TAMPA —A season that ends with a playoff appearance rarely is considered disappointing. But looking back on the 2013 Tampa Bay Storm, it would be hard to categorize it any other way.
TAMPA — The Bucs filled another spot on Lovie Smith's staff with another former head coach, announcing Thursday that former Colorado coach Jon Embree will coach tight ends.
Former Tampa Bay Storm owner Woody Kern died Tuesday in Plano, Texas. He was 66. No cause was disclosed.
TAMPA — Former Storm coach Tim Marcum, the winningest coach in Arena Football League history, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 69.
TAMPA — Few names carry as much weight in the Storm history books as Lawrence Samuels.
On Thursday, another chapter began.
TAMPA — Coach Dave Ewart led the Tampa Bay Storm to the playoffs for the first time since 2010 but that wasn't enough to save his job.
JACKSONVILLE — The Tampa Bay Storm lost 69-62 to Jacksonville in the first round of the Arena Football League playoffs Saturday night after allowing 36 points in the fourth quarter.
TAMPA — The Storm opens its Arena League playoff run on the road tonight against Jacksonville and will do so with Shane Boyd at quarterback over Randy Hippeard.
JACKSONVILLE — Quarterback Shane Boyd, in his first start for the Storm, threw for four touchdowns and ran for two Saturday vs. Jacksonville.
A month and a half ago, tonight's season finale between the Storm and Jacksonville had the makings of a game that would decide the South Division title.