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Experts Investigating Power Outage at Super Bowl in New Orleans

Experts Investigating Power Outage at Super Bowl in New Orleans

The cause of the 34-minute power outage in the Superdome during the Super Bowl in New Orleans remains under investigation and independent experts are being brought in to identify what caused the loss of electricity, officials said. continue reading »

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

Spain's national team showed off its ball-hogging brilliance in its first match of 2013, getting two goals from Pedro in a 3-1 victory here Wednesday over reigning Copa America champion Uruguay in an international friendly. continue reading »

Brazil and Basketball: U.S. Department of State Announces Youth Sports Visitor Program

Brazil and Basketball: U.S. Department of State Announces Youth Sports Visitor Program

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces that 14 teenage athletes—seven boys and seven girls—and two coaches from Brazil will travel to the United States for a basketball exchange February 6-18. continue reading »

STUDY:  More Brain Agility Found in Soccer Superstars like Ronaldo and Messi

STUDY:  More Brain Agility Found in Soccer Superstars like Ronaldo and Messi

In a study by Brunei University research found more brain agility inn soccer - futbol superstars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue reading »

Explosion Outside Peruvian Soccer Celebration Kills Horse, Injures Police

Explosion Outside Peruvian Soccer Celebration Kills Horse, Injures Police

Peruvian soccer fans at a Universitario match on Friday reportedly set off an explosion that killed a police horse and the injured the officer riding it. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Shines in Doubles Play in Chile

Rafael Nadal Shines in Doubles Play in Chile

Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is making a comeback from a serious knee injury, teamed up with Argentina's Juan Mónaco to beat the Czech duo of Frantisek Cermak and Lukas Dlouhy 6-3, 6-2 in doubles at the ATP event in Viña del Mar, Chile. continue reading »

Mexico v Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier - Tough Match on Both Sides

Mexico v Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier - Tough Match on Both Sides

Jamaica is not an opponent to be taken lightly, Mexican coach Jose Manuel de la Torre said Tuesday ahead of the squads' World Cup qualifying match here at Aztec stadium. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Olympic Committee Presents Its Training Strategy for 2016 Olympics

Puerto Rico Olympic Committee Presents Its Training Strategy for 2016 Olympics

The Puerto Rican Olympic Committee presented its "Destination Rio 2016" plan for training the Caribbean island's athletes by having them take part in all competitions leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

Spanish Point Guard Jose Manuel Calderon’s Debut Doesn’t Garner a Win for Pistons

Spanish Point Guard Jose Manuel Calderon’s Debut Doesn’t Garner a Win for Pistons

Spanish point guard Jose Manuel Calderon made his debut in a losing effort with the Detroit Pistons, who were beaten 99-85 by the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. continue reading »

International Conspiracy to Fix Hundreds of Soccer Matches Being Investigated

International Conspiracy to Fix Hundreds of Soccer Matches Being Investigated

The European Union's joint police agency said here Monday that investigators have detected an international conspiracy to fix hundreds of soccer matches, including three World Cup qualifiers and UEFA Champions League fixtures. continue reading »

Shakira and Pique Give First (Full) Photo of Baby Milan

Shakira and Pique Give First (Full) Photo of Baby Milan

Colombian songstress Shakira published Monday the first complete photo of her baby boy, who appears with his father, soccer player Gerard Pique, in an image posted on the couple's Unicef Web site. continue reading »

Spain Eliminated in First Round of Davis Cup Play by Canada

Spain Eliminated in First Round of Davis Cup Play by Canada

Canada eliminated Spain in the first round of the Davis Cup over the weekend. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tigres and Tijuana Remain Country’s Top Soccer Teams

Mexico’s Tigres and Tijuana Remain Country’s Top Soccer Teams

Mexico's Tigres soccer club, coached by Brazilian Ricardo Ferreti, and Tijuana - with Argentina's Antonio Mohamed at the helm - battled to a 2-2 tie in a hard-fought match on the weekend continue reading »

Indiana Pacers Defeat Miami Heat 102-89

Indiana Pacers Defeat Miami Heat 102-89

The Indiana Pacers scored their second victory of the season over the Miami Heat, using a balanced attack to break down the defending champions' vaunted defense in a 102-89 home win. continue reading »

Spanish Marketing Exec: U.S. Needs to Tap Into Soccer Market

Spanish Marketing Exec: U.S. Needs to Tap Into Soccer Market

Spanish-born marketing executive Vicente Navarro says U.S. companies need to tap into Hispanics' passion for soccer in their bid to reach out to that important consumer segment ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and beyond. continue reading »