Thursday, January 18, 2018
Sports

Tigers 6, Red Sox 1

Tigers 6, Red Sox 1

BOSTON — Miguel Cabrera hit a solo homer and an RBI single, Rick Porcello pitched eight solid innings to win his sixth straight start and the Tigers won their 10th road game. Detroit won for the 14th time in 17 games and is a majors-best 26-12. Cabrera also had one of the Tigers' six doubles, and Victor Martinez added two singles. Porcello allowed two or fewer runs for the fifth time in his past six starts. Xander Bogaerts homered for the Red Sox.

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Bitterness gone, Flyers retire Lindros’ 88

Bitterness gone, Flyers retire Lindros’ 88

PHILADELPHIA — Nearly 17 years after a bitter breakup, the Flyers retired Eric Lindros’ jersey Thursday night in a stirring tribute to the Hall of Fame center. No. 88 was raised to the rafters of Wells Fargo Center, a facility Lindros helped open in ...
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Sports in Brief

GymnasticsU.S. ends deal with KAROLYI ranch tainted by SEXUAL abuse allegationsINDIANAPOLIS — The long relationship between USA Gymnastics and the Karolyi Ranch is over. The organization announced Thursday that it has terminated its agreement to have...
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Djokovic wins in rising heat

Djokovic wins in rising heat

MELBOURNE, Australia — On a day when shade was a valuable commodity in the searing heat at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer played it cool at the Australian Open. Six-time champion Novak Djokovic, however, complained about the brutal conditions during h...
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Lightning journal: Cory Conacher ready to take advantage of J.T. Brown’s departure

Lightning journal: Cory Conacher ready to take advantage of J.T. Brown’s departure

TAMPA — The loss of wing J.T. Brown to Anaheim will be a gain for some Lightning forwards in terms of ice time. Whether those players are currently with the team or still at AHL Syracuse has yet to be determined.For now, C Cory Conacher will try to t...
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The Buccaneers on Hard Knocks: 18 moments that are even funnier, weirder and sadder now

The Buccaneers on Hard Knocks: 18 moments that are even funnier, weirder and sadder now

We’re now five months removed from the Buccaneers’ appearance on HBO’s Hard Knocks. We went back and rewatched the series and found it to be even more entertaining the second time. Here are some of the highlights:1. Ready for launch...
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Star battle: Team LeBron versus Team Stephen

Star battle: Team LeBron versus Team Stephen

Team LeBron against Team Stephen is the NBA’s new All-Star matchup. Cleveland’s LeBron James and Golden State’s Stephen Curry will go head-to-head again, this time as captains who pick teams for the revamped All-Star Game. James and Curry received th...
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Former Rays OF Matt Joyce to hold annual charity baseball camp at North Brandon complex

Former Rays OF Matt Joyce to hold annual charity baseball camp at North Brandon complex

Armwood High product Matt Joyce, the current A's and former Rays outfielder, hosts his ninth annual Sweet Swingin' charity baseball camp for kids 6-12 on Sunday at the North Brandon youth baseball complex (2929 S Kingsway Rd, Seffner).Registration st...
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McIlroy returns from injury, trails by 3 in first round of European Tour event

McIlroy returns from injury, trails by 3 in first round of European Tour event

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy’s patience was tested Thursday on his comeback and he needed three late birdies to shoot 3-under 69 that left him three strokes behind first-round leaders Tommy Fleetwood and Hideto Tanihara at the Abu D...
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Something to consider before watching the new Tonya Harding movie

Something to consider before watching the new Tonya Harding movie

The three most compelling sports stories of our lifetime:•The incredible rise and destructive fall of Tiger Woods.•The life and times of O.J. Simpson.•Tonya versus Nancy.The rivalry between 1990s figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nan...
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Captain’s Corner: Divers, anglers going after amberjack

Over the past two weeks divers and anglers have been in search of amberjack. The season opened Jan. 1 and ends Jan. 27. The short season for gulf amberjack has pushed many divers and anglers to venture offshore, even in questionable weather. Don’t fo...
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