Looking back at Bucs loss to the 49ers

November 21, 2023 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. 5 Thoughts Just wondering. If another car passes Jamel Dean as he drives to work, and it doesn’t hit him, does it injure Dean anyway? 2. How long before Baker Mayfield is tall enough to ride a roller-coaster? 3. He could attack the line of scrimmage harder sometimes, but one Buc I […]

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Incomplete Bucs fall to 49ers

November 20, 2023 general

Monday, 4 a.m. Brock Purdy was perfect. The Tampa Bay Bucs, however, were not. Brandon Aiyuk was elusive. The Bucs were eluded. The San Francisco 49ers finished strong. The Bucs were finished early. And there you have it, the story of a complete team vs. one that still has flaws. The 49ers had a better […]

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Bolts rally three times to beat Oilers

November 19, 2023 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. In an up-and-down season for the Tampa Bay Lightning, this would count as one of the ups. How else would you call a game won in a comeback-back-back. Three times, the Bolts rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers Saturday afternoon at Amalie Arena. The Bolts trailed 2-0, then 3-2, then 4-3. Each […]

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FSU wins game, but loses star passer

November 19, 2023 general

Sunday, 3 a.m. FSU survived the minor scare. The major one may be yet to come. The Seminoles fell behind designated doormat North Alabama, 13-0, in the first period of Saturday night’s game. So what? The Seminoles scored 58 straight points to run their record to 11-0. Content beyond this point is for members only. […]

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49ers deserve to be favored over Bucs

November 18, 2023 general

Saturday, 4 a.m. Maybe the running game rises from the dead. Maybe the pass rush shows up. Maybe they can stop giving away a football field worth of penalties. Yeah, maybe you can see a way that the Tampa Bay Bucs can beat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. After that, maybe you can figure […]

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Bolts break scoring slump in victory

November 17, 2023 general

Friday, 4 a.m. Yippee, goals. The Tampa Bay Lightning , scoreless, punchless and hapless in its last two games, finally found the net again Thursday night in a 4-2 victory over Chicago. It snapped a three-game losing streak for the Bolts. In all, the Bolts’ scoreless streak lasted 1:46.50 of ice time. Brayden Point’s tip-in […]

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For Bucs to hang on, Evans must do the same

November 16, 2023 general

Thursday, 4 a.m. Imagine a football, spinning through the air. Imagine familiar hands, going up to catch it. Imagine Mike Evans in the end zone, posting up a safety as he has done for a decade. Now imagine the end of the play. Does Evans catch the ball, or does it slip through his fingers? […]

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Lightning shut out again in another loss

November 15, 2023 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. So this is what they mean by “plenty of nothing.” No win. No points. No goals. No Kucherov. No Stamkos. No point. No anyone. The Tampa Bay Lightning was shooting blanks again Tuesday night in St. Louis. The Bolts were shut out for the second straight night, 5-0. Content beyond this point […]

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Looking back on the Bucs win over the Titans

November 14, 2023 general

Tuesday, 4 am. 5 Thoughts So, we’re nine games into the season, and I get the feeling half of the fan base is still waiting to see Kyle Trask warm up. 2. Just wondering . How deep into the season do you have to be before a defensive linean can line up insides? 3. In […]

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Bucs defense batters a rookie QB

November 13, 2023 general

Monday, 4 a.m. This time, they treated the kid like a rookie. The Tampa Bay Bucs, a week after soft coverage against C.J. Stroud got them beat, came out with a different attack Sunday. They assaulted rookie Will Levis, harassing him, knocking him around.  The Bucs knocked Levis down a dozen times, and they sacked […]

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