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Scott scheduled to visit Wednesday A3 CRIST: Opponents say political conversion isnt believable A3 LEESBURG, FLORIDA Monday, August 11, 2014 www.dailycommercial.com Vol. 138 No. 223 4 sections INDEX CLASSIFIED D3 COMICS C6 CROSSWORDS C8 DIVERSIONS C7 LEGALS C8 LIVING HEALTHY C1 STATE/REGION A3 OBITUARIES A4 SPORTS B1 VOICES A7 WORLD A6 TODAYS WEATHER Detailed forecast on page A8. 93 / 77 Partly sunny with T-storms. 50 JOHN KEKIS and JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writers WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours af ter the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the dark ened dirt track trying to con front Stewart during a race in upstate New York. Greg Zipadelli, compe tition director for Stew art-Haas Racing, said at a news conference that Stew art feels strongly about not competing Sunday following the death of Kevin Ward, Jr. The decision was an aboutface for the organization, which initially said Stewart would be behind the wheel of his No. 14 Chevrolet when the green ag waved. We gave Tony some time to sleep on it. He feels strong ly this is the right thing to do, Zipadelli said. All you can do is what you feel is right, and we feel this is right. We get through today and do it the best we can as a group. In a statement, Stewart said the crash has been emotion al for all involved. There arent words to de scribe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr., he said. The crash happened Sat urday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, a dirt track and an extracurricular race for Tony Stewart pulls out of race after hitting, killing driver DERIK HAMILTON / AP Tony Stewart stands in the garage area after a practice session at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. JULIE WATSON Associated Press SAN DIEGO Col lege students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no. Now, as universities around the country that are facing pressure over the handling of rape al legations adopt policies to dene consensual sex, California is poised to take it a step further. Lawmakers are con sidering what would be the rst-in-the-na tion measure requiring all colleges that receive California debates yes means yes sex assault law JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. An 18-year-old black man shot and killed by a suburban St. Louis police ofcer was un armed, police said Sun day during a news con ference that occurred while hundreds of an gry protesters gathered outside to demand an swers. Police have not dis closed the name of the man who was killed, but family members say it was 18-year-old Mi chael Brown. St. Louis County Po lice Chief Jon Belmar said at a news confer ence that an ofcer en countered two peo ple on the street near an apartment complex Saturday afternoon in Ferguson, a predom inantly black suburb a few miles north of downtown St. Louis. Belmar said one of Police: Unarmed black teen killed by St. Louis officer HUY MACH / AP Lesley McSpadden, center, drops rose petals on the blood stains from her 18-year-old son Michael Brown who was shot and killed by police in the middle of the street in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday. PHOTOS BY THERESA CAMPBELL / DAILY COMMERCIAL ABOVE: Kris Conner, left, Ron Franklin, center, and Michael Langston, of Franklin Construction Services, work inside the old train depot in Leesburg. BELOW: Leesburgs old train depot, built in 1913, is being restored by Beacon College for its students and for public use. THERESA CAMPBELL | Staff Writer theresacampbell@dailycommercial.com R on Franklin of Franklin Con struction Services in Leesburg marvels over the architec ture inside the centu ry-old train depot near downtown Leesburg that his crew is restor ing to its former glory. Were trying to keep as much of it as possi ble in the same era as we can, Franklin said of the project at 300 N. Palmetto St. The work, which is expected to cost in ex cess of $300,000, is be ing funded by Beacon College. The deteriorat ed depot is owned by Leesburg, yet the city agreed to lease the building for $100 a year to Beacon, a pri vate school that serves students with learn ing disabilities. Bea con, in turn, agreed to restore the historic el ements of the train de pot at no cost to the city. The college wants to use the depot, which was rst constructed in 1913, for educational and recreational pur poses, and Beacon also pledged to make the building accessible for public use. This is a lovely proj ect to be involved in, Franklin said. I am al ways in awe of the old way of doing things, when everything that they did years ago was by hand, hand-sawed, nailed all the nails by hand, and the architec ture is just beautiful. Just to be able to have an opportunity to work on a place like this and restore it is just awe some. Franklins crew has relied on a yellow dry wall lift inside the de pot, with its 12-foot ceilings, in order to do the interior carpentry work of replacing old walls and adding trim. Some of the trim work was so damaged and we tried to keep it to where the look is closely the same as the other, and we do have some trim that is be ing recongured by RoMac Lumber, Franklin said. I have samples down there that they are actually remaking. When the project is nished, Beacon Col lege will be responsible for all the utilities, sales SEE STEWART | A2 SEE CONSENT | A2 SEE TEEN | A2 LEESBURG Blast from the past 1913 train depot being restored to its former glory by Beacon College SEE DEPOT | A2 ALMENDINGER WINS AGAIN AT WATKINS GLEN, SEE PAGE B1


A2 DAILY COMMERCIAL Monday, August 11, 2014 HOW TO REACH US AUG. 10 CASH 3 ............................................... 2-0-5 Afternoon .......................................... 0-2-3 PLAY 4 ............................................. 2-2-4-4 Afternoon ....................................... 4-3-9-6 FLORIDA LOTTERY AUG. 9 FANTASY 5 ........................... 1-13-27-28-29 FLORIDA LOTTO ............. 14-17-26-32-45-46 POWERBALL .................... 3-12-31-34-5124 THE NEWSPAPER OF CHOICE FOR LAKE AND SUMTER COUNTIES SINCE 1875 The Daily Commercial (ISSN 0896-1042) is published daily for $90.74 per year (plus Florida sales tax) by Halifax Media Group at 212 East Main Street, Leesburg, Florida. Periodicals postage is paid at the USPO, Leesburg, FL. POSTMASTER: Send all address changes to The Daily Commercial, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007. 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Submissions also can be emailed to sports@dailycommercial.com. FRANK JOLLEY sports editor 352-365-8268 ................................ frank.jolley@dailycommercial.com GOOD FOR YOU AND CELEBRATIONS ANNOUNCEMENTS Email news about your awards and personal or professional mile stones along with a photo, if you desire - to pam.fennimore@ dailycommercial.com. CALENDAR Email upcoming events to pam.fennimore@dailycommercial.com. a driver of Stewarts stature. Stewart frequently races in the events as a hobby to the side of the big-money NASCAR races. Ward, a 20-year-old driv er, had crashed following a bump with Stewart one lap earlier. Ward and Stew art were racing side-by-side for position as they exited a turn. Ward was on the outside when Stewart, on the bottom, seemed to slide toward Wards car and crowd him toward the wall. The rear tire of Stewarts car appeared to clip the front tire of Wards car, and Ward spun into the fence. Video showed Ward walk ing from his crashed car onto the racing surface as cars cir cled by, and, as he gestured at Stewarts passing car, he was struck. Ward was standing to the right of Stewarts familiar No. 14 car, which seemed to kick out from the rear and hit him. The next thing I could see, I didnt see (the other driver) anymore, witness Michael Messerly said. It just seemed like he was suddenly gone. Authorities questioned Stewart once on Saturday night and went to Watkins Glen to talk to him again Sun day. They described him as visibly shaken after the crash and said he was cooperative. On Sunday, Ontario Coun ty Sheriff Philip Povero said that criminal charges have not been ruled out, but that investigators also dont have any evidence at this point in the investigation to support criminal intent. Stewart is free to go about his business, Povero said. The sheriff renewed a plea for spectators to turn over photos and videos of the crash. He said cars on the track were traveling around 30-35 mph at the time Ward was struck. Investigators were reconstructing the accident and looking into everything from the dim lighting on a portion of the track to how muddy it was, as well as if the dark resuit Ward was wear ing played a role in his death. Getting out of a wrecked car to confront another driv er is common in almost every series. Wrecked race cars can rarely be driven off the track, and the driver has to get out to nd his way back to either the pits or the garage. It cre ates ample opportunity for angry confrontations. Stewart has had a few of his own, and everyone from mild-mannered Jeff Gordon to ladylike Danica Patrick has erupted in anger on the track at another driver. The con frontations are part of the sports culture: Fans love it and cheer wildly from the stands. They love the bumping, the banging and the bickering. Driver Cory Sparks, a friend of Wards, was driving in Sat urday nights race and was a few cars back when Ward was killed. The timing was unsafe, he said of Wards decision to get out of his car to confront Stew art. When your adrenaline is going, and youre taken out of a race, your emotions are. The crash Saturday came almost exactly a year after Stewart suffered a compound fracture to his right leg in a sprint car race in Iowa. Stew art only returned to sprint track racing last month. The broken leg cost him the entire second-half of last season and sidelined him during NASCARs import ant Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. STEWART FROM PAGE A1 public funds to set a standard for when yes means yes. Dening consensu al sex is a growing trend by universities in an ef fort to do more to pro tect victims. From the University of California system to Yale, schools have been adopting standards to distinguish when consent was giv en for a sexual activity and when it was not. Legislation passed by Californias state Sen ate in May and com ing before the Assem bly this month would require all schools that receive public funds for student nancial assis tance to set a so-called afrmative consent standard that could be used in investigat ing and adjudicating sexual assault allega tions. That would be dened as an afrma tive, unambiguous and conscious decision by each party to engage in sexual activity. Silence or lack of re sistance does not con stitute consent. The legislation says its also not consent if the per son is drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep. Lawmakers say con sent can be nonverbal, and universities with similar policies have outlined examples as maybe a nod of the head or moving in clos er to the person. Several state legisla tures, including Mary land, Texas and Con necticut, introduced bills in the past year to push colleges to do more after a White House task force re ported that 1 in 5 fe male college students is a victim of sexual as sault. The U.S. Educa tion Department also took the unprecedent ed step of releasing the names of schools fac ing federal investiga tion for the way they handle sexual abuse al legations. But no state legislation has gone as far as Cali fornias bill in requiring a consent standard. Critics say the state is overstepping its bounds. The Los Ange les Times in an editorial after the bill passed the state Senate 27-4 wrote that it raises questions as to whether it is rea sonable or enforce able. The legislation is based on the White House task forces rec ommendations. It seems extreme ly difcult and extraor dinarily intrusive to micromanage sex so closely as to tell young people what steps they must take in the priva cy of their own dorm rooms, the newspaper said. Some fear navigat ing the murky waters of consent spells trouble for universities. Frequently these cas es involve two individu als, both of whom maybe were under the inu ence of alcohol or drugs, and it can be very tricky to ascertain whether consent was obtained, said Ada Meloy, general counsel of the American Council on Education, which represents college presidents. John F. Banzhaf III, a George Washington Universitys Law School professor, believes hav ing university disci plinary panels interpret vague cues and body language will open the door for more lawsuits. The legal denition of rape in most states means the perpetrator used force or the threat of force against the vic tim, but the Califor nia legislation could set the stage in which both parties could accuse each other of sexual as sault, he said. This bill would very, very radically change the denition of rape, he said. CONSENT FROM PAGE A1 the men pushed the ofcer back into his squad car and a struggle began. Belmar said at least one shot was red from the ofcers gun inside the po lice car. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said authori ties were still sorting out what happened inside the police car. The struggle spilled out into the street, where Brown was shot multiple times. Belmar said the exact number of shots wasnt known, but it was more than just a couple. He also said all shell casings found at the scene matched the ofcers gun. Police are still investigat ing why the ofcer shot Brown, who police have conrmed was unarmed. Jackson said the second per son has not been arrested or charged and was expected to be interviewed later Sunday. Authorities arent sure if that person was unarmed, Jackson said. A few hundred protesters gathered outside Ferguson Po lice headquarters about the time the news conference was to begin. At one point, many of them marched into an adjacent police building, some chanting Dont shoot me while holding their hands in the air. Ofcers stood at the top of a staircase, but didnt use force; the crowd eventually left. Protesters outside chant ed slogans No justice, no peace and We want answers and some carried signs that read Stop police terrorism and Disarm the police. St. Louis County Police De partment is in charge of the investigation. County Exec utive Charlie Dooley, who showed up at the protest Sun day to urge calm, said he will request an FBI investigation. TEEN FROM PAGE A1 MEL EVANS / AP Tony Stewart (14) drives through the s-turns during a qualifying session for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. and personal property taxes and insurance. The college is also responsi ble for all interior and ex terior maintenance. The lease is for 10 years, with two 10-year renewal pe riods. At the end of the nal renewal, the college has the right of rst re fusal to continue leasing the property at fair mar ket value as determined by an appraisal. The train depot is a historic building and for us to have the options on seeing that building be ing reutilized in keeping the historic nature of it is a fantastic idea, said Robert Sargent, Leesburg spokesman. It is de nitely a testament of pri vate and public partner ships. Sargent noted that when Beacon Col lege built Beacon Hall in downtown Leesburg, school ofcials were careful to match the ar chitectural style of the li brary across the street. Now the college is tak ing a historic building and make it into a usable space, Sargent said, not ing the train depot was most recently was being used for storage. And what Beacon wants to do is actual ly make the train depot a very active space, he said. It will feature free public Wi-Fi and an out side rest area for the ad jacent recreational trail, and art programs. The train depot is right next to our trail, so by having a public facility being xed up and mak ing it a more usable pub lic space next to the trail certainly opens opportu nities for bringing a little more visibility to the rec reational trail, Sargent said. Gretchen Dreimiller, acting director of Beacon College, said the project could take three to four years to complete. Dreimiller said the building will be put to immediate use as the in terim Student Center for the college. The future use of the space is unclear, but the college has a pressing need for a dedicated stu dent centered area, she said. Dreimiller said the depot will include a t ness center, comput er room, TV room and a game room, with a pool table and air hockey ta ble. Additionally, one of the colleges life coaches will occupy the building. Utilizing this building as a student center is crit ical to meeting the needs of the student body, Dre imiller said, recalling in the past academic year, Beacon students had lim ited space that was free solely for their use. The tness center was very small, so even though the college offers regular aerobics classes, very few students could participate in them, and students interested in just using the gym equip ment could not easi ly do so when a class was in session. Students will now have triple the amount of oor space available, and with the colleges rapid growth, it is especially import ant that there be enough room for 15-20 students to participate in popular aerobics classes such as kickboxing and Zumba, she said. DEPOT FROM PAGE A1 GREGORY BULL / AP New students at San Diego State University watch a video on sexual consent during an orientation meeting. There arent words to describe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. Tony Stewart


Monday, August 11, 2014 DAILY COMMERCIAL A3 Area Briefs www.dailycommercial.com ... and well share it with our readers. Some of our best story ideas and photos come from our readers. So dont hesitate to share your youth activities, awards, accomplishments, festivals, charity events and other things that make our communities special. And dont overlook those family milestones birthdays, engagements, marriages, business promotions and military news. Just email your photos and news to ... pamfennimore@dailycommercial.com IF YOU SEE NEWS HAPPENING, RECORD IT TAVARES Animal Services to host series of adoption events Lake County Animal Services is hosting the Teachers Pet: Back-toSchool Adoption Sale encourag ing members of the community to meet their new best friend at events throughout the month. Events include Munchies and Mutts on Aug. 16 with snacks from Publix and Tijuana Flats, rabies clin ic and food truck on Aug. 23 offer ing low-cost pet vaccinations and on Aug. 30 free cupcakes will be offered. The shelter, 28123 County Road 561, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday during the sale, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Go to www.lakecounty.gov/ adopt, www.facebook.com/ LakeCountyAnimalServices or call 352-343-9688 for information. PAISLEY U.S. Post Office to host passport fair The U.S. Postal Service is hosting a passport fair at its local branch, 24952 County Road 42 in Paisley. The fair runs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday and appointments are not needed as participants will be served on a rst-come, rst-served basis. U.S. citizens should bring proof of citizenship, proof of identity and a photocopy of proof of identity. The post ofce will offer passport photo service for $15 for the required photo to go with the new passport. A passport application is avail able at www.travel.state.gov and can be completed ahead of arrival at the post ofce. For information, go to www.travel. state.gov or call 877-487-2778. LEESBURG Library to offer Microsoft Word classes Learn the basics of document cre ation, editing and printing in these classes from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 19 and Aug. 21 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Participants should know how to use a mouse and understand the ba sics of Microsoft Windows as a pre requisite for both sessions. Classes are free and pre-regis tration is required by calling Dusty Matthews at 352-728-9790 or email ing librarian@leesburgorida.gov. LEESBURG Tee off to support LSSC athletes set for Sept. 19 The community can support LSSC athletics at a golng event hosted by the Lake-Sumter State College Foundation Inc. and the school ath letic department for the 16th Annual Golf Classic at Arlington Ridge Golf Course on Sept. 19. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $125 per golfer and includes a day of golf, custom golf shirt, good ie bag, plenty to drink and lunch ca tered by Oakwood Smokehouse. Golfers of all levels are welcome and space is limited. Proceeds ben et the LSSC athletic program. For information or to register, call 352323-3645 or 352-365-3518. State & Region NEWS EDITOR SCOTT CALLAHAN scott.callahan@dailycommercial.com 352-365-8203 SCOTT CALLAHAN | NEWS EDITOR scott.callahan@dailycommercial.com Holding a tiny edge over expected Democratic chal lenger Charlie Crist in a re cent poll, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday will make his third stop in this area in the past two months. He will be in The Villages, a Republican stronghold, for his second appearance in just 40 days for a pair of two-hour Veterans Medals Ceremo nies at the Eisenhower Recre ation Center, 3560 Buena Vis ta Blvd. The rst ceremony is at 10:30 a.m. and the second is at 2 p.m. On July 4, the governor vis ited the massive retirement community for the open ing of his campaign ofce on Old Mill Run in Sumter Coun ty. He shook hands, posed for photographs and gave a polit ical speech. THE VILLAGES Governor Scott to visit Wednesday MILLARD K. IVES / DAILY COMMERCIAL Gov. Rick Scott talks with supporters on July 4 during the opening of his campaign ofce in The Villages. Staff Report Local historians plan to install a historic marker outside the 1927 home of a former Mount Dora may or and Chamber of Com merce president. The stucco house with a gable roof, located at 816 N. Clayton St., was con structed by local builder A.J. Waltz roughly 50 years after the city was settled. He built the bungalow as an investment house, and served as both mayor and chamber president, ac cording to Gus Gianikas, the citys assistant direc tor of planning and devel opment. To be eligible for a his toric marker, a house must have some type of histor ical or architectural sig nicance, Gianikas said in a letter supporting the marker. The Waltz-Davis house has both, he said. On the historical side, a house has to be associat ed in a signicant way with the life or activities of a major person important in city, state or national his tory, Gianikas said. On the architectural side, a house has to embody dis tinguishing characteristics of an architectural style, pe riod or method of construc tion, or is a historic work of a prominent architect, de signer or builder. In the 1920s and 1930s, F.W. and Hortense Davis owned the home. F.W. Da vis was prominent in the fruit-growing business and real estate, summering in North Carolina, historical records show. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom home with a detached garage is cur rently owned by Mark A. Miceli, who bought it for $180,000 in 2005 from Glenn Downer, proper ty records show. Down er paid $139,000 for the home a year earlier. Marker eyed for historic Mount Dora residence P lenty of smiles could be seen Saturday at the Groveland Police De partments Kids Safe Pro gram event at the Lake David Center. The event featured safety demonstrations, games, priz es, guest appearances, educa tional material giveaways and a school supply drive. The Kids Safe Program is funded by citizens and busi nesses in the community and supplies, prizes and promo tional items handed out are purchased with donations to the program. GROVELAND Safety first Police department holds Kids Safe event LINDA CHARLTON / SPECIAL TO THE DAILY COMMERCIAL ABOVE: Roy Cribb of the Florida Forestry Service is shown beside a re plow. The tires of the plow (resurfaced airplane tires) show some serious wear from the hot and heavy terrain in which the plow is used. BELOW: Chris Frazier of Groveland wears drunk glasses and attempts to walk the DUI line with a little help from trooper David Farrell. BOTTOM: Star Pent takes some tossing rings for her grandchildren. THERESA CAMPBELL | Staff Writer theresacampbell@dailycommercial.com Calling all local girls who live or at tend school in Leesburg, Fruitland Park, Lady Lake or The Villages: The 28th annual Miss Leesburg Scholar ship Pageant will be Sept. 27. The win ner will be awarded a $5,000 scholar ship, the rst runner-up will receive $2,000 and the second runner-up will be awarded $1,000. Younger girls winning the titles of Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss and Teen Miss Leesburg will each receive Date set for Miss Leesburg pageant SEE SCOTT | A5 SEE PAGEANT | A4 BRENDAN FARRINGTON AP Political Writer TALLAHASSEE It sounds like some thing Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion? But the words were Crists, and the question was asked to Tom Gallagh er during the 2006 Republican primary for governor. Crist easily won that race in large part because he accused Galla gher of shifting his politics just to win the election. Talking about being a conservative after a political lifetime of liberalism just isnt believable, Crist said of Gallagher. Now Crist is the leading Democratic candidate for governor and is facing the same accusations in reverse from Florida Republicans and his Democrat ic primary opponent, Nan Rich. They say Crist cant be trusted because of his political conversion from Republican to independent to Democrat. Charlie Crist is like Floridas weather. If you dont like his positions now, wait a little while and hell change them, former Republican Gov. Jeb Bush said in an email. The man is organized purely around his own personal ambi tion. Nothing he says can be believed. Crists reputation for being a say-any thing-for-a-vote politician isnt new. Opponents say Crists political conversion isnt believable SEE CRIST | A4


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The purpose of this program is to select lo cal girls to represent their hometown as role models and to promote pride in the community by active involvement in many areas, includ ing volunteer service work, said Watts, who started the local pag eant in 1986. The girls stay very busy and have a fun-lled year. Our educational youth pro gram has proven to be a great success, thanks to the community support we receive. The Tiny Miss, Lit tle Miss and Junior Miss categories will be at 2 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Leesburg High School, and the Teen Miss and Miss Leesburg contes tants will follow at 7 p.m. The reigning Miss Leesburg titleholders are Emily Pelton, Miss Lees burg; Savannah Zuk, Teen Miss Leesburg; Ainsley Farfaglia, Ju nior Miss Leesburg; Ella Ugarte, Little Miss Lees burg and Alexis DeLand, Tiny Miss Leesburg. PAGEANT FROM PAGE A3 OBITUARIES Rita Kreigsman Compton Rita Kreigsman Compton, 89, of Tav ares passed away Sat urday, August 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane Compton. She leaves behind Rita Mc Laughlin, George (Ray) Kreigsman (wife Kai), Grace Johnson, Breck Johnson, and Kathy Hamley; ve grand children, and sev en great grandchil dren. Rita graduated with her Nursing degree from St. Vincents Hospital in 1945. Over the course of 30 years, she touched countless lives as an ER nurse and private duty nurse. Rita was an ac tive member of St. Pat rick Catholic Church in Mount Dora. She was a volunteer for Cor nerstone Hospice, and was awarded a 30-year pin for her service. Vis itation will be Wednes day, August 13, between 5:00 and 7:00 pm in the Hamlin & Hilbish Chap el. The funeral services will be at St. Patrick Catholic Church of Mt. Dora on Thursday, Au gust 14 at 9:00 am. In lieu of owers, please make donations to Cor nerstone Hospice. You may share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting hamlinhilbish.com. Hamlin & Hilbish Fu neral Directors 326 E. Orange Avenue, Eustis. 352-357-4193. IN MEMORY COMPTON Gallagher accused him of it, as did Marco Rubio when he chased Crist from the 2010 Repub lican Senate primary. Now Scott has joined in. Its hard to believe that someone can go from a Ronald Reagan Republican to a Barack Obama liberal in a short period of time. Its pret ty dramatic, Scott said in a phone interview. Crist insists he hasnt changed, saying he was a moderate as a Repub lican and still is. What changed in the interim is my par tys leadership, Crist said, adding he cant stomach the intolerant views of his former par ty. I always kind of felt, particularly on social is sues, I was a round peg in a square hole. Theres no doubt Crist was a moderate when he was elected gover nor. He supported em bryonic stem cell re search and gay civil unions. Once elected, he made peace with the state teachers union, which Bush fought, pushed for clean energy to ght climate change, cozied up to Democrat ic leaders and vetoed an abortion bill that was a GOP priority. But when he found Rubio beating him in the 2010 primary, he in sisted no one was more conservative than he. Some of Crists chang ing positions include: Cuba: Crist criti cized 2006 Democrat ic gubernatorial op ponent Jim Davis for visiting Cuba on a con gressional fact-nd ing trip, saying, I know when its time to visit Havana, and its when its free. As an indepen dent Senate candidate in 2010, Crist supported allowing Cuban-Ameri cans unrestricted travel to visit relatives in Cuba. This year, Crist said the U.S. should scrap its 52-year-old trade and travel embargo and an nounced plans for his own fact-nding trip. President Barack Obamas health care overhaul: As a Republi can Senate candidate in 2009, Crist said Obamas plan was cockama mie and nuts and de manded its repeal; as a 2010 independent Sen ate candidate, Crist said there were positive things about the law and it should be xed, not repealed; as a 2014 Democratic gubernato rial candidate, he says its great. Obamas $787 bil lion federal stimulus package: In 2009, Crist asked Floridas con gressional delegation to support the stimu lus and appeared with Obama at a rally push ing for its passage. Later that year he ran a radio ad criticizing Obama for the plan and told CNN I didnt endorse it. He is now defending his support of the plan, saying it saved jobs. Crist opposed oil drilling off Flori das coasts when he ran for governor in 2006. In 2008 he said he was open to the idea after Republican presidential nominee John McCain called for more offshore drilling. Crist hoped to be his vice presidential pick. Crist changed his mind again after the CRIST FROM PAGE A3 2010 BP oil spill. Of course, Scott has his own ip-ops. Af ter campaigning as a hard-liner on illegal immigration, Scott signed bills this year allowing the state Su preme Court to grant law licenses and in state tuition to some Florida residents liv ing in the United States illegally. And last year Scott stunned many when he supported expand ing Medicaid under Obamas health care overhaul. Before he got into politics, the former hospital-chain founder spent millions of his own money to ght the overhaul. The Republican-dominat ed Legislature rejected the Medicaid expan sion. A recent poll showed that most Floridians dont trust Crist or Scott. Rich hopes it is an issue in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary, where she badly trails Crist in fundraising and name recognition. Its a trust factor when you change all of your positions 180 de grees. Its not believ able to people, said Rich, the former state Senate Democratic leader. When youre saying youre one thing, and then youre doing something else, whos to say youre not going to change back the other way once youre elected? AP FILE PHOTO Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist speaks at the Florida Press Association and Florida Society of Newspaper Editors at a gubernatorial forum in Coral Gables.


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Scott is no stranger to The Villages or its bil lionaire developer, H. Gary Morse. Although state budgets are usual ly signed in Tallahassee with little fanfare, Scott opted to sign in 2011 during a packed ral ly in The Villages Town Square. Morse gave $100,000 in June to a group sup porting Scotts re-elec tion campaign, on top of $70,000 the develop er gave the governor in May by way of about two dozen companies afliated with Morse. SCOTT FROM PAGE A3 DID YOU KNOW? Both Republican Gov. Rick Scott and expected challenger Charlie Crist, a Demo crat, have challengers within their parties and will be on the primary ballot Aug. 26. Challenging Scott are Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder, a Sarasota County resident who frequently runs for ofce without success, and Yinka Abosede Adeshina, a Tallahas see resident with no political background. Crist, on the other hand, faces Nan Rich, a former Florida senator and congress woman. EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS IN LAKE COUNTY: Early voting in Lake County for the Aug. 26 Primary Election starts today and will be open every day (including Sunday) through Aug. 23. Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Aug. 23. Clermont Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks Clermont Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive Eustis Eustis Memorial Library, 120 N. Center St. Lady Lake Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St., 2nd Floor Leesburg Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Room B Minneola Minneola City Hall, 800 N. U.S. Highway 27 Mount Dora W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. Tavares County Administration Building, 315 W. Main St., 2nd Floor Rotunda Umatilla New Community Building, 17107 Ball Park Road EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS IN SUMTER COUNTY: Early voting in Sumter County runs from Saturday to Aug. 23. Hours every day are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bushnell Supervisor of Elections Ofce, 900 N. Main St. Wildwood Supervisor of Elections Ofce, The Villages Sumter County Service Center, 7375 Powell Road, Suite 145 The Villages Supervisor of Elections Ofce, Villages Government Annex Build ing, 8033 E. County Road 466 The Villages Laurel Manor Recreation Center, 1985 Laurel Manor Drive The Villages Allamanda Recreation Center, 1515 St. Charles Place He will be in The Villages, a Republican stronghold, for his second appearance in just 40 days for a pair of two-hour Veterans Medals Ceremonies. Associated Press JACKSONVILLE A north Florida man has been found competent to stand trial on feder al charges associated with tricking hundreds of girls into sending him sexual images and threat ening to post those images online. The Florida Times-Union reports that the trial for 30-year-old Lucas Chansler is set for Aug. 25. He has been receiving mental health treat ment in a federal medical center in North Caro lina since being indicted on 15 counts including extortion and production of child pornography. Authorities say Chansler tricked young girls on social media sites like Facebook into sex-re lated web chats, where he lmed them exposing themselves without their knowledge. Man to stand trial on extortion, child porn Associated Press OCALA Author ities say a 15-yearold girl who died in a crash while racing at Bubba Raceway Park near Ocala suffered a broken neck and se vere head injuries. Niokoa Johnson died in March while driving a race-ready Nissan Sentra. Marion County Sheriffs of cials recently released the accident report, which noted it was the rst time shed driven the race car. Johnson was the only driver on the track when the crash occurred. She ap parently lost con trol of the vehicle and crashed into a con crete barrier driving about 40 mph. Girl broke neck in fatal race track crash


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They do their best to save who they can, but Bourassine says theyre quickly being over come by this years ood of African and Middle Eastern migrants seeking a new life in Europe. The shermen, who are risking both their lives and livelihoods to rescue the mi grants, often cite a saying by the Prophet Muhammad: Who saves a life, saves all of humanity. Today I have the means to bring back 107 people, but Ill lose 3,000 Tunisian dinars ($1,750), Bourass ine says. Tomorrow I might not be able to. I have people who work with me. If I inter rupt work once, twice, three times, it becomes a heavy burden on my shoulders. He estimates he has saved more than 1,000 migrants on four separate occasions while out in his shing boat, twice since the Libyan upris ing in 2011. Bourassine and other sh ermen dont take any rewards for saving the migrants and he understands why they are trying to leave. But he says its not his job to save them and he feels theres been a lack of support from rescue orga nizations and governmental authorities. Mansour Ben Chouikha, a 50-something sherman, paused while cleaning his rustic blue-and-white shing vessel to describe the horrif ic scenes he has witnessed on the calm, peaceful waters off Zarzis, only 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the Libyan border. He says he has seen oating bodies decomposing in the Mediterranean, some missing their heads. We nd them dead but we dont declare it, said Choui kha. (If) there is a body in the water and we are six or seven hours from the land, we cant get them on board. The shermen dont keep track of the number of mi grants they recover dead or alive. But they are unan imous in saying the num bers are rising. Last week two bodies were pulled out the water off the nearby coastal resort of Djerba. The other day, with my boat, I brought back 107 peo ple, three or four died before my eyes, they fell in the wa ter and they didnt know how to swim. My stability (of the boat) didnt allow me to act. One hundred and seven peo ple represent a great danger for my crew, Bourassine said. The shermen complain that the authorities are turn ing a blind eye. The shermen say theyve seen up 30 boats of migrants leaving each day for Italy, each with a capacity of between 50 and 250 people, but its dif cult to get exact numbers. Tunisias fishermen save rising tide of migrants AP PHOTO African migrants sit in a corridor at the Red Crescent center in Zarzis, Tunisia. MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH Associated Press CAIRO Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-re pro posal Sunday, clearing the way for the resump tion of talks on a longterm truce to end a month of heavy ghting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives. The announcement marked the second time in less than a week that the bitter enemies had agreed to Egyptian me diation. A similar threeday truce last week collapsed in renewed violence over the week end. The truce took effect at midnight, preceded by heavy rocket re to ward Israel. In Cairo, the Egyp tian Foreign Minis try said the cease-re would allow humani tarian aid into battered Gaza neighborhoods and the reopening of indirect talks on a more lasting and comprehen sive deal. Hamas is seeking an end to the Israeli-Egyp tian blockade against Gaza, while Israel wants Hamas to dismantle its formidable arsenal of rockets and other weap ons. Palestinian negotia tors accepted the pro posal early Sunday after meeting with Egyptian ofcials throughout the weekend. Israeli of cials concurred lat er. Both delegations are back in Cairo. Qais Abdelkarim, a member of the Pales tinian delegation, said indirect talks with the Israelis would begin Monday with the hope of reaching a lasting cease-re. The goal, he added, was to end the blockade, which he called the reason for the war. The recent ghting has been the heavi est between Israel and Hamas since Hamas took control of Gaza in 2007. More than 1,900 Palestinians have been killed, including hun dreds of civilians. On the Israeli side, 67 people have been killed, including three civil ians. Nearly 10,000 peo ple have been wound ed and thousands of homes destroyed. The ghting ended in a three-day ceasere last Tuesday. Egypt had hoped to use that truce to mediate a longterm deal. But when it expired, militants re sumed their rocket re, sparking Israeli repri sals. The violence con tinued throughout the weekend, including a burst of ghting late Sunday ahead of the ex pected cease-re. The Israeli military re ported some 30 rock et attacks from Gaza on Sunday. Palestinian medical ofcials said seven people were killed in Israeli airstrikes, in cluding the bodyguard of a Hamas leader, the medical ofcials said. Israel, Hamas accept cease-fire proposal LEFTERIS PITARAKIS / AP Restricted from playing outside, displaced Palestinian children play indoors in a high-rise building where their families had rented ats for them to live, after leaving their homes due to the unrest, in Gaza City, on Sunday.


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We retain the right to archive and republish any material submitted for publication. You can submit your letters by: Email (preferred) to: letters@dailycommercial.com By regular mail to: Voices P.O. Box 490007 Leesburg, FL 34749-0007 By fax to: 325-365-1951 I always felt like a little bit of an imposter in college. It wasnt that I was straight and a signicant percentage of the Bryn Mawr population loved both Virginia Woolf and Emily Dickinson (take whatever infer ence you want from that ) It wasnt that I was pro-life and most of my sister students were busy protecting their ovaries from my rosaries. It wasnt that I loved football, and the only Eagles they were in terested in were the ones on the endangered species list. The real reason I felt as if I didnt truly belong was the suspi cion that I wasnt as smart as the budding Madame Curies I sat next to in class. This stems from a conversation I had freshman year with a guidance counsel or who blithely told me that Bryn Mawr, a womens liberal arts col lege in Pennsylvania, had admit ted me despite my SAT scores. Seeing the distressed look on my freshman-10 padded face, she immediately added we liked that you took hard courses, that you participated in activities, that you exceeded beyond your natural abilities. That last bit didnt exactly raise my spirits. Here was an of cial representative of my dream school, my rst choice, saying that my abysmal 1240 SATs in dicated a kinship with Pebbles Flintstone but did not blind them to my other qualities. I felt a bit like Tarzan must have felt when they took him from the jungle, taught him a few prepositions and said we can work with this! Curiously, none of this made me resent the importance of standardized testing, or wish that it didnt exist. What it did do was put steel in my spine and make me determined to match, accomplishment for accom plishment, my better-pedigreed classmates. Competition is good, and nding out Id been chosen despite my less-than-impres sive test scores made me grateful for the opportunity to shine. This Tarzan was not going to be limit ed to vine swinging. My reaction was, apparent ly, unique. A lot of people oppose standardized tests because of some general (and vague) sense of unfairness. Ive been told that the SATs are essentially useless relics of an elitist past, one that rewards afuence and cultural homoge neity, not to mention the ability to memorize facts and numbers. And now, sadly, my exalted alma mater has decided to agree with them. Effective immediately, Bryn Mawr will no longer consid er SATs in admission decisions. Miss 1240 thinks this is a big mistake. While Ive heard the old canards about standardized tests being prepared by people who dont get the realities of under privileged or minority kids, that doesnt wash with me for two im portant reasons. First, a brain is race neutral and bank-account blind. Sure, some kids have the benet of a better education than others be cause of money or the lack there of, but standardized tests are de signed to see our aptitude for learning, not what weve already been taught. I was a teacher for ve consequential years in three afuent private schools, and the quality of the brains I taught var ied, but never because Sloane had more money than Susie or Grayson lived in Merion and Je rome came from Mantua. Second, and more important ly, telling a student that objective standards dont matter is tanta mount to telling them they have nothing to prove and that were going all Billy Joel on them, as in, we love you just the way you are. The problem is, we dont. Or at least, we shouldnt. This is the clas sic give everyone a trophy men tality, the idea that you deserve an award just for showing up. While its good to encour age kids to diversify and appre ciate their special, native skills, there is something extremely im portant in holding them to spe cic standards of performance (hence the standardized in standardized test). It was good that the academ ic counselor at Bryn Mawr recog nized I was not the sum total of my numerical scores (and thank God she didnt see my LSAT scores a few years later). I very much appreciated hearing that I was one small sh in a pond with some swimmers who were more naturally gifted than I was. The message was: you have to earn this, Christine. Of course, you might say that the message I should have gotten was the exact opposite, namely, that I was more important than some standardized label and that the Bryn Mawrtyrs (cute, eh?) were right to look beyond the ob jective metrics and accept me for my more unique attributes. But the fact is that colleges will always look at those attributes because they only have a limited number of spaces and you have to somehow decide between blonde lacrosse player with per fect SATs and brunette debating society president with perfect SATs. There is always room for the things that make us as excep tional and irreplaceable as indi vidual snowakes in an other wise monolithic drift. But measuring up to some one elses standards has some value in a world where trophies are ubiquitous. Because theres a reason Billy Joel was a great songwriter and not an admis sions director. Christine M. Flowers is a lawyer and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News. Readers may send her email at cowers1961@gmail.com. OTHER VOICES Christine M. Flowers MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Standardized tests have value N o one in Libya can win. Enough is enough. I have lost hope in Liby ans. That is the verdict of Mah moud Okok, a civil engineer in his thirties, who is eeing his country with his family. Increasingly, it is also the mindset of Amer icans confronted with the harsh realities of President Barack Obamas foreign policy. Rel atively low-cost interventions, like the one he launched over Libya in 2011, often seem at tractive upfront. They avoid the staggering nancial toll of massive operations like the in vasion of Iraq. But they can also increase the risks of conict without delivering any of the rewards of victory. In the run-up to the intervention, Obama warned that the regime of Moammar Gad ha wanted to massacre Benghazis more pro-Western rebels like rats. With neighbor ing Egypt in a precarious, unstable position at the time, it seemed reasonable to take steps against a full-blown Libyan civil war. Perhaps the administration also contemplated the downside of a huge wave of refugees owing from Libya into the economically weak coun tries of Southern Europe. So the intervention began. But as weve learned everywhere from Iraq and Syria to Egypt and Somalia, when it comes to todays revolutionaries, making up for decades with out the institutions of a strong civil society isnt that easy. Instead, factionalism, militias, chaos and bloody stalemates dene the scene. And now, Libya is becoming a Somalia on the Medi terranean. Libya is so fragmented and fac tionalized that it is hard to see what control physically or politically could be exert ed anytime soon, the Wilson Centers Robin Wright told NBC News. The danger is Libya could become a failed state. In some ways it is bordering on that already. Asked for comment, the spokesman for the Libyan Embassy in London replied: We sim ply do not know what is going on. The militias are all mad. Libyas proximity to Europe makes it some thing of a special case because anything that threatens Europes fragile economies could send the world economy into another tail spin. Nevertheless, theres little indication that America has the will or the talent necessary to engage in the grueling, semicolonial work of guiding a civil war toward a workable peace. Obama may have gotten us into this mess, and many of us dont have the stomach for trying to nd a way out. Distributed by MCT Information Services. A VOICE A failing state across the Mediterranean from Europe Classic DOONESBURY 1976


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SPORTS EDITOR FRANK JOLLEY 352-365-8268 Sports sports@dailycommercial.com B1 DAILY COMMERCIAL Monday, August 11, 2014 www.dailycommercial.com MLB: Mesoracos slam downs Marlins / B3 DAVID J. PHILLIP / AP Rory McIlroy holds up the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament on Sunday at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. Rarefied air Playing at a level not seen since Tigers heyday, Rory wins PGA PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. After a year of dull nishes at the majors, the PGA Champi onship was turning into quite a shootout. Rickie Fowler, Phil Mick elson, Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson made Sun day at Valhalla a can-youtop-this urry of bird ies and eagles, a striking change from the Mas ters, U.S. Open and British Open. Only it may not end un til Monday. A rain delay of nearly two hours made it unlikely the leaders would be able to nish before nightfall. The way this was going, it will be worth the wait. Fowler claimed the top spot at 15 under with a 30foot birdie putt at the 10th. Mickelson pulled even with his playing partner in the next-to-last group, rolling in a 10-footer for birdie at the 11th. Right behind them in the nal pairing, McIlroy bounced back from a slug gish start with a brilliant second shot into the par5 10th, the ball curling up 7 feet from the hole. He rolled that in for an eagle that pulled him within one stroke of the lead. Stenson, seeking the rst major title for a Swedish male, had ve birdies on the front side and also was JOHN KEKIS Associated Press WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. A.J. Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the nish to win the NA SCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen Interna tional on a somber Sun day. The victory made his one-car team for JTG Daugherty Racing eli gible for the Chase for the Sprint Cup title. All mendinger held off Am brose through the rst two turns and opened a lead after both cars bumped and won going away. Three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart pulled out of the race 12 hours after he struck and killed a Sprint car driver who had climbed from his car during a race in nearby Canan daigua, New York. Allmendinger offered his condolences to the Ward family after he won, saying were a community here, were thinking about you. In a statement re leased during the race by a spokesman, Stew art said: There arent words to describe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. Its a very emotional time for all involved, and it is the reason Ive decid ed not to participate in Allmendingers dash beats Ambrose at Watkins Glen Three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart pulled out of the race 12 hours after he struck and killed a Sprint car driver who had climbed from his car during a race in nearby Canandaigua, New York. SEE NASCAR | B2 A.J. Allmendinger waves the checkered ag as he celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race on Sunday at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. DERIK HAMILTON / AP Associated Press CHICAGO Anthony Rizzo hit a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. The last-place Cubs struck out 17 times, running their total to 44 for the weekend series, but Rizzo and touted rookie Javier Baez had two hits apiece to key a 13-hit attack. Carlos Villanueva (5-6) pitched a scoreless inning to earn the victory. Baez struck out in the 12th, but reached on a wild pitch that moved Ryan Sweeney to third. Baez moved to second on another wild pitch by Cesar Ramos (2-4) before Rizzo lined a single to right-center eld. Rays drop 3-2 decision to Cubs in 12th SEE RAYS | B2 NAM Y. HUH / AP Tampa Bay Rays Brandon Guyer, right, steals second as Chicago Cubs Starlin Castro guards the bag on Sunday in Chicago. ANDY KENT Associated Press DAVIE Reshad Jones fourgame suspension has put backup safety Jimmy Wilson in the spot light for the Miami Dolphins. Jones is allowed to practice with the team and participate in presea son games after he was penalized Friday for violating the NFL poli cy on performance-enhancing sub stances. But Wilson took most of the snaps with the rst team during Sundays practice. This is Wilsons third year in de fensive coordinator Kevin Coyles system, but he has spent the ma jority of his time lined up at other Wilson steps in Jones spot for Dolphins defense SEE MIAMI | B2 MIKE GROLL / AP Rory McIlroy hits out of the bunker on the sixth hole during the nal round of the PGA Championship. SEE RORY | B2


B2 DAILY COMMERCIAL Monday, August 11, 2014 BASEBALL American League East W L Pct GB Baltimore 67 50 .573 Toronto 63 56 .529 5 New York 61 56 .521 6 Tampa Bay 57 60 .487 10 Boston 52 65 .444 15 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 63 52 .548 Kansas City 63 53 .543 Cleveland 59 59 .500 5 Chicago 56 63 .471 9 Minnesota 52 64 .448 11 West W L Pct GB Oakland 72 45 .615 Los Angeles 68 49 .581 4 Seattle 62 55 .530 10 Houston 49 69 .415 23 Texas 46 71 .393 26 Saturdays Games Cleveland 3, N.Y. Yankees 0 Toronto 3, Detroit 2, 10 innings Baltimore 10, St. Louis 3 Tampa Bay 4, Chicago Cubs 0 Kansas City 5, San Francisco 0 Houston 8, Texas 3 L.A. Angels 5, Boston 4, 19 innings Oakland 9, Minnesota 4 Chicago White Sox 2, Seattle 1, 10 innings Sundays Games Cleveland 4, N.Y. Yankees 1 Toronto 6, Detroit 5, 19 innings St. Louis 8, Baltimore 3 Kansas City 7, San Francisco 4 Texas 6, Houston 2 Chicago Cubs 3, Tampa Bay 2, 12 innings Boston 3, L.A. Angels 1 Minnesota 6, Oakland 1 Seattle 4, Chicago White Sox 2 Todays Games Detroit (Verlander 10-10) at Pittsburgh (Locke 3-3), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Capuano 1-2) at Baltimore (B.Norris 9-7), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Smyly 6-10) at Texas (Lewis 8-8), 8:05 p.m. Minnesota (Milone 6-3) at Houston (Peacock 3-8), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Gray 12-5) at Kansas City (Ventura 9-8), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (Hutchison 8-9) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 123), 10:10 p.m. Tuesdays Games Arizona at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Minnesota at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Oakland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Toronto at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. National League East W L Pct GB Washington 63 52 .548 Atlanta 59 57 .509 4 Miami 57 60 .487 7 New York 56 62 .475 8 Philadelphia 53 65 .449 11 Central W L Pct GB Milwaukee 65 53 .551 St. Louis 62 54 .534 2 Pittsburgh 62 55 .530 2 Cincinnati 60 58 .508 5 Chicago 50 66 .431 14 West W L Pct GB Los Angeles 67 52 .563 San Francisco 62 56 .525 4 San Diego 54 62 .466 11 Arizona 51 67 .432 15 Colorado 46 71 .393 20 Saturdays Games Baltimore 10, St. Louis 3 Tampa Bay 4, Chicago Cubs 0 N.Y. Mets 2, Philadelphia 1, 11 innings San Diego 2, Pittsburgh 1 Milwaukee 4, L.A. Dodgers 1 Miami 4, Cincinnati 3 Kansas City 5, San Francisco 0 Washington 4, Atlanta 1, 11 innings Arizona 14, Colorado 4 Sundays Games Cincinnati 7, Miami 2 Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Mets 6 San Diego 8, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 8, Baltimore 3 L.A. Dodgers 5, Milwaukee 1 Kansas City 7, San Francisco 4 Chicago Cubs 3, Tampa Bay 2, 12 innings Colorado 5, Arizona 3, 10 innings Washington at Atlanta, late Mondays Games N.Y. Mets (Niese 5-8) at Philadelphia (D.Buchanan 6-5), 1:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 10-10) at Pittsburgh (Locke 3-3), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Haren 9-9) at Atlanta (Teheran 108), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (S.Miller 8-8) at Miami (Koehler 7-9), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 6-6) at Chicago Cubs (Arrieta 6-3), 8:05 p.m. Colorado (Lyles 6-1) at San Diego (Hahn 7-3), 10:10 p.m. Tuesdays Games Arizona at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Colorado at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. GOLF PGA Championship Scores Sunday At Valhalla Golf Club Louisville, Ky. Purse: $10 million Yardage: 7,458; Par 71 Final Rory McIlroy (600), $1,800,000 66-67-67-68 P Mickelson (330), $1,080,000 69-67-67-66 Rickie Fowler (180), $580,000 69-66-67-68 Henrik Stenson (180), $580,000 66-71-67-66 Jim Furyk (115), $367,500 66-68-72-66 Ryan Palmer (115), $367,500 65-70-69-68 Victor Dubuisson, $263,000 69-68-70-66 Ernie Els (86), $263,000 70-70-68-65 Mikko Ilonen, $263,000 67-68-69-69 Hunter Mahan (86), $263,000 70-71-65-67 Steve Stricker (86), $263,000 69-68-68-68 Jimmy Walker (86), $263,000 69-71-68-65 Kevin Chappell (66), $191,000 65-74-67-68 Brandt Snedeker (66), $191,000 73-68-66-67 Jason Day (54), $127,889 69-65-69-72 Graham DeLaet (54), $127,889 69-68-68-70 Brooks Koepka, $127,889 71-71-66-67 Louis Oosthuizen (54), $127,889 70-67-67-71 Charl Schwartzel (54), $127,889 72-68-69-66 Adam Scott (54), $127,889 71-69-66-69 Marc Warren, $127,889 71-71-66-67 Lee Westwood (54), $127,889 65-72-69-69 Bernd Wiesberger, $127,889 68-68-65-74 Jamie Donaldson, $84,000 69-70-66-71 Justin Rose (47), $84,000 70-72-67-67 Joost Luiten, $78,000 68-69-69-71 Bill Haas (43), $71,000 71-68-68-71 Jerry Kelly (43), $71,000 67-74-70-67 Kenny Perry (43), $71,000 72-69-69-68 Alexander Levy, $62,000 69-71-68-71 Thorbjorn Olesen (40), $62,000 71-71-70-67 Danny Willett, $62,000 68-73-66-72 Cameron Tringale (37), $53,000 69-71-71-69 Nick Watney (37), $53,000 69-69-70-72 Jonas Blixt (33), $42,520 71-70-68-72 Sergio Garcia (33), $42,520 70-72-66-73 Hideki Matsuyama (33), $42,520 71-72-70-68 Vijay Singh (33), $42,520 71-68-73-69 Richard Sterne, $42,520 70-69-72-70 Jason Bohn (28), $32,000 71-71-71-69 Brendon de Jonge (28), $32,000 70-70-72-70 Luke Donald (28), $32,000 70-72-68-72 Brian Harman (28), $32,000 71-69-69-73 Ryan Moore (28), $32,000 73-68-67-74 Koumei Oda, $32,000 74-68-71-69 Scott Brown (19), $24,792 71-70-70-72 Matt Jones (19), $24,792 68-71-72-72 Robert Karlsson, $24,792 71-69-74-69 Marc Leishman (19), $24,792 71-71-72-69 Shane Lowry, $24,792 68-74-74-67 Graeme McDowell (19), $24,792 73-70-71-69 Pat Perez (19), $24,792 71-71-71-70 Fabrizio Zanotti, $24,792 71-70-71-71 Branden Grace, $24,792 73-70-68-72 Edoardo Molinari, $24,792 66-73-71-73 Geoff Ogilvy (19), $24,792 69-71-71-72 Chris Wood, $24,792 66-73-70-74 LPGA Tour-Meijer Classic Leading Scores Sunday At Blytheeld Country Club Belmont, Michigan Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,414; Par 71 Final x-Won on second hole of playoff x-Mirim Lee, $225,00 70-64-67-69 Inbee Park, $139,217 66-66-68-70 Suzann Pettersen, $100,992 69-64-69-69 Haru Nomura, $78,125 70-67-69-68 Sandra Gal, $52,465 65-72-72-66 Amy Yang, $52,465 68-67-72-68 Line Vedel, $52,465 68-69-68-70 Shanshan Feng, $37,730 69-69-72-66 Kris Tamulis, $32,394 70-69-71-67 Cristie Kerr, $32,394 72-72-64-69 Stacy Lewis, $28,582 70-72-70-66 Ayako Uehara, $22,993 72-68-70-69 Lydia Ko, $22,993 69-68-71-71 Katie M. Burnett, $22,993 71-68-68-72 Paula Creamer, $22,993 69-70-68-72 Lee-Anne Pace, $22,993 70-70-67-72 Beatriz Recari, $22,993 70-69-67-73 Thidapa Suwannapura, $17,561 71-73-72-64 Xi Yu Lin, $17,561 71-70-71-68 Sydnee Michaels, $17,561 69-70-70-71 Azahara Munoz, $17,561 68-70-71-71 Gerina Piller, $17,561 68-70-71-71 Jodi Ewart Shadoff, $15,397 69-73-69-70 Giulia Molinaro, $15,397 71-67-69-74 Brittany Lincicome, $13,758 74-70-70-68 Lisa McCloskey, $13,758 74-70-70-68 Joanna Klatten, $13,758 73-70-70-69 Angela Stanford, $13,758 73-70-69-70 Anna Nordqvist, $10,048 75-69-71-68 Mariajo Uribe, $10,048 70-74-71-68 Brianna Do, $10,048 69-71-74-69 Karine Icher, $10,048 69-73-72-69 Amy Anderson, $10,048 71-73-69-70 Catriona Matthew, $10,048 70-72-71-70 Jane Rah, $10,048 72-71-70-70 Austin Ernst, $10,048 72-72-68-71 Jane Park, $10,048 71-70-71-71 Hee Young Park, $10,048 70-71-70-72 Dewi Claire Schreefel, $10,048 71-72-68-72 Katherine Kirk, $10,048 67-70-73-73 Lexi Thompson, $7,622 73-71-71-69 Belen Mozo, $6,393 70-72-75-68 Brooke Pancake, $6,393 72-70-74-69 Christina Kim, $6,393 74-70-71-70 Lorie Kane, $6,393 70-73-71-71 Chie Arimura, $6,393 72-69-72-72 Laura Davies, $6,393 71-68-74-72 Jimin Kang, $6,393 71-70-71-73 Tiffany Joh, $6,393 70-70-71-74 Pat Hurst, $4,802 72-72-72-70 Alena Sharp, $4,802 70-72-74-70 Candie Kung, $4,802 74-70-71-71 Caroline Masson, $4,802 69-74-72-71 Danielle Kang, $4,802 73-70-71-72 Jennifer Song, $4,802 71-73-70-72 NASCAR Sprint Cup-Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Results Sunday At Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. Lap length: 2.45 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (6) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 90 laps, 129.9 rat ing, 48 points, $214,173. 2. (2) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 90, 130.9, 43, $192,745. 3. (5) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 90, 117.2, 41, $133,450. 4. (23) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 90, 80, 40, $142,470. 5. (16) Carl Edwards, Ford, 90, 98.9, 40, $127,150. 6. (11) Joey Logano, Ford, 90, 89.1, 38, $133,906. 7. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 90, 94.5, 37, $128,598. 8. (28) Greg Bife, Ford, 90, 89.5, 36, $127,715. 9. (8) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 90, 102.5, 35, $130,801. 10. (12) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 90, 91.7, 34, $117,865. 11. (7) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 90, 101.3, 33, $92,040. 12. (30) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 90, 84.4, 33, $98,065. 13. (25) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 90, 74.7, 31, $109,448. 14. (14) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 90, 92.6, 30, $113,354. 15. (22) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 90, 76, 29, $104,523. 16. (31) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 90, 66.4, 28, $123,451. 17. (15) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 90, 60.9, 27, $101,048. 18. (27) Aric Almirola, Ford, 90, 70.2, 26, $114,926. 19. (26) David Ragan, Ford, 90, 58.7, 25, $97,773. 20. (21) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 90, 55.4, 24, $114,340. 21. (43) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 90, 51.7, 23, $84,965. 22. (33) David Gilliland, Ford, 90, 58.3, 22, $94,162. 23. (39) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 90, 45.4, 21, $76,290. 24. (17) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 90, 74.9, 20, $84,015. 25. (34) Boris Said, Ford, 90, 42, 19, $76,390. 26. (32) Nelson Piquet Jr., Ford, 90, 47, 0, $72,640. 27. (24) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 90, 71.5, 17, $110,406. 28. (3) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 90, 95.5, 17, $126,201. 29. (41) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 89, 35.4, 0, $74,590. 30. (40) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 89, 32.3, 0, $81,440. 31. (42) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 88, 38.1, 13, $71,790. 32. (20) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 87, 37.7, 12, $98,779. 33. (38) Alex Kennedy, Chevrolet, accident, 86, 41, 11, $71,415. 34. (1) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 86, 114.8, 11, $129,426. 35. (9) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 85, 76.6, 9, $116,548. 36. (36) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 85, 30.4, 8, $70,960. 37. (13) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, accident, 81, 51.6, 0, $104,983. 38. (37) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 78, 28.9, 6, $65,830. 39. (35) Ryan Truex, Toyota, suspension, 69, 44.2, 5, $61,830. 40. (19) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 69, 65, 4, $105,671. 41. (10) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, accident, 55, 69, 3, $61,830. 42. (29) Michael McDowell, Ford, accident, 55, 55.7, 2, $49,830. 43. (18) Cole Whitt, Toyota, accident, 9, 34.3, 1, $46,330. TENNIS ATP World Tour Rogers Cup Results A U.S. Open Series event Sunday At Rexall Centre Toronto Purse: $3.147 million (Masters 1000) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (13), France, def. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, 7-5, 7-6 (3). Doubles Championship Alexander Peya, Austria, and Bruno Soares (2), Bra zil, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo Melo (4), Brazil, 6-4, 6-3. Sundays Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX Optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket. CLEVELAND INDIANS Placed OF David Murphy and DH/1B Nick Swisher on the 15-day DL. Re called OF Tyler Holt and INF/OF Zach Walters from Columbus (IL). DETROIT TIGERS Placed RHPs Joakim Soria and Anibal Sanchez on the 15-day DL; Sanchez retroac tive to Saturday. LOS ANGELES ANGELS Optioned INF C.J. Cron and RHP Cam Bedrosian to Salt Lake (PCL). Trans ferred LHP Tyler Skaggs to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Caleb Clay from Salt Lake. Re called RHP Vinnie Pestano from Salt Lake. MINNESOTA TWINS Traded RHP Kevin Correia to the L.A. Dodgers for a player to be named. OAKLAND ATHLETICS Sent 1B Kyle Blanks to Sac ramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment. SEATTLE MARINERS Optioned LHP Lucas Luetge to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma. TORONTO BLUE JAYS Sent 1B Adam Lind to Dune din (FSL) for a rehab assignment. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Assigned 3B Andy Marte outright to Reno (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Gabriel Perez on a minor league contract. CHICAGO CUBS Optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Iowa (PCL). Assigned OF Ryan Kalish outright to Iowa. Placed RHP Brian Schlitter on the 15-day DL. Rein stated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day DL. COLORADO ROCKIES Placed OF Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Assigned OF Jason Pridie outright to Colorado Springs (PCL). Recalled INF Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs. LOS ANGELES DODGERS Placed SS Hanley Ramirez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Designated LHP Colt Hynes for assignment. Recalled INF Darwin Barney from Albuquerque (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS Sent LHP Wei-Chung Wang to Wisconsin (MSL) for a rehab assignment. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Claimed RHP Jerome Wil liams off waivers from Texas. PITTSBURGH PIRATES Claimed INF Tommy Field off waivers from the L.A. Angels and optioned him to Indianapolis (IL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Optioned OF Juan Perez to Fresno (PCL). TV 2 DAY SCOREBOARD MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia ESPN L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta 7:10 p.m. FS-Florida St. Louis at Miami 8:05 p.m. SUN Tampa Bay at Texas todays race at Watkins Glen. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and ev eryone affected by this tragedy. Regan Smith drove Stewarts car instead and nished 35th after having to start from the back of the 43-car eld and getting caught in a late accident. It was the second straight time Stewart missed the race at The Glen, where he has a NASCAR-record ve victories. He suffered a broken leg in a sprint car accident in Iowa days before the Cup race and missed the rest of the season. There were three re starts in the decisive closing laps. Allmendinger got the jump on Ambrose in the rst one with nine laps to go, but Jimmie Johnson was bumped in the rst turn and his No. 48 spun around, collecting two other cars and precipitating a caution. The race restart ed again with ve laps left and both Ambrose and Allmendinger were side-by-side through the esses, banging against each other be fore Ambrose took the lead in the chicane as hes done so many times in the past, dirt ying as both cars hit the grass. Allmendinger wasnt done, regaining the lead on the next lap as he outbraked the Aus tralian into turn 1 be fore a crash involving Denny Hamlin caused another red ag with four laps left. The 90-lap race on the 2.45-mile layout was red-agged for 1 hour, 21 minutes just past the midpoint af ter a violent crash in volving Ryan Newman and Michael McDow ell that involved three other cars. Newmans Chev rolet spun hard into the Armco barrier lin ing the track, ripping a big hole in the barri ers metal. The car then spun around twice and went back across the racing surface, collect ing McDowell in his No. 95, which incurred heavy damage in the rear. Newman, Mc Dowell and Alex Bow man were treated in the ineld care center and released. Allmendinger gained the lead on lap 64 af ter pit stops, with Kurt Busch and Ambrose close behind. Ambrose outbraked Busch into Turn 1 for second two laps lat er and set his sights on Allmendinger, who had a 2-second lead that was wiped out by the late stoppages. Jeff Gordon start ed from the pole and led the rst 29 laps, holding Ambrose at bay. But Gordons en gine died on lap 50 as he lost all power and couldnt get it rered. NASCAR FROM PAGE B1 DERIK HAMILTON / AP A.J. Allmendinger (47) takes the checkered ag to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Sunday in Watkins Glen N.Y. The Rays lost for only the fth time in their last 23 road games. They trail Kansas City by 6 1/2 games in the race for the second AL wild card. Tampa Bay grabbed a 2-1 lead in the sev enth inning. Pinch-hit ter Brandon Guyer got it started with a lead off single against Neil Ramirez, who returned from the disabled list before the game. Guyer stole second and moved to third on a groundout before Des mond Jennings drove him in with a double. The Cubs respond ed with a two-out ral ly in the bottom half against Grant Balfour. Sweeney doubled and scored on Chris Cogh lans triple. Rays right-hander Alex Cobb pitched six innings of one-run ball. He allowed six hits, struck out six and walked none. Travis Wood matched Cobb with a strong performance for the Cubs. The lefthander allowed an un earned run and four hits in six innings, but remains winless in his last 10 starts. Wood, one of the best hitting pitch ers in the majors, also helped himself with a one-out single in the fth. He moved up on a groundout and scored on Baezs single to cen ter. Baezs run-scoring hit atoned for an error in the top half that al lowed a run to score. Curt Casali started the inning with a dou ble for the Rays sec ond hit of the game. Logan Forsythe walked with one out before Jennings hit a slow roller to second base. The charging Baez re trieved the ball in time to make the play, only to have his off-balance throw sail wide of rst base. RAYS FROM PAGE B1 spots in the defensive backeld, including nickel corner. Ive practiced (safe ty) the last couple of years now, said Wilson, who had two intercep tions and 39 tackles last season. So Im nally going to have a chance to get out there and play safety and show everybody what I can do and hopefully help my team. There are still some things Ive got to get used to at safety but thats what the rest of these preseason games are for and the rest of this camp is for. Veteran safety Lou is Delmas, who was signed as a free agent back in March, is com ing off a stellar season in Detroit and will be asked to help Wilson in his transition. Delmas and the rest of the de fensive starters also are trying to bounce back from a shaky outing in Atlanta on Friday night in the preseason opener against the Falcons. Atlanta put together a 15-play scoring drive in the rst quarter that ate up more than nine min utes and resulted in the tying touchdown. There were two costly penal ties on the defense, one on Delmas for illegal contact that negated a sack by linebacker Koa Misi and one on line backer Philip Wheeler for roughing the pass er that set up the touch down run. I denitely didnt like to see that and again we were very generous to them, coach Joe Phil bin said. We had a cou ple of penalties on the drive and we had some opportunities where we had a great chance to get off the eld but we didnt execute well enough and we werent disciplined enough not to get called on a couple of ags and that hurt us. They put together a good drive so obvious ly it was not an impres sive performance, that opening drive defen sively. Philbin, in keeping with his practice, would not commit to Wil son taking Jones spot at starting strong safe ty, but he did point out some of the things he likes about the fourthyear defensive back out of Montana. Hes had a lot of train ing there and hes got ten a lot of reps at that position over a long pe riod of time, he said. I think he knows the de fense very well and not unlike any other posi tion were looking for him to execute the tech niques, the responsibil ities, the coverage, the adjustments and the checks that need to be made on a consistent basis. NOTES: The team an nounced before prac tice that defensive tack le A.J. Francis (knee) will miss extended prac tice time. ... Corner back Cortland Finnegan was the only player not present. ... Second-year running back Mike Gil lislee had an ice pack on his left knee and missed most of prac tice. ... Backup offensive tackle Jason Fox left the eld accompanied by a trainer. MIAMI FROM PAGE B1 one shot back at 14 un der. Fowler got off to a rocky start, taking bogey at the second hole after driving into a creek. But he capped a run of three straight birdies by chip ping from 20 feet at No. 5, snapping what was then a ve-way tie for the lead. Fowler was a run ner-up at both the U.S. Open and the British Open, and tied for fth at the Masters. This was shaping up as his best chance yet at his rst major title; if nothing else, it was a lot more exciting that the rst three. Bubba Watson pulled away to win the Mas ters, Martin Kaymer cruised to an eightshot win at Pinehurst, and McIlroy took a sixshot lead to the nal day at Royal Liverpool and was never serious ly challenged. Coming off his victo ries in the Open and at Firestone, McIlroy teed off with a one-stroke lead. Boy Wonder plod ded through much of front nine, taking a cou ple of bogeys while oth ers were charging up the board. A birdie at the par-5 seventh stead ied his stroke, and the eagle got him right back in the thick of things. Ernie Els and Jimmy Walker both shot 6-un der 65s, but it didnt look as though their 11-under 273s were go ing to be quite enough. Austrias Bernd Wies berger, playing in the nal group with McIlory, faded with a 1-over 36 on the front side. Play was suspend ed for nearly two hours when a storm swept through the club on the outskirts of Louisville. Workers brought out squeegees, trying fu riously to push stand ing water off the course. Towels were used to dry the tee boxes. About an inch of rain fell in 45 minutes, but it took longer to get the course back in play ing shape. The sun came out after the rain passed, giving it the feel of a sauna as the tem perature climbed to ward the upper 80s. During the 1-hour, 51-minute delay, ducks wallowed in an im promptu creek run ning down the middle of a fairway. Sergio Gar cia rolled up his pants and ed to the cover of the clubhouse, splash ing along the way. Fowl er had some fun with Billy Horschel, who was walking around bare footed, having removed his soaked socks and shoes. RORY FROM PAGE B1


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A,152 (49,642). Red Sox 3, Angels 1 Boston Los Angeles ab r h rbi ab r h rbi B.Holt rf 4 1 1 0 Calhon rf 4 0 2 0 Pedroia 2b 4 1 2 0 Trout cf 3 1 1 1 Cespds lf 4 1 1 3 Pujols dh 3 0 0 0 Napoli dh 2 0 0 0 Aybar ss 3 0 0 0 KJhnsn 1b 4 0 0 0 HKndrc 2b 4 0 1 0 Bogarts ss 4 0 0 0 Freese 3b 3 0 1 0 Mdlrks 3b 3 0 0 0 ENavrr 1b 4 0 1 0 BrdlyJr cf 4 0 0 0 Iannett c 4 0 0 0 DButlr c 3 0 0 0 Cowgill lf 3 0 0 0 JHmltn ph 1 0 0 0 Total 32 3 4 3 Totals 32 1 6 1 Boston 000 000 030 3 Los Angeles 000 000 010 1 ED.Butler (1), Bogaerts (17), E.Navarro (2). DPBos ton 1. LOBBoston 6, Los Angeles 8. 2BPedroia (30), Calhoun (20). HRCespedes (18), Trout (27). IP H R ER BB SO Boston R.De La Rosa W,4-4 7 5 1 1 3 8 Mujica H,2 1 0 0 0 0 0 Uehara S,25-27 1 1 0 0 0 2 Los Angeles H.Santiago 6 2 0 0 3 5 Jepsen 1 0 0 0 0 2 J.Smith L,4-1 1 2 3 2 0 3 Pestano 1 0 0 0 1 3 R.De La Rosa pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. HBPby R.De La Rosa (Trout). UmpiresHome, CB Bucknor; First, Quinn Wolcott; Second, Dale Scott; Third, Ben May. T:03. A,300 (45,483). Padres 8, Pirates 2 San Diego Pittsburgh ab r h rbi ab r h rbi Amarst ss 5 1 1 0 SMarte cf 3 1 1 0 Solarte 3b 3 2 1 0 GPolnc rf 4 1 2 2 S.Smith rf 4 2 2 3 JGomz p 0 0 0 0 Alonso 1b 3 1 1 2 JHrrsn 3b-2b 3 0 0 0 Venale cf 3 0 1 0 I.Davis 1b 2 0 0 0 Gyorko 2b 5 0 2 2 Pimntl p 0 0 0 0 AAlmnt lf 5 0 1 0 PAlvrz 3b 1 0 0 0 Rivera c 5 1 1 0 Mercer ss 3 0 2 0 T.Ross p 2 1 0 0 Snider lf 4 0 1 0 Francr ph 1 0 0 0 Nix 2b-rf 4 0 0 0 Boyer p 0 0 0 0 CStwrt c 4 0 1 0 Medica ph 1 0 1 0 Morton p 1 0 0 0 Thayer p 0 0 0 0 Mrtnz ph 1 0 0 0 Stauffr p 0 0 0 0 GSnchz 1b 2 0 0 0 Totals 37 8 11 7 Totals 3 2 7 2 San Diego 000 140 102 8 Pittsburgh 200 000 000 2 ES.Marte (3). DPSan Diego 1. LOBSan Diego 9, Pittsburgh 7. 2BS.Smith (24), Medica (9), G.Polanco (8). 3BS.Smith (5). HRG.Polanco (6). SBNix (1). CSS.Marte (8). SFAlonso. 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IP H R ER BB SO New York Za.Wheeler 6 3 3 3 3 5 Black H,10 2-3 3 2 2 0 0 Edgin H,4 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 Mejia L,5-5 BS,3-20 2-3 3 2 2 1 Philadelphia K.Kendrick 5 10 6 5 3 1 Hollands 2 2 0 0 1 1 Diekman 1 0 0 0 0 2 Giles W,1-0 1 1 0 0 0 1 WPZa.Wheeler. UmpiresHome, Tom Woodring; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Mike Muchlinski. T:14. A,061 (43,651). Dodgers 5, Brewers 1 Los Angeles Milwaukee ab r h rbi ab r h rbi DGordn 2b 5 0 0 0 CGomz cf 3 1 0 0 Crwfrd lf 4 1 2 0 Lucroy c-1b 3 0 0 0 AdGnzl 1b 3 1 2 2 Braun rf 4 0 2 1 Kemp rf 5 0 2 1 ArRmr 3b 4 0 0 0 Ethier cf 5 0 1 0 KDavis lf 4 0 1 0 Uribe 3b 5 0 2 0 RWeks 2b 3 0 1 0 A.Ellis c 5 1 1 1 MrRynl 1b 3 0 0 0 Rojas ss 5 1 3 0 Estrad p 0 0 0 0 Kershw p 2 1 1 1 Segura ss 3 0 1 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 JNelsn p 1 0 1 0 GParra ph 1 0 0 0 Grzlny p 0 0 0 0 Kintzlr p 0 0 0 0 Maldnd c 1 0 0 0 Totals 39 5 14 5 Totals 30 1 6 1 Los Angeles 001 010 120 5 Milwaukee 100 000 000 1 EGorzelanny (1), Mar.Reynolds (6). DPLos Ange les 1, Milwaukee 1. LOBLos Angeles 12, Milwau kee 4. 2BAd.Gonzalez 2 (31), Rojas (3), R.Weeks (14), J.Nelson (1). HRA.Ellis (1). SBC.Gomez (25). CSC.Gomez (7). SFAd.Gonzalez. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Kershaw W,14-2 8 6 1 1 2 6 Jansen 1 0 0 0 0 2 Milwaukee J.Nelson L,2-3 6 8 2 2 1 3 Gorzelanny 1-3 2 1 0 0 0 Kintzler 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Estrada 2 4 2 2 1 2 HBPby Estrada (C.Crawford), by J.Nelson (Kershaw). WPKershaw. UmpiresHome, John Tumpane; First, Rob Drake; Second, Joe West; Third, Marty Foster. T:05. A,612 (41,900). 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UmpiresHome, Gabe Morales; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Jeff Nelson; Third, Laz Diaz. T:39. A,779 (45,971). MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MARK SCHMETZER Associated Press CINCINNATI Devin Mesoraco hit his third grand slam of the season and drove in six runs, and the Cincinna ti Reds salvaged the nale of a three-game se ries against the Miami Marlins with a 7-2 win on Sunday. Brad Hand walked Todd Frazier with the bases loaded in the fth to break a 2-all tie. Me soraco followed with his second homer of the game and 20th of the season, a 371-foot drive into the left-eld seats. Mesoraco leads all major league catch ers in home runs and the National League in grand slams. He is 6 for 7 (.857) with the bases loaded and is the sixth player in Reds history to hit three slams in one season the rst since Chris Sabo in 1993. The fth-inning out burst gave Johnny Cue to (14-6) some breathing room. In eight innings, he allowed ve hits two homers with two walks and nine strike outs. He improved to 6-0 in his last seven starts. Hand (2-4) allowed ve hits and seven runs with three walks all of them in the fth and two strikeouts. Giancarlo Stanton, the NLs home run and RBI leader, lined his 29th homer with two outs in the rst for a 1-0 Miami lead. Right-elder Jay Bruce made a leaping catch in the eighth to rob Stan ton of a second homer. Mesoraco, who drove in a career-high six runs, gave the Reds a 2-1 lead in the rst with his rst in 10 games since July 30, a 390-foot blast that bounced off the roof of the Cincin nati bullpen in left-cen ter with Bruce on rst and two outs. Casey McGehee tied the game with his third homer of the year, a 383foot shot to left with one out in the fourth. The Marlins, who took a series from St. Louis in early July for the rst time since 2009, will try to make it two straight over the Cardinals. Their three-game set in Miami begins Mon day with right-hander Tom Koehler taking the mound. DAVID KOHL / AP Cincinnati Reds Devin Mesoraco, right, hits a grand slam home run off Miami Marlins starting pitcher Brad Hand in the rst inning on Sunday in Cincinnati. MICHAEL CONROY / AP NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks on Thursday at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. COLLEGE ATHLETICS MICHAEL MAROT Associated Press Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help gen erate in major sports. In the NCAA pres idents rst public comments since Fri days ruling, Emmert told ABCs This Week With George Stepha nopoulos that college sports largest govern ing body found a lot in the decision that was admirable and some parts they disagreed with so strongly that they could not let it go unchallenged in court. Yes, at least in part we will, Emmert said when asked whether the NCAA planned an appeal. No one on our le gal team or the col lege conferences le gal teams think this is a violation of antitrust laws and we need to get that settled in the courts. The NCAAs decision to challenge the ruling is hardly a surprise. Donald Remy, the or ganizations chief legal ofcer, had repeated ly said that if the NCAA lost, it would appeal the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if needed. Many legal experts think this case could be heading that direction, though its unclear whether the nations highest court would take it. We remain con dent that the NCAA has not violated the antitrust laws and in tend to appeal, Remy said in a statement re leased following the television show. We will also be seek ing clarity from the dis trict court on some de tails of its ruling. Joseph Farelli, an at torney with the New York-based law rm of Pitta & Giblin, said the NCAA didnt have a choice after U.S. Dis trict Judge Claudia Wilken shot down the NCAAs argument that its model of amateur ism was the only way to run college sports. Emmert: NCAA will appeal OBannon case TENNIS Mesoracos grand slam paces Reds to 7-2 victory over Marlins BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK Carlos Carrasco rejoined the Cleveland rotation in ne fashion by pitching ve dominant innings and the Indi ans nearly tossed another shut out at Yankee Stadium, beating New York 4-1 Sunday. Jacoby Ellsbury homered with two outs in the ninth off Indi ans closer Cody Allen, ending New Yorks season-worst score less streak at 19 innings. The shot let the Yankees avoid a du bious distinction not since 1999 had they been blanked in two straight games. Jason Kipnis got three hits and scored three runs as the Indians nished 4-3 against New York only twice in the last 22 years has Cleveland taken the season series. A day after Cleveland pitch ers combined on a ve-hit shut out and struck out 15 Yankees, Carrasco (4-4) and four relievers threw another ve-hitter. Carrasco allowed just two sin gles, walked none, struck out four and retired his last 11 bat ters. Pitching in place of the re cently demoted Danny Sala zar, Carrasco made his rst start since being banished to the bull pen in late April. Carrasco had gone 0-12 in 17 starts since 2011, and missed the 2012 season while recover ing from Tommy John surgery. He threw from the stretch all game, ring a 96 mph with his rst pitch, and met catcher Yan Gomes for hand slaps and back pats outside the dugout after the nal out in the fth. Cleveland evened its record at 59-59 by taking advantage of a surprisingly shaky Hiroki Kuroda (7-8). Normally one of baseballs best control pitchers, he walked a season-high four, hit a batter and threw a wild pitch. Kuroda issued his rst bas es-loaded walk since he was a ma jor league rookie in 2008. Gomes drew that walk for a 3-0 lead in the fth and added an RBI single in the seventh. Carrasco, Indians slow down Yankees again BILL KOSTROUN / AP New York Yankees Mark Teixeira (25) is out at second as Cleveland Indians shortstop Jose Ramirez throws to rst for the double play on Carlos Beltran to end the seventh inning on Sunday at Yankee Stadium in New York. Associated Press TORONTO Jo-Wil fried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) for his fourth straight victory over a high er-seeded opponent. The 13th-seed ed Frenchman won his rst ATP Tour ti tle of the season and 11th overall. He beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic on Thursday, eighth-seeded Andy Murray on Friday and seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday. Tsonga improved to 5-11 against Federer. Federer dropped to 2-5 in nals this sea son, with his victories coming in Dubai and Halle. In the doubles nal, Bruno Soares Alexan der Peya topped Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Meloof 6-4, 6-3. Tsonga beats Federer to win Rogers Cup


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Living Healthy Send your health news to features @dailycommercial.com 352-365-8203 C1 DAILY COMMERCIAL Monday, August 11, 2014 BATTLING DISEASE: Artist ips cancer the bird / C2 Health check www.dailycommercial.com LEESBURG LIFE support group to host luncheon LIFE, a social support program for the widowed sponsored by Bey ers Funeral Home and Crematory, will host its annual August Summer Spectacular Luncheon, combining all three of the monthly luncheons, at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Leesburg Community Center, 109 E. Dixie Ave. at Venetian Gardens. After a buffet-style lunch, guests will play Bingo for prizes. Cost is $10 for the event and guests are encour aged to bring a white elephant-type gift, new or used, fun or serious. Call 352-787-0403 to RSVP or for information. LAKE COUNTY Health department will offer Quit Smoking classes Registration is required for up coming Quit Smoking Now class es to be offered by the Lake County Health Department, weekly for six weeks, Aug. 18-Sept. 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the National Training Cen ter, South Lake Hospital, 1935 Don Wickham Drive, in Clermont. A free 1 1/2 hour class will also be offered on Aug. 19 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Goodwill Job Connec tion Center, 10600 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. The free classes will offer nicotine replacement patches, gum and loz enges while supplies last. Topics in clude all types of tobacco. Free car bon monoxide testing will be offered and participants receive a work book. To register, call 877-252-6094. LEESBURG Line dance classes to be offered at senior center For guests that enjoy line danc ing, these classes are made for you and take place every Tuesday at the Leesburg Senior Center, 1211 Penn St. from 1 to 2:30 p.m. For information, call 352-2554962 or 352-552-6958. TAVARES Hospital foundation raises nearly $100,000 for ER The Florida Hospital Waterman Foundations recent 5th Annual Cel ebration of Life Gala brought to gether 176 guests who enjoyed an evening of dining, silent and live auctions and entertainment by the band Hot Property, raising $97,942 in support of the Florida Hospital Waterman Emergency Department. The foundation provides fund ing for programs and services at the hospital including the open heart program, the Community Clinic, mission trips and cancer care ser vices. For information, call 352-2533270 or go to www.FHWaterman. com. LEESBURG Retired and Senior Volunteer Program needs you Lake and Sumter county residents ages 55 and older who have a lifetime of experience to share and the desire to make a real difference in the com munity can be RSVP volunteers. Volunteers assist in tutoring el ementary grade students, mentor low-income high school students who are college bound, partici pate in after-school educational/en richment programs, deliver meals, make telephone reassurance calls to home-bound seniors and provide transportation for cancer patients. Call 352-365-1995 for information. AMY TRENT Associated Press B y late afternoon on a typical work day, Heather Brown usu ally craves a snack. Instead of heading to the vending machine, the human resource manag er for the city of Lynch burg hops on an active work station a tread mill with an attached desk and computer that allows users to walk and work si multaneously. I signed up for the 3 oclock slot, when I would normally get up and have a snack, Brown said. It makes a difference for me. This spring, the Central Virginia Health District spent $16,000 a portion of the funding provided by the Virginia Department of Health Healthy Eating and Active Living Program to purchase 10 tread mill desks. The treadmill desks are part of an initiative spear headed by Work Healthy Lynchburg, a coalition comprised of local busi ness leaders that aims to help companies keep their employees healthy. Studies have shown that a healthy workforce is a productive one. Work Healthy Lynch burg wants to test the the ory rsthand, and see if, in the long-run, it also can help decrease employers healthcare costs. Work Healthy Lynch burg is an offshoot of Live Healthy Lynchburg, launched by former may or Joan Foster in 2012 to address local health con cerns. I do believe we will see improved health and clar ity, concentration and energy levels, Lynch burg Regional Chamber of Commerces Christine Kennedy said. The cham ber is one of the driving forces behind the latest effort to develop healthy workplaces. On June 16, treadmill desks were installed and workplace studies begun at Bank of the James, City Hall and Lynchburgs De partment of Human Ser vices; two were installed at Genworth because of its size. The desks are free to companies. This is really just to get people moving, said Brown, as she led the way recently to a council chamber-turned-treadmill room. Any type of stand ing or moving is what we want to encourage. Within the past week, Work Healthy Lynchburg announced the acquisi tion of 10 more treadmill desks to add to the three that have yet to be distrib uted. In August, four will be given to health depart ments in Amherst, Ap pomattox, Bedford and Campbell counties. This is also a way for us to incorporate worksite wellness among our em ployees, said Leslie Ho glund, senior health ed ucator with the Central Virginia Health District. The remaining tread mill desks will go to com panies whose employees have high stress, but sed entary jobs. Distribution Walk and work Treadmill lets Lynchburg employees stay active while at their stations PHOTOS BY MICHAEL JUSTUS / HALIFAX MEDIA GROUP ABOVE: Peggy Spurlin, staff accountant at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, shows how she can lower the height of her desk to go from walking on a treadmill to sitting at her desk. BELOW: Spurlin shows the controls for a treadmill at her desk. SAMANTHA ALLEN Associated Press LITTLETON, Mass. At the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley, its not uncommon to see patients asleep in their wheelchairs by the saltwa ter-sh tank, or out for a stroll around a pasture lled with grass-grazing an imals like goats and llamas. Director Ellen Levinson said while the merits of pet therapy have been adopted and used at various skilled nursing facilities across the country, its rare to nd chickens and alpacas at a site. At the 120-bed nursing home, which houses a specialized memo ry-support unit for those with severe dementia and other conditions that affect the memory, staff members make time to ensure their patients interact with the animals whenever possible. This is my philosophy: A lot of places say, We have pet therapy, and what they have is someone who brings a dog in on a leash once a week, she said. If I were living here, that would make me more misera ble. Its not like real life. Its not like having a dog, and then youre just tempted with what you could have all the time. Levinson developed animal ther apy and even llama psychology further at her facility to bring bright ness to patients days. Levinson, an animal lover, launched the program, which now has sh, an alpaca, dogs and goats, but it initially started out Exotic animals help Mass. nursing home patients BOB WHITAKER / AP Virginia Hochella, a resident at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, Mass., visits with Travis, a llama the center uses for pet therapy. SEE DESK | C2 SEE LLAMAS | C2


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Anything that we can to do to help fa cilitate health man agement and wellness in the workplace is a good thing, said Bon nie Svrcek, Lynchburgs deputy city manager. The city is one of the major partners in the Work Healthy Lynch burg initiative. Ivetta Campbell, Lynchburg City admin istrative services associ ate, has used the tread mill desk every day of the week since it was installed in city hall. Its gone so smooth ly, shes taken to bring ing a ash drive down to the rst oor with her so she can contin ue working on what she was doing up on the third oor. I think its a person al thing, Campbell said recently, as she walked in her dress and run ning shoes. It depends on your priorities. It may not be for every body. But for me its just a good break from the desk and I think its worthwhile. Shes one of 25 peo ple in city hall and 70 across the city who use the work sta tion during work hours. Work Healthy Lynch burg encouraged all companies to design their own treadmill desk schedules and workspace, one that would t their unique work culture. The only require ments were the preand post-participation sur veys, which the health department will to de termine the impacts of the active work stations. Prior to using the tread mill desks, employees recorded baseline data such as high blood pres sure, body mass index and chronic conditions like diabetes. At the end, the same data will be collected. DESK FROM PAGE C1 with just her own pet golden retrievers. She now has staff once in a while walk one good-na tured llama named Tra vis through the building for a treat. The local Life Care Center, run through the national group Life Care Centers of Amer ica, with 200 facilities across the country, has a policy to resort rarely to medications for un ruly residents. Levinson said she cant attribute all of her staffs success to the presence of animals, but she says they help. I wouldnt attribute it directly to the animals, but to the idea there are ways to make life pleas ant beyond just giving (the residents) a pill, she said. A pill is a very last resort. Thats why we sit out on the porch with them, instead of saying were too busy. I tell staff, you have to nd time. This spring, the Life Care Center of Nasho ba Valley was awarded a perfect score by the state Department of Pub lic Health in a survey of nursing homes and se nior-care providers. Levinson said having animals on site plays a role in making her fa cility more enjoyable. It also helps visiting fami ly members feel more at ease, she said, by allow ing them a chance to talk about something other than sickness and health in a medical setting. Program Director Er ica Labb, who oversees the oor, said residents come into the Life Care Center of all ages with family who havent pre pared for this stage. Levinson said thats why she encourages family members visiting, and even her staff to get bet ter prepared for the end while theyre on site. According to Kaiser Health News, in 2011, Medicare spending reached close to $554 billion, which amounted to 21 percent of the total spent on U.S. health care in that year. Of that $554 billion, Medicare spent 28 percent, or about $170 billion, on patients last six months of life. Levinson said some people as young as 55 de velop dementia or other memory-based diseas es like Alzheimers, and its never too early to pre pare for that stage. She said less than half the time, she nds patients who dont have a health care proxy designated or a listing of what they want at the end of life. People avoid those discussions, she said. Our enthusiasm stems from this. ... (Family will) say, I have no idea what mom would have want ed. (We say) How sad. You could have. At the Life Care Cen ter, though, Levin LLAMAS FROM PAGE C1 son said her facility adopts a pro-animal policy to make a stay in Littleton as pleas ant as possible. In the memory-sup port room, next to a hand-painted mural on the wall of an un derwater ocean scene, a room of about 30 people recently sat quietly. Some knit ted. Others stared out the window, toward a chicken coop the latest addition to the facilitys animal king dom off Foster Street. The idea for the chickens is that peo ple who have mild, mid-stage demen tia to late-stage, are too agitated and dis tracted to sit still and do a craft project or a word game or listen to a music program, Levinson said. (With the animals), theres always something to look at, and its life that theyre looking at. BOB WHITAKER / AP Nicole Burak shows Travis, a pet therapy llama, to resident Bill Machlemer, right, at Life Care Center. JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES Michael Gross never planned on join ing the front lines of the ght against cancer. The guy who once put a terried-looking dog on the cover of National Lampoon magazine with a gun to its head and the words, If You Dont Buy This Magazine, Well Kill This Dog, was only thinking hed have a little fun with his art students when he told them to draw a hand with a raised middle nger. Makes a dramatic state ment and teaches a little about anatomy, the gruff, gravelly voiced artist quipped one recent morning as he sat on the deck of his beachfront bungalow in Oceans ide, sipping coffee. It was only after he re viewed the drawings that Gross, who is dying of kid ney cancer, had one of those white-light bursts of inspira tion: I said to myself this is really funny. And I said this also makes a nice statement about how I feel about can cer. So the artist who spent a career corralling others to work with him on magazine covers and lms began call ing in favors from muralists, abstract expressionists, illus trators and others. Whether they worked in oil or acryl ic, pen or pencil, they would all do the same thing: Create a drawing of a hand with a raised middle nger. Having gathered more than 30, he plans to organize them into a touring gallery show this fall, eventually sell them and also screen some onto T-shirts and limited-edi tion prints for sale. He plans to donate whatever money is raised to Scripps Healths cancer-treatment programs. The works run the gam ut from Gross own popart drawing of a green hand with a raised middle n ger to graphic designer Tra cy Belchers nude woman in prole ipping somebody off. Everett Peck, who creat ed the popular cartoon char acter for the 1990s TV series Duckman: Private Dick/ Family Man, decided to go with a leering, cigar-chomp ing, eight-ngered spider. I just thought if one n ger is good enough, then sev en more is better, laughed Peck. I wish it were deeper than that, but thats about it. Like others, Peck says he was attered to be asked for a drawing. Gross is a legendary gure in art circles, not only for his quirky, oversized per sonality but for his impact on popular culture. When New Yorks presti gious Pratt Institute held a 125th anniversary celebra tion two years ago it surveyed people for their thoughts on the 125 most admired icons created by alumni. Gross Ghostbusters logo, creat ed for the lms of the same name, came in rst, beating Ailing Ghostbusters artist flips bird at cancer LENNY IGNELZI / AP Artist Michael Gross, who is battling cancer, sits in his studio between one of his paintings and one of his photos on his computer screen in Oceanside, Calif. Gross has decided to use his art and the work of other artist to raise money in his ght against cancer. SEE CANCER | C3


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The lms brought him to California, where he eventual ly retired to a career of curating and offer ing private art lessons. Hed recently been di agnosed with termi nal cancer when he gave his students the raised-nger assign ment. Ive got a year or two, they tell me. So I thought, Well, lets do some new things and have some fun. Among Gross art students is popular veteran San Diego ra dio personality Mad ison, who had orga nized a pair of benet concerts for Scripps Loren Nancarrow Healing Garden Proj ect, an ambitious ef fort named for the late San Diego news an chor who died of can cer. The program pro vides a calm garden setting for people un dergoing radiation treatment at Scripps, as well as funds for cancer-related ther apies not covered by insurance. If enough money is raised the en tire garden will eventu ally be named for Nan carrow. CANCER FROM PAGE C2 TAYA FLORES Associated Press LAFAYETTE, Ind. Yoga mats out and heads bowed, about 10 women listened intently as Tam my Douglas said a prayer aloud. The opening prayer set the tone for the Saturday PraiseMoves class, which is marketed as a Christian alternative to yoga. The women met in the sanctuary of The Church, a newer faith community that meets on the south side of La fayette. After a set of warm-up exercises, the Christian yoga alternative began. They stretched in pos tures instead of yoga poses. Gone was down ward-facing dog and in its stead, women glid ed gracefully into tent pose. They still focused on breathing, adhering to constant reminders from Douglas to inhale and exhale. However, the mood was intentionally reli gious in nature as Doug las read correspond ing scriptures while the women lingered in their postures. By the end, as they lay supine in a refuge posture instead of the traditional yoga corpse pose, Douglas assistants laid warmed cloths soaked in laven der essential oil over the faces of the women to aid relaxation. After being certied to teach PraiseMoves by the programs found er and director, Laurette Willis, in Tulsa, Okla homa, Douglas start ed teaching local class es in mid-June. Douglas and Dan Reece, pastor of The Church where she attends and also serves as worship lead er, believe that an alter native to yoga is needed because yoga is incom patible with Christian teaching. Yoga is a mystic and ascetic Hindu discipline for achieving union with supreme spirits through works, mean ing salvation through works, Douglas wrote in an email. As Chris tians we cannot re ceive salvation through works but by accepting Jesus Christ. Some local yoga prac titioners disagree. Some say yoga is spiritual but not religious and open to people of all faiths. Others say they, too, are Christians and practice yoga as a way to con nect to the Judeo-Chris tian God. The new classes res urrect a standard yoga controversy, which brings into question the true spiritual nature of the increasingly popu lar discipline. Jacqueline Allen-Mag ers, yoga teacher and owner of Community Yoga in West Lafayette, said although yoga has spiritual and philosoph ical branches, the prac tice of yoga in America is primarily secular focusing on the physical or asana branch. This secularization of yoga has attracted backlash from the advo cacy organization Hin du American Founda tion. In 2010, the group created a national cam paign called Take Back Yoga to emphasize yo gas debt to the ancient faith tradition. The organization ar gued that Western prac titioners are comfort able with ascribing yoga to ancient Indian spiri tuality but not speci cally Hinduism. From asanas named after Hindu Gods to the shared goal of mok sha to the common plu ralistic philosophy, the Hindu roots of yoga seem difcult to deny, according to a state ment from the organi zations website. Yet, more often than not, many Western yoga practitioners are aghast at the very suggestion that the cherished spir itual practice of yoga is rmly grounded in Hin du philosophy. PraiseMoves reignites debate over yogas nature MICHAEL HEINZ / AP Instructor Tammy Douglas leads during a PraiseMoves class at The Church in Lafayette, Ind.


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In 1909 the steamship SS Arapahoe became the rst ship in North America to is sue an S.O.S. distress signal, off North Carolinas Cape Hat teras. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 : This year you enter the rst year of a new life cy cle. The rst year is consid ered to be very fortunate. If you are single, you will dis cover that love is waiting for you just around the corner. Until you nd it, you will be busy dating, as your appeal is high. If you are attached, you will be very affectionate with your sweetie. It is quite possible that you will decide to commit to each other on a deeper level, depend ing on your stage of life. PI SCES is even more roman tic and imaginative than you are. ARIES (March 21-April 19) An exchange of feelings could determine the days mood. You could opt to be more laid-back than others might have expected. Ex pect some reactions! Use your intuition when internal izing an issue brought up by an important person. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You could nd that you are in a difcult position with someone whom you feel you need to answer to. At the moment, youll see different concerns coming together in a way that you feel is very pleasing. Stay focused on your long-term goals. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You have a way of mak ing light of situations that others would consider to be very serious. You might not understand that some people nd that type of be havior offensive. Be a little kinder in the way you com municate. CANCER (June 21-July 22) You could be deep ly offended by a conversa tion you have with some one you encounter today. Try to accept this person as he or she is, and then move on. Allow more creativity to emerge. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) It would be best not to hold back anymore. You will need some time to process your feelings, especially in a sit uation that could be quite unexpected. A roommate or family member might chal lenge you in order to start a conversation. 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HOROSCOPES TODAY IN HISTORY DEAR ABBY: It disturbs me greatly that we keep reading about parents leaving their children in cars, whether it be ab sentmindedness, stress or downright intention al. It needs to stop. Im hoping car man ufacturers can come up with an idea may be a sensor that once the doors are closed and locked, should there be motion or a sound in the vehicle, the windows would automatically open, giving a passer-by a chance to see inside and maybe save a pre cious life. FRUSTRATED BY PREMATURE ANGELS DEAR FRUSTRATED: You are not the only one who is disturbed by these re cent tragedies. They are on the minds of a lot of people lately. Todays mail brought a sugges tion from another read er who is hoping to put an end to the loss of these fragile young lives. A mother in Westland, Michigan, offered this: DEAR ABBY: I have a suggestion for parents. TALK to your children when they are in the car with you. I always carried on a conversa tion, sang or counted to my kids, even new borns, and continued through the years they were rear-facing and for ward-facing. It helped them to learn their ABCs, count, and even know where streets were. It was also a running re minder that someone very special was with me. I never listened to the radio, unless it was nursery rhymes on DVD or toddler songs. It not only helped me teach my children, but it also made driving fun and safe for the tiny passen gers in my car. D.W.K. READERS: A nonprof it group called KidsAnd Cars suggests that par ents place something they will need (when ex iting the vehicle), such as a cellphone, handbag or briefcase, near the child in the back seat. Or keep a large stuffed animal in the childs car seat when its not occupied. When the child is in the car seat, place the stuffed animal in the front pas senger seat as a remind er that the child is in the back. And tell the childs day care center or baby sitter that they will al ways be called if your child isnt coming in as scheduled. If the child is absent without an ex planation, the day care center or baby sitter is expected to contact a parent or another desig nated caregiver. I would not recom mend an automatic de vice because it could fail. DEAR ABBY: I am friends with a couple who have been married for three years. I have worked with the wife since be fore their wedding. The wife is overtly sexual to ward me and has cheat ed on her husband with many men during the last year. Ill be changing jobs soon and think the hus band should know what his wife has been do ing. Should I send him an anonymous letter? Tell him in person? Or let him nd out for himself in the future? TROUBLED FRIEND IN DETROIT DEAR TROUBLED: Be cause the woman is overtly sexual with you, its likely the hus band already has an in kling. 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