Suns to wear ‘Los Suns’ jerseys
May 4, 2010
I was not rooting for the Phoenix Suns to beat the San Antonio Spurs. SA is a much better and experienced team. But this news may change my mind.
PHOENIX (AP)—The Phoenix Suns will wear “Los Suns” on their jerseys in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, owner Robert Sarver said, “to honor our Latino community and the diversity of our league, the state of Arizona, and our nation.”
The decision to wear the jerseys on the Cinco de Mayo holiday stems from a law passed by the Arizona Legislature and signed by Gov. Jan Brewer that has drawn widespread criticism from Latino organizations and civil rights groups that say it could lead to racial profiling of Hispanics. President Barack Obama has called the law “misguided.” read more
Props to owner Robert Sarver because I‘m sure the players were too gutless to initiate this stand.
BTW my Español is a bit rusty but shouldn’t it be El Sol or Los Soles?
Or maybe it’s Spanglish. Ha Ha.
Makes me think of a Cheech and Chong song…
“Mexican Americans love to take Spanish and get a C”.