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Fennelly: Carelessness in USF’s Big 12 pitch makes a fine school a joke

Fennelly: Carelessness in USF’s Big 12 pitch makes a fine school a joke

ST. PETERSBURG — Bigg 12, here they come!
Published: 08/17/16
Fairgrounds not discussed as potential Rays stadium site at meeting of team, Hillsborough officials

Fairgrounds not discussed as potential Rays stadium site at meeting of team, Hillsborough officials

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Rays executives met with Tampa and Hillsborough officials Monday to go over a half-dozen or more potential sites for a new ballpark, but this time the Florida State Fairgrounds was not in the mix.
Published: 08/16/16
Wil Myers’ emergence coming too late to help Rays

Wil Myers’ emergence coming too late to help Rays

NEW YORK — Wil Myers has good reason, besides seeing some old mates, to look forward to returning to the Trop tonight.
Published: 08/15/16
Tourism tax eyed for Rays ballpark by most Hillsborough commission candidates

Tourism tax eyed for Rays ballpark by most Hillsborough commission candidates

Whoever wins the District 6 seat is likely to face this hot-button question early in the term: Should the county try to lure the Rays with the promise of taxpayer money for a stadium? For five of the six, the answer is, “Possibly, if it comes from tourists.”
Published: 08/12/16
Some things you might have missed during Bucs’ loss to Eagles

Some things you might have missed during Bucs’ loss to Eagles

Some things you may have missed from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 17-9 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the preseason opener Thursday night.
Published: 08/12/16
Bucs to debut Mike Smith’s defense in preseason opener at Eagles

Bucs to debut Mike Smith’s defense in preseason opener at Eagles

Imagine what it was like for former Falcons head coach Mike Smith when he was hired as Bucs defensive coordinator to watch film of what he inherited. A year ago, the Bucs defenders weren’t just schooled. They were taken out at recess in front ...
Published: 08/11/16
Jones: Rays front office needs to step up to plate for Longoria

Jones: Rays front office needs to step up to plate for Longoria

Interesting comments last week from Evan Longoria.
Updated one month ago
For the boatless, check out these (mostly free) fishing piers

For the boatless, check out these (mostly free) fishing piers

As the sun beats down in another sweltering summer afternoon, a handful of fishing optimists cast lines off the north Skyway fishing pier. With the tide ripping out into the Gulf of Mexico, baits are drifted into the 20- to 25-foot deep water.
Updated one month ago
Tampa Bay Rays unveil website to solicit ideas for new stadium

Tampa Bay Rays unveil website to solicit ideas for new stadium

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays want to hear suggestions from you in the team’s quest to build a new baseball stadium.
Updated one month ago
Ex-Bucs coach Tony Dungy inducted in Pro Football Hall of Fame

Ex-Bucs coach Tony Dungy inducted in Pro Football Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio — Tony Dungy’s rise came after a fall. Had he not been cut as a player after three NFL seasons, the business major at Minnesota might never have become a football coach.
Updated one month ago
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