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Rays lose home finale to White Sox, 10-5

Rays lose home finale to White Sox, 10-5

Sunday’s 10-5 drubbing by the White Sox in the final home game of the season dropped the Rays’ record at the Trop to 36-45, their worst mark since the 2003 Devil Rays finished with the same record.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Bolts Notes: Stamkos sits out at training camp as part of ‘plan’

Bolts Notes: Stamkos sits out at training camp as part of ‘plan’

BRANDON — Instead of lacing up his skates, Steven Stamkos stayed in the medical room on the fourth day of Lightning training camp.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Collect call: 2014 Topps Triple Threads baseball

Collect call: 2014 Topps Triple Threads baseball

The philosophy behind Topps Triple Threads baseball has remained constant: if it’s not broken, there’s no need to fix it.
Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14
Lovie Smith confident return of injured players will help

Lovie Smith confident return of injured players will help

TAMPA — The last thing Lovie Smith wanted to do in his first year as coach of the Buccaneers was to get off to the kind of start that made 2013 the last year of the Greg Schiano era. Yet here he is, saddled with an 0-3 record and contemplating ...
Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14
Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL’s most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.
Published: 09/21/14

Stamkos is the team captain, but he won’t be doing it alone

TAMPA — Up and down the Lightning lineup, youth stands out.
Published: 09/21/14
No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemson

No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemson

With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State come back to beat No. 22 Clemson.
Published: 09/21/14
Tide still a step ahead of Gators
COLUMN

Tide still a step ahead of Gators

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The amazing thing is that early in the third quarter it was: 21-21. Mind you, Florida coach Will Muschamp and his Gators were lucky to be knotted with third-ranked Alabama, especially after waving at two long touchdown passe...
Published: 09/20/14

Ira Kaufman weighs in on this weekend’s NFL games

Today’s Games
Published: 09/20/14
Rays notebook: Karns hoping to repeat debut feat

Rays notebook: Karns hoping to repeat debut feat

ST. PETERSBURG — So what does RHP Nathan Karns do for an encore?
Published: 09/20/14