Maria Burns Ortiz Archive
Published April 15, 2011
Manny Ramírez’s career was defined as much by his unconventional actions as his impressive hitting performances, but his sudden retirement last week came as a shock to most people in baseball.
Published March 31, 2011
From the hundreds of Latin-born players who saw time in the Show last season to the millions of Hispanic fans that walked through the stadium gates, the impact of Latinos on baseball is clear just by looking at the numbers.
Major League Soccer is Poised to Overtake the NHL as the 4th Most Popular Professional Sports League in the U.S.
Published March 24, 2011
As data from the 2010 Census emerges, the cultural demographic of the U.S. population is shifting. It’s only a matter of time until our sports landscape catches up.
Published March 15, 2011
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – After watching Sergio Martínez easily defeat Sergiy Dzinziruk on Saturday night, the Argentinian fighter deserves to get his shot at the world’s best pound-for-pound title. The question is: How will Martínez do it?
Published March 10, 2011
At the premier event on the analysis of sports statistics, number crunching wasn’t required to notice a disproportion within the audience.
Published March 03, 2011
The seconds are ticking away for the National Football League’s collective bargaining agreement.
Published February 24, 2011
Carmelo Anthony’s arrival in New York represents a new beginning.
Published February 10, 2011
Certain phrases in life should raise a red flag.
Published February 02, 2011
Four decades after Joe Kapp’s NFL career ended, he still reflects on one word: ganar.
Published January 27, 2011
The bout between Miguel Cotto and Ricardo Mayorga in March will be a show – not a fight. In a fight, both boxers should stand a chance.