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Ron Rivera, Gary Kubiak have guided teams to Super Bowl

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For NFL franchises, the key to success is to know when to change coaches, like the Denver Broncos, and when to stand pat, like the Carolina Panthers. Both teams made it work out on the way to this year’s Super Bowl. The Broncos came to a mutual parting with former John Fox and brought in Gary Kubiak, who has done a terrific job. He got five wins from backup quarterback Brock Osweiler, and he has helped to transform the Broncos…

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Jake Odorizzi returns as Rays shut down Astros once again

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Well, welcome back, Jake. Jake Odorizzi gave the Tampa Bay Rays a shot in the arm Saturday afternoon. He returned to the mound for the first time since June 5, when he left with tightness in his left oblique, but didn’t look as if he had been gone at all. He allowed only two hits in his 5 ½ innings and struck out five in a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros. For the second straight night, the 1-2-3 reliever…

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Rays can’t ruffle Indians rookie Cody Anderson in loss

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Someone warn Cody Anderson. Eventually, major league hitters will be tougher than the Tampa Bay Rays‘ lineup. The Rays struggled offensively again Monday night, again being shut down by Cleveland Indians’ 24-year-old rookie Anderson, who firted with a perfect game into the seventh. In all, Tampa Bay wound up with only three hits — only two off Anderson — in the defeat. The Rays have been shut out twice during the streak, and scored Monday night only when Grady Sizemore hit…

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Not many witnesses as Rays stop Yankees

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Maybe it’s because the New York Yankees suddenly draw (or do not) like just another team, the Tampa Bay Rays are treating them that way. The  Tampa Bay Rays drubbed the first-place Yankees Thursday night, cruising to a 6-2 lead before an unlikely hero named Erasmo Ramirez, who won for the first time in 13 ½ months. For Tampa Bay, it was a welcome sight after the team had lost both Alex Cobb and Drew Smyly from their pitching rotation…

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