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  • Question of the Day: If sports had a Santa Claus, who would it be?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Paul Doyle, Hartford Courant For the 2010 holiday season, the most generous......
  • Jamie Moyer has a new job

     
    He may be recovering from Tommy John surgery, but former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer found himself a new job. Moyer, who has pitched 24 years in the big leagues, has joined ESPN as a Baseball Tonight analyst. He will make......
  • Full interview with director of film about Uganda LL team

     
    Jay Shapiro, a Parkland High School graduate now living in Manhattan, directed a film, “Opposite Field,” about the plight of a Little League team in Uganda. The 29-year-old spent three years on the project, including living in the African...
  • NY artist supports Azalea Park Little Leagues

     
    Even the weather helped out: last Saturday New York artist Héctor “Nicer” Nazario came to Central Florida to paint a large-scale mural of baseball hero Roberto Clemente at the Azalea Park baseball field. This is part of an ongoing campaign to....
  • Artist Hector ‘Nicer’ Nazario to brighten Orlando Little League field

     
    Here's a cool story I wrote for the print edition of the Orlando Sentinel today. Hector “Nicer” Nazario is a well-known graffiti artist who uses spray paint to create murals. He works in commercial enterprises, such as music videos, movies...
  • Hector ‘Nicer’ Nazario completes mural for Azaela Park Little League

     
    I wrote last week about how mural artist Hector “Nicer” Nazario was doing a good deed by brightening up the Azalea Park Little League field with a mural of baseball great and humanitarian Roberto Clemente. (Read that story by clicking:  Hector...
  • Azalea Park Little League mural of Roberto Clemente completed

     
    A professional graffiti artist completed his mural of baseball hero Roberto Clemente at the Little League ball field in Azalea Park this Labor Day weekend. As Sentinel reporter Matt Palm wrote last week, Hector “Nicer” Nazario, of New York...
  • Exhibition on Roberto Clemente coming to History Center

     
    Opening at the Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando on January 21, 2012, “Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente,” developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian Latino Center, the...
  • Adrian Gonzalez's sports academy helps young athletes grow

    Adrian Gonzalez's sports academy helps young athletes grow
    Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was just named a finalist for Major League Baseball's Roberto Clemente award recognizing community service excellence. Gonzalez and his family recently opened a huge facility in his hometown of Chula Vista to help...
  • Kayaking- in Pittsburgh?

    Kayaking- in Pittsburgh?
    A few years ago, USA Today ranked the "Ten Most Beautiful Places in America." The second — behind only Sedona, Ariz., and its red rock buttes — was the top of Mount Washington in Pittsburgh. Yeah, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Though "mountain"...
  • Orioles notes: Jones honored for charity work but disappointed to not start fourth straight game

    Orioles notes: Jones honored for charity work but disappointed to not start fourth straight game
    Adam Jones received good news and bad news in the Orioles' clubhouse before Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. The good news was that the center fielder had been named the club's nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award,...