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Began with Vol. 97, No. 43 (May 25, 2016)

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Good Morning To Jack Washington Thanks for reading! newssun AN EDITION OF THE SUNYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 141 | $1.00 Monday, May 21, 2018 Comics ..... ...................... NEWS WIRE Classifieds ............................. B4-6 Highlands Health ..................... B1 Local Sports ........................ A9-10 Lottery ..... .............................. SPORTS Viewpoints ............................. A5 Weather .................. News WireTeen, 16, dies in ATV accident Sunday 4 others seriously hurt; ages range from 16 to 20SEBRING „ A 16-yearold from Avon Park was killed in an ATV accident early Sunday morning while four others in the ATV with him remain in serious condition, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The accident happened at 2:45 a.m. on Grand Concourse and east of Mathes Road, in the Lake Josephine Drive area. Parker Wayne Williams was pronounced dead on the scene from his injuries after the ATV, being driven by Owen Louis Mack, 20, of Sebring, overturned several times, FHP said. Andrew John Massung, 19, of Lake Placid; Matthew Ryan Palmer, 17, of Sebring; and Dylan James Feickert, 17, of Avon Park were reported to be in serious condition. Mack was going eastbound on Grand Concourse approaching a right hand curve in the road and reportedly lost control of the Polaris GEM and traveled into the westbound lane, FHP said. Mack then overcorrected to the right, causing the ATV to overturn many times, FHP said. It came to a “nal rest on its left side, facing a northeasterly direction. All of the passengers were ejected from the ATV, authorities said. Mack, Massung, Palmer and Feickert were taken to Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mack was the only one wearing a seat belt, FHP said. Alcohol was not a factor, authorities added. STAFF REPORTSEBRING „ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade has rated Florida Hospital facilities in Highlands County at an AŽ level, and Highlands Regional Medical Center got aC.Ž Most other hospitals immediately outside Highlands County, in Bartow, Davenport, Okeechobee and Winter Haven, also carried a CŽ rating with the exception of Lakeland Regional Medical Center, rated B,Ž and Lake Wales Medical Center, D.Ž Both Florida Hospital facilities in Highlands County had low numbers of Florida Hospital gets A for patient, hospital safetyBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERORLANDO (AP) „ With Orlando home prices rising six times faster than wages in the last year, competition has revved up for condos and townhouses, a new report shows. The smaller, more affordable residential options represented just 12 percent of the 3,508 home sales in an area of mostly Orange and Seminole counties last month. But prices of those units rose at more than triple the rate of single-family houses during the last year, according to a new report by Orlando Regional Realtor Association. What we have essentially done is Orlando housing market heats; home prices outpace wagesBy MARY SHANKLINORLANDO SENTINELAVON PARK „ Over 185 smiling faces walked proudly through the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts Center to Pomp and CircumstanceŽ Saturday afternoon. The nearly capacity audience rose to their feet in honor and attempted to catch a glimpse of their Lake Placid High School graduate from the Class of 2018. Principal Kevin Tunning welcomed the graduates, friends and family to this milestone event in their lives. The colors were presented by JROTC and an invocation by class Vice President Kendall Prescott kicked off the ceremony. Class President Emily Brouwer addressed her fellow graduates and the audience in a speech that was full of funny colloquialisms, hashtags and text-speak. Her speech could have been called #YOLO, or You Only Live Once.Ž Brouwer urged the class to go forward and make legacies that matter. She did mention several items popular in their Caps off, tassels left BY KIM LEATHERMANSTAFF WRITERLPHS Class of 2018 graduates in an emotional ceremonyTALLAHASSEE (AP) „ Floridas 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governors of“ce and all three Cabinet seats are open, Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, several congressional seats will be competitive and Floridians will vote on 13 proposed constitutional amendments, ranging from property tax cuts to banning greyhound racing. The following are items of political interest from the past week: PUTNAM: ITS OK TO SAY NO TO COLLEGERepublican Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam released his second television ad to coincide with a tour of the state to promote his top campaign priority if elected governor: strengthening vocational and technical education in middle and high schools. Putnam released his proposal Tuesday with stops in Tampa and Panama City, then his political committee released the statewide ad on Thursday. In it, he walks through a steel company as welding sparks ”y behind him and says, Liberal elites look down on people who work with their hands, pressuring too many kids into student loan debt, leaving them with degrees they cant use and bills they cant pay.Ž Putnam wants students who dont want fouryear degrees to be better prepared to enter the workforce when they graduate high school. The ad, called Path to Success,Ž ends with him saying, College is not the only path to success, and its OK to say it.Ž MEANWHILE, OUTSIDE OF FLORIDAU.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis Putnams competitor for the Republican nomination to replace Scott, was in Israel on Monday for the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.Saying no to college and more last week in Florida politicsTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS PUTNAMPOLITICS| 8 RICK SINGH/ ORANGE COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER VIA APIn this Sept. 9, 2009 photo provided by the Orange County Property Appraiser, is a home at 5180 Vardon Drive, Windermere, which is the number three most valuable home sold in Central Florida, according to data provided by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association. With Orlando home prices rising six times faster than wages in the last year, competition has revved up for condos and townhouses, a new study shows. HOME | 7 Leapfrog rates HRMC CHOSPITAL | 7 KIM LEATHERMAN/STAFFLake Placid High School seniors anxiously await receiving their diplomas on Saturday. Jamarcques Anderson walks through the processional during Saturdays Lake Placid High School graduation.LPHS | 8Choosing the best hospital depends on nding out what hospital provides safe, high-quality care.Ž „ Cathy Albritton, Florida Hospital Heartland


A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 The following is excerpted from The Historian newsletter by Billy Cason and his memories of hog hunting at Fish Branch a wet area of cabbage hammock, palmettoes, rattlesnakes and moccasins about “ve to ten miles west of Cornwell or 10 miles south of Lorida on U.S. 98. To get there you could take a ride on the Seaboard Railroad. It would let you off at the Cornwell post of“ce where my Uncle Maurice Williams and Aunt Anna lived. Aunt Anna was the post mistress. Sometimes it would stop to let a passenger off or sometimes it was ”agged down to let a passenger board the train. Another way to get to Cornwell was by car or truck. This meant driving on a rutted dirt road. You could get bogged down in wet weather and stuck in dry weather. There were no hard roads south of DeSoto City going to Lorida and Cornwell. Getting groceries in Sebring was quite a ride there and back. My Grampa and Grandma, Willie and Ollie Williams, had a farm about “ve miles south of the Cornwell post of“ce on the Kissimmee River. Most of the farmers that raised hogs had some in that area. It was wild. No fences, no roads, only ruts made by the cars that stayed on the same path when hog hunting. It was wild country! Whenever we went to Fish Branch, Grampa Willie and Uncle Laurie, Martin, Maurice and others at different times would drive out in trucks. It was ten miles out or more to the woods, swamps and saw grass where the hogs roamed. Since horses were needed to round up the pigs, this was the job for my cousins and me and an uncle usually accompanied us. We started our ride very early in the dark of the morning about two hours before those in the trucks came out. They would go hog hunting and we would stay in the hammock all day long with the trucks. The hog hunting job was not easy! They would be gone all day riding the horses looking for hogs with the help of some good hog dogs. Well, how about the hard day that the cousins who had gotten up so early were having. What did we do all day? We played games, talked, explored cabbage hammocks, killed snakes, took naps and had “ghts (sometimes) but we enjoyed each others company. Usually we had plenty to eat. Ill never forget the time we were left without anything to eat. Someone suggested that since we had a pocketknife, we could cut down a cabbage palm and eat raw swamp cabbage. We took turns with the knife and “nally got one cut down. The one we got was tender, sweet cabbage. It was delicious! By the time we had “nally eaten and had some good long naps, Grampa and the uncles were back. Now for the long ride back with the cousins and one poor uncle who had the honor to lead us back. If you have never ridden a horse home after he has been in the woods all day and far from home, you know the trip isnt fun. The horse may be tired but he wants to get to the barn and eat so he wants to run all the way back. Thats no fun! Its a rough and bouncy ride all the way home. Finally we can see the lamps at Grampa and Grandma Willies house and we know it wont be long till we sit down (if were not too saddle sore) and have a delicious cracker supper! From: The Historian„ Sebring Historical Society„Bulleting Number 111 Elaine Levey can be reached at emlevey@ hunting at Fish Branch Elaine LeveyHISTORICALLY SPEAKING SEBRING „ Highlands County road projects for which the Florida Department of Transportation has issued a road advisory: €US 27 Northbound just north of South Sun N Lakes Boulevard in Lake Placid: Crews will be constructing an agricultural driveway. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Please use caution in this area and watch for crews working close to the roadway. €US 27 Southbound between Golfview Road and Tubbs Road: Crews will reconstruct the driveway/connection at the old Mexican restaurant location and adjacent property. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Please use caution in this area and watch for crews working close to the roadway. €US 27 Southbound at Shop 16 Road/west Lake Isis Avenue: Crews will begin the modi“cation of the median opening at West Palmetto Road. This opening will be closed to traf“c and will take about two weeks to complete. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Please use caution in this area and watch for crews working close to the roadway. Motorists should expect single, intermittent inside lane closures from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. €US 27 Northbound between CR 17 and the Polk County line: Crews will be investigating the underground utilities. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Please use caution in this area and watch for crews working along the shoulder. €SR 66 from Highlands/Hardee County Line to west of US 27/US 98: Crews are repaving approximately 9 miles of roadway on both the eastbound and westbound lanes of SR 66 from the Highlands/ Hardee County Line to US 27. Additional improvements include the addition of a right turn lane on to Skipper Road, widening the right turn lanes on to South George Boulevard, Sparta Road, and Woodland Creek Trail, installing drainage, curb and gutter, guardrail, pavement markings, and signage. Anticipate daytime and nighttime lane closures on SR 66 during construction and expect delays. Please use caution in this area and be aware of crews working close to the roadway. Motorists should expect single lane closures and be prepared to follow ”agger direction from Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. Estimated project completion is summer 2018. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 The Highlands News-Sun (USPS 487900ISSN 2473-0068) is published daily by Tim Smolarick at the Highlands News-Sun, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional entry oce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the Highlands News-Sun, which is an aliate of Sun Coast Media Group. Reproduction in whole or part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address changes to: Highlands News-Sun, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870. COMMITMENT TO ACCURACY The Highlands News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Karen Clogston, editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870; email editor@ or call 863-386-5831. OFFICE Location: 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. … 5 p.m. Monday Friday Phone: 863-385-6155 Main Fax: 863-385-1954 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 13 weeks Tax Total $53.30 $4.00 $57.30 26 weeks Tax Total $106.60 $8.00 $114.60 52 weeks Tax Total $213.20 $15.99 $229.19 EZ Pay Tax Total $15.91 $1.19 $17.10 MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES 3 months $74.36 6 months $133.81 12 months $229.19 Your newspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any daily publication date, or 7a.m. on Sunday, please phone the circulation department at 863-385-6155. PUBLISHER Tim Smolarick 863-386-5624 tim.smolarick@ EXECUTIVE EDITOR Romona Washington 863-386-5634 romona.washington@ EDITORIAL Karen Clogston, Editor/Special Sections Editor 863-386-5835 karen.clogston@ Pallavi Agarwal, Contributing Editor 863-386-5831 pallavi.agarwal@ RETAIL ADVERTISING Cli Yeazel, Advertising Director 863-386-5844 CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Rob Kearley, Circulation Director 863-385-6155 rob.kearley@ PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Tracy Weikel, Classied Account Executive tracy.weikel@highlandsnewssun. com 863-658-0307 LEGAL ADVERTISING Janet Emerson 863-386-5637 CUSTOMER SERVICE Mike Henry, Oce Manager 863-385-6155 michael.henry@ SUBMIT NEWS & OBITS Email all obituaries and death notices to obits@ Email all other announcements to highlandsnewssun@ COMMUNITY CALENDAR TODAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chips ahoy 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Ship, capt, crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Bar poker 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Dart league 7:30 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Happy hour 5-8 p..m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid $1.25 drafts all day. Poker 2 p.m. Ship, capt, crew 4:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringMember bingo 2-4 p.m. Charity bingo 6 p.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Kitchen opens 12-3 p.m. Pizza and pitcher $11. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Indoor corn hole tournament. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. TUESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chips ahoy 4-6 p.m. Meatball dinner 5-7 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Bingo 1 p.m. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Ship, capt, crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Bingo 12:30 p.m. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Fish & shrimp 5-6:30 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Gary & Shirley 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Darts 6:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringTastee Tuesday spaghetti. Queen of hearts. Music by Dennis & Wendy 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Taco Tuesday! $2 margaritas. $6 beer pitcher. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. WEDNESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taco and full menu 5-7 p.m. Ship captain crew 6 p.m. Buddy Canova 5-8 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Riders wings 4-6 p.m. Karaoke by Megasoundz 4-7 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Draft beer $1 all day. Wild card. Bar poker 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring TH 2 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Washers 1 p.m. Ship, capt, crew 3 p.m. Happy hour 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Ladies drinks BOGO 4 p.m. to closing. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringLodge closed. Red hat bunco 11 a.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Family dinner, pork tenderloin. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Queen of hearts 8 p.m. KJ karaoke. Taco night. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. THURSDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Poker 1 p.m. Chips ahoy 4 p.m. Create a pizza. Pool 6 p.m. Darts 6:45 p.m. Free line dancing 7 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park happy hour all day. Sammys famous tacos. Euchre 1:30 p.m. Trivia 5:30 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Thirsty Thursday all day. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Line dancing 6-8 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Bingo 1 p.m. Lunch 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. bar poker 4 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringLodge closed. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park wings all day. Jackpot! 6 p.m. Ladies night out. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Jackpot drawing 8 p.m. Frank E. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. FRIDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fish dinner, prime rib & full menu 5-7 p.m. Dennis & Wendy 6-9 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Auxiliary dinner Phillies 4-6 p.m. Music by Megasoundz 4-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. POLICE BLOTTERThe following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on May 11:Deborah Ann Foubister, 55, Tampa, charged with probation violation. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on May 12:Zachary Richard Abbott, 18, Lake Placid, on charges of cocaine possession, smuggling contraband and drug equipment possession. Marvin Lanar Anderson, 36, Moore Haven, on charges of drug equipment possession and two charges of marijuana possession. Mario Pina Miranda, 24, Sebring, charged with resisting an of“cer. Mitchell Young, 37, Moore Haven, on charges of drug equipment possession and two charges of marijuana possession. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on May 13:Cynthia Michelle Freeman, 41, Sebring, on charges of fraud and two charges of larceny. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on May 14:Andrew Wayde Baucom, 39, Lake Placid, on charges of larceny and three charges of fraud. Carl Wade Horton, 30 Sebring, on two charges of probation violation. Jarrail Maquai Mathis, 28, Sebring, charged with criminal mischief. Diana Smith, 35, Lake Placid, charged with probation violation. Merinda Fae Smith, 46, Sebring, on charges of criminal mischief and aggravated assault with deadly weapon. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on May 16:Bradford Wayne Dickey, 37, Wauchula, charged with probation violation. Tanner Lee Edwards, 24, Lake Placid, on charges of battery and obstructing justice. Marlowe James Heard, 44, Avon Park, charged with failure to comply with sex offender registration law. Paul Rodriquez, 26, Pembroke Pines, charged with probation violation. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on May 17:Robert Scott Farmer, 54, Zephyrhills, charged with larceny. Denver Jones, 61, Avon Park, on charges of assault with intent to commit a felony and aggravated battery to cause bodily harm or disability. Joseph Shannon Monk, 49, Frostproof, on charges of sexual assault and cruelty towards a child. Christina Nagel, 18,k Lake Placid, on charges of marijuana possession, smuggling contraband, resisting an of“cer, cocaine possession and drug equipment possession. Kevin Marshall Neff, 43, Avon Park, charged with failure of sex offender to properly register. Christopher Houston Owen, 30, Sebring, charged with drug possession. Anthony Lanette Pugh, 49, Lake Placid, on charges of marijuana possession and sale of cannabis within 1,000 feet of a church. Michael Lydale Rhoden, 23, Avon Park, charged with aggravated battery. Derry Lakeith Starkey, 33, Lake Placid, on charges of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a church, cocaine possession, resisting an of“cer and crimes against person. Corey Dion Strong, 41, Sebring, charged with battery. adno=3567487 adno=3579368


Monday, May 21, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 www.highlandsnewssun.comANOTHER VIEW Tim Smolarick Publisher Romona Washington Executive Editor VIEWPOINTS Karen Clogston Editor Rob Kearly Circulation Director JOIN THE CONVERSATIONLetters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. We will not accept any Letters to the Editor that mention a business in a negative tone, as they have no means to defend themselves. Please keep Letters to the Editor to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name … not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. In the case of letters that are emailed, the same rules apply. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only four letters per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Credit Volusia County Schools with searching for creative ways to comply with a state mandate regarding safety of“cers. But the solution ultimately lies in Tallahassee, where legislators should undo a well-meaning but hastily crafted and ”awed law. After the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17, the Legislature rushed to enact a number of measures to improve school safety. Included is a requirement that every K-12 school in the state have at least one armed security of“cer on campus „ in effect, more than doubling the current number serving. That has created a logistical and “nancial nightmare for local districts. It starts with the state appropriating $97.5 million to help districts hire more school resource of“cers, a woefully inadequate amount that is akin to using a Dustbuster to do the job of a Shop-Vac. From Volusia Countys perspective, it currently has SROs in 26 schools, but to meet the state mandate it must place of“cers in 45 more schools at a cost of $6.4 million. The state has provided $2 million toward that goal, leaving the district $4 million short „ money it says it doesnt have. District of“cials have approached the county about contributing $2 million of the funding de“cit. However, Sheriff Mike Chitwood says that even if the county coughs up the cash, his agency doesnt have the manpower to supply the of“cers „ he already has more than 40 vacant positions for regular law enforcement duties. Flagler County is facing a similar funding squeeze. One alternative is to participate in the states contested new guardian program, which was part of the school safety package passed in March. The Legislature earmarked $67 million for districts to spend training and certifying eligible school employees (although not full-time classroom teachers) to be armed on campus. That would be cheaper than hiring more deputies. However, few districts have chosen to accept the funding, and although Volusia County Schools has yet to of“cially make a decision, there has been no groundswell of support for the program from the public or School Board members. That should count for more than any “nancial reasons. So Superintendent Tom Russell has ventured outside the box, recently proposing that the district hire retired law enforcement, beach safety and correctional of“cers to work on campuses. They would have the professional training for the job (although some might have to become re-certi“ed on “rearms) and likely would be more affordable. Chitwood supports the idea and said he is willing to work with the district to make it happen. While its good to see such innovative thinking, theres still a question of whether there would be suf“cient numbers to comply with the state law in time. Complicating matters is that almost every other district in the state is facing the same problem, competing against each other to draw from the same limited resource. Even if money was not a factor, there simply arent enough current or former law enforcement personnel to “ll all the openings quickly. This was all foreseeable; indeed, school of“cials across Florida warned the Legislature this would happen. Lawmakers, under pressure to do somethingŽ in the wake of Parkland, went ahead with it anyway. Its not too late to “x this mess. Gov. Rick Scott should call for a special session of the Legislature, whereby legislators can choose to rescind the mandate on SROs or phase in the mandate over several years. Its not that local districts dont want to increase security in their schools. They just need the time and resources to do it. An editorial from The Daytona Beach News-Journal.Its not too lateThe 1966 baseball season was particularly memorable in St. Louis, and not just because the Cardinals moved to a new $25 million stadium, hosted the All-Star Game, and every few days sent ”ame-thrower Bob Gibson to the mound where he won 21 games and struck out 225 batters. That year the Cardinals created a unique promotional giveaway. It was beautiful, it was coveted, and it helped de“ne a marketing concept that has angered fans for over half a century. The Immortals Coin Set, as it was known, consisted of a 9-inch, red cardboard display, with slots for 12 gold-colored coins,Ž honoring local greats including Stan Musial, Dizzy Dean and Frankie Frisch. But heres the rub: Instead of distributing it to everyone attending a game, the Cardinals gave the set only to season ticket holders. The shortsighted marketing strategy of tempting many fans, but pleasing only some, continues today across the Major Leagues, where attendance is slipping and premiums, such as bobbleheads, often seem more attractive to fans than the action on the “eld. This season, for example, the Boston Red Sox are giving away prized bobbleheads on “ve dates to the “rst 10,000 people to arrive at Fenway Park. Trouble is, Fenway holds 37,755 people, meaning that at each bobblehead game there could be as many as 27,755 unhappy fans. The Yankees are also giving away bobbleheads on “ve dates, to the “rst 18,000 guests,Ž as the team calls its paying customers. But Yankee Stadium holds 54,251 people, leaving room for 36,251 soon-to-be-former guests. In Houston, where Minute Maid Park holds 41,168 people, the Astros limit most giveaways including the ”oppy summer hat,Ž the in“nity scarf,Ž the Astros gym bagŽ and four bobbleheads to only the “rst 10,000 who show up. Offering gifts to relatively few fans is really a ploy to bring customers to ballparks hours ahead of time in order to sell them food, beverages and, yes, other souvenirs. In San Francisco, the Giants are not only stingy with giveaways, they also have the audacity to offer a package of 24 free souvenirs to season ticket holders „ a $0 value „ for the bargain price of $260. A few teams, such as the Phillies, Marlins and Angels, give most promotional items to all fans who attend a game. But others seem to be pennywise and fan foolish. In Arizona, the Diamondbacks offered a Kids Bat & Ball Set to kick off this season „ but only to the “rst 5,000 youngsters. Baseballs marketing executives have been debating this for years, clearly coming to different strategic conclusions. Some work with simple math, weighing the cost of each item against projected revenue for the speci“c game; others see a bigger picture in creating fan loyalty. When former Yankees great Derek Jeter took over this year as the Marlins CEO, he promised a “rst classŽ experience, and followed up by announcing that giveaways will be available to all fans. Thats very much in the spirit of the guy who started all this, Bill Veeck, baseballs version of P.T. Barnum. Beginning in 1946, when he ran the Cleveland Indians, Veeck gave away everything from full-size bats to free hotdogs, free lobsters and free chocolate-covered ants. He even staged a Free Nylon Stocking Day.Ž Veecks antics often angered fellow owners, but he was a master at bringing fans to the ballpark and making them happy. Veeck even began the tradition of singing Take Me Out to the BallgameŽ in the seventh inning. Sadly, when it comes to todays promotions at the ballgame, many fans simply feel taken. Peter Funt is a writer and speaker. His book, Cautiously Optimistic,Ž is available at Amazon. com and CandidCamera. com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily that of the Highlands News-Sun.Baseball bobbles its giveaways Peter FuntGUEST COLUMN As the daughter of a former police chief, the senseless actions of May 6 have left me speechless, angry, and hurt. Not just for the family of Deputy William Gentry, but also his brothers and sisters in law enforcement. Those of us who have lived in Highlands County for several years have also felt the loss of Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Sottile, who was shot by a motorist he pulled over on U.S. 27 just north of Lake Placid in 2007, as well as the loss of Capt. Bob Hoffman and Inspector Jim Rodgers, a retired lieutenant colonel from the Avon Park Air Force Range, when the two were killed in a plane crash while doing aerial surveillance of a robbery suspect in 1995. The loss of these “ne gentlemen have left a mark on the hearts of all of us. My daughter was just a baby when Rodgers and Hoffman were killed. Rodgers was more than the lieutenant colonel at the Air Force Range, he was a friend. He and his wife attended the baby shower for my daughter. He always had a smile to share with someone, and despite his rank, he was always ready and willing to help whoever he saw needed it. My children were with me in the newsroom the night of Sottiles shooting. Though they didnt fully understand the magnitude of what was going on, they have since recalled those hours of watching the newsroom in full action, driving by the memorial site and what it has all meant to them. It is sad that these kinds of events take place anywhere. As Cape Corals Gary Snow so eloquently said, our law enforcement of“cers deserve our respect. Their job is the scariest, but Id like to extend Snows sentiment to include all “rst responders. They all have dangerous jobs. My son sent me a text after Deputy Sheriff William Gentry returned to Highlands County last week. He said watching the two-mile long procession was harder than he expected. I dont know if its (be)cause I know Im going into the “rst responder line of duty and that could be me one day or the fact that I was standing side by side with a police academy cadet and feeling the stillness in the air as a community welcomed home a hero. I was “ghting back tears the whole time and still am even after leaving,Ž he texted me. I told him how I think of his dad anytime I hear of such tragedy. As a “rst responder, he too was in harms way many times. In fact, a home owner once shot at him and his partner as they tried to extinguish a structure “re. At another time, early in our marriage, another partner rolled their “re truck on the way to a call. Danger comes from all angles. Harm comes in many different ways. I told my son that I would now think of him each time I hear of a tragedy involving a “rst responder. His response: I will take it with pride on my shoulders that I will make a difference in someones life. Its like our instructor told us, the hours, sweat and tears we are putting into becoming an EMT will all be worth it if we can save just one life.Ž The conversation went on from there, bringing tears to my eyes on an already emotional day. The rest of the conversation is between mother and son, but is something I will always hold close to my heart. I was pretty impressed with the deep thoughts that came from my 21-year-old, but then he has always been a deep thinker and a wordsmith, knowing just the right thing to say and note. It will take time for Highlands County to heal from the loss of Gentry, just as did when we lost Sottile, Hopton and Rodgers. One thing for certain though, we will never forget the protection that they gave us, the service they brought and the honor they took to their graves. I cant say it enough. Thank you to all of my law enforcement friends … those who live within our county and those who are protecting communities elsewhere in the nation. And thanks also to our other “rst responders … the EMTs, paramedics, “re“ghters, nurses and doctors. Romona Washington is executive editor of the Highlands News-Sun. She can be contacted by email at romona.washington@ highlandsnewssun.comThey all deserve our respect Romona WashingtonAT RANDOM


A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSAARP Smart Driver ClassSEBRING AARP will offer its Smart Driver Program from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at Heacock Insurance, 1105 U.S. 27 N. in Sebring. Class is six hours long and is completed in one day. No driving or written test. To register, call Alfred Nolton at 863-385-4813.Italian night dinnerAVON PARK Forty & Eight (40&8) Voiture 899 will sponsor an Italian night dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at VFW Post 9853, 75 N. Olivia Drive in Avon Park. Dinner is $8 and includes lasagna, garlic bread, salad wedge and Boston cream pie. It is open to the public; smoke-free environment. Dinner bene“ts 40&8 programs. Dirty Dozen canoe raceSEBRING The Elks Club of Sebring will host a Dirty Dozen Canoe Race on Lake Jackson on Saturday, May 26, at the Elks Club of Sebring on Lakeview Drive. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. and canoes launch at 10 a.m. Cost is $45 per paddler ages 13 and up. Canoes are three-person teams. Kids 8-12 ages pay $35. Proceeds to bene“t Folds of Honor Foundation. For more information, call 863-202-1919 or email cross“tsebring@ Memorial Day celebration LAKE PLACID The American Legion Post No. 25 in Lake Placid will have its Memorial Day cookout on Sunday, May 27. Food is served from 4:30-7 p.m. and entertainment is by Jay and Patty from 5-8 p.m. Flag ceremony is set for Monday, May 28 at 2 p.m. For information, call 863-465-0975.Memorial Day ceremonyLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Elks No. 2661 will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 28, at Elks Post 2661, 200 C.R. 621 in Lake Placid. Guest speakers include Mack Payne and Police Chief James Fansler. Free hot dogs and chips to follow. Memorial Day wreath ceremonySEBRING American Legion Post No. 74 of Sebring will hold a brief ceremony at 11 a.m. at Sebring Circle to honor those individuals who made the ultimate sacri“ce for their country. Veterans and the public are welcome to attend. VPK registration now openSEBRING Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) registration is now open for 2018. Visit the school board website at highlands.k12.”.us to get started. Classes begin Tuesday, May 29 and no transportation is provided. VPK is free for quali“ed students. For more information, contact Tracy Mays at 863-471-5569.Ladies of a Loss monthly meetingSEBRING The Ladies of a Loss (LOL) meets once a month at three locations: last Tuesday of the month at Grace Bible Church at noon for potluck, last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Caddy Shack, and the last Thursday at noon at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church. Open to all widows in Highlands County. No fee. For information, contact Donna Williams at 317-402-0914.Orchid Society meetingSEBRING The Orchid Society of Highlands County will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at the Sebring Civic Center, 355 West Center St. Guests are always welcome. For information, call Glen at 863-471-6171.Summer Reading ProgramLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Librarys Summer Reading Program is in full swing. Sign up for the reading incentive program and receive a prize for books you read. Saturday, June 2 at 2 p.m. Gerard Tricarico brings his juggling and illusions. Friday, June 15 at 2 p.m. Katie Adams performs a Cinderella Puppet Show. Friday, June 29 at 2 p.m. Mark DeMaio brings storytelling with music and drums. Saturday, July 7 at 2 p.m. Mark Wade rocks out at the library! For information, call the library at 863-6993705 or visit Childrens summer art classesLAKE PLACID The Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative childrens summer art classes begin Tuesday, June 5 and run through Saturday, June 16. Hours are from 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Classes are $12 each. The cost includes supplies. Payment is due on sign-up. Please sign-up at front desk of the Co-op. For information, call 863-699-5940.Food manager class setAVON PARK Certi“ed Professional Food Manager Review Class & Exam will take place on Wednesday, June 6, at the Ridge Area Arc Training Room, 4352 Independence St. in Avon Park. Class is from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with the exam from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $150 per student. Includes 7th Edition ServSafe Guide. Register at 4352 Independence St., Avon Park no later than June 1. Public meeting on AP road workAVON PARK „ The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting for improvements to the intersection of U.S. 27 and SR 64 in Avon Park, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Avon Park Council Chambers, 123 E. Pine St., Avon Park. Staff members will discuss the project and answer questions. Improvements include replacing the road with concrete pavement from U..S 27 southbound from West Pleasant Street to Paulk Street, U.S. 27 northbound from Dyal Street to West Hill Street, and S.R. 64 from Self Avenue to US 27. Other improvements include constructing an eastbound right turn lane from S.R. 64 onto U.S. 27 and upgrading the southbound right-turn lane from U.S. 27 onto S.R. 64, replacing traf“c signals at the intersection of U.S. 27 and S.R. 64, installing new pavement markings, installing concrete curb, sidewalks and traf“c separator, adding eight new street lights and improve drainage. This project is expected to be complete in spring 2020. LEAD INSTRUCTOR, ENGINEERING PROGRAMYear-round, grant-funded faculty assignment to provide leadership and microcontrollers and programmable logic devices in electromechanical adno=3576814 The Course is in GREAT Shape, with Overseeded Fairways!MAY SPECIALS! Tee Time Hotline: 863-453-7555 EXPIRES 5/31/18$2800GOLFper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 5/31/18$2500GOLF AFTER 12PMper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 5/31/18$2500WEEKENDSper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 5/31/18$14009 HOLES ANYTIMEper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 5/31/18$1800TWILIGHT AFTER 3PMper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 5/31/18$10000FOURSOME SPECIALIncl. tax. adno=3576324


Monday, May 21, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 infections, Leapfrog said. Cathy Albritton, Florida Hospital Heartlands director of Marketing and Creation Health, said all Heartland facilities „ Sebring, Lake Placid and Wauchula „ got AŽs this spring, as did all Florida Hospital facilities in the Tampabased West Florida Division. Choosing the best hospital depends on “nding out what hospital provides safe, high-quality care,Ž Albritton said, and encourages patients to use Leapfrog to shop. Leapfrog started rating hospitals in 2012. Albritton said that they do it twice a year, in the spring and fall, and look at 27 areas of patient and hospital safety. Florida Hospital Heartland got two CŽs, in 2012 and 2013, and a couple of BŽs, she said, but has had eight AŽs. Nearly half of all the hospitals in the United States voluntarily provide data for the survey, (but) not everyone does it,Ž Albritton said. We agreed to be transparent because we wanted to do everything to provide the highest quality care and safety. It all rolls back to whats best for our patient every time.Ž Phone calls and voice messages from the Highlands News-Sun for comment from HRMC staff were not returned as of press time. As of last fall, Leapfrog only got responses locally from Florida Hospital Heartland facilities, and ranked all of them highly. In cases where online sources allowed comparison, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center ranked slightly higher than Highlands Regional Medical Center, but still had ”aws. Florida Hospital facilities and HRMC are all fully-licensed and inspected facilities under the Agency for Health Care Administration. Governmental and private ranking services, and Consumer Reports, respectively, compared the countys two big facilities last fall. Medicare. gov ranked both at the national average, except HRMC fell below average on safety of care and patient experience. Florida Hospital ranked above the national average on patient mortality compared to hospitals nationwide, but below average on ef“cient use of medical imaging. No data was available at that time on HRMC for ef“cient use of medical imaging. This years rankings, listed below, come speci“cally from Leapfrog. Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Florida Hospital Heartland had a low number of infections from Methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or Clostridium dif“cile (C. diff) bacteria and low infections in urinary tracts or surgical sites after colon surgery. However, blood infections were high. Florida Hospital Heartland had none out of a 1,000, instances of a dangerous object left in a patients body. Also, the hospital saw dangerous blood clots with only 3.60 per 1,000 patients, abdominal cuts and tears in 0.83 of 1,000 and deaths from a serious, treatable surgery complication happen in 132.57 of every 1,000 patients. Bad ratings for Florida Hospital in surgery included 2.59 times per 1,000 people whose surgical stomach or abdomen wounds split open and the 0.44 per 1,000 people who experienced a collapsed lung. Florida Hospital Heartland also had good practices, Leapfrog said: Doctors order medications through a computer, both doctors and staff practice good communication with patients about medications and discharge procedures, staff members work together to prevent errors and they wash hands thoroughly. They had no incidents of bubbles in blood. However, they had a high incidence of bed sores and patient falls. Also, doctors, nurses and medical staff got full marks for effective leadership to prevent errors, having enough quali“ed nurses and having specially trained doctors caring for intensive-care patients. They, however, got marked off for poor communication between doctors and patients, nurses and patients and the time taken for staff to respond to a patients call for help. Florida Hospital Lake Placid The Lake Placid facility only had data on MRSA infections, but had few incidents there. Problems with surgery were the same as at the Heartland facility in Sebring. The Lake Placid facility also had high marks on all practices to prevent errors, and rated with the same safety problems as the parent facility in Sebring. Lake Placid doctors, nurses and medical staff also got the same marks as Sebring. Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC) HRMC rated with few infections of C. diff in urinary tracts or in surgical sites after colon surgery. However, no information was available on MRSA or blood infections. The hospital also had no cases of a dangerous object left in a patients body, saw dangerous blood clots with only 4.01 per 1,000 patients, abdominal cuts and tears in 0.86 of 1,000, and surgical stomach or abdomen wounds splitting open in 2.21 of 1,000 patients. HRMC also had no data on deaths from serious, treatable surgery complications. Bad surgery ratings were collapsed lungs in 0.42 per 1,000 patients and serious breathing problems for 13.31 of 1,000 patients. Practices to prevent errors were not well rated at HRMC, which scored only 20 out of 100 for use of a computer to order medications, 74 out of 100 for hospital staff explanations about medicines, and 87 out of 100 for discussion of hospital discharge orders. The hospital declined to report on hand washing procedures or how well staff worked to prevent errors. Likewise, HRMC failed to report on how well staff works together to track and reduce risks to patients. There were few bed sores or air bubbles in patients bloodstreams. However, HRMC had a high incidence of patient falls, Leapfrog stated. HRMCs rating for quality of doctors, nurses and staff had low marks for not enough intensive care-trained doctors and poor communication both between doctors and patients and between nurses and patients. Responsiveness to patients was at a medium level. HRMC had not given any report to Leapfrog on effective leadership to prevent errors or its efforts to have enough quali“ed nurses on staff. Lake Wales Medical Center (LWMC) Recently, Lake Wales Medical Center became the primary reception center for Highlands County residents committed for mental health help under the Baker Act. Owned by Community Health Systems „ the former operator of HRMC „ Lake Wales had no data on MRSA infections, according to Leapfrog. The hospital had few blood, urinary tract and colon surgical site infections, but rated high on C. diff infections. Surgically, Lake Wales had no cases of dangerous objects left in patients, 2.17 of 1,000 patients with surgical wounds splitting open, 3.67 of 1,000 patients with dangerous blood clots and 0.86 of 1,000 patients with cuts or tears in abdominal or pelvic surgery. However, Lake Wales had 0.42 of 1,000 patients with collapsed lungs, 18.52 of 1,000 with serious breathing problems and no data on deaths from treatable complications. With practices to prevent errors, Lake Wales failed to report on doctors using computers to order medications, hand washing and staff cooperation to prevent errors. The hospital got low marks otherwise on communication with patients about medicines and discharge procedures. In safety procedures, Lake Wales had few incidents of bed sores or air bubbles in blood streams. However, it had a higher than expected number of patient falls and no data reported on efforts to track and reduce risks to patients. As for quality of doctors, nurses and staff, Leapfrog gave Lake Wales poor marks in every category except for effective leadership and number of quali“ed nurses, because the hospital provided no data for those categories. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is a public service provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nonpro“t organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. healthcare system. Full reports are available online at www. PAGE 1 come full circle with rent versus purchase, and right now, the pendulum has swung to purchase,Ž said Thomas Allen, broker with Urbanista, which specializes in downtown Orlando residential. He said condo and townhouse prices have spiked to the point where developers will likely look at building another condominium tower in downtown at some point during the next two years as average sales prices continue increasing above $300 a square foot. Its been about a decade since the urban core saw a new condo tower, he added. The mid-point price for a single-family home in the core Orlando market during March was $249,900, which was up 6 percent from a year earlier. Prices for condominiums and townhouses were about half that amount and increased more than 19 percent during that time. Stress on buyers continues to mount in Central Florida with midpoint wages of $58,406 remaining roughly ”at for the previous yearlong period, while home prices have grown about 6 percent. Interest rates remained ”at from a year earlier and edged down slightly to 4.29 percent in March from February. In addition, the supply of listings has shrunk to near-record levels of 2.2months, which is down from a year and a month earlier. From a month earlier, the overall median price for all types of Orlando-area housing in March was largely ”at at $230,000 despite the downturn in supply. Sales were also relatively ”at from February. Orlandos housing market continues to be tugged by opposing factors, such as low inventory and high demand,Ž said association president Lou Nimkoff, of Brio Real Estate Services. The result is a wash for sales  Of the four counties in the Metro Orlando area, only Osceola showed an increase in year-over-year sales with 5.9 percent growth. Lake County sales declined 4.4 percent; Seminole County was down 3.7 percent; and Orange County sales slipped 2.9 percent from a year ago.FROM PAGE 1HOME RICK SINGH/ ORANGE COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER VIA APIn this July 30, 2013 photo provided by the Orange County Property Appraiser, is a home at 656 N. Interlachen Ave., Winter Park, which is the number one most valuable home sold in Central Florida, according to data provided by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association. With Orlando home prices rising six times faster than wages in the last year, competition has revved up for condos and townhouses, a new study shows. In this May 21, 2006 photo provided by the Orange County Property Appraiser, is a home at 9600 McCormick Place, Windermere, Fl., which is the number two most valuable home sold in Central Florida, according to data provided by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association. With Orlando home prices rising six times faster than wages in the last year, competition has revved up for condos and townhouses, a new study shows. Sebring Firemen Inc. and Highlands News-Sun invites the public to the Questions? Call (863) 386-5808. 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A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 POLITICSThat didnt stop him from keeping up his near-constant presence on Fox News a move that gets him free television time with Republican primary voters and one hes used over and over and over again. From Jerusalem, he was on Fox News criticizing the investigation into Russia meddling in the 2016 election. He was back in Washington on Tuesday, and back on Fox News three more times in two days with Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Lou Dobbs. The theme each time was the Russia investigation. During his appearance with Carlson, DeSantis speculated that someone working on President Donald Trumps campaign could have been a spy for the FBI. DeSantis said, I think that this would be somebody (who) potentially could have been paid by the FBI ... We just need to answer that. Did they pay anybody? Yes or no? Did they direct anyone to go to the campaign? Yes or no?Ž POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME? KING SAYS NO Democratic candidate for governor Chris King is airing his “rst television ad. The Orlando-area businessman has been trailing in the polls after investing more than $2 million of his own money into the campaign. The ad began airing in several of the states media markets, but notably missing were a couple of the largest and most expensive „ Miami-Fort Lauderdale and the Tampa area. The ad is called New DirectionŽ and begins by attacking big sugars in”uence in Tallahassee. It shows a waiter approaching a man in a suit with a “ve-pound bag of sugar and asking, More sugar, sir?Ž The man replies, Yes, of course!Ž The waiter then pours the bag into an over”owing coffee cup as the man smiles in delight. King then stands across the room and says, Its the same old politics. Big sugar buys in”uence in Tallahassee and then pollutes our environment. Im Chris King, and I wont take a dime from them. Ill take Florida in a new direction.Ž NO SHOW SHALALA Florida Young Democrats scheduled a debate for candidates hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lethtinen at the University of Miami student center named after Donna Shalala. Shalala is the universitys former president and served as President Bill Clintons Secretary of Health and Human Services. Shalala is also one of “ve Democrats seeking Lehtinens seat. Oddly enough, Secretary Donna Shalala will be the only candidate absent,Ž the Florida Young Democrats posted on Facebook. MAST ATTACK A group called Floridians for a Fair Shake is spending more than $100,000 in television ads targeting Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, airing now in his district that runs north of Palm Beach County. The group says Mast has taken $153,000 in contributions from insurance and pharmaceutical companies while voting to repeal former President Barack Obamas Affordable Care Act. Democrats are targeting Mast, whose seat was held by U.S. Rep. Democrat Patrick Murphy before he gave it up for an unsuccessful Senate bid. QUOTE OF THE WEEK Trial lawyer John Morgan on why he didnt run for governor: To run for governor you have to be done making money and Im not done making money.ŽFROM PAGE 1 generations culture, including eating Tide Pods, to which she said, #Scary.Ž Brouwer said leaving a legacy was more than wishful thinkingŽ and that purposeful, challenging work was at its core. Some of the hashtags she ended her speech with were #leave a legacy,Ž #best looking classŽ and #I love you all.Ž Awards were presented by Highlands County School Board Superintendent Brenda Longshore and School Board members Bill Brantley and Jill Compton Twist. The Colonel Bailey Award medal was “rst designed and paid by its namesake. It is given annually to a male and female graduate each who is the most considerate of others; this years recipients were Mason Smoak Jr. and Robin Shattler. Brantley presented the Gwen Sanders Hill to Kaitlyn Hillman, who earned an associates degree while simultaneously earning her high school diploma. The Dr. Robert Fitzgerald Award is given to a female and male graduate who demonstrated loyalty, courtesy, honesty, respectfulness and leadership qualities, among others. These awards also went to Shattler and Smoak. Gino Mejias-Reinoso had the crowd in stitches as he gave the student address. He started off by showing the audience the speech he turned into the administration and proceeded to read from his realŽ speech. Mejias-Reinoso told the students they had already been through tough times as students and will be able to face the future with equal determination. He pointed out particularly hard classes and said, If we could get through that (class), we can get through anything.Ž The moment that took 13 years to reach culminated as the students walked across the stage to get their diplomas and a picture taken with Tunning. In a touching moment, after the diplomas were handed out, a JROTC member gave a cap, tassel and gown to the family of Alberto Cruz. Cruz would have graduated Saturday but passed away during his sophomore year. Teacher Vann Peeples led the tassel ceremony as the young men and women turned their tassels from right to left. Afterward, caps ”ew through the air. Amy McClellan spoke about the four years she spent as the class sponsor. She told the students they made her proud, laugh and cry. Perhaps it was especially hard to get through the speech because her own daughter was graduating in the class. McClellan said being the class sponsor was the most rewarding aspect of her 22 years of teaching. She urged them to care about others more than themselves and to remember that they were always One Dragon.Ž There was hardly a dry eye on stage or in the audience; she received a standing ovation. Alan Jay Wildstein and his automotive network representatives took over the stage to give away a brand new, white Kia Forte with the Green Dragon pinstripe package as part of the Wheels for AsŽ program. There were 107 students who submitted As for a total of 1307 As. The winner of the new wheels was Logan Danielle Simijoski. According to Alan Jays Don Elwell, this was the “rst year, out of 21 years, that all the car recipients were female. Wildstein has given away a total of 79 cars. The ceremonies closed with a few last inspiring words by Tunning. The students “led out, hugged and cried, we made itŽ in the lobby. LPHSFROM PAGE 1 Lake Placid High School seniors, from left; Jennings Genho, Antonio Ruiz, Juan Ruiz, Keith Roberts and Malik Mitchell before the graduation ceremony. KIM LEATHERMAN/STAFFLake Placids Logan Danielle Simijioski was moved to tears after winning a Kia Forte in the Alan Jay Automotive Networks Wheels For As program. 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Monday, May 21, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A9 LOCAL SPORTSHinchcliffe makes no excusesIndyCar driver refuses to put blame on anybody else after missing Indy 500INDIANAPOLIS … As James Hinchcliffe searched for the words to describe the depths of his disappointment in failing to qualify Saturday for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, he had the presence of mind to offer a more painful big-picture perspective. This track, believe it or not, has done worse to me in the past, and we came back swinging,Ž said Hinchcliffe, who suffered life-threatening injuries after an Indy 500 practice crash in 2015 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Hinchcliffe, the 31-year-old Canadian driver, returned in 2016 to put his No. 5 Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda on the pole for the historic 100th Indy 500. But considering his accomplishments, which include “ve career Verizon IndyCar Series victories, the sight of such a popular and successful full-time driver bumped from this 33-car “eld was mind-boggling. He had arrived for this double-points race “fth in the standings. Nobody screwed us,Ž Hinchcliffe said. The system didnt fail us. We failed us.Ž Hinchcliffe initially quali“ed on the days 12th attempt, rolling off the line at 2:12 p.m. as the “rst driver on track following a 110-minute delay for rain. But his car number steadily descended the scoring pylon as more cars quali“ed. He was “nally on the bubble and didnt stay there long, as he was bumped from the 33-car “eld by Conor Dalys run that began at 5:27 p.m.SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN JOE SKIBINSKI/INDYCAR PHOTOCrew members of the No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry are devastated after not qualifying for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500.HINCH | 10 AVON PARK … Lawnmower racing concluded its 201718 season at the Avon Park Mower Plex on May 12 as several division champions were decided on the last race of the year. In the youngest group, Reed Wallace took a pair of wins on the “nal day to hold off his sister Rylee Wallace to win the points championship in the Mini-Mow classi“cation. Colby Pate “nished third in the standings followed by Morgan Vaughn and Ryland Turner. With no Kart racing on the “nal week, Christian Galan won the points championship with Sam Foster and Steve Dodson “nishing second and third respectively in total points. Foster “nished second in the Karts, but took “rst in the FX-Lite class as he held off Becky Kuhfeldt. Kuhfeldt won both the heat and main races on Saturday, but it was not enough as Foster “nished second in both as was able to hold on to the total points lead for the class championship. Tom Hodges, Stacey Wallace and Martine Vaughn rounded out the top “ve in one of the more popular classes. Randy Gandy “nished third in the heat and “rst in the main that gave him enough points to win the Grand Prix (GP) Mower racing season comes to closeBY JIM TAYLORCORRESPONDENT JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTRandy Gandy (007) holds o the competition to win in the main race and capture the points championship in the Grand Prix (GP) c lass. JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTRandy Gandy (007) holds o the competition to win in the main race and capture the points championship in the Grand Prix (GP) class.MOWER | 10 On Tuesday, May 15, the Spring Lake Mens Golf Association sponsored an Individual Low Net contest on the Cougar Trail golf course. Flight A included handicaps of 2 to 12 and Flight B included all handicaps 13 and above. Flight A was won by Gary Behrendt with a net 66. Bill Buress placed second with a net 68 while Joe Austin and Will David tied for third place with net 71s. There was a tie for “fth place in A at 74 net strokes between Mike Personett, Bill Brown, and Mike Custer „ with Mr. Brown winning the last place tie-breakerŽ..... The Flight B winner was Gary Lueck with a net 65. Leon Van and Paul Schoudel shared second place with net 73s while Larry Carlson came in fourth place with a net 75. Under cloudy skies, another great day of golf at Spring Lake!Ladies summer golf leagueSEBRING „ The Harder Hall Golf Course announces Ladies Golf Association Summer League. Meets Mondays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. One time league fee of $10 with game fees of $3. For information, call Pro Shop at 863-382-0500.Dirty Dozen canoe raceSEBRING „ The Elks Club of Sebring will host the Dirty Dozen Canoe Race on Lake Jackson on Saturday, May 26, at the Elks Club of Sebring on Lakeview Drive. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. and canoes launch at 10 a.m. $45 per paddler ages 13 and up. Canoes are three person teams. Kids 8-12 are $35. Proceeds to bene“t Folds of Honor Foundation. For more information, call 863-202-1919 or email Spring Lake golfers in actionBY JIM FOOTESPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNGOLF | 10Benton takes lead in Bassmaster eventLakelands Lane moves into 5th place entering final dayJONESTOWN, Texas „ Drew Benton of Panama City caught an impressive “ve-bass limit that weighed 20 pounds, 4 ounces during todays semi-“nal round to take command of the top spot at the 2018 Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest bene“ting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at Lake Travis. Benton, the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year, pushed his three-day total weight up to 51 pounds. With $1 million in total payout, $100,000 of which to be paid to the top “nisher, the tournament champion will also earn a coveted berth in the 2019 Bassmaster Classic presented by DICKS Sporting Goods in Knoxville, Tenn. Benton said hes focusing on the Lake Travis bass and not the blue championship trophy or the paycheck. At least not yet. Ive still got a full day of “shing ahead of me, so I cant afford to think about how much winning would mean to me at this point,Ž Benton said. Dont get me wrong, I know how hard it is to win on the Elite Series, and I want it badly. Its just important that I stay focused throughout the day.Ž Benton said he was able to isolate a couple of productive “shing patterns over the past three days of competition „ both time-of-day dependent. The low-light action early in the morning has been critical to my limits,Ž he said. The morning bite has been lasting longer each day, and with a chance of rain and cloud cover likely all day tomorrow, I think my early pattern could stay strong for quite a while.Ž The 30-year-old pro explained that during the afternoons when the sun was out, he caught his SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNBASS | 10 SEIGO SAITO/B.A.S.S. PHOTOFloridas Drew Benton took the lead in the Bassmaster Texas Fest.


A10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 Schmidt Peterson MotorsportsTen minutes later at 5:37 p.m., Hinchcliffe was back on track attempting to re-qualify, but was unable to take the green ”ag due to a vibration. It was later diagnosed as a tire sensor pressure failure. The device broke off the car and rattled around in the tire rim. Disappointment doesnt even do what just happened justice,Ž Taylor Kiel, an SPM team manager and Hinchcliffes race strategist, said in a somber Gasoline Alley garage. Well look at it, and well try to learn from it, obviously, and well try to “gure out what happened. Right now, were all just kind of reeling.Ž The SPM crew had scrambled on pit road to solve the tire issue, then hurriedly wheeled the car back in line as fans cheered. We heard them all,Ž Kiel said. It gave us some strength in a moment where we thought we were kind of screwed. Ultimately, we were (screwed), but I think it helps when you have the backing of so many people.Ž Hinchcliffe was next in line when the “nal gun went off. He thought he had until 6 p.m., so he was surprised by the 5:50 p.m. signal that his day was done. Pippa Mann, who was also bumped from the “eld was on track when the gun went off, doing three laps then returning to the pits for new tires, fuel and minor adjustments and going back out with two minutes remaining on the clock, leading some to criticize her for using the remaining time when she didnt have the needed pace, but Hinchcliffe was quick to come to her defense. I havent been on the Internet, heard anything myself, but heard some stuff from other people,Ž he said. This is in no way Pippa Manns fault. This is our fault. If theres anybody out there that has anything bad to say about that, you dont know motorsports. Keep your mouth shut.Ž Hinchcliffes previous four-lap average of 224.784 mph proved too slow by little more than a hundredth of a second over 10 miles. James Davison, the 33rd-fastest quali“er, had four-lap average of 224.798 mph. Wow. Hinch is out,Ž said Team Penskes Simon Pagenaud, shaking his head while standing near the qualifying line as the gun went off. What happened?Ž While convinced his car had the speed to make the race, especially in cooler late-afternoon temperatures, Hinchcliffe was at a loss to explain how he didnt deliver after two rain delays compacted qualifying and set up the dramatic “nal hour. Its devastating in every way possible,Ž Hinchcliffe said, surrounded by media on pit road. Indy is a cruel mistress sometimes … the highest of highs, the lowest of lows. Everyone at SPM worked their tails off to get these cars ready. We have three cars in the show. Unfortunately, the fourth one didnt make it. Its crazy to be here after where we were two years ago.Ž Former teammate and close friend Ryan Hunter-Reay made his way toward the media scrum. If anyone knew this feeling, it was the Andretti Autosport driver. Seven years ago, HunterReay was bumped from this “eld by teammate Marco Andretti with 55 seconds remaining. Its the worst,Ž Hunter-Reay said. Its like what happened to us in 2011. We sat on our hands a little too long then.Ž Hunter-Reay still made the race after a deal was struck with AJ Foyt Racing to acquire the quali“ed ride of Bruno Junqueira. Hunter-Reay celebrated a series championship the next year and then triumphed in the 2014 Indianapolis 500. Were not the “rst big name, big car to go home in this race,Ž Hinchcliffe said. Thats Indy. We “nally have bumping again, which everybody was super-thrilled about. Im a little less thrilled about it than I was 24 hours ago. Youve got to take your lumps here sometimes.ŽHINCHFROM PAGE 9 JOE SKIBINSKI/INDYCAR PHOTOJames Hinchclie receives hugs from family and friends after an emotional Bump Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. class championship. Hal Polhill made a late run at Gandy, winning the heat and “nishing second in the main and in total points for the season. Ken Wayman “nished fourth in both races and third in the championship points. Despite “nishing fourth in the heat and third in the main, Tom Hodges was able to hold off Hal Polhill in the points championship in the GP Twin class. Polhill “nished second in both races as Shannon Pate claimed the checkered ”ag in both races. In the FXS class, Becky Kuhfeldt again found herself as the bridesmaid and not the bride as she “nished second in both races and in total points to Bruce Runyon. Runyon edged Kuhfeldt out for the points championship by 55 points. In the FXT class, Wes Pyburn captured a pair of wins on Saturday, but “nished second in total points behind new class champion Matt Garner. In other classes, Bruce Runyon won the CP Championship, Richie Pippen in the BP class and Pat Sullivan in the AP class. Nasgrass and Lawnmower racing will be in hiatus for the summer months before starting the new season on Sept. 8.MOWERFROM PAGE 9 JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTBecky Kuhfeldt (883) won both the heat and main FX-Lite races, but could not overtake Sam Foster, left, in overall points as Foster won the points championship. cross“tsebring@yahoo. com. Mercedes-AMG strong in CanadaMercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing team CRP Racing and driver Daniel Morad scored a convincing win from the pole on Saturday in a rainy Pirelli World Challenge Sprint GT race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP). Morad led every lap from the pole in the No. 2 CRP Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 for his and the teams “rst win of the 2018 season. Im really happy to deliver the teams “rst win of the year,Ž Morad said. I think it was a long time coming, due to the bad luck weve had in the past races. Were quick for pole positions, but never delivering that “nal product with the race win, and to do it in front of my home track fans is really nice. The successful day of competition for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams at CTMP also saw Robinson Racing and Shane Lewis break through to give the Mercedes-AMG GT4 its “rst podium “nish in North American competition during Saturday afternoons Pirelli World Challenge Sprint GTS race. Lewis started the race in “fth place and moved up two spots to place on the podium with a third-place “nish. It was just an amazing day,Ž Lewis said. I am super proud to represent Robinson Racing and Mercedes-AMG. Its an honor to be the driver to get that “rst podium for the Mercedes-AMG GT4 car anywhere in North America. I couldnt be happier, I am proud of my team, I am proud of my teammate Gar Robinson, and everybody has been working so hard on this program.ŽGOLFFROM PAGE 9 “sh along banks where the water was calm. When the wind and boat traf“c would push waves against the shore, the water would get muddy, and the “sh would stop biting,Ž Benton said. Today I learned I could replicate that pattern in more protected stretches of water once the waves became more regular. It paid off this afternoon.Ž Benton believes if he can catch 15 to 17 pounds, hell be tough to beat. This lake can be unpredictable. One day you could catch 25 pounds, and the next, only 6 pounds for “ve bass,Ž he said. Im keeping that in mind during the “nal day, but I think Im on the right “sh in the right locations. Things just have to go right tomorrow, and Im con“dent.Ž Jacob Wheeler of dropped back to second place following todays competition. He produced a “ve-bass limit that weighed 12-15, bumping his total weight up to 48-6. I had a pretty good day,Ž he said. I caught more “sh than I could count, but I just never caught a big bass. This lake is full of “sh, and they love to bite. I think there are so many small bass that dominate the feeding, you really have to cover water to “nd the big ones.Ž Wheeler said hed be starting Championship Sunday right where he likes to be „ in the hunt. I have a shot at the win, thats all I can say,Ž he said. Its really hard to predict what I need to win this tournament „ it could be only 12 pounds, it might be 26. I do think the right “sh are in my “shing areas, and I think I can catch them. But well have to see how it shakes out.Ž Cliff Pirch weighed in the biggest bass of the day, a 7-1 largemouth, but that “sh trails the heavyweight of the tournament, a 10-pound, 5-ounce bass caught the “rst day by former Classic champion Cliff Pace. Pace held down third place for the third day in a row, this time with a total of 46-3. Rounding out the Top 5 are Brent Chapman in fourth place with 43-5 and Bobby Lane in “fth with 43-2.BASSFROM PAGE 9 SEIGO SAITO/B.A.S.S. PHOTODrew Benton, of Panama City, on Elite Lake. 2018 Junior Golf Camps For all kids ages 6-13 years old Breakfast & Lunch served each day 863-385-4830 ext. 1 Bring your kids out to learn and experience the game of golf.$125 per Childper weekMonday Friday 8:30 am 12:00 pmJune 4-8 & June 11-15 July 9-13 & July 16-20Sign Up Today As Space Is Limited!adno=3577854 If theres an air of superiority to these units, its because theyre the quietest, most ef“cient models we make. 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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDE SECTION B Monday, May 21, 2018 Its a catch 22 if you are in pain and worried about opiates because then you will be switched to an NSAID drug like ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin, celecoxib or others. These medications are phenomenal for reducing in”ammation and relieving swelling and pain. The trouble is that they are strong drug muggers of folate, your natural vitamin B9 nutrient. That in and of itself is enough for you to consider supplementing with natural folate. A folate de“ciency compromises your ability to repair DNA, which can raise your risk for cancer. This can increase neuropathic nerve pain making you super uncomfortable in your own skin. Tingling, pins and needles, ant-bite sensation, hot water sensations and more can cause you mental and physical pain that is sometimes unimaginable. Painkillers in the NSAID category are known to negatively impact cardiovascular function, especially in middle-aged to older folks. This is in part due to the increase in homocysteine, which is due to the folate de“ciency. You need adequate amounts of folate to break down homocysteine, and the drug mugging (nutrient depletion) of folate causes a build up in homocysteine which should be perceived as acidŽ on your heart, blood vessels and brain. A build up of homocysteine, will create more sulfur in your gut that leads to a sulfur burpŽ which means you have a lot of belching and yet your digestive function tests are “ne. Homocysteine is toxic to your brain, its not just about heart disease. Its a dangerous poison to your brain and no amount of folic acid “xes it. In fact, folic acid, the synthetic form of folate can occupy the receptors on your cells, and cause less of the real deal (folate) to get on the cell receptor, and then into the cell. Homocysteine is a stunt-double for glutamate, which is an excitotoxin. You might think of MSG in the same way as you do glutamate. Symptoms like anxiety, insomnia, mood instability, dark depression, brain fog, brain zaps, migraines, ADHD, hypnic jerks and bone pain are all tell-tale signs of hyperhomocysteinemia. This means that your homocysteine is higher than 15 mol/L. It can be problematic for people in opiate and benzodiazepine withdrawal because the high homocysteine acts like an excitotoxin in the brain. You need to reduce homocysteine. Ive written a longer version of this article, and Ill email it to you if youd like it. Just sign up for my free newsletter, so I have you in my email database, and Ill send out to you on Tuesday. In the meantime, the following nutrients are critical to reducing homocysteine: Vitamin B2, B9, B12 and B6 as well as zinc, magnesium, choline and betaine. Youll want to eat less meat and more salads and green veggies. Greens are very high in natural folate (vitamin B9) which drives the methylation pathway, which breaks down homocysteine. The problem with meat is that its very high in methionine, an amino acid that results in more homocysteine. So let the side dish be meat, and the main dish be greens. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour PharmacistŽ and Real Solutions.Ž For more information, visit www. This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Always check with your doctor before following any medical advice.Painkillers can raise homocysteine Dear PharmacistSUZY COHEN Micellar water is an increasingly popular beauty trend that many are touting as a potential replacement for cleaning and moisturizing supplies. Those who are unfamiliar with micellar water may wonder how it can revamp their wellness routines. Chemistry at the root of micelles The story behind micellar water begins with a cursory lesson in chemistry. Micelles are chemical structures that contain both hydrophilic and hydrophobic structures. Hydrophilic parts will mix in with water and hydrophobic repel water and are also lipophilic, meaning they like to absorb oils. New skin careMETRO CREATIVE CONNECTIONS Is micellar water worth the health and beauty hype?COURTESY PHOTO/ MCC COURTESY PHOTO/ MCCMicellar water has changed how many people take care of their skin. SKIN | 8 Spring cleaning takes on an entirely new meaning when getting ride of expired or unsafe medicines. Even though people may be quick to toss out expired foods or even clean closets of ill-“tting clothing, few individuals exercise such diligence with their medicine cabinets. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the medicine expiration date is critical when determining if a product is safe to use and will work as intended. Medications past their expiration date may not be as strong as intended, and even their chemical composition may change, making them risky to keep around. Furthermore, keeping too many medications in a home „ particularly pain prescriptions „ can lead to misuse and abuse, as the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says that rates of prescription drug abuse in the United States have risen considerably in recent years. Some old medications, such as childrens cough and cold products, may no longer be recommended for certain ages. Having such medications in the house could prove harmful. Taking inventory and cleaning out medicine cabinets frees up space and creates a safe home environment. €Toss away any expired products, whether they are prescription or over-thecounter medicines. The best way to do so is to bring the medication to a pharmacy for disposal rather than throwing it in the garbage or ”ushing medicines down the toilet. €Discard any unmarked containers or pill foils that are not in their original packaging. €Test any medical devices, such as a nebulizer, blood pressure monitor and glucose testing equipment to ensure they are in working Clean out the medicine cabinetMETRO CREATIVE CONNECTIONS COURTESY PHOTO/ MCCThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the medicine expiration date is critical when determining if a product is safe to use and will work as intended.MEDICINE | 8


B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 First and foremost, everyone should have routine dilated eye examinations by a quali“ed eye care professional. Without dilation, it is very dif“cult, if not impossible, for the eye care professional to fully assess the entire visual system. While someone may have no problems seeing, they can have active pathology that may rob them of vision in the future. With a comprehensive dilated eye examination, your eye care provider will be able to provide you peace of mind as to whether your visual system is completely healthy. Another very important aspect of maintaining healthy vision is diet and exercise. Eating leafy green vegetables, “sh high in omega-3, and fruits help by reducing risks of diseases such as macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome, and diabetes. Exercise is vitally important also. Keeping body weight and blood pressure under control helps maintain healthy eyes by reducing the potential for diabetes and hypertension. Wearing sunglasses will protect your eyes from ultraviolet light. Sunglasses need to be rated at least UV400. Ultraviolet light has been shown to contribute to cataract growth, macular degeneration, pterygium, and pingueculae. Children are very susceptible to the effects of ultraviolet light and should also wear sunglasses. A bonus to wearing sunglasses for all of usƒƒ. They minimize wrinkles around your eyes and forehead. Finally, with all the near work we do with computers, phones, and tablets, eye strain, headaches, and dry eye are drastically on the rise. It is recommended that the 20/20/20 rule be considered when doing such tasks. This rule states that for every 20 minutes of near work done, look 20 feet away for 20 seconds. This allows us to change our focus which is helpful in reducing the chronic strain encountered during protracted near tasks. Using non-preserved arti“cial tears can help with discomfort from dryness and allow for clearer for comfortable vision while doing near tasks. All in all, routinely having a dilated eye examination by a quali“ed eye care professional is the best approach to having healthy vision. Our physicians at Eye Specialists of Mid Florida are able to help you with any eye problems that you may have concerns with. Dr. Stuart Harrell is board certi“ed in the State of Florida. In 2018, he was recognized by the National Keratoconus Foundation as a Top Doctor. What to do for healthy visionSTUART HARRELLGUEST COLUMNIST COURTESY PHOTO/ MCCIt is recommended that the 20/20/20 rule be considered when using electronic devices. This rule states that for every 20 minutes of near work done, look 20 feet away for 20 seconds. This allows us to change our focus which is helpful in reducing the chronic strain encountered during protracted near tasks. Everyday when “tting hearing aids it comes up... My voice sounds funny.Ž Everyone describes it differently, maybe it is tinny. Perhaps brassy or harsh. Sometimes their voice is described as really deep. It sounds like I am hearing over something metallic.Ž Sometimes its a combination. Today it was tinny and reverberating. Why or why does your voice sound so different? When people speak to us, we hear them through our ears. Sound is pressure... the sound waves travel and their voices enter our ear canals, then they vibrate the ear drum sending signals to our brains. However, when we talk it works a little differently. When a person has a hearing loss, not only do they not hear the people speaking to them properly, they also do not hear their own voice as it actually sounds. They do not hear the full attenuation of sounds. Think about it. If sounds are not as clear or crisp because you have a hearing loss, speech wont be either. As you speak, your voice goes out into the air and then the ears pick up the signal and it gets processed just like others that are speaking to you. However, there is something else also happening. When you are speaking, your vocal chords and your airways are also vibrating and sending information to the brain. So now your brain has to process sound from two very different sources. When you are “t with hearing aids not only are we improving and increasing sound pressureŽ but we are also putting some type of device in your ear that will react with the modulation of your vocal chords. With or without hearing aids we NEVER sound the same to ourselves as we do to others. A fun little exercise; Call yourself and leave yourself a about a minute voice recording. Research shows that only 38 percent of people can actually identify themselves! When you listen to the recording you will hear your voice as others actually hear you. You will be hearing your voice externally without the internal vibrations of your vocal chords. I know personally. I feel like my voice is lower-pitched. Yet, when I listen to a recording I sound like Donald Duck! Oh MY!! I cant wait to try and “t myself with hearing aids. LOL. It will take your brain a few weeks to get used to your prescription. Your hearing loss is speci“c to you and so if your voice. Sometimes it is necessary to weanŽ you in to the sound of your voice. No worries though... because, fortunately, the advanced hearing aid technology available today makes it possible to “ne tune and make our voices pleasant and pleasing to the hearing aid wearer. Remember if you are over the age of 50 you should have a hearing test. May Is Better Hearing and Speech month so make an appointment today. If you have a hearing loss, the sooner you correct the problem the easier it is to get used to your voice. #To Hear Better Is To Live Better! Roseann B. Kiefer, B.A., BC-HIS, is owner of Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center. Sebring, Fla. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Always talk to your doctor before following any medical advice or starting a diet or exercise program.Hearing loss and how voices sound Roseann KieferHEARING MATTERS Email Us Your News Tips To: Thomas C. Lackey II, D.O.General Surgeon863-402-56004759 Lakeview Dr., Suite 101 € Sebring, FL 33870 BEST Vein Specialist BEST General Surgeon BEST Colon & Rectal Surgeon BEST Bariatric Surgeon Voted Listen to what your body is telling you. A Disease!Compassionate & Commited to Providing the Best Surgical Care for Our Community Over 10,000 Vein Procedures Performed. Ranked Top 5% Vein Surgeon in the Nation! FREE Vein Screening! Dr. Lackey is the only provider in Highlands County Serving Highlands, Hardee, Desoto, Polk, and Okeechobee Counties for over 11 years. adno=3569437 863-385-SKIN (7546)HeartlandSkinCenter.comJennifer A. 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Monday, May 21, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 Living each day to the fullest is a journey that brings joy and pain. A leaf falls from the tree and returns to Mother Earth to nourish it as it regenerates the soil. Whatever life presents is preparation for a cycle of regeneration. As we move through tragedy, we have an opportunity to awaken growth and renew love as we overcome sadness. The beautiful tree dies and life renews itself. Humans suffer loss, grieve and gradually recover to make a new contribution to life each day. When we experience loss, yoga can help us relieve and let go of pain through silent meditation by just closing the eyes, sitting calmly, breathing and letting go. Remember the good times, preserve the beautiful moments, the laughter and the sadness and slowly let go, to move forward. Each day brings a new awareness as we grow stronger emotionally, spiritually and psychologically. Silent meditation provides a pathway of renewal like an artesian well ”owing upwards from within and opening our eyes to a new day. When we acknowledge our sadness and loss, we capture renewed energy and awareness as we gradually rediscover a new life and create opportunities to give back to lifes fullness. Each day holds the promise of our future. We begin to feel a fresh consciousness in our surrounding as a new, full life is revealed to us from within. Immerse yourself in beauty. Discover peace in solitude. As you sit with eyes closed, let go of all thoughts and just deeply breathe. Discover your inner peace and carry it with you into the world. Let go of the past to discover the seeds of renewal. It is time to plant those seeds, nurture them and contribute to their strength. Thank those along lifes pathway that have provided support and comfort through tragedy. Contribute your talent in life to rebuild, as you discover beauty in each moment for all those in your world to share. Namaste.Yoga meditation: Overcoming griefYOGA FOR LIFENANCY DALE COURTESY PHOTOYoga teacher Nancy Dale shows the extended right angleŽ pose. Men and women who suspect they might be exhibiting symptoms of Parkinsons disease should speak with a medical professional immediately. Despite affecting roughly 10 million people worldwide, Parkinsons disease, a neurodegenerative disorder, remains a mystery to many people. To people outside of the medical “eld with no personal or family history of Parkinsons, the disease may only ring a bell because of some notable names attached to it. The late Muhammad Ali and actor Michael J. Fox are two household names that made their Parkinsons diagnoses public. But even those who study Parkinsons for a living do not know everything about this puzzling disease. According to the Parkinsons Foundation, the cause of Parkinsons disease is largely unknown. While theres no cure for the disease, various treatment options can help those diagnosed with the disease live as normal and productive a life as possible. The PF notes that understanding the disease and its progression is the “rst step to living well. Though the foundation also notes that people “rst start experiencing symptoms later in the course of the disease, learning to recognize some early symptoms may compel people to seek treatment. €Tremor: Many people might experience shaking after a vigorous workout or when they are dealing with stress or injury. But the PF notes that a tremor in a “nger, thumb, hand, or chin while at rest is a common early sign of Parkinsons disease. €Small handwriting: Handwriting can change as people age, especially if they are experiencing stiffness in their hands or their vision is deteriorating. But micrographia, a disorder in which handwriting becomes abnormally small and cramped, is another early indicator of Parkinsons disease. €Loss of smell: The PF advises people who are having trouble smelling foods such as bananas, dill pickles or licorice speak with their physicians about Parkinsons disease. Temporary loss of smell due to something like the common cold, congestion or the ”u is not an early indicator of Parkinsons. €Dif“culty sleeping: A signi“cant other may notice their partner moving suddenly during sleep, and such movements may be indicative of Parkinsons. The PF notes that periodic tossing and turning is normal, as is quick jerks of the body during initial sleep and in lighter stages of sleep are common and should not be mistaken for Parkinsons. €Stiffness: Stiffness related to current or past injuries or even arthritis is not indicative of Parkinsons. 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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 LEGAL NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 18-166 CC J ANET Y. McKERCHER, Plaintiff, vs. J OHN S. HALLORAN, III, DEBRA K. ADELE, and HARLEY-DAVIDSON FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., Defendant. NOTICE OF SUIT TO: DEBRA K. ADELE, if alive and if not, his unknown sposue, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against DEBRA K ADELE and all claimants under any of such party with her last known address of: 20680 Tanglewood Lane, Estero, FL 33928 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action against you for declaratory j udgment to confirm title of the Plaintiff in and to the following property in Highlands County, Florida: two (2) 2002 Harley-Davidson motorcycles bearing vehicle ident ification numbers 1HD1FRW1X2Y634846 and 1HD1FRW162 Y623584 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to David F. Schumacher, Esquire, JOHN K. MCCLURE, P.A., 211 South Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL 33870, the Plaintiffs attorney, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled court on or before June 20, 2018; otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Comp laint. WITNESS my hand and seal of sai d Court on the 4th day of May, 2018. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Chrystal K. Williams Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With D isabilities Act, persons with disabili ties needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone 863-402 6591, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. May 14, 21, 2018 CLASSIFIED EARLY DEADLINE NOTICEThe Highlands News-Sun will have early deadlines on Tuesdaysthroughout the month of May.The deadline will be12:30pminstead of 1pm for all legal and classified ads. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Tuesday deadline is for ads beginning on Thursdays. Classified DeadlinesDue to the upcoming Memorial Day holiday on Monday May 28 Our deadlines for the classified and legal sections are as follows:Noon Thursday May 24 for both Saturday and Sunday, May 26 & 27 editions; 1 pm Thursday May 24 for both Monday & Tuesday, May 28 & 29 editions; 1 pm Friday May 25 for Wednesday, May 30 edition; Includes the Thursday Highlands Sun publication.The Highlands NewsSun office will be CLOSED on Monday May 28 in observance of this important day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday May 29. NOTICE OFACTION16 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 18000106GCAX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE A SSOCIATION (``FNMA), Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF KAREN L. MEEKINS A/K/A KAREN MEEKINS A/K/A KAREN LYNN FAVALORO, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: NOTICE OFACTION16 UNKNOWN HEIRS BENEFICIARIES DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INT EREST IN THE ESTATE OF KAREN L. MEEKINS A/K/A KAREN MEEKINS A/K/A KAREN LYNN FAVALORO Last Known Address: 701 ROANOKE PL, SEBRING, FL 33870 1929 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action f or Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 2, AND ALL LOTS 3, AND THE NORTH ONEHALF OF LOT 4, BLOCK 423, OF HIGHLANDS TOWERS SUBDIVISION REVISED, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 29, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Choice Legal Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff whose address is P.O. BOX 9908, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33310-0908 on or before June 21, 2018 a date at least t hirty (30) days after the first publicat ion of this Notice in the Highlands News-Sun and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should cont act the Office of the Court Administrat or at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)9558770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or v isit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your f unctional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 7th day of May, 2018. ROBERT W. GERMAIN E As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Robyn P. Durrnace As Deputy Clerk May 14, 21, 2018 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC18-07 ROBERT S. SMITH and SHARON L. SMITH, Plaintiffs, vs. Y OLANDA R. EVANS a/k/a Y OLANDA R. EVANS ROMER a/k/a Y OLANDA M. EVANS; SEBRING HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIA TES LLC DBA HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER; together with any grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, heirs, devisees or trustees of said defe n dants, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands C ounty, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 11, Block U, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, according to the plat t hereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 54, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 8108 Hampshire Drive, Sebring, Florida 33876 Parcel ID Number: C-15-35-30030-00U0-0110 at public sale, to the highest and bes t bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room of the Basement of the High lands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on June 12, 2018. DATED this 2 4th day of April, 2018. BOB GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Robyn P. Durrance Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Off ice of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Hearing; if you are hear ing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. May 21, 28, 2018 PUBLIC SALE FOR TOW AND STORAGE ON JUNE 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM @ DUCKS BODY SHOP 1153 HAWTHORNE DR., SEBRING FL 33870 1999 HON V IN #1HGCG5640XA118037 2008 MERC V IN #1MEHM42W78G606185 May 21, 2018 ADVERTISE In TheClassifieds! 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. 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Scholarships are available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033 Human Resources CoordinatorGENPAK LLC, a leading manufacturer in the plastic foodservice packaging industry, has an opening for a Human Resources Coordinator in our Sebring, Florida plant. 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Prepares bid specifications and invitations to bid. Directs & supervises the county-wide purchasing policies & procedures. 4-year degree in Management, Public/ Business Administration or a related field. 5 y ears experien ce with governmental purchasing procedures & inventory control. NIGP Public Procurement Certification preferred. Job description at w/application. Submit: HR, 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL 33873. (863) 773-2161. Position open until filled. Full-Time ReceptionistNeeded for Busy Professional Insurance office in Lake Placid 5 yrs prior experience, HS diploma, computer and phone skills required. Bilingual a plus. Benefits package offered. Please fax resumes to 863-465-5512 or email to S a l es /M a i ntenance P os i t i onFor local heating & cooling busi ness. Experience a must. 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Monday, May 21, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 MEDICAL2030 EMT, RN, or LPNPT, 1 day/wk on Wednesdays to assist w/Nuclear stress tests at Cardiology Consultants, P.A. Sebring office. Will train, but must have one of the certification req. listed above. Fax resume to: 863-386-9158 or bring resume to: 4150 US 27 S., Sebring. Billing Specialist/ Payment PosterExperience required. For busy specialty practice. Benefits available. Email resume to: gechevarria@florida EmployClassified! NEW Hourly Rate for C.N.A.s !! 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B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 MOTOR HOMES/ RVs7380 RV V an R oa d tre k 017 P opu l ar sleeps 3, 95 Dodge, 84k mi., VG cond., wet bath, fridge, 2b stove, AC, TV w/DVD, BU cam era, GPS, tires exc., $12,500, call before 9PM 863-414-8067 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! If you are a night owl, your natural circadian rhythm is primed to make you feel more alive when the sun goes down. Your eyes shine brighter, your mind feels more alert. The whole world seems to hum. The bad news is that not being an early bird may be bad for your health, from weight gain to premature death. As Time notes, being a night owl has been linked to higher blood pressure. A 2013 study in the journal Chronobiology International reported that evening typesŽ were 30 percent more likely than morning typesŽ to have high blood pressure. Dr. Andrew Varga, professor of medicine, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at Icahn School of Medicine and Mount Sinai Health System, says that lifestyle habits like unhealthy eating or lack of exercise may be part of the problem, Time reports. Staying up late means that you also may be getting up later. Unfortunately, that means you cant go for an early morning run or hit the gym before work. According to a 2014 research abstract in the journal Sleep, night owls have more trouble “nding time to exercise and maintaining a regular exercise schedule. They tend to be more sedentary as a result. As if all of that werent bad enough, it seems that you dont just miss the worm if youre not an early bird. You might also tend to overeat and get fat. When people go to bed late, theyre up living their lives „ and one of the things theyre often doing is eating,Ž Varga told Time. If your bedtime is 3 in the morning, youre probably eating around 11 p.m. or midnight, and thats been known to create problems with the way your body handles and metabolizes food.Ž Some health experts warn that eating after dark disrupts the bodys natural overnight fasting, which undercuts the ability to burn fat. Night owls also consume more calories per day than early birds, according to a 2011 study in the journal Obesity. That may have something to do with the fact that willpower decreases as a long day wears on. The scariest news of all is that night lovers face a higher risk of premature death. As Forbes notes, a large, observational study of roughly half a million participants from the UK Biobank Study, found that evening types have a 10 percent higher risk of premature death than larks. So that whole early to bed, early to rise thing may be true after all.Is being a night owl bad for you?By KAREN DSOUZATHE MERCURY NEWS (TNS) My injury isnt sex related.Ž I dont smoke that much.Ž These are the only medications I take.Ž Whether its out of embarrassment, fear of being judged or simple ignorance, plenty of patients lie to their doctors. What a patient believes to be a simple “b, however, could be downright dangerous to their health. Here are a few statements Long Island doctors wish their patients would stop saying in their of“ce. „ This is not a sex injury. Patients often lie about medical conditions or diagnoses that arise during private or embarrassing situations, especially anything sexually related,Ž said Dr. Sanjey Gupta, vice chairman of emergency medicine at LIJ Medical Center. When patients lie, even if we confront them, it is dif“cult to provide them the proper care or to help ensure them a safe discharge,Ž he said. These situations can be worse when an ailment was caused by abuse, Gupta says. In these cases, the patient may not only be misdiagnosed and mistreated, but also return to a dangerous environment. „ I dont take any supplements. Vitamins and supplements, which arent regulated by the FDA, can skew test results and impact a doctors diagnosis, according to Dr. Sunil Sood, chairman of pediatrics and an infectious disease specialist at Southside Hospital. Many herbal supplements or over-thecounter medications have active compounds that may interfere with the medications that we are attempting to prescribe,Ž said Gupta. „ Neither do my kids. While accounting for supplements is important for treating adults, the issue is particularly important when it comes to diagnoses for children. Parents are unwittingly hiding something from usŽ because they think its normal,Ž said Sood. They dont mention the vitamins, probiotics or supplements when they list the medications their children are taking.Ž In reality, none of these are necessary to give to children,Ž he said. „ I dont smoke very often. Patients dont just lie about smoking. They also underestimate how much they smoke, believing its not enough to cause their other health problems, according to Dr. Puneet Gandotra, director of clinical cardiology at Southside Hospital. They may not feel that their heart disease or peripheral arterial disease is due to their habit,Ž Gandotra said, noting that smoking is one of the leading causes of heart-related incidents. Patients may feel ashamed of their usage or do not want to discuss their habitŽ he said. It is imperative to know this information to diagnose and treat and prevent further events.Ž „ I dont have diabetes. Diabetes is a risk for complications from a surgical wound, and it could dictate which way you manage the patients recovery,Ž said Dr. Adam Bitterman, orthopedic surgeon at the Northwell Health Orthopedic Institute. This goes for any condition, whether its diabetes, cardiovascular disease or an ankle injury. All should be openly and fully disclosed,Ž he said. No piece of medical history is too trivial to mention.Ž „ I dont eat that much. People tend to underestimate food consumption. We all do,Ž said Christine Santori, a registered dietician and program manager for the Center for Weight Management at Syosset Hospital. Those who are trying to focus on their nutrition may disregard what they take in from smoothies, alcohol and other beverages, said Santori. They think it isnt important, but they may be missing those calories by just focusing on the food they eat.Ž „ Everything is “ne in the bathroom. Unless speci“cally asked, he said, many women can feel embarrassed about leaks, having to wear pads or change their clothes several times a day. They often also feel there is no safe treatment,Ž he said, particularly when it comes to the vaginal mesh, on which there is an abundance of false information. Women frequently say to me, I am not going to have that mesh surgery that is on TV all the time,  said Finamore. The truth is there are nonsurgical treatments as well as surgical treatment.ŽLies patients need to stop telling their doctorsBy HEATHER DOYLENEWSDAY(TNS) DREAMSTIME/ TNSThere are a few common lies that doctors often catch their patients telling. 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The mother, an Oregon woman, had sent her placenta to a company that cleans, slices and dehydrates placentas and turns them into about 115 to 200 gel capsules. However, the capsules still had traces of strep, which were then passed to the baby through breast milk. But the Oregon State and University of Nevada, Las Vegas researchers say that one case is not indicative of the overall risk of eating placenta. Our “ndings were surprising given the recent guidelines recommending against placenta consumption as well as the known risks of consuming uncooked or undercooked meat,Ž said the studys lead author, Daniel Benyshek, a professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. These new “ndings give us little reason to caution against human maternal placentophagy out of fear of health risks to the baby.Ž They examined 23,000 birth records from a database of births led by midwives. The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project tracks health outcomes for babies born primarily at home or in birthing centers. The researchers found that the one-third of women who ate their placenta had no worse health outcomes for the baby or themselves than the two-thirds who didnt. The study also provided new information about who is most likely to ingest placenta: college-educated women of color in the Western and Rocky Mountain states who are having their “rst baby. They likely chose to eat their placenta to ward off postpartum depression, a growing trend that has picked up steam as celebrities like Kim Kardashian West and January Jones did it. Tens of thousands of women a year in the U.S. eat their placentas now, according to an earlier study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Its also become more popular in Europe and Australia. Proponents says it boosts breast milk production, increases energy, improves moods and helps women quickly recover from birth. However, no scienti“c study has been able to corroborate these results. Study co-author Melissa Cheyney, a licensed midwife, medical anthropologist and associate professor in Oregon State University, said this most recent study provides a jumping off point to look at those claims. The fact that so many new mothers are willing to engage in this practice speaks to the potentially debilitating nature of postpartum depression and the understandable desire to avoid it,Ž Cheyney said. She recommends that women who want to eat their placenta properly clean and prepare it. Doctors and midwives should discuss the full range of treatment options for postpartum depression with new mothers, she said.Study: Its OK to eat placenta after allBy MOLLY HARBARGERTHE OREGONIAN/ OREGONLIVE Have YOU Heard AnyStories or News Tips You Would Like To Share? 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B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, May 21, 2018 Micelles form when there is an ideal temperature in the medium. In the case of micellar water, this is the water itself and a certain concentration of electrolytes, referred to as the Critical Micelle Concentration. According to the beauty science resource Lab Muffin, a micelle is essentially a ball-shaped cluster of a bunch of surfactant molecules. Surfactants are the important ingredients in soaps, detergents, and shampoos. They help make oils and makeups soluble in water. What do micelles do? Micellar water has the viscosity of water and it looks like water. But when feeling micellar water, people can tell that it feels softer and has a different texture than water. The idea is that water-loving headŽ of the micelle will adhere to the water and cleansing cotton, while the oil-absorbing tailŽ of the micelles are attracted to dirt and oil and can draw out impurities in the skin. But micellar water is gentler than many surfactants used in cleansers, so it will work without irritation or drying out the skin. That is why it is often marketed as a facial wash, moisturizer and makeup remover all in one. Micellar water is not new. In fact, it has been around and used for more than 100 years, first gaining momentum in France, where it was designed to help Parisians deal with the harsh water in France. When new soaps and lotions were developed through the years, micellar water fell out of favor in different areas of the world. However, it recently has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity and is attracting many new fans. According to dermatologist and Simple brand skincare expert Dr. Debra Luftman, micellar water is safe for all skin types and is designed to be used without having to wash off the product afterward. It may not work well on waterproof mascara or other stubborn eye makeup, and people with oily skin may find it isnt thorough at removing all oil. Micelle tails can only hold on to so much grime; therefore, it may take a few fresh passes to get skin extra clean. Earlier incarnations of micellar water were only available in France, but manufacturers elsewhere have jumped on the craze. Micellar water can now be found in many retail shops as well as online. SKINFROM PAGE 1order. €Replenish commonly used items, such as fever reducers or headache medicines. Make sure there is a supply of bandages and “rst aid equipment on hand at all times. €Relocate medical supplies to an area that isnt high in humidity, as steam from showers can speed up the expiration of medication. Storing medicines in the refrigerator wont help, as that is a high-humidity area, too. Checking medications and removing expired products from the house can prevent accidents related to medications and ensure that all medicines in the house are as effective as possible. 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The News Wire Monday, May 21, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER INVESTIGATORS GET FIRST LOOK FROM COHEN RAIDS ee page 8. PAHOA, Hawaii „ A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaiis Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and ”ying lava causing the “rst major injury. Kilauea volcano began erupting more than two weeks ago and has burned dozens of homes, forced thousands of people to ”ee and shot up plumes of steam from its summit that led of“cials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles. Lava ”ows have picked up speed in past days, spattering molten rock that hit a man in the leg. He was outside his home Saturday in the remote, rural region affected by the volcano when the lava hit him on the shin, and shattered everything from there down on his leg,Ž Janet Snyder, Hawaii County mayors spokeswoman, told the Hawaii News Now TV station. Lava thats ”ying through the air from cracks in the Earth can weigh as much as a refrigerator and even small pieces can be deadly, of“cials said. The injury came the same day that lava began streaming across a highway and ”owing into the ocean. The phenomenon sends hydrochloric acid and steam with “ne glass particles into the air and can lead to lung damage and eye and skin irritation, another danger for residents as the plume can shift with the wind, Hawaii County Civil Defense said. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says sulfur dioxide emissions also have tripled. The highway has shut down in some spots, and residents in the area have been evacuated.Faster-moving lava gushes into sea, spews new dangerBy CALEB JONES and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will demandŽ this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI in“ltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration. Trump tweeted: I hereby demand, and will do so of“cially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ in“ltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes „ and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!Ž The Justice Department declined to comment. Trump has been promoting a theory circulating in conservative circles about a possible FBI spy on the campaign, though his attorney has cast doubt on it. Rudy Giuliani, who represents Trump in the ongoing special counsels investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, said in a television interview last week that neither he nor Trump knows for certain if there was a spy on the campaign. Giuliani said they had been told of some kind of in“ltration.Ž In any event, the Justice Departments internal watchdog is already examining Republican complaints of FBI misconduct in the early stages of the Russia investigation.Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaignBy DARLENE SUPERVILLEASSOCIATED PRESSSANTA FE, Texas „ Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their “rst services since a gunman blasted his way into the high school and killed 10 people, with one pastor lamenting the grief that none of us can comprehend.Ž Just two days after the deaths of eight students and two substitute teachers, the pastor of the Dayspring Church acknowledged the pain wracking Santa Fe, a town of 13,000. They will never be forgotten in this community, these young people, children just going to school,Ž said Brad Drake, who then read the names of the dead, including a slain student who attended services at Dayspring. We have families today that are grieving a grief that none of us can comprehend.Ž The family of the slain student, Angelique Ramirez, did not attend the service. She was a member of the churchs youth ministry, Drake said. She was a sweet young lady, had a style all of her own,Ž he recalled. She almost always had a new hairstyle.Ž Kelly Ward, who runs a ministry in Spring“eld, Missouri, and is a licensed counselor, took the stage to urge congregants not to hold in their emotions. How do we get through CARACAS, Venezuela „ Voting centers across Venezuelas capital appeared largely empty for Sundays presidential election despite assurances from government of“cials that millions had turned out to vote by midmorning. Opposition leaders said the lifeless voting centers were evidence that Venezuelans were heeding their call to abstain from voting in an election they contended was certain to be rigged in favor of socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Meanwhile, both Maduro and two anti-government candidates who broke with the oppositions push to boycott the election were urging voters to go to the polls. Were not going to let a minority decide the destiny of this country,Ž said Javier Bertucci, a television evangelist who was considered a longshot in the race. The main anti-Maduro candidate was considered to be Henri Falcon, a one-time socialist stalwart who broke with the president. While polls say Venezuelans overwhelmingly blame Maduro for the countrys severe economic troubles, he was heavily favored to win thanks to a boycott of the election by his main rivals amid huge distrust of the nations electoral council, which is controlled by government loyalists. Bertucci and Falcon both accused Venezuelas electoral authorities Sunday of allowing what they called blatant violations, including political sloganeering near voting centers. At numerous polling sites, socialist party supporters set up red tents nearby where they scanned government issued Fatherland CardsŽ that voters said they hoped would bring them a cash bonus or even a free apartment. Under Venezuelas electoral law, any political activities must take place at least 200 meters from voting centers. Falcon, a one-time acolyte of the late President Hugo Chavez, who implemented Venezuelas socialist administration, said Texas mourners endure grief that none of us can comprehendVenezuelans urged to vote as many polling sites stay emptyBy JUAN A. LOZANO and CLAIRE GALOFAROASSOCIATED PRESSBy SCOTT SMITH and JOSHUA GOODMANASSOCIATED PRESS VOTE | 4 GRIEF | 4 LAVA | 4 SPY | 4 U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY VIA APIn this Saturday photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava ows from ssures near Pahoa, Hawaii. AP PHOTOU.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Chuck Anthony wears a gas mask as he stands next to a wall of lava entering the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday. Kilauea volcano, oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaiis Big Island, has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean and ying lava causing the rst major injury. MARIE D. DE JESUS/HOUSTON CHRONICLE VIA APNathan Jordan, 18, a senior student at Alvin High School sobs during a service at the Arcadia First Baptist Church two days after a shooting that killed 10 people at the Santa Fe High School, Sunday in Santa Fe, Texas. adno=50534781


Page 2 The Sun / Monday, May 21, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA shower and t-storm around A brief shower or twoHIGH 84 LOW 7160% chance of rain 55% chance of rainMainly cloudy with a t-storm in the area85 / 7145% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURECloudy86 / 7125% chance of rain WEDNESDAYCloudy with a couple of showers85 / 7165% chance of rain THURSDAYA couple of showers and a thunderstorm86 / 7280% chance of rain SATURDAYCloudy with a shower or thunderstorm85 / 7255% chance of rain FRIDAY 1 3 6 4 1 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 220-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE728291928281Air Quality Index readings as of SundayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Sunday Sebring through 2 p.m. Sunday Venice through 2 p.m. Sunday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 1.53Ž Month to date 7.00Ž Normal month to date 1.34Ž Year to date 11.32Ž Normal year to date 10.88Ž Record 1.42Ž (1969) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.79Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.20Ž Month to date 1.05Ž Normal month to date 1.17Ž Year to date 3.56Ž Normal year to date 12.14Ž Record 1.42Ž (1956) High/Low 81/71 Normal High/Low 90/67 Record High 95 (2017) Record Low 55 (1979) High/Low 72/69 High/Low 82/72 Normal High/Low 87/69 Record High 94 (1967) Record Low 57 (1979)Pollen Index readings as of Sunday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 7.00 2.74 2.50 9.45/1991 J un. 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 11.32 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Tue.Apalachicola 82 74 t 84 74 t Bradenton 83 72 t 85 73 c Clearwater 82 73 t 85 74 c Coral Springs 80 75 t 82 74 pc Daytona Beach 79 70 t 80 70 c Fort Lauderdale 81 73 t 82 73 pc Fort Myers 83 72 t 86 72 c Gainesville 82 67 t 84 67 c Jacksonville 81 68 t 80 69 t Key Largo 80 77 t 81 77 pc Key West 82 78 t 83 77 t Lakeland 81 69 t 83 70 c Melbourne 81 73 t 83 74 c Miami 81 72 t 81 73 pc Naples 83 72 t 87 72 c Ocala 80 66 t 83 67 c Okeechobee 79 70 t 81 69 c Orlando 79 69 t 82 69 c Panama City 81 71 t 83 72 t Pensacola 83 73 pc 85 74 t Pompano Beach 81 76 t 83 73 pc St. Augustine 80 68 t 79 70 c St. Petersburg 85 72 t 88 73 c Sarasota 84 71 t 86 70 c Tallahassee 80 68 t 84 67 t Tampa 84 72 t 87 73 c Vero Beach 81 73 t 83 71 c West Palm Beach 81 74 t 82 71 c Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 11:42a 3:44a 8:07p 2:15p Tue. 12:07p 4:46a 9:49p 4:37p Today 10:19a 2:00a 6:44p 12:31p Tue. 10:44a 3:02a 8:26p 2:53p Today 8:54a 12:41a 5:21p 11:35a Tue. 9:20a 1:38a 7:37p 1:44p Today 12:14p 4:13a 8:39p 2:44p Tue. 12:39p 5:15a 10:21p 5:06p Today 8:34a 12:39a 4:59p 11:10a Tue. 8:59a 1:41a 6:41p 1:32p ESE 10-20 2-4 Light SE 8-16 2-4 ModerateFt. Myers 83/72 storms all day Punta Gorda 84/69 storms all day Sarasota 84/71 storms all day The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018First May 21 Full May 29 Last Jun 6 New Jun 13 Today 12:52 p.m. 1:30 a.m. Tuesday 1:53 p.m. 2:16 a.m. Today 6:38 a.m. 8:12 p.m. Tuesday 6:37 a.m. 8:13 p.m. Today 12:23p 6:09a ---6:37p Tue. 12:51a 7:04a 1:17p 7:30p Wed. 1:41a 7:53a 2:06p 8:18p Monterrey 86/71 Chihuahua 92/59 Los Angeles 69/57 Washington 80/65 New York 78/62 Miami 81/72 Atlanta 79/68 Detroit 65/54 Houston 91/72 Kansas City 79/64 Chicago 64/54 Minneapolis 65/54 El Paso 89/63 Denver 78/52 Billings 80/53 San Francisco 68/55 Seattle 71/52 Toronto 71/52 Montreal 75/53 Winnipeg 76/51 Ottawa 76/50 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 05/21/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 79 57 t 83 54 pc Anchorage 57 44 c 58 44 pc Atlanta 79 68 t 79 69 t Baltimore 79 62 pc 77 63 t Billings 80 53 pc 75 53 t Birmingham 84 67 pc 83 67 t Boise 77 55 pc 80 59 pc Boston 74 59 s 67 55 pc Buffalo 77 60 pc 75 58 t Burlington, VT 79 55 s 75 56 sh Charleston, WV 87 65 pc 82 63 t Charlotte 84 67 t 80 66 c Chicago 64 54 t 74 56 pc Cincinnati 83 65 t 82 64 c Cleveland 70 60 pc 74 58 t Columbia, SC 85 69 t 81 68 c Columbus, OH 80 66 pc 81 63 t Concord, NH 80 51 s 74 51 pc Dallas 88 70 t 90 70 t Denver 78 52 pc 79 51 pc Des Moines 73 59 pc 83 66 pc Detroit 65 54 r 74 57 t Duluth 70 46 pc 76 53 pc Fairbanks 66 47 pc 65 46 c Fargo 75 51 s 82 58 pc Hartford 80 56 s 69 56 pc Helena 75 52 pc 71 51 t Honolulu 86 74 pc 85 73 sh Houston 91 72 pc 93 72 pc Indianapolis 81 66 pc 83 63 pc Jackson, MS 85 67 pc 88 69 pc Kansas City 79 64 pc 86 67 pc Knoxville 82 63 pc 84 67 pc Las Vegas 83 66 pc 86 67 pc Los Angeles 69 57 pc 68 57 pc Louisville 85 70 pc 85 71 c Memphis 86 69 pc 87 70 t Milwaukee 55 49 c 66 52 sh Minneapolis 65 54 pc 80 63 pc Montgomery 81 66 pc 83 68 t Nashville 86 68 pc 86 69 t New Orleans 88 71 pc 90 71 t New York City 78 62 s 67 60 c Norfolk, VA 76 66 pc 82 71 pc Oklahoma City 81 64 pc 85 64 t Omaha 77 59 pc 87 64 t Philadelphia 79 59 s 73 61 t Phoenix 97 70 s 94 69 s Pittsburgh 81 64 t 79 60 t Portland, ME 75 52 s 67 52 c Portland, OR 74 54 pc 85 60 s Providence 77 54 s 69 55 c Raleigh 82 67 t 84 67 pc Salt Lake City 81 57 s 75 55 t St. Louis 83 68 pc 85 70 pc San Antonio 88 71 t 90 71 pc San Diego 66 59 pc 67 59 pc San Francisco 68 55 pc 65 55 pc Seattle 71 52 pc 76 55 s Washington, DC 80 65 pc 80 66 t Amsterdam 74 56 t 73 56 t Baghdad 106 78 pc 104 77 s Beijing 66 55 sh 74 50 pc Berlin 73 51 pc 74 52 pc Buenos Aires 61 38 pc 59 39 pc Cairo 102 83 pc 106 81 pc Calgary 75 49 pc 78 52 pc Cancun 85 74 t 83 75 pc Dublin 62 43 c 61 47 pc Edmonton 79 46 pc 84 50 s Halifax 64 46 s 58 47 s Kiev 67 50 sh 72 52 s London 74 52 t 73 52 t Madrid 74 54 t 77 57 pc Mexico City 79 56 pc 79 55 pc Montreal 75 53 s 75 56 pc Ottawa 76 50 s 75 52 pc Paris 74 55 t 75 56 t Regina 84 55 pc 83 55 c Rio de Janeiro 77 61 s 80 65 s Rome 76 60 t 74 59 pc St. Johns 54 38 s 49 36 pc San Juan 85 75 sh 85 75 sh Sydney 69 54 s 71 55 s Tokyo 75 63 pc 77 63 s Toronto 71 52 pc 71 54 pc Vancouver 66 51 pc 70 55 s Winnipeg 76 51 s 80 52 cHigh ........................ 95 at Jasper, ALLow ......................... 24 at Gould, CO(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)76On May 21, 1894, Salton, Calif., reached 124 degrees, the hottest temperature recorded in the United States in May. Q: For its size, which state has the greatest number of tornadoes?A: Oklahoma. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 84/71 81/70 81/70 80/70 81/70 81/70 80/70 79/70 81/70 84/72 83/72 80/73 83/72 83/72 83/71 84/69 82/70 84/70 84/71 81/69 81/69 82/69 83/70 85/72 81/70 81/73 82/72 83/72 83/70 83/71 83/72 81/69 84/71 82/73 81/73 82/71 83/71 84/71 WORLD/WEATHERJERUSALEM „ President Mahmoud Abbas was hospitalized with fever Sunday just days after undergoing surgery on his ear, an of“cial said. The 83-year-old Abbas has endured a series of recent health scares which have revived anxiety over who will succeed him. A senior Abbas aide, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with protocol, said the Palestinian leader was diagnosed with a fever on Sunday. Abbas had an ear operation last week, and returned to the hospital late Saturday for a follow-up. Saed Sarahneh, of Istishari Arab hospital, said late Sunday that all tests are normal and his condition is reassuring.Ž He did not elaborate. Another Palestinian of“cial, speaking anonymously because he was discussing the presidents health, said Abbas has pneumonia and is on a respirator and is receiving antibiotics intravenously. He said he is conscious and lucid. Abbas, who is a heavy smoker and overweight, has a long history of health issues, ranging from heart trouble to a bout with prostate cancer a decade ago. Two years ago, he underwent an emergency heart procedure after suffering exhaustion and chest pains. He suffers from arterial plaque and has had stents implanted. Abbas took over as a caretaker leader following the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2004, and was elected for what was supposed to be a “ve-year term the following year. He has remained in “rm control since then, refusing to designate a successor while a political split with rival Hamas prevented new elections. Palestinians have been split since the Islamic militant group seized Gaza in 2007 after winning legislative elections a year earlier, ousting forces of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who now governs just parts of the West Bank. Repeated attempts at reconciliation have failed.Palestinian president hospitalized with feverBy IAN DEITCHASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA „ At morgues and in church services, tearful Cubans on Sunday mourned loved ones who died in the countrys worst air disaster in three decades. Island authorities said they have identi“ed 20 bodies and recovered all human remains from the “eld next to Havanas international airport where a passenger jet crashed Friday, killing 110 people. Maidi Charchabal wept and held a photograph of her son Daniel Terrero, who would have turned 22 years old Sunday, as she waited at Havanas Institute of Legal Medicine for experts to complete their identi“cation of his body. We are here today so that, even if only in consolation, they hand over his body to us, so we can ... be able to be with him on his birthday,Ž Charchabal told The Associated Press. Cubas chief forensics of“cial, Jorge Gonzalez, said all families had been contacted and asked to provide blood and objects such as photographs and toothbrushes that could be used in identi“cations. He said the number of bodies recovered by authorities matches the tally of those on board, accounting for three Cuban women were the only survivors and who were hospitalized in serious condition, so it is believed none are unaccounted for. Gonzalez said many of the bodies were affected by the trauma of the crash, the ”ames and the heat, and the identi“cation process could take at least 30 days. The Boeing 737 belonging to a Mexican charter company and hired by Cuban state-run airline Cubana de Aviacion veered sharply shortly after takeoff from Havana on Friday afternoon and crashed in a “reball in a cassava “eld. Its destination had been the eastern Cuban city of Holguin. It was carrying 107 passengers „ mostly Cubans and also “ve foreigners „ and a six-person ”ight crew from Mexico. Some family members of the Mexican victims arrived in Cuba late Saturday to assist in the identi“cations. Also Sunday, evangelical churches held prayer services for 20 pastors „ 10 married couples „ from the Nazarene Church of Holguin who died while returning home after several days of a spiritual retreat in the capital. Cuba has declared two days of national mourning over the disaster, whose cause is under investigation.Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodiesBy ANDREA RODRIGUEZASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOMairy Charchabal holds a picture of her son Daniel Terrero Charchabal, 22, who was killed in Cubas worst aviation disaster, at the morgue where she waits for the identication of the bodies in Havana, Cuba, Sunday.25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue Greek police arrest 2 in mob beating of Thessalonikis mayorActivists occupy 9 vacant Berlin buildings in rent protestSAO PAULO (AP) „ Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by “shermen. The government of Maranhao state said Sunday the group of 25 people from Senegal, Nigeria, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Cape Verde landed Saturday. Two Brazilians were also among those rescued. The government said the 27 people were dehydrated and received medical care and meals. Federal police are looking into whether any crimes were committed against the group. That could mean there is suspicion they were exploited by people who smuggle migrants. The G1 news portal reported the migrants boat was adrift for weeks. Every year, tens of thousands of people from Africa and the Middle East try to reach Europe in smugglers boats. But such journeys to Brazil are rare. THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) „ Police in Greeces second-largest city say they have arrested two people as suspects in an attack that left the mayor of Thessaloniki hospitalized. About a dozen people set upon Mayor Yiannis Boutaris at a Saturday ceremony honoring Greek victims of purges by the Turks during World War I and the subsequent Greek-Turkish war. He was thrown to the ground and kicked all over his body. Ippokratio General Hospital director Vana Papachristodoulou says the 75-year-old Boutaris was admitted with a leg injury and bruises and in a state of shock, and discharged early Sunday. Police say one of the detained suspects is a 36 year old, the other age 20. They are looking for more suspects. The Greek government blamed the beating on extreme-right thugs.Ž Boutaris is reviled by extreme nationalists. BERLIN (AP) „ Berlin police say activists protesting rising rents and gentri“cation in the German capital have occupied nine vacant buildings. The DPA news agency reported Sunday that apartments in the trendy Kreuzberg, Neukoelln and Friedrichshain neighborhoods were among the buildings taken over. The protesters hung banners out windows and tweeted using the hashtag #besetzen, German for occupy.Ž Real estate prices and rents have skyrocketed in Berlin in recent years, creating affordability pressures that have been the subject of demonstrations for stricter rent control and more affordable housing. The building occupiers issued a statement saying they are staging a radical intervention against the principle of speculative vacancies.Ž It was not immediately clear how many activists were involved or how long they planned to stay the buildings. | HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD PAUL ZINKEN/DPA VIA APA banner reading Occupied in front of a house in Berlin, Sunday.


The Sun /Monday, May 21, 2018 Page 3 LOS ANGELES „ Deadpool and his foulmouthed crew of mis“ts and malcontents have taken down the Avengers. Foxs Deadpool 2Ž brought in $125 million this weekend, giving it the second-highest opening ever for an R-rated movie and ending the threeweek reign of Disneys Avengers: In“nity WarŽ at the top of the North American box of“ce, according to studio estimates Sunday. Deadpool 2,Ž with Ryan Reynolds returning as the title character and co-writing this time, fell somewhat short of the $130 million the studio predicted and the $132.4 million that its predecessor earned two years ago. Analysts and the studio said the difference can be attributed to the “rst “lm opening on a holiday weekend, and could easily be made up with Memorial Day coming, despite the looming competition from Solo: A Star Wars Story.Ž I think with a holiday on our second weekend well catch Deadpool if not exceed it,Ž said Chris Aronson, distribution chief for 20th Century Fox. The “lm grossed $176.3 million worldwide and opened better overseas than the “rst, especially “nding audiences in Latin America. The Avengers are hardly hurting. Disney and Marvels Avengers: In“nity WarŽ brought in an estimated $29 million in North America for a four-week take of $595 million domestically and $1.2 billion internationally. Its now the “fth highest grossing “lm of all time worldwide. In a whole different corner of the cinematic universe, Book ClubŽ was third with a $12.5 million weekend that exceeded expectations. It was a successful piece of counter-programming for Paramount, which used the modestly budgeted comedy starring Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton and Candice Bergen to “nd older audiences and women while Deadpool 2Ž dwelled overwhelmingly on young men. There are de“nitely audiences out there for whom superhero movies are not their cup of tea,Ž said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for comScore. Deadpool 2Ž follows the proudly foul formula of the “rst, mixing the usual superhero set pieces with gore, gross-out jokes, 80s power ballads and frequent fourth-wall violations. The box of“ce of the second “lm suggests that formula can become a long-term franchise, and builds its possibilities with the addition of antihero teammates from Marvel Comics for the title character, including Josh Brolins Cable and Zazie Beetzs Domino. The source material is so vast and rich that I dont think theres any question that it just opens the door for more,Ž Aronson said. Along with the earnings and acclaim for last years R-rated Logan,Ž Fox has made itself the early leader in the burgeoning subgenre. The R-rating may be restrictive in terms of the audience make-up, but its certainly not restrictive in the creative freedom it offers, so when movies like these hit, they can hit big,Ž Dergarabedian said. There is a place for the R rating. In the superhero genre it offers endless and really cool possibilities.Ž Deadpool 2Ž next faces off with Solo,Ž but the two “lms along with the still-earning AvengersŽ ought to make for a major Memorial Day for the industry. This marketplace is big enough for all these “lms,Ž Dergarabedian said.Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Where available, the latest international numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday. 1. Deadpool 2,Ž $125million. 2.ŽAvengers: Infinity War,Ž $28.6million. 3. Book Club,Ž $12.5million. 4. Life of the Party,Ž $7.7million. 5. Breaking In,Ž $6.4million. 6. Show Dogs,Ž $6million. 7. Overboard,Ž $4.7million. 8. A Quiet Place,Ž $4million. 9. Rampage,Ž $1.5million. 10. I Feel Pretty,Ž $1.2million.Deadpool 2 ends Avengers box-office reign, rakes in $125MBy ANDREW DALTONAP ENTERTAINMENT WRITER TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX VIA AP, FILE PHOTOThis image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Ryan Reynolds in a scene from Deadpool 2.Ž Foxs Deadpool 2Ž brought in $125million according to studio estimates Sunday and ended the three-week reign of Disneys Avengers: Innity WarŽ at the top of the North American box oce. Best-Selling Books Week Ended May 13th.FICTION1. Oh, the Places Youll GoŽ by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 2. A Day in the Life of Marlon BundoŽ by Twiss/Keller (Chronicle Books) 3. The 17th SuspectŽ by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) 4. The FallenŽ by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 5. Trials of Apollo: The Burning MazeŽ by Rick Riordan (Disney Press) 6. The High Tide ClubŽ by Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martins Press) 7. The Giving TreeŽ by Shel Silverstein (HarperCollins Childrens) 8. Dog Man and Cat Kid (Dog Man 4)Ž by Dav Pilkey (Graphix) 9. The Crooked StaircaseŽ by Dean Koontz (Bantam) 10. Twisted PreyŽ by John Sandford (G.P. Putnams Sons)NONFICTION1. Magnolia TableŽ by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (Morrow Cookbooks) 2. The Soul of AmericaŽ by Jon Meachum (Random House) 3. A Higher LoyaltyŽ by James Comey (Flatiron Books) 4. BarracoonŽ by Zora Neale Hurston (Amistad) 5. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to ChaosŽ by Jordan B. 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Page 4 The Sun / Monday, May 21, 2018 ALMANAC Today is Monday, May 21, the 141st day of 2018. There are 224 days left in the year. Today in history On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33 hours. On this date In 1542 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River. In 1868 Ulysses S. Grant was nominated for president by the Republican national convention in Chicago. In 1881 Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross. In 1917 the Great Atlanta Fire broke out, burning 300 acres, destroying nearly 2,000 buildings and displacing some 10,000 residents. In 1924 in a case that drew much notoriety, 14-year-old Bobby Franks was murdered in a thrill killingŽ carried out by University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold Jr. and Richard Loeb (Bobbys cousin). In 1932 Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean as she landed in Northern Ireland, about 15 hours after leaving Newfoundland. In 1955 Chuck Berry recorded his first single, Maybellene,Ž for Chess Records in Chicago. In 1991 former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated during national elections by a suicide bomber. Ten years ago: Oil prices blew past $130 a barrel for the first time and gas prices climbed above $3.80 a gallon. Todays birthdays Rhythm-and-blues singer Ron Isley (The Isley Brothers) is 77. Rock musician Hilton Valentine (The Animals) is 75. Musician Bill Champlin is 71. Singer Leo Sayer is 70. Actress Carol Potter is 70. Actor Mr. T is 66. Music producer Stan Lynch is 63. Actor Judge Reinhold is 61. Actor-director Nick Cassavetes is 59. Actor Brent Briscoe is 57. Actress Lisa Edelstein is 52. Actress Fairuza Balk is 44. Rapper Havoc (Mobb Deep) is 44. Rock musician Tony LoGerfo (Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real) is 35. Actor Sunkrish Bala is 34. Actor David Ajala is 32. Bible verse When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.Ž „ Mark 2:17. Jesus can only help those who realize their need for Him. Let Him be the Great Physician of your life. NEW YORK (AP) „ Some inmates at New York Citys biggest jail got a taste of ancient Greece this weekend. A theater company went to Rikers Island on Saturday to perform skits from plays by Sophocles that deal with wounded, traumatized warriors and how they deal with other people off the battleground. It was a perfect “t for the New York audience behind bars „ about 20 military veterans living in a new jail unit where even the correction of“cers are veterans. Bryan Doerries, head of the Theater of War company that presented the Greek tragedies, then invited the imprisoned veterans to discuss their personal stories. The Department of Corrections Senior Deputy Commissioner Timothy Farrell says of“cials are trying to give these veterans charged with nonviolent crimes a sense of camaraderie.ŽODD NEWS Rikers Island inmates get a taste of ancient GreeceFROM PAGE ONEJoseph Kekedi, an orchid grower who lives and works about 3 miles from where lava is pouring into the sea, said luckily the ”ow didnt head his way. At one point, it was about a mile upslope from his property in the coastal community of Kapoho. He said residents cant do much but stay informed and be ready to get out of the way. Heres nature reminding us again whos boss,Ž Kekedi said. He is hosting a 90-yearold who evacuated from the Leilani Estates neighborhood, where lava started spewing May 3. He also was storing belongings for other friends who had to leave their homes. Kekedi said most of his neighbors are optimistic. He has friends who lost houses when lava smothered the town of Kalapana in the 1990s but they built again, found a good life and life went on.Ž Scientists say they dont know how long the eruption will last. The volcano has opened more than 20 vents, including four that have merged into one large crack. It has been gushing lava high into the sky and sending a river of molten rock toward the ocean at about 300 yards per hour. The ”ows accelerated after newer lava began emerging from the ground late last week. The fresher lava is hotter and tends to move faster than the older lava that was unleashed earlier. Scientists say the older lava is likely from magma that Kilauea has been storing underground since the volcano last erupted in 1955. The area affected by lava and ash is small compared with the Big Island, which is about 4,000 square miles. The volcano has spared most of the island and the rest of the Hawaiian chain. Of“cials have reminded tourists that ”ights, including on the Big Island, have not been affected. Even on the Big Island, most tourist activities are available and businesses are open.LAVAFROM PAGE 1Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced an investigation in March at the request of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and congressional Republicans. Sessions and the lawmakers had urged Horowitz to review whether FBI and Justice Department of“cials abused their surveillance powers by using information compiled by Christopher Steele, a former British spy, and paid for by Democrats as part of the basis to justify monitoring Carter Page, a former campaign adviser to Trump. Horowitz said his of“ce will look at those claims as well as communications between Steele and DOJ and FBI of“cials. Trump did not elaborate on the promised demand,Ž which he included in one of a series of tweets he sent throughout the day Sunday. On Saturday, Trump tweeted, If the FBI or DOJ was in“ltrating a campaign for the bene“t of another campaign, that is a really big deal.Ž He said only the release or review of documents the House Intelligence Committee is seeking from the Justice Department can give conclusive answers.Ž The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called Trumps claim of an embedded spy nonsense.Ž His demand DOJ investigate something they know to be untrue is an abuse of power, and an effort to distract from his growing legal problems,Ž Schiff said on Twitter. Never mind that DOJ has warned that lives and alliances are at risk. He doesnt care.Ž The GOP-led House Intelligence Committee closed its Russian meddling probe last month, saying it found no evidence of collusion or coordination between Trumps campaign and Russia, which special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into. Schiff and other committee Democrats were furious and argued that Republicans had not subpoenaed many witnessed they considered essential to the committees work. Trump last week accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign. Trump quoted Fox Business anchor David Asman and tweeted Friday: Apparently the DOJ put a Spy in the Trump Campaign. This has never been done before and by any means necessary, they are out to frame Donald Trump for crimes he didnt commit.Ž But when asked whether there was an informant on the campaign, Giuliani told CNN, I dont know for sure, nor does the president, if there really was one,Ž though he said they have long been told there was some kind of in“ltration.Ž Earlier this month, the National Review raised the question of a possible FBI spy in Trumps campaign. The article cites work by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California, an ardent Trump supporter and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, who has demanded information on an FBI source in the Russia investigation. Opponents of Nunes request have stressed the need to protect intelligence sources and methods. The New York Times reported separately last week that at least one government informant met several times with Page and George Papadopoulos, another former foreign policy adviser on Trumps campaign. The Times reported, citing current and former FBI of“cials, that the informant talked to Page and Papadopoulos because they had suspicious contacts linked to Russia. Papadopoulos was charged last year in Muellers investigation and pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. He has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. Sunday was not the “rst time that Trump accused his predecessor of politically motivated activity against him. Without substantiation, Trump tweeted in March 2017 that former President Barack Obama had conducted surveillance the previous October at Trump Tower, the New York skyscraper where Trump ran his campaign and transition and maintains a residence. Then-FBI Director James Comey later testi“ed to Congress that internal reviews found no information to support the presidents tweets. Trump later “red Comey over the bureaus Russia investigation.SPYFROM PAGE 1 he had received at least 350 complaints from voters about the existence of the Red PointsŽ sites. He said some were vent set up inside voting centers. He called it a pressure mechanism, an element of political and social blackmailŽ directed at a poorer sector of the population. National Electoral Council president Tibisay Lucena later said of“cials had con“rmed a handful of complaints and recti“ed any violations, but he insisted that overall they were nothing in comparison to previous electoral processes.Ž Maduro, setting an example for government supporters who he called on to vote early, cast his ballot in Caracas shortly after “reworks and loud speakers blasting a military hymn roused Venezuelans from sleep around 5 a.m. He said Venezuelans would provide an example of democracy to the world and brushed back suggestions he was taking the country down an authoritarian path. Maduro said that if he won the election, he would seek an understanding with his opponents on a way forward for the crisis-wracked country. Im going to stubbornly and obsessively insist in dialogue for peace,Ž he said. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said about 2.5 million people had voted by 10 a.m. In Petare, home to Caracas biggest slum, voters waited in line to have their Fatherland CardŽ scanned by socialist party volunteers. A woman wearing the red, yellow and blue colors of Venezuelas ”ag scanned each card with her phone „ verifying that cardholders had done their patriotic duty of voting, presumably for Maduro. Nayra Martinez, a city employee and opposition activist, bucked her partys call to abstain from casting her ballot, saying it was no time to stop “ghting. But in the opposition stronghold of eastern Caracas, the leafy streets were largely empty. In the neighborhood of Los Palos Grandes, opposition supporter Henri Roldan said he was not voting. Instead, he planned to eat out at a restaurant, a luxury the 62-year-old now limits himself to once a month since hyperin”ation has devoured the buying power of his pension check. The election has drawn broad criticism since some of Maduros most-popular rivals were barred from running, and several more were forced into exile. Echoing the views of Venezuelas tattered opposition movement, the United States, European Union and many Latin American countries said they would not recognize the results. In addition, pressure tactics honed in past campaigns kicked into overdrive, further tilting the playing “eld in Maduros favor. Almost 75 percent of households said they received government-issued food boxes in the past three months, according to Datanalisis, and Maduro on the stump has promised that the 16.5 million holders of the ”edgling fatherland card will be rewarded for their vote. Some question the wisdom of not competing in an election, even if it is widely seen as rigged. A 2010 study by the Brookings Institution covering 171 electoral boycotts around the world found that such maneuvers rarely succeeded in rendering elections illegitimate in the eyes of the world. Instead, the boycotting party usually emerged weaker and the incumbent empowered. Javier Corrales, a Venezuela expert at Amherst College, said the oppositions sit-out strategy could be as disastrous as its boycott of congressional elections in 2005, which let the ruling party sweep all seats and pass legislation removing presidential term limits that further strengthened Chavez. The irony is that this is the least democratic election of all but its also the best chance the opposition has ever had,Ž said Corrales. If Maduro wins by a large margin, hell take it is as a green light to continue radicalizing and moving in the direction of completely destroying the private sector.ŽVOTEFROM PAGE 1 this? What do we do?Ž Ward asked. The answer is to let everyone grieve, including yourselves.Ž He said people can help grieving family or friends simply by listening. No words are going to “x this. But your presence, being there is what the families need,Ž Ward said. Why is our presence so important? Because dwelling in us is the spirit of God.Ž Church leaders wore green T-shirts with gold lettering „the colors of Santa Fe High School. Inside an outline of the state of Texas, the letters spelled out a verse from 2 Corinthians 4:8-9. In a nearby church kitchen, parishioners prepared plates of barbecue to be sold after the service, with all the proceeds going to victims families. At Arcadia First Baptist Church, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott hugged parishioners as they arrived. Among them was Monica Bracknell, an 18-year-old senior who survived the shooting. She stopped to tell the governor that the attack should not be turned into a political battle over gun control. Surrounded by television cameras, photographers and reporters, she told Abbott guns were not to blame. People are making this into a political issue,Ž she said she told him. This is not a political issue. Its not a gun-law issue.Ž It was not the “rst time faith in Santa Fe has been tested with the whole country watching. In 2000, the city was at the center of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that banned students from leading pregame prayer over loudspeakers. The court ruled 6-3 that the school districts policy of allowing student-led prayers at campus events violated the constitutionally required separation of church and state. Justices said giving students a public forum for prayer was effectively sponsoring the message. Also Sunday, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called for a hardeningŽ of the nations school buildings in the wake of the attack. Patrick, a Republican, blamed a culture of violenceŽ and said more needs to be done to keep shooters away from students, such as restricting school entrances and arming teachers. When youre facing someone whos an active shooter, the best way to take that shooter down is with a gun. But even better than that is four to “ve guns to one,Ž he told CNNs State of the Union.Ž On ABCs The Week,Ž Patrick said he supports background checks for gun purchasers but stressed that gun regulation starts at home.Ž Meanwhile, families planned funerals. Services for 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh took place Sunday at a mosque in suburban Houston. Her father, Abdul Aziz Sheikh, described his daughter as an accomplished student who aspired to work in civil service and hoped one day to join Pakistans foreign of“ce. Her body is to be returned to Karachi. The 17-year-old suspect, Dmitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges. In their “rst statement since the massacre, Pagourtzis family said Saturday that the bloodshed seems incompatible with the boy we love.Ž We are as shocked and confused as anyone else by these events,Ž said the statement, which offered prayers and condolences to the victims. Relatives said they remained mostly in the dark about the speci“csŽ of the attack and shared the publics hunger for answers.Ž The suspects attorney, Nicholas Poehl, said he was investigating whether his client endured any teacher-on-studentŽ bullying after reading reports of Pagourtzis being mistreated by football coaches. In an online statement, the school district said it investigated the accusations and con“rmed that these reports were untrue.Ž Poehl said that there was no history of mental health issues with his client, though there may be some indications of family history.Ž He said it was too early to elaborate.GRIEFFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOFuneral prayers are oered for Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh, who was killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting, during a service at the Brand Lane Islamic Center Sunday in Staord, Texas.


The Sun /Monday, May 21, 2018 Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger Saturdays Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: What is your opinion of the keto diet? I have been doing it for a few weeks now and lost a few pounds, but it goes against everything I usually eat „ high quantities of red meat, lots of full-fat foods and dairy. Since I am losing some weight and actually feel better and am sleeping better, I like the short-term results, but I cannot see this as a long-term way of life. I am concerned about all that fat going into my body and clogging my arteries. I exercise every day with Zumba, jogging, etc. „ J.P. ANSWER: The ketosis diet favors very large amounts of fat „ 60 to 80 percent of calories, with 15 to 20 percent of calories from protein and 5 percent or less from carbohydrates. The theory is to cause ketosis, a physiological condition of ketones in the blood as a result of high fat intake. It has been used since the 1920s as a treatment for seizures, but now is used for weight loss. Like every diet, it has both good and bad aspects. On the good side, it is eective at short-term weight loss. However, much of the apparent early weight loss is due to water weight, which is a universal nding on a high-fat diet. Weight gain is likely when stopping the diet. It is highly restrictive. Further, many of the foods that you can't eat on this diet are those that have been shown to be associated with improved health, especially vegetables and most fruits. Most people will have a substantial increase in cholesterol levels (by as much as 50 percent). The red meat and saturated fat probably present an independent risk of heart disease and cancer (even apart from its eect on cholesterol), although this remains somewhat controversial. I do not recommend the keto diet for long-term use, at all. It may have some benet in helping with short-term weight loss, but I think there are much healthier alternatives for most people. DEAR DR. ROACH: A couple of years ago, a letter writer asked if you knew anything about the eect of Advil on men with enlarged prostates. It seemed that ibuprofen decreased his trips to the bathroom. I have found the same thing myself. Taking two Advil allows me to wait ve to six hours before having to urinate. Has there been more research on why this happens? „ S.Z. ANSWER: There is some more information. Men with symptoms of enlarged prostate often have increased urinary frequency, combined with incomplete emptying. This makes sense; if you can't empty your entire bladder, you will have to empty it more frequently. So it seems the ibuprofen is letting you empty the bladder more completely. There are two major reasons for incomplete emptying, and dierent theories for why ibuprofen might work on each. Benign (not cancerous) enlargement of the prostate is one reason. In this case, it is hypothesized that ibuprofen stops the growth of cells in the prostate, but the exact mechanism isn't clear. Reducing the size of the prostate can allow better, more complete urine ow. The other common cause of the prostate symptoms is inammation of the prostate. In this case, ibuprofen's anti-inammatory eect reducing symptoms is easier to understand. The fact that it works so quickly for you suggests that the anti-inammatory eect is more important in your case. Ibuprofen does have possible side eects, but two ibuprofen once a day is unlikely to cause signicant problems.DEAR ABBY: I'm average, tness-wise, and work in an oce. My girlfriend, who is naturally athletic, has belonged to a gym for a year. Our two tness paths collided when I was enjoying a coee with her and her training partner, "Trixi," at her place one day. Trixi made a muscle. When I complimented her on her impressive arm denition, she responded I should see my girlfriend's. When my girlfriend exed, her bicep popped up so high my eyes bulged. Trixi then prodded me to ex. I didn't want to because I knew my muscle wasn't as developed. Trixi felt both our arms and declared mine softer. She then pushed us to arm wrestle. Anyway, two times on the right and once on the left, I ended up with the back of my hand securely pinned down to the table to their extreme amusement. I felt embarrassed because there was nothing I could do to stop her stronger arms driving me down. The upshot is, I feel there has been a power shift in our relationship. I have now been defeated in arm wrestling in front of her parents and a group of her cheering girlfriends. How should I adjust? Must I just accept her superior strength, tell her to tone down her showing o or get myself stronger at the gym? „ Outmuscled In Australia DEAR OUTMUSCLED: A wise person asks his or her physician before starting a diet and/ or exercise program. Then, if you get the go-ahead, go to a gym and gradually begin a regular exercise program. While you're there, ask a trainer to help you get started with the weights and machines so you can learn proper form and build yourself up rather than tear yourself down. If you do, it will not only increase your strength, but benet you in other ways. And by the way, your girlfriend must be very immature to deliberately emasculate you in front of her friends and family. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND ON is about having self-control with credit cards. „ Heloise "Dear Heloise: My husband and I decided to pay o our credit cards, get out of deep debt and stay out of debt because we'll both be retiring in three years. It hasn't been easy, but we knew we could do it with a little self-control. Before either of us bought anything, we'd ask ourselves, 'Is this purchase necessary?' 'How will this benet us?' and nally, 'Can we live without it?' "We cleaned out the house and had a huge garage sale, sold our large house and bought a small home that has less upkeep. We're happier now than we've ever been, with less 'stu,' and we have more time and money to travel, pursue hobbies and enjoy life. "I only wish we had done this 30 years ago!" „ Jack and Karen F., Cape Coral, Fla.Upfront benet of keto does not warrant extended use Hard work in gym pays o with arm-wrestling victory Pare down, then live it upHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby


Page 6 The Sun / Monday, May 21, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). You aim to exceed expectations. It starts with being very careful about what you set up in a persons mind to begin with. After that, you must be vigilant about delivering on that and then some. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Patience isnt about timing; its about attitude. Patience is a manner of graciously accepting life as it presents itself instead of trying to bully your own agenda onto it. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Part of the appeal of growing things is that it feels good to know that you can do whats needed for your own survival and thriving. Explore this and/or other kinds of self-reliance to unlock a new level of condence in yourself. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Youve stood at those intersections in the road where the buttons seem like a ruse. You push to walk, and nothing happens. Youre dubious about your ability to inuence todays pattern, too, but you have to at least try. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Dont be too quick to judge, especially in matters of art or personal taste. Styles come and go, and their appeal can strike you in unexpected ways, depending on the appetites and moods of the moment. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It will be clear from your way of managing challenges big and small that when you decide to be adaptable, you can denitely get used to almost anything. Now its just a matter of deciding whats acceptable and whats not. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The worthwhile thing youre doing needs an audience who cares; otherwise, the work, no matter how exquisite, will be incomplete. Sharing is an essential part of the process. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The recipe for a good mood will include sunshine, music and exciting ideas. Thinking of a better future will also be a worthy pastime, especially if youre willing to organize these thoughts onto paper and make a plan. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). All support networks are not equal. The ideal network is a mix of dierent ages, employment situations and cultures. This is the kind of network that makes you stronger and better. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You cant get out of a bad mood by deciding whats wrong with your life, so its a waste of time to dwell there, especially today. Focus on whats going right. Youll lift yourself and all around you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). For the social connection to be strong, it has to have mutual benet. This requires you to be honest about what you hope to get out of it and what youre willing to put into it. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). To say that freedom is important to you would be a colossal understatement. You are inwardly revolting against the restrictions placed on you, and that revolt is about to get very outwardŽ indeed. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (May 21). You include new people in your decisions this year, just to keep things playful, interesting and exciting. Theres a twist in July that will favor you tremendously, but this will be hard to see in the early stages, so have faith. Your strength attracts other strong people, and together youll accomplish impressive feats. Pisces and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 40, 33, 28 and 4. HOROSCOPE BLONDIE By Dean Young and John Marshall BORN LOSER By Art and Chip Sansom BABY BLUES By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott MUTTS By Patrick McDonnell DOONSBURY By Garry Trudeau


The Sun /Monday, May 21, 2018 Page 7 PEANUTS By Charles Schulz CRANKSHAFT By Tom Batiuk & Chuck Ayers SHOE By Gary Brookins & Susie MacNelly ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman GARFIELD By Jim Davis DILBERT By Scott Adams REX MORGAN By Terry Beatty MARY WORTH By Karen Moy and June Brigman NON SEQUITUR By Wiley FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker HI AND LOIS By Brian and Greg Walker HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker and Johnny Hart B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM By Mike Peters PICKLES By Brian Crane MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley


Page 8 The Sun / Monday, May 21, 2018 NATION HELENA, Mont. „ Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the Jurassic ParkŽ movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a roosters comb. Horner, who consulted with director Steven Spielberg on the Jurassic ParkŽ “lms, is developing a three-dimensional hologram exhibit that will showcase the latest theories on what dinosaurs looked like. He is working with entertainment company Base Hologram to create an exhibit that will let people feel as though theyre on an archaeological dig, inside a laboratory and surrounded by dinosaurs in the wild. Im always trying to “gure out a good way to get the science of paleontology across to the general public,Ž Horner said in a recent interview with The Associated Press. Like taking them into the “eld or taking them into my laboratory and then using the technology that we have to show people what dinosaurs were really like.Ž That understanding of what dinosaurs looked like has changed a lot since the original Jurassic ParkŽ in 1993. For example, researchers now believe dinosaurs were much more bird-like than lizard-like, and scientists studying dinosaur skulls have found keratin, a substance that gives birds their bright colors. We can see at least areas that could be vividly colored, very much like birds, and theres no reason to make them different from birds,Ž Horner said. Horner and Base Hologram workers have been developing the exhibits story line for a couple of months, with plans to have multiple traveling exhibits ready to launch by spring 2019. The company wants to place them in museums, science centers and other institutions where they might spur debate among scientists who dont share the theory that dinosaurs were colorful, feathered creatures. The controversy is OK because it makes people talk,Ž said Base Hologram executive vice president Michael Swinney. Live performances using holograms have gained attention in recent years, notably through concerts that feature likenesses of dead performers such as Michael Jackson and Tupac Shakur. Until now, Base Hologram, a subsidiary of the live entertainment company Base Entertainment, has used the technology to put on concerts by late singers Roy Orbison and Marie Callas. As the “eld becomes more competitive, the company is seeking new areas to apply the technology, such as science, CEO Brian Becker said. Horner previously worked with Microsoft to create his dinosaur holograms that can be used with virtual and augmented reality technologies. He noted the technology used in the exhibit can be applied even more broadly, including by paleontologists in their labs. What we do now is, when we want to envision something, we get an artist to paint it,Ž Horner said. Now, were going to be able to create a 3-D immersive experience a lot better than a painting.ŽJurassic Park dinosaur experts next big thing: hologramsBy MATT VOLZASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOIn this 2016 le photo, paleontologist Jack Horner stands with fans at Jack Horner Family Day at the Museum of Rockies in Bozeman, Mont. WASHINGTON „ The Trump administration has decided not to impose tariffs on Chinese products for now, after progress between the two nations on trade issues in two days of talks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. Were putting the trade war on hold, right now,Ž Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday.Ž President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on up to $150 billion worth of Chinese imports to punish Beijing for violating American intellectual property. China has said it would to retaliate with tariffs on such products as soybeans to airplanes. Mnuchins comments came after the two nations Saturday released a joint statement Saturday in which China proposed to signi“cantly increase purchasesŽ of U.S. goods. But the statement released by the White House didnt put a dollar “gure on the increased purchases by China, or address a comment Friday by Trumps top economic adviser, suggesting that Beijing had agreed to cut its annual trade surplus with the U.S. by $200 billion. Vice Premier Liu He, a envoy for Chinese President Xi Jinping, said in Washington that talks with Mnuchin, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer ended with a pledge not to engage in a trade war, according to a Xinhua news agency report. We made very meaningful progress and we agreed on a framework. The framework includes their agreement to substantially reduce the trade de“cit by increasing their purchases of goods,Ž Mnuchin said. The two sides have agreed to numerical targets, he said, but the he didnt want to disclose them.US puts tariffs against China on holdBy ANDREW MAYEDABLOOMBERG NEWS TREASURY SECRETARY STEVEN MNUCHINNEW YORK „ Criminal investigators are getting their “rst look at materials gathered from raids on the home and of“ce of President Donald Trumps personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judges demand that it occur speedily and ef“ciently. The progress comes just days before U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood will preside over a fourth hearing resulting from Michael Cohens efforts to gain in”uence over what potential evidence seized in the April 9 raids can be deemed subject to the privilege and blocked from the view of criminal prosecutors. Prosecutors say they are investigating possible fraud as they study Cohens personal business dealings. Wood last month designated a former federal judge, Barbara Jones, to serve as a neutral party „ known as a special master „ and resolve disputes over what items can be kept secret and out of the view of investigators. Twice, Jones has “led letters updating the status of the privilege search, most recently a week ago. She said she will provide Wood with a timeline for concluding the privilege review once she has received enough of Cohens electronic property. In a letter to the court on Friday, Cohens lawyers indicated they were encouraged by the system that was set up, noting the careful review procedure that is currently being overseen by the special master.Ž The letter was “led as they sought to exclude Michael Avenatti, an attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, from joining the court case. The “rst materials to face the scrutiny of Jones and lawyers for Cohen, Trump and the Trump Organization, were likely the easiest to study: eight boxes of paper documents. The majority of what was seized, though, was contained on over a dozen electronic devices, including computers, cellular phones and an iPad. The paper documents, numbering in the hundreds or thousands, were processed over a twoweek period, enabling criminal prosecutors in recent days to begin scrutinizing raid materials for the “rst time. But it is likely that the electronic documents, containing a much larger volume of materials, will take longer to process. Jones said in a letter to the court a week ago that the government was expected to produce all of the content from the raids except for the electronic contents of a single computer by Friday. Then, lawyers for Cohen and Trump will designate items they think are subject to attorney-client privilege as the same time Jones is making her own designations. At hearings last month, Wood said she wanted the process to move much faster than the more than a year that it took lawyers to resolve privilege disputes after a civil rights attorney was arrested in a terrorism probe in 2002. Joanna Hendon, a lawyer for Trump, said last month that even the president was ready to make himself available, as neededŽ to aid the attorney-client privilege search. Lawyers for Cohen had pledged that they were ready to work around around-the-clock, if necessary, to ensure there was no delay. Last month, Cohens lawyers revealed that his three clients in 2017 and 2018 were Trump, Elliott Broidy „ a Trump fundraiser who paid $1.6 million to a Playboy Playmate with whom he had an extramarital affair „ and Fox News host Sean Hannity. In court papers, prosecutors have said the searches are the result of a months-long investigation into Cohen, and seek evidence of crimes, many of which have nothing to do with his work as an attorney, but rather relate to Cohens own business dealings.Ž The raids were authorized by a federal magistrate judge based on factual information presented by federal prosecutors in New York. They were triggered in part by a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller, who separately is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Investigators get first look from Cohen raidBy LARRY NEUMEISTERASSOCIATED PRESS MICHAEL COHEN NEW YORK „ A wily 14-year-old boy who posed as a New York City police of“cer while snatching a legally blind mans wallet in a Manhattan subway station on pretense of helping him was arrested on Sunday. His mother turned the baby-faced youth in to police nearly a week after authorities said he ”ed the subway station at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, near Macys, leaving his victim behind. On May 14, police said he approached the 64-year-old man, identifying himself as an of“cer and offering to lead him through the station and past a turnstile to his train. Surveillance video shows the man standing quietly as the teenager unzips his backpack and takes the wallet. The boy then bolts out with the wallet, which police said contained $85 cash and several credit cards. One card was charged $500 at a nearby store, police determined during an investigation that is ongoing. Authorities released the video with the victims face blurred out and several still images that led to Sundays arrest. Though he looks younger than 14, judging by his face, police estimate the suspect is about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs a hefty 150 lbs. In the video, he is wearing a dark blue shirt, black and white pants, boots and has his own backpack strapped on. The teenagers name was not released because of his age, nor was the victims. The boy faces charges of grand larceny and criminal impersonation of a police of“cer. It was not immediately clear if the young suspect had an attorney, or whether he has been arraigned, appearing in court to admit or deny the alleged offense.14-year-old pretends hes a cop, robs legally blind manBy VERENA DOBNIKASSOCIATED PRESS Boy, 3, rescued from manure pit on farm Helicopter carrying 3 people crashes in Louisiana More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuanaHONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) „ Of“cials say emergency crews rescued a 3-yearold boy who fell into a manure pit on a farm near Philadelphia. Emergency responders were called to the Honey Brook Township farm at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday after the child fell into the sixto 10-foot pit inside a large barn. Fire crews tried to get in to help but quickly became stuck, and as they developed a plan they tried to calm the frightened victim. Two rescuers with rope harnesses worked their way inside, and after building a plywood platform were able to move through the pit to the victim. Of“cials say the boy was alert when he was removed on a stretcher and taken to Ephrata Community Hospital with minor injuries. BOUTTE, La. (AP) „ Authorities say a helicopter carrying three people has crashed in south Louisiana. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molinaro says the Hughes 369 helicopter NEW YORK (AP) „ More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2. WABC-TV reports that police responded to an intersection in Brooklyns Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Saturday. Police say 33 people overdosed from K2 at the same location in 2016. No arrests have been made in Saturdays overdoses but police say they are looking for the person who distributed the K2. K2 is a name for a synthetic compound that mimics the effect of THC, the most psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. The drug can be many times as potent as the THC in marijuana. | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONcrashed about 10 miles southwest of New Orleans on Sunday morning. The names of those aboard the helicopter have not been released. Molinaro says he doesnt know the extent of injuries. The St. Charles Parish Sheriffs Of“ce says the helicopter went down in a wooded area near the community of Boutte. The cause of the crash wasnt immediately known.


Monday, May 21, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsEASTERN CONFERENCE FINALThe Capitals, who enjoyed a 2-0 lead in the series, face elimination tonight in Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Page 2INDEX | Lottery 2 | Auto Racing 3 | MLB 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Horse Racing 6 AP PHOTOSpains Rafael Nadal bites the trophy after beating Germanys Alexander Zverev in the final match of the Italian Open Sunday in Rome. AP PHOTOMembers of the United States team pose after defeating Canada 2-1 in the Hockey World Championships bronze medal match between Canada and the United States Sunday at the Royal arena in Copenhagen, Denmark. By ANDREW DAMPFAssociated PressROME „ Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be heading into the French Open. Alex Zverev is in a good place entering Roland Garros, too. Nadal came out on top in a matchup of this years top two clay-court players Sunday, beating defending champion Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 Sunday to win a record-extending eighth Italian Open title. Coming a week after a loss in the Madrid Open quarterfinals to Dominic Thiem, Nadal has his confidence back entering the years second Grand Slam in Paris, which starts next Sunday. Its been an amazing week,Ž Nadal said. It was tough losing in Madrid so to come back and win the trophy here is great.Ž Nadal recovered from an early break in the third set after a 50-minute rain delay, winning four straight games to close it out once the players returned to the court.TENNIS: Italian OpenNadal back on track entering French OpenBy KAREL JANICEKAssociated PressCOPENHAGEN, Denmark „ The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the world ice hockey championship on Sunday. Chris Kreider led the U.S. with two goals. Forward Nick Bonino scored the winner on a rebound during a power play in the final period. Anders Lee and Kreider added empty-net insurance goals to give the U.S. its third bronze in six years. Its important for the team but its also important for USA Hockey,Ž U.S. captain Patrick Kane said. Now, we can build up off this level and try to keep being better and better.Ž Kane had an assist in the game to finish the tournament with 20 points for eight goals and 12 assists, the first player to do so since 2008. Obviously Im here to produce and try to create offense and make plays out there,Ž Kane said. Overall, Im happy ... it was a fun tournament and a great experience for me and I hope it will help me with my career going forward too.Ž Canada had to settle for a disappointing fourth-place finish. We wanted to win gold,Ž Canada forward Bo Horvat said. We wanted to be in the final. Its not a result we wanted. But we have to take the positives from this experience and bring it to next year.Ž Kreider scored the go-ahead goal for the U.S. in the second period, capitalizing on a mistake by Canada captain Connor McDavid. Canada answered with a Marc-Edouard Vlasic shot that went in between the pads of goaltender Keith Kinkaid.HOCKEY: World ChampionshipsUS tops Canada to claim bronze at hockey worlds AP PHOTOThe Vegas Golden Knights mob goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during game 5 Sunday in Winnipeg. Associated PressWINNIPEG, Manitoba „ The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final „ with a chip on their shoulder. Everybody on this team has something to prove,Ž Ryan Reaves said. We call ourselves The Golden Misfits for a reason. Were doing a good job of proving everybody wrong.Ž Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to wrap up the Western Conference final in five games. Its insane,Ž said defenseman Deryk Engelland, who grabbed the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after the final buzzer to celebrate with his teammates. Your goal is always to make the playoffs. But if I were to guess I would be sitting here doing this right now, you would be a little skeptical at the time.Ž Alex Tuch also scored for the Knights. They lost Game 1 in Winnipeg before winning four straight to become the first expansion team since the 1968 St. Louis Blues „ when the six initial expansion teams were put alone in the West „ to get to the final. It was their time,Ž Winnipeg captain Blake Wheeler said. Theyre just playing really well.Ž Vegas will meet Tampa Bay or Washington in the final. Tampa Bay leads the Eastern final 3-2, with Game 6 set for Monday night in Washington.NHL PLAYOFFS: Golden Knights 2, Jets 1BEATING THE ODDSExpansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup FinalAP PHOTOLos Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, throws to the plate during the third inning Sunday in Anaheim, Calif. By GREG BEACHAMAssociated PressANAHEIM, Calif. „ Shohei Ohtani struck out nine while throwing 7 ‡ innings of excellent six-hit ball in his seventh career start, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their five-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Martin Maldonado homered and drove in two runs, and Zack Cozart drove in two more runs on sacrifice flies as the Angels wrapped up a disappointing 11-game homestand with only four victories „ including both games started by Ohtani (4-1). Los Angeles rookie two-way sensation had another strong outing in the longest start of his stateside career, limiting Tampa Bay to three baserunners in his first six innings. Ohtani retired 12 straight Rays after yielding rookie Johnny Fields homer leading off the third. Ohtani then showed his re silience late. He kept Tampa Bay scoreless in the seventh despite yielding two singles, and he gave up a run while battling for two more outs in the eighth before leaving to a standing ovation. While Ohtani threw 110 pitches, reliever Sergio Romo started for Tampa Bay for the second consecutive day. He faced the Angels first six batters and got four outs while becoming the first pitcher in 38 years to last at least one inning in back-to-back starts. The reliever gave way to Matt Andriese (1-2), who gave up two unearned runs in the fourth after making an error on Andrelton Simmons grounder back to the mound. After Justin Anderson escaped the eighthinning jam, Blake Parker pitched the ninth for his second save in two opportunities.MLB: Angels 5, Rays 2 Ohtani pitches Angels to win over RaysSEE RAYS, 6 SEE VEGAS, 2 SEE WORLDS, 2 SEE TENNIS, 3 Associated PressAaron Wise cruised to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday, shattering the AT&T Byron Nelson record at 23 under on a new course in a race to finish before nightfall after a four-hour rain delay. The 21-year-old rookie shot a 6-under 65 to beat Marc Leishman by three strokes as both became the first to finish the Nelson at 20 under or better in the first year at Trinity Forest. The treeless links-style layout was defenseless with softer fairways and greens and no wind once the morning storms passed. The Nelson celebrated its 50th anniversary with a return to Dallas after 35 years at the TPC Four Seasons in suburban Irving. Rory Sabbatini set the previous record on that par-70 layout at 19-under 261 in 2009.GOLF: AT&T Byron NelsonAaron Wise wins AT&T Byron NelsonSEE GOLF, 3


By JANIE McCAULEYAssociated PressOAKLAND, Calif. „ Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals. Kevin Durant added 25 points, six rebounds and six assists, while Draymond Green grabbed 17 rebounds to go with 10 points and six assists. The Warriors won an NBA-record 16th consecutive home postseason game, surpassing the Chicago Bulls mark of 15 in a row from April 27, 1990-May 21, 1991. The defending champions got defensive „ and maybe a little mad „ after a 127-105 Game 2 defeat Wednesday night at Houston, determined to make stops to ignite the transition game and open up 3-point shooters. And they eventually got Curry going with 18 points on 7-for-7 shooting in the third quarter. Harden had 20 points and nine assists, while Chris Paul added 13 points and 10 rebounds as they combined to shoot just 12 for 32. Game 4 is Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. Curry and Durant each scored five quick points as Golden State opened the third quarter with a 10-0 burst to go ahead 64-43. Under pressure from Paul, Curry swished a 3 from way back with 5:06 left in the third. He struggled with his longrange shot again early but drove through the paint at every chance. Curry hit a baseline 3-pointer at the 9:02 mark of the first but missed his next five 3s before going 4 for 5 in the second half. He is now 7 of 25 from long range „ he made one in each of the first two games. The Warriors five starters all scored in double figures, the first time theyve done so this postseason. Trevor Ariza and Green received a double-technical with 6:49 to play when Ariza shoved Green as they traded words. Both potent offenses were slow getting rolling as the teams played strong defense. Harden and Paul began 3 for 14 with Paul missing six shots before getting his first basket on goaltending against Andre Iguodala 2:39 before halftime. Golden State began getting the looks it liked after halftime. The Warriors faced more stingy, in-the-face pressure from Houston, making it hard to get any early flow shooting. Durant hit his first 3 6:27 before halftime then missed from the deep the next time down. A moment of silence was held before the national anthem for victims of the Houston school shooting.TIP-INSRockets: The Rockets surrendered 10 fast-break points in the first period while getting none of their own. ... They were outrebounded 49-41 and shot 32 for 80 from the floor. Warriors: Kevon Looney had two key blocks off the bench in the first. ... Durant notched his 20th straight postseason game with 20 or more points. By ROGER MOONEY Tampa Bay TimesTAMPA … Capitals G Braden Holtby basically summed up playoff life for the Capitals after Saturdays Game 5 loss in the Eastern Conference final when he said the team never makes it easy for itself. No, we dont,Ž coach Barry Trotz agreed Sunday. The Capitals, who enjoyed a 2-0 lead in the series, face elimination tonight in Game 6 against the Lightning. That they play at home could be seen as an advantage, except the Capitals are 3-5 at home in these playoffs and lost their first two games there in this series. This group seems to never do anything really easy,Ž Trotz said. They have responded all the time. Thats the grace in it all, is that they do respond, they battle for each other, they find another level.Ž The Capitals played well in the past two games, outplaying the Lightning for much of the six periods. And yet, here they are. F Tom Wilson said the thought of the season possibly ending tonight will be on their minds as the Caps take the ice. You know its do your die, your back is against the wall, all those cliches,Ž he said. That being said, its a sport weve played our whole lives. Were familiar. We just have to make sure we do our thing, execute the game plan and well be all right.ŽAbout the “ nal 40 minutes ƒThe Lightning played what it believed was the best period of the postseason during the first period Saturday. But it went away from what it did in the opening 20 minutes after it took a 3-0 lead on F Ryan Callahans goal 33 seconds into the second. C Steven Stamkos said the team went into a defensive mode after that. Sometimes when you do that, you sit back a little too much,Ž he said. The talk with us is, lets continue to be aggressive. Obviously not taking any risks or chances, but were at our best when were skating and using our legs to check. We saw that in the first period and a half where we were all over them. Thats because we were moving our feet, creating turnovers, creating opportunities to score. Our D were skating, allowing our exits out of our zone to be clean and crisp. We just got away from that a little bit. That will be a key for us to start the game (tonight).ŽJoining history?The Lightning can become only the third team since 1974-75 to lose the first two games of the Stanley Cup semifinals at home and rally to win the series. If so, it will join the 1984 Islanders (versus Montreal) and the 1991 Penguins (versus Boston). Both those teams won their series in six games. With a win tonight, the Lightning would be the first team since the 2013 Bruins to win four straight games during any point of a conference final. 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MLB BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees at Texas OR Kansas City at St. Louis 11 p.m. MLB „ Colorado at Dodgers NBA BASKETBALL 8:30 p.m. ESPN „ NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference “ nals, Game 4, Boston at Cleveland NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN „ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference “ nals, Game 6, Tampa Bay at Washington SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FS1 „ Bundesliga, regulation playoff, 2nd leg, Holstein Kiel vs. Wolfsburg DIRK SHADD | TIMESCapitals goaltender Braden Holtby looks on as fans cheer the first goal of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final, scored by Lightning center Cedric Paquette just 19 seconds after the start. The Knights, whose jaw-dropping inaugural 109-point campaign included a Pacific Division crown, swept Los Angeles in the first round, and knocked out San Jose in six games in the second. All those records and everything, it doesnt mean anything if youre not the last team standing,Ž Vegas center Jonathan Marchessault said. I think we have a lot of gas left.Ž Josh Morrissey scored for the Jets, and Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves. Its very difficult to find that positive feeling at this moment,Ž Jets coach Paul Maurice said. Reaves, the bruising Winnipeg native acquired from Pittsburgh before to the trade deadline in February, snapped a 1-1 tie with 6:39 left in the second period when he tipped Luca Sbisas point shot past Hellebuyck. Reeves last goal before Sunday came 3 1/ 2 months ago while with Pittsburgh. The guys that werent playing, myself included, we stayed ready,Ž Reaves said. We had fun while we were doing it, but we worked hard so when we were called upon we were ready to go.Ž Fleury stopped 151 of 161 shots in the series, and allowed just six goals the rest of the way after giving up four in the opener. Everybodys stepping up at different times,Ž Fleury said. Winnipeg got a power play early in the third, but couldnt muster much of anything. The Knights smothered much of the Jets attack for the next 10 minutes, with Hellebuyck having to come up with big stops on William Karlsson and Eric Haula to keep his team within one. The Jets pressed with under 4 minutes to go, with Fleury stopping captain Blake Wheeler on the doorstep, but it wasnt nearly enough as the Knights closed out their third straight series on the road. The Jets had the NHLs second-best record with 114 points in the regular season. They advanced to the first conference final in citys history with a five-game victory over the Minnesota Wild in the opening round before topping the Presidents Trophy-winning Nashville Predators in Game 7 on the road. The usual raucous, white-clad crowd at Bell MTS Place were silenced just 5:11 into Game 5 when Tuch jumped on Morrisseys turnover and fired his sixth past Hellebuyck. The Jets were tentative to start and it got worse after the opener as Vegas dominated the next couple of shifts, forcing some good saves from Hellebuyck before Winnipeg g ot its feet movin g .VEGASFrom Page 1Sweden plays Switzerland for gold later Sunday. Captained by McDavid, the NHL scoring leader, Canada was considered a contender for gold. Chasing its third title in four years, Canada suffered losses in the preliminary round to the U.S. and Finland and was stunned by Switzerland 3-2 in the semifinals. The U.S. had a great start to the tournament with six straight wins. It knocked out the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals but was trashed 6-0 by Sweden in the semis.WORLDSFrom Page 1 AP PHOTOGolden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket between Houston Rockets Chris Paul, right, and Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half Sunday in Oakland, Calif. NBA PLAYOFFS: Warriors 126, Rockets 85Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41


Wise, the 2016 NCAA individual champion at Oregon, reached 20 under with his third birdie in the first seven holes. Branden Grace matched his career-best 62 from last years British Open „ which was the lowest round ever in a major „ and finished at 19 under with J.J. Spaun and Keith Mitchell, who had matching 63s. Hometown star Jordan Spieth shot 67 to finish 11 under.PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Regions Tradition for his “ rst senior major title, closing with a 2-under 70 for a three-stroke victory. Jimenez held or shared the lead after every round, taking a three-shot edge into the “ nal round at Gre y stone Golf & Countr y Club. The Spaniard “ nished at 19-under 269 for his “ fth PGA Tour Champions victory. Steve Stricker, Joe Durant and Gene Sauers tied for second. It was the third time Jimenez had entered the “ nal round of a senior major with at least a share of the lead. He tied for third at the 2016 Senior British Open and was runner-up in the 2016 U.S. Senior Open. Durant and Sauers “ nished with matching 69s, and Stricker shot 70. Bernhard Langer “ nished “ ve strokes off the lead in his bid to become the “ rst to win the Tradition three straight years. He closed with a 66 and 67 over the “ nal two rounds after a slow start. LPGA TOUR: Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the second hole of a playoff to win the Kingsmill Championship for the second time in three years. Jutanugarn closed with a 5-under 66 to match Nasa Hataoka (67) and In Gee Chun (68) at 14-under 199. Jutanugarn and Hataoka both birdied the “ rst extra hole, with Chun dropping out. Hataoka putted “ rst on the second extra hole and missed badly before the 22-year-old Jutanugarn rolled in a 15-footer for her eighth career victory. Her older sister, Moriya, won the HUGEL-JTBC Championship in Los Angeles in April for her “ rst LPGA Tour victory Jutanugarn started the day two shots behind Chun and had a two-shot lead before making bogey at the par-5 15th. Associated PressLE MANS, France „ Defending MotoGP champion Marc Marquez won a crash-marred French MotoGP on Sunday, extending his overall lead in the championship as he chases a fifth world title. The dominant Spanish rider powered his Honda to victory for only the second time on the Le Mans circuit where he retired last year and finished a lowly 13th in 2016. He raised his front wheel in a wheelieŽ celebration and banged his fist on his chest after crossing the line. The 25-year-old Marquez then jumped off his bike and ran over to celebrate with fans. His other win here was in 2014. The grip of the track was a little bit less than yesterday,Ž Marquez said. Im happy, because this victory is important on this track.Ž Danilo Petrucci took second place on his Ducati ahead of Italian countryman Valentino Rossi, the seven-time world champion. I knew the race would be very, very difficult. We struggled a lot with the front tire,Ž Petrucci said. But I managed the rear very well. Then I just followed Marc.Ž The 39-year-old Rossi profited from the spills to climb up from ninth on the starting grid. I had a good rhythm all the race,Ž Rossi said after his second podium of the season. Home favorite Johann Zarco and Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso were among several riders to come off their bikes in the first four laps. Zarco had taken the fourth pole position of his career on Saturday „ the first Frenchman on pole at Le Mans since Christian Sarron in 1988. Marquez started from second, but both made poor starts and Jorge Lorenzo took the race lead as he chased a sixth career win at Le Mans. Dovizioso moved into second spot, while Zarco fought back to third with Marquez fourth. But Dovizioso suddenly crashed on the fourth lap, taking his Ducati too wide on entry into turn 8 and sliding off the track. He was unharmed and wrung his hands in frustration. Minutes later, Zarco made a similar braking error and flew off his Yamaha. Lorenzo almost crashed too, when Marquez made a stunning but borderline dangerous move on his inside to lead with 18 laps to go. Petrucci overtook Lorenzo soon after to move up to third, while Rossi moved ahead of Lorenzo into third with 14 laps to go. The Yamaha rider then set a lap record and had Marquez, his bitter rival, in his sights. Last month, Rossi called Marquez a dirtyŽ rider at the Argentina GP in their latest bust-up. But with 10 laps left, the 25-yearold Marquez set a lap record of his own and was untroubled thereafter. He is well clear in the standings, with 95 points. Spanish rider Maverick Vinales is next with 59, one ahead of Zarco and three clear of Rossi. The Sun / Monday, May 21, 2018 SP Page 3AP PHOTOMoto GP rider Marc Marquez of Spain steers his motorcycle during the French Motorcycle Grand Prix Sunday in Le Mans, France. AUTO RACING: MotoGPMarquez wins French MotoGP to extend world championship lead By JENNA FRYERAssociated PressCONCORD, N.C. „ Something had to be done to NASCARs annual All-Star race, which had stopped being special years ago. A bunch of drivers circled around Charlotte Motor Speedway in cars too difficult to pass for the lead, so whoever had the clean air raced to an easy $1 million prize. It was terrible racing and everybody knew it. So give NASCAR and Charlotte president Marcus Smith credit for trying a radically different rules package in a grasp toward adding something to the snooze-fest. They went with restrictor plates, the choking gadgets designed to limit horsepower, which are really only used at Daytona and Talladega. But pack racing on a boring 1.5mile oval is at minimum something different, so there was no reason for NASCAR not to give it a try. The results were mixed, and partly because Kevin Harvick won for the third consecutive race, and sixth time this season. Five of those wins are Cup Series points victories. The final 10 laps, which are supposed to be a rough and tumble chase for the $1 million, were instead a Harvick rout and that can dilute the results. The reality is that the risk taken in trying a new package, and Harvick withstanding, the results it produced were at least something different. Kudos to NASCAR for trying something, right?Ž Joey Logano said. We as competitors come into this racetrack and say, The heck with it, well go for anything. At least NASCAR has the same attitude. Its the race that you have nothing to lose. They looked at it that way.Ž NASCAR felt the same way and touted the 38 green-flag passes for the lead. Granted, Harvick led the final 11 laps and there was no dramatic sprint for the monetary prize, but there were zero greenflag passes for the lead last year. In fact, there were a combined 61 green-flag passes from 2013 through last season. So from a statistical point of view, the package clearly was a step in the right direction. Were not highfiving,Ž said Steve ODonnell, NASCARs head of competition. I think you judge it by the fans. I think you look down the last 10 laps, everybody is standing up. People were enthused. You saw drivers out there competing. You saw three lead changes in one lap at the end of the third stage.Ž NASCARs in this really weird position in that it knows it needs some radical on-track improvement, but changes are expensive to the teams and disruptive to the purity of a championship season. Its why Smith, who has to sell tickets to next weeks Coca-Cola 600, wouldnt hesitate to bring the rules package back Sunday. Smith loved what he saw in the All-Star race, and he understands that the 600, the longest race by 100 miles on NASCARs schedule, could use some spicing up. But, the drivers werent exactly in love with the restrictor plates. Yes, they were on board with trying something new for the All-Star race. But longterm? It takes planning and NASCAR cant fairly tell teams to bring the same package back to the 600 next week. Or can they? Does there become a point of no return in which ever y week needs to be an on-track science experiment in NASCARs bid to fix a broken product? Its a big ship to turn,Ž acknowledged Harvick, the hottest driver in NASCAR this season. NASCAR used this package at the Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis last year, and the series will use it there again this season and at Pocono and Michigan. Where it shows up next in the Cup Series is a mystery. What wasnt a mystery, at least until Harvick flexed his Ford and took control of the race, was who was goin g to win. That wasnt the case last year. I think you knew on Lap 7 that Kyle Busch had won the All-Star Race, I think we all knew that last year,Ž ODonnell said of the fields inability to catch the leader in last years race. AUTO RACING: NASCARNASCAR should try All-Star shakeup again He came out way faster and played much more aggressive than I did,Ž Zverev said. It just changed momentum ... If you dont have the momentum on your side, youre not going to beat Rafa.Ž Still, Zverev was pleased that he dominated Nadal in the second set and was up a break in the third before the rain came. I was not far away from beating Rafa on a clay court in a Masters final, so I guess I can take that to Paris,Ž Zverev said. Nadal, who improved to 5-0 in his career against Zverev, has won a record 10 French Opens. Of course Rafa will be the favorite there,Ž said Zverev, who has never been past the fourth round in a major. Ill be in the other half of the draw and thats a good thing.Ž Nadal will reclaim the No. 1 ranking on Monday from Roger Federer, who is sitting out the clay season to prepare for Wimbledon. My first victory here in 2005 is one of my greatest memories,Ž Nadal said during the trophy presentation. To have this cup with me so many years later is really specialissimo.Ž Earlier, Elina Svitolina defended the womens title, facing little resistance from top-ranked Simona Halep in a 6-0, 6-4 win. I dominated all the match,Ž Svitolina said. Just like in last years final, Halep appeared bothered by an injury. Nadal and Zverev had each won two titles on clay this season entering the final, with Nadal lifting trophies in Monte Carlo and Barcelona and Zverev taking Munich and Madrid. Midway through the final set, Nadal showed off his shot-making skills with an over-the-shoulder put away with his back to the net, earning long applause from the crowd. Nadal, who hadnt won the Italian Open since 2013, picked up a winners check of 935,000 euros (nearly $1 million). Congratulations Rafa,Ž Zverev said. Youre the greatest clay-court player of all time.Ž Halep called a trainer onto the court for an apparent back problem while trailing 2-3 in the second set then exited the court for treatment. I was a little bit too stiff with my body and I couldnt stay in the rallies,Ž Halep said. Last year, Halep rolled her ankle in the final and lost a set lead to Svitolina. This time, Svitolina didnt face a single break point in a match that lasted just 67 minutes. Halep said her physical problems were the result of a long three-set win over Maria Sharapova in the semifinals a day earlier.TENNISFrom Page 1AP PHOTORafael Nadal hugs Alexander Zverev, face to camera, at the end of their final match at the Italian Open Sunday in Rome. Nadal won 6-1, 1-6, 6-3. AP PHOTOAaron Wise acknowledges applause from the gallery after sinking a putt for birdie on the fifth green during the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament Sunday in Dallas. GOLFFrom Page 1AP PHOTOAriya Jutanugarn celebrates after sinking a birdie putt to win the Kingsmill Championship Sunday in Williamsburg, Virginia.


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Phamcf400002.312 Carpenter3b-1b413000.194 Martinez1b401102.313 Gyorko3b000000.290 ONeilllf423101.333 Fowlerrf321010.160 Hicksp000000--W ong2b300000.179 Garciass301200.236 Penac400002.282 Flahertyp301001.167 Baderrf000000.254 T OTALS32510418 PHILADELPHIA000100000„121 ST.LOUIS00020210X„5100 a-groundedoutforAranointhe8th. E„Santana(3).LOB„Philadelphia4,St. Louis6.2B„Carpenter2(12).HR„Hoskins (6),offFlahertyONeill(2),offNola.RBIs„ Hoskins(27),Martinez(30),ONeill(3), Garcia2(9).SB„Fowler(3).SF„Garcia. S„Wong. Runnersleftinscoringposition„ Philadelphia1(Alfaro)St.Louis3(Martinez, ONeill,Fowler).RISP„Philadelphia0for1 St.Louis2for7. Runnersmovedup„Martinez,Wong. GIDP„Hoskins. DP„St.Louis1(Garcia,Wong,Carpenter). PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Nola,L,6-267 441699 2.37 Arano13110121 1.38 Neris10 000194.76 ST.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Flaherty,W,1-17.22111131202.31 Hicks1.10 002128 2.05 Inheritedrunners-scored„Hicks1-0. WP„Hicks. T„2:53.A„43,560(45,538).PADRES8,PIRATES5SANDIEGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jankowskilf500001.359 Hosmer1b511003.268 Pirela2b411001.259 Villanueva3b412200.250 2-Corderopr010000.252 Handp000000.000 Reyesrf300000.118 Strahmp000000--Yatesp000000--c-Spngnbrgph-3b110000.200 Galvisss422100.240 Ellisc412201.304 Margotcf401100.194 Lylesp100101.000 Szczurrf200000.234 TOTALS3789707 PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Harrison2b403100.295 Polancorf400011.224 Vazquezp000000--Rodriguezp000000.000 Cervellic300112.278 Bell1b500000.260 Dickersonlf500001.307 Moran3b311010.286 1-Rodriguezpr-rf010010.190 Meadowscf413200.455 d-Osunaph100000.259 Mercerss411111.247 Williamsp211000.111 a-Frazierph101000.230 Santanap000000--Felizp000000--b-Freeseph-3b000000.250 TOTALS36510555 SANDIEGO000220004„890 PITTSBURGH001003010„5101 a-singledforWilliamsinthe6th.b-hitby pitchforFelizinthe8th.c-outon“elders choiceforYatesinthe9th.d-outon“elders choiceforMeadowsinthe9th. 1-ranforMoraninthe8th.2-ranfor Villanuevainthe9th. E„Mercer(3).LOB„SanDiego3, Pittsburgh12.2B„Ellis(4),Harrison(3). HR„Villanueva(12),offWilliamsMeadows (1),offLylesMercer(3),offLyles.RBIs„ Villanueva2(26),Galvis(13),Ellis2(5), Margot(11),Lyles(1),Harrison(6),Cervelli (25),Meadows2(2),Mercer(15).SB„ Galvis(3),Spangenberg(3).SF„Harrison, Cervelli.S„Lyles. SANDIEGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lyles5.27442493 3.11 Strahm1.11001030 3.86 Yates,W,3-012 110117 1.12 Hand,S,14-1610 002017 2.22 PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Williams644405823.05 Santana100000102.79 Feliz100001162.70 Vzqz,L,2-1,BS,104 430024 3.86 Rodriguez11 000117 1.53 Vazquezpitchedto5battersinthe9th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Rodriguez1-0. HBP„Yates(Freese). T„3:15.A„17,783(38,362).DODGERS7,NATIONALS2LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Muncy1b300021.246 Bellingercf500102.250 J.Turner3b500001.333 Grandalc411102.270 Kemplf312010.321 Goeddelp000000--Fieldsp000000--Puigrf411200.215 Forsythe2b311011.190 Hernandezss221221.210 Woodp300001.000 Cingranip000000--Pedersonlf111100.250 TOTALS3377769 WASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG T.Turnerss412200.267 Harperrf300012.224 Rendon3b300010.247 Reynolds1b301010.385 Adamslf400002.255 Taylorcf400002.181 Severinoc400002.253 Strasburgp200001.095 Solisp000000--Suerop000000--a-Sanchezph000000.200 b-Sotoph100001.000 Kelleyp000000--Difo2b311000.263 TOTALS31242310 LOSANGELES010020022„770 WASHINGTON002000000„240 a-pinchhitforSuerointhe8th.b-struckout forSanchezinthe8th. LOB„LosAngeles5,Washington5.2B„ Kemp(11),Forsythe(4),Pederson(7).HR„ Grandal(8),offStrasburgHernandez(6),off StrasburgPuig(4),offSuero T.Turner(6), offWood.RBIs„Bellinger(22),Grandal(28), Puig2(12),Hernandez2(14),Pederson (15),T.Turner2(17).SB„Wood(1). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Los Angeles3(Bellinger,Puig,Hernandez) Washington2(Rendon,Severino).RISP„Los Angeles0for5Washington0for2. Runnersmovedup„Muncy,Bellinger. GIDP„Puig. DP„Washington1( T.Turner,Reynolds). LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Wood,W,1-463221482 3.32 Cingrani,H,710 000319 7.04 Goeddel,H,1.21 001118 1.00 Fields,S,.21.10 001224 2.08 WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Strsbrg,L,5-46.25 3347115 3.36 Solis.10 000164.41 Suero11 221017 2.84 Kelley11 221120 5.62 Inheritedrunners-scored„Fields2-0,Solis 2-0. Umpires„Home,ChadFairchildFirst,Bruce DreckmanSecond,MikeEstabrookThird, KerwinDanley. T„3:08.A„40,201(41,313).YANKEES10,ROYALS1NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG Gardnerlf401110.225 Judgerf400011.282 Stantondh512002.263 Hickscf422110.250 Austin1b422400.261 Andujar3b523101.286 Rominec523200.326 Torreyesss511001.339 Torres2b400011.309 TOTALS401014946 KANSASCITYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jaycf401100.291 Solerrf300002.297 Moustakas3b401001.294 Perezdh400001.250 Merri“eld2b400002.292 Dozier1b312001.250 Gordonlf300000.252 Escobarss300000.231 Buterac200010.172 TOTALS3014117 NEWYORK000330022„10140 KANSASCITY000000010„140 LOB„NewYork8,KansasCity4.2B„ Stanton(10),Romine(4).3B„Hicks (2),Andujar(2).HR„Austin(7),off SkoglundAustin(8),offSkoglundAndujar (4),offAdamRomine(1),offAdam.RBIs„ Gardner(14),Hicks(17),Austin4(23), Andujar(16),Romine2(9),Jay(10). Runnersleftinscoringposition„NewYork 3(Gardner,Hicks2)KansasCity2(Soler, Merri“eld).RISP„NewYork5for11Kansas City1for5. Runnersmovedup„Perez,Gordon.GIDP„ Romine,Perez. DP„NewYork1(Torreyes,Torres,Austin) KansasCity1(Moustakas,Merri“eld). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Gray,W,3-384111592 5.48 Cole10 000213 8.80 KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Skoglund,L,1-458 662380 6.15 Flynn34 222255 4.70 Adam12220121 2.84 HBP„Skoglund(Austin),Gray(Soler).WP„ Skoglund,Flynn.T„2:31.A„24,121(37,903).WHITESOX3,RANGERS0T EXASABRHBIBBSOAVG DeShieldscf300013.236 Choorf401001.251 Profarss400001.228 Mazaradh400001.276 Gallolf300011.199 Rua1b300002.176 Odor2b300001.169 Alberto3b300000.000 Perezc301000.158 TOTALS30020210 CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Andersonss411000.234 Garcialf402201.268 Abreu1b400002.299 Davidsondh400004.239 Castilloc312100.260 Moncada2b300001.263 Sanchez3b301001.281 Engelcf311002.184 Thompsonrf301002.121 TOTALS31383013 TEXAS000000000„020 CHICAGO01200000X„381 E„Sanchez(5).LOB„Texas5,Chicago4. 2B„Perez(1),Thompson(2).HR„Castillo (6),offMinor.RBIs„Garcia2(13),Castillo (14).SB„Profar(2),Anderson(11).CS„ Sanchez(2). TEXASIPHRERBBSONPERA Minor,L,3-356 330990 5.59 Barnette10 000112 2.92 Claudio12 000184.84 Martin10 000217 4.80 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lopez,W,.182 0028107 2.98 Fry,S,1-110000214 0.00 T„2:28.A„16,829(40,615).REDSOX5,ORIOLES0BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Mancini1b501001.257 Jonescf403001.267 Petersonlf101000.197 Machadoss501001.343 Schoop2b500002.225 Trumbodh501002.274 Valencia3b401000.280 Rickardrf402000.333 Susacc401002.182 Gentrylf-cf402001.224 TOTALS410130010 BOSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Bettsrf401010.365 Benintendilf513200.285 Moreland1b511002.313 Martinezdh422311.343 Devers3b400011.237 Nunez2b401002.241 Holtss302010.329 Vazquezc401000.193 BradleyJr.cf311012.165 TOTALS36512558 BALTIMORE000000000„0130 BOSTON01004000X„5121 E„Devers(11).LOB„Baltimore14,Boston 12.2B„Peterson(4),Betts(19),Moreland (10),BradleyJr.(5).HR„Martinez(14),off HessBenintendi(5),offHessMartinez(15), offHess.RBIs„Benintendi2(29),Martinez 3(41). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Baltimore6 (Mancini3,Schoop,Trumbo,Gentry)Boston 6(Martinez,Devers2,Vazquez,BradleyJr. 2).RISP„Baltimore1for10Boston2for15. Runnersmovedup„Machado,Betts. BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Hess,L,1-14.28 552487 6.75 WrightJr.2.14 003152 7.88 Araujo10 000314 6.26 BOSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Rdrigz,W,4-15.29 0007110 4.12 Hembree,H,51.11 000219 4.91 Poyner12 000018 1.86 Johnson11 000123 5.73 WrightJr.pitchedto2battersinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scored„WrightJr.1-0, Araujo2-0,Hembree3-0. Umpires„Home,NicLentzFirst,Alfonso MarquezSecond,LanceBarrettThird,Bill Welke. T„3:25.A„35,550(37,731).ATHLETICS9,BLUEJAYS2OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Fowlercf411200.207 Semienss412300.276 Lowrie2b400012.320 Canhalf000000.250 Davisdh200000.235 a-Joyceph-dh301001.202 Olson1b501001.238 Chapman3b423010.254 Piscottyrf320020.241 Lucroyc412110.281 Pinderlf-2b421101.278 TOTALS37911755 TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Grandersonlf-cf400002.255 Donaldson3b300000.214 Urshela3b100000.231 Smoak1b400001.252 Hernandezrf310010.256 Solarte2b412200.260 Pillarcf200000.294 SmithJr.lf100010.294 Moralesdh-p402001.163 Mailec100020.315 Urenass200001.278 TOTALS2924245 OAKLAND010044000„9110 TORONTO000000002„244 a-doubledforDavisinthe5th. E„Donaldson(2),Hernandez(4),Urena2 (2).LOB„Oakland8,Toronto5.2B„Olson (9),Chapman2(8),Joyce(8).HR„Semien (5),offBarnesSolarte(10),offFont.RBIs„ Fowler2(6),Semien3(23),Lucroy(11), Pinder(11),Solarte2(29).CS„Fowler(1), Semien(2).SF„Fowler,Semien.S„Urena. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Oakland 4(Olson,Chapman,Pinder2)Toronto4 (Granderson2,Donaldson2).RISP„Oakland 3for9Toronto0for4. Runnersmovedup„Fowler,Urena. GIDP„Davis. DP„Toronto2(Maile,Urena),(Urena, Solarte,Smoak). OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Mengden,W,4-472 001297 3.30 Hatcher11 001122 5.17 Font112222 2312.71 TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Biagini,L,0-346 432287 7.71 Morales10 001016 0.00 Barnes12 110118 3.18 Petricka.12 300022 6.75 Loup.20100012 3.38 McGuire21 002243 4.26 Biaginipitchedto3battersinthe5th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Barnes2-2,Loup 2-2.WP„Biagini. Umpires„Home,BrianGormanFirst,Adrian JohnsonSecond,TrippGibsonThird,Shane Livensparger. T„3:11.A„30,676(53,506).CUBS6,REDS1CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG Zobrist2b421111.290 Almoracf402100.311 Rizzo1b501100.203 Contrerasc501002.276 Happ3b-lf210031.254 Schwarberlf412202.248 Stropp000000--Edwardsp000000--b-Caratiniph100000.266 Morrowp000000--Baezss413100.268 Heywardrf400000.226 Darvishp200001.083 a-LaStellaph-3b010020.339 TOTALS35610667 CINCINNATIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Blandinoss210012.273 Suarez3b400001.274 Votto1b402000.283 Gennett2b300001.318 Duvalllf400004.188 Scheblerrf201111.255 Hernandezp000000.000 Hughesp000000--c-Perazaph100001.250 Barnhartc400001.256 Mahlep100011.077 Peraltap000000.000 Winkerrf100000.244 Hamiltoncf300001.203 TOTALS29131313 CHICAGO030010200„6100 CINCINNATI100000000„131 a-walkedforDarvishinthe7th.b-grounded outforEdwardsinthe9th.c-struckoutfor Hughesinthe9th. E„Votto(2).LOB„Chicago9,Cincinnati 6.2B„Contreras(14).HR„Schwarber(8), offMahleBaez(11),offMahleZobrist(2), offMahle.RBIs„Zobrist(11),Almora(12), Rizzo(30),Schwarber2(20),Baez(38), Schebler(17).SF„Almora. GIDP„Heyward,Caratini,Votto. DP„Chicago1(Baez,Rizzo)Cincinnati 2(Blandino,Gennett,Votto),(Gennett, Blandino,Votto). CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Darvish,W,.162 113794 4.95 Strop10000111 1.35 Edwards11000216 3.43 Morrow10 000313 1.12 CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA Mahle,L,3-667 442685 4.53 Peralta.11201013 3.57 Hernandez1.20 002129 2.70 Hughes12 001091.35 Inheritedrunners-scored„Hernandez1-0. HBP„Darvish2(Gennett,Blandino).T„2:51. A„26,988(42,319).METS4,DIAMONDBACKS1ARIZONAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Peraltalf401003.264 Owingsrf300010.205 Lamb3b400002.231 Goldschmidt1b401001.205 Descalso2b400003.258 Dysoncf413001.204 Ahmedss301001.215 Mathisc300100.178 Buchholzp100000.000 McFarlandp000000.000 a-Marteph100000.221 DeLaRosap000000--Salasp000000.000 TOTALS31161111 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmolf401001.268 Brucerf401001.234 Flores3b401000.234 Confortocf400000.225 Gonzalez1b401001.255 Guillorme2b400000.400 Nidoc211010.154 Syndergaardp200001.100 b-Cabreraph111200.321 Blevinsp000000--Gsellmanp000000.000 Rosarioss322200.248 TOTALS3248414 ARIZONA010000000„160 NEWYORK00000130X„481 a-groundedoutforMcFarlandinthe7th. b-homeredforSyndergaardinthe7th. E„Flores(2).LOB„Arizona5,NewYork5. 2B„Flores(8).HR„Rosario(1),offBuchholz Cabrera(7),offDeLaRosaRosario(2),off DeLaRosa.RBIs„Mathis(2),Rosario2(14), Cabrera2(26).SB„Owings(4),Nimmo(3). CS„Goldschmidt(1).S„Buchholz. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Arizona3 (Goldschmidt,Buchholz,Marte)NewYork2 (Bruce,Conforto).RISP„Arizona1for6 NewYork0for2. Runnersmovedup„Mathis2. ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPER A Buchholz521112611.80 McFarland11000081.84 DLRosa,L,0-2143302223.86 Salas11 000018 5.16 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Syndrgrd,W,4-176 1117102 2.91 Blevins,H,4.10 000145.40 Gsellman,S,1-41.20 000325 2.76 Buchholzpitchedto1batterinthe6th. T„2:41.A„34,894(41,922).ANGELS5,RAYS2TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Spanlf400101.235 Crondh400002.278 Wendle2b301011.288 Ramosc301010.283 1-Refsnyderpr000000.146 Sucrec000000.222 Miller1b400002.241 Duffy3b403001.328 Smithcf400002.303 Robertsonss400002.273 Fieldrf422101.308 TOTALS34272212 LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG Kinsler2b400010.202 Troutdh120031.294 Uptonlf400003.250 Simmonsss311010.329 Cozart3b010220.227 Marte1b100001.295 a-Valbuenaph-1b300101.240 Maldonadoc311200.248 Youngcf401001.140 Hermosillorf201000.333 Calhounrf000010.161 TOTALS2554587 TAMPABAY001000010„271 LOSANGELES00021011X„540 a-groundedoutforMarteinthe4th. 1-ranforRamosinthe8th. E„Andriese(1).LOB„TampaBay7,Los Angeles8.2B„Duffy(8),Field(4),Young (2),Hermosillo(2).HR„Field(4),offOhtani Maldonado(2),offBanda.RBIs„Span(28), Field(8),Cozart2(17),Maldonado2(11), Valbuena(15).SB„Kinsler(5),Trout2(10). SF„Cozart2,Maldonado. GIDP„Kinsler. DP„TampaBay1(Robertson,Wendle, Miller). TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Romo1.10002328 4.34 Andriese,L,1-220 202145 3.14 Alvarado1.11112128 3.20 Banda3.13 222257 5.40 LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Ohtani,W,4-17.26 2219110 3.35 Anderson,H,7.10 001174.50 Parker,S,2-211000217 2.78 Inheritedrunners-scored„Andriese1-0, Alvarado1-1,Banda1-0,Anderson1-0. HBP„Alvarado(Hermosillo).WP„Andriese, Ohtani,Parker.T„3:15.A„38,560(45,050).MARINERS3,TIGERS2,11INN.DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Martindh400011.268 Jonescf501002.234 Castellanosrf512001.312 Hicks1b512201.302 Goodrum2b-3b500002.250 McCannc502003.270 Mahtooklf401002.191 Iglesiasss401000.248 Kozma3b300000.194 b-Martinezph101000.241 1-Machadopr-2b000000.216 TOTALS412102112 SEATTLEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gordon2b411010.304 Segurass512100.318 Hanigerrf312210.298 Healy1b400001.248 Seagerdh400001.228 Herediacf400001.283 Beckham3b200010.182 c-Gamelph-lf100001.230 Freitasc200000.209 a-Zuninoph-c201001.213 Rominelf-3b400001.147 TOTALS3536336 DETROIT20000000000„2101 SEATTLE00000000201„361 Nooutswhenwinningrunscored. a-struckoutforFreitasinthe8th.b-singled forKozmainthe10th.c-struckoutfor Beckhaminthe10th. 1-ranforMartinezinthe10th. E„Iglesias(2),Freitas(1).LOB„Detroit7, Seattle5.2B„Mahtook(3),Iglesias(10). HR„Hicks(5),offLeBlancHaniger(11),off Greene.RBIs„Hicks2(17),Segura(33), Haniger2(36).SB„Jones(5),Gordon(16). CS„Segura(2). GIDP„Jones. DP„Seattle1(Gordon,Segura,Healy). DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Liriano81 0035102 3.42 Greene,BS,3-1312 220016 4.22 Jimenez11 000115 2.78 Farmer,L,0-302 11006 4.79 SEATTLEIPHRERBBSONPERA LeBlanc5.17 221578 2.65 Cook.21 000110 0.00 Pazos10000118 1.56 Altavilla10 000117 3.24 Nicasio10 000114 5.82 Diaz11 000117 1.93 Vincent,W,2-111 000221 4.26 Inheritedrunners-scored„Cook1-0.T„3:21. A„34,252(47,943).GIANTS9,ROCKIES5COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Blackmoncf411011.269 Desmond1b410012.175 Arenado3b513100.331 Storyss513201.250 Iannettac400011.212 Cuevaslf302211.306 Musg ravep000000--c-Parraph000000.278 Gonzalezrf401001.219 Valaika2b402001.132 Andersonp311001.133 Shawp000000--McGeep000000--Dahllf100001.269 TOTALS375135410 SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezrf522200.279 Posey1b-c411010.306 Longoria3b311110.256 Beltlf-1b422301.313 Hundleyc411101.267 Watsonp000000--Stricklandp000000--Crawfordss311011.302 Jacksoncf402001.248 Tomlinson2b402200.244 Blachp000000.050 Gearrinp000000--a-Gomezph111000.333 Smithp000000--b-Sandovalph100000.262 Dysonp000000--Blancolf100001.254 TOTALS34913935 COLORADO000220100„5130 SANFRANCISCO10002240X„9131 a-singledforGearrininthe5th.b-grounded outforSmithinthe6th.c-pinchhitfor Musg raveinthe9th. E„Hundley(1).LOB„Colorado9,San Francisco7.2B„Story(9),Valaika(4).3B„ Posey(1),Tomlinson(1).HR„Hernandez (4),offAndersonBelt(11),offMcGee Hundley(5),offMcGee.RBIs„Arenado(25), Story2(35),Cuevas2(3),Hernandez2(7), Longoria(23),Belt3(29),Hundley(15), Tomlinson2(9).SB„Desmond(5),Arenado (2).CS„Crawford(1).SF„Longoria.S„ Blach.RISP„Colorado5for14SanFrancisco 2for6. DP„SanFrancisco1(Longoria,Posey). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA Anderson5.16 551490 4.74 Shaw,L,1-212221023 5.01 McGee.14 220014 5.82 Musgrave1.11 001128 1.29 SANFRANCISCOIPHRERBBSONPERA Blach4.18 442176 4.37 Gearrin.21 001120 3.79 Smith10 000315 0.00 Dyson,W,2-011 111226 2.95 Watson12 000217 2.14 Strickland11 000117 2.18 Inheritedrunners-scored„Shaw2-2,McGee 2-2,Musgrave1-0,Gea rrin3-2.HBP„ Anderson(Belt). T„3:25.A„40,334(41,915).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSDodgers7,Nationals2: KikeHernandezandYasielPuigeachhittwo-run homersasLosAngelescompleteda three-gamesweep. Braves10,Marlins9: DansbySwansonstwo-runsinglecappedasix-run ninth,andtheBravesralliedtowin. Padres8,Pirates5: FreddyGalvis droveinthego-aheadruninafourrunninthinningonasqueezebunt. Cubs6,Reds1: YuDarvishpickedup his“rstwinforChicago. Cardinals5,Phillies1: JackFlaherty struckoutacareer-high13toearn his“rstmajorleaguewin. WhiteSox3,Rangers0: Reynaldo Lopezwasstronginacareer-high eightinnings. RedSox5,Orioles0: J.D.Martinez wentdeeptwiceforhis“rstmultihomergamewithBoston. Yankees10,Royals1: SonnyGray allowedonerunwhilestrikingout “veandwalkingoneineightinnings. Athletics9,BlueJays2: Daniel Mengdenallowedtwohitsover sevenshutoutinnings. Mets4,Diamondbacks1: Amed Rosariohithis“rsttwohomersof theseasonandpinch-hitterAsdrubal Cabreraconnectedforago-ahead drive. Twins3,Brewers1: LoganMorrison hitatwo-runsingletoliftMinnesota. Giants9,Rockies5: BrandonBelt snappedaseventh-inningtiewitha three-runhomer. Mariners3,Tigers2,11innings: MitchHanigerhitatyinghomerin theninthinningandJeanSegurahad awinningRBIsingleinthe11th. Angels5,Rays2: ShoheiOhtani struckoutnineinawin. LATE ClevelandatHoustonTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA SanDiegoErlin(L)1-23.120-10-00.00.00 WashingtonHellickson(R)7:05p1-02.204-20-00.00.00 AtlantaFoltynewicz(R)3-22.873-61-118.03.00 PhiladelphiaPivetta(R)7:05p3-23.727-23-017.02.12 MiamiHernandez(R)0-02.251-00-00.00.00 NewYorkVargas(L)7:10p0-313.860-30-00.00.00 ArizonaGreinke(R)3-23.465-40-15.18.44 MilwaukeeAnderson(R)7:40p3-33.975-31-113.00.69 ColoradoMarquez(R)2-55.364-50-010.04.50 LosAngelesBuehler(R)10:10p2-12.673-20-05.110.13AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA NewYorkTanaka(R)4-24.866-20-112.05.25 TexasColon(R)8:05p2-12.824-30-27.112.27 BaltimoreCashner(R)1-54.832-70-05.23.18 ChicagoSantiago(L)8:10p0-15.290-30-00.00.00 DetroitHardy(L)0-03.381-01-05.16.75 MinnesotaBerrios(R)8:10p4-44.055-42-09.27.45INTERLEAGUE2017TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA KansasCityKennedy(R)1-44.983-60-16.09.00 St.LouisMikolas(R)8:15p5-02.636-20-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. SATURDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague Oakland5,Toronto4 Cleveland5,Houston4 Boston6,Baltimore3 ChicagoWhiteSox5,Texas3 N.Y.Yankees8,KansasCity3 TampaBay5,L.A.Angels3 Seattle7,Detroit2 NationalLeague Cincinnati5,ChicagoCubs4,1st game,11innings L.A.Dodgers4,Washington1,1st game Philadelphia7,St.Louis6 SanFrancisco9,Colorado4 SanDiego6,Pittsburgh2 Atlanta8,Miami1 ChicagoCubs10,Cincinnati0,2nd game N.Y.Mets5,Arizona4 L.A.Dodgers5,Washington4,2nd game Interleague Milwaukee5,Minnesota4 TUESDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague L.A.AngelsatToronto,7:07p.m. BostonatTampaBay,7:10p.m. N.Y.YankeesatTexas,8:05p.m. BaltimoreatChicagoWhiteSox, 8:10p.m. DetroitatMinnesota,8:10p.m. SeattleatOakland,10:05p.m. NationalLeague AtlantaatPhiladelphia,7:05p.m. SanDiegoatWashington,7:05p.m. MiamiatN.Y.Mets,7:10p.m. PittsburghatCincinnati,7:10p.m. ArizonaatMilwaukee,7:40p.m. ColoradoatL.A.Dodgers,10:10p.m. Interleague ClevelandatChicagoCubs,7:05p.m. SanFranciscoatHouston,8:10p.m. KansasCityatSt.Louis,8:15p.m.


The Sun / Monday, May 21, 2018 SP Page 5SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUEAll Times EDT North Division W L Pct. GB Daytona (Reds) 25 17 .595 „ Tampa (Yankees) 23 18 .561 1 Lakeland (Tigers) 19 20 .487 4 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 18 24 .429 7 Florida (Braves) 16 23 .410 7 Clearwater (Phillies) 16 25 .390 8 South Division W L Pct. GB Jupiter (Marlins) 27 15 .643 „ Palm Beach (Cardinals) 24 16 .600 2 Bradenton (Pirates) 22 19 .537 4 Charlotte (Rays) 19 22 .463 7 St. Lucie (Mets) 17 20 .459 7 Fort Myers (Twins) 17 24 .415 9 Sundays Games Tampa at Lakeland, ppd. Bradenton at Palm Beach, ppd. Tampa at Lakeland, ppd. Jupiter at Charlotte, cancelled Jupiter 8, Charlotte 3 Clearwater at Florida, ppd. Bradenton at Palm Beach, ppd. St. Lucie at Fort Myers, ppd. Dunedin 9, Daytona 3 Mondays Games Charlotte at Tampa, 6:30 p.m. Daytona at Jupiter, 6:30 p.m. Florida at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Clearwater at St. Lucie, 6:30 p.m. Palm Beach at Lakeland, 6:30 p.m. Bradenton at Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Tuesdays Games Daytona at Jupiter, 10:30 a.m. Bradenton at Fort Myers, 11 a.m. Florida at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Palm Beach at Lakeland, 6:30 p.m. Clearwater at St. Lucie, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Tampa, 6:30 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLNBAPLAYOFFSAll times EasternCONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE BOSTON 2, CLEVELAND 1May 13: Boston 108, Cleveland 83 May 15: Boston 107, Cleveland 94 Saturday : Cleveland 116, Boston 86 Today: Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday : Cleveland at Boston, 8:30 p.m. x-Friday, May 25: Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. x-Sunday, May 27: Cleveland at Boston, 8:30 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCE GOLDEN STATE 1, HOUSTON 1May 14: Golden State 119, Houston 106 May 16: Houston 127, Golden State 105 Sunday: Houston at Golden State, late Tuesday : Houston at Golden State, 9 p.m. Thursday : Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m. x-Saturday, May 26: Houston at Golden State, 9 p.m. x-Monday, May 28: Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m.WNBAEASTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Chicago 1 0 1.000 „ Connecticut 1 0 1.000 „ Washington 1 0 1.000 „ New York 0 0 .000 Atlanta 0 1 .000 1 Indiana 0 2 .000 1WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Los Angeles 1 0 1.000 „ Phoenix 1 0 1.000 „ Dallas 1 1 .500 Seattle 0 0 .000 Las Vegas 0 1 .000 1 Minnesota 0 1 .000 1Saturdays GameChicago 82, Indiana 64Sundays GamesWashington 82, Indiana 75 Connecticut 101, Las Vegas 65 Dallas 101, Atlanta 78 Los Angeles 77, Minnesota 76 New York at Chicago, late Phoenix at Seattle, lateTodays GamesNo games scheduledTuesdays GamesLas Vegas at Washington, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Indiana, 7 p.m.ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat Washington -180 San Diego +165 at Philadelphia -120 Atlanta +110 at New York -130 Miami +120 Arizona -108 at Milwaukee -102 at Los Angeles -180 Colorado +165American LeagueNew York -180 at Texas +165 Baltimore -108 at Chicago -102 at Minnesota -200 Detroit +180Interleagueat St. Louis -200 Kansas City +180NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOGat Cleveland 6 206 BostonNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Stanley Cup PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat Washington -123 Tampa Bay +113 Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES „ Optioned LHP Donnie Hart to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP David Hess from Norfolk. BOSTON RED SOX „ Sent RHP Hector Velazquez to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO WHITE SOX „ Optioned RHP Carson Fulmer to Charlotte (IL). HOUSTON ASTROS „ Placed OF Derek Fisher on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled INF J.D. Davis from Fresno (PCL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS „ Placed 3B Cheslor Cuthbert on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled SS Ramon Torres from Omaha (PCL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Placed C Rene Rivera on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Selected the contract of C Jose Briceno from Salt Lake (PCL). Transferred RHP Keynan Middleton to the 60-day DL. MINNESOTA TWINS „ Sent 3B Miguel Sano to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment. OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Claimed RHP Carlos Ramirez from Toronto. TAMPA BAY RAYS „ Placed SS Adeiny Hechavarria on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled RHP Ryne Stanek from Durham (IL). TEXAS RANGERS „ Optioned RHP Ariel Jurado to Frisco (TL). Reinstated RHP Chris Martin from the 10-day DL. Sent INF/OF Drew Robinson to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS „ Optioned RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Reno (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Clay Buchholz from Reno. Transferred RHP Randall Delgado to the 60-day DL. ATLANTA BRAVES „ Optioned RHP Matt Wisler to Gwinnett (IL). Released 3B Jose Bautista. Reinstated SS Dansby Swanson from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Lucas Sims from Gwinnett. COLORADO ROCKIES „ Signed RHP Braxton Lorenzini to a minor league contract. LOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Placed LHP Rich Hill on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Yimi Garcia to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled SP Pat Venditte from Oklahoma City. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES „ Optioned RHP Jerad Eickhoff to Lehigh Valley (IL) for a rehab assignment. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Optioned RHP Nick Kingham to Indianapolis (IL). Reinstated 2B Josh Harrison from the 10-day DL. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS „ Sent LHP Tyler Lyons and RHP Alex Reyes to Spring“ eld (TL) for rehab assignments. WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Optioned RHP Jefry Rodriguez to Harrisburg (EL). Designated OF Moises Sierra for assignment. Selected the contract of OF Juan Soto from Harrisburg. Recalled SS Adrian Sanchez from Syracuse (IL).FOOTBALLCanadian Football LeagueEDMONTON ESKIMOS „ Released RBs LaDarius Perkins and John White and DB Demetrius Wright. Signed WRs Giovanni Aprile and Keevan Lucas and DB Jalen Spencer. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS „ Signed OL Dillon DeBoer and DB Jordan Thomas. Signed RB Andrew Harris to a contract extension.PRO HOCKEYNHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternCONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY 3, WASHINGTON 2May 11: Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2 May 13: Washington 6, Tampa Bay 2 May 15: Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2 Thursday: Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2 Saturday: Tampa Bay 3, Washington 2 Monday : Tampa Bay at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 23: Washington at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCE VEGAS 4, WINNIPEG 1May 12: Winnipeg 4, Vegas 2 May 14: Vegas 3, Winnipeg 1 May 16: Vegas 4, Winnipeg 2 Friday: Vegas 3, Winnipeg 2 Sunday : Vegas 2, Winnipeg 1GOLDEN KNIGHTS 2, JETS 1VEGAS 1 1 0 „ 2 WINNIPEG 1 0 0 „ 1 First Period„1, Vegas, Tuch 6 (Carpenter), 5:11. 2, Winnipeg, Morrissey 1 (Little), 17:14. Penalties„Byfuglien, WPG, (slashing), 2:43; Miller, VGK, (interference), 12:47. Second Period„3, Vegas, Reaves 1 (Nosek, Sbisa), 13:21. Penalties„Kulikov, WPG, (elbowing), 3:51; Tuch, VGK, (tripping), 9:01; Nosek, VGK, (tripping), 16:01. Third Period„None. Penalties„Marchessault, VGK, (slashing), 0:45. Shots on Goal„Vegas 8-15-9„32. Winnipeg 13-11-8„32. Power -play opportunities„Vegas 0 of 2; Winnipeg 0 of 4. Goalies„Vegas, Fleury 12-3 (32 shots-31 saves). Winnipeg, Hellebuyck 9-8 (32-30). A„15,321 (15,294). T„2:24. Referees„Eric Furlatt, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen„Derek Amell, Scott Cherrey.ECHL PLAYOFF GLANCEConference Finals (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Eastern Conference Florida 4, Adirondack 1 Friday, May 11: Florida 4, Adirondack 3 Saturday, May 12: Adirondack 3, Florida 2, OT Wednesday, May 16: Florida 3, Adirondack 2 Friday, May 18: Florida 7, Adirondack 3 Saturday, May 19: Florida 3, Adirondack 2 Western Conference Colorado 3, Fort Wayne 2 Saturday, May 12: Colorado 3, Fort Wayne 2, OT Sunday, May 13: Fort Wayne 3, Colorado 2 Wednesday, May 16: Fort Wayne 4, Colorado 2 Friday, May 18: Colorado 2, Fort Wayne 1 Saturday, May 19: Colorado 4, Fort Wayne 3, OT Tuesday, May 22: Fort Wayne at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 23: Fort Wayne at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. AHL CALDER CUP PLAYOFFSAll times Eastern CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TORONTO 1, LEHIGH VALLEY 0 Saturday: Toronto 4, Lehigh Valley 3 Sunday: Toronto 3, Lehigh Valley 2, OT Wednesday : Toronto at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Friday, May 25: Toronto at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. x-Saturday, May 26: Toronto at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. x-Monday, May 28: Lehigh Valley at Toronto, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 30: Lehigh Valley at Toronto, 7 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCE TEXAS 1, ROCKFORD 0Friday: Texas 4, Rockford 2 Sunday: Rockford at Texas, late Tuesday : Texas at Rockford, 8 p.m. Thursday : Texas at Rockford, 8 p.m. x-Friday, May 25: Texas at Rockford, 8 p.m. x-Monday, May 28: Rockford at Texas, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 29: Rockford at Texas, 8 p.m.GOLFPGA TOURAT&T BYRON NELSONSunday at Trinity Forest GC, Dallas; Purse: $7.7 million; Yardage: 7,380; Par: 71 (36-35) FINAL ROUND Aaron Wise (500), $1,386,000 65-63-68-65„261 -23 Marc Leishman (300), $831,600 61-66-69-68„264 -20 Branden Grace (145), $400,400 66-68-69-62„265 -19 Keith Mitchell (145), $400,400 65-68-69-63„265 -19 J.J. Spaun (145), $400,400 64-69-69-63„265 -19 Ryan Blaum (92), $257,950 66-69-67-66„268 -16 Kevin Na (92), $257,950 66-65-69-68„268 -16 Jimmy Walker (92), $257,950 64-67-70-67„268 -16 Charles Howell III (75), $207,900 69-69-65-66„269 -15 Adam Scott (75), $207,900 67-65-72-65„269 -15 Kevin Tway (75), $207,900 67-65-70-67„269 -15 Brian Gay (65), $177,100 67-62-72-69„270 -14 Rory Sabbatini (57), $148,867 66-70-69-66„271 -13 Ethan Tracy (57), $148,867 65-72-67-67„271 -13 Matt Jones (57), $148,867 67-65-68-71„271 -13 Bronson Burgoon (49), $115,500 69-68-67-68„272 -12 Joel Dahmen (49), $115,500 67-68-68-69„272 -12 Derek Fathauer (49), $115,500 70-67-66-69„272 -12 Russell Knox (49), $115,500 69-69-68-66„272 -12 Hideki Matsuyama (49), $115,500 72-63-71-66„272 -12 Robert Garrigus (39), $80,080 66-69-71-67„273 -11 Billy Horschel (39), $80,080 68-69-69-67„273 -11 Martin Piller (39), $80,080 69-63-71-70„273 -11 Jordan Spieth (39), $80,080 69-66-71-67„273 -11 Peter Uihlein (39), $80,080 65-70-69-69„273 -11 Tyler Duncan (30), $55,825 65-73-68-68„274 -10 Martin Flores (30), $55,825 70-67-68-69„274 -10 Anirban Lahiri (30), $55,825 68-67-72-67„274 -10 Parker McLachlin (30), $55,825 71-67-70-66„274 -10 J.T. Poston (30), $55,825 68-69-68-69„274 -10 Shawn Stefani (30), $55,825 68-66-69-71„274 -10 Fabin Gmez (20), $39,116 69-69-73-64„275 -9 Cody Gribble (20), $39,116 71-67-68-69„275 -9 Beau Hossler (20), $39,116 70-68-73-64„275 -9 Nate Lashley (20), $39,116 67-71-73-64„275 -9 Nicholas Lindheim (20), $39,116 66-69-68-72„275 -9 Geoff Ogilvy (20), $39,116 69-67-70-69„275 -9 C.T. Pan (20), $39,116 67-71-70-67„275 -9 Scott Piercy (20), $39,116 70-66-68-71„275 -9 Nick Taylor (20), $39,116 69-68-69-69„275 -9 Johnson Wagner (20), $39,116 67-68-71-69„275 -9 Abraham Ancer (10), $23,184 65-69-73-69„276 -8 Eric Axley (10), $23,184 66-65-77-68„276 -8 Zac Blair (10), $23,184 67-71-68-70„276 -8 Jonathan Byrd (10), $23,184 65-73-70-68„276 -8 J.B. Holmes (10), $23,184 69-69-72-66„276 -8 Sung Kang (10), $23,184 68-68-67-73„276 -8 Denny McCarthy (10), $23,184 71-66-69-70„276 -8 Maverick McNealy, $23,184 68-67-71-70„276 -8 Andrew Putnam (10), $23,184 68-69-74-65„276 -8 Sam Ryder (10), $23,184 70-68-71-67„276 -8 Brian Stuard (10), $23,184 71-67-71-67„276 -8 Ben Crane (6), $17,659 68-68-72-69„277 -7 Troy Merritt (6), $17,659 67-68-70-72„277 -7 Patrick Rodgers (6), $17,659 67-67-76-67„277 -7 Steve Wheatcroft (6), $17,659 70-67-71-69„277 -7 Corey Conners (6), $17,659 69-69-73-66„277 -7 Robert Streb (6), $17,659 69-69-75-64„277 -7 Ryan Armour (5), $16,632 66-71-71-70„278 -6 Dominic Bozzelli (5), $16,632 67-71-71-69„278 -6 Peter Malnati (5), $16,632 69-66-73-70„278 -6 Adam Schenk (5), $16,632 70-68-71-69„278 -6 Hudson Swafford (5), $16,632 70-64-76-68„278 -6 Vaughn Taylor (5), $16,632 68-64-73-73„278 -6 Michael Thompson (5), $16,632 71-65-74-68„278 -6 Matt Atkins (4), $15,862 69-67-71-72„279 -5 Roberto Daz (4), $15,862 70-68-70-71„279 -5 T.J. Vogel, $15,862 66-71-73-69„279 -5 Sangmoon Bae (3), $15,554 67-71-70-72„280 -4 Tom Lovelady (3), $15,246 66-70-74-71„281 -3 Rod Pampling (3), $15,246 70-68-73-70„281 -3 Cameron Percy (3), $15,246 67-69-75-70„281 -3 Brian Davis (3), $14,938 69-68-73-73„283 -1 Mark Wilson (3), $14,784 68-66-80-71„285 +1 Robert Allenb y (3), $14,630 70-67-75-74„286 +2PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSREGIONS TRADITIONSunday at Greystone G&CC,Birmingham, Ala.; Purse: $2.4 million; Yardage: 7,277; Par: 72 (36-36) FINAL ROUND Miguel Angel Jimnez, $360,000 64-69-66-70„269 -19 Joe Durant, $176,000 66-70-67-69„272 -16 Gene Sauers, $176,000 66-67-70-69„272 -16 Steve Stricker, $176,000 67-70-65-70„272 -16 Jeff Maggert, $99,200 68-73-68-64„273 -15 Scott McCarron, $99,200 67-68-71-67„273 -15 Duffy Waldorf, $99,200 70-71-66-66„273 -15 Bob Estes, $68,800 70-66-72-66„274 -14 Jerry Kelly, $68,800 66-69-71-68„274 -14 Rocco Mediate, $68,800 68-72-66-68„274 -14 Bernhard Langer, $57,600 70-72-66-67„275 -13 Kevin Sutherland, $52,800 69-66-68-73„276 -12 Mark OMeara, $45,600 72-70-68-67„277 -11 Kenny Perry, $45,600 68-69-72-68„277 -11 Fran Quinn, $45,600 68-70-72-67„277 -11 Glen Day, $32,213 71-69-71-67„278 -10 Doug Garwood, $32,213 69-69-72-68„278 -10 Lee Janzen, $32,213 70-69-71-68„278 -10 Paul Broadhurst, $32,213 72-69-68-69„278 -10 Tom Byrum, $32,213 68-73-68-69„278 -10 Brandt Jobe, $32,213 71-73-66-68„278 -10 Wes Short, Jr., $32,213 66-72-68-72„278 -10 Vijay Singh, $32,213 70-69-67-72„278 -10 Scott Verplank, $32,213 72-67-71-68„278 -10 Olin Browne, $23,400 71-70-72-66„279 -9 Paul Goydos, $23,400 71-72-67-69„279 -9 Scott Dunlap, $19,480 70-66-73-71„280 -8 Tom Lehman, $19,480 68-69-72-71„280 -8 Colin Montgomerie, $19,480 71-72-67-70„280 -8 Tim Petrovic, $19,480 69-68-69-74„280 -8 Esteban Toledo, $19,480 69-69-74-68„280 -8 David Toms, $19,480 73-68-69-70„280 -8 Jerry Pate, $16,560 67-72-71-71„281 -7 Stephen Ames, $13,886 68-69-75-70„282 -6 Billy Andrade, $13,886 69-69-73-71„282 -6 Larry Mize, $13,886 71-69-72-70„282 -6 Carlos Franco, $13,886 71-70-71-70„282 -6 David McKenzie, $13,886 73-69-73-67„282 -6 Scott Parel, $13,886 67-75-69-71„282 -6 Steve Pate, $13,886 75-72-69-66„282 -6 Jeff Sluman, $11,760 72-66-71-74„283 -5 Fred Funk, $11,280 72-68-74-70„284 -4 Russ Cochran, $10,320 75-71-73-66„285 -3 Jerry Smith, $10,320 71-73-68-73„285 -3 Tommy Tolles, $10,320 68-72-72-73„285 -3 Marco Dawson, $9,120 73-71-70-72„286 -2 Tom Pernice Jr., $9,120 71-72-70-73„286 -2 Mark Brooks, $7,920 73-73-73-68„287 -1 Todd Hamilton, $7,920 69-76-73-69„287 -1 Joey Sindelar, $7,920 70-72-73-72„287 -1 Tommy Armour III, $6,960 73-71-73-71„288 E Larry Nelson, $6,480 71-78-73-67„289 +1 Jay Don Blake, $5,760 72-76-74-68„290 +2 Dan Forsman, $5,760 73-70-74-73„290 +2 Scott Hoch, $5,760 71-71-75-73„290 +2 Bob Gilder, $4,680 69-71-76-76„292 +4 Mike Goodes, $4,680 73-72-73-74„292 +4 Brian Henninger, $4,680 69-69-77-77„292 +4 Jesper Parnevik, $4,680 74-72-71-75„292 +4 Corey Pavin, $4,680 73-74-77-68„292 +4 Ian Woosnam, $4,680 74-72-72-74„292 +4 Gary Hallberg, $3,840 78-71-73-71„293 +5 Jay Haas, $3,600 74-75-74-71„294 +6 John Huston, $3,120 72-78-74-71„295 +7 Len Mattiace, $3,120 76-70-79-70„295 +7 Jos Mara Olazbal, $3,120 77-68-74-76„295 +7 David Frost, $2,640 76-76-71-73„296 +8 Sandy Lyle, $2,328 76-72-70-80„298 +10 Willie Wood, $2,328 75-76-74-73„298 +10 Rod Spittle, $2,112 76-74-72-77„299 +11 Scott Simpson, $1,968 77-75-75-74„301 +13 Tom Kite, $1,824 79-78-78-75„310 +22LPGA TOURKINGSMILL CHAMPIONSHIPSunday at Kingsmill Resort, River Course, Williamsburg, Va.; Purse: $1.3 million; Yardage: 6,445; Par: 71 (36-35) 60 players failed to “ nish the second round due to heavy rains. They will do that beginning at 7:30 a.m. today. FINAL ROUND (x-won on second playoff hole) x-Ariya Jutanugarn, $195,000 66-67-66„199 -14 Nasa Hataoka, $103,076 66-66-67„199 -14 In Gee Chun, $103,076 65-66-68„199 -14 Brooke M. Henderson, $67,049 70-65-65„200 -13 Megan Khang, $53,967 67-67-67„201 -12 Austin Ernst, $44,155 67-65-71„203 -10 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong, $32,816 70-68-66„204 -9 Eun-Hee Ji, $32,816 68-70-66„204 -9 Caroline Masson, $32,816 68-69-67„204 -9 Mariajo Uribe, $21,773 69-68-68„205 -8 Anna Nordqvist, $21,773 70-66-69„205 -8 Ayako Uehara, $21,773 69-67-69„205 -8 Moriya Jutanugarn, $21,773 68-68-69„205 -8 Katelyn Dambaugh, $21,773 68-68-69„205 -8 Catriona Matthew, $21,773 67-68-70„205 -8 Sandra Gal, $21,773 67-68-70„205 -8 Danielle Kang, $16,615 69-68-69„206 -7 Mina Harigae, $16,615 67-69-70„206 -7 Amy Olson, $14,260 70-70-67„207 -6 Minjee Lee, $14,260 67-72-68„207 -6 Dani Holmqvist, $14,260 69-69-69„207 -6 Karrie Webb, $14,260 68-68-71„207 -6 Azahara Munoz, $14,260 65-71-71„207 -6 Jessica Korda, $14,260 65-69-73„207 -6 Celine Boutier, $10,335 73-68-67„208 -5 Laetitia Beck, $10,335 70-70-68„208 -5 Marina Alex, $10,335 70-69-69„208 -5 Cydney Clanton, $10,335 67-72-69„208 -5 Lindy Duncan, $10,335 69-69-70„208 -5 Su Oh, $10,335 69-69-70„208 -5 Jacqui Concolino, $10,335 72-65-71„208 -5 Gaby Lopez, $10,335 70-67-71„208 -5 Brittany Lang, $10,335 69-68-71„208 -5 Robynn Ree, $10,335 69-67-72„208 -5 Jaye Marie Green, $10,335 65-71-72„208 -5 Brianna Do, $7,261 72-69-68„209 -4 Brittany Lincicome, $7,261 71-70-68„209 -4 Michelle Wie, $7,261 70-70-69„209 -4 Mariah Stackhouse, $7,261 70-69-70„209 -4 Amelia Lewis, $7,261 70-68-71„209 -4 Angel Yin, $7,261 67-66-76„209 -4 Jane Park, $5,486 71-70-69„210 -3 Lee-Anne Pace, $5,486 72-68-70„210 -3 Madelene Sagstrom, $5,486 70-70-70„210 -3 Annie Park, $5,486 65-75-70„210 -3 Perrine Delacour, $5,486 72-67-71„210 -3 Cristie Kerr, $5,486 71-68-71„210 -3 Morgan Pressel, $5,486 69-70-71„210 -3 Brittany Marchand, $5,486 69-68-73„210 -3 So Yeon Ry, $4,186u 69-72-70„211 -2 Celine Herbin, $4,186 73-67-71„211 -2 Lexi Thompson, $4,186 70-69-72„211 -2 Lauren Coughlin, $4,186 71-67-73„211 -2 Pernilla Lindberg, $4,186 68-70-73„211 -2 Maria Hernandez, $4,186 68-69-74„211 -2 Jackie Stoelting, $4,186 68-69-74„211 -2 Joanna Klatten, $3,327 71-70-71„212 -1 Christina Kim, $3,327 70-71-71„212 -1 Yani Tseng, $3,327 69-72-71„212 -1 Stacy Lewis, $3,327 68-73-71„212 -1 Haeji Kang, $3,327 70-70-72„212 -1 Hyo Joo Kim, $3,327 69-71-72„212 -1 Giulia Molinaro, $3,327 70-69-73„212 -1 Kris Tamulis, $2,944 70-71-72„213 E Lee Lopez, $2,944 71-69-73„213 E Sandra Changkija, $2,944 70-69-74„213 E Xiyu Lin, $2,715 73-68-73„214 +1 Mo Martin, $2,715 72-69-73„214 +1 Beatriz Recari, $2,715 69-71-74„214 +1 Maude-Aimee Leblanc, $2,715 69-70-75„214 +1 Klara Spilkova, $2,551 71-70-74„215 +2 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, $2,551 71-70-74„215 +2 Leticia Ras-Anderica, $2,551 69-72-74„215 +2 Emma Talley, $2,486 68-70-78„216 +3 Candie Kung, $2,456 70-71-76„217 +4EUROPEAN TOURBELGIAN KNOCKOUTSunday at Rinkven International GC, Antwerp, Belgium; Purse: $1.18 million; Yardage: 6,924; Par: 71 (36-35). Format: 36 holes stroke play; top 64 advance to 9-hole medal matches QUARTERFINALS James Heath, England, def. Nicolas Colsaerts, Belgium, -3 to -2 Benjamin Hebert, France, def. Mike LorenzoVera, France, -1 to par Adrian Otaegui, Spain, def. Jorge Campillo, Spain, -1 to +1 David Drysdale, Scotland, def. Victor Perez, France, +2 to +4 SEMIFINALS Benjamin Hebert, France, def. James Heath, England, -3 to -2 Adrian Otaegui, Spain, def. David Drysdale, Scotland, -3 to +1 THIRD PLACE David Drysdale, Scotland, def. James Heath, England, -1 to par CHAMPIONSHIP Adrian Otaegui, Spain, def. Benjamin Hebert, France, -3 to -1WEB.COM TOURBMW CHARITY PRO-AMSunday at Gr eer, S.C.; t-Thornblade Club (host Course); Yardage: 7,024; Par: 71; at c-The Cliffs Valley; Yardage: 7,029; Par: 72; at fFurman Univeristy Golf Club; Yardage: 7,041; Par: 70; Purse: $700,000 FINAL ROUND Note: Scores are listed in par order for the three courses Michael Arnaud, $126,000 69c-60t-65f-63„257 Kyoung-Hoon Lee, $61,600 68c-66t-64f-64„262 Robby Shelton, $61,600 65f-63c-65t-69„262 Joseph Bramlett, $30,800 65t-70f-66c-62„263 Bhavik Patel, $30,800 66t-64f-63c-70„263 Brett Drewitt, $23,450 68f-63c-71t-62„264 Bryan Bigley, $23,450 66t-66f-64c-68„264 Max Rottluff, $23,450 66t-62f-67c-69„264 Jamie Arnold, $17,500 66t-66f-71c-62„265 Sungjae Im, $17,500 69c-65t-68f-63„265 Taylor Moore, $17,500 64c-68t-68f-65„265 Ben Kohles, $17,500 63f-67c-68t-67„265 Oscar Fraustro, $17,500 65c-64t-67f-69„265 Brian Campbell, $11,900 67c-68t-66f-65„266 Roberto Castro, $11,900 67f-68c-66t-65„266 Scott Langley, $11,900 67f-68c-65t-66„266 Billy Kennerly, $11,900 66t-68f-66c-66„266 Anders Albertson, $11,900 67c-66t-66f-67„266 Max Homa, $8,484 63f-73c-66t-65„267 Willy Wilcox, $8,484 68c-64t-69f-66„267 Brock Mackenzie, $8,484 68f-68c-65t-66„267 Henrik Norlander, $8,484 66f-71c-63t-67„267 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, $8,484 65t-71f-69c-62„267 Matthew NeSmith, $6,237 66t-66f-70c-66„268 Cameron Champ, $6,237 63t-70f-67c-68„268 Luke Guthrie, $6,237 62f-69c-68t-69„268 Brandon Matthews, $4,667 69t-68f-66c-66„269 Adam Svensson, $4,667 67c-69t-68f-65„269 Hank Lebioda, $4,667 71c-64t-69f-65„269 Rafael Campos, $4,667 68f-69c-67t-65„269 Kyle Jones, $4,667 65f-71c-66t-67„269 Jimmy Gunn, $4,667 68c-67t-66f-68„269 Derek Ernst, $4,667 66f-65c-67t-71„269 Adam Long, $4,667 67f-66c-65t-71„269 Erik Compton, $4,667 66c-68t-63f-72„269 Ken Looper, $3,103 67t-68f-68c-67„270 Matt Harmon, $3,103 66t-69f-68c-67„270 Alex Prugh, $3,103 69c-66t-69f-66„270 Andrew Novak, $3,103 66t-67f-71c-66„270 Kramer Hickok, $3,103 68c-68t-68f-66„270 Wade Bin“ eld, $3,103 68t-66f-68c-68„270 Steven Alker, $3,103 68c-67t-66f-69„270 Wes Roach, $3,103 63f-69c-72t-66„270 Scott Pinckney, $3,103 68c-64t-69f-69„270 Blake Adams, $2,060 67c-67t-69f-68„271 John Chin, $2,060 65f-69c-69t-68„271 Joey Garber, $2,060 67f-68c-68t-68„271 Jim Knous, $2,060 66t-69f-69c-67„271 Jared Wolfe, $2,060 64t-68f-71c-68„271 Alex Kang, $2,060 65t-69f-70c-67„271 Roland Thatcher, $2,060 68t-65f-69c-69„271 Vince Covello, $2,060 67c-68t-69f-67„271 Sebastian Munoz, $2,060 64t-70f-70c-67„271 Brian Richey, $2,060 65c-70t-70f-66„271 Chris Thompson, $2,060 65t-71f-69c-66„271 Christian Brand, $1,820 70c-68t-65f-69„272 Fernando Mechereffe, $1,820 64t-67f-72c-69„272 Jin Park, $1,820 64c-69t-70f-69„272 Chip Lynn, $1,820 69t-67f-68c-68„272 Jimmy Stanger, $1,820 67f-73c-64t-68„272 Grant Leaver, $1,820 66t-64f-74c-68„272 Chase Wright, $1,820 71t-65f-69c-67„272 Bo Hoag, $1,820 68f-67c-65t-72„272 Sepp Straka, $1,820 72c-66t-67f-67„272 Brad Brunner, $1,736 66t-67f-70c-70„273 David Skinns, $1,736 68f-72c-65t-68„273 Edward Loar, $1,736 68f-67c-70t-68„273 Trevor Cone, $1,687 67c-68t-68f-71„274 Jordan Niebrugge, $1,687 70t-65f-69c-70„274 Jason Gore, $1,687 69f-72c-64t-69„274 Shaun Micheel, $1,687 68c-66t-71f-69„274AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPALL-STAR RACESaturdays race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.50 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 93 laps, 0 rating, 0 points. 2. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 93, 0, 0. 3. (10) Joey Logano, Ford, 93, 0, 0. 4. (14) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 93, 0, 0. 5. (21) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 6. (11) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 7. (16) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 8. (20) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 9. (7) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 93, 0, 0. 10. (17) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 11. (2) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Ford, 93, 0, 0. 12. (9) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 13. (12) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 14. (1) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 93, 0, 0. 15. (6) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 93, 0, 0. 16. (13) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 93, 0, 0. 17. (5) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, accident, 76, 0, 0. 18. (15) Kurt Busch, Ford, accident, 74, 0, 0. 19. (3) Clint Bowyer, Ford, accident, 74, 0, 0. 20. (8) Brad Keselowski, Ford, accident, 74, 0, 0. 21. (18) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, accident, 68, 0, 0.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 123.071 mph. Time: 1 hour, 38 minutes, 50 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.325 seconds. Caution Flags: 8 for 0 laps. Lead Changes: 12 among 8 drivers. Lap Leaders: M.Kenseth 0; R.Stenhouse 1-5; K.Harvick 6-30; M.Truex 31; Ky.Busch 32-50; B.Keselowski 51; M.Truex 52; B.Keselowski 53-54; M.Truex 55-69; K.Larson 70-74; D.Hamlin 75-81; K.Larson 82; K.Harvick 83-93 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Harvick, 2 times for 34 laps; Ky.Busch, 1 time for 18 laps; M.Truex, 3 times for 14 laps; D.Hamlin, 1 time for 6 laps; K.Larson, 2 times for 4 laps; R.Stenhouse, 1 time for 4 laps; B.Keselowski, 2 times for 1 lap; M.Kenseth, 1 time for 0 laps. Wins: K.Harvick, 5; Ky.Busch, 3; C.Bowyer, 1; A.Dillon, 1; J.Logano, 1; M.Truex, 1. Top 16 in Points: 1. Ky.Busch, 503; 2. J.Logano, 491; 3. K.Harvick, 484; 4. B.Keselowski, 396; 5. Ku.Busch, 393; 6. C.Bowyer, 386; 7. D.Hamlin, 380; 8. M.Truex, 376; 9. R.Blaney, 365; 10. K.Larson, 336; 11. J.Johnson, 286; 12. A.Bowman, 271; 13. C.Elliott, 266; 14. R.Stenhouse, 265; 15. A.Dillon, 241; 16. R.Newman, 225.NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPMONSTER ENERGY OPENSaturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.50 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (9) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 50 laps, 0 rating, 0 points. 2. (2) Erik Jones, Toyota, 50, 0, 0. 3. (4) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 4. (5) Paul Menard, Ford, 50, 0, 0. 5. (11) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 6. (1) Aric Almirola, Ford, 50, 0, 0. 7. (6) William Byron, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 8. (14) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 9. (10) David Ragan, Ford, 50, 0, 0. 10. (12) Michael McDowell, Ford, 50, 0, 0. 11. (8) Darrell Wallace Jr, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 12. (13) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 50, 0, 0. 13. (17) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 14. (18) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 50, 0, 0. 15. (15) Corey Lajoie, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 16. (19) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 17. (16) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 18. (21) Timmy Hill, Ford, 50, 0, 0. 19. (20) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 50, 0, 0. 20. (7) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, garage, 40, 0, 0. 21. (3) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, garage, 20, 0, 0.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 161.075 mph. Time of Race: 0 hours, 45 minutes, 35 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.327 seconds. Caution Flags: 2 for 2 laps. Lead Changes: 7 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: A.Almirola 1-11; A.Bowman 12-20; D.Suarez 21-32; C.Elliott 33-34; D.Suarez 35-40; D.Wallace 41-47; C.Elliott 48; A.Allmendinger 49-50 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): D.Suarez, 2 times for 16 laps; A.Almirola, 1 time for 10 laps; A.Bowman, 1 time for 8 laps; D.Wallace, 1 time for 6 laps; C.Elliott, 2 times for 1 lap; A.Allmendinger, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 16 in Points: 1. A.Almirola, 342; 2. E.Jones, 285; 3. A.Bowman, 271; 4. C.Elliott, 266; 5. P.Menard, 240; 6. W.Byron, 229; 7. D.Suarez, 223; 8. D.Wallace, 207; 9. A.Allmendinger, 200; 10. D.Ragan, 191; 11. C.Buescher, 176; 12. M.McDowell, 158; 13. M.DiBenedetto, 153; 14. T.Dillon, 148; 15. G.Gaulding, 84; 16. L.Cassill, 55.INDYCAR Inidanapolis 500 LineupSunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (20) Ed Carpenter, Chevrolet, 2:36.7818 (229.618 mph) 2. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 2:37.3696 (228.761) 3. (12) Will Power, Chevrolet, 2:37.4757 (228.607) 4. (1) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 2:37.6151 (228.405) 5. (18) Sebastien Bourdais, Honda, 2:37.7965 (228.142) 6. (21) Spencer Pigot, Chevrolet, 2:37.8208 (228.107) 7. (13) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 2:37.8326 (228.090) 8. (3) Helio Castroneves, Chevrolet, 2:37.9924 (227.859) 9. (9) Scott Dixon, Honda, 2:38.4076 (227.262) 10. (14) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 2:38.1278 (227.664) 11. (4) Matheus Leist, Chevrolet, 2:38.1922 (227.571) 12. (98) Marco Andretti, Honda, 2:38.3894 (227.288) 13. (19) Zachary Claman De Melo, Honda, 2:38.5908 (226.999) 14. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 2:38.7389 (226.788) 15. (23) Charlie Kimball, Chevrolet, 2:38.8304 (226.657) 16. (30) Takuma Sato, Honda, 2:38.9003 (226.557) 17. (32) Kyle Kaiser, Chevrolet, 2:39.0119 (226.398) 18. (6) Robert Wickens, Honda, 2:39.0835 (226.296) 19. (33) James Davison, Chevrolet, 2:39.1128 (226.255) 20. (59) Max Chilton, Chevrolet, 2:39.1430 (226.212) 21. (29) Carlos Munoz, Honda, 2:39.2585 (226.048) 22. (88) Gabby Chaves, Chevrolet, 2:39.2874 (226.007) 23. (25) Stefan Wilson, Honda, 2:39.3889 (225.863) 24. (24) Sage Karam, Chevrolet, 2:39.4171 (225.823) 25. (26) Zach Veach, Honda, 2:39.4696 (225.748) 26. (64) Oriol Servia, Honda, 2:39.5044 (225.699) 27. (66) JR Hildebrand, Chevrolet, 2:39.7032 (225.418) 28. (7) Jay Howard, Honda, 2:39.7245 (225.388) 29. (10) Ed Jones, Honda, 2:39.7433 (225.362) 30. (15) Graham Rahal, Honda, 2:39.7679 (225.327) 31. (60) Jack Harvey, Honda, 2:39.8193 (225.254) 32. (27) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 2:40.0462 (224.935) 33. (17) Conor Daly, Honda, 2:40.4073 (224.429) NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACINGHEARTLAND NATIONALSSaturday at Heartland Motorsports Park, Topeka, Kan.; Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings. Top Fuel1. Clay Millican, 3.739 seconds, 331.12 mph vs. 16. Terry Totten, 4.227, 246.35. 2. Steve Torrence, 3.747, 328.30 vs. 15. Terry Haddock, 4.098, 256.94. 3. Billy Torrence, 3.762, 331.36 vs. 14. Kebin Kinsley, 4.019, 271.52. 4. Tony Schumacher, 3.771, 331.12 vs. 13. Bill Litton, 3.915, 305.08. 5. Leah Pritchett, 3.776, 324.51 vs. 12. Antron Brown, 3.832, 322.96. 6. Terry McMillen, 3.792, 321.65 vs. 11. Mike Salinas, 3.813, 318.32. 7. Brittany Force, 3.792, 305.42 vs. 10. Richie Crampton, 3.811, 321.65. 8. Doug Kalitta, 3.798, 321.81 vs. 9. Scott Palmer, 3.806, 326.87. Did Not Qualify: 17. Audrey Worm, 4.983, 147.09.Funny Car1. Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 3.911, 321.73 vs. 16. Richard Townsend, Toyota Camry, 4.247, 254.14. 2. Jonnie Lindberg, Ford Mustang, 3.962, 316.23 vs. 15. Jim Campbell, Dodge Charger, 4.185, 297.02. 3. Cruz Pedregon, Camry, 3.980, 314.68 vs. 14. Robert Hight, Camaro, 4.163, 259.96. 4. J.R. Todd, Camry, 3.996, 320.89 vs. 13. Dale Creasy Jr., Dodge Stratus, 4.088, 309.70. 5. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.006, 315.93 vs. 12. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.086, 304.53. 6. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.008, 313.00 vs. 11. John Force, Camaro, 4.053, 314.97. 7. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.021, 317.79 vs. 10. Shawn Langdon, Camry, 4.052, 314.31. 8. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.028, 315.78 vs. 9. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.048, 311.56. Did Not Qualify: 17. Todd Simpson, 4.617, 197.94. 18. Shane Wester“ eld, 5.357, 140.58.Pro Stock1. Deric Kramer, Chevy Camaro, 6.613, 208.42 vs. 16. Will Hatcher, Dodge Dart, 7.649, 140.99. 2. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.616, 207.69 vs. 15. Mark Hogan, Pontiac GXP, 6.887, 201.10. 3. Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.620, 208.94 vs. 14. Alan Prusiensky, Dart, 6.717, 205.16. 4. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.626, 208.10 vs. 13. Richard Freeman, Camaro, 6.682, 206.07. 5. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.627, 208.04 vs. 12. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.655, 207.18. 6. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.629, 208.01 vs. 11. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.649, 208.26. 7. Tanner Gray, Camaro, 6.632, 208.17 vs. 10. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.645, 207.85. 8. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.633, 207.37 vs. 9. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.635, 207.30.TENNISATP WORLD TOUR/WTA TOURINTERNAZIONALI BNL DITALIASaturday at Foro Italico, Rome; Purse: Men, $5.82 million (Masters 1000); Women, $3.35 million (Premier); Surface: Clay-Outdoor Mens Singles Championship Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Alexander Zverev (2), Germany, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3. Womens Singles Championship Elina Svitolina (4), Ukraine, def. Simona Halep (1), Romania, 6-0, 6-4. Mens Doubles Championship Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah (6), Colombia, def. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, and Joao Sousa, Portugal, 3-6, 6-4, 10-4. Womens Doubles Championship Ashleigh Barty, Australia, and Demi Schuurs (8), Netherlands, def. Andrea Sestini Hlavackova and Barbora Strycova (2), Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4. SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAAtlanta United FC 8 3 1 25 26 16 New York City FC 7 2 3 24 25 16 Columbus 7 3 3 24 18 10 New York 7 3 0 21 26 12 Orlando City 6 4 1 19 21 18 New England 5 4 2 17 18 15 Philadelphia 4 5 2 14 12 15 Chicago 3 6 2 11 15 20 Toronto FC 3 6 1 10 14 19 Montreal 3 8 0 9 14 26 D.C. United 2 5 2 8 13 17WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GASporting Kansas City 7 2 3 24 24 13 Los Angeles FC 6 3 2 20 23 18 Portland 5 3 2 17 16 15 FC Dallas 4 1 5 17 16 11 Vancouver 4 5 4 16 16 24 Houston 4 3 3 15 23 17 Minnesota United 4 7 1 13 14 22 Real Salt Lake 4 6 1 13 14 25 LA Galaxy 3 6 1 10 14 19 San Jose 2 6 3 9 18 22 Seattle 2 5 2 8 7 11 Colorado 2 6 2 8 11 17 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie Fridays GameToronto FC 2, Orlando City 1Saturdays GamesNew York City FC 4, Colorado 0 Portland 2, Los Angeles FC 1 Vancouver 2, FC Dallas 2, tie Columbus 1, New England 0 Philadelphia 4, Real Salt Lake 1 D.C. United 3, San Jose 1Sundays GamesSporting Kansas City 1, Minnesota United 1, tie Houston 3, Chicago 2 New York 3, Atlanta United FC 1Todays GameLA Galaxy at Montreal, 3 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 7 0 2 23 15 6 Seattle 4 1 2 14 11 6 Orlando 3 2 3 12 8 7 Portland 3 3 3 12 12 12 Chicago 2 2 6 12 12 11 Utah 2 1 5 11 7 5 Houston 1 4 4 7 7 13 Washington 1 5 2 5 7 12 Sky Blue FC 0 5 1 1 5 12 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie. Saturdays GamesUtah 1, Houston 0Portland 1, Washington 0 North Carolina 2, Sky Blue FC 1 Chicago 0, Seattle 0, tieWednesday, May 23North Carolina at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Sky Blue FC at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 8 p.m.CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday, May 26 At Kiev, UkraineReal Madrid (Spain) vs. Liverpool, 2:45 p.m.2018 U.S. MENS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Won 1, Lost 0, Tied 1)Sunday, Jan. 28 „ United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 „ United States 1, Paraguay 0Saturday, June 9 „ vs. France at Lyon, France BOXINGSCHEDULEMay 25At Tokyo, Jamie McDonnell vs. Naoya Inoue, 12, for McDonnells WBA World bantamweight title; Ken Shiro vs. Ganigan Lopez, 12, for Shiros WBC light heavyweight title.May 26At Las Vegas, Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan, 12, for Ancajas IBF junior bantamweight title.June 8At Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, N.Y. (ESPN), Diego De La Hoya vs. Jose Salgado, 10, for De La Hoyas NABF and NABO super bantamweight titles.June 9At Staples Center, Los Angeles (SHO), Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares, 12, for Cruzs WBA featherweight title; Jermell Charlo vs. Austin Trout, 12, for Charlos WBC junior middleweight title. At MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford, 12, for Horns WBO welterweight title; Alex Saucedo vs. Lenny Zappavigna, 10, junior welterweights.June 16At Dallas (SHO), Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo, 12, for Spences IBF welterweight title.June 17At Kiev, Ukraine, Artem Dalakian vs. Sirichai Thaiyen, 12, for Dalakians WBA ” yweight title.June 23At London, Billy Joe Saunders vs. Martin Murray, 12, for Saunders WBO middleweight title.July 8At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Lucas Matthysse vs. Manny Pacquiao, 12, for Matthysses WBA World welterweight title; Moruti Mthalane vs. Muhammad Waseem, 12, for the vacant IBF ” yweight title.July 14At London, George G roves vs. Callum Smith, 12, for G roves WBA super middleweight title (World Boxing Super Series “ nal).CALENDARMLBJune 4 „ Amateur draft starts.June 13-14 „ Owners meetings, New York. June 15 „ International amateur signing period closes. July 2 „ International amateur signing period opens. July 6 „ Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline. July 17 „ All-Star Game, Washington. July 29 „ Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 „ Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. Aug. 31 „ Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster. Oct. 2-3 „ Wild-card games. Dec. 10-13 „ Winter meetings, Las Vegas.NBAMay 31 „ NBA Finals begin. June 11 „ Early entry withdrawal deadline for NBA draft (5 p.m. EDT). June 17 „ NBA Finals latest possible date. June 21 „ NBA draft, Brooklyn, N.Y. June 25 „ NBA awards, Los Angeles. July 6-17 „ NBA Summer League, Las Vegas. Sept. 7 „ Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 enshrinement ceremony.COLLEGE SOFTBALLNCAA DIVISION I REGIONAL TOURNAMENTSAll Times EasternDouble elimination(x-if necessary)Eugene Regional at Eugene, Ore. ThursdayDrake 3, BYU 2 Oregon 4, Albany (NY) 0FridayOregon 5, Drake 0 BYU 16, Albany (NY) 0, Albany eliminated Drake 3, BYU 0, BYU eliminatedSaturdayOregon 3, Drake 0, Oregon wins Eugene RegionalsColumbia Regional at Columbia, S.C. FridayHofstra 2, Liberty 0, 10 innings South Carolina 3, UNC Greensboro 0SaturdayLiberty 3, South Carolina 1 Hofstra 6, UNC Greensboro 0, Greensboro eliminated South Carolina 5, Hofstra 4, Hofstra eliminatedSundaySouth Carolina 2, Liberty 0 Game 7 „ Liberty (49-13)vs. South Carolina (48-15), 6:30 p.m.Athens Regional at Athens, Ga. FridayNorthwestern 3, California 2, 8 innings Georgia 6, Harvard 2SaturdayGeorgia 12, Northwestern 0, 6 innings California 10, Harvard 1, Harvard eliminated Northwestern 4, California 3, Cal eliminatedSundayGeorgia 9, Northwestern 7, Georgia advancesTallahassee Regional at Tallahassee, Fla. FridayAuburn 5, Kennesaw State 2 Florida State 8, Jacksonville State 0, 5 inningsSaturdayFlorida State 2, Auburn 1, 8 innings Jacksonville State 5, Kennesaw State 3, KSU eliminated Jacksonville State 3, Auburn 2, Auburn eliminatedSundayFlorida State 10, Jacksonville State 0, FSU advancesGainesville Regional at Gainesville, Fla. FridayOhio State 3, South Florida 1 Florida 8, Bethune-Cookman 0SaturdayFlorida 10, Ohio State 2 South Florida 3, Bethune-Cookman 0, Bethune-Cookman eliminated Ohio State 3, South Florida 2, South Florida eliminatedSundayGame 6 „ Florida (52-8) vs. Ohio State (36-15), Noon x-Game 7 „ Florida vs. Ohio State, 2:30 p.m.Lexington Regional at Lexington, Ky. FridayNotre Dame 4, Michigan 1SaturdayKentucky 10, UIC 1, 5 innings Michigan 6, UIC 0, UIC eliminated Kentucky 10, Notre Dame 0SundayNotre Dame 2, Michigan 1, Michigan eliminated Kentucky 8, Notre Dame 0, 6 innings, Kentucky advancesKnoxville Regional at Knoxville, Tenn. FridayJames Madison 2, Ohio 1 Tennessee 9, Monmouth 0SaturdayTennessee 12, James Madison 3, 6 innings


Associated PressATLANTA „ The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. General manager Alex Anthopolous said the team made the decision Saturday before Camargo drove in two runs in an 8-1 win over Miami. Camargo, a switch-hitter, will play every day. The 37-year-old Bautista hit .143 with two homers and five RBIs in 12 games with the Braves after having his contract purchased from Triple-A Gwinnett. The six-time All-Star struck out 12 times in 35 at-bats. We agreed, for him, if there wasnt going to be at-bats here and there wasnt going to be playing time here, that it was not right for him,Ž Anthopolous said Sunday. Bautista played outfield during most of his 14-year career, but the Braves signed him to a minor league contract last month, hoping the former Toronto star could add depth to the National Leagues topscoring offense and shore up third base. Camargo, a 24-year-old from Panama, was the frontrunner to win the job in spring training before suffering an oblique injury that sidelined him for the first 16 games. Utility man Ryan Flaherty began the season at third base and briefly led the NL in hitting, but the Braves were hoping that Camargo would ultimately pass him and Bautista. Camargo has a .284 career average with six homers and 40 RBIs in 106 games. He filled in at shortstop and didnt hit that well when Dansby Swanson missed 13 games with left wrist inflammation, but he is hitting .292 in his last 24 at-bats and is an upgrade defensively over Bautista. Page 6 SP Monday, May 21, 2018 / The SunAP PHOTOJustify (7), with Mike Smith aboard, runs against Good Magic, with Jose Ortiz atop, in the final stretch of the 143rd Preakness Stakes Saturday in Baltimore. Justify won the race. By STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressBALTIMORE „ Justify keeps showing something new each time he races. In the Kentucky Derby, he showed he could run in the mud in a crowded, 20-horse field. In the Preakness, he showed he could withstand the challenge of a top rival pressing him early and hold off others before the finish line „ also in the mud. For his next trick, hell need to show he can endure the grueling 1-mile Belmont in New York on June 9. And it he does that, Justify will become horse racing the second Triple Crown winner in four years. If youre a superior horse, you can do it,Ž trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday. Ive seen horses go a mile and a half and they never won again. Its a weird, quirky race, but I dont see why though he wouldnt handle it.Ž Had the Preakness been another tenth of a mile, a hardcharging Bravazo mightve passed Justify and ended the Triple Crown bid on Saturday. Bravazo will go to the Belmont where Justify will have plenty of familiar challenges „ and a fresh ones „ standing in the way of becoming the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown. In addition to Bravazo, Kentucky Derby horses Hofburg, Vino Rosso and Free Drop Billy and Preakness horse Tenfold are among those likely to challenge Justify in whats considered the most difficult race on the Triple Crown trail. Bravazo is a tough little horse, and I think his pedigree will let him run that far,Ž trainer D. Wayne Lukas said. So, well take him on and see what happens.Ž Justifys run in the Kentucky Derby was convincing enough to scare off a few opposing owners and trainers from the Preakness. Given the fatigue of difficult races two weeks apart, they could see Justify as beatable at the Belmont. Baffert, who had three near-misses with Silver Charm, Real Quiet and War Emblem before American Pharoah broke the 37-year Triple Crown drought in 2015, said Justify is built to power through the fatigue caused by running on the slop twice against high-caliber competition. You do hate to keep running on these wet tracks because it does take a little bit out of them,Ž Baffert said before Justify flew back to Louisville, Kentucky, for some rest and more training. It can be tough. Its not as tough on him because hes a big horse. He can handle it. He was blowing pretty good, he got a good blow out of (the Preakness), but he wasnt as tired as we thought he was.Ž As gassed as Justify looked at the wire in the Preakness jockey Mike Smith is convinced the undefeated colt could have run longer and picked up the pace if asked. Finishing a halflength ahead of Bravazo made it by far Justifys closest victory of his five, but it counts just the same. Although he got tired (Saturday), he was also looking around a bit at the end,Ž Smith said. I certainly could have got after him a whole lot more a lot earlier and made him do a little more, as well.Ž Justify has already done more than expected, a bit of a late bloomer who doesnt have the pedigree of someone like American Pharoah. Baffert went into the year thinking McKinzie gave him a better chance and on Friday recalled thinking of Justify, The backup horse is pretty good, too.ŽHORSE RACING: Triple CrownBelmont distance, fatigue test Justify in Triple Crown bid AP PHOTOAtlanta B raves Jose Bautista watches his three-run home run off Chicago Cubs Jose Quintana during a game, Monday, in Chicago. MLB: BravesBraves release Bautista, Camargo to play 3BAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ Outfielder Juan Soto made his major league debut for the Washington Nationals, at 19 becoming the youngest player in the major leagues. Soto played for three teams in the minor leagues this season and hit .362 with 14 homers and 52 RBIs. He pinch hit in the eighth inning Sunday and struck out against Erik Goeddel in a 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. I was in shock,Ž Soto said before the game. I didnt think it would happen that quick but I feel pretty good.Ž Soto became the first 19-year-old to debut since Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias in 2016 and just the second Nationals player to debut at 19 years after Bryce Harper, who was 19 years, 195 days in 2012. Hes going to get a chance to play,Ž manager Dave Martinez said. I want to put him in situations where he can succeed.Ž Washington made the move one day after Howie Kendrick tore his right Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. Adam Eaton and Brian Godwin are also on the disabled list. Soto started the season at Class A Hagerstown, made his debut at Class A Potomac on April 24 then moved up to Double-A Harrisburg on May 10. Right-hander Jefry Rodriguez was optioned to Harrisburg, and outfielder Moises Sierra was designated for assignment to make room for Soto, whose contract was selected from the Senators. Washington also recalled s hortstop Adrian Sanchez from Syracuse.MLB: Nationals19-year-old out“ elder Soto makes Nats debut Field had two hits off Ohtani for the Rays, whose six-game winning streak ended in the finale of an 11-game road trip. Matt Duffy added three hits. Field, the Rays No. 9 hitter, led off the third inning with his fourth career homer, connecting on a first-pitch fastball by Ohtani. Albert Pujols got the day off for the Angels, whose weeklong struggles continued at the plate. Los Angeles still managed to take a 3-1 lead in the fifth despite getting just one hit „ which didnt factor into any of the runs. After Simmons reached on Andrieses error and Cozart walked in the fourth, they both advanced on a wild pitch before scoring on a groundout and a sacrifice fly. Chris Young doubled for Los Angeles first hit after that rally, but didnt score. In the fifth, Mike Trout added another hitless run when he walked, stole two bases and scored on Cozarts sacrifice fly. Trout drew another walk and scored again on a fly by Cozart in the seventh. Maldonado homered in the eighth.ROMO STARTSRomo made the first two starts of his 11-year big league career during the weekend, striking out the side in the first inning Saturday before striking out three more Sunday. Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash used the unusual strategy with Romo to allow the two young pitchers who followed Romo to face the heart of the Angels right-handed order less frequently. Romo became the first pitcher to start backto-back games since Zack Greinke did it for Milwaukee in July 2012 after getting ejected from his first start after four pitches. Romo is the first pitcher to pitch at least one inning in back-toback starts since Steve McCatty did it for Oakland in 1980.TRAINERS ROOMRays: RHP Nathan Eovaldi will make his fourth rehab start Wednesday with Triple-A Durham. Hes returning from a right elbow problem.UP NEXTRays: After a day off, Tampa Bay returns home to face the Red Sox with Jake Faria (3-2, 5.20 ERA) on the mound Tuesda y RAYSFrom Page 1AP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Sergio Romo th rows to the plate during the first inning Sunday in Anaheim, Calif. Staff ReportConcluding an inclement weekend in Charlotte County, the Stone Crabs attem pted to wrap up their series with the Jupiter Hammerheads with a double header on Sunday at Charlotte Sports Park. However, the rain allowed for only the first game to be played, with Charlotte falling 8-3 in a weather-shortened seven innings. The loss means the two teams split the series after Charlotte won 7-1 on Friday before Saturdays rainout. Charlotte (19-22) fell behind in the first inning and never rallied for the lead as the Hammerheads found success against Stone Crabs starting pitcher Sam McWilliams. In four innings, McWilliams allowed four runs on seven hits, and his relief would fare no better. Right-handed reliever Mikey York allowed four more Jupiter runs to score in his one inning of work, as he allowed seven batters to reach base. Though Charlotte tied the game at 2-2 in the third when Nate Lowe scored Josh Lowe on an RBI single and then David OlmedoBarrera later walked in Nate Lowe, the Hammerheads responded by scoring two runs in each of the next three innings. Peter Maris added his third home run of the year in the bottom of the fifth as the Stone Crabs final run of the game. Charlotte will travel to begin its next series when it takes on the Tampa Tarpons tonight at 6:30 at Steinbrenner Field.M i LB: Hammerheads 8, Stone Crabs 3Stone Crabs trail from the start in weather-shortened loss SUN FILE PHOTO BY TOM ONEILLPeter Mariss third home run of the season was one of the few bright spots for Charlotte in an 8-3 loss to Jupiter on Sunday.

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