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6 Most Overpaid Athletes

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

08/06/2014

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona shoots towards goal towards during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between FC Barcelona and FC Viktoria Plzen at Camp Nou on October 19, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona won 2-0.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Messi Leads Inaugural Global Soccer Poll

LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and his Barcelona team is the top-rated club, according to the inaugural AP Global Soccer 10 rankings released Tuesday by The Associated […]

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Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish League football match Barcelona vs Malaga at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on May 2, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGO

Messi Sets European Record With 68 Goals

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi broke Gerd Mueller’s 39-year-old record for goals in a European club season, scoring a hat trick for Barcelona in a 4-1 win over Malaga on Wednesday night to raise […]

05/02/2012

Lionel Messi of Barcelona reacts during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match between FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC at Camp Nou on April 24, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Messi Makes a Mess of Things for Barcelona

Instead of playing for a third Champions League title in four years, Barcelona is finished while Chelsea lives on, trying to win its first.

04/25/2012

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring Barcelona's 3rd goal during the La Liga match between Real Zaragoza and FC Barcelona at La Romareda on April 7, 2012 in Zaragoza, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Messi Becomes 1st Player Since 1972-73 to Score 60

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored twice to become the first player since 1973 with 60 goals in a season for a club in a major European league, leading Barcelona to a 4-1 win […]

04/07/2012

USA's striker Abby Wambach celebrates after scoring the 2-2 during the quarter-final match of the FIFA women's football World Cup Brazil vs USA on July 10, 2011 in Dresden, eastern Germany.  AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN

Column: And the Oscar Goes to … Soccer Cheats!

PARIS (AP) — Clearly, the Oscar will go to the wrong guy. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, best actor? Pah! What about Dani Alves or Bryan Carrasco? If those names don’t sound familiar then, like Hollywood’s […]

02/17/2012

Dani Alves of FC Barcelona (L) duels for a high ball with Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid CF during the Copa del Rey quarter final second leg match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou on January 25, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Real Madrid, Barcelona Top Soccer’s Rich List

LONDON (AP) — 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. The annual review of soccer finance by Deloitte […]

02/08/2012

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