President of Spanish Soccer League Lashes Out at Rivals, and Partners

Posted by - November 8, 2018

In a week when Europe’s top soccer executives have hunkered down amid a wave of unprecedented leaks, the leader of Spain’s league took the opportunity to go on the attack. Emboldened by recent leaks of documents that implicate Manchester City and Paris St.-Germain in possible attempts to obscure their spending and establish cozy relationships with

Spanish Soccer Players Threaten to Block Match in U.S.

Posted by - August 23, 2018

MADRID — When representatives of Spain’s top soccer league announced last week that they planned to stage a series of regular-season games in the United States, part of an effort to increase television and international sponsorship revenue, they apparently failed to consult a group essential to making the match happen: the players. David Aganzo, the

When Spanish Names (Don’t) Flummox English-Speaking Baseball Announcers

Posted by - June 12, 2018

Of course, Spanish names are not the only ones difficult for English-speaking broadcasters and public address announcers. How well could you say the names of these players: Marc Rzepczynski, Matt Szczur, Aaron Altherr, Seunghwan Oh, Jeff Samardzija, Sam Tuivailala or Jameson Taillon. Or how about Robert Gsellman, the Mets relief pitcher? “It bothered me when

Spanish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton in pole position as he hopes to extend championship lead

Posted by - May 12, 2018

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning pole in Spain Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix after edging out Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by just four hundredths of a second. Hamilton, who holds a four-point championship lead over Sebastian Vettel, delivered a record-breaking lap of Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya to claim his