Sunday, November 04, 2018

News Roundup

Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from the Lightning-Canadiens game

Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from the Lightning-Canadiens game

1. If only for the Canadian national anthem, the Bell Centre should be on every fan's list of arenas to visit. Saturday night's performance gave me chills.2. J.T. Miller was heading for a line change when Anton Stralman batted the pick out of midair....
Updated: 8 hours ago
Steven Stamkos’ first multigoal game of season leads Lightning to win

Steven Stamkos’ first multigoal game of season leads Lightning to win

MONTREAL — Steven Stamkos is not off a to a very Stamkos-like start to the season. But he had a classic Stamkos showing with two goals Saturday in a 4-1 win over the Canadiens at the Bell Centre.It wasn't that the Lightning captain hadn't been ...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Feleipe Franks benched for Kyle Trask in Florida Gators’ 38-17 loss to Mizzou

Feleipe Franks benched for Kyle Trask in Florida Gators’ 38-17 loss to Mizzou

Coach Dan Mullen has said repeatedly that Feleipe Franks didn't have a short leash. He ran out of rope Saturday at The Swamp
Updated: 8 hours ago
USF falters against another conference foe, loses 41-15 to Tulane

USF falters against another conference foe, loses 41-15 to Tulane

TAMPA — A collection of casualties and injuries forced USF to piece together a starting lineup on an otherwise glorious afternoon Saturday.But the Bulls' most significant ailments call for far more than a Band-Aid fix. Its performance — o...
Updated: 8 hours ago
District swimming: No slacking off for defending state champ Jesuit

District swimming: No slacking off for defending state champ Jesuit

TAMPA — The Jesuit swim team is in a different position this year.Instead of being the pursuers, the Tigers are the pursued.That's what happens when you win the state team title, which the Tigers did last year, marking the first time in 71 year...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Drew Lock flashes NFL draft potential that could intrigue Bucs

Drew Lock flashes NFL draft potential that could intrigue Bucs

GAINESVILLE — With the Tampa Bay Bucs in the midst of yet another quarterback conundrum, a young quarterback who could provide a solution next season set records on Saturday about 130 miles north of Raymond James Stadium.He grabbed the No. 3 sp...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Fennelly: USF just quit on the season

Fennelly: USF just quit on the season

TAMPA — Trapped like rats.There is no way out.Not for USF. Not for USF's head coach.But how do you call for heads when heads are already rolling around on the ground?That speaks to USF's lifeless, gutless, emphatically embarrassing 41-15 loss t...
Updated: 9 hours ago

Region swimming: Sarasota Riverview edges Plant for girls title

CLEARWATER — For the third straight year, Plant and Sarasota Riverview locked horns in pursuit of the girls Class 4A, Region 2 championship.Last year, the Tampa-based Panthers wrestled the title away from the Rams, but after a three-hour battle...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Joey Knight’s takeaways from USF-Tulane

Joey Knight’s takeaways from USF-Tulane

For all the public clamoring for Charlie Strong to shake up his staff, don't count on it any time soon. "We're sitting here 7-2," he said. "I ain't sitting here saying, 'I think this guy needs to do this and that.' I think our coaches are just as muc...
Updated: 10 hours ago
N.C. State snaps two-game skid, rolls past Florida State 47-28

N.C. State snaps two-game skid, rolls past Florida State 47-28

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Ricky Person Jr. scored three touchdowns while Jakobi Meyers had a big receiving day to help N.C. State beat Florida State 47-28 on Saturday. Meyers had nine catches for 125 yards and a score for the Wolfpack (6-2, 3-2 A...
Updated: 11 hours ago
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