Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Tom Jones explains why he is leaving the Times

Times sports columnist Tom Jones joins Rick Stroud to talk about why Tom is leaving the Times to become a senior media writer at The Poynter Institute.

Plus, they discuss the Rays trading Mallex Smith to the Mariners for Mike Zunino and Guillermo Heredia.

Also, what to make of DeSean Jackson remaining with the Bucs, Warren Sapp's breakdown of last week's loss, and whether Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the starting quarterback throughout the season.

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