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2015 is important anniversary at Little League World Series

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The Little League World Series is underway in Williamsport, PA. Sixteen teams will vie for the 2015 championship; eight from regions within the United States and eight from countries around the world. For many years, the South region (now Southeast) tournament was played in St. Petersburg. From there, Tampa’s Belmont Heights Little League, featuring Dwight Gooden, Gary Sheffield, Derek Bell and Carl Everett won four Southern Region titles in the 70s and 80s. Three times Belmont Heights won national titles…

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Former MLB star Gary Sheffield countersues homebuilder

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Former Major League Baseball All-Star Gary Sheffield is countersuing a contractor for  completing nearly a half million dollars in unauthorized work on the home he owns with wife, Deleon. They also allege LYH Custom Building and Remodeling Inc. of misappropriating funds to co-owner Donald Gelsinger for self-payments. The Sheffields purchased a home in Tampa located at 932 Anchorage Road in 2013 for $1.975 million. So far more than $2 million worth of work has been completed in renovating the home.…

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Former MLB All-Star sued over nonpayment of home renovation bills

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A local homebuilder is suing former Major League Baseball All-Star Gary Sheffield and his wife, Deleon, for outstanding payments owed on home renovations. According to a lawsuit filed April 9, the Sheffields contracted with LYH Custom Building and Remodeling for improvements and additions to their home located at 932 Anchorage Road in Tampa. According to LYH, more than $2 million in labor and materials have been used in the remodeling project on the 9,234-square-foot home and that construction is 90…

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Why is disgraced ex-USF football coach Jim Leavitt part of Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled sports alliance?

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So I was reading the list of athletes, coaches, community activists and other sports figures on Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled “Sports Alliance” and it really is a Who’s Who of the Tampa Bay community…Fred McGriff…Gary Sheffield…Dan Wheldon…Winky Wright…Jim Leavitt… Whoa! Jim Leavitt.  Ex-football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt?  Disgraced former football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt? Fired for striking a player Jim Leavitt?  The “the most powerful man in the building” Jim Leavitt? Lied to investigators Jim Leavitt?…

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Why is disgraced ex-USF football coach Jim Leavitt part of Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled sports alliance?

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So I was reading the list of athletes, coaches, community activists and other sports figures on Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled “Sports Alliance” and it really is a Who’s Who of the Tampa Bay community…Fred McGriff…Gary Sheffield…Dan Wheldon…Winky Wright…Jim Leavitt… Whoa! Jim Leavitt.  Ex-football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt?  Disgraced former football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt? Fired for striking a player Jim Leavitt?  The “the most powerful man in the building” Jim Leavitt? Lied to investigators Jim Leavitt?…

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