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  1. Is Jameis Winston done with baseball?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There is another question the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to ask Jameis Winston, and it goes beyond any of the inquiries about off-field incidents. The Bucs need to ask Winston if he's given up on baseball forever. That is what Peter ...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  2. Guard Josue Matias could fit with Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Soon after his family moved from the Domican Republic to the United States when he was six, Josue Matias' father signed him up to play baseball. The sport was a passion for the father, but not the son. On game days, Josue freque...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  3. Trade deadline approaching for Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The NFL trading deadline comes Tuesday afternoon and I'm not expecting any major moves out of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Part of that is because, unlike baseball and basketball, the NFL just doesn't have a lot of trades. But part of ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  4. Could Panthers be active at trade deadline?

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL's trading deadline is next Tuesday. Historically, not a lot happens because trades aren't as common in the NFL as they are in the NBA and Major League Baseball. Still, it's fun to speculate about potential trades. Plus, I think this is one...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  5. Study: Saints, Falcons spend wisely

    Pat Yasinskas

    The professional sports team that uses its money most wisely is located in NFC South territory. But it's not any of the four NFC South teams. Bloomberg Businessweek has its second annual ranking of the smartest spenders in sports, and baseball's T...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  6. Roaf wants to be remembered as Saint

    Pat Yasinskas

    We talk all the time about how the Pro Football Hall of Fame doesn't follow the same protocol as the Baseball Hall of Fame. In football, a player goes into the Hall of Fame representing only himself. In baseball, a Hall of Famer has to declare wha...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  7. Let's play trivia on Greg Schiano

    Pat Yasinskas

    Now that Greg Schiano is the new head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it's time to play a little trivia on the former Rutgers coach. Name the two high-profile NFC South players (one current and one former) that Schiano coached when he was defen...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  8. Saints bring out the bats for victory

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS - After getting pushed around by St. Louis in Week 8, the New Orleans Saints did the only logical thing. They brought out the bats. Yeah, the baseball bats. For those who haven't followed the Saints in recent years, the bats are si...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  9. Faces of lockout: Falcons K Matt Bryant

    Pat Yasinskas

    Growing up in south Texas, Matt Bryant could measure the seasons by which ball his father picked up. Winter, spring, summer and fall didn't really matter. The measuring sticks were football, baseball and basketball seasons. At the appropriate time...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  10. Bucs' coaches turning to baseball

    Pat Yasinskas

    People always point to Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin as the mentor for Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris. There's plenty of truth in that. The two spent time together as assistants on Tampa Bay's staff and you frequently will hear Morris quoting Tomlin...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  11. Bucs hope to follow Rays' winning ways

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Baseball is the game that's supposed to be all about superstition. Put baseball together with football and we might be seeing superstition taken to the next level. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided to practice in St. Petersburg's Tro...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  12. Matt Ryan to pitch against Rays

    Pat Yasinskas

    Guess who's going to be on the mound when the two NFC South cities with Major League Baseball teams get together next week? Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. That's right. Ryan will throw out the ceremonial first pitch when the Braves host...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  13. Saints' Bush came out swinging

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- He ran onto the field with Deuce McAllister next to him and a baseball bat in his hands. For the next three hours, Reggie Bush seemed to put everything into the upper deck. "He played like a slugger," New Orleans safety Darren Shar...

    Blog | January 16, 2010
  14. Fast start can be a big help

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Football sure isn't baseball and I got another strong reminder of that as I looked through the NFL's 2009 Kickoff Guide. Unlike baseball and it's 162 games, you almost have to start fast in football....

    Blog | July 25, 2009
  15. Undrafted Panther gets drafted -- in baseball

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Anthony Scirrotto, an undrafted free agent trying to make the Carolina Panthers, has been drafted. In another sport. The safety was taken in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday by the Kansas City Royals. Sc...

    Blog | June 14, 2009
  16. Your call: Is Andersen first-ballot material?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Thanks to all those who responded to our Your Call post on whether Morten Andersen should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and if he'll go in on his first time on the ballot in 2013. ...

    Blog | May 23, 2009