Spain captures FIBA World Cup; Marc Gasol completes double

Basketball Sep 16, 2019

Spain captures FIBA World Cup; Marc Gasol completes double

Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions. He's getting good at hoisting trophies. Gasol got to bask in a championship celebration for ...

Malaga cancels Shinji Okazaki's contract

Soccer Sep 3, 2019

Malaga cancels Shinji Okazaki's contract

Spanish second-division side Malaga said Tuesday it has canceled its contract with forward Shinji Okazaki just a little over a month after he joined the club. The team announced a one-year deal with Okazaki on July 30 but was unable to register the striker because ...

Spanish tourist hot-spot Barcelona sees 30% spike in muggings

World / Crime & Legal Aug 23, 2019

Spanish tourist hot-spot Barcelona sees 30% spike in muggings

Robberies involving violence or intimidation have spiked sharply in Barcelona, one of Europe's most attractive summer vacation destinations, Spanish police officials said. Officials from the regional police force for Catalonia said muggings or street robberies that include the threat of violence have increased 30 percent ...