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Latinos in Sports

March 2013 Archives

Manchenster United Denies Wayne Rooney Leaving

Manchenster United Denies Wayne Rooney Leaving

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson on Friday dismissed speculation by the British press that Wayne Rooney may leave the club after the end of this season, saying the star forward is not going anywhere. continue reading »

St. Louis Cardinals Star Yadier Molina Starts Record Label

St. Louis Cardinals Star Yadier Molina Starts Record Label

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is on his way to becoming an entrepreneur in the music world after starting a record label, Molina Records, soon to launch the first solo disc by Venezuelan rapper Oma 206. continue reading »

FIFA Bans Smoking at Confederations Cup, World Cup in Brazil

FIFA Bans Smoking at Confederations Cup, World Cup in Brazil

FIFA announced Thursday that people attending the Confederations Cup soccer matches in June and the World Cup next year - both to be held in Brazil - will not be allowed to smoke in the stadiums. continue reading »

Official ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 16 Photos Released, Check Out Victor Ortiz

Official ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 16 Photos Released, Check Out Victor Ortiz

ABC has released the official photos of Dancing with the Stars season 16's competitors. This season, boxer Victor Ortiz will be dancing with professional Lindsay Arnold. continue reading »

Atlas, Atlante and Chiapas Head to Copa MX Quarterfinals

Atlas, Atlante and Chiapas Head to Copa MX Quarterfinals

Atlas, currently in second place in Mexico's Liga MX Clausura, booked a place in the quarterfinals of the Copa MX tournament with a 3-1 win over Cruz Azul in its sixth and final match of the group phase, while Atlante and Jaguares de Chiapas also qualified for the knockout stage with victories. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain Survive Knockout Round

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain Survive Knockout Round

Valencia gave Paris Saint-Germain a scare here Wednesday in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash, but the home side answered with a tying goal and advanced to the quarterfinals 3-2 on aggregate. continue reading »

Former Grand Slam Champ Juan Carlos Ferrero to be Honored at Barcelona Open

Former Grand Slam Champ Juan Carlos Ferrero to be Honored at Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis great Juan Carlos Ferrero, who won 15 singles titles during his career and briefly held the No. 1 ranking in the fall of 2003, will be honored at the April 22-28 Barcelona Open, organizers said Wednesday. continue reading »

Lamar Odom vs. Liza Morales: NBA Star’s Custody Battle Continues

Lamar Odom vs. Liza Morales: NBA Star’s Custody Battle Continues

Lamar Odom, basketball player and husband of reality star Khloe Kardashian, was back in court this week for his custody case with ex-girlfriend Liza Morales. continue reading »

70 Puerto Rican World Champion Boxers Ended up Financially Ruined, Alma Trying to Change Others Fate

70 Puerto Rican World Champion Boxers Ended up Financially Ruined, Alma Trying to Change Others Fate

A group of Puerto Rican boxers are learning how to be a success on and off the ring thanks to financial workshops organized by Alma Financial assistance. The need for financial literacy was found when 70 of Puerto Ricos world champions ended up in financial ruins. continue reading »

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 (VIDEO)

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 (VIDEO)

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 . An ESPN Deportes original film documenting Clemente’s incredible legacy 40 years after his tragic death continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed that he plans to play in the hard-court tournament that begins on Monday in Indian Wells, California. The Spanish star said the event in the Southern California desert was one of his favorites. continue reading »

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired striker Jared Borgetti, Mexico's all-time leading scorer in international soccer, may start competing in marathons. "It's tough to run 42 kilometers and 195 meters (26.2 miles), but acce continue reading »

Club America Beats Cruz Azul in 9th Week of Clausura 2013—Benitez Scores 3

Club America Beats Cruz Azul in 9th Week of Clausura 2013—Benitez Scores 3

Ecuador's Christian Benitez scored three goals on the weekend, leading America to a resounding victory over Cruz Azul in the ninth week of Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tournament. continue reading »

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 5, defeated countryman David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in the final of the Mexican Open. The 26-year-old Nadal, who has now won 52 titles in his career and two titles on the clay in Acapulco continue reading »

Heat Nab 13th Straight With 98-91 Win Over Grizzlies

Heat Nab 13th Straight With 98-91 Win Over Grizzlies

The Miami Heat overcame an off night by LeBron James to pull out a 98-91 home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies and stretch their winning streak to 13 games. continue reading »