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January 2013 Archives

Without Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard Lakers Struggle, Lose 4th Game in a Row

Without Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard Lakers Struggle, Lose 4th Game in a Row

Point guard Steve Nash achieved a career milestone by dishing out his 10,000th assist, but the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers plunged deeper into crisis with a 125-112 loss to the Houston Rockets. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Mourinho Wins Manager of the Year for 4th Time

Real Madrid’s Mourinho Wins Manager of the Year for 4th Time

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has been named International Federation of Football History & Statistics club coach of the year for the fourth time. continue reading »

Brazilian Prostitutes Work on Language Skills in Preperation for 2014 World Cup

Brazilian Prostitutes Work on Language Skills in Preperation for 2014 World Cup

An association of prostitutes said Tuesday that it is offering its members free language courses in preparation for the expected influx of international clients nex continue reading »

Baseball’s Hall of Fame Has 4 Puerto Ricans on Ballot

Baseball’s Hall of Fame Has 4 Puerto Ricans on Ballot

Edgar Martinez and Bernie Williams head a group of four Puerto Ricans up for consideration in this year's Major League Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, the results of which will be announced on Wednesday. continue reading »

Copa del Rey: Malaga and Valencia Advance to Quarterfinals

Copa del Rey: Malaga and Valencia Advance to Quarterfinals

Malaga CF qualified for the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey with a 4-1 win here Tuesday over Eibar, but the home side spent much of the match trailing their modest opponents. continue reading »

Former Brazilian Footballer Ronaldo Moving to UK to Study Advertising

Former Brazilian Footballer Ronaldo Moving to UK to Study Advertising

According to The Daily Telegraph, the Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldo is heading to London to study advertising. The 36-year-old who once played for Real Madrid continue reading »

4th Stage of Dakar Rally in Peru Won by Qatari Driver, Al-Attiyah

4th Stage of Dakar Rally in Peru Won by Qatari Driver, Al-Attiyah

Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah of the Red Bull Buggy team on Tuesday won the fourth leg of the Dakar Rally between the Peruvian cities of Nazca and Arequipa. continue reading »

Lucha Libre News: Are Mexican Luchadores Responsible For the Attendance Decline at Shows?(VIDEO)

Lucha Libre News: Are Mexican Luchadores Responsible For the Attendance Decline at Shows?(VIDEO)

The topic of the show was "Are Mexican Luchadores Responsible For the Attendance Decline at Lucha Shows?" Negro Casas was the defendent on the show. He was representing all luchadores and argued he was innocent. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Wins Fourth Ballon d’Or – World Player of the Year

Lionel Messi Wins Fourth Ballon d’Or – World Player of the Year

Soccer star Lionel Messi has won his fourth FIFA Ballon d’Or. The 25-year-old Argentine was up against FC Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for the prize. continue reading »

“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 »