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  1. L.A.-born Oscar De La Hoya roots for his Dynamo

    Lynn Hoppes

    Born and raised in Los Angeles, retired boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya said Sunday's Major League Soccer championship between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo is a "double-edged sword." That's because De La Hoya owns 25 percent of the...

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  2. GALAXY: Best MLS team of all time?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- If the Galaxy win MLS Cup on Sunday, the debate on Major League Soccer's finest team -- ever -- will be done. Or will it? The argument for the Galaxy is strong: A second straight Supporters' Shield (with 67 points, most in the post-...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  3. Davis ready for Cup, even if he won't play

    Scott French

    Brad Davis returned to Houston Dynamo training Tuesday, but he was just watching. Major League Soccer's MVP favorite is out of Sunday's MLS Cup final against the Galaxy at Home Depot Center -- it's official now -- but says he's anxious for the battle...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  4. Oscar De La Hoya helps break ground on new Houston Dynamo stadium...

    Houston Dynamo minority owner Oscar De La Hoya joined city and county officials Saturday at the groundbreaking for the team's $95 million, soccer-specific stadium.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2011
  5. De La Hoya joins effort to land World Cup in United States

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, the retired former 10-time titleholder in six weight classes, will always be linked to boxing. But he also has ties to soccer as part-owner of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  6. Froch on a mission to establish himself on the world scene

    Dan Rafael

    By hook or by crook, Carl Froch intends to make a name for himself in America by defeating Jermain Taylor on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 23, 2009
  7. De La Hoya shies away from retirement talk

    Dan Rafael

    Speaking on a teleconference Thursday to announce that he would face pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 6 in a welterweight fight, Oscar De La Hoya left open the possibility of continuing his career.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2008
  8. Venue giant AEG buys stake in De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions

    Anschutz Entertainment Group acquired a significant ownership stake in Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions on Thursday...

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2008
  9. De La Hoya plans for his MLS future

    Andrea Canales

    By wearing the Houston Dynamo's colors in his fight against Steve Forbes, Oscar De La Hoya sent a signal about his commitment to MLS, writes Andrea Canales.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2008
  10. De La Hoya claims 2008 will be his last foray into the ring

    Dan Rafael

    He's one of the most charismatic fighters to have ever stepped foot in the ring. But after three potential fights in 2008 -- including a rematch with Floyd Mayweather -- Oscar De La Hoya claims he is done.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 25, 2008
  11. Herrera rallies Mexico's golden boys

    Andrea Canales


    Blog | June 05, 2014
  12. Can Dani Carvajal be Spain's golden boy?

    Rob Train

    On Sunday, a day after the Champions League final, Vicente del Bosque will slash his World Cup squad from a preliminary 30 to 23 players. Difficult decisions will have to be made. Diego Costa's recent injury woes might prove to be good news for anoth...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  13. "Golden Boy" Anderson's bronze career at United

    Musa Okwonga

    It looks, at long last, as if this will be a farewell to Anderson. The extraordinarily talented Brazilian midfielder, who last troubled the selectors of his national team five years ago, is reportedly making a loan move to Fiorentina, apparently as a...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  14. Pogba heading home to PSG?

    ESPN staff

    PSG are reportedly ready to splash their oil dollars again with a move for France's current golden boy Paul Pogba. Italian agent Ernesto Bronzetti, who helped facilitate Carlo Ancelotti's move to Real Madrid, says the reigning Ligue 1 champions are p...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  15. Benteke seeks end to his goal 'drought'

    Kevin Hughes

    Half-a-dozen appearances without a goal in the Premier League hardly constitutes a crisis, but if Christian Benteke's barren run continues for much longer, Villa will have genuine cause for concern. The club's golden boy losing his magical touch was ...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  16. As Casillas stews, can Ancelotti keep issue from boiling over?

    Rob Train

    The Bernabeu acquired a new golden boy on Sunday evening as Real Madrid opened its Liga campaign with a hard-fought victory over a resolute Real Betis. The name of Isco Alarcon rang out from the stands after the 21-year-old, signed from Malaga in...

    Blog | August 19, 2013