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Meet Dan Vitale, Bucs sixth-round draft pick


Meet Dan Vitale

Meet Caleb Benenoch, the Bucs' fifth-round pick


Meet Caleb Benenoch

Meet Devonte Bond, Bucs’ sixth-round pick


Meet Devante Bond

Meet new Bucs Ryan Smith, Caleb Benenoch


Meet Ryan Smith

Bucs GM was confident Hargreaves would still be available at 11

- In his pre-draft session with the media earlier this month, Bucs GM Jason Licht spoke of his confidence in the organization's ability to script the first round with “solid intel” about the tendencies of other te...

NFL draft: Ranking top five prospects at each position

- The Tampa Tribune's Ira Kaufman ranks the top five draft prospects at each position.

Bucs QB Glennon still a viable trade chip in NFL draft

- The Bucs like Mike Glennon as a second starting quarterback behind Jameis Winston, but they won’t rule out a possible trade if the price is right.

Joy Culverhouse, widow of original Bucs owner, dies at 96

- Joy McCann Culverhouse, widow of original Buccaneers owner Hugh Culverhouse and an outstanding amateur golfer, died Tuesday in Tampa at the age of 96.

Bucs Draft Analysis: Wide Receiver/Tight End

- In the week leading up to the draft, The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com will examine the team’s needs at one position per day.

Bucs Draft Analysis: Defensive Line

- The Bucs have seven selections, including the No. 9 overall pick, in the 2016 NFL draft to be held April 28-30 in Chicago. The Tampa Tribune is examining the team’s needs at one position per day.

Sapp kicks off his STEALTH camp series in Pasco County


HUDSON -- That distinctive laugh could be heard halfway across Veterans Memorial Park.

Now with final say on personnel, GM Licht eager to make Bucs relevant

- After an eventful offseason that saw him gain authority and lose his right-hand man within a dizzying 24-hour span, Jason Licht is eager to turn around a franchise that made the wrong kind of history in 2015.

Bucs Draft Analysis: Offensive Line

- Along with the development of rookie QB Jameis Winston, no position on the 2015 Bucs exceeded expectations more than the offensive line.

Killorn comes up clutch with game-winner for Lightning vs. Red Wings

- On a night the Tampa Bay Lightning made it so hard on themselves, Alex Killorn went back to simple basics.

Bolts notes: G Bishop lets team be more aggressive

- The confidence Ben Bishop breeds in goal for the Lightning continues to fuel their postseason success.

Lightning’s penalty-kill units rise to challenge


— According to the score sheet, the Lightning won Friday night’s Game 2 with a three-goal outburst in the third period.

Game 1 of Lightning-Red Wings series provides feisty start for familiar foes

- The Bolts and Red Wings exchanged punches, shoves and elbows for much of the evening before Tampa Bay prevailed 3-2 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Fans bring the thunder for Lightning playoffs

- The rally signs were everywhere before the start of the National Hockey League playoffs: all roads lead to Amalie Arena.

Lightning vs. Red Wings: Season series at a glance


The Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings split their four matchups during the regular season, with each club winning twice at home. The teams meeting in the first round of the NHL playoffs.

Johnson misses Bolts practice, others return in preparation for Red Wings

- Forward Tyler Johnson didn’t skate for the Lightning on Monday, but three of his previously injured teammates practiced in preparation for the opening-round playoff series against Detroit.

Ex-Bolt Marty St. Louis returns to Tampa for Frozen Four


TAMPA — Two years after his acrimonious split from the Lightning, Marty St. Louis returned ”home’’ to Tampa and implored fans to remember the good times.

Bucs re-sign McDougald, DePaola

- The Bucs brought back two of their own Tuesday, including starting safety Bradley McDougald.

Lightning’s Stamkos has successful surgery for rare condition

- Steven Stamkos, 26, had successful surgery for a vascular thoracic outlet syndrome called effort thrombosis. His surgery came almost seven months to the day after backup goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy had surgery to treat th...

Commissioner: MLB committed to Tampa area, as long as Rays' Sternberg is

- In his first visit to Tropicana Field as commissioner, Manfred suggested the Rays need a new facility that is more “centrally located,'' as the organization intensifies its search for potential stadium site.