Posts tagged "NBA"

Chicago ends Miami's streak: My dad cried and I cheered.

Chicago ends Miami's streak: My dad cried and I cheered.
I was in Miami on the night the Chicago Bulls ended the Miami Heat’s 27- game winning streak. It also was Noche Latina and the two teams wore their Spanglish jerseys, “El Heat,” and “Los Bulls.” The NBA or the ÉNE•BɕA celebrates with its Latino fan base, now at an estimated 15 percent, for the... Read more »

¡Viva Los Redskins! Offensive in any language?

¡Viva Los Redskins! Offensive in any language?
There has long been controversy over sports teams that use Native American names. Now a new song may add salt to the wound for many Native Americans. It’s called “¡Viva Los Redskins!” a new Spanish-language translation of the Washington, D.C., football team’s fight song. The team plans to play the Spanish-language version of their team... Read more »

Los Bulls, Los Suns, Los Lakers, the NBA celebrates Noche Latina

Photo courtesy NBA.com
ÉNE•BɕA That’s the Spanish-language pronunciation for the NBA. And in the month of March they are celebrating Latino culture and several of the teams have translated their names to Spanglish. Los Suns, Los Spurs, Los Lakers, Los Mavs, El Heat and Nueva York are the teams wearing Spanglish jerseys as part of a NBA campaign... Read more »
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