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Cadmium spiked at lead factory, workers didn’t get help

Sep. 25, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — In June 2014, an air monitor strapped to a worker inside a Tampa lead factory picked up an unmistakable red flag. The level of cadmium, a toxic metal known to cause cancer, had soared to more than 100 times the federal limit. It...

LEADING OFF: Cardinals seek franchise-best 15th straight win

Sep. 25, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ RED-HOT REDBIRDS The soaring Cardinals will try for a franchise-record 15th consecutive victory when they play the Cubs at Wrigley Field. St. Louis swept a doubleheader from...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All Saints 56, Foundation Christian 0 Anclote 30, Brooksville Central 8 Armwood 27, George Steinbrenner 0 Auburndale 35, Bartow 26 Baldwin 33, P.K. Yonge 27, 2OT ...

Yarbrough goes 6 strong in relief, Rays beat Marlins 8-0

Sep. 24, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Yarbrough allowed two hits over six innings of splendid relief and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 8-0 on Friday night to close in on another AL East title. The defending American League champions got three RBIs apiece from...

Rays rookie INF Wander Franco returns from hamstring injury

Sep. 24, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays rookie Wander Franco was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Friday after missing two weeks with a right hamstring injury. The AL East-leading Rays, who started a three-game series with Miami on Friday night, clinched a...

Rams starting RB Henderson questionable to play against Bucs

Sep. 24, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams running back Darrell Henderson will be a game-time decision against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Coach Sean McVay said Henderson’s availability would likely depend on pain tolerance after hurting his ribs on the...

Panthers open training camp with very high expectations

Sep. 23, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau stepped onto the ice Thursday for his 10th training camp with the Florida Panthers, more than anyone else on the roster. And this one, he said, had a different feel. “We know what we can do,” Huberdeau...

No. 15 BYU hosts South Florida team making rare trip West

Sep. 23, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

South Florida coach Jeff Scott soon will be entering a venue filled with a screaming crowd just brimming with endless energy. Part of his young daughter's birthday bash. At Chuck E. Cheese. Hours before that moment, a little dress rehearsal for chaos...

Patriots hoping to earn 3rd straight victory against Saints

Sep. 23, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (1-1) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: New Orleans 1-1; New England 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead...

Kiermaier hit after scouting report flap; Rays to playoffs

Sep. 22, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hit by a pitch two days after scooping up a Toronto scouting report and setting off a flap, Kevin Kiermaier hopes to see the Blue Jays in the playoffs. “Oh yeah, it was intentional,” Kiermaier said after reliever Ryan Borucki hit him on...