Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

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NFL preseason on tap

NFL preseason on tap

NEW YORK — It’s time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.
Published: 07/20/14
McIlroy in command at British Open

McIlroy in command at British Open

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy knows how quickly a big lead can slip away, so he wasn’t satisfied by simply restoring it Saturday in the British Open.
Published: 07/20/14
Lake Placid rolls past Hardee

Lake Placid rolls past Hardee

SEBRING — The Lake Placid All-Stars started slow but found their offense in plenty of time in rolling to a convincing 17-7 mercy-rule win over Hardee County in Saturday morning’s opening game of the Dixie Boys (age 14) State Tournament ...
Published: 07/20/14
All-Stars win opener

All-Stars win opener

TEXARKANA, ARK. — The Sebring All-Stars, now known as Team Florida, were welcomed by rain and cool temperatures to the Dixie Youth AA World Series in Texarkana, Ark. on Friday.
Published: 07/20/14

Morning best time to fish

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the fourth week of July will be the best of the month with the morning anglers having the ideal lunar factors in play and a slight temperature drop that will really make the fish feeding activity surge abov...
Published: 07/20/14
McIlroy cruising at British Open

McIlroy cruising at British Open

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway.
Published: 07/19/14
Wiggins blocks out trade rumors

Wiggins blocks out trade rumors

LAS VEGAS — Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro....
Published: 07/19/14
Dixie Boys tourneys on tap

Dixie Boys tourneys on tap

SEBRING — The Sebring area has long been known as a hotbed of Dixie youth baseball and that will be evident this weekend as the 40th annual Senior Boys (age 14) State Tournament opens Saturday at Max Long Complex....
Published: 07/19/14
Sebring goes down swinging

Sebring goes down swinging

The Blue Streaks, who suffered their first loss of the double-elimination tournament to Spring Hill American on Wednesday, bounced back with an 8-6 victory over West Seminole in an elimination game.
Published: 07/19/14
Kristoff wins 12th Tour stage

Kristoff wins 12th Tour stage

SAINT-ETIENNE, France — Alexander Kristoff of Norway, in a solo show of opportunistic racing, won the 12th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as Vincenzo Nibali kept the yellow jersey for a 10th day on Thursday....
Published: 07/18/14

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