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Brady has 276 yards, 5 TDs; Buccaneers rout Falcons 48-25

Sep. 19, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady threw for 276 yards and five touchdowns, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers extend their winning streak to a franchise-record 10 consecutive games with a 48-25 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Brady improved to 9-0 lifetime against...

Tigers, Peralta slow AL-East leading Rays 2-0

Sep. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wily Peralta gave up three hits in seven innings, and Eric Haase and Dustin Garneau homered for the Detroit Tigers in a 2-0 win over the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Peralta (4-3) and three relievers limited the Rays to five...

Tampa revamps police program alerting landlords to arrests

Sep. 19, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The mayor of Tampa says officials will revamp a program that allowed police officers to notify landlords when their tenants had been arrested, even in cases where charges were later dropped. The decision to reform Tampa's Crime-Free housing program...

Tampa cereal bar shares ghost stories

Sep. 19, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lisa Lawson says she has a deal with the spirits who haunt her Cerealholic Cafe and Afterholic Speakeasy businesses, which share a century-old Ybor City former church building. She can put up with ghostly shenanigans if the spirits allow her to market...

Rays place CF Kevin Kiermaier on COVID-19 related IL

Sep. 18, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays placed center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the COVID-19 related injured list due to general illness symptoms and selected the contract of right-hander Joey Krehbiel from Triple-A Durham before Saturday’s game against Detroit. ...

Candelario and Garneau homer, Tigers beat Rays 4-3

Sep. 18, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla (AP) — Jeimer Candelario and Dustin Garneau homered to lead the Detroit Tigers over the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday. Tampa Bay has a 7½-game margin over second place Boston. Toronto is 8½ games back and the New York Yankees trail...

Interpreter’s past put his family in danger

Sep. 18, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

He finds himself in a house in Kabul. It’s his parents’ home, he thinks, though it looks different than he remembers. He hears a commotion outside, steps through the front door. Dark clouds block the sun. The Taliban has flooded the city, and the fighters know who he is: To them, he is a...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:55 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All Saints 32, Donahue Academy 6 Archbishop Carroll 36, Marathon 7 Armwood 46, Strawberry Crest 0 Astronaut 21, Space Coast 7 Auburndale 20, Heritage 0 ...

Phillips homers in 10th as Rays rally to beat Tigers 7-4

Sep. 17, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brett Phillips hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays came back from a three-run deficit in the ninth to beat the Detroit Tigers 7-4 on Friday night. The Rays maintained their 8 1/2-game lead in the AL...

Rays beat Tigers 5-2, extend AL East lead to 8 1/2 games

Sep. 16, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yandy Díaz hit a leadoff home run and Mike Zunino later connected, reliever Dietrich Enns pitched four solid innings and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Thursday night. The Rays lead second place Boston and...