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[Opinion] Tottenham Hotspurs’ State-of-the-Art Stadium Promises To Be a Hit for US Soccer Fans

LONDON, United Kingdom (FNN SPORTS) – Tottenham’s visit to Orlando for its International Champions Cup 2017 against Paris Saint-Germain July 22 is sure to excite some of the estimated 400,000 Brits living in Florida permanently. This competition has progressively improved and now they are bringing some of the best European teams to the US. On…

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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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Kaka’s Return Sparks Orlando City’s 5th Straight Win at Home

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Orlando City Head Coach Jason Kreis had mentioned before Saturday’s contest against the Colorado Rapids that All-Star midfielder Ricardo Kaka’ would make his much anticipated return to the lineup. The Lions, who have the Eastern Conference’s best record, welcomed his return in the second half and jumpstarted themselves to a 2-0…

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Paul George Carries Pacers Over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – In a game where the Indiana Pacers desperately needed a victory, Paul George carried them to a 127-112 victory over the Orlando Magic. George scored 37 points and grabbed six rebounds and six assists as the Pacers kept their Eastern Conference playoff hopes alive.  Indiana’s record is now 40-40 with…

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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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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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