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Bad news, Seth Lobato fans: Jameis Winston will be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' starting quarterback, per head coach Lovie Smith. "Jameis Winston will be our starting quarterback," Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said Friday. "He'll take first …Share Tweet
yahoo.com 10 hours agoThe Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 gets inducted on Aug. 8. Shutdown Corner will profile the eight new Hall of Famers, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Ron WolfOakland Raiders 1963-74, 1979-89Tampa Bay Buccaneers…Share Tweet
Gerald McCoy slimmed down before campprofootballtalk.com Jul 30 (yesterday)Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy didn’t wait for the Buccaneers to start offseason workouts to start his preparation for the 2015 season. McCoy worked out 10 times a week on his own before Tampa’s program got underway and explained that his goal was to rem…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)The Detroit Tigers eked out a tough win Wednesday, topping the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 after Rays' starter Chris Archer carried a perfect game into the seventh inning. The Tigers rallied in the seventh. Justin Verlander pitched his game of the season. It was…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)Justin Verlander's first win this season didn't come easy.Share Tweet
Jason Licht: It’s going to take more than Jameis Winstonprofootballtalk.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)The Buccaneers were convinced that quarterback Jameis Winston was the best choice with the first pick in the 2015 draft and they’ve been happy with what they’ve seen from Winston in his brief stint with the team, but General Manager Jason Licht isn’t lo…Share Tweet
Casali Hits 2 HRs to Help Rays Top Tigers 5-2nytimes.com Jul 27 (4 days ago)Curt Casali homered twice, Nathan Karns took a one-hit shutout into the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Monday night.Share TweetThe Buccaneers are giving defensive lineman Da’Quan Bowers another chance to reach the potential that once made him one of the top pass-rushing prospects in all of football, Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports. Bowers, a 2011 second-round draft pi…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)A handful of teams have already opened training camps, primarily with just rookies. Today, the numbers get another boost. The Bengals, Broncos, Jaguars, Rams, 49ers and Buccaneers will have rookies report today to kick things off. Veterans in most camps…Share Tweet
Jameis Winston quickly realizes NFL has no offseasonprofootballtalk.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)In past years, Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston spent the time that wasn’t football season playing baseball. This year, he devoted his offseason exclusively to football. And he has learned something. “The thing about the offseason is you really don…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 26 (5 days ago)Nolan Reimold had a two-run double among three hits Sunday, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 for their second straight win after a four-game skid.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 24 (7 days ago)The struggling Tampa Bay Rays needed a lift, and Tim Beckham was ecstatic to provide it.Share Tweet
Dolphins move on from Josh FreemanQuarterback Josh Freeman brought a “beginner’s mentality” to the Dolphins. He’ll now be beginning all over again. The 2009 first-round pick of the Buccaneers has been cut by the Dolphins, per a league source with knowledge of the move. Abruptly dumped b…Share Tweet
Bucs' C.J. Wilson Placed on Reserve/retired Listnytimes.com Jul 24Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson has been placed on the reserve/retired list while he recovers from losing two fingers on his right hand in a July 4 fireworks accident.Share TweetESPN.com Jul 24Bucs' Wilson 'stepping away' from game to healShare Tweet
C.J. Wilson will “step away” from NFLBuccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson lost two fingers in a fireworks accident over the July 4 weekend, leaving his father to say that he was happy his son was alive and that thoughts about continuing his football career were secondary. Wilson has given the…Share TweetNHL.com Jul 24TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning Chief Executive Officer Tod Leiweke resigned today to become Chief Operating Officer of the National Football League, Lightning Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik announced this morning. Vinik also announced that, eff...Share Tweet
Bucs trying to reach new deals for Demar Dotson, Lavonte DavidThe Buccaneers are trying to do some business with a week before training camp, as they’re still trying to reach new deals for right tackle Demar Dotson and linebacker Lavonte David. According to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune, Dotson has recently ch…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 22This is the summer of the Steven Stamkos rumor mill. We listen to his words. We parse through them. We then ultimately surmise he won’t sign a long-term extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning now and will go to Toronto in unrestricted free agency next s…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 22Pinch-hitter Odubel Herrera's RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Wednesday.Share TweetHeading into Tuesday's tilt against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Nathan Karns was 0-for-5 at the plate in his big-league career with three strikeouts. Playing in the American League, Karns doesn't get very many opportunities to prov…Share Tweet
Martin St-Louis says teams were interested, but his heart wasn’t in it anymorethehockeynews.com Jul 21No one expected Martin St-Louis to play forever and coming off of a season in which he scored 21 goals and 52 points in 74 games, he likely could have played one more season. Even St-Louis, at his retirement press conference, admitted that much. But the…Share Tweet
Carter Ashton signs in KHL following 2014-15 season that saw trade, suspensionthehockeynews.com Jul 21When he looks back on his career, Carter Ashton will probably consider the 2014-15 campaign one of the most difficult of his career, but he’s ready to start a new chapter in the KHL. The KHL’s Torpedo Nizhy Novgorod announced Tuesday they have signed th…Share Tweet
Buccaneers name Winston starting QBJul 31Ryan Clark and Field Yates agree that naming Jameis Winston as the starter was the right thing to do at this time of training camp.
Winston ready to play footballJul 28Jameis Winston discusses his preparation for Buccaneers training camp and how he will lose weight before the season.
How Bucs should develop Jameis WinstonJul 27Tim Hasselbeck and Bill Polian discuss the expectations for Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston, how Tampa Bay should develop him and the biggest hurdle he faces.
Injured Bucs cornerback stepping away to healJul 24ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas discusses cornerback C.J. Wilson's decision to step away from football in order to focus on healing the hand he injured in a fireworks accident.
5-on-5: Biggest fallersJul 30After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. A...
5-on-5: Biggest risers, fallers for 2015-16 NBA seasonJul 28After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
The MMQB MailbagJul 22Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
Adande: Jordan wouldn't let pride get in the wayJul 21The healthiest sign in DeAndre Jordan's return engagement with the Clippers is that the final decision was made for the right reasons, overcoming what would have been a prideful mistake.