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Friday, May 22, 2015

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FACA Classic on tap

FACA Classic on tap

SEBRING — Sebring’s Matt Portis has found himself in pretty good company this season. From playing on one of the top teams in the state in the Blue Streaks to playing with some of the best players in the world — Dee Gordon and Ni...
Published: 05/22/15
Hawks’ Carroll avoids serious injury

Hawks’ Carroll avoids serious injury

ATLANTA — An MRI on DeMarre Carroll’s left knee showed no structural damage, and he hopes to play for Atlanta in Friday night’s Game 2 against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Carroll’s agent said Thursday....
Published: 05/22/15
French Open not a cinch for Nadal

French Open not a cinch for Nadal

For years and years — a full decade, in fact — Rafael Nadal ruled the French Open the way no one had ever dominated any Grand Slam tennis tournament, winning 66 of 67 matches and collecting nine championships, including the last five in...
Published: 05/22/15
Green Dragons take on Tigers

Green Dragons take on Tigers

Being undersized and outnumbered is nothing new for the Lake Placid football team.
Published: 05/22/15
Adult/Child golf on tap

Adult/Child golf on tap

A sure sign that summer is almost here is the start of the Sertoma Junior Golf Tour season, which begins with the Adult/Child Kickoff Classic.
Published: 05/21/15
Firemen roll to win

Firemen roll to win

SEBRING — The Firemen turned up the heat in a big way in rolling to a 16-0 victory over Elite Plumbing in Dixie Ozone (ages 11-12) baseball on Tuesday night at Max Long Complex.
Published: 05/21/15
American Pharoh breeding rights sold

American Pharoh breeding rights sold

NEW YORK — The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.
Published: 05/21/15
Timberwolves win NBA draft lottery

Timberwolves win NBA draft lottery

MINNEAPOLIS — His voice cracking and tears welling in his eyes, Flip Saunders pointed to the sky about 20 minutes after the Minnesota Timberwolves — the franchise that has been down on its luck for most of the past 25 years — won...
Published: 05/21/15
Stanley soars with Screaming Eagles

Stanley soars with Screaming Eagles

At a time when a number of college baseball players have hung up their cleats for the season, Lake Placid graduate Nathan Stanley and the Toccoa Falls College Screaming Eagles are gearing up for their biggest games of the season. The team was one of ...
Published: 05/20/15
Wrecks continue at Indy

Wrecks continue at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was in stable condition in the intensive care unit of a local hospital following surgery on his left leg for injuries sustained Monday in a crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Published: 05/20/15