Florida is sending seven athletes to the Winter Games in Beijing next month, far more than any other southern state.
- One athlete from the Tampa Bay area, Nathan Smith of Hudson, will play for Team USA in men's hockey.
No, you will not be getting poutine at a Rays game.
What's happening: MLB has officially rejected the Rays' plan to split seasons between Tampa Bay and Montreal, a heartbreaker for team officials who spent more than two years trying to get approval for open-air stadiums in both areas, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
In the aftermath of Rays bullpen catcher Jean Ramirez's death by suicide, people are wondering if the Rays — and MLB as a whole — may have a mental health problem.
A storm is coming. That much we know. But when?
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ended a successful regular season with a 41-17 win over the Carolina Panthers, a 13-4 record and the team's first NFC South championship since 2007.
Puzzled football fans are trying to understand why wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has a history of volatile behavior and has acknowledged his mental health issues, stripped off his pads and shirt and left the field during the Bucs win over the New York Jets Sunday.
- The episode was the latest in a string of incidents that includes a recent three-game suspension for giving the team a fake COVID-19 vaccination card.
Tampa Bay rolled out the welcome mat for tens of thousands of football fans from Arkansas, Penn State, UCF and UF for the Gasparilla Bowl and the Outback Bowl, a lift to the local economy and another chance for the region to shine.
👋 Hello Floridians. Worth Sparkman from Axios Northwest Arkansas dropping in to help you deal with all the Razorback fans you'll see showing up over the next week to watch the Outback Bowl.
- Appreciate you hosting us. We understand more than 6,000 tickets have sold through the Razorback office here, but that doesn't account for the secondary market.
- We apologize in advance. If we win, you may lose a goalpost. Or two.
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