Brazilian forward Neymar said he will join Barcelona after next month’s Confederations Cup, the latest addition to a star filled roster that already includes four-time FIFA Player of the Year Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta.
Gold medal at stake or nothing at all, the U.S. Olympic basketball team is too good for Spain. Carmelo Anthony came off the bench to score 23 of his 27 points in the first half, and the Americans beat Spain 100-78 on Tuesday night in a rematch of the gold-medal game – and possible preview of the next one.
Step aside John Cruyff. Move over Laszlo Kubala, Romario and Ronald Koeman. And, please, don’t even mention Ronaldinho.
Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a Champions League game as Barcelona thrashed Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 Wednesday for the defending champions to ease into the quarterfinals.
Real Madrid and Barcelona are soccer’s biggest moneymakers for the third straight year and look set to top their rivals for the foreseeable future.
Carles Puyol and Eric Abidal scored rare goals to rally Barcelona over defending champion Real Madrid 2-1 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol says he will play for hometown club Barcelona if the NBA lockout continues.
Lionel Messi was not hurt after a teenager threw a punch at the Barcelona soccer star as he was leaving a restaurant.
To chants of “Fergie sign him up,” David Beckham made a one-off return to the Manchester United team on Tuesday to mark the end of best friend Gary Neville’s career.
Lionel Messi scored twice and Barcelona took advantage of Robin Van Persie’s ejection to beat Arsenal 3-1 Tuesday night and reach the Champions League quarterfinals on 4-3 aggregate.
There’s a flood of confirmations coming from players that in the event of a lockout (which is a near-certainty at this point) that they’ll be playing overseas, but none have singled out a team. Pau Gasol’s the first in that event and it’s no shocker. Gasol told Spanish radio that were he to head overseas, he’d be looking to go somewhere familiar.
Pau Gasol is back in Spain for a third time with an NBA team. This time, he’s in a Lakers jersey as an NBA champion.
Barcelona has Lakers fever! Upon arrival in Spain, the team went straight from their charter to the arena to practice and were greeted by 5,000 screaming kids watching their every move.
The Los Angeles Lakers have arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport at 3:09 a.m., Los Angeles time and 12:09 p.m., London time and Kobe Bryant told Jim Hill that the weather is a bit “dodgy” in a British accent, referring to the wet weather. Upon arrival the team headed straight to their practice facility where they held a closed full team practice.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Anthony Roberson and center Russell Hicks just hours before embarking on their European tour.