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Islanders score 2 goals in 12 seconds, rally late to top Lightn…

Islanders score 2 goals in 12 seconds, rally late to top Lightning 3-1

NHL.com Updated 9 hours ago
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - John Tavares and Anders Lee scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Islanders stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 with a late comeback Saturday night. Shut down nearly all night by first-year goalie And...
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  • Trea Turner's agent may file grievance to free client from Padr…

    Trea Turner's agent may file grievance to free client from Padres

    yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    The trades have been coming so fast and so furiously since last week's Winter Meetings that it's difficult to fully digest and sort out everything that has happened. One trade in particular though, the three-team 11-player deal involving the Tampa Bay R…
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  • W2W4: Packers at Buccaneers

    W2W4: Packers at Buccaneers

    Five things to watch for in Sunday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Aaron Rodgers: He might be the best quarterback in the league, but Green Bay’s Rodgers doesn’t have a great history when it comes to playing games in Tampa…
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  • Devils snap 5-game slide; Kinkaid wins 1st

    Devils snap 5-game slide; Kinkaid wins 1st

    ESPN.com NHL.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Patrik Elias scored the only goal of the shootout to give goaltender Keith Kinkaid his first NHL win, and the New Jersey Devils snapped a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night.
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  • Patrik Elias proves the spin-o-rama isn’t dead

    Patrik Elias proves the spin-o-rama isn’t dead

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The New Jersey Devils’ Patrik Elias may be 38, but he looked like a hot-dogging 20-year-old Friday when he used a banned shootout move to score on a one-on-one. Elias resurrected the spin-o-rama to score a beauty of a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightnin…
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  • Bryan Bulaga questionable due to concussion

    Bryan Bulaga questionable due to concussion

    profootballtalk.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The Packers may need to turn to J.C. Tretter at right tackle again this weekend. Right tackle Bryan Bulaga is questionable to play in Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers after suffering a concussion in last Sunday’s loss to the Bills. Tretter replaced …
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  • This Year's Bad NFL Teams Are Some Of The Worst Ever

    This Year's Bad NFL Teams Are Some Of The Worst Ever

    deadspin.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Every season, there are at least a few atrocious NFL teams, teams that are disasters. But this season there are six of those teams—Jets, Jaguars, Titans, Raiders, Buccaneers, and Washington. Which seems like an abnormally high amount of shitty teams. So…
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  • Panthers list Cam Newton as probable for Sunday

    Panthers list Cam Newton as probable for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    To little surprise, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will play on Sunday, only 12 days after a car accident that could have ended a lot worse than it did. After missing the Week 15 win over the Buccaneers with a pair of fractured bones in his back, Newto…
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  • Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium …

    Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium Deal

    deadspin.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    St. Petersburg's city council rejected an agreement with the Tampa Bay Rays that would have allowed the team to seek new stadium sites while providing the MLB franchise an out from its lease with the city that locks them into Tropicana Field through 202…
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  • The NHL shootout: the part of the game practice and coaching ca…

    The NHL shootout: the part of the game practice and coaching can’t solve

    thehockeynews.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The Flyers’ 2-1 shootout loss to Florida Thursday marked their fifth loss in as many shootouts this season. With even one or two wins in those five games, Philly would be within sniffing distance of a wild card berth and not, as they currently are, clos…
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  • Rays' stadium deal rejected by St. Petersburg City Council

    Rays' stadium deal rejected by St. Petersburg City Council

    yahoo.com Dec 18 (2 days ago)
    An agreement between the Tampa Bay Rays and St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman that would have allowed the team to search for new stadium sites within Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, has been rejected by the St. Petersburg City Council. If approved,…
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  • Crowded 11-player trade features top young talent

    Crowded 11-player trade features top young talent

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    Was keeping track of all the moving parts in the massive three-team deal involving the Tampa Bay Rays, San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals a difficult task? To help sort things out, Jonathan Mayo helped break down who went where.
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  • Todd McShay picks Marcus Mariota for Bucs

    Todd McShay picks Marcus Mariota for Bucs

    ESPN.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Todd McShay's first Insider mock draft is out and it has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers making a big splash with the first overall pick. McShay has the Bucs taking Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. That's one pick ahead of where he has Tenness…
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  • Bucs add veteran defensive end Lawrence Sidbury

    Bucs add veteran defensive end Lawrence Sidbury

    profootballtalk.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)
    The Buccaneers needed some defensive line depth coming down the stretch, so they shuffled the roster. The team announced they signed journeyman defensive end Lawrence Sidbury, waiving cornerback Crezdon Butler to make room for him on the roster. Sidbury…
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  • Stamkos and Johnson score in 2nd period to lead Lightning to 3-…

    Stamkos and Johnson score in 2nd period to lead Lightning to 3-1 victory over Flyers

    NHL.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    PHILADELPHIA - Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored second-period goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Valtteri Filppula added an empty-netter and Ryan Callahan had a pair of...
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  • Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Angels have acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen.
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  • QB snapshot: Josh McCown

    QB snapshot: Josh McCown

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    A quick observation of quarterback Josh McCown and how he played in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 19-17 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 15: McCown was brought in to be an efficient, veteran presence. But he hasn’t been playing very efficiently lately.…
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  • Gerald McCoy sees 'great' future for Buccaneers

    Gerald McCoy sees 'great' future for Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The competitor in Gerald McCoy didn’t want to let the knee injury he suffered in Sunday’s game end his season. But the rational side of McCoy knows it's best that he sits out the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' final two games. “I believe this is t…
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  • Video - Inside Edge: Packers-Buccaneers 00:59

    Inside Edge: Packers-Buccaneers

    Dec 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Green Bay at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - Cousin Sal's Week 16 Picks 02:39

    Cousin Sal's Week 16 Picks

    Dec 18
    Cousin Sal sits down with Neil Everett to makes his picks for Week 16 in the NFL.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Packers-Buccaneers 01:03

    NFL Live Prediction: Packers-Buccaneers

    Dec 17
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Green Bay at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers 02:42

    Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers

    Dec 17
    Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.

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    Dec 19
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    Dec 19
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    Dec 19
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    Dec 18
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