Like many Mexican-Americans, I was astonished by the results of last week’s presidential election. I was angry, disappointed and afraid because of the rhetoric spilled by now President-elect Donald Trump, especially towards Mexican immigrants and Mexico.
When reports emerged that Harvard University’s men’s soccer team had an annual tradition of ranking players from the women’s team by attractiveness, using sexually explicit and lewd terms to comment on their appearance, the standard punishment was expected: a gentle slap on the wrist, if that.
For many years now, American women have been told that the average clothing size for women in America is 14. However, according to a study published this year in the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, the average American woman in 2016 wears between sizes 16 and 18.
The NFL has been notorious for handing out ridiculous fines for mostly harmless acts including wearing wrong colored socks (yes, seriously) and celebrating after a scoring drive. But this season they are taking it to new levels.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump has no business being president, he has no business being the Republican nominee, in fact he has no business running for the highest office in America.
Only 36 percent of rapes are ever reported to law enforcement, and less than 5 percent are prosecuted according to the Justice Department. Over the past few weeks, there has been much outrage because of the early release of convicted rapist Brock Turner, after he served three months of a six-month sentence.
In an attempt to protect young athletes, U.S. Soccer has put in place several initiatives that took effect January 2016, addressing matters such as head injuries and banning “headers” for younger children.
After two terrible seasons with Byron Scott, it was only time for Laker fans to retaliate and see him get fired. Lucky for them, he did. But adding to the sweetness of this was the hiring of Luke Walton as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers organization.
Copa America Centenario will be the biggest men’s soccer tournament hosted by the United States since the 1994 World Cup, which still holds the attendance record of 3,587,538 and an average of 68,991 per game.
Sports knowledge and its history are not learned in a day or in a week, or even a month for that matter. Fortunately for me, I grew up with sports and each day and I learned something new and as I am continuously learning as I write even more. Probably this baseball and softball season, […]