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Thursday, May 21, 2015

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Franco going strong at 56

Franco going strong at 56

KONOSU, Japan — Julio Franco is getting the best of both worlds as a 56-year-old player-manager for the Ishikawa Million Stars of Japan’s semi-professional Baseball Challenge League.
Published: 05/11/15
Johnson wins in Kansas

Johnson wins in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jimmie Johnson pulled into victory lane after his late-race gamble paid off to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, then pulled out his cellphone and tried to dial his wife in the first few minutes of Mo...
Published: 05/11/15
Jags rookie Fowler injured

Jags rookie Fowler injured

JACKSONVILLE — Dante Fowler Jr. didn’t miss a game in three years of college.
Published: 05/10/15
Sebring falls in finals

Sebring falls in finals

SEBRING — Nobody at Firemen’s Memorial Field expected to see Sebring struggle defensively in Friday’s Class 5A-Region 3 finals, but struggle they did. The Blue Streaks made an uncharacteristic eight errors and Robinson High Scho...
Published: 05/10/15
Pharoah looks ready for Preakness

Pharoah looks ready for Preakness

Now comes the easy part for American Pharoah — the Preakness Stakes.
Published: 05/10/15

Early mornings, late evenings best

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second full week of May will give anglers a stormy season weather forecast and a last-quarter lunar phase that will favor the early morning and late evening angler best.
Published: 05/10/15
Pacquiao shoulder surgery goes well

Pacquiao shoulder surgery goes well

Manny Pacquiao underwent surgery on his injured right shoulder following his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in boxing’s richest fight ever.
Published: 05/09/15
Wizards in trouble against Hawks

Wizards in trouble against Hawks

WASHINGTON — John Wall has five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, and the All-Star guard’s playing status has not been determined.
Published: 05/09/15
Youth riding high for Joe Gibbs

Youth riding high for Joe Gibbs

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — It will be hard to miss the future of Joe Gibbs Racing this weekend.
Published: 05/09/15
Powerful performer

Powerful performer

Once LaToya Henley made up her mind, there was nothing that was going to stop her from accomplishing her objective of getting stronger.
Published: 05/09/15