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Past articles by Chris:

Bucs' defense is anything but defensive

The Bucs' final roster is not set yet, but their mindset is. "Guys have put it in their mind to be a great defense and try to climb that ladder," said defensive tackle Clinton McDonald. → Read More

Apollo Beach couple heads to Grand Prix of the seas

An Apollo Beach couple feels the need for speed, on the water. Consider the Belfattos a power "boat" couple. → Read More

Bucs' Gerald McCoy emerges as team leader

The Bucs' biggest bright spot the first two preseason games has been defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. This year, McCoy embraces the expectation to carry the defense and the entire Bucs team on his shoulders. → Read More

Coach Smith to Bucs: improve every day

The Bucs new head coach takes a calm approach, so we'll just have to trust Lovie Smith when he says he's excited about training camp. → Read More

'Outlaw' or not, Kiermaier is a wanted man

Kevin Kiermaier intends to make a name for himself with the Rays. It's just not quite what you'd think. We've heard "KK" and "Special K," but the outfielder would like to be called "The Outlaw," please. → Read More

Despite dismal season, Maddon stays positive

The Rays cannot erase their double-digit deficit in the standings, the worst record in baseball, in one home stand. They can control their attitude and that's where Joe Maddon sets the tone: realistic, positive as always. → Read More

Tampa Bay canoe team headed to NY competition

The Kai Aniani Crazy Paddlers compete this weekend New York's Liberty Challenge.This Tampa Bay outrigger canoe team plans to complete the 15-mile course on the New York Harbor, East River and Hudson River in less than two hours. → Read More

Bucs' offensive line gets an overhaul

The Bucs' offensive line goes through a big overhaul since the team cut veteran starters Davin Joseph and Donald Penn this off-season. → Read More

Bucs drawing up new offensive line

The Bucs already set three O-line starting jobs: Right tackle Demar Dotson, left tackle Anthony Collins, and center Evan Dietrich-Smith. Still, that leaves a few starting positions open, and that's the biggest question that needs answering this summer. → Read More

Tampa teen swimmers selected for regional training camp

The USA Swimming Zone Select Camp brings together about 60 elite swimmers for intense training. Morgan Tankersley and Paxton Rhoads spent a long weekend in the pool and in the classroom at the University of Louisville. → Read More

Evan Longoria remembers Don Zimmer

The late Don Zimmer mentored Evan Longoria, beginning in his 2008 rookie season, and Zimmer guided him to becoming the All Star that he is today. → Read More

Olympians shine in AVP's return to St. Pete

The St. Pete Open features 16 men's teams and 16 women's teams, competing for a share of $150,000 in prize money. Olympians like three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and her partner, 2012 Olympic silver medalist April Ross, will compete. <br/> → Read More

Rays win third straight walk off

If one walk off win can change the momentum of a season, how about 3 straight walk off wins?For the first time in Rays franchise history, Tampa Bay wins 3 straight games in walk off fashion. → Read More

Spartans ready to defend national title

UT has won six national baseball titles, including last season. The defending champs think this team has more than the nuts and bolts necessary to win it all again. → Read More

Zobrist dislocates thumb, may land on the disabled list

The Rays Ben Zobrist might still land on the 14-day disabled list. He dislocated his thumb sliding into second base in the Rays 2-0 win Wednesday over the Mariners. → Read More

Rays End Skid with 7-1 Win Over Indians

The Rays needed this win! The DJ Kitty hat giveaway was not the only highlight for Tampa Bay Saturday night at Tropicana Field! After scoring 10 runs in 4 straight losses, the Rays end the skid with a 7-1 win over the Indians game two. → Read More

Bucs draft offense

The Bucs focus on offense this draft, something that comes as a surprise given the defensive-minded new head coach, Lovie Smith. But, general manager Jason Licht says they stuck to their strategy of choosing the best available player on their board with each pick. The Bucs wrap up day 3 picking players to protect quarterback Josh McCown. <br/> → Read More

"Concession" golf moments still resonates 45 years later

"The Concession" was a moment in golf history that still resonates today. The 1969 Ryder Cup ended in a draw when Jack Nicklaus made the final putt for the United States. → Read More

Rowdies fight for first win of the season

The Rowdies first two games this season ended in 1-1 draws. → Read More

Lightning season ends with disappointment and determination

FOX 13's Chris Field spoke exclusively with head coach Jon Cooper Wednesday. He says his team did fight hard, but simply kept coming up one goal short. But Cooper added that the playoffs experience has set the bar high for the Lightning in the future. → Read More