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Op-Ed: NASA has to tell people the world’s not ending — Again?

Sydney - Trust the Internet to deliver absolute crap. Someone said it was going to happen, so every bozo on the planet believed it. That well-known biscuit maker and occasional laundromat, NASA, says an asteroid isn’t going to hit Puerto Rico next month.

Op-Ed: Cotto-Alvarez bout could break pre-Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV record

The upcoming fight between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Canelo Alvarez of Mexico scheduled for Nov. 21 could eclipse the pay-per-view (PPV) record of the Mayweather-Dela Hoya fight of 2007 if the PPV price is fair and affordable.

Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez fight officially set for Nov. 21

The highly-anticipated super fight between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez of Mexico is now official and is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Nov. 21.

Puerto Rico pleads with U.S. for help with severe drought

San Juan - As the effects of the worst drought in Puerto Rico's history continue to impact the island nation, Puerto Rico is pleading with the Defense Department for assistance, asking for a task force to help in identifying ways to replenish their water supplies.

Puerto Rico defaults, bankruptcy not an option

Puerto Rico, an American territory, has now claimed that it will not be able to make a $58 million dollar bond payment due today, shedding further doubts on the territory's financial situation.

Op-Ed: Cotto-Alvarez bout could eclipse Mayweather Sept. 12 fight

The proposed fight between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez of Mexico is destined to be this year's biggest boxing event and it could possibly eclipse the Floyd Mayweather Sept. 12 retirement fight.

Puerto Rico, crushed by debt, seeks moratorium

San Juan - Crushed by liabilities it now cannot repay, Puerto Rico is seeking to reschedule its $73 billion debt, the US commonwealth's governor said.

Top Rank knockout artist Felix Verdejo debuts on HBO June 13

Top Rank Promotions knockout artist Felix Verdejo debuts on HBO against Ivan Najera on June 13 at the Madison Square Garden in New York.

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, wakes from coma

A lawyer representing Bobby Brown releases a statement confirming that the singer's daughter has in fact opened her eyes after months in a medically induced coma. Brown was married to the late Whitney Houston from which Bobbi Kristina is their only child.

Mayweather and Pacquiao press conference gets fighters talking

Big fights in boxing often have more than just one press conference, with the fighters together for a few, in different cities. But the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout is having just one and it came Wednesday. The next time they meet will be fight night.

Op-Ed: Why Timothy Bradley has slim chance against Miguel Cotto

As soon as the planned Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is finalized and announced over the weekend or early next week, WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto will have freehand to choose his next foe and his top challenger could be Timothy Bradley.

Boxing official: Mayweather-Pacquiao fight deal in 7 to 10 days

In yet another indicator Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will fight in 2015, the L.A. Times reports a boxing official involved in negotiations between the two camps told them a deal is "making progress." The fight, it seems will go in May or June.

Floyd Mayweather offers Miguel Cotto $40 million for rematch

They have already fought and Floyd Mayweather kept his unbeaten streak alive against Miguel Cotto. A rematch? A report from El Vocero de Puerto Rico says that a rematch is on the table and that the Mayweather camp has made an offer.

Op-Ed: Boxing promoters, advisers stand in the way to most wanted fights

Despite popular public clamor for top caliber, equally-matched and entertaining bouts, fight fans usually end up getting mismatches and robbed of their sports budgets as promoters, advisers, including fighters take their interest first over public clamor

Experts to study controversial vaccine lab tests in Kenya

Nairobi - Under increasing pressure, the Kenya government has appointed a committee of experts to interpret the results of laboratory tests of a tetanus vaccine said to be mixed with a birth control chemical.

Video: Marvellous arrangements of single-cell aquatic organisms

Diatom specialist Klaus Kemp arranges unicellular algae into complex patterns only visible under magnification.The technique dating from the Victorian era mixes science and art to reveal the astounding beauty of some of the smallest organisms on Earth.

Govt adds 20 species of coral to endangered species list

St. Petersburg - More than a dozen species of corals are the newest addition to the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Announced on Tuesday. The listing of 20 species is the largest Endangered Species Act ruling ever.

Op-Ed: Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto a war waiting to happen

Somebody said that in boxing skills pay the bills and ringside models and beautiful women sell tickets. But skill alone is a gift often unappreciated. Welcome Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto, willing to stand toe to toe and go to war.

New species of microscopic marine mite named after Jennifer Lopez

Mayaguez - A new species of marine mite found in a Caribbean coral reef of Mona Passage, which separates Puerto Rico from the Dominican Republic, has been named “Litarachna lopezae” in honor of Puerto Rican singer Jennifer Lopez.

Op-Ed: What can Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley do to make fight happen

One of the fights that boxing fans and supporters want to see happening this year is the proposed fight between WBC middleweight titleholder Miguel Cotto and former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.
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