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Rays’ hot-hitting Evan Longoria named AL Player of the Week

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He is 30 now, the age of a career’s rebirth. And Evan Longoria, born again, is making it count. Longoria led the Tampa Bay Rays to their third straight victory Sunday, homering twice in a victory over the Minnesota Twins. It continued a torrid week that led Longoria to win the AL Player of the Week Award. Over his last nine games, Longoria is hitting .457. Against Minnesota,, he homered in each of the four games — the first time…

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USF’s Marlon Mack rolls over Temple for Sunshine award

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He opened the door to a bowl game. He closed the discussion over whether his coach would be back. He led the team’s biggest upset in years. Yeah, USF’s Marlon Mack deserves to be the Sunshine State Player of the Week, all right. Mack rolled for 230 yards, including touchdowns runs of 57 ad 48 yards and added a 20-yard reception for a score. He also passed 1,000 yards for the second straight season. When you add it the meaning of…

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