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Messi Records His 400th Goal for FC Barcelona

Messi Records His 400th Goal for FC Barcelona

Lionel Messi is making history once again… The 27-year-old Argentine soccer star reached another career milestone in an FC Barcelona uniform when he notched his 400th goal for the team in Saturday’s La Liga meeting with Valencia at the Camp...

Apr 18, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Pujols Moves Up On the All-Time Home Run List with 522nd Homer

Pujols Moves Up On the All-Time Home Run List with 522nd Homer

Albert Pujols is slamming his way up the career home run list… The 35-year-old Dominican baseball star hit his 522nd home run, breaking a tie with Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas for 18th place on the all-time homer list. The Los...

Apr 13, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Gimeno-Traver Defeats Jiri Vesely to Reach His First ATP Tour Final

Gimeno-Traver Defeats Jiri Vesely to Reach His First ATP Tour Final

Daniel Gimeno-Traver has reached his first ATP Tour final… The 29-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated Jiri Vesely at the Grand Prix Hassan II to end his long wait for a place in an ATP final. Gimeno-Traver produced an impressive display of...

Apr 12, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rodriguez Hits First Home Run of the 2015 Season, First Since 2013

Rodriguez Hits First Home Run of the 2015 Season, First Since 2013

Alex Rodriguez is blasting his way back into the spotlight… The 39-year-old Dominican American baseball star, nicknamed A-Rod, hit his first home run Thursday night in a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. It’s Rodriguez’s first homer since...

Apr 10, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Gonzalez Sets MLB Record By Hitting Five home runs in the Dodgers' First Three Games

Gonzalez Sets MLB Record By Hitting Five home runs in the Dodgers’ First Three Games

Adrian Gonzalez is batting his way into the history books… The 32-year-old Mexican-American baseball player, known by his nicknames A-Gon and Gonzo, set a Major League Baseball (MLB) record by clubbing five home runs in the Los Angeles...

Apr 9, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Suarez Navarro Defeats Andrea Petkovic to Reach Miami Open Final

Suarez Navarro Defeats Andrea Petkovic to Reach Miami Open Final

Carla Suarez Navarro is heading into the top 10 in the WTA world rankings… The 26-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated Germany’s Andrea Petkovic in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, on Thursday to reach the final of the Miami Open. With the win,...

Apr 3, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Martinez Named as Fifth Starter for the St. Louis Cardinals

Martinez Named as Fifth Starter for the St. Louis Cardinals

Carlos Martinez is a (fire)starter… The St. Louis Cardinals have picked the 23-year-old Dominican pitcher as their fifth starter, while putting fellow pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made the...

Mar 31, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Torres Headed to the New York Mets

Torres Headed to the New York Mets

Alex Torres has Mets his future… The New York Mets have acquired the 27-year-old Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher from the San Diego Padres. In exchange for Torres, the Mets will send minor league right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player to...

Mar 30, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Verdasco Earns Hard-Fought Win Against Rafael Nadal at the Miami Open

Verdasco Earns Hard-Fought Win Against Rafael Nadal at the Miami Open

Make that two in a row for Fernando Verdasco… The 31-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated former World No. 1 and fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the third round of the Miami Open 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. Verdasco, seeded 29th, lost the first 13 times he...

Mar 30, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Olivera Agrees to $62.5 Million Deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Olivera Agrees to $62.5 Million Deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Hector Olivera is headed to Southern California… The 29-year-old Cuban infielder has agreed to a six-year contract worth $62.5 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to agent Greg Genske. The deal includes a $28 million signing bonus,...

Mar 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »