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Former Buc Sapp can shout his status now

Former Buc Sapp can shout his status now

tampabay.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 2, 2013
By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Saturday, February 2, 2013 NEW ORLEANSCarve this one with some attitude, guys. When the bust of Warren Sapp is created, no one should make it tame. Do not have it stare out into eternity with a placid little smile…
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  • A feast for the eyes

    A feast for the eyes

    tampabay.com Feb 2, 2013
    By Tom Jones, Times Sports Writer Saturday, February 2, 2013 It's Super Bowl Sunday, our country's national holiday of food, gambling and television.Some of you will sit in front of the television for 16 hours today, watching Rachael Ray whip up some ap…
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  • Harbaugh brothers gambled - and won

    Harbaugh brothers gambled - and won

    tampabay.com Feb 2, 2013
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Saturday, February 2, 2013 NEW ORLEANSThe safe thing to do would have been nothing.The patient thing to do would have been to stand pat.The loyal thing to do would have been for a coach to keep grinding with what …
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  • Previous Super Bowl champions, MVPs

    Previous Super Bowl champions, MVPs

    tampabay.com Feb 2, 2013
    Times staff Saturday, February 2, 2013 Team ComparisonRegular seasonRecord (Won-lost-tied) 10-6 11-4-1Offense BAL SFFirst downs 314 322Rushing 98 128Passing 182 172Penalty 34 22Rushing (net) 1901 2491Avg. per game 118.8 155.7Yards per rush 4.3 5.1Passin…
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  • What they're saying about the Super Bowl

    What they're saying about the Super Bowl

    tampabay.com Feb 2, 2013
    Times staff Saturday, February 2, 2013 PredictionsNiners, 20-17. "Kaepernick's legs will show the wear on Baltimore's aging defense."Gary Shelton, Times Sports columnistNiners, 28-24. "San Francisco was my pick as SB champ at the beginnin…
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  • Pro Football Hall Of Fame Calls Up Sapp, Parcells, Ogden, Allen…

    Pro Football Hall Of Fame Calls Up Sapp, Parcells, Ogden, Allen and Carter

    deadspin.com Feb 2, 2013
    The NFL's next Hall of Fame class, just announced, has a few dudes the TV made famous. There's Bill Parcells, who made a coaching career of winning two Super Bowls with the Giants and then convincing other teams believe he might ever do it again; Chris …
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  • Men Of Canton: Bill Parcells, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonatha…

    Men Of Canton: Bill Parcells, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonathan…

    CNNSI.com Feb 2, 2013
    Bill Parcells, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonathan Ogden and Larry Allen have been elected to the Hall of Fame. The class includes 2 senior selections, Curley Culp and Dave Robinson.
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  • Dave Wannstedt The New Bucs Special Teams Coordinator

    Dave Wannstedt The New Bucs Special Teams Coordinator

    buccaneersgab.com Feb 2, 2013
    Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has hired Dave Wannstedt as Special Teams Coordinator. Wannstedt, who was fired last month as Buffalo’s defensive coordinator, agreed to terms on a deal to be the Bucs special teams coordinator, according to an NFL source w
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  • NFC South programming notes

    NFC South programming notes

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- I’m about to head over to take part in the meeting to select the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013. By late afternoon, we’ll find out if former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp and former Carolina Panthers lin
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  • Video - Sapp Emotional About Hall Of Fame Selection 02:10

    Sapp Emotional About Hall Of Fame Selection

    Feb 2
    Warren Sapp reacts to being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  • Jim Trotter: How to fix the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Feb 2
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2013 this afternoon in a nationally televised program from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and it wants fans to Tweet their thoughts about the selection process, with the ha…