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UK expats around Tampa Bay talk 'Brexit' (w/video)

It wasn't just another day at work on Friday for Laurie Black, a 67-year-old expatriate from the United Kingdom. He was filled with a bit more pride than the day before while behind the coun …

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66-year-old Gulfport woman dead after police say she was neglected by caretakers

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  1. Tom Jones' media tidbits on Skip Bayless and more

    TV and Radio

    • Skip Bayless' last appearance on ESPN2's First Take was last Monday. He is set to join Fox Sports 1 next. He spent 12 years on First Take (or versions of it) and 23 overall at the network. For the record, not everyone at ESPN is sad to seen Bayless go, but you can't argue that he held his …

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28:  Skip Bayless attends the Paley Prize Gala honoring ESPN's 35th anniversary presented by Roc Nation Sports on May 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Paley Center for Media)
  2. Pinellas deputies: Trio uses dating app 'Plenty of Fish' to rob people at Oldsmar motel

    Crime

    OLDSMAR — Pinellas County deputies have arrested three people they say used the dating app Plenty of Fish to lure victims to motel rooms and rob them.

    Cameron Davis, 20, of Oldsmar is one of three people deputies say used a fake dating app profile to lure victims into motel rooms and rob them. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)
  3. One man dead, another critically injured after Tarpon Springs Road crash

    Accidents

    ODESSA — A Land O' Lakes man is dead after he drove off the south shoulder of Tarpon Springs Road, striking another car while trying to avoid a large white Styrofoam roadblock, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

  4. Lightning trades former first-round pick Anthony DeAngelo

    Blogs

    When the Lightning Anthony DeAngelo 19th overall in 2014, it showed a lot of faith and confidence in the touted defenseman despite supposed character concerns.

    The Lightning drafted Anthony DeAngelo 19th overall in 2014.
  5. 66-year-old Gulfport woman dead after police say she was neglected by caretakers

    Public Safety

    GULFPORT — A 66-year-old woman is dead after police say she was purposefully neglected by her caretakers in a roach-infested apartment.

    Debra Poulos, 61, is one of two caretakers police say neglected a 66-year-old woman who died in Gulfport. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)
  6. Wildlife commission considers new protected areas for birds, bats

    Wildlife

    The birds and the bats are about to get some help from the humans.

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has voted to give a green light to creating or expanding 19 Critical Wildlife Areas around the state.

Audubon is working with the property owners to add a third island, Sunken Island, to the protected area, as well as to add a buffer, and keep them closed off to humans all year round.
  7. For starters: Rays at Orioles, on a long day

    Blogs

    UPDATE, 11:45: Arcia said he was excited for the new opportunity, and expected the Twins to do something with him since he wasn't playing much. ... Since being DFA'd June 16 he spent the interim time in Minnesota working out. ... He isn't in the lineup for the day game basically because he hasn't played in 12 …

    Matt Andriese, who was shifted from the rotation to the bullpen a few weeks ago, will start the matinee.
  8. Rays Tales: Trade talk and speculation about Las Vegas

    The Heater

    • Trade talk is already starting in advance of this year's Aug. 1 deadline for nonwaiver deals, and expect RHP Jake Odorizzi and LHP Matt Moore to be popular subjects. Odorizzi, with three more seasons until free agency, was much discussed last winter, and the Marlins have reportedly already …

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi (23) throwing in the first inning of the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Chicago White Sox in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Friday, April 15, 2016. WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times

  9. Jones: Bill Simmons' new HBO show is worth a look

    TV and Radio

    Bill Simmons' highly-anticipated new HBO TV show Any Given Wednesday made its debut last Wednesday. How'd it go?

  10. Time for a new Tampa Bay takeover in U.S. Olympic swimming?

    Swimming

    Melanie Margalis was 7 months old when former Lakewood High standout Nicole Haislett won three gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

    Melanie Margalis competes in the 200-meter breaststroke at the Atlanta Classic swim meet Saturday, May 14, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

No contest: Fourth of Legislature elected without opposition

More candidates are running for the Florida Legislature than in past cycles, but one of every four seats was decided with no opposition. The lucky lawmakers are 12 senators (eight Republicans and four Democrats) and 30 state representatives (16Rs and 14Ds)....

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Matt Andriese, who was shifted from the rotation to the bullpen a few weeks ago, will start the matinee.

For starters: Rays at Orioles, on a long day

UPDATE, 11:45: Arcia said he was excited for the new opportunity, and expected the Twins to do something with him since he wasn't playing much. ... Since being DFA'd June 16 he spent the interim time in Minnesota working out. ... He isn't in the lineup for the day game basically because he hasn't played in 12 days and the Rays need to be a bit cautious. ... Farquhar said he has been pitching better at Durham, with his velocity up from 90 to 94. He also said it's a bit weird to know he is only up for the day.

Orioles lineup:
Jones cf
Kim lf
Machado 3b
Davis 1b
Trumbo rf
Schoop 2b
Alvarez dh
Hardy ss
Pena c
Gausman p
...

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Bucs join NFL in $400,000 donation to Orlando shooting victims

The Bucs are the latest Tampa-area team to join in supporting the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, as the NFL Foundation and the Bucs, Dolphins and Jaguars have combined for a $400,000 donation to the OneOrlando Fund to help victims' families and survivors....

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