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After two-game skid, Bolts seek sweep of Montreal

After two-game skid, Bolts seek sweep of Montreal

A late-season swoon is not something the Lightning want to entertain. Yet with six games left in the regular season, that’s what Tampa Bay is facing heading into the Bell Centre to face division-leading Montreal tonight.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15
Montoya powers Penske’s 1-2 finish at St. Pete grand prix

Montoya powers Penske’s 1-2 finish at St. Pete grand prix

Juan Pablo Montoya wins the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to open the IndyCar season, his second victory since returning to the circuit after a decade in NASCAR. He edged Penske teammate Will Power, the defending St. Pete champ. The four Penske drivers finished in the Top 5.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15
Strawberry’s grace after fall
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Strawberry’s grace after fall

ST. LEO — “It is indeed and honor to be here. First I must pray.”
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15
Rays’ Forsythe relishes chance to play every day

Rays’ Forsythe relishes chance to play every day

You can look at Logan Forsythe’s numbers from last season with Tampa Bay and conclude that when he played regularly, he hit. And when he didn’t, he didn’t. And, Forsythe said, you would be wrong.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15

Rays Triple Play: Souza praised for hustle

Manager Kevin Cash has been impressed with the hustle of Steven Souza Jr., and the rookie earned more praise when he scored from first Sunday on an opposite-field single by Evan Longoria that landed just inside the right-field foul line.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15
Rays notes: Backup catcher among tough decisions

Rays notes: Backup catcher among tough decisions

Rays manager Kevin Cash said the team has some tough roster decisions to make during the final week of spring training, with none tougher than at backup catcher, where rookie Curt Casali and non-roster invitee Bobby Wilson are competing.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15
NCAA women: South Carolina, Notre Dame headed to Tampa

NCAA women: South Carolina, Notre Dame headed to Tampa

Two teams have punched their tickets Friday’s NCAA Women’s Final Four in Tampa. One of them won’t be Florida State.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15

Katerina Stewart wins Women’s Tennis Open in Palm Harbor

PALM HARBOR — American Katerina Stewart won the $25,000 Jose Cuervo Women’s Tennis Open at Innisbrook Resort Sunday by rallying past top-seeded Maryna Zanevska, who retired early in the third set with a shoulder injury.
Published: 03/29/15
Rays’ Archer in constant state of evolution

Rays’ Archer in constant state of evolution

Chris Archer is curious about life. Know that, and you might begin to understand Archer, though Archer is constantly evolving as a person, so it might be tough to keep up.
Published: 03/29/15

Rays Beat: Roster decisions will go to wire

The Rays begin the regular season a week from Monday with a 25-man roster that will be introduced to the Tropicana Field crowd as part of pregame ceremonies.
Published: 03/29/15