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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.
Updated: 14 hours ago

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

Jolly cedes on marriage rights

U.S. Rep. David Jolly, who represents most of Pinellas County, made national news last week when he told the Washington Post that it’s “fully appropriate” for states to recognize same-sex marriage. He was responding to a question...
Published: 07/27/14

Obamacare suffers flesh wound, little else

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 07/27/14
Lovie believes, but can McCown deliver?

Lovie believes, but can McCown deliver?

Late Friday afternoon, for the first time in 10 years, since he was with the Arizona Cardinals, four whole NFL teams ago, Josh McCown stepped onto a field for training camp as an undisputed starter, The Man at last.
Published: 07/26/14

Border crisis arrives; will commissioners flinch?

As irritating as the mess on America’s southern border has been, it was easy enough here in Florida to be regarded in the abstract. The surge of illegal immigrants from Central America, most of them unaccompanied minors, was Texas’ prob...
Published: 07/27/14

Governor’s lack of outrage is outrageous

Make no mistake, I am no softie on crime, nor do I believe that criminals should be coddled or treated with kid gloves. Those who break our laws should be held accountable.
Published: 07/28/14

Dungy a victim of liberal witch hunt

In many ways, the “sports” departments and the sports “reporting” of the major networks, a number of mainstream newspapers, a few major websites, and of course, some “sports” magazines have become nothing mor...
Published: 07/25/14

Amendment 2 is backdoor to legalize pot

HUDSON — If Amendment 2 did only what its proponents claim for it, Jessica Spencer would not have taken leave from her job in Manatee County, would not be crisscrossing the state in a one-woman education campaign, and absolutely would not rece...
Published: 07/25/14