Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles based writer. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Screenwriting Scholarship Award in 2004 and the Corwin Writing Award for his feature screenplay, "Chasing 4:00" in 2005. In addition to Sports writing, Michael is an avid marathon runner and fan of the Magic Bullet blender.

Mexico draws Guatemala

Mexico Can't Muster A Goal Against 10-Man Guatemala

Just three days after a 6-0 rout of Cuba, Mexico was put in a stranglehold by a 10-man Guatemala side that was thoroughly dominated for 90 minutes, but somehow managed to hold on to a scoreless draw, earning the result and one point.
Adrian Gonzalez Game Winner

Adrian Gonzalez's Game Winner Completes Dodgers Comeback 4-3

Adrian Gonzalez wanted the Dodgers to head into the All-Star break on a high note, so the first baseman hit an 0-2 slider into the right field pavilion in the bottom of the eighth and Los Angeles came from behind to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.
Yasiel Puig Homers

Dodgers Pound Phillies 6-0 on Thursday

Latino sluggers Yasiel Puig and Adrian Gonzalez each hit a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers pummeled the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.