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Clarence Thomas Cites Warrick Dunn's Life Story In Death-Penalty Case 

On Jan. 7, 1993, Kevan Brumfield was one of two men who gunned down Baton Rouge police Cpl. Betty Smothers. The mother of six, including then 18-year-old Warrick Dunn, was working an off-duty security job, escorting a grocery store manager to make a bank deposit. Brumfield was sentenced to death two years later. » 6/19/15 5:15pm 6/19/15 5:15pm

Latest NFL Draft Fluff: Marcus Mariota Is The No. 1 Pick Now, I Guess

Ask any football writer—the beat guys, not the draftheads—what sort of coverage they hate the most, and they’ll tell you it’s draft speculation. Ask any football writer what sort of coverage gets the most sweet, sweet pageclicks, and they’ll tell you it’s draft speculation. People love this shit, as pointless as it… » 4/13/15 1:08pm 4/13/15 1:08pm

Lawrence Tynes Sues Buccaneers Over Career-Ending MRSA Infection

Lawrence Tynes hasn’t kicked in the NFL since suffering an MRSA infection in his toe in August 2013, while he was with the Buccaneers. Today he made it clear he blames the team for the infection and the end of his football career, as he filed a lawsuit against the Buccaneers, seeking $35 million in lost future… » 4/06/15 10:01pm 4/06/15 10:01pm

Former Bucs GM: We Spied On Justin Blackmon's Favorite Bar For A Week

I rolled my eyes at the claim that an unnamed NFL team had shadowed Jameis Winston on a flight—surely lots of teams had scouts flying into and out of Indianapolis around the combine. But maybe it’s not so crazy. Former Tampa GM Mark Dominik admitted that in 2012, the Buccaneers dispatched a scout to Justin Blackmon’s… » 4/02/15 2:42pm 4/02/15 2:42pm

Buccaneers, NFL, & Aramark Refuse To Comment On Use Of Unpaid Servants

Sunday's revelation that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are among several professional sports teams using unpaid, destitute "indentured servants" as concessions workers has led to swift action on behalf of government bodies as well as the Rays and their stadium services contractor Centerplate, but the Bucs and Raymond James… » 12/02/14 1:29pm 12/02/14 1:29pm

The Bucs Found A Really Impressive Way To Blow The Game This Week

We normally go over the most highly leveraged plays, or some collection of them, when we round up Brian Burke's WPA from Advanced Football Analytics every week. The list is almost always bottom-heavy, comprising plays that just happened to occur in the fourth quarter, or long touchdowns, like Latavius Murray's… » 11/25/14 11:35am 11/25/14 11:35am