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Bucs Beat: Plenty learned, but much still unknown

TAMPA — Training camp is over, and so is the first preseason under new coach Lovie Smith. So, as the regular season draws near, what have we learned about the 2014 Buccaneers? And, just as important, what have we yet to learn?...
Published: 08/31/14

Rays notes: Escobar gets a break

ST. PETERSBURG -- Saturday was a scheduled day off for SS Yunel Escobar and a not a reaction to his making three throwing errors in the two prior games.
Published: 08/31/14
Real McCoy: There’s so much more to Bucs star

Real McCoy: There’s so much more to Bucs star

TAMPA — At the University of Oklahoma, he arrived at a men’s basketball game dressed as Cupid on Valentine’s Day, complete with wings on his back.
Published: 08/31/14
Rays Beat: Season anything but fun for Myters

Rays Beat: Season anything but fun for Myters

ST. PETERSBURG — Wil Myers sat in front of his locker Friday afternoon, bat in hand, and was asked what he would like to accomplish during the final four weeks of the season.
Published: 08/31/14
Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma State 37-31

Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma State 37-31

ARLINGTON, Texas – Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State held off Oklahoma State 37-31 to begin defending its national title.
Published: 08/31/14
Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut

Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut

Marlon Mack, who played last season at Sarasota Booker High, scored four touchdowns and carrying the ball 275 yards, lifting the Bulls past the upstart Western Carolina Catamounts 36-31.
Published: 08/30/14
Odorizzi delivers clutch outing as Rays shut out Red Sox

Odorizzi delivers clutch outing as Rays shut out Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG — All the hits and runs, all the home runs the Orioles hit off Jake Odorizzi the previous time he pitched were frustrating, sure, but not as frustrating as what Odorizzi did to allow the damage.
Published: 08/30/14
Weather forces halt to Gators opener

Weather forces halt to Gators opener

Florida’s game with Idaho was delayed twice by weather and finally called off when game officials, the SEC and athletic directors decided the playing conditions were not acceptable.
Published: 08/30/14
Pattton, Demps, Kafka among Bucs hopefuls cut

Pattton, Demps, Kafka among Bucs hopefuls cut

TAMPA — Even after scoring a touchdown in the Buccaneers final preseason game last Thursday night, rookie wide receiver/return man Solomon Patton was a little nervous about the roster cuts that loomed this weekend....
Published: 08/30/14
Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future

Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future

ST. LOUIS — Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri’s season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
Published: 08/30/14