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Mike Evans stands behind Michael Bennett

Mike Evans stands behind Michael Bennett

Bucs receiver Mike Evans was signing autographs for children after Bucs practice on Saturday. As he signed, he talked about Seattle defensive and former Buc Michael Bennett, who last Friday sat during the national anthem and who says he will continue...
Updated: 2 months ago
Man, I miss Planet Simeon

Man, I miss Planet Simeon

Who needs a total eclipse of the sun when Simeon Rice, former Bucs sack king and cosmic force, is in town? Rice was at One Buccaneer Place the other day to watch practice and tutor Bucs pass rushers, including defensive ends Noah Spence and Ryan R...
Updated: 2 months ago
Tino Martinez thinks Derek Jeter has what it takes to run Marlins

Tino Martinez thinks Derek Jeter has what it takes to run Marlins

The sale of the Miami Marlins to Derek Jeter and his partners (a guy named Michael Jordan is also chipping in) awaits approval by Major League Baseball. But Jeter’s friend, former teammate  and fellow Tampa resident Tino Martinez never dou...
Updated: 2 months ago
Fennelly: An apology to Roberto Aguayo

Fennelly: An apology to Roberto Aguayo

The other day, writing about the Bucs waiving kicker Roberto Aguayo, I began this way: “Goodbye-o.” It thought it was funny and meant no harm. It sounded like Aguayo’s last name, which happens to end in ‘o.’ But it was T...
Updated: 2 months ago
Tim Tebow: The difference between Tebow and 'Timmy'

Tim Tebow: The difference between Tebow and 'Timmy'

The Tim Tebow Tour continues tonight when Tebow and the St. Lucie Mets again play the Tampa Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field. As part of All Things Tebow, the Times spoke with Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen, who was Florida’...
Updated: 2 months ago
Rays playing zombie baseball at worst time

Rays playing zombie baseball at worst time

ST. PETERSBURG Despite piling up two runs, the Rays fell again to the Red Sox on Wednesday night. At least we can now drop that winning the AL East nonsense. At the worst possible time – as if there is ever a good time – the Rays are roll...
Updated: 2 months ago
Go figure, or try to figure, AL wild card chase

Go figure, or try to figure, AL wild card chase

ST. PETERSBURG Rays fans, here are some important Tropicana Field tips: Think about bringing your own food. Think about bringing six sets of eyes. This might be a moot point if the Rays never hit again, but the art of scoreboard watching has become a...
Updated: 2 months ago

Wade Boggs happily returns to the Trop

ST. PETERSBURG Baseball Hall of Famer and 3,000-hit man Wade Boggs, who retired as a Ray after the 1999 season, is back at Tropicana Field for this two-game series against the Red Sox. Boggs, 59 and Tampa’s own, is serving as a Red Sox TV analy...
Updated: 2 months ago
Will someone take a stand and hire Colin Kaepernick?

Will someone take a stand and hire Colin Kaepernick?

Jay Cutler now works for the Miami Dolphins. Colin Kaepernick works for no one. No, he doesn’t fit many NFL offenses. But that’s a sham at this point. The man deserves a chance. So far, not one NFL team agrees, even with all the drif...
Updated: 2 months ago
Steve Bartman, Lord of the Rings

Steve Bartman, Lord of the Rings

LOS ANGELES, the year 2023 A 22-year-old fan fell out of the stands, haphazardly ran onto the field at Dodger Stadium on Monday night and kicked away a ground ball headed for a sure double play late in the Dodgers’ eventual 3-2 loss in Game 3 o...
Updated: 3 months ago