1. Tampa Bay Lightning: Good News On and Off the Ice

    The Tampa Bay Lightning rallied from a second period deficit to secure an important win while, off the ice, Boston stock market mogul Jeffery Vinik has officially closed on a deal that secures his ownership of the hockey club...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 130 reads 2 comments

  2. 2010 NFL Draft: Where Does Tim Tebow Fit in the Bucs' Draft Plans?

    Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow did everything he could at the Senior Bowl to prove to critics that he can be a legitimate NFL quarterback, but he struggled during the week leading up to the game...

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  3. Mike Smith's Return Not Enough for Bolts To Stop Capitals Express

    The faucet is running cold again for the hot and cold Tampa Bay Lightning, as the Bolts dropped their second straight game...

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  4. St. Pete City Council Displaying Why Tampa Bay Rays Need To Be in Tampa

    The Hatfield's and the McCoy's are at it again, with Major League Baseball caught in the crossfire. After a failed attempt to get a new stadium for the Rays built in Downtown St...

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  5. Boston-Based Financier Could Purchase Lightning But Trade Vinny

    Since being drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1998 NHL Entry draft, trade rumors have circled superstar Vincent Lecavalier throughout his career...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 338 reads 1 comments

  6. Niitty Gritty: Lightning Netminder Helps Tampa Bay Enter Playoff Log Jam

    The Tampa Bay Lightning joined seven other Eastern Conference teams within one point of each other for the three final playoffs spots in the conference...

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  7. Don't Call It a Comeback: USFL's Return Could Cause Trouble for the NFL

    It's in the dark recesses of memory in the ownership corridors of the NFL. It's talked about in hushed tones, like a child whispering to Momma about the boogieman that's going to get them...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 456 reads 4 comments

  8. Cloudy Skies: Is Tampa Bay Losing The Rays?

    After struggling at the gate for the majority of the their existence, the Tampa Bay Rays may be looking to head elsewhere, at least that's what a report from MLB.com's Peter Gammons would have you believe...

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  9. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Top 10 Needs Going into the Offseason

    When you finish the season 3-13, your team is going to have holes all over the football field. If the Buccaneers can address most (if not all) of these needs, they may be competitive next season...

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  10. Broken Bolts: Tampa Bay Lightning's Financial Troubles Come To a Head

    The Tampa Bay Lightning got a dramatic victory at home last night against the Toronto Maple Leafs, but stormier financial skies are appearing on the horizon for the embattled hockey franchise...

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  11. BJ Upton, Tampa Bay Rays Head To Arbitration Just $300,000 Apart

    While the Rays were able to come to agreement with three of their arbitration-eligible players before the deadline to file, one is headed for the potentially contentious hearing, for a mere $300,000...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 289 reads 1 comments

  12. Changes in Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Coaching Staff to be Announced Soon

    Buccanners wide receivers coach Richard Mann, a holdover from the Jon Gruden regime, will not be returning to the Buccaneers this season. That much we know. Who, if anyone, will join him on the unemployment line remains to be seen...

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  13. Road Weaklings: Tampa Bay Lightning's Away Woes Derailing Playoff Chances

    Oh what a difference a week makes in the NHL. Just seven days ago, we were buzzing about the Lightning's dominant victory over one of the league's best teams...

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  14. Report: Former Buccaneers First-Round Pick Gaines Adams Dead at 26

    Oh my...from the "you hope this isn't true" file. Two reports from Greenville, South Carolina say Gaines Adams, 26, has passed away from unknown causes. Adams was rushed to the emergency room and pronounced dead on Sunday morning...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 411 reads 3 comments

  15. Good News, Bad News for the Tampa Bay Lightning

    The Tampa Bay Lightning's starting goaltender, Mike Smith, has not sustained another concussion, easing the fears of many Lightning fans...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 118 reads 1 comments

  16. Bolts, Caps Unleash Hell but Tampa Bay Slays Another Dragon

    After ending a long drought against the New Jersey Devils earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked to take down another bad streak last night against the division rival Washington Capitals...

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  17. New USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin Is a Scumbag

    First, let me apologize to former Tampa Bay Buccaneers great defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin for the title of this column. I know it's tough to read that kind of headline about your kid, but as they say, if truth was a knife it would cut the deepest...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 2,283 reads 19 comments

  18. Blinded By The Light: Bolts Finish Off Devils In Blackout Game

    For the beloved Bolts, this was a game they had to have. Against the Eastern Conference's best team—a team that had beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning 10 straight times—the Lightning ...

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  19. Bolts Left in the Dark Against New Jersey

    In ten straight meetings, the Tampa Bay Lightning had lost to the New Jersey Devils. Last night, it appeared the streak would be over as the Lightning built a 3-0 lead against the Eastern Conference's best team...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 93 reads 1 comments

  20. Raheem Morris Continues the Dream, He's Back at Tampa Bay for 2010

    Despite struggling in his first season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris will return for another season according to a report from Buccaneer flagship station 620 WDAE...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 293 reads 1 comments

  21. Tampa Bay Lightning Midseason Report

    The Tampa Bay Lightning reached the threshold of 41 games today with a 3-1 victory over the Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins, bringing their season record back over .500...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 146 reads 3 comments

  22. Hey, Raheem Morris, Thanks for Trying, but it's Time for a Real Coach

    The Buccaneers completed their worst season since 1991 with an underwhelming 20-10 loss at home to the Atlanta Falcons...

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  23. Tampa Bay Bucs-Atlanta Falcons Preview: Making 2010 a New Odyssey

    Before we begin, I just wanted to wish you and your families a very happy and prosperous New Year. The dropping of the ball in Times Square always leads to renewed hope...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 497 reads 11 comments

  24. The Big Not-So Easy: Buccaneers Shock the Playoff-Bound Saints

    Raheem Morris may have just given the Glazers a moment for a pause. Amid reports that his owners have reached out to a former Super Bowl winning coach to talk about his job, Morris' Tampa Bay ...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 409 reads 4 comments

  25. Cowher Power in Tampa Bay? Bucs Contact Bill Cowher

    The Chin could be in for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network is reporting that according to sources with knowledge of the situation, the Buccaneers have contacted Bill Cowher about their head coaching position in 2010...

    JC De La Torre Written by JC De La Torre about almost 5 years ago 1,408 reads 6 comments