Stories by Fred Goodall

Monday, June 23, 2014

Rays try to end slump by getting back to basics

Joe Maddon is adamant that extra work he's ordered for the Tampa Bay Rays can help his underachieving club, off to its worst start in a decade, turn the season around.
By Fred Goodall

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Billikens rally to avoid upset by Wolfpack

ORLANDO, Fla. - Rob Loe scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, helping St. Louis wipe out a late 14-point deficit and pull away in overtime to beat North Carolina State 83-80 in the NCAA ...
By Fred Goodall

Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

ECU wears down Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Vinatavious Cooper rushed for a career-best 198 yards, setting a Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl record and leading East Carolina to a 37-20 victory over Ohio on Monday.
By Fred Goodall

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

East Carolina, Ohio on a mission at Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - While a weekend of sun and 80-degree temperatures at the beach in Florida is nice, East Carolina and Ohio haven't lost sight of their mission in the Beef 'O'Brady's Bowl.
By Fred Goodall

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013

Falcons' dreadful year hits new low

TAMPA, Fla. - Bobby Rainey rushed for 163 yards and scored three touchdowns to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rout the Atlanta Falcons 41-28.
By Fred Goodall

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Bucs earn first win of season

TAMPA, Fla. - Mike Glennon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tackle Donald Penn and led a long fourth-quarter TD drive to put the Buccaneers ahead for good in a 22-19 victory over the embattled ...
By Fred Goodall

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Schiano, winless Bucs searching for answers

TAMPA, Fla. - The losses are mounting and the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers are running out of explanations for why their season has gone sour and what they can to do to turn it around.
By Fred Goodall

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Red Sox advance to ALCS

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Shane Victorino's infield single snapped a seventh-inning tie and journeyman Craig Breslow gave Boston a huge boost out of the bullpen, sending the ...
By Fred Goodall

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Rays stave off elimination again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. –– Jose Lobaton hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Tampa Bay staved off elimination once again by beating the Boston Red Sox.
By Fred Goodall

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

Victory was a first for Spurrier

TAMPA, Fla. - Despite all South Carolina has accomplished under Steve Spurrier, the winningest coach in school history couldn't recall a finish quite like the one the Gamecocks pulled off in the ...
By Fred Goodall

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

USC backup delivers late TD in win over Michigan

TAMPA, Fla. - Steve Spurrier's plan to use two quarterbacks in the Outback Bowl worked so well that Dylan Thompson and Connor Shaw both earned game balls in the Gamecocks' 33-28 victory.
By Fred Goodall

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

Backup QBs to play role in Outback Bowl

South Carolina's Connor Shaw and Michigan's Devin Gardner will start at quarterback in the Outback Bowl, however that doesn't mean Dylan Thompson and Denard Robinson won't play meaningful roles in ...
By Fred Goodall

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Central Florida exits Conference USA with bowl victory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Blake Bortles threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Central Florida to a 38-17 victory over Ball State in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl on Friday night.
By Fred Goodall

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

Falcons nip rival Bucs

Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and overcame two critical turnovers by leading another late touchdown drive to rally the Atlanta Falcons to a 24-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
By Fred Goodall

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

Falcons, Bucs ignore their critics

The 9-1 Atlana Falcons are constantly being reminded of past playoff failures and the harsh reality that another strong regular season won't mean much without a deep postseason run.
By Fred Goodall

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Orioles push AL East race to final day

Chris Davis homered for the sixth consecutive game as Baltimore stayed alive in the AL East race.
By Fred Goodall

Monday, Jan. 2, 2012

Dogs fall in third overtime

Dan Conroy kicked a 28-yard field goal in the third overtime, giving No. 12 Michigan State a 33-30 victory over No. 18 Georgia in the Outback Bowl.
By Fred Goodall

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011

Dallas handles Tampa Bay

Tony Romo threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score Saturday night, helping the Dallas Cowboys stop a two-game losing streak with a 31-15 victory over the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
By Fred Goodall

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011

Beltre's three blasts help Rangers advance

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - This is what Adrian Beltre envisioned when he signed with Texas in the offseason. Balls jumping off his bat in October, the Rangers making another run for the pennant.
By Fred Goodall

Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Rangers win another division series road game

Colby Lewis outpitched All-Star David Price, Mike Napoli hit a go-ahead two-run homer and the defending AL champions survived a shaky night from the bullpen to hold off the Rays 4-3.
By Fred Goodall

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'Go Downtown' initiative gets mixed reviews

The "Go Downtown" initiative aims to foster a downtown environment that welcomes the college community and creates business for merchants. The event is held every third Thursday of the month ...
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