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Derrick Brooks getting ready for the HOF group shot. Image courtesy Dan Lucas Derrick Brooks getting ready for the HOF group shot. Image courtesy Dan Lucas

Derrick Brooks set standard for NFL linebackers

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Eighteen years later and now headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Derrick Brooks laughs at the memory of sitting in a hotel room the morning of a game early in his career. More>>

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Rays trade David Price to Detroit Tigers Video included

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The MLB Network is reporting that David Price will be traded to the Detroit Tigers. More>>

Bucs look to DE Johnson to bolster pass rush

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One of Tampa Bay's top priorities this offseason is improving one of the NFL's weakest pass rushes, an effort the Buccaneers launched with the signing of Michael Johnson in free agency. More>>

QB McCown likes the way Bucs are coming together Video included

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Josh McCown expects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be better this season. He's just reluctant to speculate how much. More>>

Rays continue to roll with 3-0 victory over Boston

Hellickson, in just his second start of the year, pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings for Tampa Bay. Hellickson, in just his second start of the year, pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings for Tampa Bay.
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When the Boston Red Sox had chances to challenge several early calls, manager John Farrell kept quiet. So did the bats in his lineup. More>>

Buccaneers expect to be better under Lovie Smith Video included

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have gathered for the start of their first training camp under Lovie Smith, a self-proclaimed fan of Michael Jackson's music. More>>

Video shows FSU's Jameis Winston walking out of store without paying for crab legs

Grocery store surveillance video shows Florida State University's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston at a Publix grocery store carrying crab legs that he's accused of shoplifting. Grocery store surveillance video shows Florida State University's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston at a Publix grocery store carrying crab legs that he's accused of shoplifting.
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Grocery store surveillance video shows Florida State University's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston walking out of a Publix grocery store carrying crab legs that he's accused of shoplifting. More>>

Dungy says he wouldn't take Sam Video included

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Former NFL coach and NBC football analyst Tony Dungy said if he were still coaching in the League, he wouldn't pick Michael Sam, the first openly gay player, to play on his team, NBC Sports reported Tuesday. More>>

Rays open second half with 6-2 victory over Minnesota

Longoria knocked in three of Tampa Bay's six runs on Friday night. Longoria knocked in three of Tampa Bay's six runs on Friday night.
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With the state-map silhouette of Minnesota still mowed into the outfield grass, the All-Star game festivities having come and gone, the Twins returned to Target Field.For Kyle Gibson and his teammates, this wasn't the way they wanted to play their first game after the break. More>>

Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence

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Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of rock-throwing vandals who disturbed a rally by Argentines celebrating their team's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals. More>>

Kiermaier propels Rays to 10-3 win over Toronto

Rays' Manager Joe Maddon loves Kiermaier's 'hair on fire' playing style. Rays' Manager Joe Maddon loves Kiermaier's 'hair on fire' playing style.
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Kevin Kiermaier's youthful exuberance is becoming a major asset for the Tampa Bay Rays.The rookie had three hits and drove three runs Saturday, helping right-hander Jake Odorizzi beat the struggling Toronto Blue Jays 10-3. More>>

Rays' home woes continue, lose to Jays, 8-5

Bautista had two hits and two RBI for visiting Toronto on Friday night. Bautista had two hits and two RBI for visiting Toronto on Friday night.
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The Tampa Bay Rays have lost the momentum from an outstanding road trip.Steve Tolleson's two-run single snapped a ninth-inning tie and helped the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Rays 8-5 on Friday night.Stay connected with the news of the day. More>>

Archer, Kiermaier lead Rays past Tigers, 7-2

Kiermaier had three hits for Tampa Bay on Saturday. Kiermaier had three hits for Tampa Bay on Saturday.
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Tampa Bay's Chris Archer came within two outs of a complete game, holding the Detroit Tigers to six hits in the Rays' 7-2 victory Saturday.The Rays broke the game open with three runs in the fifth inning and four in the sixth, and the Tigers never mounted much of a rally against Archer (5-5). More>>

Rays edge Tigers, 6-3, even series

Maddon didn't stick around for the end of the game. He was ejected in the sixth inning. Maddon didn't stick around for the end of the game. He was ejected in the sixth inning.
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Tigers manager Brad Ausmus insists there were no guilty parties after three players were hit by pitches in Detroit's game against the Tampa Bay Rays."I never thought there was any malice on either side," he said. More>>

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  • Buccaneers open ticket office in Sarasota

    Buccaneers open ticket office in Sarasota

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:16:24 GMT
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have opened a ticket sales office in Sarasota to better serve Sarasota and Manatee County area.
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have opened a ticket sales office in Sarasota to better serve Sarasota and Manatee County area.
  • Derrick Brooks set standard for NFL linebackers

    Derrick Brooks set standard for NFL linebackers

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:34:42 GMT
    Derrick Brooks getting ready for the HOF group shot. Image courtesy Dan LucasDerrick Brooks getting ready for the HOF group shot. Image courtesy Dan Lucas
    Eighteen years later and now headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Derrick Brooks laughs at the memory of sitting in a hotel room the morning of a game early in his career.
    Eighteen years later and now headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Derrick Brooks laughs at the memory of sitting in a hotel room the morning of a game early in his career.
  • Bucs look to DE Johnson to bolster pass rush

    Bucs look to DE Johnson to bolster pass rush

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:25 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:25:42 GMT
    One of Tampa Bay's top priorities this offseason is improving one of the NFL's weakest pass rushes, an effort the Buccaneers launched with the signing of Michael Johnson in free agency.
    One of Tampa Bay's top priorities this offseason is improving one of the NFL's weakest pass rushes, an effort the Buccaneers launched with the signing of Michael Johnson in free agency.
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  • Tampa Bay Lightning 2014-2015 Schedule

    Tampa Bay Lightning 2014-2015 Schedule

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-06-25 19:36:41 GMT
    Preseason and regular season schedule for the 2014-2105 Tampa Bay Lightning season
    Preseason and regular season schedule for the 2014-2105 Tampa Bay Lightning season
  • Filppula injured, out of Olympics

    Filppula injured, out of Olympics

    Friday, February 7 2014 11:02 PM EST2014-02-08 04:02:02 GMT
    SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Valtteri Filppula of Finland will miss the Olympics after the Tampa Bay Lightning center was hurt in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.    The Lightning announced Friday that
    Valtteri Filppula of Finland will miss the Olympics after the Tampa Bay Lightning center was hurt in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. 
  • RaysMore>>

  • Rays trade David Price to Detroit Tigers

    Rays trade David Price to Detroit Tigers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:10:47 GMT
    Photo: ESPNPhoto: ESPN
    The MLB Network is reporting that David Price will be traded to the Detroit Tigers.
    The MLB Network is reporting that David Price will be traded to the Detroit Tigers.
  • Rays continue to roll with 3-0 victory over Boston

    Rays continue to roll with 3-0 victory over Boston

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-07-27 15:30:25 GMT
    Hellickson, in just his second start of the year, pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings for Tampa Bay. Hellickson, in just his second start of the year, pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings for Tampa Bay.
    When the Boston Red Sox had chances to challenge several early calls, manager John Farrell kept quiet. So did the bats in his lineup.
    When the Boston Red Sox had chances to challenge several early calls, manager John Farrell kept quiet. So did the bats in his lineup.
  • Rays open second half with 6-2 victory over Minnesota

    Rays open second half with 6-2 victory over Minnesota

    Saturday, July 19 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-19 14:32:10 GMT
    Longoria knocked in three of Tampa Bay's six runs on Friday night. Longoria knocked in three of Tampa Bay's six runs on Friday night.
    With the state-map silhouette of Minnesota still mowed into the outfield grass, the All-Star game festivities having come and gone, the Twins returned to Target Field.For Kyle Gibson and his teammates, this wasn't the way they wanted to play their first game after the break.
    With the state-map silhouette of Minnesota still mowed into the outfield grass, the All-Star game festivities having come and gone, the Twins returned to Target Field.For Kyle Gibson and his teammates, this wasn't the way they wanted to play their first game after the break.
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