9:21 PM EDT, Mon October 24, 2016
Tampa Bay Times 1 hour ago

Patience in run game pays off for Bucs

TAMPA — The Bucs trailed the 49ers 14-0 early in the second quarter Sunday, nearly 3,000 miles from home and relying on three running backs all cut from NFL rosters before this season.
Tampa Bay Times 1 hour ago

Maddon, Francona match wits in Cubs-Indians World Series

CLEVELAND — This World Series that starts tonight in The Land is about a lot of things.
Tampa Bay Times 2 hours ago

Fennelly: Time to get excited about the Bucs? Maybe

TAMPA Where was everybody? It is never too early to start overreaction Monday. Time to set up the week. So why was everyone sleeping?
Tampa Bay Times 3 hours ago

Area Cubs fans can't quite believe they're going to Chicago for the World Series

It was sometime in late August when Stephen Neldner looked up the dates of the World Series, paying close attention to when the games moved to the National League park. He then got out a calendar, logged on to Southwest Airlines' website and booked a round trip ticket that would get him to Chicago this weekend.

Bucs gunners again forced rare turnover on special teams

Positions on special-teams units aren't as well known as "quarterback" and "linebacker," but the last two Bucs games have shown how much of a game-changing difference can come from gunners battling jammers in punt coverage.
Tampa Bay Times 8 hours ago

Bucs-49ers Turning Point, Week 7: Against the odds, Tampa Bay comes back

Admit it. You thought the Bucs were finished.

Bucs' Jameis Winston sharp on third down in beating 49ers

The Bucs' turnaround from a 14-0 deficit to a 34-17 victory over the 49ers on Sunday coincided with QB Jameis Winston clicking on third down and moving the chains with passes to Mike Evans and Russell Shepard.
Tampa Bay Times 14 hours ago

Ex-Ray Jason Hammel, Matt Szczur not playing but feel like part of Cubs' success

All work and no play hardly has made Jason Hammel and Matt Szczur dull boys.

Bucs notes: Rodgers shoulders load with 154 yards

Two weeks ago, Jacquizz Rodgers had never had a 100-yard game in six seasons in the NFL, nor more than 18 carries in any game.For the second game in a row, he's reset his career high in yards, grinding out 154 on 26 carries in the Bucs' 34-17 win against the 49ers in Sunday. In two weeks, he's had 56 carries, the second-most …
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago

Jones: Believe it or not, Bucs are starting to look like a good team

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — One by one, they raced off the field and down the hall into the visitors locker room at Levi's Stadium.
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago

Bucs' Shepard fits comfortably in Jackson's role

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Russell Shepard has made a name for himself in the NFL as a special teams standout. On Sunday, he stepped up on offense, catching a career-high five passes for 77 yards and a touchdown in the Bucs' 34-17 win over the 49ers.
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago

Bucs-49ers report card

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Bucs playing on the West Coast is like the Titanic going on the road to play the iceberg. Not good.
Tampa Bay Times Oct 23, 2016

Bucs-49ers: Breaking down Tampa Bay's 34-17 win by the numbers

5 Years since the Bucs rallied from a deficit of 14 or more points. In September 2011, they came back to beat the Vikings after falling behind 17-0. 249
Tampa Bay Times Oct 23, 2016

Bucs-49ers: Breaking down Tampa Bay's 34-17 win by the numbers

A by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 34-17 win over the 49ers: 5
Tampa Bay Times Oct 23, 2016

Winston, Evans lead Bucs past 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — It's debate season and you may have spent time Sunday trying to decide which was better: a catch by Mike Evans or a pass by Jameis Winston.