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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

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Alex Cobb named the Rays’ Opening Day starter

Alex Cobb named the Rays’ Opening Day starter

PORT CHARLOTTE — Alex Cobb has been on two Opening Day rosters, so he knows firsthand the excitement and energy that fills the Tampa Bay Rays’ clubhouse and Tropicana Field on the first day of the season.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Rays notes: Spring schedule opens with Karns on mound

Rays notes: Spring schedule opens with Karns on mound

PORT CHARLOTTE — The Tampa Bay Rays begin Grapefruit League action at 1:05 p.m. today against a Baltimore Orioles split squad at the Charlotte Sports Park....
Updated: 8 hours ago
A-Rod singles, walks in return as Phillies top Yankees

A-Rod singles, walks in return as Phillies top Yankees

TAMPA — Alex Rodriguez returned to the New York Yankees after an absence of more than 17 months, lining a single into short left field in his first at-bat and going 1-for-2 with a walk in a 3-1 spring-training loss to the Philadelphia Phillies...
Updated: 8 hours ago
USF puts it all together in 74-45 rout of UCF

USF puts it all together in 74-45 rout of UCF

Coach Orlando Antigua calls the 29-point victory over the Knights "extremely gratifying."
Updated: 9 hours ago

With Adrian Peterson’s status in question, Vikings pay a visit

The Minnesota Vikings have made their in-person pitch to Adrian Peterson, the latest step toward resolving the star running back’s unclear status.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Dragons duo doing what they do best

Dragons duo doing what they do best

With a district title to defend and a strong crop of seniors, the Jefferson High baseball team (5-2) has a number of leaders from which to choose.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Gulf gets much-needed win

HOLIDAY — Riding a five-game losing streak heading into Wednesday’s Class 5A-District 8 softball matchup against Anclote High, Gulf needed a win in the worst way.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Report: Mets’ Murphy says he disagrees with gay ‘lifestyle’

NEWARK, N.J. – Mets infielder Daniel Murphy says he disagrees with the “lifestyle” of people who are gay.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Source: Peyton Manning returning for 18th NFL season

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Prep teams rankings

BASEBALL
Updated: 19 hours ago