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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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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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This is the only podcast I listen to every day. Love the information. If your looking for everything Tampa sports related this is the podcast for you.

Rick and Tom

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This is THE daily podcast for Tampa sports. The segments with Tom Jones are my highlight.

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191 Ratings
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11

Sports Day Tom Brady

By Turk727 - May 15 2020
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This is the only podcast I listen to every day. Love the information. If your looking for everything Tampa sports related this is the podcast for you.

Rick and Tom

By wproath - Sep 21 2019
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This is THE daily podcast for Tampa sports. The segments with Tom Jones are my highlight.

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Sports Day Tampa Bay

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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.

Rank #1: MAILBAG: How Bad is Vita Vea's Injury, What Rookies Are Impressing, and Will Chris Archer Be Traded?

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It's a trade deadline mailbag on the show today as we answer questions about Vita Vea's injury for the Bucs, what rookies are standing out at training camp, is Jameis Winston guaranteed the starting job in week 4, has the magic run out for the Rays, which Rays players will be traded today, are the Lightning still looking for a right-handed defenseman, and is Tiger Woods back? Our show Partner this month is Continental Wholesale Diamonds http://continentalwholesalediamonds.com. Shop Continental Wholesale Diamonds and let Andy, the owner, know that Rick sent you and you can get a FREE Cruise with a minimum purchase of $2,000.  

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Jul 31 2018

38mins

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Rank #2: The Best Football Weekend of the Year

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This is the best football weekend of the year as we realize why 4 teams were on a bye last week because they are the best 4 teams and the playoff intensity is ratcheted up. Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break down each of the 4 divisional playoff games as the NFC South teams are playing really well, plus they look at the Bucs OJ Howard who was scored the worst 1st round draft pick this year by Pro Football Focus.  

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Jan 13 2018

20mins

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Rank #3: Bucs Report to Camp, Jameis Winston Ranked 20th Best QB and Rays Shut Out by Yankees

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The Bucs report to Training Camp today and we'll hear from Head Coach Dirk Koetter on his thoughts heading into camp, Jameis Winston ranked 20th best QB by ESPN, Bucs secondary ranked 31st by Pro Football Focus, the Rays are shutout by Tanaka and the Yankees as their bats go silent, and what is going on with Kevin Kiermaier's swing?  

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Jul 25 2018

35mins

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Rank #4: Rays Ybor City Stadium Plan is Dead and What Is Dirk Koetter's Future With the Bucs

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss Tuesday's news from the Baseball Winter Meetings that the Rays Ybor City Stadium plan is now dead as the Rays will begin the process of looking for a new site, potentially out of the market in the future. Plus will Dirk Koetter get another year as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they are 5-8 with 3 games to go but still have a shot at the playoffs. Today's show is presented by Swimming with the Manatees at Book online at http://SwimmingWithTheManatees.com or call 352-571-1888!

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Dec 12 2018

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Rank #5: Bucs GM Jason Licht Exclusive on JPP Trade and Bucs Free Agency

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Rick Stroud sits down with Tampa Bay Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht for an exclusive interview where they discuss the Jason Pierre-Paul trade and how it went down, the inside story on the Bucs free agent signings this year and specifically what they were looking for in players they signed.  

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Mar 24 2018

21mins

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Rank #6: Jameis Winston To Backup Drew Brees In New Orleans & A Successful Bucs Draft

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Rick Stroud on the Saints signing Jameis Winston later today to backup Drew Brees in New Orleans as he goes to a division rival. Plus the Bucs draft appears to be a success as they acquired guys in positions of need with everyone having a shot to make the roster this fall.

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Apr 27 2020

40mins

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Rank #7: MAILBAG: Will Tom Brady Bring More Free Agents & Will Bruce Arians Take Over Play Calling

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Rick Stroud answers your mailbag questions about the Bucs signing Tom Brady including if Bruce Arians will take over play calling, did Brady demand any personnel changes, can Brady workout with his receivers on his own, are more free agents willing to come to Tampa Bay now, will the heat affect his play, and what now happens to Jameis Winston who isn't signed yet.

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Mar 20 2020

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Rank #8: Rick and Tom On Who Should Bucs Franchise Tag, If Eli Manning is a Hall Of Famer & What Will Charlie Morton Say About Astros Sign-Stealing

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss what the Bucs should do with the Franchise tag this offseason as they have to choose between Jameis Winston and Shaq Barrett, Eli Manning will announce his retirement today but is he a hall of fame quarterback and what will Rays pitcher Charlie Morton say in Spring Training about the Astros sign stealing. 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.

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Jan 24 2020

58mins

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Rank #9: Bucs Trade Down and Still Get Their Man

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The Bucs trade back in the NFL Draft and still get their man, 347-pound DT Vita Vea from Washington. Vea was 4th on the Bucs board and they are really happy with the pick. Plus the Rays bats remain hot in beating the Orioles and the Lightning are set to take on the Bruins in Game 1 on Saturday.  

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Apr 28 2018

36mins

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Rank #10: MAILBAG: Could Phillip Rivers Be A Buc, How John Lynch Built A Super Bowl Team in 3 Years and Why Should Fans Trust Baseball After Another Scandal

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Rick Stroud answers your mailbag questions about Phillip Rivers chances of landing in Tampa Bay, how John Lynch built a Super Bowl team in 3 seasons while the Bucs haven’t made the playoffs in 12 years, is Jason Licht feeling heat, which free agents should the Bucs re-sign and why should a baseball fan believe baseball after another scandal that affected the outcomes of games.

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Jan 22 2020

46mins

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Rank #11: Did the Rays Disappoint This Year or Was This Expected?

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The Rays have been eliminated from playoff contention for the 4th straight season and Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break down what went wrong, who their best player was, and what this team might look like in 2018. Plus the Bucs say no to fans coming to One Buc Place to chat with Gerald McCoy and the college basketball world was rocked by the FBI announcement of the arrests of some assistant coaches and sneaker representative in a bribery conspiracy.  

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Sep 26 2017

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Rank #12: Are The Bucs The Team To Beat In NFC and How Much Credit Should Jason Licht Get For Signing Tom Brady?

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss how Tom Brady came to the Buccaneers, are they now the team to beat in the NFC, how much credit should Jason Licht get for signing Tom Brady, and who is under more pressure to win this year, Tom Brady or Bill Belichick?

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Mar 24 2020

38mins

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Rank #13: Are The Bucs Getting New Uniforms, Jameis Winston Has Eye Surgery & The Lightning Are Rolling

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Rick Stroud on the Buccaneers video that hints at new uniforms are on the way this year and Jameis Winston did indeed have laser eye surgery. Plus Diana Nearhos on the red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning, Yanni Gourde's long goalless streak is over and injuries are starting to mount. And some new rules approved by MLB to start this season including a 3-batter minimum for pitchers within an inning. Today's show is presented by Tampa Bay Downs, the premier multi-entertainment destination on Florida’s gulf coast with live horse racing on Wednesdays, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Feb 13 2020

33mins

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Rank #14: A Game Of Catch With Tom Brady Got Gronk To Return and It's NFL Draft Night

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Rick Stroud on Rob Gronkowski's introduction to the Tampa Bay media as we learned a simple game of catch with Tom Brady ignited the fire for him to return to the NFL, the NHL has a plan to resume play in July in empty arenas and Eduardo Encina on tonight's virtual NFL Draft and what the Bucs are looking to gain in this year's draft.

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Apr 23 2020

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Rank #15: Why Hasn't Tom Brady Signed With The Bucs Yet And Is He A Good Fit For This Offense?

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Rick Stroud on why Tom Brady hasn't signed with the Buccaneers yet and why you shouldn't be worried, if Brady a good fit for Bruce Arians offense, is there a market for Jameis Winston as either a starter or backup and quarterback movement around the NFL.

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Mar 19 2020

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Rank #16: Bucs Gerald McCoy Doesn't Have to Be Superman & Lightning Prep for Game 4 vs. Capitals

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Did Coach John Cooper's line changes in Game 3 lead the Lightning to victory over Washington or did the team just play better? Rick Stroud breaks it down as Game 4 is tonight, plus Bucs Defensive Coordinator talks about how their defensive line has to be better and their defense will evolve this year with new additions, D-line coach Brentson Buckner has told Gerald McCoy he doesn't need to be Superman, he needs Super Friends, and the Rays sweep the Royals for the first time in Kansas City since 2009.  

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May 18 2018

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Rank #17: NFL Divisional Playoff Preview & Carson Palmer On Bruce Arians Offense for Quarterbacks

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Rick Stroud previews the NFL Divisional Playoffs this weekend as we're ready to determine who will play in the conference championship games, plus Carson Palmer's comments on how Jameis Winston could do in year 2 in Bruce Arians offense. 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.

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Jan 10 2020

47mins

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Rank #18: Bruce Arians' Plan for Jameis Winston, Lightning Sweep a Weekend of Hockey and Great Buzz at Rays Fan Fest

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New Buccaneers Head Coach Bruce Arians has a plan to fix Jameis Winston's turnover problem as you'll hear in Rick Stroud's exclusive conversation with Arians. Plus the AAF started and exceeded expectations in it's first week as football is still king, the Lightning defeat the Penguins and Panthers as Andrei Vasilevskiy is amazing and Louis Domingue sets the franchise record for consecutive victories, the fans were excited at Rays Fan Fest as pitchers and catchers will report this week and USF Basketball has a five game conference winning streak for the first time since 1992.

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Feb 11 2019

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Rank #19: The Bucs Hire Bruce Arians As Their Next Head Coach

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The Bucs have hired former Cardinals coach Bruce Arians to be their next head coach and he's bringing a lot of the staff from Arizona with him. The 66-year-old coach who was retired was convinced by the Bucs and former Rays Manager Joe Madden to take the job. Arians will be expected to improve Jameis Winston as he's in the final year of his contract while former Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles will be the new Defensive Coordinator. Plus the Lightning get back to winning by shutting out the Blue Jackets 4-0. Today's show is presented by Swimming with the Manatees at Book online at http://SwimmingWithTheManatees.com or call 352-571-1888!

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Jan 09 2019

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Rank #20: Chris Godwin's New Number and His Defense Of Jameis Winston Plus Your Mailbag Questions

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Rick Stroud on Chris Godwin's new number 14 with the Buccaneers as he gifts 12 to Tom Brady. Plus Godwin's defense of Jameis Winston saying half of his interceptions were the result of a bad read by someone else and those who defend him. And your mailbag questions including what athletes are doing to stay active, is the NFL considering playing games without fans or in neutral sites and what Bucs games from the last 20 years would you want to watch again?

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Apr 01 2020

34mins

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Are The Saints In The Bucs Heads Going Into Sunday's Playoff Game

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on if the Saints are in the Buccaneers heads leading into their Divisional Playoff Matchup this weekend as New Orleans has won 5 straight in the series. Plus with Aaron Rodgers set to host Jeopardy, what are the best TV game shows.

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Jan 14 2021

56mins

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Lightning Open Their Stanley Cup Title Defense Tonight vs. Blackhawks

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on the Tampa Bay Lightning opening their Stanley Cup defense tonight vs. the Blackhawks at Amalie Arena without fans in the building. How will they deal with the loss of Nikita Kucherov this year and who might step up. Plus is this Alabama team the best one of all-time and NostraThomas takes a victory lap on the Steelers.

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Jan 13 2021

54mins

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Bucs Get Devin White Back and Alabama Wins Their 6th National Title Under Nick Saban

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Rick Stroud and Steve Versnick on the Alabama winning another National Championship under Nick Saban as they blowout Ohio State 52-24 and the Bucs are preparing for their Divisional Round playoff matchup vs. the Saints as they get Devin White back from the Reserve/COVID list but backup Kevin Minter goes on it.

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Jan 12 2021

45mins

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Buccaneers Get First Playoff Win in Almost 18 Years With The Saints Up Next & College Football Championship Preview

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Rick Stroud on the Bucs first playoff win since Super Bowl 37 in January 2003 as they beat Washington 31-23 behind an offense that is rolling, despite a few drops, and saw Leonard Fournette have his best game as a Buccaneer. The defense struggled some against a mobile quarterback in Taylor Heineicke and Bruce Arians says they're performance wouldn't be good enough. Then Matt Baker joins us from Miami to preview the College Football Championship between Alabama and Ohio State and the Lightning won't be playing in front of fans to start the season.

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Jan 11 2021

1hr 12mins

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What Can The Bucs Expect From Mike Evans In Their First Playoff Game In 13 Years

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Rick Stroud and Joey Knight preview the Buccaneers first playoff game in 13 years as they travel to Washington for a Saturday night matchup. What can they expect from Mike Evans, can they protect Tom Brady from Chase Young and Washington's defensive line and without Devin White can they make life difficult for Alex Smith.

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Jan 08 2021

37mins

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Rick And Tom On Tanking In Sports, The Heisman Trophy And A New Job For Peyton Manning

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss the Eagles tanking their final game against the Redskins and does it hurt the game. Plus Devonta Smith wins the Heisman Trophy but was it the right choice and it's time to find Peyton Manning a new job.

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Jan 07 2021

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Rick and Tom - Can Buccaneers Season Be Deemed A Success If They Lose Saturday Plus John Lynch and Ronde Barber Are Hall Of Fame Finalists

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Rick and Tom make the case for the Buccaneers to win and lose this Saturday in Washington in the first playoff game in 13 seasons and if they do lose can this season be viewed as a success. Plus the Hall of Fame finalists are out and both John Lynch and Ronde Barber are on it so will either get in.

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Jan 06 2021

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Mike Evans Could Play This Saturday and Who Got Best Of The Brady-Belichick Talk This Year

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Rick Stroud and Steve Versnick on Mike Evans potential return to practice on Thursday ahead of Saturday Night's Bucs-Washington playoff game that will be played without fans in the stands. Plus did the NFL do the Buccaneers wrong by playing them on Saturday as Devin White is unavailable, who go the better of the Brady-Belichick comparisons this year, the Lightning open training camp as Steven Stamkos looks good and we love the winter time in Florida.

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Jan 05 2021

57mins

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Buccaneers To Face Washington In First Playoff Game In 13 Years And They Might Be Without Mike Evans

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Rick Stroud and Steve Versnick on the Bucs beating the Falcons but possibly losing Mike Evans for the Bucs first playoff game in 13 season after he hyperextends his knees in the end zone. The Buccaneers will face Washington on Saturday night so Devin White will not be available as he'll still be in quarantine per NFL protocols. Antonio Brown had 11 catches to reach a financial bonus and kept the red-hot offense sizzling as Tom Brady finishes the regular season with 40 TD passes, the most he's thrown since 2007.

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Jan 04 2021

43mins

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Bucs Regular Season Finale Preview & More Reaction To Blake Snell Trade

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Rick Stroud with a Buccaneers-Falcons preview as a win gets the Bucs the #5 seed to face the NFC East winner in the first round. Plus Ronald Jones and Mike Evans are going for 1,000 yards on the season and Rick answers your mailbag questions about the Bucs, Lightning schedule and your reaction to the Blake Snell trade.

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Jan 01 2021

42mins

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Is Dan Mullen Interested In The NFL & Why Players Opt Out Of Bowl Games

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Rick Stroud is joined by Tampa Bay Times College Football Writer Matt Baker to discuss D'Eriq King's injury he sustained in a Bowl Game the other night, why players opt out of Bowl Games, a preview of the College Football Playoff Semifinals and are NFL's trying to hire Florida's Dan Mullen.

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Dec 31 2020

29mins

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Rick and Tom On Buccaneers First Playoff Game in 13 Years

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on just how far the Bucs can go in the playoffs now that they've clinched a spot for the first time since 2007. Plus what are you New Year's Eve plans and stories from the past.

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Dec 30 2020

57mins

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Rick and Tom On Rays Trading Blake Snell & Lightning's Cup Defense Without Nikita Kucherov

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on the Rays trading Blake Snell and the over-reaction from the national media who don't cover the team but think they are bad for baseball despite the fact the Rays are better than most of the teams they cover. Plus the Lightning have to play this season without Nikita Kucherov and had to trade Braydon Coburn and Cedric Paquette to become salary cap compliant.

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Dec 29 2020

52mins

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The Buccaneers Are Playoff Bound For The First Time Since 2007

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Rick Stroud and Joey Knight on the Buccaneers clinching their first playoff berth since 2007 with a 47-7 thumping of the Lions on Saturday. They can lock up the 5th seed with a win on Sunday vs. the Falcons as they have to decide whether to rest anyone prior to the playoffs. Plus former USF quarterback Jordan McCloud enters the transfer portal and the Lightning trade Braydon Coburn and Cedric Paquette to clear salary cap space.

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Dec 28 2020

47mins

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MAILBAG: Bucs Slow Starts, Lack of Pro-Bowlers, Tristan Wirfs Ceiling and College Football Playoff Expansion

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Rick Stroud answers your mailbag questions on Christmas about Bruce Arians and his staff, what's with the Bucs slow starts, how good is Tristan Wirfs, what has happened to the Bucs secondary, why didn't the Bucs get more Pro Bowl selections, should the College Football Playoff field be expanded and will Ji-Man Choi make further strides forward to becoming an every day first baseman.

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Dec 25 2020

49mins

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Impact of the Florida Gators Recruiting Violations Moving Forward and College Football Playoff Problems

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Rick Stroud is joined by Tampa Bay Times College Football Writer Matt Baker to discuss the impact the recruiting violations committed by Florida will have, how the Gators played in the SEC Championship game, why the College Football Playoff system is broken and previewing the Outback Bowl between Ole Miss and Indiana.

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Dec 24 2020

34mins

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Is College Football Broken Or Are You Ok With This TV Show?

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on the 'controversial' selections for College Football Playoff as the blue bloods of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Notre Dame make it so is College Football broken? Plus Christmas gift etiquette, cash or gift cards?

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Dec 23 2020

46mins

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Rick and Tom As Bucs On Verge of Playoffs & Could Lightning Be Without Nikita Kucherov To Start Season

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Rick Stroud and Tom Jones on the Buccaneers being on the verge of clinching their first playoff berth since 2007 and can they make a run in January. The Lightning are set to start in January in a new division for the season as we learn Nikita Kucherov could miss some significant time with a hip injury.

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Dec 22 2020

55mins

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Bucs Overcome Another Slow Start to Beat The Falcons 31-27

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Rick Stroud and Joey Knight on the Bucs tale of 2 halves as they were bad in the first half, tremendous in the 2nd half for a 31-27 win over the Falcons after trailing 17-0 at halftime. Tom Brady threw for 320 yards in the 2nd half and Antonio Brown scored his first touchdown as a Buccaneer, the game winning TD. Plus College Football's final 4 has been decided, Rays sign a pitcher and the NHL will return on January 13th.

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Dec 21 2020

43mins

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Bucs Could Be Without Ronald Jones This Weekend & Conference Championship Weekend Preview

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Rick Stroud previews the Bucs-Falcons game as Tampa Bay might be without their starting running back Ronald Jones who broke his pinky and is on the reserve/COVID list. Then Matt Baker previews Conference Championship weekend including the Florida-Alabama game, Clemson-Notre and Ohio State-Northwestern.

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Dec 18 2020

50mins

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Sports Day Tom Brady

By Turk727 - May 15 2020
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This is the only podcast I listen to every day. Love the information. If your looking for everything Tampa sports related this is the podcast for you.

Rick and Tom

By wproath - Sep 21 2019
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This is THE daily podcast for Tampa sports. The segments with Tom Jones are my highlight.