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Friday, Oct 24, 2014

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Tonight’s Hillsborough Prep Football Games

Alonso (2-5) at Riverview (2-5): Both teams lost last week and have been eliminated from the playoff picture, but can still finish the season at .500 if they win their next three games. Alonso won last year’s meeting, 42-13....
Updated: 15 hours ago
Hillsborough Game of the Week: Bloomingdale at Newsome

Hillsborough Game of the Week: Bloomingdale at Newsome

WHEN: Tonight, 7:30 WHERE: Newsome Stadium, Lithia
Updated: 15 hours ago
Spanish mackerel starting to invade

Spanish mackerel starting to invade

GO FISHING is a look at the area fishing scene through the eyes of local charter boat captains and fishing guides. Today: Ray Markham.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty

MIAMI — A South Florida man described by authorities as a chemist who made and supplied banned substances in Major League Baseball’s recent drug scandal has pleaded not guilty.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Bucs have reasons for deferring at coin toss

Bucs have reasons for deferring at coin toss

Like many of his NFL rivals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith places a premium on ball security. That’s why it’s odd that he usually gives the ball away the first time he has a chance to possess it.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Lingering ankle injury frustrates Bucs DE Johnson

Lingering ankle injury frustrates Bucs DE Johnson

TAMPA — The tip of the spear has not been sharp. And the right edge has a nick in it, one that’s been there almost since the spear was pulled from its sheath.
Published: 10/22/14
Updated: 10/23/14

Hot Reads: Vikings coach sees talented Bucs defense

According to first-year Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, don’t read too much into the NFL statistics that show the Bucs at the bottom of the league in both yards and points allowed.
Published: 10/22/14
Updated: 10/23/14

Bucs notes: Banks returns to practice; Jackson, Goldson limited

CB Johnthan Banks, who didn't dress against Baltimore before the bye week, participated fully in Wednesday's practice. Six Bucs practiced on a limited basis: McCown, WR Vincent Jackson (rib), LT Anthony Collins (knee), LB Jonathan Casillas (hamstring), DB Keith Tandy (hamstring) and S Dashon Goldson, who missed the past two games with an injured ankle.
Published: 10/23/14
Smith downplays any Bucs QB controversy

Smith downplays any Bucs QB controversy

TAMPA — Although he declined to name his starter under center for Sunday’s home matchup against the Vikings, Bucs coach Lovie Smith rebuffed any notion of a quarterback controversy.
Published: 10/22/14
Updated: 10/23/14

Bucs sign Holliday to spark return game

Looking for a spark in the return game, the Bucs signed Trindon Holliday and promoted defensive end T.J. Fatinikun from the practice squad.
Published: 10/23/14