Found April 10, 2012 on NESN.com:
Ozzie Guillen is going to have some free time coming up, after the Miami Marlins announced a five-game suspension for their manager following his controversial words endorsing Fidel Castro. While Guillen apologized profusely during a news conference on Tuesday, he still has his work cut out for him on the road back into Miami's good graces. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette reached out to our Twitter followers for their advice on how Guillen can stay busy during his suspension. See what they had to say in the above video. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
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