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ROOKIE TONY ROMO RACKS UP RAVE REVIEWS IN THE BROADCAST BOOTH Sports

It’s been over a year since we last checked in with Antonio Ramiro Romo, the iconic quarterback of Dallas Cowboy fame better known as Tony Romo. At the time, the veteran NFL star was finally healthy, suited up and anxious to get back in the mix. But instead of barking signals on the field, Romo was stationed on the sidelines wearing a pair of ear phones....

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IVAN “PUDGE” RODRIGUEZ…THE PRIDE OF PUERTO RICO Sports

Sunday July 30th was a magical day in Cooperstown, New York, especially for the island of Puerto Rico. In fact, it was a proud day for Latino baseball players in general, from the pro ranks to Little League. Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, the legendary catcher and 14-time All-Star, was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Pudge went in as a Texas Ranger, the organization that signed...

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AMONG LATINO SKATERS, PAUL RODRIGUEZ JR. LEADS A NEW GENERATION Music / Sports

Just like punk and alternative rock peaked in the 1980’s, so did the golden era of skateboarding. The culture and lifestyle just seemed naturally compatible. Super stars emerged like good guy Tony Hawk and bad guy Mark “Gator” Rogowski, who is still serving a 25 years to life sentence for murder. But for the most part, the sport has been dominated by creative, dare-devil Latinos....

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MLB 2017: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR HISPANIC DIAMOND HEROES Sports

You can always tell when spring is in the air, and I’m not just talking about blooming flowers and plenty of pollen. It’s the irresistible smell of hot dogs, burgers and carne asada after firing up the grill. It’s time a crack open a cold beer and tailgate at your favorite ball yard. Opening day festivities sort of took some of us by surprise this...

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Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images Sports

The 2017 baseball season will get off to an early start by featuring some lively international rivalries. The World Baseball Classic is about to commence, with the first pitch thrown on March 6th and the finale ending at Dodger Stadium on the 26th. So get ready for some hard core patriotism and spirited wild flag-waving. Check your family tree and join the fiesta! A total...

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DESPITE DISTRACTIONS, MAYOR TURNER SAYS HOUSTON WILL SHINE ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY Politics / Sports

Houston, we have a problem. Well…maybe not. Super Bowl mania is upon us again. Whether you’re a football fan or not doesn’t really matter. It’s time to go crazy and this year, the city of Houston is hosting the biggest party on earth. It’s pageantry personified for six days and nights before Donald Trump’s pal Tom Brady and the New England Patriots take on the...

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DOES TONY ROMO STILL HAVE A FUTURE WITH THE DALLAS COWBOYS? Sports

The Dallas Cowboys were once known as “America’s team” when the topic was football. From 1991-1999, they missed the playoffs only once and won the Super Bowl three times. But since 2009, they’ve made it to the post season only once, primarily due to the fragile health of the club’s celebrity quarterback Tony Romo. This season though, there’s a new sheriff in Dallas named Rayne...

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS LINEMAN ALEJANDRO VILLANUEVA IS A TRUE AMERICAN HERO Sports

  When the Oakland Raiders battled the Houston Texans back on November 21st at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, a festive crowd of 76,743 savored every moment. Mexicans go crazy over American football and many identify with Raider Nation across the border. The puzzling part of this extravaganza was that not a single player from either team was of Hispanic descent. There are a few...

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Pallbearers wear a No. 16 jersey in honor of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez as they carry his casket for a memorial service at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Miami. Fernandez was killed in a boating accident Sunday along with two friends. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Sports

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly couldn’t stop crying during the painful press conference. Who could blame him for struggling with composure? Several Marlin players stood in the background, motionless and in disbelief. Later though, when it was time to play baseball again, the team surrounded the mound in an emotional tribute I’ve never witnessed before in professional sports. Jose Fernandez, the Marlins All-Star pitcher who...

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