According to a newly released TeleNacional poll by Strategy Research Corporation among 302 Hispanics nationwide, the average Hispanic will be watching the World Cup, will watch it in Spanish, and believes that Argentina will win the Cup.

MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet Company of Major League baseball, announced that its radio station, MLB Radio, will once again provide the only live broadcast of the First-Year Player Draft.

Fox Sports World and Fox Sports World Español will each dedicate more than 100 hours of original programming specific to the highly anticipated 2002 FIFA World Cup on Ticket to Asia and Boleto a Asia, respectively, beginning May 31.

The World Championship Socker League (WCSL) has given the green light for its controversial, action-packed show, Socker Slam to air on Galavision.

Univision Communications Inc. announced its plans to broadcast the entire 64 games of the FIFA 2002 World Cup Korea/Japan live through its three networks: Univision, TeleFutura and Galavision.

Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP) debuted the first issue of this year's Major League Baseball En Español, a bilingual (Spanish and English) magazine geared directly to the Latino community, on Sunday, April 7 in conjunction with the opening week of the 2002 Major League Baseball season.

Major League Baseball's 30-team Opening Day rosters, which consist of 25-man rosters and disabled lists, included 222 players born outside the 50 United States. These players represent 15 foreign countries and Puerto Rico.

Latino Legends in Sports, publisher of the on-line magazine, announced its launch of the official website of former Major League pitcher and Hall of Fame candidate, Luis "El Tiante" Tiant (

America Online Latin America, Inc. is bringing the excitement and passion of the 2002 World Cup to its members in Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina as well as to members of the AOL-branded service in Puerto Rico.

Yahoo! en Español and Sportsio, digital new media specialists for football fans announced an special content deal to deliver in-depth coverage of FIFA World Cup 2002 ™ games on Yahoo! Deportes (

Fox Sports World Español will televise coverage of the complete 2002 Mexican Baseball Summer League season, including post-season playoffs and final matches with the inaugural match set for Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 p.m. PT.

Sportsio, a soccer digital media management company, and Fox Sports International announced details of a new five-year broadcast partnership that will provide a minimum of 25 United Soccer Leagues (USL) matches to be telecast on Fox Sports World.

The Los Angeles Galaxy and the Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation have entered into a wide-ranging, two-year broadcasting agreement, it was announced by Doug Hamilton, VP-GM of the LA Galaxy and Ken Christensen, VP-GM of HBC, Los Angeles.

After the resignation of head coach Dan Issel for making inappropriate remarks to a Mexican basketball fan. The team has created an advisory committee composed of local community leaders to help mend the differences with the team and the Hispanic community.

Fox Sports World Español will provide, complete live televised coverage of the 53rd Caribbean World Series started Saturday, February 2, 2002 at 4:30 PM (ET).