Former Florida Gator star and NFL player Donald “Reche” Caldwell was shot and killed in a robbery attempt in Tampa yesterday. According to TMZ, Caldwell was “ambushed” by a “couple of people” who jumped out of bushes trying to rob him. He was shot in the leg and chest, dyingContinue Reading

The NBA board of governors voted Thursday to approve a 22-team format to restart the 2019-20 season in Orlando, Fla., the league announced. Three-fourths of the 30 NBA teams must ratify the proposal. The new plan would see 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams play eight “seeding”Continue Reading

The NBA Board of Governors is expected to approve a plan to resume play on Thursday afternoon. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN summarized the latest plan for the league to invite 22 teams, 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams, to Orlando to compete in eight regular-season games. ThoseContinue Reading

Following its months-long investigation into the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and several Connecticut school districts, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has issued a letter of impending enforcement action, finding that the athletic conference’s policy allowing males who identify as female to compete in girls’ athletic events disadvantagesContinue Reading

Tampa Bay Rays returned to the field with an informal, voluntary, light workout Monday at Tropicana Field. “It was great seeing everybody,” said manager Kevin Cash. “It was good to see some smiling faces.” Players, coaches and facility workers had their temperatures taken before entering the building. Everyone in attendanceContinue Reading

Four of the biggest names in sports are hitting the greens in Florida this weekend in support of COVID-19 charities, and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort wanted a sneak peek at what’s happening on the links. To commemorate this mega matchup of Tiger Woods with Peyton Manning and Phil Mickelson with Tom Brady, MasterContinue Reading

Tampa Bay Rays star Blake Snell says he will not play this season for a reduced salary, especially because the risk of coronavirus, the potential lifetime damage, is “just not worth it.” Snell posted to social media yesterday about Major League Baseball’s reported proposal of a 50-50 revenue split withContinue Reading

A famous line in Return of the Jedi came from the obscure character, Admiral Ackbar, as the empire attacked the rebels: “It’s a trap!” That is a message echoed about the Democrat attack on President Trump over a call with Ukraine’s president, allegedly offering a quid pro quo deal forContinue Reading

Over the weekend, Baltimore Orioles infielder Chris Davis broke his historic hitting slump after getting a first inning single off of Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello. While Orioles fans let out a sigh of relief, the Sox fans are still scratching their heads over the Porcello slump. In October,Continue Reading

Roy Harrison, Girls Cross Country Coach at H.B. Plant High School in Tampa, FL, has won Positive Coaching Alliance’s coveted National Double-Goal Coach® Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth in sports. Harrison is one of 50 national recipients of the Double-Goal Coach® Award, named for coachesContinue Reading

Tampa, Florida WWE Executives and Superstars gathered alongside Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan, and Tampa Bay Sports Commission Executive Director Rob Higgins today at Raymond James Stadium to announce that Tampa will host Wrestlemania 36 in 2020. More details to follow. See updated press release: Tampa MayorContinue Reading

Children in grades three through seven will get the chance to play street hockey with Tampa Bay Lightning hockey players at the University Area Community Development Corporation (University Area CDC)’s free Tampa Bay Lightning Street Hockey Clinic on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Children will participate in street hockeyContinue Reading

The University Area Community Development Corporation (University Area CDC) invites children ages nine to 14 to participate in an eight-week basketball league, beginning Thursday, Oct. 17. Registration will be held October 3-14 by calling 813.558.5212 or stopping by the University Area CDC Community Center, where practices and games will takeContinue Reading

Folks can meet author Will Michaels, be the first to get a copy of Hidden History of St. Petersburg and witness Babe Ruth’s great-grandson Brent Stevens donate a signed baseball from his family to the “Schrader’s Little Cooperstown” exhibition. The Friday event, set at the St. Petersburg Museum of History at 2Continue Reading