Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

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Red Sox keep adding all-stars

Red Sox keep adding all-stars

BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar....
Updated: 10 hours ago
Dragons fend off Miners

Dragons fend off Miners

LAKE PLACID — In a game of runs it was Lake Placid who had the biggest and the best and that was the difference in Monday’s 69-65 victory at Bill Ross Memorial Gymnasium. Leading 33-32 in the third quarter, Lake Placid scored 15 straigh...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Wolverines prepare for Buckeyes

Wolverines prepare for Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Brady Hoke refuses to contribute to the speculation about his job security.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Cold weather puts damper on fishing

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second half of the fourth week of November will literally put a damper on fishing as a major cold front enters our great state today. Not only will the water temperature drop of 10 degrees or more shut ...
Updated: 14 hours ago
Johnson, Smoltz head 2015 ballot

Johnson, Smoltz head 2015 ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot that also includes Avon Park High School graduate Tom “Flash” Gordon, who finished his career with...
Published: 11/25/14
Florida State expects tough test

Florida State expects tough test

Top-ranked Florida State is not as dominant as the 2013 Seminoles that swarmed opponents en route to a national championship. Ten games have proven the 2014 roster is unlikely to mimic that record-breaking level of play, but these ‘Noles have ...
Published: 11/25/14
‘Tis the season for giving

‘Tis the season for giving

The holidays are a time for giving and that can be both fun and rewarding for those living in or visiting Highlands County. A number of charity events for worthwhile causes are planned over the next few weeks, beginning with Thursday’s Turkey ...
Published: 11/25/14
Fittipaldi back behind the wheel

Fittipaldi back behind the wheel

While Sunday’s 6 Hours of Sao Paulo will be the final race for Audi Sport Team Joest driver Tom Kristensen, it will also mark the comeback of another big name in motorsports, as two time Formula 1 World Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Eme...
Published: 11/24/14
Bulldogs best Green Dragons

Bulldogs best Green Dragons

ARCADIA — The Lake Placid Green Dragons took the road on Friday to face the DeSoto Bulldogs and the home team sent its fans hope happy with an 85-68 victory in Arcadia. The Bulldogs were able to break open a close game in the second quarter an...
Published: 11/24/14
Switzerland wins Davis Cup final
Federer defeats Gasquet in straight sets to clinch Cup

Switzerland wins Davis Cup final Federer defeats Gasquet in straight sets to clinch Cup

LILLE, France — Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.
Published: 11/24/14

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