There is nothing in the world like having good friends.
Two of his best friends, cousins Alex and Evan Sewell, secretly built a midget race car for Weeks and recently presented it to him just in time for the Tulsa Shootout that is under way this weekend at Expo Square.
Weeks had no knowledge of what the Sewells were up to and was shocked when the car was presented to him.

STUTTGART, Germany — Maria Sharapova beat Li Na 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to defend her WTA Porsche Grand Prix title in a final that brought together the last two French Open champions.
The top-seeded Russian swept to her second title of the year after winning in Indian Wells, and became the first player to defend the Stuttgart title since Lindsey Davenport in 2005.
“I thought it’d be the toughest match of the tournament, but I played my best tennis today,” Sharapova said.

REMEMBERING PLAYFAIRGilbert (Bud) Simonis and Fred Lambert once rode horses for a living, and they are so old, they remember Playfair Race Course before it came to glory.
Although Playfair is gone, Simonis, 88, and Lambert, 80, survive as relics of a sport that, in Spokane alone, entertained close to 13 million people for nearly 120 years.
In retirement, Simonis and Lambert have endured a quarter- century of decline that claimed, not only Playfair, but a significant portion of the state and national racing industry.

Excelente artigo de Cayetano Ros, publicado no ultimo dia 25, no “El Pais”, analisa a evolucao do futebol alemao, que esta a um passo de abocanhar a Liga dos Campeoes, num duelo privado de seus clubes: Bayern de Munique e Borussia Dortmund, ambos prestes a eliminar os todo-poderosos Barcelona e Real Madrid, potencias da Espanha campea mundial e bi europeia.
Para entender como foi possivel superar os espanhois de forma tao convincente (Munique 4 x 0 Barcelona e Dortmund 4 x 1 Real Madrid), o jornalista conversou com dirigentes, jogadores e tecnicos alemaes.
E ele quem revela o ponto de partida para a reestruturacao da Bundesliga, dos clubes e da selecao germanica.

April 28–The Tacoma Rainiers beat Las Vegas 8-2 in a Pacific Coast League baseball game Saturday in Las Vegas.
Tacoma jumped on the 51s early, scoring five runs in the top of the first as Jeremy Bonderman pitched six strong innings, giving up five hits, two earned runs, striking out four to earn his first win.
(c)2013 the Kitsap Sun (Bremerton, Wash.)

STUTTGART, Germany – Maria Sharapova beat Li Na 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to successfully defend her WTA Porsche Grand Prix title in a final between the last two French Open champions.
The top-seeded Russian swept to her second title of the year after winning in Indian Wells, Calif. She became the first player to retain the Stuttgart title since Lindsey Davenport in 2005.
Sharapova was using the Stuttgart tournament for her clay-court debut this season, as she did last season when she went on to capture the French Open.

STUTTGART, Germany – Maria Sharapova beat Li Na 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to successfully defend her WTA Porsche Grand Prix title in a final between the last two French Open champions.
The top-seeded Russian swept to her second title of the year after winning in Indian Wells, Calif. She became the first player to retain the Stuttgart title since Lindsey Davenport in 2005.
“I thought it’d be the toughest match of the tournament, but I played my best tennis today,” Sharapova said.

The best track car in the world! Come and drive the 430 Scuderia on a race track. Ferrari’s 430 Scuderia is equipped with a highly tuned V8 pumping out 510 hp and it sheds away 220 lbs from the regular F430 by carving a lot of pieces out of carbon fiber. When Ferrari decided to make the F430 Scuderia the ultimate track car they consulted one of the best Formula 1 drivers in history, Michael Schumacher. With Schumacher’s help they created a car that ran lap times faster than the famous Ferrari Enzo. This is your chance to get behind the wheel of Ferrari’s ultimate track car!

Drive a Ferrari F430 Scuderia

LAS VEGAS – Authorities said Friday they believe a casino worker killed a 10-year-girl several days before Christmas, then went to the Bellagio resort on the Las Vegas Strip and slashed the face of a co-worker with a pair of razor blades.
The search for Jade Morris ended Friday afternoon when officials confirmed that her body had been found Thursday in an undeveloped housing tract.
She died of multiple stab wounds, the Clark County coroner’s office said.

LAS VEGAS – A self-described pimp was indicted Friday in Nevada state court on charges that could bring the death penalty if he is convicted in a fatal shooting and fiery crash that killed three people on the Las Vegas Strip in February.
In an unexpected move, the Clark County District Court grand jury also indicted Ammar Asim Faruq Harris, 27, on a charge of robbery and three felony sex assault counts in a 2010 case that had been dismissed last year when the alleged victim refused to testify.
The rape charges could put Harris in prison for a minimum of 10 years.

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