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Lightning’s Callahan is thorn in foes’ side

Lightning’s Callahan is thorn in foes’ side

NEW YORK — The impact Ryan Callahan has for the Lightning rarely shows up on a score sheet.
Published: 05/02/16
Bucs grant Barth's request, release kicker after Aguayo drafted

Bucs grant Barth's request, release kicker after Aguayo drafted

TAMPA — For the third time in three years, the Buccaneers have kicked the most accurate kicker in franchise history to the curb. This time, though, it came at the kicker’s request.
Published: 05/02/16
Collect call: 2016 Topps Major League Soccer

Collect call: 2016 Topps Major League Soccer

Soccer is called “the beautiful game,” and while I do not follow it with the fervor of some people, I do appreciate a well-played match. I also enjoy colorful, nice-looking cards.
Published: 05/02/16
Bolts notes: Condra returns to practice after ugly Game 1 hit

Bolts notes: Condra returns to practice after ugly Game 1 hit

The familiar toothless grin worn by Erik Condra returned to Lightning practice on Monday.
Published: 05/02/16

Bucs sign 19 undrafted rookie free agents

The Bucs announced the signing of 19 undrafted free agents ahead of a three-day rookie minicamp that starts Friday.
Published: 05/02/16
Bucs DE Ayers could move inside with addition of Spence

Bucs DE Ayers could move inside with addition of Spence

The Bucs chose not to add a defensive tackle during this year’s draft, opting instead to stand pat on what some believe to be an area of need.
Published: 05/02/16
Forget winners, losers; think NFL draft trends

Forget winners, losers; think NFL draft trends

Figuring out who won or lost in an NFL draft takes years, not hours. Finding trends is a whole lot easier.
Published: 05/02/16
Rays notes: After 48 steals, Conger gets his man

Rays notes: After 48 steals, Conger gets his man

C Hank Conger caught his first base runner attempting to steal since May 29, 2015, when he threw out Ezequiel Carrera trying to steal second to end the fifth inning Sunday. That ended a streak of 48 straight successful steals.
Published: 05/02/16

Storm fall to 0-4 after close call against Sharks

Quarterback Tommy Grady found Prechae Rodriguez for an 8-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to give the Jacksonville Sharks a 33-27 win over the Tampa Bay Storm on Sunday at Amalie Arena.
Published: 05/02/16
Keselowski survives massive late-race crash to take Talladega

Keselowski survives massive late-race crash to take Talladega

Brad Keselowski won a crash-fest that was dominated by multiple wrecks that caused millions of dollars in damage to race teams. It was Keselowski’s fourth career win at Talladega and second victory of the season, and ended Joe Gibbs Racing’s streak of four consecutive victories.
Published: 05/02/16