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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 »

NY Yankee Robinson Cano Becomes a True ‘Yankee’ After Becoming U.S. Citizen

NY Yankee Robinson Cano Becomes a True ‘Yankee’ After Becoming U.S. Citizen

The New York Yankees’ second baseman Robinson Canó (born Robinson José Canó Mercedes) was born in the Dominican Republic but he became a true Yankee this week as an official naturalized citizen. continue reading »

Source Says Marlins Have Traded Reyes, Buehrle, Johnson to Blue Jays

Source Says Marlins Have Traded Reyes, Buehrle, Johnson to Blue Jays

The Miami Marlins have traded Dominican shortstop Jose Reyes and starting pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays, according to a source close to the negotiations. continue reading »

Messi Honored as Best Player, Best Forward at Spanish Soccer Organization Awards

Messi Honored as Best Player, Best Forward at Spanish Soccer Organization Awards

For the fourth year in a row, Argentine striker Lionel Messi took the laurels for best forward and best player here Tuesday as Spain's LFP professional soccer organization handed out awards for the 2011-2012 season. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Great Pele Recovering From Hip Surgery

Brazilian Soccer Great Pele Recovering From Hip Surgery

Retired soccer great Pele remains hospitalized here in Brazil's largest city three days after undergoing hip surgery, doctors said Tuesday. Surgeons performed an arthroplasty procedure on the righ continue reading »

Actress Joanna Garcia and MLB’s Nick Swisher Expecting Baby in Spring

Actress Joanna Garcia and MLB’s Nick Swisher Expecting Baby in Spring

Actress Joanna Garcia has announced that she and her beau are expecting their first child. Garcia, whose first major role was as pregnant teen Cheyenne Hart Montgomery on continue reading »

Chicharito Hernandez Saves Manchester United Against Aston Villa

Chicharito Hernandez Saves Manchester United Against Aston Villa

Mexico's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez made the most of his 45 minutes of action Saturday against Aston Villa, playing a role in all three Manchester United goals in a 3-2 victory. continue reading »