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Sunday, Aug 31, 2014
Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut
USF freshman Marlon Mack  heads for the end zone for his first career touchdown, a 62-yard run that cut the Bulls' deficit to 14-13 in the second quarter of the season opener against Western Carolina.
Marlon Mack, who played last season at Sarasota Booker High, scored four touchdowns and carrying the ball 275 yards, lifting the Bulls past the upstart Western Carolina Catamounts 36-31.
Jake Odorizzi allowed only one hit in seven innings to record his 10th win of the year.
Odorizzi delivers clutch outing as Rays shut out Red Sox
Chas Ohara from Indian Shores looks to sell a few pairs of shoes from his growing collection of 30 to 40 pairs during the Bay Area Solciety Expo. LUKE JOHNSON/ STAFF
Sneaker fans trek to Soleciety expo in Tampa
Nyashia Williams´ 21-month-old daughter Myla Pressley died while being taken care of by Deandre Gilmore earlier this year. Gilmore has been charged with the murder of Pressley. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
3 months after toddler’s death, mom struggles with sorrow, guilt


Big Education sues to defend monopoly

Tom Jackson Making good on its threat to limit the options of kids from poor families desperate to escape miserable schools — which probably isn’t the way they’d put it, but there’s no sense hiding the truth — Florida affiliates of Big Education are going to court in hopes of shutting down the state’s tax-credit scholarship program.

Editorial: A reality check for Clearwater aquarium plan
Editorial: Stop the write-in fraud
Editorial: Duke’s unseemly revenue grab
Letters to the editor: Time to send message
Letter of the Day: Ferguson: Another potential debacle for America