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Manager of Malaga CF Manuel Pellegrini to Leave Club after Three-Years

Manager of Malaga CF Manuel Pellegrini to Leave Club after Three-Years

Coach Manuel Pellegrini said Wednesday that he will be leaving Malaga CF after the end of the current La Liga season, but gave no hint of where he will go after his successful three-year stint with the Spanish club. continue reading »

Mexico’s Liga MX to Relocate Jaguares de Chiapas to Queretaro

Mexico’s Liga MX to Relocate Jaguares de Chiapas to Queretaro

The Mexican soccer federation and Liga MX management have approved the move of the Jaguares de Chiapas club to the central city of Queretaro. The idea originated with the owners of Queretaro's existing Liga MX team, which was relegated at the end of the just-completed season. continue reading »

Nate Diaz Officially Suspended From UFC for Homophobic Tweet

Nate Diaz Officially Suspended From UFC for Homophobic Tweet

Nate Diaz has officially been suspended by the UFC for a homophobic slur he tweeted directed towards Bryan Caraway. Diaz recently aimed an angry tweet at Caraway for accepting Pat Healy's continue reading »

Coach Mourinho Set to Leave Real Madrid Three Years Before Contract Ends

Coach Mourinho Set to Leave Real Madrid Three Years Before Contract Ends

Jose Mourinho will leave Real Madrid after the final two matches of the La Liga season, club president Florentino Perez said Monday, with three years left on his contract. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Takes Down Roger Federer, Wins Rome Masters

Rafael Nadal Takes Down Roger Federer, Wins Rome Masters

Spain's Rafael Nadal rolled over Switzerland's Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the Rome Masters, taking his 7th title at the clay-court event. continue reading »

America Qualifies for Finals After Eliminating Monterrey

America Qualifies for Finals After Eliminating Monterrey

America beat Monterrey 2-1 after tying them 2-2 in the first match of a two-game series, thus qualifying for the final in the Mexican Clausura soccer tournament. continue reading »

Nadal, Federer Face-off at Rome Finals

Nadal, Federer Face-off at Rome Finals

Spain's Rafael Nadal produced his best tennis of this year's Rome Masters on Saturday, starting the match on fire and finishing strong to claim a 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory over Czech Tomas Berdych. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Wins 10th Copa del Rey Champsionship

Atletico Madrid Wins 10th Copa del Rey Champsionship

Atletico Madrid won its 10th Copa del Rey championship here Friday with a 2-1 upset victory in extra time over Real Madrid. King Juan Carlos, accompanied by Queen Sofia, was on hand to present the Copa del Rey trophy to Atletico. continue reading »

Where is Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson – Florida Police Want to Know

Where is Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson – Florida Police Want to Know

Former Miami Dolphin wide receiver and former husband of Evelyn Lozada, Chad ‘Ochocingo’ Johnson is missing and Florida police want to know his whereabouts. continue reading »

French Daily: PSG to Offer Real Madrid $129M for Cristiano Ronaldo

French Daily: PSG to Offer Real Madrid $129M for Cristiano Ronaldo

Paris Saint-Germain is ready to offer Real Madrid 100 million euros ($129 million) for striker Cristiano Ronaldo, French sports daily L'Equipe said Thursday. continue reading »

Alabama All-Hispanic Soccer Team Wins School’s 1st Championship in 38 Years

Alabama All-Hispanic Soccer Team Wins School’s 1st Championship in 38 Years

For nearly four decades, Collinsville High School in Alabama had been without any kind of championship, but that changed last weekend when the school's all-Hispanic soccer team brought the school a state trophy. continue reading »

ESPN Deportes Upfront Unveils Original Programming, Road to Brazil 2014

ESPN Deportes Upfront Unveils Original Programming, Road to Brazil 2014

ESPN Deportes, the leading Spanish-language sports network, puts major focus on second screen and original programming during its Upfront presentation in New York City. The network also reinforces ESPN’s total market approach in serving Hispanic sports fans and advertisers, and ESPN Deportes’ unique positioning in the marketplace for Spanish-speaking fans. continue reading »

Argentine Tennis Star del Potro Speaks with Pope Francis at Vatican

Argentine Tennis Star del Potro Speaks with Pope Francis at Vatican

Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro, who is taking part in this week's Rome Masters event, met Wednesday with Pope Francis I at the Vatican. "Today I was able to meet and talk with Pope Francis I at the Vatican. continue reading »

Top Earning Latino Athletes

Top Earning Latino Athletes

Sports Illustrated released a list of the 50 highest-earning American athletes in 2012. Known as the "Fortunate 50" this group included professional boxers, baseball players, golfers, etc., the highest paid athlete was boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. who earned $85 million after fighting two boxing matches. continue reading »

Atlas Coach Tomas Boy Handed Two Game Suspension For Attacking Opponent

Atlas Coach Tomas Boy Handed Two Game Suspension For Attacking Opponent

The Mexican Soccer Federation's disciplinary committee handed down a two-match suspension to Atlas coach Tomas Boy for a scuffle with an opposing manager. Angry after his team lost 3-1 in a quarterfinal with Santos Laguna, Boy tried to attack one of the opposing goal-scorers, but was intercepted by coach Pedro Caixinha. continue reading »