Venezuelan Baseball: A Signing Bonus Postscript


When I met Angel Guillen last September at a dusty baseball diamond in Maracay, Venezuela was a spindly 15-year-old pitcher with a whip for a right arm and big dreams drawn to scale. I visited him while reporting a feature on Venezuela’s role in the global baseball-industrial complex, getting to know kids who hoped to … Continue reading

Quick Update: Mi Voz Latina


First of all, happy Martin Luther King Day. I’m in Canada but I treat it as a holiday, which means I’ll be relaxing with family, reflecting on Dr. King’s life and legacy and working on meaningful projects not related to the day job. But because it’s not a holiday north of the border, the hustle … Continue reading

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