Thursday, July 13th, 2017

These Are the Latinos Nominated for a 2017 Emmy Award

*I hope you weren’t holding your breath for this. Latinos “remain conspicuously absent” from primetime Emmy awards. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By Manuel Betancourt, Remezcla (3.5 minute read)  What does Gina Rodriguez have to do to nab an Emmy nomination? We hoped we wouldn’t need to ask this question again, but here we are. The nominations for the

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

10 Books From Latino & LatAm Authors For Your Summer Reading List

*Here’s a good list of suggestions for your summer reading. It’s ambitious – for some – but doable. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By  Alejandra Oliva, Remezcla (4 minute read)  Along with summer come long days at the beach,...

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

This Man Created the ‘Aztec of the City’ Comic to Give Mexican Americans the Superhero They Deserve

*This comic book artist is trying to raise money to take the characters he created in 1993 to the next level and a larger audience. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By Yara Simón, Remezcla (3 minute read)  ...

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Native American Students Push San Diego State to Retire Controversial Aztec Mascot

*Why you should read this: Because, as SDSU professor Ozzie Monge says, “the use of indigenous groups as mascot . . . make students and faculty “accidental racists” in “redface.” VL By Yara Simón, Remezcla (3.5 minute...

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Five Hispanic players to watch in the NFL playoffs

*The list of Latino players to watch in the NFL Playoffs has been reduced by two. This past weekend Kiko Alonzo of the Miami Dolphins and Victor Cruz of the New York Giants ended their seasons when...

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Rivera Helps Spark Passion for Panthers Among Charlotte Latinos

*According to the Nielsn Company, Charlotte’s Latino community “is growing faster than any other region in the country.” Thirteen percent of the population is Latino. That’s prime ground for a Latino NFL coach to take his team...

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Broncos Latino trio making Super Bowl history

By Tony Castro,Voxxi Of all the plaudits given Denver Broncos guard Louis Vasquez, the one most special to him is one that doesn’t come with a piece of hardware. They don’t give any medals or trophies for not...

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Hispanic NFL players earn highest average salary

By Richard Thompson, The Daily Caller Hispanic players earn the highest average salary in the National Football League, according to a study provided to The Daily Caller. Best Tickets conducted an unofficial census of NFL players and found that the average yearly...

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...

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,...

Friday, March 11th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Japan Earthquake, Muslims, NFL, iPad And Oldest Woman

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Japan, causing a 13-foot tsunami that has thus far killed hundreds of people. The quake is the largest in recorded Japanese history. A U.S. House hearing on the potential threat...

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

News Taco To Go: NFL, RFK, Unions, Unemployment And Budget Cuts

NFL owners and players have still not been able to come to a new agreement, and some are starting to worry that this could lead to all kinds of adverse consequences. Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan...