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“Being too Humble is a Defect” Say Soccer Great Cristiano Ronaldo

“Being too Humble is a Defect” Say Soccer Great Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo said in an interview with Brazilian television network Globo that he was convinced that "being too humble is a defect" and he can take just being loved or hated. continue reading »

Ron Rivera Will Remain Head Coach of the Panthers in 2013

Ron Rivera Will Remain Head Coach of the Panthers in 2013

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will be back for the 2013 season, a team spokesman said. continue reading »

Lance Armstrong May Admit to Using Performance Enhancement Drugs

Lance Armstrong May Admit to Using Performance Enhancement Drugs

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles last year, is considering acknowledging the use of performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career, The New York Times reported. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas Wins 5th Straight Goalkeeper of the Year Award

Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas Wins 5th Straight Goalkeeper of the Year Award

Iker Casillas, captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish national soccer squad, has been named goalkeeper of the year for the fifth straight time by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics. continue reading »

WEIRD: Jets Coach Has QB Mark Sanchez’s Number Tattooed on His Arm

WEIRD: Jets Coach Has QB Mark Sanchez’s Number Tattooed on His Arm

Head coach of the NFL's New York Jets has revealed what can only be described as a slightly confusing tattoo. Still, as odd as it may seem, it could mean good news for Mark Sanchez. continue reading »

Spain’s Vicente del Bosque Chosen As 2012 Soccer Coach of the Year by IFFHS

Spain’s Vicente del Bosque Chosen As 2012 Soccer Coach of the Year by IFFHS

Spaniard Vicente del Bosque was chosen as the 2012 national soccer team coach of the year in a vote organized by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics. continue reading »

Olympic Medal Winner, Noe Hernandez, Shot Near Mexico City Night Club

Olympic Medal Winner, Noe Hernandez, Shot Near Mexico City Night Club

Mexican Olympic medalist Noe Hernandez remains stable three days after being shot in the head at a nightclub in metropolitan Mexico City, although his condition is still life-threatening, doctors said Wednesday. continue reading »

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

Spanish Olympic gymnast Andreu Vivo died of a heart attack in the Catalonian district of Collbaix early Sunday morning while he was mountain climbing, the Catalonian Gymnastics Federation confirmed. continue reading »

A Magnificent Year for Lionel Messi (VIDEO)

A Magnificent Year for Lionel Messi (VIDEO)

It’s been a magnificent year for Lionel Messi, the Barcelona and Argentina star who is a favorite to win his fourth FIFA Ballon d’Or award on January 7, 2013, a trophy given annually to the world’s best football player. continue reading »

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes at Omnilife Stadium

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes at Omnilife Stadium

Fans had an opportunity to say a final goodbye to legendary Guadalajara and Mexican national soccer team player Salvador Reyes, who died last week from colon cancer, at a memorial service in this western Mexican city. continue reading »

Player Poll: FC Barcelona Will Win Champions League

Player Poll: FC Barcelona Will Win Champions League

A plurality of players in Germany's Bundesliga expect FC Barcelona to emerge triumphant from the 2012-2013 Champions League. continue reading »

Mexican Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes Passes Away, Age 76

Mexican Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes Passes Away, Age 76

Salvador Reyes, a legendary player for Guadalajara's Chivas and the Mexican national soccer team, has died from colon cancer, the team said. He was 76. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Crowned 2012’s “King of European Soccer”

Lionel Messi Crowned 2012’s “King of European Soccer”

Argentine striker Leo Messi has been elected the "King of European Soccer" for the fourth consecutive season in the annual press poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais and whose results were released Sunday. continue reading »

Spanish Tennis Player Nicolas Almargo Reaches Finals in Abu Dhabi

Spanish Tennis Player Nicolas Almargo Reaches Finals in Abu Dhabi

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, 11th in the rankings, advanced to the final of the exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with wins Friday over David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic. continue reading »

Nadal Suffering from Stomach Flu, Will Miss Australian Open

Nadal Suffering from Stomach Flu, Will Miss Australian Open

World No. 4 Rafael Nadal said Friday that a stomach flu will prevent him from taking part in the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. continue reading »