IndyCar Racing Goes NASCAR At Chicagoland

IndyCar Racing Goes NASCAR At Chicagoland
It was a wild race for the drivers in the Izod IndyCar race at Chicagoland, best described as “hell” by Tony Kanaan. If it wasn’t for the open-wheel cars, one would have thought they were watching a NASCAR race as the cars ran in a pack often four abreast …
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2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Schedule Released
IndyCar has announced the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, a 17-race season that provides continuity, adds a new event at Gateway Motorsports Park and confirms a multi-year agreement with Watkins Glen International. The series calendar features the …
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Views differ on wide-open racing at IndyCar MavTV 500
FONTANA >> There’s no doubt the 20,000 who showed up for the Verizon IndyCar Series MAV TV 500 at Auto Club Speedway enjoyed the close racing that produced a record number of lead changes before Graham Rahal took the checkered flag. As Rahal was …
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The Aegean Table: Lebanon goes Greek

cusineThe Aegean Table: Lebanon goes Greek
Would you like to experience a taste of Greek food in Lebanon County? How about sampling various Greek specialties and then purchase foods to take home to share with your family and friends? You don’t have to travel far. There is a quaint little shop at …
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35th Annual Santa Cruz Greek Festival
Come and enjoy this showcase of authentic Greek food, pastries, spirits, live Greek music, folk dancing and more! The festival is located between Cedar and Center Streets, downtown Santa Cruz. Visitors will have a chance to taste many Greek dishes …
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Best of the week
Friday and Saturday, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, $ 2 (Food extra) 6. Rolling on the river Looking to spice up your Monday? Check out the season’s first Music on the Mississippi, a weekly series through Oct. 3, that kicks off at 6 p.m. Monday with …
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Local roller derby goes recreational

sportLocal roller derby goes recreational
Though it’s been some time since the past roller derby teams Mendo Mayhem and the Deep Valley Belligerents have flooded the the tracks at Skate City and the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, there are locals keeping the sports alive for the deepest of fans.
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Juggernauts Roller Derby Season Opener
… Saturday, April 16th, 2016 starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM MDT. Details Contact. Don’t miss the fast-paced, hard-hitting action as the Jackson Hole Juggernauts take on the Cheyenne Capidolls in their Roller Derby season opener. Family …
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‘Frenemy’ roller derby teams prepare for Leeds clash
Hot Wheel Roller Derby take on Middlesbrough Milk Rollers (MMR) at Leeds University as part of preparations for the Skate Odyssey tournament in Ghent, Belgium next month, while MMR travel to the USA in June for a tour of the East Coast. Hot Wheel …
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Hank Lundy goes off: Jorge Linares is weak & slow, I’m dying to fight him

sportHank Lundy goes off: Jorge Linares is weak & slow, I’m dying to fight him
He’s a veteran of the game, nearly a decade into his professional career, and Philadelphia’s Hank Lundy, who turns 32 in January, knows it’s “now or never” as he continues to chase that elusive world title. “This year, I’m going to shock the … Three …
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Michael Hunter & Ahmed Elbiali highlight Washington-Mansour undercard on Tuesday
… an eight-round light heavyweight bout. Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 is headlined by a heavyweight battle between Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washingon (16-0, 11 KOs) and Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (22-1, 16 KOs) with televised …
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Results, photos & video highlights: Aron Martinez upsets Devon Alexander
Mexican brawler Aron Martinez (20-4-1, 4 KOs) captured an upset unanimous decision (97-93, 97-93, 96-94) victory over former world champion Devon Alexander “The Great” (26-4, 14 KOs). In a 10-round battle, spent mostly on the inside, Martinez managed …
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Arizona Opera goes Bold

musicArizona Opera goes Bold
When Ryan Taylor took over as general director for the Arizona Opera in 2013 the company was at a low point financially. With $ 3.5 million in long-term debt and low attendance, the company, which had been a cultural mainstay in the Phoenix since 1976, …
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Alternate Routes: Brooklyn Stays Weird, Kenya Goes Country, and… LSD: The Opera!
Alternate Routes is a column from Flavorwire contributor and WFMU DJ Jesse Jarnow, in which he explores music solely distributed outside the Big 3 of Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon. Rents in Brooklyn are up, chain stores and blandness are spreading like …
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Center City Opera has new name and mission
The new name significantly omits the word opera – in deference to the equal time Kurtz plans to give to musical theater. And the Vulcan part? “Vulcan is the romantic god of forging creation. It’s the idea of creating new work, hammered out with fire …
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