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Appleton, Grubauer lead Kraken to 5-3 win over Panthers

Jan. 24, 2022 00:30 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Maybe the Seattle Kraken need to be more diligent about following their game plan all the time. It's worked twice this season against the Florida Panthers, the top team in the NHL. Mason Appleton scored his first goal in nearly two months 26 seconds into the third...

Gay's 30-yard FG lifts Rams over Brady, Buccaneers 30-27

Jan. 23, 2022 21:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Matthew Stafford stood on the sideline helplessly watching Tom Brady be Tom Brady, leading another exhilarating comeback. This time, though, the seven-time Super Bowl champion left too much time on the clock, giving Stafford a chance to create some playoff magic...

Tom Brady's return to the Bucs next season isn't a lock

Jan. 23, 2022 20:02 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — If Tom Brady played the last game of an unprecedented career, he ended with one of his toughest losses after a stunning comeback. Bloodied and battered by the Los Angeles Rams, the 44-year-old seven-time Super Bowl champion rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers back...

Buccaneers All-Pro RT Tristan Wirfs inactive against Rams

Jan. 23, 2022 14:17 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs is inactive for Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams with an ankle injury. Wirfs was hurt during the previous week’s wild-card victory over Philadelphia and had been listed as...

Buccaneers find Gasparilla style at Pirate Fashions

Jan. 23, 2022 03:13 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tucked on a quiet street, the plain building at 4006 W Cayuga St. is easy to miss — until you spot the pirate flag waving near the entrance of the parking lot. Inside, Pirate Fashions is anything but subtle. A swashbuckling crew of employees saunters around in...

Brady, SB champs aim to avenge regular-season losses to Rams

Jan. 22, 2022 23:12 PM EST

L.A. RAMS (13-5) at TAMPA BAY (14-4) Sunday, 3 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Buccaneers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Rams 9-9, Buccaneers 10-8. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 18-9. LAST MEETING: Rams...

SB champs activate Leonard Fournette from IR to face Rams

Jan. 22, 2022 20:35 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay running back Leonard Fournette has been activated from injured reserve and will play in Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams. Fournette appeared in 14 games before a hamstring injury landed him on IR on Dec. 23. His missed...

Tampa neighborhood’s abandoned chickens find sanctuary

Jan. 22, 2022 03:12 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It started as a playful Instagram page dedicated to Ybor City’s free-roaming flocks of chickens. Dylan Breese, the founder of The Ybor Chickens Society Instagram page, gave the birds names that matched their personalities. He shared details of their days. ...

Grant's 2 goals lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 rout of Tampa Bay

Jan. 22, 2022 01:39 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Derek Grant scored two goals, John Gibson made 32 saves and the Anaheim Ducks emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kevin Shattenkirk and Vinni Lettieri had a goal and an assist apiece,...

Brady, Buccaneers take another crack at Rams in playoffs

Jan. 21, 2022 15:52 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are excited about another opportunity to face a regular-season nemesis in the playoffs. The defending Super Bowl champions host the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC divisional round Sunday, looking to avenge a pair of losses to...