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Safety concerns for Indy 500

Safety concerns for Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.
Published: 05/24/15
Streaks stopped by lightning

Streaks stopped by lightning

BARTOW — The Sebring Blue Streaks completed the trifecta Friday night in non-counting football games. Beginning with last year’s weather-canceled Kick-Off Classic at Mulberry, Sebring has seen its Blue-White scrimmage canceled and Frida...
Published: 05/24/15
Red Devils stun Vikings

Red Devils stun Vikings

AVON PARK — The Avon Park football team overcame a slow start to stun Lakeland Christian by a score of 16-14 in the Red Devils spring football on Thursday night at Joe Franza Stadium.
Published: 05/23/15
Serena looking for No. 20

Serena looking for No. 20

The very day that Serena Williams won this year’s Australian Open for her 19th Grand Slam championship, she was thinking ahead.
Published: 05/23/15
IMSA well-represented at Indy 500

IMSA well-represented at Indy 500

By today’s racing standards, Townsend Bell, 40, got a late start in motorsports, but he’s made up for that since. He began racing karts at 12, progressed through the open-wheel ranks of Skip Barber, Formula 3000, Champ Car and he was a ...
Published: 05/23/15
Kenseth takes pole at CMS

Kenseth takes pole at CMS

CONCORD, N.C. — Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600.
Published: 05/23/15
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