Mom runs inside burning home to rescue kids; all 3 die

U.S. 05/15/19, 09:44

Authorities say a Florida woman ran back into her burning apartment after realizing her two children hadn't made it out. All three died in the fire. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a Wednesday morning news conference that the woman and another adult living in the apartment made it safely ...

Morton, Garcia lead Rays to 4-0 win over Marlins

Baseball 05/14/19, 21:31

Charlie Morton pitched six strong innings, Avisail Garcia homered and drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Tuesday night.Morton (4-0) gave up three hits and struck out five while throwing 82 pitches before he was pulled for a pinch hitter in the ...

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders

Baseball 05/12/19, 22:57

Masahiro Tanaka and Tropicana Field were both lights out.Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 Sunday to take two of three from the AL East ...

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders

Baseball 05/12/19, 16:30

Masahiro Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 Sunday to take two of three from the AL East leaders. New York closed back within one-half game ...

Yankees give nicked up Sanchez and Torres day off

Baseball 05/12/19, 11:27

New York catcher Gary Sanchez and shortstop Gleyber Torres were both out of Sunday's lineup against Tampa Bay as the Yankees took a conservative approach with the nicked-up players. Sanchez was hit hard on his catching helmet by Guillermo Heredia's back swing Saturday night in the eighth inning, but stayed in ...

Tempers flare after hit batter as Rays beat Yankees 7-2

Baseball 05/11/19, 20:35

Willy Adames and Ji-Man Choi hit run-scoring infield singles in the sixth after tempers flared during the top of the inning when reliever Yonny Chirinos hit Luke Voit near the left shoulder, and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 7-2 Saturday night.Yandy Díaz homered twice ...

German, Urshela help Yanks top Rays 4-3, Glasnow exits early

Baseball 05/10/19, 21:37

Domingo German became the majors' first seven-game winner, Gio Urshela got a key hit set up by a pair of odd bounces and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night.The injury-filled Yankees pulled within a half-game of the AL East-leading Rays in the first ...

Rays starter Tyler Glasnow leaves with forearm tightness

Baseball 05/10/19, 20:23

Tampa Bay Rays starter Tyler Glasnow has been pulled from a game against the New York Yankees in the sixth inning with right forearm tightness.The Rays announced the diagnosis Friday and say Glasnow will undergo further examination Saturday.Glasnow, who entered Friday tied for the most wins in the majors with ...

Bucs’ 1st-round pick changes numbers, hits practice field

Sports 05/10/19, 17:29

One of Devin White's first orders of business as the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft was selecting a new jersey number with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The 2018 Butkus Award winner as the nation's top college linebacker wore No. 40 at LSU and was hoping to continue wearing it ...

Happ, Yankees hold Mariners to 2 hits in 3-1 victory

Baseball 05/09/19, 20:46

J.A. Happ and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Cameron Maybin contributed with his bat and glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Thursday night.The Yankees won for the fourth time in five games and headed to Tampa Bay to play the AL East-leading Rays for ...

Flores’ 13th-inning single lifts Diamondbacks over Rays, 3-2

Baseball 05/08/19, 17:08

Wilmer Flores snapped a 13th-inning tie with an RBI single, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks end a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Eduardo Escobar made up for a crucial throwing error, leading off the 13th with a single off Adam Kolarek (2-1) — ...

Lowe homers on 1st pitch in 1st; Rays beat Diamondbacks 6-3

Baseball 05/07/19, 21:39

Brandon Lowe homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the first, opener Ryne Stanek and five other relievers combined on a seven-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays moved to a season-high 11 games over .500 with a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.Lowe drove in ...

Blake Snell sparkles, Rays rout Diamondbacks 12-1

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:17

Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell took a perfect game into the sixth inning and Tommy Pham hit his first career grand slam, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Monday night.Snell (3-3) rebounded from allowing a career-high seven runs over three innings of ...

Sale drops to 0-5 as Rays beat Red Sox 5-2

Sports 04/28/19, 15:05

Chris Sale remained winless in six starts this season, giving up Daniel Robertson's two-run homer in the first inning and Yandy Diaz's two-run triple in the second as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 Sunday.Sale (0-5) gave up four runs — two earned — four ...

Bucs bolster defense in hopes of helping Winston

Football 04/27/19, 20:37

For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFL draft was all about trying to give Jameis Winston a better chance to succeed.That not only means surrounding the fifth-year quarterback with playmakers on offense but rebuilding a defense that's been one of the worst in the league since Winston entered the league ...

Man who tossed daughter off bridge asks for new trial

U.S. 04/27/19, 18:32

A Florida man found guilty of first-degree murder for dropping his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge four years ago is asking for a new trial.John Jonchuck was sentenced to life in prison earlier this month, despite arguments from his attorneys that he was legally insane. No one disputed the 29-year-old ...

Bucs select CB Sean Bunting in 2nd round of NFL draft

Football 04/26/19, 22:35

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope they're finally getting it right on defense.After selecting linebacker Devin White in Thursday's first round, the Bucs reiterated their commitment to improving on defense by selecting Central Michigan cornerback Sean Bunting in the second round and Auburn cornerback Jamel Dean and Kentucky safety Mike Edwards ...

Buccaneers select LB Devin White in 1st round of NFL draft

Football 04/25/19, 20:58

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Devin White to help them become relevant again.The LSU linebacker was the fifth pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, joining a porous defense making the transition to a 3-4 scheme after allowing the second-most points in the NFL last season.Coach Bruce ...

Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

Hockey 04/24/19, 16:57

The Boston Bruins have home-ice advantage through a potential trip to the Stanley Cup Final, and they have the Columbus Blue Jackets to thank for it.They'll get a chance to show their gratitude in the TD Garden on Thursday night.The Bruins host Columbus in Game 1 of the second round ...

Sale remains winless as Tigers beat Red Sox in DH opener

Baseball 04/23/19, 15:47

Chris Sale remained winless after five starts but managed not to take a loss for the first time this year, allowing two runs over five innings as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 7-4 in a doubleheader opener Tuesday.Sale struck out a season-high 10, walked two and ...

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