TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Friday, Oct 31, 2014
Cubs hire former Rays chief Maddon as manager
Cubs President Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon may be “as well suited as anyone in the industry to manage the challenges that lie ahead” for the Cubs.

CHICAGO – Joe Maddon was hired as manager of the Chicago Cubs on Friday, hours after the team fired Rick Renteria.

Live: Prep football scoreboard
A truck crashed through a mobile home at the corner of 23rd Street and Lizabeth Circle in Zephyrhills about noon today. No one was injured.
Truck smashes through Zephyrhills mobile home
Steven Stamkos stands with Noah Defilippo, who is battling a form of melanoma, inside the locker room.
Stamkos helps make boy’s wish come true
Visit our sister sites:


Fear and loathing in political campaigns

Paula Dockery Just when it seemed political campaigns couldn’t get any worse, a new tactic or theme emerges to make voters even more disgusted. It’s hard to believe that’s possible this year, when we’ve seen an ungodly number of ads bombard the airwaves, most of which have been negative, misleading or downright nasty.

Editorial: The superintendent’s sign
Editorial: Data escapes Department of Corrections
Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election
Letters to the editor: Amendment 3 con
Letter of the Day: Amendment 1 consistent with principles in constitution