Alejandra Heredia

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Brazilian Artist Paulo Ito's World Cup Mural Goes Viral

With the World Cup under a month away, excitement is ramping up from football fans across the globe. Unfortunately, so is the controversy.<p>After spending $11 billion on World Cup preparations, tensions are understandably high to make the event a major success. And Brazilian artist Paulo Ito has …

30 for 30 Shorts: ‘Posterized’

Our latest film, from award-winning documentarian Andrew Jenks, tells the story of how Shawn Bradley went from a bust on the basketball court to a …

Nightengale: Best friend's cancer fight gives Wade Miley perspective

ST. LOUIS -- Arizona Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley's hair is growing back.<p>Johnnie Santangelo's hair is falling out.<p>Miley is scheduled to pitch Thursday night against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in front of his wife, parents, uncle and a family friend.<p>His best friend, Santangelo, who …

World Wide Webb's fight against racism

FIFA anti-discrimination taskforce chief may find it difficult to kick out racism but he's heading in right direction.<p>Jeffrey Webb knows it should be harder to find examples of racism in football.<p>While in London to speak at an event marking 20 years of the trailblazing anti-discrimination group …

Watch as Tony Hawk Jumps over Oncoming Mini Cooper

Tony Hawk is not afraid of an oncoming car.<p>With a Mini Cooper quickly approaching, Hawk was able to use the ramp to get high enough in the air to sail over the car.<p>Although it was a pretty risky stunt, the skateboarding legend made it look easy.<p>[RIDE Channel, h/t Highsnobiety]

Dent: NFL Treated Me 'Like a Race Horse'

News<p>Ex-players Richard Dent and Jeremy Newberry, both named in a lawsuit filed against the NFL, are now speaking out publicly about the league's alleged painkiller misuse.<p>Below, watch an extended interview with Newberry, a former 49er.

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Thunder-Spurs Game 2: Spurs Big 3 goes down in history

Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker have won the most playoff games of any trio in NBA history.<p><b>More postseason coverage: Playoff schedule,</b> …

How I Shot Two Different Lighting Setups Simultaneously for Sports Illustrated

What can I say? What has been the best unexpected early birthday present you’ve ever gotten? For me, it happened last July when I got a call from …

Sport picture of the day: heading for a fall

First published on Thu 22 May 2014 06.09 EDT

California man charged with kidnapping girl, holding her 10 years

SANTA ANA, California (Reuters) - A California man accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl and holding her captive for a decade was charged on Thursday with rape and kidnapping, as his lawyer suggested the teenager went with him willingly and was treated “like a queen.”<p>Isidro Garcia, 41, (rear C) …

U.N. Security Council sanctions Boko Haram over girls

AJUBA, Nigeria — The U.N. Security Council has approved sanctions against Boko Haram, the Qaeda-linked terror organization that has killed hundreds in Nigeria and abducted more than 300 school girls last month.<p>Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, welcomed the council's action, …

House Passes Restrictions On NSA's Collection Of Phone Records

The House passed a measure to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, approving a scaled-back version of legislation that was prompted by leaks from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.<p>The 303-121 vote, however "sent an unambiguous signal that both parties are …