Monday, October 22, 2018

News Roundup

Bucs-Browns: Grading Tampa Bay’s 26-23 overtime victory over Cleveland

Bucs-Browns: Grading Tampa Bay’s 26-23 overtime victory over Cleveland

TAMPA — Had it all the way.Man, are the Browns bad.Man, the Bucs are, too.It was an awful affair. The Bucs couldn't get away. The Browns wouldn't go away. Overtime.This game deserved to end in a tie.No.Meet the hero, Chandler Catanzaro, whose 5...
Published: 10/21/18
Bucs-Browns: Chandler Catanzaro, Tampa Bay redeem themselves in 26-23 overtime win

Bucs-Browns: Chandler Catanzaro, Tampa Bay redeem themselves in 26-23 overtime win

TAMPA — Chandler Catanzaro needed redemption. So did the Bucs.Having missed an extra point and a 40-yard field goal to win the game at the end of regulation, Catanzaro connected on a career-long 59-yard field goal with 1:50 remaining in overtim...
Published: 10/21/18
PolitiFact Florida: Andrew Gillum’s Pants on Fire claim on Florida’s low unemployment rate

PolitiFact Florida: Andrew Gillum’s Pants on Fire claim on Florida’s low unemployment rate

Gov. Rick Scott has touted a strong Florida economy built up over his two terms in office. But Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate seeking to replace him, says the economy is "propped up" by low wages and people working multiple jobs just to make...
Published: 10/22/18
AP Top 25: Florida Gators in top 10, USF remains steady

AP Top 25: Florida Gators in top 10, USF remains steady

The Florida Gators moved up two spots to No. 9 in the latest AP Top 25 poll released Sunday. That's their highest ranking since 2015 and sets up a top-10 showdown Saturday against No. 7 Georgia. It'll be the first top-10 matchup between the two rival...
Published: 10/21/18
Former Gulf star Alton Voss bringing cautionary tale back home

Former Gulf star Alton Voss bringing cautionary tale back home

Contrary to conventional logic, former Gulf High three-way star Alton Voss lived to tell about his downward spiral into drug addiction.This week, he'll tell it to Pasco County students.Voss, a onetime USF signee who resurrected his career (and earned...
Published: 10/21/18
Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Florida Gators over Ohio State

Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Florida Gators over Ohio State

Coming up with my weekly AP Top 25 ballot, I'm always faced with new questions I never considered.Like this one, from 247Sports' excellent Gators writer, Thomas Goldkamp:Does Florida move past Ohio State in this week’s rankings? Legit question....
Published: 10/21/18
Driver dead in single-car crash in Riverview, deputies say

Driver dead in single-car crash in Riverview, deputies say

RIVERVIEW — A driver in a single-car crash early Sunday morning, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.About 1:20 a.m., deputies found the driver unresponsive, after his car crashed into a chain link fence and power pole.No one else w...
Published: 10/21/18
FHP: Pedestrian, 70, hit and killed in Brandon

FHP: Pedestrian, 70, hit and killed in Brandon

BRANDON — A 70-year-old woman was hit and killed crossing State Road 60 on Saturday night, troopers reported.Mary J. Philip, of New Port Richey, was walking across the road near Mount Carmel Road about 11:11 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Pat...
Published: 10/21/18
FHP: Pedestrian, 87, hit and killed crossing State Road 52

FHP: Pedestrian, 87, hit and killed crossing State Road 52

PORT RICHEY — A driver hit and killed a pedestrian on State Road 52 near Bayonet Point, troopers reported.About 5:49 p.m., the pedestrian, 87-year-old Daniel William Troy, was walking north across the road, east of Meadow Drive.At the same time, Chri...
Published: 10/21/18
Sunday Morning Quarterback: Plant City makes things interesting

Sunday Morning Quarterback: Plant City makes things interesting

Highlights from Week 9:Player of the WeekTre'Pavis Mobley, Zephyrhills: The playmaker usually has the biggest impact on offense as a receiver. On Friday, he shined on defense, picking off two passes and swatting away two others to help the Bulldogs b...
Published: 10/21/18
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