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Tribune’s prep athletes of the week

Tribune’s prep athletes of the week

The Tampa Tribune’s Athletes of the Week: Kathryn Attar (volleyball) of Wharton and Darrian McNeal (football) of Armwood.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips charged with killing cellmate

Former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips charged with killing cellmate

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a central California prison.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Contenders aiming for FSU’s crown

Contenders aiming for FSU’s crown

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference recently produced a Heisman Trophy winner, a No. 1 overall draft pick, a BCS champion and a playoff team.
Published: 09/02/15
Rays notes:  Triple-A was time well spent for Moore

Rays notes: Triple-A was time well spent for Moore

Tampa Bay LHP Matt Moore didn’t want to talk about the “whys” surrounding his early August demotion to Triple A, but he said he benefited from his time at Durham, even calling it a growth moment....
Published: 09/02/15
Arencibia’s six RBIs lead Rays to 11-2 rout of Orioles

Arencibia’s six RBIs lead Rays to 11-2 rout of Orioles

Catcher J.P. Arencibia had six RBIs to tie a team record and support Drew Smyly's stellar start as the Rays topped the Orioles.
Published: 09/01/15
Updated: 09/02/15
Bucs Hot Reads: Defense has identity in mind

Bucs Hot Reads: Defense has identity in mind

Unlike some of their recent predecessors, the 2015 Buccaneers are not suffering from any type of identity crisis. On the defensive side of the ball, at least, they know exactly what they want to be.
Published: 09/01/15
Bucs still looking for solutions on special teams

Bucs still looking for solutions on special teams

Throughout his nine seasons as head coach of the Bears, Lovie Smith walked into NFL stadiums knowing his special teams units were among the league’s best. But now, on the brink of Tampa Bay’s 2015 opener, a potential winning edge has turned into a scramble for reliability.
Published: 09/01/15
Bucs notes: Ex-Bears CB Jennings visits One Buc Place

Bucs notes: Ex-Bears CB Jennings visits One Buc Place

A Buccaneers team already replete with former Bears players might be on the cusp of adding yet another member of the team Lovie Smith coached before returning to Tampa last year.
Published: 09/01/15
Seminoles enter season as underdogs with something to prove

Seminoles enter season as underdogs with something to prove

History. It's a familiar concept for Florida State University's football program, which makes a habit of registering jaw-dropping milestones.
Published: 09/01/15
Tampa Prep center Juwan Durham commits to UConn

Tampa Prep center Juwan Durham commits to UConn

Tampa Prep senior center Juwan Durham, one of the most highly recruited players in the country, announced his verbal committed to the University of Connecticut on Tuesday, choosing the Huskies over Miami, Louisville, Florida and Florida State.
Published: 09/01/15