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Oct. 16, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alonso 46, Palm Harbor University 39 Apopka 44, West Port 0 Archbishop Carroll 45, Berean Christian 6 Armwood 19, Bloomingdale 8 Atlantic Coast 34, Ponte Vedra 13 ...

QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman’s return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay’s need at cornerback. And now Sherman is hurt. There are big names aplenty among the...

Man pleads guilty to fatal shooting in drug dispute

Oct. 15, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting another man for interfering in his drug business. Corey Small, 43, of St. Petersburg, pleaded guilty Thursday in Tampa federal court to murder, as well as several gun and drug charges, according to...

RB Fournette adding balance to Buccaneers' potent offense

Oct. 15, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s injury-riddled defense has yet to hit its stride this season. However, the Buccaneers continue to thrive with an offense that’s become even more potent with the re-emergence of Leonard Fournette. The talented running back, in his...

Troopers: Florida man grabbed steering wheel, caused crash

Oct. 15, 2021 07:43 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 20-year-old Florida man is accused of grabbing the steering wheel and causing a woman to lose control of the car she was driving as they traveled on Interstate 75, officials said. Nathaniel Allen Klippel was arrested Thursday afternoon in Tampa, the...

Tom Brady throws 2 TD passes, Buccaneers beat Eagles 28-22

Oct. 15, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep losing key players and stockpiling victories. Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes, Leonard Fournette ran for two scores and the Buccaneers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28-22 on Thursday night. The...

Comeback Cats: Florida, down 2 late, rallies to top Pens 5-4

Oct. 14, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Ekblad had the simplest assessment of how opening night went for the Florida Panthers. “Comeback ‘Cats," he said. That they were, and fittingly, Ekblad's comeback was the biggest part of it all. ...

Dolphins, Jaguars take in-state series, skids across pond

Oct. 14, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (1-4) vs. JACKSONVILLE (0-5) at London Sunday, 9:30 a.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Miami by 3 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Miami 2-3; Jacksonville 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Tied 5-5. ...

A more comfortable goodbye? Vets bring pet euthanasia home

Oct. 14, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clarence the giant schnauzer came into Penny Wagner's life as a puppy nearly eight years ago, at a traumatic time for her family. She and her husband, Steve, had recently lost their 21-year-old daughter in a car accident. Soon after, their other child...

Rays P Hess says he's having chemo for cancerous chest tumor

Oct. 13, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays minor league pitcher David Hess says he is starting chemotherapy to treat a cancerous tumor in his chest. Hess tweeted Wednesday that he went to an emergency room about a week ago after experiencing chest tightness and...