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One of the World’s First Professional Cycling Teams Spain’s Eskaltel Euskadi Disbands

One of the World’s First Professional Cycling Teams Spain’s Eskaltel Euskadi Disbands

Spanish professional cycling team Euskaltel Euskadi said Tuesday that it will disband at the end of this season after failing to secure a second sponsor for 2014. continue reading »

Spain’s Nadal Claims No. 2 Rank Heading into U.S. Open

Spain’s Nadal Claims No. 2 Rank Heading into U.S. Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who won the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati over the weekend, is back in the No. 2 spot in the ATP rankings for the first time since June 2012. continue reading »

Nadal Wins First Cincinnati Title, Defeats Isner

Nadal Wins First Cincinnati Title, Defeats Isner

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated American John Isner 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-3) Sunday in the final of the Western & Southern Open, taking his first title at the Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Goalkeeper Victor Valdes Feels Offensive Pressure is What They Need

FC Barcelona Goalkeeper Victor Valdes Feels Offensive Pressure is What They Need

Returning to the aggressive attack that brought FC Barcelona 14 titles during the 2008-2012 tenure of coach Pep Guardiola is essential to realizing the club's lofty ambitions for this season, goalkeeper Victor Valdes said Monday. "Pressure is vital for us. It's one of the secrets this team has had these last few years," the veteran keeper said after practice. continue reading »

Mexico’s 2013 Apertura Soccer Tourney: Morelia Moves into 1st

Mexico’s 2013 Apertura Soccer Tourney: Morelia Moves into 1st

Morelia defeated Atlas 2-0 in the sixth week of Mexico's Apertura soccer tourney, consolidating itself in first place with 13 points, one ahead of Veracruz, which battled to a scoreless tie with Queretaro and fell to the No. 2 slot. continue reading »

Buffalo Bills Rookie QB Manuel Out For Rest of Preseason

Buffalo Bills Rookie QB Manuel Out For Rest of Preseason

Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel will undergo a procedure on his left knee and miss the rest of the preseason, head coach Doug Marrone said. continue reading »

Nadal Goes Up Against Isner in Cincinnati Masters Final

Nadal Goes Up Against Isner in Cincinnati Masters Final

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) in the semifinals to book a spot in Sunday's final at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, against American John Isner. continue reading »

Isco Says Bale Would Be Great Addition to Real Madrid

Isco Says Bale Would Be Great Addition to Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Francisco Roman Alarcon "Isco" said at a press conference here Friday that Tottenham's Gareth Bale would be a great signing for Los Blancos and create "quite a problem" for coach Carlo Ancelotti, who would need to find room on the field for the Welsh winger. continue reading »

While Wrestling’s Darren Young Comes Out, Boxer Orlando Cruz Announces He’s Engaged (VIDEO)

While Wrestling’s Darren Young Comes Out, Boxer Orlando Cruz Announces He’s Engaged (VIDEO)

Two high-profile men in decidedly macho sports are making waves with very public affirmations of their homosexuality. Openly-gay boxer Orlando Cruz proposed to his boyfriend, Jose Manuel, via video on Facebook while WWE wrestler Darren Young came out to a TMZ roving reporter. continue reading »

Alex Rodriguez May Sue if MLB Won’t Take Back PED Allegations, Suspension

Alex Rodriguez May Sue if MLB Won’t Take Back PED Allegations, Suspension

TMZ is reporting Alex Rodriguez is prepared to sue Major League Baseball unless they agree to take back his recent suspension and the performance enhancing drug (PED) allegations. continue reading »