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Froome leads Tour de France

Froome leads Tour de France

ALPE D’HUEZ, France — Chris Froome grimly hung on against a flying final attack Saturday from his Tour de France rival Nairo Quintana on the last Alpine climb of this year’s race to all but lock up the British rider’s seco...
Published: 07/26/15

Fishing journals are great tools

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last six days of July will give anglers the second full moon week of the month and a rainy season forecast fueled by a cold front that will create ideal fishing temperatures in the mid-80s and a medium ...
Published: 07/26/15
Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

World’s Largest Golf Outing at Sun ‘n Lake
Published: 07/25/15
Dr. McDonald’s race lives on

Dr. McDonald’s race lives on

LAKE PLACID — Dr. Tom McDonald didn’t believe in being idle during his retirement years. After moving to Lake Placid in 1977 from West Palm Beach, the retired dentist began competing in running events at the youthful age of 60 and was i...
Published: 07/25/15
Compass360 Racing makes GTD debut

Compass360 Racing makes GTD debut

The wait is finally over for Audi fans, with a new eye-catching R8 LMS set to compete in the GT Daytona (GTD) class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in today’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.
Published: 07/25/15
Star cast for Hall of Fame induction

Star cast for Hall of Fame induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and multi-talented Craig Biggio left a remarkable imprint on baseball....
Published: 07/25/15
Ohio State’s Miller changes positions

Ohio State’s Miller changes positions

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Braxton Miller is shifting from quarterback to receiver, whittling Ohio State’s QB competition to two star passers.
Published: 07/25/15
Astros acquire Kazmir from Athletics

Astros acquire Kazmir from Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. — Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting their summer sell-off.
Published: 07/24/15
Schult puts coaching on hold

Schult puts coaching on hold

SEBRING — When Matthew Schult purchased The Bike Shop nearly two years ago he knew it probably marked the end of his high school coaching days. But he returned last year to lead the Sebring boys cross-country team, where they advanced to regio...
Published: 07/24/15
Viper set for Northeast Grand Prix

Viper set for Northeast Grand Prix

The Dodge Viper GT3-R will make its Lime Rock Park debut this weekend in the Northeast Grand Prix where co-drivers Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemolen will be looking for their first IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) win of the...
Published: 07/24/15