| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Charlie Buckingham and Paige Railey have been collecting trophies since they were kids, but Sunday they won some of the more precious hardware: the George D. O'Day trophy for men and Helen Willis Hanley trophy for women in the U.S. Sailing Singlehanded...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:46 PM
OCOEE — Mark Hazell, 22, who has a degree in philosophy, played for several hours. Ten-year-old Timothy Lee and his 8-year-old brother Aydin played for about 10 minutes.
Michael McFarland, 46, has made it his life's work.
All four played table...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:15 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott signed 95 bills into law Friday, including a measure that will further restrict abortions in Florida.
Supporters say the law could prevent abortions around the 20th week of pregnancy, while opponents called it a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Restaurant Hospitality, a trade journal for the industry, has named the Pork belly patty melt at Racks Downtown Eatery & Tavern (Mizner Park, 402 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, 561-395-1662, GRRestaurant.com) one of the best sandwiches in the country....
| May 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Just imagine if the Chicago City Council had gone after guns and street gangs with the same intensity as they did with plastic bags.
There is a possibility that city would have undergone a metamorphosis. As a result, streets would be safer.
| May 20, 2014
| 5:52 PM
UCF baseball swept two top American Athletic Conference postseason awards as junior Eric Skoglund was named the pitcher of the year and Terry Rooney was named coach of the year.
The Knights (34-22 overall, 17-7 AAC) begin conference tournament play...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Ronny Cedeno still shivers at the thought of April weather in the Lehigh Valley. The IronPigs shortstop gets a pass when you consider this: Average high temperature for that month in his hometown of Carabobo, Venezuela is 90.5 degrees. In Clearwater, Fla....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- State lawmakers are backing off some controversial provisions of a beer bill likened to a mob-like shakedown of Florida's exploding craft brew industry.
The bill, SB 1714 sponsored by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, has been pushed by...
| May 10, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Tyler Henson's first 31 games at Triple-A Lehigh Valley last season were a success.
He slugged three home runs in his first two games for the IronPigs.
A .316 batting average in 95 at-bats proved to be an impressive sample size for the utility...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:04 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects.
Those two projects demonstrate...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Keith Thurman has had 20 knockouts in 22 fights, which is eye-grabbing by itself, and now he’ll have a Showtime and StubHub Center main event audience to boost his reputation.
Thurman, a 25-year-old from Clearwater, Fla., will fight Coachella...