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What is Mexico Going to Find at the World Cup?

What is Mexico Going to Find at the World Cup?

The Mexican national soccer team team has been criticized in the past few months for their bad performance before the CONCACAF brackets in the final World Cup elimination round. continue reading »

Liverpool Extends Luis Suarez’s Contract Until 2018

Liverpool Extends Luis Suarez’s Contract Until 2018

Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez has signed a "new long-term contract" with Liverpool F.C., the club announced Friday on its Web site without providing any further details. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Locks Up Andres Iniesta Until 2018

FC Barcelona Locks Up Andres Iniesta Until 2018

FC Barcelona star midfielder Andres Iniesta has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at Camp Nou at least until 2018, the club's president, Sandro Rosell, announced Thursday. continue reading »

Pope Francis Welcomes Argentine Soccer Champs in Italy

Pope Francis Welcomes Argentine Soccer Champs in Italy

Pope Francis on Wednesday called the members of Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo "crazy" for having come to Vatican City to present him with the cup they won as league champions. continue reading »

FIFA Invests $200 Million in Global Soccer Development This Year

FIFA Invests $200 Million in Global Soccer Development This Year

FIFA said Wednesday it has invested $200 million this year in soccer-development activities involving all of its 209 member associations, including "landmark initiatives" in Somalia, Afghanistan and Palestine. continue reading »

Real Madrid Shuffling Players Preparing for Field in Valencia

Real Madrid Shuffling Players Preparing for Field in Valencia

Real Madrid defender Marcelo returned to practice Tuesday at the club's training facilities in Valdebebas, a Madrid suburb, while Sergio Ramos was absent for a second straight day and Gareth Bale had an injury scare. The club, which is gearing up for its match against Olimpic de Xativa, saw Bale go down with a calf injury after making a kick. continue reading »

Organization that Planned Lionel Messi’s Charity Soccer Matches Suspected of Money Laundering

Organization that Planned Lionel Messi’s Charity Soccer Matches Suspected of Money Laundering

Spain's Civil Guard, with the aid of Colombian and U.S. authorities, has dismantled a money-laundering ring linked to a company that organized charity soccer matches headlined by FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. continue reading »

Brazil Court Halts Construction on World Cup Stadium in Manaus After Recent Worker’s Death

Brazil Court Halts Construction on World Cup Stadium in Manaus After Recent Worker’s Death

Brazilian prosecutors said Sunday that they asked for a halt in the construction of the Arena de la Amazonia stadium in Manaus, one of 12 venues for the 2014 World Cup and where a laborer died on the weekend, the second fatality in the past nine months. continue reading »

Soccer Great Cristiano Ronaldo Launches Own Social Network: Viva Ronaldo

Soccer Great Cristiano Ronaldo Launches Own Social Network: Viva Ronaldo

Soccer great Cristiano Ronaldo is not like mere mortals that settle for a Facebook page or Twitter account – he has launched his own social network. continue reading »

Real Madrid Versus Osasuna Ends in Tie

Real Madrid Versus Osasuna Ends in Tie

Real Madrid suffered a setback in its pursuit of La Liga leaders FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, playing to a 2-2 draw here Saturday against Osasuna. continue reading »

FC Barcelona, Intel Sign 5-year Partnership Agreement

FC Barcelona, Intel Sign 5-year Partnership Agreement

FC Barcelona and U.S. multinational semiconductor chipmaker Intel have announced a five-year technology partnership agreement. continue reading »

Bears-Cowboys: Most-Watched NFL Game on Nationally Broadcast Spanish Language TV

Bears-Cowboys: Most-Watched NFL Game on Nationally Broadcast Spanish Language TV

The Cowboys-Bears telecast on ESPN Deportes was also the most-watched NFL game ever on nationally broadcast Spanish language television, averaging a 0.7 US Hispanic Household rating and 105,000 Hispanic Household impressions and 174,000 Hispanic P2+ continue reading »

UPDATE: UFC Fighter Shane del Rosario Dead at Age 30

UPDATE: UFC Fighter Shane del Rosario Dead at Age 30

Ultimate Fighting Champ (UFC) Shane del Rosario has died at age 30 after suffering cardiac arrest in his home earlier this week, The UFC fighter was on life support after being brought to Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, California in full cardiac arrest. continue reading »

Carlos Beltran Signs $45 Million Deal with Yankees

Carlos Beltran Signs $45 Million Deal with Yankees

The New York Yankees came to terms with Puerto Rican outfielder Carlos Beltran and agreed to a three-season contract worth $45 million. continue reading »

Robinson Cano Signs $240 Million Contract with Seattle Mariners

Robinson Cano Signs $240 Million Contract with Seattle Mariners

Dominican second baseman Robinson Cano has signed a 10-year, $240 million deal - one of the biggest in baseball history - with the Seattle Mariners, who are gambling that the slugger can help lead them to the World Series for the first time. continue reading »