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Bigly? Braggadocious? Trumped-up? Merriam-Webster dictionary kept tabs on Trump and Clinton's word use at the debate

While sites like PolitiFact were busy on Twitter …

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Lester Holt passed the test of moderating the debate, but he sure didn't ace it

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Gators officially name Scott Stricklin as new athletic director

 

  1. Bucs Roundtable: Answering Dirk Koetter's call for a Bucs culture change

    Bucs

    As Rick Stroud wrote in today's Tampa Bay Times, head coach Dirk Koetter says the Bucs need a culture change.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) kneels on the sideline after a fumble by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) which was run back by Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Ethan Westbrooks (93) for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]
  2. Are you following Donald Trump's debate sniffle on Twitter?

    Blogs

    The morning after the debate Donald Trump said that his sniffing was perhaps breathing that a bad microphone picked up.
  3. Florida Gators officially name Scott Stricklin new AD

    Blogs

    GAINESVILLE -- The Florida Gators have officially named Scott Stricklin their new athletic director, the school announced Tuesday morning.

    Scott Stricklin replaces Jeremy Foley, who is retiring.
  4. Lester Holt passed the test of moderating the debate, but he sure didn't ace it

    Politics

    Lester Holt started out with a joke at his own expense.

    Moderator Lester Holt, anchor of NBC Nightly News, asks a question of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential debate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. [Joe Raedle/Pool via AP]
  5. Bigly? Braggadocious? Trumped-up? Merriam-Webster dictionary kept tabs on Trump and Clinton's word use at the debate

    Politics

    While sites like PolitiFact were busy on Twitter fact checking political statements live during the first presidential debate, Merriam-Webster's dictionary …

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gesture during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. [Associated Press]
  6. George Levy, trophy store owner who helped put Tampa on sports map, dead at 83

    Obituaries

    TAMPA — George Levy, a businessman who played a major role in attracting sports teams to Tampa and numerous civic causes, often behind the scenes, died Tuesday morning. He was 83.

    Twins Leonard Levy, left, and George Levy attend an Outback Bowl reception in 2002. The Levy brothers were instrumental in winning approval for the development of Raymond James Stadium and helped land the bowl game for Tampa. [Times file photo]
  7. Baby animal alert: Fighting extinction, Lowry Park Zoo welcomes birth of rare tiger cub (w/video)

    Florida

    Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo announced Tuesday that on Sept. 11 the zoo welcomed its first critically endangered Malayan tiger cub. With only 250 Malayan tigers left in the wild, the implications of this birth "could be massive in the protection of the species both in the wild and in human care," the zoo wrote in a news …

    Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo announced Tuesday that on Sept. 11 the zoo welcomed its first critically endangered Malayan tiger cub. With only 250 Malayan tigers left in the wild, the implications of this birth "could be massive in the protection of the species both in the wild and in human care," the zoo wrote in a news release. [Lowry Park Zoo]
  8. The Morning Watch: How many Hillsborough kids really need a bus? Also, The Boss — in his own words

    Briefs

    Warm and wet weather will return to the Tampa Bay area on Tuesday, forecasters said, before a slight cold front arrives this weekend. Morning rain will impact coastal areas and move inland throughout the afternoon, said 10Weather WTSP meteorologist Ashley Batey. It will warm up in the afternoon as well, with highs …

    Bruce Springsteen takes his first look at his first album, "Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.," released in 1973. [Photo by ART MAILLET]
  9. Florida focus group: Clinton won debate

    Blogs

    Eighteen of 20 members of a CNN focus group in Orlando, all undecided voters, say Hillary Clinton won Monday night's debate with Donald Trump.

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a debate-watch party at The Space at Westbury on September 26, 2016 in Westbury, New York.
  10. Busted by social media, 2 arrested after posting gator video in Palm Beach County

    Bizarre News

    WEST PALM BEACH — Authorities say two South Florida men illegally captured an alligator and posted a video online as they posed with the reptile.

Democrat Patrick Murphy's U.S. Senate campaign released its first Spanish-language TV ad on Tuesday.

Patrick Murphy releases first Spanish-language ad

With 41 days until Election Day, Democrat Patrick Murphy has released the first Spanish-language ad of his U.S. Senate campaign in an effort to court Hispanic voters....

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Rays to honor Jose Fernandez with No. 16 jersey in dugout

The Rays will further honor Jose Fernandez by hanging a No. 16 jersey in their dugout for tonight's game.

SS Alexei Ramirez, who like Fernandez left Cuba to play in the U.S., made the suggestion and is set to hang the jersey, a show of respect several teams have done.

Fernandez, the Marlins pitcher and Alonso High grad, was killed in an early Sunday boating accident in Miami.

The Marlins will all wear his No. 16 tonight for their home game against the Mets, then will retire the number....

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Austin Seferian-Jenkins finished his Bucs career with 45 catches for 603 yards and seven touchdowns.

Report: Jets claim TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, waived by Bucs

Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, waived by the Bucs on Friday after his arrest on a DUI charge, has been claimed by the New York Jets on Monday, ESPN reported....

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