Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Phillies 6, Pirates 4

Phillies 6, Pirates 4

PITTSBURGH — Carlos Ruiz hit a two-run tiebreaking single in the sixth for the Phillies. That helped Cole Hamels, whose 11 losses lead the majors, earn his first win since June 5. Philadelphia has scored just 22 runs in his 11 losses. Meanwhile, Gerrit Cole, the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2011, lost for the first time after becoming the first Pirate to win his first four career starts since Nick Maddox in 1907.

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Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 2

Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 2

The Rays have talked about a lot of things but not done much so far at the winter meetings, but that could change today.They have offers on the table for closer Alex Colome, and some of the interested teams – such as the Cardinals and Rockies &...
Updated: 4 hours ago
NFL Network suspends three analysts over sexual assault allegations; Warren Sapp accused of harassment

NFL Network suspends three analysts over sexual assault allegations; Warren Sapp accused of harassment

NFL Network has suspended analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor "pending an investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment and assault, the network announced late Monday.The allegations were made in a lawsuit by former NFL Network...
Updated: 16 minutes ago
Tyre McCants, USFís brawny bruiser of a receiver

Tyre McCants, USFís brawny bruiser of a receiver

TAMPA ó Having spent 11 games watching Tyre McCants in the flesh ó all 236 pounds of it ó USF coach Charlie Strong seems convinced his teamís leading receiver down the stretch could be someoneís leading rusher down the road."I think he can do a whole...
Updated: 23 minutes ago
MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more concussions

MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more concussions

LAKE BUENA VISTA ó As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all. Rather than risk yet another concussion, Scott has decided to retire at 58. "Iím done," he told T...
Updated: 28 minutes ago

Girls soccer: Land OíLakes 5, River Ridge 1

LAND O'LAKES – They might not have been ready to play at the very start, but Land O'Lakes came around. Sydney Nasello scored two goals as the Gators (8-2) took over first place in Class 3A, District 8 with a 5-1 defeat of visiting Riv...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Explosives? On 40-yard plays, Bucs among NFLís worst

Explosives? On 40-yard plays, Bucs among NFLís worst

Bucs coach Dirk Koetter has key statistics that he puts great value in, finding a close correlation between success in those areas and success on the scoreboard. Winning the takeaway battle is always first among those priorities, but he and his staff...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Eagles confirm QB Wentz is done for season

Eagles confirm QB Wentz is done for season

PHILADELPHIA ó Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, itís up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title. Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs, forcing the NFC East champions to turn to...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Lions-Buccaneers Turning Point, Week 14: A coach's future hangs in the balance

Lions-Buccaneers Turning Point, Week 14: A coach's future hangs in the balance

TAMPA — The season started in August with “Hard Knocks,” packed bleachers at training camp and cheers for coach Dirk Koetter.It ended Sunday with a 24-21 loss to the Lions, a lot of empty seats and chants of “We want Gruden ba...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Tampa Bay Rays make a small deal, acquire INF Joey Wendle

While continuing discussions on bigger topics, the Rays made a small deal Monday, acquiring INF Joey Wendle from the A's for a player to be named later or cash.Wendle, 27, spent part of the last two seasons in the majors, hitting .266 over 36 games. ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 1

Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 1

UPDATE, 6:14: The Rays continued talks with no major moves seemingly close, but did make a small deal, acquiring INF Joey Wendle from the A's. Wendle, 27, has spent parts of the last two seasons in the majors, hitting .266 in 36 games. He is a lefty ...
Updated: 11 hours ago