Tampa Bay Times
EDITOR’S NOTE: Sun sports writer Vinnie Portell, an avid golfer, checked out the newly renovated Charlotte Habor National Golf Club at Bob Trail last week, here are his thoughts:
New guidance on concussions shows there isn’t enough solid evidence to answer some of parents’ most burning questions about contact sports. That includes what age is safest to start playing them.
This past week I received an email from an angry USF fan wondering how we could overlook the Bulls, the “local team” as he referred to them, in favor of the hated (in his opinion) Florida Gators on the opening night of college basketball.
GAINESVILLE — Florida tight end Lucas Krull insists practice was different this week, more intense, chippy at times and definitely edgier than usual.
TAMPA — Kyler Murray is as athletic as they come. Before winning the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma and becoming the NFL draft’s No. 1 overall pick, he was a five-tool baseball phenom who was drafted eighth overall by Oakland.
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Denny Hamlin thought he was the favorite to win NASCAR’s championship but now finds himself in danger of not even making it to the title round.
TAMPA ― Nearly 10 weeks have passed since USF’s nationally-televised, opening-night flop against Wisconsin, when things segued from humid to humiliating before you could say Jonathan Taylor for Heisman.
GAINESVILLE — Kerry Blackshear Jr.’s Florida debut came in front of his mom and several other family members. It’s one of the reasons he chose to play in Gainesville, about a two-hour drive from his hometown.