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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.

04/02/2014

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Lamar Odom Has Poor Debut For Spanish Club Baskonia

Former NBA star Lamar Odom lacked game shape and showed rust in his debut for Spanish club Baskonia, which lost 81-71 to Unicaja Malaga on Thursday.

02/27/2014

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Critics Say Breastfeeding Doll Too Sexualized For Kids

A new baby doll is just like most toys of its kind—it cries, burps and suckles. Wait a minute…it suckles?

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Spain's Pau Gasol (L) and Rudy Fernandez celebrate their victory over Poland  during their 2009 European championship qualifying round, group F, basketball game  in Lodz on September 16, 2009.(Photo credit: JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lakers’ Pau Gasol To Carry Spanish Flag At Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Spanish Olympic committee says Lakers’ Pau Gasol will hold the Spanish flag for the opening ceremony on Friday July 27th of the 2012 London Olympics.

07/20/2012

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Basektball: Team USA To Face Spain, Argentina In Olympic Warmup Event

The United States will play Spain and Argentina in a pre-Olympic warmup event that marks the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the “Dream Team.”

02/15/2012

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Mother, Daughter Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Cocaine Through LAX

A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.

02/08/2012

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40 Beagles Rescued From Testing Lab In Spain, Need New Homes

A planeload of beagles arrived at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday night after the dogs were rescued from a laboratory in Spain.

11/24/2011

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.

10/06/2011

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Pau Gasol Leads The Spanish Rout Past Serbia

Pau and Marc Gasol combined for 46 points and 18 rebounds Friday to help Spain rout Serbia 84-59 and advance to the quarterfinals of the European Championship.

09/09/2011

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Pau Gasol: Spain, China Options If NBA Lockout Continues

Pau Gasol says his preference is to play in Spain if the NBA season is canceled, although the Los Angeles Lakers center isn’t ruling out China either.

07/01/2011

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Hundreds Mourn SDSU Student Killed In Spain

Hundreds of people have gathered to mourn a San Diego State University student who was found dead in a Spanish river after drinking at a nightclub.

03/21/2011

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Missing College Student Found Dead In Spain

The body of a U.S. exchange student was found Tuesday in a river in Madrid, 10 days after he went missing following a night out, a police official said.

03/08/2011

Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers (2ndL) fights for a rebound against Fran Vazquez of the Regal FC Barcelona (L), Terence Morris of the Regal FC Barcelona (2ndR) and Ricky Rubio of the Regal FC Barcelona during the NBA Europe Live match between Los Angeles Lakers and Regal FC Barcelona at the at Palau Blaugrana on October 7, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Lakers Fall To Gasol’s Former Team FC Barcelona

Spanish center Pau Gasol led the NBA champions with 24 points, but his homecoming was spoiled by the European champion in a game that was billed as an informal intercontinental showdown.

10/07/2010