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Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

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Kicking dog draws $5,000 fine for ex-CEO of Trop concessionaire

Kicking dog draws $5,000 fine for ex-CEO of Trop concessionaire

The former CEO of a company that provides food service for Tropicana Field, the Florida State Fairgrounds and other venues has been fined $5,000 by a judge, 10 months after a viral video showed him kicking a dog in an Vancouver elevator.
Published: 04/16/15
To Lightning’s lucky charm, anthem more than just a song
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To Lightning’s lucky charm, anthem more than just a song

TAMPA — She digs jazz and gospel, adores “The Sound of Music” and likes “Uptown Funk.” But one song alone remains her chart-topper. She sings it while she’s driving, or at home, or at MacDill Air Force Base ....
Published: 04/16/15
Bolts out to show who they are in playoffs
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Bolts out to show who they are in playoffs

Last year the Lightning were shown an early exit after they were outplayed, outcoached and outgoaltended during a playoff sweep against Montreal. Which team shows up this year remains to be seen, but Martin Fennelly writes they could take a giant leap, beginning tonight.
Published: 04/16/15
Wharton girls dominate at district track

Wharton girls dominate at district track

TAMPA — It has been a season of dominance for Wharton’s girls track team, and Wednesday’s Class 4A-District 6 meet offered yet another opportunity to flex its muscle.
Published: 04/16/15

Wednesday’s prep scoreboard

Wednesday’s results
Published: 04/16/15
Lightning playoff history: A look back

Lightning playoff history: A look back

Tampa Bay is 38-35 in postseason games, with seven series victories — including the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals.
Published: 04/16/15
Strong Lightning lineup poised to go deep in playoffs

Strong Lightning lineup poised to go deep in playoffs

Against Tampa Bay, coaches must pick their poison in putting together a game plan. It's impossible to focus on one scoring line, because the Lightning have two top scoring lines, and scorers on every line.
Published: 04/16/15
Rays Notes: Archer ready to let loose

Rays Notes: Archer ready to let loose

Rays RHP Chris Archer has thrown 85 and 84 pitches, respectively, in his first two starts. While it’s not unusual for teams to not overtax starting pitchers during their first few outings, manager Kevin Cash allowed RHP Nathan Karns (106) and RHP Jake Odorizzi (103) to exceed 100 pitches in their most-recent outings.
Published: 04/16/15

Bolts vs. Red Wings: How the season went

The Lightning won the regular-season series 3-1 against the Detroit Red Wings, with goaltender Ben Bishop starting all four games. Here's a breakdown.
Published: 04/16/15

Slap shots: Goaltenders see first playoff action

  WHAT JITTERS?
Published: 04/16/15