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Latinos are currently the largest ethnic and racial minority in the United States and their numbers are both growing and skewing number. Almost from the beginning, Latinos have gravitated to the game of football – or futbol Americano – and their influence on the game has been felt for decades.
In Mexico, the game has firmly taken root at nearly every level and is surging in popularity to being just behind soccer – their futbol – as the most watched sport. Here in t...
Former Texas Longhorns offensive lineman Joe Hubbard is now in his second year as the head coach of the San Antonio East Central High School Hornets.
The former star from Hooks High School joined the Longhorns family when the team made the switch from the Southwest Conference to the Big 12....
Growing up in the football hotbed of western Pennsylvania, future All-American and Super Bowl champion Terry Hanratty was almost predestined to be a Pittsburgh Steeler. He began playing the game in elementary school and was immediately captivated by the skill, teamwork, and physicality that is the essence of football.
The Tom Herman era of Texas Football is now upon us. And, while it did not get off to the most spectacular of starts, there is still a long season left to go.
While things look a little bleak right now, remember this fact…
In his first season at Alabama in 2007, Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide lost to the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. For real, that happened.
The University of Texas has a long, storied tradition of great players to have lined up under center for the Longhorns. Bobby Layne, James Street, Major Applewhite, Vince Young, Colt McCoy all achieved greatness in Austin. However, none were able to match the feat of the man known as Peter the Great.
Restauranteur Danny Meyer had a vision when he created Shake Shack in New York in 2010. He wanted to create the quintessential American restaurant, one that specialized in burgers, fries, and shakes. In less than a decade, he has pretty much done that.
Obesity rates are showing signs of leveling off, but rates among Latino adults and children remain much higher than whites, according to a new report.
Peter Kim is a sort of accidental convert to the world of telehealth.
Kim was about to start his labor-intensive medical residency—but he also wanted to continue his work as a community health coordinator with Harbor Health Home in Houston.
How could he do both?
There is no denying hockey’s wide appeal. A global sport, it is contested every four years at the Winter Olympics, has multiple professional leagues across North America, and is arguably the most popular sport in the northern states -- not to mention Canada.
Perhaps no one on the 40-acres had more reason to be optimistic about Texas Football hiring Tom Herman than junior wide receiver John Burt.
Heart disease does not discriminate, but Latina women are greatly affected by it.
Latina women are more likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than non-Latinos, according to the American Heart Association.
Latino kids tend to live in neighborhoods with more access to fast food restaurants and less access to healthier food options, according to Salud America! research.
Regularly eating high-calorie, high-sugar, and high-sodium meals at these restaurants can have devastating long-term health impacts, such as obesity, heart disease, and more.
Dynasties in college football are nothing new; they have been a part of the game almost since the beginning. However, the dynasty that unfolded on the dusty west Texas plains at what is now known as West Texas A&M University is something else entirely.
There is a saying about best-laid plans often going “awry.” For example, coming out of The Woodlands High School, then Parade All-American Chance Mock was sure he was headed to that school in College Station. Sure of it.
In 2009, football greats Doug Williams and James “Shack” Harris once again stood at the crossroads of history. Neither Harris, the first black quarterback to be named a starter, nor Williams, the first black quarterback to win a Super Bowl as a starter, were strangers to history. The two pioneers wanted to find a way to preserve some of their collective football heritage.