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Auditions to be Buccaneers Cheerleader

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Following weeks of prep classes, and a pre-audition workshop, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host open call tryouts for the 2014-15 Buccaneers’ cheerleading squad on Sunday, April 27.
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Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar

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The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble. More>>

Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers

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As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4. More>>

NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule announced

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The 2014 NFL regular season schedule will be released at 8 p.m. Wednesday live on NFL Network. More>>

Up 3-0, Canadiens look to finish off Lightning

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When Lars Eller and Rene Bourque are outscoring the team's top line, things are going well for the Montreal Canadiens. But it took until the playoffs for the Canadiens to find the balanced attack they have sought all season. Getting offensive production from all four forward lines has helped them win the opening three games of their first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. More>>

Canadiens grab 3-0 series lead with 3-2 win over Lightning

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The Montreal Canadiens looked as if they would cruise to an easy win when Rene Bourque scored only 11 seconds into the game. More>>

Canadiens hope to build on win against Lightning

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Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a formula for success in the NHL playoffs. More>>

AP Source: Giants sign QB Josh Freeman as backup

Former Bucs' quarterback Josh Freeman Former Bucs' quarterback Josh Freeman
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A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. More>>

Tampa Bay fans cheer on the Bolts for playoffs

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Early Wednesday morning, the Lightning staff started drumming up support for the Bolts, as they prepared to take on the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night. More>>

Father-son rivalry over Lightning-Canadiens playoffs

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Rooting for the Tampa Bay Lightning doesn't run in the family for News Channel 8's Josh Thomas. His son, Thomas, works for a sports network in Montreal, and will be rooting for the Canadiens during Wednesday night's game. More>>

NHL playoff preview: Tampa Bay vs. Montreal

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A capsule look at the first round of the NHL playoffs. More>>

Sternberg calls Tampa 'very, very attractive'

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Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location. More>>

Lightning's Lindback to start Game 1 vs. Canadiens

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Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper grudgingly gave up the news.Injured goaltender Ben Bishop will not play in Game 1 of the team's Eastern Conference playoff series against Montreal.
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Rays-Orioles game postponed by rain

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Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain. More>>

Rays lose Cobb to DL with oblique strain

Cobb has not allowed an earned run in his last 15 1/3 innings. Cobb has not allowed an earned run in his last 15 1/3 innings.
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The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they've lost to injury in a week.Cobb pitched seven innings in a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. He's gone 15-1-3 innings without allowing a run. More>>

Lightning player charged with DUI, cocaine possession

Malone, 34, posted a bond of $2,500 and was released from jail just before 10 a.m. Malone, 34, posted a bond of $2,500 and was released from jail just before 10 a.m.
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A member of the Tampa Bay Lightning was arrested early Saturday on driving under the influence and drug charges.Ryan Malone was booked into the Hillsborough County Jail and released after posting a bond of $2,500. More>>

3-goal third helps Lightning beat Flyers 4-2

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have put themselves in position for home-ice in their opening playoff round against Montreal.Richard Panik, Eric Brewer and Steven Stamkos had third-period goals to help the Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Thursday night. More>>

Gordon homers, drives in 4 as Royals beat Rays 7-3

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The Royals' Alex Gordon knew he put a good swing on the pitch, and he knew that his high fly ball had a chance to clear the outfield wall the way the wind was gusting out.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce preseason schedule

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The National Football League unveiled its 2014 preseason slate on Wednesday. More>>

Palat, Lindback key Lightning's 3-0 win over Leafs

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Ondrej Palat had two goals, Anders Lindback came off the bench to make 25 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended Toronto's playoff hopes by beating the Maple Leafs 3-0 on Tuesday night.
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Tampa Bay Bucs trade WR Mike Williams

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded their troubled wide receiver Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills, NBC Sports reported Friday citing multiple sports sources. More>>

Ramo stops 31 shots to lead Flames past Lightning

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After five years Karri Ramo expected his return to Tampa to feel different, but the Calgary Flames' goalie said it felt like a normal game. More>>

Buehrle, Bautista help Jays beat Rays 3-0

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Mark Buehrle allowed four hits over 8 2-3 innings, Jose Bautista homered twice, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Wednesday night.
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Johnson breaks tie, Lightning top Canadiens 3-1

The Lightning beat the Canadiens 3-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs The Lightning beat the Canadiens 3-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs
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Tyler Johnson scored the go-ahead goal on a short-handed breakaway late in the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched a playoff berth with a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
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Hutchison, Lind key Jays' 4-2 win over Rays

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Drew Hutchison won his first start in almost two years, Adam Lind homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Tuesday night. More>>

Antigua confident he can turn USF into winners

USF announces Orlando Antigua as new basketball coach Tuesday. USF announces Orlando Antigua as new basketball coach Tuesday.
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Orlando Antigua believes he can transform South Florida's struggling basketball program into a consistent winner.
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  • Auditions to be Buccaneers Cheerleader

    Auditions to be Buccaneers Cheerleader

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:50:09 GMT
    Following weeks of prep classes, and a pre-audition workshop, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host open call tryouts for the 2014-15 Buccaneers’ cheerleading squad on Sunday, April 27.
    Following weeks of prep classes, and a pre-audition workshop, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host open call tryouts for the 2014-15 Buccaneers’ cheerleading squad on Sunday, April 27.
  • NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule announced

    NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule announced

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:25:52 GMT
    The 2014 NFL regular season schedule will be released at 8 p.m. Wednesday live on NFL Network.
    The 2014 NFL regular season schedule will be released at 8 p.m. Wednesday live on NFL Network.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce preseason schedule

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce preseason schedule

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:17:01 GMT
    The National Football League unveiled its 2014 preseason slate on Wednesday.
    The National Football League unveiled its 2014 preseason slate on Wednesday.
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  • Up 3-0, Canadiens look to finish off Lightning

    Up 3-0, Canadiens look to finish off Lightning

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-04-22 09:59:19 GMT
    When Lars Eller and Rene Bourque are outscoring the team's top line, things are going well for the Montreal Canadiens. But it took until the playoffs for the Canadiens to find the balanced attack they have sought all season. Getting offensive production from all four forward lines has helped them win the opening three games of their first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
    When Lars Eller and Rene Bourque are outscoring the team's top line, things are going well for the Montreal Canadiens. But it took until the playoffs for the Canadiens to find the balanced attack they have sought all season. Getting offensive production from all four forward lines has helped them win the opening three games of their first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • Canadiens grab 3-0 series lead with 3-2 win over Lightning

    Canadiens grab 3-0 series lead with 3-2 win over Lightning

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:51 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:51:05 GMT
    The Montreal Canadiens looked as if they would cruise to an easy win when Rene Bourque scored only 11 seconds into the game.
    The Montreal Canadiens looked as if they would cruise to an easy win when Rene Bourque scored only 11 seconds into the game.
  • Canadiens hope to build on win against Lightning

    Canadiens hope to build on win against Lightning

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:49:07 GMT
    Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a formula for success in the NHL playoffs.
    Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a formula for success in the NHL playoffs.
  • RaysMore>>

  • Sternberg calls Tampa 'very, very attractive'

    Sternberg calls Tampa 'very, very attractive'

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:27:09 GMT
    Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location.
    Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location.
  • Rays-Orioles game postponed by rain

    Rays-Orioles game postponed by rain

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:12:51 GMT
    Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain.
    Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain.
  • Rays lose Cobb to DL with oblique strain

    Rays lose Cobb to DL with oblique strain

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-13 16:26:09 GMT
    Cobb has not allowed an earned run in his last 15 1/3 innings. Cobb has not allowed an earned run in his last 15 1/3 innings.
    The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they've lost to injury in a week.Cobb pitched seven innings in a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. He's gone 15-1-3 innings without allowing a run.
    The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they've lost to injury in a week.Cobb pitched seven innings in a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. He's gone 15-1-3 innings without allowing a run.
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  • Wild even series at 2 with 2-1 win vs. Avalanche

    Wild even series at 2 with 2-1 win vs. Avalanche

    Friday, April 25 2014 1:16 AM EDT2014-04-25 05:16:36 GMT
    Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round...
    Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round matchup at...
  • Grizzlies blow big lead, beat Thunder 98-95 in OT

    Grizzlies blow big lead, beat Thunder 98-95 in OT

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:45:07 GMT
    Mike Conley scored five of his 20 points in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-95 Thursday night in taking a 2-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference series.
    The Grizzlies know they have to stop blowing fourth-quarter leads. Consecutive overtime wins makes the needed corrections much easier for Memphis.
  • Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, up 3-1 in series

    Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, up 3-1 in series

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:15:43 GMT
    Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night in Game 4 of their first-round series.
    The Boston Bruins took a couple punches, then hit back hard and put the Detroit Red Wings on the brink of elimination.
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