Category Archives: sports

#Ayotzinapa43: El Maratón de Tizapa

Publicado en PROCESO Hace 16 años el guerrerense Antonio Tizapa dejó Tixtla para irse a Nueva York. En el pueblo se quedaron su esposa y sus tres hijos, uno de los cuales Jorge Antonio, es uno de los 43 normalistas de … Continue reading

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From the World Trade Center basement to the World Cup

Carlos Llamosa escaped the 1993 WTC bombing only to become a fútbol star in the United States. Continue reading

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#WTF Go Cowboys!

I never thought I would root for the Cowboys, but oh, well it’s just for tonight, Go Cowboys! Continue reading

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Fútbol de Estados Unidos crece hacia el futuro

El mundial plantó la esperanza entre la gente del balompié Al final de la copa del mundo Brasil 2014 el gran ganador parece haber sido el fútbol de Estados Unidos, donde se plantó la semilla de la pasión por el … Continue reading

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Piojo has Mexicans dreaming of el quinto partido

  It doesn’t matter what happens today between Holanda y México in their round of 16 playoff match in Fortaleza, Brazil, because by now all mexicanos know that Miguel ‘Piojo’ Herrera has to be el Mexicano del Año. Beyond his … Continue reading

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Minnie Miñoso, another Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson began writing the story that would turn him into a legend when he played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the season of 1947. He’s now known as the man that broke baseball’s color barrier, but his stellar appearance—he went … Continue reading

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The United States of México

American fútbol is so happy that the Mexican National Team will be playing in the World Cup that it seems it has forgotten of its own team. While Team USA faces Ukraine in an almost-empty stadium in Cyprus, a record … Continue reading

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Estados Unidos no quiere que México pierda

Boleto al Mundial Brasil 2014 y muchos millone$$$ peligran Actualización #YoureWelcomeMexico A Estados Unidos no le convenía que México quedara fuera del Mundial y por eso lo salvó. A medias, pero vaya que lo salvó. El Team USA vino de … Continue reading

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José Martí Awards!!

I had a very happy day because I found out that some of my work published in El Diario de Nueva York and Atlanta’s Mundo Hispánico had been awarded during the National Association of Hispanic Publications most recent conference. Journalists … Continue reading

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Un chicano orgulloso arruinó la fiesta de Mariano Rivera

Del montículo a los asuntos de su comunidad, Sergio Romo, de los San Francisco Giants, tiene mucho qué decir Nueva York—Las voces clamaron para que su héroe entrara a rescatar al equipo después de que le rindieron un homenaje para … Continue reading

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