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Oscar De La Hoya

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...

Alvarez, De La Hoya Wage Different Battles

AP | E.J. TAMARA | Posted 09.12.2013 | Sports

BIG BEAR, Calif. -- As a boy, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and his seven siblings sold popsicles in their hometown of Juanacatlan in western Mexico. It was h...

Oscar De La Hoya Admits Himself To Rehab

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 11.10.2013 | Sports

-- Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse, just days ahead of the big fight his compa...

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.

Former Boxing Champion Admits Addictions, Infidelity

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 10.31.2011 | Sports

-- Former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya said thought about suicide and has been going to rehab because he has become dependent on drugs and alcoho...

De La Hoya Enters CA Rehab, Says 'I Have My Flaws

tmz.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...