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Tampa Bay Rays outlast Toronto to capture a 10-8 comeback victory

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They won it. They lost it. Then they won it again. The Tampa Bay Rays won a wild one against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night, winning 10-8 after losing a 6-2 lead. For the third time in five games, the Rays jumped on the opposing starter. Toronto’s Francisco Liriano lasted only one-third of an inning, giving up five earned runs and leaving with an ERA of 135.00. But the Blue Jays pecked away at the lead, and went ahead…

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Patriots’ Tom Brady is immortal after winning his fifth Super Bowl

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The drive of the ages. The comeback of the ages. The quarterback of the ages. Now, does anyone want to talk about anyone else but Tom Brady? Brady’s fifth Super Bowl – more than anyone else has ever won – came in a classic style Sunday night. He overcame a record 25-point deficit. He endured the first-ever overtime at a Super Bowl. And he led the Patriots to yet another Super Bowl victory. “You know, we all brought each other…

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FSU comes from behind to beat Michigan in Orange Bowl

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FSU had blown it. They had the game won, and they had let it slip away. It was going to be a lousy finish for the Seminoles. And then it wasn’t. The Seminoles charged from behind with a memorable comeback to beat Michigan, 33-32, in Friday night’s Orange Bowl. FSU fell from ahead, then came from behind to win. Quarterback Deondre Francois, who had one of his roughest nights, hit Nyquan Murray for 12 yards and the winning touchdown with…

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Lightning starts slowly again, overcomes New Jersey Devils

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Every time, the Tampa Bay Lightning give the New Jersey Devils a head start. For the second time in three meetings, however, the Bolts came back. Saturday night, Tampa Bay fell behind 1-0 (the smallest lead the Devils have had), but came back to win 4-1. The Lightning had goals from Brian Boyle, Victor Hedman, Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov. Goaltender Ben Bishop stopped 37 of 38 for his fifth win of the year. “It’s an issue,no question” coach Jon…

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Tampa Bay Rowdies’ comeback falls short in loss to Indy 11

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A strong comeback by the Tampa Bay Rowdies fell just short Wednesday night, leaving the team playing chase for a playoff spot. The Rowdies fell to the Indy 11, 3-2. They fell behind 2-0, then got back into the match on Joe Cole’s two goals. “It’s absolutely devastating (to have lost this match,)” Rowdies coach Stuart Campbell said. “We had them penned in for longer than 30 minutes in that second half and I really thought we were going to…

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Replay: Lightning comes from behind again to beat Devils

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Is every game going to be like this? Are the Tampa Bay Lightning going to fall behind 2-0 after every first period? Are they going to, somehow, manage a comeback to win? The Lightning won its second game in as many tries Saturday night, overcoming a lackluster first period to win over the New Jersey Devils. “Yeah, the big joke in our staff room was a two-goal lead is the hardest lead to protect,” said coach Jon Cooper. “Then somebody…

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After slow start, USF blows away Syracuse in 45-20 rout

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For a quarter, USF wasn’t such a high-powered football team, after all. Fifteen minutes in, and the Bulls trailed Syracuse, 17-0. Quarterback Quinton Flowers had thrown for only six yards. The Bulls had only 64 yards of offense. And then they awoke. From that point on, the Bulls moved the ball easily, taking a 45-20 victory. The Bulls outscored Syracuse 45-3 after the first period. The thing I liked about our guys is nobody flinched on the sideline (when the…

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