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Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

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McCown: Bucs ready to deal with any adversity

TAMPA — Optimism reigns this time of year in the NFL. Every team, be it a defending division champion or a cellar dweller, believes it has a chance to do something special.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs’ McCoy settles in for training camp

Bucs’ McCoy settles in for training camp

TAMPA — The sun was still rising early this morning when two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy reported for the start of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first training camp under new coach Lovie Smith....
Updated: 4 hours ago

Bucs’ Bowers: ‘It’s about time’ I reach potential

TAMPA — On Wednesday, just hours ahead of the start of training camp, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht issued a challenge to beleaguered defensive end Da’Quan Bowers.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Bucs’ rookie pass-catchers eager to get started

TAMPA — Two new targets for veteran quarterback Josh McCown reported to Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp at the break of dawn today, eager to showcase their skills in front of a fan base hungry for a winner.
Updated: 5 hours ago
As Bucs camp opens, change is only thing certain

As Bucs camp opens, change is only thing certain

TAMPA — This time last year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were a team awash in Pro Bowl-caliber talent and optimism. In that regard, at least, little has changed at One Buc Place during the past 12 months.
Updated: 6 hours ago
FSU’s first foe already gearing up

FSU’s first foe already gearing up

Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer has spent considerable time this summer trying to find flaws in Jameis Winston’s game.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Cobb hit by pitch but still dominates Cards in 3-0 win

Cobb hit by pitch but still dominates Cards in 3-0 win

Following a scare when he was hit in the right elbow with a pitch, Alex Cobb leads the Rays to their seventh consecutive victory, 3-0 over the Cardinals.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Skins’ coach Gruden nervous as camp opens

Skins’ coach Gruden nervous as camp opens

RICHMOND, Va. — The most stressful part for Jay Gruden was setting up the schedule. Sixteen days of Washington Redskins practices and meetings, all on him.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Rays Notes: Hellickson ready to roll

Rays Notes: Hellickson ready to roll

RHP Jeremy Hellickson will return to the rotation Saturday night and face the Red Sox in the middle game of the three-game series at Tropicana Field.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Bucs Training Camp: 5 Pro Bowlers attendees

Bucs Training Camp: 5 Pro Bowlers attendees

The arrival in January of Lovie Smith as the 10th head coach in Buccaneers history led to significant roster changes for 2014. To get you ready, we examine key issues for Smith's first training camp. Today, a look at five Bucs players with Pro Bowls on their résumés.
Updated: 14 hours ago