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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

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Bucs QB McCown says defense deserved better fate

Bucs QB McCown says defense deserved better fate

For Josh McCown, the worst part of Sunday’s loss at Chicago came when he had to look Tampa Bay defensive players in the eye.
Updated: 3 hours ago
College playoff rankings unchanged with FSU at No. 3

College playoff rankings unchanged with FSU at No. 3

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Hot Reads: Bucs adjust schedule for holidays

Hot Reads: Bucs adjust schedule for holidays

TAMPA — From a football standpoint, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers don’t have a lot to be thankful for, what with their 2-9 record. But Coach Lovie Smith is giving the team Thanksgiving Day off to reflect and give thanks, anyway....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bucs notes: Flags follow receivers after TD catches

Bucs notes: Flags follow receivers after TD catches

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ young pass catchers appear to be getting the hang of catching touchdown passes. It’s the bit that comes after the catches that they can’t get right.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Outback Bowl officials unveil new crystal trophy

Outback Bowl officials unveil new crystal trophy

Participants in this year’s Outback Bowl will be playing for more than just the opportunity to call themselves bowl champions.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Bills rout Jets 38-3 in game moved by snow storm

Bills rout Jets 38-3 in game moved by snow storm

DETROIT — The New York Jets looked like they were the team that missed a few practice days because of a snow storm.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Tampa native Sheffield joins crowded ballot for Hall of Fame

Tampa native Sheffield joins crowded ballot for Hall of Fame

Tampa native Gary Sheffield, who hit 509 home runs during his 22-year big-league career, is now eligible to be elected into the baseball Hall of Fame.
Updated: 16 hours ago
FSU’s Fisher: Winston, official contact a nonissue

FSU’s Fisher: Winston, official contact a nonissue

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says the debate about Jameis Winston’s contact with an official is much ado about nothing.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Bucs notes: FB Lane put on IR with broken leg

Bucs notes: FB Lane put on IR with broken leg

On Monday, the Bucs put fullback Jorvorskie Lane on season-ending injured reserve after he broke his right leg during Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Bears.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Bucs offensive line not living up to expectations

Bucs offensive line not living up to expectations

TAMPA — The Buccaneers still had a chance to beat the Bears late Sunday afternoon when they lined up for second-and-1 at the Chicago 36-yard-line with 2:42 to play.
Updated: 16 hours ago