Oddities not rare in sports in 2014

...Christopher Rivera Amaro was, standing upright with boxing gloves in the corner of a simulated ring at his wake in a San Juan funeral home.TRASH STALKERS: They were the sanitary kings of the World Cup. And it mattered little that their team...

Expensive cat meds have dog friend covered (again)

...is traveling again. He sends a postcard from Puerto Rico: "On a cruise to the eastern Caribbean. Today we're in San Juan. Yesterday we were on the beach on Grand Turk Island. Tomorrow we'll be in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands...

Wallenda aims to cross gorge with great-grandfather's image

...wires high above downtown Chicago.Karl Wallenda fell to his death while trying to cross a wire between two buildings in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1978.For Nik Wallenda, the Tallulah Gorge walk would add to accomplishments that include his crossing...

Florida needs overtime to beat Louisiana-Monroe

...17 CONNECTICUT 75, DAYTON 64In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ryan Boatright had...VIRGINIA 70, BOSTON COLLEGE 66In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Devin Williams, Juwan...M 59, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 50In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Peyton Allen had 14...

Gamecocks rout Cornell in Charleston Classic

...NO. 17 CONNECTICUT 65, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 57In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton...Charleston Classic.BOSTON COLLEGE 69, NEW MEXICO 65In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Olivier Hanlan had 20 points and Aaron...

Youth fishing teams get into the holiday spirit

...the Tuck recently and we've caught a lot more big trout on it this year than we normally do. Big stonefly nymphs and San Juan Worms have caught more fish than anyone else, but Lightning Bugs and Rainbow Warriors have been very productive as well...

Enjoy a weekend in sunny San Juan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - I couldn't take it anymore...flight after work on a Friday and arrived in San Juan at 1 a.m. We were set to return to New...were far away from any hustle or bustle. San Juan turned out to be the perfect weekend getaway...

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Bonds back in lineup for game in San Juan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- With just five minutes to go before the first pitch Friday...at-bat. The Giants star said he wanted to play in front of the fans in San Juan, where the Expos play 22 of their home games this season. His appearance...

Nicaragua offers peaceful times for tourists

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua - I'm paddling down...boarded a bus bound for the coastal village of San Juan del Sur. On the way, we watched the scenery...went along for the ride. Upon arriving in San Juan del Sur, life slows down and takes a relaxing...

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Sofrito: a Caribbean cuisine staple

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Families pass on their treasured...tomato juice and salt." Merced-Reyes is a San Juan-based travel and culinary writer, and...Grande market in Isla Verde outside of Old San Juan, where a separate section devoted to sofrito...