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One last round – Juarez boxing legend considers a last fight One last round - Juarez boxing legend considers a last fight Featured Jul 17th Juan Raygoza EL PASO — With fading tattoos over his body and muscles giving way to extra body fat, the once middleweight underdog champion coaches young kids in a brand new downtown Juarez boxing gym arguing with himself whether he should fight......Read More
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#WeAreAllMonkeys Featured Jun 13th Joshua Espinal EL PASO — “There is no racism [on the field], but maybe there is a word or gesture that is not correct. The one affected by this should say this is a game and shake hands.” That is the answer to racism that Sepp Blatter,......Read More
Annual hoops tournament draws special needs players and approving fans Annual hoops tournament draws special needs players and approving fans News Features May 22nd Serjio A. Gonzales EL PASO — On an April weekend a local high school gym was full of energy and excitement as a group of adults with special needs prepared to participate in a basketball tournament. The games were attended by members of local......Read More
The El Paso Chihuahuas are a little beat up, but fans love them Annual hoops tournament draws special needs players and approving fans Multimedia May 16th Victor Garcia EL PASO — So baseball returns to El Paso without skipping a beat. The Chihuahuas sold out seven of their first eight games. And those who were against the construction of the Southwest University Park, who said it was going to......Read More
Football players give praise and express concern after gay all-American ‘comes out’ Football players give praise and express concern after gay all-American ‘comes out’ Multimedia May 8th Derek Benson EL PASO — To his dad, he is one who will have “many hurdles to cross”. To his University of Missouri teammates and coaches, he is first-team all-American and Associated Press defensive player of the year in the SEC.......Read More
UTEP prepares to host Baja Buggy Race UTEP prepares to host Baja Buggy Race Sports Apr 24th Emily Slape A mechanical engineering student puts his skills to use as he welds the frame of the Mad Pete’s Motorsports buggy together. Photo credit: Emily Slape EL PASO — Wearing tight-fitting safety glasses, two engineering students concentrate......Read More
Football coaches debate the possible benefits and dangers of marijuana use Football coaches debate the possible benefits and dangers of marijuana use Featured Mar 20th Derek Benson EL PASO — The week before the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks Head Coach, Pete Carroll was asked about his thoughts on the use in the NFL of medicinal marijuana, which is legal in the state of Washington. Carroll said that the NFL......Read More
Longtime El Paso sports writer Ray Sanchez remembers the laughs and the tears Longtime El Paso sports writer Ray Sanchez remembers the laughs and the tears Sports Mar 6th Victor Garcia EL PASO — Ray Sanchez, considered the first Hispanic sports writer in El Paso, has a long view of local sports history and he remembers the stories that made him laugh and cry in his latest book. “I had a lot of happy parts in......Read More
Cycling in El Paso/Juarez is still a ‘green idea’ Cycling in El Paso/Juarez  is still a ‘green idea’ Featured Jan 9th Lucia Quinonez A giant rattlesnake bike risen by six volunteers from Austin Bike Zoo participated in a bicycle ride from Cleveland Square into Downtown Juarez last October. (Lucia Quinonez/Borderzine.com) EL PASO — Methods of transportation are......Read More
Concussions bedevil sports, but today they are taken seriously Concussions bedevil sports, but today they are taken seriously Featured Jan 3rd Germad Reed UTEP running back Josh Bell at a recent game vs FIU. (Ivan Pier Aguirre/Courtesy of UTEP Athletics) EL PASO — Any athlete can suffer some type of brain injury in a game or in practice during a career especially in the very competitive......Read More