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Desisa wins Boston Marathon

Desisa wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first victory to the city in memory of the bombing victims.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Clewiston rolls past Dragons

Clewiston rolls past Dragons

LAKE PLACID — The Clewiston Tigers turned a nail-biter into a romp against the Lake Placid Green Dragons on Friday. Leading 3-1 after four innings, Clewiston erupted for seven runs in the final three innings to take a 10-2 victory at Roger Sca...
Published: 04/19/15
RCR appeals penalties

RCR appeals penalties

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Richard Childress Racing appealed NASCAR’s penalties against Ryan Newman’s team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert was eligible to return to work at Bristol Motor Speedway....
Published: 04/19/15
Spurs face Clippers in NBA playoffs

Spurs face Clippers in NBA playoffs

LOS ANGELES — When the NBA finalized its playoff schedule this week, one pairing looked out of place.
Published: 04/19/15

Weather dampens fishing efforts

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the fourth week of April will be negatively influenced due to a continuation of last week’s weather forecast; a typical rainy season weather pattern prevailing for the entire week. The new moon occur...
Published: 04/19/15
6 Hours of Spa draws solid entry list

6 Hours of Spa draws solid entry list

After the high drama at the 6 Hours of Silverstone last weekend, which saw Audi take the first victory of the 2015 season by a margin of just six seconds, the focus now turns to the next round of the World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps ...
Published: 04/18/15
Stars absent from playoffs

Stars absent from playoffs

No Kobe. No D-Wade.
Published: 04/18/15
IMSA goes California Dreamin’

IMSA goes California Dreamin’

After opening the season with a pair of endurance classics in Florida, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship turns its attention to the West Coast – and more specifically, California – for its next two race weekends.
Published: 04/18/15
Streaks send 18 to regionals

Streaks send 18 to regionals

WINTER HAVEN — The Sebring Blue Streaks turned in a number strong performances at Thursday’s Class 3A-District 8 track and field meet at Denison Stadium in Winter Haven.
Published: 04/18/15
Skilled performer

Skilled performer

The 2014-15 season will be a memorable one for the Lake Placid boys soccer team. Advancing to the regional semifinals for the first time, the Green Dragons set the bar for future teams to aspire to.
Published: 04/17/15