Bucs’ Antoine Winfield Jr. nominated Walter Payton Man of the Year

Antoine Winfield Jr. is enjoying the kind of season on the field that could win him another Pro Bowl nomination. His achievements off the field, however, have already been recognized and might lead to one of the NFL’s highest honours. The Buccaneers’ nomination for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award is Winfield. Since … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning beats Hurricanes at 3-0

On Tuesday night, Jonas Johansson made 32 saves, Brayden Point scored and assisted, and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Hurricanes 3-0. The other Tampa Bay goals came from Alex Barré-Boulet and Nicholas Paul. Pyotr Kochetkov made 20 saves for the Hurricanes, who have now lost three in a row and are 2-4 on their … Read more

Cozens scores in OT, lifts Buffalo Sabres to 3-2 win over Tampa Bay Lightning

After the Sabres failed to hold a one-goal lead in the third period, Dylan Cozens stepped up and scored 1:46 into overtime to give Buffalo its first win of the season, a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Buffalo wasted a 2-0 lead in the first period, and Brandon Hagel scored … Read more

Jonas Johansson shines in first start as Lightning beat Predators 5-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Nashville Predators 5-3 in the NHL regular-season opener on Tuesday night, with Jonas Johansson making 28 stops in his first start in place of the injured Andrei Vasilevskiy. Nicholas Paul had two third-period power-play goals. Johansson was brought in as Vasilevskiy’s backup. Vasilevskiy had back surgery two weeks ago … Read more

Buccaneers’ offense struggle in 25-11 loss to defending NFC champion Eagles

Jalen Hurts threw a touchdown, ran for another, and led the Eagles on a game-winning drive that lasted over nine minutes as Philadelphia remained undefeated with a 25-11 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night. The reigning NFC champions, who won their first eight games a year ago, are 3-0 for the first … Read more

Rays announce deal for new ballpark in St. Petersburg – what’s next?

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St. Petersburg is celebrating the momentous announcement about the Tropicana Field site’s future plans. Now that the plans have been revealed, the question is what will happen next. There’s a lot more in store for taxpayers, as well as a lot of money on the line for city leaders. The $1.3 million pavilion-style covered stadium … Read more

Online sports betting close to resuming in Florida

The Seminole Tribe of Florida earned a significant victory in federal court on Monday, which could result in the resumption of its online sports betting business after a two-year hiatus. A contract between Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe made sports betting lawful, but the compact was found unconstitutional in 2021 because it let … Read more

Osleivis Basabe hits grand slam as Rays rally late to beat Rockies

Osleivis Basabe blasted a grand slam to finish a nine-run eighth inning for the AL wild card-leading Tampa Bay Rays, who defeated the Colorado Rockies 12-4 on Tuesday night. Basabe is stepping in at shortstop for Wander Franco, who is on the MLB disabled list while authorities in the Dominican Republic investigate him for an … Read more

Guardian’s Tanner Bibee wins 7th consecutive decision as they beat Tampa Bay Rays 9-2

Tanner Bibee pitched a seven-inning shutout as the Cleveland Guardians defeated the AL wild-card-leading Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep. In seven innings, Bibee (9-2) allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out five. The Guardians had 15 hits, including home runs by Andrés Giménez and Gabriel Arias. Cleveland … Read more

The History of Tampa Bay Buccaneers: A Tale of Trials, Triumphs, and NFL Tenacity

The history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is rich and noteworthy, marking a significant chapter in the tapestry of the NFL. Established in 1976, the Buccaneers, often simply referred to as the Bucs, have evolved from humble beginnings to become one of the league’s prominent franchises. Their journey, from early challenges to triumphant victories, reflects … Read more