Good Morning To Earl Lumptkin Thanks for reading! facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ TheNewsSun newssun.com AN EDITION OF THE SUNYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 169 | $1.00 Monday, June 18, 2018 Comics ..... ...................... NEWS WIRE Classieds .......................... B4-6 Highlands Health .................. B1 Local Sports ....................... A7-8 Lottery .......................... SPORTS Viewpoints ............................. A4 Weather ................. NEWS WIRESEBRING Â… Flor Otero has a second chance at life after undergoing a double lung transplant on May 2. She is well on her way to recovery after a 10-hour surgery removed her diseased lungs and replaced them with healthy ones. Otero was born an albino, making her susceptible to certain diseases. After coughing and other symptoms had her seeking treatment, she was misdiagnosed by local doctors who insisted that she had allergies. Finally, a friend suggested she see a lung specialist. In 2012, she was diagnosed with pulmonary Â“brosis because of Hermansky Pudlack Syndrome. She was forced to use oxygen all day. ÂI still did everything on my own,ÂŽ Otero said. ÂI just did it slowly.ÂŽ HPS is a genetic metabolic disease that causes albinism and has nine different categories called ÂTypes.ÂŽ Each Type affects a different set of organs. Ortero is a Type 1. After the proper diagnosis, Ortero consulted with University of Florida Health Â„ Shands in Gainsville and was put on a transplant waiting list. Shands put her through two Âdry runsÂŽ in order to prepare her for the operation. The third time she was prepped for surgery but the lungs were no good. But later that day she got another call saying the doctors had a new set of good lungs. ÂI was ready and excited,ÂŽ Otero said. The donor was anonymous to protect the family. ÂI canÂt know anything,ÂŽ Otero said. ÂThey give them a year; sometimes the donor family will want to meet the recipient but I cannot get in touch with them. We have to give them time to grieve.ÂŽ Her immediate recovery was marred by fever and swelling. ÂThey didnÂt wake me up for seven days,ÂŽ Otero said. ÂThey couldnÂt Â“gure out why I had the fever.ÂŽ Upon waking, she was confused because she was on so many medications and she felt awful. She said she started having some doubts. ÂIn the beginning it was difÂ“cult, the room was dark and nobody was talking to me, and my hands were so dry that they felt like foam,ÂŽ Otero said. ÂI told the nurse, ÂI donÂt want to live like this, I wanna go to heaven, just let me go.Â Then I started praying to God. I said, ÂLord, you promised me a miracle. WhatÂs going on? I canÂt live like this.ÂÂŽ Ortero feels that God was listening to her outcry and delivered her a miracle. ÂI went to sleep and when I woke up, my hands were Â“ne; I started feeling better. After that, day by day, I was encouraged. I am breathing on my own, with no oxygen, and wake up with no pain.ÂŽ She was discharged on June 13 but has to rent a townhouse in Gainesville to be near her doctors and physical therapists. The apartment is $1,700 per month. Otero stays positive with the help of her family and her faith. ÂSeriously, itÂs just praying in the presence of God: Reading my Bible, worshiping and giving God the glory A new lease on lifeBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERFaith gets local resident through double lung transplantSEBRING Â„ County commissioners, who have a regular meeting Tuesday morning, will hold a special meeting Tuesday night, just for a hearing on the proposed Â“re assessment. The meeting starts 5:30 p.m. in the county commission chambers at 600 S. Commerce Ave. in Sebring. ItÂs the second and Â“nal public hearing on assessment rates before theyÂre Â“nalized. County ofÂ“cials expect to see a big crowd. County Attorney Joy Carmichael, in conversations with Government Services Group Inc. (GSG), has said the consulting Â“rm suggested using the second Board of County Commission meeting in June to Â“nalize the proposed Â“re rate. Owners of homes, buildings and open land received notices, starting May 20, about the proposed rates, which for some represented a threeto four-fold increase. First-year rates, as proposed, are: Â€ $91 per year per house/ apartment. Â€ $24 per year per vacant residential parcel. Â€ 15 cents per square foot for commercial use. Â€ 5 cents per square foot for industrial use. Â€ 18 cents per square foot for institutional use. The consulting Â“rmÂs rate study suggests rates could go up each year. Jeff Rackley, senior project manager for GSG, said needs outlined by the countyÂs Fire and EMS Work Group advisory committee coupled with projected population increases could push the bill to $115 per year per home Â„ $24 higher than $91 Â„ in Â“ve years. County commissioners voted Feb. 20 to accept the rate study, but have waited until now to set the rate. The Â“nal deadline is actually Sept. 15. The county needs time to include the new assessment in the certiÂ“ed tax rolls for the Highlands County Tax Collector in time for the new Â“scal year, which starts Oct. 1.Fire assessment hearing Tuesday nightBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Although Florida takes pride in ranking as one of the top vacation spots in America, it ranks as one of the deadliest states for the number of drugor alcohol-related fatalities. According to a new report from Alcohol.org, Florida ranks 12th for the number of fatalities related to drug or alcohol use. Alcohol.org studied data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and published its Â“ndings in a recent report on the most commonly used drugs that are implicated in vehicle crashes. The report used statistics from 2007 to 2016, the most recent years available for analysis. It shows mixed results, with some types of drug-related fatalities decreasing while other types are increasing. Over the last 30 years, the number of people being killed or seriously injured as a result of a drunk driver has decreased by one-third, according to the National Highway TrafÂ“c Safety Administration. However, the NHTSA reports that 10,000 people die every year from drunk-driving crashes, and the costs associated with these crashes is $44 billion. According to the report by Alcohol. org, the risk of being injured or killed by an impaired driver increases on Saturday and Sunday. On Thursday, as people are approaching the weekend, the risk of intoxicated drivers begins to rise. Peak crash times are from midnight to 3 a.m., the time when most bars close their Florida ranks 12th in drug, alcohol fatalitiesBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERCOURTESY PHOTOFlor OrteroÂs smile is like a breath of fresh air after her double lung transplant surgery. Carlos Ortero, left, sits with his sister Flor Ortero for a picture before her double lung transplant.LUNG | 3 FIRE| 3 CARMICHAEL METROCocaine-related crashes are the leading cause of drug-related fatalities in Florida, according to a report by alcohol.org. TOP 10 DRUGS WITH AN INCREASE IN FATALITIES OVER PAST DECADE1. Fentanyl 304.7 percent increase 2. Alprazolam 173.8 percent increase 3. Oxycodone 124.3 percent increase 4. Amphetamine 113.2 percent increase 5. Methamphetamine 110.0 percent increase 6. Morphine 62.6 percent increase 7. Midazolam 62.5 percent increase 8. Marijuana 61.1 percent increase 9. Hydrocodone 27.0 percent increase 10. Diazepam 11.1 percent increase Data from alcohol.org/americas-loaded-roads/ DRUGS WITH A DECREASE IN FATALITIES OVER THE PAST DECADE1. Cocaine-related fatalities are down 34.1 percent across the U.S., but in Florida cocaine is the drug responsible for the most fatal accidents. 2. Benzoylecgonine-related fatalities are down 29.8 percent. 3. Methadone-related fatalities decreased by 9.9 percent. Data from alcohol.org/americas-loaded-roads/ jnadfnakjdenDRUGS | 3 DEADLIEST TIMES TO DRIVE1. Saturday and Sunday 2. From midnight until 3 a.m. 3. Hours immediately following the closing of local bars Data from alcohol.org/ americas-loaded-roads/
A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, June 18, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com 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. 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The day was started in June 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations, according to the District of Columbia, OfÂ“ce of Aging. Protecting those who raised us seems like it would be a no-brainer. However, in 2017, Highlands County had 262 cases of elder abuse, according to the Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce. Fortunately, the number is down from 348 cases the previous year. WEAAD was started so communities could share information and awareness about the different types of elder abuse and prevent it. Some forms of elder abuse are Â“nancial, physical, verbal and neglect, emotional and more. Florida Hospital Director of Home Health Services Becky McIntyre urged her co-workers and friends to wear purple on Friday. The color symbolizes respect, dignity and royalty. McIntyre said the signs of elder abuse can be subtle. Caregivers should be on the lookout for things that are not the norm for their loved one.ÂŽÂŽFor example, under the neglect category, if they are normally well dressed and they have good hygiene and now they are not taking care of themselves and losing weight.ÂŽ Another example McIntyre gave was not wearing a jacket when they would normally wear one. ÂSome of these things can also be dementia, so you really have to be careful and look for changes in that person,ÂŽ she said. ÂFinancial abuse and exploitation is huge with scammers. Look out for people who are trying to get into their lives very forcefully.ÂŽ Be on the alert for depression and isolation. Unexplained bruises and broken bones can point to physical abuse and should be investigated further. McIntyre said the elderly person should be approached and talked to away from the suspected abuser. ÂI want people to know that this is not as uncommon as people think,ÂŽ McIntyre said. Executive Director for Nu-Hope Elder Services Ingra Gardener said the effects of elder abuse are far-reaching. ÂElder abuse is a health and social malady that affects the entire community,ÂŽ she said. ÂElder victims are violated; however, the community suffers the consequences. There is no face of elder abuse. It affects seniors of all socio-economic statuses and must be brought to the forefront of discussion. Nu-Hope works in partnership with Department of Children and Families to address allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation with the provision of case management and comprehensive services.ÂŽ Suspected abuse can be reported anonymously and there are agencies and websites devoted to the topic: Â€ National Center on Elder Abuse, ncea.aoa.org. Â€ Adult Protective Services at napsa-now.org. Â€ Eldercare Locator, eldercare.gov. Â€ Department of Children and Family 1-800-96-Abuse or dcf. state.Â”.us/programs/ abuse/report.shtml.Elder abuse remains a serious problemBY KIM LEATHERMANSTAFF WRITERWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day aims for preventionAVON PARK Â„ As the City of Avon Park addresses requests from the Boys and Girls Club, residents called for the city to take over the Martin Luther King Recreation Center and afterschool programs. Highlands County Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors President Tim Brinling explained that the Boys & Girls Club was hit very hard by the hurricane and the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County has been helping. In 2016 the city approved a lease agreement allowing the club to operate its afterschool programs at the MLK Complex. City Manager June Fisher said there are four issues that need to be addressed: The club wants the city to remove two portables from the MLK Complex property, the club is seeking donations for naming rights to the building and interior rooms and wants the indoor exercise equipment removed, and the city wants to close an hour earlier. Fisher said the portables were damaged by Hurricane Irma and illegal activity has been occurring in them. In a May 8 email to Fisher, Mike Doyle of the Sarasota Boys and Girls Club said that then city manager Julian Deleon suggested the city would remove the portables if the club sent a letter of release, which it did. DoyleÂs email notes that the Boys and Girls Club of Highlands County is bankrupt without funds and they are trying to resolve their Â“nancial situation and help the under-served children of Highlands County. The portables were donated by the School Board of Highlands County. It was noted that it was not the cityÂs responsibility to remove them, but Councilman Jim Barnard said it was in the best interest of the city to do so. Councilman Terry Heston agreed, saying they are an eyesore. The city was going to look into who has title of the portable structures before taking action. Resident Al Hinson said the Sarasota Boys and Girls Club ran the Highlands County club so poorly that it went bankrupt. Resident Arnold Davis said as a taxpayer he was shocked at the fees the club wants to charge for using the Â“elds at the complex. Resident Nikita Hipps said the Sarasota club has Âtaken over our children and our building.ÂŽ The children donÂt want to go back, she said. Hipps said the city should take back the afterschool programs. Now the club wants to charge $100 an hour to use the Â“eld, she said. ÂThose prices are outrageous.ÂŽ Deputy Mayor Brenda Gray said she would not support a name change nor the removal of the exercise equipment. The City Council took no ofÂ“cial action on the matter.AP has issues with Boys & Girls Club requestsBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITER MARC VALERO/STAFFThe City of Avon Park has been in talks with the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota concerning the clubÂs requests for the Martin Luther King Complex. The city is leasing the complex to the club. THE COURSE IS DRY AND IN GREAT SHAPE!JUNE GOLF SPECIALS! 2250 South Little Lake Bonnet Rd. Â€ Avon Park Tee Time Hotline: 863-453-7555 TEE TIMES EVERY DAY EXCEPT WEDS. EXPIRES 7/5/18$1800GOLFANYTIME!per person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 7/5/18$10009 HOLES ANYTIMEper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 7/5/18$1600TWILIGHT AFTER 2PMper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 9/30/18$14000SUMMER 10-PLAY CARDIncl. tax. 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Monday, June 18, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A3 www.highlandsnewssun.com On May 1, when commissioners set TuesdayÂs hearing date, Carmichael said notices would go to institutional properties, such as churches, even if commissioners later decide to exempt them. However, agriculture and government properties would not receive notices, Carmichael said: They are exempt by Florida law. GSG estimates the county needs to raise $6.48 million with the assessment to pay for needed personnel, apparatus, equipment and infrastructure. Commission Vice Chair Jim Brooks has warned that exemptions on government, agriculture and school land could cut revenue to $5.71 million, or as low as $4.85 million, since not everyone pays. The proposed budget includes: Â€ $894,405 for personnel (salaries, overtime, beneÂ“ts, retirement and insurance) Â€ $1.6 million for operations (contract services, repair, maintenance, supplies, education/ training and reserves) Â€ $821,799 for capital improvements (machinery, equipment, engines, tankers, brush trucks and stations) Â€ $2.55 million in improvements (new personnel, training, gear and stations) Â€ $636,502 in additional costs (2 percent fee to Highlands County Tax Collector, discounts for early payment, fee study and sending tax notices) GSG said the county answered 1,011 calls in 2016, the last year for which full data was available. That broke down to 529 to residential properties, 234 to open land, 117 to commercial land, 99 to institutions and 32 to industrial-zoned areas. Dividing costs by the percentage of calls to each land use, GSG apportioned assessment at 52.32 percent for residential, 23.15 percent for open land, 11.57 percent for commercial, 9.79 percent for institutional and 3.17 percent for industrial/warehouse uses. However, since Rackley made his presentation, newly-appointed Public Safety Director Marc Bashoor Â„ who worked voluntarily with the county on the assessment Â„ has said the county also needs to consider newer larger Â“re stations. Bashoor has said a lot of the countyÂs facilities are Âin bad shapeÂŽ and are that way because the county hasnÂt been able to invest in them. He said most, if not all of county Fire Services and Emergency Medical Services stations, need upgrades to function for a paid/volunteer combined system. Most, he said, do not have living quarters, and all need upgrades in air-Â“ltration to remove exhaust from the buildings, as well as more bays for more vehicles.FIREFROM PAGE 1 and honor. Because of him I am here.ÂŽ Otero will Â“nd herself surrounded by friends and her church family soon; she thinks she will be back in Sebring in two months. ÂFlor and I have been friends for many years,ÂŽ Maylene Candelario said. ÂIn 2013 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. As I began my journey my family and friends stood by my side every step of the way. Flor is one of those that always had a word of encouragement to help along the way. She is a champion in my eyes. In spite of her own challenges Flor has always kept a smile in her face and cheering for others in their time of need. Flor is selÂ”ess and always willing to help in any way that she can. She has an amazing sense of humor that is irresistible. She is a true example of resilience.ÂŽ Once Ortero is home, she plans on staying active by walking, although she admits that she will not be participating in any triathlons any time soon. With her new lungs she plans on speaking out and raising awareness of HPS to the community, especially physicians. A dinner fundraiser is being held from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 at the WomenÂs Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Drive, ÂA Night in ParisÂŽ is the theme; there will be dinner, entertainment and a silent auction. The cost is $30 and will help to defray the cost of OteroÂs medical and transportation costs. Call 863-991-3657. Donations can be made to Otero through her home church, House of Change. Please mark donations in the memo line or place her name on envelope. LUNGFROM PAGE 1 doors. Impaired drivers leave the bars and head for their cars. Extreme caution should be used by drivers who work evening or night shifts since they are sharing the road with drivers who are drugged and drunk. However, people must remain vigilant at all times, because there are crashes caused by impaired drivers every day of the week and during all hours of the day. Fentanyl, a drug used in anesthesia and pain management, showed the sharpest percentage increase in the number of fatalities associated with its use over the past decade. Although pop stars Michael Jackson and Prince did not die in crashes, both of these rock stars had high levels of fentanyl in their blood when they died. This powerful drug can profoundly impact a driverÂs ability to remain alert while driving, especially since Medline Plus lists drowsiness, changes in vision and unusual thinking as some of the side effects. To keep our local roadways safe from impaired drivers, law enforcement agencies are stepping up DUI citations. In addition, our county offers several drug and alcohol treatment centers to aid people who desire to be on the road to recovery.DRUGSFROM PAGE 1 DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHABILITATION CENTERS IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY1. Cross Roads Recovery 863-382-3388 2. Lighthouse Addiction Services 863-382-0435 3. Social Solutions 863-402-1088 4. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, June 18, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.comProposed fire assessmentI have served as a Â“reman for the past 40 years, all of it as a volunteer with the Placid Lakes VFD. As a Â“re service, we have come a long way since I started. Are we where we could or should be? Maybe not. What we have done has been to serve you, the residents of Highlands County, at the level that you have supported. We all live and work right here with you. We know what you live on because we are right there with you. ThatÂs a large part of why we volunteer. We feel that governments responsibility is solely to do the will of the people. When government starts thinking, it knows what is best in spite of us things go bad. The proposed Â“re coverage has a lot of potential. The funding proposal has major issues. They are looking at hiring up to 40 Â“re/EMT positions at approximately $1,000,000 annually for wage and beneÂ“ts. The tax proposed will generate in excess of $7,000,000. From a business stand point, the product is 40 Â“remen. $6-plus million is operating and administration. A business would never make it under that model. This is year one only. Their own proposal says it will grow year by year. Where will it stop? $200 a year per residence, $300-$400. How big a bureaucracy is being created here? Right now there is no plan. As typical, the cart is before the horse. LetÂs see how much money we can get out of the taxpayers, then weÂll Â“gure out how to spend it. Tell your commissioners to slow down and do what we really need, not what some might like. If asked we all would like a new car till it comes time to pay for it. They have proposed steep taxes on churches, agriculture and businesses. This is just another way of hiding the real cost from you. ItÂs your money that churches survive on. ItÂs your money that buys the goods that keep business and ag open. Churches will have to cut vital services, business will have to eat it out of proÂ“t or raise prices. It is still from your pocket.Mark Fortier Fire Chief Placid Lakes Volunteer Fire DepartmentGarden Club reviews yearSeptember Â„ No meeting due to ÂinfamousÂŽ Irma. Septober [sic] Â„ Very productive combined meeting. Speakers were three Wekiva campers telling about their camp experiences. Also, Bill Parken (Ridge Rangers coordinator) presented slides about Project Acorn. Our garden club helps plant seeds, weed and plant trees at Royce Ranch to attract scrub jays. November Â„ Nov. 7, a plant study. Nov. 28, a soap making class. Nov. 14, garden therapy. Nov. 15, youth gardening. December Â„ Busiest month of all, getting ready for the Holiday Home and Garden Tour. Several members and husbands decorated the youth garden behind the library very festively. Dec. 8, workshop making Christmas mugs and other handmade gift items for the caf. Holiday Home & Garden Tour was very successful on Dec. 9. January Â„ Whew! Holidays and Irma clean up are over and gearing up for 2018. Jan. 9, garden therapy; Jan. 17, youth gardening, and Jan. 23, a carpool trip to the Avon Park Correctional Nursery program. Informative talk presented by Tommy Sauls, director of the program. February Â„ ValentineÂs Day lunch included quiche, salad, plus members built their own ice cream sundae. Ed Fabik and Pete Otway gave an orchid presentation (how to separate an orchid) and then rafÂ”ed the Â“nished product. Feb. 22, trip to Morikami Gardens. March Â„ Speaker for the March meeting was Laurie Hurner who presented the topic ÂgreeningÂŽ and how Highlands County grove owners have been affected. March 10, seconnd annual golf tournament; March 20, member appreciation picnic; March 31, Garden Club plant sale. April Â„ April 11, speaker was Clell Ford of the Highlands County Lakes ofÂ“ce. Nominating committee introduced the nominees for next year. May Â„ District meeting May 2; cut, clip and coffee, May 3; Lake Placid High School Awards, May 3; and AVPCI plant sale, May 5, were some of our activities to close out the year. Also, installation of new ofÂ“cers for the 2018-19 year. We also support Keep Lake Placid Beautiful and maintain the roses around the Â”agpole in honor of law enforcement. Scholarships, camperships and sponsorships are awarded each year and this year will total $3,800. Our meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month from September to May. Come and enjoy Â”owers, fauna and fun, please call Paula at 863-835-2419 or Sherry at 770-605-0277 for more information. Our special thanks to our hardworking members and to all of the Lake Placid donors who have supported us all year.Lake Placid Garden Club Lake PlacidPrime Ministers Questions While cruising the dial late one night, I came upon C-Span, that wonderful back channel provider of things interesting and sometimes obscure, presented an hourÂs view of Prime MinisterÂs Questions, a British custom whereby the head of state must stand and answer questions posed by members of Parliament. Watching the honorable Theresa May succently respond to a great variety of questions, (some barbed) with style and demonstrating her accumen, and detailed knowledge of her governmentÂs activities; not just with the ordinary day to day governmental concerns of the British government but also the Byzantine complications involving Brexit; the UKÂs departure from the European Union. With the speaker of the house calling ÂOrderÂŽ in stentorian tones, when the Chamber exceeded its usual unruliness. She dominated the room, leaving no doubt as to who was in charge. I tried to envision President Trump being required to perform a similar function in interaction with our Congress. If he attempted to answer he would get all caught up in his rolling, repetitious, circulocutionary speech pattern, until (he hoped) the question had been forgotten, and he could roll up his red tie and escape. When pressed for an answer, he would repeat his performance, roll his eyes and Â“nally say ÂThank You,ÂŽ the usual lame Â“nish used for cabinet meetings. Too busy to make up a lie. Those are known as Âalternative factsÂŽ in the White House. Too busy, thereÂs tweeting to do.Randy Ludacer Lake Placid Before approving the Â“nal piece of a Â“nancial package that brought the Atlanta Braves to a new ballpark in the West Villages, some North Port city commissioners expressed concern their city would play a distant backup in marketing and promotion. Commissioners Linda Yates and Debbie McDowell raised numerous technical concerns about the contract being presented in 2017. They questioned language that dealt with bonding. They questioned the city of North PortÂs prominence in marketing and publicity. They questioned whether site plans properly reÂ”ected multipurpose Â“elds that would be used for local recreation. Both ended up voting Âno,ÂŽ despite the reality the city was getting a heck of a deal with the new $125 million spring training baseball park and year-round sports academy. North Port was to contribute $4.7 million to the project. By comparison, Sarasota County kicked in $21 million. The state of Florida added $20 million. The Braves organization itself was on deck for more than $55 million. All in all, the cityÂs slice was peanuts. Or Cracker Jack. Thankfully, the three-member City Commission majority voted Âyes,ÂŽ and the package was approved. Construction of the stadium/training facility is now well underway and should be ready for the Â“nal game of the 2019 spring season. The Braves will move in for good in 2020. And North PortÂs gain? Already, it is being felt. According to a recent story, people from Georgia Â„ the home of the Braves Â„ are inquiring about homes here. Snowbirds are planning vacations. Bill Gunnin, executive director of the Greater North Port Chamber of Commerce, said business professionals are talking about moving closer to the ballpark. And the team Â„ currently at the top of the National League East Â„ wonÂt be here for a full-season until 2020. West Villages-North Port is a sizzling hot spot. 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The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made i n letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Highlands News-Sun, Letters to the Editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870, or fax to 863-385-1954. Readers may also email Letters to the Editor to email@example.com. VIEWPOINTS Karen Clogston Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Rob Kearly Circulation Director email@example.comFirst came sporadic coughing. Then scratchy throat. And last weekend came the dead Â“sh ashore on Manasota Key. The scourge of the seven seas is back in our region. Three months after the Â“rst outbreak of the year, red tide is here again. Or Karenia brevis, if youÂre a sucker for Latin. Or X@#&*!, otherwise. Red tide is a naturally occurring phenomenon that has appeared and disappeared as long as natural phenomena were recorded in Southwest Florida. Always present to a small degree in the background, Karenia brevis algae blooms with nutrient loading. This red tide may have been fueled by the heavy spring rains and runoff; analysis will come later. We also note the phenomenon is not fully understood by scientists. ThatÂs why research (and funding for that research) is needed at top scientiÂ“c institutions like Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota. It may be impossible to stop the occurrence, but deeper understanding coupled with runoff controls could help to tame it. Â„ Sun NewspapersThe scourge is back
Monday, June 18, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 www.highlandsnewssun.com Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. When George Sebring and his son H.O. purchased land for a new town in central, Florida, they immediately began recruiting residents. They wanted to encourage a religious inÂ”uence. They made special inducements to leaders and retired persons of religious denominations. The Â“rst buyers of land and lots included a large number of members of the Salvation Army of which George Sebring was a member. Next, the Methodist denomination was encouraged and following that came a substantial number of members of the Brethren Church who at one time became a powerful force in the life of the community. Church organizations were offered free of cost, a building lot to any denomination who would establish a church. And George Sebring didnÂt put them on the outskirts but gave them choice property in the heart of town. (A prime example of this today is the closeness of the Salvation Army to the Circle.) And when fundraising began for a church, George Sebring made it a practice to offer the Â“rst and last $100. The following are comments by George SebringÂs grandson, Orvel Sebring, during ceremonies on the Circle for the 50th Anniversary of Highlands County in 1971. ÂIt may have been the winter of 1910 or 1911 that I was Â“rst taken to what was to be the town of Sebring. I can remember the day the Circle was plowed. That was quite a thing for a little boy seeing the mules at work with the plows, followed later by teams with scoops grading the Circle.ÂŽ ÂYou have no idea how beautiful it was in Sebring in 1910 and 1911. Lake Jackson was a jewel. The lake had a beautiful white sandy bottom. One of our favorite pursuits was wading along this Â“ne sandy shore looking for arrowheads and usually you were rewarded. (One of the early hotels was named the Arrowhead Hotel built by George Sebring for this reason.) There were beautiful bay trees where Jackson Creek Â”owed out and in the spring, you could smell the scent of magnolia.ÂŽ ÂIf it hadnÂt been for the Model T Ford, Sebring would never have come along as it did. The Salvation Army ofÂ“cers and Âsoldiers,ÂŽ the Munselles, the Dunkards, the Bakers, Higgins, Gearing and Newcomb families, members of the Stephan/Whitehouse family and all others were prominent in their contributions to the organization and its Sebring mission in starting a town.ÂŽ From: The Newcomb and Baker Collections July 1976Â„Sebring Historical Society Elaine Levey can be reached at emlevey@ gmail.com.Starting a town Elaine LeveyHISTORICALLY SPEAKING 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 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 draft all day. Ship, capt, crew 4:30 p.m. Poker 2 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Euchre 1 p.m. Darts 7 p.m. Queen of hearts. Food at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Pizza & pitcher $11 Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Indoor cornhole 1 p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Happy hour 2-4 p.m. Bar poker 2 p.m .Texas holdÂem 7 p.m. Darts 7 p.m. 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. Meatloaf dinner 5-7 p.m. Bingo 6:30 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 Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring VFW Riders pork loin sandwich 5-6:30 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Dumpster Mike 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 Bar games 2:30 p.m. Texas hold Âem 1:30 p.m. Food at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Taco Tuesday. $2 margaritas. $6 beer pitchers. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Happy hour 2-4 p.m. Bar poker 2 p.m. WOTM taco night 5-7 p.m. Margaritas 5-7 p.m. Mingo bingo and jackpot 6 p.m. 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. Dennis & Wendy 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Auxiliary wings 4-6 p.m. Karaoke by Jodyz 4-7 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 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 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 ShufÂ”eboard 1 p.m. Texas hold Âem 7:30 p.m. Food at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Family dinner slaw burger. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid WOTM Mexican dinner. Queen of hearts 8 p.m. Don Johnson. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Pool at noon, Happy hour 2-4 p.m. Mike Burgers and more 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dan Patrick 6-9 p.m. Moose games 8 a.m. 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. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park happy hour all day. SammyÂs famous tacos. Euchre 1:30 p.m. Trivia 5:30 p.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Thirsty Thursday all day. Ship, capt, crew 2-4 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring 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 Burgers/ hot dogs 4-6 p.m. Bingo 6 p.m. Card games 6:15 p.m. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Wings. Jackpot 6 p.m. Call 863-452-0579.
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Monday, June 18, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 www.highlandsnewssun.com LOCA L SPORT S Toyota runs 1-2 at Le MansG-Drive Racing captures LMP2 classToyota Gazoo Racing claimed a commanding 1-2 result, with Fernando Alonso winning on his debut at the worlds most famous endurance race. By doing so, the Spaniard who together with Kazuki Nakajima and Sbastien Buemi drove magnicently throughout the 24 hours in this second round of the FIA WEC Super Season, also made a further claim on the legendary Triple Crown in motorsport. Nakajima was behind the wheel of the No. 8 Toyota TS050 HYBRID as it took the checkered ag two laps ahead of the No. 7 entry driven by Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jos Maria Lopez. The two cars had been running closely together through much of the 24 hours but late-race drama and penalties saw the No. 7 drop back in the nal hours. The LMP1 non-hybrids were unable to match the Toyotas, and many of the new cars experienced technical issues during the race, but Rebellion Racings Mathias Beche, Thomas Laurent and Gustavo Menezes took the nal podium place SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN JOAO FILIPE PHOTOThe No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid races at Le Mans. The team will be at Sebring in March.TOYOTA | 8 Porsche sweeps GTE classes at Le MansPorsche GT Team wins GTE Pro, Dempsey-Proton takes GTE AmIn its 70th anniversary year, and sporting iconic liveries from its past, the No. 92 Pink Pig of Michael Christensen, Kevin Estre and Laurens Vanthoor took the checkered ag one lap ahead of the No. 91 in the blue and white colors from the 70s. The two cars, the No. 91 in the hands of Richard Lietz, Gimmi Bruni and Fred Makowiecki led the French classic, the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season, from the rst hour and dominated thereafter. It is the rst win at Le Mans for Porsche in the GTE categories since 2013. The manufacturer which came closest to challenging the Porsche 911 RSRs throughout the race was Ford and two cars from the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing stable nished in third and fourth places. The No. 68 (Joey Hand, Dirk Muller, Sbastien Bourdais from the US arm of the team took the nal LMGTE Pro podium place while the No. 67 of Andy Priaulx, Harry Tincknell and Tony Kanaan will take points for third place in the FIA WEC points classications (the American Ford entry does not score points as it is not a full season WEC competitor.) The AF Corse Ferraris and BMWs put up a strong challenge at times but ultimately were let down by technical issues and penalties which cost them time in the pits. Aston Martin Racing got both its new cars through to the nish to give them condence for the rest of the season. Team owner Patrick Dempsey was on hand in Le Mans to see his SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN JOAO FILIPE PHOTOThe No. 91 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR races at Le Mans.PORSCHE | 8 FIRECRACKER 5K approachingSEBRING The annual FIRECRACKER 5K Run/ Walk to celebrate the nations birthday has been set for Wednesday, July 4 at Highlands Hammock State Park with a 7:30 a.m. start. Hosted by the Central Florida Striders, the race will feature numerous competitors decked out in red, white and blue running gear. The race entry fee is $20 through June 26 which includes the custom designed sports tee. Fee increases to $25 after the early entry date. Those needing an entry form may email race director Chet Brojek at firstname.lastname@example.org and the coach will send one to you. Online registration is available at endur ancesportstimimg.com. Come join the fun as they celebrate the fourth with a great run in the park.Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium 5K coming upLAKE PLACID Those who are interested in running or walking the annual Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium 5K race on Saturday, July 28, at 7 a.m., can pick up registration forms in the church ofce of First Presbyterian Church in Lake Placid or on the church website at fpclp.com. The entry fee for the race is $20 through Friday, July 20 and $30 from July 22nd to race day. The race is sponsored by the Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association and will benet The Samaritans Touch Care Center. If you would like to volunteer to help with the race Saturday morning, please call the church at 465-2742.Summer youth weekly tennis camps offeredSEBRING The Highlands County Tennis Association presents weekly summer tennis camps at the Thakkar Tennis Center at the Country Club of Sebring. The camps are for youngsters ages 6-18 and are run by USPTA professional Horace Watkis. The camps run Monday through Friday each week from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $100 per child. Beginners as well as advanced players are welcome to come out and improve their game as well get some great exercise on the clay courts at the Thakkar Tennis Center. For more information, contact Watkis at 863-414-2164 or 863-386-4282. River Greens Golf ClassicThe River Greens Classic golf tournament is returning for another go after last years successful event, which drew a eld of 65 talented golfers. This years tournament will take place June 23-24, with Friday, June 22, being an optional practice round for players who have signed up. On Saturday, June 23, a full breakfast will be served prior to play and tee times will be between 8 and 9 a.m. On Sunday, June 24, a full breakfast will be served before an 8 a.m. shotgun start, while a steak luncheon and awards will follow the nal round. The cost is $110 per player and the eld will be limited to 100 golfers. The event is sponsored by Bill Jarrett Ford and Heartland National Bank, with the proceeds of the event going to help kids in the community. To sign-up for the tournament, call the pro shop at 863453-5210 or stop by the course at 47 W. Lake Damon Dr. SPORTS NEWS BRIEFS AVON PARK With thunder rumbling in the distance the Lake Placid Green Dragons hit the eld to take on the Okeechobee Brahmans in the District 8 Ozone championship game. Okeechobee came out strong and continued to build on their lead to defeat the Dragons with a nal score of 12-5 to win the Championship. The Brahmans took an early lead with a runner on rst Hunter Daniels hit a pop-y to right eld driving home Blane Boyer for an RBI single. Dakota Vargas hit a deep y to the left-eld fence driving home Daniels for an RBI double extending Okeechobees lead to 2-0. Vargas stole third when he saw an opening and Caleb Cruz drew a walk to get on and stole second when he saw an opportunity. Vargas took home on a passed ball and Cruz advanced to third. Ziryn Flores and Trace Ellerbee both drew walks to load the bases. Kaden Whidden hammered the ball down the left eld line driving home both Cruz and Flores for a two-run ribbie extending the Brahmans lead to an overwhelming 5-0. The kids played great, said Okeechobee Coach Willy Home. They came out and they left it all out on the eld. They have practiced hard and today they played hard. It has been a while since Okeechobee has won the Ozone District championship. It has been almost LP Ozone team takes 2ndBY RUTH ANNE LAWSONCORRESPONDENTTeam will advance to next months state tournament in Sebring RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTThe Lake Placid Ozone team with their second-place trophy from the Dixie District 8 Tournament. Lincoln Holmes delivers a pitch against Okeechobee.OZONE | 8
A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, June 18, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com team take victory in the LMGTE Am class. The No. 77 of Matt Campbell, Christian Ried (DEU) and Julian Andlauer cross the line 1:39 ahead of the No. 54 Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GTE of Thomas Flohr, Francesco Castellacci and Giancarlo Fisichella. As in the Pro class, Dempsey-Proton dominated the class although for many hours it was the sister No.88 Porsche 911 RSR which led. Unfortunately, just after 07h00 this morning, in the hands of Matteo Cairoli, the car went off track and into the barriers just after the Porsche Curves Âƒinto retirement. Third in class was the No. 85 Keating Motorsports Ferrari from the USA, and third in the points classiÂ“cation is the No.56 Team Project 1 Porsche of Jrg Bergmeister, Patrick Lindsey and Egidio Perfetti Â„ the teamÂs Â“rst season in the WEC and Â“rst participation at the worldÂs most famous endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The next round of the WEC Super Season will be the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday 19 August at the home of British Motor Racing.PORSCHEFROM PAGE 7 JOAO FELIPE PHOTOThe start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. and the No.1 crew came home in fourth. It was LaurentÂs second podium Â“nish in a row, Le Mans treating the young Frenchman particularly well! The No.5 CEFC TRSM Racing Ginetta G60-LT P1 Mecachrome was the only other classiÂ“ed LMP1 car. SMP Racing, which showed early pace with the two BR Engineering BR1AERs, failed to get either of its two cars to the Â“nish, with engine failure forcing Jenson Button out of the race with less than one hour to go. The event, which was started by Rafael Nadal in front of a host of stars and celebrities, attracted a 256,900-strong crowd. G-Drive Racing continue with its winning ways Following wins at Spa (WEC) and Monza (ELMS), the No.26 G-Drive Racing ORECA 07 Gibson took a commanding LMP2 class victory today. Jean-Eric Vergne, Roman Rusinov and Andrea Pizzitola were all Â“rst-time winners of the French endurance classic and the TDS-run car had a Â”awless run to the Â”ag after the opening hour. Frenchman Vergne took the car over the Â“nish line to record victory two laps ahead of the No.36 Signatech Alpine Matmut entry of Nicolas Lapierre, Andre Negro and Pierre Thiriet. As well as being a Â“rst Le Mans class win for the drivers, it was also the Â“rst for G-Drive and the TDS team. Fourth on track and third in the WEC points classiÂ“cation, due to podium Â“nisher Graff SO24 not being a WEC entrant, was the TDS Racing entry of Francois Perrodo, Matthieu Vaxivire and Loc Duval which made a late charge for the podium place. The next round of the WEC Super Season will be the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday 19 August at the home of British Motor Racing.TOYOTAFROM PAGE 7 JOAO FELIPE PHOTOThe No. 8 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid races in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. eight years since we have won. This is a big accomplishment for us. We are going to get back in the saddle and get back to working hard to prepare for the State Tournament.ÂŽ The Dragons cut the deÂ“cit in the bottom of the Â“rst. Alex Rivera hit a grounder to shortstop and advanced to second when Â“rst was over thrown. Owen Phypers hit a sacriÂ“ce grounder to shortstop to advance the runner to third. Dawson Duncan hit a grounder up the middle into centerÂ“eld driving home Rivera for an RBI single. Duncan stole second and then third when he saw his opportunity. Lincoln Holmes hit a rope to second base that was dropped driving home Duncan for and RBI single, cutting the deÂ“cit to 5-2. Lake Placid continued to chip away at OkeechobeeÂs lead in the bottom of the second. Keegan Youmans drew a walk to get on Â“rst and took second on a passed ball. Luke Wirick drew a walk and Chase Pendaruis hit a grounder to second to advance the runners to second and third. Gunner Sala sent a grounder to shortstop driving home Youmans for an RBI, cutting OkeechobeeÂs lead to 5-3. The Brahmans extend their lead in the top of the third. Daniels sent the ball soaring over the center Â“eld fence for a two-run homer escalating OkeechobeeÂs lead to 7-3. Vargas hit a grounder to second for a single and stole second when he saw an opening. Kaden Whidden hit a grounder to shortstop driving home Vargas for an RBI single furthering OkeechobeeÂs lead to 8-3. Okeechobee added another run in the top of the fourth and tacked on a couple more runs in the top of the Â“fth escalating their lead to an overwhelming 11-3. The Brahmans were not done extending their lead. Okeechobee added another run in the top of the sixth when Vargas scored giving Okeechobee an a12-3 lead over Lake Placid. The Dragons tried to rally in the bottom of the sixth. Phypers hit a grounder to shortstop for a single and stole second and then third. Duncan drew a walk and then stole second when he saw an opening. Lincoln Holmes hit the ball past the second base and then past the right Â“eld driving home both Phypers and Duncan for a two-run RBI. ÂIt did not turn out the way we wanted it to,ÂŽ said Lake Placid Coach Drew Phypers. ÂThe kids played hard and we made a few silly mistakes. I think we did pretty good considering we are coming from a league with 28 players to pick our team from. They played hard and I am proud of them. We are going to have lots of practice to prepare for the state tournament.ÂŽ Both Okeechobee and Lake Placid will be advancing to the State Tournament at Max Long Field in Sebring July 14 through the 17. OZONEFROM PAGE 7 RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTLake PlacidÂs Dawson Duncan slides into third. James Zarrella bats against Okeechobee. 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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDE SECTION B Monday, June 18, 2018 My eyes are driving me crazy and I thought IÂd share what I know with you in case you are feeling the same way right about now. For me, itÂs a triple hit from the smoke generated by Â“res nearby in Colorado, the ragweed pollen and some drywall dust kicked up when I demoed a Â“replace in my new home. HereÂs a sample of what IÂve been doing to tame the red so that people stop asking if I was up all night drinking, lol, which I was not I assure you! I canÂt list everything here due to space considerations, so if youÂd like the complete list of my home remedies, sign up for my newsletter at suzycohen.com and IÂll email it to you on Tuesday. 1. Dry up. Take an oral antihistamine such as Loratadine (Claritin). I am taking about a half tablet daily with a natural supplement which IÂll tell you about in my longer article at my website. Now that youÂve got your antihistamine on board, proceed to step 2. 2. Wash your eyes. Irrigate your eye with saline and a sterile eye cup. Your local pharmacy, department store or online retailer has Bausch & LombÂs brand of Âeye washÂŽ or Âirrigating eye washÂŽ or a similar brand of saline that comes with an eye cup. You do not want contact lens cleaner, you want to basically rinse your eye out. ItÂs similar to opening your eye underwater in a pool, you just have to do it. 3. Apply a cold compress. Take a clean washcloth, dip it in ice water and wring out, then apply. I like to take them and fold the washcloth in half, then roll it up tightly. The ends of the washcloth will now ÂÂ“tÂŽ into your eye socket, and it is such sweet relief! Be intelligent and apply sparingly. You just want to cool your eye for a few seconds, donÂt hurt yourself. 4. Get the red out. You can choose what you like, or can afford. I use various ones including Zaditor because this lasts 12 hours and contains a histamine blocker only (Ketotifen), whereas most eye drops contain an antihistamine as well as a vasoconstrictor. If youÂre looking for that type of combination, try Opcon or Visine, or their store-brand generic equivalents, which will save you money. 5. Lie down and breathe. Buy an eye pillow, preferably unscented and put it in the freezer for 15 minutes. You can always store yours in there, thatÂs what I do. Put it on your eyes and just breathe. 6. Look like a diva. Cucumber slices on the eyelidsÂƒ you see this all the time in spa pictures, and the reason is that cucumbers reduce eye inÂ”ammation and theyÂll temporarily hide the fact that you pulled an all-nighter last night, played with your neighborÂs cat or went horseback riding through ragweed. You can apply them topically, or better yet, juice cucumbers along with some carrots and celery and drink it. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of ÂThe 24-Hour PharmacistÂ and ÂReal Solutions.Â For more information, visit www.suzycohen.com. This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Always check with your doctor before following any medical advice.6 quick ways to relieve itchy red eyes Dear PharmacistSUZY COHEN The American Occupational Therapy Association says more than 55 percent of the 79 million students in the United States are carrying backpacks that are too heavy. Backpacks should not weigh more than 15 percent of a childÂs body weight. That means for a student who is around 60 pounds, a backpack should be no more than nine pounds. Wearing two straps on shoulders as well as a waist strap can help distribute backpack weight. Multiple compartments also can help spread the weight of books, devices and supplies to reduce strain. Did you know?METRO CREATIVE CONNECTIONS MCT PHOTOBackpacks should not weigh more than 15 percent of a childÂs body weight. That means for a student who is around 60 pounds, a backpack should be no more than nine pounds. Although there are a variety of theories behind the growing obesity problem plaguing North American adults and children, the most consistent Â“ndings point to caloric intake as the culprit. HereÂs a simple equation to get to the root of the problem: Calories eaten > calories spent = weight gain. According to National Health Examination Surveys, adult obesity trends in the United States between 1976 and 2014 indicate the percentage of the adult population classiÂ“ed as obese has roughly doubled to more than 38 percent in the last three decades. Children may be learning eating habits from their parents, potentially contributing to rising obesity rates in children as well. Recent Â“ndings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate one in Â“ve school-aged children and young people in the United States is obese. In Canada, the Public Health Agency says roughly one in seven children is obese. Teaching children healthy eating habits starts at home and can extend to what students are given to eat while at school. The Center for Science in the Public Interest says schools across the country are working hard to improve school nutrition. HereÂs how parents and school districts can help make school lunches more nutritious and delicious and lower in calories. Â€Control snack intake. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says that more than one-fourth of kidsÂ daily caloric intake comes from snacking. Choosing smarter snacks may help reduce overeating. Good snacks can include grain products that contain 50 percent or more whole grains by weight; snacks in which the primary ingredient is a fruit, a vegetable, dairy product, or lean protein; snacks that are a combination food that contain at least a 1/4 cup of fruits or vegetables; and foods that contain no more than 200 calories. Â€Read nutritional information. When selecting foods for school lunches, parents should read the nutritional information to make sure they know exactly what they are feeding their children. Select foods that are low in saturated fats and cholesterol and high in Â“ber and nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes. Â€Go with water. Rethinking beverage choices can help control kidsÂ caloric intake. Many people donÂt realize just how many calories beverages add to their daily intake. Even a six-ounce, 100-percent apple juice can include as many as 96 calories. Sodas and other soft drinks pack a hefty caloric punch. Water, seltzer and unsweetened iced tea are healthy beverage options. If milk is the go-to beverage, choose a reduced-fat version. Â€Introduce new foods. Children can be notoriously picky eaters, but with patience and perseverance, parents can introduce new, healthy foods at lunchtime. Yogurt, hummus and salsa are healthy and can add Â”avor to vegetables and fruit. When making sandwiches, exchange reÂ“ned breads for whole-grain varieties. Choose lean protein sources, and go heavy on vegetables and fruits for natural Â“ber, which will create feelings of satiety. Â€Read the school menu. Let children indulge in ordering from the school menu when healthy options are featured. Urge them to try something unexpected, rather than sticking to chicken nuggets or pizza days.Healthy school lunchesMETRO CREATIVE CONNECTIONS TNS PHOTOWith patience and perseverance, parents can introduce new, healthy foods at lunchtime. Yogurt, hummus and salsa are healthy and can add avor to vegetables and fruit.COURTESY PHOTOThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says that more than one-fourth of kidsÂ daily caloric intake comes from snacking. Choosing smarter snacks may help reduce overeating. FILE PHOTOWith patience and perseverance, parents can introduce new, healthy foods at lunchtime. Yogurt, hummus and salsa are healthy and can add avor to vegetables and fruit.
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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, June 18, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS NAME12 N O TI C E UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Frank Erwin Upholstery located at 3816 Kenilworth Blvd. in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporat ions of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Sebring, Florida, this 14th day of June, 2018. Richard S. Erwin June 18, 2018 N O TI C E UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of BARE WOOD MARKET located at 104 North Ridgewood Drive, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Sebring, Florida, this 13t h day of June, 2018. Laura Young June 18, 2018 NOTICE OFAUCTION19 For Towing & S torage: 2006 Chrysler 1C3EL55RX4N263580 On June 30TH, 2018 At Precision Auto Body 734 CR 621 East, Lake Placid Fl 33852 June 18, 2018 F or T ow i ng & S torage: 2007 KIA KNAFE121475391669 On July 1st, 2018 At Precision Auto Body 734 CR 621 East, Lake Placid Fl 33852 June 18, 2018 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2009CA000605 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-41 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-41, Plaintiff, vs. LAWRENCE ESPOSITO, ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuan t to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 1, 2018, entered in Case No. 2009CA000605 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NE W Y ORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-41 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-41, is t he Plaintiff and LAWRENCE ESPOSITO; SYLVI A ESPOSITO; UNKNOWN BENEFICIA RIES OF THE MONDRACH REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1994; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSINGEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE O F STEPHEN H. MONDRACH, JR., DECEASED; STEPHANIE COOK; STEPHEN MONRACH; STEPHEN H. MONDRACH, III AS TRUSTEE OF THE MONDRACH REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1994, are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse, 430 South Commerce Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 10th day of July, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 32, BLOCK 166, L EISUR E LAKES SECTION FOUR, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA LESS AND EXCEP T ANY PORTION OF SAID LOT 32, BLOCK 166, LYING NORTHEASTERLY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: COMMENCE A T THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 32, BLOCK 166; THENCE NORTH 66 DEGREES 62Â29ÂÂ EAST, ALONG THE COMMON LINE BETWEEN LOTS 32 AND 33, BLOCK 166, A DISTANC E OF 240.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 57 DEGREES 00Â05ÂÂ EAST A DISTANCE OF 69 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE SHORELINE OF LAKE CARRIE AND THE POINT OF TERMINATION. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 7th day of May, 2018. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Robyn P. Durrance As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to par f NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 t i c i pate i n a program or serv i ce o f t h e St ate Courts System, you should con tact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 9558770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participa te in the court program or service. File #14-F06509 June 18, 25, 2018 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 16000384GCAXMX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BASIC A SSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2006-1, Plaintiff, vs. J UDITH L. STORMS AND GEORGE T. STORMS, ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 1, 2018, entered in Cas e No. 16000384GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Basic Asset Backed Securities Trust 2006-1is the Plaintiff and Judith L. Storms a/k/a Judith Storms; Remodelers Finance, I nc. are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assemb ly Room in th e basement of the courthouse, 430 South Commerce Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 10th day of July, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE NORTHEASTERLY ONEHALF OF LOT 13, BLOCK 1, LAKE J OSEPHINE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 92, OF THE PUBLIC R ECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORI DA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT OF BEGINNING ON THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE ABOVE SAID LOT 13, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 22Â WEST A DISTANCE OF 159.02 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 13, THENCE NORTH 4 3 DEGREES 29Â50ÂÂ WEST A DISTANCE OF 137.25 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY BOUNDA RY OF LAKE JOSEPHINE DRIVE, THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY D IRECTION ALONG THE EASTERLY BOUND ARY OF LAKE JOSEPHIN E D RIVE ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 204.24 FEET AN ARC DISTANCE OF 113.96 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date o f the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2018. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Robyn P. Durranc e As Deputy Clerk 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 contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 9558770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be pr epared to explain you r functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe w ill enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. File #15-F03775 June 18, 25, 2018 NOTICE OF HEARING24 N O TI C E O F PUBLI C HEARIN G NOTICE OF ESTABLISHMENT OR CHANGE OF ZONING REGULATIONS AND OTHER REGULATIONS AFFECTING THE USE OF LAND YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a pub lic hearing will be held before the Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, on the 3rd day of July 2018 beginning at 9:00 A.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, at the County CommissionersÂ Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida, to consider zoning regulations and other regulations affecting the use of land in the unincorporated area of Highlands County, Florida. The proposed regulations are in the form of an Ordin ance. The contents of the Ordinanc e are generally described as follows: ORDINANCE 17-18____ A N ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, A MENDING SECTIONS 12.05.300 A ND 12.08.135.B. OF CHAPTER 12 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR ACCESSORY STRUCTURE HEIGHT CLARIFICATION AND CELL TOWER LOT SIZE AMENDMENT, AND PERTAINING TO LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN CODE; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A second public hearing will be held at the same location on the 17th day of July 2018 The time of day for said hearing will be set at the July 3 2018 public hearing. The contents of the Or dinance are generally described above. A copy of this notice is available for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the Clerk of t he Board of County Commissioners at NOTICE OF HEARING24 t he Highlands C ounty G overnment C ent er, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The proposed Ordinance may be inspected by the public at the Highlands County Zoning Department, 501 South Commerce Av enue, Sebring, Florida 33870, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, except holidays. Inquiries or written testimony should be directed to Ms. Linda Conrad, Zoning Supervisor, at this address or by phone at (863) 402-6638. Pho tocopies may be obtained at this loca tion for fifteen cents ($0.15) per page. Please reference the Ordinance when calling or writing. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORLIDA, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PRO CEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PUR POSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECOR D OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, W HICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUALÂS DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE BOARDÂS FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONEÂS ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN IT S PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE A MERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MS. 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No pets 863-471-2844 SebringFurn room for rent. Electric, cable included, hot tub use, $375 mo. or $100 week. 863-445-4943 COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Avon Park~ 2200sf, 1 block off US Hwy 27. Great for garage, workshop or storage space. 863-453-4269 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*Leasing 3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66863-471-0663 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 Sebring Lake Front Lot~ in Lake Regency Woods gated community. $40k firm. 863-273-7356 2000EMPLOYMENT L oca l C ommun i ty A ssoc. h as opening for PT FL Cert. Community Association Mgr. Send resume to CCS POA, 4600 Haw Branch Rd., Sebring FL 33875 HELPWANTED2001 Bucket Operator/ GroundsmanExperience Preferred. Clean D/L and Pre-Employment Drug Screen. Benefits & Paid Time Off provided! Pay based on experience. Call 863-453-9787 Concrete Finisher NeededExperienced required Call Mike 863-381-0038 D avey E xpert T ree C ompany Tree Trimming positions avail. (with CDL Lic.) 1 yr. exp. pref, but will train. Call Garyat863-221-7939. W O RKER S NEEDED 40 workers needed for F. Madrid Harvesting, Inc. for pepper harvesting, from 07/25/18 to 11/07/18. Work ers will be paid $0.75+ per hamper but will be guaranteed $12.93 per hour. Job location is in Sandusky county Ohio. 36 hours per week guaranteeing a t least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent resi dence at the end of th e work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Workers interested can apply for this job at the nearest One-Stop Career Center. Job order holding office is at 2511 Countryside Dr., Fremont, OH 43420. Job order No. 3649217 Handyman WantedA handyman is needed to work on rental units in Highlands Co., FL. 863-243-9191Call, Text or Emailmike@mypeaceland.com Learn to Drive a TruckGet your Commercial Driver's License today at South Florida State College. Scholarships are available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033 Insulation Installer NeededClean driverÂs lic. req. Apply in person at Heartland Insulation, 225 Commercial Dr., Sebring. Maintanence & Lawn C are person needed at Reflections on Silver Lake, 55+ community in A von Park. FT, 40hrs/Wk. Apply in person 10amÂ…3pm, MÂ…F at main office: 1850 US Hw y 27 S HELPWANTED2001 HARDEE CO. BOCC-PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION Senior Mechanic(FL ÂBÂŽCDL) $15.74-$21.70/hr Equipment Operator (FL DL) $11.13-$15.35/hr. General Maintenance Mechanic (FL DL) $13.52-$18.64/hr. Equipment Operator/ Spotter (FL "A" CDL Air Brake, Tanker, and Hazardous Materials*) $11.72 $16.15/hr.Job descriptions at www.hardeecounty.netw/application. Submit: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd., Wauchula, FL 33873. Ph: (863) 773216 1. Positions open until filled. ADVERTISE! Now Hiring Lead Delivery Driver Tues.Â…Sat. 8a-5p.Must have valid Drivers Lic. Heavy lifting required. Benefits available. Apply in person or email resumetravis@turnerfurniture online.com Maintenance TechnicianFlynn Management Corporation has an excellent opportunity at our Thornbury Apartment community for a PT Maintenance person 25 hrs. per week. Apply in person at 31 Chelsea St. Lake Placid, call 863-465-4526 or send resume to email@example.com EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for grove equip. Clean Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug free workplace. Apply in person 8am Â… 11am & 1pm 4pm MondayÂ… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or firstname.lastname@example.org FULL TIME PAGINATOR/GRAPHIC ARTIST WANTED Do you have a creative eye? Solid design skills? Enjoy working in an exciting environment? We are building a design team and we want you to be a part of it!Design and layout pages in a clean and exciting fashion for several print publications.Create ads and design covers for special sections and other publications. Nights and weekends required. Experience in InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Proofreading skills a must. TheHighlands News-Sun and Highlands Sunoffers a competitive compensation package including salary plus incentive, a benefit package, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. We are a drug and tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/nicotine screening required. Send resume and design samples to: Donna Scherlacher Multi Media Director Donna.Scherlacher@ highlandsnewssun.com 315 US Hwy 27 N., Sebring, FL 33870. SOCIOLOGY INSTRUCTOR (FT) Application review begins: 7/10/18. For details and to apply visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132 EA/EO
Monday, June 18, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 www.highlandsnewssun.com HELPWANTED2001 COORDINATOR, PANTHER YOUTH PARTNERS (FT) Application deadline: 7/2/18. For details and to apply visithttp://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO. POSITION VACANCIESLead Maintenance Lake Placid CenterLead Maintenance Hotel Jacaranda Full-time positions. Application review begins 6/21/18. Please visit http://sfsc.interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-7847132. EA/EO/VETÂS PREF FT T ruc k D r i ver~ A von P ar k HS Diploma or GED; 1 yr verifi able experience & CDL ÂAÂŽ current DOT certificate required. $16/hr Must pass background check. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Da g ue S enior gentleman needs live-in housekeeper Golf Hammock area. Room, board + $800/mo, private quarters. 863-382-0555 PROFESSIONAL2010 Home Design DraftsmanWanted~Experience in Chief Architect Software preferred but not required. Submit resumes: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATORThe Human Resource Coordinator supports the HR Director and Ranch management by performing multiple responsibilities such as hiring, recruiting, training, development and maintenance of personnel records as well as ensuring all Ranch employees and contractors are paid accurately and on time. This position handles Ranch Division timekeeping and payroll. The Human Resources Coo rdinator is responsible for benefits administration to include enrollments, changes, terminations with carriers and carrier invoice reconciliation. Education/Experience Requirements: Associate or BachelorÂs degree preferable; Minimum of 3 yrs of Human Resource exp. in similar roll; Experience in Benefits and Payroll Administration; Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as Microsoft Office Suite. To review the job description and apply online visit www.lykesranch.com and click the careers tab. Affirmative Action Employer/ Drug-Smoke Free Workplace/ M/F/D/V Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Vocational InstructorFor HBIÂs program in Avon Park, FL. HS diploma or equiv. req.; 5yrs general trades exp. & ability to work w/youth aged 16-24. Competitive salary & paid leave offered. View full job description & apply atwww.hbi.orgEOE/AA/M/F/D/V MEDICAL2030 Residential Assistants NeededNo Experience NecessaryWe will Train All Shifts Available In Sebring and Avon ParkApply at4352 Independence St. Avon ParkEOE/Drug Free Workplace MEDICAL2030 Southern Lifestyle Senior Living Center Now Hiring: Caregivers Medication Assistants Dietary AidesFor more information:call 863-465-0568; visit 1297 US Hwy 27 N., Lake Placid; or email email@example.com NEW Hourly Rate for C.N.A.s !! NEW Weekend Differential Rate!EmployeesCelebratedfor Years of Service Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits Available AnnualEmployee Picnics Annual Celebration of Seniors & Staff Payroll deductions for onsite Employee Cafe Payroll deduction for shoes and uniforms FREE CEUÂs & CPR Classes Apply Onlineatwww.palmsofsebring.com NOW HIRING CNA/Certified MA(Experience with C-Arm and Phlebotomy preferred) LPN Receptionist Billing Specialist Workers Compensation CoordinatorBenefits Available Email resume to: gechevarria@florida jointspine.com Oaks at Avon SIGN ON BONUS New WagesReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING RNs Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement Opportunities All Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly. Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 NEEDAJOB? CHECKTHE CLASSIFIEDS! OAKS AT AVON Is Hiring CNAs Full/PartTime, all shifts. Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308. MEDICAL2030 Oaks at Avon HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Career Advancement Opportunities All Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly. Highly Competitve Salaries Readers Choice Award Facility Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 NURSES We are accepting applications for nurses for the 7p-7a shift at Royal Care of Avon Park. Prefer at least one year of experience in a long-term care facility or other related health care facility. We offer competitive salary, full range of benefits including PTO and free life policy & shift differentials. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd., Avon Park. 863-453-6674EOE/MF/DFWP. PT Experienced Medical Secretary~ Fax resume to: 863-471-6762 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org ABargainHunters Delight Checkthe ClassifiedsFirst! AWhole Marketplaceof Shoppingisrightat your Fingertips! RNs & LPNs WantedExperience pref., but will train. Apply in Person:5030 US 27 N., Sebring 863-385-1074Email: email@example.com Tech Needed For Fast-Paced ASC Willing to train Please fax resume to 863-471-6834 RESTAURANT/ HOTEL2040 Now Hiring: Experienced Servers BartendersLine CooksNight PortersApply in Personbetween 2-4 pm Onlyat 3101Golfview Rd., Sebring. Or Email Resume to:firstname.lastname@example.org SKILLED TRADES2050 Journeyman Electrician W anted~Min. 3 yrs exp. Residentail, Commerical, Govt. rate work. Call Amy 267-298-7386 Farm Maintenance MECHANIC Welding fabrication, plumbing & electrical experience. Drug free workplace. Apply in Person: 2175 Triple G Rd., Sebring. EXPERIENCED MECHANIC to work on farm equipment, diesel & gasoline engines, fabrication & electrical. Clean Florida Driver License required. Drug free workplace. Apply in Person 8am Â… 11am & 1pm 4pm Monday Â… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or email@example.com Service Technician Wanted Small engine repair; lawn & garden, full-time. Lake Placid863-465-9641 GENERAL2100 Driver Wanted! Veteran needs responsible driver for local shopping in Sebring. 1 mi E. of Dollar General on 27. Pay $20, if more stops will pay more. 863-214-7131 3000 NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS3010 Do You Need More Business?Reach out to all of Highlands County with 2 publications plus 2 websites to Advertise Your Business!! Let customers Find Youby advertising your business on the Business & Services Page! Mention this ad and Call Today !! 863-658-0307 LOST& FOUND3090 LOST~Dashand, long red hair, her name is Sheba, 3 yrs old, last seen going into the orange groves on Desoto Rd. missing since May 24th, 863382-9183 or 863-414-6584 4000FINANCIAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES4010 Beverage Concession Trailer~ Rent 4 Events!Healthy non-alcohoic drinks. Fully stocked. Delivery avail877-871-8003 (Sebring) Sebring Antiques Close Out Drastic reductions on merch & Business for sale! 6205 US 27 S. 863-991-4667 Findthe perfect companion inthe Classifieds! 6000 MERCHANDISE HIGHLANDS HOT DEALS!Do you have stuff to sell at $500 or less? Advertise your merchandise now in the Classified Section!$3 for 3 Lines $4 for 4 Lines $5 for 5 LinesCall863-385-6155 or 863-658-0307 GARAGE SALES6014 S e b r i ng~ 8 a4 p Th ursS un June 21-23 at 2627 King Dr. Appliances, beds, electronics, furniture & metal panels for roof. FURNITURE6035 A nt i que D uncan Ph y f e, 6 c h a i rs, table, brass lion paws, good cond $225 OBO, 772-971-0707 Bedrm furn~ Kathy Ireland dresser w/mirror, chest (5 dwr) & 2 end tables. Lgt wood. Nice rental furn! Also avail: SS hood vent. All 4 $225. 352-212-9217 Bedrm set, all wood 2 twin hdbds, dresser, mirror,nitestd, cream $150, white desk & chr $35. (863) 658-1013. Buffet, dk walnut, 3 storage areas, 48ÂŽWx16ÂŽDx34.5ÂŽH, exc. cond., $115 obo-863-385-8609 Chi na C a bi net, B roy hill g l ass doors, lighted & matching buffet. Both $200 863-452-1406 C offee Table, 1 6 .5ÂŽH x 36 ÂŽL x 1 8ÂŽD, claw feet, dk walnut, gl top, $45 obo 863-385-8609 Dining Rm table~ Maple w/ 6 chairs & 2 leaves. Perfect shape! $125. 863-414-2587 E nterta i nment C enter, oa k $ 350, Rolltop Desk, lg oak, $250, Book Cases (2), oak barrister, $150 ea., Table, oak, 60 x 40, $45 863-465-4064 We Buy/Sell Clean Used Furniture. Best Prices in Town!Sebring Furniture 1542 Lakeview Dr. (next to Save-a-Lot)863-386-1119 "NEW" DOWNTOWN MALLOPEN THU-SAT9a-5pBest Prices on New & Used Furniture and Antiques!! Leather recliner $49 6 sofas from $77-$177 Wood desks from $45 Dbl. dresser & mirror $69 Glass DR table w/6 ch $99231 S. Ridgewood Dr. 2 blocks from Circle 863-212-9576 Loveseat~ La-Z-Y Boy reclining, gray. Good cond. $500. 863-414-2980 O r i enta l bl ac k & go ld ca bi net, 2 parts, handpainted gold motifs, 3 front glass, 6 drawers, key, $275 OBO, 772-971-0707 O rnate T a bl e, dk wa l 18ÂŽW x29ÂŽH 29ÂŽL, dwr, top cwn w/spdles, cl ft, $100-863-385-8609 S o f a, l oveseat & rec li ner~ a ll polyester suede. 5 kickouts. $500; will trade for nice bedroom suite. 863-655-1762. COMPUTER EQUIPMENT6060 Cl oc k s G omer 1900Â s gran f ather & 1900 era Gomer wall clock, $250 ea. 863-465-4064 CLOTHING/ JEWELRY/ ACCESSORIES 6065 Kids Blue Jeans ( 5 0 pr. ) Levis, Wrangler, etc., $1.00 ea. 863-385-0000 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES6070 A ntique Liquidation Sale~ Vintageart deco. Paintings, jewelry, cars. Final sale, make offer. Fri-Sat-Sun 9am. 1617 US Hwy 98 (Red Barn) 772-971-0707 Private Buyer for Disabled Vetspaying highest prices for metals coin/stamp collections, die cas t & hot wheels & any collectibles 954-234-3028 MEDICAL6095 Hospital Bed~ electric with special mattress. Barely used. $80. 863-452-1406 Medical Supplies~ Wheechair, $40; Stroller, $20; Walker, $20; Bedside portapotty, $10. 863-465-2375 EXERCISE/ FITNESS6128 Marcy Exercise Bike~ Very good cond! $50. 863-465-2375 Treadmill~ Weslow Cadense 55. Great cond. $50.863-465-2375 SPORTINGGOODS6130 T ent, O ut d oor S p i r i t 12Â x 10Â sleeps six, 80ÂŽ peak, brand ne w in case $80.00-(863) 385-0000 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES6135 Bicycle C arrier~ Pro Rack 2 bike hitch rack. Never used. $50 obo. 863-414-2678 HUFFY G IRLÂ S C RUI S ER excel cond, $50, 863202-6911 LadiesÂ Cruiser~ 26ÂŽ, white. $45. 863-414-2345 LAWN & GARDEN6160 John Deere Riding Lawn Tractor~ 185 46ÂŽ cut. Good hood. $320. 954-410-9809 Lawn speader~ Scott Rotary. $20. 863-402-5677 OUTDOOR LIVING6161 Ch a i se L ounges (2) 72L 24W, 14H, matching table, 24L, 16W, 14H, wrought iron, rust proof, brown, striped poly cush ions, $199 obo, 863-414-3560 Needanew Home? LookintheClassifieds! TOOLS/ MACHINERY6190 G enerator, 10h p, use d 1 w k elec. start, propane kit incl., $500.00 863-385-1897 G enerator~ P owermate 5000 wt $450; Powerwasher, 2000psi electric. $50. 863-368-0179 Tree Trimmer~ electric, with 8Â extension. Never used! $30. 863-402-5677 DOGS6233 White German Shepherd Puppies~ 2 wks old. AKC reg., vet cert. Male & female. $950 each. 305-527-9762 PETSUPPLIES & SERVICES6236 Large Birdcage~ 3Â.2ÂŽ h X 32ÂŽ L with stand that is 2Â tall. $50. 863-465-2375
B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, June 18, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com PET ADOPTION6238 Fluffy Male House Cat, 1 yr. old, grey/white, fixed/declawed, comes w/all supplies. Free to good home 863-471-9445 APPLIANCES6250 C entral A C 3 1 0 C arrier w/heat pump. R-22. Good working cond. $300. 561-386-4649 Di s h was h er GE lik e new condition, black, $50.00, 863-3850000 Electric Range~ (glass top), white, good cond. $90.863-452-1406 F reezer, upr i g h t, Whi te, goo d working condition, $125.00, 863-202-5471 Used AppliancesUp to 90 day warranty. Call 863-655-4995Help Wanted Kenmore stack washer/dryer, like new, big tank, no dents, white $325 OBO 772-971-0707 Y Y ouSa ouSa ve ve BigBuc BigBuc ks ks Shopping Shopping Classifieds! Classifieds! MISCELLANEOUS6260 Air Conditioner~3 ton water cooled, central air & heat. Only 2 mo. old. $1,500. 954-444-8306 TROPICAL FRUIT TREESAvocados Bananas Citrus trees Mango Peach Longan Starfruit Soursop Figs Jujubee Lychee Mulberry Papaya Sugarapple Jackfruit Tamarind Coconut trees Miracle Fruit Blueberries Jabatacaba Sapote & Guava Pure Raw Honey 91 Carefree Ct., Venus, FL 33960305-216-8452 Mausoleum(2), located at Lakeview Memorial Gardens, $8,500.00 for both, 863-4583029 or 863-202-5471 S torm Door~ 7 9 1/ 8 x 3 51/4, 4 mo old, sliding glass covers screen, hardware incl. Cost $200, sell $100 863-382-0329 7000TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE7005 AUTO DEALS&STEALSSell Your New or Used Auto Easy Advertise in the Classifieds!Only $27.50 for 7 days (4 lines) Add a photo for only $10 more! NISSAN7200 2013 Sentra~ 1 owner, low 36k mi. 4dr, silver. Great condition!! Only $6,500. 863-273-6334 VOLKSWAGEN7220 2004 VW Beetle~ auto, fully refurbished, clean & dependable! $3,995 or HD trade?863-452-6933 AUTOS WANTED7260 Cars Trucks SUVs etc From $1000-$100k~NO JUNK! I come to you! Call Sam239-595-4021 VANS7290 2015 Ni ssan NV1500 C argo V an ~White, 116k mi, 1 owner, New tires, belt & plugs, runs great $14,500 863-414-1002 BOATS-POWERED7330 Key West Boat & Trailer, 2015, 17.6, CC, 115 Evinrude E-Tec with 18 hrs., trolling motor, custom mooring cover, Garmin & many extras!!! Pristine cond. senior selling for health reasons, $21,500 863-385-1449 863-202-6774 PERSONAL WATER VEHICLES7332 1995 Y ama h a J et Ski ~ w/trailer. No title. Great for parts. $175. 863-414-2345 TRAILER & ACCESSORIES7341 (2) Jet Ski Trailer~ new lights & 3 new tires. $480. 954-410-9809 CAMPERS/ TRAVELTRAILERS7370 2008 Montego Bay C amper 36Â, 3 slides, W/D & generator. Stored inside, exc. condition! $20k. 863-443-2448 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! LAKE PLACID Â„ Florida Hospital Health Partners invites the public to a meet-and-greet on Thursday, June 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. to meet their Cardiology, Urology and Family Medicine specialists, take a tour of the facility and enjoy a free gift bag. The Lake Placid Medical Complex, at 1352 U.S. 27 S., accommodates Dr. Rey Arcenas and Dr. Ramon Torres from Cardiology Associates, Dr. Ronald Chee-Awai and Dr. Sylvester Onyishi from Urology Specialists, and Dr. Antonio Roa from Family Care Center, who will be in attendance. Call 863402-2273 to RSVP. The meetand-greet events give community members the opportunity to talk to the medical staff, tour the ofÂ“ce and ask the providers any questions on health care, schedule one-on-one appointments and more. To learn more about Florida Hospital Health Partners providers, visit YourHealthPartner.org and YourHealthSpecialist. org.Meet Health Partners Lake Placid providers SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN CHEEAWAI ONYISHI ARCENAS TORRES ROA Why does it happen? How does it happen? We have all been there ... excited about a new job, a trip, endeavor, or maybe just a great idea ... then we share that enthusiasm with others and then it happens. Almost everyone is excited for you. But for many of us there may be a Ânay sayerÂŽ in the group. You know, a ÂNegative Nellie.ÂŽ We are all unique. We have different ideals, goals, attitudes, wants and needs. This is true with every aspect of our lives. This is true also true with our health needs. Just as we have speciÂ“c prescriptions for our eyesight, we also have personalized prescriptions for the correction of our hearing and speech understanding capabilities. DonÂt let others interfere with your success and happiness. Not in your personal aspirations and dreams, and certainly not with your strides of obtaining the best hearing possible. I have experienced, many times over the years, a patient in distress because a well meaning yet negative ÂfriendÂŽ or ÂrelativeÂŽ or maybe just an acquaintance has tried to convince them that the hearing instruments they have purchased are wrong for them. The Ânay sayersÂŽ or ÂNegative NelliesÂŽ actually tell them it is not the style that they need. They also infer that they probably got ripped off and could get them cheaper. Many people will Âprice shop,ÂŽ so of course they always tell them they could have gotten them cheaper. (The only problem with this is that you must compare apples to apples, that is technology levels and patient care, professional knowledge, and Â“tting protocols). Another big attack that seems to happen to the new hearing aid user is the ÂWhy would you want to wear a hearing aid?ÂŽ To that I usually just sigh and start the counseling process. DonÂt let others undermine your success and your happiness. Recently I experienced such a situation. Actually, all of the above, with just one patient. I felt so very bad for my patient. They had been somewhere else before coming to us. The patient chose us. A new hearing aid user will take several adjustment appointments to get the best from their new instruments. EveryoneÂs hearing needs and capabilities are different. Their activities and sensitivity index is unique. EveryoneÂs tolerance levels are speciÂ“c. During the Â“rst week of having the Â“rst set of hearing aids that they had ever worn (the Â“rst set was a few years ago and apparently they took them back cause they couldnÂt get used to them), the Ânay sayerÂŽ systematically undermined our patientÂs conÂ“dence in the decision that we made together. A decision that was made with diagnostic testing. A decision that was made with patient proÂ“ling and counseling. A Â“tting of hearing instruments where speech understanding is veriÂ“ed in noise. Where real ear measurement ensures our prescriptions are precise to patient needs. Even with all that, it takes wearing the instruments in all of our crazy fun environments to get used to them and for the instruments to record sound data for us so that we can adjust the instruments speciÂ“cally for each patient. After spending the time to explain and listen and adjust the instruments over the last few weeks, our patient told me today: ÂI am just thrilled with my hearing aids. I am just so thankful you explained everything and worked with me!ÂŽ This was a person who was ready to throw in the towel two weeks after the Â“tting, primarily because of the ÂNegative NellieÂŽ friend. How sad that would have been that my patient would have gone several more years not understanding people in the active world she still enjoys. DonÂt be the ÂNegative Nellie.ÂŽ Life is hard enough when you get a hearing or a vision problem. Communication becomes difÂ“cult and it is so important to our well-being. Instead, be the encourager ... the ÂOptimistic Ollie!ÂŽ The Positive Pal. If you are afraid that your friend or relative is not getting what they need or being taken care of properly then accompany them to their appointments. I know we encourage it. Remember, like all things medical, it takes team work to achieve our ultimate goals. You make educated and informed decisions. DonÂt let others undermine your feeling of competence. Be a team player and make life better for all those you touch. #ToHearBetterIsToLiveBetter!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. 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B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, June 18, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Cataracts are the most treatable form of blindness worldwide. Millions of cataract surgeries are performed each year, restoring patients to functional visual status. Cataract surgery was once the most common surgical procedure performed until about 5-10 years ago, when intraocular anti-VEGF injections were developed to treat macular degeneration. This has quickly surpassed cataract surgery and continues to grow quickly. Over the years, cataract surgery has advanced greatly. Now, most cataract surgeries can be done with micro-incision surgery using foldable lens implants with no shots, no stitches, and no patches after surgery. Frequently, patients have better vision without glasses after cataract surgery. Multiple lens implant choices are available as upgrades, including implants for correcting astigmatism and bifocal lens implants. These implants are considered add-on procedures and are not covered by Medicare or insurance companies. We are fortunate to have laser-assisted cataract surgery available in our area. Laser procedures soften the cataract and make several of the incisions needed for surgery with a laser, making them more precise and making the surgery gentler on the eye with quicker recovery. Patients experience only 10-15 minutes of surgery time and a twoto three-hour outpatient surgery center visit. A New England Journal of Medicine study published in the early 2000s found that medical risk with cataract surgery was unchanged whether the patient had a systemic workup with EKG and blood work or not, unless the patient had an MI, stroke, or other major heart, lung, brain or vascular procedure within three months, which would require a medical clearance for surgery. Since the vast majority of cataract surgeries can be performed under topical and intraocular anesthesia with IV sedation and monitored anesthesia care, patientsÂ systemic medications, including blood thinners, rarely need to be stopped. With IV sedatives, the anesthesiologist can keep nearly all patients comfortable and steady for outpatient surgery under the microscope. Rarely, general anesthesia is needed. Cataract surgery has come a long way. With all the advanced choices now available for cataract surgery, discussion with the patient and family is important in determining the best course of action. Born in Grafton, West Virginia, Dr. Daniel Welch is married and has two sons and Â“ve grandchildren. Cataract treatments have come a long way ColumnistDR DANIEL WELCH HIGHLANDS HEALTH EAR-TRONICS LEASE YOUR HEARING AID! HereÂs Why... No large out of pocket expense $19 $69 a month / per aid Convert your lease to purchase anytime Free batteries for the duration of the lease Free repairs, including parts and labor Five-year loss/damage coverage Five-year warranty Five-year maintenance care plan 14 Day Risk Free Trial863.382.1960230 Sebring Square (Winn Dixie Plaza) Sebring/Avon Park www.eartronics.com Dr. Robert Hooper Doctor of Audiology Your Comfort In Our HandsSpecial Care For Your Loved Ones!Â€ Homemaker & Companion Â€ Home Health Aides Â€ Certi ed Nursing AssistanceIntroducing Our ÂEverything Advantage PlansÂŽ *Â€ Best prices for in-home care! Â€ e more we serve you, the bigger your savings Â€ We will price-match all similar, local in-home providers Â€ Earn up to a $200 credit every time you ÂRefer A FriendÂ Â€ Receive a free shift, up to 8 hours, just for signing with us Â€ Become a part of our Loyalty Program and earn free service Highlands, Hardee & Polk 863-382-2796227 US Hwy. 27 N., Suite 219, Sebring, FL Licensed & Insured #30211616Visit www.PreciousAngelsHomeCare.com for more info *Terms & Conditions Apply FREE Hearing Screening LIMITED TIME OFFER HEAR BETTER WITH BELTONE! Patrick Conlon,HAS, BC-HIS, Owner 1253 U.S. 27 S., SEBRING Â€ INSIDE GOLFVIEW PLAZAMONDAY THURSDAY, 9:00 A.M. 3:00 P.M. 8634710016 $1,000 SAVINGS !"#$%"$&"'( !"#$%"$&"'( Towards the purchase of a pair of Beltone TrustÂ’ hearing instruments.INTRODUCING BELTONE TRUSTÂ’)**+,-*,+,*./0 11 1 2 10 ) 3. 4 0 !Hear. There. Anywhere. FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED WITH BELTONE FOR 34 YEARSBuy One 8-pack batteries get one FREE!(limit 4 packs) !"#$%"$&"'( Millennium Physician GroupÂs mission is to connect patients to the best doctors, service and quality for every patient, every time. Â€Â€Â€ We are proud to be new members of this amazing community! MILLENNIUM PHYSICIAN GROUP NOW IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY! www. MillenniumPhysician .comCALL US TODAY!Sebring (863) 202-8100 Av o n Park (863) 657-0710 To advertise here call S usan at 386-5813 or Kim at 386-5625adno=3584462 adno=3584475
The News Wire Monday, June 18, 2018 STATE Â€ NATIONAL Â€ WORLD Â€ BUSINESS Â€ WEATHER Giuliani says MuellerÂs inquiry should itself be investigatedS ee page 2. VALENCIA, Spain Â„ An aid groupÂs ship and two Italian military vessels docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in a European political Â“ght. The Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo was the Â“rst of the boats in the convoy bearing 630 migrants to touch land, pulling in just before 7 a.m. The 274 rescued people on board disembarked after medical staff made a preliminary inspection. The rescue ship Aquarius came in four hours later carrying another 106 migrants. Aid workers awaiting their arrival clapped and cheered as the Â“rst passengers walked down the gangway. An Italian navy ship, the Orione, came in shortly after 1 p.m with the remaining 250. The Aquarius, operated by the aid groups SOS Mediterranee Sea and Doctors Without Borders, was stuck off the coast of Sicily on June 9 when ItalyÂs new populist government refused it permission to dock and demanded that Malta do so. Malta also refused. After days of bickering and food and water running low on the ship, Spain stepped in and granted the rescue boat entry with a plan called ÂOperation Mediterranean Hope.ÂŽ The 930-mile journey across the Mediterranean from Sicily to Valencia took nearly a week. After Spain invited the Aquarius to land, Italy sent the Dattilo and Orione to help transport the migrants. David Noguera, the head of Doctors Without Borders in Spain, said he was glad Spain welcomed the shipÂs passengers, who were picked up off the coast of Libya. He said he is worried that more European nations will Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate roils EuropeBy RENATA BRITO and IAIN SULLIVAN and JOSEPH WILSONASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON Â„ A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the administration put in place and could easily end a policy that has led to a spike in cases of split and distraught families. President Donald Trump has tried to blame Democrats, who hold no levers of power in the government, for a situation that has sparked fury and a national debate over the moral implications of his hard-line approach to immigration enforcement. ÂNobody likesÂŽ breaking up families and Âseeing babies ripped from their mothersÂ arms,ÂŽ said Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to the president. Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new Âzero-toleranceÂŽ policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution. U.S. protocol prohibits detaining children with their parents because the children are not charged with a crime and the parents are. The administration wants to send a message, said Maine Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican critic of the policy, Âthat if you cross the border with children, your children are going to be ripped away from you. ThatÂs traumatizing to the children who are innocent victims, and it is contrary to our values in this country.ÂŽ Trump plans to meet with House Republicans on Tuesday to discuss pending immigration legislation amid an election-season debate over an issue that helped vault the New York real estate mogul into the Oval OfÂ“ce in 2016. The House is expected to vote this week on a bill pushed by conservatives that may not have enough support to pass, and a compromise measure that the White House has endorsed. Conway rejected the idea that Trump was using the kids as leverage to force Democrats to negotiate on immigration Trump adviser: ÂNobody likesÂ family separation policyBy JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESSKABUL, Afghanistan Â„ Hopes for an extension after three days of holiday cease-Â“re between Taliban forces and the Afghan government ended Sunday when Taliban forces resumed attacks. The Taliban attacked in the Afghan provinces of Helmand and Kandahar as night fell. Although the Taliban had said it would not prolong the ceaseÂ“re, despite government offers, some observers expected the Taliban to wait until Monday before launching new attacks. Afghan security forces were targeted in the attacks, broadcaster 1TV and news agency Pajhwok reported. Millions of Afghans celebrated the cease-Â“re and Eid al-Fitr over the weekend as surreal scenes of brotherhood unfolded between Taliban militants and government ofÂ“cials. The cease-Â“re was the Â“rst since the groupÂs fall from power in 2001. In doing so, they had agreed to brieÂ”y halt their offensives against the Afghan government Â„ what the militants consider a Âpuppet regime.ÂŽ TRENTON, N.J. Â„ Two gunmen opened Â“re at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people were injured. Of 17 people treated for gunshot wounds, four of them, including a 13-yearold boy, remain in critical condition late Sunday morning, said Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri. The shots rang out around 2:45 a.m. during the Art All Night Trenton festival that showcases local art, music, food and Â“lms. Onofri says the suspect who was killed, 33-year-old Tahaij Wells, was recently released from prison and was on parole since February 2018 on homicide-related charges. The second suspect is in custody. He said a Âneighborhood beefÂŽ is behind the shooting. On Sunday, crime scene tape surrounded the site of the historic Roebling Wire Works Building that now Taliban resumes attacks in Afghanistan after 3-day cease-fireGunfire erupts at NJ arts festival; 22 woundedBy MOHAMMAD JAWADDPABy MIKE CATALINIASSOCIATED PRESS GUNFIRE | 4 TALIBAN | 3 MIGRANT | 3 SEPARATION | 4 AP PHOTOSThe Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo carrying migrants approaches the eastern port of Valencia, Spain, Sunday. Migrants descend the Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo upon arrival at the eastern port of Valencia, Spain, on Sunday. AP PHOTOA police ocer stands in a lot near evidence markers outside the warehouse building where the Art All Night Trenton 2018 festival was the scene of a shooting that resulted in numerous injuries and at least one death Sunday, in Trenton, N.J. AP PHOTOTaliban ghters ride in their vehicle in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. adno=50536655 VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018 VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018 2 0 1 8 0 6 1 8 w i r e 0 1 p d f 1 1 8 J u n 1 8 0 0 : 3 8 : 4 0
Page 2 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, June 18, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTAn afternoon thunderstorm Partly cloudyHIGH 92 LOW 7355% chance of rain 25% chance of rainHumid with sun mixing with clouds91 / 7525% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREPeriods of sun with a couple of showers93 / 7660% chance of rain WEDNESDAYHumid with some sun; an afternoon shower92 / 7750% chance of rain THURSDAYA couple of morning showers89 / 7660% chance of rain SATURDAYA shower and t-storm around in the p.m.91 / 7760% chance of rain FRIDAY 2 5 11 11 2 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 590-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the AccuWeather.com UV IndexÂ’ 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 TRIVIAÂ’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE87941021039887Air Quality Index readings as of SundayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Sunday Sebring through 2 p.m. Sunday Venice through 2 p.m. Sunday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 2.36ÂŽ Normal month to date 4.30ÂŽ Year to date 22.66ÂŽ Normal year to date 16.34ÂŽ Record 3.08ÂŽ (1999) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 0.06ÂŽ Normal month to date 3.75ÂŽ Year to date 10.32ÂŽ Normal year to date 16.99ÂŽ Record 3.08ÂŽ (1962) High/Low 94/76 Normal High/Low 92/72 Record High 101 (1981) Record Low 67 (1988) High/Low 90/72 High/Low 91/77 Normal High/Low 89/73 Record High 99 (1998) Record Low 68 (1968)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 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 2.36 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 22.66 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 89 75 pc 89 75 t Bradenton 91 76 t 90 77 sh Clearwater 90 76 t 89 77 pc Coral Springs 89 76 pc 88 75 pc Daytona Beach 86 70 t 87 72 s Fort Lauderdale 87 75 pc 87 74 pc Fort Myers 92 73 t 92 74 sh Gainesville 91 73 t 92 73 pc Jacksonville 89 72 t 92 73 pc Key Largo 86 78 c 87 76 s Key West 88 81 c 87 81 c Lakeland 90 72 t 92 72 s Melbourne 88 73 t 89 72 pc Miami 87 75 pc 87 74 pc Naples 92 74 t 91 75 t Ocala 89 71 t 91 71 pc Okeechobee 87 69 pc 88 70 s Orlando 90 69 pc 91 70 pc Panama City 89 76 pc 89 74 c Pensacola 90 75 pc 92 75 pc Pompano Beach 87 76 pc 87 76 pc St. Augustine 85 71 pc 88 73 s St. Petersburg 92 74 s 90 75 s Sarasota 92 74 t 91 75 sh Tallahassee 91 73 t 91 74 t Tampa 93 76 s 93 77 s Vero Beach 87 70 t 88 68 pc West Palm Beach 87 73 t 87 71 s 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 9:30a 2:22a 6:54p 12:57p Tue. 10:09a 3:13a 8:11p 2:43p Today 8:07a 12:38a 5:31p 11:13a Tue. 8:46a 1:29a 6:48p 12:59p Today 6:56a 10:06a 4:07p --Tue. 7:36a 12:05a 5:47p 11:59a Today 10:02a 2:51a 7:26p 1:26p Tue. 10:41a 3:42a 8:43p 3:12p Today 6:22a 9:52a 3:46p --Tue. 7:01a 12:08a 5:03p 11:38a E 6-12 0-1 Light ESE 4-8 1-2 LightFt. Myers 92/73 storms afternoon Punta Gorda 93/73 storms afternoon Sarasota 92/74 storms afternoon 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 Jun 20 Full Jun 28 Last Jul 6 New Jul 12 Today 11:45 a.m. 12:13 a.m. Tuesday 12:47 p.m. 12:57 a.m. Today 6:34 a.m. 8:25 p.m. Tuesday 6:35 a.m. 8:25 p.m. Today 11:06a 4:52a 11:33p 5:20p Tue. 12:03p 5:50a ---6:16p Wed. 12:29a 6:42a 12:54p 7:06p Monterrey 90/71 Chihuahua 92/66 Los Angeles 72/59 Washington 96/80 New York 95/77 Miami 87/75 Atlanta 89/74 Detroit 94/70 Houston 83/72 Kansas City 94/72 Chicago 93/64 Minneapolis 77/63 El Paso 97/73 Denver 78/54 Billings 63/51 San Francisco 72/56 Seattle 88/60 Toronto 94/63 Montreal 84/59 Winnipeg 79/56 Ottawa 85/54 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: 06/18/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 88 62 s 90 59 pc Anchorage 59 50 r 61 50 c Atlanta 89 74 t 93 75 pc Baltimore 96 75 pc 91 69 t Billings 63 51 t 65 52 t Birmingham 89 73 pc 91 73 pc Boise 70 56 pc 76 56 c Boston 94 68 pc 80 62 pc Buffalo 86 64 pc 79 58 pc Burlington, VT 91 61 t 77 56 pc Charleston, WV 95 72 pc 90 70 t Charlotte 96 72 pc 96 74 pc Chicago 93 64 t 74 61 c Cincinnati 94 74 s 92 72 t Cleveland 93 69 s 79 65 t Columbia, SC 96 74 pc 98 78 c Columbus, OH 94 73 pc 87 69 t Concord, NH 99 69 t 82 51 pc Dallas 90 73 t 84 73 sh Denver 78 54 c 74 55 t Des Moines 93 72 t 84 67 t Detroit 94 70 t 79 64 sh Duluth 76 53 pc 77 54 pc Fairbanks 68 50 c 67 48 pc Fargo 79 57 c 81 56 pc Hartford 98 70 pc 86 57 pc Helena 61 51 pc 61 49 pc Honolulu 89 72 pc 89 75 pc Houston 83 72 r 82 75 sh Indianapolis 94 75 pc 89 73 t Jackson, MS 88 70 pc 87 70 pc Kansas City 94 72 s 86 67 t Knoxville 92 71 s 92 72 s Las Vegas 93 74 s 99 81 s Los Angeles 72 59 pc 78 63 pc Louisville 93 78 pc 92 77 pc Memphis 92 75 c 91 73 s Milwaukee 87 59 t 69 57 t Minneapolis 77 63 sh 76 61 pc Montgomery 92 73 pc 94 74 pc Nashville 93 73 t 94 75 pc New Orleans 89 76 t 87 77 pc New York City 95 77 pc 88 67 pc Norfolk, VA 92 76 pc 97 75 s Oklahoma City 88 69 c 86 68 sh Omaha 92 71 t 84 66 t Philadelphia 96 78 pc 89 69 t Phoenix 98 75 s 101 76 s Pittsburgh 93 71 pc 84 66 t Portland, ME 86 65 t 81 55 pc Portland, OR 89 63 pc 89 66 s Providence 90 71 pc 85 61 pc Raleigh 96 74 pc 98 74 s Salt Lake City 79 57 pc 76 56 pc St. Louis 95 78 s 92 76 t San Antonio 87 74 t 83 73 r San Diego 71 62 pc 73 64 pc San Francisco 72 56 pc 70 56 pc Seattle 88 60 s 85 63 s Washington, DC 96 80 pc 94 74 t Amsterdam 68 60 pc 69 58 pc Baghdad 103 77 s 106 78 s Beijing 91 69 pc 88 67 s Berlin 75 62 pc 79 59 pc Buenos Aires 60 45 s 64 44 pc Cairo 96 77 s 99 78 s Calgary 71 51 s 71 50 s Cancun 85 77 pc 87 77 pc Dublin 67 48 c 71 54 c Edmonton 78 49 s 80 53 s Halifax 62 55 r 73 51 pc Kiev 83 61 s 84 65 pc London 74 61 pc 76 58 s Madrid 91 61 s 92 66 s Mexico City 74 58 t 73 57 t Montreal 84 59 t 78 59 s Ottawa 85 54 t 76 52 s Paris 73 55 pc 78 58 pc Regina 76 53 pc 75 51 pc Rio de Janeiro 75 67 pc 76 66 pc Rome 85 66 s 86 67 s St. JohnÂs 50 39 pc 56 44 r San Juan 90 79 s 88 78 pc Sydney 60 51 sh 60 54 sh Tokyo 72 67 r 77 68 pc Toronto 94 63 t 78 58 pc Vancouver 79 61 s 75 61 s Winnipeg 79 56 s 82 57 pcHigh .................... 96 at Kingsville, TXLow ......... 34 at Mammoth Lakes, CA(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)85On the morning of June 18, 1992, a severe thunderstorm in Indianapolis, Ind., caused one-inch hail and a 62-mph gust. Q: What was the warmest decade since records have been kept?A: The 2000s. 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 todayÂs weather. Temperatures are todayÂs highs and tonightÂs lows. North Port 92/73 90/71 90/72 90/72 91/72 90/70 89/71 88/71 89/72 93/76 91/76 89/77 90/75 92/73 92/73 93/73 90/72 92/73 92/73 90/72 91/72 91/72 93/72 92/74 91/72 89/77 90/76 91/75 92/73 92/74 90/75 90/71 92/74 90/76 89/77 90/74 91/74 92/73 NATIONAL NEWS/WEATHERTheranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud 1 man dies of injuries sustained from fire at Army plant Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia Army narrows list of cities down to 5 for new command HQ Laid off when casinos closed, back to work with reopenings FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuitNEW YORK (AP) Â„ Federal prosecutors have indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and patients as the head of the once-heralded bloodtesting startup Theranos. The U.S. AttorneyÂs OfÂ“ce for the Northern District of California said late Friday that Holmes and her chief operating ofÂ“cer Ramesh Balwani, are charged with two counts conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts of wire fraud. Holmes, a Stanford University dropout once billed as the Ânext Steve Jobs,ÂŽ founded Theranos as a blood-testing company. However investigations into the company showed its testing results to be wrong or deeply inaccurate. The Securities and Exchange Commission brought civil fraud charges against Holmes and Balwani three months ago. Holmes settled with the SEC. Balwani is Â“ghting the charges. RADFORD, Va. (AP) Â„ One of three people injured during a Â”ash Â“re at the main propellant-manufacturing facility for the U.S. Department of Defense has died. The Joint Munitions Command of the U.S. Army says Andrew Goad died Saturday due to injuries sustained during last weekÂs blaze at Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia. The 42-year-old man of Dublin, Virginia, worked as a group leader at the facility. In a statement, plant commander Lt. Col James Scott said Goad Âmade the ultimate sacriÂ“ceÂŽ while doing the Âdangerous workÂŽ of producing munitions. The U.S. Army owns the WASHINGTON (AP) Â„ President Donald Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the OfÂ“ce of Management and Budget to lead the governmentÂs consumer watchdog agency. A White House spokeswoman says Kathy Kraninger Âwill bring a fresh perspective and much-needed management experienceÂŽ to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. TrumpÂs budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, has been Â“lling in as the bureauÂs acting director along with running the OMB since late November when his predecessor, Richard Cordray, resigned. Mulvaney has steered the bureau in a more industryfriendly direction since he took over. HARTWELL, Ga. (AP) Â„ A 46-year-old grandmother strangled a rabid bobcat to death after the animal attacked the woman in her front yard in northeast Georgia. The Athens-Banner Herald reports DeDe Phillips of Hart County went outside on June 7 to take a picture when the bobcat lunged at her. She then grabbed the cat by its throat and didnÂt let go. Phillips says she grew up in the country, where her fatherin-law was once a trapper of bobcats. As a result, she knew something about the animalÂs behavior. Phillips says she was afraid of calling for help because her 5-year-old granddaughter AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Â„ A U.S. Army spokesman says ofÂ“cials have narrowed to Â“ve the number of cities under consideration to house a prestigious command center thatÂs meant to modernize Army operations and technology. Col. Patrick Seiber tells the Austin American-Statesman that Austin, Texas, is a Â“nalist for the Futures Command headquarters along with Boston, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Raleigh, North Carolina. Seiber says 10 other cities Â„ including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Seattle Â„ are no longer candidates. A Â“nal decision is expected by the end of June. The Army wants the center to be near experts in technology and innovation who can Â“gure out emerging threats and what equipment will be needed to answer them. The complex will have a staff of roughly 500 people, led by a four-star general. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Â„ Hundreds of Atlantic City casino workers who lost their jobs when their gambling houses shut down are going back to work. Two of the Â“ve casinos that closed since 2014 are reopening this month. The Trump Taj Mahal is becoming the Hard Rock, and Revel is becoming the Ocean Resort. Ramona Moran lost her cocktail server job when Revel closed, but sheÂs been hired for the same job at Hard Rock. She never expected to be working in a casino again. Together the two new casinos will restore over 6,000 of the 11,000 jobs that were lost. WASHINGTON (AP) Â„ An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert MuellerÂs team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress. A lawyer for Peter Strzok told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in a letter Sunday that his client is willing to testify before his panel or any other committee that invites him. Strzok was criticized in a recent Justice Department inspector general report for creating an appearance of conÂ”ict because of text messages he traded with another FBI employee. Strzok was involved in the Hillary Clinton email investigation and was later added to MuellerÂs team. He was removed last summer once the messages were discovered. His lawyer, Aitan Goelman, NEW YORK (AP) Â„ American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares. In settling the case, American denied any wrongdoing. The company, in a statement, said Â“ghting the case in court would be costly. Earlier this year, Southwest Airlines also reached a settlement in the case, agreeing to pay $15 million. Southwest also denied any wrongdoing. The lawsuit alleges that major U.S. airlines colluded to limit capacity in order to increase ticket prices. | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONWASHINGTON Â„ President Donald TrumpÂs attorney said Sunday that special counsel Robert MuellerÂs investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election should itself be the subject of a Justice Department examination. ÂWe want the Mueller probe to be investigated the way the Trump administration has been investigated, and weÂd like to see a report with the conclusions,ÂŽ Rudy Giuliani said on CNNÂs ÂState of the Union.ÂŽ The comments followed his statements Friday that the presidentÂs legal team was looking into a Justice Department inspector generalÂs report to determine whether they could make a case that MuellerÂs investigation is invalid because of Â“ndings of bias at the FBI. Mueller is investigating Russian meddling, possible collusion with people around Trump and whether the president sought to obstruct justice. ÂIÂm not really saying the special counsel. IÂm saying what led up to the special counsel. I donÂt think Mueller and his people need to be investigated unless something comes out of that,ÂŽ Giuliani said. ÂRemember, youÂve got a bunch of odd things that led to the appointment of Bob.ÂŽ Trump and his allies are using last weekÂs release of the inspector generalÂs report on accusations of misconduct at the FBI as fresh fodder to undermine MuellerÂs investigation. Trump said Friday that Âthe Mueller investigation has been totally discredited.ÂŽ The report from the inspector general focused on decisions by former FBI Director James Comey in the 2016 investigation into Hillary ClintonÂs email server Â„ well before Trump Â“red Comey and Mueller was named to take over the separate inquiry. Democrats have said the report provided no grounds to undercut MuellerÂs continuing investigation.Giuliani says MuellerÂs inquiry should itself be investigatedBy SHOBHANA CHANDRA and ALISTER BULLBLOOMBERG NEWS plant and defense contractor BAE Systems operates it. The facility employs nearly 1,200 people and is a leading producer of military-grade propellants for the Department of Defense. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the Â“re. was in the house. The woman is being treated for rabies and recovering from a broken Â“nger and several bite and claw wounds to her hands, arms, chest and legs. has said bias didnÂt affect his clientÂs investigative decisions.
The Sun /Monday, June 18, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 3 FROM PAGE ONEThe Taliban and the government kept their pledges not to Â“ght. In the western province of Herat, the police chief met Taliban ofÂ“cials for a friendly conversation. In Kabul and other cities, Â“ghters with black turbans rode the streets on motorbikes, stopping for photos and conversations with residents. The display of fraternity between Taliban and government ofÂ“cials was interrupted over the weekend with two attacks in AfghanistanÂs eastern Nangarhar province in which at least 55 people were killed and 115 others injured. At least 19 people were killed Sunday when a suicide bomber targeted a gathering of about 1,000 people supporting the cease-Â“re in the Nangarhar capital of Jalalabad. At least 50 others were also injured, said Attaullah Khugyani, a spokesman for NangarharÂs governor. Taliban Â“ghters, security forces and civilians were also targeted during cease-Â“re celebrations Saturday in NangarharÂs Rodat district. At least 36 people were killed and 65 others were injured there when a suicide bomber attacked their gathering. No one claimed responsibility for SundayÂs attack, but Islamic State said it carried out the Saturday attack in Rodat. The group, which is hostile to the Taliban, has a main base in Nangarhar and apparently wanted to sabotage the successful peace initiative to conclude the fasting month of Ramadan. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid reacted to the attacks with a statement Sunday that banned the groupÂs Â“ghters from public gatherings, for fear that could risk harm to civilians. Defense Ministry spokesman General Mohammad Radmanish said the groupÂs Â“ghters were still celebrating in cities throughout the country. The TalibanÂs leader, in an Eid message, repeated the TalibanÂs demand for talks with the United States, which leads the NATOÂs military mission in Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered an extension of the ceaseÂ“re Saturday beyond the Eid holiday, with Afghan security forces halting all offensives against the Taliban. Ghani also requested that the Taliban extend their cease-Â“re, during which the Afghan government would provide medical assistance to wounded Taliban Â“ghters and allow family visits for militant prisoners.TALIBANFROM PAGE 1close their ports to migrants who are rescued at sea. ÂI have mixed feelings,ÂŽ Noguera told The Associated Press as the Â“rst boat arrived in Valencia. ÂI am happy that the journey (for the Aquarius migrants) is over Â„ a journey that was too long Â„ and I am worried for the situation in the Mediterranean and the closing of European ports.ÂŽ The migrants were met by emergency workers, health ofÂ“cials, Red Cross volunteers and psychologists at the cityÂs marina. Each was assigned to a translator, and authorities worked to determine their identities before they were sent to welcome centers. The Â“rst person through the process was a 29-year-old man from South Sudan. In total so far, there were 31 different nationalities represented, with the largest numbers of people coming from the Sudan, Algeria, Eritrea and Nigeria, according to Spanish authorities. There were also 68 minors, 46 of them traveling without an adult family member. Valencia emergency ofÂ“cial Jorge Suarez said some of the migrants were in a state of shock. ÂThey are very shaken,ÂŽ Suarez said. ÂPut yourself in their position: you get off a ship and the Â“rst people who greet you are wearing masks.ÂŽ Physical exams did not reveal any serious health problems, but many passengers showed signs of exposure to high temperatures. A total of 144 were taken to hospitals for treatment of minor health issues. David Beversluis, the chief Doctors Without Borders physician on the Aquarius, said several of the rescued women were victims of sexual violence and rape. ÂThe horrible stories that we hear from people who come out of Libya is gut-wrenching,ÂŽ he said. ÂSpending time with people, listening to some of the torturous situations that theyÂve been through, was really one of the most challenging parts of the entire operation.ÂŽ Spanish authorities are interviewing the migrants on a case-by-case basis to see who may qualify for asylum. Due to their ordeal, the people from the Aquarius were granted authorization to remain in Spain for 45 days before they must begin resolving their legal situations. ÂWe have to strike a balance between our sensibilities and humanity, and our respect for the law,ÂŽ said SpainÂs migration minister, Magdalena Valerio. ÂThese people could not be left adrift in the Mediterranean, where they would face death,ÂŽ she told Spanish radio Cope. Â(The EU) must recognize that it needs an immigration policy that these times require.ÂŽ Meanwhile, several hundred more migrants were aboard an Italian coast guard vessel off Sicily on Sunday. The passengers came from a series of rescues in recent days, including ones carried out by cargo ships that ItalyÂs Rome-based search-andrescue coordination center asked to aid migrant boats in distress. They also counted 41 migrants who were taken aboard a U.S. Navy vessel on June 12, survivors of a sunken dinghy. A private aid ship said it couldnÂt assume the unexpected passengers from Trenton because Italy wasnÂt assigning it a port within its navigational capacity. The rescued people stayed on the Navy boat for several more days before being transferred to the Italian coast guard vessel on Sunday morning. The destination wasnÂt immediately announced, but the coast guard said it wouldnÂt dock until at least Tuesday. ItalyÂs new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, thanked Spain for taking in the migrants who reached Valencia and said he wished the country would take in Â66,629 more.ÂŽ Salvini, who heads the rightwing League party, said that if France, Malta and Portugal also open their ports to migrants rescued from smugglersÂ unseaworthy boats, ÂweÂll be happier.ÂŽ The refusal by Italy and Malta to allow the Aquarius to dock has reignited a continentwide battle over how to handle immigration. Under the EUÂs asylum laws Â„ currently the subject of a major political dispute and under revision Â„ migrants must apply for asylum in the country where they Â“rst enter Europe. In practice, the policy has placed a heavy burden on Italy and Greece, where hundreds of thousands of asylum-seekers have arrived in recent years. SpainÂs new Socialist government has taken up the cause of the migrants to demonstrate its commitment to protecting human rights. But overall, the European UnionÂs 28 members have not agreed on how to handle the inÂ”ux of refugees and migrants to Europe. The issue has put strong domestic pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, provoked a spat between France and Italy and prompted eastern nations like Hungary and Poland to refuse to take in any migrants. The warmer weather has caused a spike in migration from North Africa to Europe. SpainÂs maritime rescue service pulled 1,290 people from several dozen smuggling boats near the Strait of Gibraltar and the Canary Islands from Friday through Sunday. It also recovered four bodies and declared another 43 people missing at sea. At least 792 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year, according to the United Nations. Through the Â“rst Â“ve months of 2018, some 35,455 migrants reached European shores.MIGRANTFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOMigrants are checked by emergency workers after descending the Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo upon arrival at the eastern port of Valencia, Spain, on Sunday. The rst Italian government ship accompanying the migrant aid vessel Aquarius with 630 people aboard on Sunday docked at the Spanish port, ending a weeklong perilous crossing of the Mediterranean. adno=50536336I CAN MAKE ANYONE LOSE WEIGHTThat may sound like a bold statement, but thatÂs how conÂ“dent I am in our weight loss program. 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NA not available. p previous days net asset value. s fund split shares during the week. x fund paid a distribution during the week. Source : Morningstar and the Associated Press.(Previous and change gures reect current contract.)Mutual Funds were left out Saturday, we apologize for the inconvenience. and his long-promised border wall, even after Trump tweeted Saturday: ÂDemocrats can Â“x their forced family breakup at the Border by working with Republicans on new legislation, for a change!ÂŽ She, too, put the onus on Democrats, saying if there are serious about overhauling the system, ÂtheyÂll come together again and try to close these loopholes and get real immigration reform.ÂŽ To Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the administration is Âusing the grief, the tears, the pain of these kids as mortar to build our wall. And itÂs an effort to extort a bill to their liking in the Congress.ÂŽ ÂThere are other ways to negotiate between Republicans and Democrats. Using children, young children, as political foils is abhorrent,ÂŽ said Sen Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island. Rep. Ben Ray Lujon, D-N.M., said Trump Âcould pick up the phone and stop it today.ÂŽ Even Â“rst lady Melania Trump, who has tended to stay out of contentious policy debates, waded into the emotional issue. Her spokeswoman says that Mrs. Trump believes Âwe need to be a country that follows all laws,ÂŽ but also one Âthat governs with heart.ÂŽ ÂMrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can Â“nally come together to achieve successful immigration reform,ÂŽ spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said. The House proposals face broad opposition from Democrats, and even if a bill does pass, the closely divided Senate seems unlikely to go along. Rep. Michael McCaul, who helped write the conservative version with Rep. Bob Goodlatte, said he had spoken to Trump on Saturday and that the president Âis fully committed to both of these bills. HeÂs put the full weight of his ofÂ“ce behind it.ÂŽ McCaul, R-Texas, said both bills satisfy TrumpÂs main objectives. TrumpÂs former chief strategist said Republicans would face steep consequences for pushing the compromise bill because it provides a path to citizenship for young ÂDreamerÂŽ immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. Steve Bannon argued that effort risked alienating TrumpÂs political base and contributing to election losses in November, when Republicans hope to preserve their congressional majorities. ÂI strongly recommend that we just wait until 2019, right, to address this,ÂŽ he said, while defending the administrationÂs practice of separating parents from children as an example of Trump making good on a key campaign promise. Rep. Beto OÂRourke, D-Texas, said he was working on legislation that would end the practice of family separation. Speaking from Texas, where he was leading a march to a town where a new tent structure for children recently opened, OÂRourke said Âwe can do the right thing by this country and for those kids, and not do it at the price of a 2,000-mile, 30-foot-high, $30 billion wall, not doing it at the price of deporting people who are seeking asylum, deporting people in some cases back to certain death, not doing it at the cost of ending family migration, which is the story of this country.ÂŽ The situation now is ÂinhumaneÂŽ and Âun-American,ÂŽ he said. The blame, he said, rests Âon all of us, not just the Trump administration.ÂŽSEPARATIONFROM PAGE 1 shares a parking lot with a supermarket, bank and laundry. Police are also investigating an attempted carjacking that occurred in a nearby alley. Onofri said police are working to determine if itÂs connected to the shooting. Gennie Darisme was getting ready to leave the festival around 2:45 a.m. when she heard shots and saw people running. ÂThere were people trampling other people, cars hitting other cars,ÂŽ she said. When she was walking back to her car after the shots stopped, Darisme said she saw someone bleeding on the ground, in handcuffs. ÂPeople were running to him, trying to see his face, to see if heÂs a family member or a friend,ÂŽ she said. Theresa Brown, who has been volunteering at Art All Night for 12 years, said she was leaving her volunteer shift around 2 a.m. when she heard Âpop, pop, pop. I thought it was a car backÂ“ring,ÂŽ she said. The remainder of the two-day festival has been canceled. ÂWeÂre very shocked. WeÂre deeply saddened. Our hearts ache and our eyes are blurry but our dedication and resolve to building a better Trenton through community, creativity and inspiration will never fade. Not tonight. Not ever,ÂŽ festival organizers posted on social media Sunday. A spokeswoman for St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton said 10 men and women, ranging in age from 17 to 48, were being treated for minor injuries. They were in various stages of being released, she said. Capital Health Systems spokeswoman Kate Stier said they have Âat least 16ÂŽ patients there, including the 13-year-old boy in critical condition. That total may not include people treated and released. Trenton Mayor Eric E. Jackson said the violence canÂt be Âdiscarded as just random violence; this is a public health issue.ÂŽGUNFIREFROM PAGE 1 DALLAS (AP) Â„ A former hospice nursing supervisor in North Texas has pleaded guilty to her role in a $60 million health care fraud scheme that prosecutors allege involved overdosing patients for proÂ“t. Jessica Love pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud as part of an agreement Â“led Monday. Love worked as a registered nurse case manager and regional director for Frisco-based Novus Health Services, which shut down several years ago amid the federal investigation. Court documents show Love participated in the overmedication of two patients, who died from the high dosages. SheÂs facing up to 10 years in prison. Love is expected to testify against NovusÂ owner, Bradley Harris, and others charged in the FBI investigation. Court documents outline a scheme to admit as many patients into hospice care as possible and provide around-the-clock care, which Medicare would pay at a higher rate than it would for routine care. Hospice owners lose money if they have to provide patients with Âcontinuous careÂŽ for too long. Love said Harris, an accountant with no medical training, gave orders about patient care, including drug dosage amounts and when they should die. ÂThese directions included Bradley HarrisÂ instructing nurses to intentionally overmedicate beneÂ“ciaries with medications such as hydromorphone and morphine with the intent to hasten their deaths,ÂŽ Love said. ÂHarris ordered these increase in medication because he wanted the beneÂ“ciaries to die.ÂŽ LoveÂs admission also includes text messages between her and another nurse. In the messages, Love ordered the nurse to turn off a patientÂs oxygen, increase Ativan and morphine and roll the patient onto their left side. Love texted that the technique Âworks like a little charm.ÂŽ The patient died within Â“ve hours, according to court documents. Love is the second person to plead guilty in the case. Former Novus operations director Melanie Murphey pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud last month.Ex-hospice supervisor pleads guilty in fraud scheme BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) Â„ At least Â“ve people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while Â”eeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. The SUV went out of control at more than 100 mph and overturned on Texas Highway 85, ejecting those inside, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said. Four victims were dead at the scene, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. A Â“fth person died at a hospital. Most of the occupants were believed in the country without legal permission. Boyd told San Antonio television station WOAI the driver and one passenger were believed to be U.S. citizens. The driver was among those hospitalized and he and the passenger were in custody. ÂThis, I think, is a perfect example, of why are borders need to be secured,ÂŽ Boyd said. Some injured were taken by helicopter to San Antonio, about 90 miles northeast. Dimmit County is directly north of Webb County and east of Maverick County, which border Mexico.5 dead after chase by Border Patrol AP PHOTO PROVIDED
The Sun /Monday, June 18, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger SaturdayÂs Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: Fifteen years ago, I had a successful brachytherapy treatment for prostate cancer. Subsequent annual PSA results indicate minimal levels. I am 82 years old and in otherwise excellent condition, and generally very active. However, in the past few years I have had periods of considerable fatigue. My blood counts are within the normal range, but my testosterone is at a very low level. My family physician counsels against testosterone therapy because of the possibility of reigniting prostate cancer. This seems to be based on a long history of a causal relationship. A senior tness trainer at my squash club argues that quality of life is important, so I should try testosterone therapy and then watch my PSA levels carefully. He says this because there have been a number of more recent trials in which there seemed to be a changing view that there is no denite connection that testosterone therapy causes new cancer. He has several clients who have found renewed energy from testosterone therapy. I have reviewed endless articles on the topic, but nd nothing denitive. This may be dierent for males who have not had a previous history of prostate cancer. What's your opinion? Â„ R.T. ANSWER: I am glad your prostate cancer seems to be in remission. Brachytherapy is the use of implanted radiation "seeds" or "pellets" to destroy prostate cancer cells. I can't recommend a course of action that your own physician has counseled against, as he or she may have more information about you than I do. The reason you aren't nding any denitive articles is that there are no well-done scientic studies looking at people with a history of prostate cancer being treated with testosterone. A 2013 review looked at seven studies with a total of about 200 men with a history of prostate cancer treated with testosterone. Only one had an increase in PSA level suggesting recurrence; most men were able to get normal testosterone levels, and most but not all had improvement in symptoms. Fatigue is a common symptom in men with low testosterone but is not specic for low testosterone. Many conditions can be associated with fatigue. My own practice, in consultation with the patient's urologist, is to consider a trial of testosterone replacement in men who are thought to be cured of prostate cancer based on very low or nondetectable PSA levels, who have symptoms that are very consistent with low testosterone and who have a low level on laboratory testing. I agree that PSA levels should be checked carefully. Ultimately, it is a balance of risks. If the symptoms are bad enough to be worth a small risk of cancer recurrence, and for a patient who is able to weigh those risks himself and chooses to, I have cautiously prescribed testosterone. DEAR DR. ROACH: Can you give me your opinion on a pain relief pill called "arthro"? Â„ L.C. ANSWER: I found several brands with similar names ("arthro" is from the Greek word for "joint"), all of which contained one or more supplements intended for joint health, especially glucosamine, chondroitin, methylsulfonylmethane, collagen and turmeric. These individually are marginally better than placebo, but placebo works surprisingly well, meaning that a lot of people will get relief with these products, which are generally safe. In combination, there may be more eectiveness, but also a larger risk of side eects.DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been happily married for two years. We both want biological children later, when the timing is right. A while ago, some friends adopted a little girl from Russia. The girl was orphaned and badly in need of medical treatment. Our friends got her everything she needed and more, and I was touched by the experience of watching her develop into a happy, healthy child. I realized I had a desire to do something similar, so I told my husband I wanted to adopt a child. He immediately shot the idea down and said he'd never be interested in raising a kid that wasn't his. It broke my heart a little. I'm not willing to end my marriage over this, but how can I reconcile my hurt feelings and not feel resentful? Â„ Future Mama In Alabama DEAR FUTURE MAMA: Your friends were fortunate because not all adoptions are successful, and not all blended families are happy ones. Be glad your husband was honest with you, and consider starting your family sooner than you originally planned Â„ provided you and your husband are in agreement. DEAR ABBY: What's the polite way to get guests to leave at the end of the night? I'm a direct person, so generally I say, "Well, it's getting late now," or "I'm tired and would like to go to bed," but my husband keeps telling me I'm being rude. When inviting someone over, is it in poor taste to ask them to leave by a certain time? Â„ Rude Host In The East DEAR "RUDE": A variation on how you're handling this would be to say, "'John' and I want to thank you for coming, but we have to work tomorrow." For a guest to ignore that cue would be rude. An almost surere way to ensure guests are out by a certain time would be to make clear when they are invited that the evening will be "between 7 o'clock and 10." Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about being bombarded by organizations asking for money: "Dear Heloise: I understand that charities and other worthwhile organizations need money to operate, but I'm tired of the weekly phone calls and letters from these people asking me to donate money. "I live on a retirement income, and I donate once a year. Continually calling me for donations to a hospital, policeman's ball or other charity is annoying. Then, they in turn sell my name and information to other organizations, which start calling me. It's gotten to the point where I just hang up." Â„ Sarah H., Key West, Fla. When they call, tell them to remove you from their list of people. Â„ Heloise Dear Heloise: I boil a gallon of water and pour it down the center of an ant mound to kill ants. No chemicals. Â„ Mimi T., Hanover, N.J.Man must decide if testosterone supplement is worth it Couple planning a family disagree about adoption Tired of giving away cash?Hints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby
Page 6 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, June 18, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you try to do good things Â„ or beautiful, truthful or interesting things Â„ then no matter what the outcome, at least youÂre spending your time doing something worthwhile. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Is life random or planned? Some doubt the randomness. Others wholly reject it. And still others count on it completely. As for you, youÂll do well not to gamble on randomness. Make a plan and stick with it. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). YouÂre a designer, looking for inspiration. You donÂt have to set sail to an exotic location to get there, because your daily commute Â„ or even your bedroom Â„ will provide all the inspiration you need. CANCER (June 22-July 22). ThereÂs a thread running through all of this, although you most likely wonÂt see it now. Later youÂll be able to follow the thread through the pattern, and it will all make a little more sense. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The reason things wind up next to each other can be a function of random juxtaposition or the end result of a careful thought process. Either way, the way it lands will be lucky for you today. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Like a slowloading, video-laden website, if you try too desperately to entertain, people will get bored waiting for something interesting to happen, and theyÂll just leave. So keep it simple. Less is more. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Cages take many forms. Even the most luxurious environments can be a prison if one cannot come and go at will. But youÂre not in a cage. What youÂre in is a maze. ThereÂs a way out. It takes a bit of work to nd it. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There are real people whose job it is to search for extraterrestrials in a scientic way. You may relate to them somewhat, as today you also happen to feel as though youÂre searching intently for a distant armation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The rst step to nding someoneÂs secrets is having your own secrets and an intimate knowledge of the behaviors it takes to hide them. ÂIt takes one to know oneÂŽ is a sort of key today. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Somewhere out there are glittering skyscrapers and technicolor trees and lakes that dazzle like a billion diamonds. Whether you prefer man-made glories or natural ones, seek them now! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The truth is supposed to keep things simple. But whose truth? The other person isnÂt seeing it the way you do. Another way to keep things simple is to say nothing. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you canÂt get yourself to change a behavior, thatÂs because the behavior is actually solving a problem you donÂt even realize you have. ItÂs something to meditate on today. DonÂt worry; thereÂs a simple x once you get to the heart of it. TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (June 18). Relationships bring out your creativity as they blossom in unexpected ways. YouÂll capture someoneÂs imagination and heart Â„ a responsibility you donÂt take lightly. Deft nancial maneuvers will improve your situation in this six-week cycle. August brings an adventure youÂll share with loved ones. Capricorn and Aries adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 10, 40, 13, 21 and 5. 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
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Page 8 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, June 18, 2018 ALMANAC Today is Monday, June 18, the 169th day of 2018. There are 196 days left in the year. Today in history On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became AmericaÂs first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger on a six-day mission. On this date In 1778 American forces entered Philadelphia as the British withdrew during the Revolutionary War. In 1812 the War of 1812 began as the United States Congress approved, and President James Madison signed, a declaration of war against Britain. In 1908 William Howard Taft was nominated for president by the Republican National Convention in Chicago. In 1940 during World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged his countrymen to conduct themselves in a manner that would prompt future generations to say, ÂThis was their finest hour.ÂŽ Charles de Gaulle delivered a speech on the BBC in which he rallied his countrymen after the fall of France to Nazi Germany. In 1948 Columbia Records publicly unveiled its new long-playing phonograph record in New York. In 1953 a U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124 Globemaster II crashed near Tokyo, killing all 129 people on board. EgyptÂs 148-year-old Muhammad Ali Dynasty came to an end with the overthrow of the monarchy and the proclamation of a republic. In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson and Japanese Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda spoke to each other by telephone as they inaugurated the first trans-Pacific cable completed by AT&T between Japan and Hawaii. Ten years ago: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said he would bring Osama bin Laden to justice in a way that wouldnÂt allow the terrorist mastermind to become a martyr, but that bin Laden might be killed if the U.S. government found him. (Bin Laden was tracked down and slain by U.S. forces in May 2011 during ObamaÂs presidency.) TodayÂs birthdays Former Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is 81. Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock is 79. Sir Paul McCartney is 76. Actress Constance McCashin is 71. Actress Linda Thorson is 71. Rock musician John Evans is 70. Actress Isabella Rossellini is 66. Actress Carol Kane is 66. Actor Brian Benben is 62. Actress Andrea Evans is 61. Rock singer Alison Moyet is 57. Rock musician Dizzy Reed (Guns NÂ Roses) is 55. Rhythm and blues singer Nathan Morris (Boyz II Men) is 47. Actress Mara Hobel is 47. Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne is 45. Actress Alana de la Garza is 42. Country singer Blake Shelton is 42. Bible verse ÂBe of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.ÂŽ Â„ Psalm 31:24. DonÂt be discouraged. God is still on the throne. Place your hope in the Lord. RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) Â„ Delta Air Lines recently created a special flight to help a group of Belgian tourists reach their South Dakota vacation after experiencing travel delays. The Rapid City Journal reports that the tourists left Amsterdam on May 31 as part of a reward trip by the Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina. Inclement weather delayed the initial flightÂs takeoff. Travelers met further delays due to short staffing at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol checkpoint in Minneapolis, forcing them to miss their flight to Rapid City. Delta spokeswoman Adrian Gee says the airline had an empty 160-passenger jumbo jet and crew available to take the tourists to their destination near the Black Hills. She says it was the right thing to do for their customers.ODD NEWS Delta creates special flight for Belgian tourists ENTERTAINMENT TODAYLOS ANGELES Â„ The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly Â“lms helped ÂIncredibles 2ÂŽ become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest Â“lm launch overall. Disney estimated Sunday that the Â“lm earned $180 million in its Â“rst weekend in North American theaters Â„ far surpassing industry analystsÂ loftiest expectations which had the Â“lm pegged for a $120 million to $140 million debut. The previous animation record-holder was another Pixar sequel, ÂFinding Dory,ÂŽ which had a $135 million launch in 2016. It was DisneyÂs live-action ÂBeauty and the BeastÂŽ that held the record for a PG debut with $174.8 million in 2017. ÂYou donÂt get to this level of opening without appealing to everyone whether youÂre a fan of animation, superheroes or just out to have a good time and want to see a good movie,ÂŽ said Cathleen Taff, the head of distribution for Walt Disney Studios. ÂWe had a Â“lm that had something for all ages.ÂŽ According to Disney, adults made up 31 percent of the audience, families accounted for 57 percent and teens 11 percent. ÂIncredibles 2ÂŽ comes 14 years after ÂThe Incredibles,ÂŽ which at the time boasted one of the biggest animated openings ever, and picks up right where the Â“rst Â“lm left off with the superhero family. Brad Bird returned to write and direct the sequel, which has been overwhelmingly well-received by both critics and audiences. ÂThis is one of the biggest overperformances IÂve ever seen,ÂŽ said comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian. ÂTo overperform by $40 million means everyone underestimated the power of animation to draw huge audiences.ÂŽ ÂIncredibles 2ÂŽ is also the second biggest ever June debut, behind only ÂJurassic WorldÂŽ ($208.8 million), which has its own sequel preparing to take a bite out of the box ofÂ“ce when it opens in North America next weekend. It knocked ÂOceanÂs 8ÂŽ to a distant second in its second weekend in theaters with $19.6 million. ÂOceanÂs 8ÂŽ still managed to outdo the non-ÂIncrediblesÂŽ newcomers, like the R-rated comedy ÂTag,ÂŽ also a Warner Bros. release, which opened in third place with $14.6 million. ÂSolo: A Star Wars Story,ÂŽ fell to fourth place with $9.1 million and ÂDeadpool 2ÂŽ rounded out the top Â“ve with an additional $8.8 million. SonyÂs ÂSuperÂ”yÂŽ remake landed in seventh place in its Â“rst weekend with $6.3 million, and Vertical EntertainmentÂs ÂGotti,ÂŽ starring John Travolta, opened outside of the top 10. Playing in 503 locations, the long-delayed Â“lm which boasts a 0 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, took in $1.7 million. After a slow early June, the box ofÂ“ce overall is now running around 6 percent ahead of where it was last year and will likely continue that growth next weekend when ÂJurassic World: Fallen KingdomÂŽ launches stateside. 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 Â“gures will be released Monday. 1. ÂIncredibles 2,ÂŽ $180 million ($51.5 million international). 2. ÂOceanÂs 8,ÂŽ $19.6 million ($19.3 million international). 3. ÂTag,ÂŽ $14.6 million ($1.4 million international). 4. ÂSolo: A Star Wars Story,ÂŽ $9.1 million ($5.2 million international). 5. ÂDeadpool 2,ÂŽ $8.8 million ($9.8 million international). 6. ÂHereditary,ÂŽ $7 million ($5.7 million international). 7. ÂSuperÂ”y,ÂŽ $6.3 million. 8.ÂŽAvengers: InÂ“nity War,ÂŽ $5.3 million ($3.1 million international). 9. ÂAdrift,ÂŽ $2.1 million ($453,000 international). 10. ÂBook Club,ÂŽ $1.9 million ($730,000 international).ÂIncredibles 2Â crushes re cord with $180MBy LINDSEY BAHRAP FILM WRITER DISNEY/PIXAR VIA APThis image released by Disney/Pixar shows a scene from ÂIncredibles 2,ÂŽ released in theaters on June15. LOS ANGELES Â„ Chris HardwickÂs cable talk show is on hold and he has withdrawn as moderator of AMC and BBC AmericaÂs Comic-Con panels, AMC Networks said Saturday. The company said it had a positive working relationship with the host and producer but takes seriously what it calls ÂtroublingÂŽ allegations by his former girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra. In an online post, she lodged claims of sexual assault and emotional abuse against a man whom she didnÂt identify. But she included details about his age and work history that led some to link her allegations to Hardwick, who acknowledged Dykstra was referring to him as he denied her claims. ÂI was heartbroken to read ChloeÂs post,ÂŽ Hardwick said in a statement provided Saturday to The Associated Press. He said the coupleÂs three-year relationship was imperfect and included arguments, but he loved her. Hardwick said he Âdid my best to uplift and support her as a partner and companion in any way and at no time did I sexually assault her,ÂŽ adding that he was ÂdevastatedÂŽ and ÂblindsidedÂŽ by her post accusing him of conduct that he said didnÂt occur. ÂAs a husband, a son, and future father, I do not condone any kind of mistreatment of women,ÂŽ he said. AMC Networks said ÂTalking with Chris HardwickÂŽ wonÂt air on AMC while it assesses the situation and that Hardwick decided to step aside from next monthÂs Comic-Con panels in San Diego. Hardwick gained attention as host of AMCÂs ÂTalking Dead,ÂŽ a talk-show companion to its ÂThe Walking DeadÂŽ drama series. The initial public fallout to DykstraÂs post Thursday involved Nerdist, which Hardwick founded as a podcast and then expanded into a digital network that was acquired by Legendary Entertainment. His name has been removed from the Nerdist website, which said the behavior claimed in the post by Dykstra is contrary to what it stands for. In a statement, Legendary said references to Hardwick as NerdistÂs founder were deleted pending further investigation. It said HardwickÂs contract expired in December 2017 and he no longer has any afÂ“liation with Nerdist or LegendaryÂs digital media division.AMC Networks: HardwickÂs talk show on hold amid allegationsBy LYNN ELBERAP TELEVISION WRITER HARDWICK PHILADELPHIA Â„ Warner Bros. is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals around the country, saying itÂs necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity. Fans, however, liken the move to Dementors sucking the joy out of homegrown fun, while festival directors say theyÂll transÂ“gure the events into generic celebrations of magic. Philip Dawson, Chestnut HillÂs business district director, said Warner Bros. reached out to his group in May, letting them know new guidelines prohibit festivalsÂ use of any names, places or objects from the series. That ruled out everything from meet-andgreet with Dumbledore and Harry to Defense Against the Dark Arts classes. ÂIt was very quickly apparent (we) werenÂt going to be able to hold festivals like years past,ÂŽ he said. The late October festival drew about 45,000 fans last year to the historic neighborhoodÂs cobblestone streets. This year, they will instead have a Âwands and wizardsÂŽ family night and pub crawl and other magic-themed events Â„ and people can still dress as their favorite characters. Chestnut Hill isnÂt the only community to receive cease-and-desist letters from the entertainment company. Festival directors around the country, including in Aurora, Illinois, and Ithaca, New York, were also told the new guidelines would prohibit much of the Potter-themed activities, which are typically free events. ItÂs all about protecting the trademark. Fans of the Philadelphia festival took to Twitter to try to get J.K. Rowling to help save the festival. A spokeswoman for the author said she has no comment. IthacaÂs ÂWizarding WeekendÂŽ grew from a small celebration in an alleyway in 2015 to a full-Â”edged Potter-fest hosting over 20,000 fans last year, said Darlynne Overbaugh, the festivalÂs director. Warner Bros. sent her a letter in February. The festival crackdown is hardly the Â“rst time Warner Bros. has put the Avada Kedavra on Potter-themed fun. A woman in the U.K. was sent a cease-and-desist letter over a 2003 Hogwarts-themed dinner party she planned, with a guest list around 30. And a Los Angeles bookstore called ÂWhimsic AlleyÂŽ was sued by the company over its overtly Hogwarts-ian wares, from chocolate frogs to GryfÂ“ndor scarves. They settled but the store ended up closing last year. The opening of Wizarding World at Universal Studios Hollywood worked as a killing curse for the mom-and-pop shop. Philadelphia Potter fan Sarah McIntyre thinks itÂs ridiculous for Warner Bros. to target the festivals. Companies are always concerned about protecting their trademarks, said Gregory Mandel, professor of intellectual property law at Temple University. Warner Bros. has made a business decision to prevent these festivals from having any apparent association with them, and to prevent any possible proÂ“ting off the series, he said.Warner Bros. crackdown puts Dark Mark over Potter festivalsBy KRISTEN DE GROOTASSOCIATED PRESS USA TODAY BESTSELLERS1. ÂThe President is MissingÂŽ by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 2. ÂThe OutsiderÂŽ by Stephen King (Scribner) 3. ÂKitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culilnary UnderbellyÂŽ by Anthony Bourdain (HarperPerennial) 4. ÂShelter in PlaceÂŽ by Nora Roberts (St. MartinÂs Press) 5. ÂTurbulenceÂŽ by Stuart Woods (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 6. ÂMagnolia TableÂŽ by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (Morrow Cookbooks) 7. ÂOh, the Places YouÂll GoÂŽ by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 8. ÂBrief CasesÂŽ by Jim Butcher (Ace) 9. ÂWhen Life Gives You LulumelonsÂŽ by Lauren Weisberger (Simon & Schuster) 10. ÂTrumpÂs AmericaÂŽ by Newt Gingrich (Center Street) 11. 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ÂTrials of Apollo: The Burning MazeÂŽ by Rick Riordan (Disney Press)Reporting stores include: Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble.com, Barnes & Noble Inc., Ba rnes & Noble e-books, BooksAMillion.com, Books-A-Million, Bookland and Books & Co., Costco, Davis-Kidd Booksellers (Nashville, Memphis), Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Ky.; Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cleveland, Pittsburgh), Kobo, Inc., PowellÂs Books (Portland, Ore.), Powells.com, R.J. Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler Books & Music (Grand Rapids, Okemos, Eastwood, Alpine, Mich.), Sony Reader Store, Target, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver). THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER VIA APIn this October 2014, photo students from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia wear costumes to attend an annual festival based on the Harry Potter fantasy series.
By MARC TOPKINTampa Bay TimesThe Rays are still talking, as they should, about playing for something this season. The reality is that almost every move theyÂve made, going back to the end of last season, and in some cases further, has been about 2019 and beyond. Clearing out veterans, filling holes with shortterm replacements and, now, bringing up their elite prospects to gain valuable experience as they accelerate the transition. ÂCompeting sustainably in this division requires a deep and talented group of core players,ÂŽ senior VP Chaim Bloom said. ÂRight now weÂre making sure to give opportunity to many of our young prospects to be a part of that core and to join the guys we already have in place. So many of them have competed and won together on their way through the system. With the experience they all gain this year in the big leagues, theyÂll be that much better prepared to do the same next year from day one.ÂŽ There is a lot we donÂt and, for many months, wonÂt know about how the team will look in 2019. Nor, to be honest, do the Rays, as theyÂve COMMENTARY: Rays Peering into the crystal baseball Monday, June 18, 2018By DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressSOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. Â„ Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course. One year after Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat champion in 29 years. Curtis Strange, the last player to go backto-back in this major, watched the entire final round Sunday as the Fox Sports reporter on the ground, and they shared a brief hug off the 18th green after Koepka tapped in for bogey and a one-shot victory. ÂMan, it feels good to hold this thing again,ÂŽ Koepka said with the silver trophy in his arms. His victory Sunday might not have been possible if not for grinding out a 72 on Saturday in conditions so severe the last 45 players to tee off in the third round didnÂt break par. The USGA conceded the course was over the top and pledged to give it more water and slow it down. Bogeys gave way to birdies, and no one took advantage like Tommy Fleetwood of England. He made eight birdies Â„ none on the two par 5s Â„ and missed an 8-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a 63, only the sixth player in U.S. Open history to go that low. ÂYeah, but I wanted a 62,ÂŽ said Fleetwood, who finished one shot back and had to settle for the silver medal. Fleetwood was one shot behind when he finished, and Koepka still had 11 holes to play as Shinnecock Hills began to get crisp under another sunny sky. Koepka never lost the lead. With a putting performance and calm demeanor reminiscent of Retief Goosen when he won the previous U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills, in 2004, the 28-year-old Koepka began the back nine with three pivotal putts Â„ one for birdie, one for bogey, one for par. The biggest might have been his bogey on the nasty little par-3 11th. Koepka pulled it to the left, down the slope and into thick grass. He chopped that up the slope with so much speed that it raced across the green and into the bunker. He blasted that out to 8 feet and made the putt to keep his lead at one shot. SPORTS www.yoursun.com www.Facebook.com/SuncoastSports Â€ @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | College Baseball 2 | NBA 3 | Pro Baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Golf 6 | Soccer 6 SEE GOLF, 6By CHARLES OÂBRIENAssociated PressNEW YORK Â„ Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash has had to defend his strategy using relievers as starters time and time again. At least this time, the defense came after the formula led his team to a victory. Wilmer Font held the high-scoring Yankees in check and the Rays stopped New York 3-1 Sunday to avoid a fourgame sweep. ÂWeÂre doing everything we can (and) what we think is right to win games,ÂŽ Cash said. ÂWhen we win, yeah, we like it. When we lose, itÂs grueling.ÂŽ In his third start of the season, Font turned in his best performance of the year in any role, allowing just one run in 4 2-3 innings with five strikeouts. The righthander, who also has eight relief appearances, matched a career-high with 74 pitches. Tampa Bay, which has been hurt by injuries to its rotation, employed a reliever to open for the 15th time in 29 games. Entering the game, relievers working as starters had allowed 13 earned runs in 18 innings. ÂToday he gave us a huge boost,ÂŽ Cash said of the 28-year old righthander. ÂHe probably got a little deeper in the game than what we even anticipated.ÂŽ Matt Duffy drove in two runs with a secondinning single for his first multi-RBI game in over a month. The infielder, who missed 2017 while undergoing two Achilles surgeries, is hitting .352 (25 for 71) with seven RBI over his last 18 contests. ÂI typically donÂt see CC too well,ÂŽ Duffy said. ÂThat wasnÂt the greatest pitch to hit, but when youÂre going well, those seem to fall.ÂŽ Carlos Gomez had an RBI double as Tampa Bay scored all three runs in the second against CC Sabathia (4-2). The left-hander pitched into the eighth inning for the first time this season and struck out 10 for just the second time since the start of 2014. ÂI just tried to be really aggressive because they By JAMES ELLINGWORTHAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on Sunday, putting its hopes of advancement in doubt. Well, not everyone is in doubt. ÂWe will make it,ÂŽ Germany coach Joachim Loew said. ÂThereÂs no reason to fall apart because you lose one game.ÂŽ Hirving Lozano scored the lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier HernandezÂs pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting past Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer from 10 yards.By DENNIS WASZAK JR.Associated PressWHIPPANY, N.J. Â„ Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call Â„ finally Â„ that he was eagerly anticipating. It was time for his twin daughters to enter the world. A New York Jets trainer had the cornerbackÂs cellphone and was tasked with letting him know if and when ClaiborneÂs now-wife Jennifer was heading to the hospital. ÂI remember I saw the trainer walking on the field and he gave me, like, a look,ÂŽ Claiborne recalled in an interview with The Associated Press at the familyÂs home. ÂI just ran. I took off running. I grabbed my phone from him and I went to Coach (Todd) Bowles and I was like, ÂCoach, itÂs time,Â and he was like, ÂAll right, congratulations.Â ÂAnd I remember just running out of the building and running to the hospital, and when I got up there I just looked at her.ÂŽ It was July 30, 2017, and Jennifer was 35 weeks along Â„ two weeks before her scheduled cesarean section. But her water broke while she was watching the coupleÂs two English Bulldogs outside their home. She had to immediately head to Morristown Medical Center, about 2 miles away. Meanwhile, Morris zipped from the JetsÂ training facility in Florham Park to the hospital just over 3 miles away in time to be there to welcome his daughters. ÂHe came and it all happened within the hour,ÂŽ Jennifer recalled. ÂIt happened so fast, it was scary.ÂŽ Doctors performed the C-section and first delivered MaÂKaila, who was quite underweight at 3 pounds, 8 ounces. MaÂLiah came a few moments later, weighing in at a more robust 4 pounds, 13 ounces. MaÂKaila was immediately taken to the neonatal intensive care unit, separated from her sister Â„ and mother Â„ for the first time. ÂI was asking, ÂIs everything OK?ÂŽÂ Morris said. ÂThey were like, ÂSheÂs good. EverythingÂs good. ItÂs just that sheÂs underweight Â„ too underweight.Â They wanted to take her back and start feeding her and try to get her to gain some weight.ÂŽ MaÂKaila stayed in the NICU for the next two SEE BASEBALL, 2 SEE SOCCER, 6SEE CLAIBORNE 6 SEE RAYS, 2Tough course or easy, Koepka repeats as US Open champAP PHOTOBrooks Koepka reacts after putting on the 12th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, on Sunday in Southampton, N.Y. GOLF: U.S. Open SOCCER: World CupMexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0NFL: Morris ClaiborneClaiborne a happy father after newbornÂs health scare DONCIC TOPS LIST OF WINGS IN DRAFTAn international prospect with tantalizing potential and several college freshmen headline the list of wings in the NBA draft. Page 3MLB: RAYS 3, YANKEES 1Rays relievers come through in winAP PHOTOMexicoÂs Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his sideÂs opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday.
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But letÂs assume they go all in on the youth movement. And, as seems likely, by yearÂs end they trade their top remaining veterans, RHP Chris Archer and C Wilson Ramos. And they get whatever they can for the likes of SS Adeiny Hechavarria (soon), RHPs Nathan Eovaldi and Sergio Romo, OF Carlos Gomez, etc. And they clear out most, if not all, of the remaining arbitration eligibles such as RHPs Matt Andriese and Chaz Roe from the bullpen, and 1B/DH C.J. Cron and/or INF Matt Duffy from the lineup. That would leave them with CF Kevin Kiermaier making $8 million and most of the rest of the guys around the minimum $555,000, for a base payroll of about $22 million. That certainly would give them room to address some of the obvious holes. So what could that 2019 roster look like? HereÂs a way-too-early guess at the key pieces, players shown with Â19 opening age: Starters LH Blake Snell, 26 RH Jake Faria, 25 LH Ryan Yarbrough, 27 RH Yonny Chirinos, 25 RH Andrew Moore, 24 RH Brent Honeywell,* 23 RH Jose De Leon,* 26 Injured, not back till midseason Our take: Assuming theyÂre still using starters, the key will be having enough depth to cover early as Honeywell and De Leon return by midseason from spring 2018 Tommy John surgeries. Bullpen LH Jose Alvarado, 23 RH Diego Castillo, 25 RH Ian Gibaut, 25 LH Colin Poche, 25 LH Jaime Schultz, 27 RH Ryne Stanek, 27 Our take: ThereÂs always going to be shuffling, and theyÂll likely want a low-cost veteran or two and some multiinning coverage, but the stable of power arms is impressive. InÂ“ eld Willy Adames, 23 Christian Arroyo, 23 Jake Bauers, 23 Daniel Robertson, 25 Joey Wendle, 28 Our take: The pieces seem to be here, and theyÂll use the rest of this season to see who plays where with Bauers at first. Assuming Adames is consistent enough at short, does Robertson play third with Arroyo and Wendle platooning at second? Or the other way around. Keeping Duffy (for $4 million) or Cron ($5M to $6M) could add some experience and offense, though rookies Kean Wong and Andrew Velazquez can provide depth and versatility. OutÂ“ eld Johnny Field, 27 Kevin Kiermaier, 28 Mallex Smith, 25 Our take: The outfield prospects arenÂt as advanced as the infielders, so they might add some short-term help, but they have some potentially good ones coming, led by Joe McCarthy, then Justin Williams and Jesus Sanchez. Catcher ??? Our take: After the penance of a 50-game drug suspension, Nick Ciuffo has limited time to show he could be ready to move up. More likely seems a short-term veteran or, even better, getting a top young catcher in a deal for Archer or Ramos. Inside view Adames and Bauers are the most promising of these prospects, and they are confident that based on what theyÂve seen and know about the young talent in the organization that good times are ahead. Adames: ÂItÂs going to be pretty fun. Âƒ We are winners. We donÂt like to lose. The guys that will be coming up, they are winners, too. We just have fun every time we are on the field together. Âƒ The future for the Tampa Bay area, itÂs going to be fun to watch. Âƒ ItÂs going to be amazing. WeÂre going to have a great team. Âƒ WeÂre going to have a pretty good chance to go to the playoffs, maybe the World Series.ÂŽ Bauers: ÂIt could be something special. Âƒ You saw it last year when we won the championship in (Triple-A) Durham. Âƒ Some kind of mix of what we have here and what we had in Durham. If you could mold those two teams together somehow, it could be something serious. Âƒ I think a lot of people should be pretty excited about it.ÂŽ Short stops Â€ One interesting situation this week will be how the team makes room for the return of CF Kevin Kiermaier. Easiest, and short-sighted, would be to send down Johnny Field. But might it make more sense to part ways with Rob Refsnyder or even Gomez? Â€ Another will be the timing of ArcherÂs return from the DL. The team needs him back from his abdominal strain in time to make a few starts in advance of the July 31 trade deadline but also needs him to pitch well when he returns. Archer seems willing to be patient, saying he wants to be sure heÂs fully healthy and needs time to build his arm back up.Rays rumblingsCongrats to Rays radio man (and all-around great guy) Andy Freed, who Saturday was inducted into the Trenton (N.J.) Baseball Hall of Fame for his five seasons broadcasting there. Âƒ There is still no resolution on a new TV deal, with team officials saying a February report of an agreement was incorrect. Âƒ Another casualty of low attendance at the Trop, some of the much-touted specialty concessions, such as the Rocco Ball Deli, are closed on quiet nights. Âƒ Credit for the cool hash-tagged nickname #RakeBauers goes to RHP Jake Faria, who first tweeted it in spring 2017. Âƒ Former Ray/current Cubs manager Joe Maddon has launched sales of prints from his Putting the Art back in Thee Game series, featuring the Mona Lisa, Dali and others, with proceeds to his Respect 90 Foundation. See maddonart.com. Âƒ The AthleticÂs Jim Bowden says itÂs unlikely but the Rays would trade LHP Blake Snell Âif the Braves or Yankees want to overpay with a boatload of prospectsÂŽ and that the Twins are Âa perfect matchÂŽ for a Ramos deal. Âƒ A couple of leaguewide interesting tidbits from the owners meetings: expect to see some higher-profile two-game series played on weekends even if that means an occasional Friday off; and there continues to be at least talk Â„ the Âdiscussion/analysis phase,ÂŽ per commissioner Rob Manfred Â„ of regulating defensive shifts.BASEBALLFrom Page 1By ERIC OLSONAssociated PressOMAHA, Neb. Â„ Once ArkansasÂ offense got rolling against Texas in the sixth inning, nothing could stop the Razorbacks. Not even the weather. Five straight batters had reached base when the teams were pulled from the field for a weather delay. When play resumed 2 hours, 49 minutes later, five more in a row got on base. What turned into an eight-run sixth carried the Razorbacks to an 11-5 win in their Co llege World Series opener on Sunday. ÂWe have such a balanced lineup, and we all know what weÂre trying to do at the plate,ÂŽ ArkansasÂ Luke Bonfield said. ÂOnce Casey Martin had that leadoff hit after the rain delay, everything snowballed, and we got a ton more momentum and we never let up on the gas.ÂŽ The Razorbacks (45-19) scored double-digit runs for the fourth time in six NCAA Tournament wins and had their highest total in 28 CWS games. The Longhorns (42-22), in the CWS for a record 36th time, lost their third straight Omaha opener since 2011. Bonfield delivered the first home run of the CWS with his two-run shot to left for a 3-2 lead in the fifth. Parker Joe Robinson took over for Texas starter Nolan Kingham (8-5) to start the sixth and walked the only two batters he faced. That started a parade of pitchers who either struggled to find the strike zone or got dinged for single after single. Texas hadnÂt given up so many runs in an inning this season. ÂIÂm not shellshocked,ÂŽ Longhorns coach David Pierce said. ÂItÂs just part of it. ItÂs not the way we wished it had gone. Unfortunately, it got away from us, and we couldnÂt overcome the deficit.ÂŽ In all, Arkansas sent 14 batters to the plate and Texas used five pitchers in an inning that matched ArkansasÂ biggest of the season. For the game, eight Arkansas batters had at least one hit and seven drove in a run. ÂWe went from down 2-1 to up 3-2 and it happened with two outs,ÂŽ Razorbacks coach Dave Van Horn said. ÂThat was the swing we were looking for to get us going a little bit. And then, obviously, we set up the big inning, had a couple of runs in, had a rain delay, and came out and really just did a nice job scoring some runs there that gave us an opportunity to relax a little bit.ÂŽ The Razorbacks swept the Longhorns 13-4 and 7-5 in Fayetteville in March, but this was the first time the old rivals from the Southwest Conference days had been matched in the CWS since 2004. Arkansas starter Blaine Knight (13-0), the Baltimore OriolesÂ thirdround draft pick, allowed two runs on four hits and a walk in five innings. He struck out four while setting the school season record for wins. ÂThe 13-0 thing, I chalk it up as another win for the team,ÂŽ he said. ÂIÂll do what I can to get a win for this team and keep us going.ÂŽ Big 12 player of the year Kody Clemens, son of seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens and one of the hottest hitters in the postseason, was 1 for 5 with two strikeouts. ÂEveryone is down right now,ÂŽ Texas center fielder Tate Shaw said. ÂIÂm sure every one of us will get over it. ItÂs baseball. Got to forget.ÂŽGARRIDO TRIBUTEA sixth-inning video tribute to longtime Texas coach and NCAA wins leader Augie Garrido ended with fans for both teams standing to applaud. Garrido stepped down as coach after the 2016 season and ranked first in coll ege baseball wins until Florida State coach Mike Martin broke the record last month. Garrido won two national championships at Texas and three at Cal State Fullerton during his 48-year career. He died in March following a stroke. Pierce is wearing No. 16, GarridoÂs number, for the entirety of the CWS. Pierce normally wears No. 22. ÂI was able to talk to the players about it, and it was the same way we approached it from day one, understanding heÂs a huge piece of us,ÂŽ Pierce said. ÂAugie wouldnÂt want to be the center of attention, and he would appreciate the way weÂve handled it.ÂŽBASEBALL: College World Series Arkansas rides 8-run inning to 11-5 CWS win over Longhornswere aggressive,ÂŽ Sabathia said. Tampa Bay defeated New York for the first time this season. The Yankees opened the season with five straight wins, outscoring the Rays 31-10 over the games, and was trying for a four-game sweep. The Rays are 5-18 in their last 23 games at Yankee Stadium. Chaz Roe (1-1) pitched two scoreless innings for the victory. Sergio Romo, who has also drawn five starts this season, closed for his third save in six chances. Rookie Willy Adames singled to lead off the Rays second. Adeiny Hechavarria, who missed nearly a month with a strained hamstring, singled for the first of his three hits. Gomez doubled and Duffy delivered a two-out single. Hechavarria also robbed rookie sensation Gleyber Torres of a base hit with dive and throw from shortstop in the seventh inning. New York matched its lowest run total at home this season. Aaron Judge and Didi Gregorius worked twoout walks against Jose Alvarado in the fifth, but the hard-throwing lefty struck out Giancarlo Stanton on four pitches. In the eighth, Diego Castillo struck out Gary Sanchez on three pitches to strand another runner. Aaron Hicks homered off Font in the fifth Â„ it was actually the second homer of the day. Hours earlier, the Yankees held their 72nd Old-TimersÂ Day and Nick Swisher, making his debut with the former players, hit a long drive to right field. Hall of Famers Whitey Ford and Reggie Jackson were joined by the likes of Don Larsen, Willie Randolph, Andy Pettitte and Jason Giambi. Current New York manager Aaron Boone also took part for the first time.UP NEXTRays: Tampa Bay will start a reliever for the third consecutive day when RHP Ryne Stanek (1-1, 2.55 ERA) draws the start as the Rays open a three-game series at Houston. HeÂll be opposed by RHP Gerrit Cole (8-1, 2.40 ERA). Yankees: New York heads to Washington for a makeshift doubleheader Monday. The teams will resume a suspended game from May 15 before a traditional nine-inning game follows. With heavy rain falling, play was halted after 5 1-2 innings with the teams tied at 3.RAYSFrom Page 1Monday, June 18 COLLEGE BASEBALL 2 p.m. ESPN Â„ NCAA College World Series, Game 5, Washington vs. Oregon St., at Omaha, Neb. 7 p.m. ESPN Â„ NCAA College World Series, Game 6, Mississippi St. vs. North Carolina, at Omaha, Neb. GOLF 7 p.m. GOLF Â„ PGA Professional Championship, second round, at Seaside, Calif. MLB BASEBALL 5 p.m. MLB Â„ Game 1, N.Y. Yankees at Washington (joined in progress) 7 p.m. MLB Â„ Regional coverage, Game 2, N.Y. Yankees at Washington OR St. Louis at Philadelphia 8:10 p.m. Fox Sports Sun-Rays at Astros 10 p.m. ESPN Â„ Arizona at L.A. Angels SOCCER 8 a.m. FS1 Â„ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group F, Sweden vs. South Korea, at Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 11 a.m. FS1 Â„ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group G, Belgium vs. Panama, at Sochi, Russia 2 p.m. FS1 Â„ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group G, Tunisia vs. England, at Volgograd, Russia AP PHOTOArkansas pitcher Blaine Knight (16) delivers against Texas in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday.
The Sun / Monday, June 18, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE. RESULTS NOT TYPICAL. By Ray Wilson Associated Health Press AHP ÂŠ A new sex pill is set to take the spotlight with the Viagra patent about to expire. But unlike the former, it wonÂt require a prescription and is priced just under a $1 a dose. The new pill called Vesele is part of a new class of performance enhancers for men, which work instantaneously on the body and mind triggering arousal and Â“ rmer, harder erections. Formulated with a special compound known as an ÂacceleratorÂŽ, Vesele can transport its active ingredients faster and more efÂ“ ciently into the blood stream, where it begins to work its magic. The patented ingredient blend initiates a process known as vasodilation, which causes arteries and vessels throughout the body to expand. This allows blood to Â” ow directly to penis and genitals, resulting in harder erections which last longer. Cialis and Viagra are based around a simlilar concept. But what makes Vesele so remarkable, and what these other sex pills canÂt do, is that also directs a small portion of this blood Â” ow to the brain, which creates feelings of intense arousal. In laymenÂs terms, users become incredibly excited and turned on. This is why the makers of Vesele say their pill has worked so effectively in clinical trials. It stimulates the two most important organs for great sex, the penis and the brain.The Brain Erection ConnectionUntil now, medical researchers did not fully understand the brain-erection connection. It has now been made clear with Vesele When both are supplied with a constant blood Â” ow, men are harder and Â“ rmer for longer...and have unbelievable sex drives. ÂMost of the research and treatment methods for menÂs sexual failures have focused on physiological factors and have neglected the emotional ones. For the leading sex drugs to work, like Cialis and Viagra, you need visual stimulationÂŽ explains Dr. Henry Esber, the creator of Vesele ÂAnd although they work for some men, the majority experience absolutely no fulÂ“ llment during sex. According to research published by the National Institute of Health, 50% of men taking these drugs stop responding or canÂt tolerate their side effects...and on top of that they spend $50 per pill and it doesnÂt even work half the time. This is what makes Vesele so different and effective. It Â” oods the blood stream with key ingredients which cause arteries all over the body to expand. The patented accelerator speeds up this process even more. The result is a rush of blood Â” ow to the penis and brain, helping to create an impressive erection and a surging desire for sex. Often, this is all men need to get going. And when taken regularly, many men say they are energized and aroused all day.ÂŽGreat Sex At Any AgeWith the conclusion of their latest human clinical use survey trial, Dr. Esber and his team are now offering Vesele in the US. And regardless of the market, its sales are exploding. Men across the country are eager to get their hands on the new pill and according to the research, they should be. In the trial above, as compared to baseline, men taking Vesele saw a staggering 85% imp rovement in erection hardness over a four-month period. Their erections also lasted twice as long. These same men also experienced an astounding 82% increase in the desire for sex (libido/sex drive) and an even greater improvement in overall satisfaction and ability to satisfy their partners. Many men taking Vesele described feeling horny and aroused through the day. The anticipation before sex was amazing. They were also easily turned on. Their moods were more upbeat and positive, too.Faster Absorption into the Blood StreamVesele is made up of three specialized ingredients: two clinical strength vasodilators and a patented absorption enhancer often called an accelerator. According to an enormous amount of clinical data, each is very safe. Research shows that with age, many men lose their desire and interest in sex. They also struggle to produce an erection Â“ rm enough for penetration. And although there are many theories as to why this happens (including a loss in testosterone) one thing is certain, inadequate blood Â” ow is virtually al ways to blame. ThatÂs why sex drug manufacturers focus on blood Â” ow, it makes your erection hard. But whatÂs more surprising, and what these manufacturers have failed to consider, is that lack of blood Â” ow can also kill your sex drive. ThatÂs because blood supplies energy for the brain. This energy is required for creating brainwaves that cause excitability and arousal. Studies show the Vesele stimulates the entire cardiovascular system, including the arteries that lead to both the brain and penis. The extreme concentration of the ingredients combined with the accelerator ensures that this process starts quickly. The sexual beneÂ“ ts of Vesele are also multiplied as its ingredients build up in the system over time. This is why many men take it every single day. Recent Studies Show Positive Effects on WomenIn the same study referenced throughout, Vesele was also shown to have an amazing (and somewhat surprising) effect on women too. ThatÂs because the same arteries and vessels that carry blood and oxygen to the brain and genitals are the same in men and women. ÂIn our most recent study, women taking Vesele saw a stunning 52% improvement in arousal and sex drive. Perhaps more impressive, they also experienced a 57% improvement in lubrication. You can imagine why some couples are taking Vesele together. Everything feels better. Everything works better. Everyone performs better. ItÂs truly amazing.ÂŽ A New Frontier of Non-Prescription Sex PillsWith daily use, Vesele is helping men (and women) restore failing sex lives and overcome sexual lets downs without side effect or expense. Through a patented absorption enhancer, the Vesele formula hits the bloodstream quickly, resulting in phenomenal improvements in erection Â“ rmness and hardness. By boosting blood Â” ow to the brain, users also experience sexual urges and arousal they often havenÂt felt in years. Where to Find VeseleThis is the ofÂ“ cial release of Vesele in Florida. As such, the company is offering a special discounted supply to anyone who calls within the next 48 hours. A special hotline number and discounted pricing has been created for all Florida residents. Discounts will be available starting today at 6:00AM and will automatically be applied to all callers. Your Toll-Free Hotline number is 1-800-611-0551 and will only be open for the next 48 hours. Only a limited discounted supply of Vesele is currently available in your region. Expiring Patent Opens the Door to a New Sex Pill: Vesele is a new pill that cost just $1 a dose does not require a prescription. It works on both body and mind to increase arousal and erection hardness.With the Viagra Patent About to Expire, a New Sex Pill Takes the SpotlightA patented pill costing less than $1 a dose stands to help millions of men with failing sex lives; no prescription will be required 3 0 8 2 0 3 4 8 x 2 0 5 i n d d 1 6 / 6 / 1 8 1 0 : 4 3 A M adno=50538083AdvertisementAdvertisementAdvertisementBy AARON BEARDAssociated PressAn international prospect with tantalizing potential and several college freshmen headline the list of wings in the NBA draft. Luka Doncic, the 19-year-old Slovenian playing in Spain, is mentioned as a possible No. 1 overall pick. After Doncic is a group featuring MiamiÂs Lonnie Walker IV as a possible late lottery pick, as well as first-round prospects in OregonÂs Troy Brown and VillanovaÂs Donte DiVincenzo Â„ the Final FourÂs most outstanding player in April. HereÂs a look at the top wing prospects in ThursdayÂs draft:Luka DoncicDoncic has the ability to stretch the floor with his shot and has the versatility to play at point guard or off the ball. STRENGTHS: HeÂs a skilled prospect with polished ability to score or run the offense as an adept passer. He has shown the ability to knock down outside shots with deep range and a stepback move. He can shoot over smaller guards, whether off the dribble or in the post, with a 6-foot-7, 220pound frame. He helped Real Madrid win a EuroLeague championship while averaging about 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. CONCERNS: As with any overseas prospect, thereÂs the question of how well his game will translate to the NBA. ThereÂs also uncertainty as to how heÂll match up with more explosive athletes.Lonnie Walker IVThe Miami freshman is athletic with the ability to score. STRENGTHS: While he averaged just 11.5 points, he got better as the season wore on. He was in double figures in 14 of the last 17 games after a slow start. He also has a sturdy frame, checking in at 6-4 and 196 pounds with a 6-10 wingspan at the combine. CONCERNS: He made just 34.6 percent of his 3-point tries and was inconsistent as a college rookie.Troy BrownThe 6-7 wing is OregonÂs first one-anddone freshman. STRENGTHS: Brown has the versatility to play at guard or small forward. He made his biggest impact on defense (team-best 55 steals) and on the glass (team-best 6.2 rebounds per game) with a roughly 6-10 wingspan. CONCERNS: The outside shot needs to improve. Brown made just 32 of 110 attempts from 3-point range (29 percent), including 14 of 60 (23 percent) after the start of 2018.Donte DivincenzoOne star-making turn in the NCAA championship game changed everything for the 6-5 redshirt sophomore out of Villanova. STRENGTHS: Look no further than that title-game win against Michigan that doubled as his personal highlight reel. He had 31 points off the bench in an impressive display of outside shooting (five 3-pointers) and athleticism (including a two-handed block of a dunk attempt). He also checked in with a combine-best 42-inch vertical leap. CONCERNS: DiVincenzo has a reputation as a bit of a streaky shooter and had a team-high 79 turnovers. And his rapid rise meant no one got to see him handle the challenge of being in a full-time leading role.NBA: DraftDoncic tops list of wings in NBA draftAP PHOTOSloveniaÂs Luka Doncic, right, shoots a basket as SerbiaÂs Vasilje Micic tries to stop him during their Eurobasket European Basketball Championship final match, Sept. 17 in Istanbul. By TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressSomeone is going to gamble on Michael Porter Jr. He insists itÂll pay off. There is an element of danger involved with every NBA draft pick, in that nothing is guaranteed. There isnÂt a player that epitomizes the risk versus reward thinking in this draft more than Porter Jr., who could get taken as high as No. 2 by Sacramento or go several picks lower because of uncertainty surrounding his health. Back problems that necessitated surgery limited his lone college season to three games at Missouri, and a scheduled Friday workout was called off because of hip spasms. ThereÂs still a chance he will do a workout before draft night and teams have gotten access to new medical information that would seem to suggest heÂs ready for the NBA Â„ but still, skepticism may be understandable. ÂIÂm feeling great,ÂŽ Porter Jr. said. Find out Thursday night which team believes him the most. HeÂs 6-foot-10 and is usually categorized as a power forward, though in an NBA thatÂs now largely positionless Porter Jr. could wear a lot of hats. HeÂs already shown a complete skillset Â„ passing, dribbling, shooting Â„ that would translate to playing basically anywhere except center. He weighed 211 pounds last month at the Draft Combine, meaning thereÂs still plenty of room on his frame to add strength. His college highlights are basically nonexistent: Porter Jr. scored 30 points in 53 minutes of action with the Tigers. Porter Jr.Âs reputation is largely built on what he did as a high schooler when he was considered the best prospect in the country, and there was a workout earlier this month arranged by agent Mark Bartelstein earlier this month where he got rave reviews. ÂHe showed that heÂs alive and well and moving,ÂŽ said Memphis general manager Chris Wallace, whose team has the No. 4 pick Â„ and has been linked to Porter Jr. by many prognosticators. ÂI would say (he) passed that first test.ÂŽ Alive, well and moving would seem to be the absolute basic prerequisites for a team to be satisfied about when preparing to use a lottery pick on someone, but Porter Jr. vows that whichever team grabs him wonÂt be disappointed. ÂI just feel like in todayÂs game, thereÂs guys that can do anything on the floor,ÂŽ Porter Jr. said. ÂAnd thatÂs how I kind of view myself.ÂŽ Porter Jr. played two minutes in his college debut in November, then underwent back surgery Â„ a microdiscectomy of the L3 and L4 spinal discs Â„ about a week and a half later. He returned for an SEC Tournament game against Georgia, then put up 16 points and 10 rebounds in MissouriÂs loss to Florida State in the NCAA Tournament. The injury went back to Porter Jr.Âs sophomore year of high school, when he got hurt while getting hit on a dunk attempt. ÂHeÂs a very versatile player,ÂŽ former Georgia coach Mark Fox said. ÂAnd IÂm thankful that the kidÂs gotten healthy because he was a terrific talent. ... HeÂll be a top-five selection. I remember watching him in high school, and heÂs as complete of a player as there was at that level.ÂŽ ThatÂs what Porter Jr. wants NBA teams to remember before making their selection.NBA: DraftRisk vs. rewardMichael Porter Jr.Âs NBA draft spot anyoneÂs guess
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Dietrichlf312021.286 A ndersonrf-3b400012.299 Realmuto1b510001.302 Bourdh522401.240 S .Castro2b402000.277 Maybincf401001.226 Riddless300010.224 Rivera3b301001.169 a-Shuckph-rf100000.194 Holadayc401001.179 T OTALS3649448 BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. J oseph1b400001.125 Rickardlf111000.195 J onescf502200.293 Machadoss512102.310 T rumbodh533200.261 S choop2b221020.212 Mancinilf-1b401101.223 Peterson3b412400.196 Gentryrf411001.243 W ynnsc411002.227 T OTALS3810141027 MIAMI000103000Â„490 BALTIMORE02222011XÂ„10140 a-poppedoutinthe8th. LOBÂ„Miami9,Baltimore6.2BÂ„S.Castro 2(19),Jones(16),Trumbo(10),Schoop (10),Peterson(7).HRÂ„Bour(11),off Bundy;Bour(12),offBundy;Peterson(1), offGonzalez;Trumbo(4),offGonzalez. RBIsÂ„Bour4(33),Jones2(31),Machado (53),Trumbo2(13),Mancini(19),Peterson 4(15).SBÂ„Maybin(3). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Miami 5 ;Baltimore4.RISPÂ„Miami1for12; Baltimore5for13. MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Richards,L,1-4 3.19661275 5.45 Gonzalez4.15 441591 5.71 Graves.10 00002 0.00 BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Bundy,W,5-765 442592 3.81 M.Castro02 001012 2.83 Givens,H,8.20 00017 4.04 Scott,H,2.10 00015 4.67 Brach11001113 3.58 Britton11 00009 0.00 M.Castropitchedto3battersinthe7th. T Â„3:11.AÂ„21,421(45,971).BLUEJAYS8,NATIONALS6 W ASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. T urnerss501002.256 Harperdh500002.217 Rendon3b512002.263 Murphy1b501101.100 S otolf511002.312 T aylorcf423001.236 Goodwinrf412200.200 Difo2b412102.242 Kieboomc000020.185 b-Eatonph101100.333 S everinoc000010.197 T OTALS386135312 T ORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. T eperap000000--Grandersondh310000.248 a-Smoakph-dh-1b200001.225 Hernandezlf413100.268 S olarte3b522101.258 Morales1b512102.226 Pillarcf512100.254 Martinc300010.165 Grichukrf323410.196 Diazss401000.226 T ravis2b402000.238 T OTALS38815824 W ASHINGTON021002010Â„6130 T ORONTO01211012XÂ„8151 a-groundedoutinthe5th.b-doubledin t he6th. EÂ„Martin(5).LOBÂ„Washington8, T oronto9.2BÂ„Rendon(16),Goodwin(1), Eaton(5),Pillar(21),Diaz(8),Travis(3). HRÂ„Grichuk(6),offRoark;Grichuk(7), offKelley;Hernandez(12),offMadson; S olarte(15),offMadson.RBIsÂ„Murphy (2),Goodwin2(10),Difo(19),Eaton(6), Hernandez(32),Solarte(41),Morales(21), Pillar(28),Grichuk4(20).SBÂ„Taylor4 (21),Difo(4),Pillar(10),Grichuk(2). Runnersleftinscoringposition Â„Washington5;Toronto6.RISPÂ„ W ashington7for16;Toronto3for11. GIDPÂ„Morales. DPÂ„Washington1(Turner,Difo,Murphy). W ASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Roark48 442297 3.87 Kelley.22 110014 4.40 Collins1.11 000012 0.00 Miller12 110023 1.42 Madson,L,1-312 220224 4.56 T ORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Gaviglio46 322677 3.75 Biagini1.13 220126 8.26 Oh.21000053.34 A xford10 000184.01 Clippard.22 110225 3.44 T epera,W,4-21.11 001220 2.75 HBPÂ„Roark(Hernandez).WPÂ„Clippard. T Â„3:30.AÂ„35,146(53,506).INDIANS4,TWINS1MINNESOTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Mauer1b511001.278 Rosariolf501002.321 Escobar3b403101.302 Morrisondh300012.191 Dozier2b400002.223 Grossmanrf302000.234 1-Motterpr-rf000010.250 Keplercf401000.225 Garverc401002.228 A drianzass301011.253 T OTALS351101311 CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Lindorss300011.289 Brantleydh412000.320 Ramirez3b300011.288 Encarnacion1b310011.229 Chisenhallrf322011.340 Gomesc401301.251 Naquincf301101.333 a-Guyerph100000.153 G.Allencf000000.204 Gonzalez2b400004.290 Davislf301001.231 T OTALS31474411 MINNESOTA100000000Â„1101 CLEVELAND01300000XÂ„470 a-poppedoutinthe8th. 1-ranforGrossmaninthe6th. EÂ„Escobar(2).LOBÂ„Minnesota10, Cleveland7.2BÂ„Mauer(8),Escobar3(30), Brantley(14),Gomes(11).3BÂ„Chisenhall (1).RBIsÂ„Escobar(45),Gomes3(24), Naquin(13).SBÂ„Brantley(3). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Minnesota 6;Cleveland4.RISPÂ„Minnesota1for10; Cleveland2for10. GIDPÂ„Mauer,Brantley. DPÂ„Minnesota1(Adrianza,Dozier, Mauer);Cleveland1(Gonzalez,Lindor, Encarnacion). MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Odorizzi,L,3-456 4445106 4.38 Rogers1.11 000322 4.88 Belisle.20 000114 4.26 Duke10000212 2.84 CLEVELANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Bieber,W,1-05.210 111789 3.97 Perez,H,31.10000215 1.29 Ramirez,H,510 001119 3.00 C. All e n ,S, 14 1 5 1 000 1111 3.90 WPÂ„Odorizzi,Bieber. TÂ„3:03.AÂ„27,128(35,225).BRAVES4,PADRES1SANDIEGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jankowskilf-cf200021.276 Hosmer1b301010.284 Pirela2b-lf200102.274 Renfroerf-lf400004.238 Handp000000.000 Spangenberg3b-2b402001.224 Galvisss402002.246 Margotcf200001.231 Stammenp000000--a-Szczurph100001.197 Cimberp000000.000 Villanueva3b100001.222 Lopezc400002.172 Strahmp100001.000 Castillop000000.000 Reyesrf311001.227 TOTALS31161317 ATLANTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Swansonss400003.255 Culbersonlf400002.259 Freeman1b400003.337 Markakisrf413001.327 Suzukic100000.272 Flowersc322200.270 Inciartecf310011.245 Camargo2b-3b301200.221 Flaherty3b300001.258 Minterp000000--Vizcainop000000--Teheranp200000.158 Carlep000000.000 b-Albiesph-2b101000.251 TOTALS32474111 SANDIEGO000000010Â„161 ATLANTA00020002XÂ„470 a-struckoutinthe7th.b-doubledinthe7th. EÂ„Strahm(1).LOBÂ„SanDiego8,Atlanta 5.2BÂ„Markakis(21),Camargo(8),Albies (21).HRÂ„Flowers(4),offHand.RBIs Â„Pirela(22),Camargo2(25),Flowers2 (14).SBÂ„Jan kowski(11),Pirela(4).CSÂ„ Jankowski(3).SFÂ„Pirela. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„SanDiego 5;Atlanta3.RISPÂ„SanDiego0for8; Atlanta2for6. GIDPÂ„Flowers. DPÂ„SanDiego1(Galvis,Hosmer). SANDIEGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Strahm2.21000546 2.21 Castillo,L,1-11.12 221124 2.45 Stammen21 000326 2.10 Cimber1.11 000117 2.43 Hand.22 220119 2.25 ATLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Teheran,W,5-46000311953.97 Carle,H,1012 000223 2.06 Minter,H,1112 110228 3.45 Vizcaino,S,15-17 12000220 1.82 HBPÂ„Teheran(Pirela).WPÂ„Strahm. TÂ„3:10.AÂ„40,251(41,149).REDS8,PIRATES6CINCINNATIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Scheblerrf421311.281 Perazass502100.271 Votto1b402211.302 Gennett2b311010.336 Hughesp000000--Dixon2b100000.227 Suarez3b511202.297 Duvalllf400002.186 Casalic412001.421 DeSclafanip301002.143 Garrettp000000.000 Blandino2b100001.230 Iglesiasp000000.000 Hamiltoncf433000.197 TOTALS388138310 PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Harrison2b511101.294 Meadowscf501100.326 Cervellic400012.253 Moran3b411101.273 Dickersonlf411001.308 Bell1b401001.245 Polancorf323210.211 Mercerss411002.263 Musg rovep100001.250 Neverauskasp000000--a-Diazph100000.301 Glasnowp000000.000 b-Freeseph101100.269 Felizp000000--Santanap000000--c-Marteph101000.285 TOTALS37611629 CINCINNATI002220002Â„8130 PITTSBURGH010010211Â„6110 a-groundedoutinthe5th.b-singledinthe 7th.c-singledinthe9th. LOBÂ„Cincinnati6,Pittsburgh6.2BÂ„Votto 2(14),Polanco(18).HRÂ„Suarez(14), offMusg rove; Schebler(9),offSantana; Moran(7),offDeSclafani;Polanco(9),off DeSclafani.RBIsÂ„Schebler3(28),Peraza (19),Votto2(32),Suarez2(52),Harrison (19),Meadows(11),Moran(28),Polanco 2(34),Freese(18).SBÂ„Hamilton2(13). CSÂ„Casali(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Cincinnati 2;Pittsburgh1.RISPÂ„Cincinnati4for9; Pittsburgh4for5. CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA DeSclafani,W,2-1 5.23221481 4.60 Garrett11 221325 2.61 Hughes,H,614 110028 1.21 Iglesias,S,10-12 1.13110227 2.45 PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Musgrove,L,2-2 4.18661671 3.68 Neverauskas.20 0011 1710.64 Glasnow21 001126 4.50 Feliz11 000210 5.97 Santana13 220013 3.94 WPÂ„Musg rove, Hughes. TÂ„3:15.AÂ„23,042(38,362).RAYS3,YANKEES1TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Duffy3b403200.318 Bauers1b400012.250 Ramosc402000.286 Crondh400003.240 Adames2b411002.222 Hechavarriass413000.287 Gomezrf412101.190 Refsnyderlf300001.167 a-Smithph-cf100000.284 Fieldcf-lf400002.236 TOTALS363113111 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hickscf512100.243 Judgerf300012.279 Gregoriusss302010.259 Stantonlf301012.243 Birddh401001.215 Sanchezc401001.192 Andujar3b400002.293 Walker1b300012.205 Torres2b400002.283 TOTALS33171412 TAMPABAY030000000Â„3111 NEWYORK000010000Â„170 a-groundedoutinthe9th. EÂ„Castillo(1).LOBÂ„TampaBay8,New York9.2BÂ„Duffy(13),Gomez(6).3BÂ„ Gregorius(2).HRÂ„Hicks(8),offFont.RBIs Â„Duffy2(22),Gomez(15),Hicks(28). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Tampa B ay3; N ew Y o rk 5. RI S P Â„ T a m pa B ay 2f o r 9;NewYork0for7. GIDPÂ„Ramos,Andujar. DPÂ„TampaBay1(Hechavarria,Adames, Bauers);NewYork1(Andujar,Torres, Walker). TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Font4.24111574 7.56 Alvarado.11002119 3.07 Roe,W,1-121000219 2.89 Castillo,H,2110002131.35 Romo,S,3-6100012165.00 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Sabathia,L,4-2 7.210331101023.30 Warren1.11000116 2.08 Alvaradopitchedto1batterinthe6th. HBPÂ„Sabathia(Duffy). TÂ„2:45.AÂ„46,400(47,309).TIGERS3,WHITESOX1DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Martincf401002.256 Candelario3b110030.250 Castellanosrf311211.310 Martinezdh400000.247 Hicks1b400002.288 Goodrum2b411001.240 McCannc400001.244 Iglesiasss401100.261 Joneslf302010.228 TOTALS3136357 CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Andersonss402001.237 Sanchez3b401000.264 Smithc402000.441 Davidson1b411101.235 Palkadh402000.253 Engelcf400001.213 Moncada2b401002.221 Thompsonrf400002.118 Tilsonlf300001.269 TOTALS3519108 DETROIT200100000Â„360 CHICAGO010000000Â„190 LOBÂ„Detroit6,Chicago8.2BÂ„Martin (13),Goodrum(13),Sanchez(11).HR Â„Castellanos(9),offShields;Davidson (12),offHardy.RBIsÂ„Castellanos2(41), Iglesias(27),Davidson(31).CSÂ„Jones(3), Anderson(2). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Detroit2; Chicago3.RISPÂ„Detroit1for5;Chicago 1for4. DPÂ„Chicago1(Smith,Moncada). DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Hardy,W,3-15.161103773.32 Coleman,H,41.110002272.37 Wilson,H,71.120000203.65 Jimenez,S,2-410 000314 2.04 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Shields,L,2-866 3345103 4.63 Avilan.20 001110 3.10 Volstad1.10 000115 3.96 Santiago10 000021 4.61 Shieldspitchedto1batterinthe7th. HBPÂ„Coleman(Tilson). TÂ„2:59.AÂ„26,746(40,615).PHILLIES10,BREWERS9PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b521001.261 Hoskinslf511201.248 Herreracf433110.291 C.Santana1b221030.225 Franco3b312410.247 Dominguezp000000--Aranop000000--d-Knappph100001.181 Nerisp000000.000 Thompsonp000000.000 N.Williamsrf201200.236 b-Altherrph-rf200001.176 Alfaroc511002.241 Crawfordss300001.189 Morganp000000--Valentin3b100000.250 Nolap200002.036 Hunterp000000--Kingeryss202100.222 TOTALS3710121059 MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Thameslf422411.244 Yelichrf311120.297 Caincf211130.291 Shaw3b511101.246 Knebelp000000--Aguilar1b-3b513200.293 Villar2b512003.276 Perezss412010.243 Pinac511002.212 Andersonp100001.111 Jeffressp000000--a-D.Santanaph100001.251 T.Williamsp000000.000 Jenningsp000000.667 Houserp000000--c-Braunph-1b200002.242 TOTALS379139711 PHILADELPHIA200202211Â„10120 MILWAUKEE101021004Â„9130 a-struckoutinthe6th.b-struckoutinthe 7th.c-struckoutinthe8th.d-struckoutin the9th. LOBÂ„Philadelphia6,Milwaukee11.2BÂ„ Herrera(13),Alfaro(8),Kingery(14),Cain (15),Shaw(18),Villar(6),Perez2(3),Pina (8).HRÂ„Hoskins(10),offAnderson;Franco (9),offAnderson;Herrera(9),offKnebel; Thames(8),offNola;Aguilar(13),offNeris; Thames(9),offNeris.RBIsÂ„Hoskins2 (39),Herrera(36),Franco4(36),N.Williams 2(21),Kingery(21),Thames4(17),Yelich (31),Cain(25),Shaw(45),Aguilar2(42). SBÂ„Thames(3),Yelich(8),Cain(15).SFÂ„ Yelich.SÂ„Anderson. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„ Philadelphia3;Milwaukee8.RISPÂ„ Philadelphia3for9;Milwaukee3for16. LIDPÂ„Alfaro.GIDPÂ„Franco,Shaw. DPÂ„Philadelphia1(Hernandez,Crawford, C.Santana);Milwaukee2(Shaw,Villar, Aguilar),(Aguilar,Thames). PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Nola4.17 444492 2.55 Hunter,W,2-011 110216 4.05 Morgan,H,810 00009 4.74 Dominguez,H,9 1.11002335 1.27 Arano,H,1.10 001191.99 Neris.24 440118 6.00 Thompson,S,2-2 .10000017.00 MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Anderson,L,5-6 5.15662582 4.54 Jeffress.21 001014 0.52 T.Williams.22 222125 2.77 Jennings.10 00014 3.24 Houser12 110016 1.80 Knebel12 110218 4.30 HBPÂ„Anderson(N.Williams),Hunter (Thames).WPÂ„T.Williams. TÂ„4:02.AÂ„40,985(41,900).ASTROS7,ROYALS4HOUSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Springercf-rf500000.282 Bregman3b522000.268 Altuve2b311020.337 Correass412300.273 Gurriel1b512101.301 Reddickrf301000.242 c-Whiteph101000.500 1-Marisnickpr-cf010000.173 Gattisdh413100.255 Gonzalezlf301111.258 McCannc402101.218 T O TAL S3 771 5 7 33 KANSASCITYABRHBIBBSOAVG. MerriÂ“eld2b100000.294 a-Mondesiph-2b300002.000 Gordonlf210021.253 Moustakasdh111010.262 b-Herreraph-dh200001.133 Perezc412002.226 Dozier1b411200.233 Escobarss400101.206 Goins3b401001.234 Almontecf300013.181 Orlandorf401000.183 TOTALS32463411 HOUSTON200100031Â„7151 KANSASCITY202000000Â„460 a-struckoutinthe2nd.b-struckoutinthe 5th.c-doubledinthe8th. 1-ranforWhiteinthe8th. EÂ„Bregman(10).LOBÂ„Houston7,Kansas City5.2BÂ„Bregman(21),White(1), Goins(8),Orlando(3).HRÂ„Correa(13), offMaurer;Dozier(3),offMcCullers.RBIs Â„Correa3(47),Gurriel(29),Gattis(47), Gonzalez(33),McCann(17),Dozier2(7), Escobar(18).SFÂ„Correa. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Houston 3;KansasCity4.RISPÂ„Houston6for15; KansasCity2for7. GIDPÂ„Springer2,Correa,McCann, Orlando. DPÂ„Houston1(Bregman,Altuve,Gurriel); KansasCity4(MerriÂ“eld,Escobar,Dozier), (Mondesi,Escobar,Dozier),(Mondesi, Escobar,Dozier),(Goins,Mondesi,Dozier). HOUSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA McCullers66 422997 3.77 Sipp,W,2-010 001012 2.16 Giles,H,110 000111 4.56 Rondon,S,4-610 001113 1.38 KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Keller69 333183 2.63 McCarthy,H,510 00005 3.86 Maurer,L,0-3,BS,2-2 022200 713.50 Hill.13 110111 4.98 Grimm1.21 1101 1216.76 Maurerpitchedto2battersinthe8th. WPÂ„McCullers,Keller.PBÂ„Perez(2). TÂ„2:46.AÂ„22,326(37,903).RANGERS13,ROCKIES12COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. LeMahieu2b522103.281 Blackmoncf421110.278 Arenado3b512101.310 Gonzalezrf432110.269 Storyss522201.270 Parralf413410.297 Desmonddh502102.209 Murphyc400101.300 Woltersc100000.155 McMahon1b411001.204 TOTALS4112151239 TEXASABRHBIBBSOAVG. Choodh511102.274 DeShieldscf241020.223 Mazararf422310.263 Profarss512400.243 Odor2b411002.217 Kiner-Falefa3b411111.244 Gallolf400114.198 Chirinosc210002.194 a-Beltreph100000.326 Trevinoc101200.250 Guzman1b221021.224 1-Ruapr-1b000000.163 TOTALS34131012712 COLORADO100310502Â„12152 TEXAS000105304Â„13100 Oneoutwhenwinningrunscored. a-groundedoutinthe8th. 1-ranforGuzmaninthe8th. EÂ„LeMahieu(2),Gonzalez(2).LOB Â„Colorado5,Texas6.2BÂ„LeMahieu (13),Arenado(16),Gonzalez(7),Parra2 (11),Profar(19).HRÂ„LeMahieu(7),off Gallardo;Story(15),offChavez;Profar(8), offGray.RBIsÂ„LeMahieu(23),Blackmon (33),Arenado(42),Gonzalez(28),Story2 (54),Parra4(26),Desmond(40),Murphy (3),Choo(31),Mazara3(45),Profar4(41), Kiner-Falefa(20),Gallo(42),Trevino2(3). SBÂ„DeShields2(15).CSÂ„Kiner-Falefa (3).SÂ„DeShields. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Colorado 3;Texas1.RISPÂ„Colorado7for15;Texas 6for10. GIDPÂ„Desmond. DPÂ„Texas1(Profar,Odor,Guzman). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA Gray56651992 5.89 McGee1.10 221233 5.26 Shaw,H,11.1111108 7.08 Rusin,H,3.10 00006 7.45 Ottavino,H,1411 000119 0.89 Davis,L,0-2.124440384.55 TEXASIPHRERBBSONPERA Gallardo56 5534 9815.95 Claudio12 220011 5.29 Leclerc.14 330122 2.88 Chavez,W,3-12.23220442 3.47 Gallardopitchedto1batterinthe6th. Graypitchedto5battersinthe6th. Claudiopitchedto2battersinthe7th. HBPÂ„McGee(Chirinos),Rusin(Odor). WPÂ„McGee. TÂ„3:54.AÂ„25,513(49,115).ATHLETICS6,ANGELS5LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Kinsler2b612000.220 Troutcf212020.328 Uptonlf401111.254 Pujolsdh512201.250 Fernandez1b400000.269 Fletcher3b100001.375 Simmonsss410010.318 Valbuena3b-1b501002.221 Maldonadoc500003.240 Youngrf511101.181 TOTALS4159449 OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Semienss511100.255 Pinderlf300011.246 1-Fowlerpr-cf110000.234 Lowrie3b522001.284 Davisdh210020.238 Olson1b400102.232 Canhacf-lf412310.244 Lucroyc501102.253 Piscottyrf300012.242 Barreto2b401002.071 TOTALS36676510 LOSANGELES00200210000Â„590 OAKLAND02000010201Â„671 Oneoutwhenwinningrunscored. 1-ranforPinderinthe9th. EÂ„Barreto(2).LOBÂ„LosAngeles8, Oakland6.2BÂ„Kinsler(13),Lowrie(20). HRÂ„Young(5),offMengden;Pujols(11), offMengden;Canha(8),offHeaney;Semien (7),offParker.RBIsÂ„Upton(41),Pujols2 (39),Young(11),Semien(28),Olson(35), Canha3(24),Lucroy(19).SBÂ„Valbuena (1).CSÂ„Kinsler(3).SFÂ„Olson. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Los Angeles4;Oakland1.RISPÂ„LosAngeles2 for9;Oakland2for6. GIDPÂ„Pujols,Pinder. DPÂ„LosAngeles1(Valbuena,Kinsler, Fernandez);Oakland1(Semien,Barreto, Olson). LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Heaney83 3318106 3.64 Parker,H,2.11222116 3.18 Alvarez,H,6.10000142.64 Bedrosian,BS,4-5 1 11 00 1 0 214 .0 2 Jewell,L,0-1.111100136.75 Paredes01 00107 7.15 OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Mengden5.26 443289 4.06 Petit1.12111016 3.61 Casilla10 000212 2.84 Pagan11000219 3.71 Treinen,W,4-120 000321 1.06 HBPÂ„Mengden(Trout),Jewell(Davis).WP Â„Mengden,Parker. TÂ„3:38.AÂ„21,217(46,765).REDSOX9,MARINERS3BOSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Bettsrf400010.340 Benintendilf423100.299 Bogaertsss522201.279 Martinezdh411011.315 Moreland1b412201.276 b-Swihartph-1b100000.149 Devers3b512301.239 Holt2b401000.300 Vazquezc411000.215 BradleyJr.cf311110.184 TOTALS38913934 SEATTLEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gordon2b503000.290 Segurass200110.340 a-Romineph-ss200001.140 Hanigerrf310011.269 Cruzdh311110.249 Seager3b400002.224 Healy1b401102.257 Herediacf400002.241 Gamellf411002.297 Freitasc402001.217 TOTALS35383311 BOSTON005000310Â„9131 SEATTLE000110010Â„380 a-struckoutinthe8th.b-poppedoutin the9th. EÂ„Bogaerts(5).LOBÂ„Boston6,Seattle 8.2BÂ„Vazquez(7),Healy(8),Gamel(7). HRÂ„Devers(11),offLeake;BradleyJr.(4), offBradford;Bogaerts(12),offBradford; Cruz(17),offRodriguez.RBIsÂ„Benintendi (47),Bogaerts2(41),Moreland2(33), Devers3(35),BradleyJr.(16),Segura(44), Cruz(40),Healy(32).SBÂ„Benintendi(12). SFÂ„Benintendi. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Boston 2;Seattle5.RISPÂ„Boston3for6;Seattle 3for12. GIDPÂ„Bogaerts. DPÂ„Seattle1(Seager,Gordon,Healy). BOSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Rodriguez,W,9-1 662219113 3.59 Barnes10 000113 2.84 Workman.211121241.29 Velazquez1.110000101.85 SEATTLEIPHRERBBSONPERA Leake,L,7-468551199 4.47 Bradford.23 330012 3.21 Elias2.12 112341 1.74 TÂ„3:15.AÂ„46,462(47,943).GIANTS4,DODGERS1SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. G.Hernandezcf410000.283 Belt1b321210.302 McCutchenrf401003.266 Hundleyc311211.257 Crawfordss200020.315 Williamsonlf400001.235 Watsonp000000--Stricklandp000000--Sandoval3b300011.272 Hanson2b400003.296 Strattonp200001.111 b-Penceph100000.183 Smithp000000--Melanconp000000--Jacksonlf100001.245 TOTALS31434511 LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Pedersonlf300000.276 c-Kempph-rf100000.338 Muncy1b310011.263 Turner3b401001.256 Bellingercf400002.235 Grandalc301001.243 Puigrf300000.254 Hudsonp000000.000 K.Hernandezss-rf-lf301001 .220 Forsythe2b300001.220 Fergusonp101000.500 a-Valeraph100001.172 Paredesp000000--Goedde l p000000 --Taylorss100000.244 TOTALS3014018 SANFRANCISCO202000000Â„431 LOSANGELES100000000Â„141 a-struckoutinthe5th.b-groundedoutin the7th.c-groundedoutinthe8th. EÂ„Hundley(2),K.Hernandez(4).LOB Â„SanFrancisco6,LosAngeles3.HRÂ„ Hundley(8),offFerguson;Belt(12),off Ferguson.RBIsÂ„Belt2(33),Hundley2(23). SBÂ„G.Hernandez(4),McCutchen(5). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„San Francisco3;LosAngeles1.RISPÂ„San Francisco0for3;LosAngeles0for2. GIDPÂ„Puig. DPÂ„SanFrancisco1(Crawford,Hanson, Belt). SANFRANCISCOIPHRERBBSONPERA Stratton,W,8-463 101396 4.22 Smith,H,4100002160.96 Melancon,H,3.21 00019 3.18 Watson,H,16.20000181.91 Strickland,S,14-17 .20000182.01 LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Ferguson,L,0-152 431684 7.59 Paredes.10000040.00 Goeddel1.210012250.42 Hudson20 003342 4.38 HBPÂ„Hudson(G.Hernandez).WP Â„Stratton. TÂ„2:54.AÂ„49,541(56,000).METS5,DIAMONDBACKS3NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmolf523201.274 Cabrera2b412110.270 Confortocf300021.215 Frazier3b401100.224 Brucerf400003.212 Smith1b400001.211 Plaweckic401002.193 Reyesss311010.165 Wheelerp200000.240 a-Floresph000010.254 Roblesp000000.000 Familiap000000--c-Bautistaph111100.188 Gsellmanp000000.000 TOTALS3459558 ARIZONAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jayrf511003.307 Goldschmidt1b312010.265 Lamb3b412101.219 Peraltalf401100.279 Descalso2b100031.281 Boxbergerp000000--Salasp000000.000 Martess-2b401100.245 Avilac400001.109 1-Marreropr000000.160 Dysoncf400001.183 Buchholzp200002.100 ChaÂ“np000000--Hiranop000000--Bradleyp000000--b-Ahmedph-ss200000.221 TOTALS3337349 NEWYORK100000004Â„591 ARIZONA000200010Â„370 a-walkedinthe7th.b-groundedoutinthe 8th.c-doubledinthe9th. 1-ranforAvilainthe9th. EÂ„Smith(1).LOBÂ„NewYork8,Arizona 7.2BÂ„Nimmo(9),Bautista(7),Jay (10),Peralta(11).HRÂ„Nimmo(10),off Boxberger;Cabrera(12),offBoxberger. RBIsÂ„Nimmo2(18),Cabrera(37),Frazier (26),Bautista(9),Lamb(21),Peralta(37), Marte(27).SBÂ„Reyes(3).SFÂ„Frazier. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„New York4;Arizona5.RISPÂ„NewYork2for8; Arizona3for9. GIDPÂ„Reyes,Lamb,Avila. DPÂ„NewYork2(Reyes,Smith),(Reyes, Smith);Arizona1(Descalso,Marte, Goldschmidt). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Wheeler63 222897 4.82 Robles11 001014 4.50 Familia,W,3-313 111022 2.70 Gsellman,S,3-710 000112 2.79 ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPERA Buchholz5.241123882.94 ChaÂ“n,H,9.10 00016 1.80 Hirano,H,1510 002227 1.45 Bradley,H,1911 000022 2.36 Boxberger,L,1-3,BS,3-19 .244412273.91 Salas.10000074.13 T Â„ 3: 27 A Â„ 47 ,90 7 ( 4 8,5 1 9). BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSAstros7,Royals4: CarlosCorreaand theHoustonAstroswontheir11th straightgame. Rays3,Yankees1: WilmerFontheldthe high-scoringYankeesincheckinthe latestTampaBaygameÂstartedÂŽby areliever. BlueJays8,Nationals6: Teoscar HernandezandYangervisSolarte hitconsecutivehomersintheeighth inning. Tigers3,WhiteSox1: NicholasCastellanoshomeredandBlaineHardypitched one-runballintothesixth. Braves4,Padres1: JulioTeheran pitchedsixno-hitinningsbeforebeing pulledfromhisÂ“rststartsincecoming offthedisabledlist. Indians4,Twins1: ShaneBieberpitched one-runballintothesixthinning. Orioles10,Marlins4: JacePetersonand MarkTrumbohomered. Reds8,Pirates6: EugenioSuarez homeredinthesecondstraightgame. Phillies10,Brewers9: MaikelFranco homeredanddroveinfourruns. Mets5,Diamondbacks3: Brandon NimmoandAsdrubalCabrerahomered offBradBoxbergerinafour-runninth inning. Giants4,Dodgers1: NickHundleyand BrandonBelteachhittwo-runhome runs. RedSox9,Mariners3: RafaelDevers, JackieBradleyJr.,andXanderBogaerts allhomered. Angels6,Athletics5,11innings: JonathanLucroyhitanRBIsingleoffthe center-Â“eldwallinthe11thinning. Rangers13,Rockies12: JoseTrevino bloopedatwo-runsingle,cappinga four-runrallyinthebottomoftheninth inning. LATE ChicagoCubsatSt.LouisTODAYÂSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA MilwaukeeChacin(R)6-13.3212-30-06.01.50 PittsburghWilliams(R)7:05p5-44.387-70-00.00.00 St.LouisMikolas(R)7-22.439-40-00.00.00 PhiladelphiaPivetta(R)7:05p4-64.258-60-00.00.00 L.A.DodgersMaeda(R)4-43.615-60-00.00.00 Chi.CubsChatwood(R)8:05p3-53.986-70-00.00.00 N.Y.MetsdeGrom(R)4-21.555-90-00.00.00 ColoradoAnderson(L)8:40p4-14.487-70-00.00.00 MiamiSmith(L)5-63.757-70-06.14.26 SanFran.Suarez(L)10:15p2-44.923-70-05.03.60AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ChicagoWSCovey(R)3-12.294-21-011.13.18 ClevelandBauer(R)7:10p5-52.697-70-17.23.52 TampaBayTBD()0-00.000-00-00.00.00 HoustonCole(R)8:10p8-12.4012-20-00.00.00 TexasColon(R)3-44.946-60-07.03.86 KansasCityKennedy(R)8:15p1-65.133-110-05.03.60INTERLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA N.Y.YankeesGray(R)4-44.986-70-05.07.20 WashingtonFedde(R)5:05p0-15.911-10-05.07.20 ArizonaGreinke(R)5-53.877-70-00.00.00 L.A.AngelsBarria(R)10:07p5-22.615-30-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamÂsRecordingamesstartedbytodayÂspitcher. VSOPP-PitcherÂsrecordversusthisopponent. SATURDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague N.Y.Yankees4,TampaBay1 Detroit7,ChicagoWhiteSox5 Houston10,KansasCity2 Oakland6,L.A.Angels4 Minnesota9,Cleveland3 Seattle1,Boston0 NationalLeague Pittsburgh6,Cincinnati2 Philadelphia4,Milwaukee1 Atlanta1,SanDiego0 ChicagoCubs6,St.Louis3 L.A.Dodgers3,SanFrancisco1 N.Y.Mets5,Arizona1 Interleague Toronto2,Washington0 Miami5,Baltimore4 Texas5,Colorado2 TUESDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague SeattleatN.Y.Yankees,7:05p.m. ChicagoWhiteSoxatCleveland,7:10p.m. DetroitatCincinnati,7:10p.m. BostonatMinnesota,8:10p.m. TampaBayatHouston,8:10p.m. TexasatKansasCity,8:15p.m. OaklandatSanDiego,10:10p.m. NationalLeague MilwaukeeatPittsburgh,7:05p.m. St.LouisatPhiladelphia,7:05p.m. DetroitatCincinnati,7:10p.m. L.A.DodgersatChicagoCubs,8:05p.m. N.Y.MetsatColorado,8:40p.m. OaklandatSanDiego,10:10p.m. MiamiatSanFrancisco,10:15p.m. Interleague BaltimoreatWashington,7:05p.m. AtlantaatToronto,7:07p.m. ArizonaatL.A.Angels,10:07p.m.
The Sun / Monday, June 18, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD BASEBALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUEAll Times EDTNorth Division W L Pct. GBDunedin (Blue Jays) 0 0 000 Â„ Daytona (Reds) 0 0 000 Â„ Clearwater (Phillies) 0 0 000 Â„ Tampa (Yankees) 0 0 000 Â„ Lakeland (Tigers) 0 0 000 Â„ Florida (Braves) 0 0 000 Â„South Division W L Pct. GBSt. Lucie (Mets) 0 0 000 Â„ Jupiter (Marlins) 0 0 000 Â„ Palm Beach (Cardinals) 0 0 000 Â„ Charlotte (Rays) 0 0 000 Â„ Fort Myers (Twins) 0 0 000 Â„ Bradenton (Pirates) 0 0 000 Â„SundayÂs GamesNo games scheduledMondayÂs GamesDunedin at St. Lucie, 6:30 p.m. Florida at Jupiter, 6:30 p.m. St. Lucie at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Clearwater at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Lakeland at Charlotte, 6:35 p.m. Tampa at Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Palm Beach at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.TuesdayÂs GamesLakeland at Charlotte, Game 1, 5 p.m. Lakeland at Charlotte, Game 2, TBD Florida at Jupiter, 6:30 p.m. St. Lucie at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Clearwater at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Tampa at Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Palm Beach at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.HOCKEYECHLPlayoff Glance All Times EasternDivision SemiÂ“ nals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern Conference North DivisionAdirondack 4, Worcester 2 Friday, April 13: Adirondack 3, Worcester 0 Saturday, April 14: Worcester 2, Adirondack 0 Sunday, April 15: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Wednesday, April 18: Adirondack 2, Worcester 1 Saturday, April 21: Worcester 6, Adirondack 5 Monday, April 23: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Manchester 4, Reading 0 Friday, April 13: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Saturday, April 14: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Monday, April 16: Manchester 4, Reading 3, OT Wednesday, April 18: Manchester 3, Reading 0South DivisionFlorida 4, Atlanta 0 Monday, April 16: Florida 4, Atlanta 1 Tuesday, April 17: Florida 3, Atlanta 2 Thursday, April 19: Florida 4, Atlanta 2 Friday, April 20: Florida 3, Atlanta 2, OT Orlando 4, South Carolina 0 Thursday, April 12: Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Saturday, April 14: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1 Thursday, April 19: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OT Saturday, April 21: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OTWestern Conference Central DivisionToledo 4, Indy 0 Friday, April 13: Toledo 4, Indy 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Toledo 4, Indy 3 Wednesday, April 18: Toledo 3, Indy 1 Thursday, April 19: Toledo 3, Indy 2, OT Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 1 Saturday, April 14: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Thursday, April 19: Cincinnati 7, Fort Wayne 6, OT Saturday, April 21: Fort Wayne 2, Cincinnati 1 Sunday, April 22: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 2Mountain DivisionColorado 4, Wichita 2 Sunday, April 15: Colorado 2, Wichita 1, OT Monday, April 16: Colorado 5, Wichita 2 Wednesday, April 18: Colorado 4, Wichita 2 Friday, April 20: Wichita 6, Colorado 0 Saturday, April 21: Wichita 5, Colorado 4, OT Monday, April 23: Colorado 5, Wichita 3 Idaho 4, Allen 3 Friday, April 13: Allen 3, Idaho 2 Saturday, April 14: Allen 5, Idaho 4 Wednesday, April 18: Allen 5, Idaho 3 Friday, April 20: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Sunday, April 22: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Tuesday, April 24: Idaho 6, Allen 3 Wednesday, April 25: Idaho 4, Allen 1 Division Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern Conference North DivisionAdirondack 4, Manchester 2 Friday, April 27: Manchester 5, Adirondack 3 Saturday, April 28: Adirondack 5, Manchester 1 Tuesday, May 1: Adirondack 5, Manchester 3 Thursday, May 3: Manchester 3, Adirondack 0 Sunday, May 6: Adirondack 6, Manchester 0 Monday, May 7: Adirondack 3, Manchester 2, OTSouth DivisionFlorida 4, Orlando 1 Friday, April 27: Florida 4, Orlando 1 Saturday, April 28: Florida 5, Orlando 1 Thursday, May 3: Florida 5, Orlando 1 Friday, May 4: Orlando 5, Florida 3 Sunday, May 6: Florida 5, Orlando 2Western Conference Central DivisionFort Wayne 4, Toledo 2 Saturday, April 28: Fort Wayne 5, Toledo 3 Sunday, April 29: Toledo 2, Fort Wayne 1 Wednesday, May 2: Toledo 4, Fort Wayne 3 Friday, May 4: Fort Wayne 3, Toledo 1 Saturday, May 5: Fort Wayne 4, Toledo 1 Tuesday, May 8: Fort Wayne 4, Toledo 2Mountain DivisionColorado 4, Idaho 0 Saturday, April 28: Colorado 1, Idaho 0, OT Sunday, April 29: Colorado 6, Idaho 2 Wednesday, May 2: Colorado 3, Idaho 2 Thursday, May 3: Colorado 1, Idaho 0, OTConference Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern ConferenceFlorida 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 2Western ConferenceColorado 4, Fort Wayne 3 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 3, Colorado 2 Wednesday, May 23: Colorado 4, Fort Wayne 3, OTKelly Cup Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Colorado 4, Florida 3 Friday, May 25: Colorado 3, Florida 1 Sunday, May 27: Florida 4, Colorado 3 Wednesday, May 30: Colorado 5, Florida 4, OT Friday, June 1: Florida 7, Colorado 6, OT Saturday, June 2: Florida 5, Colorado 0 Wednesday, June 6: Colorado 4, Florida 2 Saturday, June 9: Colorado 3, Florida 2ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Los Angeles -119 at Chicago +109 St. Louis -108 at Philadelphia -102 Milwaukee -130 at Pittsburgh +120 New York -120 at Colorado +110 at San Francisco -141 Miami +131American Leagueat Cleveland -230 Chicago +210 at Houston Off Tampa Bay Off at Kansas City -109 Texas -101InterleagueArizona -110 at L.A. Angels +100 N.Y. Yankees -130 at Washington +120 Updated odds available at Pregame.comGOLFUNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATIONU.S. OPENSundayÂs leaders at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y. Purse: $12 million. Yardage: 7,445; Par: 70 (3535) (a-denotes amateur)FinalBrooks Koepka, $2,160,000 75-66-72-68-281 Tommy Fleetwood, $1,296,000 75-66-78-63Â„282 Dustin Johnson, $812,927 69-67-77-70Â„283 Patrick Reed, $569,884 73-72-71-68Â„284 Tony Finau, $474,659 75-72-66-72Â„285 Xander Schauffele, $361,923 72-74-72-68Â„286 Tyrrell Hatton, $361,923 75-70-72-69Â„286 Henrik Stenson, $361,923 71-70-74-71Â„286 Daniel Berger, $361,923 76-71-66-73Â„286 Webb Simpson, $270,151 76-71-71-69Â„287 Justin Rose, $270,151 71-70-73-73Â„287 Russell Knox, $221,825 73-71-75-69Â„288 Matthew Fitzpatrick, $221,825 73-70-75-70Â„288 Zach Johnson, $221,825 73-73-72-70Â„288 Kiradech Aphibarnrat, $190,328 76-72-68-73Â„289 Hideki Matsuyama, $163,435 75-70-79-66Â„290 Louis Oosthuizen, $163,435 74-72-75-69Â„290 Haotong Li, $163,435 79-68-74-69Â„290 Paul Casey, $163,435 73-73-73-71Â„290 Rickie Fowler, $122,387 73-69-84-65Â„291 Steve Stricker, $122,387 73-75-73-70Â„291 Charley Hoffman, $122,387 71-69-77-74Â„291 Dylan Meyer, $122,387 77-69-71-74Â„291 Brian Gay, $122,387 73-74-70-74Â„291 Jason Dufner, $79,200 70-74-79-69Â„292 Aaron Baddeley, $79,200 74-72-77-69Â„292 Matthieu Pavon, $79,200 71-77-74-70Â„292 Alex Noren, $79,200 72-72-77-71Â„292 Charles Howell, $79,200 71-72-77-72Â„292 Russell Henley, $79,200 69-73-77-73Â„292 Francesco Molinari, $79,200 75-72-72-73Â„292 Justin Thomas, $79,200 74-70-74-74Â„292 Bryson DeChambeau, $79,200 76-69-73-74Â„292 Ian Poulter, $79,200 69-72-76-75Â„292 Branden Grace, $79,200 76-69-72-75Â„292 Brian Harman, $54,054 74-70-78-71Â„293 Bill Haas, $54,054 76-72-74-71Â„293 Pat Perez, $54,054 73-71-77-72Â„293 Rafa Cabrera Bello, $54,054 73-71-76-73Â„293 Gary Woodland, $54,054 79-69-70-75Â„293 Patrick Rodgers, $43,028 72-72-83-67Â„294 Sam Burns, $43,028 71-76-75-72Â„294 Jhonattan Vegas, $43,028 76-72-73-73Â„294 Ryan Fox, $43,028 73-72-74-75Â„294 Patrick Cantlay, $34,716 75-71-76-73Â„295 Marc Leishman, $34,716 74-69-78-74Â„295 Scott Piercy, $34,716 69-71-79-76Â„295 Phil Mickelson, $27,952 77-69-81-69Â„296 Ross Fisher, $27,952 76-71-79-70Â„296 Tim Wilkinson, $27,952 76-72-78-70Â„296 Peter Uihlein, $27,952 75-72-75-74Â„296 a-Luis Gagne, $0 73-74-75-74Â„296 a-Matt Parziale, $0 74-73-74-75Â„296 Brandt Snedeker, $27,952 72-76-73-75Â„296 Jim Furyk, $27,952 73-71-72-80Â„296 Tyler Duncan, $25,426 77-67-81-72Â„297 Mickey DeMorat, $25,426 72-72-80-73Â„297 Jimmy Walker, $25,426 75-70-79-73Â„297 Dean Burmester, $25,426 75-73-75-74Â„297 Chris Naegel, $25,426 73-73-75-76Â„297 Calum Hill, $24,692 75-69-81-73Â„298 Andrew Johnston, $24,448 73-73-82-71Â„299 Brendan Steele, $24,203 72-73-75-80Â„300 Cameron Wilson, $23,959 75-73-76-77Â„301 Kevin Chappell, $23,714 75-72-78-77Â„302 a-Will Grimmer, $0 73-72-78-80Â„303 Byeong Hun An, $23,470 71-76-81-78Â„306U.S. OPEN BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPIONSHIPSBrooks Koepka, 2017-18 Curtis Strange, 1988-89 Ben Hogan, 1950-51 Ralph Guldahl, 1937-38 Bobby Jones, 1929-30 John McDermott, 1911-12 Willie Anderson, 1903-05LOWEST SCORE IN MAJORS OVER ONE ROUNDPlayers who have scored 63 or lower in menÂs major championships with round, year and course-(par):62 BRITISH OPEN (1)Branden Grace, third, 2017, Royal Birkdale-(70)63 THE MASTERS (2)Nick Price, third, 1986-(72) Greg Norman, Â“ rst, 1996-(72)U.S. OPEN (6)x-Johnny Miller, fourth, 1973, Oakmont-(71) x-Jack Nicklaus, Â“ rst, 1980, Baltusrol-(70) Tom Weiskopf, Â“ rst, 1980, Baltusrol-(70) Vijay Singh, second, 2003, Olympia Fields-(70) Justin Thomas, third, 2017, Erin Hills-(72) Tommy Fleetwood, fourth, 2018, Shinnecock Hills-(70)BRITISH OPEN (11)Mark Hayes, second, 1977, Turnberry-(70) Isao Aoki, third, 1980, MuirÂ“ eld-(71) x-Greg Norman, second, 1986, Turnberry-(70) Paul Broadhurst, third, 1990, St. Andrews-(72) Jodie Mudd, fourth, 1991, Royal Birkdale-(70) Nick Faldo, second, 1993, Royal St. George-(70) Payne Stewart, fourth, 1993, Royal St. George-(70) Rory McIlroy, Â“ rst, 2010, St. Andrews-(72) Phil Mickelson, Â“ rst, 2016, Royal Troon-(71) x-Henrik Stenson, fourth, 2016, Royal Troon-(71) Li Haotong, fourth, 2017, Royal Birkdale-(70)PGA CHAMPIONSHIP (14)Bruce Crampton, second, 1975, Firestone-(70) x-Ray Floyd, Â“ rst, 1982, Southern Hills-(70) Gary Player, second, 1984, Shoal Creek-(72) Vijay Singh, second, 1993, Inverness-(71) Michael Bradley, Â“ rst, 1995, Riviera-(71) Brad Faxon, fourth, 1995, Riviera-(71) Jose Maria Olazabal, third, 2000, Valhalla-(72) Mark OÂMeara, second, 2001, Atlanta Athletic Club-(70) Thomas Bjorn, third, 2005, Baltusrol-(70) x-Tiger Woods, second, 2007, Southern Hills-(70) Steve Stricker, Â“ rst, 2011, Atlanta Athletic Club-(70) x-Jason Dufner, second, 2013, Oak Hill-(70) Hiroshi Iwata, second, 2015, Whistling Straits-(72) Robert Streb, second, 2016, Baltusrol-(70) x-won tournamentLPGA TOURMEIJER LPGA CLASSICSundayÂs leaders at BlytheÂ“ eld Country Club, Grand Rapids, Mich. Purse: $2 million. Yardage: 6,624; Par: 72 (3636) (a-denotes amateur)FinalSo Yeon Ryu, $300,000 64-67-69-67Â„267 Caroline Masson, $182,956 67-66-68-68Â„269 Lydia Ko, $132,721 69-67-67-67Â„270 Jacqui Concolino, $71,820 69-67-69-66Â„271 Azahara Munoz, $71,820 68-70-65-68Â„271 Angela Stanford, $71,820 68-67-66-70Â„271 Lee-Anne Pace, $71,820 67-67-64-73Â„271 Anna Nordqvist, $71,820 66-68-64-73Â„271 Nelly Korda, $40,901 70-68-68-66Â„272 Lexi Thompson, $40,901 68-70-67-67Â„272 Moriya Jutanugarn, $40,901 70-69-65-68Â„272 Ariya Jutanugarn, $35,058 69-70-72-62Â„273 Hee Young Park, $27,846 73-66-69-66Â„274 Jin Young Ko, $27,846 70-69-68-67Â„274 Su Oh, $27,846 66-68-73-67Â„274 Lizette Salas, $27,846 66-72-67-69Â„274 Michelle Wie, $27,846 69-67-69-69Â„274 Sophia Popov, $27,846 67-68-67-72Â„274 Sakura Yokomine, $27,846 68-64-70-72Â„274 Cristie Kerr, $23,038 70-66-71-68Â„275 Jaye Marie Green, $20,284 73-66-71-66Â„276 Mi Jung Hur, $20,284 73-69-67-67Â„276 Jeong Eun Lee, $20,284 69-70-68-69Â„276 Amy Yang, $20,284 73-67-66-70Â„276 Ashleigh Buhai, $20,284 68-67-69-72Â„276 Sandra Gal, $20,284 68-64-72-72Â„276 Mariah Stackhouse, $15,463 68-72-70-67Â„277 Tiffany Joh, $15,463 70-71-68-68Â„277 Sei Young Kim, $15,463 69-70-70-68Â„277 Wei-Ling Hsu, $15,463 71-67-71-68Â„277 Yu Liu, $15,463 69-69-71-68Â„277 Carlota Ciganda, $15,463 71-69-68-69Â„277 Yani Tseng, $15,463 70-67-70-70Â„277 Brianna Do, $15,463 68-68-71-70Â„277 In Gee Chun, $11,586 72-69-69-68Â„278 Hyo Joo Kim, $11,586 72-69-68-69Â„278 Thidapa Suwannapura, $11,586 70-69-70-69Â„278 a-Jaclyn Lee 68-69-72-69Â„278 Eun-Hee Ji, $11,586 71-68-69-70Â„278 Kelly Shon, $11,586 64-71-73-70Â„278 Celine Boutier, $11,586 72-68-67-71Â„278 Cheyenne Woods, $9,817 72-69-70-68Â„279 Mina Harigae, $9,817 68-71-69-71Â„279 Min Lee, $7,676 72-70-72-66Â„280 Cydney Clanton, $7,676 73-69-69-69Â„280 Anne-Catherine Tanguay, $7,676 73-69-69-69Â„280 Hannah Green, $7,676 68-73-70-69Â„280 Lauren Kim, $7,676 73-68-68-71Â„280 Angel Yin, $7,676 71-68-70-71Â„280 Laetitia Beck, $7,676 70-68-70-72Â„280 Brooke M. Henderson, $7,676 69-70-68-73Â„280 Lindy Duncan, $7,676 69-69-69-73Â„280 Peiyun Chien, $7,676 70-66-71-73Â„280 Alena Sharp, $7,676 71-68-66-75Â„280 Haru Nomura, $6,010 69-72-72-68Â„281 Samantha Troyanovich, $6,010 73-69-70-69Â„281 Becky Morgan, $6,010 69-69-71-72Â„281 Perrine Delacour, $5,094 72-67-74-69Â„282 Kris Tamulis, $5,094 73-69-70-70Â„282 Beatriz Recari, $5,094 71-71-70-70Â„282 Daniela Iacobelli, $5,094 70-72-70-70Â„282 OlaÂ“ a Kristinsdottir, $5,094 69-72-70-71Â„282 Emily Tubert, $5,094 70-70-71-71Â„282 Nasa Hataoka, $5,094 70-70-70-72Â„282 Christina Kim, $4,558 70-70-72-71Â„283 Caroline Inglis, $4,558 68-72-70-73Â„283 Gemma Dryburgh, $4,165 70-72-73-69Â„284 Caroline Hedwall, $4,165 68-72-72-72Â„284 Bronte Law, $4,165 70-68-73-73Â„284 Benyapa Niphatsophon, $4,165 69-73-68-74Â„284 Megan Khang, $4,165 73-67-70-74Â„284 Morgan Pressel, $4,165 68-72-70-74Â„284 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, $3,906 71-71-68-75Â„285 Sandra Changkija, $3,784 71-68-79-68Â„286 Celine Herbin, $3,784 66-70-78-72Â„286 Giulia Molinaro, $3,784 72-68-73-73Â„286 Katelyn Dambaugh, $3,784 68-70-75-73Â„286 Katherine Perry, $3,666 74-68-78-73Â„293AUTO RACINGNASCAR XFINITYIOWA 250Sunday at Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa Lap length: 0.875 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (11) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 250 laps, 60 points. 2. (39) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 250, 48. 3. (2) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 250, 51. 4. (5) Cole Custer, Ford, 250, 46. 5. (3) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 250, 44. 6. (9) Riley Herbst, Toyota, 250, 0. 7. (17) Ty Majeski, Ford, 250, 32. 8. (7) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 250, 33. 9. (12) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 250, 28. 10. (8) Kaz Grala, Ford, 250, 27. 11. (1) Austin Cindric, Ford, 250, 41. 12. (13) Justin Haley, Chevrolet, 250, 0. 13. (10) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 250, 24. 14. (6) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 250, 23. 15. (15) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 250, 28. 16. (14) Shane Lee, Chevrolet, 250, 22. 17. (40) Ryan Reed, Ford, 250, 21. 18. (21) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 250, 19. 19. (16) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 249, 18. 20. (19) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 249, 17. 21. (27) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 249, 16. 22. (26) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 247, 15. 23. (18) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 247, 14. 24. (23) David Starr, Chevrolet, 247, 13. 25. (20) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 244, 12. 26. (29) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, 244, 11. 27. (32) Blake Jones, Chevrolet, 243, 10. 28. (4) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 239, 9. 29. (22) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 239, 8. 30. (28) Brandon Hightower, Toyota, accident, 220, 7. 31. (36) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, overheating, 205, 6. 32. (25) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 201, 5. 33. (38) Stan Mullis, Dodge, 150, 4. 34. (33) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, electrical, 134, 3. 35. (24) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, garage, 131, 2. 36. (34) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, fuelpump, 95, 1. 37. (35) Timmy Hill, Toyota, brakes, 75, 1. 38. (37) Mike Harmon, Dodge, reargear, 31, 1. 39. (30) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, brakes, 28, 1. 40. (31) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, vibration, 21, 1. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 102.102 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 8 minutes, 33 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.745 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 31 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: A.Cindric 1-58; J.Allgaier 59-88; D.Hemric 89; J.Allgaier 90; D.Hemric 91; J.Allgaier 92-124; C.Custer 125-129; J.Allgaier 130-180; C.Bell 181; J.Allgaier 182-197; C.Bell 198; J.Allgaier 199-204; C.Custer 205; J.Allgaier 206-250 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): J.Allgaier, 7 times for 182 laps; A.Cindric, 1 time for 58 laps; C.Custer, 2 times for 4 laps; C.Bell, 2 times for 6 laps; D.Hemric, 2 times for 2 laps.NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCKM&MÂS 200Saturday night at Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa Lap length: 0.875 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (16) Brett MofÂ“ tt, Toyota, 200 laps, 0 rating, 51 points. 2. (3) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 200, 0, 47. 3. (1) Harrison Burton, Toyota, 200, 0, 47. 4. (12) David Gilliland, Toyota, 200, 0, 35. 5. (7) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 41. 6. (13) Jesse Little, Toyota, 200, 0, 35. 7. (14) Cody Coughlin, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 30. 8. (9) Christian Eckes, Toyota, 200, 0, 30. 9. (5) Stewart Friesen, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 45. 10. (17) Myatt Snider, Ford, 200, 0, 33. 11. (15) Grant EnÂ“ nger, Ford, 200, 0, 26. 12. (27) Justin Fontaine, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 25. 13. (22) Tanner Thorson, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 24. 14. (18) Austin Hill, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 23. 15. (19) Austin Wayne Self, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 22. 16. (6) Justin Haley, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 25. 17. (11) Ben Rhodes, Ford, 195, 0, 20. 18. (26) Cory Roper, Ford, 195, 0, 19. 19. (10) Dalton Sargeant, Chevrolet, 195, 0, 20. 20. (30) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, 194, 0, 17. 21. (28) Wendell Chavous, Chevrolet, 191, 0, 16. 22. (31) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevrolet, 173, 0, 15. 23. (23) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, engine, 153, 0, 14. 24. (29) Bayley Currey, Chevrolet, engine, 152, 0, 13. 25. (32) Bobby Reuse, Chevrolet, suspension, 136, 0, 12. 26. (2) Matt Crafton, Ford, accident, 135, 0, 21. 27. (8) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, accident, 135, 0, 0. 28. (20) Reid Wilson, Chevrolet, overheating, 109, 0, 9. 29. (4) Todd Gilliland, Toyota, accident, 102, 0, 8. 30. (24) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, suspension, 56, 0, 7. 31. (21) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, brakes, 50, 0, 6. 32. (25) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, brakes, 19, 0, 0. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 89.942 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 56 minutes, 45 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.333 seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 44 laps. Lead Changes: 7 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: H.Burton 1-30; M.Crafton 31-50; Joh.Nemechek 51-64; C.Eckes 65-68; N.Gragson 69-75; Joh.Nemechek 76; S.Friesen 77-124; B.MofÂ“ tt 125-200 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): B.MofÂ“ tt, 1 time for 75 laps; S.Friesen, 1 time for 47 laps; H.Burton, 1 time for 29 laps; M.Crafton, 1 time for 19 laps; Joh.Nemechek, 2 times for 13 laps; N.Gragson, 1 time for 6 laps; C.Eckes, 1 time for 3 laps. Wins: J.Sauter, 4; B.MofÂ“ tt, 2; N.Gragson, 1; Joh.Nemechek, 1. Top 10 in Points: 1. J.Sauter, 419; 2. N.Gragson, 348; 3. B.MofÂ“ tt, 334; 4. G.EnÂ“ nger, 308; 5. S.Friesen, 308; 6. M.Crafton, 300; 7. B.Rhodes, 291; 8. J.Haley, 278; 9. M.Snider, 247; 10. D.Sargeant, 239.NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACINGTHUNDER VALLEY NATIONALSSunday at Bristol Dragway, Bristol, Tenn.Final Finish Order Top Fuel1. Tony Schumacher. 2. Mike Salinas. 3. Steve Torrence. 4. Scott Palmer. 5. Pat Dakin. 6. Doug Kalitta. 7. Antron Brown. 8. Clay Millican. 9. Brittany Force. 10. Leah Pritchett. 11. Shawn Reed. 12. Richie Crampton. 13. Dom Lagana. 14. Bill Litton. 15. Terry Totten. 16. Terry McMillen.Funny Car1. Ron Capps. 2. Bob Tasca III. 3. Courtney Force. 4. J.R. Todd. 5. Robert Hight. 6. Jack Beckman. 7. Tommy Johnson Jr.. 8. Cruz Pedregon. 9. Tim Wilkerson. 10. Del Worsham. 11. Jonnie Lindberg. 12. Shawn Langdon. 13. Jim Campbell. 14. Matt Hagan. 15. John Force. 16. Jeff Diehl.Pro Stock1. Jeg Coughlin. 2. Greg Anderson. 3. Tanner Gray. 4. Drew Skillman. 5. Erica Enders. 6. Vincent Nobile. 7. Tim Freeman. 8. Chris McGaha. 9. Jason Line. 10. Bo Butner. 11. Alex Laughlin. 12. John Gaydosh Jr. 13. Wally Stroupe. 14. Alan Prusiensky. 15. Deric Kramer. 16. Tommy Lee.Final ResultsTop Fuel Â„Tony Schumacher, 3.946 seconds, 313.58 mph def. Mike Salinas, 5.251 seconds, 152.18 mph. Funny Car Â„Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.234, 296.37 def. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 4.300, 286.98. Pro Stock Â„Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Camaro, 6.709, 205.10 def. Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.741, 205.07. Pro ModiÂ“ ed Â„Khalid alBalooshi, Chevy Camaro, 5.924, 247.38 def. Todd Tutterow, Camaro, 5.948, 242.10. Top Fuel Harley Â„Tii Tharpe, Dixie, 6.491, 220.33 def. Doug Vancil, Weekend, Foul Red Light. Factory Stock Showdown Â„Joseph Welch, Dodge Dodge Challenger, 8.275, 164.67 def. Arthur Kohn, Chevy Camaro, Foul Red Light. Super Stock Â„Scott Stillings, Pontiac Grand Am, 8.854, 148.72 def. Ed Longhany Sr., Plymouth Duster, 10.690, 121.79. Stock EliminatorÂ„Eddie Longhany Jr, Chevy Camaro, 10.698, 118.70 def. Joe Santangelo, Camaro, 10.686, 113.69. Super Comp Â„Tyler Caheely, Dragster, 8.928, 170.71 def. Jacob Elrod, Dragster, 8.930, 165.01. Super Gas Â„Steve Furr, Chevy Camaro, 9.917, 160.81 def. Ray Miller III, Chevy Camaro, 9.927, 164.21. Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs.com Â„ Jeff Brooks, Henry J, 6.720, 206.29 def. Royce Freeman, Chevy Camaro, 6.933, 202.18. Top Dragster presented by RacingRVs.com Â„ Aaron StanÂ“ eld, Dragster, 6.320, 217.84 def. Joe Fisher, Dragster, 6.498, 197.54.Point Standings (Through 11 of 24 Events) Top Fuel1. Steve Torrence, 896. 2. Clay Millican, 786. 3. Tony Schumacher, 760. 4. Doug Kalitta, 717. 5. Leah Pritchett, 663. 6. Antron Brown, 588. 7. (tie) Brittany Force, 552. Terry McMillen, 552. 9. Scott Palmer, 461. 10. Mike Salinas, 421.Funny Car1. Courtney Force, 937. 2. Jack Beckman, 736. 3. Robert Hight, 717. 4. J.R. Todd, 694. 5. Ron Capps, 693. 6. Matt Hagan, 669. 7. Tommy Johnson Jr., 606. 8. Cruz Pedregon, 508. 9. John Force, 502. 10. Bob Tasca III, 500.Pro Stock1. Greg Anderson, 823. 2. Tanner Gray, 768. 3. Vincent Nobile, 758. 4. Erica Enders, 738. 5. Drew Skillman, 679. 6. Jeg Coughlin, 671. 7. Chris McGaha, 659. 8. Bo Butner, 642. 9. Deric Kramer, 627. 10. Jason Line, 569.PRO BASKETBALLWNBAAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Connecticut 7 4 .636 Â„ Atlanta 6 5 .545 1 Washington 6 5 .545 1 New York 3 6 .333 3 Chicago 3 7 .300 3 Indiana 1 10 .091 6WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Phoenix 10 3 .769 Â„ Los Angeles 8 2 .800 Seattle 8 3 .727 1 Dallas 5 4 .556 3 Minnesota 4 6 .400 4 Las Vegas 3 9 .250 6SaturdayÂs GamesMinnesota 85, New York 71 Indiana 96, Atlanta 64 Phoenix 89, Connecticut 72SundayÂs GamesLos Angeles 81, Chicago 72 Phoenix 92, Las Vegas 80TodayÂs GamesNone scheduledTuesdayÂs GamesChicago at Washington, 7 p.m. Atlanta at New York, 7 p.m. Dallas at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Las Vegas at Seattle, 10 p.m. Indiana at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 10 3 3 33 33 19 New York City FC 8 3 4 28 30 20 Columbus 7 4 6 27 22 16 New York Red Bulls 8 4 2 26 30 16 New England 6 4 6 24 27 23 Orlando City 6 8 1 19 24 31 Chicago 5 7 4 19 23 28 Philadelphia 5 7 3 18 16 21 Montreal 5 11 0 15 18 31 Toronto FC 4 7 3 15 23 27 D.C. United 2 6 4 10 19 24 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GASporting Kansas City 8 2 5 29 28 14 FC Dallas 8 1 5 29 24 14 Los Angeles FC 7 4 3 24 29 24 Vancouver 6 5 5 23 26 30 Real Salt Lake 7 7 1 22 19 29 Portland 6 3 4 22 20 18 Houston 6 5 3 21 29 21 Los Angeles Galaxy 6 7 2 20 22 23 Minnesota United 5 8 1 16 17 26 Seattle 3 8 2 11 10 17 San Jose 2 9 4 10 24 31 Colorado 2 9 3 9 16 26 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieJune 13Atlanta United FC 2, Columbus 0 Montreal 3, Orlando City 0 D.C. United 4, Toronto FC 4, tie New York 2, Seattle 1 Chicago 2, Colorado 2, tie New England 2, San Jose 2, tieSaturday, June 23Vancouver at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. FC Dallas at New York Red Bulls, 6 p.m. Montreal at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota United at Colorado, 9 p.m. Chicago at Seattle, 10 p.m. San Jose at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Columbus at Los Angeles FC, 10:30 p.m.Sunday, June 24Portland at Atlanta United FC, 4:30 p.m. Toronto FC at New York City FC, 5 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENÂS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 10 0 3 33 25 11 Seattle 5 2 4 19 13 8 Orlando 5 3 4 19 19 15 Portland 4 4 4 16 16 17 Chicago 3 3 7 16 17 17 Utah 3 3 5 14 9 9 Houston 3 4 5 14 13 17 Washington 2 7 4 10 10 17 Sky Blue FC 0 9 2 2 8 19 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.SaturdayÂs GamesSeattle 0, Washington 0, tie North Carolina 1, Utah 0 Orlando 3, Sky Blue 2 Portland 1, Chicago 1, tieFriday, June 22Portland at Houston, 8:30 p.m.Saturday, June 23North Carolina at Seattle, 4 p.m. Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m. Utah at Chicago, 8 p.m.2018 U.S. MENÂS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Record: Won 2, Lost 0, Tied 3)Sunday, Jan. 28 United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 Â„ United States 1, Paraguay 0 Monday, May 28 Â„ United States 3, Bolivia 0 Saturday, June 2 Â„ Ireland 1, United States 1 Saturday, June 9 Â„ United States 1, France 1 Friday, Sept. 7 Â„ vs. Brazil at East Rutherford, N.J. (tentative) Tuesday, Sept. 11 Â„ vs. Mexico at Nashville, Tenn., 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 Â„ vs. England at London (tentative) Tuesday, Nov. 20 Â„ vs. Italy (tentative)FIFA WORLD CUPAll times EasternFIRST ROUNDGROUP A W T L GF GA Pts Russia 1 0 0 5 0 3 Uruguay 1 0 0 1 0 3 Egypt 0 0 1 0 1 0 Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 0 5 0 3 points for win, 1 for tie June 14 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0 June 15 At Ekaterinburg, Russia Uruguay 1, Egypt 0 Tuesday At St. Petersburg, Russia Russia vs. Egypt, 2 p.m. Wednesday At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia, 11 a.m. Monday, June 25 At Samara, Russia Uruguay vs. Russia, 10 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, 10 a.m. GROUP B W T L GF GA Pts Iran 1 0 0 1 0 3 Portugal 0 1 0 3 3 1 Spain 0 1 0 3 3 1 Morocco 0 0 1 0 1 0 June 15 At St. Petersburg, Russia Iran 1, Morocco 0 At Sochi, Russia Spain 3, Portugal 3, tie Wednesday At Moscow (Luzhniki) Portugal vs. Morocco, 8 a.m. At Kazan, Russia Iran vs. Spain, 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 At Kaliningrad, Russia Spain vs. Morocco, 2 p.m. At Saransk, Russia Iran vs. Portugal, 2 p.m. GROUP C W T L GF GA Pts France 1 0 0 2 1 3 Denmark 1 0 0 1 0 3 Australia 0 0 1 1 2 0 Peru 0 0 1 0 1 0 Saturday At Kazan, Russia France 2, Australia 1 At Saransk, Russia Denmark 1, Peru 0 Thursday At Samara, Russia Denmark vs. Australia, 8 a.m. At Ekaterinburg, Russia France vs. Peru, 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Denmark vs. France, 10 a.m. At Sochi, Russia Australia vs. Peru, 10 a.m. GROUP D W T L GF GA Pts Croatia 1 0 0 2 0 3 Iceland 0 1 0 1 1 1 Argentina 0 1 0 1 1 1 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 2 0 Saturday At Moscow (Spartak) Iceland 1, Argentina 1, tie At Kaliningrad, Russia Croatia 2, Nigeria 0 Thursday At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Argentina vs. Croatia, 2 p.m. Friday At Volgograd, Russia Nigeria vs. Iceland, 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Iceland vs. Croatia, 2 p.m. At St. Petersburg, Russia Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2 p.m. GROUP E W T L GF GA Pts Serbia 1 0 0 1 0 3 Brazil 0 1 0 1 1 1 Switzerland 0 1 0 1 1 1 Costa Rica 0 0 1 0 1 0 Sunday At Samara, Russia Serbia 1, Costa Rica 0 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Switzerland 1, Brazil 1, tie Friday At St. Petersburg, Russia Brazil vs. Costa Rica, 8 a.m. At Kaliningrad, Russia Serbia vs. Switzerland, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 At Moscow (Spartak) Serbia vs. Brazil, 2 p.m. At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, 2 p.m. GROUP F W T L GF GA Pts Mexico 1 0 0 1 0 3 Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 Republic of (South) Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 Germany 0 0 1 0 1 0 Sunday At Moscow (Luzhniki) Mexico 1, Germany 0 Today At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Sweden vs. Republic of Korea, 8 a.m. Saturday, June 23 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Republic of Korea vs. Mexico, 11 a.m. At Sochi, Russia Germany vs. Sweden, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 At Ekaterinburg, Russia Mexico vs. Sweden, 10 a.m. At Kazan, Russia Republic of Korea vs. Germany, 10 a.m. GROUP G W T L GF GA Pts Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 England 0 0 0 0 0 0 Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Today At Sochi, Russia Belgium vs. Panama, 11 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Tunisia vs. England, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23 At Moscow (Spartak) Belgium vs. Tunisia, 8 a.m. Sunday, June 24 At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia England vs. Panama, 8 a.m. Thursday, June 28 At Kaliningrad, Russia England vs. Belgium, 2 p.m. At Saransk, Russia Panama vs. Tunisia, 2 p.m. GROUP H W T L GF GA Pts Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 Senegal 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tuesday At Saransk, Russia Colombia vs. Japan, 8 a.m. At Moscow (Spartak) Poland vs. Senegal, 11 a.m. Sunday, June 24 At Ekaterinburg, Russia Japan vs. Senegal, 11 a.m. At Kazan, Russia Poland vs. Colombia, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28 At Samara, Russia Senegal vs. Colombia, 10 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Japan vs. Poland, 10 a.m.TENNISATP WORLD TOUR/ WTA TOURLIBEMA OPENSunday at Autotron Rosmalen, Den Bosch, Netherlands Purse: ATP, $721,000 (WT250); WTA, $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Grass-OutdoorMenÂs Singles ChampionshipRichard Gasquet (2), France, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-3, 7-6 (5).WomenÂs Singles ChampionshipAleksandra Krunic (7), Serbia, def. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, 6-7 (0), 7-5, 6-1.ATP WORLD TOURMERCEDESCUPSunday at TC Weissenhof, Stuttgart, Germany Purse: $772,000 (WT250); Surface: Clay-OutdoorMenÂs Singles ChampionshipRoger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Milos Raonic (7), Canada, 6-4, 7-6 (3).MenÂs Doubles ChampionshipPhilipp Petzschner and Tim Puetz, Germany, def. Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Marcin Matkowski, Poland, 7-6 (5), 6-3.WTA TOURNATURE VALLEY OPENSunday at Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, England Purse: $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Grass-OutdoorWomenÂs Singles ChampionshipAshleigh Barty (1), Australia, def. Johanna Konta (4), Britain, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.WomenÂs Doubles ChampionshipAlicja Rosolska, Poland, and Abigail Spears, United States, def. Mihaela Buzarnescu, Romania, and Heather Watson, Britain, 6-3, 7-6 (5).COLLEGE BASEBALLDIVISION I COLLEGE WORLD SERIESAt TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, Omaha, Neb. All times Eastern(Double Elimination; x-if necessary) SaturdayNorth Carolina 8, Oregon State 6 Mississippi State 1, Washington 0SundayGame 3 Â„ Arkansas 11, Texas 5 Game 4 Â„ Texas Tech (44-18) vs. Florida (47-19), lateTodayGame 5 Â„ Oregon State (49-11-1) vs. Washington (35-25), 2 p.m. Game 6 Â„ North Carolina (44-18) vs. Mississippi State (38-37), 7 p.m.TuesdayGame 7 Â„ Texas (42-22) vs. Game 4 loser, 2 p.m. Game 8 Â„ Arkansas (45-19) vs. Game 4 winner, 7 p.m.WednesdayGame 9 Â„ Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 loser, 7 p.m.ThursdayGame 10 Â„ Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 loser, 8 p.m.FridayGame 11 Â„ Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 3 p.m. Game 12 Â„ Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 8 p.m.Saturday, June 23x-Game 13 Â„ Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 3 p.m. x-Game 14 Â„ Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 8 p.m.CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-3; x-if necessary)Monday, June 25: Pairings TBD, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26: Pairings TBD, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 27: Pairings TBD, 7 p.m.TRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES Â„ Optioned C Chance Sisco to Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX Â„ Returned OF Eric Filia to Seattle. CHICAGO WHITE SOX Â„ Sent OF Leury Garcia to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment. CLEVELAND INDIANS Â„ Assigned OF Melky Cabrera outright to Columbus (IL). Placed RHP Carlos Carrasco and LHP Tyler Olson on the 10day DL. Recalled RHPs Shane Bieber and Evan Marshall from Columbus (IL). DETROIT TIGERS Â„ Sent LHP Francisco Liriano to Toledo (IL) for a rehab assignment. HOUSTON ASTROS Â„ Signed RHPs Riley Cabral and Devin Conn to minor league contracts. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Â„ Placed OF Jorge Soler on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Optioned RHP Scott Barlow and INF Ramon Torres to Omaha (PCL). Recalled OF Rosell Herrera and INF Adalberto Mondesi from Omaha. Selected the contract of RHP Wily Peralta from Omaha. Transferred LHP Eric Skoglund to the 60-day DL. NEW YORK YANKEES Â„ Sent RHP Luis Cessa to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment. OAKLAND ATHLETICS Â„ Sent OF Boog Powell and LHP Ryan Buchter to Nashville (PCL). SEATTLE MARINERS Â„ Signed LHP Benjamin Onyshko and RHPs Logan Gilbert and Bryan Evans to minor league contracts. TAMPA BAY RAYS Â„ Placed INF Christian Arroyo on the 10-day DL. Reinstated SS Adeiny Hechavarria from the 10-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS Â„ Optioned LHP Brandon Mann to Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Yovani Gallardo from Round Rock. Transferred RHP Doug Fister to the 60-day DL. Signed RHP Justin Topa to a minor league contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS Â„ Sent OF Steve Pearce to Buffalo (IL) for a rehab assignment.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Â„ Sent RHP Shelby Miller to Visalia (Cal) for a rehab assignment. ATLANTA BRAVES Â„ Optioned LHP Luiz Gohara to Gwinnett (IL). CHICAGO CUBS Â„ Signed OF Brennen Davis and RHP Paul Richan to minor league contracts. LOS ANGELES DODGERS Â„ Signed RHP Drew Hutchison to a minor league contract. MILWAUKEE BREWERS Â„ Optioned RHP Jorge Lopez to Colorado Springs (PCL). Recalled RHP Adrian Houser from Colorado Springs. Signed LHP Clayton Andrews to a minor league contract. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Â„ Signed LHP Bryce Tucker; SSs Edison Mora, Jett Manning and Marcos Campos; 3B David Villar, Sean Roby and Abidel Layer; Cs Joey Bart, Angel Guzman, Fabian Pena and Braden Frankenfort; OFs Patrick Hilson, George Bell, Randy Norris, Kwan Adkins and Austin Edgette; and RHPs Sean Hjelle, Jake Wong, Blake Rivera, Keaton Winn, Solomon Bates, Ben Madison, Alex DuBord, Matt Frisbee, Trenton Toplikar, Clay Helvey, Ben Strahm, Preston White, Travis Perry, Ryan Walker, Chris Roberts and Trevor Horn to minor league contracts. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Â„ Agreed to terms with LHP Colin Schmid, RHP Parker Kelly, SS Michael Perri and C Benito Santiago.American AssociationFARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS Â„ Released C Joe DeLuca. Signed C Quinn Irey. GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS Â„ Signed RHP Brendan Jenkins. LINCOLN SALTDOGS Â„ Signed LHP Kyle Kinman. ST. PAUL SAINTS Â„ Signed C Connor Olson and RHP John Straka. TEXAS AIRHOGS Â„ Signed RHP Carlos Contreras.Frontier LeagueFLORENCE FREEDOM Â„ Signed 2B Caleb Lopes. GATEWAY GRIZZLIES Â„ Signed RHP Taso Stathopoulos.COLLEGESCHARLESTON SOUTHERN Â„ Named Arlon Harper assistant menÂs basketball coach. PRESBYTERIAN Â„ Named David Williams softball coach. Named Kenia Cole assistant womenÂs basketball coach. SOUTH CAROLINA Â„ Named Ben Dietrich assistant menÂs golf coach. WOFFORD Â„ Named Trey McCray outside linebackers coach.BOXINGSCHEDULEJune 17At Kiev, Ukraine, Artem Dalakian vs. Sirichai Thaiyen, 12, for DalakianÂs WBA Â” yweight title.June 22At Masonic Temple, Detroit (SHO), Umar Salamov vs. Brian Howard, 10, light heavyweights.June 23At Paris, France, Nordine Oubaali vs. Petch Sor Chipatanna, 12, for the vacant WBC bantamweight title. At O2 Arena, London, Billy Joe Saunders vs. Martin Murray, 12, for SaundersÂ WBO middleweight title; Daniel Dubois vs. Tom Little, 10, heavyweights; Ohara Davies vs. Josh Leather, 12, junior welterweights; Darryll Williams vs. Lennox Clarke, 10, super middleweights. At Oaxaca, Mexico, Miguel Berchelt vs. Jonathan Victor Barros, 12, for BercheltÂs WBC junior lightweight title. At the Belasco Theater, Los Angeles (ESPN), Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Juan Carlos Salgado, 10, super lightweights.
Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com Monday, June 18, 2018 / The SunÂI think that was like making a birdie, maybe even making an eagle,ÂŽ he said. ÂBecause it could have been a big momentum shift there, and we could have been playing tennis just going back and forth. To make bogey there was pretty incredible and I think kind of the reason why we won.ÂŽ He wasnÂt through. He hacked out of the hay over the green at No. 12, pitched beautifully to 7 feet and made the par. Two holes later, after another drive into grass so thick he wasnÂt sure he could get it out, Koepka rolled in an 8-foot for another par save. Koepka seized control with a wedge to 3 feet for birdie on the par-5 16th for a two-shot lead, and he never flinched until it no longer mattered. Koepka pulled his approach to the 18th off the grandstand, pitched on to about 12 feet and two-putted for a bogey. He finished at 1-over 281, 13 shots higher than his winning score at Erin Hills last year. It was the first time since 2013 at Merion that no one broke par in the U.S. Open. ÂI enjoy the test,ÂŽ Koepka said. ÂI enjoy being pushed to the limit. Sometimes you feel like you are about to break mentally, but thatÂs what I enjoy. I enjoy hard golf courses. I enjoy playing about the toughest in golf you are ever going to play.ÂŽ That it was, starting on Thursday, and especially on Saturday. Koepka opened with a 75, the highest first-round score by a U.S. Open champion since Raymond Floyd at Shinnecock Hills in 1986. He was 7 over for the championship through seven holes of the second round when he ran off six birdies for a 66 to get back in the game. Dustin Johnson, part of the four-way tie for the lead to start the final round, couldnÂt keep up with one of his best friends. Johnson was one shot behind at the turn until a trio of three-putt bogeys on the back nine. A birdie on the final home gave him an even-par 70 to finish alone in third and remain No. 1 in the world. Koepka moved to a career-best No. 4 in the world ranking. A year ago, Johnson called him on the eve of the final round to offer advice. On Sunday, they were playing side-byside without exchanging words, each trying to play a course that was considerably softer than the previous day. ÂWe didnÂt really speak too much,ÂŽ Koepka said. ÂHe was busy grinding his tail off and I was busy grinding mine. WeÂre extremely close. I love the guy to death. It would have been fun to dual it out with him coming down the end, having to make some putts.ÂŽ Only one of them did, which is why Koepka is the U.S. Open champion. Americans have won the last five majors Â„ all of them in their 20s Â„ and Koepka joined an elite group as only the seventh player to go back-to-back in what is regarded as golfÂs toughest test. Next up is Pebble Beach, and a chance to join Willie Anderson as the only player to win three in a row. Anderson won his third straight in 1905. Ben Hogan won three straight that he played, missing in 1949 after nearly getting killed when his car struck a bus.GOLFFrom Page 1The goal decided the match Â„ a match Germany didnÂt expect to lose. ÂI donÂt know if itÂs the biggest victory in (MexicoÂs) history, but one of the biggest for sure,ÂŽ Lozano said. ÂMy teammates and I did some great work. We all ran our hearts out. This is the result of all that hard work.ÂŽ Three of the previous four defending World Cup champions failed to reach the knockout stages, France, Italy and Spain. Two of them lost their opening matches while the Italians had to settle for a draw. The Germans are bidding to become the first team to retain the World Cup title since Brazil in 1962, but have now won only one of their last seven games in all competitions. They hadnÂt lost an opening game since the thenWest Germany fell 2-1 to Algeria in 1982. Mexico had never beaten Germany in a competitive match but was transformed from the team which lost to the Germans 4-1 in last yearÂs Confederations Cup, conceding twice in the opening eight minutes. Lozano, a 22-yearold forward nicknamed ÂChucky,ÂŽ got Mexico going with a deflected shot over the bar in the first minute. That set the tone for Mexico to torment Germany on the counterattack, with Lozano taking full advantage of right back Joshua KimmichÂs tendency to go forward. ÂWe were nervous and we werenÂt playing the game we wanted to play,ÂŽ Loew said. ÂWe need to see what caused this.ÂŽ After LozanoÂs goal, Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa pulled off a spectacular save to keep the score even, palming Toni KroosÂ shot onto the crossbar. With key players tiring in the second half, Mexico pulled back and substituted both Lozano and Carlos Vela. Germany then dominated but when it broke through the Mexican defense, the shooting was poor. Seeking defensive reinforcement, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio brought on 39-year-old veteran Rafael Marquez to play in his fifth World Cup. ÂYou had the feeling that the ball just wouldnÂt go in anyhow,ÂŽ Loew said. ÂEveryoneÂs very disappointed.ÂŽKEYS TO SUCCESSKimmichÂs charging runs far up the field can be a blessing and a curse for Germany. Lozano reveled in the space left for him on MexicoÂs left flank and was a constant threat on the counterattack. KimmichÂs absence meant Ozil was left trying to stop Lozano for MexicoÂs opening goal. Germany registered 25 shots to MexicoÂs 12, but many were from long range and failed to seriously test Ochoa.WHY CHUCKY?LozanoÂs nickname comes from the haunted doll Chucky in the ÂChildÂs PlayÂŽ franchise of horror movies. He doesnÂt share the dollÂs red hair, but got the name as a young player at Mexican club Pachuca when he played pranks by hiding under teammatesÂ beds.SOCCERFrom Page 1 weeks, working up the strength to be sent home to her parents and sister. For Morris, who was entering his first season with the Jets on a one-year, prove-it deal after four years with the Cowboys, it was a whirlwind of anxiety and excitement. Somehow, he needed to keep his mind focused on football, while also wanting to make sure his wife and daughters had everything they needed while he was working. ÂOh, man,ÂŽ he said, shaking his head. ÂWeÂd have meetings early in the morning and we had to stay over at the (playersÂ) hotel, but Coach was giving me a little time to come here and stay with (Jennifer and MaÂLiah) instead of going to the hotel. IÂd come (home) after meetings. WeÂd get done around 11 or so and IÂd come here, check on her and make sure everythingÂs OK with her and then IÂd head up to the hotel for curfew and weÂd FaceTime all night.ÂŽ ClaiborneÂs coaches and teammates never knew of the hectic routine he was keeping throughout the summer. Playbooks and Pampers. Meetings and feedings. Football and baby blankets. ÂI donÂt care if it was 10 minutes, I live so close to the facility that I was running home every single break to check on them and see if everythingÂs OK and then IÂd g et back to m y j ob,ÂŽ he said. ÂIt was like that for a while, for the whole training camp. ... It was chaos, but it was fun.ÂŽ Claiborne was in for the biggest surprise of all on Aug. 15 when he arrived home during a short break. ÂI was like, ÂBabe, come here, look,ÂŽÂ Jennifer called out to him. ÂI was like, ÂCan you watch her real fast?Â And I was speaking of MaÂLiah.ÂŽ But she had brought MaÂKaila home from the hospital earlier in the day and had both girls in the bed, laying them beside her with a video camera set on record to capture the moment. ÂI wasnÂt expecting to see both of them at all,ÂŽ a wide-eyed Claiborne recalled. ÂI wasnÂt ready for it at all. When I walked in, I was so used to seeing her (MaÂLiah) in the bed when IÂd come in, and when I saw both of them laying there, my heart just dropped. ÂI was like, ÂOh, my God.Â It really hit me: WeÂve got twins at the house. This is real now.ÂŽ MaÂLiah and MaÂKaila are now 10 months old, healthy and full of personality. MaÂLiah, according to Jennifer, is the more demanding of the two, and ÂsheÂs a DaddyÂs girl.ÂŽ MaÂKaila is still slightly smaller than her sister, but is more independent Â„ moving around on her own, playing and feeding herself. ÂIt gave me a sense of what IÂm really playing football for, what IÂm really doing it for,ÂŽ said the 28-year-old Claiborne, who re-signed with the Jets on another one-year deal in the offseason. ÂItÂs for my family and bringing these two precious little babies into the world, it opened my eyes to a much bigger picture. ÂIÂve really learned that itÂs not about yourself. Once you have kids, itÂs about the kids, but I think I got a re-understanding of that once these two babies were born. I enjoy every moment of it.ÂŽAP PHOTONew York Jets cornerback Morris Claiborne (left) holds twin daughter MaÂLiah while wife Jennifer holds twin daughter MaÂKaila on Thursday at their home in Whippany, N.J. Last summer, Claiborne was trying to settle in with his new team, but his mind was on his newborn twins, one of whom was born underweight. CLAIBORNEFrom Page 1 By JENNA FRYERAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ Panama earned its first ever World Cup berth and couldnÂt wait to begin its adventure on soccerÂs biggest stage. Then the team drew Belgium for its opening match. The Group G game in Sochi on Monday could be rather lopsided because Belgium, at least on paper, should be a contender for the title. The Red Devils have fallen short of expectations the last four years: Belgium lost in the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup and the European Championship two years later. Panama, meanwhile, has never beaten a European team in nine previous meetings. The long odds have not tempered the excitement surrounding PanamaÂs journey to Russia, and the nation has proudly supported the teamÂs achievement in simply qualifying for the World Cup. The task Monday may be daunting, but memorable for an entire country. ÂHistory is going to be made for the first time when we listen to our national anthem at a World Cup,ÂŽ Panama captain Roman Torres said. ÂMany people are going to cry. I think IÂm going to be one of those people, too, because of the emotion and to feel the significance of listening to the national anthem at a World Cup.ÂŽ Belgium goes into the match with questions about its veteran lineup because of injuries to defenders Thomas Vermaelen and Vincent Kompany. Vermaelen was ruled out against Panama by coach Roberto Martinez with a hamstring injury, and Kompany was expected to be a late decision because of a groin injury. He also could miss the game against Panama but return later in group play. The match is at 6 p.m. (11 a.m. EDT; 1500 GMT) at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. A look at SundayÂs other matches: SWEDEN VS. SOUTH KOREA 3 p.m. (8 a.m. EDT; 1200 GMT) Tension began before Sweden and South Korea even hit the field in Nizhny Novgorod. Sweden coach Janne Andersson apologized to the South Korean team on Sunday because a member of his coaching staff attended a closed practice in Austria and was told to leave. Andersson said it was a misunderstanding and downplayed any potential harm. But it was a distraction neither team needs in a tough Group F with defending champion Germany and Mexico. Sweden is back at the World Cup for the first time since 2006, and its most famous player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, retired from international competition after the European Championship. ENGLAND VS. TUNISIA 9 p.m. (2 p.m. EDT; 1800 GMT) England has not won a World Cup match since 2010, which is not at all a drought compared to opponent Tunisia, which last won on this stage in 1978. Both teams feel they can do well in Group G, which includes Panama. The weakness of the group has increased pressure on England to make it to the knockout stage, which it failed to do in 2014 against opponents Italy, Uruguay and eventual group winner Costa Rica. Tunisia has been tested and was respectable in a 1-0 friendly loss to Spain. This is TunisiaÂs first World Cup match in 12 years but it is still a storied team. Tunisia in 1978 became the first team from Africa to win a match at the World Cup. ÂWe are in form. We know very well we are in an extremely tough group but we have raised our game, especially in terms of our athleticism,ÂŽ Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul said. ÂEveryone has seen how well we have played in the warm-ups. We are determined to go down in history.ÂŽSOCCER: World CupPanama to make World Cup debut against strong Belgium teamBy JIMMY GOLENAssociated PressSOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. Â„ Dustin Johnson had a four-stroke lead after 36 holes and was still in striking distance heading onto the back nine in the final round of the U.S. Open. Instead of making a move, he lost ground. The 2016 champion three-putted three times on the back nine at Shinnecock Hills, shooting an even-par 70 on Sunday to finish third, two strokes back, as workout buddy and final-round partner Brooks Koepka claimed his second U.S. Open title in a row. ÂWhen weÂre all done, heÂs going to win another one,ÂŽ Koepka said. ÂI mean, we all know that. ... HeÂs one of the best to ever play the game.ÂŽ After winning at Oakmont, Johnson missed the cut at Erin Hills last year. Unable to defend his title over the weekend, he called Koepka to give him advice on how to win the tournament. This year in the Hamptons, the two players worked out together before each of the last two rounds but kept things professional from tee to green. ÂWe talked a lot more when we worked out than when we were on the golf course,ÂŽ Koepka said. ÂI love Dustin. HeÂs one of my best friends. To play alongside him, it was fun today. I was excited about it. I figured he would be the guy to beat. ÂBut I didnÂt talk to him today,ÂŽ Koepka said. ÂWeÂre both competitive. We both know weÂre trying to beat each other and trying to win a golf tournament, trying to win a major. ThereÂs a little bit of stress.ÂŽ Koepka said the two talked about the break of the green on No. 3 but otherwise didnÂt chat during the round. Twotime U.S. Open champion Curtis Strange, who was walking with the group as part of the broadcasting crew, said he noticed that the two maintained their distance. ÂBut thatÂs the way itÂs supposed to be,ÂŽ he said. ÂIf theyÂre best buddies, thatÂs (whatÂs) standing between me and the trophy. You donÂt care much for them for 4 hours.ÂŽ The No. 1 player in the world, Johnson was the only one to break par in each of the first two rounds, and after 36 holes he seemed like one of the biggest obstacles to KoepkaÂs chances of a repeat. No one had taken a four-stroke lead into the weekend and failed to win since Tom McNamara suffered a heat stroke on the 68th hole in 1909.GOLF: US OpenDustin JohnsonÂs US Open hopes fade on back 9AP PHOTOIn this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his teamÂs second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.
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