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Storm begin season, and hometown players have extra motivation

Storm begin season, and hometown players have extra motivation

Tampa Bay has a new quarterback, a future Hall of Fame receiver and three former local standouts on the roster as it opens the Arena Football League season tonight, hosting Cleveland at Amalie Arena.
Published: 03/27/15
Kanaan looking for elusive win in St. Pete grand prix

Kanaan looking for elusive win in St. Pete grand prix

Cars begin hitting the downtown streets today for the three-day event. Among the drivers hoping to start the IndyCar season right is Tony Kanaan, who is still looking for a win at St. Pete after 10 tries.
Published: 03/27/15
Rays Triple Play: Kiermaier shows his speed

Rays Triple Play: Kiermaier shows his speed

Kevin Kiermaier put his feet on display during the Rays' 6-5 exhibition win against the Yankees in Port Charlotte as he hustled a single to center field into a double in the second inning.
Published: 03/27/15

NCAA men: Kentucky, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Arizona advance

CLEVELAND — Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.
Published: 03/27/15
Semrau brings it all together for Noles

Semrau brings it all together for Noles

The story line behind this year’s Florida State women’s basketball team involves no gimmicks or psychological priming.
Published: 03/27/15
Slow tides? Follow 100-yard rule

Slow tides? Follow 100-yard rule

GO FISHING is a look at the area fishing scene through the eyes of local charter boat captains and fishing guides. Today: Ray Markham.
Published: 03/27/15

House passes bill that would let prep athletes play where they want

The Florida House of Representatives’ Education Committee approved a bill Thursday by a 12-5 vote that would overhaul the governance of state high school sports and allow students to transfer for athletic purposes without consequence.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Bolts falls to Nashville, can’t seal playoff spot

Bolts falls to Nashville, can’t seal playoff spot

A rare off night for goaltender Ben Bishop put the Lightning behind early, and Tampa Bay was unable to catch up, losing 3-2. The magic number to secure a playoff berth is now two points.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Rays notes: Archer named Opening Day starter

Rays notes: Archer named Opening Day starter

Chris Archer was officially picked to take the mound April 6 against the Orioles, replacing Alex Cobb (forearm tendinitis), who will not be ready to start the season.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15

Bolts notes: Paquette back, Namestnikov stays, for now

TAMPA —Injuries and intrigue surrounded the Lightning morning skate Thursday as Tampa Bay closed out a six-game homestand against Nashville.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15