Erriyon Knighton, a phenom sprinter from our own Hillsborough High School, almost secured a national title with a 19.69-second 200 at the U.S. track and field championship finals in Oregon on Sunday.
- But he was beat at the finish by Noah Lyles, who clocked 19.67 seconds.
Tampa Bay nudists have been working on their groundstroke.
State of play: Pickleball — that mash-up of tennis, badminton and ping-pong — has exploded in popularity lately.
Fool Champa Bay once, shame on you. But Champa Bay cannot be fooled again.
What's happening: Rob Gronkowski formally announced his retirement from the NFL Tuesday.
Matt Mudano used to beg his mother to buy him Pokémon cards. Two decades later, he stands in a flood- and fireproof vault guarded with two layers of retinal-scan and heat-map technology — surrounded by half a million dollars' worth of trading cards.
Driving the news: Mudano's company Only Gems launched today, bringing old-school card trading to the world of cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchain.
The Tampa Bay Rays have been striking out in the headlines.
Driving the news: After the controversies sparked by the team speaking out against gun violence last week, its LGBTQ Pride night drew attention to players who chose not to wear rainbow attire.
Y'all ready for some more hockey?
What's happening: The two-time defending Stanley Cup champs, fresh off a sweep of their rival Florida Panthers, are rested and ready to continue the quest for a three-peat as they open the Eastern Conference final Wednesday at the New York Rangers.
A senior sprinter at Tampa's Hillsborough High School continues to astonish track and field fans on the national stage and could soon be the fastest man in the world.
Driving the news: Erriyon Knighton ran the 200 meters at the LSU Invitational on April 30 a half-second faster than Usain Bolt's time at the same age, 18.
Rosie Marie Ray is living proof that you never forget how to ride a bike.
She started riding a fat tire cruiser with a basket at 10 years old. Now, at 81, she's riding a custom aerodynamic bike "set up for speed" and has competed in more than 40 triathlons.
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