Posts Tagged Florida

Red Sox blow 4-run lead, lose 7-5 to Rays

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Joe Kelly, left, is taken out of the baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays by manager John Farrell, second from left, during the sixth inning Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston pitcher Joe Kelly was sailing along with a four-run lead in the sixth inning and a fastball that was “pretty good for me tonight.”

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Even without playoffs, Heat see business success

MIAMI (AP) — On the court, the Miami Heat season was disappointing.

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FSU’s Fisher: Winston’s free-food caper isolated incident

In this Sept. 27, 2014 file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) and coach Jimbo Fisher talk during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C. Fisher says former quarterback Jameis Winston's claim that he got free crab legs from a grocery store employee in a much-publicized shoplifting case was "totally an isolated incident."  Speaking during an Atlantic Coast Conference coaches teleconference, Fisher says FSU’s compliance office contacted the store when Winston was cited last year and again Wednesday to look into the matter.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox says the school will investigate Jameis Winston’s comments that the ex-Seminoles quarterback believed he had an understanding with an unidentified grocery store employee that led to last year’s much-publicized crab legs shoplifting incident.

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Miley and 4 relievers help Red Sox beat Rays 1-0

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Wade Miley delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wade Miley pitched well into the sixth inning before the Boston bullpen protected his stellar effort.

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Jaguars’ Bortles hones mechanics, drops weight in offseason

In this Aug. 22, 2014, file phot, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles looks to throw a pass against the Detroit Lions during a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. Bortles spent more than two months in California during the offseason working on his mechanics, mostly footwork, with quarterback guru Tom House and NFL journeyman Jordan Palmer.  (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — By the end of last year, Blake Bortles’ arm was tired — worn down by months of NFL draft preparation, countless practices and then the grind of his rookie season.

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