By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:57
It was a historic moment in the world of NASCAR this weekend. The association welcomed its first Latino driver - Puerto Rican Victor Gonzalez Jr. According to Fox News Latino, Gonzalez is the first Caribbean-born racer to drive a stock car in an official Sprint Cup race.
In honor of this historic NASCAR moment, we've rounded up 21 other notable Latino first moments in sports:
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/05/2013 - 09:57
Uh oh! It looks like the New York Yankees could be losing Alex Rodriguez for the remainder of the season. According to reports from Yahoo! Sports and the NY Daily News, A-Rod and several other MLB players are facing possible suspension in conncetion with a second doping offense.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 14:50
Carmelo Anthony turns 29 today! You know what they say, 'With age comes wisdom' and this NBA star is all about self-reflection. His Instagram profile is filled with inspirational quotes, pensive selfies, and even a thought-provoking hashtag - ‘This is Melo.’ In honor of the talented Knicks player, we are highlighting his best photos and quotes on Instagram.
By Latina Staff | 05/25/2013 - 13:00
Carmelo Anthony turns 29 today! In honor of the NBA superstar, here are 5 MORE things you may not know about him!
By Amaris Castillo | 05/15/2013 - 16:31
Bodega. Colmado. Latin market. Whatever your preferred term is, I'm sure you have probably frequented a Latin grocery store at some point in your life.
By Latina Staff | 05/03/2013 - 10:12
It’s the NBA Playoffs! But you can give a flying duck, right? While your hubbies and beaus are glued to the TV, you can focus on which NBA baller has the tightest bod, biggest muscles, and best grip. Well, chicas we present one of our fave games to play—Eff, Marry, Kill: NBA Playoffs Edition. Get ready for the, ahem, tip-off!
By Latina Staff | 02/03/2013 - 15:43
By now, you’ve heard reports about a chicken wing shortage in our great US of A.
The news made many Super Bowl fans panic and probably caused a large chunk of them to brainstorm other great alternatives – including us. TIME later reported that there was indeed no shortage, but more like a “crisis” because of a sharp rise in prices for wings.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/02/2013 - 23:24
Sure, we like to watch football. All those quick plays, tight ends (you know what we're talking about), and Super Bowl parties keep things interesting. To get us pumped for this Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII Baltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers showdown, which features a Beyoncé halftime show, we rounded up 10 of the hottest Latino NFL stars. Check 'em out and tell us who your fave is.
By Sugey Palomares | 01/12/2013 - 18:22
Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant and estranged wife Vanessa Bryant have decided to call off their highly publicized divorce. The Mexican basketball wife filed for divorce from the NBA star citing “irreconcilable differences” back in December 2011.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/28/2012 - 14:00
Plenty of Latino athletes tore through 2012 – boxing their hearts out, and pummeling, kicking, and hitting the crap out of balls with ferocity. By balls, you know what we mean!
Check out our Favorite Athletes of 2012!