Urban/Global Politics

JR Smith’s Latin Flava

Apparently New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith learned some salsa moves from his high school AAU basketball teammate, NY Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz. After hitting the game-winning shot vs. Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night, J.R. busted this move, seemingly approved by backup point guard Pablo Prigioni, who gets all Buenos Aires on him as […]

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Urban/Global Politics

DEPORTES: MELO’S BONITA BANDERA

While it’s been written about or alluded to here and there, Carmelo Anthony’s Puerto Rican identity is not one of his most celebrated aspects. In fact he has been more recently been saddled with the tag of “selfish ball-stopper,” the anti-hero of a racially tinged drama called “Pass First vs. Iso-Melo.” The jury is still […]

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