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Veteran Jonny Venters, prospect Joe McCarthy among 13 Tampa Bay Rays spring invitees

Veteran Jonny Venters, prospect Joe McCarthy among 13 Tampa Bay Rays spring invitees

Inspiring veteran LHP Jonny Venters and intriguing prospect 1B/OF Joe McCarthy are among 13 players invited to major-league spring training camp with the Rays.Others coming as a result of signing minor-league contracts with invites are: RHP R.J. Alan...
Updated: 5 hours ago
USF’s Nigel Harris eager for chance with hometown Bucs

USF’s Nigel Harris eager for chance with hometown Bucs

When Nigel Harris chose where to play college football, he wanted to stay home in Tampa at USF. And now, after playing for the Chargers and Giants as an NFL rookie, he's grateful for the chance to again prove himself in Tampa as the newest member of ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
The Florida House Speaker who bashes special interests spends their money lavishly - and won’t apologize

The Florida House Speaker who bashes special interests spends their money lavishly - and won’t apologize

TALLAHASSEE — Even before Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran came to dominate Tallahassee, he declared himself an archenemy of special interests.“I will proudly declare war on all the special interests … all the Gucci-loafing, s...
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Rubio a ‘no’ vote on tax bill unless it includes better child tax credit

Rubio a ‘no’ vote on tax bill unless it includes better child tax credit

Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he will vote against the tax bill unless the child tax credit is improved, potentially upsetting what had been A fast-moving process.Rubio told reporters in Washington after weeks of pressing for a more generous credit....
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Court says lawsuit over new justices must wait -- until Scott makes his pick

Court says lawsuit over new justices must wait -- until Scott makes his pick

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit over whether Gov. Rick Scott or his successor has the power to appoint three new justices to the Florida Supreme Court saying that action is not “ripe” because the appointments hav...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Pinellas Chief of Schools Police to retire

Pinellas Chief of Schools Police to retire

Rick Stelljes, the Pinellas County school district's Chief of Schools Police, will retire in the new year.it's been wonderful. it's been 43 years i've been doign this. 28 at st. pete. january – 15 here.it's oen of those things. chief here 5 yea...
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NFL Power Rankings, Week 15: Carson Wentz's injury drops Eagles out of top five

NFL Power Rankings, Week 15: Carson Wentz's injury drops Eagles out of top five

What follows below is a ranking of all 32 NFL teams. To build this list, we consulted five objective measures of team strength: Pro Football Reference’s Simple Rating System, Football Outsiders’ Defense-adjusted Value Over Average ratings...
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NFL Week 15: Tampa Bay Times staff picks

NFL Week 15: Tampa Bay Times staff picks

Week 15 starts and ends with disappointment — a Thursday night meeting of two of the more disappointing teams (Denver at Indianapolis) and a Monday night game that once had held high hopes locally (Atlanta at Tampa Bay). Once.Here's our picks f...
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Former USF star Courtney Williams makes national team pool

Former USF star Courtney Williams makes national team pool

Former USF women's basketball sensation Courtney Williams is one significant step closer to becoming an Olympian.Williams, who just completed her first full season with the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, is among 29 players who have been chosen for the 2017...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rightward Ho: Rick Scott wins fight over filling Florida Supreme Court vacancies

Rightward Ho: Rick Scott wins fight over filling Florida Supreme Court vacancies

The Florida Supreme Court is tossing out a petition aiming to stop Republican Gov. Rick Scott from appointing three state Supreme Court justices on the day he leaves office.The court announced its decision Thursday, saying that it can't rule on somet...
Updated: 2 hours ago