The Bucs win! The Rays lose!

Plus: Occupy Tampa, Chris Christie, Anwar al-Awlaki and more ...

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FRIDAY 23

A U.S. drone attack in northern Yemen kills Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen and top terrorist target. Somehow the fact that U.S. citizens can now be assassinated from the air doesn't make us feel any safer.

SATURDAY 24

Hundreds of activists gather in Gaslight Park for an Occupy Tampa rally — perhaps the largest concentration of people ever to gather in downtown Tampa without being dressed up like pirates.

SUNDAY 25

Temperatures dip, humidity dissipates and the most beautiful day the Bay area has seen in months reminds residents that their hometown isn't always as hot as a blast furnace.

MONDAY 26

The Rays drop game 3 of the ALDS to the Rangers 4-3, the Bucs beat the Colts 24-17 on Monday Night Football. Biggest surprise: Both games are sellouts.

TUESDAY 27

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces (yet again) that he's not running for president. If only he were as effective at turning down seconds …

The Rays… Ah, well, it was a good ride. The fact that no one expected them to get even this far is a victory in itself.

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