For Juan Manuel ‘Juanma’ López, the time to hang up the gloves has arrived. After 15 years in the paid ranks of boxing, the Puerto Rican boxer who won world championships at 122 and 126 pounds, has reiterated that he will not go back into a ring to fight again.Continue Reading
John Orozco, a 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnast who left the sport after tearing an ACL three weeks before the Rio Games, is returning as a Puerto Rican.Continue Reading
The Cauliflower Alley Club confirmed this morning that Puerto Rican wrestler Hercules Ayala passed away.Continue Reading
FORMER four-time cruiserweight boxing world champion Carlos De Leon has died aged 60.
The Puerto Rican legend passed away just hours into 2020 at his home in Buffalo, New York.Continue Reading
Four promotions show that the Puerto Rican wrestling scene is healthy for 2020.
The Puerto Rican wrestling scene started in 2019 with its usual uncertainty. At the start of the year, WWC was still doing poorly and the Colons were still under WWE. Meanwhile, the best promotion of the previous year, World Wrestling League, had an exodus of stars that included Mecha Wolf 450.Continue Reading
In less than 24 hours, the Washington Redskins completed a massive overhaul of the organization’s structure with the hiring of Ron Rivera as its new head coach. Rivera, who is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, is the first minority head coach in franchise history.Continue Reading
Amanda Serrano wrapped up the decade with arguably the biggest year of her career, and with a collection of awards to accompany the ride.Continue Reading
Javier Báez joins an elite group of Chicago sports athletes that have graced the cover of flagship sports video games. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks appeared on the cover of EA Sports NHL series. Hall of famers Michael Jordan and Brian Urlacher were on the cover for the NBA and NFL games. Báez is also the first Cubs player since Anthony Rizzo to be the cover athlete for a baseball video game. Rizzo was the cover athlete for “RBI Baseball” in 2015.Continue Reading
Carlos Beltran understands what it means to come first.
Not only has he been named the Mets’ first Latino manager in team history, he also claimed the title of first Latino head coach of a major sports team in any of the Big Apple’s sports teams.Continue Reading