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Adieu, Rafa: 9-time French Open champ Nadal out with injury

PARIS — For a decade, Rafael Nadal ruled Roland Garros the way no other man has dominated any Grand Slam site.

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Friday 05/27/2016
Karam, Wilson try and move on at Indy 500 from fatal wreck
Posted: May 27, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS — Jody Karam returned from a bicycle ride and saw his son on the phone with race team owner Chip Ganassi. At the Karam home just 15 miles from Pocono Raceway, Sage Karam heard the news that would send the blonde bundle of energy into a depression,

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Improving Larson looks for first Cup win at Coca-Cola 600
Posted: May 27, 2016

CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson believes he's on the verge of kicking in the door and getting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win.

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Lightning started with a loss, but grew into champions
Posted: May 27, 2016

The Leesburg Lightning haven't always been a success.

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Thursday 05/26/2016
A quality prep year comes to an end
Posted: May 26, 2016

I’m sure there are many area fans who consider this to have been a down year for local high school sports.

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
Dirk Koetter: Morning practices will keep Buccaneers fresher
Posted: May 25, 2016

TAMPA — Bucs coach Dirk Koetter was an assistant in Jacksonville and Atlanta before coming to Tampa Bay, so he's no stranger to the summer heat. He's also not a huge fan of the effect it has on preparing football teams.

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Miami coach Adam Gase's youth, energy, enthusiasm scoring points with players
Posted: May 25, 2016

Adam Gase, the NFL’s youngest head coach, could be anywhere on the field during a Miami Dolphins practice. Sometimes you might see the 37-year-old bundle of energy rushing the passer, other times defending receivers.

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Daytona Beach, FHSAA fail to negotiate contract for state championships
Posted: May 25, 2016

The City of Daytona Beach and the Florida High School Athletic Association failed to come to an agreement on a contract to host the state's football championships within the 30-day negotiating window.

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LPGA Tour said Coates Golf Championships will not return to Ocala in 2017
Posted: May 25, 2016

The last two winters saw the top women's golf tour in the world converge on Ocala with record-breaking crowds and exciting championship-level play.

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FAL grad returns to area with U.S. Military All Stars
Posted: May 25, 2016

Cody Stack has always loved playing baseball.

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Leesburg Lightning announce date for Meet the Players practice
Posted: May 25, 2016

LEESBURG — Nine days.

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Tuesday 05/24/2016
Walter Banks rebuilding at Lake Minneola after losing 22 seniors
Posted: May 24, 2016

MINNEOLA — Head coach Walter Banks contended with bad weather and a young Lake Minneola football team this spring, but things are starting to take shape as they face Orlando Jones today at West Orange High School in Winter Garden.

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Sunday 05/22/2016
East Ridge coach Ashour Peera pleased with Knights' progress
Posted: May 22, 2016

CLERMONT — East Ridge football coach Ashour Peera knew his Knights would play hard despite its youth.

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Saturday 05/21/2016
Exaggerator ends Nyquist's bid for Triple Crown on sloppy track at Preakness
Posted: May 21, 2016

BALTIMORE — Exaggerator won the Preakness on Saturday, ruining Nyquist's bid to become horse racing's second Triple Crown winner in two years.

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Gators advance advance to NCAA regional final
Posted: May 21, 2016

Aubree Munro was steamed after she struck out with the bases loaded in the third inning of Florida’s regional game against Central Florida.

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The games always count
Posted: May 21, 2016

So spring football games mean nothing?

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Friday 05/20/2016
South Lake, South Sumter get answers in spring game
Posted: May 20, 2016

GROVELAND — Coaches for South Lake and South Sumter saw what they wanted — and what they needed — to see when the two teams squared off in their spring game at Eagles Field.

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MDCA moving forward on gridiron after 'tough' season
Posted: May 20, 2016

MOUNT DORA — Jim Nichols is looking to the future.

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Thursday 05/19/2016
A fitting tribute to South Sumter legend Inman Sherman
Posted: May 19, 2016

If Inman Sherman had realized people would put up such a fuss when he retired from coaching, he might have stayed on at South Sumter High School.

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Wednesday 05/18/2016
Eustis hoping to build off positives from spring game
Posted: May 18, 2016

Spring football means nothing in the standings.

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