ORLANDO — That one hurt.
The Storm looked to be on cruise control. Orlando's fans were streaming for the exits. Even the Predators' in-game hype man sounded defeated. But the Storm snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.
TAMPA — Jason Boltus' commute will be much easier this week.
TAMPA — Happy belated birthday, Coach.
TAMPA — Tampa Bay's offense hasn't exactly been as productive as coach Lawrence Samuels would like.
But his secondary has.
CLEVELAND — Dominick Goodman's touchdown with 52 seconds left broke a 48-48 tie and Donnie Fletcher's interception return clinched Cleveland's 62-54 Arena League victory over the Storm on Friday.
TAMPA — What a difference a week can make.
TAMPA — Storm QB Jason Boltus likely could describe every nook and cranny of Amalie Arena's ceiling after last week's game against San Jose. That's because he spent the vast majority of the night on his back.
TAMPA — Turnovers and an insurmountable first-half deficit were the Storm's bugaboos Friday night as San Jose remained unbeaten with a 36-27 win in front of 8,588 at Amalie Arena.
TAMPA — Don't talk to T.T. Toliver about records. Frankly, the Storm receiver isn't interested.
TAMPA — The season started the way the last one ended.