March 16, 2013. Miami, Florida. Fans show off their true spirit at the 2013 World Baseball Classic – Dominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico game, played at the Miami Marlins ballpark. From fans having body paint to bringing their instruments for cheering and spirited purposes. The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rican baseball teams are 2 out of 16 teams to be participating in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, featuring the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories. The 2013 World Baseball Classic consists of 39 games in 8 different venues throughout 4 nations and territories, currently taking place in Miami and is being held from March 2 through the 19th. More than 1.5 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games held in March 2006 and 2009.
December 27 – 29, 2012. Miami, Fl. The Junior Orange Bowl is known to be “The Largest International Youth Sports and Arts Festival.” The 24th Annual Junior Orange Bowl Basketball Classic for boys was held this year at Ronald Reagan High School. Thee tournament consisted of both a National Boys bracket and a South Florida Boys Bracket, championship games the last day, along with an award ceremony at the end of each game. 16 teams, 8 games a day, 3 days. The 2012 Champions in the National division was Bullis School from Potomac, MD and in the South Florida division, Booker T Washington High School from Miami, Fl.
November 11, 2012. Miami, Fl. Meet writer, Madelain Tigano Garcia. She is a Communications student at The University of Miami, studying Journalism and Creative Writing. Madelain wanted to take a few photos on the University of Miami campus prior to graduating in December, that way she can send out some photos to the family members unable to make it to her graduation day.
August 4, 2012. Miami, Florida. In 2001, Gabriel Maynoldi and Michael Sanchez were involved in a car accident. Gabriel sustained severe brain damage and was rendered a quadriplegic. Michael, on the other hand, passed away due to the severity of the accident. In 2011, they decided to make a difference in their name, along with the memory of Max Dominguez, by creating the GMM Foundation; a non-profit organization that focuses on providing for underprivileged by means of athletic competition.