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Jonathan Drouin scoring, maturing for Tampa Bay Lightning

yahoo.com Updated Jan 16 (yesterday)
Derek Forbort of the Los Angeles Kings fails to clear the puck as he is checked by Jonathan Drouin #23 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period at Staples Center on January 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – Tamp…
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  • MLK Day personal for Bucs QB, Alabama native Jameis Winston

    ESPN.com Jan 16 (yesterday)
    MLK Day personal for Bucs QB, Alabama native Jameis Winston
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  • Ryan Callahan out four weeks with nagging hip injury

    yahoo.com Jan 15 (2 days ago)
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 07: Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 7, 2017 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images) The hits just ke…
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  • ESPN did Gruden no favors with Colts report

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14 (4 days ago)
    The report that Colts owner Jim Irsay did indeed make a run at former Raiders and Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden is fascinating, on many levels. In order to fulfill my daily posting quota (and in recognition of your, and my, limited attention span), I’ll t…
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  • Bo Jackson was determined to “screw” the Buccaneers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14 (4 days ago)
    Former Heisman winner and two-sport star Bo Jackson raised some eyebrows when he said if he had to do it over again, he wouldn’t play football. But it was his first decision to not play football which showed his resolve as a man. In a story by Bob Night…
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  • Martin St. Louis gets his No. 26 retired by Tampa Bay Lightning (Video)

    yahoo.com Jan 13 (4 days ago)
    Former Tampa Bay Lightning right winger Martin St. Louis waves as he stands with his family as a banner bearing his number is raised during jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game between the Lightning and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Frida…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Wild crush Habs; Lightning break losing streak

    yahoo.com Jan 13 (5 days ago)
    Minnesota Wild celebrates a goal by Eric Staal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of the game on January 12, 2017 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Getty Images) No. 1 Star: Eric Staal, Minnesota Wild Staal scored one go…
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  • Buccaneers extend contract of defensive coordinator Mike Smith

    profootballtalk.com Jan 12 (5 days ago)
    Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith was a candidate for the head-coaching vacancies of the Jaguars and Chargers. But instead he’ll be staying in Tampa. The Bucs have extended Smith’s contract and he is committed to the team for the coming season…
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  • Vance Joseph, Mike Tomlin hires have parallels, to a point

    profootballtalk.com Jan 12 (5 days ago)
    With a championship-caliber defense and a coaching vacancy, the Broncos could have opted for a 2002 Buccaneers approach or a 2007 Steelers approach to filling the vacancy. Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan would have been the 2002 Bucs option,…
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  • Mariners bolster rotation, acquire Drew Smyly from Rays

    yahoo.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)
    Drew Smyly is heading to Seattle. (Getty Images/Bob Levey) There is no offseason for Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto. The most active GM in the game was at it again Wednesday, making a series of deals that ultimately netted the club Tampa …
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  • Bucs defensive end Noah Spence having shoulder surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11 (7 days ago)
    Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence had a solid end of the season. The fact he did it with one good arm makes it even more impressive. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Spence is having surgery today to repair a torn labrum in his left sh…
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  • NFL finds Bucs didn’t break rules with distracting video boards

    After losing in Tampa Bay in Week 17, Carolina players and coaches accused the Buccaneers of “bush league” tactics by using their video boards to distract Panthers kicker Graham Gano. But the NFL saw no problem with the anything the Bucs did. A league s…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Rays sign outfielder Colby Rasmus

    yahoo.com Jan 9
    Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. GOT HIM:…
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  • Mike Smith emerging as “top guy” in Jacksonville search

    At a time when most coaching searches are skewing toward young offensive minds, the Jaguars may end up hiring a defensive coordinator who previously served as head coach of the Falcons. Amid plenty of chatter that Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike S…
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  • Dirk Koetter considers turning tables on critics

    Jerry Seinfeld once turned the tables on a heckler by showing up at the heckler’s office and heckling her. Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter apparently approves of that approach. “You know, I’d love to come to everybody who doesn’t think I’m doing a good jo…
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  • Mike Smith interviewing with two teams, Bucs bracing for possible departure

    ESPN.com Jan 6
    Mike Smith interviewing with two teams, Bucs bracing for possible departure
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  • Bucs sign Derel Walker after prolific run in CFL

    One spot the Buccaneers will be looking to upgrade before next season is their group of receivers alongside Mike Evans and one of their first moves of the offseason was directed at doing that by adding a player with experience playing with Evans. Derel …
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  • Chargers confirm they interviewed Mike Smith

    The Chargers confirmed that they interviewed Buccaneers defensive coordinator and former Falcons head coach Mike Smith for their vacant head coaching job on Thursday. The interview with Smith was the team’s first. They’ve been linked mostly to defensive…
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  • Bryan Anger named NFC special teams player of the week

    It may not be as nice as a contract extension, but Buccaneers punter Bryan Anger’s getting some extra attention at the end of the year. Anger was named NFC special teams player of the week, for his contributions to the Bucs’ 17-16 win over the Panthers …
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  • Eight teams can be forced to appear on Hard Knocks in 2017

    Fans of the Ravens, Browns, Titans, Colts, Eagles, Bears, Buccaneers or Saints may get an up-close view of their training camp this summer. Those are the eight NFL teams that can be forced to appear on Hard Knocks this year if no other team volunteers. …
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  • Former Bucs, Broncos safety John Lynch named a Pro Football HOF finalist

    ESPN.com Jan 3
    Former Bucs, Broncos safety John Lynch named a Pro Football HOF finalist
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  • Report: Mike Smith will interview with Chargers

    The Chargers plan to speak with Buccaneers defensive coordinator and former Falcons head coach Mike McCoy for their vacant head coaching position, ESPN reported Tuesday night. Smith will also reportedly interview with the Jaguars. Smith was the Falcons …
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  • Buccaneers will make Roberto Aguayo compete to keep his job

    As a second-round draft pick in 2016, Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo was handed a roster spot even though he didn’t earn it. But there’s bad news for Aguayo heading into 2017: Next season, he has to earn it. Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said on Monday that…
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  • Video - Gerald McCoy pulling for Falcons to come out of NFC 01:26

    Gerald McCoy pulling for Falcons to come out of NFC

    Jan 9
    Gerald McCoy isn't letting the fact that the Falcons share the same division as his Tampa Bay Buccaneers stop him from rooting for Atlanta to emerge as victors from the NFC conference.
  • Video - Caliendo channels four presidents to explain NFC playoffs 01:48

    Caliendo channels four presidents to explain NFC playoffs

    Jan 1
    Frank Caliendo breaks down the NFC playoff picture with a host of impressions, including the three most recent U.S. presidents and President-elect Donald Trump.
  • Video - Will Panthers' nightmare season end on high note in Tampa? 00:43

    Will Panthers' nightmare season end on high note in Tampa?

    Dec 29
    Mark Schlereth and Antonio Pierce don't see the Panthers' luck improving against the Buccaneers.
  • Video - How will the Buccaneers handle Martin's PED suspension? 01:13

    How will the Buccaneers handle Martin's PED suspension?

    Dec 29
    Field Yates breaks down the financial repercussions Doug Martin faces with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to his PED suspension.