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Uribe’s Bottom of the Eighth Home Run Sends Dodgers to the NLCS

Uribe’s Bottom of the Eighth Home Run Sends Dodgers to the NLCS

Juan Uribe connected on a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers scored a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves to advance to the National League Championship Series. continue reading »

Diana Nyad to Complete 48 Charity Swim for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Diana Nyad to Complete 48 Charity Swim for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Diana Nyad, known for her long-distance swimming on the open sea, kicked off an event Tuesday during which she will swim 48 hours in mid-Manhattan to collect funds for the victims of last year's Superstorm Sandy. continue reading »

Nadal Reclaims No. 1 Ranking as He Advances to Beijing Final

Nadal Reclaims No. 1 Ranking as He Advances to Beijing Final

Spain's Rafael Nadal will be back in the No. 1 spot when the new ATP rankings come out on Monday after Tomas Berdych retired from their China Open semifinal match here Saturday with a back injury. continue reading »

Alex Rodriguez Really Believes He’s Done Nothing Wrong – Sues MLB

Alex Rodriguez Really Believes He’s Done Nothing Wrong – Sues MLB

Alex Rodriguez has convinced himself that it is his employer, Major League Baseball, that is destroying his career and not his own alleged use of performance enhancing drugs. continue reading »

4.5 Million 2014 World Cup Tickets Requested Thus Far

4.5 Million 2014 World Cup Tickets Requested Thus Far

FIFA is reporting that it has received 4.5 million World Cup 2014 ticket requests thus far. 3.3 million tickets are available for 64 matches that will be played out from June 12-to-July 13 throughout Brazil. continue reading »

Nadal Is A Win Away From Reclaiming No. 1

Nadal Is A Win Away From Reclaiming No. 1

Spain's Rafael Nadal battled back from a big deficit to defeat Italy's Fabio Fognini 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 here Friday in the quarterfinals of the China Open, a victory that puts him one win away from reclaiming the No. 1 ranking for the first time since mid-2011. continue reading »

Top 5 Ways New York Paid Tribute to NY Yankee Mariano Rivera

Top 5 Ways New York Paid Tribute to NY Yankee Mariano Rivera

Following 19 seasons in the Major Leagues with the New York Yankees, the thirteen time All-Star player Mariano Rivera has retired. Serving as the Yankees' closer for seventeen seasons, is the current record holder for the all-time most saves. continue reading »

Henderson Alvarez’ No-Hitter One of the Few Highlights of Marlins’ Awful Season

Henderson Alvarez’ No-Hitter One of the Few Highlights of Marlins’ Awful Season

he Miami Marlins' 62 wins were the fewest for any club in the National League, but the team ended the season on a positive note as Henderson Alvarez pitched a no-hitter in a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers. continue reading »

Leg Injury Sidelines Lionel Messi for 2-3 Weeks

Leg Injury Sidelines Lionel Messi for 2-3 Weeks

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi will be out of action for two to three weeks due to a leg injury, the team said. Messi was injured during Barcelona's 2-0 win over Almeria on Saturday. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Officially Off to Best La Liga Start in Club History

FC Barcelona Officially Off to Best La Liga Start in Club History

FC Barcelona defeated lowly Almeria 2-0 on Saturday for its seventh straight win at the start of the 2013-2014 Spanish-league season, a new club record. continue reading »

Cuban Athletes Get “Okay” to Sign Foreign Contracts

Cuban Athletes Get “Okay” to Sign Foreign Contracts

Cuban athletes will be allowed to sign contracts with teams in foreign countries, according to a new policy announced Friday in the Communist government's official media. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Offers Spain Cooperation in Tax Case

Lionel Messi Offers Spain Cooperation in Tax Case

Soccer star Lionel Messi and his family will fully cooperate with the Spanish judiciary in the case against the FC Barcelona striker and his father for tax fraud, defense attorney Cristobal Martell said here Friday. continue reading »

Tampa Bay Win Overshadowed by Mariano Rivera Goodbye

Tampa Bay Win Overshadowed by Mariano Rivera Goodbye

The Tampa Bay Rays moved a step closer to a fourth trip to the postseason in six years with a 4-0 road win over the New York Yankees, although their victory was overshadowed by the home crowd's emotional farewell to retiring pinstripes legend Mariano Rivera, who played in his last game in the Bronx. continue reading »

Most Popular MLB Jerseys - Latinos Dominate

Most Popular MLB Jerseys - Latinos Dominate

Today, the MLB and the MLB Players Association announced the annual list of the most popular jerseys, based on Majestic Athletic sales at the MLB.com Shop. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Ties Personal Record for Best La Liga Start

FC Barcelona Ties Personal Record for Best La Liga Start

FC Barcelona has tied a record for the best league start in the club's history with its latest victory under new coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino. continue reading »