Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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World Series 2018: Red Sox, Dodgers and a series 102 years in the making

World Series 2018: Red Sox, Dodgers and a series 102 years in the making

TAMPA — This is a World Series you can sink your teeth into, baseball's chance to win the midterms. The Dodgers and Red Sox and their stories histories convened Tuesday night at Fenway Park, a scant 102 years since they last met in the Fall Cla...
Updated: 9 minutes ago
Rays have deal in place to sign prospect Sandy Gaston

Rays have deal in place to sign prospect Sandy Gaston

UPDATE, 10:25: The sides have agreed to terms on a $2.61 million deal, pending a physical exam, which is standard, and finalization of the contract.DEVELOPING: The Rays are working to complete a deal to sign RHP Sandy Gaston, a 16-year-old from Cuba ...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
Rays coach Charlie Montoyo interviewing for Blue Jays job

Rays coach Charlie Montoyo interviewing for Blue Jays job

Rays bench coach Charlie Montoyo has emerged as a candidate for the Blue Jays managerial job and is in Toronto today for an interview.Montoyo is competing with, among others, Rays colleague Rocco Baldelli, who last week was reported to be among a gro...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Fantasy football: Grab former USF star Marlon Mack before it’s too late

Fantasy football: Grab former USF star Marlon Mack before it’s too late

It’s encouraging to still find viable running backs on the waiver wire heading into Week 8. When it comes to such a precious commodity, the cupboard is usually bare by this time, so finding an RB1 is a minor miracle.1. Marlon Mack, RB, ColtsMack, a f...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Bucs lose Kwon Alexander for the season

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Bucs lose Kwon Alexander for the season

Rick Stroud discusses the knee injury that will sideline Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander for the season.Plus, the Lightning peppers the Blackhawks with an NHL-record 33 shots in the second period of Sunday's victory in Chicago.And, the World Series is...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Sunlake’s Jordan Sarhaddi isn’t just puttering around on the greens; he’s winning

Sunlake’s Jordan Sarhaddi isn’t just puttering around on the greens; he’s winning

ZEPHYRHILLS — Jordan Sarhaddi is Mr. Gadget on the practice green.What is that stuff?All those plastic, metal, shiny objects: Putting mirror, putting arc, 4-foot putting ruler, putting alignment string, and some putting thing with marbles rolli...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Know the Foe: Houston

Know the Foe: Houston

A look at Houston, which hosts USF on Saturday at TDECU StadiumNickame: CougarsRecord: 6-1 (3-0 AAC)Wins: at Rice, 45-27; Arizona, 45-18; Texas Southern, 70-14; Tulsa, 41-26; at East Carolina, 42-20; at Navy, 49-36Loss: at Texas Tech, 63-49Coach: Maj...
Updated: 6 hours ago
World Series: Red Sox will give Dodgers early dose of lefties

World Series: Red Sox will give Dodgers early dose of lefties

BOSTON — The Red Sox feel going with two lefties to start the World Series against the Dodgers is the right move.With LHP Chris Sale over the stomach issues he still, smirkingly, says were caused by a belly button ring and set to start Tuesday ...
Published: 10/22/18
World Series: Dodgers manager Dave Roberts remains a Red Sox hero

World Series: Dodgers manager Dave Roberts remains a Red Sox hero

BOSTON — The Dodgers already had plenty to yell about, and to toast, when they gathered in the bar of Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel late Saturday to continue the celebration of their National League championship.But as a quick clip from the ALCS 14...
Published: 10/22/18
Riley Bullough returns to aid Bucs’ depleted linebacking corps

Riley Bullough returns to aid Bucs’ depleted linebacking corps

TAMPA — Riley Bullough watched the Bucs' win over the Browns Sunday on TV, and saw as two of his old teammates suffer season-ending knee injuries. He hated to see them go down, but he knew that it might be a matter of time before Bullough would...
Published: 10/22/18
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