Thursday, November 15, 2018

Sports

Rays coaching update: Linares may be in, Sandberg in talks

Rays coaching update: Linares may be in, Sandberg in talks

The Rays are closing in on hiring a third-base coach, with longtime Astros minor-league coach/manager Rodney Linares the leading candidate.Discussions remaining ongoing to fill the other opening on the staff for a major-league field coordinator, with...
Published: 11/14/18
Bucs’ Jason Pierre-Paul on the Giants: ‘I’m coming, Eli’

Bucs’ Jason Pierre-Paul on the Giants: ‘I’m coming, Eli’

TAMPA — Bucs defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul admitted Wednesday that playing his former team this week will not be like any regular game.Pierre-Paul, who was traded by the New York Giants — the only organization he played in his first eig...
Published: 11/14/18
Meet the Bucs’ Cairo Santos, the new visitor to the land where kickers go to die

Meet the Bucs’ Cairo Santos, the new visitor to the land where kickers go to die

Meet Cairo Santos, who is out to break the Bucs' kicking curse
Published: 11/14/18
Retired NFL referee for Super Bowl LII officiates a flag football game at Belleair Elementary School.

Retired NFL referee for Super Bowl LII officiates a flag football game at Belleair Elementary School.

See how a retired NFL referee officiates a flag football game at Belleair Elementary School between the students and the teachers.
Published: 11/14/18
What it means if Blake Snell wins Cy Young award

What it means if Blake Snell wins Cy Young award

If Rays LHP Blake Snell wins the Cy Young* He will be the second Ray to do so, matching David Price in 2012, and also join Price as second from an AL East team in the last 15 years.* He will be the youngest, at 25, since Clayton Kershaw (25) in 2013 ...
Published: 11/14/18
Times baseball writer Marc Topkin talks about ‘Twenty Years of Rays Baseball’ book

Times baseball writer Marc Topkin talks about ‘Twenty Years of Rays Baseball’ book

Covering the team long before it played its first game gave him the background to become the Rays’ historian.
Published: 11/15/18
Take it outside: Chasing an inshore slam in Tampa Bay with Roland Martin

Take it outside: Chasing an inshore slam in Tampa Bay with Roland Martin

Fishing with Roland Martin was a bucket list couple of days for Misty Wells.
Published: 11/14/18
‘Brutal business’ lands Cairo Santos as the next placekicker for the Bucs

‘Brutal business’ lands Cairo Santos as the next placekicker for the Bucs

The former Kansas Chiefs, Bears and Rams PK replaces Chandler Catanzaro, who replaced Patrick Murray, who replaced Nick Folk, who replaced Roberto Aguayo
Published: 11/14/18
Class 8A volleyball: Plant vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas

Class 8A volleyball: Plant vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas

A look at Thursday's Class 8A state final between a pair of powerhouses:Plant (27-1) vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (26-5)When/where: 7 p.m. Thursday; Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort MyersTickets: $9 per day in advance (fhsaa.org); or $12 a...
Published: 11/14/18
Seffner Christian’s reversal of football fortunes

Seffner Christian’s reversal of football fortunes

The Class 2A, Region 3 bracket is full of teams that had unexpected results.Carrollwood Day (6-5), which advanced to Friday's semifinals, has won more games this year than in the previous two seasons combined.Cambridge Christian (4-7), a fixture in t...
Published: 11/14/18
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