Monday, October 22, 2018

Sports

The timing of Kwon Alexander’s injury could not have been worse

The timing of Kwon Alexander’s injury could not have been worse

TAMPA — Kwon Alexander walked out of the training room at Raymond James Stadium on crutches at halftime Sunday, just as the Bucs were about to leave the locker room. By then, doctors had all but confirmed he tore the anterior cruciate ligament ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
A tale of two picks: Inside Jameis Winston’s interceptions against Cleveland

A tale of two picks: Inside Jameis Winston’s interceptions against Cleveland

TAMPA — Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston threw two interceptions in Sunday's 26-23 overtime win over Cleveland, but head coach Dirk Koetter said Monday that Winston's second pick wasn't his fault.With the Bucs running a two-minute drill late in ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: James Gordon and Taylor Stone

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: James Gordon and Taylor Stone

James Gordon, Plant CityThe Raiders coaching staff spent last week concocting a plan that would take advantage of Gordon's playmaking ability.The scheme was designed to have everything Bloomingdale ran funnel to their top players, creating a lot of o...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Cowboys get Amari Cooper from Raiders for 1st—round pick

Cowboys get Amari Cooper from Raiders for 1st—round pick

DALLAS — The Dallas Cowboys made a bold move for the present Monday, trading a first-round pick for Oakland receiver Amari Cooper in Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s latest play for the future. The Cowboys gave up their top pick in the next draft in hopes ...
Updated: 7 hours ago
East Lake boys get back to state golf as a team

East Lake boys get back to state golf as a team

VALRICO — Coming off a district tournament in which it shot 299 at the Vinoy Golf Club, the East Lake High boys team was certainly confident playing in Monday's Class 3A region tournament at Buckhorn Springs Golf Club. Plant was clearly the tea...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Oh the humanity … it’s great to see with the Bucs

Oh the humanity … it’s great to see with the Bucs

TAMPA — They're screaming at each other in the 3-4 Jacksonville Jaguars locker room. They're at each other's throats.In 3-3 Tampa Bay, they dab their eyes. Their voices break.And I love it.I didn't know what to make of it at first. Late Sunday ...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Florida Gators reflect on the weirdness of Jim McElwain’s exit, one year later

Florida Gators reflect on the weirdness of Jim McElwain’s exit, one year later

GAINESVILLE — As No. 9 Florida prepares for its first top-10 meeting with Georgia in a decade, it's important to remember the innocuous moment that started the Gators' path back to the national stage.It was a year ago, on the Monday of Georgia ...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Plant boys again a state golf contender

Plant boys again a state golf contender

VALRICO — Plant High School golf coach Tom Feeney took a not-so-risky chance last week when he reserved rooms at the Mission Inn and Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills for the Class 3A boys state championship tournament. Never mind that Plant still h...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Numbers to know from the Lightning’s record-setting night

Numbers to know from the Lightning’s record-setting night

CHICAGO — The Lightning always strives to put up a high volume of shots in every game.But there is a high volume of shots, and then there's what the Lightning put together Sunday against the Blackhawks in the second period.Lightning players pep...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Bucs linebackers Kwon Alexander and Jack Cichy have season-ending ACL tears

Bucs linebackers Kwon Alexander and Jack Cichy have season-ending ACL tears

TAMPA — An MRI performed on Bucs middle linebacker Kwon Alexander's left knee confirmed what the team feared, that he suffered a season-ending anterior cruciate ligament tear.Alexander was injured on the second-to-last play of the first half in...
Updated: 10 hours ago
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