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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

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Rays-Orioles series moved to St. Pete after Baltimore riots

Rays-Orioles series moved to St. Pete after Baltimore riots

NEW YORK -- This weekend’s series with the Baltimore Orioles has been moved to Tropicana Field because of the unrest in Baltimore following Monday’s rioting over Freddie Gray, who died April 12 while in police custody.
Updated: 5 mins ago
NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status

NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status

WASHINGTON — The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a “distraction.”
Updated: 1 hour ago
David: Bucs’ vets would ask Winston to tone it down

David: Bucs’ vets would ask Winston to tone it down

Should Jameis Winston become the new Bucs quarterback, some of his new teammates may suggest he tone that cockiness down a bit. So says Bucs linebacker Lavonte David.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Kronwall discipline hearing today for hit on Bolts’ Kucherov

Kronwall discipline hearing today for hit on Bolts’ Kucherov

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall will take part in a telephone discipline hearing today after his hit on Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov during Monday night’s Game 6 of their NHL first-round playoff series....
Updated: 2 hours ago
Mock draft roundup: Mystery remains for Bucs in second round

Mock draft roundup: Mystery remains for Bucs in second round

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will likely take the anticlimactic route in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, selecting Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Wrestling legend Verne Gagne dies at age 89

MINNEAPOLIS — One of professional wrestling’s most celebrated performers and promoters, Verne Gagne, has died at age 89.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Winston tees it up in Tampa charity tournament

Winston tees it up in Tampa charity tournament

TAMPA — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was back in Tampa on Monday, participating in former Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks’ charity golf tournament at Avila Country Club....
Updated: 9 hours ago
Bucs draft analysis: Receiver/Tight end

Bucs draft analysis: Receiver/Tight end

The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft to be held Thursday-Saturday in Chicago. Tampa Bay has one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus an additional pick in the seventh. In the week leading up ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Baltimore riots could affect Rays-Orioles series

Baltimore riots could affect Rays-Orioles series

NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Rays are monitoring the situation in Baltimore, the site of rioting Monday night after the funeral for Freddie Gray, who died April 19 while in police custody. A state of emergency was declared and the National Guard w...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ex-Buc Derrick Brooks says time will tell on Jameis Winston
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Ex-Buc Derrick Brooks says time will tell on Jameis Winston

Derrick Brooks is among the most trusted figures in Tampa Bay sports history, the total package, on and off the field.
Updated: 7 hours ago