You can call it a scandal, and perhaps history will soon agree. Maybe all of the investigations and probes will point to a recognizable villain, and we'll start referring to the whole affair …
ST. PETERSBURG — Ask around the Rays, from players to staff to front-office execs to principal owner Stuart Sternberg, and you hear abundantly that the biggest difference in manager Kevin Cash from his first year in charge to finishing his second is how much more comfortable he seems in the job.
To play or not to play. That is the question.
TAMPA — One week, you love Jameis Winston. Admit it. He throws perfect arcing passes that hit two receivers in their hands in the end zone. You praise him. The Bucs beat the Falcons, on the road, in the season opener.
The monthlong stretch that crashed their season. They trotted off the Trop turf June 15 at 31-32 after beating the Mariners 3-2 in 13 innings on Logan Morrison's walkoff walk, then went into a dizzying spiral that left them 34-54 at the All-Star break and, for all intents and purposes, done. …
CLEARWATER — Police officers have arrested a Clearwater man and accused him of calling in a bomb threat to Morton Plant Hospital late Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground. It's unclear if there was anything in the man's hands.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — After years of second-half dominance over rival Tennessee, No. 19 Florida finally cracked Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS — Musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
TAMPA — C Brian Boyle's practice ended a little early Saturday after the heel of D Braydon Coburn's stick blade caught him in the nose during a 1-on-1 drill.
TAMPA — USF scored on Florida State shortly after noon Saturday, just 17 seconds into the game. First play from scrimmage, Quinton Flowers to Rodney Adams, 84 yards.
On with the USF coming-out party.
Was FSU staring at another Louisville?
The Seminoles were reeling.
They needed an answer, …
Donald Trump returns to must-win Florida on Tuesday for a rally in Melbourne....
UPDATE, 3:37: Cash said one reason for Andriese's improvement has been doing a good job of following the game plan. ... Dickerson's improvement has been one of the bright spots of the final month, Cash said. ... Franklin said his previously strained left hamstring has improved enough to run the bases, and even to steal bases, but he will be limited to DH duty for now.
Red Sox lineup
It's a Bucs game almost more notable for who's missing -- injured stars like Doug Martin and Robert Ayers, arrested/waived players like Austin Seferian-Jenkins -- but there's plenty to keep an eye on in the Bucs' home opener against the Rams on Sunday afternoon....