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UF: 5 Things To Watch

UF: 5 Things To Watch

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Published: 09/01/15
Gators’ QB race isn’t nearing a finish line
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Gators’ QB race isn’t nearing a finish line

Are we back to those two-headed Gator quarterback days, Martin Fennelly asks, as in 1987, when Steve Spurrier switched out Doug Johnson and Noah Brindise about every snap? There may be a similar situation with Will Grier and Treon Harris.
Published: 08/31/15
Updated: 09/01/15

Bucs Hot Reads: QB Winston patient with struggling O-line

The Buccaneers’ rookie quarterback could be playing behind an offensive line that features two rookie starters in LT Donovan Smith and RG Ali Marpet. Through three preseason games, pass protection has been an issue.
Published: 08/31/15
Updated: 09/01/15
Gators’ Hargreaves might be best defensive player in the country

Gators’ Hargreaves might be best defensive player in the country

Entering his third season at the University of Florida, Vernon Hargreaves III is widely regarded as college football’s best defensive back, and he has the credentials to prove it.
Published: 08/31/15
Updated: 09/01/15
Rays Notes: ’ Kiermaier sprains ankle making spectacular catch

Rays Notes: ’ Kiermaier sprains ankle making spectacular catch

Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier talked before Monday’s game about how easy it is to rob home runs at Camden Yards with the stadium’s seven-foot high wall from left field to right-center field, and darned if Kiermaier didn’t do just that in the bottom of the first inning.
Published: 08/31/15
Updated: 09/01/15
Bucs: Winston’s ankle injury shouldn’t keep him out of opener

Bucs: Winston’s ankle injury shouldn’t keep him out of opener

Though he won’t be the one making the final call, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter probably answered the question of whether Jameis Winston will play in the team’s final preseason game against the Miami Dolphins o...
Published: 08/31/15
Updated: 09/01/15
Backed by three Rays homers, Archer gets his 12th win

Backed by three Rays homers, Archer gets his 12th win

The Rays hit three home runs and Kevin Kiermaier made a spectacular catch to support Chris Archer in a 6-3 victory against Baltimore.
Published: 08/31/15
Bucs notes: TE Wright traded to Lions for K Brindza

Bucs notes: TE Wright traded to Lions for K Brindza

TAMPA — Tim Wright is turning out to be prime trade bait for the Buccaneers.
Published: 08/31/15
Injury sidelines Jefferson’s Weldon for season

Injury sidelines Jefferson’s Weldon for season

TAMPA — Jefferson High junior quarterback Cade Weldon tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee after getting tackled on the first drive of the season Friday night and will be sidelined for the rest of the year, Jefferson coach Jeremy Earle confir...
Published: 08/31/15
No deal reached for Goodell, Brady in ‘Deflategate’

No deal reached for Goodell, Brady in ‘Deflategate’

NEW YORK — Last-minute settlement talks between lawyers for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have failed, leaving a judge to decide the fate of “Deflategate.”
Published: 08/31/15