Finding landing spots for MLB stars on the trade block

MLB’s annual November general manager meetings commenced this week in Phoenix, and several big names are undoubtedly being bantered about in the desert. The GM meetings serve as a place for front offices to discuss with each other their goals

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Texans reportedly claim former Bucs CB Vernon Hargreaves off waivers

The Texans claimed former Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves off waivers, as Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports. Hargreaves was released on Tuesday, which made him subject to the waiver wire, per the league’s rules for players who are cut after the trade

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Rays GM Neander voted MLB Executive of Year

10:38 PM ET Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander has been voted Major League Baseball’s Executive of the Year. Tampa Bay was 96-66, the second-most wins in team history, despite a big league-low payroll

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Six teams on upset alert in NFL Week 10

It’s a bit of a slim schedule for NFL Week 10 as six teams are on a bye, but there are still plenty of big opportunities for upsets around the league. From a strength-versus-strength matchup in the Windy City to

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Kevin Kiermaier’s 10 best plays of 2019

Kevin Kiermaier won his third Gold Glove over the weekend, highlighting his league-best defense in center field last season. Kiermaier’s 17 Outs Above Average led all American League outfielders, while his 13 Defensive Runs Saved topped all center fielders in

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Buccaneers audition RB Spencer Ware

The Buccaneers were busy this afternoon, as SiriusXM’s Adam Caplan reports (via Twitter) that the team worked out eight players. Among that grouping was a trio of offensive weapons: wide receiver Maurice Harris, wide receiver J.J. Nelson, and running back Spencer Ware.

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Kevin Kiermaier wins his third Gold Glove; Rays free-agent predictions

Kevin Kiermaier won his third Gold Glove in six seasons on Sunday. The superlatives for the Tampa Bay Rays, and individual members of the organization, continued on Sunday when centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier earned his third Gold Glove in six seasons

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Offseason outlook: Tampa Bay Rays

The Rays won 96 games to return to the postseason in style, defeating the A’s in the wild-card game and then taking the Astros to five games in the ALDS.  Tampa Bay will now look to put the final touches

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Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard out Week 9 with hamstring injury

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without starting tight end O.J. Howard for Sunday’s matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. Howard, who missed the team’s Week 8 game against the Tennessee Titans, was unable to participate in practice this week with

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Rays will not hire external executive to replace Chaim Bloom

The Rays have decided not to hire an executive from outside the organization to replace the departing Chaim Bloom, as Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Rather, the club will deploy a trio of top lieutenants under the

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0-8 Bengals are a disaster. Is Zac Taylor best they could do?

After 16 seasons without a playoff win under Marvin Lewis, Cincinnati was long overdue for a change at head coach. But instead of a breath of fresh air, his replacement has delivered a cascade of failures, prompting this question: Is

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Pirates interview Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro for manager job

The Pirates have interviewed Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro as part of their search for a new manager, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweets. Quatraro has also reportedly interviewed with the Giants organization. Quatraro, who’ll turn 46 next month, served

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NFL Week 8 matchups: An insiders’ guide

L.A. Chargers (2-5) at Chicago (3-3), 1 p.m. ET Inside Chargers numbers: Los Angeles’ passing attack is good, ranking ninth in net yards per pass attempt (7.1). However, teams have shut down Keenan Allen, who has averaged 40 yards over his

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Report: Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston ‘likely’ done as ‘franchise leaders’

The No. 1 and No. 2 overall picks from the 2015 NFL Draft, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, are both on the outs with their respective teams. According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, who spoke with several front-office sources,

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Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro in running for Giants manager job

Per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro is in consideration for the Giants managerial opening (link). Quatraro, 45, was previously the assistant hitting coach for the Indians from 2014 through 2017, and served as

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Rays starter Tyler Glasnow says he was tipping pitches against Astros

Rays starter Tyler Glasnow was rocked by the Houston Astros from the start of the deciding Game 5 of the ALDS on Thursday night. The ace allowed four straight hits to start the game and gave up four runs in

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Jason Pierre-Paul returns to Bucs practice

The Buccaneers are not practicing as a team during their bye week, but one key player will participate in some important workouts. The Bucs began Jason Pierre-Paul‘s 21-day window for potential activation, with Bruce Arians indicating (via the Tampa Bay

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Tyler Glasnow was tipping pitches with his glove/hand position

Tyler Glasnow was hammered by the Houston Astros in the first inning of his Game 5 ALDS start on Thursday night, and everyone’s suspicions have been confirmed: he was tipping pitches. Immediately when the Astros opened up the game with

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Forecasting the outcome for each NFL Week 6 game

Fall is in full swing. If you’re fortunate enough to live in an area where leaves change, get out and enjoy the colors for a few minutes this weekend.  Last week: 6-9, which is not nice. 43-36 for the season

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Watch: Rays stud Blake Snell vs. Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez: Snell comes to close ALDS Game 4

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Bruce Arians on OPI review: ‘I don’t know what the hell is’

Getty Images Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians pitched a fit on the field. He didn’t let up after the game. Arians was furious about what seemed to be a “clear and obvious” case of pass interference, when Saints wideout Michael Thomas

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Watch: Carlos Correa makes absurd web gem for first out in Game 2 of ALDS

The Houston Astros are already difficult to score on when Gerrit Cole is on the mound. It might be impossible to score on them when Carlos Correa makes plays such as this one. Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Yandy Diaz

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