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  1. Review: Harry Bosch just can't retire in Connelly's thrilling 'The Crossing'


    Has Harry Bosch gone over to the dark side? …

    Michael Connelly, The Crossing
  2. Lost friend, Central teammate never far from De'Vonta Smith's thoughts


    BROOKSVILLE — The narrative of the 2015 football season for Central High School is what might have been. What might have been for a team with tons of potential. What might have been for a young man who died too soon. What might have been for an electric backfield duo. …

    De’Vonta Smith, center, is having a huge year despite the loss of his close friend.
  3. Football: Lecanto 39, Central 28


    BROOKSVILLE — In the first home game since Central quarterback Sebastian Rivera died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, the Bears were solemn yet motivated against one of the better teams in Class 5A, District 7. …

    The team likes arms and were all made captain for the game. The Lecanto Panthers played the Central Bears in a football game at Central High School in Brockville, FL on Friday evening October 2, 2015. This is the first game since quarterback Sebastian Rivera was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday morning.
DAVID W DOONAN   |    Special to Times
  4. Central's Sebastian Rivera dies after motorcycle accident


    Central High School junior quarterback Sebastian Rivera died Sunday morning, his mother confirmed. …

    Junior quarterback Sebastian Rivera, injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning, died Sunday. [DAVID W DOONAN   |   Special to Times]
  5. Football: Weeki Wachee 28, Central 27


    WEEKI WACHEE — Friday's game was like a novel with a lot of twists and turns along the way, with Weeki Wachee prevailing with a dramatic second-half comeback. The Hornets (2-2, 1-0) rallied from a 21-6 deficit at halftime for a 28-27 victory over county and 5A-7 district foe Central on Homecoming. …

  6. Central QB Sebastian Rivera still hospitalized


    The father of Central quarterback Sebastian Rivera, who was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning, said in a Facebook post Thursday that his son was taken off a respirator and was breathing on his own. Rivera is still in critical condition.  …

  7. Central QB Sebastian Rivera injured in motorcycle accident


    BROOKSVILLE — Central quarterback Sebastian Rivera, 16, is in critical condition after being involved in a motorcycle accident around 6:30 Tuesday morning. …

    Junior quarterback Sebastian Rivera, injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning, has been solid under center so far this season for Central. (
DAVID W DOONAN |  Special to Times)
  8. Kurt Busch returns to Michigan track


    BROOKLYN, Mich. — With some help from incessant rain, Kurt Busch was named the winner of Sprint Cup's last race at Michigan International Speedway on June 14. …

  9. St. Petersburg man charged with DUI in June motorcycle crash


    A St. Petersburg man was charged with driving under the influence with serious bodily injury on Sunday stemming from a June motorcycle accident in which he and his wife were injured. …

  10. Carrollwood restaurant owner who ran bicycle giveaway dies in motorcycle accident


    TAMPA — Friends, family and customers of Alex Cooks gathered Wednesday in front of his restaurant, where a memorial for the man who bought thousands of bikes for children at Christmastime had taken shape. …

    Alex Cooks owned Alex’s Southern Style BBQ in Carrollwood.
  11. What's Duff McKagan reading?


    Nightstand Duff McKagan …

    Duff McKagan, co-founder of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver and founder of a wealth management firm for musicians, recently released How to Be a Man (and Other Illusions).
  12. Justin Wilson nabs ride for Indianapolis races


    ST. PETERSBURG — Justin Wilson isn't racing this weekend at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, but he was pretty pleased on Friday just the same. …

    Justin Wilson, right, seen with Michael Andretti, will drive the No. 25 Honda for Andretti Autosport at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis 500. Wilson has three IndyCar wins.
  13. Perspective: My stepdad walked on the moon


    “Neil Armstrong's widow finds artifacts from moonwalk in a closet" read a recent headline on Seeing the story brought me back to the day just over two years ago when a 26-foot moving truck pulled up in front of my house. My mom had called to warn me of the truck's imminent arrival; nonetheless, I was dumbstruck when the guys opened the back gate and the sun poured in, revealing a cab tightly packed from floor to ceiling. …

    Charles P. “Pete’’ Conrad, commander of the Apollo 12 mission, had a Navy anchor tattoo on his arm. He was also quite a raconteur.
  14. Lawsuit filed against Clearwater police in fatal motorcycle crash


    CLEARWATER — A wrongful-death lawsuit has been filed against the city of Clearwater and the Florida Highway Patrol, saying 27-year-old Keith Williamson died in a motorcycle accident that was the result of a police pursuit. …

  15. Crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him


    LOS ANGELES — Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.  …

  16. Community mourns New Port Richey woman who died while trying to help accident victim


    HOLIDAY — Denise Gajus saw the man in the road and thought only of helping. That's just who she was. On the other side of U.S. 19, a young man lay in the road after being thrown from his motorcycle. Cars barreled toward him.  …

  17. On Thanksgiving, quiet not the custom for tireless foster parents (w/video)


    BROOKSVILLE Thanksgivings were supposed to be getting quieter for Pat and Linda Hoins. …

    Bella Hoins, 11, Anastasia Piccirilli, 15, and Mikalah Bryant, 9, spend time together just two days before the Thanksgiving break from school on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.  [OCTAVIO JONES | Times]
  18. Review: Stephen King turns on an electrifying 'Revival'


    Jamie Morton is just a little boy the first time he meets the Rev. Charles Jacobs. Happily playing with his toy soldiers in the front yard of the Maine home of his large, affectionate family, Jamie is interrupted by a "human eclipse" when Jacobs suddenly appears in silhouette, his body a dark form blocking the sunshine. …

  19. Northeast player with amputated leg receives outpouring of support


    ST. PETERSBURG — Leshawn Williams, the Northeast High School senior defensive lineman who lost most of his right leg after an in-game injury Friday night, continues to receive an outpouring of support. …

    A photo tweeted by Northeast High School's football account shows Leshawn Williams visited in his hospital room by his high school coach Jeremy Frioud, center, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Leonard Johnson, right. At left is Leshawn's mother Bonita Copeland; beside her is Schneique Harris, Leonard Johnson's mother. []
  20. Hometown Pinellas: South county


    songbook celebration: Grayson Samuels, a senior at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School, was honored with the Songbook Celebration Award at the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook High School Vocal Competition in July. The national competition brought together 12 finalists from around the country for a week of master classes and education at the Palladium in Carmel, Ind. Grayson was also awarded $1,000 to use for continuing his music education.  …

    Clothes to Kids’ Patti Hanks, center, with Chamber representatives Cricket Wagner, left, and Robin Sollie.

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