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Who’s on first? Rays re-sign Logan Morrison to roster

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If a Tampa Bay Rays fan was looking for something new, Tuesday was a disappointing day. The Rays, whose interest in slugger Chris Carter had been well reported, missed out on the former Milwaukee slugger, who signed with the New York Yankees for $3.5 million. Carter would have been an intriguing addition after a 41-home run season. Later in the day, the Rays reached a new agreement with Logan Morrison, who hit .238 for the team a year ago. He…

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Bucs need Bruce Carter to step up; LaVonte David should play

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For Bruce Carter, the time is now. Carter, an offseason free agent signee, was quickly beaten out for the middle linebacker job by Kwon Alexander, the Tampa Bay Bucs’ fourth-round draft. And although Alexander has gone on to be thought of as a solid defensive rookie of the year candidate before testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, Carter has slipped from focus. This week, however, Carter will start in the place of Alexander against the Saints and quarterback Drew Brees. “I’m…

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Bill Day’s latest: Jimmy Carter’s heartbreaking cancer diagnosis

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Bill Day’s latest honors former President Jimmy Carter, who turns 91 in October. Carter announced this week that recent elective liver surgery to remove a small mass has revealed cancer that has spread to other parts of his body. After leaving the White House in 1981, Carter has had the longest post-presidency career in history, one that has made him one of the most active and respected public figures in America. There are few things Jimmy Carter has not accomplished…

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