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Tampa Bay defenseman Matt Carle out for Game 4 against New York

Tampa Bay defenseman Matt Carle out for Game 4 against New York

thehockeynews.com NHL.com Updated 41 minutes ago
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle will be watching Friday’s Game 4 from the sidelines following a hit he took in Game 3 from New York Rangers center Derek Stepan. Carle, who has suited up in each of the Lightning’s post-season games during their…
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  • Rays minor-league team takes a dig at A-Rod with 'juice box nig…

    Rays minor-league team takes a dig at A-Rod with 'juice box night'

    yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    The Charlotte StoneCrabs, the Single-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, have a ballpark promotion aimed right at one of baseball's biggest targets. They're doing a "juice box night" Friday that's a dig at Alex Rodriguez. The first 500 fans thr…
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  • It's not only the 'Triplets' producing for the Tampa Bay Lightn…

    It's not only the 'Triplets' producing for the Tampa Bay Lightning

    yahoo.com ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    We all know what kind of damage the “Triplets” line of Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov have done for the Lightning in these playoffs. But as the Tampa offense has come alive in their last two games against the New York Rangers, a differe…
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  • Report: Buffalo, Washington, And Houston Are Potential Hard Kno…

    Report: Buffalo, Washington, And Houston Are Potential Hard Knocks Teams

    deadspin.com 6 hours ago
    Thanks to new rules instituted after HBO and the NFL had difficulty finding a team to appear on Hard Knocks, the league can now force teams to take part if they meet certain criteria. Nine teams fit the bill: The Browns, Redskins, Giants, Buccaneers, Vi…
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  • Colome and DeJesus Key Rays' 3-0 Win Over A's

    Colome and DeJesus Key Rays' 3-0 Win Over A's

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Alex Colome and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, David DeJesus drove in two runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Thursday night to take sole possession of first place in the AL East.
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  • Perry on Milbury comments: “It’s not something that’s been take…

    Perry on Milbury comments: “It’s not something that’s been taken lightly”

    thehockeynews.com 24 hours ago
    Anaheim Ducks winger Corey Perry isn’t happy with comments made by NBC Sports Network’s Mike Milbury during the Wednesday night broadcast of Game 3 between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning. During an intermission, Milbury, teeing up Thursday…
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  • Can NY Rangers, Lundqvist clamp down Lightning again?

    Can NY Rangers, Lundqvist clamp down Lightning again?

    The New York Rangers have given up 12 goals in the last two games to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Prior to that? They hadn’t given up more than four goals but once, in the second game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 1. They had given up one goal in…
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers rank 131st in ESPN salary survery

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers rank 131st in ESPN salary survery

    ESPN.com May 21 (yesterday)
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers rank 131st in ESPN salary survery
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  • OT hero Nikita Kucherov proved himself early in North America

    OT hero Nikita Kucherov proved himself early in North America

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com May 21 (yesterday)
    As part of Tampa Bay’s deadly “Triplets” line with Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat, right winger Nikita Kucherov has enjoyed a breakout season. But some pretty impressive perseverance went into making the young Russian the player he is today, one capable…
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  • Buccaneers send their rookies to finishing school

    Buccaneers send their rookies to finishing school

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (yesterday)
    NFL teams always give their rookies a crash course in football at their first minicamp, Some, like the Rams, give them some financial tips before they hand them a bonus check. But the Buccaneers want to make sure their draft class knows which fork to us…
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  • Perez Impresses in 1st Big League Start; Braves Beat Rays

    Perez Impresses in 1st Big League Start; Braves Beat Rays

    nytimes.com May 20 (yesterday)
    Williams Perez gave up one run over five innings in his first major league start and fellow rookie Todd Cunningham drove in the tiebreaking run with a groundout as the Atlanta Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Lightning’s Stamkos steamrolls Rangers’ Hayes, scores Bolts’ fi…

    Lightning’s Stamkos steamrolls Rangers’ Hayes, scores Bolts’ first goal of Game 3

    thehockeynews.com May 20 (yesterday)
    Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos doesn’t care whether he’s in the spotlight, but there was something odd about seeing Tyler Johnson excel thus far in the NHL playoffs while Stamkos struggled (at least, by his standards). But Wednesday in Game 3 o…
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  • Guy Boucher was in Toronto's coaching mix: Report

    Guy Boucher was in Toronto's coaching mix: Report

    yahoo.com May 20 (2 days ago)
    An interesting name seemed to pop up in some reporting circles Wednesday following the announcement Mike Babcock would be the next head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. One Guy Boucher. The former Lightning coach, who had been in Switzerland since Jan.…
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  • All seven Bucs rookies have chance at instant impact

    All seven Bucs rookies have chance at instant impact

    ESPN.com May 20 (2 days ago)
    All seven Bucs rookies have chance at instant impact
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  • Video - Bucs' starting tailback job is up for grabs 00:27

    Bucs' starting tailback job is up for grabs

    May 16
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says Charles Sims will have a chance to replace incumbent Doug Martin as Tampa Bay's starting running back.
  • Video - Lovie Smith fires back at Bowden 06:28

    Lovie Smith fires back at Bowden

    May 14
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss comments by former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden, who said QB Jameis Winston was an embarrassment to FSU, and examine Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith's rebuttal in defense of Winston.
  • Video - Expectations for rookie QBs at minicamp 00:53

    Expectations for rookie QBs at minicamp

    May 11
    Tim Hasselbeck discusses Step 1 for rookie quarterbacks entering minicamp and how teams acclimate their young players.
  • Video - Jameis Winston improves overnight 01:17

    Jameis Winston improves overnight

    May 9
    Michele Steele and Pat Yasinskas discuss what they saw from Jameis Winston on Saturday and how much of an improvement it was from only 24 hours earlier.

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