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Cohen, Sooners Release 2018 Schedule

Oklahoma women’s tennis head coach Audra Cohen and the Sooners announced the spring schedule on Tuesday. “As a team, we are so excited to kick off the 2018 season,” said Cohen. “We worked hard during fall tournament play to put ourselves in position to be successful this spring. We’re also excited to welcome new players who will bring energy to …

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Drive Shack follows Topgolf into area with January debut

A second golf-entertainment center Drive Shack is teeing up to open in Central Florida, just months after Topgolf. Drive Shake has pegged January to open its 66,000-square-foot, three-story golf, restaurant and meeting center in the Lake Nona District, said Sara Yakin, the company’s chief operating officer. The Lake Nona complex will be the debut location for the New York City-based company, which …

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Water sports park planned for Lake Nona

A new water sports park is being planned for Orlando’s Lake Nona development, the Tavistock Group said Monday. (Photo via Tavistock Development Co.) Nona Adventure Park will feature a solar-powered water ski and wakeboard cable park, an inflatable aqua park, a climbing tower with a ropes course and climbing walls, the Bahamas-based private investment organization said.   Company officials said …

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Kaká Leaves Lasting Impact on Soccer In Orlando

Kaká will say goodbye to the Orlando City game against Columbus Crew on Sunday. After three years in the beautiful city, the Lions captain will move on to the next chapter of his life. For those years spent with Orlando, Kaká brought something to the city that has changed the soccer community forever. Being a former World Player of the …

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Paris to host 2024 Olympics with LA venue for 2028 Games

Paris and Los Angeles have been named as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 summer Games respectively by the International Olympic Committee. Both cities had wanted to host the 2024 event, before LA agreed to wait an extra four years after the IOC made guarantees on funding. The Paris Games, which had fallen short with bids for 2008 and 2012, …

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Stars turn out for Bradley Lowery charity football match

Bradley Lowery – Thousands have descended on Goodison Park this afternoon for a star-studded football match in tribute to Bradley Lowery. (Pictured: The stars line up and pay tribute to Bradley Lowery with a silence before the start of the game – above) The six-year-old captured the hearts of the country as he bravely battled a rare form of cancer …

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Golf tip: How to straighten out that slice

Golf tip – One of the more deflating things a golfer can go through during a round is watching shot after shot sail off to the right. The dreaded slice. According to Frank Dully, PGA head professional at Kernwood Country Club in Salem for the last 20 years, two major things that cause the ball to slice are an open …

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Tour de France: Bike problem nearly derails leader Chris Froome

  Chris Froome has fought back from a bike breakdown to cling onto his race leader’s yellow jersey on the tricky Stage 15 of the Tour de France, won with a courageous solo breakaway by Bauke Mollema of the Netherlands. Three-time Tour champion Froome suffered a back-wheel problem at the worst possible time, just as the AG2R team of close …

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