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Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

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A holiday tradition

A holiday tradition

SEBRING — For many people the Fourth of July conjures up images of fireworks and backyard barbecues. In Sebring, the Fourth of July also means the annual Firecracker 5K at Highlands Hammock State Park.
Published: 07/05/15
Dennis wins opening stage

Dennis wins opening stage

UTRECHT, Netherlands — Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France in record speed in the individual time trial on Saturday, while defending Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali gained some precious time on his main rivals....
Published: 07/05/15
Hamilton takes pole for British Grand Prix

Hamilton takes pole for British Grand Prix

SILVERSTONE, England — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton produced another formidable performance in qualifying at the British Grand Prix on Saturday to clinch pole position for the eighth time in nine races this season....
Published: 07/05/15
Spartans take 2nd in Tampa

Spartans take 2nd in Tampa

The Heartland Spartans 9U travel baseball team has reunited after the spring recreational ball season. Open tryouts were held and with a few returning players and some brand new faces to the team they are off to a wonderful start.
Published: 07/05/15

Fishing the dog days of July

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the first full week of July will give anglers a tough challenge as weak lunar activity and unchanging atmospheric pressure combine to shut down the formation of concentrated fish-feeding migrations. Instead...
Published: 07/05/15
12 Hour tickets on sale

12 Hour tickets on sale

How fast one is able to react can be the difference between winning or losing the 12 Hours of Sebring. For fans of the race, reacting quickly is the best way to save a little bit of money, as well as get early dibs on the prime locations, as tickets ...
Published: 07/04/15
BMW M6 GT3 getting positive reviews

BMW M6 GT3 getting positive reviews

With the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship adopting the full FIA GT3 rules for the GT Daytona (GTD) class in 2016, fans will be seeing a new variety of cars on the grid, beginning with the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Published: 07/04/15
Green agrees to stay with Warriors

Green agrees to stay with Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. — No need to seek out an offer sheet in restricted free agency. Draymond Green is coming back to the Golden State Warriors on his own terms.
Published: 07/03/15
Federer rolls at Wimbledon

Federer rolls at Wimbledon

LONDON — With a casual between-the-legs shot, Roger Federer displayed the magic that makes him so special on Centre Court at Wimbledon.
Published: 07/03/15
Finishing with a flourish

Finishing with a flourish

As if earning a spot in the College National Finals Rodeo five years in a row for Southern Arkansas University’s Loni Pearce was not enough, she became the goat tying national champion in her final trip to Casper, Wyo., on June 20.
Published: 07/03/15