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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Rays’ Snell loses no-hit bid against Indians in 7th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  — Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell lost his no-hit in the seventh inning when Cleveland‘s Jose Ramirez hit a leadoff homer. Ramirez took the first three pitches for balls before sending a full-count pitch into left-field seats on Wednesday for his 38th homer Snell, who is seeking a major league-leading 19th … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Rays’ Snell loses no-hit bid against Indians in 7th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Markeis McGlockton’s father knows the manslaughter case against the man accused of killing his unarmed son outside a Florida convenience store will take months, possibly years. He’s talked to others who have been in a similar position — notably, the family of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Attorneys have briefed him … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Florida shooting: Man arrested in ‘stand your ground’ case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  — Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida’s “stand your ground” law. Michael Drejka, 47, has been charged with the July 19 death of Markeis McGlockton outside a Clearwater convenience … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Florida shooting: Man arrested in ‘stand your ground’ case

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | 600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia  — More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia’s most scenic and historic settings, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress. The 2.3-kilometer (1.42-mile) circuit — which some swam twice on Sunday — took them around the iconic site noted … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | 600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | Angels’ Mike Trout out of lineup vs. Rays with sore wrist

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is out of the lineup against the Tampa Bay Rays because of a sore right wrist. Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the center fielder “tweaked” the wrist while sliding during a stolen base attempt of third base in the first inning of Wednesday night’s 7-2 … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | Angels’ Mike Trout out of lineup vs. Rays with sore wrist

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Rays beat Yanks after Sanchez fails to hustle on final out

PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gary Sanchez failed to hustle on a pair of key plays, Jake Bauers hit a three-run homer and scored with some nifty baserunning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Luis Severino and the New York Yankees 7-6 on Monday night. The Yankees loaded the bases against Jose Alvarado with one out in … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Rays beat Yanks after Sanchez fails to hustle on final out

MOSCOW | Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar’s execution

MOSCOW — Thousands of Russian pilgrims have walked in a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family. Russia’s last czar, his wife and five children were executed by Bolshevik soldiers in the city of Yekaterinburg 18 months after Nicholas abdicated in the February 1917 revolution. They had … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar’s execution

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | From young Mbappe to aging keeper, the World Cup in records

PETERSBURG, Russia — Kylian Mbappe’s breakout performances, 11 own goals and very few red cards despite all Neymar’s dives. Here is a look at the records set and broken during the World Cup in Russia, and what it tells us about the tournament: PLENTY OF GOALS With just one scoreless draw in 63 games so … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | From young Mbappe to aging keeper, the World Cup in records