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Celtics were only team in position to deal for Kyrie Irving

Celtics were only team in position to deal for Kyrie Irving

The Cavaliers found themselves in a seemingly impossible situation when it came to trading Kyrie Irving. Not only did Cleveland need to try to extract the kind of price a team looks to get to trade its star some combination of cap relief, young pla...
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Browns, who visit Bucs this week, take a courageous step toward social change

Browns, who visit Bucs this week, take a courageous step toward social change

CLEVELAND The laughingstock of the league during a 1-15 season in 2016, the Browns took a dramatic step forward Monday night.Staging the largest national anthem protest in the NFL in the past two seasons, Browns players made a statement on unity an...
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Jones: Koetter-Winston exchange highlights latest 'Hard Knocks'

Jones: Koetter-Winston exchange highlights latest 'Hard Knocks'

There are certain things that make HBO's Hard Knocks must-see television.Like the moments when viewers can eavesdrop on funny conversations between teammates. And players getting cut from the team have long been a Hard Knocks staple. It's hard to wat...
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High school scoreboard for August 22

Tuesday's scoreboardVolleyballTarpon Springs d. Largo 25-21, 25-5, 25-20Boys golfPlant 145, Robinson 206
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Rays journal: Offense shows signs of waking up in win over Blue Jays (w/video)

Rays journal: Offense shows signs of waking up in win over Blue Jays (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG The drought was so severe that it's still probably too soon to say the Rays are out of it, but scoring a half-dozen runs in Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Blue Jays was another promising sign.After three on Sunday and six on Saturday, th...
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Marc Topkin's takeaways from Tuesday's Rays-Blue Jays game

C Wilson Ramos, coming off right knee surgery, often takes it easy on the bases, though it's not always a good look. But he hustled when he needed to Tuesday and got the Rays a run by beating out a two-out infield single, finishing with three more hi...
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'Hard Knocks' star Riley Bullough still not a lock for Bucs

'Hard Knocks' star Riley Bullough still not a lock for Bucs

TAMPA Bucs undrafted rookie LB Riley Bullough is perhaps the surprise star of HBO's Hard Knocks and has been productive in two preseason games, but Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said Tuesday that he's caught in a numbers game competing for a backup spot ...
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Rays are full of ideas they'd like to share when commissioner visits

Rays are full of ideas they'd like to share when commissioner visits

ST. PETERSBURG Commissioner Rob Manfred is coming to the Trop today. Hmm. Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg will be there to greet him. Hmmmm. And they have a scheduled joint media session. Hmmmmmmmmm.Hopes down, Rays fans and foes. Manfred is ...
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Wednesday's sports on TV/radio

TODAYBaseballBrewers at Giants3:30 p.m.MLBBlue Jays at Rays7 p.m.Fox Sun; 620-AMRed Sox at Indians7 p.m.MLBMarlins at Phillies7 p.m.FSFRangers at Angels10 p.m.ESPNBaseball, Little League World SeriesCanada vs. Japan3 p.m.ESPNLufkin (Texas) vs. Greenv...
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Rays vs. Blue Jays, 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, Tropicana Field

Rays vs. Blue Jays, 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, Tropicana Field

Tonight: vs. Blue Jays7:10, Tropicana FieldTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Tickets: $15-275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game.Promotion: Half-price lower corn...
Updated: 8 hours ago