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After Blake Snell fails again, Rays rally for dramatic 4-3 win over A's (w/video)

After Blake Snell fails again, Rays rally for dramatic 4-3 win over A's (w/video)

OAKLAND, Calif. — Blake Snell made another mess on the mound Tuesday, but his Rays mates cleaned it up by rallying late for a dramatic 4-3 win over the A's.Down to their final out, the Rays rallied against A's closer Santiago Casilla, starting ...
Published: 07/18/17
Updated: 07/19/17
New era of liberation under UCF coach Scott Frost

New era of liberation under UCF coach Scott Frost

NEWPORT, R.I. — For a guy on middle age's fringe, UCF coach Scott Frost has some weightroom cred. The former Nebraska quarterback's power-sweep days may be over, but his power-clean days aren't. Just ask his players. Nose guard Jamiyus Pittman ...
Published: 07/18/17
Updated: 07/19/17
All of the AAC media day buzz around USF, Quinton Flowers

All of the AAC media day buzz around USF, Quinton Flowers

NEWPORT, R.I. — For a few minutes Tuesday morning, USF coach Charlie Strong found himself in relative solitude at the American Athletic Conference's media day, seated at a round table speaking one-on-one with a reporter. One on one. New Engl...
Published: 07/18/17
Updated: 07/19/17
Rays journal: Minor trade for Chaz Roe adds to minor-league bullpen depth

Rays journal: Minor trade for Chaz Roe adds to minor-league bullpen depth

OAKLAND, Calif. — As the Rays continue talks about acquiring a proven impact reliever, they made a small move Tuesday that eventually could help their bullpen, acquiring RHP Chaz Roe from the Braves.Roe, just activated after a lengthy DL stay d...
Published: 07/18/17
Proof's in the passing game pedigree at Plant

Proof's in the passing game pedigree at Plant

Quarterback Dane Frantzen, who threw for more than 2,500 yards last season, graduated. So did 1,000-yarder Whop Philyor, as well as fellow receivers Christian Watson and Kyle Trina. No returning receiver for fall, in fact, had more than 140 yards a y...
Published: 07/18/17
USF's Auggie Sanchez says he is fully recovered from injury

USF's Auggie Sanchez says he is fully recovered from injury

NEWPORT, R.I. — Less than a week before the start of preseason camp, USF senior MLB Auggie Sanchez says he's fully recovered from the right labrum surgery that sidelined him this past spring."I'm probably stronger than I've been since I've been...
Published: 07/18/17
Rays at A's, 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, Oakland

Rays at A's, 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, Oakland

Today: at A's3:35, Oakland ColiseumTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AMRays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297Probable pitchersRays: RH Jake Faria (4-0, 2.00)A'S: RH Sonny Gray (5-4, 3.72)On Faria: Has begun big-league career with seven quality starts. Comin...
Published: 07/18/17
Should Cowboys prepare to open season without Ezekiel Elliott?

Should Cowboys prepare to open season without Ezekiel Elliott?

As the Cowboys prepare to leave for California this week, remind me again about the health of Darren McFadden.That thought was probably on the minds of many Cowboys fans early Monday as they learned of an incident at a Dallas bar involving running ba...
Published: 07/18/17
HomeTeam 100: Players 91-100

HomeTeam 100: Players 91-100

Our sixth annual countdown of the top 100 football players in Tampa Bay — consisting of athletes who attend a public or private school in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco or Hernando counties. Past performances — spanning the fall, spring an...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Jake Odorizzi returns to form as Rays beat A's 3-2 (w/video)

Jake Odorizzi returns to form as Rays beat A's 3-2 (w/video)

OAKLAND, Calif. — Jake Odorizzi made a big change to get to his old self. Odorizzi ditched his windup after the first batter Monday to work exclusively out of the stretch and delivered a stellar seven-inning performance reminiscent of past succ...
Published: 07/17/17
Updated: 07/18/17