TAMPA — Kiss the playoffs goodbye.
Tampa Bay rallied to beat Los Angeles but didn't get the needed help from Cleveland, as the Storm was eliminated from the postseason despite beating the Kiss 38-34 in front of an AFL season-best 16,308 Saturday night at Amalie Arena.
TAMPA — The Arena League playoffs don't start for another two weeks, but for the Storm, elimination games begin tonight.
JACKSONVILLE — The Storm lost its fourth in a row and fell further back in the AFL playoff race after being thoroughly beaten by Jacksonville 63-16 Saturday at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
NEW ORLEANS — The Storm fell to league-worst New Orleans 65-53 Saturday night.
TAMPA — Another "War on I-4," another wacky ending.
TAMPA — Kendrick Ings always knew he'd make it. He just didn't know when.
PHILADELPHIA — The Storm made Philadelphia work for it this time but still lost handily to the conference leaders 64-42 Friday night.
CLEVELAND — Julius Gregory's 8-yard touchdown catch with 2.5 seconds left Friday gave the Storm a dramatic 52-48 win at Cleveland.
TAMPA — The Storm's offense was the star for most of the night, but its defense couldn't have picked a better time to show up.
TAMPA — In the high-flying world of the Arena Football League, fans typically watch the offensive stars go up and down the field. Tonight might be a good game to follow the defensive line.