Hospitalized Pele: ‘I am doing fine’

(Bartlomiej Zborowski / EPA)

Brazilian great Pele, 74, who had surgery Nov. 13 to remove kidney stones, is back in the hospital being treated for a urinary tract infection but insists he is not seriously ill.

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Newcastle United women’s soccer player suffers suspected broken neck, opts to remain in game anyway

Newcastle United women’s soccer player suffers suspected broken neck, opts to remain in game anyway

It may not have been the smartest decision, but it was a gutsy one.

Soccer great Pele ‘fine’ despite move to hospital’s special care unit in Brazil

Soccer great Pele ‘fine’ despite move to hospital’s special care unit in Brazil

Spokesman says the 74-year-old has a urinary tract infection.

After two years starting abroad, the 2016 Tour de France will start in France

After two years starting abroad, the 2016 Tour de France will start in France

Meanwhile, UCI executives are discussion whether to shorten races like the Tour de France, which would allow more top cyclists to compete.

Just three Cowboys legends watching a game ... of girls’ soccer

Emmitt Smith, Tony Dorsett and Charles Haley, just doing what soccer dads do.

World Cup biter Luis Suarez scores first competitive goal for Barcelona

World Cup biter Luis Suarez scores first competitive goal for Barcelona

The 27-year-old player’s efforts helped propel his team to a 4-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia in Champions League play.

Lionel Messi breaks Champions League record to become all-time leading goal scorer

Lionel Messi breaks Champions League record to become all-time leading goal scorer

This is the second scoring record the Barcelona player has broken in the last four days!

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United news and notes

General Manager Dave Kasper provides updates on contracts, Fabian Espindola’s suspension, the draft and other MLS matters.

Vikings roll to another top finish

Vikings roll to another top finish

GIRLS’ SOOCER | Reloaded Whitman rolls to unbeaten season, final No. 1 ranking for second straight year.

Unfinished business fueled River Hill

Unfinished business fueled River Hill

BOYS’ SOCCER | A heartbreaking loss in 2013 motivated River Hill to an undefeated 2014 season and The Post’s No. 1 ranking.

Roger Goodell, Donald Sterling and Dwyane Wade on list of GQ’s least influential in 2014

Roger Goodell, Donald Sterling and Dwyane Wade on list of GQ’s least influential in 2014

Derek Jeter, Stephen A. Smith and the entire Brazilian World Cup soccer team also made the list of 30 least influential.

After Man U’s victory at Arsenal, Robin van Persie future is cloudy

After Man U’s victory at Arsenal, Robin van Persie future is cloudy

The Manchester United striker was almost completely ineffective, leading to further debate on his future role with the club despite reported on-going contract extension discussions.

UMBC upsets Terps in NCAAs

UMBC upsets Terps in NCAAs

Fourth-seeded Terrapins fall at home, while Georgetown scores with five seconds left in extra time to advance to the round of 16.

U.S. players abroad, weekend roundup

U.S. players abroad, weekend roundup

Terrence Boyd struck twice for Leipzig, while Aron Johannsson posted his first of the season and Conor O’Brien scored in Austria.

Deconstructing commercials during timeouts

Deconstructing commercials during timeouts

COUCH SLOUCH | Taking a deeper look at those slogans that litter televised sports.

Messi breaks La Liga’s all-time scoring record in style

Messi breaks La Liga’s all-time scoring record in style

The Barcelona superstar tops the 60-year-old mark en route to a hat trick.

MLS preparing for collective bargaining negotiations

MLS preparing for collective bargaining negotiations

The CBA expires Jan. 31, threatening to delay the start of the 2015 season.

Prince Harry wins polo match in front of ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and ‘Downton Abbey’ actor Dan Stevens

Prince Harry wins polo match in front of ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and ‘Downton Abbey’ actor Dan Stevens

The match took place in the United Arab Emirates to benefit the 30-year-old royal’s African charity.

Dave Whelan, aka the Donald Sterling of English soccer, tried to apologize, but may have made things worse

Dave Whelan, aka the Donald Sterling of English soccer, tried to apologize, but may have made things worse

The day after he apologized during a BBC interview for anti-Semitic and racist comments he made in a newspaper, England’s Football Association announced that it would investigate the Wigan Athletic owner.

Arsenal, Manchester United and two other Premier League teams to watch this weekend

Arsenal, Manchester United and two other Premier League teams to watch this weekend

This weekend, two of the four struggling giants match up and the other two -- Tottenham and Liverpool -- have must-win matches and chances to right the ship.

Lionel Messi reportedly thinking of leaving Spain over tax trial that could result in jail time

Lionel Messi reportedly thinking of leaving Spain over tax trial that could result in jail time

Sources close to the 27-year-old soccer star from Argentina say Messi is being unfairly singled out.

DC Comics is suing La Liga’s Valencia soccer team over ‘Batman’ logo

Considering Spain’s variant on the flying bat logo’s been around since the 13th century though, DC Comics might be wasting their time.

Dave Whelan is to English soccer as Donald Sterling was to the NBA -- not good

Dave Whelan is to English soccer as Donald Sterling was to the NBA -- not good

While trying to defend controversial new manager Malky Mackay, who admitted to sending racist text messages, the Wigan athletic owner made some anti-Semitic remarks of his own.

Corboz family’s travel soccer

Corboz family’s travel soccer

As Mael Corboz leads the Maryland men’s team and Daphne and Rachel star for Georgetown, their parents stay on the road, have weekends to savor.

MLS announces awards finalists

MLS announces awards finalists

Your chance to vote for the MVP, best goalkeeper, coach, rookie and defender in Major League Soccer this season.

United nabs McNamara in dispersal draft

United nabs McNamara in dispersal draft

D.C. United lands midfielder Thomas McNamara, formerly of dispanded Chivas USA, with the fourth pick in MLS dispersal draft. Meanwhile, United awaits official word on Fabian Espindola’s (pictured) fate to open 2015 season.

Stop what you’re doing and look at this Filipino basketball player’s lizard haircut

Blackwater Elite’s Ogie Menor proves Philippines Basketball Association style is wilder than NBA style.

Dud in Dublin: U.S. thumped by Ireland

Dud in Dublin: U.S. thumped by Ireland

The Americans concluded the 2014 schedule with a poor performance at Aviva Stadium, a 4-1 loss to Ireland.

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