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2017-06-24
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AUTAUGAVILLE, Ala. —The screen door hangs open to Laura's Country Kitchen but the dining room is empty with no one to feed. The abandoned one-story brick building is hidden in the ..
In this world of pompous athletes, overbearing coaches, money-grubbing owners and a win-at-all-costs mindset, it's easy to become jaded. And then — in the parlance of another era —..
2017-06-23
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Today: vs. Orioles 4:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $20-$300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa..
WASHINGTON — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie The Shining, where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck. He was a busboy. The..
Ready to rumble: GLOW Four words: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Yes, the fluorescent, body-slamming soap opera GLOW starring a cast of exaggerated characters is back, this time as ..
Sports Illustrated's ongoing countdown of the top 100 players in college football includes some high praise for USF quarterback Quinton Flowers. Flowers came in at No. 53 on the li..
Less than 24 hours after the NBA Draft, analysts have already begun looking ahead to 2018. And Tampa Catholic High School small forward Kevin Knox may be among the top prospects. K..
After an off day Thursday, the Rays remain at Tropicana Field for a three-game series against the AL East rival Orioles. Here's the information you need to know about Baltimore bef..
We're nearly halfway through 2017 already, a perfect time to step back from the daily grind of business and ask: How's Tampa Bay's economy doing? At first glance, the answer should..
TAMPA — For the last quarter-century, she has combined passion and meticulousness to keep the Gasparilla Distance Classic humming and evolving. Indefatigable and detailed, Susan Ha..
2017-06-22
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Tonight: vs. Orioles 7:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $20-$300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tam..
Diana Nyad, the endurance athlete who, at age 64, swam from Cuba to Florida, has another big dream. It doesn't involve water, poisonous jellyfish or an exhausting 111-mile journey ..
ST. PETERSBURG — I have no idea what to think about the Rays. Not a clue. That's not what sports columnists are supposed to say. We're supposed to have strong opinions. We're suppo..
The stories have left an indelible imprint on Bob Gries' heart. One young man perseveres even though his mother has had three aneurysms. Another says he's seen his mother only once..
CHARLIE KAIJO | Times Bucs fans would be very happy if quarterback Jameis WInston can put himself into consideration for the NFL MVP award during the 2017 season. Could Bucs quarte..
Sports Illustrated's countdown of the top 100 players in college football continues with three more local players. Florida Gators defensive back Duke Dawson came in at No. 72 - ahe..
As foregone conclusions go, some things are approaching the death-and-taxes stratosphere: summer humidity in Florida, a Kardashian seeking attention, and Mike Martin coming up shor..
Nightstand Douglas Brunt As his wife, Megyn Kelly, takes the spotlight at NBC, Brunt, 45, is busy promoting his third novel, the well-received Trophy Son. The story has Anton Strat..
Standing on a makeshift stage beneath a white tent on a soupy summer evening, new Bulls football coach Charlie Strong made it clear to new boss Mark Harlan and roughly 150 boosters..
2017-06-21
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:02pm Today: Off Up next: vs. Orioles, 7:10 p.m. Friday, Tropicana Field Probable pitchers: Rays, RH Chris Archer (5-4, 3.75); Orioles, TBA TV/radio: Fox ..
ST. PETERSBURG — How many times do you see an outfielder finish a rundown by making the tag? "Not too many," SS Daniel Robertson said. "Not many," added 3B Trevor Plouffe. "A few t..
WASHINGTON — It was dark out and the rookie congressman waited for the police with an aide, a fender bender delaying their trip to the Israeli Embassy, when a trolley full of touri..
WASHINGTON — It was dark out and the rookie congressman waited for the police with an aide, a fender bender delaying their trip to the Israeli Embassy, when a trolley full of touri..
The NHL and adidas on Tuesday night unveiled new home jerseys for all 31 teams, including the Lightning. The new ADIZERO Authentic jerseys are made of lighter and cooler materials ..
2017-06-20
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Today: vs. Reds 12:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $15-275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa st..
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 5:00pm Hometown Hernando HIGH FIVES Cadets learn about Civil Air Patrol: On May 8, Air Force Civil Air Patrol Maj. Vernie Robbins, command pilot, and 1st Lt...
Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help for dealing with pain medication, and his agent is not sure how long he will be there. Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management s..
A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that could help the Washington Redskins secure legal protections for its nickname, long a target of activists and many sports fans wh..
2017-06-19
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Tonight: vs. Reds 7:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa ..
If the preseason ended today, USF would be a consensus top-25 squad. Alas, a bit more forecasting and prognosticating looms (it's only mid-June), but so far the Bulls appear in eve..
WESLEY CHAPEL — There will be 30 players selected by Vegas in Wednesday's NHL expansion draft, including one from the Lightning. It's a moment that could dramatically alter their c..
Sports Illustrated is counting down its list of the top 100 players in college football, and the first installment features three from the state. Florida Gators kicker Eddy Pineiro..
Did you see? One of "our'' guys won golf's U.S. Open. Brooks Koepka grew up in Palm Beach County. He won a Florida high school state golf title. He played at Florida State. His bro..
The 1992 film "A League of Their Own" commemorated the AAGPBL, which began play in 1943 during World War II and continued until 1954. [Columbia Pictures] More than 60 years ago, Su..
The Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez follows through on a two-run double in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals on May 29, 2017, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. ..
2017-06-18
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OMAHA, Neb. — Colby Fitch drove in four runs, Sam Bordner shut down Texas A&M after it cut Louisville's five-run lead to one, and the Cardinals beat the Aggies 8-4 Sunday in a ..
Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports. Most polarizing coverage This is the third year Fox has handled golf's U.S...
Tonight: vs. Reds 7:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun, 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $15-275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa s..
DETROIT — Alex Avila was the best player available on the Detroit Tigers' board when it was their turn to select a player in the fifth round of the 2008 amateur draft. His dad sugg..
2017-06-17
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Today: at Tigers 1:10, Comerica Park, Detroit TV/radio: Fox Sports Suns; 620-AM, 760-AM (Spanish) Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 Probable pitchers Rays: RH Jake Faria (2-0, 1...
TAMPA —The Lightning made a splash with Thursday's Jonathan Drouin blockbuster trade, addressing its biggest long-term need by acquiring potential top-pairing defenseman Mikhail Se..
When compiling a list of America's most thankless jobs, teachers, police officers, IRS agents and MLS referees are four occupations that immediately come to mind. And after what we..
SAN DIEGO — It has been three years since Tony Gwynn's death on June 16, 2014, and I'm still at a loss for words. The Union-Tribune did a series last year called "The 52," which re..
DETROIT — There was a pretty nice reward and a rather big award for two prominent members of the Rays' draft class. First the reward: a bonus of around $2 million for RHP Michael M..
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america's cup oracle eager for a fight in title defense HAMILTON, Bermuda — Jimmy Spithill isn't afraid of a fight. The 37-year-old Australian skipper of Oracle Team USA is attempt..
2017-06-16
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Pinellas Player of the Year: Eric Kennedy, Jr., Calvary Christian Why we picked him: It's hard to imagine that any player had a better season than Kennedy. Not only did he catch ju..
TAMPA -— Even in the figurative fourth-and-long phase of his life, Billy Turner's tenacity remained stoked. As cancer gnawed at his brittle frame, one of the area's most iconic hig..
Jonathan Drouin’s trade to the Montreal Canadiens has been on the lips of all Lightning fans in recent years. 1,500 miles north, Habs fans have been talking about losing their top ..