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Young Lightning eager to build on success

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper wants his Tampa Bay Lightning to know something about heightened expectations. They don’t mean anything unless you prove you’re as good as you think you can be.

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Ex-NFL player pleads guilty to drug charge

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL player Donald Reche Caldwell has pleaded guilty to drug charges in Florida.

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Disappointing season will gnaw at Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are no longer accustomed to playing meaningless games, so the past week or so has been especially tough on a team that began the season with expectations of contending for a World Series berth.

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This Date In Baseball

1927 — Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run of the season in the eighth inning off Tom Zachary to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Senators.

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This Date In Baseball

1913 — Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators finished the season with 36 victories by virtue of a 1-0 decision over the Philadelphia A’s.

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