In case you missed it: September 24

BY foxsports • September 25, 2013

In case you missed it, here were the top sports stories from FOX Sports Florida from Tuesday, September 24:

* The Rays scored three runs in the first inning against right-hander Hiroki Kuroda, which proved to be all they needed to maintain their lead for the AL's first wild-card spot. Matt Joyce, Delmon Young, Evan Longoria, James Loney (two) and David DeJesus (two) each had RBI to contribute to the rout. Tampa Bay's five-game winning streak is the team's longest since the All-Star break. Read More

* Matt Moore pitches five shutout innings as the Rays win their fifth straight game, a 7-0 victory over the New York Yankees. Read More

* A serious accident three nights earlier failed to prevent Jacob Landis from completing a charity bicycle ride around the major leagues in Miami. Landis reached his last ballpark, Marlins Park, for Tuesday night's game between Miami and Philadelphia. He raised $140,000 for children that need Cochlear implants. Read More

* Darin Ruf and Kevin Frandsen drove in runs in the first inning, and the Phillies beat Miami 2-1 on Tuesday night to hand the Marlins their 100th loss of the season. Ruf drew a bases-loaded walk, Frandsen followed with an RBI groundout and that was all the offense that the Phillies would need. Read More

* Kevin Durant said that Dwyane Wade wasn’t one of the NBA’s top 10 players. And Wade didn’t like that one bit. The two took to Twitter to share their conversation. Read More

* The Miami Heat once again are going international. Last fall, it was a preseason trip to China. On Tuesday, the Heat announced the team will hold training camp in the Bahamas. The Heat will practice Oct. 1-4 at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort. Read More

* Charles Clay had just 34 catches in his first two seasons as a backup. But through three games, filling in for the injured Dustin Keller, Clay has 14 catches through three games. Read More

* The Miami Dolphins signed defensive tackle Marvin Austin, a second-round pick by the New York Giants in 2011, on Tuesday afternoon. To make room on the roster for Austin, the Dolphins placed defensive tackle Vaughn Martin on the Reserve/Injured list. Read More

* Steven Stamkos scores a late goal but the Tampa Bay Lightning fall 2-1 to the Nashville Predators in an NHL preseason game. Read More

* The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offense resembles more Ringling Brothers than a unit capable of producing rings. There are a comedy of errors to consider on that side of the ball through the first three weeks, beyond the Greg Schiano/Josh Freeman narrative that has clogged bandwidth in the Bay Area and beyond. Read More

* The Miami Hurricanes feel confident that they will have Stephen Morris on the field Saturday at South Florida. They will also face a first-time starting QB Steven Bench. Read More

* This time last year, Miami running back Duke Johnson was starting to feel a whole lot of football wear-and-tear type of pain. Eventually, it got to the point where it not only hampered his play, but even kept him from walking around normally. These days, nothing hurts. Johnson is rested and ready to roll in Saturday’s game at USF. Read More


share story