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New England Patriots Cut Quarterback Tim Tebow

The New England Patriots released quarterback Tim Tebow as they made cuts to reach the 53-man roster limit for the regular season. continue reading »

Pumas End Tigres Winning Streak

League-leading Tigres lost 2-1 to UNAM Pumas after going undefeated for the first 13 matches of the Clausura season, while second-place Atlas put concerns about relegation behind them. continue reading »

Will Messi Return for Match with Paris Saint-Germain?

Striker Lionel Messi worked out Monday at FC Barcelona's practice facility, but the club remained mum on whether the Argentine phenom will be a starter or a substitute for this week's Champions League continue reading »

$500M Not Enough for Maracana Stadium Renovations Ahead of Rio Olympics

The costly renovation of Maracana stadium, estimated at some $500 million, does not meet the requirements of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, so that further reconstruction will be necessary, the Brazilian press said. continue reading »

Mexico’s 1st Division Soccer Clubs Launch Campaign Against Obesity

Mexico's first division soccer clubs will be kicking orange-colored balls around the field starting next weekend as a reminder of the nation's fight against obesity. The Liga Mx soccer league, the federal health depart continue reading »

Consultants Say Madrid Would be Ready for 2020 Olympics

Madrid in the year 2020 will be in better shape to organize the Olympic Games than it is now, according to a report by consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers. continue reading »

Malaga Advances to Champions League Quarterfinals

Malaga will be playing in its first Champions League quarterfinals after a 2-0 win Wednesday over Porto in the second leg of their elimination contest. continue reading »

Multiple Hollywood Studios Looking to Produce Lance Armstrong Biopic

Film studio Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to an untitled project about the rise and fall of American former road cyclist Lance Armstrong, a subject that Paramount Pictures also is planning to bring to the big screen. continue reading »

U.S. Government to Join Lance Armstrong Lawsuit

The U.S. Justice Department will notify a federal court Friday of its plans to become a co-plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against American former road cyclist Lance Armstrong by an ex-teammate, NBC News reported, citing legal sources. continue reading »

Nadal Barely Advances to Brazil Open Semifinals

Spain's Rafael Nadal rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory in Sao Paulo over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq to advance to the semifinals of the Brazil Open. continue reading »

Police Arrest 6 French Soccer Fans After Incidents at Match in Spain

Six French nationals who traveled to this Mediterranean city for Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League match with Valencia were arrested after incidents outside the stadium, Spanish police sources told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Experts Investigating Power Outage at Super Bowl in New Orleans

The cause of the 34-minute power outage in the Superdome during the Super Bowl in New Orleans remains under investigation and independent experts are being brought in to identify what caused the loss of electricity, officials said. continue reading »

Green Bay Packers Player Jeff Saturday to Retire

Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday announced that he planned to retire from the National Football League following Sunday's Pro Bowl. continue reading »

Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka Holds On to Australia Open Title

World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka has successfully defended her Australian Open title, rallying from a set down in Saturday night's final to defeat China's Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. continue reading »

Roger Federer Earns Spot in Aussie Open Semis for Tenth Consecutive Year

Roger Federer survived a hard-fought battle against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Wednesday night at the Australian Open, outlasting the Frenchman 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-3 to book a spot in the semifinals of this Grand Slam event for the 10th consecutive year. continue reading »

Orioles Manager Earl Weaver Dies, Age 82

Baseball Hall of Fame member Earl Weaver, who managed the Baltimore Orioles, died from an apparent heart attack while on a Caribbean cruise. He was 82. continue reading »

Lakers Handed Sixth Consecutive Loss After Thunder Game

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 69 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 116-101 road win over the shorthanded Los Angeles Lakers, a game far less competitive than the final score indicates. continue reading »

Spanish Prince Opens 2013 Handball World Championship in Madrid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe presided Friday over the inauguration of the 2013 Men's Handball World Championship in Madrid. Felipe, honorary chairman of the organizing committee, watched the first days' events on Friday from the official box, together with Spanish Olympic Committee President Alejandro Blanco and others, as Spain debuted against Algeria. continue reading »

Lance Armstrong May Admit to Using Performance Enhancement Drugs

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles last year, is considering acknowledging the use of performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career, The New York Times reported. continue reading »

Int’l Olympic Committee Disqualifies 4 Medal Winners For Doping

Four athletes who won medals at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens have been disqualified for doping, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday. continue reading »