Sunday, December 17, 2017

Football picks, Week 7

All games at 7:30 unless noted

Berkeley Prep at Admiral Farragut, 7

Page: Berkeley Prep 35-28

Putnam: Berkeley Prep 28-21

Lakeland Victory Christian vs. Zephyrhills Christian (at Southeastern University), 7

Page: Zephyrhills Christian 26-23

Putnam: Zephyrhills Christian 20-19

Carrollwood Day at Bradenton Christian, 7

Page: Carrollwood Day 31-21

Putnam: Carrollwood Day 34-18

Bell Creek at Vero Beach St. Edward's, 7

Page: St. Edwards 21-6

Putnam: St. Edward's 42-23

Bayshore Christian at Bishop McLaughlin, 7

Page: Bishop McLaughlin 28-14

Putnam: Bishop McLaughlin 27-7

Central at Citrus, 7

Page: Citrus 24-23

Putnam: Central 27-21

Clearwater Central Catholic at Rockledge, 7

Page: Rockledge 31-28

Putnam: CCC 34-31

Windermere Prep at Clearwater Academy, 7

Page: Windermere Prep 34-21

Putnam: Windermere Prep 28-10

Shorecrest at Out-of-Door, 7

Page: Out-of-Door 19-16

Putnam: Out-of-Door 28-27

Steinbrenner at Tampa Catholic, 7

Page: Tampa Catholic 23-21

Putnam: Tampa Catholic 31-23

St. Petersburg Catholic at Northside Christian, 7

Page: Northside Christian 17-14

Putnam: Northside Christian 31-20

Merritt Island Christian at Keswick Christian, 7

Page: Keswick Christian 45-20

Putnam: Keswick Christian 42-13

Weeki Wachee at Nature Coast

Page: Nature Coast 38-7

Putnam: Nature Coast 34-14

Alonso at Riverview

Page: Riverview 27-24

Putnam: Alonso 21-20

Anclote at Zephyrhills

Page: Zephyrhills 30-27

Putnam: Zephyrhills 38-27

Springstead at Mitchell

Page: Mitchell 42-35

Putnam: Mitchell 21-16

River Ridge at Gulf

Page: River Ridge 28-7

Putnam: River Ridge 42-0

Pasco vs. Superior Collegiate (at Skyway Park)

Page: Superior Collegiate 33-27

Putnam: Superior Collegiate 28-24

Wesley Chapel at Ridgewood

Page: Wesley Chapel 31-6

Putnam: Wesley Chapel 38-7

Cambridge Christian at Seffner Christian

Page: Cambridge Christian 49-14

Putnam: Cambridge Christian 42-28

Wiregrass Ranch at Gaither

Page: Wiregrass Ranch 23-20

Putnam: Wiregrass Ranch 20-14

Plant City at Armwood

Page: Armwood 44-10

Putnam: Armwood 41-14

Freedom at King

Page: Freedom 28-0

Putnam: Freedom 27-6

Plant at Wharton

Page: Plant 52-7

Putnam: Plant 44-6

Blake at Middleton

Page: Blake 23-18

Putnam: Blake 28-20

Brandon at Robinson

Page: Robinson 20-16

Putnam: Robinson 26-24

Spoto at Chamberlain

Page: Chamberlain 28-13

Putnam: Chamberlain 31-16

Bloomingdale at Strawberry Crest

Page: Bloomingdale 27-17

Putnam: Bloomingdale 28-6

Durant at Lennard

Page: Durant 49-7

Putnam: Durant 45-14

Tampa Bay Tech at East Bay

Page: Tampa Bay Tech 40-14

Putnam: Tampa Bay Tech 27-14

Sarasota Riverview at Newsome

Page: Sarasota Riverview 35-9

Putnam: Sarasota Riverview

Hillsborough at Jefferson

Page: Hillsborough 32-14

Putnam: Hillsborough 35-21

Holy Trinity at Indian Rocks Christian

Page: Indian Rocks Christian 21-18

Putnam: Indian Rocks Christian 28-21

Bogie at Gibbs

Page: Boca Ciega 21-8

Putnam: Boca Ciega 31-19

Dunedin at Countryside

Page: Countryside 28-0

Putnam: Countryside 35-0

Dixie Hollins at Seminole

Page: Dixie Hollins 17-7

Putnam: Dixie Hollins 23-21

Pinellas Park at Lakewood

Page: Pinellas Park 30-21

Putnam: Pinellas Park 28-26

Tarpon Springs at Osceola

Page: Tarpon Springs 23-6

Putnam: Tarpon Springs 34-0

Palm Harbor U at Manatee

Page: Manatee 31-7

Putnam: Manatee 28-13

Clearwater at Northeast

Page: Clearwater 23-21

Putnam: Clearwater 35-33

East Lake at Ware County (Ga.)

Page: East Lake 27-21

Putnam: East Lake 28-24

Land O'Lakes at Lakeland Christian

Page: Land O'Lakes 20-10

Putnam: Lakeland Christian 35-31

Hudson at Fivay

Page: Hudson 26-6

Putnam: Hudson 35-6

Cypress Creek at Sunlake

Page: Sunlake 31-7

Putnam: Sunlake 35-12

Leto at Sickles

Page: Sickles 17-13

Putnam: Sickles 35-14

Jesuit at Kissimmee Osceola

Page: Kissimmee Osceola 35-21

Putnam: Kissimmee Osceola 17-16


Page: 140-26

Putnam: 138-28

Why Jon Gruden was the best mistake the Bucs ever made

Why Jon Gruden was the best mistake the Bucs ever made

Warren Sapp pointed to the sky. And then he dropped Kurt Warner to the ground.The Bucs had just intercepted Warner for the fourth time. Sapp’s block cleared the way for Derrick Brooks to cross the goal line and clinch the win.Before Tampa Bay p...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lightning wins at Avalanche with four-goal second period

Lightning wins at Avalanche with four-goal second period

DENVER — The Lightning left for Las Vegas Saturday for the first of four nights in Sin City.But Tampa Bay’s first regret came before it boarded the charter flight; the Lighting lamented making Saturday’s 6-5 win over the Avalanche much more thrilling...
Published: 12/16/17
Updated: 12/17/17

Joe Smith’s takeaways from Lightning-Avalanche

Could tell just how much Ryan Callahan meant in the Lightning dressing room by hearing teammates talk about his latest injury. Steven Stamkos said he was "sick to my stomach." Brayden Point called him a "heart and soul player." Teammates all saw how ...
Published: 12/16/17
Lightning journal: No easy answers on replacing injured Ryan Callahan

Lightning journal: No easy answers on replacing injured Ryan Callahan

The good news for the Lightning is that GM Steve Yzerman is hopeful RW Ryan Callahan will be ready to go in 3-4 weeks when his upper body injury is re-evaluated. The hard part, however, is finding someone to replace the veteran wing. "I don’t know if...
Published: 12/16/17
Melo cheered, then booed as Knicks spoil his return

Melo cheered, then booed as Knicks spoil his return

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony got the cheers but the Knicks got the win, shutting out their former All-Star in the second half and beating the Thunder 111-96 Saturday night for their fourth straight victory. Michael Beasley tied his season high with 30 ...
Published: 12/16/17
Rangers stay hot against a favorite opponent, the Bruins

Rangers stay hot against a favorite opponent, the Bruins

BOSTON — Mats Zuccarello scored a power-play goal 1:56 into overtime to lift the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Saturday. Michael Grabner and J.T. Miller also scored for the Rangers, who won for the ninth time in 13 games (9-3-1) overall...
Published: 12/16/17

Sports in brief

MLBTRADE SENDS KEMP BACK TO L.A.OF Matt Kemp was reacquired by the Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Braves. The Dodgers sent 1B Adrian Gonzalez, LHP Scott Kazmir, RHP Brandon McCarthy, INF Charlie Culberson and cash to Atla...
Published: 12/16/17
Mistakes doom Ducks in new coach’s debut

Mistakes doom Ducks in new coach’s debut

LAS VEGAS — Cedrick Wilson caught 10 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown, safety Kekaula Kaniho returned an interception 53 yards for a score and No. 25 Boise State beat Oregon 38-28 in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday. Brett Rypien threw for 362 yard...
Published: 12/16/17

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David out for Monday’s game vs. Falcons

TAMPA — As if containing All-Pro Julio Jones and the Falcons offense isn’t challenging enough, the Bucs will try to do so Monday night without perhaps their top defensive players, tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker Lavonte David.On Saturday, Bucs coa...
Published: 12/16/17

Sunday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballWomen: Florida State at Texas12:30 p.m.FS1Women: Georgia Tech at Georgia1 p.m.SECStony Brook at Providence2:30 p.m.FS1North Carolina at Tennessee3 p.m.ESPNSavannah State at Baylor3 p.m.Fox SunWomen: USF at Florida International...
Published: 12/16/17