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Rays return to the Trop, win solid outing against the Detroit Tigers

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Dome, sweet Dome. The Tampa Bay Rays enjoyed their return to Tropicana Field Tuesday night, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-1 in a solid victory. The Rays had spent the previous seven games on the road, losing six of them, before the victory Tuesday. How good was it? It was so good that shortstop Tim Beckham, one of the team’s punching bags by the fans, had a two-run homer and a single and played solid shortstop for the Rays. Catcher Derek…

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Seminole Tribe buys former Trump Taj Mahal casino in NJ

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida is expanding its gambling holdings to the Garden State. Hard Rock International, which the Tribe controls, Wednesday announced it had bought the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino on Atlantic City’s famed boardwalk from billionaire Carl Icahn. The deal includes two New Jersey investors. The sale comes four months after Icahn closed it amid a crippling strike. A sale price was not disclosed. The Tribe operates the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood. “We are excited to…

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Rays fans can eat their way to free baseball while at Tropicana

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Fans of the Tampa Bay Rays no longer have to sit and watch. These days, they can compete. Among the new concessions announced at Tropicana Field this year is a Fan vs. Food Challenge at the Everglades Brewhouse. Fans can win two Rays tickets by finishing a meal of 1 pound of brisket, 1 pound of pulled pork, barbecue chicken wings, macaroni and cheese and French fries with 1 pound of garlic toast. Other concessions include a craft beer sold…

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