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Hometown Hernando for March 2

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USF standout returner Terrence Horne out with torn ACL

USF standout returner Terrence Horne out with torn ACL

TAMPA — USF will be without one of its top playmakers tonight against East Carolina and the rest of the season.Receiver and standout returner Terrence Horne is out after tearing his right ACL in practice this week. He's watching pregame wa...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
20 things about Mr. 20 Blake Snell, including, yes, blocking his mom on his phone

20 things about Mr. 20 Blake Snell, including, yes, blocking his mom on his phone

TORONTO — Twenty things about Blake Snell as he takes the mound Sunday for the first time as a 20-game winner.Snell …• Is the first 20-game winner in the majors since 2016.• Will have the fewest innings of any 20-game winner i...
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Rays Tales: And the winners are Ö

Rays Tales: And the winners are Ö

This season won't end up among the most successful in the Rays' 21-year franchise history, but I'd make the case it might be the most interesting.From the winter/spring purge of the veterans, dire predictions for 100-plus losses, frigid 1-8/4-13 star...
Updated: 1 hour ago
NíKosi Perry sparks No. 21 Miami past FIU, 31-17

NíKosi Perry sparks No. 21 Miami past FIU, 31-17

MIAMI ó Miami coach Mark Richtís decision to send quarterback NíKosi Perry into the game on the Hurricanesí third possession Saturday was easy. His next decision might be tougher. Perry came off the bench to throw for 224 yards and three touchdowns, ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lightning forward prospect Boris Katchouk putting together strong preseason

Lightning forward prospect Boris Katchouk putting together strong preseason

TAMPA — As the end of training camp looms, there's no clear-cut answer as to how the Lightning will fill the one, maybe two open forward spots in its lineup.It could go with Adam Erne. Spending much of his time in AHL Syracuse the past three se...
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Legendary Tampa criminal defense attorney Barry Cohen dies at 79

Legendary Tampa criminal defense attorney Barry Cohen dies at 79

TAMPA — The accused and the wronged beat a path to Barry Cohen’s door. The tenacious, canny criminal defense attorney took on pharmaceutical giants and law enforcement agencies. When judges and attorneys needed representation, they often...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Where MegaCon Tampa Bay cosplayers go when their outfit breaks: the ĎCospitalí

Where MegaCon Tampa Bay cosplayers go when their outfit breaks: the ĎCospitalí

TAMPA ó Imagine spending hours of labor, or an arm and a leg, on a costume of your favorite character and traveling across the country for a convention ó only for it to tear or break or come apart when you get there.Itís a nightmare scenario for cosp...
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Rays lose again to Jays, 5-2, end is in sight

Rays lose again to Jays, 5-2, end is in sight

TORONTO – Friday's bounce back didn't carry over for the Rays, and after a 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Saturday, they are close to being officially bounced from the race for the final American League playoff spot.The Rays opened the series in ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Deondre Francois throws 2 TDs as Seminoles hold off NIU 37-19

Deondre Francois throws 2 TDs as Seminoles hold off NIU 37-19

TALLAHASSEE ó Deondre Francois threw for a season-high 352 yards and two touchdown passes as Florida State used an efficient first-half offense en route to a 37-19 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Francois had his seventh career 300-yard day, ...
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