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Derrick Brooks elected to Hall of Fame

Derrick Brooks elected to Hall of Fame

EDITORS NOTE: This story was originally published Feb. 1, 2014
Published: 07/29/14
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.
Published: 07/28/14
Updated: 07/29/14
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. Rays pitcher Joel Peralta said he likely acquired the virus was visiting the Domincan Republic over the All-Star break.
Published: 07/28/14
Updated: 07/29/14
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.
Published: 07/28/14

Derrick Brooks: What community peers are saying

What community peers are saying about Derrick Brooks:
Published: 07/28/14
Rays get back into swing, edge Brewers

Rays get back into swing, edge Brewers

Jake Odorizzi was masterful, the bullpen was dominant and the offense produced when necessary as the Rays defeated the Brewers, 2-1
Published: 07/28/14
Rays notes: Teammates laud Archer for calling out Ortiz

Rays notes: Teammates laud Archer for calling out Ortiz

One day later, the home run/bat flip/slow trot by Boston’s David Ortiz was still an issue in the Rays’ clubhouse. And it was clear that RHP Chris Archer earned major respect from his teammates.
Published: 07/28/14
Bucs notes: DTs McDonald, Spence driving each other

Bucs notes: DTs McDonald, Spence driving each other

The Bucs 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 Seahawks.
Published: 07/28/14
Competition open for both Bucs’ guard spots

Competition open for both Bucs’ guard spots

If there is one position group the Bucs’ hierarchy admits it is a little anxious about, it’s the guard spot. And their anxiety was in place even before two-time Pro Bowl left guard Carl Nicks retired a day into training camp.
Published: 07/28/14
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...
Published: 07/28/14