SPORTS | B1LARSON LEADS AT BRISTON; RACE WILL RESUME TODAY LOCAL | A3LEESBURG RUNNER USING MARATHON TO HONOR CANCER VICTIM LOCAL | A3LEESBURG WOMAN CAPTURES THE MOMENT A SEAPLANE FLIPS IN TAVARES Local & State ................ A3 Opinion ...................... A9 Weather ..................... A10 Sports.......................... B1 Comics ....................... B6 Classifieds ................... B7 Volume 142, Issue 106 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600A screen shot from a Wekiva Parkway YouTube video shows the construction plan of the State Road 46 and U.S. Hig hway 441 intersection in Mount Dora. [WEKIVA PARKWAY] Staff ReportMOUNT DORA Â„ Crews are scheduled today to move all U.S. Highway 441 traffic onto temporary pavement along the State Road 46 south ramps as part of building the Wekiva Parkway.This traffic diversion Â„ beginning at 9 p.m. Â„ will include requiring drivers to stop at a temporary traffic signal at S.R. 46 during con-struction. It will also allow crews to rebuild this portion of U.S. 441 and remove the overpass.During the overnight removal of the U.S. 441 bridges, S.R. 46 traffic also will shift onto nearby tempo-rary pavement. Construction will start by removing the current U.S. 441 bridges and building the future northbound lanes (east side) and new flyover bridge. Once the future northbound lanes are complete, traffic will switch onto those new lanes while work begins on the west side, or the new southbound lanes.Motorists should be alert for lane closures and other traffic impacts during these activities.The new U.S. 441 and S.R. 46 interchange will be an at-grade/ground level, signalized intersection with a flyover ramp that will provide continuous traffic flow for southbound vehicles heading east on S.R. 46 toward the Wekiva Parkway.Once the new outside northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 441 have been built, traffic will be split to allow the building of the TRAFFIC TWOSTEPBy John KennedyGateHouse Media ServicesTALLAHASSEE Â„ While most Floridians bring sunscreen and towels to the beach, some officials worry that fences and ropes around private property could become the next new shoreline sight in the wake of a controversial state law.A property rights measure taking effect July 1 could prompt more waterfront homeowners to restrict public access to their beachfront, some activists say.They fear more places could turn into surf-side battlegrounds like the PanhandleÂs Walton County, which prompted the new law.ÂItÂs been a huge fight in Walton County. But IÂve got to expect other homeowners will follow suit and start putting up fences and walling off their beach, as soon as the new law is on the books,ÂŽ said Jay Lyles, a policy consultant with the Florida Wildlife Federation, which opposed the legislation.The Florida Constitution guarantees that any beach seaward of the usual high-tide line is public land, meaning those walking or loung-ing on wet sand arenÂt trespassing.Publicly owned beach, like state parks and Beach lovers push back on new lawHomes line the beach off Rollins Drive in northern Flagler County. Recent legislation signed by Gov. Rick Scott has raised a number of questions about beach access and beach ownership in Florida. The Flagler County Commission has scheduled a workshop and special meeting Monday to talk about possible ramiÂ“ cations of the new law. [LAURIE HAHN/GATEHOUSE MEDIA FLORIDA] Property rights measure could prompt homeowners to restrict public access to their beachfront By Sarah Skidmore Sell AP Personal Finance WriterIf you woke up in a panic realizing that Sunday was April 15, relax. You've got until Tuesday to file and pay your taxes without facing a penalty.April 15 fell on Sunday this year and today is Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington D.C. That gives taxpayers nationwide until April 17 to get the job done.Procrastinators can take some solace in knowing that as of Friday 40 mil-lion Americans hadn't filed their taxes, according to the IRS. Still, this is no time to dawdle; here are some tips for you last-minute filers: How to leThe IRS says that electronic filing is the best way to avoid common mistakes. Procrastinators rejoice: ThereÂs still time to le taxesBy Michael GraczykAssociated PressHOUSTON Â„ Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday."Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care," spokesman Jim McGrath said in a news release.McGrath did not elaborate as to the nature of Bush's health problems. She has been treated for decades for Graves' disease, which is a thyroid Spokesman: Barbara Bush in failing health US 441 motorists will be diverted to SR 46 ramps today for Wekiva Parkway workTrafÂ“ c along U.S. Highway 441 will be rerouted as part of the Wekiva Parkway construction. 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Saturday, April 14 Lotto: 4-8-26-27-28-50-x4 Powerball: 17-19-26-61-62-15-x2 Fantasy 5: 7-8-10-27-32 Sunday, April 15 Pick 5 Afternoon: 2-6-8-6-1 Evening: 0-2-7-8-7 Pick 4 Afternoon: 4-7-4-3 Evening: 2-9-2-4 Pick 3 Afternoon: 6-4-7 Evening: 9-9-9 Pick 2 Afternoon: 1-7 Evening: 9-0 17-19-26-61-62-15-x2LOTTERY By Hope Yen and Robert BurnsThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ Presi-dent Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase ÂMission AccomplishedÂŽ to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on SyriaÂs chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the government of Bashar Assad.Stepping up the pressure on SyriaÂs president, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley indicated the sanctions to be announced Monday would be aimed at sending a message to Russia, which she said has blocked six attempts by the U.N. Security Council to make it easier to investigate the use of chemical weapons.ÂEveryone is going to feel it at this point,ÂŽ Haley said, warning of consequences for AssadÂs foreign allies.ÂThe international community will not allow chemical weapons to come back into our everyday life,ÂŽ she said. ÂThe fact he was making this more normal and that Russia was covering this up, all that has got to stop.ÂŽTrump tweeted Sunday that the strike was Âperfectly carried outÂŽ and that Âthe only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term ÂMission Accomplished.ÂŽÂŽ He added that he knew the media would ÂseizeÂŽ on the phrase, but said it should be used often. ÂIt is such a great Military term, it should be brought back,ÂŽ he wrote.Trump tweeted ÂMission AccomplishedÂŽ on Saturday after U.S., French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles nearly unopposed by Syrian air defenses. While he declared success, the Pen-tagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facil-ities left enough others intact to enable the Assad govern-ment to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses.His choice of words recalled a similar claim asso-ciated with President George W. Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Bush addressed sailors aboard a Navy ship in May 2003 alongside a ÂMission Accom-plishedÂŽ banner, just weeks before it became apparent that Iraqis had organized an insurgency that would tie down U.S. forces for years.On Sunday, Haley made clear the United States wonÂt be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying U.S. involvement there Âis not done.ÂŽHaley said the three U.S. goals for accomplishing its mission are making sure chemical weapons are not used in a way that could harm U.S. national interests, defeating the Islamic State group and having a good van-tage point to watch what Iran is doing.ÂWeÂre not going to leave until we know weÂve accom-plished those things,ÂŽ she said.Haley said the joint mili-tary strike Âput a heavy blow into their chemical weapons program, setting them back yearsÂŽ and reiterated that if Assad uses poison gas again, Âthe United States is locked and loaded.ÂŽFrench President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday that France wants to launch a dip-lomatic initiative over Syria that would include Western powers, Russia and Turkey. Speaking on French television BFM and online site Mediapart, Macron stressed that the French diplomacy is able to talk with Iran, Russia and Turkey on one side and to the United States on the other side.He said, ÂTen days ago, President Trump wanted to withdraw from Syria. We convinced him to remain.ÂŽThe nighttime assault on Syria was carefully limited to minimize civilian casual-ties and avoid direct conflict with Russia, but confusion arose over the extent to which Washington warned Moscow in advance. The Pentagon said it gave no explicit warn-ing. The U.S. ambassador in Moscow, John Hunts-man, said in a video, ÂBefore we took action, the United States communicated withÂŽ Russia to Âreduce the danger of any Russian or civilian casualties.ÂŽRussia has military forces, including air defenses, in sev-eral areas of Syria to support Assad in his long war against anti-government rebels.Russia and Iran called the use of force by the United States and its French and Brit-ish allies a Âmilitary crimeÂŽ and Âact of aggression.ÂŽ The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the ÂaggressionÂŽ by the three Western allies.Assad denies he has used chemical weapons, and the Trump administration has yet to present hard evidence of what it says precipitated the allied missiles attack: a chlorine gas attack on civil-ians in Douma on April 7. The U.S. says it suspects that sarin gas also was used.ÂGood souls will not be humiliated,ÂŽ Assad tweeted while hundreds of Syrians gathered in Damascus, the capital, where they flashed victory signs and waved flags in scenes of defiance after the early morning barrage.US to sanction Russia for aiding SyriaBritish Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce, left and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley share a note Saturday at United Nations headquarters during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria. [MARY ALTAFFER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] PARISArrests, injuries as French protesters challenge MacronFrench authorities say 63 people have been arrested and nine police officers injured as protests took place in two cities amid simmering anger at President Emmanuel MacronÂs labor law changes.Interior Minister Gerard Collomb denounced the violence and damage to stores and public buildings at the edges of SaturdayÂs protests in Nantes in western France and Montpellier in the south.Collomb called for calm as another protest is planned Sunday at Notre-Dame-desLandes in western France.Other protests Saturday around France were largely peaceful.QUETTA, PAKISTANPakistan: Gunmen open Â“ re on churchgoers, killing twoPakistani police say gunmen have opened fire on worship-pers coming out of a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing two people and wounding five others.Police officer Javed Ahmed says two gunmen riding on a motorcycle targeted churchgoers as they were leaving after the Sunday evening service in the Eisa Nagri neighborhood of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. Ahmed says a young girl was among the wounded and that two others were in criti-cal condition at a hospital. Police said a search was ongoing in the area to find the attackers. MINNEAPOLISStorm moves east after blanketing central US in snowMinnesotans slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with power-ful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S.The storm system prompted Enbridge Energy to tempo-rarily shutter twin oil and gas pipelines in Michigan that may have been recently damaged by a ship anchor strike.At least three deaths were blamed on the storm system, which stretched from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes. Storms also knocked down trees, caused airport delays and dropped hail on the Carolinas. The Associated PressPHILADELPHIAProtesters gather Sunday outside a Starbucks in Philadelphia where two black men were arrested Thursday after Starbucks employees called police to say the men were trespassing. The arrest prompted accusations of racism on social media. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson posted a lengthy statement Saturday night, calling the situation ÂdishearteningÂŽ and that it led to a ÂreprehensibleÂŽ outcome. [RON TODT/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREANorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with Song Tao, head of the Chinese Communist Party Central CommitteeÂs international department, Saturday in North Korea. Kim met the high-ranking Chinese diplomat amid a Â” urry of diplomacy following KimÂs surprise visit to Beijing. Tao led an art troupe to Pyongyang to attend an arts festival, according to ChinaÂs Foreign Ministry. [KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY/KOREA NEWS SERVICE VIA AP] IN BRIEF DATELINES
DailyCommercial.com | Monday, April 16, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 firstname.lastname@example.org BEST BETS FOR TODAYOUTSMART THE SCAMMERS WORKSHOP: At 2 p.m. at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Presented by Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kevin Anschutz. Free. Call 352-7289790 for information. TRI-COUNTY WOMENÂS VETERANS LUNCHEON: At 11 a.m. at Palmer Legends County Club, 1635 Palmer Way in The Villages. Call President Sue Roper at 757-576-9688. SMOOTH COUNTRY BAND: From 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday at Cassia Community Club, 29245 State Road 44 in Eustis. Cost is $7. Enjoy music and dancing. Call David Potter at 386-677-3625.IN BRIEFCLERMONTCity manager graduates from Leadership OrlandoCity Manager Darren Gray recently graduated from Leadership Orlando, the largest community leader-ship program in America.Gray, a former Lake County manager who has led the City of Clermont on a number of ground-break-ing initiatives, including the cityÂs re-branding as the Choice of Champions, has spent 23 years in public administration. He was named Lake CountyÂs Leader of the Year in 2015.ÂI gained far more than I imagined,ÂŽ Gray said. ÂI made relationships with decision-makers across Central Florida and got a first-hand look at innovative programs, such as Creative Village Orlando.ÂŽLeadership Orlando is an eight-month program that helps leaders broaden their regional knowledge and experience.It is known for graduating some of the areaÂs most respected leaders, including Adrian Jones, general man-ager of Legoland Florida; Phil Rawlins, founder and presi-dent of Orlando City Soccer Club and Scott Colloredo, director of center planning and development for NASA Â„ John F. Kennedy Space Center. LEESBURGReal Talk Forum seeks to tackle social injusticeA Real Talk Forum, spon-sored by Lake County Democratic Black Caucus, will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 28 at Leesburg Cultural Arts Center.Panelists are Pastors John Christian of Christian Wor-ship Center in Leesburg, Dr. Isaac Deas of New Bethel Community Church in Sum-merfield, T.H. Poole Jr. of Grace AME Church in The Villages and Bettye J. Watson of St. Paul AME Church in Leesburg. The moderator is Minister Louis Ward and the event is hosted by Vonda Parker.The forum will focus on how churches can mobilize and motivate people to take a stand against social injus-tices, violence, abuse and slavery, and take action to stand with the hurting, the poor and the oppressed.Call Lillian Lockette 352-728-8272 for more information.By Frank Stanfield email@example.comLEESBURG Â„ A man armed with a revolver robbed Krys-tal on 14th Street at 4:33 p.m. Saturday, according to police.The man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up over his head brandished a silver-colored handgun and demanded all of the restaurantÂs money from the register and the safe. He then ran out of the back of the building in a wooded lot.Witnesses described him as a thin black man, 18 to 25 years old, between 5-foot-10 and 6 feet tall and weighing about 165 pounds. Besides the black hoodie, he wore black pants, a black shirt covering his face and green and orange Nike shoes. When he pulled down the shirt a clerk noticed he had a goatee.Police followed his tracks with a K-9. It is believed he was headed to the Birchwood or Carver Heights area.Anyone with information is asked to call Senior Detective Alberto Venta at 352-728-9862.Leesburg has been hit with a spate of armed robberies in recent days. Last Saturday the KFC was robbed, also nearby.Police arrested a man Thursday in the Family Food Mart robbery that occurred on Monday. Investigators are still searching for his accomplice.Officers are also still inves-tigating an armed robbery that occurred at the B&M Superette on Montclair Road.Armed man robs Krystal in Leesburg See BRIEFS, A4The Associated PressST. PETERSBURG Â„ Florida Gov. Rick Scott said President Donald Trump should not dismiss special prosecutor Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.The Tampa Bay Times reports that the governor made his remarks at a Pinellas County Republi-can Party dinner Saturday night, telling the crowd Trump is Âgoing to decide what he wants to do. He gets to make that decision. I wouldnÂt dismiss him.ÂŽ Trump has denied reports that he is considering firing the former FBI director, but he has been highly critical of the investigation, calling it a Âwitch huntÂŽ on Twitter. Scott, who cannot run for a third term because of term limits, recently announced he will challenge Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in November. He told the crowd that Gov. Scott says he wouldnÂt re Mueller if he were TrumpFlorida Gov. Rick Scott, during a Pinellas County Republican Party dinner Saturday night, told the c rowd Pr esident Donald Trump is Âgoing to decide what he wants to do. He gets to make that decision. I wouldnÂt dismiss him.ÂŽ [AP FILE] Staff ReportTAVARES Â„ Angela Bradley, a photographer from Leesburg, said she was at Wooton Park Friday eve-ning to take some pictures of a pilot and his plane when things went wrong.ÂThe lights were hitting the water and made it look beautiful,ÂŽ Bradley said in an email.She said the the plane began to wobble a little and ÂI didnÂt know if he was trying to turn or what was happening,ÂŽ but his seaplane tipped over and flipped.According to Bradley, a nearby boat immediately went over to the plane to help the pilot.Woman captures moment seaplane ips in TavaresAngela Bradley, a photographer from Leesburg, was taking pictures Friday when a seaplane tipped over on Lake Dora in Tavares. [ANGELA BRADLEY/SUBMITTED] Leesburg photographer, Tavares police say the pilot was not injuredSee SCOTT, A4 See SEAPLANE, A4By Roxanne Brownroxanne.firstname.lastname@example.orgLEESBURG Â„ Leesburg res-ident Lynda Cowin Nijensohn will be one of 30,000 people running in the 122nd Boston Marathon today, but you wouldn't know it because of the name on her singlet.The name she wants people to notice, remember and chant during the race is Wendy Daniels Koontz.In a Facebook post Thurs-day, Nijensohn wrote, "I will be 'WENDY' on race day. I will gladly hear others yell Wendy as I run. She will be with me in mind, spirit and soul! Wendy passed away recently on March 29th at the young age of 40 after a brave fight against brain cancer. This is for you Chad Daniels, your sisterÂs beautiful children, your wonderful parents, her loving husband and all of WendyÂs dear friends and family. LetÂs find a cure to stop this unbearable pain.ÂŽChad Daniels said this will be the first time he watches the Boston Marathon and attributes that to what Nijen-sohn is doing in remembrance of his sister.Koontz was recently living in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband Robertand two children Piper and Charlie. She was born and raised in Leesburg, graduated from Running for a cure Leesburg woman honoring brain cancer victim at Boston MarathonLeesburg resident Lynda Cowin Nijensohn holds the jersey she will wear during the Boston Marathon in remberance of Wendy Daniels Koontz. [SUBMITTED]See CURE, A4
A4 Monday, April 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com Dorothy Margaret EimenDorothy Margaret Eimen, 99, of Tavares passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares. SEBASTIANMan asks about stealing beer; learns it means jailA Florida man asked the store clerk, ÂWhat would happen if I stole some beer?ÂŽPolice say Christopher Maxwell soon found out.Sebastian police told TCPalm.com the 33-year-old Maxwell entered a convenience store at 2:30 a.m. Friday but was told he couldnÂt buy beer because alcohol sales are banned in the city between 1 and 7 a.m. In response to MaxwellÂs question, the clerk replied she would call 911. Maxwell still grabbed two 18-packs of Bud Light and left. The clerk did as she said.Police found Maxwell nearby with an 18-pack in each hand. Officers said he struggled when they tried to arrest him. He remained jailed Sunday on charges of petty theft and battery on a police officer. BRIEFSFrom Page A3it wonÂt be a Âcheap or easyÂŽ election.ÂIf we show up in November and bust our butt and tell our story then we will win in a landslide,ÂŽ Scott said. ÂThereÂs no reason we canÂt win this election.ÂŽHe also told the crowd he supports TrumpÂs decision to launch a missile strike against Syria on Friday. He said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been killing his own citizens using chemical weapons. Scott said, ÂI think the president acted within his power and did the right thing.ÂŽ SCOTTFrom Page A3ÂMultiple people including myself called Lake EMS, and from what I hear he is OK,ÂŽ she said.A Tavares Police Department F acebook post on Friday read, ÂSeaplane flipped over near the docks, was not in flight at the time. No one was injured. FAA and FWC are en route at this time.ÂŽThis was the second time a seaplane has flipped on Lake Dora recently.On March 21, John Cos-setteÂs plane flipped as he was making a U-turn on the lake. He was not injured and was able to get out of the plane before a boat reached him.The accident happened about 100 yards off the pavilion in Wooton Park.Authorities said high winds contributed to the accident, which hap-pened about 100 yards off the pavilion in Wooton Park. SEAPLANEFrom Page A3Leesburg High School in 1996 and upon her death, Koontz left many people in Leesburg behind, including family and loads of friends.For the eighth time,Nijensohn will be running to help raise money for the Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston, the place she was treated for breast cancer nine years ago. She said this is the first time sheÂs dedicated her singlet to one specific person.ÂWendy was a very dear friend to some very close family friends, and when I heard sheÂd died, it just really touched me,ÂŽ Nijensohn said.KoontzÂs death made her realize how close they were in age and how they were bothwives and moms of young children. She said it also made her feel even more grateful she beat cancer, and itgrew her passion for raising money for cancer research.Daniels wants his sisterÂs name to help bring awareness to how cancer affects so many people. He said his family is honored by NijensohnÂs gesture.ÂNo one wants to say goodbye to their children, sister, mom or friend, but when someone passes, itÂs very emotional to see how they were loved by so many,ÂŽ Daniels said. ÂThe fact that she reached out to us to do what sheÂs doing is very nice.ÂŽDaniels gaveNijensohn some photos of Koontz and her family so she could put them on her singlet.Nijensohn plans to give KoontzÂs family the singlet after the race on Wednesday in Leesburg.To follow NijensohnÂs progress, use theBoston MarathonÂs mobile app and her bib number of Â234567.ÂŽ Her projected start time is 11:15 a.m. CUREFrom Page A3Leesburg resident Lynda Cowin Nijensohn had the name ÂWendyÂŽ put on her Boston Marathon jersey in honor of Wendy Daniels Koontz. [SUBMITTED] A seaplane is being towed Saturday by boats after it Â” ipped over on Lake Dora in Tavares. [ANGELA BRADLEY/SUBMITTED PHOTOS] Angela Bradley was taking pictures when a seaplane tipped over on Lake Dora in Tavares. GOP attorneys general argue it will improve the accuracy of count; Dems say it might drive down participationBy David A. LiebThe Associated PressA Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count. Yet not a single Repub-lican attorney general has sued Â„ not even from states with large immigrant populations that stand to lose if a census undercount of immigrants affects the allotment of U.S. House seats and federal funding for states.In fact, many GOP attorneys general had urged TrumpÂs census team to add a citizenship question.ÂWe always are better off having a more accurate count of citizens versus non-citizens. I see no downside in this,ÂŽ said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, vice chairman of the Republican Attor-neys General Association.The diverging views of top Republican and Dem-ocratic state attorneys highlight how even the most basic data collection decisions can quickly split along partisan lines amid the intense debate about immigration policies.Concerns among immigrants have risen as President Donald TrumpÂs administration has cracked down on so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, increased arrests by fed-eral immigration officers, called the National Guard to the border with Mexico and sought to limit travel to the U.S. from certain predominantly Muslim countries.U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced last month that the 2020 census dis-tributed to every U.S. household will include a citizenship question for the first time since 1950. He said the question was needed in part to help the government enforce the Voting Rights Act, the 1965 law that was intended to protect the political representation of minority groups.He said it will provide a more accurate tally of voting-eligible residents than is currently available from a smaller sampling survey that includes the citizenship question.In a letter explaining his decision, Ross said the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that as many as 630,000 additional households might not respond if a citizenship question is included. Yet he acknowledged the administration did not know what the actual consequences might be because it hasnÂt tested the change.The nationÂs only dress rehearsal for the 2020 census, currently taking place in Providence, Rhode Island, does not include the citizenship question on the survey forwarded to residents. Neverthe-less, Ross determined the benefits of including the question outweigh any concerns.California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, filed a federal lawsuit immediately after Ross announced the ques-tion would be added. The nationÂs most populous state also has the highest number of foreign-born residents, most of whom are naturalized U.S. citizens or hold some other legal status.Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman led a coalition of 17 Democratic attorneys general, the District of Columbia, six cities and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors in filing a second federal lawsuit. They contend the citizenship question will deter participation and illegally inhibit the Constitu-tionÂs requirement for an Âactual enumerationÂŽ of residents.A third lawsuit was filed this past week by a group of seven Maryland and Arizona residents who say adding the question could lead to an undercount that could diminish federal funding and congressional repre-sentation for their states. The Constitution requires representation in the U.S. House to be based on a count of the total residents in each state, not just citizens.The census, under-taken every 10 years, also is used to determine how much money to distribute to local communities through various federal programs.ÂIf we donÂt count all the people who live in our city Â„ all the residents we have Â„ it could mean that our community doesnÂt get our fair share of moneys or aid,ÂŽ said Steve Adler, mayor of Austin, Texas, and a Democrat who is on the board of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. ÂIt could also mean that we donÂt get the representa-tion in government at all levels. The impacts could be huge.ÂŽThe George Washington University Institute of Public Policy recently analyzed how a hypothetical 1 percent undercount beyond the figures reported in the 2010 census would have affected 2015 federal funding for Medicaid and several other social programs in each state, assuming the undercount occurred only in that state.The largest financial hits would have been to the Republican-led states of Texas, Florida and Ohio, the swing state of Pennsylvania and the tra-ditionally Democratic state of Illinois, the report found. Democratic-led California and New York would not have been affected because their Medicaid reimburse-ment rates already are at minimum levels.Estimates of those living in the U.S. illegally range from 11 million to a little over 12 million people.Census data is not shared with immigration enforcement authorities. Yet immigrant advocates believe a citizenship ques-tion could discourage even some who are lawfully present from responding, partly because of fears the government could track down relatives living in the U.S. illegally.The U.S. has about 44 million residents who were not citizens at birth, comprising 13.5 percent of the total population, according to the most recent Census Bureau information. More than half of all immigrants live in California, Texas, New York or Florida.Citizenship question on census divisiveIn this April 3, photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York to announce a new lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying a plan to add a citizenship query to the census questionnaire is unconstitutional. [MARY ALTAFFER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]
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A6 Monday, April 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comcondition.ÂIt will not surprise those who know her thatBarbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself Â„ thanks to her abiding faith Â„ but for others,ÂŽ McGrath said. ÂShe is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving.ÂŽBush is one of only two first ladies who was also the mother of a president. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.She married George H.W. Bush in 1945. They had six children and have been married longer than any presidential couple in American history.Eight years after she and her husband left the White House, Mrs. Bush stood with her husband as their son George W. was sworn in as president.SheÂs known for her white hair and her triple-strand fake pearl necklace.Her brown hair began to gray in the 1950s, while her 3-year-old daughter Pauline, known to her family as Robin, underwent treatment for leukemia and eventually died in October 1953. She later said dyed hair didnÂt look good on her and credited the color to the publicÂs perception of her as ÂeverybodyÂs grandmother.ÂŽHer pearls sparked a national fashion trend when she wore them to her husbandÂs inauguration in 1989. The pearls became synonymous with Bush, who later said she selected them to hide the wrinkles in her neck. The candid admission only bolstered her common-sense and down-to-earth public image.Her 94-year-old hus-band also has had health issues in recent years.In April 2017, the nationÂs 41st president was hospitalized in Houston for two weeks for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis. He was hos-pitalized months earlier, also for pneumonia, spent time in 2015 at a hospital in Maine, where he and his wife have a summer home in Ken-nebunkport, after falling and breaking a bone in his neck. In Houston in December 2014, he was treated for shortness of breath and spent Christ-mas 2012 in intensive care for a bronchitisrelated cough and other issues.Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 1993, has a form of Par-kinsonÂs disease and uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility. He also served as a con-gressman, CIA director and Ronald ReaganÂs vice president.Barbara Pierce Bush was born in Rye, New York. Her father was the publisher of McCallÂs and Redbook magazines. She married at age 19 while George Bush was a young naval aviator. After World War II, the Bushes moved to Texas where he went into the oil business.Along with her memoirs, sheÂs the author of ÂC. FredÂs StoryÂŽ and ÂMillieÂs Book,ÂŽ based on the lives of her dogs. Proceeds from the books benefited adult and family literacy programs. The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy began during her White House years with the goal of improving the lives of disadvantaged Ameri-cans by boosting literacy among parents and their children. The foundation partners with local programs and had awarded more than $40 million to create or expand more than 1,500 literacy pro-grams nationwide. BUSHFrom Page A1median and turn lanes.The U.S. 441/S.R. 46 work is part of construction on Wekiva Parkway sections 3A and 3B that began Oct. 30. Work is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2020.Maps and other project information can be found at www.wekivaparkway.com. Follow the project on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates.The $1.6 billion Wekiva Parkway will complete the beltway around Central Florida while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River. The Florida Department of Transporta-tion and the Central Florida Expressway Authority have been working together to build the 25-mile toll road, which provides travel alternatives, enhances safety and relieves con-gestion on local roads. TRAFFICFrom Page A1those owned by local governments also remain welcoming. But visitors who plant a beach umbrella on the stretch of dry sand between a private residence and the water could be threatened by the new law.Already, Walton County and Flagler County have begun steps toward preserving public access to beaches, and an online petition this week has gathered 35,000 signa-tures calling for Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers to repeal the new measure.But repeal doesnÂt look likely.Florida lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the bill just last month and Scott quickly signed it into law, despite critics saying it tilts the beach-access balance toward property owners and away from local governments.When he signed it, Scott already had gotten almost 500 calls and emails about the bill, with opponents outnumbering supporters by a four-to-one margin.The legislation overturns 2016 action by the Walton County Commission that declared the public had recreational use rights to the countyÂs 26-miles of dry sand beach along the turquoise Gulf of Mexico.The move came after some residents put up ÂNo Trespassing,ÂŽ and ÂPri-vate BeachÂŽ signs, fencing, and there were reports of beachgoers being told by law enforcement to leave because their towels were on private sand.Like much of Florida, Walton County draws its share both of tourists and celebrities, with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Faith Hill and Tim McGraw among the countyÂs property owners. There are plenty of high-end beachfront homes, condos and other developments.But county officials said the public had long-standing Âcustomary useÂŽ of the beach, a standard that basically says beach-goers have been walking, sitting and playing on the dry sand of privatelyowned beaches for years Â„ making them public.Some homeowners, though, saw it differently.Four beachside commu-nities unsuccessfully sued in federal court to have Walton CountyÂs standard thrown out, before turning their attention to the Legislature.Doug Russell, whose Gulf-front condominium has 96 units in it, said the countyÂs ordinance gave public access to the entire beach outside his building, except for a 15-foot buffer.ÂOf a 200-foot beach, they took 185 feet of it, and left us with 15 feet. ThatÂs not fair,ÂŽ Russell told a state Senate com-mittee earlier this year.A majority of state lawmakers apparently agreed. So did, Scott, whose Naples home adjoins a secluded stretch of beach.ÂThis law does not ban the public from accessing private beach areas or privatize beach access in any way,ÂŽ said John Tupps, a Scott spokesman. ÂIt simply provides local governments a pathway to determine what is right for their community.ÂŽThe new law blocks any city or county from approving a customary use ordinance until it noti-fies affected homeowners, holds a public hearing and goes before a judge who determines whether a pri-vate beach historically has been open to visitors.While Walton CountyÂs customary-use ordinance would be nullified, the law allows similar provisions in Volusia and St. Johns counties to stay on the books, because they had been approved by courts.Indeed, Volusia has been the scene of beach-access battles for generations. In a landmark 1974 case before the Florida Supreme Court, justices concluded, ÂNo part of Florida is more exclusively hers, nor more properly utilized by her people, than her beaches.ÂŽWalton County this month began looking to reinstate the beach access measure.But officials say it requires a Âlengthy and cumbersomeÂŽ process of gathering evidence of beach use and hearing public testimony before going to a judge.Flagler County, which doesnÂt have a customary use ordinance, plans to hold a county commis-sion workshop Monday about possibly crafting one, since the new law has clouded beach access.ÂItÂs gotten peopleÂs attention about the value of our beaches,ÂŽ said Amelia Scott, chair of the Volusia-Flagler chapter of the beach pres-ervation group, Surfrider Foundation.Other communities are watching, with some fearing the new law could hurt tourism.ÂWeÂve been getting a lot of calls from our members, because a lot are confused,ÂŽ said Diana Ferguson, attor-ney for the Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association, which helps cities and counties with beach renourishment and management issues.ÂThere is a fear out there that more homeowners are going to push back and say you canÂt use a beach because itÂs private,ÂŽ she said.The legislative spon-sors of the measure, Rep. Katie Edwards-Walpole, D-Plantation, and Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, said that having a court decide customary use of a beach is appropriate.They said a local government should not be allowed to simply declare all its beachfront open to the public Â„ satisfying a majority of residents but not those who see their land taken.In a column for the Naples Daily News this month, Passidomo defended the new law, saying that no government should be able to unilaterally take some-thing from an owner.ÂWe wouldnÂt find it acceptable for a local government to merely pass a local ordinance, allowing for the ÂtakingÂŽ of private property to build a road,ÂŽ she wrote. ÂInstead we require the local government to prove in a court of law that the taking is necessary and in the public interest.ÂŽPassidomo said a simi-lar standard should apply to beachfront.Organizations that opposed the new law said that while theyÂre disap-pointed Scott didnÂt veto the measure, it is making many Floridians rally around their local beach.ÂI think a lot of people realize, that this is our economy thatÂs at stake,ÂŽ said Holly Parker, Sur-friderÂs Florida manager. BEACHFrom Page A1 A screen shot from a Wekiva Parkway YouTube video shows the construction plan of the State Road 46 and U.S. Highway 441 intersection in Mount Dora. [WEKIVA PARKWAY] Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush, left, speak before a college basketball regional Â“ nal game between Gonzaga and Duke in the NCAA basketball tournament in Houston. [AP FILE]
DailyCommercial.com | Monday, April 16, 2018 A7By Tim Talley, Melissa Daniels, Michael Melia and John RabyThe Associated PressOKLAHOMA CITY Â„ Hundreds of thousands of American schoolteach-ers work second jobs to boost their income. They speak of missing time with family, struggles to complete lesson plans and nagging doubts over whether itÂs worth the sacrifices to stay in their profession.Nationwide, 18 percent of teachers work jobs outside school, sup-plementing the average full-time teacher salary of $55,100 by an average of $5,100, according to the latest survey from the U.S. Education Depart-ment, from the 2015-2016 school year. That is up slightly from 16 percent in 2011-2012.Teaching is hardly the only profession where people pick up second jobs to pay their bills, and many have the flexibility to do other work in the summer when school is out. But their numbers help explain the outrage behind the teacher revolts in states including West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky.The Associated Press asked moonlighting teachers in four states to describe how they bal-ance the extra hours with their day jobs and family responsibilities: Janitor After a day of instruct-ing first-graders at Oologah-Talala Public Schools in Oklahoma, Melinda Dale puts on a janitorÂs uniform and begins cleaning the very same school building.ÂI usually do it right after school,ÂŽ Dale said, Âbecause working with first grade all day, I tend to lose my energy pretty fast.ÂŽDale, who has taught for six years, earns $32,000 a year as a teacher. She spends about 15 hours a week on the janitorial work, which at $10 an hour allows her to earn nearly a quarter of what she makes teaching. Retail worker John Andros knows the drill well after more than a decade of double duty teaching high school and then working at DickÂs Sporting Goods. He packs lunch and dinner, puts an extra set of clothes in the car for his retail job, and sets off knowing he wonÂt be home before his daughters go to bed.There was a time earlier in his career, when he was making less than $40,000 teaching, when he considered giving it up to pursue a management job at DickÂs that would pay over $50,000.Now in his 19th year of teaching, with two masterÂs degrees, he has reached top scale Â„ $88,000 annually Â„ as a special education teacher at Plainville High School in Connecticut. But he still works 15 hours a week at DickÂs and tutors because he feels like heÂs still catching up financially after years of much lower earnings in an area with high prop-erty taxes and a high cost of living.He paid off his college loans three years ago, and he and his wife only recently got out from a requirement to pay mortgage insurance because they didnÂt have enough for a full down pay-ment when they bought their house.ÂI became a teacher because I figured IÂd get home and get my kids off the bus and do all these things. I never thought in a million years I would still be working so much. This was supposed to be a two, maybe three-year thing. Financially it never worked out,ÂŽ said Andros, whose wife works part-time as a health aide.He makes a point to stay home with his daughters at least two weeknights, but as he looks to build up college savings for them, he frets over the volleyball and field hockey events he misses.ÂI love what I do. The kids havenÂt changed. That part of it hasnÂt changed. But my daughters ask me all the time, ÂWhat do you think of me becoming a teacher?ÂÂŽ he said. ÂItÂs a tough ques-tion to answer.ÂŽTeachers strug gle with second jobsBy Vaishnavee Sharma and Sarah Betancourt The Associated PressBOSTON Â„ It was a day filled with service and commemorations in honor of victims and survivors of the deadly Boston Marathon bomb-ings five years ago.Boston began the fifth anniversary of the attacks Sunday with Mayor Marty Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker laying wreaths early in the morning at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs killed three spectators and maimed more than 260 others April 15, 2013.Both addressed families and survivors at a private ceremony inside the Boston Public Library.ÂOn April 15, 2013, our city changed forever but over the last five years, we have reclaimed hope. We have reclaimed the finish line and Boston has emerged with a new strength, a resilience rooted in love,ÂŽ Walsh said.Jane and Henry Richard, siblings of the youngest victim Martin Richard, and members of the familyÂs foundation, also spoke.Henry Richard urged those listening to follow MartinÂs message to Âchoose kindness and do more.ÂŽ The familyÂs foundation was founded in 2014 to connect young people with opportuni-ties for volunteerism and community engagement.Victim Lu LingziÂs uncle, Sherman Yee, was present at the ceremony and private gathering. He said, ÂThe family has been Âoverwhelmed by love and support from all over the world.ÂÂŽ He called Lingzi an Âextraordinary girlÂŽ who represented the youth that come to the U.S. from China to study.ÂWhile she didnÂt realize her dreams, as her family we invest in the youths through our foundation to keep her memory going,ÂŽ he said.The bombs also killed 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, of Arlington. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police offi-cer Sean Collier was killed in the line of duty during a confrontation with bomber Tamerlan Tzarneav.Roxanne Simmonds was at commemorative ceremonies to honor her son, fallen Boston police officer Dennis Simmonds. Simmonds suffered a head injury on April 19, 2013, during a shootout with Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev as law enforcement closed in on them.He suffered a fatal brain aneurysm a year later assessed to be the result of his injuries from the explosive device. Rox-anne Simmonds said ÂDJÂŽ was Âbrilliant and fearless Â„ he just loved Boston.ÂŽThe youngest graduate of his class at Lasell Col-lege, Dennis Simmonds worked in Mattapan as an officer.ÂIt was important for him to be in a community with men and women who look like him,ÂŽ his mother said. ÂIndividuals of color working hard to make sure their communities were safe.ÂŽ She praised Walsh, saying that it was obvious how significant the vic-tims are to the mayor.Arreen Andrew, of Boston, said she was in the crowd across the stand when the first bomb went off in 2013.ÂIt was sheer panic,ÂŽ she recalled. ÂJust this sense of ÂNo, this canÂt happen to us.ÂÂŽFive years later, while the day is still a reminder of some painful memories, she said it has also become a day about the relationships that have since been formed and Âreformed and recreated our entire community.ÂŽAt 2:49 p.m., a citywide moment of silence was observed, and the bells of Old South Church rang to mark the moment five years ago when the first bomb exploded. Sunday is ÂOne Boston Day,ÂŽ devoted to blood drives and acts of kindness.Security is tight for todayÂs 122nd running of the iconic race.Boston marks 5 years since marathon attackThe family of Martin Richard, from left, Bill, Jane, Henry and Denise, walk down Boylston Street following a ceremony at the site where Martin Richard and Lingzi Lu were killed in the second explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon. [MICHAEL DWYER/AP]
A8 Monday, April 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comThatÂs because the software does the calculations, flags common errors and prompts tax-payers to provide missing information.ItÂs quicker than drop-ping something in the mail. Plus, electronic filers typically get their refund faster if due one.You can use any electronic filing method you choose, but itÂs worth noting that the IRS says about 70 percent of taxpayers are eligible to file their tax return at no charge by using IRS Free File software. It can be accessed at the IRS web-site at IRS.gov. Take your timeYes, itÂs crunch time but try not to rush.Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA at TurboTax, said the most important tip for entering information is to take your time. One of the most common mistakes taxpayers make when rushing is gathering incorrect Social Security numbers for their children and spouses. Some even misspell their own names.Instead, carefully gather and enter your Social Security number, income information and banking information, if needed. It will take more time in the long-run to correct your mistakes and will delay any refunds. Seek helpTelephone calls to the IRS may have long wait times. Ditto if you try to go to somewhere in person, such as a tax assistance center. Instead, the IRS website should be your first stop for finding answers to most basic tax questions. Popu-lar tax software providers have their own solutions too. TurboTax now offers live on-demand video to communicate with a credentialed CPA or enrolled agent who can answer your questions. Ask for more timeIf you really canÂt get your tax return done, seek an extension. But getting an extension only gives you more time to file your return Â„ you still have to pay what you owe now.The IRS allows you to request an automatic six-month extension to file your return when you pay online.If you owe money and cannot pay immediately, you can ask the IRS for installment agreements when you file your taxes. That will allow you to pay your tax debt over six years. You can also ask about other repayment methods or forgiveness by contacting the IRS. Do better next timeThere are a number of reasons to try to file your taxes sooner rather than later.If you are due a refund, the sooner you file, the sooner youÂll get it. And filing earlier in the season gives you time to more carefully prepare your returns and avoid errors.But most importantly, filing early helps cut down on the risk for identity theft by essentially beat-ing the criminals to the punch. Once your return is filed with the IRS, the information Â„ most notably your Social Secu-rity number Â„ is locked and cannot be used by anyone who might want to fraudulently claim a tax refund. And identity theft remains a common problem. TAXESFrom Page A1Susan Prendergast, reference supervisor at the Eudora Welty Library, in Jackson, Miss., adds additional federal tax Â“ ling information booklets on a shelf. [AP FILE] Supreme Court case will look into adding state sales tax to all online purchasesBy Jessica GreskoThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ Sales Tax: $0.Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click Âpur-chase.ÂŽ But a case before the Supreme Court could change that.At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a busi-ness is shipping to a state where it doesnÂt have an office, warehouse or other physical presence, it doesnÂt have to collect the stateÂs sales tax.That means large retailers such as Apple, MacyÂs, Target and Walmart, which have brick-and-mortar stores nationwide, generally collect sales tax from customers who buy from them online. But other online sellers, from 1-800 Contacts to home goods site Wayfair, can often sidestep charging the tax.More than 40 states are asking the Supreme Court to reconsider that rule in a case being argued Tuesday. They say theyÂre losing out on Âbillions of dollars in tax revenue each year, requiring cuts to critical government programsÂŽ and that their losses compound as online shopping grows. But small businesses that sell online say the complexity and expense of collecting taxes nationwide could drive them out of business.Large retailers want all businesses to Âbe playing by the same set of rules,ÂŽ said Deborah White, the president of the litigation arm of the Retail Industry Leaders Association, which represents more than 70 of AmericaÂs larg-est retailers.For years, the issue of whether out-of-state sellers should collect sales tax had to do mostly with one company: Amazon. com. The online giant is said to account for more than 40 percent of U.S. online retail sales. But as Amazon has grown, dotting the country with warehouses, it has had to charge sales tax in more and more places.President Donald Trump has slammed the company, accusing it of paying Âlittle or no taxesÂŽ to state and local govern-ments. But since 2017, Amazon has been collecting sales tax in every state that charges it. Thirdparty sellers that use Amazon to sell products make their own tax collec-tion decisions, however.The case now before the Supreme Court could affect those third-party Amazon sellers and many other sellers that donÂt collect taxes in all states Â„ sellers such as jewelry website Blue Nile, pet products site Chewy.com, clothing retailer L.L. Bean, electronics retailer Newegg and internet retailer Over-stock.com. Sellers on eBay and Etsy, which provide platforms for smaller sell-ers, also donÂt collect sales tax nationwide.States generally require consumers who werenÂt charged sales tax on a purchase to pay it themselves, often through self-reporting on their income tax returns. But states have found that only about 1 percent to 2 percent actually pay.States would capture more of that tax if out-of-state sellers had to collect it, and states say software has made sales tax collec-tion simple.Clicking ÂcheckoutÂ could soon cost more
DailyCommercial.com | Monday, April 16, 2018 A9HAVE YOUR SAYWe welcome signed letters and guest columns. Letters should not exceed 300 words and columns should not exceed 500 words. Columns need to include a recent headshot of the writer. We edit for length, clarity, and grammar. Mail: Voices, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007 Email: email@example.com Fax: 352-365-1951 A new state law, apparently intended to settle a series of spats between wealthy beachfront property owners in a few Panhandle counties, is causing shockwaves across the state Â„ for good reason. The law is a hot mess, and thereÂs way too much confusion over what its long-term impact will be. ThatÂs a huge problem in a state whose tourism-economy lifeblood (outside of the theme-park zone) depends largely on access to hundreds of miles of beaches. Florida beaches are clearly public Â„ by law and custom Â„ up to whatÂs known as the Âmean high water mark,ÂŽ aka the Âwet sand.ÂŽ But those areas are often unaccessible if beachgoers canÂt use dry-sand, adjacent areas to access the shoreline and park their belongings. By tradition, those sections of beach, on the seaward side of the dune line, have been open to the public to walk and (in a few areas, including Volusia County) drive on. The new law could open the door for adjacent property owners to claim dominion over that sand, throwing up barriers that keep beachgoers from spreading their towels in front of their condominiums or homes. It flowered from a long-running dispute in Walton County, where owners of condos and multi-million-dollar mansions started fencing off sections of ÂtheirÂŽ beach. Beach-access advocates say the law, which was passed in the dying days of the 2018 legislative session and signed by Gov. Rick Scott, could make it tougher to access as much as 60 percent of shoreline across Florida. ÂThis will forever change the character of Florida beaches,ÂŽ says Flagler County Attorney Al Hadeed, who is working on an ordinance intended to keep his countyÂs beaches accessible to the public. Holly Parker of the Surfrider Foundation, which fought the legislation two years in a row, agrees with that assessment Â„ and goes further, saying an ordinance might not be enough protect access. She believes counties across the state might be faced with the prospect of fending off hundreds, perhaps thousands, of court challenges intended to strip FloridiansÂ customary access to the beach. Or not: The Florida Association of Counties, which originally had problems with the legislation, isnÂt really alarmed by the final version, says Director of External Affairs Cragin Mosteller. These are all people who know what theyÂre talking about. But they canÂt agree on what the new law might do. That kind of ambiguity is bad news in a state whose economy depends on beach access Â„ especially given FloridaÂs legal history of beachfront property owners seizing on the tiniest cracks in the law in their attempts to close off access and create ÂprivateÂŽ beaches. Fortunately, thereÂs broad agreement on one point: Volusia County, which adopted a comprehensive beach-access ordinance years ago, is safe. So is St. Johns County. Any stretch of beach adjacent to publicly owned land is also open to public access in perpetuity. But overall, FloridaÂs beach-access rules just got a lot more nebulous. And that uncertainty is a bad and shameful thing Â„ one that local representatives who voted for this measure should be taken to task for. This is what a real threat to beach access looks like: ItÂs not poles in the sand, but lines of legislative fine print that courts will have to untangle Â„ hopefully, but not certainly, to protect the rights of Floridians to access beaches that have always belonged to them. From the Daytona Beach News-Journal.OUR OPINIONCasting clouds on beach access ANOTHER OPINION ItÂs hardworking Americans least favorite day Â„ Tax Day. Good news is this is the last time you will have to file taxes under the old, unfair tax system. Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Republicans in Congress and signed into law by President Trump, hardworking, middle-class families across Florida will finally keep more of their hard-earned money. Small businesses in our area will finally be free from oppressive tax rates that kept them from expanding and hiring. Already, weÂre seeing positive results as 500 U.S. Companies have given bonuses and announced they are adding more jobs, raising hourly wages and salaries or expanding benefits to provide paid family leave and educational opportunities, among other benefits. Among these are Florida businesses and companies that provide jobs to constituents in my district such as Darden, Disney, Publix, Walmart, Home Depot and UPS Â„ to name a few. Already, nine in 10 Americans are seeing more money in their paychecks, thanks to the new paycheck withholding tables. Paychecks are bigger now, and when you file this yearÂs taxes next April, your tax bill will be smaller. More than 80 percent of filers in my district will benefit immediately from the new standard deduction, which is doubled, since they already take the existing standard deduction. Next April, the first $12,000 for single filers and $24,000 for married couples are tax exempt. According to IRS data, the average taxpayer in District 11 making $47,145.93 will pay $1,961.60 less in taxes next yeardue to the new, doubled standard deduction. A constituent recently shared that he recalculated his 2016 taxes as if they were his 2018 taxes and his calculations came out over $4,600 to the better. He emailed me saying, ÂThanks for your efforts to save money Âƒ I will use the savings to go back into the economy, help out less fortunate folks Âƒ .ÂŽ I voted for this bill because I believe taxpayer dollars do not belong to Washington. They belong to hardworking Ameri cans. This is your money and you Â„ not Washington bureaucrats Â„ best know how to spend it. Congressman Daniel Webster, a family man and smallbusiness owner, represents Florida District 11 in the U.S. House of Representatives.ANOTHER OPINIONItÂs the last day of the old tax system OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 firstname.lastname@example.orgThe scene is the Cabinet Room. The event is a war council. There is so much brass the TV lights catching all the metal project blinding flashes of light. The subject is SyriaÂs slaughter, once again, of its own people Â„ at least 40 men, women and children and chemical attacks injuring at least 500 people. The president of the United States has the floor. This canÂt be permitted, he says somberly, although the murdering has been happening for years. (Yes, eerily similar to what the Nazis did in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s.) In addition, 5 million Syrians have fled their country as refugees. As many as 500,000 have died. The first time chemical attacks in Syria happened on his watch, Donald Trump ordered a quasi-strike on a Syrian air base. Syrian planes were flying the next day from that base. Trump said Syria might have orchestrated this attack. Or it might have been Iran. Or perhaps Russia. Whoever the culprit, it wonÂt to stand, he said, noting heÂs weighing his options. ÂWeÂll see what happens,ÂŽ he said in his now-trademark phrase. Unbelievably, that was not topmost on his mind. What he was ÂfumingÂŽ and ÂstewingÂŽ about, The Washington Post reported, was the federal raid on his private lawyerÂs office and hotel suite. That raid was approved by a federal judge based on evidence uncovered during the investigation of the Trump campaignÂs unexplained connections with Russia and ordered by TrumpÂs Justice Department Â„ people he put in their jobs. Federal investigators want to know more about that mysterious $130,000 TrumpÂs lawyer paid two weeks before TrumpÂs election to a porn star who said they had sex. Trump says it didnÂt happen. Was it an illegal campaign finance contribution? A former Playboy bunny also said she was paid $150,000 not to talk about what she says was an affair with Trump. Incidentally, TrumpÂs lawyer is also the finance chairman of the Republican National Committee. Not a peep from GOP big wigs, but House Speaker Paul Ryan announced heÂs retiring to spend more time with his family. Trump described the investigation of his lawyerÂs activities to his generals and admirals as Âan attack on this country.ÂŽ Trump, appearing angry, said he was Âdisgusted.ÂŽ Nonetheless, Larry Kudlow, the presidentÂs new economic adviser carefully chosen from Fox News, said the president was focused and determined to travel to his first trip to Latin America. The White House then announced Trump was cancelling his trip to deal with Syria. (Never mind that Trump launched that first, rather pointless, attack on Syria in retribution for a chemical attack while partying at Mar-A-Lago with the Chinese premier.) The more Trump fumed, the more he returned to the decidedly ancient history of Hillary ClintonÂs longlost emails to her daughter, her husband and her staff. The government should be pursuing that scandal, he ranted, as the nationÂs arsenal of top military men sat stone-faced, hands carefully folded on the table, while the subject of Syria was briefly tabled. Picking up on a question by a Fox reporter, Trump meandered around the topic of firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller, which Trump has mulled several times. To do that, he would have to fire deputy attorney general Ro d Rosenstein, who is in charge of the Russia investigation. Then the White House said Trump Âhas been toldÂŽ he could fire Mueller at will, not even for cause. Apparently, Trump is often told whatever he wants to hear. You know, folks, nobody could make this stuff up. ItÂs like an Alec Baldwin sit-com, only itÂs real life. In a matter of days, Trump has been described by his staff and friends as increasingly Âunhinged,ÂŽ Âfurious,ÂŽ Âfrustrated,ÂŽ Âfuming,ÂŽ Âangry,ÂŽ Âenraged,ÂŽ Âgrim,ÂŽ Âworried,ÂŽ Âafraid,ÂŽ ÂseethingÂŽ and Âbrooding.ÂŽ Not about Syria or Russia, but about the investigation into his questionable financial practices. Aside from planning the attack on Syria, Trump has supposedly been figuring out how he will deal with his unprecedented meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. If you find all this distressing, especially TrumpÂs seemingly unstable state of mind while contemplating war, there is a bright note. Despite his threats, his firings of public servants perceived as threats, his intimidation and his obnoxious tweets, the rule of law is proceeding. So far. Ann McFeatters is an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service. Readers may send her email at amcfeatters@ nationalpress.com.ANOTHER OPINIONRule of law is winning Â„ so far Ann McFeatters
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DailyCommercial.com | Monday, April 16, 2018 B1 SPORTSPaul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 email@example.comThe Associated PressHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. Â„ Satoshi Kodaira closed with a 5-under 66 to rally from six shots behind, and then made a 25-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole to defeat Si Woo Kim and win the RBC Heritage on Sunday.Kodaira won for the first time in just his fifth start in regular PGA Tour events.The 28-year-old from Japan finished at 12-under 272 about an hour before Kim finished his round of 71. They matched pars on the 18th hole twice in the sudden-death playoff before Kodaira made his birdie putt on the par-3 17th, and Kim came up short from just outside 20 feet.Bryson DeChambeau birdied his last four holes for a 66 and tied for third with Luke List (72).Ian Poulter, who had a one-shot lead going into the final round, made six bogeys in the final round for a 75. He tied for seventh.Starting times for the final round were moved up because of a forecast for bad weather.Kodaira became the sixth consecutive winner at Har-bour Town to rally from at least three shots behind on the final day to win. The last 54-hole leader to win the RBC Heritage was Carl Pettersson in 2012.Dustin Johnson closed with a 67 and tied for 16th, ensur-ing that he will stay at No. 1 in the world for at least the next two weeks. Johnson is taking three weeks off and will return at The Players Championship.EUROPEAN TOURMADRID Â„ Jon Rahm closed with a 5-under 67 to win the Spanish Open for his first victory on home soil.Rahm won for the third time on the European Tour, and fifth time overall. The vic-tory came one week after the 23-year-old Spaniard finished Kodaira wins RBC Heritage in playo Satoshi Kodaira, of Japan, holds the trophy after winning the RBC Heritage golf tournament in a three-hole playoff against Si Woo Kim, of South Korea, during the Â“ nal round of the tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C.,on Sunday. [STEPHEN B. MORTON/AP] By Steve ReedAP Sports WriterBRISTOL, Tenn. Â„ Kyle Larson will have to wait another day to try to capture his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season.The race at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed until today because of heavy rain with Larson out in front. Racing was halted three times Sunday due to wet weather.Action is scheduled to resume Monday at 1 p.m.Larson led 74 laps when the race was halted on lap 204, just 46 laps from it becoming official. NASCAR hopes to complete all remaining 296 laps, although the forecast calls for more rain and pos-sibly snow.Larson seemed to have found his groove on the track before the third and final red flag came out. NASCAR waited about an hour before officially postponing the race with a forecast of steady rain for the remainder of Sunday night."It's hard to get a rhythm with all the rain and stuff and then getting out of your car and getting back in," Larson said.Larson liked the speed of his car, but said the track was slick."There is only a little line there on the bottom that has got some grip," said Larson, who normally likes to run on the high side of the Bristol track. "If you get out of it, it's slick. If you get below it, it's slick. So, it's been fun, but it's kind of hard to guess Larson leads at Bristol; race postponed to today By Dan GelstonAP Sports WriterPHILADELPHIA Â„ Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists and Matt Murray stopped 26 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.Two of the so-called fierc-est rivals in the NHL have provided three lopsided games: PittsburghÂs 7-0 win in Game 1 and PhiladelphiaÂs 5-1 victory in Game 2 could about qualify as nail-bitters in this series.Game 3 is Wednesday night in Philadelphia.Crosby scored his fourth goal of the series in the first period, and Derick Brassard, Evgeni Malkin and Brian Dumoulin scored in the second to make it 4-0. Malkin and Dumoulin scored 5 sec-onds apart.Justin Schultz made it 5-1 in the third on PittsburghÂs third power-play goal of the game.Brian Elliott, yanked in Game 1, had another rough outing and might need to borrow fellow Wells Fargo Center tenant Joel EmbiidÂs black mask to have a better look at the puck.The Flyers havenÂt won a playoff series since 2012 and pulled out all the theatrical stops in their return to the postseason after a one-year absence. Light-up bracelets flickered in the darkened arena and another packed house roared ÂCrosby sucks! Crosby sucks!ÂŽ HereÂs the thing Philly fans havenÂt realized, he really doesnÂt Â„ and especially not against the Flyers.Crosby, who has 93 points in 63 career regular-season games against Philly, shut up the orange-and-black die-hards with a wraparound goal off a turnover midway through the first.Crosby had a hat trick in Game 1 and the threetime Stanley Cup champion showed no sign of easing up.Flyers fans even stuck photos of the hated Crosby Crosby leads Penguins to 51 win over FlyersPittsburgh PenguinsÂ Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal with teammates during the Â“ rst period in Game 3 of an NHL Â“ rstround playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday in Philadelphia, Pa. [TOM MIHALEK/AP] See GOLF, B2 See NASCAR, B3 See NHL, B3The Associated PressBOSTON Â„ Boston coach Brad Stevens loves the postseason because it offers a chance to "bust narratives."The Celtics took their first step toward shattering the belief they can't win without their biggest stars.Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Boston overcame Khris Middleton's long 3 that beat the fourthquarter buzzer, topping the Milwaukee Bucks 113-107 in overtime Sunday to open the playoffs.The Celtics led 99-96 with 0.5 seconds left in regulation when Middleton took an inbounds pass on the far right wing and hit a contested 35-footer. Boston outscored Milwaukee 14-8 in the extra period.Terry Rozier added 23 points, four rebounds and three assists for Boston in his first career playoff start. Jaylen Brown finished with 20 points. Rookie Jayson Tatum added 19 points and 10 rebounds.Rozier said he knows he's under a spotlight this post-season with Kyrie Irving out for the season following his recent knee surgery."I just know I gotta step up," he said. "I know I gotta fill big shoes. I don't feel no pressure. I'm glad to be in this position."Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is Tuesday night in Boston.Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 35 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists before fouling out in overtime. Middleton had 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Malcolm Brogdon scored all 16 of his points after halftime. INDIANA 98, CLEVELAND 80CLEVELAND Â„ Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland's second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of Surviving a wild nishCeltics hold o Bucks 113107 in overtimeBoston CelticsÂ Jayson Tatum reacts after scoring during the Â“ rst quarter of Game 1 against the Milwaukee Bucks in Boston on Sunday. [MICHAEL DWYER/AP] See NBA, B3
B2 Monday, April 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to email@example.com. Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next dayÂs edition of the Daily Commercial.SPORTS ON TV PRO BASKETBALL NBA PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TORONTO 1, WASHINGTON 0Saturday: Toronto 114, Toronto 106 Tuesday: Washington at Toronto, 7 p.m. Friday: Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Washington at Toronto, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Toronto at Washington, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Washington at Toronto, TBABOSTON 1, MILWAUKEE 0Sunday: Boston 113, Milwaukee 107, OT Tuesday: Milwaukee at Boston, 8 p.m. Friday: Boston at Milwaukee, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Boston at Milwaukee, 1 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Milwaukee at Boston, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Boston at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Milwaukee at Boston, TBACELTICS 113, BUCKS 107, OTMILWAUKEE (107) Middleton 12-20 2-2 31, Antetokounmpo 11-21 13-16 35, Henson 3-6 1-2 7, Bledsoe 4-12 1-2 9, Snell 1-4 0-0 2, Parker 1-5 0-0 2, Zeller 1-1 0-0 2, Terry 1-1 0-0 3, Brogdon 6-13 2-2 16, S.Brown 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-83 19-24 107. BOSTON (113) Tatum 8-18 2-2 19, Horford 5-8 13-14 24, Baynes 0-4 0-0 0, Rozier 7-18 5-6 23, J.Brown 9-19 0-0 20, Ojeleye 0-1 0-0 0, Morris 8-20 3-3 21, Monroe 0-2 1-2 1, Larkin 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 39-94 24-27 113.MILWAUKEE 17 30 19 33 8 Â„ 107 BOSTON 29 15 26 29 14 Â„ 1133-Point GoalsÂ„Milwaukee 8-21 (Middleton 5-7, Brogdon 2-6, Terry 1-1, Parker 0-1, Antetokounmpo 0-1, Bledsoe 0-2, Snell 0-3), Boston 11-26 (Rozier 4-9, Morris 2-4, J.Brown 2-5, Horford 1-2, Tatum 1-3, Larkin 1-3). Fouled OutÂ„Bledsoe, Antetokounmpo. ReboundsÂ„ Milwaukee 42 (Antetokounmpo 13), Boston 45 (Horford 12). AssistsÂ„Milwaukee 22 (Antetokounmpo 7), Boston 20 (J.Brown, Tatum, Horford 4). Total FoulsÂ„Milwaukee 31, Boston 21. AÂ„18,624 (18,624).PHILADELPHIA 1, MIAMI 0Saturday: Philadelphia 130, Miami 103 Today: Miami at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Thursday: Philadelphia at Miami, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Philadelphia at Miami, 2:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Miami at Philadelphia, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Philadelphia at Miami, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Miami at Philadelphia, TBAINDIANA 1, CLEVELAND 0Sunday: Indiana 98, Cleveland 80 Wednesday: Indiana at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Friday: Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Cleveland at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Indiana at Cleveland, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Cleveland at Indiana, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Indiana at Cleveland, TBAPACERS 98, CAVALIERS 80INDIANA (98) Bogdanovic 5-17 4-4 15, T.Young 3-4 1-2 7, Turner 6-9 3-4 16, Collison 2-9 1-2 6, Oladipo 11-19 4-8 32, Booker 1-1 1-2 3, Sabonis 2-4 0-0 4, Joseph 1-5 0-0 3, Stephenson 5-11 1-3 12. Totals 36-79 15-25 98. CLEVELAND (80) James 7-17 10-14 24, Green 0-7 0-0 0, Love 3-8 0-1 9, Hill 3-7 0-0 7, Hood 4-8 0-2 9, Nance Jr. 5-7 0-1 10, Osman 0-1 0-0 0, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Calderon 0-3 0-0 0, Clarkson 2-6 2-2 6, Smith 6-11 0-0 15, Korver 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 30-78 12-20 80.INDIANA 33 22 18 25 Â„ 98 CLEVELAND 14 24 27 15 Â„ 803-Point GoalsÂ„Indiana 11-28 (Oladipo 6-9, Joseph 1-1, Turner 1-2, Collison 1-4, Stephenson 1-4, Bogdanovic 1-6, Sabonis 0-2), Cleveland 8-34 (Smith 3-6, Love 3-6, Hill 1-3, Hood 1-4, Korver 0-2, Clarkson 0-3, Calderon 0-3, Green 0-3, James 0-4). Fouled OutÂ„None. ReboundsÂ„Indiana 44 (Turner 8), Cleveland 46 (Love 17). AssistsÂ„Indiana 19 (Collison 6), Cleveland 21 (James 12). Total FoulsÂ„Indiana 21, Cleveland 23. TechnicalsÂ„Stephenson. AÂ„20,562 (20,562).WESTERN CONFERENCE HOUSTON VS. MINNESOTASunday: Minnesota at Houston, late Wednesday: Minnesota at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Houston at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23: Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Minnesota at Houston, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Houston at Minnesota, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Minnesota at Houston, TBAGOLDEN STATE 1, SAN ANTONIO 0Saturday: Golden State 113, San Antonio 92 Today: San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Thursday: Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Golden State at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: San Antonio at Golden State, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Golden State at San Antonio, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: San Antonio at Golden State, TBANEW ORLEANS 1, PORTLAND 0Saturday: New Orleans 97, Portland 95 Tuesday: New Orleans at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Thursday: Portland at New Orleans, 9 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Portland at New Orleans, 5 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: New Orleans at Portland, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Portland at New Orleans, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: New Orleans at Portland, TBAOKLAHOMA CITY VS. UTAHSunday: Utah at Oklahoma City, late Wednesday: Utah at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10 p.m. Monday, April 23: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Utah, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat Chicago -139 St. Louis +129 at Pittsburgh -120 Colorado +110 at New York Off Washington Off at Atlanta Off Philadelphia Off at Milwaukee -136 Cincinnati +126 at San Diego Off Los Angeles OffAmerican Leagueat Oakland -140 Chicago +130 at Toronto -170 Kansas City +158 at Tampa Bay -155 Texas +145 Houston -125 at Seattle +115Interleagueat N.Y. Yankees -340 Miami +310NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia 6 215 Miami at Golden State 9 205 San AntonioTuesdayat Toronto 7 215 Washington at Boston 3 197 Milwaukee at Portland 6 214 New OrleansNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Stanley Cup PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Toronto -113 Boston +103 Tampa Bay -136 at New Jersey +126 Nashville -160 at Colorado +150 at San Jose -136 Anaheim +126 Updated odds available at Pregame.com TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES Â„ Optioned LHP Donnie Hart to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP David Hess from Norfolk. Returned Rule 5 draft pick LHP Nestor Cortes Jr. to the N.Y. Yankees. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Â„ Sent C Salvador Perez to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment. MINNESOTA TWINS Â„ Recalled RHP Alan Busenitz from Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES Â„ Optioned RHP Luis Cessa to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Assigned OF Shane Robinson outright to Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre. OAKLAND ATHLETICS Â„ Sent SS Chad Pinder to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment. TEXAS RANGERS Â„ Signed 3B Nick Noonan to a minor league contract. Claimed INF Renato Nunez off waivers from Oakland. Transferred RHP Tim Lincecum to the 60-day DL.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Â„ Placed RHP Taijuan Walker on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Silvino Bracho from Reno (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS Â„ Sent RHP Scott Schlebler to Louisville (IL) and RHP Kevin Shackelford to Pensacola (SL) for rehab assignments. COLORADO ROCKIES Â„ Sent RHP Jeff Hoffman to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS Â„ Placed INF Logan Forsythe on the 10-day DL. Assigned RHP Dylan Baker outright to Tulsa (TL). Recalled INF Breyvic Valera from Oklahoma City (PCL). MIAMI MARLINS Â„ Sent C J.T. Realmuto to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment. MILWAUKEE BREWERS Â„ Assigned RHP J.J. Hoover outright to Colorado Springs (PCL). NEW YORK METS Â„ Reinstated 1B Dominic Smith from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Las Vegas (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES Â„ Optioned LHP Tyler Webb to El Paso (PCL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Â„ Sent RHP Jeff Samardzija to San Jose (Cal) for a rehab assignment.Frontier LeagueGATEWAY GRIZZLIES Â„ Signed LHP Max MacNabb. Released OF Dan Holst and RHP Tyler Hunt.FOOTBALL National Football LeaguePHILADELPHIA EAGLES Â„ Released CB Daryl Worley.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueNEW JERSEY DEVILS Â„ Signed F Joey Anderson to a three-year, entry-level contract. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Â„ Assigned D Matt Spencer from Syracuse (AHL) to Adirondack (ECHL).American Hockey LeagueCLEVELAND MONSTERS Â„ Returned F Jefferson Dahl to Idaho (ECHL). GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS Â„ Released C Trevor Yates from his amateur tryout agreement. SYRACUSE CRUNCH Â„ Assigned G Olivier Mantha and F Shane Conacher to Adirondack (ECHL).ECHLECHL Â„ Suspended Indy D Garrett Clarke, Toledo LW Connor Crisp and Cincinnati F Dominic Zombo one game. INDY FUEL Â„ Signed D Chris Rygus to an amateur tryout agreement. PRO HOCKEY NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY 2, NEW JERSEY 0April 12: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 2 Saturday: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 3 Today: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: New Jersey at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, TBABOSTON 2, TORONTO 0April 12: Boston 5, Toronto 1 Saturday: Boston 7, Toronto 3 Today: Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. Thursday: Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Toronto at Boston, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Boston at Toronto, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Toronto at Boston, TBACOLUMBUS 1, WASHINGTON 0April 12: Columbus 4, Washington 3, OT Sunday: Columbus at Washington, late Tuesday: Washington at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Thursday: Washington at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Columbus at Washington, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Washington at Columbus, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Columbus at Washington, TBAPITTSBURGH 2, PHILADELPHIA 1April 11: Pittsburgh 7, Philadelphia 0 April 13: Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1 Sunday: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1 Wednesday: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Friday, April 20: Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, TBA x-Tuesday, April 24: Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, TBAPENGUINS 5, FLYERS 1PITTSBURGH 1 3 1 Â„ 5 PHILADELPHIA 0 1 0 Â„ 1 First PeriodÂ„1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 4 (Hornqvist), 10:25. PenaltiesÂ„Rust, PIT, (tripping), 11:55; Manning, PHI, (tripping), 14:41; Hagelin, PIT, (slashing), 18:17. Second PeriodÂ„2, Pittsburgh, Brassard 1 (Kessel, Letang), 2:48 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Malkin 2 (Letang, Crosby), 6:48 (pp). 4, Pittsburgh, Dumoulin 1 (Crosby), 6:53. 5, Philadelphia, Sanheim 1 (Patrick, Voracek), 13:42. PenaltiesÂ„Giroux, PHI, (slashing), 1:12; Konecny, PHI, (interference), 5:19; Schultz, PIT, (high sticking), 5:19; Voracek, PHI, (hooking), 5:56; Malkin, PIT, (interference), 7:53; Philadelphia bench, served by Konecny (too many men on the ice), 10:35; Brassard, PIT, (tripping), 18:51. Third PeriodÂ„6, Pittsburgh, Schultz 1 (Malkin, Crosby), 7:08 (pp). PenaltiesÂ„Laughton, PHI, (high sticking), 3:06; Voracek, PHI, (high sticking), 6:13; Gudas, PHI, (tripping), 10:26; Crosby, PIT, (hooking), 15:43; Sheahan, PIT, (closing hand on the puck), 17:45. Shots on GoalÂ„Pittsburgh 4-13-9Â„26. Philadelphia 11-8-8Â„27. Power -play opportunitiesÂ„Pittsburgh 3 of 7; Philadelphia 0 of 6. GoaliesÂ„Pittsburgh, Murray 2-1 (27 shots-26 saves). Philadelphia, Elliott 1-2 (26-21). TÂ„2:32. RefereesÂ„Gord Dwyer, Chris Rooney. LinesmenÂ„Greg Devorski, Derek Nansen.WESTERN CONFERENCE NASHVILLE 2, COLORADO 0April 12: Nashville 5, Colorado 2 Saturday: Nashville 5, Colorado 4 Today: Nashville at Colorado, 10 p.m. Wednesday: Nashville at Colorado, 10 p.m. x-Friday: Colorado at Nashville, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Nashville at Colorado, TBA x-Tuesday, April 24: Colorado at Nashville, TBAWINNIPEG 2, MINNESOTA 0April 11: Winnipeg 3, Minnesota 2 April 13: Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 1 Sunday: Winnipeg at Minnesota, late Tuesday: Winnipeg at Minnesota, 8 p.m. x Friday: Minnesota at Winnipeg, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Winnipeg at Minnesota, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Minnesota at Winnipeg, TBAVEGAS 2, LOS ANGELES 0April 11: Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0 April 13: Vegas 2, Los Angeles 1, 2OT Sunday: Vegas at Los Angeles, late Tuesday: Vegas at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. x-Thursday: Los Angeles at Vegas, 10 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Vegas at Los Angeles, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Los Angeles at Vegas, TBASAN JOSE 2, ANAHEIM 0April 12: San Jose 3, Anaheim 0 Saturday: San Jose 3, Anaheim 2 Today: Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday: Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. x-Friday: San Jose at Anaheim, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Anaheim at San Jose, TBA x-Tuesday, April 24: San Jose at Anaheim, TBAAHLEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA y-Lehigh Valley 76 47 19 5 5 104 260 218 x-WB/Scranton 75 44 22 6 3 97 249 221 x-Charlotte 75 45 26 1 3 94 258 211 x-Providence 76 45 26 3 2 95 231 187 Bridgeport 75 36 31 5 3 80 205 210 Hartford 76 34 33 6 3 77 208 252 SpringÂ“ eld 76 32 37 5 2 71 210 233 Hershey 75 30 36 4 5 69 199 246 North Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA y-Toronto 75 53 18 2 2 110 250 167 x-Syracuse 76 46 22 3 5 100 234 189 x-Rochester 76 37 22 11 6 91 234 221 x-Utica 76 38 26 8 4 88 211 216 Belleville 75 29 41 2 3 63 191 262 Binghamton 76 25 38 9 4 63 193 247 Laval 76 24 42 7 3 58 206 281 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA y-Chicago 75 41 23 7 4 93 241 205 x-Grand Rapids 76 42 25 2 7 93 237 210 x-Manitoba 75 41 26 4 4 90 250 197 x-Rockford 76 41 27 4 4 90 239 232 Iowa 76 33 27 10 6 82 232 246 Milwaukee 76 38 32 4 2 82 216 235 Cleveland 76 25 41 7 3 60 190 258 PaciÂ“ c Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA y-Tucson 68 42 20 5 1 90 214 173 x-Texas 76 38 24 8 6 90 223 231 x-Ontario 68 36 25 4 3 79 200 194 x-San Jose 68 34 26 4 4 76 186 198 San Diego 68 36 28 3 1 76 202 197 Stockton 68 34 28 2 4 74 211 204 BakersÂ“ eld 68 31 27 9 1 72 188 206 San Antonio 76 35 31 10 0 80 198 219 x-clinched playoff berth; y-clinched division title; 2 points for a win, 1 for an OT or shootout loss; Standings determined by winning percentage (not shown) not by pointsSaturdayÂs GamesToronto 6, Laval 4 Hershey 2, Bridgeport 1 Rochester 4, Syracuse 2 Belleville 3, Utica 1 Grand Rapids 6, Cleveland 4 Iowa 4, Milwaukee 2 Providence 5, SpringÂ“ eld 0 Lehigh Valley 2, WB/Scranton 1, SO Hartford 4, Binghamton 2 Rockford 4, Chicago 3 San Antonio 4, Texas 3, SO San Jose 2, Stockton 1 Tucson 6, San Diego 3 BakersÂ“ eld 5, Ontario 1SundayÂs GamesUtica 4, Binghamton 3, OT Providence 4, SpringÂ“ eld 2 Belleville at Toronto, late WB/Scranton at Hershey, late Charlotte at Bridgeport, late Manitoba at Chicago, lateTodayÂs GamesNone scheduledTuesdayÂs GamesNone scheduled SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA New York City FC 5 0 1 16 14 4 Atlanta United FC 4 1 0 12 13 6 New England 3 2 1 10 10 6 Columbus 3 3 1 10 9 7 Orlando City 3 2 1 10 11 10 New York Red Bulls 3 2 0 9 13 6 Montreal 2 4 0 6 6 12 Philadelphia 1 2 2 5 3 6 D.C. United 1 3 2 5 6 10 Chicago 1 3 1 4 7 9 Toronto FC 1 3 0 3 3 6 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Sporting Kansas City 4 1 2 14 14 11 LA Galaxy 3 2 1 10 8 8 Vancouver 3 3 1 10 8 11 Los Angeles FC 3 2 0 9 11 10 FC Dallas 2 0 3 9 7 3 Colorado 2 1 2 8 9 5 Real Salt Lake 2 3 1 7 6 14 Minnesota United 2 4 0 6 8 12 Houston 1 2 2 5 9 8 San Jose 1 2 2 5 9 10 Portland 1 3 2 5 9 14 Seattle 0 3 1 1 2 7 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieApril 11New York City FC 4, Real Salt Lake 0April 13Orlando City 2, Philadelphia 0 Los Angeles FC 2, Vancouver 0SaturdayÂs GamesNew York 3, Montreal 1 Colorado 2, Toronto FC 0 LA Galaxy 1, Chicago 0 D.C. United 1, Columbus 0 FC Dallas 1, New England 0 Houston 2, San Jose 2, tie Portland 3, Minnesota United 2SundayÂs GamesSeattle 2, Sporting Kansas City 2, tie New York City FC at Atlanta United FC, lateFriday, April 20Vancouver at Sporting Kansas City, 9 p.m.Saturday, April 21Los Angeles FC at Montreal, 1 p.m. Toronto FC at Houston, 3 p.m. Chicago at New York, 3:30 p.m. New England at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Colorado at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Atlanta United FC at LA Galaxy, 10:30 p.m.Sunday, April 22Minnesota United at Seattle, 4 p.m. New York City FC at Portland, 6 p.m. GOLF PGA TOURRBC HERITAGESundayÂs leaders at Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head, S.C. Purse: $6.7 million; Yardage: 7,099; Par: 71 (x-won on third playoff hole)Finalx-Satoshi Kodaira, $1,206,000 73-63-70-66Â„272 Si Woo Kim (300), $723,600 68-65-68-71Â„272 Bryson DeChambeau (163), $388,600 68-64-75-66Â„273 Luke List (163), $388,600 70-64-67-72Â„273 Billy Horschel (105), $254,600 66-69-67-72Â„274 Webb Simpson (105), $254,600 69-68-69-68Â„274 Kevin Streelman (75), $181,379 70-70-67-68Â„275 Byeong Hun An (75), $181,379 73-67-66-69Â„275 Patrick Cantlay (75), $181,379 67-72-68-68Â„275 Bill Haas (75), $181,379 69-66-71-69Â„275 Chesson Hadley (75), $181,379 66-68-69-72Â„275 Kevin Kisner (75), $181,379 69-68-66-72Â„275 Ian Poulter (75), $181,379 69-64-67-75Â„275 Jonas Blixt (56), $123,950 67-73-67-69Â„276 Matthew Fitzpatrick, $123,950 69-71-69-67Â„276 Emiliano Grillo (47), $93,991 72-66-69-70Â„277 J.J. Henry (47), $93,991 72-69-69-67Â„277 Beau Hossler (47), $93,991 70-69-70-68Â„277 Dustin Johnson (47), $93,991 69-69-72-67Â„277 Scott Piercy (47), $93,991 71-65-71-70Â„277 Ted Potter, Jr. (47), $93,991 72-66-69-70Â„277 Ryan Moore (47), $93,991 69-69-67-72Â„277 Bud Cauley (33), $53,823 71-68-71-68Â„278 John Huh (33), $53,823 66-74-69-69Â„278 Tyrone Van Aswegen (33), $53,823 73-69-66-70Â„278 Brian Harman (33), $53,823 70-68-69-71Â„278 Charley Hoffman (33), $53,823 72-69-66-71Â„278 Matt Kuchar (33), $53,823 66-70-69-73Â„278 C.T. Pan (33), $53,823 70-65-67-76Â„278 Rory Sabbatini (33), $53,823 64-70-70-74Â„278 Brandt Snedeker (33), $53,823 70-64-72-72Â„278 Harris English (21), $35,510 67-73-74-65Â„279 Dylan Frittelli, $35,510 72-68-67-72Â„279 Lucas Glover (21), $35,510 74-65-67-73Â„279 Martin Laird (21), $35,510 67-69-70-73Â„279 Rod Pampling (21), $35,510 72-70-67-70Â„279 Xander Schauffele (21), $35,510 68-68-71-72Â„279 Cameron Smith (21), $35,510 68-68-74-69Â„279 Nick Watney (21), $35,510 68-72-70-69Â„279 Dominic Bozzelli (16), $28,140 70-72-72-66Â„280 Russell Knox (16), $28,140 70-72-68-70Â„280 Stewart Cink (11), $22,148 70-70-70-71Â„281 Brice Garnett (11), $22,148 68-68-72-73Â„281 Ollie Schniederjans (11), $22,148 73-69-68-71Â„281 Michael Thompson (11), $22,148 74-65-71-71Â„281 Wesley Bryan (11), $22,148 69-71-71-70Â„281 Zach Johnson (11), $22,148 70-70-71-70Â„281 Andrew Landry (11), $22,148 69-68-69-75Â„281 Francesco Molinari (9), $17,420 73-69-69-71Â„282 Jonathan Byrd (8), $16,315 71-71-68-73Â„283 Austin Cook (8), $16,315 71-68-72-72Â„283 Fabian Gomez (8), $16,315 68-71-71-73Â„283 Whee Kim (8), $16,315 68-68-71-76Â„283 Doc Redman, $0 71-71-69-72Â„283 Ryan Armour (5), $14,807 71-71-69-73Â„284 Aaron Baddeley (5), $14,807 73-69-70-72Â„284 K.J. Choi (5), $14,807 69-70-72-73Â„284 Matt Every (5), $14,807 73-66-70-75Â„284 Tom Hoge (5), $14,807 70-67-71-76Â„284 Charles Howell III (5), $14,807 68-67-73-76Â„284 Chris Kirk (5), $14,807 70-70-70-74Â„284 Danny Lee (5), $14,807 69-66-70-79Â„284 Ben Martin (5), $14,807 74-68-73-69Â„284 Graeme McDowell (5), $14,807 73-69-72-70Â„284 Keith Mitchell (5), $14,807 71-71-73-69Â„284 Scott Stallings (5), $14,807 74-68-71-71Â„284 Peter Malnati (3), $13,802 68-70-73-74Â„285 Brian Stuard (3), $13,802 69-68-75-73Â„285 Kevin Tway (3), $13,802 71-71-70-73Â„285 Jim Furyk (3), $13,400 70-70-73-73Â„286 Brian Gay (3), $13,400 71-71-71-73Â„286 William McGirt (3), $13,400 71-70-71-74Â„286 Martin Kaymer (3), $13,132 69-73-72-74Â„288 David Lingmerth (3), $12,931 71-71-73-74Â„289 Davis Love III (3), $12,931 73-69-74-73Â„289 Ryan Palmer (2), $12,730 73-65-74-78Â„290 Michael Kim (2), $12,596 76-66-76-74Â„292LPGA TOURLOTTE CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdayÂs leaders at Ko Olina Golf Club, Kapolei, Hawaii Purse: $2 million; Yardage: 6,419; Par: 72 (a-denotes amateur)FinalBrooke M. Henderson, $300,000 68-66-73-69Â„276 Azahara Munoz, $184,255 74-70-69-67Â„280 Ariya Jutanugarn, $106,763 73-69-70-69Â„281 Shanshan Feng, $106,763 67-69-74-71Â„281 Inbee Park, $106,763 69-69-71-72Â„281 Peiyun Chien, $58,342 74-71-67-70Â„282 Lindy Duncan, $58,342 70-68-74-70Â„282 Lizette Salas, $58,342 69-71-70-72Â„282 Daniela Iacobelli, $44,891 73-68-70-72Â„283 Moriya Jutanugarn, $40,856 72-68-72-72Â„284 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, $33,309 75-72-68-70Â„285 Michelle Wie, $33,309 72-73-69-71Â„285 Eun-Hee Ji, $33,309 69-72-73-71Â„285 Cydney Clanton, $33,309 74-69-70-72Â„285 Ji Hyun Kim, $33,309 71-70-71-73Â„285 Mariajo Uribe, $26,296 72-68-74-72Â„286 Jeongeun Lee, $26,296 76-70-67-73Â„286 Mo Martin, $26,296 69-67-72-78Â„286 Lydia Ko, $22,799 76-71-70-70Â„287 Sei Young Kim, $22,799 74-69-74-70Â„287 Haeji Kang, $22,799 68-73-73-73Â„287 Nasa Hataoka, $22,799 72-69-68-78Â„287 Kim Kaufman, $18,234 70-75-73-70Â„288 Ashleigh Buhai, $18,234 76-71-70-71Â„288 So Young Lee, $18,234 73-74-70-71Â„288 Bronte Law, $18,234 74-73-69-72Â„288 So Yeon Ryu, $18,234 72-72-72-72Â„288 Ryann OÂToole, $18,234 72-72-71-73Â„288 Brittany Altomare, $18,234 75-71-68-74Â„288 Pernilla Lindberg, $18,234 70-68-73-77Â„288 P.K. Kongkraphan, $13,770 75-72-71-71Â„289 Lauren Kim, $13,770 77-68-73-71Â„289 Christina Kim, $13,770 74-68-75-72Â„289 Benyapa Niphatsophon, $13,770 71-75-69-74Â„289 Jenny Shin, $13,770 73-71-71-74Â„289 Jennifer Song, $13,770 74-69-72-74Â„289 Sandra Changkija, $11,652 74-73-72-71Â„290 Angela Stanford, $11,652 75-70-71-74Â„290 Gaby Lopez, $10,088 77-70-72-72Â„291 Rebecca Artis, $10,088 73-73-73-72Â„291 Angel Yin, $10,088 74-70-73-74Â„291 Amy Olson, $10,088 74-73-69-75Â„291 Julieta Granada, $10,088 69-76-67-79Â„291 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong, $8,120 75-71-75-71Â„292 Alena Sharp, $8,120 69-78-73-72Â„292 Celine Boutier, $8,120 74-71-75-72Â„292 Jeong Eun Lee, $8,120 75-71-73-73Â„292 Cristie Kerr, $8,120 71-75-72-74Â„292 Aditi Ashok, $8,120 73-70-74-75Â„292 Allison Emrey, $6,053 71-72-79-71Â„293 Mariah Stackhouse, $6,053 74-73-74-72Â„293 Maude-Aimee Leblanc, $6,053 73-72-76-72Â„293 Hannah Green, $6,053 72-72-77-72Â„293 Maria Torres, $6,053 75-70-75-73Â„293 Ayako Uehara, $6,053 71-74-75-73Â„293 Katherine Kirk, $6,053 73-74-72-74Â„293 Robynn Ree, $6,053 72-74-72-75Â„293 Minjee Lee, $6,053 70-75-73-75Â„293 Brittany Marchand, $6,053 72-72-74-75Â„293 Hyo Joo Kim, $6,053 74-71-72-76Â„293 Pornanong Phatlum, $4,842 72-75-75-72Â„294 Sung Hyun Park, $4,842 77-70-73-74Â„294 Kris Tamulis, $4,842 71-74-75-74Â„294 Hee Young Park, $4,489 74-73-72-76Â„295 Thidapa Suwannapura, $4,489 73-74-71-77Â„295 Camilla Lennarth, $4,489 73-70-75-77Â„295 Tiffany Joh, $4,489 75-72-70-78Â„295 Lee Lopez, $4,236 75-72-76-74Â„297 Katelyn Dambaugh, $4,136 72-74-76-76Â„298 Caroline Inglis, $4,036 75-71-76-77Â„299 Dori Carter, $3,909 75-70-80-75Â„300 Alexandra Newell, $3,909 72-73-78-77Â„300 Chella Choi, $3,909 73-72-74-81Â„300 Martina Edberg, $3,909 68-74-76-82Â„300PGA CHAMPIONS TOURMITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CLASSICSaturdayÂs leaders at TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga. Purse: $1.8 million. Yardage: 7,179; Par: 72 (36-36) (x-won on second playoff hole)Final Roundx-Steve Flesch, $270,000 66-71-68Â„205 Bernhard Langer, $144,000 67-69-69Â„205 Scott Parel, $144,000 68-73-64Â„205 Jay Haas, $108,000 65-71-71Â„207 Wes Short, Jr., $86,400 69-69-70Â„208 Vijay Singh, $72,000 72-69-68Â„209 Clark Dennis, $64,800 72-70-68Â„210 Joe Durant, $49,500 70-72-69Â„211 Jerry Kelly, $49,500 71-65-75Â„211 Jeff Sluman, $49,500 70-69-72Â„211 Kevin Sutherland, $49,500 69-70-72Â„211 Esteban Toledo, $37,800 71-72-69Â„212 Duffy Waldorf, $37,800 77-67-68Â„212 Jay Don Blake, $27,260 71-68-74Â„213 Russ Cochran, $27,260 71-66-76Â„213 Scott Dunlap, $27,260 72-70-71Â„213 Doug Garwood, $27,260 71-68-74Â„213 Scott McCarron, $27,260 71-72-70Â„213 Tim Petrovic, $27,260 69-73-71Â„213 Gene Sauers, $27,260 68-73-72Â„213 Jerry Smith, $27,260 74-72-67Â„213 Kirk Triplett, $27,260 73-70-70Â„213 Tommy Armour III, $18,900 69-72-73Â„214 David McKenzie, $18,900 72-70-72Â„214 Jos Mara Olazbal, $18,900 69-75-70Â„214 Stephen Ames, $15,300 71-72-72Â„215 Olin Browne, $15,300 72-72-71Â„215 Carlos Franco, $15,300 71-73-71Â„215 Sandy Lyle, $15,300 69-70-76Â„215 Jesper Parnevik, $15,300 70-71-74Â„215 Ken Tanigawa, $15,300 73-72-70Â„215 Steve Jones, $12,690 72-72-72Â„216 Joey Sindelar, $12,690 73-71-72Â„216 Billy Andrade, $10,020 76-70-71Â„217 Woody Austin, $10,020 75-71-71Â„217 Jeff Brehaut, $10,020 76-69-72Â„217 Bart Bryant, $10,020 74-73-70Â„217 Dan Forsman, $10,020 72-73-72Â„217 Gibby Gilbert III, $10,020 76-69-72Â„217 Mike Goodes, $10,020 71-73-73Â„217 Miguel Angel Jimnez, $10,020 72-73-72Â„217 Mark OÂMeara, $10,020 70-76-71Â„217 Michael Bradley, $7,920 71-74-73Â„218 Billy Mayfair, $7,920 70-73-75Â„218 Paul Broadhurst, $7,020 75-74-70Â„219 Tom Byrum, $7,020 69-73-77Â„219 Tom Pernice Jr., $7,020 74-73-72Â„219 Michael Allen, $5,940 73-73-74Â„220 Lee Janzen, $5,940 73-73-74Â„220 Kent Jones, $5,940 74-75-71Â„220 Mark Calcavecchia, $4,500 75-71-75Â„221 Marco Dawson, $4,500 72-73-76Â„221 Paul Goydos, $4,500 76-72-73Â„221 Colin Montgomerie, $4,500 74-76-71Â„221 Rod Spittle, $4,500 70-76-75Â„221 David Toms, $4,500 75-71-75Â„221 Mark Brooks, $3,690 73-75-74Â„222EUROPEAN TOUROPEN DE ESPANASundayÂs leaders at Centro Nacional de Golf, Madrid Purse: $1.86 million. Yardage: 7,096; Par: 72FinalJon Rahm, Spain 67-68-66-67Â„268 Paul Dunne, Ireland 66-65-68-71Â„270 Nacho Elvira, Spain 68-66-66-71Â„271 George Coetzee, South Africa 72-66-71-63Â„272 Marc Warren, Scotland 66-69-69-69Â„273 Jorge Campillo, Spain 70-67-67-69Â„273 Brett Rumford, Australia 68-66-68-71Â„273 Henric Sturehed, Sweden 67-68-66-72Â„273 Julien Guerrier, France 67-69-74-64Â„274 Hideto Tanihara, Japan 70-70-67-67Â„274 Jacques Kruyswijk, South Africa 69-70-66-69Â„274 Sebastien Gros, France 73-67-71-64Â„275 Cho Rak-hyun, South Korea 73-64-73-65Â„275 Yusaku Miyazato, Japan 69-68-72-66Â„275 Adrian Otaegui, Spain 69-70-70-66Â„275 Alejandro Canizares, Spain 72-67-70-66Â„275 a-Victor Pastor, Spain 67-72-69-67Â„275 Maximilian Kiefer, Germany 69-67-69-70Â„275 Andrew Johnston, England 68-68-69-70Â„275 Aaron Rai, England 67-71-66-71Â„275AlsoSeungsu Han, United States 70-69-68-69Â„276 Sihwan Kim, United States 69-68-63-70Â„280 David Lipsky, United States 69-71-75-69Â„284 MLB BASEBALL 11 a.m. MLB Â„ Baltimore at Boston 7 p.m. ESPN Â„ St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. MLB Â„ Regional coverage, Houston at Seattle OR L.A. Dodgers at San Diego NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT Â„ NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 2, Miami at Philadelphia 10:30 p.m. TNT Â„ NBA playoffs, Western Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 2, San Antonio at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. NBCSN Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Boston at Toronto 7:30 p.m. CNBC Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Tampa Bay at New Jersey 10 p.m. NBCSN Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Nashville at Colorado 10:30 p.m. CNBC Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Anaheim at San Jose RUNNING 8:30 a.m. NBCSN Â„ Boston Marathon, at Boston SOCCER 2:20 p.m. FS2 Â„ Bundesliga, Mainz vs. Freiburg 3 p.m. NBCSN Â„ Premier League, West Ham vs. Stoke CityTODAYÂS LOCAL SCHEDULEHave a local sporting event you would like to have included in our schedule? Email details to Sports Editor Paul Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Real Life Christian at The Villages, 6 p.m. Tavares at Lake Minneola, 7 p.m. Hernando at South Sumter, 7 p.m. South Lake at Windermere Prep, 7 p.m. SOFTBALL Mount Dora Christian at Mount Dora, 6 p.m. The Villages at Wildwood, 6 p.m. South Sumter at South Lake, 7 p.m. fourth at the Masters. Rahm finished at 20-under 268 at Centro Nacional de Golf for a two-shot victory over Paul Dunne of Ireland.ÂWhen I made the decision to come straight from Augusta it wouldnÂt be to just show up and walk around, I wanted to win this tour-nament,ÂŽ Rahm said.Dunne had a one-shot lead over Nacho Elvira going into the final round, but he was slowed by three bogeys. Dunne shot a 71. Elvira also had a 71 to finish third, while George Coetzee of South Africa closed with a 63 to finish fourth.RahmÂs three Euro-pean Tour victories have come in 19 starts. He joins Antonio Garrido, Seve Ballesteros, Sergio Garcia, Alvaro Quiros and Miguel Angel Jimenez as Spanish winners of the tournament since it became part of the European Tour in 1972. LPGA TOURKAPOLEI, Hawaii Â„ Brooke Henderson closed with a 3-under 69 in blustery conditions at Ko Olina for a four-shot victory Saturday in the Lotte Championship. With her sixth career victory, the 20-yearyear-old Henderson moved within two victories of Sandra PostÂs record for most LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian.Henderson finished at 12-under 276. Azahara Munoz of Spain had the low score of the final round, a 67, and enabled her to finish alone in second.Shanshan Feng (71), Inbee Park (62) and Ariya Jutanugarn (69) tied for third. Michelle Wie, who was born and raised in Hawaii, shot 71 and tied for 11th.The tournament ended on Saturday. PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSDULUTH, Ga. Â„ Steve Flesch had to play 38 holes in one day to cap-ture his first PGA Tour Champions Title.The Mitsubishi Electric Classic decided to play 36 holes on Saturday because of rain and lightning in the forecast. Flesch shot rounds of 71-68 to join a three-man playoff that included Berhnard Langer and Scott Parel. They finished at 11-under 205.Flesch and Parel each made birdie on the par-5 closing hole at the TPC Sugarloaf, while Langer was eliminated from the playoff. Flesch birdied the 18th hole in the second playoff hole to win, while Parel found the water and made bogey.Langer shot 69-69 on Saturday, while Parel had rounds of 73-64. His final round tied the course record. GOLFFrom Page B1
DailyCommercial.com | Monday, April 16, 2018 B3inside the urinals throughout the arena that had to guarantee they were more on target with their shots than anyone on the home teamÂs roster.The Flyers ran a video package full of bloody fights, big goals and memorable moments between the teams through the years with a ÂBitter RivalsÂŽ caption. The Penguins could have just looked in their reflec-tion from the 2016 and 2017 Cups and shrugged off the idea the Flyers are in their league.Brassard scored on the power play just 2:48 into the second. Then came back-to-back stunning goals that put the icing on the urinal cake: Malkin scored on a one-timer and Dumoulin off the faceoff beat Elliott through the five-hole for a 4-0 lead. Crosby had both assists, naturally.At that point, each team had 12 shots. The Flyers, who played more like the team that lost 10 straight games over November-Decem-ber, had no shot at pulling off the comeback. Travis Sanheim scored late in the third for the FlyersÂ lone goal. NHLFrom Page B1where you need to position your car there for a little while.ÂŽSome drivers wonÂt have to worry about coming back Monday.Ryan Blaney was dom-inant early in the No. 12 Ford, leading 99 laps of the first 119 laps before getting caught up in wreck that left his car in shambles.It happened on turn three when Chris Bue-scher and Trevor Bayne, who were fighting to stay on the lead lap, got tan-gled up in front of Blaney, leaving him nowhere to maneuver.His car was taken behind the wall, ending his day.ÂBy the time I got away from the car right in front of me they were already turned right up the race track and I was already going to the top,ÂŽ of the track,ÂŽ Blaney said. ÂI kind of saw them spinning low and I thought that top was going to be OK and then they slid back up and got us. That stinks. I thought we had a good car and nothing to show for it.ÂŽMichael McDowell, Chris Buescher, Harrison Rhodes and Ross Chastain also are out of the race. NASCARFrom Page B1Crews cover their cars as a rain delay is called during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. [AP PHOTO/WADE PAYNE] the Eastern Conference series, handing LeBron James and the CavaliersÂ their first loss in the opening round in eight years.Indiana was in control from the outset, opening a 21-point lead in the first quarter and leading by 23 in the third. The Cavs stormed back and got within seven, but Oladipo hit a big 3-pointer and Bojan Bogdanovic helped put Cleveland away with a 3 to make it 88-71.The Pacers completely outplayed the three-time defending conference champions, whose turbulent regular season has carried over into the playoffs.James scored 24 with 12 assists and 10 rebounds for his 20th career triple-double. But James got little help as ClevelandÂs four other starters Â„ Kevin Love, Jeff Green, Rodney Hood and George Hill Â„ com-bined for 25 points.Game 2 is Wednesday night. THUNDER 116, JAZZ 108OKLAHOMA CITY Â„ Paul George scored 36 points to help Oklahoma City beat Utah in Game 1 of the Western Confer-ence series.George set an Oklahoma City playoff record with eight 3-pointers, blowing past the previous record of five. He made 8 of 11 shots from long range, and 13 of 20 shots over-all. It was his first playoff game with the Thunder since being acquired in a trade with Indiana in the offseason.Russell Westbrook had 29 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, and Carmelo Anthony added 15 points for the Thunder Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell had 27 points and 10 rebounds, but he left in the second half with left foot soreness. He returned in the fourth quarter but was notice-ably hobbling.Game 2 is Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. NBAFrom Page B1Indiana PacersÂ Victor Oladipo (4) drives against Cleveland CavaliersÂ Jordan Clarkson (8) in the second half of Game 1 on Sunday in Cleveland. [TONY DEJAK/AP]
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EÂ„Iannetta(1).LOBÂ„Colorado1, Washington8.2BÂ„Blackmon(3),Taylor 2(3).HRÂ„Blackmon(6),offStrasburg LeMahieu(5),offKelleyDesmond(4),off DoolittleHarper(7),offAnderson Wieters(2),offShaw.RBIsÂ„LeMahieu(9), Blackmon3(11),Gonzalez(10),Desmond (10),Harper(14),Wieters(3).SBÂ„Taylor (5).CSÂ„Wieters(1).SÂ„Strasburg. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Washington 6(Difo2,Zimmerman3,Taylor).RISPÂ„ Colorado2for3Washington0for8. RunnersmovedupÂ„Iannetta,Sierra. GIDPÂ„Sierra. DPÂ„Colorado1(LeMahieu,Story, Desmond). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA A nderson4.22 316694 4.74 S enzatela.10 000058.64 S haw.22112125 3.86 McGee1.10 001114 2.25 Ottavino,W,3-011 110215 0.93 Davis,S,7-810 001020 2.45 W ASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Strasburg64 441588 3.08 Kintzler10 000211 9.00 Kelley.21 110093.18 Solis.10 000064.05 Doolittle,L,0-111 110322 3.38 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Senzatela3-2, McGee3-0.HBPÂ„Ottavino(Wieters).WPÂ„ A nderson,Shaw,Ottavino.PBÂ„Iannetta(1). UmpiresÂ„Home,JerryMealsFirst,BenMay Second,RonKulpaThird,GabeMorales. T Â„3:14.AÂ„25,462(41,313).PHILLIES10,RAYS4PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezdh421111.275 S antana1b400012.154 Herreracf310020.327 Hoskinslf221120.326 Kingery2b512301.280 Franco3b511200.237 A ltherrrf511302.083 Knappc411001.190 Florimonss411001.222 T OTALS361081068 T AMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. S pandh412210.225 Gomezrf500002.175 Kiermaiercf111000.163 Fieldcf402001.286 Cron1b411001.216 S mithlf512101.350 Duffy3b501001.254 W endle2b200011.263 S ucrec402102.313 Robertsonss400001.261 T OTALS384114210 PHILADELPHIA004010050Â„1082 T AMPABAY200100010Â„4111 EÂ„Hoskins(1),Kingery(1),Robertson (2).LOBÂ„Philadelphia6,TampaBay11. 2BÂ„Kingery(7),Florimon(1),Field(1). 3 BÂ„Smith(2).HRÂ„Altherr(2),offKittredge Span(1),offLively.RBIsÂ„Hernandez(5), Hoskins(11),Kingery3(12),Franco2(15), A ltherr3(8),Span2(10),Smith(3),Sucre (2).SBÂ„Hoskins(3),Wendle(1),Sucre(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„ Philadelphia3(Kingery,Franco,Altherr) T ampaBay7(Span2,Gomez2,Smith,Duffy, Robertson).RISPÂ„Philadelphia5for14 T ampaBay2for12. RunnersmovedupÂ„Santana2,Herrera. GIDPÂ„Gomez. DPÂ„Philadelphia1(Florimon,Kingery, S antana). PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Lively47330566 5.87 Milner.10 000022.70 Rios,W,2-01.12 000121 2.08 Garcia,H,21.10 000011 3.24 Morgan01101013 4.26 Ramos21 001439 0.00 TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Yarbrgh,L,0-14.23522288 2.84 Andriese2.11 222343 8.31 Kittredge14 330230 5.59 Roe10002122 3.86 Andriesepitchedto2battersinthe8th. Morganpitchedto3battersinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Garcia2-0, Ramos3-1,Andriese1-1,Kittredge 2-2.HBPÂ„Yarbrough(Hoskins),Rios2 (Cron,Wendle). UmpiresÂ„Home,D.J.ReyburnFirst,Sam HolbrookSecond,RyanBlakneyThird,Jim Wolf. TÂ„3:34.AÂ„19,841(42,735).METS3,BREWERS2MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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EÂ„Villar(3),Flores(1),Rosario(2).LOBÂ„ Milwaukee9,NewYork12.2BÂ„Syndergaard (1).3BÂ„Nimmo(1).HRÂ„Nimmo(1),off WilliamsFlores(2),offAlbers.RBIsÂ„Nimmo (1),Frazier(9),Flores(4).SBÂ„Villar(3), Perez(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Milwaukee 6(Shaw2,Santana,Arcia,Chacin,Aguilar) NewYork7(Nimmo,Cespedes,Rosario, Reyes2,Syndergaard2).RISPÂ„Milwaukee1 for10NewYork1for10. RunnersmovedupÂ„Arcia,Aguilar,Flores, Reyes. MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Chacin45 113485 5.60 Williams1.21 113231 4.50 Jeffress1.10 000220 1.00 Jennings10 000217 2.08 Albers,L,2-1.21 110115 2.16 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Syndergaard5.12101111012.95 Gsellman,BS,2-212 101222 1.08 Ramos.10 002014 0.00 Blevins.10 000030.00 Robles10 000182.57 Familia,W,1-010 001220 0.00 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Jeffress1-0, Gsellman1-1,Ramos1-0,Blevins3-0.HBPÂ„ Williams(Rosario).WPÂ„Ramos. UmpiresÂ„Home,HunterWendelstedtFirst, ChrisGuccioneSecond,DaveRackleyThird, LarryVanover. TÂ„3:28.AÂ„26,035(41,922).PIRATES7,MARLINS3PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Harrison2b100000.263 1-Frazierpr-2b310000.250 Vazquezp000000--Polancorf511002.218 Martecf545100.305 Bell1b513302.305 Dickersonlf402200.358 Cervellic301102.283 Moran3b401000.310 Rodriguezss-2b300012.176 Novap300002.000 Felizp000000--c-Freeseph100001.263 Kontosp000000--Mercerss000000.227 TOTALS377137111 MIAMIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Shuckrf311000.500 Guerrerop000000--Tazawap000000--Rojasss401002.288 Castro2b401000.295 Dietrich1b-lf401001.288 Anderson3b400100.268 Maybinlf-rf411003.244 Brinsoncf400003.131 Wallachc400002.129 Urenap100001.000 a-Telisph101000.214 Despaignep000000.333 b-Bourph-1b211201.226 TOTALS35373013 PITTSBURGH003010201Â„7131 MIAMI100000200Â„370 a-singledforUrenainthe5th.b-homered forDespaigneinthe7th.c-struckoutfor Felizinthe8th. 1-ranforHarrisoninthe3rd. EÂ„Frazier(1).LOBÂ„Pittsburgh8,Miami6. 2BÂ„Bell(4),Maybin(4).HRÂ„Marte(3),off TazawaBour(4),offNova.RBIsÂ„Marte(6), Bell3(10),Dickerson2(12),Cervelli(12), Anderson(10),Bour2(10).SFÂ„Dickerson, Cervelli. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Pittsburgh 3(Rodriguez2,Nova)Miami2(Maybin2). RISPÂ„Pittsburgh3for8Miami2for7. RunnersmovedupÂ„Anderson. LIDPÂ„Dickerson. DPÂ„Miami1(Bour). PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Nova,W,2-16.263309106 4.88 Feliz,H,3.10 000185.68 Kontos,H,211 000117 4.50 Vazquez10000212 4.50 MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Urena,L,0-358 441590 5.57 Despaigne23 220341 5.14 Guerrero10 000213 7.27 Tazawa12110110 1.86 HBPÂ„Urena(Harrison),Nova(Shuck), Despaigne(Cervelli).WPÂ„Nova.PBÂ„ Wallach(1). UmpiresÂ„Home,AndyFletcherFirst,Manny GonzalezSecond,JeffNelsonThird,Laz Diaz. TÂ„3:03.AÂ„10,621(36,742).REDSOX3,ORIOLES1BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Mancinilf411001.286 Gentrycf201021.273 Machadoss401100.308 Jonesdh400001.221 Valencia3b200010.130 b-Alvarezph100001.292 Davis1b400003.132 Beckham2b300002.175 Santanderrf300003.190 Josephc200001.097 a-Siscoph-c100001.276 TOTALS30131314 BOSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. BradleyJr.rf410000.191 Benintendicf403100.269 Ramirezdh400002.333 Martinezlf310012.268 Moreland1b413000.296 Devers3b301012.250 Vazquezc400002.214 Holt2b401000.167 Linss402100.500 TOTALS34310228 BALTIMORE100000000Â„131 BOSTON00001200XÂ„3100 a-struckoutforJosephinthe8th.b-struck outforValenciainthe9th. EÂ„Valencia(2).LOBÂ„Baltimore5,Boston9. 2BÂ„Machado(5),Benintendi(4),Moreland 2(4),Lin(2).3BÂ„Benintendi(2).RBIsÂ„ Machado(9),Benintendi(9),Lin(1).SBÂ„ Gentry(4),BradleyJr.(2),Benintendi(2). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Baltimore2 (Machado,Valencia)Boston6(BradleyJr.2, Ramirez2,Vazquez,Holt).RISPÂ„Baltimore 0for3Boston4for13. RunnersmovedupÂ„Jones. BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Bundy,L,0-25.273126941.40 Bleier2.130002300.75 BOSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Sale52 112893 1.23 Hembree,W,2-021 000223 4.50 Barnes,H,310 001220 4.05 Kimbrel,S,5-510 000215 0.00 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Bleier2-0. WPÂ„Bundy2. UmpiresÂ„Home,GaryCederstromFirst, EricCooperSecond,CoryBlaser;Third,Stu Scheurwater. TÂ„2:54.AÂ„32,489(37,731).CARDINALS3,REDS2ST.LOUISABRHBIBBSOAVG. Fowlerrf400002.183 Phamcf401000.322 Carpenter3b400002.160 Norrisp000000--Martinez1b411001.364 Molinac302100.288 Garciass-3b210010.300 Baderlf211210.188 Wong2b300000.150 Martinezp200001.222 b-Munozph100000.111 Lyonsp000000--DeJongss000000.246 TOTALS2935326 CINCINNATIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hamiltoncf511102.170 Perazass301011.255 Votto1b300011.236 Gennett2b400002.306 Duvalllf412100.160 Barnhartc201020.278 1-Winkerpr000000.250 Blandino3b400001.067 Ervinrf300003.179 Baileyp200002.125 a-Gosselinph100001.118 Garrettp000000--Hughesp000000--c-Mesoracoph000000.250 TOTALS31252413 ST.LOUIS020000100Â„353 CINCINNATI000000011Â„250 a-struckoutforBaileyinthe7th.bgroundedoutforMartinezinthe8th.c-hit bypitchforHughesinthe9th. 1-ranforBarnhartinthe9th. EÂ„Garcia(1),Wong(1),Martinez(1). LOBÂ„St.Louis1,Cincinnati8.2BÂ„Martinez (4),Peraza(4),Duvall(2).HRÂ„Bader(1), offBaileyHamilton(1),offLyonsDuvall (3),offNorris.RBIsÂ„Molina(12),Bader2 (2),Hamilton(3),Duvall(8).CSÂ„Pham(3), Bader(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Cincinnati 4(Hamilton,Gennett,Duvall,Ervin).RISPÂ„ St.Louis1for1Cincinnati0for9. RunnersmovedupÂ„Blandino.GIDPÂ„Votto, Blandino. DPÂ„St.Louis2(Garcia,Wong,Martinez), (Wong,Garcia,Martinez). ST.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Martinez,W,2-172004111081.75 Lyons,H,411 110014 5.40 Norris,S,3-312 110222 2.35 CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA Bailey,L,0-374 332490 3.42 Garrett1.210002170.00 Hughes.10000042.57 HBPÂ„Martinez(Ervin),Norris(Mesoraco). WPÂ„Martinez. UmpiresÂ„Home,AlanPorterFirst,Bill MillerSecond,AngelHernandezThird,Todd Tichenor. TÂ„2:40.AÂ„15,557(42,319).ATHLETICS2,MARINERS1OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Manaea,W,2-272 112489 1.63 Buchter,H,4.20 001011 2.16 Treinen,S,3-41.10 000116 0.00 SEATTLEIPHRERBBSONPERA Hrnandz,L,2-26.152207975.48 Pazos.20000034.91 Bradford12 000112 0.00 Vincent10 000213 4.76 Pazospitchedto1batterinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Treinen1-0, Pazos2-0,Bradford1-0.HBPÂ„Hernandez 2(Piscotty,Chapman),Pazos(Joyce).WPÂ„ Manaea.PBÂ„Maxwell(1). UmpiresÂ„Home,ScottBarryFirst,Carlos TorresSecond,NickMahrleyThird,Kerwin Danley.TÂ„2:40.AÂ„25,882(47,943).DODGERS7,DIAMONDBACKS2ARIZONAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Peraltalf412001.340 Marte2b401102.270 Goldschmidt1b311111.241 Pollockcf400003.273 Descalso3b400002.189 Owingsrf400002.280 Ahmedss300000.238 Mathisc200002.118 Godleyp100001.000 Murphyc100000.235 TOTALS32242114 LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Taylorcf512302.230 Seagerss411010.200 Kemplf310013.300 Pedersonlf100000.154 Bellinger1b512001.309 Puigrf411201.222 Barnesc211021.250 Utley2b111120.333 Hernandez3b300101.167 Kershawp300002.200 TOTALS3278779 ARIZONA000000101Â„241 LOSANGELES01312000XÂ„781 E_Ahmed(1),Hernandez(1).LOB_Arizona 2,LosAngeles8.2B_Peralta(4),Taylor(2), Utley(2).HR_Goldschmidt(4),offKershaw Taylor(3),offGodley.RBIs_Goldschmidt (10),Taylor3(8),Puig2(4),Utley(6), Hernandez(6).SF_Hernandez. Runnersleftinscoringposition_Arizona 1(Marte)LosAngeles6(Seager,Puig, Kershaw4).RISP_Arizona0for1Los Angeles3for10. Runnersmovedup_Bellinger. ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPERA GodleyL,2-145 656493 3.00 Bracho33 110738 3.00 DeLaRosa10000211 1.69 LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Kershaw72110121001.73 Baez10 000215 1.23 Stripling12 111018 0.87 Godleypitchedto1batterinthe5th. Inheritedrunners-scored_Bracho1-1. Umpires_Home,TrippGibsonFirst,Brian GormanSecond,DanIassognaThird,Adrian Johnson.PADRES10,GIANTS1SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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DEAR ABBY: My husband's brother split from his wife, "Charlotte," ve years ago and now works and lives in another country. The brothers are still quite close. His schoolage daughters live nearby and are close to their cousins, our daughters. Charlotte's latest boyfriend (they have been dating for 18 months) has started insisting on hanging out with my husband and trying to "bond" with him. He is also jumping with both feet into the role of stepfather, especially with the younger daughter, who has just returned after living with her father for the last seven months. It feels awkward and weird, but we are too polite to say anything to him or Charlotte because we're afraid she'll restrict us from seeing our nieces. What is your advice? -ANXIOUS IN AUSTRALIA DEAR ANXIOUS: Not knowing the terms of your brother-in-law's divorce, my advice is to consider that Charlotte has been with this man for a year and a half. He may be trying to form a relationship with your husband because he wants to bond with "the relatives." Your husband doesn't have to be best friends with him, but he should keep the relationship cordial -not only for the nieces, but also so his brother can stay informed about them.DEAR ABBY: I have an addiction to vitamin gummies. They say to eat only two a day, but I eat almost half a container a day. They're SOOO good. This has been a problem for ve years. What should I do? Do I contact my doctor? I'm about to graduate from high school, and I think my new college friends will think I'm weird if they nd out about my gummy addiction. -LOVES YUMMY GUMMIES IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR LOVES: I am glad you wrote. Your vitamins may taste like candy, but they are NOT candy. It is important that you discuss this with your doctor. The least of your troubles could be that your college friends make fun of you. What you have been doing is dangerous because it can cause unsafe levels of vitamin A, vitamin E and minerals like iron to reach toxic levels in your system. DEAR ABBY: I have a suggestion about how to help the child with the broken glasses mentioned in the letter from "Trying to Help in the West" (Feb. 25). I'm a member of Lions Clubs International. Our local club donates the cost of visual screening and free glasses for those in need who seek our help. The Lions were established in 1917 by a businessman who wanted to start a service club that would help improve communities. The idea quickly spread to other communities and became international. In 1925, Helen Keller inspired the clubs to become "knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness." Since then, Lions have worked tirelessly to aid blind and visually impaired individuals in the U.S. and all over the world. Services for the boy in the letter should be available in his area, or he can be directed to the closest local Lions Club. -MEMBER IN WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. DEAR MEMBER: Thank you for reminding me -and my readers -about the good work the Lions Clubs do. Anyone wanting further information about this worthwhile service organization can nd it at www.lionsclubs.org. 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 With dad out of the country, boyfriend takes on parenting license tocruise...Place your auto ad in the and watch it go! Call Classieds Today!352-314-FAST (3278) HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018:This year you open up to new ideas and different people. The unexpected often marks situations that you are in. Maintain a grounded perspective, and dont test others too much, as they can be very sensitive. If you are single, you meet prospective suitors easily. Know that you might go through several suitors before you are able to clearly dene what you want in a relationship. If you are attached, the two of you relate with more depth and versatility. Remember that this relationship is very important to you. TAURUS delights you with his or her stability and patience.ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) You could feel out of sync when dealing with someone else. This person might be somewhat stern and withdrawn. The unexpected runs rampant in the morning. You might not be sure of what you are hearing, so it would be wise to ask questions. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) You might feel as if you are ready to go, but either your mind or body seems to be dragging behind. Understand that this feeling will pass soon, but make it OK to honor it for now. You probably will want to take a break until you are more put together. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) You will want to fulll a need that involves a longterm commitment, but you might need to wait, as the timing could feel off. Unexpected events seem to occur around a friend or group of friends. Do your best to bypass a sketchy situation. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Curb your moodiness for the moment. There might be an element of the unexpected at play, but know that everything will work out in the long run. A work situation could be more unstable than you originally had thought. Proceed with caution. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) Keep reaching out for what you desire. Right now, you might be more concerned with a professional matter. Youll want to take a hard look at your image. Perhaps a change in how you present yourself could make a real difference in your life. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) You might want to push your limits and see what happens. In any case, you will gain a fresh perspective as you connect with those around you. The dynamics of your interactions with others could make all the difference. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) Knowing when to defer to others can make a big difference in your choices. You are full of get-up-and-go, and naturally will assume a leadership role. Let someone else call the shots for now, and open up to new ideas. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) Get into the pace of the day. Relax, and you will get a lot more done. Work in some exercise or moving around. Maintain good habits for eating and exercising, and you will have more stamina as a result. Let someone else make the rst move. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) Pace yourself, and dont allow yourself to be thrown into chaos just because someone at a distance is seeking you out. You could be stunned by this persons bluntness. Be smart, as nancial demands could be heavy. Restrict your spending, if need be. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22JAN. 19) Express yourself. Others appreciate your fast response to the unexpected. You are likely to handle a domestic or family matter with ease. Be more forthright when dealing with a loved one. This person would appreciate a direct and succinct answer. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) Listen to news more carefully. Seek out more of what you want. You might nd what is occurring to be time-consuming at best and startling at worst. Recognize that you are in a difcult situation, and try to relax. Take a walk, if necessary. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) Your nances could experience an interesting twist if you are not careful. Stay on top of what is happening, and maintain a strict budget. You are coming from a unique point of view that needs to be explored. Share your thoughts more often. DailyCommercial.com | Monday, April 16, 2018 B5 TODAY IS MONDAY, APRIL 16, the 106th day of 2018. There are 259 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" in which the civil rights activist responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; King defended his tactics, writing, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." ON THIS DATE: In 1912 American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, leaving Dover, England, and arriving near Calais, France, in 59 minutes. In 1945 during World War II, a Soviet submarine in the Baltic Sea torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, which Germany was using to transport civilian refugees and wounded soldiers; it's estimated that up to 7,000 people died. In 1972 Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke Jr. and Ken Mattingly on board. In 1986 dispelling rumors he was dead, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appeared on television to condemn the U.S. raid on his country and to say that Libyans were "ready to die" defending their nation.
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