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Steelers’ Blount, Bell face marijuana charges

Steelers’ Blount, Bell face marijuana charges

PITTSBURGH — Police have filed marijuana possession charges against Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount following a traffic stop.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Swimmer Van Dyken-Rouen takes steps in rehab

Swimmer Van Dyken-Rouen takes steps in rehab

DENVER — Injured Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has posted videos on social media of herself taking steps with the help of a walker and a bionic exoskeleton device.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs notes: Injury putting Bowers' roster spot in jeopardy

Bucs notes: Injury putting Bowers' roster spot in jeopardy

One day after coach Lovie Smith suggested defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers could be cut as a result of a nagging groin injury that has robbed him of a chance to compete for playing time, Bowers agreed his future in Tampa might be in jeopardy.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Bucs Hot Reads: Team trades for G Johnson

Bucs Hot Reads: Team trades for G Johnson

The Bucs continued to make good on their promise to bolster the offensive line, trading safety Kelcie McCray to the Chiefs for guard prospect Rishaw Johnson.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Rays notes: Spectacular has become routine for Kiermaier

Rays notes: Spectacular has become routine for Kiermaier

Earlier in the week, Kevin Kiermaier made the highlight reel for the wrong reason when he missed on an attempted diving catch to open the 11th inning that led to a loss. Two days after, he came up with a dazzling play in the top of the eighth to help preserve a 1-0 victory against the Tigers.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Looks like the Rays Way will survive after all
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Looks like the Rays Way will survive after all

Every time David Price was on the mound for his new team, there were alarm bells: The Rays would never be the same. And then, columnist Martin Fennelly writes, Alex Cobb took over.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Smith, Dietrich-Smith forge bond over classic cars

Smith, Dietrich-Smith forge bond over classic cars

The new head coach of the Buccaneers and Tampa Bay’s free-agent center share a passion for vintage automobiles and physical football.
Updated: 4 hours ago
USF's Jozwiak thrilled to play after heart surgery

USF's Jozwiak thrilled to play after heart surgery

When USF races through the tunnel Aug. 30 before facing Western Carolina, emotions will run high for Bulls players. Particularly for USF junior offensive lineman Thor Jozwiak, who missed last season following surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat.
Updated: 4 hours ago

USF notes: Dog days starting to wind down as opener nears

TAMPA – University of South Florida coach Willie Taggart calls them the “dog days,’’ the last few practices of training camp, the time when everyone is itching to begin and hoping the Aug. 30 opener against Western Carolin...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Pasco County football top five

The poll awards points for each place voted on by five panelists — correspondents Mike Camunas, Andy Villamarzo and Kenny Sanders, high school sports writer Nick Williams and high school sports editor Doug Jacobs — with 10 points for a...
Updated: 5 hours ago