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shock -- and reaction this morning from players -- as the buccaneers fire head coach lovie smith. no winners! the powerball jackpot jumps to the biggest in u-s history! dangerous conditions as another round of massive storms pound southern california. good morning and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. lets get a look at 10 weather with meteorologist bobby
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a surprising move
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night by the buccaneers. the buccaneers fired head coach lovie smith. 10 sports anchor chris fischer is live from one buccaneer place. chris, why would the bucs fire their head coach after just 2 seasons on the job? the players i spoke to are confused and frustrated... it's appears to be a the players i spoke to are confused and frustrated... it's appears to be a panic like action by the glazers ownership.... lovie smith's 8-24 overall record as the bucs head coach... ranks as the 2nd worst in the nfl over the past two seasons...
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improving team... despite losing their last 4 games of the season.. the bucs won 2 games all of last year, and 6 this year... for a rebuilding franshise... that's shows progression... yet, lovie smith was brought in to build a strong defense... he took over the defensive play calling duties... and bucs defense regressed this season... they ranked 25th in the league in points allowed in his first year... and 26th this year... and if lovie had an excuse for the bucs struggles.. he voiced on monday... statement from buccaneers co- chairman joel glazer: "after careful consideration, we informed lovie that we have decided to make a change. i want to thank lovie for his hard work and dedication to the buccaneers during his time here. this decision was difficult on a variety of levels. i am disappointed that we were not more successful these past few seasons, but we are
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what is necessary to give our fans the winning team they deserve. as we move forward, general manager jason licht will oversee the process for finding our next head coach." you heard chris talking about the you heard chris talking about the reaction from the players he's talked to. they're frustrated. they're in disbelief. overnight, some of those players made those thoughts very public. 10news reporter grayson kamm has been tracking the reaction online. grayson... even though this just happened a few hours ago, there've even though this just happened a few
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than 46,000 tweets about it. these players heard about lovie's pink slip right as they were heading to bed last night. "shocked!" from donovan smith. from major wright: "wow this is crazy." gerald mccoy "i don't know!!" and kwon alexander simply put up. this... stunned emoji. then he tweeted some support for his -- now former -- boss: "coach lovie was the truth!" and kwon alexander's mom actually lovie smith will definitely be missed!! i personally would like to thank him for but it's not all a few players really "shot back" at frustration. lavonte david used strong words: "this is stupid, we can't even have a consistent coach, 3 coaches in 5 yrs" da'quan bowers elaborated on that: "3 staffs in 5 years!! somebody has to be given time for the formula to work!! i was rooting for lovie, thought he
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and here's that list, guys! raheem morris, fired after 2011. greg schiano, fired after 2013. and now lovie smith, gone after 2015. so, who will the glazer family hire as the next head coach? lots of chatter, they may promote this man, bucs offensive coordinator dirk koetter. he's had a ton of success with young quarterback jameis winston. and dirk koetter gets a vote of confidence from bucs tight end brandon meyers, whose latest tweet says: "dirk has been the man since he walked in the door." no big winner in wednesday's powerball drawing means the jackpot has now climbed to a record breaking high of 675 million dollars! you may not have won big, but you may have won some money! the numbers are 2-11-47-62-63 and powerball 17. at least 12 tickets won a million dollars, including one here in florida, so don't throw that ticket away just yet!
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have to win is saturday night. right now.. the payout would be 413 million. again this jackpot is the biggest ever in u.s lottery history! mega millions says its largest jackpot was 656 million dollars back in march of 20-12. next, was a 648 million dollar jackpot won in december of 2013. then you may remember this woman. gloria mackenzie, who used to live in zephyrills. she had the one and only powerball ticket, winning more than 590 million dollars. that was back on may 18th of 2013. right now.. more storms are on the way in southern california...as a massive cleanup effort gets underway following this rough weather. you can see the damage these high winds caused. take a look at this video out of vista.. that's just north of san diego. falling trees took down several power lines. you can see all the debris spread out in these yards as well.
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canceled a tornado warning in the area. neighbors still believe that's what caused the damage. just in, south korea plans to retaliate for north korea's nuke test with propaganda broadcasts. this comes as 25- thousand u-s troops are standing by in the country. the u-s continues to work with the south korean military after north korea claim it detonated a hydrogen bomb. the white house says there is no hard evidence that a bomb went off. but leaders around the world remain on high alert. developing out of our nation's capitol.. the house has sent a bill to the president repealing many of the provisions of obamacare. one of the main changes is taking federal funding away from planned parenthood. president obama is expected to veto the legislature. an alert this morning that u-s stocks could plunge after chinese stocks took a nosedive. as stocks plummeted, trading was stopped for the second time this week over concerns
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economy. it's the second largest behind the u-s. u-s stock futures show the dow and nasdaq down one and a half percent for today. new this morning, pasco county sheriff's deputies arrest a man who they say robbed a port richey bank. they say this man, 36-year-old steve coley jr., walked into the bank of america on embassy boulevard wednesday and tried to open an account. when he couldn't give the proper identification, he left, came back, and robbed the bank. deputies found him a short time later. pinellas county deputies need your help finding two men who they say tried robbing a bank in seminole. in this surveillance video, you can see the suspects walk into g-t-e financial on starkey road. investigators say when one of the suspects reached the a-t-m, he said "let's get out of here," and both suspects left the bank. deputies believe these two men are also responsible for three other robberies in pinellas county. zoo keepers in miami are mourning the loss of a young giraffe. why its death is being called a freak
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after trying brookside chocolate, people talk about it online. love at first taste. i would liquefy it and bathe in it. curse you, brookside! your nefarious plans have succeeded. nefarious? are we still talking about chocolate?
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with you this morning out of zoo miami where a nine- month old giraffe died in a freak accident. wesley's neck got lodged between these fences posts about eight feet up in the air. zoo keepers got him lose in just a few minutes, but he suffered a spinal cord injury. they still tried to save him, but say that if a giraffe cannot stand, it cannot survive. the zoo has made changes to that spot. they're also looking for other potential problem areas. three people are recovering this morning after a woman crashed her car into a texas
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police say the driver first ran a red light. then hit two cars, tore through bushes all the way into the coffee shop. you see the inside where glass is shattered and tables smashed. police have not said if the woman will be charged with a serious crime for
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tampa bay buccaneers after head coach lovie smith gets fired. one of his victims was last seen here at this post office in pasco county. and tonight--a convicted serial killer will be executed for his crime. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. it's a fast look at breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app
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