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Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015

Sports

Giants place franchise tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants placed the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after the 26-year-old rebounded from two injury-plagued seasons.
Published: 03/02/15
Lightning Round: Fan Questions

Lightning Round: Fan Questions

Olivia Stacey and Tampa Tribune’s Lightning beat writer Erik Erlendsson will dip into the inbox to answer questions from Bolts fans.
Published: 03/02/15
Johnson dominates again at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Johnson dominates again at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Published: 03/02/15

Rays Triple Play: Cut for the Cure

Josh Fisher, 6, and his family visited camp Sunday to invite players and coaches to participate in Friday’s “Cut for a Cure,” to benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Published: 03/02/15
3 offensive standouts from NFL Combine

3 offensive standouts from NFL Combine

As the debate surrounding Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston continues, we take a break to discuss a few other offensive standouts from the NFL Combine.
Published: 03/02/15
Ben Bishop debuts glow-in-the-dark mask

Ben Bishop debuts glow-in-the-dark mask

At 6-foot-7 you wouldn’t think that Lightning goalie Ben Bishop needs anything else to stand out, but thanks to a new high tech mask design, it’s even easier to spot him on the ice.
Published: 03/02/15
Smyly welcomes enhanced role since trade to Rays

Smyly welcomes enhanced role since trade to Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE — The party room in back of the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in Maumelle, Ark., used to be called the Tigers Den until, oh, last July 31 when the Tiger it was referring to — Drew Smyly — was traded to the ...
Published: 03/01/15
Updated: 03/02/15

USF women get get 2nd shot at UConn

TAMPA — It should be quite the buzzworthy occasion when the University of South Florida women’s basketball team hosts the No. 1-ranked Connecticut Huskies, the two-time defending national champions, in tonight’s nationally televi...
Published: 03/01/15
Bolts Notes: Lightning see Jagr’s impact on Panthers

Bolts Notes: Lightning see Jagr’s impact on Panthers

SUNRISE — A familiar face awaited the Lightning when they arrived at BB&T Center on Sunday afternoon, eager to prove he can still impact a hockey game at the age of 43.
Published: 03/01/15
Rays Notes: Young lefty headed to pen

Rays Notes: Young lefty headed to pen

LHP Mike Montgomery, who made 55 starts over the last two seasons while pitching at Durham, will make the transition to the bullpen this spring.
Published: 03/01/15