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Latino eyes on the prize

 04/10/2017 - 21:39
Several Superbowl and World Series trophies

Play Ball! - Philadelphia Phillies First home game at Citizens Bank Park

 04/09/2017 - 17:57
Opening Day for the 2017 Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: A familiar voice with an all-too-familiar story

 04/06/2017 - 11:02
Ray Suárez es un verdadero periodista. Tras ascender superando dificultades en los años 70 y 80 -cuando la frase ‘reportero de televisión’ conjuraba imágenes de Mike Wallace y Harry Reasoner y no la de un muchacho puertorriqueño de Brooklyn- este veterano de 60 años es simplemente la norma a la que muchos jóvenes periodistas latinos aún aspiran. youtube.com
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Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell says it takes around 10,000 hours of practice to master a craft. 

But there’s a catch. Who’s to say that, by the time you put in the years necessary to get really good at something, you won’t be at an age where it is tough to find gainful employment?

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:45am
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Ray Suarez is a real newsman. Having come up the hard way in the 1970s and ‘80s -- when the phrase “television newscaster” conjured up images of Mike Wallace or Harry Reasoner and not a Puerto Rican kid from Brooklyn -- this 60-year-old veterano is simply the standard to which many young Latino journalists still aspire. Photo: youtube.com

[OP-ED]: Finally FIFA succeeds with instant video review

 03/31/2017 - 15:46
German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE
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Geoff Hurst’ goal in the championship game of the 1966 World Cup or Diego Maradona’s hand score in the 1986 World Cup. Without going that far in time everybody remembers Sergio Ramos’ goal in an offside position in the last Champions League final contest or, less than a month ago the penalty kick awarded to Barcelona for a non-existing foul on Luis Suárez by a Paris Saint-Germain defender…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Rafael Cervera
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German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE

[OP-ED]: Por fin, la FIFA triunfa con las revisiones de jugadas polémicas

 03/31/2017 - 15:43
El árbitro alemán Felix Zwayer (d) durante un partido amistoso internacional contra España en el Estadio de Francia en Saint-Denis, cerca a París (Francia). EFE
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El gol de Geoff Hurst en la final del Mundial de 1966 o la mano de Diego Maradona en los cuartos de final del Campeonato del Mundo de 1986. Sin ir tan lejos, el gol de Sergio Ramos en fuera de juego en la final de la Champions League del año pasado o, hace menos de un mes, el penal a Luis Suárez en el Camp Nou que dio el pase en la misma competición al Barcelona sobre el Paris Saint-Germain…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Rafael Cervera
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El árbitro alemán Felix Zwayer (d) durante un partido amistoso internacional contra España en el Estadio de Francia en Saint-Denis, cerca a París (Francia). EFE

Prolific Latinas in Sports (Photo Gallery)

 03/19/2017 - 22:28

Latinas who have paved the way in their individual sports for future generations to come.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:00am
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Lisa Fernandez, softball pitcher for the United States Olympic Softball team has the Olympic record with 21 strikeouts in a game. Fernandez who is of Puerto Rican and Cuban decent now coaches the UCLA women's softball team.

The Future of Cuban Athletes

 01/13/2017 - 04:31
A pitcher from the Cuban National Baseball Team throws a pitch to a member of the Tampa Bay Rays as the two teams stage an exhibition game at the Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana, Cuba, on March 22, 2016, before an audience including U.S. President Barack Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]
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Roads and Kingdoms magazine travels to Cuba in search of the dying embers of a sports powerhouse.

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 4:04am
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A pitcher from the Cuban National Baseball Team throws a pitch to a member of the Tampa Bay Rays as the two teams stage an exhibition game at the Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana, Cuba, on March 22, 2016, before an audience including U.S. President Barack Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Los ojos de los Latinos están en los premios

 04/11/2017 - 13:40
Varios trofeos del Superbowl y de la Serie Mundial

Jugador de los Dodgers a deportistas latinos: #ponleacento

 05/18/2016 - 17:17
Yasmani Grandal (No. 9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Foto: EFE

Se podría pensar que deletrear correctamente el nombre en la camiseta de un jugador es la norma.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 3:27pm
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Ana Gamboa
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Yasmani Grandal (No. 9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Foto: EFE

Dodgers player to Latinos in baseball: #ponleacento

 05/18/2016 - 16:12
Yasmani Grandal (No. 9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the foreground. Photo: EFE

Accents on baseball jerseys? With 30 percent of the MLB being made up of Latino players, it might be time this caught on.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 3:27pm
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Martin Martinez
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Yasmani Grandal (No. 9) of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the foreground. Photo: EFE

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