1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Take Bold Choices into Final Two Games

    The rebuilding Tampa Bay Buccaneers scored well in the 2010 draft with Gerald McCoy, Mike Williams, Cody Grimm, Arrelious Benn and others, but their post-draft moves have been exemplary...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Tracks Seek Fan Input to Attract More Fans

    NASCAR is aware of the empty seats at races across the U.S. and is doing something that many organizations often ignore—they are listening to fans. Not only do they listen to fans, they initiate changes to accommodate them...

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  3. FYI WIRZ: Daytona's New Asphalt Gets Fast Workout By Four-, Two-Wheel Experts

    Owing to an early completion of Daytona International Speedway’s repaving by Lane Construction, NASCAR guys invaded the venerated track for a two-day Goodyear tire test...

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  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Playoff Math On, Performance Off

    With two games to go in the season, the Buccaneers are still mathematically alive. But with the injured reserve home to veteran and rookie players that have made a difference this year, odds for postseason play are dwindling...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: Daytona Repaving Done, Track Tested, Drivers React

    The roar of racing engines recently replaced the growl of working diesels as Lane Construction Company finished repaving the famous track several weeks before a Jan...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: Performance Racing Industry Show Draws Crowds and Kid Speed

    Speed in motorsports is for all ages. Speed is always about numbers too, big numbers: 1,000 motorsports companies displaying countless products—engineering...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: Performance Racing Industry Show Draws Crowds, Stories and Floor Speed

    Speed is always about numbers, but these numbers are impressive: 1,000 motorsports companies displaying countless products—engineering...

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  8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Week 13 Rankings Against the Winning Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons have lost only two games this season, but they come into Raymond James Stadium on Sunday in Tampa, Florida favored by only three points...

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  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Sons Swarm To Pensacola's Snowball Derby, NASCAR Girl Wins

    NASCAR racing is over for the season and so too is the Sprint Cup gala banquet in Las Vegas, but stock car racing got one more burst of excitement with the Snowflake 100 and Snowball Derby 300 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida this weekend...

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  10. FYI WIRZ: Cody Coughlin Brings NHRA Legacy, Gets Top NASCAR Mentors

    JEGS has been all about speed since Jeg Coughlin Sr. founded high a performance parts company more than 50 years ago to compensate his growing drag racing hobby. Coughlin and his four sons, John, Mike, Troy and Jeg Jr...

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  11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Is Hurdle To Playoffs More No-Huddle Plays?

    It seems like every time the Tampa Bay Buccaneer offense went into a no-huddle mode during their surprising 2010 season, they either won in a comeback or lost while getting close...

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  12. NFL Rankings Week 12: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a 4-1 record on the road this season and face perhaps their stiffest road challenge this week in Baltimore...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Homestead Finishers Talk Before and After the Race

    The top five drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week— Carl Edwards , Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Aric Almirola and A.J. Allmendinger—ran to the front to finish the 1...

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  14. NASCAR's Top Drivers Talk Homestead, the Chase and the Finale

    The top five Chase drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week—Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth—talk the 1...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Five Phoenix Finishers Talk Before and After Race

    Carl Edwards swept the Nationwide and Sprint Cup events at Phoenix International Raceway this past weekend. Ryan Newman, Joey Logano, Greg Biffle and Jimmie Johnson finished in the top five of the Sprint Cup race...

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  16. Motorcycle Drag Racing: Top Fuel at 240 MPH Goes Faster Than the Economy

    What does an industry do when the troubled economy crunches a niche sport, motorcycle drag racing and a primary sanction can’t function because of reduced support in mid-season? Go faster...

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  17. NHRA's Top Contenders Talk Pomona and Countdown Championship, FYI WIRZ

    The top eight “Countdown to One” contenders in the NHRA Full Throttle Series professional classes this week—Larry Dixon vs. Tony Schumacher, Matt Hagan vs. John Force, Greg Anderson vs Mike Edwards, Andrew Hines vs...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Drivers Talk Phoenix and the Chase

    The top five Chase drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week — Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth — talk the one-mile oval ...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Five Texas Finishers Talk Before and After Race

    The top five finishers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week— Denny Hamlin , Matt Kenseth, Mark Martin, Joey Logano and Greg Biffle—talk about the battle on the 1...

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  20. NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Surprise with Young Team

    National Football League pundits viewed the 2010 performance of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as likely to match the 2009 dismal results of three wins and 13 losses...

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  21. NFL Rankings Week 9: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    With nine games remaining, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face four teams with winning records (the Seahawks lead their division with a 4-3 record and the Ravens are tied for the ...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Five Talk Texas and The Chase

    The top five Chase drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week—Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch—talk about the 1.5-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

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  23. NASCAR and NHRA: Chase Playoff Analysis

    You may not be a fan of the playoff systems used by NASCAR and NHRA, but it can't be argued with much validity that insurmountable point leads create drama...

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  24. NHRA Full Throttle: Big Color, Fast Job

    It seems that colorful paint schemes are as much a part of motorsports as engines and tires. Obviously, the fast job of driving those cars has many challenges and thrills...

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  25. NHRA Full Throttle Series Is No Ghost in Las Vegas Desert

    Las Vegas, Nevada is the ultimate adult playground for most visitors. Everything there seems to be grand or larger. Probably too, choosing Halloween weekend for your fun trek, costume or not, makes for a good fit...

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