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Dungy's comments on Sam cause stir

Dungy's comments on Sam cause stir

Former Bucs coach Tony Dungy created a stir following comments to The Tampa Tribune's Ira Kaufman, saying he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, because “It's not going to be totally smooth … things will happen.''
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rays needs more relievers to get big outs late

Rays needs more relievers to get big outs late

ST. LOUIS — Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger were out of the game Sunday when the red lights began flashing in the ninth inning. Grant Balfour was having trouble throwing strikes, and rookie Kirby Yates was quickly warming up in the bullpen. ...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Storm fall to Spokane, 55-52

Terrance Sanders returned an interception and a kickoff for a touchdown to lead the host Spokane Shock past the Tampa Bay Storm, 55-52, on Monday night.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Bucs Training Camp: Five key position battles

Bucs Training Camp: Five key position battles

To get you ready for the opening of Bucs training camp, we will examine key issues for Coach Lovie Smith’s first camp. Today, a look at five key position battles.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Rays notes: Homecoming for Odorizzi in St. Louis

Rays notes: Homecoming for Odorizzi in St. Louis

RHP Jake Odorizzi will realize two dreams tonight — pitching in front of his family and friends at Busch Stadium and batting in a big league game.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Tampa Catholic prospect Craig chooses Auburn

Tampa Catholic prospect Craig chooses Auburn

Though he has two more years of high school football to play, Tampa Catholic junior receiver Nate Craig announced Monday night where he’ll spend his college years.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Armwood football star becomes advocate for Crohn’s disease

Armwood football star becomes advocate for Crohn’s disease

SEFFNER — Byron Cowart, Armwood High’s star football player, has every major college football program in America knocking at his door.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Storm assistant coach Hovan faces domestic violence charge

Storm assistant coach Hovan faces domestic violence charge

TAMPA — Chris Hovan, a Tampa Bay Storm assistant coach and former Buccaneers defensive lineman, was arrested last month on a domestic violence charge stemming from an incident at his Lutz home.
Updated: 16 hours ago
FSU, Miami picked to win ACC divisions

FSU, Miami picked to win ACC divisions

Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s divisions, while Miami was the pick to win the ACC’s cluttered Coastal Division despite receiving fewer first-place votes than two other teams.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Pasco Special Olympians to represent U.S. at World Games

Pasco Special Olympians to represent U.S. at World Games

LAND O’ LAKES — The Special Olympians trickling into the mini-theater at Land O’ Lakes High on Monday were unsure why their coach called them to a meeting on a sunny July afternoon when school is out for summer break....
Updated: 19 hours ago