How about a tennis match in the metaverse?
What's happening: The University of South Florida men's and women's tennis teams have partnered with sports virtual reality company Sense Arena to use VR tools to supplement IRL training.
It's that time of year again: Tom Brady retirement season.
Yes, but: In his Wednesday announcement, Brady swore it's for real this time.
Four vastly different visions for 86 acres in downtown St. Pete will be on display tonight as developers try to win the favor of residents and leaders in hopes they'll be picked to redevelop prime city-owned land around Tropicana Field.
Why it matters: The multibillion-dollar Trop redevelopment is expected to be one of the largest construction projects in the country and will have a big impact on the future of Florida's fifth-largest city.
With a 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers clinched the NFC South division for the second year in a row and secured a spot in the NFL playoffs.
Driving the news: Tom Brady's still making it happen, Cap'n.
Why it matters: The Tennis Hall of Fame-inductee trained some of the best — Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, Jim Courier, Boris Becker, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Anna Kournikova and Tommy Haas.
The Bucs held off a late scare to beat the Seattle Seahawks 21-16 on Sunday in Munich, Germany — the team's first international win, and the second victory in a row.
- Quarterback Tom Brady became the first NFL player to win in four countries.
Hold the phone. Two things:
- Major League Pickleball exists.
- Tom Brady is a part-owner of a team.
If you haven't paid a stitch of attention to baseball this season, now's the time to pop open some Cracker Jack and tune in. And we're here to help!
Leading off: The Tampa Bay Rays enter the Major League Baseball playoffs as the American League's No. 6 seed and will face the Cleveland Guardians at 12:07pm today in a best-of-three Wild Card series.
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