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Captain's Corner: Snook action should resume with warmer weather

Last week's cool-down changed inshore patterns dramatically. Snook fishing had been phenomenal during a warm-weather stretch, but when water temperatures dropped into the low 60s, many snook exited the chilly flats and shot back up the creeks. This w...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17
Rockets romp in MVP showdown

Rockets romp in MVP showdown

HOUSTON — James Harden was the Rockets' fourth-leading scorer Sunday. However, it was clear to everyone that he was the key to his team's victory. Lou Williams scored 31 off the bench, Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists and the Rocke...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17
Big block caps Cardinal comeback

Big block caps Cardinal comeback

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put the Cardinal in position to reach the Final Four, there still was work to do. That's when Erica McCall stepped up and blocked Notre Dame's path. Smith's layup ...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17
Dustin Johnson wins World Golf Championships Match Play

Dustin Johnson wins World Golf Championships Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas — Dustin Johnson won the Match Play with more drama than he needed Sunday to cap off an otherwise dominant week that made him the first player to sweep the four current World Golf Championships events. Johnson never trailed in any...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17

Sports in brief

NFLGOODELL HAS ISSUES WITH OAKLAND STADIUM PLANOAKLAND — Painting a grim picture of the city's chances of keeping the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas, commissioner Roger Goodell told Mayor Libby Schaaf in a letter that the Oakland stadium prop...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17

Bright spot in Wild's woeful March: playoffs

DETROIT — Zach Parise and the Wild know they are in the playoffs. Now they just need to regain their winning ways.Andreas Athanasiou scored 1:52 into overtime on a breakaway, lifting the Red Wings to a 3-2 win Sunday over the reeling Wild. Even...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17

FHP: Dade City three-car crash kills one, hospitalizes four

DADE CITY — A 28-year-old man was killed and four people hospitalized in a three-car crash Saturday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.About 6 p.m., Johnathon Michael Carmack of Port Richey was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer east...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17
Wildfire risk lurks in Florida

Wildfire risk lurks in Florida

ORLANDO — The smell of smoke from a brush fire wafted through downtown Orlando on Sunday. The fire caused part of State Road 528 to be shut down between Orlando and the Space Coast. A fire burned last week near the north-central Florida town of...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17
Police: USF defensive back Hassan Childs shot in road rage incident

Police: USF defensive back Hassan Childs shot in road rage incident

TAMPA — University of South Florida football player Hassan Childs, 22, was injured in a shooting Saturday night, Tampa police said. Tampa police spokesman Lt. Steve Lee said the shooting started as a road rage incident. About 11:15 p.m. Saturda...
Published: 03/26/17
Updated: 03/27/17
SOCom seeking latest tech, even holograms, for Wargame Center

SOCom seeking latest tech, even holograms, for Wargame Center

TAMPA — Some at MacDill Air Force Base laughed when the man running the U.S. Special Operations Command asked to borrow an entire hangar for his "war games" because he needed somewhere to set up a raised map.The commander, Adm. William McRaven,...
Published: 03/26/17