Monday , 1 September 2014

Orchard Beach Was Basketball Heaven For 19th Annual Celebrity Games and Family Day

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On Sunday March 24th, 2014 Latino Sports held it’s 19th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game and family day Orchard Beach in the Bronx. For nineteen years Latino Sports has teemed up with numerous community organizations and businesses to provide one great day a healthy lifestyle education and fun for the entire family. The music, the health mobile unit, the face painting ... Read More »

Joe Torre Day At Yankee Stadium [Photos]

Image Credit: Daniel Budasoff

Bronx, NY- On Saturday, August 23, Latino Sports photographer Daniel Budasoff was at Yankee Stadium for Joe Torre Day. In addition to honoring the legendary Yankee skipper, the Bronx Bombers defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-3. Enjoy the photos and have a nice day. Read More »

Yankee Stadium: Farewell Paul Konerko, Hello Jose Abreu

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Bronx, NY - More than 135,000 attended the three game weekend series between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox. The overwhelming majority who left at the conclusion each day were joyful as the Yanks won each of the three games. Each of the three days was exceptionally exciting. Friday’s and Sunday’s games each ended with a walk-off ... Read More »

Sports Beat: The US Open Is Underway

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QUEENS, NY - While the US Open formally gets underway Monday morning, in actuality the action really began a week earlier with the qualifying matches for the precious few wild card spots on both the men’s and women’s sides. Frankly the BJK National Tennis Center used to be a ghost town for the qualifiers but the word has gotten out ... Read More »

Tenth Annual NYPL All-Star Game [Photos]

Image Credit: Jeremí Pérez Artiga

Brooklyn, NY -  Latino Sports photographer, Bill Menzel was part of the 7,230 spectators who congregated to MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones on August 19 for the 10th annual New York-Penn League (NYPL) All-Star Game. While neither the North All-Stars and South All-Stars were able to elk out a win, the 1-1 result combined with the weather, the smell of the ... Read More »

Yanks Defeat White Sox 5-3 As Martin Prado Strikes Again

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Bronx, NY - The Yankees added to their effort to reach a playoff spot this season with a 5-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday afternoon. There was some degree of pressure as they were performing in front of a sell-out crowd of 47,594 as well as in front of Yankee heroes who had earned four World Championships ... Read More »

Joe Torre Day Celebrated at Yankee Stadium

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Bronx, NY - On Saturday, August 23, Joe Torre Day was celebrated at Yankee Stadium. The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee was given a double honor by the New York Yankees. A plaque in his honor was unveiled that will be placed in the Yankees’ pantheon of heroes, Monument Park, and Torre’s uniform while manager of the Yankees, #6, ... Read More »

When A Game Is More Than A Game

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Bronx, NY - Latino Sport organizes several events throughout the year like the LatinoMVP award luncheons the NYC Marathon Volunteer Music Stage, and film presentations supporting the Retire 21 Campaign. However, there is one end of summer event that has been taking place for the last 19 years that is probably the most fun event of all and that is the ... Read More »

Red Bulls Defeat Montreal Impact 4-2

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HARRISON, NJ (Image Credit: Rob Tringali/New York Red Bulls) – Bradley Wright-Phillips and Thierry Henry scored two goals each on Saturday night as the New York Red Bulls (7-7-10, 31 pts.) defeated the Montreal Impact (4-15-5, 17 pts.) 4-2 at Red Bull Arena. Wright-Phillips broke the New York single-season scoring record with his 20th goal of 2014 in the 91st minute. Wright-Phillips passed ... Read More »

USA Basketball Beats Puerto Rico Before Coach K Makes Final Cut

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New York, NY - The USA Men’s Basketball team beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in their second exhibition game at Madison Square Garden on Friday night, and it was closer than the final score. Puerto Rico played the U.S. even in the first quarter, with the score tied at 24, and were down just 5, at 52-47, at halftime. The third quarter is when the ... Read More »

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