Sports Anchor Antonietta Collins, Claudia Trejos
Talking Sports with Latina Sports Anchors Antonietta Collins & Claudia Trejos
By Samantha Leal | 06/14/2012 - 18:00

Univision Deportes Extra hosts Claudia Trejos and Antonietta Collins are no strangers to (silly) sports questions. Here, we got the scoop on what you should know in sports (now), the absolute hottest players and the biggest myths about Latinas and sports.

What's the biggest misconception when it comes to women and sports? 

Claudia: “That women don't know sports, that women can't be as passionate about sports, that women simply repeat what their fathers, brothers, boyfriends or husbands say…”

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Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen
10 of Ozzie Guillen's Most Controversial Comments
By Sally Mercedes | 04/11/2012 - 12:28

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is in some serious hot water right now for his recent comments about none other than Fidel Castro. In an article for Time magazine, Guillen was quoted as saying:

"I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that son of a bitch is still there."

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Highest Paid Latino MLB Players
7 Latino Baseball Players With Homerun Salaries
By Sally Mercedes | 04/04/2012 - 16:35

MLB Opening Day is this week and we're eager to celebrate the start of the season! Though the exact date varies (is it April 5? April 6? maybe tonight? who knows?!), most teams are playing their first game sometime this week. Specifics aside, we are excited to see our favorite Latino baseball players step onto the field.

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Cleveland Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez
Ubaldo Jimenez in Hot Water After Hitting Troy Tulowitzki
By Sally Mercedes | 04/02/2012 - 15:14

As most teams prepare for their Opening Day games, Dominican pitcher Ubaldo Jiménez is getting a lot of attention today, but it's probably not the kind he wants. Instead of talking about his potential for the season, the headlines are for a fastball pitch Jiménez threw to former teammate Troy Tulowitzki.

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NFL Pro Quarterbacks Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez
Did Tim Tebow Kill Mark Sanchez's Career?
By Sally Mercedes | 03/22/2012 - 14:45

Mark Sanchez probably thought he was in the clear after the New York Jets passed on signing Peyton Manning. So imagine everyone's surprise when word started to spread that quarterback Tim Tebow might be joining the team. A few sports analysts wrote it off as a publicity stunt until it became a reality Wednesday night. Now everyone is sharing their opinion -- not all of it positive -- and wondering what will happen with Mark Sanchez.

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Latino Sports Daily: Angel Rodriguez
Latino Sports Daily: Racism Hits NCAA Tournament 2012
By Sally Mercedes | 03/16/2012 - 12:28

- March Madness is heating up as the NCAA tournament 2012 continues. But for some NCAA basketball players, there's more to worry about than making their schools proud. Angel Rodriguez, for one, has had to deal with the reality of racism in the south as his team, Kansas State University, played against Southern Mississippi University.

As Rodriguez got to the free throw line, Southern Miss students could be heard chanting "where's your green card?" to the Puerto Rican player. 

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Latino Sports Daily: Fab Melo
Latino Sports Daily: NCAA Tournament a No-Go for Fab Melo
By Sally Mercedes | 03/14/2012 - 11:25

- The NCAA Tournament 2012 is off to a rocky start for Syracuse Orange player Fab Melo. The Brazilian player is a star on the team, but Syracuse University announced yesterday that he was ineligible to play in the NCAA Tournament. Melo missed a few games earlier in the season because of academics, but a reason for his ineligibility wasn't given this time around.

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Latino Sports Daily: Roberto Hernandez
Latino Sports Daily: Roberto Hernandez Takes a Deal
By Sally Mercedes | 03/13/2012 - 12:48

Roberto Hernandez is one step closer to getting his spot back as pitcher for the Cleveland Indians. Formerly known as Fausto Carmona, he was arrested in Dominican Republic under false identity charges, which put him on MLB's restricted list. Now he has accepted a deal to have the charges dropped if he completes a work program in D.R. 

10 Hot Latino Baseball Stars

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Latino Sports Daily: Messi
Latino Sports Daily: Lionel Messi Is on the Rise
By Sally Mercedes | 03/12/2012 - 15:37

- Soccer sensation Lionel Messi is on his way to becoming a household name even among those who don't follow soccer. After a Champions League record of five goals in his game last Wednesday, he continued his streak this past Sunday, scoring another two goals. The Argentine player taking Barcelona to the top has now scored 13 goals in five games and is another five away from Cesar Rodriguez's career record of 235.

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Latino Sports Daily: Rafael Furcal
Latino Sports Daily: Rafael Furcal Stays in St. Louis and More
By Sally Mercedes | 03/09/2012 - 16:25

- Rafael Furcal is staying with the St. Louis Cardinals for at least another two years and $14 million. The Dominican shortstop has been with the team since 2011, getting a championship ring when they won the World Series this past fall. Assuming his health doesn't get in the way, the Cards are confident that keeping him around will bring stability to the team. (Fox News Latino)

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