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Best International Festivals To Attend This Fall

A look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.


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Must See Towns On The Spanish Mediterranean Coast

Maria Duenas, author of The Heart Has It’s Reason from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares her must see towns on the Mediterranean Coast.


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6 Most Overpaid Athletes

Because we think that extra million is just one too many.



Barcelona Banned From Signing Players For 1 Year For Violating Under Age Transfer Rules

FIFA banned Barcelona from signing any players for one year on Wednesday because of repeated transfer rules violations.


Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring the 2nd goal for his team from the penalty spot against Honduras during the London 2012 Olympic Games men's football quarterfinal match Brazil vs Honduras at the St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne on August 04, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/GRAHAM STUART        (Photo credit should read GRAHAM STUART/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazilian Neymar Says He’s Joining Barcelona

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.


Spain's Pau Gasol (L) vies with Kobe Bryant (R) during the Pre-Olympic friendly basketball match between Spain and USA at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona on July 24, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

Team USA Defeats Spain In Final Game Before London Games

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.


Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi

With Tat Trick, Messi Sets Barcelona Goals Record

Step aside John Cruyff. Move over Laszlo Kubala, Romario and Ronald Koeman. And, please, don’t even mention Ronaldinho.


Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi

Messi Becomes First Player To Score 5 Goals In Champions League Match

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's Portuguese forward Cristia

Real Madrid Beats Barcelona As Biggest Soccer Moneymaker

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.


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Puyol, Barcelona Rally To Beat Ronaldo’s Real Madrid

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.


Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts in the third quarter while taking on the New Orleans Hornets in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 26, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Gasol: Spain ‘Best Option’ If NBA Games Canceled

Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol says he will play for hometown club Barcelona if the NBA lockout continues.


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Teenager Throws Punch At Messi After Leaving Bueno Aires Restaurant

Lionel Messi was not hurt after a teenager threw a punch at the Barcelona soccer star as he was leaving a restaurant.


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Beckham Helps Security Take Fan Down In Return To Man U

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.


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Messi Leads Barca Into Champions League Quarters

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.


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Gasol Could Play For FC Barcelona If There’s A Lockout

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.