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2002 Stories by Gaspar González

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Soul Survivor

    published November 7, 2002

    If you don't know Teddy Pendergrass by now, you will never, never, never know soul at its most sensual. After all, it was Pendergrass -- a... More >>

  • Miami: See It Like A Native of the Third World

    published September 26, 2002

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  • Big-Game Fish

    published July 11, 2002

    Luis Castillo is all alone again. Almost two weeks after his impressive run of registering at least one hit in thirty-five consecutive games came... More >>

  • Native Son

    published June 20, 2002

    Billy Hardemon wants to get over. "I know I can make it," he says, his eyes constantly shifting between the two men directly across the way and... More >>

  • Can Fútbol (Not Football) Save the Orange Bowl?

    published June 20, 2002

    "I don't care what others say/Boca, I'm with you." The chant, produced by a sea of blue-and-gold-clad fútbol fans and aimed at a smaller... More >>

  • Outsider Baseball

    published May 9, 2002

    On a Thursday morning in late April, Jerry David is sitting in the last row above home plate at the Homestead Sports Complex (HSC), stealing a... More >>

  • El Lanzador

    published April 18, 2002

    The two most storied teams in the long history of Cuban baseball, the Havana Reds and the Almendares Blues, are waiting for the last of their... More >>

  • Meet the Florida Marlins, er, Riddlers

    published April 11, 2002

    It must have felt more like open season than opening night for the Florida Marlins' new top brass this past Monday at Pro Player Stadium. Indeed... More >>

  • The Barber of Deauville

    published April 4, 2002

    Shortly before 8:00 a.m., he descends from the spacious lobby of the Radisson Deauville Resort, at 67th Street and Collins Avenue, to the... More >>

  • The Crass Menagerie

    published March 14, 2002

    Heading south on Red Road, the houses get farther and farther apart until they become easy to count, and then I know I'm almost there: Parrot... More >>

  • Strings Attached

    published February 21, 2002

    Miami Beach riddle: What's held together with string, can turn an eight-square-mile island into a private home, and has civil libertarians tied in... More >>

  • The Battle of the Barry Bulge

    published February 14, 2002

    Inside his spacious, secluded office on the Barry University campus, vice president Timothy Czerniec plots the future. Literally. Standing over a... More >>

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