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Sports on Twitter: Which pro teams have seen largest growth?

Sports on Twitter: Which pro teams have seen largest growth?

Two years ago, we took a close look at the official Twitter accounts for all teams in the four major pro sports leagues — NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL — to compare the followings and see which had the best reach in social media.That gave us a wi...
Published: 07/10/18
Staring through the Bucs abyss

Staring through the Bucs abyss

Bucs training camp is now less than a month away, and it feels like dark clouds have gathered around One Buc Place.It happened suddenly.Just a few weeks ago, I wrote how it felt as if the Bucs were starting to take steps toward improvement and there ...
Published: 07/07/18
Random: Warren Sapp praised by … Hunter S. Thompson?

Random: Warren Sapp praised by … Hunter S. Thompson?

I'll try to play this straight, for maximum effect: Former Bucs defensive tackle Warren Sapp drew praise from famed author and gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson in a 1998 letter written to the Colts lobbying for them to draft Ryan Leaf over Peyton ...
Published: 07/06/18
Bucs’ Jameis Winston, fiancee welcome baby boy Antonor

Bucs’ Jameis Winston, fiancee welcome baby boy Antonor

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston and his fiancee Breion Allen have announced the birth of their first child, a baby boy named Antonor, born Friday."The Prince is here!!" Winston wrote to caption a video posted to his Instagram story, showing the baby ...
Published: 07/05/18
Bucs’ Jason Pierre-Paul to fans: ‘Be safe’ in celebrating 4th of July

Bucs’ Jason Pierre-Paul to fans: ‘Be safe’ in celebrating 4th of July

Jason Pierre-Paul, preparing for his first season with the Bucs, had a graphic reminder for his fans on Tuesday night of how important it is to be careful with fireworks while celebrating the 4th of July tonight.The Pro Bowl defensive end from USF po...
Published: 07/04/18
Bucs’ Brate stands up for Winston: ‘He’s a great teammate’

Bucs’ Brate stands up for Winston: ‘He’s a great teammate’

Bucs tight end Cameron Brate, making an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Tuesday, spoke about quarterback Jameis Winston's three-game suspension and how the Bucs can handle things in his absence."It's going to be tough. Jameis is the starting quar...
Published: 07/03/18
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Booger McFarland on Monday Night Football, Bucs and more

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Booger McFarland on Monday Night Football, Bucs and more

Booger McFarland joins Rick Stroud to talk about his start in broadcasting six years ago, his new job on Monday Night Football and growing up in Louisiana.He also talks about the influences Warren Sapp and Tony Dungy had on him and missing out o...
Published: 07/03/18
Bucs’ Josh Robinson draws hoops praise from Mark Cuban

Bucs’ Josh Robinson draws hoops praise from Mark Cuban

NFL players can be on the other side of celebrity sightings as well.Bucs defensive back Josh Robinson, the team's special-teams captain last season, was enjoying the down time of what limited offseason the NFL schedule allows when he lucked out with ...
Published: 07/03/18
What to do with Jameis Winston? Bucs fans react

What to do with Jameis Winston? Bucs fans react

In the wake of Jameis Winston's three-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy, we wrote a story Saturday about John Schuzer, a lifelong Bucs fan from Illinois who decided to mail the team his No. 3 Winston jersey, saying he lo...
Published: 07/02/18
Lifelong Bucs fan mails his Winston jersey to team: ‘I won’t wear it’

Lifelong Bucs fan mails his Winston jersey to team: ‘I won’t wear it’

John Schuzer has been a Bucs fan since their first season in 1976, when he decided he liked the new team from Florida much better than his father's Cardinals or his grandfather's Lions.Despite living in Illinois, he's had season tickets since 2007, a...
Published: 06/30/18
Updated: 07/02/18