Over at The Players Tribune, Yonder Alonso writes a letter to his younger self that revolves around his background as a Cuban boy who dreamed of being a baseball player while also having to help his parents throughout their American dream. To read it, click HERE. PHOTO: ANDREW HANCOCK/THE PLAYERS’ TRIBUNE
Over at Remezcla, Yara Simón writes about Roldany Velez, a little boy in Dominican Republic that is catching various basketball players eyes! He UNBELIEVABLY played basketball on the streets! Click HERE to see the full video and interview on Velez. Photo/Video: CNN interview
Over at The New York Times, Ben Rothenberg writes about the radiant energy that makes the Latin American players of the annual tennis tournament feel at home! Click HERE for more exciting info! Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images
Over at Billboard, Taylor Weatherby writes about Maluma representing the Latin culture in the 2019 Michelob ULTRA Super Bowl Ad! For his full interview transcript and Super Bowl video, click HERE. Photo: Courtesy of Michelob Ultra Posted by: Yenesis Alvarez
Bundesliga.com mentions how Colombian soccer player James Rodriguez is extremely grateful and excited to be a part of Bayern Munich. Check out full story on James HERE. Photo: Getty Images Posted by: Yenesis Alvarez
“Anybody who thinks tennis players don’t care about Olympic medals did not see Miami’s Monica Puig hunched over on her knees Saturday night, sobbing on the court after upsetting Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to win the first gold medal in any sport for her native Puerto Rico.” (story via […]
“I’m proud of my Mexican heritage,” Cejudo said. “But I’m an American. It’s the best country in the world. They call it the land of opportunity, and it is. Maybe if some other kid watches this, he can do the same.” Read the full story HERE.
Awesome story courtesy of NYTimes. Jessica Mendoza is a boss. Despite criticisms about her being a ‘Woman Announcer” she still dominates. “Jessica Mendoza is a former all-American softball star and an ascendant voice among ESPN’s stable of major-league baseball announcers. On Tuesday night, she earned another distinction when she became the first woman to call […]