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ABOUT US

THE MISSION

The Sporting Nation is a digitally focused sports company. We create original content for the bicultural U.S. Hispanic audience.

Our goals are simple…

      • Tell great stories from across all of the major professional sports
      • Spotlight the contributions, achievements and awesomeness of Latino athletes
      • Provide opportunities for Latino sports journalists looking to find their way in the ultra competitive sports industry

Press Coverage

Hispanic PR Blog - July 10, 2013 Read More

New Generation Latino Consortium (NGLC) - July 10, 2013 Read More

Portada - July 15, 2013 Read More

Hispanic Business - July 17, 2013 Read More

CadChica Sports - July 18, 2013 Read More

Hispanic Market Weekly - July 21, 2013 Read More

TEAM BREAKDOWN

Robert Rodriguez - Founder

Robert Rodriguez has traveled an exciting sports road, breaking into the business as sports reporter/anchor for a small FOX affiliate in California’s central valley in 2007. Since then he has graduated from the San Diego State Sports MBA program, interned with the San Diego Padres, Learfield Sports and SDSU Athletic Department. Shortly after receiving his degree, Robert went to work at FOX Sports International. During his time with FOX, he aided in the launch of the 2010 FIFA World Cup coverage on FOXSoccer.com, supported the development of FOX Soccer2go and mapped the social media strategy for FOX Deportes.

 

Jose Romero - Co-Owner/Managing Editor

Jose M. Romero is one of the veterans in the brotherhood of Latinos in American mainstream sports media. He's been in the business since 1997, when he took control of a small bilingual newspaper's sports section in his hometown of Portland, Ore., and transformed it into a place for sports features and coverage of games involving area college and pro teams. Since then, Jose has worked for the Seattle Times as a sports writer and is now a freelancer for the Associated Press and anyone else who helps him pay the bills. His teaches sports writing at Arizona State University's renowned Cronkite J-School, and his work has appeared on such sites as Fox Deportes, SB Nation, Fox Sports Arizona, the Arizona Republic website, MLB.com and MLSSoccer.com.

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