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Rays are going to need Moore

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore (55) throws a pitch during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Tropicana Field. (USA TODAY Sports / Kim Klement)

  For the first time in over a year in the MLB spotlight,   Tampa Bay Rays lefty Matt Moore took the hill.  It was  a getaway  day matinée today at Tropicana Field. After getting ahead of Cleveland leadoff hitter Jason Kipnis 0 and 2,  Kipnis drove the third pitch hard. The cowhide looked as if […]

820AM BULLS FLAGSHIP

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TAMPA, FLA. – The University of South Florida and WWBA 820 AM have reached an agreement for the Bay Area signal to serve as the flagship station for the USF/IMG Radio Network, USF Director of Athletics Mark Harlan announced today.   The News Talk Florida station has a 50,000-watt signal with coverage of the Tampa, St. […]

Matt Moore Return Affects Rays Chances

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  It’s been nearly 15 months since Matt Moore pitched in a major league game. He last appeared on April 7, 2014. A partially torn UCL cut his 2014 campaign short, after only two starts. The Rays decided to shut him down, opting for surgery rather than attempting to rehab the ulnar collateral ligament. In related […]

2015 NBA Free Agency (The Bidding War)

May 17, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) dunks the ball during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in game seven of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Clippers 113-100 to win the series 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

  The 2015 NBA Free Agency period is upon us.  This off season will be different from past off seasons for one reason and one reason only…this is the last NBA free agency period before TV revenue kicks in forcing the salary cap close to $90 million next year.  For several NBA players now is […]

ICYMI: Audio – Interview with USF AD Mark Harlan

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In case you missed the show Saturday 6-27 here is the interview with Mark Harlan, USF Athletic Director,  discussing winning the Learfield Director’s Cup, taking the momentum into the fall, Bulls football and more…

Red Sox Lose Temper Win Series

Steven Souza Jr. at bat against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field. (USA TODAY Sports - Kim Klement)

The Boston Red Sox entered the weekend series against the Tampa Bay Rays in a very desperate position. Sitting nine games behind the first place Rays, Boston needed something to go their way. A sweep, or even two losses at the hands of the Rays could have crippled Red Sox nation. Extra innings, ejections, and […]

Jays get Rowdy over Miracle 7-2

The Jay were rowdy in the 7-2 win over ft. Myers.  Rowdy Tellez that is. Getting the start at 1B, Tellez was 3 for 5 with 4 RBI a homer and 2 runs scored. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

TELLEZ GOES 3 FOR 5 WITH HOMER AND 4 RBI… EDDIE MICHELS PHOTOS

Hoffman for Five

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  Toronto’s first pick in the June 2014 draft Jeff Hoffman tossed five shutout innings on Saturday lowering his era to 3.72.  Hoffman allowed just two hits while walking one and striking out six but was not involved in the game’s final decision.  After his first two professional starts for Dunedin this season Hoffman’s era […]

KNOWLES HONOR WITH PAINTING

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Artist Jim Throne presented to Darold Knowles a painting he did of him to honor his 50-plus years in professional baseball on Thursday during the Dunedin-Clearwater FSL game.  Knowles who started his career in the Orioles organization in 1961 and spent 16-years in the majors highlight with being the only player to pitch in all seven […]

Orlando City Handles Colorado 2-0 at Home, Continues Playoff Push

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    Orlando, Fla. — After an impressive first half, both Kaká and Cyle Larin scored in the second to give Orlando City (6-6-5) the win against the Colorado Rapids (2-5-9) at the Citrus Bowl. Both goals were standard and within regulation, no set pieces, penalties, or extra time. This win put Orlando City (23 […]