Alexis Olympia, By the time you read this letter, it will probably be weird to you realizing that I wrote it when you were just ten months old. You will also find it weird, that I had no writing background or expertise whatsoever. At the time, I was just a sports fan fighting for his professional dreams. Same as your mother once was and has … Continúa leyendo A letter to Alexis Olympia, Serena’s daughter.
“Don’t practice until you get it right, practice until you can’t get it wrong.” – Unknown The best way to appreciate sports is to see them through an imaginary microscope that we all possess as human beings, you know, that unique ability to see something, grab it for a “larger” second, and see the meaning behind it. Jalen Hurts, the kid that became the first … Continúa leyendo Genius is something that happens – Nick Saban
Before Sunday, I had never felt capable of writing about politics. Even though I am Mexican and I had always been aware of the discrimination and inequality that some of my people suffer in the United States, I had never seen myself as someone able to elaborate an interesting and rational opinion about something so big, and at the same time so potentially divisive, as … Continúa leyendo You will NEVER divide Football.
I firmly believe the happiest people on earth work at Starbucks. I mean, there´s no other worker able to keep smiling at you after they are forced to ask: “What can I get you?”, and you take five minutes to pretend you are reading the most complex menu in the industry with names such as “Venti-S’mores-Frapuccino-ExtraIce-NoCream-ExtraPump”, just to finally decide to go with a “Tall … Continúa leyendo We are all guilty for the ESPN layoffs.
Do you remember the time when LIFE gave Aaron Hernandez a second chance? Maybe you remember when the 17-year-old was arrested after an altercation outside a bar in Gainesville and received no suspension from his team. Probably, you remember that 2008 season, when the rising tight end star did not play the first game due to testing positive for marijuana. Nevertheless, he went on to … Continúa leyendo Joe Mixon, Aaron Hernandez, and the fallacy of a second chance.