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Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time

Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time

Josh McCown admits there have been times this trying season when the distance between him and his family has made playing easier. His wife and children are living at their North Carolina home during the season.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14
Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern

Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern

Da'Quan Bowers, who lost a starter’s job because he was out of shape during training camp, is still struggling with his conditioning and that could cause him to lose valuable playing again this week.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14
St. Pete council rejects deal to let Rays look for stadium sites

St. Pete council rejects deal to let Rays look for stadium sites

The future of the Tampa Bay Rays in the area seems more uncertain than ever after the St. Petersburg City Council on Thursday rejected a deal to let the team explore new stadium sites in the region.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14
New Rays outfielder Souza's journey rocky at times

New Rays outfielder Souza's journey rocky at times

Outfielder Steven Souza and catcher Rene Rivera, two of the players acquired in the Wil Myers trade, are expected to begin the season on the big-league roster and, perhaps, in the Opening Day lineup. For Souza, it's a long climb back after a positive drug test.
Published: 12/19/14
Seton Hall hands USF fourth straight loss, 89-69

Seton Hall hands USF fourth straight loss, 89-69

For the Bulls, bad things came in 3's. The Pirates connected on 11 shots from behind the 3-point arc. USF made none from long range. And that, essentially, was your ballgame.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14
Lightning rookie Drouin finding comfort zone

Lightning rookie Drouin finding comfort zone

When Jonathan Drouin jumped up to the Bolts' top line in his third NHL game, the move was made out of necessity. Now, it’s an opportunity the 19-year-old former No. 3 overall pick is starting to earn.
Published: 12/19/14
Postseason letdown cuts deep for Bucs' veterans used to success

Postseason letdown cuts deep for Bucs' veterans used to success

For players such as Logan Mankins, Vincent Jackson, Dashon Goldson, Clinton McDonald and Evan Dietrich-Smith, January once meant playoff games and the hunt for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
Published: 12/19/14

Watt sparks Mitchell to 21-point win

WESLEY CHAPEL — After heading into halftime with a 16-point lead against Wesley Chapel, Mitchell’s boys basketball team stormed out of intermission looking to put the game well out of reach.
Published: 12/18/14

USF 2015 road slate highlighted by a trip to Navy

TAMPA — The University of South Florida football program will make its first trip to the U.S. Naval Academy next season when the Navy Midshipmen join the American Athletic Conference as a football-only member.
Published: 12/18/14
Emery enjoys milestone night

Emery enjoys milestone night

TAMPA — What Freedom High’s Taylor Emery is accomplishing on the basketball court during her senior season goes beyond memorable.
Published: 12/18/14