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One pitch proves difference as Mariners finish sweep of Rays

One pitch proves difference as Mariners finish sweep of Rays

Nelson Cruz's three-run homer off Brad Boxberger in the ninth inning was the difference as Seattle beat the Rays 3-0 to complete a three-game sweep and waste a solid effort by Chris Archer.
Published: 05/27/15
Bolts notes: Off day key for players feeling ‘kind of sick’

Bolts notes: Off day key for players feeling ‘kind of sick’

TAMPA — Lightning coach Jon Cooper doesn’t want to talk about all that might be ailing his team right now, but it’s apparent a malady of some sort is among the demons the team is fighting.
Published: 05/27/15
49ers’ Kaepernick apologizes for Houston storm tweet

49ers’ Kaepernick apologizes for Houston storm tweet

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has apologized for a post on social media Tuesday that referenced flood-ravaged Houston, where San Francisco opens the preseason Aug. 15.
Published: 05/27/15
Imposing force awaits as Bolts-Rangers series lives on
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Imposing force awaits as Bolts-Rangers series lives on

TAMPA — They keep finding ways to put their backs against the wall. The wall never seems that far away, does it? It’s a constant companion. The Lightning are infuriating that way. We can’t figure them out....
Published: 05/27/15

U.S. Justice Dept. statement on FIFA World Cup probe

Here is the U.S. Department of Justice statement related to the indictment and arrest of FIFA executives as part of a World Cup corruption probe:
Published: 05/27/15
LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving provided a boost after missing two games and Cleveland reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks to win the Eastern Conference title.
Published: 05/27/15
Lundqvist saves Rangers’ season, forces Game 7 vs. Bolts

Lundqvist saves Rangers’ season, forces Game 7 vs. Bolts

TAMPA — He entered Tuesday night’s Game 6 with a reputation as the best pressure goaltender of his generation.
Published: 05/27/15
Rays Notes: Archer not concerned about matchup

Rays Notes: Archer not concerned about matchup

RHP Felix Hernandez and RHP Chris Archer meet this afternoon in what has the potential be a dominant day for pitching at Tropicana Field.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Rays rally, but Seager ends it for Mariners in 10th

Rays rally, but Seager ends it for Mariners in 10th

Kyle Seager hit a grand slam off Jake McGee in the eighth to put the Mariners ahead by three runs and a solo shot off Brad Boxberger in the 10th as the Mariners rallied then withstood a Rays rally for a 7-6 win.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Bolts unable to seal deal, head to New York for Game 7

Bolts unable to seal deal, head to New York for Game 7

TAMPA — Maybe it was the magnitude of the situation. Perhaps it was the pressure of knowing what was at stake.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15