Pole vaulter Newman turns fear into success


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    Passion still burns

    Udonis Haslem, who missed 31 games this season despite being healthy, will be back in a familiar spot as an expected starter when the playoffs start. And Rashard Lewis also appears likely to receive playing time.


    Pole vaulter Newman turns fear into success

    To watch Alysha Newman vault nearly 15 feet in the air, she seems like a natural. But don’t let the stunning visual of an airborne Newman fool you. She’s just about as petrified as you might be if you were to try this daredevil event in track and field.

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    Marlins unravel late in loss to Nationals

    Jayson Werth smacked the game-tying, three-run home run off Jose Fernandez in the seventh, and then the Nationals struck for three runs off Mike Dunn and A.J. Ramos in the eighth to complete a 6-3 come-from-behind victory in front of a paid crowd of 20,178 at Marlins Park.

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