| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:34 AM
One of the more interesting draft picks the Orioles made this week was their 35th rounder, Charles Porter, who is a 6-foot-3, 185-pound left-handed pitcher from Miami.
He is listed as having no school on the official draft paperwork.
So that, in itself,...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:38 AM
HAMPTON—When pitchers Jharel Cotton and Deshorn Lake first moved from the St. Thomas, V.I. to Newport News, the transition was not an easy one.
They thought it was weird that the schools were outside. They missed the beach, as Virginia Beach wasn't...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Every day, about 20 Florida police cars crash into something: another vehicle, a person, a utility pole. Every year, those crashes kill 20 people, hurt 2,400 others and cause $25 million in property damage, an Orlando Sentinel investigation has found....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:54 PM
As is usual during the holiday season, there are a whole host of “Nutcracker” events here in South Florida. Here are seven you shouldn’t miss:
“George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker”
By The Miami City...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:22 PM
South Florida stages are extra bright this time of year with illumination from Christmas lights.
Here’s a roundup of theatrical holiday happenings.
“It’s A Fabulous Life”
Nov. 28 – Dec. 2
A gay musical take on “...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Tickets are still available for a special fundraising dinner Monday, Dec. 10 at Miami Culinary Institute featuring New Orleans chef Susan Spicer.
The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with Spicer, a James Beard award winner, leading a cooking class in the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:26 AM
As an author responsible for three adult novels, one young-adult novel and the second-most-ubiquitous clutch of children’s books of the past decade, Daniel Handler, best-known in kid-lit circles under the “unfortunate” nom de plume...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:49 PM
It’s easy to view “Astray,” the new story collection by Irish writer Emma Donoghue, as a retreat from her previous book, 2010’s “Room,” which has sold more than a million copies, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize...
| Nov 16, 2012
It's not even the weekend, and the Miami Book Fair International has so far delivered a who's who of celebrated authors in Tom Wolfe, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros and others. Literary giants though they are, consider them a palate cleanser to what really...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 9:32 PM
UCF is reporting that itÂ is now the second-largest university in the country by enrollment: 56,235. Only Arizona State is bigger with 70,400. UCF skipped over Ohio State to claim the No. 2 spot based on preliminary enrollment data. The schools on this...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 12:46 PM
Â Thirty more businesses and local government agencies in Florida have signed up for help payingÂ medicalÂ costs of their early retirees — people who aren't yet eligible for Medicare. Created by the Affordable Care Act,Â the Early Re...