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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

Martin Fennelly Columns

Leto community won’t soon forget streak-snapping win
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Leto community won’t soon forget streak-snapping win

TAMPA — Victor Fernandez, the principal at A.P. Leto High, was taking a visitor to the school’s weight room and head football coach. He passed a homemade banner: Congratulations Leto Football Team! Hardly anyone had ever seen that at Le...
Published: 10/24/14
Bucs should stick with Glennon at QB
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Bucs should stick with Glennon at QB

Is Mike Glennon the future? Maybe, maybe not, Martin Fennelly writes. But we'll never find out if Bucs coach Lovie Smith goes back to Josh McCown.
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14
Troubles, victories adding up for Winston, Noles
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Troubles, victories adding up for Winston, Noles

It should be no surprise that Jameis Winston will quarterback in tonight’s big game between defending national champion and No. 2 Florida State and No. 5 Notre Dame.
Published: 10/18/14
Bolts’ Hedman reaching a new level
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Bolts’ Hedman reaching a new level

TAMPA — And he’s only 23.
Published: 10/16/14
Friedman a major loss, but Rays will carry on
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Friedman a major loss, but Rays will carry on

Funny, I had Joe Maddon in the pool.
Published: 10/15/14
Bucs make NFL history, in a bad way
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Bucs make NFL history, in a bad way

TAMPA — Bring back the TV blackouts!
Published: 10/12/14
Updated: 10/13/14
Setback will be hard for Gators to get over
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Setback will be hard for Gators to get over

GAINESVILLE — A crushing loss.
Published: 10/12/14
Devoid of discipline, Bucs looking to get it together
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Devoid of discipline, Bucs looking to get it together

TAMPA — It’s the kind of slop that helps make a football team 1-4. And 4-12.
Published: 10/11/14
Bolts will go where Bishop takes them
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Bolts will go where Bishop takes them

Yes, there’s Steven Stamkos, a true star, and all the smaller stars around him. There’s added help on the back line. There are new faces. But, Martin Fennelly writes, the Lightning will probably be only as good as goaltender Ben Bishop is.
Published: 10/10/14
Don't plan Lightning victory parade yet
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Don't plan Lightning victory parade yet

The Lightning are back, and fans can't wait to anoint Lightning coach Jon Cooper and his lads, including talk of the Stanley Cup. Martin Fennelly warns them to relax and stop planning parade routes.
Published: 10/09/14