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Recent articles by Dan:

Historic win in Germany highlights this week’s ‘Bucs with Bowles’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers returned home Monday morning fresh off a historic victory in the NFL’s first-ever regular season game in Germany. → Read More

Bucs with Bowles: A tough game with a dream finish ends a losing streak

weekly ‘Bucs with Bowles’ interview and discussed a record-setting fourth quarter comeback by Quarterback Tom Brady, as well as a collective defensive effort that allowed the Bucs to stay in the game all the way to its final possession. → Read More

Bucs may be favored but there is danger in matchup against the Steelers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to improve their record to 4-2 with a road test this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Steelers. → Read More

Bay area 5-year-old wins 2 track and field national titles

It is another steamy summer morning in the Bay area and on the track at Cypress Creek High School in Wesley Chapel more than a dozen athletes prepare for their daily workout. → Read More

Road to the Cup breakdown: Lightning even up series with Rangers 2-2

The Tampa Bay Lightning evened up the NHL Eastern Conference Final Tuesday night with a 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers, turning the series into a best of three beginning Thursday in New York → Read More

FOX Sports’ Chris Myers talks broadcasting challenges Tom Brady could face

On Tuesday, FOX Sports announced the hiring of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady as the networks top color analyst for NFL broadcasts → Read More

Bucs search for Brady replacement with Wilson and Rodgers out of mix

The NFL quarterback wheel was turning Tuesday afternoon and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were not part of the party. → Read More

Former Berkeley Prep star ready for NFL combine

recalled the draft selection of another one-time Berkeley Prep wide receiver Nelson Agholor. → Read More

NFL combine reveals concerns, possible solutions for Buccaneers

News Channel 8’s Dan Lucas spoke with Jon Ledyard of PewterReport.com about the state of the Bucs at the Combine, the reaction to a potential quarterback solution and which players stand out in the build up to the Draft. → Read More

‘Bandit Ball’ returns with inaugural USFL draft for Tampa Bay Bandits

The Bandits completed the USFL’s inaugural draft Wednesday afternoon, selecting 34 players in an assigned format for each team. → Read More

Tampa Bay Rays beat writer details his Baseball Hall of Fame votes

News Channel 8’s Dan Lucas talked to a bay area Hall of Fame voter, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, about a year that would close the book on a controversial debate among voters and baseball fans → Read More

‘Bucs with BA’: Arians warns of big challenge in opening round vs Eagles

The Bucs will host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at 1:00 pm, the franchise's first home playoff game since the 2007 season. → Read More

Arians returns but Bucs still may be shorthanded against Jets

After missing the entire week of practice due to the NFL COVID protocol, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians will be back on the sideline when the Bucs face the New York Jets this afternoon. → Read More

Bucs face one of the NFL’s hottest teams in another road test

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers put an end to their two-game losing streak last Monday with a convincing 30-10 win over the New York Giants. This afternoon in Indianapolis, the challenge will be tougher → Read More

‘Bucs with BA’: Arians warned players about penalties before Saints loss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians is a proponent of quarterback safety and he even warned his defensive players about the officiating crew before Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. → Read More

‘Bucs with BA’: Arians discusses injuries ahead of Bears game

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers return to practice on Tuesday but on Monday, head coach Bruce Arians reflected on the Bucs 28-22 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. → Read More

‘Bucs with BA’: Arians discusses humbling loss to Los Angeles Rams

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians knows that his team is capable of playing better than it did in Sunday’s 34-24 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. However, some of the lingering problems that limited the Bucs in the first two weeks of the season became bigger issues against the Rams. → Read More

‘Bucs with BA’: Arians breaks down win over Falcons

In this week's exclusive 'Bucs with B.A.' interview, Arians shared his thoughts on the Bucs 48-25 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, a game that was dwindled to a three-point Bucs lead after a series of penalties and mistake → Read More

‘Bucs with B.A.’: Arians discusses lessons learned from opening night

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians kicked off another season of his exclusive weekly interview with News Channel 8’s Dan Lucas by breaking down the Bucs 31-29 opening night victory over the Dallas Cowboys. → Read More

Strong effort slowed by mental mistakes at Bucs training camp

One week into training camp, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians appreciates his team's work ethic but the Bucs are not ready to hit the field in a real NFL game just yet. → Read More