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Avalanche's MacKinnon out because of broken foot

Avalanche's MacKinnon out because of broken foot

NHL.com Updated 4 hours ago
Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon has a broken foot and will be out 6-8 weeks, the team announced Friday, effectively ending his season unless the Avalanche make the Stanley Cup Playoffs. MacKinnon, 19, originally hurt his foot when h...
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  • Ben Bishop makes 25 saves and Lightning double up Maple Leafs 4…

    Ben Bishop makes 25 saves and Lightning double up Maple Leafs 4-2

    NHL.com 16 hours ago
    TAMPA, Fla. - Ben Bishop made 25 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 4-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. Nikita Kucherov, Ryan Callahan, Vladislav Namestnikov and Alex Killorn scored for Tampa Bay. Steven Sta...
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  • Buccaneers re-sign Mike Jenkins

    Buccaneers re-sign Mike Jenkins

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    A pectoral injury limited cornerback Mike Jenkins to one game during the 2014 season, but he’ll get another chance to play in his home state. The Buccaneers announced Thursday that they have re-signed Jenkins to a one-year contract after his first seaso…
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  • Former Eagle Trent Cole to visit Buccaneers first

    Former Eagle Trent Cole to visit Buccaneers first

    profootballtalk.com Mar 5 (yesterday)
    Eagles coach Chip Kelly alluded to the possibility of Trent Cole returning, but he’s not waiting around to hear back. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, Cole is taking his first free agent visit to Tampa Bay (and that implies more visits are possible). T…
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  • Jaworski on Jameis: A lot of on-field flaws, I wouldn’t take hi…

    Jaworski on Jameis: A lot of on-field flaws, I wouldn’t take him No. 1

    Ron Jaworski has some advice for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they consider picking Jameis Winston with the first overall pick in the NFL draft: Don’t do it. Jaworski said on Mike & Mike that he simply doesn’t think Winston is a good enough passer to…
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  • Cobb gets start for Rays on Opening Day

    Cobb gets start for Rays on Opening Day

    ESPN.com Mar 4 (2 days ago)
    The Tampa Bay Rays have selected right-hander Alex Cobb as their Opening Day starting pitcher.
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  • NHL Three Stars: Vasilevskiy blanks Sabres; Sedin reaches 900 p…

    NHL Three Stars: Vasilevskiy blanks Sabres; Sedin reaches 900 points

    yahoo.com Mar 4 (3 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning The rookie netminder made 28 saves and recorded his first NHL shutout as the Lightning blanked the Buffalo Sabres 3-0. Steven Stamkos scored his 36th of the year as Tampa won for the 13th time in their…
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  • Prospect Hot List: Thomas Chabot is burning up the draft charts

    Prospect Hot List: Thomas Chabot is burning up the draft charts

    thehockeynews.com Mar 3 (3 days ago)
    Though a lot of draft choices were moved at the NHL trade deadline, not a lot of prospects changed addresses. Dallas got a couple mid-table guys from Detroit in the Erik Cole deal, but the big prize was Maxim Letunov. The smart and skilled Russian went …
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  • Bucs trading Anthony Collins? Good luck

    Bucs trading Anthony Collins? Good luck

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Mar 3 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- There were reports Monday that said the Buccaneers were trying to trade left tackle Anthony Collins. I wish them luck on that one. I can’t see anybody giving up anything for Collins after he was one of the biggest free-agent flops in the …
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  • Lightning get trades going by acquiring Coburn very early on de…

    Lightning get trades going by acquiring Coburn very early on deadline day

    TORONTO - While you were sleeping, the Tampa Bay Lightning got NHL trade deadline day off to a bang by making two moves. General manager Steve Yzerman acquired defenceman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers for defenceman Radko Gudas ...
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  • Which way the wind blows for Bucs at No. 1

    Which way the wind blows for Bucs at No. 1

    ESPN.com Mar 2 (4 days ago)
    Our weekly look at clues that might reveal whether the Buccaneers are leaning toward selecting Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota -- or neither -- with the No. 1 pick in the draft: The rumors started to really fly on Friday. All along, there’s been specul…
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  • Video - Kiper's Mock Draft 3.0 02:40

    Kiper's Mock Draft 3.0

    Mar 5
    Check out Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest mock draft to see where he has quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota going.
  • Video - OTL Preview 3/4: NFL Decisions 00:44

    OTL Preview 3/4: NFL Decisions

    Mar 4
    If you were the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, would you take Jameis Winston first in the NFL draft?
  • Video - Winston Visiting Buccaneers 01:34

    Winston Visiting Buccaneers

    Mar 3
    Adam Schefter has the latest on QB Jameis Winston, who is in Tampa for an all-day meeting with the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Longoria, Rays Excited For New Season 02:54

    Longoria, Rays Excited For New Season

    Mar 2
    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria discusses being a leader on the team and what new manager Kevin Cash can bring to Tampa Bay.

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    Mar 4
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