Eduardo A. Encina, Tampa Bay Times

Eduardo A. Encina

Tampa Bay Times

Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Eduardo:

New Bucs uniform ditches digital numbers for a more classic look

After six years in universally panned jerseys, Tampa Bay switches up the design for Year 2 under Bruce Arians. → Read More

Rest in peace, Bucs uniforms. Or maybe that should be in pieces.

Every uniform represents an era. How will Tampa Bay’s “alarm clock number" uniforms be remembered? We’re guessing not fondly. → Read More

Reports: Tom Brady could participate in coronavirus-relief golf benefit in May

The new Bucs quarterback would pair with Phil Mickelson against Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods in a televised event, reports said. → Read More

New Bucs quarterback Tom Brady gifted No. 12 by Chris Godwin

Bucs receiver gives signalcaller the only number he’s known since high school for no compensation out of respect. → Read More

Will Tom Brady turn Boston fans to the Bucs?

Fans of Brady and the Patriots are already dreaming of the future Hall of Famer leading Tampa Bay to the Super Bowl and beating his former team. → Read More

Bucs keep Cameron Brate with restructured contract

Amended deal allows the team to keep one of the league’s top pass-catching tight end duos intact for new quarterback Tom Brady. → Read More

Report: Second Yankees minor-leaguer tests positive for coronavirus

The diagnosis comes two days after the first player was diagnosed and minor-leaguers went into quarantine in Tampa. → Read More

Report: Yankees minor-leaguer tests positive for coronavirus

After baseball shuttered spring training, the first known case of coronavirus is with a team that trains in Tampa. → Read More

Jerry Glanville really is ‘Too Legit To Quit’

The Vipers’ defensive coordinator is 78 years old and far removed from the NFL spotlight. But coaching another generation of football players, and building another great defense from scratch, keeps him young. → Read More

Grand Prix of St. Petersburg monitoring coronavirus outbreak

Also, the Southeastern Conference is staying on top of the illness but has not made any changes to its schedule. → Read More

After long journey back, Rays’ Anthony Banda ready to compete

Following Tommy John surgery in 2018, the Rays left-hander is healthy and hopes to stick in the big leagues. → Read More

Vipers’ rotating quarterback plan produces first TD, but not victory

Tampa Bay scored the first touchdown of its inaugural XFL season, but falls to 0-3 in home-opening loss to Houston. → Read More

Rays prospect Brendan McKay slowed by shoulder stiffness

The two-way player is concentrating on pitching, but has yet to throw his first spring training bullpen session. → Read More

Daytona 500 crash brings back difficult memories for Vipers’ Jerry Glanville

Defensive coordinator knows the dangers of auto racing. Between football coaching stints, he was a race car driver. → Read More

Tim Tebow said ‘No, thanks’ to XFL invitation

Former Gators standout and Heisman Trophy winner prioritizes baseball career over another chance at playing professional football. → Read More

Vipers defensive coordinator Jerry Glanville explains his two-headset look

When the team’s communications system went out, Glanville had to improvise. → Read More

Lightning rookie Mitchell Stephens shows his staying power

Fifteen games into his NHL career, the Tampa Bay forward is doing the little things to earn more ice time. → Read More

Shaquil Barrett and the Bucs were perfect pairing. Will the relationship continue?

The linebacker sees long-term fit with Tampa Bay after becoming team’s single-season sack record holder and leading the NFL. → Read More

Lightning’s Carter Verhaeghe scores first NHL hat trick in win over Vancouver

Tampa Bay pours on nine goals to extend its win streak to eight games. → Read More

J.T. Miller returns to Tampa as an offensive force with the Vancouver Canucks

The former Lightning center is shooting more and having the best start of his career. → Read More