TAMPA — The Storm will kick off the second half its AFL slate tonight against Philadelphia at 7:30 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Tampa Bay is tied for the South Division lead and in good position to return to the postseason for the first time since 2010.
Here in the shadowlands, the field is short. It is only the journey that is long.
TAMPA — The Storm got some good news this week when WR Joe Hills and OL Alfred McCullough returned after appearances at NFL minicamps. Both practiced Thursday and are expected to start tonight at Pittsburgh.
TAMPA — There are no players more isolated — or vulnerable — than Arena Football League cornerbacks.
TAMPA — Storm quarterback Adrian McPherson continued his dominance of the Arena Football League and Tampa Bay's defense played its best game of the season as it hammered New Orleans 63-32 in front of an announced crowd of 10,114 Saturday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
TAMPA — Good news for Joe Hills. Bad news for the Storm and its fans.
Former Florida State quarterback Adrian McPherson accounted for 10 touchdowns and the Storm handed host Spokane its first loss of the season 70-62 late Saturday night.
The Storm has lost a second starter to a season-ending injury in two weeks.
ORLANDO — Advantage Tampa Bay.
It was a wild installment of the I-4 rivalry as the Storm took a one-game lead in the series by defeating Orlando 53-35 at the Amway Center on Saturday night before 11,961.
TAMPA — One is back. The other is not.