To Antonio Romo: This is my plea to you: join la LFA and become the league's most beloved player ever. I have watched you play in the NFL since you overtook Drew Bledsoe as the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys. I am a fan of what you represented as one of the few Latino … Continue reading A Letter to Tony Romo: Join la LFA
The player formerly known as Chad Ochocino is set to return to pro football, in Mexico for los Dinos de Saltillo de la LFA. Johnson, a fan favorite with the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals, played 11 seasons in the NFL and one in the CFL (he last played pro football in 2014 for the Montreal Alouettes). Known for … Continue reading Former NFL Star Chad Johnson to debut in la LFA
Stance is not just the most powerful sock company in the world, but has established itself as one of the progressive apparel brands in the United States. Known for its unique designs and comfort, the company is the official sock sponsor for both the NBA and MLB. Now, the NBA and Stance have announced their … Continue reading Stance Partners with the NBA for Noches-Ene-Be-A Socks
I was browsing Twitter the other day when I saw that one of the accounts I follow had retweeted a Mexican design for a football cleat made by Under Armour México. The tweet was sent by an account I had never seen before: @LFAmex. So, I decided to explore the aforementioned Twitter account and realized I … Continue reading There Is a Mexican Professional Football League and I Can’t Believe It
During his yearly Super Bowl week press conference, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the Oakland Raiders will host the New England Patriots at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City for a regular-season game during this upcoming 2017 season. The game in Mexico City is the fifth game abroad during the upcoming season, along with four … Continue reading Mexico City to Host Raiders-Patriots NFL Regular-Season Game in 2017
Like any offseason in pro sports, MLB's offseason feels seemingly slower in the month prior to spring training (or training camp, as referred to in other pro sports leagues). To combat the slow news cycle for their organization, the Los Angeles Dodgers' Community Relations and Communications departments launched the 2017 #DodgersLoveLA Community Tour prior to their annual Dodgers FanFest … Continue reading Dodgers’ #DodgersLoveLA Community Tour Features Their Latino Stars
Last week (Wednesday, January 18), Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig took ten fans to a special screening of "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage" at the Laemmle's Town Center 5 in Encino, Calif. Besides watching the movies with the fans, Puig also hosted a meet and greet after the movie ended. As one of … Continue reading Yasiel Puig Takes His Fans to the Movies
Welcome to my blog! As noted in the header, this blog will focus on covering what Hispanic athletes do off the field. I will cover topics such as their social media use, philanthropy, personal branding and endorsements. Most of these posts will be in English, but some may be in Español! Thank you for checking … Continue reading ¡Bienvenido!