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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 »

U.S. Advances in Fourth Round Play in Copa MX

U.S. Advances in Fourth Round Play in Copa MX

America crushed Necaxa 3-1, while the Culiacan Dorados beat Pachuca 5-2 in the fourth round of the Copa MX, a tournament that features 11 Mexican First-Division teams and 13 Second-Division teams. continue reading »

Messi Breaks More Records, Lands 300th Club Goal in Record Time (VIDEO)

Messi Breaks More Records, Lands 300th Club Goal in Record Time (VIDEO)

Lionel Messi is once again showing us why he's considered the best in the world. At just 25, the Argentine striker just hit 300 club goals with Barça in their continue reading »

Lucha Libre: “Tales of Masked Men” on DVD: Not to Be Missed

Lucha Libre: “Tales of Masked Men” on DVD: Not to Be Missed

If you missed Tales of Masked Men on PBS, where it led off the season for the excellent series Voces on PBS, you’re in luck: TOMM is now available on DVD. The film, which goes deep behind the scenes of the fascinating world of lucha libre, has gotten superlative reviews not only from fans of the phenomenon, but from newbies as well. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Porto Defeats Malago 1-0

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Porto Defeats Malago 1-0

A goal in the 56th minute by midfielder Joao Moutinho was enough to give Porto a 1-0 win over visiting Malaga in the first leg of their confrontation in the Champions League knockout stage. continue reading »

Owner of L.A. Lakers, Jerry Buss, Dies at 80

Owner of L.A. Lakers, Jerry Buss, Dies at 80

The legendary owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jerry Buss, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Los Angeles Times said. He was 80. Buss, who was suffering from cancer continue reading »

More Coaching Changes in Mexico’s Soccer League

More Coaching Changes in Mexico’s Soccer League

San Luis and Morelia became the third and fourth clubs to make coaching changes just seven weeks into the Mexican first division season. continue reading »

Toluca’s Luis Carlos Tejada Fined for Obscene Gestures at Clausura 2013

Toluca’s Luis Carlos Tejada Fined for Obscene Gestures at Clausura 2013

Toluca's Luis Carlos Tejada was fined $10,206 for making obscene gestures while celebrating a goal scored by his team during the seventh week of play in the Clausura 2013 tournament, the Mexican Soccer League's disciplinary committee said. continue reading »

Western Conference Wins 2013 NBC All-Star Game

Western Conference Wins 2013 NBC All-Star Game

Kevin Durant and Chris Paul shined as on the court the Western Conference topped the East 143-138, but it was retired superstar Michael Jordan, who remained largely out of sight and avoided the medi continue reading »

BRAZIL OPEN: Nadal Beats Argentine Nalbandian, Grabs Title

BRAZIL OPEN: Nadal Beats Argentine Nalbandian, Grabs Title

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Argentina's David Nalbandian 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Brazil Open, notching his first title on the comeback trail from a serious knee injury. continue reading »

Del Potro Becomes Second Argentine to Win Rotterdam, Last Was 1982

Del Potro Becomes Second Argentine to Win Rotterdam, Last Was 1982

Juan Martin del Potro, the No. 2 seed, on Sunday became the second Argentine player to win the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, defeating France's Ju continue reading »

Nadal Barely Advances to Brazil Open Semifinals

Nadal Barely Advances to Brazil Open Semifinals

Spain's Rafael Nadal rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory in Sao Paulo over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq to advance to the semifinals of the Brazil Open. continue reading »

Federer Knocked Out of Rotterdam, Del Potro Preps for Semifinal

Federer Knocked Out of Rotterdam, Del Potro Preps for Semifinal

France's Julien Benneteau scored the biggest upset of this week's ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, knocking off top seed and world No. 2 Roger Federer 6-3, 7-5 Friday in the quarterfinals. continue reading »

Maradona to Return to Argentina to Meet New Son

Maradona to Return to Argentina to Meet New Son

Argentine soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona said Friday from Dubai that he will be in Buenos Aires soon to "acknowledge" his new son, Diego Fernando, born here this week to the former player's ex-girlfriend. continue reading »