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LOCAL & STATE | A3EUSTIS GEARS UP FOR AMAZING RACE FOR CHARITY EVENT Opinion .......................A9 Weather .....................A10 Dine .............................B1 Sports .........................C1 Diversions ...................C7 Comics ........................C8 Volume 142, Issue 94 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600 @dailycommercial Facebook.com./daily.commercial YOUR LOCAL SOURCE FOR LAKE & SUMTER COUNTIES Wednesday, April 4, 2018 75 ¢ By Carla K. JohnsonThe Associated PressA big financial loss may shorten your life, a new study suggests.Middle-aged Americans who experienced a sudden, large economic blow were more likely to die during the following years than those who didnt. The heightened danger of death after a devas-tating loss, which researchers called a wealth shock,Ž crossed socio-economic lines, affecting people no matter how much money they had to start.The analysis of nearly 9,000 peoples experiences underscores well-known connections between money and well-being, with prior studies linking lower incomes and rising income inequality with more chronic disease and shorter life expectancy.This is really a story about everybody,Ž said lead researcher Lindsay Pool of Northwestern Universitys Study: Midlife wealth shock may lead to deathBy Errin Haines WhackThe Associated PressATLANTA „ On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis.Yolanda, Martin, Dexter and Bernice King lost their father.The loss has not gotten easier in 50 years, but his three surviving children each bear it on their own terms.That period, for me, is like yesterday,Ž said Dexter King, now 57. People say its been 50 years, but Im living in step time. Forget what he did in terms of his service and com-mitment and contribution to humankind ... I miss my dad.ŽHis children cling to the few memories they have left of him. For years, they have had to publicly mourn a man who was among the most hated in America at the time of his death „ a task they have been reluctant and, at times, angry to carry out.Now that King is among the most beloved figures in the world, his heirs are forced to share him with the multitudes 50 years after Kings death, his children are still grievingBy Jill Colvin and Lolita C. BaldorThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ Frus-trated by slow action on a big campaign promise, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built.Trump told reporters hes been discussing the idea with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.Were going to be doing things militarily. Until we can have a wall and proper security, were going to be guarding our border with the military,Ž Trump said, calling the move a big step.ŽIt was unclear exactly how the proposal would work or what kind of troops Trump wanted to deploy.Federal law prohibits the use of active-duty service members for law enforcement inside the U.S., unless specifi-cally authorized by Congress. But over the past 12 years, presidents have twice sent National Guard troops to the border to bolster security and assist with surveillance and other support. An official said the White House counsels office has been working on the idea for several weeks.Trump has been annoyed by the lack of progress on build-ing what was the signature promise of his campaign: a big, beautiful wallŽ along the Mexican border. Hes previously suggested using the Pentagons budget to pay for building the wall, arguing it is a national security prior-ity, despite strict rules that prohibit spending thats not authorized by Congress.The Department of Home-land Security and White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. At the Pentagon, Trump: Military to guard borderIn this June 13, 2006, photo, Utah National Guard soldiers work on extending a border fence in San Luis, Ariz. [KHAMPHA BOUAPHANH/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] DINE | B1NICKERS AT MISSION INN OFFERS FRESH FOOD, GOOD VIEWS By Frank Stanfieldfrankstanfield@ dailycommercial.comTAVARES „ David Mariotti helped his lawyers Tuesday pick the jury that will decide his fate in his first-degree murder trial. That fate could mean a date with the states executioner if he is found guilty of killing 84-year-old Bernadine Montgomery in her Leesburg home.The 12 jurors „ six men, six women and one alternate, will hear opening statements this morning.Mariotti, 35, looking tired and pale at times, the knot of his tie loosened and slumping in his seat, perked up during the jury selection process. At one point he could be heard Jury selected in Mariotti trialDefense attorneys John Spivey, left, and Jamie Kane confer as accused killer David Mariotti listens during jury selection at the Lake County Courthouse in Tavares on Tuesday. [PAUL RYAN / CORRESPONDENT] 12 jurors to hear opening statements today in murder caseDavid Mariotti looks up during jury selection for his murder trial at the Lake County Courthouse in Tavares on Tuesday. Mariotti is accused of killing 84-year-old Bernadine Montgomery. [PAUL RYAN / CORRESPONDENT] SPORTS | C5WHERE IT ALL BEGAN FOR HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONS See TRUMP, A8 See MLK, A7 See WEALTH, A7 See MARIOTTI, A8

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A2 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com NATION & WORLDPUBLISHER Steve Skaggs: steve.skaggs@dailycommercial.com ......................352-365-8213 EXECUTIVE EDITOR Tom McNiff: tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.com ............................352-365-8250 DIGITAL EDITOR, LIFESTYLES EDITOR Whitney Lehnecker: whitney.lehnecker@dailycommercial.com ....352-365-8258 SPORTS EDITOR Paul Jenkins: paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com ..........................352-365-8204 SPORTS WRITER Frank Jolley: frank.jolley@dailycommet.com..................................352-365-8268 REPORTER Frank Stan“ eld: frank.stand“ eld@dailycommercial.com ...............352-374-8257 REPORTER Roxanne Brown: roxanne.brown@dailycommercial.com ................352-365-8266 YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE FOR LAKE AND SUMTER COUNTIESPrint delivery available within the newspaper distribution area only. 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The timing of the publication and delivery of premium editions is variable. There will be no more than 1 premium edition published each mo nth during the subscription term. Visit Dailycommercial.com for examples of premium editions. For more info or to cancel your subscription ple ase call 352-787-0600.The Daily Commercial (ISSN 0896-1042) is published daily for $178.47 per year (plus Florida sales tax) by GateHouse Media at 21 2 East Main Street, Leesburg, Florida. Periodicals postage is paid at the USPO, Leesburg, FL. POSTMASTER: Send all address changes to the Daily Commercial, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007. All material contained in this edit ion is property of the Daily Commercial and is protected under the copyright laws of the United States of America. Reproduction is forbidden without written consent from the publisher. MISSED YOUR NEWSPAPER?: Call 352-787-0600 in Lake County or 877-702-0600 in Sumter County from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. 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Prepayments for 3 months or more, mail to: Circulation Dept., the Daily Commercial, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007. Billed monthly at the rates shown. Monday, April 2 Fantasy 5: 3-8-22-24-26 Cash 4 Life: 7-12-21-24-40-2 Tuesday, April 3 Pick 5 Afternoon: 4-2-6-6-7 Evening: 3-3-3-4-8 Pick 4 Afternoon: 9-2-9-0 Evening: 0-9-6-5 Pick 3 Afternoon: 7-3-2 Evening: 1-1-2 Pick 2 Afternoon: 6-8 Evening: 4-8LOTTERY NATION AND WORLD DIGESTMOSCOWChinas defense chief calls his Moscow trip a signal to USChinas new defense min-ister says his visit to Russia is a signal to the United States about the increasingly close military ties between Moscow and Beijing.The unusually bold statement Tuesday by Gen. Wei Fenghe at the start of his talks with Russian Defense Minis-ter Sergei Shoigu reflected the growing military cooperation between the two former Com-munist rivals.Speaking in Moscow, Wei emphasized that he chose Russia for his first trip abroad since becoming the interna-tional face of Chinas military last month to show the world a high level of development of our bilateral relations and firm determination of our armed forces to strengthen strategic cooperation.ŽGAZA CITY, GAZA STRIPIsrael vows tough response to Gaza protestsIsraels defense minister said Tuesday that the mili-tary will not change its tough response to Hamas-led mass protests near Gazas border with Israel, warning that those who approach the border are putting their lives at risk.Avigdor Lieberman spoke near Gaza, where 18 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire Friday, the first day of what Hamas says will be six weeks of intermittent border protests against a stifling blockade of the territory.By Ryan Nakashima and Sudhin ThanawalaAssociated PressSAN BRUNO, Calif. „ A shooting at YouTube headquarters Tuesday that wounded three people is being investigated as a domestic dispute, two law enforcement officials said.The officials with knowledge of the investigation spoke to The Associated Press on the con-dition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it.The shooter killed herself after opening fire with a handgun in a courtyard, police said.After receiving multiple 911 calls reporting gunfire, officers and federal agents swarmed the companys suburban campus sandwiched between two interstates in the San Fran-cisco Bay Area city of San Bruno, as terrified employ-ees huddled inside.A 36-year-old man was in critical condition, a 32-year-old woman was in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman was in fair condition, a spokesman for San Fran-cisco General Hospital said.YouTube employee Dianna Arnspiger said she was on the buildings second floor when she heard gunshots, ran to a window and saw the shooter on a patio outside.She said the woman wore glasses and a scarf and was using a big huge pistol.ŽIt was a woman and she was firing her gun. And I just said, Shooter, and everybody started running,Ž Arnspiger said.She and others hid in a conference room for an hour while another employee repeatedly called 911 for updates.It was terrifying,Ž she said.Television news footage showed people leaving the building in a line, holding their arms in the air. Officers patted them down to make sure none had weapons.Officers discovered one wounded victim when they arrived and then found the shooter with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound several minutes later, San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini said.He said two additional gunshot victims were found minutes later at an adjacent business. Barberini initially said there were four shoot-ing victims but later clarified that a fourth person suffered an ankle injury.The headquarters has more than a thousand engi-neers and other employees in several buildings. Originally built in the late 1990s for the clothing retailer Gap, the campus south of San Fran-cisco is known for its sloped green roof of native grasses.Inside, Google, which owns the worlds biggest online video website, famously outfitted the office several years ago with a three-lane red slide for workers to zoom from one story to another.Zach Vorhies, 37, a senior software engineer at You-Tube, said he was at his desk working on the second floor of one of the buildings when the fire alarm went off. He got on his skateboard and approached a courtyard, where he saw the shooter yelling, Come at me, or come get me.ŽThere was somebody lying nearby on his back with a red stain on his stomach that appeared to be from a bullet wound.He said he realized there was an active shooter when a police officer with an assault rifle came through a secu-rity door. He jumped on his skateboard and took off.Google said the companys security team worked with authorities to evacu-ate buildings and was doing whatever it could support the victims and their families. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said it also responded.Today it feels like the entire community of YouTube, all of the employees, were victims of this crime,Ž said Chris Dale, a YouTube spokesman. Our hearts go out to all those who suffered.ŽThe White House said President Donald Trump was briefed on the shooting and that officials were monitoring developments.O cials: YouTube shooting investigated as domestic disputeOf“ cers walk near a YouTube of“ ce in San Bruno, Calif. on Tuesday. Police in Northern California are responding to reports of a shooting at YouTube headquarters in the city of San Bruno. [AP PHOTO/JEFF CHIU] Of“ cers run toward a YouTube of“ ce Tuesday in San Bruno, Calif. Police and federal of“ cials have responded to reports of a shooting Tuesday at YouTube headquarters in Northern California. [JEFF CHIU/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.com BEST BETS FOR TODAYWELCOME HOME CELEBRATION: At 10 p.m. at American Legion Post 347, 699 W. Lady Lake Drive in Lady Lake. For Villages Honor Flights “ rst ” ight of 2018. Public Welcome. Bring lawn chair and American Flag. With Village Cheerleaders and Twirlers, Clown Alley 179 and Ralph DiNome and his Flashback band. Go to villageshonor” ight.org. PUBLIC MEETING: At 10 a.m. at City Council Chambers, Tavares City Hall, 201 E. Main St. On improvements to water and wastewater systems for Lake Hermosa Region. Call John Rumble at 352-742-6131 for information.NEWS BRIEFSLEESBURGCops: Woman stabs “ ance to stop domestic violence attackA man with a history of domestic violence may have gotten the worst of it this time when his girlfriend stabbed him in the stomach after he choked her during an argument.According to an arrest affidavit, when Jayson Dullums fiance arrived home in the middle of the night, he began to question her about where shed been and then looked through text messages on her cell phone. They began to argue, and the woman said Dullum spit in her face, then poured a Mountain Dew soda on her. When she went to the bathroom to wash and change, he reportedly fol-lowed her in there and began choking her, and she started to black out.The woman said Dullum, of Leesburg, released her, but then grabbed her again when she started to run and choked her again. She broke free and ran to the kitchen, where Dullum reportedly threatened to kill her and approached again. This time, she grabbed a knife and stabbed him in the stomach.She drove him to the hospi-tal a short time later. Police said she had scratches and red marks on her neck consistent with her description of the altercation.Dullum, 43, was charged with domestic battery by strangulation and child neglect for leaving infants alone in the apartment when the couple left for the hospital.Dullum was arrested in 2015 and 2016 for various charges, including domestic violence. He is currently on probation. EUSTISDetectives arrest man for rape of Eustis womanA Sorrento man was jailed Monday on charges that he raped a woman at her home in Eustis.According to an arrest affi-davit, Jose Santoyo Crosby, 46, sent the woman, who he knows, a message on Facebook telling her he was coming over Sunday night. The woman loaded her dogs in her car and was getting ready to leave because Crosby has been violent toward her in the past, but he pulled into the driveway before she could leave and blocked her car in.He brought her back into the home, undressed and led her to the bedroom, where he reportedly raped her. The woman told deputies she complied because she was afraid of what he might do if she didnt.Detectives took her to the Haven to be examined, and forensic technicians collected evidence from her home.A detective returning to the Sheriffs Office in Tava-res a little while later spotted Crosbys car and arrested him on a charge of sexual battery.Dullum Crosby O cials publicly condemn senator for con icting stances on gun controlBy Ashraf KhalilAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ It was one week after the fatal shootings at a Parkland, Florida, high school, and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was looking to show solidarity with an angry crowd of parents and students in his home state. He told them „ and a national television audience „ that 18-year-olds should not be able to buy a rifle and said, I will support a law that takes that right away.ŽAbout 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) north, District of Columbia officials could only shake their heads in dis-belief. The city already had a law barring 18-year-olds from buying rifles, yet Rubio was the main senator pushing legislation to end that ban, as well as D.C.s prohibition of assault weapons.Rubios gun bill should be a public embarrassment as well as a personal embarrassment to him,Ž said Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washingtons non-voting delegate in Congress.Gun control has long been a sore point in relations between officials in this heav-ily Democratic city, home to some of the nations toughest gun control laws, and Rubio statements draw reSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Parkland, Fla., school shootings and school safety on March 14 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington city government is publicly condemning Rubio for what it calls his hypocritical attempt to gut the District of Columbias strict gun control laws while simultaneously advocating stronger national gun ownership restrictions. [AP PHOTO/JACQUELYN MARTIN] By Roxanne Brownroxanne.brown@ dailycommercial.comEUSTIS „ For four years, EustisAmazing Race for Charityhas not only made the challenge of running five miles fun and exciting for participants, but it has raised thousands for local charities.This yearshould beno different.In the first four years, weve raised $100,000 for different charities, and this year, being that we are right at 600 racers, which is a record for us, we are expecting to bring in at least $25,000 to $30,000 more,Ž Race Direc-tor Tim Totten said.On Monday, participants were given the opportunity to preregister and get to know members of some of Simply amazingDOC says it is looking to blunt a rise in contraband materialBy John KennedyGateHouse Media GroupTALLAHASSEE „ Dozens of family members of Florida prison inmates crowded a hearing Tuesday to protest a proposed Department of Cor-rections rule that would cut visitation times in half across the short-staffed system.DOC says it is dropping initial plans to enact every-other-weekend visiting beginning Saturday. The agency, instead, will go through a state rule-making process that would allow for another public hearing before the new scheduling goes into effect.But DOC isnt looking to abandon the new policy, and Tuesdays hearing drew out-rage and warnings from those attending.Theyre not taking into account the impact this has on our humanity,Ž said Kyle Williford, 30, of Orlando, who was released last month after serving three years at Hardee Correctional Institution fol-lowing a burglary conviction.Violence is deterred by visitation,Ž he added. This is bad for the inmates, and the correctional officers.ŽThe schedule change was unveiled after the Florida Times-Union began report-ing on concerns surrounding prison visitations „ obtaining records that revealed thou-sands of strip searches, mostly of inmate wives, mothers, girlfriends and female family members seeking to enter lockups.Florida has the nations State prisons to limit visitations Two women celebrate after completing the Amazing Race for Charity in Eustis in 2017. [PAUL RYAN / CORRESPONDENT] Eustis gears up for Amazing Race for Charity event IF YOU GOWhat: The Amazing Race for Charity When: Saturday, with staggered starts beginning at 9 a.m. Where: Downtown Eustis Two men run through along McDonald Avenue in downtown Eustis in 2017. [PAUL RYAN / CORRESPONDENT] By Linda CharltonCorrespondentGROVELAND „ Groveland city officials broke ground for the new Elese Tomlin Community Center Monday in honor of a local woman known for her fierce devotion to children.City Councilman Mike Radzik said after the brief, 6 p.m. ceremony, This is the sort of project that makes me proud to be a councilman.ŽThe center will have computer stations, some office space and plenty of parking. It is to be a neighborhood New Groveland center to honor neighborhood motherSee CENTER, A4 See RACE, A4 See RUBIO, A4On Monday evening, community members and city of“ cials gathered in G roveland for the groundbreaking of the Elese Tomlin Community Center, located in the oldest of the citys traditionally African-American communities. After council members tossed their dirt, members of the extended family of Elese Tomlin, some of whom still live in the neighborhood, took their turns with the shovels. [LINDA CHARLTON / CORRESPONDENT] See PRISONS, A6 See BRIEF, A6

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A4 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com Janet Allum passed away March 30 at Home in Lake Park FL. Leaving behind brother Gary Richard and wife Carolyn, niece Julie Vaughan and husband, Greg boys Garrett and Grayson. Nephew Daniel Harris and girls Caroline and Lily, niece Amber Richard. Sister Sandy Emert and husband Allen and a very large extended family. You will be missed.Janet Allum Funeral Services Antoinette AnnŽ Westfall, 85, of Fruitland Park, FL, passed away on April 1, 2018. She was born in Tampa, FL. on August 6, 1932 to Manuel and Rosalia (Cremata) Fernandez. She married Stanley Westfall on April 5, 1953 and enjoyed 65 years together. Ann moved to Fruitland Park from Tampa in 1967. She was of“ce manager for Fruitland Park Armature Works. She was president of Florida State Young American Bowling Alliance. Ann enjoyed traveling with her husband in the motor home, and was an avid bowler. She enjoyed all her family, friends and grandchildren. She was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Fruitland Park, FL. Ann is survived by her husband, Stanley, two sons, Jack S. Westfall (Floyd BudŽ), Pinellas Park, FL, Wayne W. Westfall (Diane) of Jacksonville, FL; two daughters, Fulbia A. Westfall of Ocala, FL, and Dawn E. WestfallSchee (Cynthia SissyŽ)of Royal, AR, nine grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. Visitation will be on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 10:00a.m. … 12:00p.m., with a noon service at Beyers Funeral Home Chapel, 1123 West Main St., Leesburg, FL34748. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home.Antoinette Westfall Ione S. Small, 90 of Leesburg, Florida passed away April 2, 2018. She was born May 20, 1927 in Atlanta, GA to Albert and Annie Jackson Smith. Mrs. Small was a woman of great faith and devoted pastors wife, serving beside her husband in the ministry for 37 years. They moved to Leesburg from Lakeland in 1965 to Pastor Whitney Baptist Church and remained in the area until her death. Locally, she attended the First Missionary Baptist Church of Mascotte. Survivors include: daughters Lynn Small, Susan (Robert) Newton and Rebecca (Louie) Griner, all of Leesburg; grandchildren: Shannon (Kirk) Roncone, Mindy (Calvin) Brooks, Rodney (Faith) Clark, and Mark Powell; 9 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, and her sister Crystal Cain of Madison, FL. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Rev. Rodney Small in 1998, daughter Margaret as well as her parents and 4 brothers. A visitation will be held in the Chapel of Beyers Funeral Home in Leesburg on Wednesday April 4, 2018 from 4-6 PM with a Graveside Service on Thursday April 5, 2018 beginning at 10:30 AM in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Leesburg, FL. In lieu of ”owers, the family request donations be made to: Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Rd, Tavares, FL 32778.Ione S. Small Funeral Servicesthe charities they will be helping to support.Last-minute prepara-tions are also in full swing for 21 education-themed challenges that partici-pants will face during the race.Totten said details of the challenge sta-tionsare kept secret until the night before the race, but one is called Picky Eaters sponsored by My Favorite Things. Others are called Airborne Delivery, sponsored by Front PorchRealties; Prom Cheese sponsored by AC Pros of Florida; Spike Pong sponsored by 1884 restaurant; Hungry Hippos 2.0, sponsored by Florida Hospital Water-man; and a double-bellied obstacle course at Anytime Fitness and many more.All the challenges are carried out by volunteers from the charities at area businesses, schools, churches, parks and city buildings throughout the city. In years past, the challenges haveinvolved tasks like putting on a team membersmakeup while blindfolded, crawling through the mud and being washed off like an animal at the dog groomer,building a 2-person tent or rappel-ling off a tower.A finish line festival, sponsored by the City of Eustis, will be held afterwards.This race has grown every year, and I think it is because people dont feel like its an obligation. When it is not fun and interesting is when people usually dont want to par-ticipate in something like this,Ž Totten said.And since the theme is education this year, Totten said participants are each required to donate to a school supply drive for Eustis Elementary.Totten said between the money that is raised and the school supplies that are collected, the races reachis substantial.A lot of us, people in general, donate to various charities and causes every day, but if 600 people or more do that all in one day, we make a tre-mendous impact,Ž Totten said.The organizations benefiting from the fifth annual Amazing Race for Charity are Alee Academy Charter School, the Abracadabra Foundation, Bay Street Players, the Early Learning Coalition of Lake County, the Edu-cation Foundation of Lake County, Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, the Golden Triangle YMCA, the Lake County Humane Society, the Open Door homeless drop-in shelter and Life Stream Foundation, the Ruth House with Hand in Hand Lake County and Take Stock in Children. RACEFrom Page A3meeting area, where young and old can study or just enjoy each others company.Radzik said the idea for the center grew out of a community meeting five years ago in the Blue Street area. This year, it is in the budget, with $100,000 allocated for the project. The anticipated completion date is May 25, according to City Manager Mike Hein.The community to be served by the new facility is the oldest of the citys historically African-American neighborhoods. Its namesake was, for years before her death in 2012 at the age of 107, the oldest living Grovelander.To her church family at Greater Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, she was the church mother. To members of the community, she was Mama Lee.Billy Lock was Tomlins long-time pastor at Har-mony Baptist.Speaking at the groundbreaking, he said, Its an honor to be here at this ceremony. Im just honored this is to be the Elese Tomlin Center. She was a legend in this area, and all the churches around here. She served wherever she could.ŽMary Harris is one of Tomlins granddaughters and lives in Tomlins old house.She would really be proud of this,Ž Harris said. She always had a love for kids and finding a place for them to fur-ther their education. She would be proud.Ž CENTERFrom Page A3Republicans, who as the congressional majority have power over D.C.s laws. The strong feelings have intensified with the nation at a crossroads moment in the gun con-trol debate after the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and a subsequent March for Our LivesŽ gun-control rally in Washington.Rubio, in particular, is seen as the villain. City officials accuse him of playing cynical political games with the lives of Washington residents to curry favor with the National Rifle Association.Following the town hall, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser challenged Rubio to withdraw his bill. Rubio sent her a letter saying that he and Bowser share a common goalŽ and that his bill seeks only to bring Washington in line with federal law.Ž If federal law changes „ which Rubio said is his goal „ then Washingtons laws would change as well.Bowser, a Democrat, posted the letter on Twit-ter with her handwritten notes and objections writ-ten in the margins. Those notes include Bowser call-ing Rubios stance the epitome of hypocrisy.ŽHes just using it to boost his NRA score,Ž Bowser said in an inter-view with The Associated Press. What we think Marco Rubio should be focused on is his job.ŽAsked for comment by The Associated Press, Rubio staffers responded by providing the Rubio letter that Bowser had posted.Rubio introduced the bill, known as the Second Amendment Enforcement Act, in 2015 and again in 2017. According to the NRA website, Rubio has an A-plus rating. Among its list of Rubio accomplishments is that he sponsored leg-islation that would repeal Washington, D.C.s dra-conian gun control laws and restore the right of self-defense to lawabiding individuals in our nations capital.Ž RUBIOFrom Page A3Elese Tomlin with her pastor, Billy Lock, photographed by Linda Charlton a few months before Tomlins death in 2012 at age 107. [LINDA CHARLTON / CORRESPONDENT]

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A6 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com CLERMONTClermont teen shoots lawn man with pellet gunAuthorities were trying to coax a teen out of a Clermont home Tuesday morning after the boy reportedly shot a lawn maintenance worker with a pellet gun.The shooting occurred in the gated Kings Ridge community on U.S. High-way 27. It wasnt clear if the lawn worker was injured, but a Lake County Sheriffs spokesman said the teen ducked into his house afterward and officers are trying to convince him to surrender. They believe the boy has emotional or mental health problems. BRIEFFrom Page A3third largest prison system, with 97,000 inmates scattered across almost 150 institutions statewide, including 50 major prisons.DOC has said it is looking to blunt a rise in contraband material „ drugs, cell phones and material that could be used as weapons. The agency also has been dealing with a shortage of correctional officers, par-ticularly at prisons across North Florida.But while the amount of contraband seized at prisons has been rising over the past five years, the amount directly tied to visitors has remained steady at about 2.5 percent.DOC, though, says that 2.5 percent mostly is con-traband seized at visitor entry points and does not include what may be suc-cessfully smuggled into cells and dormitories.Still, many who spoke at Tuesdays hearings said that inmate families are being singled out for punishment and that con-traband concerns are just an excuse.We are not to blame for the increase in contraband,Ž said Judy Thompson of Jackson-ville, whose son has been at Florida State Prison in Raiford for the past 18 years.Its important to be able to visit, to be able to look into someones eyes, to talk with them. For many people, thats all they have,Ž she added.Thompson is a leader with Forgotten Majority, Inc., one of the inmate advocacy organizations pushing for DOC to drop the rule change, which would reduce weekly visi-tation to twice monthly.DOC is adding video call kiosks as an addition to every-other-weekend visitation, allowing inmates to pay $2.95 for 15 minutes of time to speak with family members and friends when visits are not allowed.Corrections spokeswoman Michelle Glady said the video calls are not intended to replace personal visits.We are very aware of how important visitation is,Ž Glady said. We take it very seriously.ŽThe video calls are a poor substitute for more frequent visits, said Angel Garner.We want to be able to see with our own eyes, in person, not over a moni-tor,Ž she said.Eileen Fritz, a retired psychotherapist, also said that DOC was relying on a faulty assumptionŽ that inmate visitors were the source for rising levels of contraband.The department is just shifting the blame and consequences to the visitors,Ž Fritz said. PRISONSFrom Page A3The Florida Department of Corrections is seeking to reduce inmate visitations as it struggles to stem the ” ow of contraband into the prison system. [GATEHOUSE MEDIA FILE]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 A7who have laid claim to his legacy. For more than a decade, they have had to do this without two of the familys cornerstones: their mother, Coretta Scott King, who died in 2006, and eldest child, Yolanda, who died in 2007.As adults, the siblings have earned a reputa-tion over their infighting, which has spilled into rancorous lawsuits over heirlooms including their fathers Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. Today, the three say they are in a good placeŽ and have managed to compartmentalize their differences and come together as a family in times of difficulty.Their recollections are a reminder that at the center of this tragedy was a young family, robbed of a loving husband and father, who was just 39. All are older now than King was. The tributes to their dad „ from the buildings and streets that bear his name, to statues in his home state and in the nations capital „ are points of pride, but also constant reminders of the void he left.Martin Luther King IIIs eyes crinkle into a smile as he recalls the happier times: in the pews at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta help-ing his dad greet new members, tossing a foot-ball or baseball on the lawn of the family home, swimming lessons at the YMCA.When he came home from the front lines in the fight against racism, Kings somber expression would give way to smiles and a playful mood. For them, he was not an icon, but a buddy.King III and his brother also traveled with King. Months before he was killed, they accompa-nied King as he mobilized people in South Georgia to attend his upcoming Poor Peoples Campaign in Washington.That was our time for camaraderie,Ž recalled King III, now 60.King III said he can still get emotional around his fathers death. If he listens too closely to Kings Drum Major InstinctŽ speech, in which the preacher muses about wanting to live a long life, he still gets moved to tears.For years afterward, King III tensed whenever he saw a news bulletin like the ones that told him his father was killed, or that his uncle, A.D. King, had been found dead in his swimming pool, or that his grandmother had been killed by a madman while play-ing the organ at Sunday service at Ebenezer „ all while he was still a child.I was afraid, because I was like, Is this going to be something else that happens to our family?Ž he said.Bernice King, the youngest, was once envi-ous of her siblings, who had many more memories of King. Shared stories from her mother, sisters and brother, as well as home movies, helped humanize her father.Nicknamed Bunny,Ž Bernice King said she cherishes the scant moments she remembers sharing between father and daughter, like the kissing gameŽ they would play.That stayed with me so vividly,Ž said Ber-nice, now 55. Im glad I had that, because every-thing else, other than a few memories of being at the dinner table, I dont recall. I wish I knew him more.ŽShe admitted to strug-gling with having to share her parents with strangers over the years.It bothered me,Ž she said. Its hard to have the private moments ... Its like everybody else has a part of him, and thats always hard to deal with. But I wont let it get in the way of what they have done and what they mean to the world.ŽThat night and the days that followed the killing remain frozen in Dexter Kings memory. He remembers his mother telling them something had happened to their father as she prepared to head to the airport. After Coretta Scott King left, their caregiver answered the kitchen telephone, started screaming and fell backward. MLKFrom Page A1medical school. Stress, delays in health care, sub-stance abuse and suicides may contribute, she said. Policymakers should pay attention.ŽOverall, wealth shock was tied with a 50 percent greater risk of dying, although the study couldnt prove a cause-and-effect connection. The study was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.Researchers analyzed two decades of data from the Health and Retire-ment Study, which checks in every other year with a group of people in their 50s and 60s and keeps track of who dies.About 1 in 4 people in the study had a wealth shock, which researchers defined as a loss of 75 percent or more in net worth over two years. The average loss was about $100,000.That could include a drop in the value of investments or realized losses like a home foreclosure. Some shocks happened during the Great Recession of 2007-2009. Others happened before or after. No matter what was going on in the greater U.S. economy, a wealth shock still increased the chance of dying.Women were more likely than men to have a wealth shock. Once they did, their increased chance of dying was about the same as the increase for men. Researchers adjusted for marital changes, unemployment and health status. They still saw the connection between financial crisis and death.The effect was more marked if the person lost a home as part of the wealth shock, and it was more pronounced for people with fewer assets.The findings suggest a wealth shock is as danger-ous as a new diagnosis of heart disease, wrote Dr. Alan Garber of Harvard University in an accompa-nying editorial, noting that doctors need to recognize how money hardships may affect their patients. WEALTHFrom Page A1

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A8 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comsaying, I like that one.Ž When it was over, Circuit Judge Don Briggs asked him if he was satisfied with the panel.For the most part,Ž he said, acknowledging that he couldnt exclude everybody he would have liked to reject. Both sides had 10 possible strikes.The lengthy two-day selection process, which began Monday, was even more interesting, considering the people who didnt make the cut.Not included was an elderly man whose 3-year-old grandson was hit by a car, left para-lyzed and died at age 23. Also left out was a retiree who said he would follow the law and the judges instructions because it is his responsibility to do so. He teaches citizenship to immigrants.Also rejected by lawyers was a man who said he grew up in a violent neighborhood and knew of people killed by criminals.One woman said she suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome. She was afraid that hearing details about the murder could be a setback.Others were on the fence about the death penalty and whether they could put their names on a jury verdict form recom-mending death.By late Tuesday morn-ing, the prospective jury pool had been cut to 34 „ about half its original size.Before that, a few had been excused because they had learned too many details about the case through news accounts. Others were let go because they could not put their anti-death penalty feelings aside. On the first day, several were excused because of work or personal hardship issues.By afternoon, the law-yers began showing their hand with their questions.Assistant State Attorney Rich Buxman explained premeditation, including the fact that under the law it doesnt mean long-term plan-ning. It could be seconds.Authorities allege that Mariotti killed Montgom-ery in June 2016 when she realized that Mariottis companion, Tracie Jo Nafzigger, was stealing from her. He reportedly picked up a rope from her couch and strangled her.Buxman also explained felony murder.Ž Defen-dants can be charged with murder if someone is killed during certain kinds of crime „ like, robbery or armed burglary „ even if that was not the defen-dants intent.Only one man seemed to immediately understand it at first, and that is because he is a longtime fan of Law and OrderŽ on TV.One man said he thought the concept was unfair. He was not picked for the jury.Buxman also asked if anyone had a problem with the fact that Mont-gomerys body was never found. No body, no crime?Ž No one raised their hand.The prosecutor also cautioned that real cases are not like TV, where someone waves a test tube in the air,Ž goes back to the lab, gets DNA and the suspects picture shows up on a computer screen. Abby from NCIS is not going to come in and testify,Ž he said.Assistant Public Defender Jamie Kane, meanwhile, was steadily doing what lawyers call mitigation shopping,Ž to see what kinds of cir-cumstances might lead to jurors recommend-ing life in prison instead of death. He repeatedly asked if brain damage; being raised by criminal, frequently absent, drug-abusing parents; and adolescent drug use might be something they might consider in recommending a life sentence.Kane also asked if anyone expected Mari-otti to take the stand in his own defense. The group said they understand Mariottis Constitutional right not to incriminate himself. MARIOTTIFrom Page A1officials were struggling to answer questions about the plan, including rudimentary details on whether it would involve National Guard members.But officials appeared to be considering a model similar to a 2006 operation in which President George W. Bush deployed National Guard troops to the southern border.Under Operation Jump Start, 6,000 National Guard troops were sent to assist the border patrol with non-law enforcement duties while additional border agents were hired and trained. Over two years, about 29,000 National Guard forces participated, as forces rotated in and out. The Guard members were used for surveillance, communications, administrative support, intelligence, analysis and the installation of border security infrastructure.In addition, President Barack Obama sent about 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mex-ico border in 2010 to beef up efforts to battle drug smuggling and illegal immigration.Texas has also deployed military forces to its 800-mile border with Mexico. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, now serving as Trumps energy secretary, sent 1,000 Texas National Guardsmen to the Rio Grande Valley in 2014 in response to a sharp increase in Central American children crossing the border alone.White House officials were scheduled to meet Tuesday with Homeland Security personnel and attorneys to discuss fur-ther details, according to a White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal plans. The person also revealed the White House counsels role.Trumps latest comments came a day after administration officials announced they were crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing what they say are immigration loopholesŽ and amid a flurry of tweets by the president on the sub-ject over the last several days.Trump has been fixed on the issue since he grudgingly signed a spending bill last month that includes far less money for the wall than hed hoped for. TRUMPFrom Page A1

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 A9 In addition to peddling fake news and hacking into email systems, Russia apparently tried but failed to interfere with the machinery of 2016 U.S. elections. No votes were changed, as far as we know, but Russian hackers attempted to invade election systems in 21 states and succeeded in penetrating Illinois voter registration database. The U.S. intelligence community believes that the Russians „ and others „ will keep trying to interfere with U.S. elections, not only through the dissemination of disinformation but also with continued attacks on computer systems. Testifying before Congress earlier this year about election security, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned that the United States is under attack.Ž Better late than never, Congress is responding to the threat from foreign hackers and targeting other weaknesses in the so-called election infrastructure. That includes not only voting machines but also computer systems used in the tabulation and reporting of results and for voter registration. Last month, both the Senate and the House Intelligence committees called for new initiatives to protect elections from interference, and several senators unveiled an updated version of the Secure Elections Act. That measure would create a federal-state advisory panel to develop a set of guidelines for election cybersecurity and establish a grant program to help states improve their procedures. The bill also seeks to improve communications between the states and the federal government about cyberthreats to election systems. Finally, the omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump includes $380 million in grants to enable the states to strengthen the security of their election systems. The funds can be used to reduce vulnerabilities in computer systems and to replace obsolete voting machines. Welcome as the new spending is, it may not be enough. The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School warns that, because the way the funds will be allocated, there wont be sufficient funds to replace all the countrys insecure paperless systems. Election security experts are virtually unanimous in calling for states that use electronic voting machines to include a paper trail. Thats one reason Congress needs to pass the Secure Elections Act authorizing additional grants to the states, which, if matched, could lead to the replacement of more voting machines that lack a paper backup. (The grants would have to voted on again in appropriations bills.) It might seem paradoxical at a time of ever more sophisticated technology that paper records would be the gold standard for accurate voter tallies. Yet, when many voting machines break down, the absence of a paper backup can make it impossible to record an accurate count. Moreover, the knowledge that such a safeguard exists increases public confidence in the integrity of the process and discourages conspiracy theories. Perhaps in the future, advances in computer security will make paper records obsolete and even make it possible for voters to cast their ballots on their computers or smartphones. For the foreseeable future, however, its vital that states have backup paper copies of votes that are cast electronically. As Harris has noted: Russia cannot hack a piece of paper like they can computer systems connected to the internet.Ž Although the Secure Elections Act is aimed at the integrity of federal elections, it would also make elections for state offices more secure, not only from cybersabotage but also from technical malfunctions and human error. It shouldnt have taken reports of Russian hacking to concentrate Congress attention on this longstanding problem. As the Secure Elections Act itself states, safeguarding the integrity of voting systems isnt just a matter of national security; its important because free and fair elections are central to our democracy.Ž Expenditures to protect that promise is money well spent.ANOTHER OPINIONProtect our elections ANOTHER OPINION Its easy to forget how young the Silicon Valley companies that dominate so much of our lives really are. One need be only a freshman in high school to have been born in a time before Facebook existed. And a baby delivered on the day Google was incorporated would turn 20 only this September. In just the single lifespan of a teenager, those two firms „ along with many other competitors and allies „ have generated riches and international clout to rival the nations grandest commercial enterprises. Vast as these companies are, its not the dollars involved that reveal how deeply embedded they have become in our lives. Some 1.4 billion people worldwide use Facebook daily. Google conducts as many as 40,000 searches per second. In addition to greatly enriching the firms, this ubiquity has also created whole new digital economies and marketplaces for countless other companies. For the rest of us, it has provided constant and often extraordinarily helpful services and conveniences. And its all been free of charge. In lieu of payment, the companies ask merely for us to provide a peek into our most private lives and telling habits. We provide real-time information about families, friends, our likes and dislikes, locations, travel, eating, drinking, reading and viewing habits „ and much more. In short, we consent to be not their customer, but their product. They sell to third parties an opportunity to sell us things, to tell us all kinds of stories „ true or trivial or just made up „ and to influence our behavior as consumers and citizens. For many, it has seemed a healthy exchange. You keep me in touch with my friends, long-lost cousins and classmates, and Ill let you have access to everything you want to know in order to sell my attention to your clients. But the tides are turning. Many have been outraged by revelations that Russians and other have exploited Facebooks close knowledge of we, the users, to further inflame our public discourse, and how third-parties unscrupulously used users personal data without their consent. In its wake, more of us are second-guessing our relationship with Facebook, and with the countless other firms that trade access to our private lives for their otherwise free services. Most Americans arent ready to cut ties to their social media sources. But the companies would be foolish to ignore this moment of recalibration. The companies, and the users and everyone involved, should commit to auditing these relationships, if they are to remain healthy. What should happen next? We need a three-part compact between the Internet titans, users and government: 1. Companies are going to want to use our information to better target the ads they sell to third parties. Fair enough. But they should make it easier for users to opt out and limit what information can be used. They must enable users to block any firm from providing that information in a way that identifies the user to a third party. When exceptions are required by law, the users should be informed and the companies should insist on a subpoena or warrant. 2. Users should audit privacy settings on each app they use, and take the critical step of reconsidering which apps they sign into through Twitter, Google or Facebook. 3. Congress and other governments must demand accountability from Facebook and others and insist on strong firewalls between the identities of the people whose data they use to sell adds and the firms who purchase them. From the Dallas Morning News and Tribune News Service.Facebooks privacy woes are a good reminder nothing comes free OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comLast week retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens made the dramatic suggestion that the nation repeal the Second Amendment, the enigmatic constitutional text at the heart of our national debate over gun policy. Im no big fan of firearms. Ive previously written with considerable skepticism about open carry laws, about permitting concealed weapons on college campuses and about the doubtful notion that arming teachers is a solution for school shootings. Nevertheless, I would not support repealing the Second Amendment, and even the suggestion may do more harm than good. The National Rifle Association has elevated the keepand-bear-ArmsŽ amendment to the status of a near-sacred text that establishes the right of Americans to own powerful weapons in large numbers. An attempt to repeal it „ and it would probably fail, anyway „ would merely stoke the NRAs already overwrought fear that liberals are determined to take away their weapons. Besides, I feel a bit queasy when people start talking about revising the Constitution. Certainly, the Constitution isnt perfect. Some provisions deserve reconsideration. The Electoral College, for example. Or the undemocratic gerrymandering that the founders failed to prevent. Or the fact that Montana is allotted a senator for every 378,000 citizens, but California gets one for every 20 million. So the Constitution has certain undesirable anachronisms, but if we start tinkering with it too freely, before long were enacting amendments such as the 18th, which abolished a free citizens right to take a drink. The Second Amendment is one of those anachronisms. The right to keep and bear arms is best understood in the military context of the amendments preamble, the well regulated Militia.Ž Historian Garry Wills makes this case in the New York Review of Books in an argument too extended and complex to summarize here. But its readily available online, and an open-minded reader may find it convincing. But Wills was writing in 1995, long before District of Columbia vs. Heller, the 2008 Supreme Court ruling that held that the Second Amendment supports the private right to gun ownership apart from a military context. The decision was controversial, a 5-4 vote. Justice Scalia wrote 64 reasonably well-argued pages conveying the majoritys opinion. Justice Stevens wrote 46 pages in dissent and Justice Breyer, 44. As you can see, its complicated. I think that just over half of the court got it wrong in Heller, but the NRA has won that battle and established its claim on the Second Amendment. Its unlikely to ever be reclaimed by an honest, historically contextual interpretation. And even though the right to personal gun ownership is a stretch for the Second Amendment, many liberals, including me, would object to its repeal simply because they support the right of individuals to own guns to protect themselves or for sport. So lets produce an amendment to the Constitution „ the 28th „ that clearly establishes that right. But lets acknowledge, as well, the interest that our society has in regulating the kinds of weapons that citizens may own, and under what conditions. After all, the Constitution is concerned with the rights of all citizens as a whole, as well as those of individuals. Even though most of the 38,000 annual firearms casualties in our country are not victims of military-style, high-capacity automatic and semiautomatic weapons, they are the ones that terrify us and the nations schoolchildren. Theyre not suitable for selfdefense and theyre not necessary for sport shooting. They are, however, the weapon of choice for mass shootings. These weapons are the logical concern of the Second Amendment, which, if freed from the burden of defending the right of a mentally unstable youth to own a weapon of war, is better suited to implement the well regulatedŽ part of its preamble. The inherent right to defend yourself with a weapon probably transcends the Constitution. But if were going to start tinkering with our founding document lets clarify that right in a new amendment, as well as establish measures to free ourselves from the terror of weapons more deadly than the founders could have imagined. John M. Crisp, an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service, lives in Georgetown, Texas, and can be reached at jcrispcolumns@gmail.com.Repeal the Second Amendment? No, lets enact the 28th John Crisp

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 B1 ALL-PURPOSE FLOURTIPS FOR STORAGEIf you have a large bag of our to store, try these tips from the University of Missouri Extension O ce: € Put the bag in a container with a tighttting lid. This will keep out dust, insects, dampness and odors. € Store the container in a cool, dry, dark place o the oor. € Each time a er the bag is opened, squeeze out the air in the bag and tightly roll down the top of the bag. SEAFOODMAKE GREEN CHOICESSustainably sourced seafood that meets the Marine Stewardship Councils standards is marked with a blue sh label to show it: € Represents only wild sh or seafood from sheries assessed by an independent third party to meet strict science-based criteria. € Supports sustainable shery practices and good management that adapts to environmental changes. € Traces back to a certi ed sustainable shery and is kept separate from noncerti ed sh and seafood. FREEZER TIPKEEP FOOD FRESHThe next time youre about to toss something in the freezer, the University of Missouri Extension recommends that you use only moistureand vapor-proof materials such as heavy-duty aluminum foil, polyethylene bags, freezer lm wraps, glass, plastic and metal containers. „ Brandpoint DINETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comLast week I lost one of my most faithful readers, my grandmother. She was an awesome cook, and I'm not just saying that because she was my grandmother. What made her such an awesome cook? It was her dedication to certain products, consistency, then add a little love and you have a great meal. She wrote down a few recipes for me from memory but many of her ingredients were a dash of this and a handful of that, which made making her recipes interesting. They never turned out like hers, but it is always fun trying to recreate a dish or two of hers. She always had an honest opinion of the recipes that I would share with you, some she liked and some she would respectfully decline. I loved her sweet honesty. She will forever be missed. Leftover Easter eggs are no joke if you have plenty of them laying around after the holiday. I know that ROAMING GOURMETLeftovers from Easter? Try these deviled egg recipes Ze Carter By Linda FloreaCorrespondentHOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS „ You don't have to be a golfer to appreciate the Nickers clubhouse restaurant. Fresh food, resort-casual atmosphere and panoramic views of the lush, well-manicured golf course and grounds are all part of the package.We try to appeal to both hotel guests and the golf crowd,Ž said David Trotter, director of food and bever-ages. We recently remodeled Nickers Restaurant and club room with new carpeting, new paint and place mats and are upgrading every day.ŽNickers is one of four restaurants on the Mission Inn Resort property which includes La Hacienda, open for breakfast and lunch, the Margarita lounge with casual food and El Conquistador, the fine dining restaurant.Besides the restaurants, the More than grub for golfersLeftover Easter eggs are no joke if you have plenty of them laying around after the holiday. Columnist Ze Carter offers three deviled egg recipes. [SUBMITTED] Mission Inn Food and Beverage Manager David Trotter poses for a photo in Nickers Restaurant at Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-t he-Hills. Nickers is open seven days a week through April. [LINDA FLOREA / CORRESPONDENT] Nickers at Mission Inn Resort o ers fresh food, sweeping viewsNickers sushi, prime rib and seafood buffet offered on Saturday is a favorite among Mission Inn hotel guests and locals. [SUBMITTED] Nickers is one of four restaurants on property. Nickers offers fresh food, resortcasual atmosphere and panoramic views of the lush, wellmanicured golf course and grounds. [LINDA FLOREA / CORRESPONDENT] See NICKERS, B4 See EGGS, B4

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B2 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comBy Bonnie S. Benwick The Washington PostSome stews are of the stick-to-your-ribs, hearty variety while others are light and wont weigh you down. This low-fat recipe is in the latter category, and that seems just right for our tentative lean into spring.If you have qualms about cooking fish „ fear of overcooking, lingering odors „ you can place them on hold. The tomato-y broth flavors the onion, potatoes and chunks of cod, rendering them tender in no time. The aroma is faintly sweet, with a touch of garlic. Lemon zest and a finishing squeeze of lemon juice brighten the pot.Have warm corn bread or crusty bread on hand for sopping up whats left in the bowl, and youll be set.This sh stew is light, easy, and only the avor lingersGarlic and Tomato Fish Stew. [STACY ZARIN GOLDBERG/THE WASHINGTON POST]Ingredients € 4 cloves garlic € medium onion € lemon € 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil € 1 cup vegetable broth, preferably no-salt-added € One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes € 8 small Dutch Gold potatoes (yellow-” eshed) € 12 ounces cod “ llets € Sea salt € Freshly ground black pepper € Leaves from 4 stems parsley Steps Cut the garlic cloves into very thin slices, discarding any green sprouts within. Cut the onion into thin half moon slices. Scrub the potatoes well, then cut them into halves or quarters (bite-size). Use a Microplane zester to grate a teaspoon of lemon zest from the lemon half, then cut the fruit into wedges for serving. Cut the “ sh into large chunks, then season it all over with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic, lemon zest and onion; cook for 2 minutes, then pour in the broth, add the tomatoes with their juices (crushing the tomatoes as you go) and the potatoes. Cover and cook for about 12 minutes, or until the potatoes are just tender when pierced with a fork, and then add the chunks of “ sh. Cover and cook for 4 minutes, until the “ sh is opaque and cooked through. Taste the broth and add more salt and/or pepper, as needed. Chop the parsley leaves. Divide the stew among wide, shallow bowls. Top with the parsley, and serve with lemon wedges. NOTE: The green germ found in some garlic cloves can taste bitter, so we remove it.Garlic and tomato sh stew (2-3 servings) By Becky KrystalThe Washington PostDried pasta can be the ultimate convenience food. Its shelf-stable. You can make a little or a lot, throw together a quick sauce from the pantry or even pop open something store-bought. Pasta will always be there for you. Here are a few tips to make your next pasta dish easier to prepare and more satisfying to eat.€ You dont need a massive stockpot every time. Sure, you want to boil your pasta in enough water to give it room to expand and prevent it from sticking together. But do you have to haul out the giant pot? Not always. Chef Matt Adler, executive chef for Italian concepts at Schlow Restaurant Group (Alta Strada, Casolare, etc.), says if hes making pasta at home to eat with his wife, he often chooses his 4-quart saucepan. He suggests keep-ing the pasta covered by at least an inch or two of water „ in a skillet, for example, keep an eye on how much liquid evaporates. If youre looking for more specific guidance, Americas Test Kitchen says 2 quarts of water will suffice for up to pound of pasta, 4 quarts for pound to 1 pound, and 6 quarts for 1 to 2 pounds.€ Know when to salt the water. There are two main problems with salting the water first. One, salt wont dissolve well in cold water. Two, when the undissolved salt comes in contact with stainless steel, it can cause the surface to pit „ more of a cosmetic than functional problem, but preventable. Adding the salt as the water comes to a boil resolves both problems. But how much salt do you add?This is a key step to ensuring your dish doesnt taste underseasoned. Look around, and it seems there are as many answers as fish in the salty sea. Adler recom-mends 1 teaspoon of kosher salt per quart of water; Americas Test Kitchen, 1 tablespoon of table salt per quart. € Dont overcook it. Weve all heard that pasta should be cooked until its al dente, but what does that mean? There should still be a little firm bite, in other words. Adler says you can judge this by removing a piece of pasta from the water using tongs or a slotted spoon and running it under cold water (do this only for the test bite, not the rest of your pasta). Take a bite „ youll feel a bit of resistance but not a lot. (Adlers mother taught him that if it sticks to your teeth, its not ready.) Then take a look at the inside of the pasta. For shapes such as spaghetti or linguine, youll see a small dot in the center where the pastas not yet fully cooked, since it cooks from the out-side in. With shapes such as penne or rigatoni, youll see a thin ring around the center.Youve reached the right level of doneness when the ratio is roughly 90 percent cooked to 10 percent uncooked, Adler says. The pasta will finish cooking when you put it back in the pan and toss with your sauce or toppings.€ Save a bit of that water. Before you drain the pasta, grab a coffee cup or handy liquid measuring cup to scoop up some of the salty, starchy water. You can use it to thin out a thick sauce, if needed. That way the sauce has an opportunity to evenly cling to all the pasta. Adler has one more tip for bringing your dish together: a little extra fat. Now that you know how to cook it well, a knob of butter or a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil is the last step to a polished plate of pasta.Tips that guarantee a better plate of pasta every timeBy Joe Yonan The Washington PostThere are veggie burgers, and then there are vegetable burgers. Whats the differ-ence? To my mind, its this: A veggie burger is a patty made of a carefully concocted blend that typically includes beans, grains, various flavorings and a binder. A vegetable burger, on the other hand, is just what it sounds like: a vegetable on a bun.In his book Green BurgersŽ (Hardie Grant, 2017), Swedish cook-author Martin Nordin covers both categories, and his ideas are captivating. This is someone who clearly takes vegetarian burgers seriously, with multicomponent recipes that include inventive sauces, lots of textures and garnishes galore. For one, he deep-fries a mixture of king oyster mush-rooms, dried shiitakes and more, then combines them on buns with a kimchi made from zucchini.I was after something a little simpler, and I couldnt stop returning to his idea of saltbaked sweet potatoes. The salt pulls out enough moisture so that when you peel back the skin and scoop the flesh out of each one in one piece, it holds together enough to be eaten between soft hamburger buns.The other key is a pungent sauce, made from black garlic, vinegar, spices and charred scallion tops. It tastes like the best (vegan) Worcestershire sauce ever. You brush it on the thick pattiesŽ and top them with a very generous amount of crumbled feta, scallion whites and fresh oregano.When you take a bite, the first surprise is that the sweet potato doesnt squish out the way so many veggie burgers do. The second is the interplay of flavors. If youre like me, youll taste, inhale „ and start thinking about when to make these again. And again.How to turn a sweet potato into a burger Ingredients € 2 scallions € teaspoon ground coriander € teaspoon ground Sichuan pepper (see headnote) € teaspoon freshly ground black pepper € 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar € 3 black garlic cloves (see headnote) € teaspoon salt, or more as needed € 2 medium sweet potatoes (12 to 16 ounces each; see headnote), scrubbed and dried € 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil € 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt € 4 soft hamburger buns, lightly toasted € One 4-ounce block feta cheese, crumbled € Leaves from 3 stems fresh oregano, chopped Steps Position an oven rack 4 to 6 inches from the broiler; preheat to broil. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Cut the green parts of the scallions, placing them on the baking sheet in a single layer. Broil them until blackened, 8 to 10 minutes, then transfer to a mini food processor or blender. Reduce the oven to 400 degrees. Thinly slice the white parts of the scallions, and reserve them for garnishing the burgers. Add the coriander, Sichuan pepper, black pepper, vinegar, black garlic and teaspoon salt to the burnt scallion tops; puree until smooth. Taste, and add more salt, as needed. You should have about 2 tablespoons of sauce. Place the sweet potatoes on the same foil-lined baking sheet, rub each with 2 teaspoons of the oil and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of the coarse salt. Roast until they are completely soft to a skewer, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Make a shallow cut (just through the skin) of each sweet potato, and peel off the skins. Use a large spoon to carefully scoop out two halves from each potato, trying to keep the ” esh in one piece without mashing. Discard the skins. Gently shape the sweet potato ” esh, being careful to not mash it, into 4 thick, round patties (about cups worth of ” esh each). Use a spatula to place a sweet potato patty on each bottom bun. Brush black garlic sauce on each patty, then crumble the feta on each. Top with the sliced scallion whites, oregano and the top buns. Serve warm.Sweet potato burgers (4 servings)Sweet Potato Burgers. [JENNIFER CHASE/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 B3Now that the weather seems to have settled into some semblance of the brief perfection that is spring in Central Florida, Im telling myself that all danger of frost is truly past, and I can go ahead and plant those packets of flower seeds waiting patiently on my dining table for the last couple of months. But since the certainty of spring means that summer is just around the corner, I have a good excuse to indulge in a dozen or so already-started flowering plants from local gardening centers and farmers markets. I always promise myself to stick to a few things that enjoy neglect, and the resolution normally endures just until I get into the garden center, where Im sure to be ambushed by pots brimming with exotic flowers on one hand, and the modest collection of unassuming but insidious herbs on the other. Its all too easy to run amok in the herb section and sober up only when youve got home with all these pots of fresh herbs that you just know will add a whole new dimension to your cooking. And now you realize that either you dont have the right kind of habitat to let them to thrive, or they simply refuse to flourish in the Florida climate. So curb that impulse to choose herbs for your garden simply because youve fallen in love with the scent that fills the air when you brush against them, and choose a few of the known winners to tuck in among the flowers. If I could choose only one herb for my garden, I think it would be basil. Its versatile in the kitchen, and the incredible range of varieties lets you pick and choose for appearance, aroma and hardiness. Moreover, its a marvelous insect repellent „ just a sprig in your buttonhole or behind your ear will protect you from some of our nastier and more persistent summer biting pests. The aroma of basil is described as a cross between cloves and licorice,Ž but theres also a lemon basil, and other types range from a light, spicy scent to overwhelmingly licorice. Im partial to the little globe basil, socalled from the attractive shape of the plant. It has genteel, refined garden manners „ none of this taking over the whole territory „ the scent is gently spicy, and it has good staying power, unless we get a really extreme summer. The variety to avoid is the basil generally sold fresh in small bunches in supermarkets „ the one with broad, medium-green leaves. It makes a nice garnish, has good flavor and aroma, but unfortunately it also has a passionate preference for cooler weather. Oregano has a distinct aroma and an assertive flavor. Its a standard for Italian and Greek cookery, and is particularly good in cheeseand-egg combinations, such as omelets, quiches and sandwich spreads. I really like it with pork, especially pork chops or roast. Cuban oregano has a thick, velvety leaf, and is variegated, lending an ornamental touch to the herb patch, but Ive been told it isnt really a true oregano.Ž Tarragon works well with most meats (especially turkey), but should be used with restraint. If youd like to grow your own, look for the Mexican variety. Mexican tarragon grows like gangbusters in Central Florida; French tarragon is more finicky. Parsley is probably best known as a garnish, but its also a liaison herb,Ž meaning that it helps tie together all the flavors in a dish. The flat-leafed Italian parsley seems to have more flavor, but the curly-leaf variety makes a really attractive garnish. Rosemary is a really wonderful herb. It comes in both bush form and a creeping form. Once the bush type is established, it almost thrives on neglect. Properly used, its good with most meats, but I really like it with chicken or pork. According to British research, inhaling the wonderful, pine-like aroma of rosemary improves short-term memory. Maybe Ill plant a hedge of the stuff. It would help me remember that, when using fresh herbs, you need about three times as much as you would use of the more concentrated dried leaves. Mary Ryder is a food columnist for the Daily Commercial. Email her at practicalpotwatcher@cfl.rr.com.PRACTICAL POT WATCHERTuck avorful and aromatic cooking herbs among the owersIts all too easy to run amok in the herb section and sober up only when youve got home with all these pots of fresh herbs that you just know will add a whole new dimension to your cooking. [GATEHOUSE MEDIA FILE] Mary RyderBy Becky KrystalThe Washington PostThere are many reasons I love the arrival of spring. One of the biggest is the return of my backyard herbs. Thats about the greenest my green thumb gets, especially when a bunch of them „ the rosemary, thyme, oregano and mint „ reliably grow back every year. Whether you have your own array of backyard or windowsill herbs, or you rely on the grocery store variety to add freshness and flavor to your cooking, these tips will come in handy.€ Remove the stems easily. I find the harder the stem, the simpler it is to strip its leaves. For herbs such as thyme, rosemary and oregano, all you need to do is hold the top end of the stem with one hand and use the thumb and index finger of your other hand to move along the stem and pull. € Do some DIY drying. Dry herbs at home by tying them together in small bunches with twine or string and hanging them in a dry spot with good air circulation. You want to check them daily, according to Cooking With HerbsŽ by Susan Belsinger and Carolyn Dille, and youll know when theyre ready if they crackle and crumble when rubbed between your fingers. You can extract further moisture by drying them on a baking sheet in a 200-degree oven for 3 to 5 minutes. Then you can store them „ off the stem but still as whole leaves „ in a clean jar with a tight-fitting lid.€ Make an infused oil. A flavored olive oil is a fun way to use your herbs and add a little flair to your dish. Adding moist components to the oil increases the risk of botulism (this is especially true of garlic). You can find instructions out there on how to treat herbs with citric acid to prevent botulism, but if you are sure to clean and dry your herbs and store the oil in a clean glass jar (bonus if you boil that jar for 10 minutes to sterilize), you should be all right. Heat some oil and herbs together over low to medium heat for a few minutes, then let the oil cool. Discard the herbs and use the flavored oil right away, or cover and refrigerate it for a few days „ no longer than a week. € Dont let them wilt in the fridge. I have had the best luck keeping herbs „especially cilantro „ fresh in the refrigerator by wrapping them loosely in a barely damp paper towel and then putting the bundle in a plastic bag, ideally zip-top, but Ive also gotten away with grocery store produce bags, especially when I do a good job of keep-ing them closed. You can also give them the flower treatment and place the stems in a glass or jar with an inch or so of water. Cover the bunch with a plastic bag and keep it in place with a rubber band. The New Food Lovers CompanionŽ says this method can keep herbs fresh up to 10 days, as opposed to five for the paper-towel-and-bag strategy.€ Substitute with care. If you dont have fresh herbs on hand, you can sometimes get away with using dried. Dried herbs are more potent and concentrated than fresh, though, so if you are using dried, only add a third of the amount originally called for (i.e., a teaspoon instead of a tablespoon).How to make the most of your fresh herbs

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B4 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comover recent years it has become more popular to buy the plastic eggs which are great when hiding them in the yard (no fun in finding last year's real egg outside at this years Easter egg hunt), but it is still fun to color, decorate and enjoy the real ones „ there is no substitute. Even if you did not color any eggs you may have been like me and took advantage of the sale on eggs in the weeks prior to Easter. Some were less than a dollar in many grocery stores. I was even able to score a few dozen from my neighbor. Seems like her hens were in the holiday spirit and have been generous these past few weeks. There are so many ways to use eggs so having an abundance of them is never an issue in my house. One of the things I like to do with my eggs that are more than a few weeks old are to boil them to help preserve them a little longer, plus this makes them easier to grab for a quick snack. Boiled eggs have about 7 grams of protein so they are perfect for any meal and enjoyed by the young and the old. One of my favorite egg dishes is deviled eggs. I am a big fan of deviled eggs and I love to experiment with different filling ingredients. Here are a few of my favorites. If you dont have any leftover Easter eggs thats fine, just boil your oldest eggs for 15 minutes. I start with a pot of eggs covered in cold water. Place on stove on high heat and set timer for 15 minutes. Once the timer goes off I remove them from the heat and place in cold water and peel right away. Blend yolks in a food processor or mash until smooth with a fork. Cooled egg yolk will mash better. All of my favorite filling combinations start with a dozen hard boiled eggs.Zes seaside deviled eggs: Combine cup of mayonnaise, teaspoon salt, teaspoon Old Bay seasoning, 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar and teaspoon dried dill. Mix until smooth. Garnish each half with 1 small pre-cooked shrimp. Zes Caribbean curry deviled eggs: Combine cup of mayo, tablespoon of curry powder, diced red onion, 1 tablespoon pimento peppers, teaspoon black pepper and mix until well combined. Garnish with chopped pineapple. Zes low-calorie deviled eggs: Combine cup Greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash, 2 tablespoons chopped pickle relish, 1 tablespoon mustard and pinch of salt. Mix well. Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika.No matter what ingredients you use, filling them can be easy. Just fill a plastic sandwich bag and cut one of the bottom tips to use as a pastry bag and fill eggs with no mess. Ze Carter is a food columnist for the Daily Commercial. Email her at zecarter12@gmail.com. EGGSFrom Page B1property is home to the El Campeon golf course, established in 1917, and Las Colinas golf course, opened in 1992, as well as Spa Marbella, a spa at the resort.The restaurant is open seven days a week through April. After April, the restaurant will be open for lunch every day and open for dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Trotter said some of the lunch favorites are the Birdie Burger, Eagle Burger and the crispy grouper sandwich. He added that golfers espe-cially seem to enjoy the half pound hot dog with chili and onions.Nickers also hosts holiday brunches, such as Easter and Mother's Day, identical to the Hacienda brunch.Saturday at Nickers features a sushi, prime rib and seafood buffet and off-the-menu ordering the remaining nights. Dinner specials through April include the Chef's Country Pot Roast Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, construct your own pasta dish on Wednesday, a varying special on Thursday and Atlantic grouper your wayŽ on Friday.Nickers seats about 140 in three rooms including the bar and club room. Reservations are accepted and menus are can be viewed online at missioninnresort.com. NICKERSFrom Page B1Nickers at Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills has seating for 140 in three different rooms. [LINDA FLOREA / CORRESPONDENT]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 C1 SPORTS RECREATION | C5WHERE IT ALL BEGAN FOR HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONS Paul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.comBy Doug FergusonThe Associated PressAUGUSTA, Ga. „ The power off the tee and the sharpness with his short game made him look like the Tiger Woods of old. The smile on his face and the company he kept Tuesday at the Masters „ a practice round with Phil Mickelson „ suggested some-one entirely different.Woods and Mickelson had not played together at Augusta National since 2009, and even then it wasnt by choice. They were paired in the final round, and while neither won the green jacket, Lefty shot 67 and got him by one shot.This time they were part-ners, and it wasnt a fair fight against Fred Couples and Thomas Pieters.Never mind that Mickelson hit his opening tee shot at No. 10 behind a magnolia tree. Unlike that failed foursomes match they played at Oakland Hills in the 2004 Ryder Cup, Mickelson had to play the next shot, too.The two loudest roars that shattered the morning calm came from Woods making eagle on the two par 5s at No. 13 and No. 15.I made a few birdies in there,Ž Mickelson said. We had a five-hole stretch. We were 7 under. That was some fun play.ŽThis was only a snapshot, and it received far more atten-tion because of the stage at Augusta National and the two leading characters. Woods and Mickelson have been longtime rivals, rarely friends and hardly ever partners.But its not just with Mickelson.Woods has become a mentor to Justin Thomas, Jason Day and Rickie Fowler among other youngsters. Long respected by his peers as the greatest player of his gen-eration, he now has formed relationships with them. Padraig Harrington hardly recognized Woods at Torrey Theres new Woods at Augusta, with Mickelson along for ridePhil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods walk down the 11th fairway while playing a practice round for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday in Augusta, Ga. [CURTIS COMPTON/ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] By Dan GelstonThe Associated PressPHILADELPHIA „ Villanova players flash their fingers in a V symbol to celebrate big wins.For coach Jay Wright, thats a finger for every national championship ring.Already cemented as a dominant program in col-lege basketball, the Wildcats are flirting with putting their names on a more opulent D-list: dynasty.The Wildcats romp through the NCAA Tournament that ended Monday with a second national title in three seasons has them up for debate as one of the top programs since the tourney field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985.You know, the year the Wildcats won their first national title.Theres plenty of time to talk about Villanovas place in history after the partying is done this week. The Wild-cats were to return home to a raucous celebration at their suburban campus on Tuesday and a parade was planned for Thursday in downtown Phila-delphia just hours before the Phillies home opener.Parades have suddenly become a thing in Philly. See: the Eagles.Jalen Brunson, Mikal Bridges and breakout star Donte DiVincenzo helped the Wildcats win all six tourna-ment games by double digits, joining Michigan State in 2000, Duke in 2001 and North Carolina in 2009. Villanova also joined the 1968 UCLA team as the only ones to win both their Final Four games by 16 or more points.I knew we were good, but you dont think we can win this,Ž Wright said.He should know they can: The Wildcats set a program Villanova goes from dominant to dynastyVillanova players watch the screen as they celebrate after the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Michigan on Monday in San Antonio. Villanova won 79-62. [DAVID J. PHILLIP/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] See VILLANOVA, C3 See MASTERS, C2 By Paul NewberryThe Associated PressAUGUSTA, Ga. „ Rory McIlroy paused under a towering Georgia pine just off the 14th green, mimicking a swing and going over some of the finer points of Augusta National with practice partner Ian Woosnam. Good thinking.Woosnam, after all, has one of those coveted green jackets.McIlroy needs one to join a very exclusive club.You have to embrace and relish the opportu-nity that is put in front of you,Ž he said, and go out and grab it.ŽFunny thing, it looked like the Masters would be the first major McIlroy ready to seize history at AugustaBy Aaron BeardThe Associated PressSAN ANTONIO „ A year ago at this time, Villanova faced the question of whether it could keep rolling after two seasons of key player losses from its 2016 national championship team.The Wildcats offered an emphatic answer with Monday nights win against Michigan, the finale for a dominating run through the NCAA Tournament that earned coach Jay Wright his second title and capped the 2017-18 college basketball season.Now lets take a look at a couple of threads to watch in the offseason and leading into the 2018-19 season: Reforms This issue has the potential to overshadow everything: the federal investigation into corruption in college basket-ball. And because of it, the sport could look very differ-ent come fall. The probe seized headlines in September with the arrests of 10 agents, coaches and businessmen with basketball ties in a case tied to hundreds of thousands of dollars in alleged bribes and kickbacks designed to influence recruits on choosing a school or an agent. Speaking at the Final Four NCAA President Mark Emmert said that the com-mission on college basketball „ led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice „ examining reforms to the sport will present its report to the Division I Board of Direc-tors and Board of Governors on April 25. The champsThe Wildcats were brilliant in winning their third cham-pionship, becoming the first team since North Carolina in Novas follow-up, probe top 1819 stories to watchVillanovas Eric Paschall (4) reacts as he loses the control of the ball against Michigans Moritz Wagner (13) and Charles Matt hews (1) during the “ rst half in the championship game of the NCAA tournament, Monday in San Antonio. [ERIC GAY/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] See MCILROY, C3 See STORIES, C3

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C2 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to sports@dailycommercial.com. Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next days edition of the Daily Commercial.SPORTS ON TV GOLF MASTERS TEE TIMESAt Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga.a-amateur Thursday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. „ Austin Cook, Ted Potter Jr., Wesley Bryan 8:41 a.m.-11:26 a.m. „ Ian Woosnam, Ryan Moore, Jhonattna Vegas 8:52 a.m.-11:37 a.m. „ Mike Weir, Brendan Steele, a-Matt Parziale. 9:03 a.m.-11:48 a.m. „ Jose Maria Olazabal, Kevin Chappell, Dylan Frittelli. 9:14 a.m.-11:59 a.m. „ Bryson DeChambeau, Bernd Wiesberger, Matt Fitzpatrick. 9:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m. „ Mark OMeara, Brian Harman, a-Harry Ellis. 9:36 a.m.-12:32 p.m. „ Vijay Singh, Satoshi Kodaira, Daniel Berger. 9:47 a.m.-12:43 p.m. ) Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Pat Perez, Francesco Molinari. 9:58 a.m.-12:54 p.m. „ Danny Willett, Kyle Stanley, Jason Dufner. 10:09 a.m.-1:05 p.m. „ Hideki Matsuyama, Patton Kizzire, Paul Casey. 10:31 a.m.-1:16 p.m. „ Zach Johnson, Martin Kaymer, Branden Grace. 10:42 a.m.-1:27 p.m. „ Tiger Woods, Marc Leishman, Tommy Fleetwood. 10:53 a.m.-1:38 p.m. „ Sergio Garcia, Justin Thomas, a-Doc Redman. 11:04 a.m.-1:49 p.m. „ Bubba Watson, Henrik Stenson, Jason Day. 11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. „ Patrick Reed, Charley Hoffman, Adam Hadwin. 11:26 a.m.-8:30 a.m. „ Billy Horschel, Chez Reavie, Cameron Smith. 11:37 a.m.-8:41 a.m. „ Sandy Lyle, Si Koo Kim, a-Doug Ghim. 11:48 a.m.-8:52 a.m. „ Trevor Immelman, Ian Poulter, Patrick Cantlay. 11;59 a.m.-9:03 a.m. „ Angel Cabrera, Ross Fisher, Jimmy Walker. 12:10 p.m.-9:14 a.m. „ Fred Couples, Li Haotong, a-Joaquin Niemann. 12:32 p.m.-9:25 a.m. „ Larry Mize, Russell Henley, Shubhankar Sharma. 12:43 p.m.-9:36 a.m. „ Bernhard Langer, Tony Finau, Yuta Ikeda. 12:54 p.m.-9:47 a.m. „ Charl Schwartzel, Webb Simpson, a-Lin Yuxin. 1:05 p.m.-9:58 a.m. „ Kevin Kisner, Thomas Pieters, Xander Schauffele. 1:16 p.m.-10:09 a.m. „ Gary Woodland, Yusaku Miyazato, Tyrrell Hatton. 1:27 p.m.-10:31 a.m. „ Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar. 1:38 p.m.-10:42 a.m. „ Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm. 1:49 p.m.-10:53 a.m. „ Jordan Spieth, Alex Noren, Louis Oosthuizen. 2 p.m.-11:04 a.m. „ Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Rafa Cabrera Bello. PRO BASKETBALL NBAAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT. GB x-Toronto 55 21 .724 „ x-Boston 53 23 .697 2 x-Philadelphia 46 30 .605 9 New York 27 50 .351 28 Brooklyn 25 52 .325 30 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB x-Washington 42 35 .545 „ Miami 41 36 .532 1 Charlotte 34 44 .436 8 Orlando 22 54 .289 19 Atlanta 22 55 .286 20 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB x-Cleveland 47 30 .610 „ x-Indiana 46 31 .597 1 Milwaukee 41 36 .532 6 Detroit 37 40 .481 10 Chicago 26 51 .338 21WESTERN CONFERENCESOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB z-Houston 62 15 .805 „ San Antonio 45 32 .584 17 New Orleans 43 34 .558 19 Dallas 23 54 .299 39 Memphis 21 56 .273 41 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB x-Portland 48 29 .623 „ Oklahoma City 45 33 .577 3 Utah 44 33 .571 4 Minnesota 44 34 .564 4 Denver 42 35 .545 6 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB y-Golden State 56 21 .727 „ L.A. Clippers 41 36 .532 15 L.A. Lakers 33 43 .434 22 Sacramento 25 53 .321 31 Phoenix 19 59 .244 37x-clinched playoff berth; y-won division; z-clinched conferenceMondays GamesNone scheduledTuesdays GamesBrooklyn at Philadelphia, late Toronto at Cleveland, late Atlanta at Miami, late Orlando at New York, late Boston at Milwaukee, late Charlotte at Chicago, late Golden State at Oklahoma City, late Washington at Houston, late Portland at Dallas, late Indiana at Denver, late L.A. Lakers at Utah, late Sacramento at Phoenix, late San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, lateTodays GamesDallas at Orlando, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 7 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 8 p.m. Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m. San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.Thursdays GamesGolden State at Indiana, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Portland at Houston, 8 p.m. Washington at Cleveland, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Utah, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Denver, 10:30 p.m.Fridays GamesAtlanta at Washington, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Dallas at Detroit, 7 p.m. Chicago at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Miami at New York, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Memphis, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. PRO HOCKEY NHLEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA x-Boston 78 49 17 12 110 261 201 x-Tampa Bay 79 52 23 4 108 283 228 x-Toronto 80 48 25 7 103 272 228 Florida 78 40 30 8 88 235 238 Detroit 79 30 38 11 71 207 242 Montreal 79 28 39 12 68 199 252 Ottawa 79 27 41 11 65 215 280 Buffalo 79 25 42 12 62 189 265Metropolitan Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA y-Washington 80 48 25 7 103 251 232 x-Pittsburgh 80 45 29 6 96 263 246 Columbus 79 44 29 6 94 231 217 Philadelphia 79 40 25 14 94 238 235 New Jersey 79 42 28 9 93 238 236 Carolina 80 35 34 11 81 222 250 N.Y. Rangers 79 34 36 9 77 228 256 N.Y. Islanders 79 32 37 10 74 253 288WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA x-Nashville 79 51 17 11 113 258 204 x-Winnipeg 79 49 20 10 108 266 212 Minnesota 79 44 25 10 98 242 221 Colorado 80 42 29 9 93 250 231 St. Louis 79 43 30 6 92 217 212 Dallas 79 40 31 8 88 224 216 Chicago 79 32 37 10 74 223 245Paci“ c Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA y-Vegas 79 50 22 7 107 263 213 San Jose 79 44 25 10 98 243 217 Los Angeles 80 44 28 8 96 232 1954 Anaheim 79 41 25 13 95 224 212 Calgary 79 36 33 10 82 209 241 Edmonton 80 34 40 6 74 227 258 Vancouver 79 30 40 9 69 208 253 Arizona 79 28 40 11 67 201 248 x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division. 2 points for a win, 1 for OT loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs Mondays GamesToronto 5, Buffalo 2 Florida 3, Carolina 2 Winnipeg 6, Ottawa 5 Minnesota 3, Edmonton 0 Washington 4, St. Louis 2 Los Angeles 3, Colorado 1Tuesdays GamesDetroit at Columbus, late N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, late Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, late Nashville at Florida, late Winnipeg at Montreal, late Boston at Tampa Bay, late Arizona at Calgary, late Vegas at Vancouver, late Dallas at San Jose, lateTodays GamesOttawa at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Anaheim, 10 p.m.Thursdays GamesPittsburgh at Columbus, 7 p.m. Nashville at Washington, 7 p.m. Carolina at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Toronto at New Jersey, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Montreal at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Vegas at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Arizona at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Colorado at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA New York City FC 4 0 1 13 10 4 Columbus 3 1 1 10 9 5 Atlanta United FC 3 1 0 9 8 6 New England 2 1 1 7 6 5 New York Red Bulls 2 2 0 6 10 5 Montreal 2 2 0 6 5 5 Philadelphia 1 1 1 4 2 3 Orlando City 1 2 1 4 6 8 Toronto FC 1 2 0 3 3 4 D.C. United 0 3 2 2 5 10 Chicago 0 2 1 1 6 8 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Sporting Kansas City 3 1 1 10 10 9 Vancouver 3 1 1 10 7 7 Los Angeles Galaxy 2 1 1 7 7 6 Los Angeles FC 2 1 0 6 9 5 Minnesota United 2 3 0 6 6 9 FC Dallas 1 0 2 5 5 2 Colorado 1 1 1 4 6 4 Houston 1 2 1 4 7 6 Real Salt Lake 1 2 1 4 4 9 San Jose 1 2 0 3 6 7 Portland 0 2 2 2 4 9 Seattle 0 3 0 0 0 5 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieFridays GameMontreal at New England, 7:30 p.m.Saturdays GamesHouston at New York, 3 p.m. Los Angeles FC at Atlanta United FC, 5 p.m. San Jose at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. D.C. United at Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Columbus at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m.Sundays GamesPortland at Orlando City, 4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at LA Galaxy, 9 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 2 0 0 6 2 0 Seattle 1 0 0 3 2 1 Portland 1 1 0 3 3 3 Washington 1 1 0 3 3 2 Houston 0 0 2 2 1 1 Utah 0 0 2 2 1 1 Chicago 0 1 1 1 3 4 Orlando 0 1 1 1 1 3 Sky Blue FC 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.Saturday, April 14Chicago at Utah, 3:30 p.m. North Carolina at Washington, 7 p.m.Sunday, April 15Seattle at Sky Blue FC, 5 p.m. Orlando at Portland, 6 p.m.2018 U.S. MENS SOCCER RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Won 1, Lost 0, Tied 1)Sunday, Jan. 28 „ United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 „ United States 1, Paraguay 0Saturday, June 9 „ vs. France at Lyon, France (tentative) ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEWashington -190 at Atlanta +175 at New York -145 Philadelphia +135 Los Angeles -125 at Arizona +115 St. Louis -115 at Milwaukee +105 Colorado -120 at San Diego +110American Leagueat Toronto -206 Chicago +186 at New York -230 Tampa Bay +210 at Detroit -110 Kansas City +100 at Houston -196 Baltimore +181 Cleveland -150 at Los Angeles+140 at Oakland -150 Texas +140Interleagueat Pittsburgh -108 Minnesota -102 at San Francisco -131 Seattle +121NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Toronto Off Off Boston at Detroit 1 211 Philadelphia Dallas 1 202 at Orlando Miami 9 205 at Atlanta at New Orleans 12 216 Memphis at L.A. Lakers Off Off San AntonioNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at St. Louis -237 Chicago +217 at Buffalo -123 Ottawa +113 at Anaheim Off Minnesota Off Updated odds available at Pregame.com TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLAmerican LeagueCLEVELAND INDIANS „ Sent RHP Ben Taylor outright to Columbus (IL). DETROIT TIGERS „ Optioned LHP Ryan Carpenter to Toledo (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Placed RHP Matt Shoemaker on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 1. Recalled RHP Parker Bridwell from Salt Lake (PCL). NEW YORK YANKEES „ Acquired OF Trayce Thompson off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Transferred RHP Ben Heller to the 60-day DL. OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Signed OF Dairon Blanco to a minor league contract. SEATTLE MARINERS „ Recalled INF/OF Taylor Motter from Tacoma (PCL). Placed DH Nelson Cruz on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 1. TEXAS RANGERS „ Signed C Cameron Rupp to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS „ Signed LHP Craig Breslow to a minor league contract.National LeagueLOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Signed RHP Daniel Hudson to a minor league contract. Selected the contract of RHP Zach Neal from Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed RHP Josh Fields on the paternity list. MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Signed 2B Andres Blanco to a minor league contract. NEW YORK METS „ Placed RHP Anthony Swarzak on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 1. Recalled RHP Hansel Robles from Las Vegas (PCL). ST. LOUIS CARDINALS „ Placed INF Jedd Gyorko on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Harrison Bader from Memphis (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES „ Transferred INF Allen Crdoba to the 60-day DL. Optioned LHP Kyle McGrath to El Paso (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Tyson Ross.Atlantic LeagueLONG ISLAND DUCKS „ Signed RHP John Brownell.Frontier LeagueEVANSVILLE OTTERS „ Signed 1B Caleb Eldridge and RHP Patrick McGuff. GATEWAY GRIZZLIES „ Released RHP Matt Oxner. LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS „ Signed RHP Franderlin Romero. Traded RHP Alex Vargas to Eastside (USL). SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS „ Signed RHP Mitchell Schulewitz.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationNBA „ Suspended Dallas C Nerlens Noel and Utah F Thabo Sefolosha, “ ve games each, for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Fined Brooklyn F Quincy Acy $25,000 and Detroit C Andre Drummond $15,000, for their roles in an on-court altercation during an April 1 game. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES „ Signed G Marquis Teague for the remainder of the season.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueARIZONA CARDINALS „ Signed CB C.J. Goodwin, RB Elijhaa Penny, DL Olsen Pierre and OL John Wetzel to one-year contracts. CHICAGO BEARS „ Re-signed RB Benny Cunningham and LS Patrick Scales to oneyear contracts. Signed OL Earl Watford to a one-year contract. NEW ENGLAND PARIOTS „ Traded WR Brandin Cooks and a fourth-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Rams for the Rams “ rstround draft pick and a sixth-round pick. NEW YORK JETS „ Signed TE Bucky Hodges. OAKLAND RAIDERS „ Signed WR-KR Dwayne Harris. TENNESSEE TITANS „ Signed G Quinton Spain. WASHINGTON REDSKINS „ Re-signed NT Phil Taylor Sr.Canadian Football LeagueEDMONTON ESKIMOS „ Signing FB Alex Dupuis. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS „ Signed DB Malik Foreman.HOCKEY National Hockey LeagueANAHEIM DUCKS „ Recalled G Reto Berra from San Diego (AHL). BUFFALO SABRES „ Recalled Fs Alexander Nylander and Kevin Porter from Rochester (AHL). DETROIT RED WINGS „ Recalled G Tom McCollum from Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned C Christoffer Ehn from Frolunda (Sweden) to Grand Rapids. NASHVILLE PREDATORS „ Signed G Niclas Westerholm to a three-year, entry-level contract. NEW JERSEY DEVILS „ Assigned F Michael McLeod from Mississauga (OHL) to Binghamton (AHL). SAN JOSE SHARKS „ Signed F Lukas Radil to a one-year contact. WASHINGTON CAPITALS „ Recalled F Travis Boyd and D Madison Bowey from Hershey (AHL).American Hockey LeagueGRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS „ Signed D Marcus Crawford to a two-year contract. HARTFORD WOLF PACK „ Signed F Evan Jasper to a professional tryout agreement.ECHLECHL „ Suspended South Carolinas Marcus Perrier eight games and “ ned him an undisclosed amount for a spearing incident and a game misconduct for physical abuse of of“ cial and Jacksonvilles Josh Erickson three games and “ ned him an undisclosed amount for a slashing infraction during a March 31 game. READING ROYALS „ Claimed D Stephen Johnson and D Adam Larkin off waivers from Adirondack.USA HockeyUSAH „ Named Seth Appert coach and Nick Fohr, Rand Pecknold, Mason Graddock and Thomas Speer assistant coaches of the U.S. Under-18 Mens National Team.MOTORSPORTSNASCAR „ Promoted Steve Phelps to chief operating of“ cer.COLLEGESCALIFORNIA „ Named Marty Wilson assistant mens basketball coach. CULVER-STOCKTON „ Named Aaron Hill mens basketball coach. EVANGEL „ Announced the resignation of mens soccer coach John Grif“ n. IOWA „ Redshirt sophomore G Isaiah Moss announced he has declared for the NBA draft. KENTUCKY „ Freshman F PJ Washington announced he has declared for the NBA draft. LOUISVILLE „ Junior F Ray Spalding announced he will he will hire an agent and stay in the NBA draft pool. NORTHWESTERN „ Announced redshirt freshman basketball F forward Rapolas Ivanauskas has been granted his release and will transfer after the 2017-18 academic year. UCI „ Nam COLLEGE BASKETBALL MENS BASKETBALL NCAA TOURNAMENT FINAL FOUR At The Alamodome, San Antonio National Semi“ nals March 31Michigan 69, Loyola of Chicago 57 Villanova 95, Kansas 79National Championship MondayVillanova 79, Michigan 62MONDAYS LATE BOX SCORE VILLANOVA 79, MICHIGAN 62MICHIGAN (33-8) Livers 0-2 0-0 0, Wagner 6-11 3-4 16, Simpson 4-8 2-3 10, Matthews 3-9 0-4 6, AbdurRahkman 8-13 5-6 23, Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Baird 0-0 0-0 0, Teske 1-2 0-0 2, Poole 1-5 1-1 3, Simmons 0-0 0-0 0, Brooks 0-0 0-0 0, Watson 1-2 0-0 2, Robinson 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 24-55 11-18 62. VILLANOVA (36-4) Spellman 3-8 2-2 8, Paschall 2-5 1-2 6, Brunson 4-13 0-0 9, Booth 1-4 0-0 2, Bridges 7-12 2-2 19, Cosby-Roundtree 0-0 0-0 0, Samuels 0-0 0-0 0, Delaney 0-0 0-0 0, Gillespie 0-0 4-4 4, DiVincenzo 10-15 6-10 31. Totals 27-57 15-20 79. Halftime„Villanova 37-28. 3-Point Goals„Michigan 3-23 (Abdur-Rahkman 2-7, Wagner 1-4, Watson 0-1, Poole 0-2, Simpson 0-2, Matthews 0-2, Livers 0-2, Robinson 0-3), Villanova 10-27 (DiVincenzo 5-7, Bridges 3-7, Paschall 1-3, Brunson 1-5, Spellman 0-2, Booth 0-3). Fouled Out„Matthews. Rebounds„Michigan 26 (Wagner 7), Villanova 38 (Spellman 11). Assists„Michigan 6 (Simpson 2), Villanova 7 (DiVincenzo 3). Total Fouls„Michigan 20, Villanova 18. Technicals„Wagner, Spellman.NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP SCORES2018 „ Villanova 79, Michigan 62 2017 „ North Carolina 71, Gonzaga 65 2016 „ Villanova 77, North Carolina 74 2015 „ Duke 68, Wisconsin 63 2014 „ UConn 60, Kentucky 54 2013 „ Louisville 82, Michigan 76 2012 „ Kentucky 67, Kansas 59 2011 „ UConn 53, Butler 41 2010 „ Duke 61, Butler 59 2009 „ North Carolina 89, Michigan State 72 2008 „ Kansas 75, Memphis 68, OT 2007 „ Florida 84, Ohio State 75 2006 „ Florida 73, UCLA 57 2005 „ North Carolina 75, Illinois 70 2004 „ UConn 82, Georgia Tech 73 2003 „ Syracuse 81, Kansas 78 2002 „ Maryland 64, Indiana 52 2001 „ Duke 82, Arizona 72 2000 „ Michigan State 89, Florida 76 1999 „ UConn 77, Duke 74 1998 „ Kentucky 78, Utah 69 1997 „ Arizona 84, Kentucky 79, OT 1996 „ Kentucky 76, Syracuse 67 1995 „ UCLA 89, Arkansas 78 1994 „ Arkansas 76, Duke 72 1993 „ North Carolina 77, Michigan 71 1992 „ Duke 71, Michigan 51 1991 „ Duke 72, Kansas 65 1990 „ UNLV 103, Duke 73 1989 „ Michigan 80, Seton Hall 79, OT 1988 „ Kansas 83, Oklahoma 79 1987 „ Indiana 74, Syracuse 73 1986 „ Louisville 72, Duke 69 1985 „ Villanova 66, Georgetown 64 1984 „ Georgetown 84, Houston 75 1983 „ N.C. State 54, Houston 52 1982 „ North Carolina 63, Georgetown 62 1981 „ Indiana 63, North Carolina 50 1980 „ Louisville 59, UCLA 54 1979 „ Michigan State 75, Indiana State 64 1978 „ Kentucky 94, Duke 88 1977 „ Marquette 67, North Carolina 59 1976 „ Indiana 86, Michigan 68 1975 „ UCLA 92, Kentucky 85 1974 „ N.C. State 76, Marquette 64 1973 „ UCLA 87, Memphis State 66 1972 „ UCLA 81, Florida State 76 1971 „ UCLA 68, Villanova 62 1970 „ UCLA 80, Jacksonville 69 1969 „ UCLA 92, Purdue 72 1968 „ UCLA 78, North Carolina 55 1967 „ UCLA 79, Dayton 64 1966 „ Texas Western 72, Kentucky 65 1965 „ UCLA 91, Michigan 80 1964 „ UCLA 98, Duke 83 1963 „ Loyola of Chicago 60, Cincinnati 58, OT 1962 „ Cincinnati 71, Ohio State 59 1961 „ Cincinnati 70, Ohio State 65, OT 1960 „ Ohio State 75, California 55 1959 „ California 71, West Virginia 70 1958 „ Kentucky 84, Seattle 72 1957 „ North Carolina 54, Kansas 53, 3OT 1956 „ San Francisco 83, Iowa 71 1955 „ San Francisco 77, La Salle 63 1954 „ La Salle 92, Bradley 76 1953 „ Indiana 69, Kansas 68 1952 „ Kansas 80, St. Johns 63 1951 „ Kentucky 68, Kansas State 58 1950 „ CCNY 71, Bradley 68 1949 „ Kentucky 46, Oklahoma A&M 36 1948 „ Kentucky 58, Baylor 42 1947 „ Holy Cross 58, Oklahoma 47 1946 „ Oklahoma A&M 43, North Carolina 40 1945 „ Oklahoma A&M 49, NYU 45 1944 „ Utah 42, Dartmouth 40, OT 1943 „ Wyoming 46, Georgetown 34 1942 „ Stanford 53, Dartmouth 38 1941 „ Wisconsin 39, Washington State 34 1940 „ Indiana 60, Kansas 42 1939 „ Oregon 46, Ohio State 34NCAA TOURNAMENT MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYERS2018 „ Donte DiVincenzo, Villanova 2017 „ Joel Berry II, North Carolina 2016 „ Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova 2015 „ Tyus Jones, Duke 2014 „ Shabazz Napier, UConn 2013 „ Luke Hancock, Louisville 2012 „ Anthony Davis, Kentucky 2011 „ Kemba Walker, UConn 2010 „ Kyle Singler, Duke 2009 „ Wayne Ellington, North Carolina 2008 „ Mario Chalmers, Kansas 2007 „ Corey Brewer, Florida 2006 „ Joakim Noah, Florida 2005 „ Sean May, North Carolina 2004 „ Emeka Okafor, UConn 2003 „ Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse 2002 „ Juan Dixon, Maryland 2001 „ Shane Battier, Duke 2000 „ Mateen Cleaves, Michigan State 1999 „ Richard Hamilton, UConn 1998 „ Jeff Sheppard, Kentucky 1997 „ Miles Simon, Arizona 1996 „ Tony Delk, Kentucky 1995 „ Ed OBannon, UCLA 1994 „ Corliss Williamson, Arkansas 1993 „ Donald Williams, North Carolina 1992 „ Bobby Hurley, Duke 1991 „ Christian Laettner, Duke 1990 „ Anderson Hunt, UNLV 1989 „ Glen Rice, Michigan 1988 „ Danny Manning, Kansas 1987 „ Keith Smart, Indiana 1986 „ Pervis Ellison, Louisville 1985 „ Ed Pinckney, Villanova 1984 „ Patrick Ewing, Georgetown 1983 „ Akeem Olajuwon, Houston 1982 „ James Worthy, North Carolina 1981 „ Isiah Thomas, Indiana 1980 „ Darrell Grif“ th, Louisville 1979 „ Magic Johnson, Michigan State 1978 „ Jack Givens, Kentucky 1977 „ Butch Lee, Marquette 1976 „ Kent Benson, Indiana 1975 „ Richard Washington, UCLA 1974 „ David Thompson, N.C. State 1973 „ Bill Walton, UCLA 1972 „ Bill Walton, UCLA 1971 „ x-Howard Porter, Villanova 1970 „ Sidney Wicks, UCLA 1969 „ Lew Alcindor, UCLA 1968 „ Lew Alcindor, UCLA 1967 „ Lew Alcindor, UCLA 1966 „ Jerry Chambers, Utah 1965 „ Bill Bradley, Princeton 1964 „ Walt Hazzard, UCLA 1963 „ Art Heyman, Duke 1962 „ Paul Hogue, Cincinnati 1961 „ Jerry Lucas, Ohio State 1960 „ Jerry Lucas, Ohio State 1959 „ Jerry West, West Virginia 1958 „ Elgin Baylor, Seattle 1957 „ Wilt Chamberlain, Kansas 1956 „ Hal Lear, Temple 1955 „ Bill Russell, San Francisco 1954 „ Tom Gola, La Salle 1953 „ B.H. Born, Kansas 1952 „ Clyde Lovellette, Kansas 1951 „ None selected 1950 „ Irwin Dambrot, CCNY 1949 „ Alex Groza, Kentucky 1948 „ Alex Groza, Kentucky 1947 „ George Kaftan, Holy Cross 1946 „ Bob Kurland, Oklahoma A&M 1945 „ Bob Kurland, Oklahoma A&M 1944 „ Arnold Ferrin, Utah 1943 „ Ken Sailors, Wyoming 1942 „ Howie Dallmar, Stanford 1941 „ John Kotz, Wisconsin 1940 „ Marvin Huffman, Indiana 1939 „ None selected x-subsequently ruled ineligible TENNIS WTA TOURVOLVO CAR OPENTuesday at The Family Circle Tennis Center, Charleston, S.C. Purse: $776,000 (Premier), Surface: Green Clay-OutdoorWomens Singles First RoundAshleigh Barty (9), Australia, def. So“ a Kenin, United States, 6-3, 6-2. Taylor Townsend, United States, def. Heather Watson, Britain, 6-3, 6-4. Claire Liu, United States, def. Magda Linette, Poland, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. Kristie Ahn, United States, def. Samantha Stosur, Australia, 6-2, 6-4. Elena Vesnina (16), Russia, def. Madison Brengle, United States, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2. Irina-Camelia Begu (13), Romania, def. Georgina Garcia Perez, Spain, 6-3, 6-4. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, def. Beatriz Haddad Maia, Brazil, 4-6, 7-6 (6), 1-0 retired. Sara Errani, Italy, def. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, 6-4, 6-4. Tatjana Maria, Germany, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-3, 6-0. Kristyna Pliskova, Czech Republic, def. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-1.Second RoundCaroline Garcia (1), France, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-2, 6-3.Womens Doubles First RoundAlla Kudryavtseva, Russia, and Katarina Srebotnik, Slovenia, def. Nicole Melichar, United States, and Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, 6-1, 4-6, 10-8. Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, and Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, def. Monique Adamczak, Australia, and Lyudmyla Kichenok, Ukraine, 7-5, 1-6, 10-7. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, and Andrea Sestini Hlavackova (2), Czech Republic, def. Shuko Aoyama, Japan, and Yang Zhaoxuan, China, 6-3, 6-2.ABIERTO GNP SEGUROSTuesday at Club Sonoma, Monterrey, Mexico Purse: $226,750 (Intl.). Surface: Hard-OutdoorWomens Singles First RoundNaomi Broady, Britain, def. Carol Zhao, Canada, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2. Anna Blinkova, Russia, def. Rebecca Peterson, Sweden, 7-6 (7), 5-7, 6-4. Jana Fett, Croatia, def. Valentini Grammatikopoulou, Greece, 6-0, 6-2. Sara Sorribes Tormo, Spain, def. Tereza Martincova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 7-5. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, def. Dalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-4. Ana So“ a Sanchez, Mexico, def. Usue Maitane Arconada, United States, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. Monica Puig (5), Puerto Rico, def. Nicole Gibbs, United States, 6-3, 6-3.Womens Doubles First RoundIrina Falconi, United States, and Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, def. Anna Blinkova, Russia, and Lidziya Marozava (4), Belarus, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8. Desirae K rawczyk, United States, vs. Giuliana Olmos, Mexico, def. Kaitlyn Chrsitian and Sabrina Santamaria, United States, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 4-10.GOLF 3 p.m. ESPN „ The Masters, Par 3 contest, at Augusta, Ga. MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees OR Kansas City at Detroit 4 p.m. MLB „ Cleveland at L.A. Angels 7:30 p.m. FS1 „ St. Louis at Milwaukee 10 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Colorado at San Diego OR Texas at Oakland NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. FS-Florida „ Dallas at Orlando 8 p.m. ESPN „ Boston at Toronto 10:30 p.m. ESPN „ San Antonio at L.A. Lakers NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN „ Chicago at St. Louis SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FS1 „ UEFA Champions League, quarter“ nal, Barcelona vs. AS Roma FS2 „ UEFA Champions League, quarter“ nal, Liverpool vs. Manchester City WINTER SPORTS Noon NBCSN „ Curling: World Men's Championship, round robin, United States vs. Russia, at Las Vegas Have a local sporting event you would like to have included in our schedule? Email details to Sports Editor Paul Jenkins at paul. jenkins@dailycommercial. com. HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Ocoee at South Lake, 6 p.m. Lambert (Ga.) at Lake Minneola, 7 p.m. BOYS LACROSSE Celebration at East Ridge GIRLS LACROSSE Apopka at Lake Minneola, 6 p.m. East Ridge at Orlando Boone, 6 p.m. SOFTBALL Crystal River at South Sumter, 6 p.m. East Ridge at Ocala Forest, 7 p.m.TODAYS LOCAL SCHEDULEPines earlier this year when he saw him walk onto the range, exchange a few high-fives and stop to chat.Woods turned 42 at the end of last year. He has been away from golf for much of the last few years because of his four back surgeries. The Masters will be the first major he plays since the PGA Champion-ship in August 2015.Perhaps, as Harrington suggested, he simply has mellowed.I think they just missed my sharp needle,Ž Woods said. This is just like a fra-ternity. When somebody gets hurt and someone gets sick, we bond. We come and try to support them as best we possibly can. Because we all know what it takes to be at this elite level.ŽRegardless, he has come a long way in a short amount of time.Only last year, Woods said he had trouble just sitting through the dinner at the Masters Club of past champions because of pain from his lower back shoot-ing down his legs. That hurt about as much as being at Augusta National without his clubs for the second straight year, not knowing when or even if he would return.The low point came last summer when he was arrested on a DUI charge in Florida after police found him asleep behind the wheel, his car parked awkwardly on the side of the road with the engine still running. Woods was found to have a mix of pre-scription pills to help with pain and sleep. He sought treatment, and then per-haps the best therapy was being among players as an assistant captain at the Presidents Cup.I dont know the reasoning, but I think your assertion that he has a lot of great relationship with a lot of players, I think thats accurate,Ž Mickelson said. His relationships with the guys on the team are extremely close.ŽThat includes Mickel-son, of course.The last practice round they played together, as best as Mickelson can recall, was 20 years ago at the Nissan Open when it was played at the TPC Valencia. Mickelson tricked him into hitting the wrong club late in their match and took $500 off him. If that wasnt enough, he photocopied the five $100 bills, added smiley faces and wrote, Just wanted you to know Benji and his friends are very happy in their new home.Ž And that was their last practice round at a tour-nament „ until Tuesday.Woods and Mickelson were chatting off the 10th tee, and up to the 11th tee, and throughout their nine holes of practice. Mickelson tried a variety of flop shots around the 15th green with his 64-degree wedge, and Woods laughed when Lefty holed one of the more difficult shots.Miserable a year ago, Woods was in a happy place.And it caused quite a buzz, not only among the thousands who tagged along that made this a practice round unlike any other at the Masters, but the other players.I walked past Tiger on the range and I said, I never thought I would see the day „ Tiger and Phil playing a practice round at Augusta,Ž Rory McIlroy said. So we had a bit of a laugh about that. I think both Tiger and Phil have started to take the team stuff a lot more seriously as they have progressed in their careers, and they have obviously become very close. ... And its great to see two of the top stars of our game for a long time.Ž MASTERSContinued from C1

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 C3best in wins (36-4) and won an NCAA-record 136 games over a four-year span.And if anyone is still stumped about how Villanova could be considered on the short list of college basketballs blue bloods following a decade of domi-nance, consider:€ In the post-John Wooden/UCLA era, only three other teams have won two titles in three seasons: Duke in 1991 and 1992, Florida in 2006 and 2007 and Kentucky in 1996 and 1998. Villanova became just the ninth program to win three championships (1985 and 16) and has made three Final Fours since 2009.€ In the last five seasons, the Wildcats have four regular-season Big East titles, three Big East tournament titles and two national championships. The list of accolades under Wright stretches longer than the combined distance of the Final Four-record 18 3-pointers hit against Kansas in Saturdays national semifinals.Wright leads a loaded roster fully positioned to go back-to-back and show college basketball that Duke and Kentucky and Kansas and North Carolina can all be rolled into one program nestled in the Philadelphia suburbs.Heres whats ahead for the Wildcats: Whos goingThe Wildcats had no seniors in their rotation and should return a nice chunk of their roster. But Brunson, the AP player of the year and Bridges are both likely to declare for the NBA draft.Brunson already has two championship rings and more hardware from his various player-of-the-year awards than he can carry, and he is set to follow his dad, Rick Brunson, into the NBA.Bridges has played his way into becoming a likely NBA draft lottery pick and should make a serviceable pro. Brunson and Bridges would leave a considerable void in the lineup and be on the small list of Nova play-ers under Wright who left early for the NBA.Hey, it worked out fine for Kyle Lowry. Whos comingDiVincenzo, Eric Pas-chall, Omari Spellman and Phil Booth are all expected to be in the starting lineup and joined by five-star point guard Jahvon Quinerly. Quinerly is one of Wrights more anticipated and prized recruits in his 17 years at Villanova. Quinerly was set to attend Arizona until he reopened his recruitment in the wake of a federal probe.Cole Swider and Brandon Slater are also prized incoming freshmen expected to help.Throw in Collin Gillespie, Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree and Jermaine Samuels, and the Wildcats should keep rolling as national championship favorites. Wright stu Wrights success has again made his future a hot topic at Villanova. Hes said many times he wouldnt leave Nova for another college job, and with good reason. Hes turned the Wildcats into a dynasty even Blake Carrington would envy, and the pro-gram is set to move into its $60 million state-of-theart renovated on-campus arena next season following a year of playing at the Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia 76ers. Wright, who made $2.6 million this season, is King of the Cats and hes pretty much guaranteed a job for life at Villanova. But the NBA is a different story. VILLANOVAFrom Page C1championship of McIl-roys career. In 2011, riding the hype as the games brightest new star, he led after each of the first three rounds and was still out front making the turn Sunday. Then, in one of the greatest collapses in major championship history, he played the final nine holes at 7 over to shoot 80 .At the time, it felt like his world had collapsed. Looking back, he con-siders it a turning point in his career.I feel like it made me a better player, I feel like it made me a better person,Ž said McIlroy, who is among many favorites in the loaded Masters field after his victory a couple of weeks ago at Bay Hill. It took me a while to get over it, but I knew if I looked at the big picture it would serve me well in the long run. And I dont think I would have had the career Ive had so far if it wasnt for that day.ŽA few months later, he won the U.S. Open in a runaway. The next year, he added a PGA Championship to his resume. In 2014, he captured two more majors at the British Open and the PGA.Only the Masters is preventing him from join-ing Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen with a career Grand Slam.I know a win here and what that would mean and where that would put me in history alongside some of the greatest that have ever played this game,Ž McIl-roy said. But have I to try and clear my head of that come Thursday morning and go out and play good golf, hit good golf shots, have good course manage-ment, hole putts. If you do that enough times, hope-fully that score on Sunday evenings the lowest out of all 87 or 88 competitors that are here and you walk away with something that youll have for the rest of your life.ŽMcIlroy was clearly in a relaxed mood as played the back nine late Tuesday afternoon with Woosnam, the 1991 Masters champion, and Branden Grace „ long after many patrons had already headed home for the day. Before teeing off at the 14th, McIlroy posed for a picture with a boy clad in burnt orange from head to toe, whose father insisted hes your biggest fan.Ž Someone murmured from afar, He said the same thing when Rickie Fowler came through,Ž and cer-tainly the young man was dressed in attire more appropriate to Fowlers fashion sense.As McIlroy headed to the 15th tee, a man asked, Can I shake your hand?Ž McIlroy kept right on walking but shouted back, Ill get you on my way back.Ž The patron looked a bit skeptical, but McIlroy was true to his word after hitting a booming drive. MCILROYFrom Page C12009 to win all six games by double figures in the NCAA Tournament. Now the Wildcats will try to become only the third repeat cham-pion since UCLAs run of seven straight ended in 1973, the other two being Duke in 1991-92 and Flor-ida in 2006-07.We really feel humbled and blessed to be in this position,Ž coach Jay Wright said after the Michigan win.Its unclear how the Wildcats will look next year. Associated Press national player of the year Jalen Brunson and NBA prospect Mikal Bridges could decide to leave a year early to pursue a professional career after winning two national championships. Another shot?Michigan lost in the national championship game for the second time under John Beilein. Can the Wolverines get back there?Much will depend on whether juniors Moe Wagner (14.6 points, 7.1 rebounds) and Charles Matthews (13.0 points) decide to return for their final season. The Wolverines can at least look to some recent history for inspiration; North Carolina lost to Vil-lanova in the 2016 final then made it all the way back to win the title last year. Dukes top trioDuke checked in at No. 1 in the APs way-too-early ranking for next season based on the latest wave of touted incoming recruits. That includes Dukes sweep of the nations top three recruits „ No. 1 R.J. Barrett, No. 2 Cameron Reddish and No. 3 Zion Williamson „ though they play the same position as wing forwards.The Blue Devils also have a top-10 recruit in point guard Tre Jones. Shake it o Virginia made an unex-pected climb to end the regular season as a unani-mous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 „ only to become the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16-seed against UMBC in the NCAA Tournament.The Atlantic Coast Conference champion Cavaliers could have plenty of guard talent back with Kyle Guy, Ty Jerome and DeAndre Hunter. But coach Tony Bennett „ named the AP coach of the year last week „ said his players can build from that only if they apply lessons learned from the season. Everybody will say, you know, youre going to be better because of this,Ž Bennett said in an interview with the AP. Theres nothing further from the truth. If you dont do anything with it, just because you suffered a loss, thats not going to make you better.Ž STORIESFrom Page C1

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C4 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comAMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUEEAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Boston 4 1 .800 „ „ 4-1 W-4 0-0 4-1 New York 3 2 .600 1 „ 3-2 W-1 1-0 2-2 Toronto 3 2 .600 1 „ 3-2 W-3 3-2 0-0 Baltimore 1 3 .250 2 1 1-3 L-3 1-2 0-1 Tampa Bay 1 4 .200 3 2 1-4 L-4 1-3 0-1 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Chicago 2 1 .667 „ „ 2-1 L-1 0-0 2-1 Cleveland 2 2 .500 2-2 W-1 0-0 2-2 Minnesota 2 2 .500 2-2 L-1 0-0 2-2 Kansas City 1 3 .250 1 1 1-3 W-1 0-2 1-1 Detroit 1 4 .200 2 2 1-4 L-1 1-4 0-0 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Houston 4 1 .800 „ „ 4-1 W-3 1-0 3-1 Seattle 3 1 .750 „ 3-1 W-2 2-1 1-0 Los Angeles 3 2 .600 1 „ 3-2 L-1 0-1 3-1 Oakland 2 3 .400 2 1 2-3 W-1 2-3 0-0 Texas 1 4 .200 3 2 1-4 L-3 1-3 0-1 EAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Washington 4 0 1.000 „ „ 4-0 W-4 0-0 4-0 New York 2 1 .667 1 „ 2-1 L-1 2-1 0-0 Atlanta 2 2 .500 2 2-2 L-1 2-2 0-0 Miami 2 3 .400 2 1 2-3 L-1 2-3 0-0 Philadelphia 1 2 .333 2 1 1-2 L-1 0-0 1-2 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Pittsburgh 4 0 1.000 „ „ 4-0 W-4 1-0 3-0 Milwaukee 3 1 .750 1 „ 3-1 L-1 0-1 3-0 St. Louis 2 2 .500 2 2-2 W-2 0-0 2-2 Chicago 2 3 .400 2 1 2-3 L-2 0-0 2-3 Cincinnati 1 3 .250 3 1 1-3 W-1 1-3 0-0 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Arizona 3 1 .750 „ „ 3-1 W-1 3-1 0-0 Colorado 2 2 .500 1 2-2 W-2 0-0 2-2 Los Angeles 2 3 .400 1 1 2-3 L-1 2-2 0-1 San Francisco 2 3 .400 1 1 2-3 L-3 0-1 2-2 San Diego 0 4 .000 3 2 0-4 L-4 0-4 0-0 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLROYALS 1, TIGERS 0KANSAS CITY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. J ay dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 .267 Merri“eld 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .188 Moustakas 3b 4 0 1 s0 0 0 .250 Cuthbert 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .400 Orlando cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .083 S oler rf 2 0 0 1 0 0 .000 Gordon lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .143 Escobar ss 3 0 1 0 0 2 .231 Gallagher c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 T OTALS 30 1 5 1 1 3 DETROIT AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Martin cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .176 Candelario 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .190 Cabrera 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .286 Castellanos rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .333 Martinez dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 .214 McCann c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 Mahtook lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .167 Iglesias ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .063 Machado 2b 2 0 0 0 1 0 .250 T OTALS 30 0 3 0 1 8 KANSAS CITY 010 000 000„1 5 1 DETROIT 000 000 000„0 3 0 E„Moustakas (1). LOB„Kansas City 4, Detroit 4. 2B„Cuthbert (1). RBIs„Soler (1). S F„Soler. LIDP„McCann. GIDP„Cuthbert. DP„Kansas City 1 (Merri“eld, Cuthbert); Detroit 1 (Iglesias, Machado, Cabrera). KANSAS CITY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA J unis, W, 1-0 7 3 0 0 1 6 87 0.00 Grimm, H, 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 3.86 Herrera, S, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 0.00 DETROIT IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Boyd, L, 0-1 6 4 1 1 0 1 88 1.50 Wilson 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 18 5.06 S tumpf .1 1 0 0 1 0 10 0.00 V erHagen 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 6.00 J unis pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. S tumpf pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored„Grimm 1-0, V erHagen 1-0. T „2:17. A„15,083 (41,297).MARINERS 6, GIANTS 4 S EATTLE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Gordon cf 5 1 3 0 0 1 .412 S egura ss 4 2 3 0 1 0 .375 Cano 2b 4 2 1 1 1 1 .500 Haniger rf 5 1 1 2 0 1 .462 S eager 3b 4 0 2 1 1 0 .214 Healy 1b 3 0 1 1 1 1 .071 Heredia lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 .200 Freitas c 3 0 0 0 1 1 .143 Gonzales p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 V incent p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Romine ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Nicasio p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Diaz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --T OTALS 34 6 12 6 5 7 S AN FRANCISCO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. J ackson cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 .133 Gearrin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Panik 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 .421 McCutchen rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .100 Posey 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .294 Longoria 3b 4 1 1 2 0 1 .053 Pence lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .222 Hundley c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Crawford ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 .188 Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Dyson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Blanco ph-cf 1 1 1 0 0 0 .750 Blach p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 Moronta p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Tomlinson ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 .200 TOTALS 33 4 9 4 0 4 SEATTLE 400 020 000„6 12 0 SAN FRANCISCO 000 100 210„4 9 0 a-lined out for Vincent in the 8th. b-doubled for Dyson in the 8th. LOB„Seattle 8, San Francisco 3. 2B„Segura (2), Cano (3), Blanco (1). HR„Panik (3), off Gonzales; Longoria (1), off Gonzales. RBIs„Cano (2), Haniger 2 (5), Seager (2), Healy (1), Heredia (1), Jackson (1), Panik (3), Longoria 2 (2). SB„Gordon 2 (2). SF„ Heredia, Jackson. S„Gonzales. Runners left in scoring position„Seattle 6 (Gordon, Segura, Cano, Haniger, Gonzales 2); San Francisco 1 (Posey). RISP„Seattle 3 for 10; San Francisco 1 for 3. Runners moved up„Cano, McCutchen. GIDP„Cano, Healy, Panik, Posey. DP„Seattle 2 (Segura, Cano, Healy), (Healy, Segura, Cano); San Francisco 2 (Crawford, Panik, Posey), (Panik, Tomlinson, Posey). SEATTLE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gonzales, W,1-0 6.1 6 3 3 0 2 92 4.26 Vincent, H, 2 .2 0 0 0 0 0 3 6.75 Nicasio, H, 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 24 9.00 Diaz, S, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 0.00 SAN FRAN IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Blach, L, 1-1 4.1 10 6 6 2 2 86 5.79 Moronta .2 0 0 0 2 1 19 0.00 Johnson 2 1 0 0 1 1 25 0.00 Dyson 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 0.00 Gearrin 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 0.00 Inherited runners-scored„Moronta 2-1. Umpires„Home, Ted Barrett; First, Lance Barksdale; Second, Roberto Ortiz; Third, Will Little. T„3:02. A„40,901 (41,915).YANKEES 11, RAYS 4TAMPA BAY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Duffy 3b 5 0 0 1 0 0 .286 Kiermaier cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .053 Gomez rf 3 0 0 0 1 3 .111 Cron 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .167 Ramos dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 .214 Hechavarria ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 .263 Sucre c 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 Dan.Robertson 2b 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 a-Miller ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 2 .167 Refsnyder lf 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000 b-Span ph-lf 2 0 1 2 0 1 .214 TOTALS 33 4 7 4 4 11 NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Gardner cf 4 3 2 0 0 1 .190 Judge rf 3 2 2 1 2 1 .278 Stanton lf 5 0 0 0 0 5 .211 Gregorius ss 4 3 4 8 1 0 .444 Sanchez c 5 0 0 0 0 1 .053 Walker 1b 3 0 1 0 1 2 .235 Drury 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .294 Wade 2b 3 1 1 1 1 1 .133 Austin dh 3 2 1 0 1 2 .333 TOTALS 34 11 11 10 6 14 TAMPA BAY 001 003 000„4 7 1 NEW YORK 013 000 43X„11 11 1 a-struck out for Dan.Robertson in the 6th. b-doubled for Refsnyder in the 6th. E„Duffy (2), Drury (2). LOB„Tampa Bay 6, New York 6. 2B„Cron (1), Span (1), Gregorius (4), Austin (1). HR„Gregorius (1), off Archer; Gregorius (2), off Pruitt. RBIs„ Duffy (2), Hechavarria (2), Span 2 (5), Judge (1), Gregorius 8 (9), Wade (3). S„Gardner. Runners left in scoring position„Tampa Bay 4 (Duffy 2, Kiermaier, Sucre); New York 2 (Sanchez, Austin). RISP„Tampa Bay 4 for 12; New York 6 for 14. Runners moved up„Duffy. FIDP„Kiermaier. GIDP„Duffy, Sanchez. DP„Tampa Bay 1 (Duffy, Dan.Robertson, Cron); New York 2 (Gardner, Sanchez), (Gregorius, Wade, Walker). TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Archer 5 6 4 4 3 8 96 6.55 Pruitt, L, 1-1 2.1 3 6 5 2 4 50 10.38 Romo .2 2 1 1 1 2 22 6.75 NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Montgomery 5 2 1 1 4 4 80 1.80 Holder, H, 1 .1 4 3 3 0 1 13 40.50 Kahnle, W,1-0, BS,1-1 1.2 1 0 0 0 4 23 4.91 Dav.Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 12.00 Shreve 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 0.00 Inherited runners-scored„Romo 2-2, Kahnle 3-2. Umpires„Home, Mark Ripperger; First, Joe West; Second, Doug Eddings; Third, Marty Foster. T„3:29. A„46,776 (54,251).THIS DATE IN BASEBALLAPRIL 4 1974: The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-6 in 11 innings before a crowd of 52,000 at Riverfront Stadium. In his “rst at-bat, Hank Aaron hit a three-run homer off Jack Billingham. It was his 714th, tying Babe Ruths career record. The Braves had considered keeping Aaron on the bench for the season-opening series in Cincinnati so he could attempt to tie the record four days later in Atlanta. But Commissioner Bowie Kuhn ordered the Braves to put Aaron in the lineup for at least two of the three games. 1988: George Bell became the “rst player to hit three home runs on opening day, leading the Toronto Blue Jays past the Kansas City Royals 5-3. Bell, bitter throughout spring training with his move to designated hitter, homered three times in that role off Bret Saberhagen. 1994: Chicagos Karl Rhodes hit three solo home runs off Dwight Gooden in a 12-8 loss to the New York Mets on opening day at Wrigley Field. Rhodes became the second player to homer three times in an opener. 1998: Mark McGwire tied Willie Mays National League record by hitting a home run in each of his “rst four games of the season. McGwire launched a towering three-run shot in the sixth inning of an 8-6 victory over the San Diego Padres. 1999: Americas pastime opened in Mexico for the “rst time. The Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 in baseballs “rst season opener away from the United States and Canada. 2003: Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs became the 18th player to hit 500 career homers, connecting for a solo shot in a 10-9 loss to Cincinnati.BOX SCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSRoyals 1, Tigers 0: Jake Junis took a shutout into the eighth inning as Kansas City grabbed its“rst victory of the season. On a chilly, rainy day „ with snow a possibility Wednesday „ the Tigers and Royals breezed through nine innings in 2 hours, 17 minutes. Jorge Soler, who still doesnt have a major league hit since July 2, drove in the games only run with a sacri“ce ”y in the second. Yankees 11, Rays 4: Didi Gregorius hit a pair of three-run homers and drove in a career-high eight RBIs, and the New York Yankees overcame “ve strikeouts by Giancarlo Stanton in his “rst game in pinstripes to beat the Tampa Bay Rays in Aaron Boones chilly “rst home opener as manager. Mariners 6, Giants 4: Mitch Haniger hit a two-run single, Kyle Seager also singled in a run in Seattles big “rst inning, and the Mariners spoiled the San Francisco Giants home opener. LATE Boston at Miami Chicago White Sox at Toronto Baltimore at Houston Texas at Oakland Cleveland at L.A. Angels Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, ppd. Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets Washington at Atlanta St. Louis at Milwaukee L.A. Dodgers at Arizona Colorado at San DiegoTODAYS PITCHING COMPARISONNATIONAL LEAGUE 2018 TEAM 2017 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Washington Scherzer (R) 1-0 0.00 1-0 2-2 32.2 4.41 Atlanta Foltynewicz (R) 12:10p 0-0 3.60 0-1 1-2 20.1 6.64 Philadelphia Nola (R) 0-0 1.69 0-1 2-0 12.0 3.75 New York Syndergaard (R) 1:10p 1-0 6.00 1-0 0-1 9.0 3.00 Los Angeles Wood (L) 0-0 0.00 0-1 3-0 21.0 2.57 Arizona Corbin (L) 3:40p 1-0 3.18 1-0 0-2 10.2 5.06 St. Louis Martinez (R) 0-1 8.31 0-1 1-3 23.0 4.30 Milwaukee Chacin (R) 7:40p 0-0 10.80 1-0 0-1 4.2 7.71 Colorado Gray (R) 0-1 6.75 0-1 2-0 17.0 2.65 San Diego Richard (L) 10:10p 0-0 1.29 0-1 2-2 22.2 6.75AMERICAN LEAGUE 2018 TEAM 2017 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Tampa Bay Snell (L) 0-0 0.00 0-1 0-1 16.0 4.50 New York Severino (R) 1:05p 1-0 0.00 1-0 2-0 18.0 2.00 Kansas City Duffy (L) 0-1 11.25 0-1 2-1 15.2 5.17 Detroit Norris (L) 1:10p 0-0 0.00 0-0 1-1 13.2 5.27 Baltimore Bundy (R) 0-0 0.00 1-0 0-0 5.1 11.81 Houston Keuchel (L) 2:10p 0-1 4.50 0-1 1-0 6.0 1.50 Cleveland Kluber (R) 0-1 2.25 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.00 Los Angeles Skaggs (L) 4:07p 1-0 0.00 1-0 0-1 5.1 3.38 Chicago Fulmer (R) 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Toronto Sanchez (R) 7:07p 0-1 6.35 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.00 Texas Fister (R) 1-0 1.80 1-0 0-1 4.0 13.50 Oakland Manaea (L) 10:05p 0-1 1.17 0-1 2-1 17.0 3.71 INTERLEAGUE 2018 TEAM 2017 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Minnesota Odorizzi (R) 0-0 0.00 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.00 Pittsburgh Nova (R) 6:05p 0-0 3.60 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Seattle Hernandez (R) 1-0 0.00 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 San Fran. Cueto (R) 7:15p 0-0 0.00 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 KEY: TEAM REC-Teams Record in games started by todays pitcher. VS OPP-Pitchers record versus this opponent. MONDAYS GAMES American League Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, ppd. Pittsburgh 5, Minnesota 4 Detroit 6, Kansas City 1 Toronto 4, Chicago White Sox 2 Houston 6, Baltimore 1 Oakland 3, Texas 1 Cleveland 6, L.A. Angels 0 National League Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, ppd. Pittsburgh 5, Minnesota 4 St. Louis 8, Milwaukee 4 Cincinnati 1, Chicago Cubs 0 Washington 8, Atlanta 1 Arizona 8, L.A. Dodgers 7, 15 innings Colorado 7, San Diego 4 Interleague Boston 7, Miami 3 THURSDAYS GAMES American League Tampa Bay at Boston, 2:05 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 3:35 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 4:10 p.m. Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 6:35 p.m. National League N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 3:05 p.m. Colorado at San Diego, 3:40 p.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Arizona at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.BASEBALL CALENDARAPRIL 17-18: Cleveland vs. Minnesota at San Juan, Puerto Rico. MAY 16-17: Owners meetings, New York. JUNE 4: Amateur draft starts. JUNE 15: International amateur signing period closes. JULY 2: International amateur signing period opens. JULY 6: Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline. JULY 17: All-Star Game, Washington. JULY 29: Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. JULY 31: Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. OCT. 2-3: Wild-card games. DEC. 10-13: Winter meetings, Las Vegas. TOP TEN A MERICAN LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. Haniger Sea 3 8 2 5 .625 Cano Sea 3 10 3 6 .600 Altuve Hou 5 21 5 10 .476 Bogaerts Bos 5 22 5 10 .455 Simmons LAA 5 20 2 9 .450 Andrus Tex 5 18 4 8 .444 Abreu ChW 3 12 3 5 .417 Castellanos Det 4 17 6 7 .412 Correa Hou 5 17 4 7 .412 Choo Tex 4 15 0 6 .400 NATIONAL LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. Eaton Was 3 13 7 8 .615 Cain Mil 4 18 4 9 .500 Flaherty Atl 4 16 5 8 .500 Hoskins Phi 3 10 2 5 .500 Ahmed Ari 4 17 4 8 .471 Gennett Cin 4 17 0 8 .471 DeJong StL 4 15 4 7 .467 Iannetta Col 3 11 1 5 .455 Bell Pit 4 16 1 7 .438 Grandal LAD 4 16 4 7 .438 Through April 2 Cloudy outlookStorm clouds gather overhead before a game between the Reds and Cubs Tuesday in Cincinnati. [JOHN MINCHILLO/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 C5 RECREATIONTo submit news or notes for the weekly recreation page, contact Sports Editor Paul Jenkins at paul.jenkins@dailycommercial. com or 352-365-8204. Lawn bowling club celebrates 90 yearsThe Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club will celebrate its 90th anni-versary on Saturday. The public is invited to an open house from 9 a.m. to noon where you can watch games, roll some bowls and meet some of the 300 mem-bers. Refreshments and snacks will be available.New flexible, shorter, free training classes are now available for those who want to consider joining the club.The Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club is located at 125 Edgerton Court, near Evans Park and the Lakeside Inn. For more information, contact Tom Eppich at 352254-0478, treppich@ aol.com or go to www.mountdoralawnbowlingclub.com. YMCA sports registration underwayRegistration is under-way for two sports programs at the Golden Triangle YMCA in Tavares.Futsal, a version of indoor soccer, is for children from 5 years old through high school and will run from April 23-June 9. Cost is $60 for YMCA members and $105 for non-members with the price increas-ing by $20 after Sunday.Futsal is played on a hard court and does not use walls or boards. The ball is heavier and smaller than a regular soccer ball, meaning it stays on the ground more and an emphasis is placed on footwork.The Rising Stars pro-gram is for children 3-4 years old and features T-Ball, basketball and soccer. The season runs from April 23-June 9 and costs $60 for YMCA members and $105 for non-members. The price increases by $20 after Sunday.Contact the YMCA at 352-343-1144 for more information. Leesburg sports registration underwayThe Leesburg Recreation Department is currently taking registration for flag football (ages 5-15), Pop Warner football and cheerlead-ing (ages 5-14), prep basketball (ages 13-17) and adult flag football (ages 16 and up). For more information on any of the programs, visit http:/leesburgflorida.gov/ or call 352-728-9885. Plantation softball holding golf tournamentThe Plantation Softball Association will hold its 14th annual golf tournament fundraiser on Tuesday at the Plan-tation Cranes Roost golf course.Cost is $50 per person for the four-person scramble which will have an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.A golf cart is being offered in a hole-inone contest and there are prizes for closest to the pin and straightest drive, among others. Lunch is being catered by Oakwood.Registration forms for the tournament are available at the clubhouse. Take a run through the park each SaturdayClermont's parkrun 5k takes place every Saturday from Lake Hiawatha Preserve Park promptly at 7:30 a.m. The Hiawatha Preserve is located on west side of Lake Minneola in Clermont.The address is 450 12th St., Clermont.The event is free and put on by volunteers each week and draws an average of about 75 runners a week. Participants are asked to register and print out a one-time parkrun barcode that is used for timing. Printing out the personal barcode is essential.For more information or to register, visit www.parkrun.us/clermontwaterfront. Eustis offering Zumba classesThe Eustis Recreation Department is offering an adult Zumba class. The classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the Garden Room at 2214 Bates Ave. The first class is free and the cost on a per-class basis is $5. You can pur-chase a 10-class card for $35.For more information, call Cartina Craft at 352-357-8510.NEWS & NOTES By Paul Jenkinspaul.jenkins@dailycommercial.comLEESBURG „ Marcus Niblack sits in his office at the Leesburg Recreation Department and pulls out picture after picture, acting every bit the proud parent.Which, of course, he is.With his son, Marcus, and daughter, Kari, having recently helped lead the Wildwood Middle High School boys and girls basketball teams to the Class 1A state titles, Niblack has plenty of reason to feel proud.But for Niblack, it runs much deeper than just his son and daughter. There are all his other kids,Ž like just about every member of the Leesburg High Class 6A boys state championship team.He pulls out a team photo from years ago, and there are Leesburg stars Dray Graham, Lance Erving and Keon Ellis smiling back at him.As amazing as it is that Lake and Sumter counties brought home three state basketball titles, it is per-haps even more amazing that so many of the play-ers on those three teams all got their real introduc-tion to the sport through the Leesburg Recreation Department.Niblack recalls seeing Graham out on the city baseball fields at 8 or 9 years old and asking him about basketball.He was a big kid back then,Ž Niblack said. Almost the same size he is now. But his heart is humongous.ŽGraham insisted he was a football player, but Niblack convinced him to give basketball a try. Graham quickly stood out in the city league, and Niblack invited him to join the travel ball program, Thank God For Basketball.We worked on every-thing, dribbling, passing, laying the ball up and he was always asking, What do I need to work on? He would be in here every day. Even when other kids didnt show up, hed stay and work on things. He was probably a better football player at that age, but he got it in his mind that he was going to be a basketball player and thats what he did.ŽThere are similar stories throughout teams around Lake and Sumter counties, such as Leesburg High quarterback Wyatt Rector and East Ridge quarterback Caleb Lynum playing together in the Leesburg recreation league, but nowhere has the success been as evident as on the basketball court. Niblacks own children grew up as gym rats, run-ning around while he was coaching games and being immersed in the wonder-ful world of sports. The young Marcus couldnt get enough of any sport with a ball while young Kari took a while to take to basketball, trying everything from dance to soccer and softball before coming back to basketball.It is what the elder Niblack wants for all the kids in the community, a chance to grow and become upstanding citi-zens. Basketball is just the means to that end. He is quick to praise all those who have helped along the way, from donors to fundraisers to volunteers.Im going to give every kid who comes through that door the same oppor-tunity,Ž Niblack said. We try to give these kids a chance to have a better life. Weve had so many kids who came through here and went on to get a college degree or just become better people. Its a beautiful thing.ŽBuilding championsLeesburg city league, travel ball provides winning startMost of the players on Leesburgs Class 6A state championship team got their start with the Leesburg city league and the travel ball program Thank God For Basketball. [PAUL RYAN /CORRESPONDENT]

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Until they arent. While searching for a restaurant in Laguna Beach, California, last summer, my husband and I pulled over in a parking lot and asked a lady if she knew the whereabouts of the eatery. She assured us that she had lived in Laguna her whole life and knew the town well. Then she pulled out her phone, punched at it for five minutes, and provided difficult, lengthy instructions. We said thanks and left. Ultimately, we drove about a hundred yards, took one turn and went up a hill, and found the restaurant sitting in plain view of the parking lot. You could actually see the eating establishment from the very spot where we had inquired about its location. All that was required of our guide was for her to turn and gesture and say, There it is. Turn right and drive up the hill.Ž Its as if folks have forgotten how to point without assistance from a smartphone. So I was not surprised to read recently that college professors all over the country are banning laptops as note-taking devices. The digital age is fascinating, and t heres no denying that technology has revolutionized many businesses, including my own. On a personal level, I love texting with relatives and friends. But I am not joined at the hip with my phone. Its disconcerting and rude when people cant converse, watch a movie or outdoor event or engage in a business discussion without staring at a tablet or screen. We need human linkups in addition to technical ones. Professors are weary of staring at the back of laptops in lieu of actually connecting visually with their classroom compatriots. The students hidden behind those screens may be focused on the lecture or they may be surfing the internet, but the teacher cant know without seeing those faces. Early returns are in from the students. Theyre complaining that taking notes by hand is tiring and that afterwards, sometimes they cant read their own writing. News flash: no one ever died from a hand cramp. Advice for the students with unreadable hieroglyphics instead of notes? Write more neatly. Develop your own shorthand. And organize your notes in outline form. They can serve as an effective study guide. Many students are recording their classes with cell phones instead of taking notes. What ever happened to paying attention? One thing that classes without laptops may inspire is actual interaction and discussion among and between students and teachers. Listening to my classmates express themselves was part of our college education. I cannot imagine a more isolating and boring experience than sitting silently in a group where every individual is hidden behind a small computer screen. Margaret R. McDowell, ChFC, AIF, author of the syndicated economic column Arbor OutlookŽ, is the founder of Arbor Wealth Management LLC.ARBOR OUTLOOKClassroom laptops, notetakin g and Laguna Beach Margaret McDowell By Michael LiedtkeThe Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO „ Spotifys opening act on Wall Street struck a chord with investors betting the unprofitable companys trend-setting music stream-ing service will maintain its early lead over Apple and other powerful challengers.After several hours of anticipation Tuesday morn-ing, Spotifys shares traded as high as $169 in their stock market debut before falling back slightly. The stock closed at $149.01 „ well above its previous high of $132.50 in deals worked out during Spotifys 12-year history as a privately held company.The stock markets warm welcome left Spotify with a market value of about $27 billion, according to Fact-Set. By comparison, internet radio station Pandora Medias market value stands at $1.2 billion nearly seven years after that company went public. The performance left Spo-tifys market value among the 10 highest ever recorded by a technology company fol-lowing their first day of U.S. trading, according to Dealogic. Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group holds the top spot at $234 billion after its market debut in 2014.Spotify CEO Daniel Ek who founded the company, emerged as the days biggest winner. His 27 percent stake in the Swedish company is now worth $7.4 billion.The good vibes surrounding Spotify stem from its early lead in music streaming „ a still-evolving field trying to hook people on the idea that its better to subscribe for online access to millions of tunes than to buy individual albums and singles.Spotify has attracted 71 million worldwide subscribers so far and is aiming to increase that number to as many as 96 million subscribers by the end of the year. It has 159 million total users, including people who are willing to listen to ads for access to free music.By comparison, Apples nearly 3-year-old music streaming service has 38 mil-lion subscribers. A list of other formidable competitors that includes Google and Amazon also offer similar music streaming services, raising the specter of Spotify being wiped out by far richer rivals. Apple, Amazon and Google corporate rival have amassed a combined $402 billion in cash compared to Spotifys 1.5 billion euro ($1.8 billion).Spotifys success in music streaming has drawn comparisons to Netflix, which built upon its pioneering role in DVD-by-mail rentals and then video streaming to create a hugely successful, subscription-driven franchise that has produced spectacular invest-ment returns and has minted the company with a market value of $122 billion.A $10,000 investment in Netflixs 2002 initial public stock offering would now be worth more than $2.6 million, leaving some investors won-dering if Spotify might be on a similar trajectory in music streaming.The similarities here, we believe, are much greater than the differences,Ž RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney wrote in a recent research note assessing the parallels between Spotify and Netflix.Besides blending technol-ogy with a subscription model to reshape a popular form of entertainment, Spotify and Netflix have a common executive in their lineage. Spotifys current chief finan-cial officer, Barry McCarthy, held the same job when Net-flix went public and remained in that position until leaving the video service in 2010. Unlike Netflix, Spotify still isnt profitable, having lost more than 2.4 billion euros ($3 billion) since it started more than a decade ago. After losing 1.2 billion euro, Spotify has also made it clear that it intends to remain focused on adding more subscribers instead of making money for now.Harmonious debut for Spotify on Wall StreetMARKET WATCHDow 24,033.36 389.17 Nasdaq 6,941.28 71.16 S&P 2,614.45 32.57 Russell 1,512.15 19.62 NYSE 12,367.07 150.36COMMODITIES REVIEWGold 1,332.80 9.30 Silver 16.347 .0280 Platinum 925.30 5.40 Copper 3.0580 .0175 Oil 63.51 0.50MARKET MOVERS€ General Motors Co.: Up $1.18 to $36.94 „ The automaker said its sales jumped in March. € CBS Corp.: Up $2.15 to $52.86 „ According to media reports, CBS may soon make an offer for corporate sibling Viacom for less than Viacoms current market value.BRIEFCASEWASHINGTONWilliams picked as next president of NY FedJohn Williams, currently head of the Federal Reserves regional bank in San Fran-cisco, has been selected to be the next president of the Feds New York regional bank, con-sidered the most influential position among the central banks 12 regional banks.The selection was made by the eligible members of the New York Feds board of direc-tors and approved by the Feds board in Washington. Even before the official announcement Tuesday, the choice had generated controversy. Oppo-nents said the search process had failed to come up with a candidate who would diversify the top ranks of the Fed system, which is heavily dominated by white males. LONDONSky News could be sold to Disney under new planSky News could be sold to Walt Disney or completely ring-fenced in concessions put forward Tuesday by Rupert Murdochs 21st Cen-tury Fox as it seeks to bolster its chances of taking full control of the U.K. satellite broadcaster Sky.The proposals are aimed at easing some of the regula-tory concerns over the extent of Murdochs influence on British media if his 21st Cen-tury Fox is cleared to buy the 61 percent of Sky it doesnt already own for 11.7 billion pounds ($16.4 billion). NEW YORKFacebook asks users if they think its good Facebook is asking users whether they think its good for the worldŽ in a poll sent to an unspecified number of people.The poll appears under the heading, Wed like to do better,Ž when users log in. Possible responses range from strongly agreeŽ to strongly disagree.ŽThe company has been grap-pling with a privacy scandal and other troubles. But Facebook says this survey began well before that; versions date back to 2012. The company regularly polls users on other aspects of its service, too. Spotifys opening bow on stock market strikes a chord with investors A trading post sports the Spotify logo Tuesday on the ” oor of the New York Stock Exchange. [RICHARD DREW/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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DEAR ABBY: My wife of 20 years has been electronically unfaithful. There have been covert telephone calls and latenight text messages to a boyfriend from long ago. He's divorced and found her on Facebook, telling her he needed "advice on dating." She admits to the phone calls and messages and nothing more. I believe her. They haven't met -just these covert exchanges, which are frequent and sometimes lengthy, over the course of several months. The "whys" behind her behavior are not important. We know our marriage is damaged, and we will work on that. She says she knows she was wrong to let it go on as long as it did, and further communication will stop. Should it include unfriending him on Facebook? I'm perplexed by the new paradigm of relationships. -COVERT EXCHANGES IN THE SOUTH DEAR COVERT: I disagree that the reasons that led to your wife's behavior aren't important. I hope you two will work out your disconnect with licensed professional help, because it will make the process faster. As to whether she should unfriend her old boyfriend on Facebook, the answer is an unequivocal "yes."DEAR ABBY: I tutor a 16-year-old boy. His family moved to our city ve months ago. They live in a crowded apartment with other relatives. One day, he told me a 20-year-old girl was obsessed with him, and he didn't like her that much. I told him it was unusual and said it was a good thing he had moved. A month later she showed up, uninvited, to visit him. I think she came here to get pregnant, which she did. Her family now expects him to move back to Oklahoma, quit school and work to support the family. He's a smart kid with the potential to do well in college. His father is dead, the mother is clueless, and I am concerned about this boy. The girl's father and brother are in prison. How can I advise him? -CARING TUTOR IN CALIFORNIA DEAR TUTOR: Your student is a minor. The "girl" is an adult. The young man should not move ANYwhere without rst insisting that a paternity test be taken to be certain he is the father of the child she's expecting -if she is, indeed, pregnant. Because of the difference in their ages, she may be guilty of statutory rape, and he may be a victim.DEAR ABBY: After decades of sucking it up, should I send a letter to the individuals who bullied me incessantly and made my life a living hell in high school? Should I let them know all has not been forgiven or forgotten? -FORMER VICTIM IN MONTANA DEAR FORMER VICTIM: No. Why would you want more contact with the cruel and thoughtless individuals who made you miserable? Live your life fully and happily in the present and don't look back. THAT is the best revenge. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. How to play: Fill in the blank squares with the numbers 1 through 9 so that each horizontal row, vertical column and nine-square sub-grid contains no repeated numbers. Puzzles range in diculty from one to six stars. The solution to todays puzzle will be in tomorrows paper. YESTERDAYS SOLUTION BRIDGE CRYPTOQUOTE HOROSCOPES TODAY IN HISTORY DIVERSIONS Marriage threatened by wifes online relationship with ex HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018:This year you easily could stumble into squabbles that could turn into hostile arguments. Be smart and refuse to comment on others different lifestyles. Your ability to mentally eye a situation and come out ahead is a skill that helps you in relationships. If you are single, you will make strong judgments about those around you. Take your time when deciding whom to date. If you are attached, the two of you will grow together if you learn to accept and respect your differences. Share more of your wild ideas with your sweetie. SCORPIO sees right through you.ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) Your get-up-and-go amazes many people. Your ability to identify with others soars. Therefore, starting and completing projects happens with ease, and friends seek you out for advice. You would be best served if you simply shared your opinion. TAURUS (APRIL 20MAY 20) Be mindful when speaking with a partner or boss, as he or she might have his or her hands full. If you can, pitch in and help this person. Doing so will create more trust and closeness between you. Remain easygoing, and a solution will appear. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) Your sense of humor emerges when you run into a friend who is unusually mouthy and condent. Just let this person do his or her thing, and eventually he or she will calm down. Reach out to a loved one to get some feedback. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Your anger is close to the surface in the morning. Your perception of a situation seems to be quite different from others. Recognize how important it is to move in a new direction. You will come to a better understanding of a key person in your life. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) Your passion runs high, which allows more giveand-take between you and others. Open up to a more constructive conversation. You might be shocked by some of what you are hearing. Express your compassion later on, when it will be better received. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) You might feel great as the day begins, but by noon, tension builds. As a result, you could decide to head home early; know that you will feel better once you do. Make a point of getting together with someone you want to get to know better. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) You might feel as if you need to return all your calls and emails before formalizing any plans. Realize that an associate might be upset with what is going on around you. Lie low and look toward better times. This person will adjust. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) Be careful, as the greeneyed monster is likely to rear its ugly head. You can do little to change your feelings. Honor a swift change of pace. Youll be a lot happier if you adjust. Make it OK to spend some money on sprucing up your image. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22DEC. 21) You feel better and better as the day goes on. Youll discover how centered you are when someone inadvertently changes plans. Your ability to communicate what is needed comes through, creating a conversation in which you both learn something new. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22JAN. 19) What is happening might be of signicance to you, but dont exaggerate the signicance of someone elses gesture. Your sense of humor comes through, allowing more playfulness and caring to be exchanged between you and a dear friend. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) A meeting will be more important than you realize. What occurs around you might be the source of a problem. Could someone be jealous? Gravitate toward those who really are your friends. You wont want a discussion to become too intrusive. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) You recently have been able to detach from a signicant problem. How you relate to another person becomes a topic of conversation. Be smart. Do not threaten or bribe someone into doing what you want, as that type of interaction will backre. DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 C7 TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, the 94th day of 2018. There are 271 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee; his slaying was followed by a wave of rioting (Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Chicago were among cities particularly hard hit). Suspected gunman James Earl Ray later pleaded guilty to assassinating King, then spent the rest of his life claiming he'd been the victim of a setup. ON THIS DATE: In 1818, Congress decided the ag of the United States would consist of 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars, with a new star to be added for every new state of the Union. In 1949, 12 nations, including the United States, signed the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington, D.C. In 1958, Johnny Stompanato, an enforcer for crime boss Mickey Cohen and the boyfriend of actress Lana Turner, was stabbed to death by Turner's teenage daughter, Cheryl Crane, who said Stompanato had attacked her mother. In 1975, Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 1983, the space shuttle Challenger roared into orbit on its maiden voyage. (It was destroyed in the disaster of January 1986.)

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1500LEGAL SERVICESThe hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask the attorney to send you free written information about the individuals quali cations and experience.Ž Under Florida law non lawyers are permitted to sell legal forms and kits and type in the information provided by their customer. They may not, however, give legal advice or provide legal services. 2255GENERAL EMPLOYMENTPUBLISHER'S NOTICEFederal and State laws prohibit advertising expressing a discriminatory preference on the basis of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, handicap or marital status. The Daily Commercial will not knowingly accept advertisement for employment which is in violation of the law. Employment Advertising Standards of Acceptance Employment Classifications are intended to announce bona de employment offers only. Employment advertising must disclose the specic nature of the work being offered. Some employment categories may charge fees. If any advertiser does not comply with these standards, please notify a Classied Sales Representative at 365-8245 or 365-8200. DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 C9 This newspaper will never knowingly accept advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. If you have questions or doubts about any ads on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the local Attorney Generals Consumer Fraud Line and/or the Better Business Bureau. Also be advised that some phone numbers published in these ads may require an extra charge. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises or guaranteed income from work-athome programs, money to loan, etc., if it sounds too good to be true „ it may in fact be exactly that. This newspaper cannot be held responsible for any negative consequences that occur as a result of you doing business with these advertisers. Thank you. NOTICES 1000-1999READER NOTICE 1001 Please recycle the newspaper!

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