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Friday, Apr 18, 2014

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Son: TNT reporter Craig Sager battling leukemia

Son: TNT reporter Craig Sager battling leukemia

Craig Sager, the Turner Sports basketball sideline reporter known for his loud blazers, is being treated for acute leukemia and won’t work during the upcoming NBA playoffs, according to his son....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Cooper: Lightning’s Palat ‘probably out’ for tonight’s Game 2

Cooper: Lightning’s Palat ‘probably out’ for tonight’s Game 2

TAMPA — The hits keep on coming for the Lightning as leading scorer Ondrej Palat is expected to miss tonight’s Game 2 against Montreal.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Bolts look to pick up pieces tonight

Bolts look to pick up pieces tonight

The Lightning endured so much drama this season, coach Jon Cooper doesn’t even consider falling behind 1-0 in Tampa Bay’s playoff series against Montreal an adverse situation.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Jefferson wins first district title

Jefferson wins first district title

TAMPA — With two outs and runners on second and third in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday, Jefferson pitcher Nicole Lopez was up two strikes in the championship of the Class 6A-District 9 softball tournament....
Updated: 9 hours ago
Fennelly: Lindback needs to step up game for Bolts

Fennelly: Lindback needs to step up game for Bolts

Goaltender Anders Lindback stopped 39 shots in Game 1 and didn't lose the game. He didn't win it, either, and Martin Fennelly says he might have to do that once or twice if the Lightning are to take this series.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Rays Notes: Bedard will take his shot tonight

Rays Notes: Bedard will take his shot tonight

With three starting pitchers on the disabled list, LHP Erik Bedard will become the seventh starter used by the Rays this season when he faces the Yankees tonight at Tropicana Field.
Updated: 17 hours ago

Plant gets by Durant

TAMPA — It was the right move. In a tie game between district-leading teams, with no outs and a base open, intentionally walking the county home run leader was the smart play for Durant. Unfortunately, it meant having to load the bases for the...
Updated: 18 hours ago

Durant’s Hammons stops Plant City

BRANDON — Freshman Sloan Hammons threw a two-hit shutout Thursday, and Selena Bezares went 3-for-3 with three RBis as the Durant softball team beat Plant City 11-0 in the Class 7A-District 7 final.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Plant outdistances Newsome in 4A-7

Plant outdistances Newsome in 4A-7

GIBSONTON — Plant’s distance runners struck once again at Thursday’s Class 4A-District 7 track meet and pretty much ran away from Newsome with the team title.
Updated: 18 hours ago
9-year-old golfer finds early success

9-year-old golfer finds early success

HUDSON — At the conclusion of the PGA Tour season, the FedEx Cup is awarded to the player who earned the most points from the events they play.
Updated: 18 hours ago