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  1. Erik Neander, baseball operations president for the Rays, is no stranger to making tough moves in the offseason.
  2. Clearwater Central Catholic coach Chris Harvey gave many players hugs of appreciation, including receiver Shamar Rigby, after the Marauders fell 56-0 on Thursday afternoon to Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna in the Class 1M final.
  3. The case for Mike Norvell to be coach of the year can be boiled down to one sentence: He won an ACC championship with his third-string quarterback.
  4. Florida Gators football star Trevor Etienne announced his intention to enter the NCAA transfer portal.
  5. Rays president Brian Auld, right, and president Matt Silverman, second from right, at Tropicana Field in September. Auld said Thursday that the team will not change its name to the St. Petersburg Rays, despite recent discourse around the subject.
  6. Bucs wide receiver Chris Godwin has not missed a game this season but has had little luck in the red zone.
  7. Bucs quarterback Baker Mayfield, right, and wife Emily are expecting their first child, a daughter.
  8. Dominick Ciao, in his 17th season as Berkeley Prep football coach, leads the Buccaneers into Saturday morning's Class 2M state final against Miami Norland in Tallahassee.
  9. Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates with his team on the bench after he scores against the Penguins during second-period action at Amalie Arena on Wednesday night.
  10. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow is still with the Rays for now, but is drawing inquiries from a good chunk of the league's teams.
  11. Bucs wide receiver Chris Godwin (14) pushes through to score a touchdown against the Panthers in the fourth quarter on Sunday.
  12. Rays special assistant Bobby Heck was honored Wednesday with a Scout of the Year award.
  13. Bucs quarterback Baker Mayfield looks to go deep in Sunday's win over Carolina.
  14. Bucs safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (31) speaks with linebacker J.J. Russell (51) during the win over Carolina at home on Sunday.
  15. Bucs linebacker Lavonte David, who missed the last game due to injury, may return this week against the Falcons.
  16. Clearwater Central Catholic has gone to great lengths to stay extra fit in preparation for a long playoff run. The effort appears to have paid off as the Marauders head into the Class 1M state final on Thursday without any starters sidelined with injury.
  17. Rays relief pitcher Chris Devenski re-signed to a one-year deal worth at least $1.1 million with a 2025 option.
  18. Kevin Cash had plenty to say during his media session at the winter meetings on Tuesday.
  19. The spotlight is likely to get much brighter on Bucs quarterback Baker Mayfield after his bounce-back season in Tampa Bay in 2023. Mayfield could be one of the top two free-agent quarterbacks available in the offseason.
  20. Gov. Ron DeSantis, seen here with the late FSU football legend Bobby Bowden, wants to set aside $1 million for potential Florida State litigation after the Seminoles' College Football Playoff exclusion.
  21. USF released new renderings of the university’s on-campus stadium during Tuesday's board of trustees meeting.
  22. Rays shortstop Junior Caminero is impressing again, this time in winter ball for the Dominican team.
  23. Dec. 5• Florida State Seminoles
    Florida State head coach Mike Norvell, left, talks with quarterback Jordan Travis (13) during a game against Wake Forest.
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