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Husso makes 44 saves, helps Red Wings beat Lightning 4-2

Dec. 07, 2022 00:12 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ville Husso made 28 of his 44 saves in the third period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night. The Red Wings got goals from Michael Rasmussen, Jonatan Berggren, Adam Erne and David Perron. It was just their third win in the...

MLB commissioner Manfred says 2023 'big year' for A's future

Dec. 06, 2022 23:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics will have their relocation fee waived if they decide to move to Las Vegas, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says 2023 is a big year when it comes to the future of the franchise. Speaking at baseball's winter meetings in San Diego, Manfred also...

Tom Brady gives Bucs some breathing room in tight NFC South

Dec. 06, 2022 17:07 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady still has a knack for pulling off the improbable. The seven-time Super Bowl champion’s NFL-record 44th fourth-quarter comeback enabled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to avoid falling two games under .500 and create a little breathing room for themselves...

Brady throws for 2 late TDs, Buccaneers beat Saints 17-16

Dec. 06, 2022 01:34 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A relieved Tom Brady stepped to the podium with a big smile. “Just like we drew it up,” the seven-time Super Bowl quarterback said after throwing a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally from a...

All-Pro Wirfs, 3 Bucs defensive starters out against Saints

Dec. 05, 2022 19:33 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs and three starters from Tampa Bay’s secondary were declared inactive for Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Wirfs suffered a high ankle sprain during last week’s 23-17 overtime loss at Cleveland and is...

Tampa police chief resigns after dodging traffic ticket

Dec. 05, 2022 13:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The police chief in Tampa, Florida, resigned Monday after using her position to escape a ticket during a traffic stop involving a golf cart driven by her husband. Mary O'Connor submitted her resignation after an internal affairs review found she violated police...

Wake Forest, Missouri meet for first time in Gasparilla Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 20:43 PM EST

Wake Forest (7-5, ACC) vs. Missouri (6-6, SEC), Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m. EST LOCATION: Tampa, Florida TOP PLAYERS Wake Forest: QB Sam Hartman ranked second among ACC passers with 3,421 yards and tied for first with 35 touchdowns despite missing a game because...

ReliaQuest Bowl: High-flying Mississippi St vs stingy Illini

Dec. 04, 2022 19:58 PM EST

No. 22 Mississippi State (8-4, SEC) vs. Illinois (8-4, Big Ten), Jan. 2, noon EST, ESPN2 LOCATION: Tampa, Florida TOP PLAYERS Mississippi State: QB Will Rogers is the school's career passing leader with 10,428 yards and 81 touchdowns and surpassed Dak...

Tampa police chief on leave after golf cart traffic stop

Dec. 04, 2022 12:36 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The police chief of Tampa has been placed on leave after a video emerged of her flashing her badge from the passenger seat of a golf cart to get out of a traffic ticket. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor placed Chief Mary O'Connor on administrative leave Friday pending an...

Brady: Season goals still within reach for struggling Bucs

Dec. 04, 2022 11:21 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady only knows one way the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can pull out of a season-long funk on offense and realize their potential. “Hope is not a strategy, so you’ve got to go out there and you’ve got to earn it,” the seven-time Super Bowl champion said....