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Journalism That Matters Award Winning Journalist Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times takes you inside Tampa Bay Sports each weekday. Rick will go deeper into the biggest stories in Tampa Bay and have great guests to give even more insight on the Bucs, Rays, Lightning, USF and more.

Journalism That Matters Award Winning Journalist Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times takes you inside Tampa Bay Sports each weekday. Rick will go deeper into the biggest stories in Tampa Bay and have great guests to give even more insight on the Bucs, Rays, Lightning, USF and more.
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St. Petersburg, FL

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Journalism That Matters Award Winning Journalist Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times takes you inside Tampa Bay Sports each weekday. Rick will go deeper into the biggest stories in Tampa Bay and have great guests to give even more insight on the Bucs, Rays, Lightning, USF and more.

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@SportsDayTB

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English

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813-360-1530


Episodes

Bucs-Browns Preview, Mark Duffner's First Game as DC, and Lightning Start Season 4-1 as Ryan Callahan Returns

10/19/2018
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Rick Stroud previews the Bucs-Browns matchup as Tampa Bay looks to get back to .500 and new defensive coordinator Mark Duffner takes the reins of the defense. We get a scouting report from Cleveland on Baker Mayfield, plus the Lightning finish their first homestand 4-1 as Ryan Callahan returns from injury. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds http://continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental Wholesale Diamonds and let Andy, the owner, know that Rick sent you...

Duration:00:48:56

Matt Baker on USF and UCF's Undefeated Starts, Gators Prep for Georgia and What to Expect from Florida State Going Forward

10/18/2018
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Tampa Bay Times College Football Writer Matt Baker joins Rick Stroud to see if USF and UCF can make it to their matchup in November undefeated, how the Gators are preparing for Georgia next week and what to expect from Florida State the rest of the season. Today's show is presented by May Electric Solar at http://mayelectricsolar.com. Call them at 727-819-2862 to start saving 90-95% on your electric bill.

Duration:00:28:13

MAILBAG: What Will Be Different for Bucs on Defense, Could They Trade for Patrick Peterson & Gators Chances vs. Georgia

10/17/2018
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It's mailbag time as Rick Stroud answers all of your questions about the Bucs changing Defensive Coordinators, who made the decision, how will the player respond, how safe is Dirk Koetter's job, could the Bucs trade for Patrick Peterson and what are the Florida Gators' chances vs. Georgia in 2 weeks. Today's show is presented by Swimming with the Manatees at Book online at http://SwimmingWithTheManatees.com or call 352-571-1888!

Duration:00:33:56

Mike Smith is Out as Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator

10/15/2018
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Bucs Fire Defensive Coordinator Mike Smith after they lose their 3rd straight game with the defense put the team behind early in each game. Rick Stroud details what happened to make this change after head coach Dirk Koetter asked 2 weeks ago what the next move would be if they changed. Plus the Lightning broke out of their scoring slump on Saturday night and the Rays have 2 assistant coaches interviewing for manager jobs. Today's show is presented by Millian-Aire for all your air...

Duration:00:58:09

Bucs Defense Digs a Hole that Bucs Can't Overcome as They Lose to Atlanta 34-29

10/14/2018
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The Bucs lose in Atlanta 34-29 as the defense gets off to another bad start putting them in a hole, Jameis Winston brought them back in his first start and they lose on a crazy play that was very close to working. Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break it all down from Atlanta as kicking and defense put them down early and Jameis Winston still had a couple of turnovers he just can't make. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds http://continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop...

Duration:00:30:49

Bucs DC Mike Smith on His Defense, Jason Pierre-Paul on Being a Buc, and Lightning Lose

10/12/2018
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The Bucs are heading to Atlanta to take on the 1-4 Falcons as Jameis Winston will make his first start of the season. Defensive Coordinator Mike Smith talks about his defense which has given up the most points per game this year and how the sky isn't falling, Rick Stroud talk to Jason Pierre-Paul in an exclusive interview and the Lightning lose to the Canucks at home as they've scored 2 goals in 2 games. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds...

Duration:00:41:56

Matt Baker on Why He Didn't Rank USF and How Florida Plays After Big Win

10/10/2018
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Tampa Bay Times Matt Baker college football beat writer explains why he didn't vote USF in the Top 25, How the Florida Gators will follow up their win over LSU, and is the glass half-full or half-empty at Florida State. Today's show is presented by May Electric Solar at http://mayelectricsolar.com. Call them at 727-819-2862 to start saving 90-95% on your electric bill.

Duration:00:29:38

Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on Kevin Cash's New Contract & Jameis Winston Expectations

10/9/2018
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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones joins us to discuss Kevin Cash's new contract that keeps him as the Rays skipper through at least 2024, which college football hires this year have been best, what are the expectations for Jameis Winston this season and where does Drew Brees rank among the all-time quarterbacks. Today's show is presented by Swimming with the Manatees at Book online at http://SwimmingWithTheManatees.com or call 352-571-1888!

Duration:00:57:05

Drew Brees is NFL's All Time Passer, Bucs Back to Work After Bye With an 'Average' Defensive Line

10/9/2018
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Drew Brees sets the NFL's all-time passing yards mark on Monday night as he does it while throwing a long TD and then telling his kids you can do anything if you work at it. We ask can Jameis Winston become like Drew Brees in his consistency of play as every game it feels like he completes 67%, throws for 300 yards and 3 TDs. Plus Dirk Koetter on Mike Smith remaining as Defensive Coordinator, Brentson Buckner on his DL as 'average' and Jon Hoke on this young DBs. Plus 3 out of the final 4...

Duration:00:41:31

Lightning Win on Opening Night, Bucs Getting Back to Work After Bye & Drama for Joe Maddon in Chicago

10/7/2018
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The Lightning struggled but managed to win on opening night in a shootout over the Panthers, the Bucs were off but a full slate of NFL action on Sunday, the Gators get a huge victory over LSU at the Swamp while FSU blows a 20-point lead to Miami, USF rolls, MLB playoffs are underway and some Chicago drama with Joe Maddon and GM Theo Epstein. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental Wholesale Diamonds and let Andy, the...

Duration:00:51:15

Dave Mishkin On the Eve of the Tampa Bay Lightning's Season Opener

10/5/2018
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The Lightning begin their season on Saturday night vs. the Panthers and we have Dave Mishkin to break down this season, what he expects from Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos, Andrei Vasilevskiy, and the young guys too as they enter the season as one of the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental Wholesale Diamonds and let Andy, the owner, know that Rick sent you and you'll get 20% off your...

Duration:00:54:09

Matt Baker on Florida State-Miami and LSU-Florida Plus USF, UCF and More

10/3/2018
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Big College Football weekend as Florida State travels to Miami and LSU is at Florida, plus USF is at UMass and UCF hosts SMU. To break it all down plus a little Jimbo Fisher talk, we've got Tampa Bay Times college football writer Matt Baker. Today's show is presented by May Electric Solar at http://mayelectricsolar.com. Call them at 727-819-2862 to start saving 90-95% on your electric bill.

Duration:00:30:55

Marc Topkin On How The Rays Won 90 and What To Expect in 2019

10/2/2018
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The Tampa Bay Rays surprised everyone this season by winning 90 games while trading away most of their big name stars. We have Tampa Bay Times beat writer Marc Topkin to break down how they did it and what's to come next year for the Rays. Today's show is presented by Swimming with the Manatees at Book online at http://SwimmingWithTheManatees.com or call 352-571-1888!

Duration:00:36:29

Dirk Koetter Won't Fire Mike Smith This Season and Jameis Winston is Now Starting

10/2/2018
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Bucs Head Coach Dirk Koetter makes Jameis Winston the starting quarterback and says he will not fire Mike Smith during the season as we hear his reasoning on both moves. Plus the Rays finish the season with a surprising 90 wins but don't make the playoffs and the Lightning are gearing up for their opener this Saturday night. Today's show is presented by Millian-Aire for all your air conditioning needs.

Duration:00:52:00

A Beat Down in Chicago as Bears Roll Over The Bucs

10/1/2018
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The Bucs lose to the Bears 48-10 as Mitch Trubisky throws 6 TDs vs the Bucs defense. Ryan Fitzpatrick was benched at halftime and it looks like Jameis Winston will be the starter after their bye week. Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break down the beatdown in Chicago. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds http://continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental Wholesale Diamonds and let Andy, the owner, know that Rick sent you and you'll get 20% off your purchase.

Duration:00:28:19

Bucs-Bears Preview and Your Mailbag Questions

9/28/2018
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Rick Stroud previews the Bucs-Bears match-up this weekend as the starting quarterback is still not announced between Jameis Winston and Ryan Fitzpatrick. Plus we preview the college football weekend and answer your mailbag questions on Bucs, Rays and more. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds http://continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental Wholesale Diamonds and let Andy, the owner, know that Rick sent you and you'll get 20% off your purchase.

Duration:01:01:47

Jameis Winston Talks About Being Back With Team and Hints At His Role This Week

9/26/2018
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Jameis Winston spoke today for the first time since returning from suspension and he's saying all the right things about supporting the team as he'll be in a new role this week as a backup quarterback to Ryan Fitzpatrick in Chicago. Plus Chris Conte's injury update after a report that his knee was hurt before the game and the Rays beat the Yankees to get to 88 wins with 4 games to go. Today's show is presented by May Electric Solar at http://mayelectricsolar.com. Call them at 727-819-2862 to...

Duration:00:40:32

The Bucs Starting QB This Week Will Be... (STAY TUNED)

9/25/2018
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Jameis Winston returned to One Buc Place on Tuesday and head coach Dirk Koetter informed him and Ryan Fitzpatrick who will start this weekend, but he wouldn't tell anyone else. Rick Stroud breaks it down as well as why Ryan Fitzpatrick didn't play as poorly as you may think on Monday night, the offensive line problems, Chris Conte's injury and how it affects the defense, and can you hit a QB at all. Plus the Rays have been officially eliminated from the playoffs and the Lightning continue...

Duration:00:49:41

Did Ryan Fitzpatrick Do Enough to Remain Starting QB in Bucs 30-27 Loss to Steelers

9/24/2018
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The Bucs fall to the Steelers on Monday Night Football 30-27 as Fitz-Magic was rough in the first half but made a comeback in the 2nd but fell just short as Tom Jones and Rick Stroud break it down. Did Ryan Fitzpatrick do enough to keep the starting job this week or will Jameis Winston start as he returns from suspension. Today's show is presented by Millian-Aire for all your air conditioning needs.

Duration:00:33:48

Bucs-Steelers Preview for Monday Night, Blake Snell for Cy Young and Tiger Woods Wins

9/23/2018
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The Bucs are hosting Monday Night Football as the Steelers come to town and Fitz-Magic mania is sweeping Tampa Bay. Can the Bucs start 3-0 as former coach Tony Dungy is added to the Ring of Honor, is there any debate that Blake Snell will win the Cy Young Award this year, and Tiger Woods proves all doubters, including Rick Stroud, wrong by winning the Tour Championship. Today's show is presented by Continental Wholesale Diamonds http://continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental...

Duration:00:56:02