| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:33 AM
What's hopping this week at Central Florida theme parks and attractions:
+ "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente," an exhibit about the late Hall of Famer/humanitarian, opens Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
On New Year's Eve in 1972, a plane carrying baseball star Roberto Clemente crashed about a mile off the shore of Puerto Rico. The right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates was en route to Nicaragua to deliver aid to earthquake victims. He was 38 years old....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school.
And as rhetoric and accusations came from both sides,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Chicago Public School principals met this afternoon at Roberto Clemente High School to discuss a sticking point central to them in the ongoing strike negotiations- their autonomy to hire the teachers they choose.
The CTU is fighting principal autonomy as...
| Sep 15, 2012
Monique Meloche grew up immersed in the art of the deal, via her car-salesman father in Toronto.
But she didn't intend to combine art with commerce when she graduated with an art history degree from the University of Michigan, then a master's from the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Closer Jim Johnson has been named the Orioles' nominee for the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a player "who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Outfielder L.J. Hoes is expected to be announced Tuesday as this year's winner of the Brooks Robinson Award for the best season by an Orioles minor league hitter.
He won't be winning it alone, though, not in his mind anyway.
"I really played this...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:07 PM
You've heard the saying "Don't sweat it."
In the case of 12-year-old Zach Hamm, he literally doesn't since he suffers from a rare condition that can affect one out of every 10,000 births. Zach is, also missing seven toes and nine teeth.
What he isn't...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:52 AM
You'd best have a song in your heart this week at Central Florida's theme parks. In-park concerts and other events are in full swing, building up to a blockbuster weekend. Let's tackle it chronologically:
+ Carl Dixon, formerly of the Guess Who, performs...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Chad Landis slumped down in a chair in an office adjacent to Liberty's locker room at Memorial Gym on Wednesday night.
The Hurricanes season had come to an end about 15 minutes earlier with a 55-47 loss to Allen and Landis was coming to terms with an...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:58 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Erik Bedard keeps going out and giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance to win.
If only Pittsburgh’s offense could do the same, wasting another solid effort from the veteran left-hander sparkled again on Sunday in a 5-1...