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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 […]

Denver Broncos: Super Bowl 50 champions

It’s true what they say. The best offense is a good defense. And the Denver Broncos defense led the way to a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and the Denver offense started strong on the opening drive, moving down the field with relative ease. […]

Defense dominates in season opening win

  The 2015 football season got off to a winning start Saturday night. The Bulls posted a 51‐3 home win over the Florida A&M University Rattlers. The much vaunted new up‐tempo offense was upstaged by a new swarming defense that allowed just one first down in the first half. The defense was led by sophomore […]

USF football players look to go pro

On April 30, the lives of 256 college athletes will change forever # and then some. The NFL draft can do that. Players like Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Todd Gurley and Amari Cooper are projected to go in the first round and are expected to bring an immediate impact to the teams that select them. […]

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 […]