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Jameis Winston's hardest lesson: He can't always save the day

Jameis Winston's hardest lesson: He can't always save the day

TAMPA — Ever wonder what in the world goes through Jameis Winston's mind when he tries to fit the ball in a keyhole as he is being dragged to the turf like he was during Thursday night's 12-8 preseason win over the Jaguars?"I just felt hot," Wi...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs journal: Starting defense disappointed holding Jags to 1 rushing yard

Bucs journal: Starting defense disappointed holding Jags to 1 rushing yard

JACKSONVILLE — The Bucs' starting defense held the Jaguars to a total of 1 rushing yard on seven carries in the first half of Thursday's 12-8 preseason win.And its members were disappointed."We want them to have negative-90 (yards), negative-80...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Monument debate renews push by Red Sox to rename Yawkey Way

BOSTON ­— A dark blue banner with red letters reads "Welcome to Yawkey Way," and on Friday morning it still hung over a street lined on one side by shops selling Red Sox gear and souvenirs, and on the other by the brick facade of the team'...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rays vs. Mariners, 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Tropicana Field

Rays vs. Mariners, 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Tropicana Field

Tonight: vs. Mariners6:10, Tropicana FieldTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Tickets: $26-$300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.Promotion: Rays Tote Bag to fi...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Florida starter under center still under wraps

Florida starter under center still under wraps

GAINESVILLE — With two weeks before Florida opens its season against Michigan, the Gators' three-way quarterback battle remains wide open. So wide open, coach Jim McElwain said, that he didn't have a frontrunner among Malik Zaire, Feleipe Frank...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Jones: What Bucs need in final preseason games, more or less

Jones: What Bucs need in final preseason games, more or less

That's it. Let's start the season. Start it right now.Skip the final two preseason games. The Bucs don't need to play them.After watching Tampa Bay's first team kick Jacksonville up and down the field on Thursday, it's clear that all of us, mostly th...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Barts Mr Peabody the likely favorite in Derby Lane's T.L. Weaver finale

ST. PETERSBURG — Rick and Rhonda Bartley have a date Saturday night. It may turn into a date with destiny.The married couple of 35 years will gather around the residence computer on their 47-acre farm in Abilene, Kansas, watching to see if thei...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Revisiting the inaugural 1997 USF Bulls football roster

Revisiting the inaugural 1997 USF Bulls football roster

Eighty-one players were listed on the USF roster the night of the program's inaugural game against Kentucky Wesleyan on Sept. 6, 1997. We tracked down 74 of them. Here's what they've been up to for the past couple decades. (Jersey number, position, y...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Bucs' Mike Evans motivated by deep ball that got away

Bucs' Mike Evans motivated by deep ball that got away

JACKSONVILLE — Bucs receiver Mike Evans had an efficient half of football Thursday night, with six balls thrown his way and five catches for 57 yards in Tampa Bay's 12-8 preseason win over the Jaguars. But the one that got away is what will con...
Published: 08/18/17
Is Bucs kicker Nick Folk a significant upgrade over Roberto Aguayo?

Is Bucs kicker Nick Folk a significant upgrade over Roberto Aguayo?

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter made it clear. And he used some Hard Knocks language. Nick Folk was the team's bleeping kicker. With that, the Roberto Aguayo saga ended Saturday, less than 16 months after it started. It's Folk's job, at least for now. O...
Published: 08/18/17