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Willie Taggart inherited a rough offensive line situation that has gotten even worse

Willie Taggart inherited a rough offensive line situation that has gotten even worse

Take your pick of ugly stats or stories about how bad Florida State's offensive line is. Like how only three teams in the nation have allowed more tackles for a loss than FSU (27). Or how one of the most talented running back units in the country ran...
Published: 09/17/18
Gators journal: Vols’ 1998 national title squad a sore spot with Mullen

Gators journal: Vols’ 1998 national title squad a sore spot with Mullen

The Gators are likely to encounter a little extra wattage Saturday evening inside Neyland Stadium, where Tennessee's 1998 national title team will be honored.It's a nostalgia kick that still makes Dan Mullen wince.The first-year Gators coach was a gr...
Published: 09/17/18
Buccaneers AfterMath: We have a quarterback controversy, Tampa Bay

Buccaneers AfterMath: We have a quarterback controversy, Tampa Bay

TAMPA — Jameis Winston isn’t here. Ryan Fitzpatrick is.And in place of the suspended Winston, Fitzpatrick passed for 402 yards and four touchdowns Sunday and led the Buccaneers to a stunning 27-21 upset over the defending Super Bowl champ...
Published: 09/17/18
Lightning’s Cal Foote may be the NHL’s most appropriately named player

Lightning’s Cal Foote may be the NHL’s most appropriately named player

TAMPA — No player on the Lightning's 61-man roster has a more fitting or appropriate name than defenseman Cal Foote.And it's not even close.Actually, good luck finding a last name on any NHL roster that fits better. Foote, Tampa Bay's first-rou...
Published: 09/17/18
HomeTeam 15: Football power rankings, Week 5

HomeTeam 15: Football power rankings, Week 5

There were some tight games that included last-minute comebacks, but the results were largely expected this past week. That was a break from the upsets during the first three weeks that caused plenty of shifting in the rankings.Elite status1. Tampa B...
Published: 09/17/18
Gators lose Malik Davis to broken foot

Gators lose Malik Davis to broken foot

Gators TB Malik Davis has encountered his second major setback in as many seasons.Coach Dan Mullen announced Monday that Davis, Hillsborough County's all-time leading prep rusher, suffered a broken foot in Saturday's 48-10 triumph against Colorado St...
Published: 09/17/18
Charlie Strong still not happy with USF’s start against Illinois

Charlie Strong still not happy with USF’s start against Illinois

TAMPA — USF coach Charlie Strong was obviously happy with how his Bulls rebounded Saturday to turn a 16-7 halftime deficit into a 25-19 road win over Illinois. But he was displeased with the first-half performance that got them in that hol...
Published: 09/17/18
Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — He’s back. Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3. "I was impressed with how well he attacked his rehab throughout the offseason," coach Doug Pederson s...
Published: 09/17/18
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Ryan Fitzpatrick leads Bucs to 2-0 start

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Ryan Fitzpatrick leads Bucs to 2-0 start

FitzMagic continues as Ryan Fitzpatrick leads the Bucs to their first 2-0 start since 2010, beating the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles, 27-21.Fitzpatrick throws for over 400 yards and four touchdowns for the second game in a row, while the...
Published: 09/17/18
Bucs-Eagles: Ryan Fitzpatrick, teammates are not who we thought they were

Bucs-Eagles: Ryan Fitzpatrick, teammates are not who we thought they were

TAMPA  — Ryan Fitzpatrick was ready to dress for success. After shredding the Philadelphia Eagles for 402 yards passing and four touchdowns in a 27-21 win Sunday, once again he was helped out by receiver DeSean Jackson.First, he put on the...
Published: 09/16/18
Updated: 09/17/18