Remembering Fan “No. 1,” Philanthropist, Business Leader

July 21st, 2016
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Ted Morse

Joe’s friends at the Ed Morse family of automotive dealerships lost their iconic leader this week, Edward J., “Ted” Morse, Jr., 66. Mr. Morse was a true community and industry leader, employing thousands across the Tampa Bay area and in South Florida. He also held a truly unique status with the Miami Dolphins. [read more]

“Overrated”

July 21st, 2016
Prickly Pete not a fan.

Prickly Pete wants more.

We have more lists! This time from the fingertips of prickly Pete Prisco of CBS Sports. [read more]

The Thrill Of Tomorrow

July 21st, 2016
It's about the future.

It’s about the future.

Until the Bucs check in at One Buc Palace to report for training camp next week, Joe will try to get in the mind of defensive coordinator Mike Smith.

Joe will regularly deliver excerpts and/or highlights from Smith’s book, “You Win in the Locker Room,” available on Google Play and iTunes. [read more]

Do Training Camp In Style With Free Lunch — Saturday is SOLD OUT. Sunday ONLY.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Sunday, July 31 will feature your Buccaneers in pads practicing real football for the first time all summer.

Watch them at One Buc Palace via a chauffeured luxury minibus and enjoy the best damn lunch around. Grab your seat at TrainingCampExpress.com.

Click here

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

July 21st, 2016

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Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

USF basketball under investigation for academic fraud. Just how miserable of a basketball program do you have to be to (allegedly) cheat this bad and you still can’t win 10 games? Coach should get run for that reason alone. [WTSP]

OBJ says the best corner in the NFL is… [NFL]

Video of Denard Robinson’s near-fatal wreck. Dude is so, so lucky. [TMZ]

Gorgeous Molly McGrath has found work. Too bad for the wrong network. [TheBigLead]

Joe was outraged over the stunt Browns running back Isiah Crowell pulled recently on Instagram. Since, he has done all the right things, above and beyond as his smart, good deeds continue. Nice job, sir. [BSPN]

Grandpa Lewis gets the one-finger tribute after his selfish speech last night. [Twitter]

Many big-names at FOX News have clauses in their contracts they can leave if Roger Ailes leaves. Would Ailes launch a new news net with his loyalists? (FOX News made a profit of $1.5 billion in 2015.) [Financial Times]

Pokeman Go (whatever the hell that is) can get you shot. [ABC News]

Dewayne Staats smells something wrong with a Rays pitcher. [JoeRaysFan]

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Stroud: “That’s Going To Be An Issue For Them”

July 20th, 2016

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Longtime Bucs beat writer Rick Stroud sees trouble brewing on the Buccaneers’ defensive line. [read more]

Jameis Body Nonsense Reaches New Heights

July 20th, 2016

Jameismug4Once upon a time, Joe watched a Taco Bell–addicted, 22-year-old Bucs quarterback absolutely tear up the NFL with his legs and arm — and plenty of fat. [read more]

Under The Radar

July 20th, 2016
Overlooking a player.

Overlooking a player.

With all the chatter about Brent Grimes (and Miko!) and Vernon Hargreaves and Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks, a certain cornerback is being overlooked. [read more]

Toast Makes It Four

July 20th, 2016
Just found work.

Just found work.

Want to know one reason Lovie Smith is gone and why the defense of the Bucs very much underwhelmed last year? It’s all in the numbers. [read more]

Better Versus Bitter

July 20th, 2016
Learn and move on.

Learn and move on.

Until the Bucs check in at One Buc Palace to report for training camp next week, Joe will try to get in the mind of defensive coordinator Mike Smith.

Joe will regularly deliver excerpts and/or highlights from Smith’s book, “You Win in the Locker Room,” available on Google Play and iTunes. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

July 20th, 2016

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Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Yahoo! Sports Radio is no longer. Welcome to SB Radio Network. [Bloomberg]

NFL Network has a(nother) new morning show. [NFL]

Lou Holtz drinks Crown Royal. Joe knew there was something about Sylvester the Cat he liked. [TheBigLead]

Pretty amazing: Some 13 years ago, Megyn Kelly was an entry-level, general assignment reporter at a local station in Washington, D.C. Now, she is about to become the face of the top-rated cable news network and may be the ouster of the most powerful television news executive in the country. Now that’s career advancement! [Deadline]

Chris Christie claims Michelle Obama is not a victim of plagiarism. [CNN]

Some meathead with a camera ambushes Karl Rove at an airport and tries to muscle him but Rove calls the cops. Clowns like this give reporters a bad name. Even Harvey Levin would be ashamed. [YouTube].

There is a 76 percent chance Hillary is our next president. [New York Times]

“Smyly Frown” is a thing at the Fruitdome. [JoeRaysFan]

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Mike Jenkins Finds A New Team

July 19th, 2016

Mike JenkinsIt’s always heartwarming to see a man get a job, especially when it’s cornerback Mike Jenkins finding work 2,000+ miles from Tampa. [read more]

Team Glazer Liked What Was “Under The Hood”

July 19th, 2016
More from Joe's chat with Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer

More from Joe’s chat with Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer

Yes, Joe just inhaled a sandwich and re-listened to his 1-on-1 chat with Team Glazer at the NFL Owners Meetings in March. [read more]

Your Chauffeur & Free Lunch Await

July 19th, 2016

July 30 and July 31 will feature your Buccaneers in pads practicing real football for the first time all summer.

Get there to watch them at One Buc Palace in a chauffeured luxury minibus and enjoy the best damn lunch around. Grab your seat at TrainingCampExpress.com.

Click here

Tour Renovated Raymond James With Jameis

July 19th, 2016
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Sign up today!

Joe’s pumped up for Bucs football 24/7, but if you’re not all amped up on a lazy mid-July Tuesday, then you might want to head over to a new website launched by the Buccaneers. It’s called NewBucsGameday.com.

Wow!

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Key To The Bucs?

July 19th, 2016
The key to victory.

BSPN explains

Training camp creeps closer and closer, sort of like the hottie barmaid teasing you as she takes her time working her way toward your table when you are parched. [read more]