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Suspect in 2010 shooting of Salvador Cabanas gets 20 years in jail

The man suspected of shooting former Paraguay national football team standout Salvador Cabanas in the head in 2010, effectively ending his career, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Mexico, authorities announced Sunday.

But federal prosecutors said in a statement that the man identified as Jose Jorge "B," with no full last name given, was sentenced for organized crime, not attempted murder.

Multiple Mexican media outlets said the sentenced man was Jose Jorge Balderas Garza, alias "El J.J.,"...

Liga MX's Club America signs Chilean striker Nicolas Castillo

Club America has signed Chile international Nicolas Castillo, the team announced on Thursday. 

The former Pumas UNAM striker provides the defending Liga MX champions an immediate boost in attack. The club has suffered departures and injuries during the first several weeks of the Clausura 2019.

"I'm very happy, very motivated for the challenge in my career and to do it with Club America," Castillo said. 

The Chilean returns to the Mexican league after he signed a five-year deal with Portuguese...

Liverpool's Lazar Markovic set for exit, Club America interested

Lazar Markovic could be offered an escape route from Liverpool by Mexican side Club America, a source has told ESPN FC.

America, champions of Liga MX, are interested in the 24-year-old, who has no future at Liverpool as his contract expires in the summer. Any January switch would have to be completed by Thursday, when the transfer window closes in Mexico.

The winger is training and playing with Liverpool's Under-23s side, scoring in a match against Swansea City on Thursday night. He last featured...