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Snell must elevate game over Dodgers

October 27, 2020 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. For all of his pitches, for all of his awards, this question remains about Blake Snell. Does he have the right stuff? Oh, he has the pitches. His fastball pops, and his slider snaps, and his curveball crackles. But for the Rays to win the biggest game of their history tonight, Snell […]

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Looking back on the Bucs’ win over the Raiders

October 27, 2020 general

5 Thoughts I can understand why the talent of Antonio Brown would be tempting, especially when a team’s receivers are hurt. But how will Brown adapt being the third choice in the huddle (at best)? Personally, I’d let it ride with Scotty Miller and avoid the hand grenades. 2. Lively discussion: Who’s better? Devin White […]

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Rays face elimination against Dodgers

October 26, 2020 general

Monday, 4 a.m. Are the Tampa Bay Rays finally out of miracles? By now, you have come to expect them. Someone, someone you would never expect, is going to be the catalyst to the latest victory. Somehow, like a gift from the sky, the Rays were going to find a way to win. Time and […]

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Bucs play second solid game in a row

October 26, 2020 general

Monday, 3 a.m. Suddenly, they are more than a gathering of talented codgers. Just like that, the Tampa Bay Bucs are a team. The Bucs won their second straight impressive game Sunday, running away from the Las Vegas Raiders in a 45-20 victory. Coupled with last week’s 38-10 win over Green Bay, the Bucs have […]

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Rays pull off the impossible in win over L.A.

October 25, 2020 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. Unbelievable. Incredible. Impossible. Of all of the comebacks in all of the stadiums, this was the unlikeliest on of them all for the Tampa Bay Rays. At once, it was the hero from nowhere showing up the grandest moment of them all, producing the wackiest, weirdest rally you could ever imagine. It […]

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FSU defense struggles in loss to Louisville

October 25, 2020 general

Sunday, 3 a.m. For a while, FSU could blame the previous coach. Maybe the coach before him. Now, it simply seems that the new reality at Florida State is that the football team just isn’t very good. The Seminoles were drubbed, 48-16, by a 2-4 Louisville team Saturday. They gave up 21 points in the […]

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Rays can’t slow down the Dodgers in Series

October 24, 2020 general

Saturday, 4 a.m. In the end, they got four hits. It seemed like less. They struck out 13 times. It seemed like more. They lost by four runs. It felt a lot more lopsided than that. The Tampa Bay Rays, if you judge by momentum, may be in their deepest hole yet in their World […]

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Bucs take a gamble on Brown’s talent

October 24, 2020 general

Saturday, 3 a.m. All the Bucs need now is someone to turn back the calendar to 2017. If they can do that, they should be in great shape. The Bucs are about to make their latest effort to recapture the past. According to sources, they have agreed on a one-year contract with bad boy wide […]

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Tulsa clobbers USF, whose slide continues

October 24, 2020 general

Saturday, 2 a.m. The USF Disaster Tour continues. And, man, what a tough season it is shaping up to be for new coach Jeff Scott. The Bulls, 1-5, were swamped by Tulsa Friday night in a 42-13 loss. Tulsa had 462 yards and took advantage of three USF turnovers. The Bulls played three quarterbacks, mostly […]

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Bucs to take on former coach in Jon Gruden

October 23, 2020 general

Friday, 4 a.m. The flavor didn’t last. The winning wasn’t forever. The scowl wore off. But there for a while, Jon Gruden was the perfect coach at the perfect time. For one magical season, he was the perfect supplement to a dynasty. He was filled with energy, and while working with him wasn’t the smoothest […]

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