Tampa Bay Sports
Tampa Bay Sports News and Rumors
Getting To Know: Ben Bishop
thehockeynews.com Updated 5 hours ago
Status: Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ht: 6-foot-7 Wt: 214 pounds DOB: Nov. 21, 1986 In: Denver, Colo. First Hockey Memory: “Going to a Blues game, with my dad (Ben).” Last Book Read: “I haven’t read a book in a while but…Andre Agassi’s Open.” Current …Share Tweet
The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick.Share TweetThere weren’t many teams that had legitimate goaltending questions heading into the post-season. Of those that did, however, were the Red Wings, but before the first-round series between Detroit and Tampa Bay, Mike Babcock named Petr Mrazek his starter.…Share Tweet
Red Wings’ Riley Sheahan tees off on one-timer, scores game-winning goal late in first periodthehockeynews.com 18 hours agoThere will eventually be a season in Detroit where there isn’t a new, young, fresh-faced forward scoring goals when the Detroit Red Wings need it most. Unfortunately for the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2014-15 isn’t going to be that season. Late in the first p…Share Tweetnytimes.com 19 hours agoTim Beckham hit a tiebreaking double during a three-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays won their fourth straight game by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Saturday night.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 24 (yesterday)James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer as Tampa Bay beat Toronto by 12-3.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 24 (yesterday)James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-3 on Friday night.Share Tweet
Buccaneers re-sign RB Bobby Raineyprofootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)Running back Bobby Rainey has signed his one-year contract offer from the Buccaneers, the club said Friday afternoon. A restricted free agent, Rainey was tendered a one-year, $1.542 million contract. The 27-year-old Rainey has been one of the Buccaneers…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)No. 1 Star: Tyler Johnson, Tampa Bay Lightning The Lightning looked like they were headed straight for a 3-1 series deficit when their offense finally kicked in. Johnson got the rally going with 5:26 to go, and Ondrej Palat scored the tying goal just 1:…Share Tweet
Don’t count out Lightning yet: despite blunders, Bolts pressure and collapse Red Wings to even up their seriesthehockeynews.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)Heading into the playoffs, the one area of concern about the Tampa Bay Lightning was that starting goalie Ben Bishop may not be experienced enough in the post-season to thrive, and the rest of the team would pay the price if he struggled. And it wasn’t …Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)Tyler Johnson needed only 2:25 of overtime to complete the Tampa Bay Lightning comeback in their 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 4. When Joakim Andersson scored a fluky goal on Ben Bishop late in the second period to give the Red Wings a 2-0 …Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night.Share TweetBen Bishop hasn’t been having the best post-season for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and his troubles continued Thursday in Game 4 of the Bolts’ first-round series against Detroit when he batted a shot from Red Wings winger Joakim Andersson into his own net.…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)DETROIT - Tampa Bay defenceman Jason Garrison returned from an upper-body injury to play in Game 4 of the Lightning's playoff series against Detroit. Garrison had been out since March 28 after playing 70 games this season. He scored four goal...Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)Marcus Mariota is a week away from finding out his NFL fate. He almost certainly knows he won’t go first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — that’s believed to be Jameis Winston’s spot — and could find himself be taken anywhere in the next several pic…Share TweetSteven Stamkos has two assists in three games for the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Detroit Red Wings thus far in their Atlantic Division semifinal, but no goals. While Stamkos went seven games without a goal in March, but otherwise didn’t have a stre…Share Tweet
It’s OK, Tampa Bay. NBA legend Charles Barkley believes in youthehockeynews.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)NHL hockey has seen its best TV ratings of all-time this decade when you factor in the American markets. The game has never been as popular as it is today. And yet, among the four major North American sports, hockey still suffers from younger sibling sy…Share Tweet
2015 N.F.L. Schedule Matchups to Circle on the Calendarnytimes.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)Five particularly intriguing games to look forward to in the coming pro football season.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)No. 1 Star: Petr Mrazek, Detroit Red Wings The Detroit goalie bounced back from getting pulled in Game 2 with a 22-save shutout over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3. He made a Pavel Datsyuk first-period goal stand up until Riley Sheahan made it 2-0 in…Share Tweet
McShay's Mock Draft 5.0Apr 22Todd McShay discusses his latest mock draft, including which star running back moved into the top 10.
Teams need full picture of Winston before draftingApr 17Jane McManus joins Outside The Lines to discuss how Jameis Winston's off-the-field issues should be used to evaluate his character before the NFL draft.
Kiper's 'Grade A' DraftApr 17ESPN NFL Draft Insider Mel Kiper Jr. discusses his top three picks for his "Grade A" Draft, in which he picks as if he were each team's GM and fellow NFL Draft Insider Todd McShay reacts.
Will lawsuit affect Winston's draft stock?Apr 17Phil Savage discusses whether the civil lawsuit filed against quarterback Jameis Winston by a woman who accused him of rape will change where he is selected in the NFL draft.
Mario Hezonja of FC Barcelona to declare for the NBA draftApr 23FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draftApr 23Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
Hardy’s New Bench TrialApr 23The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…
Buckeyes freshman D'Angelo Russell declares for NBA draftApr 22"I believe I am ready because my approach was to unpack my bags, get committed to winning and listening to the coaches -- as opposed to coming in and ...