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Latinos in Sports

November 2012 Archives

Sister of Brazilian Soccer Star Hulk Home Safe After Kidnapping

Sister of Brazilian Soccer Star Hulk Home Safe After Kidnapping

The younger sister of Brazilian soccer star Hulk returned Tuesday to her home in the northeastern city of Campina Grande after being the victim of a kidnapping, police officials said. continue reading »

Champions League: Real Madrid Ties Borussia Dortmund 2-2

Champions League: Real Madrid Ties Borussia Dortmund 2-2

Real Madrid had to come from behind here Tuesday to gain a 2-2 tie with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, even as Malaga and Porto secured their spots in the round of 16. continue reading »

Lionel Messi’s Newborn Son Thiago Already Member of Dad’s Hometown Club

Lionel Messi’s Newborn Son Thiago Already Member of Dad’s Hometown Club

The newborn son of FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi is already registered as a member of the Argentine club his dad supported while growing up in Rosario, fans of Newell's Old Boys proclaimed at a match. continue reading »

Mariano Rivera Hopes to Return to Yankees Next Year

Mariano Rivera Hopes to Return to Yankees Next Year

New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera has informed the team that he wants to be back next season. The Panamanian pitcher "wants to play again. I am going to work with his agent, Fernando Cuza, on the details of his contract," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. continue reading »

David Ortiz Signs $26 Million, 2-year Deal with Boston Red Sox

David Ortiz Signs $26 Million, 2-year Deal with Boston Red Sox

Veteran Dominican-American slugger David Ortiz has reached a two-year, $26 million deal with the Boston Red Sox, sources close to the negotiations said. continue reading »

Soccer Star Messi Welcomes First Child

Soccer Star Messi Welcomes First Child

Thiago Messi Rocuzzo, the first child of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi and Antonella Rocuzzo, was born Friday at Barcelona's USP hospital. continue reading »

Pascual Perez Killed In Assault at Dominican Republic Home

Pascual Perez Killed In Assault at Dominican Republic Home

Former Dominican Republic pitcher Pascual Perez was killed in an armed robbery on Thursday. continue reading »

Spanish Soccer Club, Atletico Madrid, Offers Fans a Final Resting Place After Cremation

Spanish Soccer Club, Atletico Madrid, Offers Fans a Final Resting Place After Cremation

Spain's Atletico Madrid may lack the championship pedigree of cross-town rivals Real Madrid or FC Barcelona, but it can boast of being the first soccer club to offer an eternal resting place for its ultra-loyal fan base. continue reading »

Tim Tebow Steps Out with New Girlfriend Camilla Belle in Florida

Tim Tebow Steps Out with New Girlfriend Camilla Belle in Florida

Tim Tebow, the kneeling quarterback now with the New York Jets, seemed to confirm his rumored relationship with actress Camilla Belle this week. The two stepped out in Jacksonville, Fla., where Tebow grew up, continue reading »

Four Latin American Players Win Gold Gloves for 2012 MLB Season

Four Latin American Players Win Gold Gloves for 2012 MLB Season

Four Latin American players won Gold Gloves for their outstanding fielding during the 2012 Major League Baseball season. They include New York Yankees second baseman continue reading »