| Mar 21, 2012
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Matheny had just answered a reporter's question about the challenges of being a first-year manager when an unexpected situation presented itself.
The visiting Cardinals were under the impression that the National...
| Mar 6, 2008
Former Maryland tight end Joey Haynos took another step toward his goal of playing in the NFL last month when he participated in the NFL combine in Indianapolis. The following is a four-day rundown of his experience:
Day 1 (Feb. 20)
Haynos wakes up at 4...
| Jan 18, 2008
From Gonzaga High (D.C.) to walk-on at Maryland to the NFL?
That's the improbable route former Terps tight end Joey Haynos would like to see culminate with a roster spot on an NFL team later this year. To achieve that goal, Haynos is training at Disney's...
| Jan 31, 2008
| 9:48 AM
Joey Haynos knows all the questions.
After seven weeks of training, he hopes he'll have answers.
The test for the former Terps tight end is the NFL combine, an event that will go a long way in determining the next phase of Haynos' life.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The Orlando City Lions are going to Disney World.
Orlando City Soccer Club announced Tuesday that the team will play its home games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort next season.
The reason for the temporary move is...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Lucky for Arron Afflalo that he doesn't pay too much attention to Internet rumors.
Otherwise, he would've had a difficult summer.
For a couple of months, the rumor du jour — propagated primarily by ESPN and a Los Angeles-based website —...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Every so often, I have to leave behind the heavy and depressing news of the day (Syria, Egypt, the usual mayhem, murder and corruption in South Florida) for something a little more frivolous and fun.
And so it was with my print column for Sunday, in...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Last weekend, things turned ugly at the happiest place on earth.
A soccer tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports ended with a near-riot among teenage players and their parents.
One teen went to the hospital with a concussion. Someone slugged a...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in January across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 10:53 AM
With a rich assist from Florida taxpayers, Walt Disney World and local sports promoters are hoping to make Orlando a magnet for soccer fans this February.
Disney and the Central Florida Sports Commission have organized the region's first formal "Soccer...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Tom Shaw, who runs a popular performance enhancement camp at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, pranked a group of NFL prospects in this hilarious video listed below. Players were told a gorilla from Animal Kingdom got loose and, well, you can...
| Mar 12, 2010
| 2:12 AM
Glenville, Ohio, product Latwan Anderson had flirted with the University of Miami for the better part of six months. The Hurricanes were always high on his list, but just not quite high enough.
That has all changed. Anderson, the 15th-ranked player in...