• Buccaneers place WR Murphy, G Sweezy on reserve/PUP list

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed receiver Louis Murphy and guard J.R. Sweezy on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, meaning they’ll be sidelined for at least the first five games of the regular season.

  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter of an NFL football game Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Browns coach Jackson doesn’t think ‘sky’ falling on team

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Despite the penalties, sacks, missed tackles, dropped passes and everything else that went wrong for the Browns on Friday night in Florida, coach Hue Jackson isn’t panicking.

  • Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) celebrates with teammate Andrew Hawkins (16) after catching a 43=yard touchdown pass in front of Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Brent Grimes (24) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Josh Gordon shines in preseason debut for Browns

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Josh Gordon showed why the Cleveland Browns are so happy to have him back on the field.

  • Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz walks back to the dugout after being called out on strikes on a pitch from Tampa Bay Rays' Enny Romero to end the game during a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Rays won the game 2-1. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Romero strikes out Ortiz to end it, Rays hold off Red Sox

    ST .PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win Thursday and a four-game split with the Red Sox.

  • Florida shock jock’s lawyers permanently disbarred

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court has permanently disbarred two lawyers accused of orchestrating the arrest of a rival attorney.

  • Tampa Bay Rays' Luke Maile celebrates after scoring the game winning run against the Boston Red Sox during the 11th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Rays won the game 4-3. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Maile sprints home in 11th to lift Rays over Red Sox

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays walked off with an extra-innings victory to overshadow another big accomplishment for David Ortiz.

  • Tampa Bay Rays' Steven Souza Jr. reacts to making the final out in the team's 2-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Archer loses 17th, Rays beaten 2-1 by Red Sox

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla, (AP) — Chris Archer moved closer to a potential 20-loss season, and two throws from right field were a big reason why.

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott, right, and Florida Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip, left, speak with local officials during a Zika Preparedness Roundtable at the Florida Department of Health of Pasco County, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in New Port Richey, Fla. Scott on Tuesday announced a non-travel-related case of Zika in the Tampa Bay region. (Brendan Fitterer/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

    Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced a non-travel-related case of Zika in the Tampa Bay region.

  • Boston Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Buchholz, Ortiz help Red Sox beat Rays 2-1

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched into the seventh inning, David Ortiz had a run-scoring single and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Tuesday night to remain tied atop the AL East.