SPORTS

Jaguars hope to end decades of misses when it comes to drafting receivers early
Only two receivers selected in the first three rounds have finished with 1,000-yard seasons.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 23 2024

Magic lose 96-86 to Cavaliers in Game 2, trail in series 2-0
Jalen Suggs left the game in the first quarter with a sprained left knee but returned in the second half.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 23 2024

Lightning look to rebound vs. Panthers, avoid 0-2 hole
Tampa Bay is trying to bounce back Tuesday night in Game 2 of the opening round playoff series against Florida.

Source: Spectrum News Staff
Tuesday, Apr 23 2024

Rays place struggling closer Pete Fairbanks on injured list with nerve-related issues
The Rays recalled reliever Kevin Kelly from Class AAA Durham.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Tuesday, Apr 23 2024

Bucs eager to use the NFL Draft to narrow their gap with other top teams
The Bucs have four picks in the first three rounds, which starts Thursday.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 22 2024

Magic's Mosley among 3 finalists for NBA Coach of the Year
Orlando's record improved by 14 wins this season, and the team made the playoffs for the first time since the 2019-20 season.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Monday, Apr 22 2024

Rays fall back to .500 after 7-1 loss to Tigers
Littell gave up six runs — five earned — and eight hits in six innings. He had seven strikeouts.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 22 2024

Lightning lose series opener to Panthers 3-2
The Panthers beat the Lightning 3-2 in Game 1 of their NHL playoff series Sunday.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 21 2024

Korda ties LPGA Tour record with 5th straight victory
The world’s No. 1 player hasn’t lost a tournament since January, and now she’s a two-time major champion.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 21 2024

Yankees get to Civale in 5th, beat Rays 5-4
Yankees took advantage of Aaron Civale’s control problems in a four-run fifth to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Sunday.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 21 2024

Orlando City notches 2-2 draw with Montreal on Angulo’s stoppage-time goal
Facundo Torres scored the Lions' other goal on a penalty kick.

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 20 2024

Shooting struggles plague Magic in Game 1 loss to Cavaliers
The Magic were ranked last in the NBA this season in 3-pointers and went just 8 of 37 behind the arc against the Cavs

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 20 2024

How to watch Magic-Cavaliers NBA playoff series
Fans can go live, attend watch parties, or tune in on TV.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Friday, Apr 19 2024

Rays score twice in the 10th to get past Yankees 2-0
José Caballero hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-0 on Saturday.

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 20 2024

Pride edge Wave 1-0 to remain undefeated
Summer Yates scored the only goal.

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 20 2024

Magic, Cavs similar in many ways, but Orlando looks to battle Cleveland's edge in experience
Cleveland started its rebuild a year earlier and made the playoffs last season.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Friday, Apr 19 2024

Cavaliers feel better prepared for playoff stage after '23 flop, face Magic in first-round series
The Cavs somehow overcame a multitude of injuries to win 48 games in the regular season.

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 19 2024

Juan Soto’s 3-run homer in 5-run 7th inning lifts Yankees over Rays 5-3
Soto hit a three-run homer halfway up the right field second deck to cap a five-run seventh inning

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 19 2024

A difficult road but Lightning ready for another playoff run
The Lightning will begin their quest for a fourth Stanley Cup crown Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the Florida Panthers.

Source: Spectrum News Staff
Friday, Apr 19 2024

Melbourne High's Jazzy Francik is one of the nation's best softball pitchers
Melbourne high school features one of the nation’s top softball pitchers in senior Jazzy Francik. The FSU commit is leading the way for the Bulldogs.

Source: Nick Allen
Friday, Apr 19 2024

Bartow softball going for two-peat with help from their senior catcher
McKenzie Gibson has her sights set on another state title.

Source: Katherine Smith
Friday, Apr 19 2024

Chasing 5th straight win, Nelly Korda is 2 shots back at Chevron Championship after a first-round 68
That leaves her two shots behind leader Lauren Coughlin

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 18 2024

Coyotes officially leaving Arizona for Salt Lake City following approval of sale to Utah Jazz owners
The NHL Board of Governors voted unanimously Thursday to approve a $1.2 billion sale.

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 18 2024

Pepiot pitches 6 strong innings as Rays edge Angels 2-1
Tampa Bay split the four-game series with the L.A. Angels.

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 18 2024

Magic go back to work to prepare for 1st-round series with Cavaliers
The players say they will stick to the mindset that helped them get to the postseason.

Source: Danielle Stein
Thursday, Apr 18 2024

Donovan Mitchell healthy, ready to make second playoff run with Cavs a year after painful early exit
Mitchell has had a left knee injury.

Source: Associated Press
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

Caitlin Clark’s first WNBA game will be in Texas as Indiana Fever take on Dallas Wings
Iowa guard Caitlin Clark and her new team, the Indiana Fever, will tip off against the Dallas Wings in Arlington for their first preseason game.

Source: Katharine Finnerty
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

Paris Olympics opening ceremony will last nearly 4 hours
A total of 205 delegations will parade on more than 80 boats on the Seine.

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 18 2024

Kucherov is 5th player in NHL to reach 100 assists as Lightning beat Matthews, Maple Leafs 6-4
Kucherov is 5th player in NHL to reach 100 assists as Lightning beat Matthews, Maple Leafs 6-4

Source: Associated Press
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

Game 1 of Magic-Cavs NBA playoff series begins at 1 p.m. Saturday; 1st home game is April 25
The teams split their regular-season series.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

Full 1st round schedule released: Lightning and Panthers drop puck Sunday
The Bolts will begin their quest for a fourth Stanley Cup crown Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the Florida Panthers.

Source: Spectrum News Staff
Friday, Apr 19 2024

RBI singles by Anthony Rendon and Taylor Ward in the 9th inning lead Angels beat past Rays 5-4
Mike Trout hit his eighth homer for the Angels.

Source: Associated Press
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

This year's NFL draft has lowest number of early entrants since 2011. That trend figures to continue
Future drafts will stop having those older prospects as the college players who were on campus during the pandemic finally exhaust their eligibility.

Source: Associated Press
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

Discipline guides Lukas Crawley in sports and life
Lukas Crawley is a senior at Oviedo High School.

Source: Danielle Stein
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024

Rosario’s infield single lifts Rays over Angels 7-6 in 13 innings
Tampa Bay scored the winning run on an Amed Rosario infield hit in the 13th inning.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 16 2024

Former UCF athletic director Steve Sloan dies at 79
Sloan helped UCF move into the Football Bowl Subdivision and for football to join the MAC.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 16 2024

Fans can buy Magic playoff tickets now
Orlando will play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the seven-game series.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Monday, Apr 15 2024

Blake Griffin retires after high-flying NBA career that included Rookie of the Year, All-Star honors
He was the No. 1 overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers out of Oklahoma in 2009.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 16 2024

Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected
Clark has helped bring millions of new fans to the game with her signature logo shots and passing ability.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 15 2024

Despite weather glitch, Paris Olympics flame lit at the Greek cradle of ancient games
A relay of torchbearers will carry the flame more than 3,100 miles through Greece until the handover to Paris Games organizers in Athens on April 26.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 16 2024

Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma wins Boston Marathon in runaway; Kenya's Hellen Obiri repeats in women's race
Nearly 30,000 runners competed in the 128th Boston Marathon.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 15 2024

Magic beat Bucks 113-88 to finish fifth in East, will play Cavaliers in first round of playoffs
The team secured the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

Scottie Scheffler unstoppable and wins another Masters green jacket
Scottie Scheffler is the Masters champion for the second time in three years. And once again, it wasn't particularly close

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

Rosario and Pinto homer off Snell in his return to Tropicana Field, Rays beat Giants 9-4
Rosario and Pinto homer off Snell in his return to Tropicana Field, Rays beat Giants 9-4

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

Longtime broadcaster Dave Wills inducted in the Rays Hall of Fame
Wills' longtime partner Andy Freed shares the impact he left.

Source: Lizbeth Gutierrez
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

Masters Latest: Tiger Woods caps off Masters week with his worst finish as a pro golfer
An Ohio State amateur is playing with Tiger.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

Steve Clifford wins his final game as Charlotte coach, Hornets beat playoff-bound Cleveland 120-110
Clifford, 62, is likely to stay with the franchise as an adviser.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

Brekalo, McGuire score late goals to help Orlando City beat DC United 3-2
Brekalo, McGuire score late goals to help Orlando City beat DC United 3-2

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 13 2024

Rays pitchers give up five home runs in 11-2 loss to Giants
Thairo Estrada homered twice for San Francisco on Saturday against Tampa Bay.

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 13 2024

Capitals beat Lightning 4-2 to keep playoff hopes alive
Charlie Lindgren made one big save after another for Washington on Saturday against Tampa Bay.

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 13 2024

U.S. women’s water polo team defeats Australia in Irvine exhibition
Maddie Musselman scored four goals for the second consecutive game as the U.S. women's water polo team beat Australia 14-6.

Source: City News Service
Sunday, Apr 14 2024

William Byron is back in Texas with more big wins since getting Hendrick's 300th there last fall
The race Sunday at Texas comes a week after Byron's 13th career win

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 13 2024

Executor of OJ Simpson's estate plans to fight payout to the families of Brown and Goldman
The former football star and actor died April 10 in the Las Vegas area from prostate cancer.

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 13 2024

Joel Embiid returns from injury scare, scores 32 as 76ers beat Magic 125-113
Joel Embiid returns from injury scare, scores 32 as 76ers beat Magic 125-113

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 12 2024

Waguespack and 5 relievers combine on a 6-hitter and Rays beat Giants 2-1
Waguespack and 5 relievers combine on a 6-hitter and Rays beat Giants 2-1

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 12 2024

Mark Pope named men's basketball coach at the University of Kentucky
Mark Pope played at Kentucky from 1994-1996. UK made the announcement Friday.

Source: Spectrum News Staff
Friday, Apr 12 2024

Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese headline one of the most anticipated WNBA drafts in years
The WNBA invited 15 players to the draft Monday.

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 12 2024

Brady Tkachuk scores the only goal of the shootout as Ottawa beats Tampa Bay 3-2
Brady Tkachuk scores the only goal of the shootout as Ottawa beats Tampa Bay 3-2

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

OJ Simpson dead at 76: Looking at his life and career
"Your Morning" dives into the news of Simpson's death.

Source: Your Morning Staff
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Scott Drew staying as Baylor's coach after being mentioned as John Calipari's successor at Kentucky
Followed John Calipari's departure to Arkansas.

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

The U.S. Open is coming to Pinehurst, and that means big changes for the golf course
There’s lot of construction activity happening at Pinehurst’s famous #2 golf course as everyone prepares for the U.S. Open Tournament in June.

Source: David Ivey
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Former interpreter for baseball star Shohei Ohtani faces bank fraud charges in sports betting case
Federal authorities charged the former longtime interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani on Thursday with federal bank fraud.

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Man’s 3,000-mile run across U.S. raising awareness for veterans’ mental health
Paul Johnson is an active duty Naval officer stationed at the Naval Station Newport in Newport, RI

Source: Taylor Bruck
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Caitlin Clark bids farewell to Iowa, learns No. 22 jersey will be retired
The standout guard told fans "this place will always be home to me."

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Stetson taps experienced leader Ricky Ray as athletics director
Ray comes to DeLand from William & Mary.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Bucks dominate Magic 117-99 without injured Antetokounmpo
The loss dropped Orlando into fifth place in the East standings.

Source: Associated Press
Thursday, Apr 11 2024

Pass rusher Josh Allen, Jaguars agree to a 5-year, $150 million contract, AP source says
The deal makes Allen the third-highest-paid defensive player in the NFL.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Wednesday, Apr 10 2024

As golf’s civil war rages, all top PGA Tour and LIV players are at the Masters
Some golfers say they hope a Super Bowl-like extravaganza could eventually bring the tours together.

Source: Associated Press
Wednesday, Apr 10 2024

Magic fall to Rockets 118-106, drop into tie for 4th
Orlando is now only 1.5 games out of the play-in with three games to play.

Source: Associated Press
Wednesday, Apr 10 2024

Stamkos nets hat trick, Kucherov has 3 assists in Lightning's 5-2 win
NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov picked up his fourth straight three-point game with three assists

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 09 2024

John Calipari officially named new head coach at Arkansas
Calipari signed a five-year contract to lead the Razorbacks.

Source: Chris Hughes
Wednesday, Apr 10 2024

Women's NCAA title game outdraws the men's championship with an average of 18.9 million viewers
UConn's 75-60 victory over Purdue in the men's final averaged 14.82 million, while the women's final drew an audience of 18.87 million.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 09 2024

Judge advances Florida State exit lawsuit against ACC
The judge also accused the ACC of 'forum shopping' by filing a separate suit in North Carolina.

Source: Jason Delgado
Tuesday, Apr 09 2024

Where the Magic start the postseason will be decided by wild finish to regular season
Orlando could move up to No. 2 in the Eastern Conference standings or fall to No. 8.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Tuesday, Apr 09 2024

John Calipari announces departure from Kentucky after 15 seasons
He led the Wildcats to a 410-122 record over that span and a national championship in 2012, along with three other Final Four appearances.

Source: Spectrum News Staff
Tuesday, Apr 09 2024

UConn concludes a dominant run to its 2nd straight NCAA title, beating Zach Edey and Purdue 75-60
UConn became the first team since 2007 to capture back-to-back national championships.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 08 2024

Trout homer, RBI triple back Anderson’s dominant start in Angels’ win over Rays
Los Angeles finished with a season-high 14 hits.

Source: Associated Press
Tuesday, Apr 09 2024

Augusta National in bloom leading to dry conditions ahead of Masters
Tiger Woods was first out when the course opened at 8 a.m. playing nine holes with Will Zalatoris.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 08 2024

Out of this World ... Series. Total solar eclipse a spectacular leadoff for Guardians' home opener
The eclipse happened before their home opener.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 08 2024

The NCAA women's tourney had everything: stars, upsets, an undefeated champion. It's just the start
The Gamecocks completed a perfect 38-0 season.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 08 2024

Magic overcome Bulls 113-98, move into a tie for No. 3 in the East
Only 2-1/2 games separate the Nos. 2-8 teams in the Eastern Conference.

Source: Associated Press
Monday, Apr 08 2024

South Carolina finishes perfect season with NCAA championship, beating Caitlin Clark and Iowa 87-75
Clark scored 30 points.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 07 2024

Pepiot strikes out a career-high 11 in Rays' 3-2 victory against Rockies
Pepiot rebounded from a rocky Rays debut.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 07 2024

Bhatia loses 6-shot lead and wins Texas Open in a playoff. The next stop is the Masters
Bhatia won when McCarthy dumped a wedge into the water.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 07 2024

Bradenton's Nelly Korda wins 4th straight LPGA Tour start
Korda will try to tie the record of five in two weeks at the season’s first major.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 07 2024

In bid to repeat title, UConn to face Purdue and star Zach Edey in NCAA men's championship game
UConn beat Alabama and Purdue beat N.C. State in the Final Four.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 07 2024

Versatility of Lake Howell's Tyler Windt on the court has set him up to play at the next level
Lake Howell boys volleyball is one of many talented teams in Central Florida, and the team is led by versatile junior Tyler Windt.

Source: Nick Allen
Friday, Apr 05 2024

Tampa Bay caps late rally with 2-run single, Rays beat the Rockies 8-6 for 1st road win
Tampa Bay caps late rally with 2-run single, Rays beat the Rockies 8-6 for 1st road win

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 06 2024

Michael Bunting scores in 3rd period as the Pittsburgh Penguins top the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4
Michael Bunting scores in 3rd period as the Pittsburgh Penguins top the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 06 2024

Vince Carter, Chauncey Billups headline 13-member class for Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
Two icons from the 2000s era of basketball are headed to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 06 2024

Led by Castle and Clingan, defending champ UConn returns to NCAA title game, beating Alabama 86-72
Led by Castle and Clingan, defending champ UConn returns to NCAA title game, beating Alabama 86-72

Source: Associated Press
Saturday, Apr 06 2024

Zach Edey and Purdue power their way into NCAA title game, beating N.C. State 63-50
Purdue kept its March Madness dream alive while snuffing out North Carolina State's, getting 20 points and 12 rebounds from Zach Edey.

Source: Associated Press
Sunday, Apr 07 2024

Tampa Bay Lightning first round playoff tickets to go on sale April 12
For the seventh straight season, the Bolts have qualified for the postseason.

Source: Spectrum News Staff
Saturday, Apr 06 2024

Hornets snap the Magic’s three-game win streak
Hornets snap the Magic’s three-game win streak

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 05 2024

Caitlin Clark leads Iowa rally for 71-69 win over UConn in women's Final Four. South Carolina awaits
UConn had a chance to take the lead, but Aaliyah Edwards was called for an offensive foul while setting a screen with 4.6 seconds left.

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 05 2024

South Carolina women stay perfect, surge past N.C. State 78-59 to reach NCAA title game
All-America center Kamilla Cardoso scored 22 points and unbeaten South Carolina surged past N.C. State 78-59.

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 05 2024

McMahon hits walk-off grand slam, Rockies beat Rays 10-7
Colorado third baseman Ryan McMahon hit a walk-off grand slam after committing an error in the ninth inning.

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 05 2024

Akshay Bhatia stretches lead to 5 shots at windy Texas Open
The winner of the Texas Open gets into the Masters next week.

Source: Associated Press
Friday, Apr 05 2024

Orlando's Omari Jones making Olympic dreams a reality
Jones will be competing in boxing at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Source: Danielle Stein
Friday, Apr 05 2024

Osceola Magic's McClung wins NBA G League Most Valuable Player
The guard was selected in a vote by the league’s 31 head coaches and general managers.

Source: Spectrum Sports Staff
Friday, Apr 05 2024