Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Sports

Royals 2, White Sox 1

Royals 2, White Sox 1

CHICAGO — Lorenzo Cain hit a solo home run and five Kansas City pitchers combined to allow seven hits. Danny Duffy and Peter Moylan combined for six scoreless innings. Joakim Soria worked out of a seventh-inning jam, and former Ray Wade Davis pitched a hitless ninth for his 11th save in Kansas City's second straight win. Chicago has lost eight of 10.

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Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 2 – with some news

Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 2 – with some news

UPDATE, 7:13: Unexpected sighting in the meetings lobby: Luke Scott, who looked in great shape at 39 and is at least talking about playing again. Played for Astros,Orioles and Rays in the majors, last in 2015 with the  Blue Jays Triple-A team.UP...
Updated: 4 hours ago
The Bucs’ problem isn’t how they finish; it’s how they start

The Bucs’ problem isn’t how they finish; it’s how they start

For the second straight week, the Buccaneers had the ball in the final minutes of a tie game.For the second straight week, they could not finish.As disappointing as that might be, they have a larger problem, and one that has existed all season: The B...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Despite injury, Gerald McCoy wants to play this season

Despite injury, Gerald McCoy wants to play this season

Even dealing with a biceps injury and his Bucs at 4-9, Gerald McCoy isn't giving up on playing this season."I'm a fighter," McCoy said Tuesday night. "Y'all know me. I don't quit. I give it everything I have. Even the slightest possibility of being a...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bucs’ defensive line surprises families with Christmas spree

Bucs’ defensive line surprises families with Christmas spree

The West Club at Raymond James Stadium was packed on Tuesday night with 75 needy local families who thought they were getting a holiday dinner and stadium tour with Bucs players.The defensive line stepped up to give the families a much bigger surpris...
Updated: 3 hours ago
USF’s Marquez Valdes-Scantling to help homeless on Christmas

USF’s Marquez Valdes-Scantling to help homeless on Christmas

He enters the Birmingham Bowl needing 67 yards to break former Lakewood High teammate Rodney Adams' single-season receiving yardage record at USF, but senior Marquez Valdes-Scantling has more pressing priorities these days.History, in fact, is No. 3 ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs promote rookie LB Riley Bullough to active roster

Bucs promote rookie LB Riley Bullough to active roster

The Bucs have promoted rookie LB Riley Bullough — a cult favorite back in August after being nicknamed "Joe Dirt" on HBO's "Hard Knocks" — to the active roster after he spent three months on the team's practice squad.Bullough, undrafted o...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs sign ex-USF LB Nigel Harris to practice squad

Bucs sign ex-USF LB Nigel Harris to practice squad

The Bucs have signed former Hillsborough High and USF linebacker Nigel Harris to their practice squad after a workout Tuesday.Harris, 23, has played for the Chargers and Giants already this season as an undrafted rookie. He had 11 tackles in five gam...
Updated: 28 minutes ago
Pinellas all-star football game Wednesday night

Pinellas all-star football game Wednesday night

Pinellas All-Star Football ClassicWhen: 7 p.m. WednesdayWhere: Clearwater High.Admission: $10 ($5 parking)Who: Public and private school seniors selected by coaches.North roster: Calvary Christian: D'andre Ferguson, Alex Kurleman, Jaque Sarnoff; Clea...
Updated: 24 minutes ago

MAKING NEWSRENAMED TAMPA TARPONS A NOD TO HISTORYThe Tampa Yankees have officially changed the name of the Class A Florida State League team to the Tarpons. The name change is a nod to the original Tampa Tarpons minor-league team that played at Al Lo...
Updated: 23 minutes ago

Sports in brief

SoccerSOUNDERS KEEP DEMPSEYThe Seattle Sounders will have Clint Dempsey when they try to make it to a third straight MLS Cup final. General manger Garth Lagerwey confirmed Tuesday that the club has signed Dempsey to a one-year deal for the 2018 seaso...
Updated: 30 minutes ago