The Tampa Bay Lightning will welcome the rest of the National Hockey League to Amalie Arena for the 2018 NHL All-Star Weekend.
Brooksville native Bray Wyatt won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at the Feb. 12 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event in Phoenix, Ariz. It is his first World Championship, and it is likely that he will defend it at the WWE’s largest event, WrestleMania, in Orlando, Fla. on April 2.
Former Buccaneers great John Lynch missed out on election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, the third year that has happened.
A leader of some of the best defenses in NFL history, Lynch played a key role as an enforcer from his position at safety. His no nonsense play style helped lead the Bucs to a victory in Super Bowl 37 in 2003, the team’s only Super Bowl win.
Major League Soccer is seeking to expand their list of teams from 24 to 28 by 2020, and the Tampa Bay Rowdies have made it clear that they want to be one of those teams. With an aggressive bidding process, the Rowdies will be competing with nine other cities for a place in MLS.
The WWE is hosting their biggest event of the year, WrestleMania, in Orlando, Fla. on April 2 this year. This is the first WrestleMania in Florida since 2012 in Miami, and the second time in Orlando. Professional Wrestling has been a staple of Florida since well before then.
Amidst the crowds at the Gulf View Square Mall, every Tuesday and Thursday night a group of men and women meet to learn how to wrestle. The World Wrestling Network, a partnership of Professional Wrestling companies that perform around the country, established a training academy in New Port Richey where ambitious young men and women can learn how to safely wrestle and entertain audiences.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are currently out of the playoffs due to tiebreakers, but the team still has a good chance at earning a spot amongst the six NFC teams to have a chance to win the Super Bowl. It will be a challenging two weeks, but there is still a possibility that the Bucs can clinch a spot. Here is the breakdown of all the possible outcomes.
The first way is obvious: Lose both of their next two games and the Buccaneers finish 8-8 and out of the playoffs.
The University of South Florida had a hot commodity on its’ hands in football head coach Willie Taggart. After leading USF to their best record in school history and their second straight bowl appearance, Coach Taggart received the attention of some big name schools.
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens reportedly met with Taggert in Dallas on Saturday, Dec. 3. Then at a Thursday press conference, Mullens introduced Taggert as the newest Head Coach of the Ducks.
For the eighth time in school history, the University of South Florida is playing in a bowl game. The Bulls earned a trip to the Birmingham Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 29 following a record breaking regular season which saw the team finish with a 10-2 record, the most wins in school history. This is the second bowl game for the Bulls in Birmingham, Ala., the first one being the team’s first bowl victory in 2006 at the PapaJohns.com Bowl.