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For Derrick Brooks, philanthropy as important as football

For Derrick Brooks, philanthropy as important as football

TAMPA — Natasha Spencer met him when she was 12. She dreamed of being a doctor, but didn’t know how she’d get there, or even escape her crime-ridden Tampa neighborhood.
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Those affected by Derrick Brooks share stories

Those affected by Derrick Brooks share stories

Some of the young men and women whose lives have been touched by former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks share their stories.
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Derrick Brooks: What community peers are saying

What community peers are saying about Derrick Brooks:
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Rays get back into swing, edge Brewers

Rays get back into swing, edge Brewers

ST. PETERSBURG — Jake Odorizzi was masterful. The bullpen was dominant. The offense produced when necessary.
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Rays notes: Teammates laud Archer for calling out Ortiz

Rays notes: Teammates laud Archer for calling out Ortiz

ST. PETERSBURG — One day later, the home run/bat flip/slow trot by Boston’s David Ortiz was still an issue in the Tampa Bay Rays’ clubhouse. And it was clear that Rays RHP Chris Archer earned major respect in the clubhouse by cal...
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Bucs notes: DTs McDonald, Spence driving each other

Bucs notes: DTs McDonald, Spence driving each other

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccnaeers believe they have strengthened their interior defense significantly with the addition of free-agent DT Clinton McDonald, who sports a Super Bowl ring from the Seattle Seahawks....
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Competition open for both Bucs’ guard spots

Competition open for both Bucs’ guard spots

TAMPA — Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp was holding court at One Buc Place the other day, talking all things football. Among the topics he touched on was the current state of guard play in the NFL.
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Bucs hot reads: Throw Dotson the darn ball

Bucs hot reads: Throw Dotson the darn ball

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RT Demar Dotson, who played basketball at Southern Miss, is proud of his athleticism. He showed his teammates just how versatile he can be during Monday’s practice when he caught a pass from holder Michael Koenen on a fake...
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Sickles RB McCloud commits to Clemson

Sickles RB McCloud commits to Clemson

TAMPA — Sickles High’s Ray Ray McCloud III, the most dynamic running back to emerge from Hillsborough County in recent years, ended his recruiting process Monday night when he announced his verbal commitment to Clemson....
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Third chikungunya case in Pinellas involved Rays’ Peralta

Third chikungunya case in Pinellas involved Rays’ Peralta

State health officials said Monday they received confirmation of a third case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in Pinellas County.
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