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Will the Rays stay in St. Pete?

With adoring fans yet the league’s worst home-game attendance, the team’s future at Tropicana Field is uncertain. “Wearing the jersey is like my superhero cape,” Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer says proudly. “Children’s ears, eyes and minds open up when they see it.” When athletes perform, they like to perform for a crowd. They […]

Rowdies Den: Sports bar with a kick

It started as a normal workday. Like the day before, waitress Jessica Armor arrived at Midtown Sundries for her shift. But when she arrived, a closed for business sign hanging on the door told her and the restaurant’s other employees that they were out of a job. Not long after, Tampa Bay Rowdies owner Bill […]

UConn’s Stewart makes history in Tampa

She is the only player in women’s basketball history to win three national championships and three Final Four Most Outstanding Player awards.  She was awarded the Associated Press Player of the Year for two consecutive seasons and is 18-0 in NCAA tournament games while wearing a Connecticut Huskies uniform. Yet, Breanna Stewart still hasn’t met […]

Bulls fall to top-ranked Huskies in regular-season finale

In what was their closest conference game of the season, the Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team defeated South Florida by 23 points, capping off the regular season.  The Huskies (29-1, 18-0) have pummeled through opponents all season long with an average 50.2 margin of victory in conference play prior to Monday’s 88-63 victory against the USF Bulls. They are […]

Will the Bucs take Winston or Mariota?

At 2-14, the 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers secured the worst record in not just their division, but the entire NFL. Their consultation? A No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft # a pick of the litter. Nothing says “We need a quarterback,” more than releasing last season’s starter Josh McCown, which puts two figures in […]