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Rays try to end slump by getting back to basics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Spring training-like drills in June for the team with baseball's worst record?Don't snicker.Joe Maddon is adamant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-23/rays-try-end-slump-getti
Long-distance caregiving requires planning

...for many people in their 50s and 60s, says Tamar Shovali, who studies gerontology and teaches at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla."And distance caregiving is really difficult," she says.If moving nearer to each other isn't an option...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/long-distance-caregiving-requires-p
Olympic beach volleyball medalists find new partners in run up to Rio

...know because I never knew that side," Walsh Jennings said last week as the two prepared for the AVP Tour opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., this weekend. "She brings me strength in different ways. I knew she was a warrior; I knew she was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-26/olympic-beach-volleyball
Gay activists arrested in Moscow, St. Petersburg as Sochi Games begin

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russian police on Friday...gay rights activists protesting in St. Petersburg and Moscow on the opening day of the...Moscow police refused to comment.In St. Petersburg, four activists were detained Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-07/gay-activists-arrested-m
Don Zimmer won't be forgotten

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Don Zimmer wasn't a fixture in baseball forever. It just seemed that way.He played alongside Jackie Robinson on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-05/don-zimmer-wont-be-forgo
Will Power captures IndyCar opener

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Will Power picked up right where he left off last season...the IndyCar Series season-opening race Sunday through the streets of St. Petersburg with a dominating run. He passed pole-sitter Takuma Sato for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-30/will-power-captures-indyca
Trove of 1980s Madonna pop culture awaits auction

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Long before Newsweek called her a "tarted-up floozy...of photos, art and drawings that are on the auction block Feb. 9 in St. Petersburg, Fla.The collection is owned by the parents of Martin Burgoyne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-01-30/trove-1980s-madonna-pop-cult
Mrs. Carrie Whitfield (ST. PETERSBURG, Fl.)

Mrs. Carrie Whitfield ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mrs. Carrie Tyler...Bethel Community Baptist Church, St. Petersburg. Survivors include her husband...stepdaughter, Patricia Whitfield, St. Petersburg; three brothers, Boyd W. Tyler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/obi_237716.shtml
Obituaries
Overtime

...a 4-2 victory over Savannah State. TennisFamily of 4 dies in 'unusual' fire The fire at a Florida mansion in St. Petersburg, Fla., belonging to former tennis star James Blake was intentionally set and a family of four was discovered in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-07/overtime
Marco Andretti heats up after slow start to season

...Indy) Lights race there, but I think it's quite different."He had been knocked out with 28 laps remaining at St. Petersburg in a crash with rookie Jack Hawksworth on the first restart, then finished eighth at Long Beach.Andretti finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-04-28/marco-andretti-heats-after