10/24/14Sports | Rays
ST. PETERSBURG — Joe Maddon is leaving the Rays after a breakdown in talks for a new deal. Maddon told the Times the decision to leave the Rays was a combination of financial issues and curiosity over what opportunities will present themselves. Maddon was signed to manage the Rays through the 2015 season, which wou …
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches in rightfield, and the Royals beat the Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a two games to one lead in the World Series.
Four people were taken to a hospital in critical condition, including three children who were ejected from an SUV after it was involved in a head-on crash with a U-Haul truck Friday night in Gibsonton, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.
CINCINNATI — Apparently, all those positive vibes USF culled from last week's historic victory at Tulsa never crossed the Ohio River on Friday. On a crisp Cincinnati night, beneath a majestic Midwest skyline, the Bulls experienced no second-half resurgence.
Only three-quarter regression.
WINNIPEG — Star center Steven Stamkos knows there will be a lot of comparisons between his current linemate, touted rookie wing Jonathan Drouin, and former longtime wingman Marty St. Louis.
Earlier this month, Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, told a conference of women in tech that they should not ask for a raise, but trust "faith" and "karma" to reward them appropriately. His comments not only caused an immediate stir at his own company and other tech companies, but also touched a nerve among …
Halloween: Zombies and vampires and ghosties — oh my! It's their night Friday and all week long. If you haven't already hit the major attractions, it's time to catch Busch Garden's zombie-shooting Howl-O-Scream ($45-$65), Lowry Park Zoo's family-friendly ZooBoo ($18, $14 ages 3-11) or …
TAMPA — To counter a wave of retirements, the Hillsborough County school district is working with a contracting firm that could bring back retired assistant superintendent Lewis Brinson.
2nd suspect arrested in dollar store robbery
TEMPLE TERRACE — Most days, Melissa Renahan could be found at her computer, batting out another recipe for her food blog or pithy advice for military families. The savvy freelance writer had a knack for turning most aspects of her domestic life and interests into magazine stories, all with a contagious enthusiasm …
ST. PETERSBURG — A judge ruled this week that an ordinance regulating two-hour parking restrictions in the city's downtown core violates the law, sparking questions about an often-buzzed-about topic.
With its newest Kindle, the Voyage, Amazon is refining its e-reader once more. The Voyage's main trick is a high-resolution display that mimics the look of a printed page. Text appears at a resolution of 300 pixels an inch, which is on par with the high-resolution displays now found on most of our other mobile …
In 2006, the year after he became the Rays manager, Joe Maddon introduced Thanksmas to the greater Tampa Bay area.
ZEPHYRHILLS — ''The City of Pure Water," read the signs, beckoning visitors to this sleepy outpost, named a hundred years ago for the gentle winds that breeze through its hills. Zephyrhills, population 14,000, has long made its name on water. But it was when the bottling plant south of town began filling 4 million …
The Greenlight Pinellas referendum to expand public transportation is supported by a fundraising group called Friends of Greenlight.
Nov. 15: After 31 years in the Angels organization, Joe Maddon is hired as Devil Rays manager, replacing Lou Piniella.