NBA Playoffs: Miami Heat pull out another close one over Charlotte to go up 2-0
Updated 4/23/2014 at 11:09 p.m. 0 comments
MIAMI — The Miami Heat are finding out just how hard it is to win a game, much less a series, in these NBA playoffs.
Minors: Tyler Duffey pitches Miracle past Hammerheads
Published 4/23/2014 at 10:04 p.m. 0 comments
Tyler Duffey hurled six scoreless innings to help the Fort Myers Miracle defeat the Jupiter Hammerheads, 4-2, at Hammond Stadium on Wednesday night.
MMA: Naples' Mike King learning under idol B.J. Penn on "The Ultimate Fighter"
Published 4/23/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
This was Mike King’s beginnings as a mixed martial arts fighter: practicing moves from former UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn’s “The Book of Knowledge” on his fraternity brothers in the basement of their fraternity house.
Minors: Lyman, Hammerheads shut down Miracle
Published 4/22/2014 at 10:03 p.m. 0 comments
The Jupiter Hammerheads defeated the Fort Myers Miracle, 5-1, at Roger Dean Stadium on Tuesday evening.
College sports: Edison State College unveils new logo, reveals plan for hiring coaches
Published 4/22/2014 at 4:49 p.m. 0 comments
FORT MYERS — As Edison State College prepared to unveil its new Buccaneers logo during a Tuesday Board of Trustees meeting, athletic director Carl McAloose said the junior college will begin posting baseball and softball coaching positions in May.
Boston Marathon: Naples' Fran, Gina Fidler humbled by emotional experience
Published 4/22/2014 at 3:16 p.m. 0 comments
It certainly wasn’t his fastest marathon. In fact, the nearly six hours it took Fran Fidler to complete the Boston Marathon might be the slowest the Naples fitness buff has finished 26.2 miles.
2014 Boston Marathon: Local results
Updated 4/22/2014 at 5:20 p.m. 0 comments
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
Published 4/21/2014 at 1:00 p.m. 0 comments
American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon again
Published 4/21/2014 at 12:15 p.m. 0 comments
Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings.
NBA: Jones provides spark as Heat win playoff opener
Published 4/20/2014 at 8:35 p.m. 0 comments
MIAMI Every championship run has its own set of unique characteristics, and the Miami Heat are trying to lay down a new blueprint as they go after their third consecutive NBA title.
Minors: Miracle pitching staff shuts out Mets
Published 4/19/2014 at 9:24 p.m. 0 comments
The Fort Myers Miracle got their revenge against the St. Lucie Mets with a 4-0 home victory on Saturday.
Boston Marathon: Naples’ Fidlers running for Martin Richard Foundation
Updated 4/20/2014 at 2:56 p.m. 0 comments
The Boston Marathon has meant more to Fran Fidler than he can put into words. Now the 58-year-old Naples personal trainer is using his hometown race to give back to others.
Local tennis column: Collier team advances to adult 65-and-over championship
Published 4/17/2014 at 5:03 p.m. 0 comments
Area USTA League teams have been chalking up some impressive performances of late, advancing to the Adult 65-and-over Championship to be held in March of 2015 in Surprise, Ariz.
Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow LA Dodgers star Yasiel Puig from Cuba
Published 4/17/2014 at 3:40 p.m. 0 comments
Court documents in Miami say the smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig (yah-SEEL' pweeg) leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig.
Mixed martial arts: Naples' King survives 'an awesome fight'
Updated 4/17/2014 at 12:57 p.m. 0 comments
Naples resident Mike King survived his elimination bout on the UFC reality show “The Ultimate Fighter” on Wednesday.
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