Monday, January 9th, 2017

Waiting for Fadó

*Jesse Treviño get’s it: “. . . state-of-the-art telecommunications can accelerate changes in our consciousness and self-perception.” U.S. Latinos need to hear this message. VL By Jesse Treviño, HispanicLatino (4.5 minute read)  The noise from Fadó (Fa-dough) – a rowdy Irish soccer bar in downtown Austin – ricocheted in my ears as I walked up

Monday, September 19th, 2016

The Untold Story of Ruben Mendoza, the First Mexican-American to Play for US Soccer

*A cool thing about this article is the comment section below the story. Many people have added their personal stories about Ruben, his coaching, his dedication to his church. This is a good feel-good read. VL By...

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...

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,...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Copa America: Argentina Vs. Colombia

All the stress was on the Argentines as they came out to meet the Colombian Copa América squad in Santa Fe, Argentina at the Estinaslao Lopez stadium. As the host nation, Argentina was going to have to...

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...