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The Latest: Dalvin Cook out for game with shoulder injury

Nov. 28, 2021 19:10 PM EST

The Latest from Week 12 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:10 p.m. Minnesota Vikings running Dalvin Cook has been taken off the field on a cart after injuring his shoulder in the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers. He...

Program working to make Pinellas teaching force more diverse

Nov. 28, 2021 03:12 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Growing up in Broward County, Triston Williams had his heart set on a sports-based future. He played football at Miramar High, and considered himself an athlete. If he couldn’t keep playing, he said, he’d look to a career tied to the...

Franco signs $182-million, 11-year contract with Tampa Bay

Nov. 27, 2021 14:29 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco and the Tampa Bay Rays have finalized an $182 million, 11-year contract that includes a club option for the 2033 season. The shortstop's deal, which could be worth up to $223 million if the club option is exercised and...

Vasilevskiy gets 200th win, Lightning top Kraken 3-0

Nov. 26, 2021 22:58 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 17 saves in his 200th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Seattle Kraken 3-0 Friday night for their sixth win in seven games. Steven Stamkos, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Ross Colton scored for Tampa Bay, which...

Brady leads Bucs bunch back to Indy for another big game

Nov. 26, 2021 13:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Brady's NFL legacy runs right through Indianapolis. His beat the Colts in his first career start in 2001. Nine years later, he matched Brett Favre's NFL record for consecutive home wins (25) with a victory over Indy,. He even threw his 500th TD...

Analysis: Sizing up 10 teams with best Super Bowl chances

Nov. 26, 2021 10:50 AM EST

Close games and unpredictable outcomes have been a staple this NFL season. Thanksgiving Day was the latest example. The Bears beat the Lions on a last-second field goal. The Raiders upset the Cowboys on a field goal in overtime. ...

Thanksgiving week: A good time to look at NFL unfortunates

Nov. 26, 2021 00:07 AM EST

And the meek shall inherit the first draft pick. Or not. When the Jets visit the Texans on Sunday, there are no playoff implications — or even dreams. Both teams are 2-8, deservedly so. Yet the winner might eliminate itself...

Man charged in woman's death after body parts found in bay

Nov. 25, 2021 11:57 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was charged with killing a Pennsylvania woman after her dismembered body was found dumped in a bay, police said Wednesday. Tampa Police arrested 69-year-old Robert Kessler earlier this week on drug charges while investigating the death...

Indy hoping for better results as Brady brings Bucs to town

Nov. 24, 2021 14:43 PM EST

TAMPA BAY (7-3) at INDIANAPOLIS (6-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Tampa Bay by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Tampa Bay 4-6; Indianapolis 7-4. SERIES RECORD: Colts lead 8-6....

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 18, 2021. Editorial: Three days in Tallahassee we could easily have lived without The show’s over. It was brief, three days. The plot was predictable. It played to a near-empty house with as...