Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Brewers 5, Padres 2

Brewers 5, Padres 2

MILWAUKEE — Jean Segura hit a three-run homer, and the Brewers broke out of an offensive slumber at home to back Kyle Lohse. Segura homered for a 4-1 lead in the second. Khris Davis added a solo shot for Milwaukee, which has won five of six and is a majors-best 16-6. Lohse pitched seven strong innings, and Brewers batters backed him with nine hits at Miller Park, where the team had been averaging two runs and six hits going in.



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Boys basketball: Jesuit ekes out win

TAMPA — The Jesuit boys basketball team could be forgiven for looking past Lake Wales. The Highlanders entered the Class 6A region quarterfinal with a 13-12 record, while the Tigers had their sights on another squad — Sarasota B...
Updated: 13 minutes ago
Winter Olympics: Russian curler loses medal over doping

Winter Olympics: Russian curler loses medal over doping

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his bronze medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Olympics. Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium, which is believed to help blood circulation, aft...
Updated: 18 minutes ago

Boys basketball: Alonso stymied in region opener

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Winter Olympics: U.S. men on verge of first curling gold

Winter Olympics: U.S. men on verge of first curling gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — After he had a disastrous showing at the 2014 Olympics, John Shuster received an email that informed him that he had been dropped from the USA Curling’s high-performance program. In fairness, his play had been poor at the Gam...
Updated: 28 minutes ago

Boys basketball: With options aplenty, Hillsborough rolls

TAMPA — Inside. Outside.Inside. Outside.Time and time again, the Hillsborough boys basketball team repeated the shot pattern on offense in the first half.Land O'Lakes' zone defense withstood the dual threat for the game's first few minutes...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Boys basketball: Springstead settles down in second half

SPRING HILL — It was a slow start for Springstead, but with a home playoff game for the first time since the school's state runnerup run in 2009, the Eagles turned momentum and kept it.Springstead downed King 71-44 on Thursday night in the Clas...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs QB Jameis Winston uninjured in car accident

Bucs QB Jameis Winston uninjured in car accident

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston was involved in a car accident last week but escaped without injury, according to a traffic citation.Winston, 24, was driving on the Veterans Expressway near Waters Avenue in Tampa on Feb. 13 when his Ford truck rear-e...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Captain’s Corner: Rising temperatures fire up the bite

With no cold fronts rolling into the bay area soon, it also means water temperatures are on the rise to the mid 70s. That has the bite fired up inshore and nearshore. Snook fishing is on fire with these warmer temperatures at night. We’ve been findin...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Brent Honeywell injury could be worst Rays news yet

Brent Honeywell injury could be worst Rays news yet

PORT CHARLOTTE – It may have seemed that things couldn't get worse for the Rays after an opening week of spring training that included the dumping of two veterans to harshly negative reviews including from their own players, the trade of the te...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lightning nearing end of road-heavy stretch

Lightning nearing end of road-heavy stretch

OTTAWA – The last time the Lightning played in Ottawa, back in early January, it was one of the team's worst games of the season.Coach Jon Cooper delivered a damning opening statement in his post-game press conference – saying "entitlemen...
Updated: 3 hours ago