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No end in sight to soccer fans’

A Zapopan city councilor wants his municipality to take a lead in trying to eradicate the homophobic chant of “eeeeh puto” that many Mexican soccer fans yell every time an opposition goalie takes a goal kick.

Motor racing back with a bang

An enthusiastic record crowd turned out to welcome motor racing back to the Guadalajara region Sunday after an absence of six years.

Stands at the Autódromo Bernardo Obregón in Cajititlan were packed to the rafters with 15,000 fans for the fourth round of the NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, one of the country’s most prestigious racing events.

Charales’ championship season

Chapala’s soccer team Charales made history this year, bringing home a giant trophy as the under-20 third division champions of Group X zone. Losing 4-3 in a May 27 playoff match against Group 9 winners Mineros de Fresnillo (Zacatecas), Charales narrowly missed out on advancing to the national quarterfinals.

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Team captain Kevin Cano Basulto and seven other star players expect to be picked up by other teams next season to compete in the next age level.

Charros de Jalisco to host 2018 Caribbean Baseball Series

Guadalajara-based team Los Charros de Jalisco will host the 60th Serie del Caribe de Beisbol 2018, an annual tourney that sees teams from Mexico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and other countries in the region try to plant their flags at the summit of the Caribbean baseball mountain.