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  • U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance
    Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances. American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
  • Taking the Kids: Meeting the locals in the Bahamas and elsewhere

    Taking the Kids: Meeting the locals in the Bahamas and elsewhere
    Forget the souvenir T-shirt. If your family is visiting the Bahamas, make sure the kids take home a shiny pink conch shell (you can buy them for a few dollars everywhere), suggests 12-year-old Jenna Williams, who lives in the outer Bahamian Abaco Islands...
  • Weaker currencies may hurt Miami -- a bit

    Judging from the Miami Herald's latest headlines, home prices in Miami keep soaring and tourists from Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela keep flooding this city thanks to their countries' strong currencies. The big question is how much longer the fiesta will...
  • McCorory fades to 6th in women's 400 meters at world track and field championships

    McCorory fades to 6th in women's 400 meters at world track and field championships
    MOSCOW — Francena McCorory started strong in Monday's 400-meter final at the world track and field championships, but faded after the 300-meter mark and finished sixth. "I'd be lying if I told you I wasn't disappointed right now," McCorory said...
  • Hexagonal Concacaf: EEUU y Costa Rica ponen un pie en Brasil (clasificaciones y calendario)

    Hexagonal Concacaf: EEUU y Costa Rica ponen un pie en Brasil (clasificaciones y calendario)
     Estados Unidos y Costa Rica pueden empezar ya a empacar su equipaje rumbo al Mundial 2014 de Brasil. Los norteamericanos lograron el martes en Utah su tercera victoria en el hexagonal final de la Concacaf al vencer por 1-0 a Honduras; y con 13 puntos...
  • Former Barton sprinter Campbell Brown suspended amid probe

    Former Barton sprinter Campbell Brown suspended amid probe
    Olympic champion Veronica Campbell Brown of Jamaica is serving a suspension while anti-doping officials rule on her recent positive drug test.     The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announced Tuesday that the 2004 and 2008 Olympic...
  • Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

    Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts
    Devin Hansen owner of Sunflower Travel tells Eyewitness news all-inclusive resorts can be expensive. But Hansen found ten affordable beach front all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America starting at $100 per person, per night....
  • U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier

    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier
    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who sustained a concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying game Friday, said he will miss the next qualifier, against Panama on Tuesday in Seattle. Jones is scheduled to see a neurologist Monday....
  • Eliminatorias Concacaf: México se juega la vida ante Jamaica y Panamá

    Eliminatorias Concacaf: México se juega la vida ante Jamaica y  Panamá
    Miami – La selección nacional de México disputará la próxima semana dos partidos de vida o muerte en la continuación del torneo eliminatorio de la Concacaf de cara al Mundial Brasil 2014. Tras tres partidos, México suma apenas tres puntos y...
  • UPDATE: Woman in "Jamaican lottery scam" behind bars

    UPDATE: Woman in "Jamaican lottery scam" behind bars
    A 74-year-old woman is behind bars in the Kosciusko County Jail, accused of defrauding an elderly couple. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s detectives drove to Georgia last week and arrested Joanne McCrary, of Calhoun, Georgia, on two counts of felony...
  • Jamaican singer Derrick Morgan has been there, done that -- for real

    Jamaican singer Derrick Morgan has been there, done that -- for real
    Jamaican singer Derrick Morgan recorded the song "Conquering Ruler" in 1967, and it was no empty boast. He dominated his country's airwaves in the early '60s when he was barely out of his teens. Now 73 and performing regularly, Morgan is equally proud...