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Winston throws for 456 yards, 4 TDs as Bucs rally over Colts

Dec. 8, 2019 10:48 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay isn't giving up on Jameis Winston or its season. The suddenly red-hot Buccaneers (6-7) will miss the playoffs for the 12th straight year despite rallying Sunday to beat the Indianapolis Colts 38-35 for their third consecutive victory and fourth in five games. Winston continued...

Bobrovsky stops 30 shots, Panthers beat Sharks 5-1

Dec. 8, 2019 9:00 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Joel Quenneville turned to No. 1 goalie Sergei Bobrovsky for the second consecutive night, calling it a “real easy” decision. Bobrovsky didn’t let his coach down. He stopped 30 shots to win for the second straight game as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose...

Chargers end skid, hand Jaguars 5th straight lopsided loss

Dec. 8, 2019 8:35 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone sat slumped in a chair in his office, his head down and his face planted in both hands. Marrone looked about like his team played: uninspired and ready for the season to be over. Philip Rivers threw for 314 yards and three touchdowns on his...

The Latest: Patriots' 21-game home winning streak snapped

Dec. 8, 2019 8:12 PM EST

The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:02 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs have snapped the New England Patriots' 21-game home winning streak with a 23-16 win at Gillette Stadium. The Chiefs are the first team to beat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in New England since the Carolina Panthers beat them 33-30...

Reeling Colts fall 38-35 to Bucs for 5th loss in 6 games

Dec. 8, 2019 8:01 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are still searching for some of that magic they had last season during a incredible stretch run to reach the playoffs Jameis Winston threw for 456 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hand the Colts their fifth loss in six games, 38-35 on...

Marshall faces Central Florida in Tampa's Gasparilla Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:37 PM EST

Central Florida (9-3, AAC) vs. Marshall (8-4,Conference USA), Dec. 23, 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN. LOCATION: Tampa, Florida TOP PLAYERS: UCF: QB Dillon Gabriel threw for 3,393 yards and 27 touchdowns. The freshman from Hawaii averaged 283 passing yards per game. Marshall: RB Brenden Knox rushed for 1,284 yards and 11...

Ninth-ranked Auburn and Minnesota to meet in Outback Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EST

No. 9 Auburn (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 16 Minnesota (10-2, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. LOCATION: Tampa TOP PLAYERS Auburn: QB Bo Nix, 2,366 yards passing, 15 TDs. Minnesota: WR Rashod Bateman, 1,170 yards receiving, 11 TDs. NOTABLE Auburn: The Tigers knocked rival Alabama out of the playoff with a 48-45 win in the Iron...

Navy, families recount heroics of fallen sailors in shooting

Dec. 7, 2019 11:24 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Joshua Watson had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old — in his last minutes of life — led first responders to an active...

Vasilevskiy has 37 saves, Lightning beat Sharks 7-1

Dec. 7, 2019 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning finally looked like the dominating team that tied an NHL record last season with 62 wins. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 37 saves, Steven Stamkos had two power-play goals and an assist, and the Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Saturday night. “I think the...

Brinks driver and Samaritan shot during botched ATM robbery

Dec. 6, 2019 8:33 PM EST

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities were searching Friday for a man after a botched ATM robbery left two people wounded by gunfire east of Tampa. Deputies swarmed a Brandon apartment complex about a mile from the shooting, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. They believed the robbery...