Hester sets return mark in rout

Sep 19, 2014

Hester sets return mark in rout

Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone. The result: One of the biggest wins in Atlanta Falcons history. Hester set an NFL ...

Man United, Buccaneers owner Glazer dies

May 29, 2014

Man United, Buccaneers owner Glazer dies

Malcolm Glazer, the self-made billionaire who led the takeover of English football’s Manchester United and owned the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has died. He was 85. The Bucs said Glazer died Wednesday. The reclusive Palm Beach, Florida, businessman had been in failing health since ...

Buccaneers counting on Smith for turnaround

Jan 7, 2014

Buccaneers counting on Smith for turnaround

Lovie Smith spent the past year watching lots of football, analyzing himself and preparing for his next job in the NFL. “How many times in life do you get a chance to take a break and really evaluate everything that you’ve done and who ...

Smith in line to become Buccaneers head coach

Jan 2, 2014

Smith in line to become Buccaneers head coach

Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith is set to take on the challenge of rebuilding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Two people familiar with Smith’s plans said Wednesday night that the coach has reached an agreement to fill the opening created by the firing of ...

49ers confident cornerback is heading in Wright direction

Dec 15, 2013

49ers confident cornerback is heading in Wright direction

Eric Wright raised his arms to the sky, his right hand clutching the ball, then danced off the field collecting hugs and hand slaps from his San Francisco teammates. The veteran cornerback finally was back in his play-making element. Wright and the 49ers had ...

Panthers win eighth straight

Dec 2, 2013

Panthers win eighth straight

Cam Newton walked into the press conference Sunday afternoon, flashed that familiar smile and gave a tip of the hat to his former college team. “War Eagle. War Eagle. War. Damn. Eagle,” Newton said. Less than 24 hours after the Auburn Tigers pulled off ...

Bucs hang on to earn first victory of season

Nov 12, 2013

Bucs hang on to earn first victory of season

Tampa Bay’s status as the NFL’s only winless team didn’t last long. Rookie Mike Glennon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tackle Donald Penn and led a long fourth-quarter TD drive to put the Buccaneers ahead for good in a 22-19 victory over the ...