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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

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Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame

Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame

TORONTO – Shaquille O’Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Updated: 5 minutes ago
Mets pitcher receives lifetime ban for third PED violation

Mets pitcher receives lifetime ban for third PED violation

NEW YORK — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has become the first player to receive a lifetime ban under baseball’s drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lightning send Vasilevskiy to Syracuse to get more playing time

Lightning send Vasilevskiy to Syracuse to get more playing time

TAMPA — The Lightning reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse on Friday in an effort to get him more work and recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from their American Hockey League affiliate.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Stewart live streams injury update from treadmill

Stewart live streams injury update from treadmill

DAYTONA BEACH — Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Licht: Bucs will be selective, prudent in free-agent market

Licht: Bucs will be selective, prudent in free-agent market

TAMPA — Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht hasn’t lost his passion for big-game hunting. If there’s a lion, a leopard or a white rhino roaming around free agency this spring he’ll definitely set his sights on him.
Updated: 5 hours ago
WWE star Cena named honorary pace car driver for Daytona 500

WWE star Cena named honorary pace car driver for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH — Wrestling star and actor John Cena will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Updated: 6 hours ago

IOC president: ‘No intention’ by any countries to pull out of Olympics over Zika

LILLEHAMMER, Norway – IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Kiermaier, Archer bobbleheads among Rays’ promotional giveaways

Kiermaier, Archer bobbleheads among Rays’ promotional giveaways

ST. PETERSBURG — Gold Glove-winning center fielder Kevin Kiermaier will be honored with a figurine April 16 when the Rays play host to the White Sox.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Lightning’s Stamkos says only that answers are coming, but not much else
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Lightning’s Stamkos says only that answers are coming, but not much else

BRANDON — There are basically two kinds of Steve Stamkos stalkers in this world. There’s the man wearing all black who followed Stamkos around Montreal for part of Tuesday, so much that Stamkos happily snapped a photo of him and posted ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Anglers should have a Plan B in mind

Anglers should have a Plan B in mind

GO FISHING is a look at the area fishing scene through the eyes of local charter boat captains and fishing guides. Today: Ray Markham.
Published: 02/12/16