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Hector “Macho” Camacho Laid To Rest By Family and Fans

Hector “Macho” Camacho Laid To Rest By Family and Fans

Amid tears, applause, fainting and intense cold, controversial world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was buried Saturday in New York after a four-day vigil in Puerto Rico, his native country, and in the Big Apple where he grew up and won fame. continue reading »

Tijuana Defeats Toluca 2-1, Takes Lead in Mexican Final

Tijuana Defeats Toluca 2-1, Takes Lead in Mexican Final

Tijuana defeated Toluca 2-1 on the strength of goals by Fidel Martinez and Pablo Aguilar, taking the lead in the final of the Mexican Apertura 2012 season with one match to play. continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Spaniard Andres Iniesta are the finalists for the 2012 Ballon d'Or as the world's best soccer player, FIFA and France Football announced in Sao Paulo on Thursday. continue reading »

Olympian Lochte, Alleged Murderer Zimmerman on GQ’s “Least Influential People of 2012” List

Olympian Lochte, Alleged Murderer Zimmerman on GQ’s “Least Influential People of 2012” List

GQ has made some interesting choices for the 2012 list of "Least Influential People" The half-Cuban Olympian Ryan Lochte made the list, with GQ claiming he shattered "the individual-medley-of-dou continue reading »

Former Coach of Argentina Soccer Club, Diego Maradona, Admits Girlfriend is Pregnant

Former Coach of Argentina Soccer Club, Diego Maradona, Admits Girlfriend is Pregnant

Diego Armando Maradona "acknowledges as his" the baby being carried by girlfriend Veronica Ojeda, but he said his relationship with her is "at an impasse," according to a communique released Tuesday through the retired soccer great's attorney, Victor Stinfale. continue reading »

Player for the Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Amaya, Arrested for Choking Taxi Driver

Player for the Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Amaya, Arrested for Choking Taxi Driver

A Florida taxi driver narrowly escaped serious injury after being allegedly accosted by an NFL player. Miami Dolphins safety Jonathan Amaya, 24, was arrested Monday morning after two off-duty police officers heard taxi dr continue reading »

2014 World Cup Mascot Will be Named Fuleco

2014 World Cup Mascot Will be Named Fuleco

FIFA, soccer's global governing body, announced Monday that its mascot for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be called Fuleco, a name that won in a popular vote of more than 1.7 million people. continue reading »

Toluca vs Tijuana in Apertura Tournament

Toluca vs Tijuana in Apertura Tournament

Toluca and Tijuana will play in the final of the Mexican League's Apertura tournament in a two-match series. continue reading »

Boxing Star Hector “Macho” Camacho Dies, Unable to Donate Organs

Boxing Star Hector “Macho” Camacho Dies, Unable to Donate Organs

The organs of late Puerto Rican boxing icon Hector "Macho" Camacho cannot be donated because he was kept on life support for too long, the head of San Juan's Centro Medico trauma facility, Dr. Ernesto Torres, said. continue reading »

Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi said he is not concerned about negotiating an extension of his current contract, which expires on June 30, 2016, reiterating his desire to play his entire career with the Spanish club. continue reading »