Rays RHP Alex Cobb was scratched from a planned minor-league intrasquad start this morning in Port Charlotte due to lower back tightness.
Manager Kevin Cash said they did not expect the issue to disrupt their season-opening pitching plans, as Cobb is slated to pitch Game 3 on April 5.
"I don't …
WASHINGTON - The first cocktail party at Barack Obama's new office last month was certainly more casual than any he had hosted in recent years. The wine bore a random assortment of labels, as if assembled potluck-style. The self-serve appetizers were set out in the narrow hallway. The host, tieless, eschewed formal …
TAMPA — A 33-year-old man was killed after a piece of metal crashed through his windshield while he was driving on Interstate 275, the Florida Highway Patrol said Sunday.
LITHIA — A 52-year-old man died Saturday evening after he hit a power pole in his SUV.
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.
MOSCOW — Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years.
DESOTO — Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare.
UPDATE, 12:14: 3B Evan Longoria, 1B Logan Morrison, bench/infield coach Tom Foley and manager Kevin Cash all gave positive reviews of their first experience on the new turf at Tropicana Field, noting that it looked better and played true.
Maestro Anton Coppola received a standing ovation Saturday during an Opera Tampa gala celebrating his 100th birthday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Coppola conducted the world premiere of his revised duet and finale of Puccini's opera Turandot and also selections from …
ORLANDO — When Aramis Ayala began campaigning for state attorney in this Central Florida district last year, so few people knew her that she handed out cards informing voters how to pronounce her name.
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.
WASHINGTON — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.