Saturday, May 12, 2018

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Lightning drops Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final, losing 4-2 to the Capitals

Lightning drops Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final, losing 4-2 to the Capitals

The Lightning wanted to play Friday the way it played in the final four games against the Bruins. Play with intensity. Play with energy.“If we do that and we keep playing the right way we should be fine,” Yanni Gourde said after the morni...
Published: 05/11/18
From the sidelines at Bucs rookie minicamp

From the sidelines at Bucs rookie minicamp

Ah, the fleeting existence of an NFL tryout player.Bucs receiver Adam Humphries, with 143 catches in the last three years, was a tryout player in 2015. Tight end Cameron Brate, with 14 touchdown catches in the past two seasons, missed the cut with th...
Published: 05/11/18
In honor of Mothers Day, we share these exotic moms and their babies

In honor of Mothers Day, we share these exotic moms and their babies

In honor of Mothers Day, we have compiled some of our favorite photos of animal moms and their babies. If you are looking for things to do with your human offspring this weekend, check out this long list. The giraffes get used to their new exhibit be...
Published: 05/11/18
When Tim Tebow comes to town

When Tim Tebow comes to town

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Before the minor league season started here, a local news anchor asked a sports reporter if one of the new players on the Binghamton Rumble Ponies was a good baseball player.“No, not really,” the reporter said.The...
Published: 05/11/18
AirFest 2018 at MacDill AFB

AirFest 2018 at MacDill AFB

The Blue Angels are scheduled to appear at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and the Air Force is bringing its F-22 and A-10 demonstration teams as well. The show will feature parachute jumps from the Navy Leap Frogs. Private pilots will show off their vin...
Updated: 11 hours ago
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge plunged into Tampa Bay 38 years ago

The Sunshine Skyway Bridge plunged into Tampa Bay 38 years ago

ST. PETERSBURG — The twin golden spires of the Sunshine Skyway bridge meet at the entrance of Tampa Bay, forming our most iconic symbol.It also marks our greatest tragedy.It was 38 years ago Wednesday that the storm-blinded freighter Summit Ven...
Published: 05/08/18
Updated: 05/09/18
Met Gala 2018: Rihanna, Katy Perry and others take us to church

Met Gala 2018: Rihanna, Katy Perry and others take us to church

It’s the annual monster truck rally of fashion, a feast for the eyes and a challenge for the intellect. It delights, inspires and begs the question: Why are those women wearing papal tiaras and thigh-high boots?Here’s the deal. The Met Ga...
Published: 05/08/18
The community grew so quietly and was so hedged by citrus grove that it was virtually unknown.

The community grew so quietly and was so hedged by citrus grove that it was virtually unknown.

Times file photoDeacon J. W. Williams grocery store and residents. The store was adjacent to Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Times file photoDuring the Depression, two brothers took advantage of hard times and began buying chunks of land next ...
Published: 05/08/18
Tampa Bay Lightning clinches series with 3-1 win over Bruins

Tampa Bay Lightning clinches series with 3-1 win over Bruins

Sonya Bryson sings the Star-Spangled Banner before the start of Game 5 in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Tampa. DIRK SHADD | TimesTampa Ba...
Published: 05/06/18
Updated: 05/08/18
Gallery: Do you remember the student who was shot at FSU? He’s pretty sure we’ve all moved on (w/video).

Gallery: Do you remember the student who was shot at FSU? He’s pretty sure we’ve all moved on (w/video).

On the day of his speech at the state Capitol, Ronny Ahmed wakes alone with a hard knot of pain under his rib cage and no one to help knead it. The caregiver must be late. No time to shower, then. Not much time to prepare. In his wheelchair by the TV...
Published: 05/04/18
Updated: 05/05/18