El nuevo reto de Fernando Fiore

El periodista argentino Fernando Fiore iniciĂł el sĂĄbado un nuevo reto, el de ser comentarista de fĂștbol (soccer) en inglĂ©s. Esto es algo que no ocurre por su dominio del idioma de Shakespeare que es casi perfecto, sino por su forma de conducirse mucho mĂĄs enĂ©rgica y con un tono de voz mĂĄs elevado que el de los restantes especialistas que compartieron comentarios el sĂĄbado en el canal Fox Sports 1. Su conocimiento del fĂștbol mexicano fue un gran aporte a …

El fĂștbol (soccer) crece como la espuma en Estados Unidos

Estados Unidos tiene fiebre de soccer, como llaman al fĂștbol en este paĂ­s, gracias al contagio de los hispanos que con su pasiĂłn han hecho que cada año este deporte suba como la espuma en cantidad y en calidad. Fotos: Conoce a las leyendas del fĂștbol mundial La principal liga profesional de este deporte en EE. UU., la Major League Soccer o MLS, arrancĂł su nueva temporada este fin de semana con la presencia de astros del fĂștbol mundial como …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

News, discoveries and … fun 1. Bacteria in your gut – some crave sugar, others want fat – might be dictating what you eat. (Learn more at The Atlantic) 2. Having an office window can help you sleep at night, lower your blood pressure and keep you in a better mood. (Learn more at AARP) 3. $100 is worth $115.74 in Mississippi, but only $84.60 in Washington, D.C. (Learn more at Washington Post) >> America’s Best Small Towns 4. The complexity of a …

Soccer: The Gift From a Younger Generation

A crowd of several hundred people has gathered in a town square between a church and a school in the colonial city of Cuenca, Ecuador, where our family is vacationing. The World Cup has brought them together to follow the fate of their national team, competing in Brazil. Ecuador scores to even the game, and the crowd goes wild. I turn to look at my daughter, who’s the reason I know anything at all about this great sport. She was just …

Meet 6 Animals That Predict World Cup Winners

Can animals predict which teams win 2014 World Cup matches? In 2010, an octopus named Paul correctly predicted the outcome of eight World Cup matches in a row, including the final showdown between Spain and the Netherlands. >> Get travel discounts with your AARP Member Advantages. In 2010, after winning worldwide attention as an animal oracle, Paul passed away at the tender age of two and a half – a normal lifespan for an octopus vulgaris. But a raft of other …

Freestyle Soccer Star SĂ©an Garnier Wows Crowd With Old-Man Prank

Meet Grandpa Memo. He’s the aging alter ego of SĂ©an Garnier, a freestyle soccer star from Sens, France, whose uncanny ability to incorporate break dancing and a jaw-dropping array of tricks into his sport has won him a devoted legion of fans worldwide. Garnier, 29, spent five hours being made up as someone well into his older years to slip incognito into a pick-up game with the locals for a commercial staged by the Mexican retail company Coppel. >> Get …