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Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.

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Sunday 07/24/2016
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
Posted: July 24, 2016

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual global sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games.

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Butler home run in 8th helps A's complete sweep of Rays
Posted: July 24, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking home run off Erasmo Ramirez with one out in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday and complete a three-game sweep.

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Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame
Posted: July 24, 2016

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with tears all around.

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Froome celebrates 3rd Tour title with beer and champagne
Posted: July 24, 2016

PARIS — Sharing beer and champagne with teammates, Chris Froome celebrated his third Tour de France title in four years on Sunday.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Local kickball league gives adults chance to relive playground glory
Posted: July 19, 2016

A game many adults played as elementary students during recess is going mainstream in Lake County.

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Thursday 07/14/2016
'Weekend Warriors' stay active in spite of heat
Posted: July 14, 2016

It’s hot.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Lightning closer Drew Peden named FCSL Pitcher of the Week
Posted: July 13, 2016

LEESBURG — When Drew Peden is on the pitcher’s mound for the Leesburg Lightning, victory is a virtual certainty.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Montverde Academy's Lindor is an All-Star
Posted: July 05, 2016

Francisco Lindor, the Montverde Academy phenom who has become one of the most important players for the AL Central Division-leading Cleveland Indians, was selected to the American League All-Star team Tuesday.

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Lake Minneola hosting free football camp
Posted: June 30, 2016

Lake Minneola High School football coach Walter Banks will hold a free three-day football camp for youngsters, beginning July 18 at Lake Minneola.

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Summer passing league helps local teams prepare for fall
Posted: June 30, 2016

TAVARES — Football is not something many people think about when they think of summer, particularly in Florida.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Montverde Academy represented in Orlando Summer Pro League
Posted: June 29, 2016

The Orlando Summer Pro League will have a Lake County flavor when it begins Saturday at the Amway Center.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Lightning ready to move on after on-field incident
Posted: June 28, 2016

The signs of a team in turmoil often are obvious.

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Monday 06/27/2016
Leesburg uses stellar pitching, timely hitting to dismantle Winter Garden
Posted: June 27, 2016

LEESBURG — The Leesburg Lightning scored early and often on Monday en route to a 9-0 win against Winter Garden in a Florida Collegiate Summer League game at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field.

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Mount Dora Christian sophomore commits to Miami
Posted: June 27, 2016

MOUNT DORA – When Jesiah Pierre attended the Mark Richt football camp at the University of Miami earlier this week, he was there as just another camper.

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Thursday 06/23/2016
Former Montverde Academy standout Ben Simmons taken first in NBA Draft by Philadelphia
Posted: June 23, 2016

Ben Simmons didn’t know if he would be the top pick in the NBA Draft.

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Montverde Academy grad Ben Simmons set to become top pick in NBA Draft
Posted: June 23, 2016

Montverde Academy is home to one of the nation’s top boys basketball programs.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Local golfers Julia Towne, Katie Holt enjoy success at state Women's Amateur
Posted: June 22, 2016

Summer is a time for vacation and relaxing.

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Lightning fall to Suns 6-0 in series finale
Posted: June 22, 2016

DELAND — The Leesburg Lightning were stifled by Matthew Gulik on Wednesday night as they dropped the series finale against the DeLand Suns (7-7), 6-0.

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Tuesday 06/21/2016
Leesburg jumps out to big lead, coasts to win against DeLand
Posted: June 21, 2016

LEESBURG — In front of a packed house at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field on Tuesday, Leesburg got back into the win column with an 8-1 victory over DeLand Suns (6-7). 

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