5:07 PM EDT, Wed July 27, 2016

Mike Evans' goal: Catch 90% of red-zone passes

Much has been made of Mike Evans' sophomore NFL season, when he led the Bucs with 1,206 receiving yards but left many more on the field, ranking among the league leaders in dropped passes. He had 74 catches, but did so on 147 targeted passes, giving him the lowest catch percentage for any of the NFL's top 60 receivers last season.

Game not over: Doug Martin excited to be back with Bucs

To celebrate a new five-year, $35.7-million contract and finishing second in the NFL in rushing, Bucs running back Doug Martin treated himself to a week in Tokyo this offseason, taking in the Japanese anime he loves, and video games and much more.

Cash on Rays: "We're not good enough right now"

The frustration of four straight one-run losses and six since the All-Star break led a frank assessment of the Rays team by manager Kevin Cash before today's game:

Jameis Winston asked McCoy to be a different leader for Bucs

Today's Times already has a story on Gerald McCoy supporting Jameis Winston's role as a team leader, and that storyline continued Wednesday afternoon, as McCoy said that Winston had a private conversation with him about the kind of leader the Bucs need him to be.
Tampa Bay Times 4 hours ago

Yzerman expects to get Nikita Kucherov signed

Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman's offseason couldn't have gone much better so far, especially with the re-signing of captain Steven Stamkos and locking up cornerstone defenseman Victor Hedman long-term.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

NFC South camp preview: Can Matt Ryan rediscover himself?

How Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers look heading into camp.
Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago

For starters: Rays at Dodgers, at end of the road

After another late one-run loss, the Rays wrap up their three-city, nine-game, 10-day road trip, with a matinee against the Dodgers.
Tampa Tribune 9 hours ago

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy okay with Jameis Winston's leadership role

Shortly after he was drafted a year ago, Jameis Winston got some advice from defensive tackle Gerald McCoy: Just be a rookie and don't try to turn the franchise around by yourself in the first year.
Tampa Bay Times 18 hours ago

Pitchers hoping Rays keep rotation together

The Rays pitchers still believe they can be a winning unit.
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago

Struggling Souza becoming odd man out in Rays outfield

LOS ANGELES — Acquired with the projection to be a key part of the lineup, OF Steven Souza Jr. has been reduced to a part-time player of late, out of the lineup Tuesday for the third time in the past seven games.
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy okay with Jameis Winston's leadership role

Jameis Winston became a leader fast as a rookie. Gerald McCoy, another Bucs leader, says that's fine.
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago

Rays-Dodgers Wednesday preview

Today: at Dodgers 3:10, Dodger Stadium TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM Probable pitchers RAYS: LH Matt Moore (6-7, 4.31) DODGERS: RH Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 1.61)
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago

Bucs place J.R. Sweezy, Louis Murphy on PUP list

TAMPA — The Bucs will open training camp Thursday with two key players held out of practice, as the team announced Tuesday that guard J.R. Sweezy and receiver Louis Murphy will start camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list.
The Ledger 21 hours ago

History says Rays starters should prepare to be traded

Chris Archer and Matt Moore have been preparing to pitch Tuesday night and today, respectively, at Dodger Stadium. The gallows humor-type question in the clubhouse has been whether they would be pitching for the Rays or against them.

Bucs' Sweezy, Murphy start training camp on PUP list

The Bucs will open training camp on Thursday with two key players held out of practice, as the team announced Tuesday that guard J.R. Sweezy and receiver Louis Murphy will start camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list.

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