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Rays shouldn't think twice if price for Price is right

Rays shouldn't think twice if price for Price is right

After a recent hot streak put them back in the playoff hunt, the idea of trading David Price may not seem to make sense. Martin Fennelly, however says if the Rays get everything they want, they should make the deal.
Updated: 16 mins ago

Israelis wish Kerry would just go away

In his never-ending quest to win the far-left Nobel Peace Prize, John Kerry has deliberately put the security of the state of Israel at greater risk.
Updated: 2 hours ago
From the beginning, Derrick Brooks was Carol’s ‘Bo’

From the beginning, Derrick Brooks was Carol’s ‘Bo’

TAMPA — “I’ve known Derrick since fourth grade. Let me just start right there.”
Published: 07/29/14
Updated: 07/30/14

Any ideas for Pier-less St. Pete?

The bar conversation started out as a debate about what the Rays should do with pitcher David Price. Should he stay or should he go? Will the Rays ever be able to keep a superstar? Would a new ballpark really make a difference?
Published: 07/29/14

Nice move on health care for veterans, but what took so long?

Drop the balloons and release the confetti shower. We have a deal that could help veterans get better medical treatment.
Published: 07/29/14
For Derrick Brooks, philanthropy as important as football

For Derrick Brooks, philanthropy as important as football

TAMPA — Natasha Spencer met him when she was 12. She dreamed of being a doctor, but didn't know how she'd get there, or even escape her crime-ridden Tampa neighborhood.
Published: 07/28/14
Updated: 07/29/14

Cuts to space program leave U.S. adrift

On July 20, a minuscule percentage of our population paused to celebrate or ponder the most glorious technological achievement in the history of humankind. That being the Apollo 11 moon landing and Neil Armstrong’s historic first step onto its...
Published: 07/28/14
Rays, Big Babi go at each other one more time

Rays, Big Babi go at each other one more time

You'd never know Tampa Bay is in fourth place and Boston is in last when David Ortiz is at the plate and a Ray is pitching, writes columnist Martin Fennelly.
Published: 07/28/14

Channelside plans a mystery for now, but let’s dream a bit, shall we?

Take a stroll along the shops on Channelside Drive, as I did one scorching, humid afternoon last week, and you might be tempted to think only a bulldozer can cure what ails that place.
Published: 07/27/14
Their time to chase greatness

Their time to chase greatness

TAMPA — The chase is on.
Published: 07/27/14