Tampa Bay Storm

  1. Storm misses playoffs with finale loss to Cleveland


    TAMPA — The stage was set.

    The Storm got the help it needed to make the playoffs when Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia earlier Saturday. A win against Cleveland that night meant a trip to the postseason. And an announced crowd of 14,770, the highest attendance in the Arena Football League this season, showed up …

    Storm quarterback Randy Hippeard is 20-for-38 passing for 238 yards and six touchdowns in the loss.
  2. Storm must win, hope for playoff help


    TAMPA — It all comes down this.

    The Storm will be fighting for its playoff life tonight when it hosts Cleveland at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in its regular-season finale.

  3. Tampa Bay Storm blows lead, loses at Spokane


    SPOKANE, Wash. — Tampa Bay played a perfect game on offense for three quarters, but the first play of the fourth started the Storm's downfall Monday. Spokane took its first lead on a Terrance Sanders interception return and went on to beat the Storm 55-52.

  4. Tampa Bay Storm falls at San Jose


    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Dominique Curry scored five touchdowns and added a key onside kick recovery as San Jose beat the Tampa Bay Storm 52-43 early Saturday morning.

  5. Storm eyeing playoff scenarios


    TAMPA — As playoff time comes into view, most coaches choose to ignore the postseason chatter and focus on the present. A much smaller number of coaches talk openly about what lies ahead.

  6. Storm falls at Cleveland, winning streak ends at five


    CLEVELAND — The Storm fought back from a bad first-half ending Friday night but fell to Cleveland 48-41.

    Chris Hovan
  7. Storm wins fifth in a row


    TAMPA — Not much has separated Tampa Bay and Orlando through the years. Saturday night was no exception.

  8. Storm's turnaround puts it in playoff hunt


    TAMPA — What a difference a month makes.

    The play of quarterback Randy Hippeard has been a big reason for the Storm's turnaround. [KENT NISHIMURA | Times]
  9. Storm squanders lead, wins in overtime


    DES MOINES, Iowa — After blowing a 14-point lead in the final minute, and getting intercepted to start overtime, the Storm looked to be headed for a heartbreaking and critical loss Saturday night. What it got instead was its fourth straight victory, 62-56 in overtime.

  10. Quarterback Hippeard's return inspires Storm


    TAMPA — As the final second ticked off the clock, nearly every Storm player jumped in the air to celebrate the win. Not quarterback Randy Hippeard.

    He was looking for a place to sit down.