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Friday, Dec 19, 2014

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Rays finalize 11-player, three-team Myers trade

Rays finalize 11-player, three-team Myers trade

The Rays make it official. Outfielder Wil Myers, catcher Ryan Hanigan and two minor league pitchers go to the Padres in return for five players, two of whom come from the Nationals. And Hanigan may now be headed to the Red Sox.
Updated: 58 mins ago
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

BALTIMORE – Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Bolts notes: Viruses force team to take precautions

NEWARK, N.J. — In the season of the mumps around the NHL, quarantining players from each other has become a normal occurrence as 16 have been diagnosed with the virus that is making the rounds.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Tampa-area holiday prep basketball tournaments

The following is a list of holiday basketball tournaments happening in the Tampa Bay area and beyond. To add a tournament to the list, email Nick Williams at nwilliams@tampatrib.com
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rays name Foley bench coach, Baldelli first-base coach

Rays name Foley bench coach, Baldelli first-base coach

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays finalized their coaching staff Friday morning with internal hires.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Jaguars’ win keeps Titans in running for top draft pick

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday night in a battle of two of the NFL’s worst teams.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Ex-Bucs OC Tedford headed to CFL as head coach

Ex-Bucs OC Tedford headed to CFL as head coach

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordiator Jeff Tedford has reportedly agreed to become the head coach of the Canadian Football League’s British Columbia Lions.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Hot Reads: McCoy sorry not to play against Rodgers

Hot Reads: McCoy sorry not to play against Rodgers

Tampa Bay's Gerald McCoy sat out the first game he could have played against Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2011 because of a torn biceps muscle. He will miss Sunday's game because of a season-ending right knee sprain.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time

Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time

Josh McCown admits there have been times this trying season when the distance between him and his family has made playing easier. His wife and children are living at their North Carolina home during the season.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern

Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern

Da'Quan Bowers, who lost a starter’s job because he was out of shape during training camp, is still struggling with his conditioning and that could cause him to lose valuable playing again this week.
Updated: 7 hours ago