeal and in continue reading »

2016 Rio Olympics Will Not Include Wrestling

The International Olympic Committee voted Tuesday to drop wrestling from the Summer Games after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The move caught observers and wrestling fans by surprise continue reading »

Spanish PM Honors Country’s World-Champ Handball Team

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday congratulated his country's world-champion national handball team for offering a "colossal image of Spain" abroad, showing that "one need neve continue reading »

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

Spain's national team showed off its ball-hogging brilliance in its first match of 2013, getting two goals from Pedro in a 3-1 victory here Wednesday over reigning Copa America champion Uruguay in an international friendly. continue reading »

Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party

Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese trays can help cut calories, dietitian says. Super Bowl party hosts and guests are ready for some football. But they also need to get ready to f continue reading »

Spanish Marketing Exec: U.S. Needs to Tap Into Soccer Market

Spanish-born marketing executive Vicente Navarro says U.S. companies need to tap into Hispanics' passion for soccer in their bid to reach out to that important consumer segment ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and beyond. continue reading »