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Thursday/Friday pairings, tee times

8AM/10:56AM: Sandy Lyle, John Peterson, Nathan Smith (a)

8:11AM/11:07AM: Larry Mize, Brian Gay, Russell Henley

8:22AM/11:18AM: Ian Woosnam, David Lynn, Kevin Na

8:33AM/11:29AM: David Toms, Richard Sterne, Ted Potter Jr.

8:44AM/11:40AM: Tom Watson, Ryan Moore, Kevin Streelman

8:55AM/11:51AM: Robert Garrigus, Carl Pettersson, Tim Clark

9:06AM/12:13PM: Mike Weir, Lee Westwood, Jim Furyk

9:17AM/12:24PM: Brandt Snedeker, Ryo Ishikawa, Justin Rose

9:28AM/12:35PM: Jose Maria Olazabal, Marc Leishman, T.J. Vogel (a)

9:39AM/12:46PM: Charl Schwartzel, Webb Simpson, Peter Hanson

9:50AM/12:57PM: Zach Johnson, K.J. Choi, Graeme McDowell

10:12AM/1:08PM: Michael Thompson, John Huh, John Senden

10:23AM/1:18PM: Stewart Cink, Nicolas Colsaerts, Thaworn Wiratchant

10:34AM/1:30PM: Bubba Watson, Ian Poulter, Steven Fox (a)

10:45AM/1:41PM: Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, Scott Piercy

10:56AM/1:52PM: Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Padraig Harrington

11:07AM/8AM: John Merrick, Thorbjorn Olesen, D.A. Points

11:18AM/8:11AM: Craig Stadler, Ben Curtis, Michael Weaver (a)

11:29AM/8:22AM: Mark O'Meara, Martin Laird, Jamie Donaldson

11:40AM/8:33AM: Paul Lawrie, Thomas Bjorn, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano

11:51AM/8:44AM: Trevor Immelman, George Coetzee, AlanDunbar (a)

12:13PM/8:55AM: Ernie Els, Steve Stricker, Nick Watney

12:24PM/9:06AM: Ben Crenshaw, Matteo Manassero, Tianlang Guan (a)

12:35PM/9:17AM: Bernhard Langer, Lucas Glover, Henrik Stenson

12:46PM/9:28AM: Vijay Singh, Bo Van Pelt, Y.E. Yang

12:57PM/9:39AM: Angel Cabrera, Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott

1:08PM/9:50AM: Fred Couples, Dustin Johnson, Branden Grace

1:19PM/10:12AM: Hunter Mahan, Kiroyuki Fujita, Francesco Molinari

1:30PM/10:23AM: Phil Mickelson, Louis Oosthuizen, Martin Kaymer

1:41PM/10:34AM: Rory McIlroy, Keegan Bradley, Fredrik Jacobson

1:52PM/10:45AM: Jason Dufner, Matt Kuchar, Bill Haas

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Rays trade closer Alex Colome, outfielder Denard Span to Mariners

Rays trade closer Alex Colome, outfielder Denard Span to Mariners

ST. PETERSBURG – In January, sure.In July, absolutely.But, now?And, once again, for someone who they hope helps in the future.The Rays made a shocking trade at a surprising time of year Friday, dealing All-Star closer Alex Colome and Tampa...
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Andre Dawson’s new and sometimes awkward career: funeral home owner

Andre Dawson’s new and sometimes awkward career: funeral home owner

By DAVE HYDESun Sentinel (TNS)The first time Andre Dawson drove a hearse, he turned to the woman in the casket and said, completely serious, "I'll do my best to make sure this isn't bumpy."The first time he told Hall of Fame baseball friends Tim Rain...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Rays journal: Rays shut out by Orioles in opener

Rays journal: Rays shut out by Orioles in opener

By Joey JohnstonTimes CorrespondentST. PETERSBURG — Rays LHP Ryan Yarbrough deserved better Friday. But the offense didn't offer much, allowing the Orioles to escape with a 2-0 victory before an announced crowd of 11,354 at Tropicana Field."It ...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Steve Yzerman’s summer plans: Make the Lightning better

Steve Yzerman’s summer plans: Make the Lightning better

TAMPA — Captain Steven Stamkos said the Lightning's window for contending for a Stanley Cup championship is not closing."I think it's wide open," he said Thursday, one day after the Lightning lost Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final to the C...
Updated: 10 hours ago
The Bucs’ influence inside the Vegas Golden Knights’ runaway success

The Bucs’ influence inside the Vegas Golden Knights’ runaway success

The Stanley Cup final begins Monday in the unlikeliest of places: a city new to major pro sports and suddenly the center of the hockey world, Las Vegas, whose Golden Knights could become the first first-year expansion team to win a championship.And t...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Did the NFL really need a national anthem policy?

Did the NFL really need a national anthem policy?

Before we even get going, let me be clear about something.This is not a column making an argument about whether or not NFL players should be able to kneel in protest during the national anthem.That topic has been debated repeatedly, loudly and passio...
Published: 05/25/18
Rays trade Alex Colome and Denard Span to Mariners for prospects

Rays trade Alex Colome and Denard Span to Mariners for prospects

The Rays made a major trade Friday afternoon, sending All-Star closer Alex Colome and OF Denard Span to the Mariners.The return is two minor-leaguers, RHP Andrew Moore and RHP Tommy Romero. The Rays also sent cash to the Mariners.Span, a Tampa produc...
Published: 05/25/18
Stand down on anthem, NFL

Stand down on anthem, NFL

Before we even get going, let me be clear about something.This is not a column making an argument about whether or not NFL players should be able to kneel in protest during the national anthem.That topic has been debated repeatedly, loudly and passio...
Published: 05/25/18
For starters: Sergio Romo on mound tonight as Rays open series against Orioles

For starters: Sergio Romo on mound tonight as Rays open series against Orioles

By JOEY JOHNSTONTimes CorrespondentST. PETERSBURG — For openers, the Rays will use RHP Sergio Romo, the 35-year-old career reliever, as tonight's starter against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field.Romo is making his third career "sta...
Published: 05/25/18
Bucs’ Gerald McCoy welcomes Vita Vea to his rookie school

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy welcomes Vita Vea to his rookie school

TAMPA — Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has always been generous with his time, staying after practice to work with younger players. That should be a real added benefit for first-round pick Vita Vea.RELATED: More Bucs coverage"That's my M.O.'' Mc...
Published: 05/25/18