Posts tagged "sports"

Latin Americans break ice at Sochi

Latin Americans break ice at Sochi
You may have heard about the Mexican skier of German royalty at the Sochi Olympics. I wrote a blog post about him when he went to the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010. But there are other athletes from Latin America competing this year in the winter games. The Andes mountains stretch through South America after... Read more »

Olympics 2012: Mexico outfits at Opening Ceremony #FAIL???

Olympics 2012: Mexico outfits at Opening Ceremony #FAIL???
People tend to be patriotic during the Olympics. The outfits the Mexican national team wore during the Opening Ceremony were widely criticized. They were very colorful and used some of the traditional patterns worn by the indigenous of Mexico. But they were designed in bright neon pink, green and orange. They took traditional designs and... 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 »
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Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz wed and Spain wins the World Cup. But you won't find me waving the Spanish flag and cheering !Ole!

I have a love-hate relationship with Spain. Cruz and Bardem starred together in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” I love Spanish actors like Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and you may have heard that they recently tied the knot. They are one beautiful, talented Oscar-winning couple. I love Penelope in all of the films by one of... Read more »