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Lightning journal: Tighter defense fuels hot start

Lightning journal: Tighter defense fuels hot start

TAMPA — See what happens when you keep the crease clean, limit the traffic in front of G Andrei Vasilevskiy and limit Grade A scoring chances?The defense perks up, the goals against decrease and you head into Saturday's showdown against the Pen...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Journal: USF gets support on the road

Journal: USF gets support on the road

NEW ORLEANS — Perhaps it was the chance to witness the first USF-Tulane game ever, or an opportunity to frolic in the French Quarter for a weekend. Or both.Regardless, USF had one of its heartiest fan contingents for a road game in recent memor...
Updated: 1 hour ago
No. 16 USF hangs on at Tulane, off to first 7-0 start

No. 16 USF hangs on at Tulane, off to first 7-0 start

NEW ORLEANS — After half a season of mismatches, USF found itself in a grudge match Saturday night. But its one-time dark horse Heisman Trophy candidate, whose entire life has been a veritable grudge match, flourished just when nip and tuck con...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Red-hot Rowdies win playoff opener

Red-hot Rowdies win playoff opener

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies entered Saturday night's United Soccer League playoff opener as the league's hottest team. First-round opponent FC Cincinnati did nothing to cool them down. Veteran midfielder Marcel Schafer scored two first-half go...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Roger Mooney's takeaways from Saturday's Lightning-Penguins game

Man, is Nikita Kucherov fun to watch. He has a goal in all but one game this season and points in all nine. You have to watch him each time he is on the ice because he is going to do something you do not want to miss: a goal, a shot that requires a t...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

The five living former presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 on Saturday at a concert to raise money for victims of hurricanes
Updated: 4 hours ago
Trump plans to help pay aides' legal costs for Russia probes

Trump plans to help pay aides' legal costs for Russia probes

President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election
Updated: 4 hours ago
Fox renewed O'Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

Fox renewed O'Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

Fox knew of sexual harassment allegations against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed host's contract in February months before ousting him
Updated: 4 hours ago
Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight

Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight

About 1,200 mourners have attended the funeral of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger
Updated: 5 hours ago

Water leak slows traffic in Westshore area

TAMPA –– A broken water main has closed the westbound lane of West Cypress Street between North Westshore Boulevard and North Ward Street. The city estimates the repairs will be completed by 7 a.m. on Sunday. Barricades are up in the area...
Updated: 5 hours ago