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Spaniard David Ferrer Wins Second Capo Claro Tournament

Spaniard David Ferrer Wins Second Capo Claro Tournament

In Latino sports news, Spaniard David Ferrer won his second Copa Claro tennis tournament putting him in the tennis history books. Ferrer is the first player to achieve back to back title at Copa in 35 years. continue reading »

Tennis Star Nadal Confirms Hotel Partnership in Cozumel

Tennis Star Nadal Confirms Hotel Partnership in Cozumel

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal confirmed that U.S.-based hotel management company AMResorts will operate two hotels he owns on the Mexican Caribbean island of Cozumel. continue reading »

U.S. Government to Join Lance Armstrong Lawsuit

U.S. Government to Join Lance Armstrong Lawsuit

The U.S. Justice Department will notify a federal court Friday of its plans to become a co-plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against American former road cyclist Lance Armstrong by an ex-teammate, NBC News reported, citing legal sources. continue reading »

South African Court Grants Oscar Pistorius Bail

South African Court Grants Oscar Pistorius Bail

The judge at the Pretoria Magistrates' Court on Friday granted the bail application of South African track star Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend. continue reading »

Man Accused of Beating Son for Liking ‘Wrong’ Football Team

Man Accused of Beating Son for Liking ‘Wrong’ Football Team

An Oklahoma father stands accused of beating his son because he was rooting for Oklahoma University and not Oklahoma State University (OSU). Gannon Mendez, 42, allegedly abused his 9-year-old son continue reading »

Lionel Messi Reportedly Headlining All-Star Soccer Group in Chicago

Lionel Messi Reportedly Headlining All-Star Soccer Group in Chicago

Several Chicago publications, including Crain’s Chicago Business that broke the story, are indicating soccer super-star could be in the Windy City on July 6 to headline an all-star group of players. continue reading »

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

More than two dozen Mexican NASCAR drivers will make history on March 1 when they race for the first time in the United States. "It's an historic race that we're going to h continue reading »

Spanish Racer Fernando Alonso Says F1 Car Responding Well in Pre-Season Test

Spanish Racer Fernando Alonso Says F1 Car Responding Well in Pre-Season Test

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso said Thursday after recording the best time in pre-season testing at Barcelona's Catalunya Circuit that his Ferrari F138 responded a continue reading »

Neymar is “Average” Player says Soccer Star Pele

Neymar is “Average” Player says Soccer Star Pele

Neymar is an "average" player on Brazil's national team, according to soccer legend Pele, who advised the highly touted striker to play for Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona if he leaves Santos FC to compete overseas. continue reading »

Lil Wayne Apologizes for LeBron Dig, But Not Comment About Miami Player’s Wife

Lil Wayne Apologizes for LeBron Dig, But Not Comment About Miami Player’s Wife

The spectacle that is rapper Lil Wayne continues and the short-statured performer is dragging as many Miami Heat players into the fight as he can. After continue reading »

PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti Gives Verbal Agreement with Real Madrid

PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti Gives Verbal Agreement with Real Madrid

Spanish soccer club Real Madrid has a "verbal agreement" with Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti that could bring him to the Bernabeu next season, French newspaper Le Parisien said Wednesday. continue reading »

Olympic Committe Confident Rio Will be Ready for 2016 Games

Olympic Committe Confident Rio Will be Ready for 2016 Games

The members of a delegation from the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday expressed their satisfaction with Rio de Janeiro's preparations to host the 2016 Games and said they were confident that Brazil will meet the relevant deadlines. continue reading »

Barça Loses 2-0 to Milan

Barça Loses 2-0 to Milan

FC Barcelona will have to deliver a spectacular performance at Camp Nou after losing 2-0 on the road Wednesday in the first leg of its Champions League elimination battle with AC Milan. continue reading »

First Time Female Fight is UFC Headliner- Rousey vs Carmouche-Pay per view $44.99

First Time Female Fight is UFC Headliner- Rousey vs Carmouche-Pay per view $44.99

UFC history will be made when Ronda Rousey defends her UFC bantamweight title against Liz Carmouche. Plus, Dan Henderson takes on former champ Lyoto Machida and Urijah Faber battles Ivan Menjivar. UFC 157: continue reading »

LATINOS IN SPORTS: First Hispanic Referee Promoted to Senior Director of Officiating

LATINOS IN SPORTS: First Hispanic Referee Promoted to Senior Director of Officiating

The National Football League (NFL) made history today by promoting its first Latino referee to the position of senior direct of officiating. continue reading »