Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tampa Bay Rowdies

Milestone in reach for Rowdies' Matt Pickens

Milestone in reach for Rowdies' Matt Pickens

ST. PETERSBURG — He's no gray beard yet, but Matt Pickens has been around a while as far as pro athletes go. And at age 35, he's still going plenty strong.On Saturday night, his longevity will place Pickens at a plateau that few modern-day Rowd...
Updated: 4 months ago
Jones: Not sure the MLS odds are in the Rowdies' favor

Jones: Not sure the MLS odds are in the Rowdies' favor

Whether you want to call it reading the tea leaves or a gut feeling or reading between the lines, it just feels like St. Pete's bid to get into the MLS is a long shot.
Updated: 4 months ago

Even without Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid a challenge for MLS All-Stars

CHICAGO — The greatest spectacle in soccer rolled into Chicago and even without its biggest attraction it still has managed to draw the eyes of the sport to the lakefront.Real Madrid, the two-time defending European champions and arguably the m...
Updated: 4 months ago
Rick Kriseman: MLS 'intrigued' by Tropicana Field site for soccer

Rick Kriseman: MLS 'intrigued' by Tropicana Field site for soccer

The St. Pete mayor has made it clear he'd love the Rays to stay, whether it's at the current Tropicana Field site or somewhere else in the county. But Kriseman floated an interesting potential alternative for the Trop on sports radio.
Updated: 4 months ago

Kriseman: Trop potential soccer site if Rays leave

St. Pete mayor Rick Kriseman has made it clear he'd love the Rays to stay in the city, whether it's the current Tropicana Field site or somewhere else in the county.  At the very least, Kriseman hopes the team remains in the the Tampa Bay region...
Updated: 4 months ago

Rowdies shut out Pittsburgh

ST. PETERSBURG — Alex Morrell had scored in a Rowdies uniform before, but that was in a U.S. Open Cup match. The former Lakeland high school star opened his USL account in style Saturday, converting twice for a 2-0 defeat of Pittsburgh.In a kno...
Updated: 5 months ago
Damion Lowe returns to Rowdies after eventful Gold Cup

Damion Lowe returns to Rowdies after eventful Gold Cup

ST. PETERSBURG — Pretty well emotionally spent, and not at all rested physically having just finished a life-changing stint with his native Jamaica in the Gold Cup, Damion Lowe wants the Rowdies to know he's ready."I doubt I will start, but I'm...
Updated: 5 months ago
Rowdies shut out Charleston

Rowdies shut out Charleston

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies know a thing or two about stalemates, with five of their past 10 games ending in a draw.And Saturday night against Charleston, it seemed as if they were staring down yet another frustratingly familiar fate. Through ...
Updated: 5 months ago
Rowdies part of record-setting season for USL attendance

Rowdies part of record-setting season for USL attendance

ST. PETERSBURG — Although Rowdies fans haven't had many recent opportunities to show out at Al Lang, the United Soccer League turnstiles keep turning at a record rate.With every club now at least halfway through its season, the USL has surpasse...
Updated: 5 months ago
Tom Jones' Two Cents: Lay off golfer Brittany Lincicome

Tom Jones' Two Cents: Lay off golfer Brittany Lincicome

Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones offers up his Two Cents on the world of sports.Out of boundsSome people just don't get it. Like those who criticized Seminole's Brittany Lincicome for comments made two weeks ago.The U.S. Women's Open is being play...
Updated: 5 months ago