Bellator Crowns Alvarez, Lombard

Bellator Crowns Alvarez, Lombard Options: Email Article | Printer Friendly Saturday, June 20, 2009by Rodolfo Roman (roman@sherdog.com) (Photos by Dave Mandel) Source…Sherdog.HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Two champions — lightweight Eddie Alvarez and middleweight Hector Lombard — were crowned on Friday in the final event of Bellator Fighting Championships’ first season at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel…

El Portal Cares celebrates five-year anniversary

EL PORTALEl Portal Cares celebrates five-year anniversaryEl Portal Cares, a nonprofit organization, celebrated its fifth-year anniversary with students, parents and staff at Village Hall. Photo BY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldWhen 9-year-old Elijah Jennings brought home his report card last school year, his mother was alarmed he had earned a D in math.…

CONGRESS NEEDS TO THINK

The Senate is expected to approve a bill that will give a lot of power to regulators to limit nicotine in the cigarettes that kill nearly a half-million people a year. Supporters of the bill say the measure would not only stop deaths, but reduce the $100 billion in annual healthcare costs linked to cigarettes.…