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  • Pending breakup isn't slowing down Kevin Harvick

    Pending breakup isn't slowing down Kevin Harvick
    CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress are NASCAR's odd couple. Their relationship would be "complicated," if they were using Facebook terms. Harvick has filed for divorce, and is ready to see other people, but not quite yet....
  • Which TV news anchor is singing the national anthem before Coke 600 in Charlotte?

    Which TV news anchor is singing the national anthem before Coke 600 in Charlotte?
    Which TV news anchor is singing the national anthem before Coke 600 in Charlotte this weekend? That would be HLN anchor Robin Meade. Meade will be the emcee for a special pre-race salute to 10,000 U.S. troops that will include an appearance by Lt....
  • Are NASCAR drivers athletes? Try a spin at Daytona

    Are NASCAR drivers athletes? Try a spin at Daytona
    "Race car drivers aren't athletes." You get that a lot, usually from somebody who couldn't pick out a stick shift from a stick ball in a police lineup. I beg to differ with that premise. Vehemently. I can say that with complete personal conviction,...
  • No Major League Soccer in Orlando? Blame the Miami Marlins

     No Major League Soccer in Orlando? Blame the Miami Marlins
    In many ways, sports teams and leagues are like children. You have the spoiled brats who are used to getting everything they want when they want it. And when they don't, they hold their breath, stomp their feet and threaten to take their ball and go...
  • House warms up to Senate's stadium deal

    House warms up to Senate's stadium deal
    TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Monday his chamber liked a Senate plan to make sports teams like the Miami Dolphins and backers of a Major League Soccer franchise in Orlando compete against each other for stadium subsidies. But before...
  • House killing Democratic bills, but not those for special-interests

    House killing Democratic bills, but not those for special-interests
    TALLAHASSEE -- A showdown over expanding health-care to more than 1 million Floridians slowed the Legislature to a crawl for a second day Wednesday, with the fate of an elections reform, a sick-time fight, sports stadium tax breaks and other bills hanging...
  • Dolphins, Orlando stadium dreams going down on Legislature's final day

    Dolphins, Orlando stadium dreams going down on Legislature's final day
    TALLAHASSEE -- Backers of a sweeping sports stadium package were working furiously Friday to convince the Florida House to pass tax-breaks for the Miami Dolphins, Orlando soccer boosters, Daytona International Speedway and others. Central Florida Sens....
  • Dramatic headline alert: Stadium plans die a fiery death in legislative session

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Legislature ended its 2013 session Friday by passing an elections do-over and the largest budget in state history, but without delivering tax subsidies to the Miami Dolphins, Orlando soccer boosters and a cadre of other...
  • Scott to get fewer tax-incentive dollars, more qualifiers

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott will get a slimmed-down tax-incentive toy box with tougher standards for evaluating the economic benefit of projects. But will the Dolphins get $350 million to shape up Sun Life Stadium and lure another Super Bowl? Can...
  • Daytona, Talladega re-enforcing crossover gates

    Daytona, Talladega re-enforcing crossover gates
    NASCAR's two fastest tracks are re-enforcing crossover gates in the wake of the Feb. 23 accident at Daytona International Speedway that injured nearly 30 spectators.     Daytona and Talladega Superspeedway announced Wednesday that the high-banked...
  • Gardiner doesn't buy Weatherford's stalling tactics on stadium bill

    TALLAHASSEE -- The House and Senate are playing a waiting game over bills to give tax-breaks to a raft of stadiums and sports complexes, including Orlando's proposed soccer stadium. On Thursday, House Speaker Will Weatherford told reporters his...
  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) April 1-6: Sun 'n Fun International...