Friday, December 15, 2017
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Nationals 7, Mets 1

Nationals 7, Mets 1

WASHINGTON — Doug Fister took a five-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Adam LaRoche homered twice and Danny Espinosa also connected for the Nationals. LaRoche hit a two-run drive in the first inning and a solo shot in the eighth, his 23rd career multihomer game. Espinosa hit a three-run homer in the sixth to help NL East-leading Washington increase its lead over the sputtering Braves to four games.

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Ryan Callahan out at least 3-4 weeks for Lightning

Ryan Callahan out at least 3-4 weeks for Lightning

When Lightning wing Ryan Callahan took a nasty spill into the boards Thursday night, it didn't look good.Turns out, it wasn't. Callahan will be sidelined indefinitely with an upper body injury, evaluated after three to four weeks, per GM Steve Yzerma...
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Saturday nightís NFL game previews

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Each week, our HomeTeam staffers nominate male Hot Shots from each of the counties we cover. Then we turn the voting over to readers. These nominations span Saturday, Dec. 9-Friday, Dec. 15. Read up on all of our nominees then vote until noon Monday....
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HomeTeam Hot Shots: Female nominations for Dec. 9-15

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Captainís Corner: Look for that strong speckled trout bite on grass flats

The speckled trout bite has taken off nicely after the first good cold front last weekend. You will find a consistent bite along the grass flats from Apollo Beach down to Pinellas Point. The sweet spot seems to be 4-6 feet of water. If you can find s...
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Nobody has Jameis Winstonís back more than Dirk Koetter, offensive coordinator Todd Monken insists

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Nobody is a bigger supporter of Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston than head coach Dirk Koetter.That was the passionate message that offensive coordinator/receivers coach Todd Monken unloaded at his news conference Thursday, saying that reports that Win...
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Florida Gators, Florida State both on track for lackluster recruiting classes

Florida Gators, Florida State both on track for lackluster recruiting classes

A month ago, the Gators and Florida State were both on track to land top-10 recruiting classes.Less than a week before the inaugural early signing period begins, both are on pace to land their worst classes of the Rivals era, with the crazy coaching ...
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Tampa Bay Timesí all-Tampa Bay girls swim teams

Tampa Bay Timesí all-Tampa Bay girls swim teams

Hillsborough County Swimmer of the Year: Morgan Tankersley, Sr., PlantTankersley defended her state title in the 500 free (4:44.75) and placed second in one of the countryís fastest 200 free races in 1:46.75, 2.07 seconds behind Buchholz junior Isa...
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