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Tampa Bay Bucs enter draft still searching for pass-rushing help

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The Tampa Bay Bucs renew an old search Thursday night. Once again, the Bucs are going into the NFL draft with a decent pick. Once again, they are searching for a defensive end. Once again, they need to make opposing quarterbacks uncomfortable. For years, this has been the pursuit of the Bucs. Yeah, yeah. With their first draft choice ever, they took Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon. But since then, and since the free agent signing of Simeon Rice,…

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George Johnson sees talent on Bucs defensive line

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You see mediocrity. He sees hunger. You see questions. He sees speed. You see problems. He sees playmakers. Oh, to see the world through the eyes of George Johnson, defensive end. He looks at the defensive line of the Tampa Bay Bucs, and he sees a rampaging bunch of answers. The rest of us? We see Gerald McCoy and a bunch of guys with question marks instead of jersey numbers. We see quarterbacks with time to throw. We see opposing…

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Does America want the Lightning to succeed?

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You see the charm in the story. You see the electricity in the players. You see the passion in the stands. More and more, you love this story of the Tampa Bay Lightning. But do they love it in the big city? And do you care? The Lightning has reached the Final Four of the NHL, at which time teams seem to turn into popularity contests. In New York, do they find the charm in the story of the Lightning?…

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Bucs to induct Williams, Alstott into Ring of Honor

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Have you ever seen their eyes as they approach? Fans walk up slowly, reverently, as if they are approaching greatness. They speak in hushed tones. They give their thanks. They talk of the moments they saw, the moments that captivated them, the moments that became memories. There is an awe in their demeanor, as if they were in the presence of their own youth. They talk of the effort. They talk of the victories. This is the way a fan…

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