[ TAMPA — Transition baskets abounded, complemented by some nifty no-look passes and a couple of fast-break dunks tossed in for good measure. USF men's basketball, not far removed from excruciating, has segued to entertaining. The Bulls (12-3, 2-1), the American Athletic Conference's surprise team at this early stage of league play, converted 26 Tulane turnovers into 35 points en route to a 66-48 victory before a Yuengling Center audience of 3,115. ]
The Bulls rally from a 12-point deficit before collapsing down the stretch
Thousands braved brisk temperatures in Tampa Bay to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. King, who would have been 90 years-old, was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4, 1968.
Thousands lined Bayshore Boulevard as the Jose Gasparilla fired cannons in Tampa Bay to signal the beginning of the Children’s Gasparilla Parade.
They’ve done this every Sunday for a year, looking for the booty of 19th century pirate Jose Gaspar. Gaspar did not exist, but never mind that. The 300,000 partiers who will swarm the streets Saturday in Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade won’t care.
Josiah Pinner, 15, was heading to his friend’s house when he was fatally struck by an undercover Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office deputy while trying to cross Florida Avenue in Tampa on Friday.