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Friday, Dec 19, 2014

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Rays name Foley bench coach, Baldelli first-base coach

Rays name Foley bench coach, Baldelli first-base coach

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays finalized their coaching staff Friday morning with internal hires.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Jaguars’ win keeps Titans in running for top draft pick

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday night in a battle of two of the NFL’s worst teams.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Ex-Bucs OC Tedford headed to CFL as head coach

Ex-Bucs OC Tedford headed to CFL as head coach

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordiator Jeff Tedford has reportedly agreed to become the head coach of the Canadian Football League’s British Columbia Lions.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Hot Reads: McCoy sorry not to play against Rodgers

Hot Reads: McCoy sorry not to play against Rodgers

Tampa Bay's Gerald McCoy sat out the first game he could have played against Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2011 because of a torn biceps muscle. He will miss Sunday's game because of a season-ending right knee sprain.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time

Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time

Josh McCown admits there have been times this trying season when the distance between him and his family has made playing easier. His wife and children are living at their North Carolina home during the season.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern

Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern

Da'Quan Bowers, who lost a starter’s job because he was out of shape during training camp, is still struggling with his conditioning and that could cause him to lose valuable playing again this week.
Updated: 13 hours ago
St. Pete council rejects deal to let Rays look for stadium sites

St. Pete council rejects deal to let Rays look for stadium sites

The future of the Tampa Bay Rays in the area seems more uncertain than ever after the St. Petersburg City Council on Thursday rejected a deal to let the team explore new stadium sites in the region.
Updated: 13 hours ago
New Rays outfielder Souza's journey rocky at times

New Rays outfielder Souza's journey rocky at times

Outfielder Steven Souza and catcher Rene Rivera, two of the players acquired in the Wil Myers trade, are expected to begin the season on the big-league roster and, perhaps, in the Opening Day lineup. For Souza, it's a long climb back after a positive drug test.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Seton Hall hands USF fourth straight loss, 89-69

Seton Hall hands USF fourth straight loss, 89-69

For the Bulls, bad things came in 3's. The Pirates connected on 11 shots from behind the 3-point arc. USF made none from long range. And that, essentially, was your ballgame.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Lightning rookie Drouin finding comfort zone

Lightning rookie Drouin finding comfort zone

When Jonathan Drouin jumped up to the Bolts' top line in his third NHL game, the move was made out of necessity. Now, it’s an opportunity the 19-year-old former No. 3 overall pick is starting to earn.
Updated: 13 hours ago