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'Hard Knocks' star Bullough facing numbers game

'Hard Knocks' star Bullough facing numbers game

Bucs undrafted rookie linebacker Riley Bullough is perhaps the surprise star of HBO's "Hard Knocks" and has been productive in two preseason games, but Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said Tuesday that he's caught in a numbers game competing for a backup spo...
Published: 08/22/17
'Hard Knocks' effect: Jameis Winston jersey sales surging

'Hard Knocks' effect: Jameis Winston jersey sales surging

Two weeks into the national publicity of HBO's "Hard Knocks," Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston's No. 3 jerseys are selling well, as he made the biggest leap in this week's jersey report from Dick's Sporting Goods.Winston jumped up 35 spots in one week...
Published: 08/22/17
Jon Gruden, Rex Ryan meet with Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston on 'Hard Knocks'

Jon Gruden, Rex Ryan meet with Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston on 'Hard Knocks'

One of the interesting guest stars on HBO's "Hard Knocks", which covers every minute of the Bucs' training camp and preseason, has been Jon Gruden. The legendary former Tampa Bay coach has popped up from time to time, offering his take on the current...
Published: 08/22/17
Bucs roundtable: Which position is now thinnest?

Bucs roundtable: Which position is now thinnest?

Cornerback Brent Grimes has that gruesome "laceration."Tackle Demar Dotson has a groin injuryReserve QB Ryan Griffin's shoulder is sprained.And that's through two preseason games. So we asked the Tampa Bay Times' Bucs coverage team: At what positions...
Published: 08/22/17
And the most-searched NFL player in Florida is ...

And the most-searched NFL player in Florida is ...

The Bucs just faced the Jacksonville Jaguars in preseason, and open their 2017 season at the Miami Dolphins. So with the state's NFL competition ahead of and just behind the Bucs, who do you think is the NFL player most searched on Google by Floridia...
Published: 08/22/17
HomeTeam 25: Volleyball rankings for Tampa Bay

HomeTeam 25: Volleyball rankings for Tampa Bay

1. PlantLast season: 28-4This week: Thursday vs. BloomingdaleOutlook: The Panthers advanced to the Class 8A final last season. Several key players return this season, including top hitter Camryn Vogler, a junior. Senior libero Bailey Wilson, sophomor...
Published: 08/22/17
Tampa Bay Tech offense gains dimension with addition of RB Treshaun Ward

Tampa Bay Tech offense gains dimension with addition of RB Treshaun Ward

TAMPA — The playbook was pretty simple at Tampa Bay Tech. Snap the ball to quarterback Michael Penix and let him throw all over the field. That also meant defending the Titans wasn't all that difficult. Drop linemen into coverage, rush Penix an...
Published: 08/22/17

Cowboys Ring of Honor members take a walk, reminisce

FRISCO, Texas — Emmitt Smith is the NFL's all-time leading rusher. He helped the Cowboys win three Super Bowls in the 1990s as part of the famed "Triplets" alongside quarterback Troy Aikman and receiver Michael Irvin.All three were on hand for ...
Published: 08/22/17
Rays vs. Blue Jays, 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, Tropicana Field

Rays vs. Blue Jays, 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, Tropicana Field

Tonight: vs. Blue Jays7:10, Tropicana FieldTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.Promotion: $2 tickets for kid...
Published: 08/21/17
Do Rays, Corey Dickerson have a 'second wind'?

Do Rays, Corey Dickerson have a 'second wind'?

ST. PETERSBURG — There was the time in late May when Corey Dickerson hit a ball that bounced in front of the plate, swatted it for a double. He hit anything that moved wherever it moved. He was that good.Now the Rays All-Star, once the American...
Published: 08/21/17