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  1. Derrick Brooks wears Tampa Bay Storm role with ease

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    The belt clip on Derrick Brooks' right hip is shiny and silver, emblazoned with the logo of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But hanging from that clip on a weekday summer morning, faded and well-worn, is the security badge that identifies the former Bucs linebacker as an employee of the Tampa Bay Storm. …

    Derrick Brooks is the team president of the Tampa Bay Storm. [Times files (2011)]
  2. Storm misses playoffs with finale loss to Cleveland

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    TAMPA — The stage was set.

    The Storm got the help it needed to make the playoffs when Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia earlier Saturday. A win against Cleveland that night meant a trip to the postseason. And an announced crowd of 14,770, the highest attendance in the Arena Football League this season, showed up …

    Storm quarterback Randy Hippeard is 20-for-38 passing for 238 yards and six touchdowns in the loss.
  3. Storm must win, hope for playoff help

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    TAMPA — It all comes down this.

    The Storm will be fighting for its playoff life tonight when it hosts Cleveland at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in its regular-season finale.

  4. Tampa Bay Storm blows lead, loses at Spokane

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    SPOKANE, Wash. — Tampa Bay played a perfect game on offense for three quarters, but the first play of the fourth started the Storm's downfall Monday. Spokane took its first lead on a Terrance Sanders interception return and went on to beat the Storm 55-52.

  5. Tampa Bay Storm falls at San Jose

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    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Dominique Curry scored five touchdowns and added a key onside kick recovery as San Jose beat the Tampa Bay Storm 52-43 early Saturday morning.

  6. Storm eyeing playoff scenarios

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    TAMPA — As playoff time comes into view, most coaches choose to ignore the postseason chatter and focus on the present. A much smaller number of coaches talk openly about what lies ahead.

  7. Storm falls at Cleveland, winning streak ends at five

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    CLEVELAND — The Storm fought back from a bad first-half ending Friday night but fell to Cleveland 48-41.

    Chris Hovan
  8. Storm wins fifth in a row

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    TAMPA — Not much has separated Tampa Bay and Orlando through the years. Saturday night was no exception.

  9. Storm's turnaround puts it in playoff hunt

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    TAMPA — What a difference a month makes.

    The play of quarterback Randy Hippeard has been a big reason for the Storm's turnaround. [KENT NISHIMURA | Times]
  10. Storm squanders lead, wins in overtime

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    DES MOINES, Iowa — After blowing a 14-point lead in the final minute, and getting intercepted to start overtime, the Storm looked to be headed for a heartbreaking and critical loss Saturday night. What it got instead was its fourth straight victory, 62-56 in overtime.