Eric Moreno

Eric Moreno

I am a professional writer.

High School, College, and Pro Football, Travel, Texas History, Craft Beer

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NFL Players Association - NFLPA Homepage

NFL Players Association - NFLPA Homepage

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Football, History and Inspiration Thrive at Gallaudet University

Football history is littered with interesting stories and characters.
The story of the Gallaudet University Bison football team easily qualifies as one of the more fascinating ones.

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PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth leads herd of Longhorns on Title Quest

The story of professional golf in the United States cannot be told without mentioning the impact that the University of Texas has made on the game.

Now, it’s Jordan Spieth. Before, legends of the sport such as Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite left their mark. Major championship winners Justin Leonard and Mark Brooks are also lifetime Longhorns.

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Why Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen in New York

As temperatures blaze this summer, don’t forget the water and the sunscreen!

Latinos, who face a shockingly high risk of skin cancer, should wear head covering, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect against the sun.

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How Bryan Cox made the transition from player to coach

Bryan Cox has been the defensive line coach for the Atlanta Falcons since 2014. The former defensive star was one of the breakout favorites during Atlanta's 2014 appearance on HBO's Hard Knocks. His no-nonsense style and approach have endeared him to fans all over the NFL.

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Texas Football Rumors: Do rumblings portend the return of “The Game?”s Longhorns Rumors: Rumblings point to Texas A&M game returning?

On October 19, 1894, the University of Texas football team defeated a squad from the then Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas by a score 38-0 at Austin’s Hyde Park.

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Texas Football: Lifetime Longhorn Rod Babers Speaks Candidly

On the 40 acres, Rod Babers helped perpetuate Texas’ standing in college football as “DBU”. He earned first team All-Big 12 honors in 2002 and was a finalist for the Thorpe Award the same year.

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Report: Heavily Latino Cities Named Least Educated in U.S.

Latinos have historically lagged behind whites in education.

They have made strides, like a declining dropout rate and increased college enrollment, but are still more disconnected (not in school, not working) and lag in college completion.

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Eating Avocados Could Add Years to Your Life

The small city of Loma Linda, Calif. (23% Latino) is one of the world’s five best areas for a long lifespan.

Why? Avocados.

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Latinos and Mental Health: Current Issues and Reason for Hope

As is the case with Americans as a whole, about one in five Latinos currently suffer from a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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Water Bottle Stations in Florida Help Residents Beat the Summer Heat

Drinking water increase health and hydration, but clean water is not always easy to get to.

Recognizing this basic human need and the importance that water plays in overall health, Hillsborough County, Fla. (26% Latino population) has installed 60 water bottle filling stations—also called “hydration stations”—throughout the community.

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Texas Football: Herman does not have to ask "Where's the Beef?"

In every cliché, there is a kernel of truth. The game of football is littered with such clichés and first-year Texas Football head coach Tom Herman – already the darling of Austin – hopes one of these tropes, in particular, holds true.

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Report: Many Latino College Students are Homeless, Hungry

More Latinos are heading to college than ever before.

The bad news is that the high cost of higher education often stands in the way of Latinos completing their college degrees.

In fact, many students have to choose between tuition or food and housing.

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'The Mountain' from Game of Thrones once nearly signed with an NFL team

When the final battle to decide who ultimately sits on the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms is decided, it’s a good bet that the man known as “The Mountain That Rides” will be swinging his mighty blade in service to House Lannister.

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School Lunch Shaming: A ‘Hidden’ Type of Bullying for Latino Kids

The classic bully takes a kid’s lunch money.

But a new type of bully—”school lunch shaming,” when a student has no money for lunch to begin with—is on the upswing in schools across the country, CNN reports.