Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Cannibals and Poets

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco A dear friend once described politics in her country as a struggle between cannibals and poets with each side taking turns running the country.  When the cannibals are in power they eat the spirit right out of the country with corruption running amok, civil and personal rights being trampled and,

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Fútbol vs. football: NFL and soccer compete for Latino fans

By Griselda Nevarez, Voxxi Fútbol has long been the most popular sport among Latinos. But recent research shows that may be starting to change for Latinos living in the United States, as more of them are becoming aficionados...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Super Bowl: A History of Latinos in the Big Game

By Victor Garcia, Fox News Latino While Latinos haven’t exactly taken the National Football League by storm, many prominent football players have made it to the big game and represented their culture and heritage in the Super...

Friday, July 20th, 2012

¿Qué dijo mi esposo about Big Ang?

By Melanie Mendez-Gonzales Most evenings in our house go something like this … after we get the boys tucked in their beds, my husband stays in our bedroom to watch TV and surf the internet on his...

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Kaleb Canales’ NBA Rise Paves The Way For Latinos In Sports

By Paul Adams Last Wednesday, the Portland Trail Blazers were playing against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Well — theoretically — the whole team appeared to be mentally checked out, plodding through what would...

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Super Bowl XLVI By The Numbers

By the U.S. Census Bureau Super Bowl XLVI will be played Feb. 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, which will be the first time the Super Bowl has been played in Indiana. Indianapolis is the northernmost...

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Top 10 Signs Your Super Bowl Party Party Isn’t Going Well

10. It’s halftime and everyone’s still trying to decode the Roman numerals. 9. People are taking their bathroom breaks during the game so as not to miss the commercials. 8. After watching 16 hours of pre-game coverage,...

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Tony Romo, San Antonio Have Much To Prove To The NFL

By Robert Crowe San Antonio, Texas — The Tony Romo-versus-Eli Manning match-up for the NFC East crown is getting a lot of play in San Antonio, which, I’m convinced, has more Cowboys fans per capita than the DF-W...

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Al Davis, Raider Jerseys And Breaking The NFL Color Barrier

A few weeks ago, one of the greatest Mexican-American icons passed away. His smiling face brought joys to many. He was a polarizing individual – those who loved him would follow him to the gates of Hell,...

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Soccer Attendance Surpasses Basketball, Hockey

Soccer attendance in stadiums across the U.S. has surpassed that of either the NBA or the NHL, a change that comes partially because soccer stadiums just are larger and have room for more people, according to BNET. But,...

Monday, October 10th, 2011

The End Of Texas As We Know It

By Cindy Casares There’s no doubt the world is in a crazy place right now, and Texas is no exception. It seems we’re entering a whole new era in the history of the Lone Star State. Here...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Mexico Isn’t All Violence, Despite Soccer Match Gunfire

By Wuicho Vargas On August 21 of the year 2011 the game of Monarcas from Morelia, Michoacán Mexico versus the Santos of Torreón, Coahuila was being played like normal in Torreón. The game was all right I thought, despite the...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Making Poetry Out Of Fútbol (Soccer)

Odas a Futbolistas/Odes to Footballers is a cycle of odes written by Yago S. Cura and Abel Folgar to commemorate the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The odes laud yesterday and today’s most popular and enigmatic...

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Latino Sports Fans Grow, Latino Sports Reporters Don’t

Latinos love sports, sports teams love Latinos, it’s an economic match made in heaven. Yet, a report from The Root shows that Latino reporters in the sports world are extremely and increasingly rare. The Root reported: “....

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