Bills acquire LeSean McCoy from Eagles for linebacker Kiko Alonso

...to an end soon. He has been on the commissioner's exempt list since September.BUCCANEERS: Jameis Winston met with Tampa Bay officials, hoping to make a good impression on the team considering taking the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with...

Devils hand struggling Predators fourth loss in a row

...behind Boston, holder of the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. LIGHTNING 3, SABRES 0In Tampa, Fla., Tampa Bay rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Lightning beat Buffalo.Steven Stamkos opened...

Dortmund is No. 1, filly No. 9 in AP's Run for the Roses

...Juvenile runner-up. ... Worked 4 furlongs in 49.70 at Palm Beach Downs on Feb. 28. ... Next start: Tampa Bay Derby, Tampa Bay Downs (Saturday). ... Odds: 10-1.6. Far From Over (Pletcher, Manuel Franco): With some new partners...

Padraig Harrington's schedule to be very busy

...an invite, I'll be there.' While it's terrible preparation for the Masters to play four, I took the invite to Tampa, Bay Hill, San Antonio and Houston. And I will honor those invites because I got them. And I do appreciate them. ... It...

Jagr steps up to help Panthers prevail

...goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Sunday.Aaron Ekblad, Brad Boyes...consecutive game after losing the previous four, and beat Tampa Bay for the first time in their past six games. The Panthers...

Lightning blank Blackhawks

TAMPA, Fla. - Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his second shutout, Steven Stamkos scored two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Friday night.Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Lightning, who...

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts believes playoffs are within reach

...bleachers is kind of tough sometimes."Chicago is looking to a new beginning under manager Joe Maddon, who was hired from Tampa Bay. Ricketts denied the Cubs had tampered with Maddon, who used a provision in his contract to terminate his deal with...

Flyers edge Predators in shootout

...LIGHTNING 4, COYOTES 2,In Glendale, Ariz., Ondrej Palat scored twice, Ryan Callahan had a goal and an assist, and Tampa Bay held off Arizona.The Lightning remained a point behind Atlantic Division-leading Montreal. CANADIENS 3, BLUE JACKETS...

Developments create shuffling in Kentucky Derby contenders list

...Diem (Todd Pletcher, John Velazquez): Still waiting to see how good this horse can be. ... Next start: Tampa Bay Derby, Tampa Bay Downs (March 7). ... Odds: 12-1.6. Far From Over (Pletcher, Manuel Franco): Showed moxie in winning...

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant gets contract extension

...Bay with 1,118 tackles, tops in the franchise since 1975. BROWNS: Veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown spent a second day in Cleveland, and he could stick around on a more permanent basis. He was released last week by Tampa Bay.