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Larson wants to build his own legacy in Ganassi's No. 42 - THE YUMA SUN
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson was unfazed Wednesday at Chase Elliott being named Jeff Gordon's replacement in the iconic No. 24. Many NASCAR fans believed that Larson was the heir apparent to the four-time champion, a notion Gordon fueled with ...
Answers needed on changes at Ray Kroc - THE YUMA SUN
Today I am very upset with our city council. I just got home from watching our beautiful Ray Kroc Baseball Complex being tore up. That’s right, no more baseball diamond. Reading the First Take by Randy Hoeft brought a tear to my eye and then anger.
Lawmakers need to focus on bigger issues, not school year timing - THE YUMA SUN
An elected official this week introduced legislation that would dictate when the school year would begin and end each year. According to a report by Capitol Media Services, HB 2303 would make it illegal to start instruction before the first Monday in ...
Brazilian organizers say IndyCar opener has been canceled - THE YUMA SUN
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian organizers say the IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in the nation's capital has been canceled. The television channel organizing and promoting the event released a statement on Thursday saying the decision was made by ...
Compromise needed on baseball stadium - THE YUMA SUN
I recently read the article on the proposal to switch the Ray Kroc Complex from baseball fields to soccer fields. As a lifelong baseball player and now a local coach, the ‘complex’ as we call it is a huge benefit to the kids of our area. On any given ...
Obama did great in State of the Union - THE YUMA SUN
President Obama gave the best State of the Union address of his presidency. Americans who watched the president’s speech largely approved, giving him better marks than they did for last year’s speech, according to instant polling conducted by CNN.
Austin Dillon looks to join 'chaos' in Year 2 in No. 3 car - THE YUMA SUN
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While driving Dale Earnhardt's legendary black No. 3 Chevrolet last season was the experience of a lifetime for Austin Dillon, "nothing crazy happened" in his rookie season. He wants that to change in 2015.
Wiesberger takes 1-shot lead at Dubai Desert Classic - THE YUMA SUN
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger made seven birdies on his last 10 holes Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic. The 29-year-old Austrian took full advantage of the good playing conditions at ...
Rejuvenated McLaren shows off new Honda-powered car for 2015 - THE YUMA SUN
WOKING, England (AP) — Energized by a restructured driver lineup and a renewed relationship with Honda, McLaren showed off its new car for the 2015 season that the English team expects will restore the fortunes of one of Formula One's biggest names.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Andy Murray tribute to female coaches - THE YUMA SUN
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray drew massive applause not just for his tennis, but for an eloquent tribute to female coaches. As Murray basked in the center-court spotlight after reaching his fourth Australian Open final, he was asked by an on ...
Hoodie and scowl hide the Belichick impact - THE YUMA SUN
PHOENIX (AP) — He's been called the Evil Genius, and he's been fined for spying on an opponent. And now there are questions about deflated footballs. Any visual portrait of Bill Belichick likely has him wearing a hoodie — and a scowl. Many of his media ...
Murray into Australian Open final with win over Berdych - THE YUMA SUN
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final and a chance to win his third Grand Slam title with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semifinal win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday. Murray broke Berdych's serve in the 11th game ...
Russia to cut budget for 2018 World Cup amid economic woes - THE YUMA SUN
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Sports Minister says the government will cut the budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup as part of plans to slash state expenditure while recession looms. The Russian government is cutting its spending by 10 percent across the board ...
Meet Coco: potentially China's next Li Na - THE YUMA SUN
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country's two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than she does Chinese. Xu Shilin, who just turned 17 and goes ...
Madison Keys new American star born at Australian Open - THE YUMA SUN
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After Madison Keys walked off the court from the biggest match of her young career, she received quite a compliment from her celebrated opponent. The opponent was No. 1-ranked Serena Williams, who won their semifinal at the ...