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Orlando Pride relying on depth, defense during five-match unbeaten run

Orlando Pride relying on depth, defense during five-match unbeaten run

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26763507

The games aren’t getting any easier for the Orlando Pride.

Orlando is unbeaten during its past five matches and notched franchise-first wins over Portland and Chicago during a three-match road swing. The Pride (3-2-3, 12 points) haven’t played at home since April 28 and still are in third place...



https://www.prosoccerusa.com/nwsl/orlando-pride/orlando-pride-relying-on-depth-defense-during-five-match-unbeaten-run/
UCF baseball drops AAC Tournament opener against East Carolina

UCF baseball drops AAC Tournament opener against East Carolina

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26762625

There was plenty of blame to go around following the UCF baseball team’s 8-4 loss to the East Carolina Pirates during Tuesday’s opening round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament.

The Knights squandered an early lead with some poor pitching. The offense couldn’t capitalize on some ECU...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-sp-ucf-baseball-aac-0523-story.html
Orlando City striker Stéfano Pinho moves on from rough Toronto FC match

Orlando City striker Stéfano Pinho moves on from rough Toronto FC match

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26762624

Stéfano Pinho’s debut for Orlando City was unforgettable.After an MVP season with NASL side Miami FC, Pinho was given a shot in MLS. He worked all preseason for a chance to shine in a game, and in Orlando City’s season opener against D.C. United, the striker was the hero. He scored a stoppage time...



https://www.prosoccerusa.com/mls/orlando-city-striker-st/
Brickyard to toy bricks: Danica Patrick gets Lego statue

Brickyard to toy bricks: Danica Patrick gets Lego statue

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26762280

When Danica Patrick drives her final race in the Indy 500 on Sunday, she'll certainly be the only competitor with a Lego statue in her image.

While that won't help her win IndyCar's biggest race, it does speak to Patrick's popularity. Maybe she wasn't a rousing success behind the wheel in open...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/ct-spt-danica-patrick-lego-statue-20180522-story.html
Plaque makes Brandi Chastain look like Gary Busey or Jimmy Carter, per social media

Plaque makes Brandi Chastain look like Gary Busey or Jimmy Carter, per social media

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26761559

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night. Chastain said, "It's not the most flattering. But it's nice."

On Twitter,...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/ct-spt-brandi-chastain-plaque-20180522-story.html
UCF baseball drops AAC Tournament opener against East Carolina

UCF baseball drops AAC Tournament opener against East Carolina

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26761089

UCF baseball coach Greg Lovelady said last week a win or two in this week’s American Athletic Conference Tournament would help him sleep easier as NCAA Tournament Selection Monday approaches.

After Day 1 of the conference tourney, Lovelady will have to remain restless.

The Knights dropped their...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-sp-ucf-baseball-aac-0523-story.html
Not even Donald Trump can Make NASCAR Great Again

Not even Donald Trump can Make NASCAR Great Again

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26760857

Donald Trump seems to be all in the Fast Lane of Sports. He wants to Make NASCAR Great Again.

Good luck with that amigo. That said, he keeps trying to prop up a sport that is on the ropes, unfortunately for those at the home base in Daytona Beach and beyond.

"This lively sport reflects our national...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-ae-donald-trump-nascar-20180522-story.html
Magic Dancers should be spared from #MeToo purge

Magic Dancers should be spared from #MeToo purge

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26761090

The San Antonio Spurs have dumped their dance squad. They haven’t said why, but it’s probably a reaction to the #MeToo mood of the country.

Given that, will the Orlando Magic tell their dancers to take a hike?

A team spokesman did not want to address the topic on Tuesday. But I got the distinct...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-ae-magic-dancers-david-whitley-0522-story.html
Report: Miami expected to be included among four-team Super Bowl host rotation

Report: Miami expected to be included among four-team Super Bowl host rotation

23/05/2018, Orlando, Multi Sports, Orlando Sentinel Publication, Article # 26760532

Miami is expected to be included in the NFL’s newly conceived four-city Super Bowl rotation, according to a report on ProFootballTalk.com, along with Las Vegas, Los Angeles and either Arizona or New Orleans.

That’s good news for the Dolphins and the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee, because the...



http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/fl-sp-dolphins-super-bowl-host-20180522-story.html
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