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Boys basketball: Wesley Chapel remains unbeaten

Boys basketball: Wesley Chapel remains unbeaten

WESLEY CHAPEL — Though its fourth-quarter effort was far from perfect, Wesley Chapel's start to the basketball season remains so, as the Wildcats held off Gulf 57-53 Tuesday in Class 6A, District 8 action.Leading 53-38 with five minutes re...
Updated: 10 hours ago

High school scoreboard for Tuesday, Dec. 11

Boys soccerShorecrest 6, Indian Rocks Christian 1
Updated: 11 hours ago
Rays keeping conversations going

Rays keeping conversations going

LAS VEGAS – The Rays' ongoing efforts to add impact players during the winter meetings were paused for the most somber of reasons, the shocking passing of Jim Hoff, the longtime minor-league coordinator who had a heart attack Monday night in Ta...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Bucs’ DeSean Jackson: Thumb injury from opener to blame for recent layoff

Bucs’ DeSean Jackson: Thumb injury from opener to blame for recent layoff

TAMPA— Bucs receiver DeSean Jackson still hopes to play again this season, but a lingering left thumb sprain he says he sustained in the season opener has gotten worse and he won't return if he's unable to catch the football.Jackson said he agg...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Winter meetings journal: It’s just another season for Joe Maddon

Winter meetings journal: It’s just another season for Joe Maddon

LAS VEGAS — When first asked last month at a St. Petersburg Thanksmas charity event about lame duck status going into the final season of his contract managing the Cubs, Joe Maddon said he preferred to consider it his free-agent year.Speaking t...
Published: 12/11/18
USF tight ends coach expected to call plays in bowl game

USF tight ends coach expected to call plays in bowl game

Though no official announcement has been made, USF tight ends/special teams coach Justin Burke is expected to call offensive plays when the Bulls face Marshall in next week's Gasparilla Bowl.Various sources indicated Burke, who has served on Charlie ...
Published: 12/11/18
Tampa Bay wants to keep the Rays? Time to get desperate
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Tampa Bay wants to keep the Rays? Time to get desperate

Don't worry, the demise of the Ybor City stadium proposal doesn't mean the Rays are going anywhere. At least not yet. But the level of desperation in Tampa Bay probably does need to go up a notch.
Published: 12/11/18
Path appears clear for Andrei Vasilevskiy to return for Lightning

Path appears clear for Andrei Vasilevskiy to return for Lightning

TAMPA — Thursday's marquee matchup against Toronto may just have gotten a little bit more interesting with the path cleared for Andrei Vasilevskiy's return in net.The Lightning reassigned goaltender Eddie Pasquale to AHL Syracuse on Tuesday wit...
Published: 12/11/18
Tampa Bay is home to the greatest show on ice

Tampa Bay is home to the greatest show on ice

TAMPA — Tuesday brought some sobering news about the future of baseball in Tampa Bay. Meantime, the same ol' Bucs are limping to yet another losing season.How about some good news for Tampa Bay sports fans?Well, I've got three words for you: Ta...
Published: 12/11/18
Taking a realistic look at the Bucs’ postseason chances

Taking a realistic look at the Bucs’ postseason chances

TAMPA — Yes, there's still a chance.With the Bucs at 5-8 with three weeks to go, there is a convoluted scenario that navigates Tampa Bay to the playoffs, but it's a very, very, very slim chance.Want numbers? Tampa Bay has a 0.6 percent chance o...
Published: 12/11/18