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Veracruz Celebrates 3-2 Victory Over Cruz Azul

Veracruz Celebrates 3-2 Victory Over Cruz Azul

Angel Reyna scored two goals and Jehu Chiapas added another one to lead Veracruz to a 3-2 victory over Cruz Azul on the weekend and take the lead spot in the Mexican Apertura soccer tourney. continue reading »

Ecuador Says Final Good-Bye to Striker Chucho Benitez (VIDEO)

Ecuador Says Final Good-Bye to Striker Chucho Benitez (VIDEO)

Ecuador said good-bye to its native son Christian “Chucho” Benitez today, who died suddenly at age 27 in Qatar where he was playing for the Al Jaish team. continue reading »

GRAPHIC: Following Bellator 97 Fight, Mike Barreras’ Face a Mess

GRAPHIC: Following Bellator 97 Fight, Mike Barreras’ Face a Mess

Though anyone watching "Bellatore 97" Wednesday night saw Bubba Jenkins dominate Mike Barreras in the octagon, an "after" photo of Barreras' face was still gruesome. continue reading »

Argentina Del Potro Advances to Citi Open Qtrs After 2 Wins

Argentina Del Potro Advances to Citi Open Qtrs After 2 Wins

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro was forced to do double duty at the Citi Open in Washington, coming through with a pair of victories to advance to the quarterfinals of that hard-court event. continue reading »

Pele Believes Neymar Could Surpass Messi, Ronaldo

Pele Believes Neymar Could Surpass Messi, Ronaldo

Brazilian soccer legend Pele says he believes his 21-year-old countryman Neymar will eventually become a greater player than either Argentine four-time world player of the year Lionel Messi or Portuguese international and Real Madrid standout Cristiano Ronaldo. continue reading »

Jose Manuel de la Torre to Remain Mexican Nat’l Team’s Coach

Jose Manuel de la Torre to Remain Mexican Nat’l Team’s Coach

The president of Mexico's soccer federation said Jose Manuel de la Torre would stay on as the national team's coach, though he made clear the manager is expected to lead the squad to a berth in the 2014 World Cup. continue reading »

Marlins Hitting Coach, Tino Martinez Resigns Amid Rumors of Abuse

Marlins Hitting Coach, Tino Martinez Resigns Amid Rumors of Abuse

Following allegations that he abused a player, former Yankees star Constantino "Tino" Martinez has resigned as the hitting coach for the Miami Marlins. Martinez reportedly resigned on Sunday after Marlins team officials continue reading »

Brazilian Thiago Silva Extends Contract with PSG to 2018

Brazilian Thiago Silva Extends Contract with PSG to 2018

Coveted by FC Barcelona and Manchester City, Thiago Silva has agreed to extend his contract with Paris Saint-Germain until 2018, French sports daily L'Equipe said Monday. continue reading »

Former Cubs Pitcher Frank Castillo, 44, Drowns in Arizona

Former Cubs Pitcher Frank Castillo, 44, Drowns in Arizona

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and El Paso native Frank Castillo has died from drowning in Arizona. continue reading »

U.S. National Soccer Team Wins  5th Gold Cup with Win over Panama

U.S. National Soccer Team Wins 5th Gold Cup with Win over Panama

The U.S. national soccer team claimed its fifth Concacaf Gold Cup after beating Panama 1-0 in front of some 50,000 spectators at Chicago's Soldier Field. continue reading »