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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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The Dodgers’ bullpen has the confidence to be dangerous for the Cubs

The Dodgers’ bullpen has the confidence to be dangerous for the Cubs

CHICAGO — A baseball team must secure at least 27 outs in order to win a game, and so Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts fills the hours before each postseason contest contemplating a countdown.He consults with his coaching staff and the analys...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Wins record in reach for Phil Hayford after nearly four decades of coaching

Wins record in reach for Phil Hayford after nearly four decades of coaching

ST. PETERSBURG — Phil Hayford always wanted to be a football coach."My mom was a school teacher and she kept everything," Hayford said. "She had 3x5 cards from when I was 6 or 7 and I asked her what they were. She said, ‘These are the cards that you ...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Exposé ‘Champions Way’ uses FSU to illustrate bad behavior in college programs

Exposé ‘Champions Way’ uses FSU to illustrate bad behavior in college programs

While the entire college football universe was focused on a sexual assault allegation against quarterback Jameis Winston during Florida State’s 2013 national title run, another off-field scandal was playing out quietly.Champions Way: Football, Florid...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Backhand shot makes Nikita Kucherov’s offense even more dangerous

Backhand shot makes Nikita Kucherov’s offense even more dangerous

DETROIT — Nikita Kucherov is on a historic streak, just the fourth player in the past 30 years to score a goal in each of his first six games.The others include Hall of Famers Steve Yzerman and Mario Lemieux. Not too shabby."Special player, special, ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Lightning edges Red Wings on road

Lightning edges Red Wings on road

DETROIT — The digs were different, the Lightning seeing the masterfully-done new Little Caesar’s Arena for the first time.But the result remained the same, another Tampa Bay victory over the Red Wings, who lost for the eight straight time to their At...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Baseball postseason schedule

ALCSASTROS 2, YANKEES 1Game 1: Astros 2, Yankees 1Game 2: Astros 2, Yankees 1Monday: Yankees 8, Astros 1Today: at New York, 5, FS1Wednesday: at New York, 5, FS1Friday: at Houston, 8, FS1*Saturday: at Houston, 8, FS1*NLCSDODGERS 2, CUBS 0Game 1: Dodge...
Updated: 4 hours ago

High school scoreboard for Oct. 16

Monday’s scoreboardVolleyballSt. Petersburg Cath. d. Cambridge Chr. 25-16, 26-24, 20-25, 27-25Tampa Cath. d. Clearwater Central Cath. 25-16, 26-24, 21-25, 25-13
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Armwood pulls away to defeat Plant 27-7, remain undefeated

Armwood pulls away to defeat Plant 27-7, remain undefeated

SEFFNER — First-year Armwood coach Evan Davis pulled out all the stops to get his team psyched for Monday’s annual grudge match against Plant. The players watched videos from former Hawks standouts who explained what the rivalry meant to them. Armwoo...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Tuesday’s sports on TV/radio

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Bucs journal: Dirk Koetter says Vernon Hargreaves needs to improve

Bucs journal: Dirk Koetter says Vernon Hargreaves needs to improve

By Greg AumanTAMPA — The Bucs now rank 31st in the NFL in pass defense, allowing 301 yards per game in their 2-3 start, and coach Dirk Koetter was asked Monday how concerned he is with the play of second-year CB Vernon Hargreaves."Extremely," Koetter...
Updated: 6 hours ago
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