Google selling wireless plans to get more people online

Mar 3, 2015

Google selling wireless plans to get more people online

Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider? Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it’s shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday ...

Suarez powers Barca past City; Juve edges Dortmund

Feb 25, 2015

Suarez powers Barca past City; Juve edges Dortmund

Luis Suarez scored a double on his return to England for the first time since a big-money move last summer as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City in their Champions League last 16 first-leg clash on Tuesday. The Uruguayan — who moved ...

Messi scores three in win

Feb 16, 2015

Messi scores three in win

Lionel Messi kept up his scoring streak by netting a hat trick as Barcelona swept aside an outclassed Levante 5-0 in the Spanish League on Sunday. Messi scored his 12th, 13th and 14th goals in Barcelona’s 11-game winning run after Neymar had put the ...

Man City, Schalke advance in Champions League

Dec 11, 2014

Man City, Schalke advance in Champions League

Manchester City and Schalke grabbed the final spots on offer in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, while Lionel Messi helped Barcelona secure first place in its group with a record-extending 75th goal in the competition. City started the final round ...

Nov 23, 2014

Messi sets new record with hat trick in victory

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to emphatically break the Spanish League’s all-time scoring mark in Barcelona’s 5-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday. Messi, already Barcelona’s all-time scorer, surpassed Athletic Bilbao great Telmo Zarra’s milestone of 251 goals that had stood untouched since 1955. ...

Messi brilliant again with two goals as Barca downs Ajax

Nov 6, 2014

Messi brilliant again with two goals as Barca downs Ajax

Lionel Messi’s brace gave Barcelona a 2-0 victory Wednesday over 10-man Ajax and moved him level with Raul Gonzalez’s all-time Champions League scoring record of 71 goals. Messi scored his 70th Champions League goal in the 36th minute with a soft header after Ajax ...

Aug 13, 2014

Martino named Argentina's new coach

Gerardo Martino has been hired as coach of Argentina, less than three months after leaving Spanish club Barcelona. The Argentine Football Association said the 51-year-old Martino will replace Alejandro Sabella, who stepped down after Argentina’s loss to Germany in last month’s World Cup final. ...

Suarez welcomes fresh start with Barcelona

Jul 11, 2014

Suarez welcomes fresh start with Barcelona

Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting ban is over. Suarez will travel to Barcelona next week for a medical and to sign a ...

Man United hires Van Gaal; Barca tabs Luis Enrique

May 20, 2014

Man United hires Van Gaal; Barca tabs Luis Enrique

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal was hired as Manchester United manager on Monday, tasked with repairing the damage from David Moyes’ disappointing 10 months in charge and reviving the fortunes of one of the world’s biggest clubs. The 62-year-old Dutchman has signed a three-year ...

May 16, 2014

Barcelona OKs restructured deal for Messi

Barcelona said it has reached a deal with Lionel Messi to improve the Argentina international’s current contract. In a statement, Barcelona reported it has “reached an agreement to adjust the terms in the contract binding Leo Messi to the club.” It did not release ...