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Sportswriter Steve Day offers his picks for iconic Breeders’ Cup Championships

The 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be held at Churchill Downs Friday and Saturday. It will feature five races Friday and nine on Saturday...

Ocala’s Geron Christian thrilled to start NFL career with Washington Redskins

Quarterback Lamar Jackson earned most of the attention on the football field at Louisville. But NFL scouts also had eyes on another Cardinal –...

Controversial MLB star Pete Rose coming to The Villages to talk about his legendary...

Baseball gave Pete Rose the boot, but the player known as “Charlie Hustle” soon will be hitting a stage in The Villages. Pete Rose, shown...

Study finds that spring training generated more than $680 million in Florida

The Florida Sports Foundation estimates that the 2018 Major League Baseball spring training in Florida generated an economic impact of $687.1 million. The study...

Getting to know Bob Baffert makes it easy to like the superstar trainer

Trainer Bob Baffert will be attempting to win his second Triple Crown in three years when Justify runs in the Belmont Stakes in a...

Saturday’s Kentucky Derby will prove to be one of the most exciting in history

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby will be one of the most competitive renewals I can remember. It causes me to flash way back...

Ocala Breeders Sales event brings in more than $69.4 million

Buyers loosened the strings of their pocketbooks last week during the four-day Ocala Breeders Sales Spring 2-year-olds-in-training sale. The premier sale of the year at...

Horse in Ocklawaha tests positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

A horse in Marion County tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis, also known as EEE. It’s the second case of the disease reported in...

Lennie Boresch Jr. emerges victorious again at PBA50 National Championship in The Villages

When the top bowlers from the qualifying rounds of the PBA50 National Championship were announced for the five-person step-ladder final, you knew it couldn’t...

Clermont’s Norm Duke leads qualifiers at PBA50 National Championship

The 32 pros that move on in the PBA50 National Championship at Spanish Springs Lanes were decided Friday. The qualifiers were determined after 18 games...

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