Buccaneers’ Jameis Winston good to go for Sunday’s game vs. Bills

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s Jameis Winston tested his injured throwing shoulder in practice and will start Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter made the announcement Friday after the third-year quarterback worked with the first-team offense for the first time since spraining his right shoulder during last week’s 38-33 loss … [Read more…]

Gallery: Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader photo gallery

Arizona Cardinals strong safety Antoine Bethea (41) intercepts a pass intended for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) as Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel (28) defends during the second half. GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Adrian Peterson rushed for two touchdowns and 134 yards in an impressive Arizona debut and the Cardinals held off a … [Read more…]

Tampa Bay’s Largest Boat Show Sets Sail This Weekend at Tampa Convention Center

TAMPA, FL – The 2017 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show sets sail this weekend featuring the marine industry’s newest boats and accessories. Visitors to the Bay Area’s largest boat show can view hundreds of boats, including fishing boats, sailboats and yachts from the region’s top dealers. The event was originally scheduled for September, but was … [Read more…]

Pam Bondi: OJ Simpson not welcome in Florida

TAMPA, FL. – OJ Simpson could be a free man as early as this Sunday and there’s a strong likelihood he will move to the Sunshine State. But not everyone is welcoming the news. Florida Attorney General Mam Bondi sure isn’t. She made that clear in this letter to the Florida Department of Corrections Secretary. … [Read more…]

Vincent Lecavalier will be second player to have jersey retired by Tampa Bay Lightning

Vincent Lecavalier played in 1,037 games over 14 seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, tallying 383 goals and 491 assists for 874 points. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING PRESS RELEASE TAMPA BAY — The Tampa Bay Lightning will retire the No. 4 worn by the franchise’s all-time leading goal-scorer, Vincent Lecavalier, Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik announced … [Read more…]

Surprise Tropical Storm Emily hits Florida’s west coast; heavy rain from Tampa to Naples

Seemingly out of nowhere, Tropical Storm Emily emerged in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and will dump heavy rain over Florida through Tuesday. The season’s fifth named storm organized rapidly off Florida’s west coast early Monday and made landfall just north of Sarasota around 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. It was packing maximum sustained winds of … [Read more…]