Sunday, September 16, 2018

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FLYING HIGH

FLYING HIGH

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Winning record gives Rays something to hold onto

Winning record gives Rays something to hold onto

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays, barring a total collapse by the A's or Yankees, are not going to post enough victories to make it into the playoffs.But after hanging on to the beat the A's again Sunday, 5-4, they insured that for the first time sinc...
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Rays journal: Team playing like it has ‘nothing to lose’

Rays journal: Team playing like it has ‘nothing to lose’

ST. PETERSBURG — The unnecessarily dramatic ending aside, the Rays felt pretty good about what transpired Sunday in securing a 5-4 victory and a series win over the previously red-hot A's."It showed me that we got a really good team here,'' roo...
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Bucs-Eagles: O.J. Howard shakes off turnover, bounces back with big play

Bucs-Eagles: O.J. Howard shakes off turnover, bounces back with big play

TAMPA — Ryan Fitzpatrick took a step backward Sunday. He threw an interception.Well, technically, it was an interception, but the first-quarter turnover wasn't really his fault. His pass, like most of his 32 others, was on target to tight end O...
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Bucs-Eagles: A by-the-numbers look at Tampa Bay’s 27-21 win

Bucs-Eagles: A by-the-numbers look at Tampa Bay’s 27-21 win

Here's a by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 27-21 upset win over the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles on Sunday:8Times in team history that the Bucs have started 2-0. They last did it in 2010. They went on to win at least 10 games in five of those ...
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Deputies: Gambling business manager shoots and kills nephew, who was called to calm him down

Deputies: Gambling business manager shoots and kills nephew, who was called to calm him down

SPRING HILL — A manager at a gambling establishment shot and killed his nephew Saturday after a co-worker called the victim to calm his uncle down, Hernando deputies reported.Authorities arrested Roger Vazquez, 56 of Spring Hill, on homicide and assa...
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WorldLow-dose aspirin late in life? Healthy people may not need it, study saysShould older people in good health start taking aspirin to prevent heart attacks, strokes, dementia and cancer? No, according to a study of more than 19,000 people, includi...
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Bucs-Eagles: Ryan Fitzpatrick, teammates are not who we thought they were

Bucs-Eagles: Ryan Fitzpatrick, teammates are not who we thought they were

TAMPA  — Ryan Fitzpatrick was ready to dress for success. After shredding the Philadelphia Eagles for 402 yards passing and four touchdowns in a 27-21 win Sunday, once again he was helped out by receiver DeSean Jackson.First, he put on the...
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St. Petersburg motorcyclist, 30, dies after crash, police report

St. Petersburg motorcyclist, 30, dies after crash, police report

ST. PETERSBURG — A motorcyclist died after crashing into a truck on Park Street N on Saturday night, police reported.About 5:25 p.m., Michael Aaron Baker, 30, was riding a 2018 Yamaha northbound on the road, according to the St. Petersburg Police Dep...
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Law firm’s forum raises Sunshine Law questions for council members seeking mayor’s seat

Law firm’s forum raises Sunshine Law questions for council members seeking mayor’s seat

TAMPA — Carlton Fields, a well-connected Tampa law firm, is holding a forum for mayoral candidates on Oct. 23, probably at its offices.That much everyone agrees on.Less clear is whom the lawyers had in mind as an audience.The question has sparks flyi...
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