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  1. Outback Bowl Notes: Former Plant DB at home with BadgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Without seeing the campus, the facilities or meeting any of players, something told him it was the school for him. Now, the 2014 Plant grad who has played in all 13 games for the Badgers this season is relishing the decision he made.

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  2. Hellos and farewells marked Tampa area's sports yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Lovie Smith was out of work, drawing up plays in his basement, plotting for a return to the sideline. Kevin Cash was a bullpen coach, much closer to his playing days than realistically getting the opportunity to run his own team.

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  3. Tampa Tribune's 2014 All-Hillsborough County football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Sickles running back Ray-Ray McCloud III became the county's all-time leading rusher with 5,765 career yards and 60 total touchdowns. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO Here is The Tampa Tribune's 2014 All-Hillsborough County football team, selected by staff writer Nick Williams, high school sports editor Doug Jacobs and correspondents Jarrett Guthrie and Scott Purks based on regular-season and postseason performances.

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  4. Tampa Tribune's 2014 All-Pinellas County football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Here is The Tampa Tribune's All-Pinellas County football team, selected by correspondent Lynden Ostrander based on regular-season and postseason performances. - The dual-threat quarterback and four-star recruit ranked as the 52nd best player in the country for the 2015 class by Rivals.com.

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  5. Brothers guiding way for East Bay starRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    The youngest of five brothers - four of whom played basketball - the dream of being a star player, leading a high school team to glory and eventually continuing a career at a major college program, was passed down to him. Jean, the Indians' 5-foot-9 starting point guard, is one of the state's top senior prospects.

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  6. Tampa Prep repeats as City champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Against Jefferson in the 13th edition of the annual boys basketball tournament, the Terrapins defeated the Dragons 79-57 to retain their CTC title and stay undefeated at 9-0. "That was pretty important to us," said Tampa Prep junior center Juwan Durham, who took home tournament MVP honors and celebrated his birthday with a game-high 30 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks.

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  7. 911 calls released in Raymond James Stadium lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Four people were knocked to the ground, some of them bleeding, according to a 911 call released by Tampa Fire Rescue today following a lightning strike Sunday in a Raymond James Stadium parking lot. Officials released five calls received by dispatchers following the lightning strike, which occurred just after 4 p.m. following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 20-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

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  8. Lightning strike injures seven at Raymond James StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    A lightning strike that hit in a Raymond James Stadium parking lot shortly after Sunday's Tampa Bay Buccaneers game ended sent at least seven people to the hospital, according to Tampa Fire Rescue. The patients, who ranged in age from early 20s to a man in his 70s, did not appear to be severely injured and were in stable condition, said Jason Penny, spokesman for Tampa Fire Rescue.

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  9. Jefferson set to face Tampa PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Against defending tournament champion Tampa Catholic, senior forward Maurice Moore made the winning shot at the buzzer for a 72-70 win, putting Jefferson in Monday's championship against host Tampa Prep at 6:30 p.m. With the score tied at 70 and Tampa Catholic holding the ball for the last shot, Jefferson forced a turnover with 11.2 seconds left to take possession. On the final play, Moore rebounded a missed shot by teammate Cameron Padgett and laid it in as time expired.

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  10. St. Pete might reconsider allowing Rays stadium talksRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    One day after their vote, at least three of the five council members who scuttled the proposal said they may support a new deal if the Rays make some concession over their rights to a share of Tropicana Field redevelopment rights. But whether the team is prepared to negotiate further, and how much the vote has damaged the city's already testy relationship with the team and Major League Baseball, remained unclear Friday.

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  11. Bulls Beat: Antigua building on team's positivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    The Bulls are resilient. They never give up. They are young, sometimes painfully young.

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  12. Businesses bemoan Rays dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    One day after the deal was formally announced, chamber President and CEO Chris Steinocher hailed the agreement as good news and described the potential redevelopment of Tropicana Field as a “tremendous opportunity for job creation.” But that is not sitting well with some chamber members and other local business leaders, who say letting the Rays leave would hurt the economy and mean job losses in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County. That includes Baseball is Big Business, a group of about 20 local small businesses that formed a year ago to try and boost attendance at Rays games.

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  13. Frank Lorenzo Sr. excelled on, off the football fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    From the University of Florida football field, circa 1946, to the South Tampa gridiron of Plant High School to the manicured expanse of Tampa Stadium, Frank Lorenzo never let up. He was goal-driven and that is his legacy, whether it involved selling an insurance policy or bringing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to town almost 40 years ago.

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  14. Ole Miss assistant being hired to lead the USF defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    The Allen-to-USF move was first reported by ESPN.com recruiting analyst Derek Tyson, who played at Armwood High, when Allen was coach Sean Callahan's defensive coordinator in 1995-96. USF would not confirm the hiring on Monday, but it's expected to become official this week, perhaps as early as today.

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  15. Rays Notes: Club surprised to lose catcher in Rule 5 draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    The move caught the Rays somewhat by surprise since Hernandez, who played at low Single-A last season, has to spend the entire year on the major-league roster if Arizona wants to keep him. He added that he hopes the Diamondbacks will not want to place Hernandez on the 25-man roster and will offer him back to the Rays during spring training.

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  16. Bloomingdale's Surcy voted Hillsborough coach of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    On Thursday, among his peers at Tampa's 46th annual National Football Foundation High School Coaches Awards Luncheon, Surcy was rewarded for guiding the Bulls to a dream season. After leading Bloomingdale to the best season in program history, Surcy was the recipient of the Billy Turner Coach of the Year Award, given to the top coach in Hillsborough County by the chapter.

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  17. Bulls Beat: Is USF ready for next realignment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    TAMPA – Conference realignment – the subject that never really goes away in college athletics – has seemingly returned as a front-burner topic. It was fueled by the College Football Playoff's four semifinal selections, which featured the snubbing of Big 12 Conference co-champions Baylor and TCU.

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  18. Hillsborough's next step: Choosing Rays stadium siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Now that St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman has proposed a deal to let the Tampa Bay Rays explore new stadium sites - pending city council approval - Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and a group of negotiators will explore which Hillsborough County locations would be most attractive. On Tuesday, Buckhorn spelled out his criteria he and other officials would examine, while specifying one potential location and the hurdles needed to be crossed in order to move forward.

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  19. St. Pete reaches deal to let Rays out of stadium contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    Under the proposal, the Rays would compensate the city for every unfulfilled year of its contract to play at Tropicana Field through 2027 but would not have to pay a so-called “exploration fee” included in an earlier proposed deal. The agreement requires the team limit its search to Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.

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  20. USF dismisses three football coaches, including both coordinatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Tampa Bay Online

    TAMPA – University of South Florida football coach Willie Taggart confirmed Monday that three assistant coaches - including both coordinators - have been fired following the Bulls' 4-8 season. With Bulls athletic director Mark Harlan making it clear that the program should be in the postseason - USF hasn't played in a bowl game since 2010 - the moves could signal that everyone is on notice next season, from Taggart on down.

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