Brownlisted: Thank God It’s ‘Wednesday’

Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a review of some of the most interesting and important things he saw, read, and heard over the past week.

  • Dec 2, 2022
  • 2:46 PM

Hospitalized Pelé Thanks Fans During Fight Against Cancer

Brazilian soccer great Pelé thanked fans worldwide on Thursday for the well-wishes he’s received since being admitted to a São Paulo hospital amid his fight against cancer. The 82-year-old Pelé, who had a colon tumor removed in September 2021, was hospitalized Tuesday to regulate his medication, his daughter said.

  • Dec 2, 2022
  • 10:20 AM

Mexico Faces Early World Cup Exit Against Saudi Arabia; Messi, Argentina Play Poland for Survival

Mexico is going to have to suddenly find goals — and perhaps even several of them — to extend its knockout-round streak at the World Cup. Meanwhile, Lionel Messi has already come to Argentina’s rescue at the World Cup, and he might just have to do it all over again.

  • Nov 29, 2022
  • 10:46 AM

Argentina-Mexico World Cup Spanish TV Gets 8.9M US Viewers

Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico was the most-watched Spanish-language World Cup group stage broadcast in U.S. history, drawing 8.9 million viewers on Telemundo television and the streaming services of Telemundo and Peacock.

  • Nov 28, 2022
  • 10:09 AM

World Cup 2022: Leaving Pepi Home a Missed Opportunity for US Team

Ricardo Pepi was left off the U.S. Men’s National Team’s World Cup roster after giving stellar performances in the qualifying matches — and even after the 19-year-old Mexican American chose to play for the U.S. team over the Mexican one. Will his fate convince dual nationals in the future to choose otherwise?

  • Nov 22, 2022
  • 12:45 PM

Messi’s Final Shot

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  • Nov 10, 2022
  • 3:55 PM

The Fall and Rebirth of Soccer ‘Emperor’ Adriano (OPINION)

Adriano Leite Ribeiro, known as “Adriano Imperador”, was once the greatest soccer player in Brazil. But he turned his back on the glitz and glamor of stardom, choosing instead to spend time in the favela of his boyhood—which sparked a racist and classist backlash in the Brazilian press.

  • Oct 20, 2022
  • 6:09 PM

MLB Celebrates Roberto Clemente Day

Major League Baseball celebrated its 21st annual Roberto Clemente Day on Thursday, with festivities centered in New York, where the Mets hosted the Hall of Fame outfielder’s former team, the Pittsburgh Pirates. Clemente died in a plane crash at age 38 attempting to deliver relief supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua on New Year’s Eve 1972.

  • Sep 16, 2022
  • 10:20 AM

Nicaraguan Community Unites Behind Little League Team in World Series

Nicaraguans living in the United States filled the stands in Pennsylvania to cheer on the players of 14 de Septiembre Little League from Managua after travel restrictions prevented their family members from attending the World Series games.

  • Aug 26, 2022
  • 5:56 PM

Lucha Legend Rey Mysterio Celebrates 20-Year Reign With WWE

Although he shows no sign of stopping just yet, Rey Mysterio is known everywhere as a legend in the world of professional wrestling.

  • Aug 2, 2022
  • 10:00 AM

In Memory of Maradona, Argentine Artist Connects With Global Audience

“I started to draw Diego from childhood,” says 40-year-old Argentine artist Maxi Bagnasco. “He gave us faith and hope that a kid from the potrero, from a slum, could help his family and reach the top. He represented us across the world.”

  • Jul 29, 2022
  • 5:22 PM

Big Papi a Big Hit at His Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

His megawatt smile tinged with a tad of emotion, the former Boston Red Sox slugger was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday —after his daughter Alexandra sang the national anthem— and was humbled by his surroundings.

  • Jul 25, 2022
  • 12:20 PM

Chilean ‘Ice Mermaid’ Breaks Swimming World Record

Swimmer Bárbara Hernández Huerta officially holds a Guinness World Record by swimming one nautical mile in 15 minutes and three seconds between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans in the Antarctica Region south of her native Chile.

  • Jun 22, 2022
  • 12:24 PM

Latinos Horford, Toscano-Anderson Make History in NBA Finals

The two Latino players —the Boston Celtics’ Al Horford a Dominican, and the Golden State Warriors’ Juan Toscano-Anderson of Mexican descent— are now going head-to-head in the 2022 NBA Finals.

  • Jun 3, 2022
  • 1:42 PM

Restoring the Legacy of Pancho Gonzales, Tennis’ Forgotten GOAT

Pancho Gonzales might be the greatest tennis player you’ve never heard of. But how could a former top-ranked player, who won 15 major singles titles and is the greatest Latino tennis star America has ever produced, get lost in time?

  • May 24, 2022
  • 5:02 PM

Amanda Serrano, Women’s Boxing Finally Cash In

Since The Ring magazine was established 100 years ago this year, no women have won the coveted Fight of the Year award. And until this past Saturday, no two female boxers ever combined to earn as much money from a single fight, banking seven figures each.

  • May 2, 2022
  • 1:16 PM

Cuban Boxers Can Go Pro Under Deal With Mexican Promoter

Cuban boxers will be allowed to fight professionally for the first time since the 1960s under a deal with a Mexican promoter, officials said.

  • Apr 6, 2022
  • 1:21 PM

Lacrosse Group Looks to Grow Sport Among Puerto Ricans

Latino Rebels spoke to Sophia Lugo, a member of Puerto Rico Lacrosse and the assistant coach of the women’s senior national team, about the campaign to get more Puerto Ricans, and Latinos in general, involved in the sport.

  • Mar 30, 2022
  • 2:27 PM

Drug Kingpin Targeted David Ortiz, Says Private Investigator

A Dominican drug trafficker who was jealous of David Ortiz and felt disrespected by him had him shot at a Dominican nightclub in 2019, according to private investigators the Red Sox slugger hired to look into the attack that nearly killed him.

  • Mar 21, 2022
  • 4:22 PM

Latino Players to Watch During March Madness

here are some of the many standout Latino college basketball players to keep your eye on this month as their teams progress through the NCAA Tournament. Call it “Latino Madness.”

  • Mar 16, 2022
  • 11:49 AM

Mexico Suspends League Soccer Matches After Massive Brawl

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s top-division soccer league suspended all matches scheduled for Sunday after a massive brawl among fans during Saturday’s match between the host Querétaro and Atlas from Guadalajara, the reigning league champion.

  • Mar 6, 2022
  • 12:22 PM

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