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Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi said he is not concerned about negotiating an extension of his current contract, which expires on June 30, 2016, reiterating his desire to play his entire career with the Spanish club. continue reading »

Doctors Say Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho is Brain Dead

Doctors Say Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho is Brain Dead

Puerto Rican boxing icon Hector "Macho" Camacho has died from wounds suffered in a shooting this week on the Caribbean island, the director of the Centro Medico trauma facility, Dr. Ernesto Torres, said here Thursday. He was 50. continue reading »

Spain’s Rafa Benitez Named New Manager of Chelsea F.C.

Spain’s Rafa Benitez Named New Manager of Chelsea F.C.

Chelsea on Wednesday named Rafa Benitez as manager for the balance of the 2012-2013 season, replacing Roberto Di Matteo, who was fired earlier in the day over the English club's latest embarrassing loss in Europe. continue reading »

Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain Qualify for Champions League Knockout Stage

Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain Qualify for Champions League Knockout Stage

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Paris Saint Germain, Arsenal and Schalke 04 are headed to the Champions League knockout stage after Wednesday's group matches. continue reading »

Famed Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho Shot in the Face, On Life Support

Famed Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho Shot in the Face, On Life Support

On Tuesday, boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot in the face while in Puerto Rico. The shooting occurred in the city of Bayamon and though doctors initially expected the 50- continue reading »

Champions League 2012: Messi and Barcelona Advance to Knockout Stage (VIDEO)

Champions League 2012: Messi and Barcelona Advance to Knockout Stage (VIDEO)

Barcelona secured a spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a 3-0 away win Tuesday over Spartak Moscow and defending champ Chelsea found itself on the verge of elimination after losing 3-0 to Juventus. continue reading »

NY Jets QB Mark Sanchez IS BACK!!

NY Jets QB Mark Sanchez IS BACK!!

Quarterback Mark Sanchez bounced back from his recent slump and led the New York Jets to a 27-13 win over the St. Louis Rams in NFL action over the weekend. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Invests $2.5 Million in Spanish Soccer Club

Carlos Slim Invests $2.5 Million in Spanish Soccer Club

Mexican telecommunications magnate Carlos Slim has become the largest shareholder in struggling Spanish soccer club Real Oviedo, providing much-needed funds just ahead of a deadline for raising capital. continue reading »

Qatar Airways to be Main Sponsor on Barcelona’s Jersey

Qatar Airways to be Main Sponsor on Barcelona’s Jersey

FC Barcelona's jerseys will carry the name Qatar Airways starting next July in compliance with a request from the Spanish club's current main sponsor, Qatar Sports Investments. continue reading »

Davis Cup Final: Ferrer Gives Spain 1-0 Lead

Davis Cup Final: Ferrer Gives Spain 1-0 Lead

David Ferrer got Spain off to a strong start in the Davis Cup final, trouncing Czech Radek Stepanek 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 here Friday in the opening singles match. continue reading »

Pele Recovering From Hip Surgery in Sao Paulo

Pele Recovering From Hip Surgery in Sao Paulo

Soccer icon Pele was discharged from a hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, on Thursday five days after undergoing hip surgery. continue reading »

Miguel Cabrera Captures MVP in National League

Miguel Cabrera Captures MVP in National League

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera captured Most Valuable Player honors in the National League and American League, respectively. continue reading »

Barcelona’s Sanchez Injured in Chile vs Serbia Friendly Match

Barcelona’s Sanchez Injured in Chile vs Serbia Friendly Match

Chile's Alexis Sanchez, a striker for F.C. Barcelona, will miss four weeks of action after straining a ligament in his right foot during an international friendly against Serbia. continue reading »

Lorena Ochoa, 31,  Worlds Top Ranked Woman Golfer Vows Not to Come Out of Retirement

Lorena Ochoa, 31,  Worlds Top Ranked Woman Golfer Vows Not to Come Out of Retirement

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa, who retired in April 2010 as the world's top-ranked women's golfer, said Thursday she is convinced she will never return to the LPGA Tour. "I'm not going to play in the LPGA. I'm sure of that, continue reading »

Spain Wins 5-1 Against Panama in Friendly Soccer Match

Spain Wins 5-1 Against Panama in Friendly Soccer Match

Spain's national soccer team concluded its 2012 campaign here on Wednesday with a 5-1 demolition of Panama in a friendly match. The Spaniards put on a demonstration of why they are the reigning World Cup and European champions. continue reading »