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Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up to Help Preserve Mangrove Forests

Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up to Help Preserve Mangrove Forests

In Latino sports news Cristiano Ronaldo has announced he will serve as goodwill ambassador for Mangrove the Care Forum in an effort to preserve mangroves forest being destroyed by global warming and natural disasters. continue reading »

Maria Sharapova Beats Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova Beats Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at Indian Wells

Russia's Maria Sharapova beat Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the Round of 16 at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. The 25-year-old Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, had a fight on her hands in the first set with Suarez, who used continue reading »

Yankees Pitcher Mariano Rivera Says 2013 Will Be Last Season

Yankees Pitcher Mariano Rivera Says 2013 Will Be Last Season

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, widely considered the greatest relief pitcher of all time, said Saturday that he will call it a career at the end of the 2013 season. continue reading »

Multiple Hollywood Studios Looking to Produce Lance Armstrong Biopic

Multiple Hollywood Studios Looking to Produce Lance Armstrong Biopic

Film studio Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to an untitled project about the rise and fall of American former road cyclist Lance Armstrong, a subject that Paramount Pictures also is planning to bring to the big screen. continue reading »

Manchenster United Denies Wayne Rooney Leaving

Manchenster United Denies Wayne Rooney Leaving

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson on Friday dismissed speculation by the British press that Wayne Rooney may leave the club after the end of this season, saying the star forward is not going anywhere. continue reading »

St. Louis Cardinals Star Yadier Molina Starts Record Label

St. Louis Cardinals Star Yadier Molina Starts Record Label

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is on his way to becoming an entrepreneur in the music world after starting a record label, Molina Records, soon to launch the first solo disc by Venezuelan rapper Oma 206. continue reading »

FIFA Bans Smoking at Confederations Cup, World Cup in Brazil

FIFA Bans Smoking at Confederations Cup, World Cup in Brazil

FIFA announced Thursday that people attending the Confederations Cup soccer matches in June and the World Cup next year - both to be held in Brazil - will not be allowed to smoke in the stadiums. continue reading »

Official ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 16 Photos Released, Check Out Victor Ortiz

Official ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 16 Photos Released, Check Out Victor Ortiz

ABC has released the official photos of Dancing with the Stars season 16's competitors. This season, boxer Victor Ortiz will be dancing with professional Lindsay Arnold. continue reading »

Atlas, Atlante and Chiapas Head to Copa MX Quarterfinals

Atlas, Atlante and Chiapas Head to Copa MX Quarterfinals

Atlas, currently in second place in Mexico's Liga MX Clausura, booked a place in the quarterfinals of the Copa MX tournament with a 3-1 win over Cruz Azul in its sixth and final match of the group phase, while Atlante and Jaguares de Chiapas also qualified for the knockout stage with victories. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain Survive Knockout Round

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain Survive Knockout Round

Valencia gave Paris Saint-Germain a scare here Wednesday in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash, but the home side answered with a tying goal and advanced to the quarterfinals 3-2 on aggregate. continue reading »

Former Grand Slam Champ Juan Carlos Ferrero to be Honored at Barcelona Open

Former Grand Slam Champ Juan Carlos Ferrero to be Honored at Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis great Juan Carlos Ferrero, who won 15 singles titles during his career and briefly held the No. 1 ranking in the fall of 2003, will be honored at the April 22-28 Barcelona Open, organizers said Wednesday. continue reading »

Lamar Odom vs. Liza Morales: NBA Star’s Custody Battle Continues

Lamar Odom vs. Liza Morales: NBA Star’s Custody Battle Continues

Lamar Odom, basketball player and husband of reality star Khloe Kardashian, was back in court this week for his custody case with ex-girlfriend Liza Morales. continue reading »

70 Puerto Rican World Champion Boxers Ended up Financially Ruined, Alma Trying to Change Others Fate

70 Puerto Rican World Champion Boxers Ended up Financially Ruined, Alma Trying to Change Others Fate

A group of Puerto Rican boxers are learning how to be a success on and off the ring thanks to financial workshops organized by Alma Financial assistance. The need for financial literacy was found when 70 of Puerto Ricos world champions ended up in financial ruins. continue reading »

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 (VIDEO)

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 (VIDEO)

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 . An ESPN Deportes original film documenting Clemente’s incredible legacy 40 years after his tragic death continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed that he plans to play in the hard-court tournament that begins on Monday in Indian Wells, California. The Spanish star said the event in the Southern California desert was one of his favorites. continue reading »