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Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

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Bucs back away from state money for stadium improvements

Bucs back away from state money for stadium improvements

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have come up short in their bid to get state tax dollars to subsidize the planned $100 million renovation of Raymond James Stadium, at least for this year.
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16
Bucs miss deadline to qualify for state stadium money

Bucs miss deadline to qualify for state stadium money

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said Monday that three sports stadiums qualify for state sales tax money, but Raymond James Stadium in Tampa isn’t among them.
Published: 02/02/16
50 Tampa Bay area connections to Super Bowl history

50 Tampa Bay area connections to Super Bowl history

It’s the week of Super Bowl 50 — the Carolina Panthers vs. the Denver Broncos — a golden opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of America’s most prominent sporting event.
Published: 02/01/16
Updated: 02/02/16
AP survey: Concussions not most NFL players’ chief concern

AP survey: Concussions not most NFL players’ chief concern

During a 15-year NFL career that sent him pinballing over the middle of the field too many times to count, absorbing hits as wicked as they come, former Denver Broncos receiver Brandon Stokley endured injuries that literally ran from head to toe.
Published: 02/01/16
Bucs Winston, Martin excel in Pro Bowl; Wilson is MVP

Bucs Winston, Martin excel in Pro Bowl; Wilson is MVP

Russell Wilson threw three first-half touchdown passes and Bucs rookie Jameis Winston threw for two scores in the second half to lead Team Irvin to a 49-27 victory against Team Rice in the Pro Bowl.
Published: 01/31/16
Players skipping Pro Bowl en masse; game’s future in doubt

Players skipping Pro Bowl en masse; game’s future in doubt

TAMPA — It has been more than three years since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sounded the two-minute warning on the Pro Bowl.
Published: 01/30/16
New coordinator Monken wants Bucs’ offense to be fun, explosive

New coordinator Monken wants Bucs’ offense to be fun, explosive

Explosive plays, trick plays, even a fight song. Those are just a few of the things new offensive coordinator Todd Monken would like to weave into the fabric of the Bucs.
Published: 01/28/16
Bucs WR Jackson finalist for Salute to Service Award

Bucs WR Jackson finalist for Salute to Service Award

Bucs wide receiver Vincent Jackson and Colts punter Pat McAfee are the two finalists for the fifth annual Salute to Service Award presented by USAA.
Published: 01/28/16
QBs Newton, Winston are two of a kind
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QBs Newton, Winston are two of a kind

TAMPA — What a remarkable rookie season for Jameis Winston. He’s going to replace Tom Brady at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. True, he made it as an alternative, way down the list with all the other alternates. I think they called Joe Theisman...
Published: 01/28/16

FSU booster group to pay most attorney fees in settlement

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State University’s booster organization will pay most of the defense fees from a Title IX lawsuit brought by a former student who said the school failed to adequately investigate her allegation of being raped by qu...
Published: 01/26/16