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2017-03-26
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The bond uniting Marlins fans through all the years and fire sales and ownership maneuverings is anger. Raw, even blow-torch-hot anger. It's all many Marlins fans have, right? Whic..
TAMPA — For more than four decades, the New York Yankees' lineup has almost always included a first baseman with left-handed power. Think of Chris Chambliss, Don Mattingly, Tino Ma..
2017-03-25
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His friends say the only thing Joshua Carmona loved more than baseball was his mother. She would take him on road trips to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and buy tickets months ou..
UPDATE, 8:56: Here is the Rays lineup: Rasmus DH, Kiermaier cf, Longoria 3b, Miller 2b, Dickerson LF, Weeks 1b, Beckham SS, Souza RF, Maile c, Snell p   DEVELOPING: The Rays a..
It was another active week for Florida education news, with controversial measures moving through the Legislature and new revelations about achievement and access gaps for minority..
MEMPHIS — Joel Berry scored 26 and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to their 27th Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on..
2017-03-24
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BRADENTON — Pirates INF Jung Ho Kang has been denied a visa to enter the United States after a third DUI conviction resulted in a suspended sentence, the South Korean website Naver..
Today: vs. Red Sox (ss), 1:05 Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte Pitchers: Rays, Blake Snell; Red Sox, Shawn Haviland TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM Rays ..
TAMPA -- No one has been a bigger cheerleader for the the campaign to lure the Tampa Bay Rays to Tampa than Ken Hagan. At nearly every interval during this painstaking process, the..
2017-03-23
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Less than 24 hours after Brian Gregory's formal introduction at USF, a report has surfaced that could make his long-term rebuilding job even harder. If that's possible. ESPN's Andy..
Times beat reporter Greg Auman and his son, Riley, break down the linebackers in the NFL Draft in this episode of our Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast. They also talk about the Bucs addi..
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30am I'm a fan of underpromising and overdelivering, and where else to find such a setup than in a bar with the word "average" right in its name? I know..
Nightstand Brad Snyder In his newest book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism, Snyder, 44, gives readers a study of the his..
At 77, Brent Musburger opted for a career change. He left ABC/ESPN and moved to Las Vegas to host a sports gambling information show called My Guys in the Desert, which airs from 6..
When the NHL's newest franchise went looking for a keen, energetic mind to help oversee the training and performance of its players, it did not confine its search to conventional h..
2017-03-22
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:07pm Today: vs. Yankees, 1:05 Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte Pitchers: Rays, Austin Pruitt; Phillies, Jordan Montgomery Rays..
When it's time to sell your home, you can invest a ton of time, energy and money into getting the place ready for sale. You might declutter, stage and even remodel the house to mak..
Hometown Pasco HIGH FIVES PHSC students named to All-Florida Academic Team: Pasco-Hernando State College students Diana Castro Jaramillo, Spring Hill Campus, and Kellie Gordie, Wes..
Medicine, murder in 17th Century Vanderbilt professor Holly Tucker talks medicine and murder in the Scientific Revolution, presented by the USF Humanities Institute. Tucker holds a..
Coyote ugly. That's it, boys. Say good night and draw the sheet over your heads. Ten games remain in this dreary Lightning season, but it didn't feel like it Tuesday night. It felt..
From Times staff photographer Scott Keeler: The Gov. Rick Scott Road Show continues. On Wednesday, Scott's tour defending his key agencies, Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida, la..
TAMPA — In three years with the Bucs, offensive lineman Kevin Pamphile has been active in sending school supplies and hygiene kits to students in his parents' homeland of Haiti. La..
Jerry Krause, the general manager as the Bulls became a global brand with Michael Jordan and a dynamic dynasty that produced six NBA championships in eight seasons, died Tuesday af..
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autograp..
2017-03-21
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Sports in brief
Tampa Bay Times
NFL VOTE ON RAIDERS MOVE SET FOR MONDAY NFL owners are expected to vote Monday on the Raiders' proposed move to Las Vegas, CBS Sports reported. A vote probably will be contingent o..
LAND O'LAKES — Academy at the Lakes has started to see success from many of its sports programs, namely football, basketball and softball. One area the Wildcats haven't been especi..
MIAMI — Chris Bosh never wanted to take games off as a player and would give anything to be playing right now. So he has a very simple perspective on the NBA's rest-or-play debate...
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce predicts that the rising streak of job creation in the state is behind us. Jerry Parrish, the Florida Chamber of Commerce's chief econ..
PORT CHARLOTTE — He was 7 when he started playing baseball at the urging of his gym teacher in his native Bahamas. He was 12 when he moved to South Florida to attend school and dev..
NEW YORK — America's most popular dog breed is taking yet another victory Lab. Labrador retrievers extended their record run last year in the top spot, leading the American Kennel ..
As a prelude to Brian Gregory's formal introduction Wednesday, here are 10 items of interest regarding the 10th permanent men's basketball coach in USF history: * He's the second m..
2017-03-20
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WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee usually meets behind closed doors to talk about secrets. But on Monday it made an exception, noting the intense public interest in its..
PORT CHARLOTTE — The obstacles, biases and long odds Kevin Kiermaier overcame in rising from 31st-round draft pick to the reward of a six-year, $53.5-million deal will be forever c..
TAMPA — The Lightning trails in the race for the final wild card. It has made a commendable late charge, despite more injuries and employing a patchwork lineup. But there is the cu..
Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival Actors, writers, producers, directors and the audiences they seek converged at the 11th annual Gasparilla International..
Kevin Kiermaier was one of the first players I met at spring training when I took over our photo coverage of the Rays in 2014. We found common ground in having gone to high school ..
TAMPA — Richard "The Hammer" Lilien has been hitting it extra hard at the gym as he prepares for the competition of his life. What makes this World War II Army veteran unique is he..
At last, the biggest mystery of Super Bowl LI (apart from why the Atlanta Falcons stopped running the ball) may have been solved. FBI and NFL security personnel believe they have f..
Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today. • Today is the first day of spring, and we'll get off to a cool start this morning. A sunny day will bring..
WAKARUSA, Ind. — More than 50 years after Gale Sayers, the "Kansas Comet," inspired awe as a Jayhawk, he was honored in January in Topeka, Kan., by the Native Sons and Daughters of..
2017-03-19
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PORT CHARLOTTE — This should be easy, right? Agreeing to a contract extension that pays you tens and tens of millions of dollars to stay with your team and keep playing the game yo..
Today: vs. Pirates, 1:05 Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte Pitchers: Rays, Blake Snell; Pirates, Jameson Taillon Radio: raysbaseball.com (subscription requ..
Consider all of baseball's quirks, and it's easy to understand why prolonged win streaks rarely occur at most levels of the game. One microscopic strike zone, one divot in the clay..
Best coach If voting took place right now, Florida's Mike White would deserve plenty of consideration for college basketball coach of the year. His work in the NCAA Tournament has ..
GAINESVILLE — Tony Schumacher secured his first No. 1 qualifying spot this season in Top Fuel for today's eliminations at the NHRA Gator­nationals at Gainesville Raceway. Schumache..
2017-03-18
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PORT CHARLOTTE — Opening day is two weeks from today, and the Rays still have a lot to decide. Or at least, a lot to talk about in making those decisions. Much of that conversation..