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Trump Threatens to Awaken a Sleeping Giant

SpearIt | Posted 06.09.2016 | Latino Voices

Trump's radical immigration and racial politics may return to haunt him in the main election, and should the giant arise, it would spell doom.

A Muslim Boxer Just Took A Real Solid Swipe At Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

The idea behind Saturday’s Amir Khan-Canelo Alvarez world title fight came to Oscar De La Hoya while watching a field of GOP presidential hopefuls t...

Donald Trump Tends To Cheat During Golf, Oscar De La Hoya Says

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.05.2016 | Sports

For Oscar De La Hoya, one’s conduct on the golf course is indicative of his or her character off the links. And, unfortunately for the GOP, the fair...

Jay Z Pays Oscar De La Hoya $100,000 After Losing Bet

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment

Jay Z is a man of his word. After losing a boxing-related bet to Oscar De La Hoya, the rapper apparently paid the former pro boxer $100,000, TMZ repo...

Oscar De La Hoya Goes In On Floyd Mayweather In Farewell Letter

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports

Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather don't really like each other all that much. They didn't like each other in 2007 when they faced off in the ring ...

Resilience: My Family's Autoimmune/Cancer/Bipolar Journey as Remembered Through Four Pacquiao Fights

Jessica Gimeno | Posted 03.11.2015 | Impact
Jessica Gimeno

Here was someone who overcame all the odds--raised in abject poverty to become a record-setting boxer despite his size. Here are four Pacquiao fights that coincided with milestones in my family's autoimmune/cancer/bipolar journey.

Mayweather Apologizes

Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has apologized for a recent post on his Instagram account that mocked Oscar De La Hoya's battle with drugs and alcohol. The joke ...

Remembering Groundbreaking Latino Athletes

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

In 1949, a virtually unknown Mexican-American named Richard “Pancho” Gonzalez startled the all-white country club tennis world by winning the Unit...

Oscar De La Hoya: Alcoholism Is 'A Battle I Have Every Day'

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 08.29.2013 | Latino Voices

From his office in a high rise office building in downtown Los Angeles, Oscar De La Hoya enjoys a panoramic view of his beloved home town, and the box...

More Trouble For Oscar De La Hoya

Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

On Wednesday, Angelica Cecora convened a press conference outside of a courtroom in Manhattan to discuss her lawsuit against former boxing champion Os...

PHOTOS: Sofia Vergara, As You've Never Seen Her

Posted 01.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is becoming a one man band, and no we're not talking about her posing nude. Sorry. After being nominated for an E...

Bernard Hopkins on 5 Years in Prison, Drug Addict Father and Being Oldest Champion in Boxing History at 46-Years-Old

Graham Bensinger | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with boxer Bernard Hopkins for an episode of "In Depth." The 46-year-old recently surpassed George Foreman as the oldest boxer to win a championship.

Join the Resistance: The Power of No

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Self-examination can be challenging and scary. But the rewards to true awareness of our own excesses can be the path to a much better life.

De La Hoya Enters CA Rehab, Says 'I Have My Flaws | 5/21/2011 2:12 PM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 07.21.2011 | Los Angeles

As TMZ first reported, De La Hoya entered a rehab facility in California sometime within the last few weeks. We're told De La Hoya is seeking help for...

Jordan Schultz

Jose Ramirez: A Boxing Prodigy Who Puts Family And Education First | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

He has his own website, an iPhone app, an Android app and has broken every major amateur record in his sport. Still, you probably haven't heard of Jos...

Boxer De La Hoya, Home From Troop Visit, Faces Turmoil at Work

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paula Duffy

If he ever wondered whether our fighting men and women would be interested in meeting him and coming out to see the boxers, doubts were erased quickly.

Mexico's Bicentennial Celebrated in LA With Mosley vs. Mora and Full Undercard

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paula Duffy

Big boxing matches that feature Mexican or Mexican-American fighters are a tradition around the yearly observation of the Mexico's independence in Los Angeles

Mayweather Smacks Mosley, Must Now Take Pacquiao Fight

Ryan Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ryan Phillips

Mayweather and Pacquiao have a duty to put this fight together, not just for the fans, but for the health of a sport that has given them so much.

Selling the Mayweather vs. Mosley Fight

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paula Duffy

Various promoters have likened the Mayweather vs. Mosley fight on May 1 to Ali vs. Foreman or one of numerous Sugar Ray Leonard classics. And they said it with a straight face

Online Hit -- Manny "Philippines" Pacquiao

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

There's more to Filipinos than a man who can throw punches in a ring, of course, but Manny Pacquaio's success, in ways big and small, has unified and validated a sizable minority group from a country that, with 92 million people, is the 12th most populous in the world, just one spot under Mexico.

Oscar de la Hoya Retiring From Boxing

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Oscar de la Hoya just announced that he's retiring from boxing. One of the giants of boxing, de la Hoya told his fans that he is retiring because he ...

Oscar De La Hoya Pay-Per-View's $700M Golden Boy

New York Times | Richard Sandomir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If Oscar De La Hoya retires, as he should, he will leave having created his own pay-per-view economy. Counting his pummeling by Manny Pacquiao on Satu...

Oscar de la Hoya on Fight, Retirement, Boxing Corruption, and Floyd Mayweater

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Graham Bensinger

Recently, Oscar de la Hoya sat down with me to discuss Manny Pacquiao, retirement, why his rematch against Floyd Mayweather was canceled, the state of boxing, his tanning bed nightmare, and a crippling ingrown hair.

Stripper To Sue Oscar de la Hoya For Defamation Over Cross-Dressing Photos

NY Post | Paula Froelich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The stunning Siberian-born stripper who sold widely circulated pictures of boxer Oscar de la Hoya strutting his stuff in drag will file a $100 million...