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Bucs stadium caught selling non-alcoholic alcohol
profootballtalk.com Updated 9 hours ago
On the football field, the 2-9 Buccaneers currently are as strong as a stiff drink. Especially when the drink is mixed with some of the alcohol sold at the team’s stadium. According to WFLA, at least one customer purchased on November 9 a shot of tequil…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL.com 9 hours agoTAMPA, Fla. - Ryan Callahan downplayed stealing the spotlight in Martin St. Louis' homecoming. Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and Tampa Bay beat former Lightning captain St. Louis and the New Yor...Upvote Share Tweet
Bills awarded returner Marcus Thigpen on waiversprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoThe Bills have added a veteran kick returner for the stretch run, claiming Marcus Thigpen on waivers from Tampa Bay on Wednesday, the club said. The 28-year-old Thigpen was the Buccaneers’ punt and kickoff returner for the first four games of November, …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 11 hours agoThe parting of ways between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Martin St. Louis was about as amicable as any reunion episode of a reality show. Still, the contribution to the franchise cannot be ignored. In 927 games played with the Lightning, Marty amassed 95…Upvote Share Tweet
Rays snag Frieri for $800K, DFA RodriguezESPN.com 19 hours agoReliever Ernesto Frieri and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to an $800,000, one-year contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers' defense has been surgingESPN.com 20 hours agoTAMPA, Fla. -- In a 2-9 season, it’s hard to pick out bright spots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But there has been one area where the Bucs have been trending up for the last month or so: defense. Since Week 8, the defense, which was ranked last in the …Upvote Share Tweet
The Buccaneers' club-level bar got caught selling colored water as tequila.deadspin.com 20 hours agoThe Buccaneers' club-level bar got caught selling colored water as tequila. Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Demar Dotson: Home losses 'disgusting'ESPN.com 21 hours agoTAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive tackle Demar Dotson doesn't get quoted a lot, which is unfortunate. It probably has a lot to do with the anonymous nature of the offensive line. But Dotson is one of the most straight-forward players in Tamp…Upvote Share TweetMarty St. Louis will cross back over the smoldering, charbroiled bridge he left behind in Tampa Bay to visit the Lightning for the first time as a Ranger on Wednesday night. It’ll be an awkward moment for Bolts fans. Not the whole “franchise’s greatest …Upvote Share Tweet
Doug Martin says he’s the same player he was in 2012profootballtalk.com 23 hours agoWhen Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was a rookie in 2012, he ran 319 times for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns while also catching 49 passes and playing in all 16 games. It’s been all downhill from there. Martin has played in just 12 games since that…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 26 (yesterday)Well, that escalated quickly. Only nine days ago, quarterback Robert Griffin III remained entrenched as the starter in D.C. After nearly beating the Vikings in his return from a dislocated ankle, Griffin had two weeks to get ready for a gimme putt again…Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers captain McDonagh returns to practiceNHL.com Nov 25 (yesterday)New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh practiced Tuesday for the first time since separating his left shoulder on Nov. 1. He said he did not think he would be ready to play Wednesday at the Tampa Bay Lightning. "I felt pretty encouraged tod...Upvote Share TweetThe Buccaneers are heading toward Week 13 with injury concerns about three of their tight ends, so they decided to add some insurance in the event any or all of them are unable to play against the Bengals. Tampa announced that they have signed D.J. Will…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)TAMPA, Fla. -- Doug Martin knows the critics are out there. They say he has lost it and he's not the same running back who rushed for more than 1,400 yards as a rookie in 2012. So what does the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' running back say about all that? &quo…Upvote Share TweetOver in the NFC South, the Buccaneers aren’t ready to start taking a look at young players currently holding down reserve roles because they still have a chance to win the division. Even though they have the same 2-9 record as the Bucs, there’s no such …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Nov 25 (yesterday)My, what a difference one year and a massive TV contract can make. In 2013, when American business magazine Forbes released their NHL franchise valuations, only one team was said to be a billion dollar organization: the Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.15 billio…Upvote Share Tweet
Detroit Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin heads up The Hot Listthehockeynews.com Nov 25 (yesterday)The big stories in the prospect world lately have been college related. Specifically, players changing their minds about where they want to go. Brock Boeser was headed to Wisconsin, but the 2015 prospect has re-opened matters. And Notre Dame has been bi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)A quick observation of quarterback Josh McCown and how he played in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 21-13 loss to Chicago in Week 12: McCown had what probably was his worst outing of the season. He looked off all day, completing just 25 of 48 passes for 341 y…Upvote Share Tweet
The Bucs Found A Really Impressive Way To Blow The Game This Weekdeadspin.com Nov 25 (yesterday)We normally go over the most highly leveraged plays, or some collection of them, when we round up Brian Burke's WPA from Advanced Football Analytics every week. The list is almost always bottom-heavy, comprising plays that just happened to occur in the …Upvote Share TweetThe NFL has one of the least accomplished divisions in history this year in the NFC South, where even the 2-9 Buccaneers harbor hopes of winning a division title. A big reason for the division’s futility has been their general inability to win games aga…Upvote Share TweetThere’s been plenty of discussion about the dire state of affairs in the NFC South this season, but Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith may have offered the best way to illustrate just how bad the four teams in that division have been this year. Smith met the …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)TAMPA, Fla. -- His team is 2-9, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith continues to point to the NFC South standings. He did it again Monday and he can do it again today. With New Orleans losing to Baltimore on Monday night, the Saints and Atlanta a…Upvote Share Tweet
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Bucs Embrace Backfield-By-Committee ApproachNov 25ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says tailback Doug Martin will likely continue to split snaps with Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims, and might even become expendable in the offseason.
Please Don't Boo Martin St. LouisNov 25John Buccigross makes a plea with fans in Tampa Bay to not boo Martin St. Louis when the Lightning legend returns on Wednesday with the Rangers.
Should RG3 Be QB2?Nov 26By Peter King I think Washington coach Jay Gruden made a mistake benching Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy. I say that with the full understanding that Griffin is awful right now. “He has the yips,” says Chris Cooley, the analyst on the team’s …
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