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2017-08-16
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CLEARWATER — On July 29, playing against the Charlotte Stone Crabs, Tim Tebow smacked a mammoth three-run homer, helping the St. Lucie Mets cruise to a 10-3 victory at Charlotte Sp..
Today: at Blue Jays 4:07, Rogers Centre, Toronto TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun, 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 Probable pitchers Rays: RH Chris Archer (8-7..
We're back for another episode of The Annotated Hard Knocks, trying to find behind-the-scenes insights and things you might have missed in Tuesday's second episode of "Hard Knocks,..
That's right: Sunday is the national day devoted to all things bacon, National Bacon Lovers Day. Which, really, isn't too different from the other 364 days of the year. But here's ..
DADE CITY — Pasco County is doubling its tourist tax to 4 percent to build an indoor sports complex in Wesley Chapel and improve its outdoor boat ramps in west Pasco. In a series o..
The toughest decision in my first stint as a voter for the AP Top 25 came at the top. Not the very top. Spoiler alert: Alabama was a pretty easy choice at No. 1 on my preseason bal..
2017-08-15
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Tonight: at Blue Jays 7:07, Rogers Centre, Toronto TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun, 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 Probable pitchers Rays: RH Jake Faria (5-3..
Kinsler blasts ump
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Monday night, Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler was ejected from the game against the Rangers during an at-bat after having words with home plate umpire Angel Hernandez abou..
CLEARWATER — Nearly $40 million in taxes paid by visitors in hotels, motels, and other overnight rentals will help fund five major Pinellas County projects over the next three year..
COUNTYWIDE License-free saltwater fishing day is Sept. 2 For those who love to fish or never have fished before, a free annual fishing day provides an opportunity to introduce the ..
TAMPA — Mary Elizabeth "Bettie" Perez liked to say writing was in her blood. Her grandfather was the founder of one of Tampa's first Spanish-language newspapers. Her mother and two..
The Daystarter: UF prepares for white nationalist violence; mystery behind St. Pete's Confederate marker; four options for historic Manhattan Casino; 'Hard Knocks' could get inters..
2017-08-14
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Tonight: at Blue Jays 7:07, Rogers Centre, Toronto TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun, 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 Probable pitchers Rays: LH Blake Snell (0-..
Sports in Brief
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Tennis Federer drops out of event, Nadal to be new top player MASON, Ohio — Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew from the Western & Southern Open on Monday because of a ba..
JACKSONVILLE — Dirk Koetter beamed like a new father, ready to pass out cigars. "Our new kicker is Nick Folk," Koetter said following the Bucs' joint workout with the Jaguars Monda..
Last week, Disney announced it would pull its titles from Netflix to launch its own streaming service. Don't worry just yet, your favorite Disney movies have a home on the world's ..
“We are asking our not-for-profit partners, some of whom have lived off the city dole, to take a haircut as well this year,” he said on July 20. “There are two or three that don't ..
TAMPA — They have found success down different paths in different sports, but Bucs receiver Mike Evans and Phillies rookie Nick Williams go back far enough to have rivalries as tod..
ORLANDO — A Florida woman lit a cigarette, sparking an explosion of a propane barbeque grill being transported in her SUV. Orlando police Lt. Cindy Lane tells news outlets that the..
2017-08-13
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tom jones' two cents Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports. Most mediocre It's preseason for NFL broadcasters, too..
Tonight: at Blue Jays 7:07, Rogers Centre, Toronto TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Probable pitchers Rays: RH Jake Odorizzi (6-5, 4.38) JAYS: RH Nick Tepesch (0-..
ST. PETERSBURG — You can count Terry Francona as a believer in Tim Tebow, the baseball player. Why? Because 23 years ago Francona was a believer in Michael Jordan, the baseball pla..
The Rays PR staff, which is aces, dug up these nuggets concerning the Rays historically bad lack of offense. Fresh from today’s pregame notes … ABOUT THE DROUGHT—The Rays have suff..
2017-08-12
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Today: vs. Indians 1:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: TBS, Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 760-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $30-$300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, surch..
The Rays insist they are still aiming to win the American League East, which certainly is their right and privilege, noting they have six games remaining with the division-leading ..
Marlins confirm sale
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MIAMI — Marlins president David Samson said a signed agreement has been submitted to Major League Baseball to sell the franchise to a group that includes former Yankees captain and..
As Usain Bolt prepares for the final race of his brilliant career, it really doesn't matter if he wins or loses. His legacy is secure. But is he the greatest Olympian of them all? ..
VALRICO — Eric Matus grew up a Green Bay Packers fan from Wisconsin near the Illinois border, and moved here seven years ago — like so many other transplants — for the weather. Mat..
2017-08-11
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Friday, August 11, 2017 7:56pm Tonight: vs. Indians 6:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $26-$300; available at Tropicana Field box off..
ATLANTA — Alex Hare can make acrobatic moves to corral grounders from every direction. She can slap a softball into the gap or smack one over the fence. She displays speed, power a..
Greg Auman looks ahead to Friday night's preseason opener for the Bucs against the Bengals in Cincinnati. We asked you which newcomer you're most excited to see, and rookie WR Chri..
Legs pressed tightly together, 7-year-old Amelia Collins stood at the edge of her grandparents' pool and smiled. Then, the Ocala girl with the brunette, Shirley Temple curls scream..
NASCAR's business model is imploding before our eyes. A fire sale is going on; all you need to do is look up in the sky and see all those fat contracts burning up. Within the span ..
2017-08-10
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TAMPA — Eli Fishman, a sports reporter and writer for Eli Fishman Sports, a New Jersey-based sports web site, stood in the press box at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Thursday. Li..
ST. PETERSBURG — RHP Jake Odorizzi will have a better feel today after throwing off the mound, but said his bruised right foot felt good enough Thursday that he expects to make his..
Tonight: vs. Indians 7:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM; 680-AM (Spanish) Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field bo..
Things to do
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Benefits Benefit Wine Tasting Sample 15 wines with appetizers. Benefits the St. Pete Women's Collective. $20 -$25. Winesmith, 1620 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 826-0791. 7-9..
The Tampa Bay Rays put their good looks to good use, bringing in more than $100,000 at Rays on the Runway recently. The fundraiser, put on by the Rays Wives organization, was for t..
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Times received 17 awards, including the most first-place honors — nine — of any large Florida newspaper, in the 2017 Florida Society of News Editors ..
Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:08pm It wasn't until we were almost pulling into O'Keefe's that my girlfriend realized it was the wrong bar. Originally, the plan was to visit a simila..
Football-turned-baseball player Tim Tebow and the St. Lucie Mets will make an eight-game swing through Tampa Bay tonight through Aug. 17. The former Florida Gators star quarterback..
When Padgett Powell speaks, readers listen. Voice has always been the hallmark of Powell's fiction; he's a modern master of first-person narrative. In books like The Interrogative ..
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is coming for broadcast television. And YouTube. And Netflix. And every other place for video. On Wednesday, Facebook introduced Watch, a dedicated home fo..
2017-08-09
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LATROBE, Pa. — The long wait for Martavis Bryant and the Steelers ended Wednesday when the NFL finally cleared him to join his teammates in preseason practices and games, 16 months..
Tonight: vs. Indians 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, surcharg..
You can't make this stuff up. Also, there's video. Tim Tebow and Seth Bosch had never met until July 29 at Charlotte Sports Park, where Tebow, playing minor-league baseball for the..
She closes her eyes and sees them clearly, the first moments of Jimmie Goshey's life. Shalanda Marshall had gone to the hospital early, throwing up, the baby pushing hard. But the ..
The Bulls received their loftiest preseason ranking yet Wednesday, landing at No. 17 in Sports Illustrated's preseason top 25. USF is one spot ahead of Florida and three ahead of M..
G. Scott Maiden, Chief Executive Officer of the Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network, works in their downtown Tampa control room. Community television stations Tampa Bay Arts &am..
NEW YORK — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's largely been framed by Netflix: Providing the stuff you want to watch, wh..
DIRK SHADD | Times (2009) Sports Illustrated ranked Tropicana Field the worst in its 2017 MLB Ballpark Food Safety Rankings based on health department reports of violations. In res..