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FC Barcelona’s Vilanova Makes First Team Trip Since Cancer Treatment

FC Barcelona’s Vilanova Makes First Team Trip Since Cancer Treatment

Coach Francesc "Tito" Vilanova traveled to Paris on Monday with FC Barcelona, making his first road trip with the squad since returning to Spain last week after a 10-week stay in New York to undergo treatment for throat cancer. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Becomes First Player in History to Score Against All 19 League Teams

Lionel Messi Becomes First Player in History to Score Against All 19 League Teams

Argentine soccer star and FC Barca player Lionel Messi has achieved another performance record by becoming the first player in league history to score at least one goal against every team. continue reading »

Mets Pitcher Johan Santana Undergoing Shoulder Surgery This Week

Mets Pitcher Johan Santana Undergoing Shoulder Surgery This Week

Star New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana, is ready to undergo shoulder surgery again early this week, the team said on the weekend. The surgery on the Venezuelan lefthander is necessary to correct the sec continue reading »

Spain’s Ferrer Falls to Murray in Miami’s Sony Open

Spain’s Ferrer Falls to Murray in Miami’s Sony Open

Britain's Andy Murray saved a championship point on his way to defeating Spain's David Ferrer 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-1) Sunday in the final of the Sony Open in Miami. continue reading »

Atlas Becomes Top Team in Mexican Soccer After Defeating Cruz Azul

Atlas Becomes Top Team in Mexican Soccer After Defeating Cruz Azul

Atlas beat Cruz Azul 2-1 to become the new leaders in the Clausura 2013 Mexican soccer tourney at the beginning of the 12th week of the championship. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Draws 2-2 Against Celta Vigo

FC Barcelona Draws 2-2 Against Celta Vigo

A goal by Borja Oubiña with three minutes before time allowed Celta Vigo soccer club to salvage a tie against Barcelona, which, as expected, saved many of its top players for its quarterfinal Champions League duel against Paris Saint Germain. continue reading »

MLB Stars Verlander, Posey Sign Big Contract Extensions

MLB Stars Verlander, Posey Sign Big Contract Extensions

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey both received multi-year contract extensions that guarantee them at least $180 million and $167 million, respectively, in the coming years, according to media reports. continue reading »

Spain’s Ferrer Beats Haas, Advances to 1st Miami Final

Spain’s Ferrer Beats Haas, Advances to 1st Miami Final

Spain's David Ferrer rallied from a set down to overcome fellow ATP Tour veteran Tommy Haas 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Friday afternoon and book a spot in the final of the Sony Open in Miami. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday. continue reading »

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

The head of UEFA, which presides over European soccer, has come out against implementing goal-line technology for European competitions, saying it would be cost-prohibitive and the money would be better spent on infrastructure and youth soccer. continue reading »

Michael Jordan has Bachelor Party in Dominican Republic

Michael Jordan has Bachelor Party in Dominican Republic

Basketball icon Michael Jordan, who is set to marry long-time girlfriend Yvette Prieto next month, traveled to the Dominican Republic for his bachelor party. Jordan's four-day trip to the Dominican inclu continue reading »

Boxer Robert Guerrero Arrested at Airport for Illegal Gun Possession

Boxer Robert Guerrero Arrested at Airport for Illegal Gun Possession

Mexican-American boxing champ and Floyd Mayweather Jr’s. next challenger, Robert Guerrero was arrested this morning at JFK Airport for illegal possession of a gun. continue reading »

Chicago Bulls End Miami Heat’s 27 Game Winning Streak

Chicago Bulls End Miami Heat’s 27 Game Winning Streak

The Miami Heat fell a bit short of the record for most consecutive NBA regular-season wins, falling 101-97 against the short-handed Chicago Bulls in a playoff-like atmosphere at the United Center. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Draw In World Cup Qualifying Match

U.S., Mexico Draw In World Cup Qualifying Match

The United States escaped with a scoreless draw against Mexico in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil thanks to a well-organized defense and a controversial non-call. continue reading »

MX and US Face Off in World Cup Qualifier with 3 Mex-Ams on US Team

MX and US Face Off in World Cup Qualifier with 3 Mex-Ams on US Team

Tonight's match between Mexico and the U.S. should prove to be interesting not only because of the long-standing rivalry, but also because of the players. continue reading »