Archive for January, 2014

NEW: Tampa Bay realty expands into Sarasota and Longboat Key

Friday, January 31st, 2014

NEW: Tampa Bay realty expands into Sarasota and Longboat Key

A Tampa Bay real estate agency is expanding into Sarasota and Longboat Key through an alliance with a local resort and commercial real estate operation. Century 21 Beggins Enterprises intends to hire 25 agents in the next month to staff its new …
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Tampa Bay Rays Vs. New York Yankees 4/24/13 Mark's Free MLB Baseball Pick

Tampa Bay seemed to have all the ingredients to keep their hot streak alive with ace David Price on the bump. However, the offense stalled and the pitching struggled late and the Yanks walked away with a crucial win. Price threw well enough to win with …
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Tampa City Council's Mulhern remembers Burton's courage (Guest blog)

Watching Steve Burton do everything but sit still on the Aviation Board, for the sole purpose of making Tampa Bay a better place to live and work, was inspiring to me and many others working to shake up the old orthodoxies and propel Tampa Bay into a …
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Commentary | Tampa Bay Buccaneers got Revis Island from New York Jets …

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Commentary | Tampa Bay Buccaneers got Revis Island from New York Jets …

NFL football cornerback Darrelle Revis, center, is joined by Tampa Bay Buccanners general Manager Mark Dominik, left, and head coach Greg Schiano as he holds up a Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey after addressing the media announcing that he and the …
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State orders Tampa Bay area facility to close

The Hillandale Assisted Living Facility, a Tampa Bay-area home where disabled young adults were raped, beaten, drugged and locked in a dank closet — one resident was struck by a car and killed — may be closing its doors on the orders of state health …
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More training, patrols for Tampa bomb dogs

The first bomb scare came in just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a South Tampa resident noticed a suspicious package underneath a mailbox near Dale Mabry Highway and Bay to Bay Boulevard. The second came about 90 minutes later when someone …
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Ex-Leaf Tlusty scores twice to lead Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Lightning

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Ex-Leaf Tlusty scores twice to lead Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Lightning

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis makes a save against Tampa Bay Lightning's Vincent Lecavalier (4) during the second period of an NHL game Sunday in Tampa, Fla. The Hurricanes won, 3-2. MIKE CARLSON/The Associated Press. TAMPA, FLA.
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What's ending Saks' run at Tampa's WestShore Plaza: International Plaza or …

In the 1990s, not one but two mayors of Tampa wrote letters urging Saks to reconsider a market that, among retailers, had a reputation for informal dress and whose key wealthy spenders were scattered widely across Tampa Bay's waterfront real estate.
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Maple Leafs-Lightning Preview

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper hopes his eliminated team won't do so, either. Toronto looks to send host Tampa Bay to a seventh consecutive defeat while winning for the sixth time in the last seven meetings Wednesday night. The Maple Leafs' …
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Darrelle Revis trade: Did the Bucs or Jets get the better deal?

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Darrelle Revis trade: Did the Bucs or Jets get the better deal?

Star cornerback Darrelle Revis was traded from the New York Jets to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last weekend for the 13th overall pick in this week's draft and a conditional fourth-round pick next year. Revis has been rehabbing the anterior cruciate …
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Saks Fifth Avenue store in WestShore Plaza to close in May

TAMPA — Saks Fifth Avenue, the upscale department store credited with putting Tampa Bay on the map of luxury retailers, is closing after 15 years. The New York-based retailer said Tuesday that its location at WestShore Plaza was falling short of …
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Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning: Wednesday NHL game preview

Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning: Wednesday NHL game preview. Follow Damien Cox's updates during Wednesday's Leafs-Lightning game at thestar.com/sports. Text size: Increase Decrease Reset. Share via Email Print. Report an Error …
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Yankees-Rays Preview

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Yankees-Rays Preview

The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays will each send an outstanding left-hander to the mound on Monday night when they open a three-game series at Tropicana Field. Despite all its injuries, New York (10-7) appeared to be on the verge of its 10th …
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Tampa Bay nonprofits weigh filing BP spill claims

However, most Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough county nonprofits contacted by the Tampa Bay Times said they aren't pursuing claims because they don't have the equipment or financial means to track such data, or because they feel it is unethical to …
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In Tampa Bay, not even Darrelle Revis is an island

The benefits will be obvious. Darrelle Revis instantly will improve Tampa Bay's pass defense, perhaps elevating the Buccaneers into one of the better units in the game. Revis, along with fellow newcomer safety Dashon Goldson, will make a difference …
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Grow Financial has been selected by The Tampa Bay Times as one of the Top …

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Grow Financial has been selected by The Tampa Bay Times as one of the Top …

Grow Financial, one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation has been selected by The Tampa Bay Times as one of the Top Work Places of 2013 for the second year in a row out of 100 different companies in the Tampa Bay area. Each year, The Tampa Bay …
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Darrelle Revis: 'New Chapter For Both Of Us'

Feeling shunned by the New York Jets, cornerback Darrelle Revis was introduced Monday by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, promising his new team “will make a lot of noise” in the upcoming season. But Revis wouldn't guarantee he'll be ready in Week 1.
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After sweeping Houston at home, Oakland gets swept on road by Tampa Bay

After completing a sweep of the lowly Houston Astros at the Oakland Coliseum last Wednesday, the A's went on the road to Tampa Bay and promptly got swept themselves, sinking in the standings and in the estimation of MLB observers. The Oakland bats …
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Tampa Bay Rays' Luke Scott Ready to Make Rehab Assignment

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Tampa Bay Rays' Luke Scott Ready to Make Rehab Assignment

Tampa Bay Rays slugger Luke Scott will reportedly be able to begin his Minor League rehab assignment as early as Tuesday. There is no question the first baseman is ready to return to the active roster as soon as possible after his stint on the 15-day …
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Darrelle Revis to Tampa Bay could be good for Jets, but bad for Rex Ryan

PHOTOS: BUC, YOU: JETS SHIP REVIS TO TAMPA BAY. The Jets now have the 13th pick in Thursday's first round, which they got in the deal for Revis, to go along with their own No. 1 pick, ninth overall, which was the prize for finishing with a 6-10 record.
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Tampa Bay Downs: DaCosta, Stewart barns deal with peaks and valleys

OLDSMAR, Fla. – Horse racing is a game of cycles, and trainers Jason DaCosta and Chad Stewart can certainly attest to that. Both trainers got off to quick starts this season at Tampa Bay Downs, with DaCosta winning with 9 of his first 19 starters while …
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Tampa Bay sweeps Oakland, Hernandez gets 1st win since 2011

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Tampa Bay sweeps Oakland, Hernandez gets 1st win since 2011

Oakland Athletics second baseman Eric Sogard, right, forces out Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria (3) at second base and relays the throw to first base to turn a sixth-inning double play on Rays' Shelley Duncan during a baseball game on Saturday, April 20, …
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Tampa Bay real estate market heats up

The Florida Realtors trade group said today the number of single-family homes sold rose by 17.4 percent in March in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area, when compared with the same month last year. Prices, too, rose by 20 percent over the past …
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New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays Odds, Start Time

Monday night baseball and we will see the New York Yankees take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Florida. First pitch is scheduled for a 7:05 PM (Eastern) start time and the game will be televised on ESPN. Current Betting Odds …
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Recap: Tampa Bay vs. NY Yankees

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. NY Yankees

St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) – Matt Moore turned in another outstanding start, Ryan Roberts went 3-for-4 with a pair of solo home runs, and the resurgent Tampa Bay Rays took the opener of a three-game series with the New York Yankees with a 5-1 …
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Darrelle Revis: Tampa Bay Buccaneers will make 'noise'

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers wouldn't give up a first round pick for a guy coming off a torn ACL unless they believed he's a special talent. They wouldn't give up $16 million-per-season unless they thought Darrelle Revis held a special place in the NFL.
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Tampa delegation lines up visits from German manufacturers

A team of local business recruiters spent last week calling on a variety of small- to medium-sized manufacturers in Germany, asking them to consider expanding in the Tampa Bay area. Now, over the next 60 days, eight of those companies have agreed to …
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Tampa Bay pitcher Roberto Hernandez gets first win under new name

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Tampa Bay pitcher Roberto Hernandez gets first win under new name

Scott Diamond pitched six effective innings for Minnesota. (At) Tampa Bay 8, Oakland 1: Roberto Hernandez pitched six effective innings for his first win since he was known as Fausto Carmona, and the Rays completed a three-game sweep of the A's.
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Tampa Bay Rays get to CC Sabathia early, cruise to 5-1 win over Yankees

Tampa Bay smoked Sabathia for four runs in the first inning, then rode the hot left arm of Matt Moore to a 5-1 win in the first of three games at Tropicana Field. “I'm usually aggressive,” said Sabathia, who gave up three home runs, two to light …
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Tampa Bay Lightning Start Slow In Loss

This marked Tampa Bay's eighth defeat in nine games. Last night was both perplexing and frustrating to watch since the Lightning again fell behind early before trying to rally. Then there's the offensive talent. How does a team with two of the NHL's …
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