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USF kicker Coby Weiss  emerges as clutch ‘cast’ mate

USF kicker Coby Weiss emerges as clutch ‘cast’ mate

TAMPA — There's no skirting the laws of physics and gravity. All kickers, regardless of the amount of horsepower harnessed in their respective quads and calves, have a ceiling.For most, it's a sobering reality. For USF walk-on Coby Weiss, ...
Published: 10/19/18
USF hoops journal: Women’s rookies shining, Yetna on mend for men

USF hoops journal: Women’s rookies shining, Yetna on mend for men

Heralded Bulls 6-foot-8 sophomore Alexis Yetna, whose collegiate debut already has been delayed one year by the NCAA, potentially faces another brief postponement.Second-year men's coach Brian Gregory said Yetna, who played on France's under-20 natio...
Published: 10/19/18
Price helps Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

Price helps Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

Former Rays starter David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series.
Published: 10/19/18
College football Week 8 viewing guide

College football Week 8 viewing guide

Lamest time window: Late. The marquee games are spread out well, but the primetime spot will have the fewest national implications.Noon: Can Jim Harbaugh start reversing his 1-5 record against rivals when No. 6 Michigan travels to No. 24 Michigan Sta...
Published: 10/19/18
Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from Thursday’s Lightning-Red Wings game

Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from Thursday’s Lightning-Red Wings game

Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the season in the second period. Entering the game, he wasn't alone among the league's top players to be goal-less. Last season's league MVP, the Devils' Taylor Hall, didn't get his first until Thursday night. ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Lightning cap off five-game homestand with 3-1 win over Detroit

Lightning cap off five-game homestand with 3-1 win over Detroit

TAMPA — The Lightning was a broken record in training camp, repeating how it needed to start the season strong. Last season's 15-2-2 start was the best in franchise history and launched it toward a playoff run. The Lightning wanted to do that a...
Published: 10/18/18
Lightning journal: Rolling four lines is key to early-season wins

Lightning journal: Rolling four lines is key to early-season wins

TAMPA — The fourth line can often be a nice way of saying "players who aren't used much." But not on the Lightning. When coach Jon Cooper says he rolls four lines, he means it.Tampa Bay has the depth for it, and Cooper believes that was the rea...
Published: 10/18/18

District volleyball: St. Petersburg ends a near five-year winless streak against Palm Harbor University

Finally.After five years of frustration against district rival Palm Harbor University, St. Petersburg finally defeated the Hurricanes in the final of the Class 8A, District 10 tournament, 23-25, 25-22, 27-25, 25-20. The Green Devils (22-5) will host ...
Published: 10/18/18

District volleyball: Top seeds Calvary Christian, Shorecrest advance

TAMPA – Calvary Christian and Shorecrest have been the top teams in Class 4A, District 4 all season. The district tournament did nothing to disprove that.The top-seeded Warriors eased past No. 5 seed and host Tampa Prep 25-9, 25-15, 25-16 Thurs...
Published: 10/18/18

District volleyball: Wharton makes Plant work for title

TAMPA — Plant hadn't dropped so much as a single set in district play all year. But in Thursday's Class 8A-8 final against Wharton, the Wildcats only fought harder as the match went on.Wharton came out sluggish, and Plant won the first set hand...
Published: 10/18/18