The UIUC Library has a rich collection of books on Latin American sport. To obtain books follow the directions on the guide for using the library.
A list of key texts:
Arbena, Joseph L. and David G. LaFrance, Editors. Sport in Latin America and the Caribbean. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources Inc., 2002. (796.098 Sp672)
Arbena, Joseph, "Meaning and Joy in Latin American Sports." International Review for the Sociology of Sport 35 (1): 2000, 83-91.
Wood, David, “Sport and Latin American Studies.” Bulletin of Spanish American Studies LXXXIV ( 4-5): 2007, 629-643.
Wood, David and P. Louise Johnson, Editors. Sporting Cultures: Hispanic Perspectives on Sport, Text, and the Body. New York: Routledge, 2008. (796 Sp6751)