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Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut

Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut

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.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Odorizzi delivers clutch outing as Rays shut out Red Sox

Odorizzi delivers clutch outing as Rays shut out Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG — All the hits and runs, all the home runs the Orioles hit off Jake Odorizzi the previous time he pitched were frustrating, sure, but not as frustrating as what Odorizzi did to allow the damage.
Updated: 4 hours ago
All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

MANILA, Philippines — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers who were surrounded and came under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights made a daring escape, the Philippine military chief Sunday, while 44 Fijian soldiers remained...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

WASHINGTON – Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Weather forces halt to Gators opener

Weather forces halt to Gators opener

Florida’s game with Idaho was delayed twice by weather and finally called off when game officials, the SEC and athletic directors decided the playing conditions were not acceptable.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Project helps belles get to the ball

Project helps belles get to the ball

SEMINOLE — The belief that “no girl should be denied the opportunity to attend her High School dance because of financial difficulties” has been the mission of the Belle of the Ball Project in Tampa Bay for more than 10 years....
Updated: 6 hours ago
Patton, Demps, Kafka among Bucs hopefuls cut

Patton, Demps, Kafka among Bucs hopefuls cut

Despite ranking sixth in the NFL in kick return average during the preseason, Solomon Patton was among the eight players let go when the Bucs reduced their roster to the 53-man limit.
Updated: 6 hours ago

EU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens sanctions

BRUSSELS — The European Union is giving Russia a one-week ultimatum to scale back its intervention in Ukraine or face additional economic sanctions.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Wash. barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

EVERETT, Wash. — Authorities say the owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Fighter War Machine extradited to Vegas on assault charges

LAS VEGAS — The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
Updated: 7 hours ago