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Orlando Pride Put All on the Line Against Boston Breakers to Protect Playoff Standing

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Orlando Pride, now #4 in the NWSL, came out aggressively against the Boston Breakers at Orlando City Stadium Saturday night. Between the Pride’s offense, Boston’s strong defense and the relentless pouring rain during the first half, the fans got an entertaining game from start to finish.   FIRST HALF…

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Newton’s Fast Start Leads Panthers Over Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – In a game where the weather could have been the story, the Carolina Panthers’ starting offense was the real story. The Panthers went down the field on their opening series, with the return of Cam Newton to the lineup, and made an offensive statement, helping spark the Panthers to a…

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Orlando Pride Fall Against Houston Dash at Home

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Orlando Pride (3-3-3), fresh off a win against the Houston Dash (2-7-0) in Houston, attempted to but couldn’t quite double down during their at-home rematch before an audience of over 5,400 fans at Orlando City Stadium Saturday. The team came out ready to play, but after the first hydration…

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Balance Leads Cavaliers in Victory Over the Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Cleveland Cavaliers used a balanced team effort to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 116-104. All-Star Forward LeBron James had a triple-double with 24 points, 12 rebounds and 13 assists to lead Cleveland in the victory. Cleveland had 7 players in double-figures in scoring. The loss is…

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DAYTONA Supercross By Honda Preview: Eli Tomac Returns as Defending Champion with Decorated Monster Energy AMA Supercross Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Motivation abounds for Eli Tomac, coming into Saturday night’s DAYTONA Supercross By Honda high-flying motorcycle spectacle at Daytona International Speedway. Tomac, winner of the event last year in dominating fashion, is trying to become the ninth rider to win consecutive Supercross championships at the “World Center of Racing.” If…

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The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’…

WASHINGTON, DC -- The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars at the Annual Summit hosted at the White House on Monday, September 18, 2017. The 62 All-Stars are undergraduate, graduate, and professional students recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. …

Trump’s comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike on Saturday. Wading into thorny issues of race…

AARP Launches Campaign to Root Out Social Media Scams

WASHINGTON (FNN NEWS) -- AARP -- With scams and fraud schemes proliferating on social media, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a campaign to educate Americans about social media hazards and provide information about how they can protect themselves. "Scammers have been using email and telephone calls to target unsuspecting victims for years.  Now, with…

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Orlando City Soccer Falls 3-0 to Portland Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore. (FNN SPORTS) – In the final match of a four-game road trip, Orlando City SC (9-13-8, 35 points) fell, 3-0, to the Portland Timbers (13-10-8, 47 points) on Sunday at Providence Park. “We felt we had to win all of our remaining matches. So I think the chances look really grim,” Lions head coach Jason Kreis said. “But…

Orlando Pride Clinch First-Ever Playoff Berth

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) -- A day after earning a point in its final regular season home game, Orlando Pride’s (10-6-7, 37 points) ticket to the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League postseason has been booked. The Pride’s place in the final four of the table was secured after Seattle Reign FC fell 1-0 against FC Kansas City on Sunday night at Memorial Stadium. With…

“I-4 for Puerto Rico” Hurricane Relief Drive Kicks-Off, Saturday, September…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Randy Ross --  What began as a relief effort for Texas in “I-4 for Texas” 3 weeks ago, morphed into “I-4 for Florida” following hurricane Irma, and is now “I-4 for Puerto Rico.” The donation drive kicks-off Saturday, September 23rd, with multiple drop points for the convenience of donors.  “Our community is stepping up yet again. …

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Discovery Village at the Forum Celebrates Brand New Independent Living…

FORT MYERS, Fla., (FNN NEWS) -- Discovery Village At The Forum, one of the top senior living communities in Southwest Florida, hosted a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on August 2nd to celebrate the completion of the area's newest, and most luxurious, independent living community. Discovery Village at the Forum's new independent living community is owned and operated by award-winning Discovery…

Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home…

Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson's and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall. Bernard is happy with her mother’s nursing home care, but it comes at a steep price: $7,000 per month, an amount that would…

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