The Rays activated outfielder Austin Meadows, their top hitter and team co-MVP in 2019, from the injured list. [WILL VRAGOVIC  |  Tampa Bay Rays]
Meadows had been working out in Port Charlotte after missing three weeks due to a case of coronavirus.
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  1. The Rays activated outfielder Austin Meadows, their top hitter and team co-MVP in 2019, from the injured list. [WILL VRAGOVIC  |  Tampa Bay Rays]
  2. The USF football team runs onto the field before its game against Memphis at Raymond James Stadium last November. [Times (2019)]
  3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12), second from left, joins teammates at mid field while attending Bucs training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at the AdventHealth Training Center, 1 Buccaneer Pl, in Tampa. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
  4. Oregon transfer tailback Darrian Felix (2) participates in USF's first and only spring practice in March. [Times]
  5. Charlie Morton had admittedly not been in top form coming off the abbreviated training camp, his fastball velocity down a bit. [WILL VRAGOVIC  |  Tampa Bay Rays]
  6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett led the league in sacks a year ago. [Times]
  7. Lightning center Mitchell Stephens (67) scores on Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) as defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler (34) tries to hold him off during the second period. [FRANK GUNN  |  Associated Press]
  8. USF is supposed to take on Texas in the season opener, a game that is looking like more of a long shot by the day. [ERIC GAY  |  Associated Press (2019)]
  9. Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes the final save to defeat the Washington Capitals in Toronto on Monday. [FRANK GUNN  |  Associated Press]
  10. Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes a save on Washington Capitals right wing Richard Panik (14) as the Lightning's Kevin Shattenkirk (22) chases during the third period of an NHL hockey playoff game  Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) [FRANK GUNN  |  Associated Press]
  11. Miami Marlins' Jesus Aguilar, right, celebrates a win with teammates following a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in July in Philadelphia. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blames the team’s coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. [CHRIS SZAGOLA  |  AP]
  12. Charlie Morton delivers a pitch in the first inning during the opening-day game against the Blue Jays last month at Tropicana Field. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  13. In this July 24, 2020, file photo, members of the St. Louis Cardinals wait to be introduced before the start of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Louis. The Cardinals' four-game series against the Detroit Tigers was postponed Monday after more Cardinals players and staff staffers test positive for COVD-19. [JEFF ROBERSON  |  Associated Press]
  14. Kevin Kiermaier reacts after striking out during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Orioles Saturday in Baltimore. [JULIO CORTEZ  |  AP]
  15. Pinellas Park High alumnus and standout Oregon lineman Jordon Scott doesn't want to be a guinea pig for the NFL during the coronavirus pandemic. [MARK J. TERRILL  |  AP]
  16. The Lightning used the Toronto Maple Leafs' locker room for Monday's round-robin game. [Courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning]
  17. New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal (18) skates away as Carolina Hurricanes left wing Jordan Martinook (48) is congratulated on his goal by teammates Morgan Geekie (43), Joel Edmundson and Brock McGinn during a playoff qualifier Monday in Toronto. [FRANK GUNN  |  AP]
  18. Bucs linebacker Shaquil Barrett said Monday that he didn’t consider opting out of the coming season. [MARK LOMOGLIO  |  AP]
  19. The U.S. Navy is investigating a video in which military work dogs attacked a "Colin Kaepernick stand-in" during a demonstration at a Navy Seal Museum fundraiser. The event happened last year at the museum in Fort Pierce, Florida, but the video resurfaced over the weekend. [TODD KIRKLAND  |  AP]
  20. Actor and former WWE Superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said his love of football was one reason he looked into acquiring the XFL. [AP]
  21. Appearing on NFL Net Network’s Good Morning Football Monday, Cameron Jordan said even with Tom Brady at the helm and Rob Gronkowski in Tampa Bay, the Bucs are playing for second place in the NFC South. [Associated Press]
  22. A basketball court is shown at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex last month in Kissimmee. The extraordinary health protocols put into place to try and save this season seem to be working. [TIM REYNOLDS  |  AP]
  23. Eagles coach Doug Pederson, right, has tested positive for COVID-19. [MATT YORK  |  AP]
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