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Bucs Hot Reads: WR Williams set to challenge former teammates

A familiar face will be waiting for the Buccaneers on Saturday at Ralph Wilson Stadium, eager to challenge Tampa Bay’s revamped secondary.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Rays notes: Myers has plenty to prove in return

Rays notes: Myers has plenty to prove in return

OF Wil Myers returned to the Rays' lineup Wednesday after missing 70 games with a right wrist fracture intent on proving his play before the injury was a false indication of his abilities.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Porcello silences Rays' bats in Tigers' 6-0 victory

Porcello silences Rays' bats in Tigers' 6-0 victory

Victor Martinez jumped on a Kirby Yates fastball and drove it into the right-field seats for a grand slam that finished the scoring in the Tigers' 6-0 win against the Rays.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Rays activate Myers from DL, send Belnome to Triple-A Durham

Rays activate Myers from DL, send Belnome to Triple-A Durham

ST. PETERSBURG – The Rays activated right fielder Wil Myers today from the disabled list and optioned infielder Vince Belnome back to Triple A Durham....
Published: 08/20/14
Browns pick Hoyer over Manziel as starting QB

Browns pick Hoyer over Manziel as starting QB

BEREA, Ohio — Brian Hoyer barely held on to the starting job.
Published: 08/20/14
It's strange to see David Price become a Rays' foe
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It's strange to see David Price become a Rays' foe

ST. PETERSBURG — The video tribute, now a Rays tradition, right up there with unloading star pitching for cheaper brands, came in the middle of the second inning Tuesday night. There he was, up on the big board at Tropicana Field, getting big o...
Published: 08/20/14
Girl pitcher, Chicago team has Little League series abuzz

Girl pitcher, Chicago team has Little League series abuzz

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A female pitcher from Philadelphia and a team from Chicago have created a buzz at the Little League World Series.
Published: 08/20/14
Maddon revisits Jeter comments, says fans shouldn’t boo Rays

Maddon revisits Jeter comments, says fans shouldn’t boo Rays

Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon revisited his postgame comments Saturday about New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter when asked Tuesday if he expected Rays fans to cheer the returning David Price on Thursday.
Published: 08/20/14

Rays notes: Reinforcements on the way

ST. PETERSBURG — Forget September call-ups, the Tampa Bay Rays are expecting three front-line players to rejoin the team within the next week or so.
Published: 08/20/14
USF drops plan to put ‘THE TEAM’ on jerseys

USF drops plan to put ‘THE TEAM’ on jerseys

TAMPA —The University of South Florida football program has dropped its plan to display “THE TEAM'' on the back of its jerseys instead of the players' last names. Instead, the jerseys will remain blank, USF spokesman Brian Siegrist said. ...
Published: 08/19/14
Updated: 08/20/14