6:11 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Tampa Bay Times 3 hours ago

Cubs move closer to Maddon deal by firing Renteria

The path for former Rays manager Joe Maddon to complete his deal with the Cubs was cleared Friday when the Cubs fired Rick Renteria to official create an opening.
Tampa Tribune Oct 30, 2014

Bulls notes: USF football to play Ga. Tech

TAMPA -- The University of South Florida football program announced a two-game series against Georgia Tech. The Bulls travel to Atlanta on Sept. 11, 202,1 and the Yellow Jackets come to Tampa on Sept. 10, 2022. This fall, USF athletic director Mark Harlan announced future football series
Tampa Bay Times Oct 30, 2014

Ben Zobrist option decision due by Saturday

The Rays first major decision of the off-season has to come by Saturday night.
Tampa Tribune Oct 30, 2014

USF women picked to finish second in AAC

NEW YORK - Coach Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are used to being picked to win. It's no surprise with three starters returning, including AP Player of the Year Breanna Stewart, that the team was the unanimous choice to win the American Athletic Conference again. In the
Tampa Bay Times Oct 30, 2014

List of MLB free agents

Here, courtesy of the players union, is the list of 121 players who became free agents this morning. Another 32, including Rays INF/OF Ben Zobrist and RHP Joel Peralta, have options pending, with decisions due by Monday.
Tampa Tribune Oct 30, 2014

Bulls will face dual threat at QB

TAMPA -- Week after week, USF's defense believes it has seen it all from the quarterback position. They have faced North Carolina's Jacoby Brissett, East Carolina's Shane Carden and Cincinnati's Gunner Kiel last. But now the Bulls will see a player with top-flight
Tampa Tribune Oct 29, 2014

Bulls Beat: USF's bowl hopes coming down to wire

TAMPA -- Coaches set it as a preseason goal. Players, particularly the seniors, spoke about its importance. For a tangible sign of progress, the University of South Florida football program needed to reach a bowl game for the first time since 2010. Now that goal is in a precarious position.
Tampa Bay Times Oct 29, 2014

Maddon reportedly set to join Cubs

Rumors that surfaced immediately after Joe Maddon left the Rays that he was headed to the Cubs apparently have become reality, as CBS Sports' Jon Heyman was the first to report Wednesday that a deal was in place.
Tampa Tribune Oct 29, 2014

USF offense to make adjustments

TAMPA -- The University of South Florida offense will see change at its No. 1 wide receiver position, with senior Andre Davis (19 catches, 399 yards) missing the first half of Saturday's game against Houston due to his ejection last Friday against Cincinnati. That will force other
Tampa Tribune Oct 27, 2014

USF notes: Taggart will wait to name starting QB

TAMPA -- University of South Florida coach Willie Taggart said Monday he won't immediately name a starting quarterback for Saturday afternoon's home game against the Houston Cougars, choosing to let sophomore Mike White and junior Steven Bench compete throughout the week of
Tampa Bay Times Oct 27, 2014

Rays minor-league releases

As other teams do this time of year as well, the Rays released a number of minor-league players with an eye toward shaping their rosters and organization depth chart. Among those let go, per Baseball America:
Tampa Bay Times Oct 27, 2014

Rays say no talks with Montreal, remain committed to Bay area

In response to questions stemming from weekend media reports, the Rays issued a statment this afternoon saying they have not had talks with representatives of Montreal or any other city - including Tampa - about relocation and remain committed to making it work in the Tampa Bay area. The full statement:
Tampa Bay Times Oct 25, 2014

"Nothing concrete" yet for Maddon

As Joe Maddon headed west in his RV Saturday, agent Alan Nero said there has been a lot of talk about opportunities for the now former Rays manager but no offers.
Tampa Tribune Oct 25, 2014

Bulls Notes: Another record for Davis

CINCINNATI -- University of South Florida senior WR Andre Davis needed two catches Friday night against Cincinnati to etch his name into the Bulls' record book in yet another category. He now is the Bulls' all-time leader for career receptions. Davis surpassed Hugh
Tampa Tribune Oct 24, 2014

No rally for Bulls this time in loss to Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Mike White's first-half struggles continued Friday night, but this time, there was no recovering for the sophomore quarterback and the University of South Florida. Cincinnati defensive back Howard Wilder intercepted White on the second play from scrimmage, and that set