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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

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Father-son duo coach local wrestling team

Father-son duo coach local wrestling team

BRANDON — Russ Cozart, the head wrestling coach at Brandon High, wrestled with challenges on and off the mat. The well-traveled coach won seven world titles in the Veteran’s World tournament, but his biggest battle was dealing with his ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa Bay Downs may get $10 million in Seminole revenue sharing

Tampa Bay Downs may get $10 million in Seminole revenue sharing

TALLAHASSEE – Tampa Bay Downs would get $10 million a year in tribal revenue to pay out to thoroughbred horse owners under legislation approved by the House Regulatory Affairs Committee Tuesday that rewrites gambling laws in Florida.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Dungy picks former Steelers teammate to present him at Hall of Fame

Dungy picks former Steelers teammate to present him at Hall of Fame

SAN FRANCISCO – Tony Dungy has chosen former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Donnie Shell to be his presenter Aug. 6 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Bolts notes: D Garrison out for undetermined time

The Lightning enjoyed a nice run on the injury front, but that came to an end when D Jason Garrison missed Tuesday night’s game at Montreal with an undisclosed lower-body injury. Garrison was hurt in the first period of Monday’s loss at Ottawa.
Updated: 4 hours ago
USF gets pair of AAC games on ESPN; UCF rivalry back on Saturday

USF gets pair of AAC games on ESPN; UCF rivalry back on Saturday

The Nov. 26 UCF matchup is a departure from the previous three seasons, when the teams played on Black Friday or Thanksgiving night.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Defense fails to show again as Bolts drop two games in two days

Defense fails to show again as Bolts drop two games in two days

The Lightning, who lost 4-2 at Montreal, had reeled off 10 wins in the previous 11 games before the two-game trip, and have now lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time since Nov. 27-28.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Maple Leafs' blockbuster trade clears cap space, perhaps for Stamkos

Maple Leafs' blockbuster trade clears cap space, perhaps for Stamkos

The nine-player deal between Toronto and Ottawa could have far-reaching implications beyond the two teams involved. It already reverberated as far south as Tampa.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Florida snook fishery has rebounded significantly since 2010 freeze, state says

Florida snook fishery has rebounded significantly since 2010 freeze, state says

Estimates at the time were that one third of the snook population perished during those shivering days. The assessment numbers, cold and objective as they seem, are by all accounts encouraging.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Florida beats Mississippi 77-72, sweeps both meetings

GAINESVILLE – Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, leading five Florida players in double figures, and the Gators beat Mississippi 77-72 Tuesday night.
Updated: 11 hours ago

No. 22 South Florida women breeze by Tulane 77-65

TAMPA – Courtney Williams scored 18 points, Alisia Jenkins grabbed 20 rebounds – one short of her career best – and No. 22 South Florida rebounded after a rare conference loss to beat Tulane 77-65 Tuesday night.
Updated: 12 hours ago