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A former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback finally hits ‘Paydirt’
February 20th, 2017 at 11:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA â?? They call him "Paydirt." Related News/Archive Parnell Dickinson, the first African-American quarterback drafted by the Bucs (not Doug Williams), got his nickname from his teammates at Mississippi Valley State University for his touchdown making. Saturday night, Paydirt hits paydirt. Dickinson, 63, a Tampa resident since...

Bucs raise season ticket prices for second straight year
February 18th, 2017 at 10:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA â?? After their first winning season in six years, the Bucs are making some of their fans pay more to see a game at Raymond James Stadium next season. Related News/Archive For the second year in a row, the Bucs are raising season ticket prices for...

Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims
February 18th, 2017 at 7:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis turned himself in to Pittsburgh police Friday following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend. Related News/Archive Surrounded by TV cameras, Revis entered a Municipal Courts building and didn't answer questions on his way in....

The answer to racial strife? Tony Dungy and a Tampa forum offer theirs
February 17th, 2017 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA -- In a previous life, Tony Dungy impulsively â?? almost petulantly â?? quit football. Related News/Archive Prior to his senior season at Parkside High in Jackson, Mich., Dungy and his best friend were strong candidates to be elected captains on a team that never previously had...

Bucs’ Winston tells Yankees prospects: Don’t make mistakes I did
February 17th, 2017 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston had two main messages for the Yankees' top prospects in a speech at their Tampa camp last week: Be determined and don't make the same mistakes I did. Related News/Archive "You wouldn't know he's only 23 (years old)," pitcher Daniel Camarena, 24, told...