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Ronaldo: Lionel Messi World’s Best Soccer Player

Ronaldo: Lionel Messi World’s Best Soccer Player

Lionel Messi is the world's best soccer player, retired Brazilian great Ronaldo said here Tuesday, ranking FC Barcelona's Argentine forward "a little above" Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who is from Portugal. continue reading »

UFC: Henderson Defeats Melendez, Proposes to Girlfriend

UFC: Henderson Defeats Melendez, Proposes to Girlfriend

On Saturday, Benson Henderson took on Gilbert Melendez at the HP Pavilion in San Jose for UFC on Fox 7. Henderson and Melendez went five rounds, with the former winning thr continue reading »

Germany’s Vettel Wins Bahrain Grand Prix, Spain’s Alonso Finishes 8th

Germany’s Vettel Wins Bahrain Grand Prix, Spain’s Alonso Finishes 8th

Germany's Sebastian Vettel, who drives for Red Bull and is the three-time defending Formula One champion and this season's leader, took the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. continue reading »

Nadal Falls Short of 9th Consecutive Monte Carlo Title

Nadal Falls Short of 9th Consecutive Monte Carlo Title

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia rolled over Spain's Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-6 (7-1) in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday. Djokovic took a big step toward winning the French Open continue reading »

Cesc Fabregas Saves FC Barcelona Against Levante

Cesc Fabregas Saves FC Barcelona Against Levante

A goal by Cesc Fabregas in minute 84 got Barcelona through a dull game played with little intensity against Levante to win 1-0, a match during which Tito Vilanova's squad was looking ahead to next Tuesday's clash with Bayern of Munich in the Champions League semifinals. continue reading »

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Spain's Rafael Nadal topped Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) on Saturday and will attempt to win his ninth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters title when he takes on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo: New Face of Jeweler Jacob & Co.

Cristiano Ronaldo: New Face of Jeweler Jacob & Co.

Soccer super star and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the new face of jeweler Jacob & Company. In a new ad campaign launching in May the always well-dressed and handsome Ronaldo will be donning his favorite ‘Ghost’ watch. continue reading »

Timberwolves’ JJ Barea Splits from Ex-Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera

Timberwolves’ JJ Barea Splits from Ex-Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera

Pro basketballer J.J. Barea and former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera confirmed Friday their separation after two years together. The couple are the parents of 1-year-old Sebastian Jose continue reading »

Tigre Advances in Copa Libertadores After Libertad Defeat

Tigre Advances in Copa Libertadores After Libertad Defeat

Argentine soccer club Tigre scored a 5-3 road victory here over Paraguay's Libertad behind two goals each by Matias Perez Garcia and Ruben Botta to advance to the knockout phase of the Copa Libertadores tournament. continue reading »

Spain’s Nadal Narrowly Defeats Dimitrov, Advances to Monte Carlo Semis

Spain’s Nadal Narrowly Defeats Dimitrov, Advances to Monte Carlo Semis

Spain's Rafael Nadal got all he could handle from Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov Friday afternoon at the Monte Carlo Masters, but he turned the match around in time to score a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 victory and secure a semifinal berth. continue reading »

“Macho” Camacho’s Son “Machito” Is Motivated by Father’s Murder

“Macho” Camacho’s Son “Machito” Is Motivated by Father’s Murder

Hector "Machito" Camacho, the son of legendary Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho, says his father's murder last November has provided him with "more motivation" to become a world champion. continue reading »

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid has wrested the title of world's most valuable soccer club away from Manchester United, while FC Barcelona took third place on Forbes magazine's list, published Wednesday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Easily Wins First Match at Monte Carlo Masters

Rafael Nadal Easily Wins First Match at Monte Carlo Masters

Spain's Rafael Nadal cruised to an easy 6-1, 6-2 victory Wednesday over Marinko Matosevic in his first match at the Monte Carlo Masters. The eight-time defending champion raced through the first continue reading »

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Pope Francis was presented with a jersey signed by Argentine soccer star Leo Messi by a group of priests during Wednesday's public audience. continue reading »

Pumas End Tigres Winning Streak

Pumas End Tigres Winning Streak

League-leading Tigres lost 2-1 to UNAM Pumas after going undefeated for the first 13 matches of the Clausura season, while second-place Atlas put concerns about relegation behind them. continue reading »