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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

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Lightning get help on defense, acquire Coburn from Flyers

Lightning get help on defense, acquire Coburn from Flyers

The Tampa Bay Lightning got some veteran help on defense ahead of today’s trade deadline, acquiring Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers early this morning for injured defenseman Radko Gudas and their 2015 first- and third-round draft p...
Updated: 38 mins ago
Johnson dominates again at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Johnson dominates again at Atlanta Motor Speedway

HAMPTON, Ga. — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor S...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Rays Triple Play: Cut for the Cure

Josh Fisher, 6, and his family visited camp Sunday to invite players and coaches to participate in Friday’s “Cut for a Cure,” to benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Updated: 1 hour ago
3 offensive standouts from NFL Combine

3 offensive standouts from NFL Combine

As the debate surrounding Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston continues, we take a break to discuss a few other offensive standouts from the NFL Combine.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Ben Bishop debuts glow-in-the-dark mask

Ben Bishop debuts glow-in-the-dark mask

At 6-foot-7 you wouldn’t think that Lightning goalie Ben Bishop needs anything else to stand out, but thanks to a new high tech mask design, it’s even easier to spot him on the ice.
Updated: 6 hours ago

USF women get get 2nd shot at UConn

TAMPA — It should be quite the buzzworthy occasion when the University of South Florida women’s basketball team hosts the No. 1-ranked Connecticut Huskies, the two-time defending national champions, in tonight’s nationally televi...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Bolts Notes: Lightning see Jagr’s impact on Panthers

Bolts Notes: Lightning see Jagr’s impact on Panthers

SUNRISE — A familiar face awaited the Lightning when they arrived at BB&T Center on Sunday afternoon, eager to prove he can still impact a hockey game at the age of 43.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Drew Smyly welcomes enhanced role since trade from Tigers to Rays

Drew Smyly welcomes enhanced role since trade from Tigers to Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE — The party room in back of the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in Maumelle, Ark., used to be called the Tigers Den until, oh, last July 31 when the Tiger it was referring to — Drew Smyly — was traded to the ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Rays Notes: Young lefty headed to pen

Rays Notes: Young lefty headed to pen

PORT CHARLOTTE — LHP Mike Montgomery, who made 55 starts over the last two seasons while pitching at Durham, will make the transition to the bullpen this spring.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Lightning can’t overcome early deficit in 4-3 loss to Panthers

Lightning can’t overcome early deficit in 4-3 loss to Panthers

SUNRISE — On the eve of the NHL trade deadline, the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t offer their braintrust much of a reason to stand pat.
Updated: 9 hours ago