Audra Leipold, Academy at the Lakes
With the NFL playoffs upon us, many around the nation are debating which team will emerge from the slugfest. Countless storylines have been swirling, including whether defending champion Seattle Seahawks will be able to reclaim their title and whether the aging Tom Brady can sustain another deep run in the postseason …
In the quiet home of Bonita Copeland and her son Leshawn Williams, life seems ordinary. A flat-screen television hums in the living room, where Williams, a walker by his side, sits on the plush red sofa, surrounded by Xbox controllers. But for the former athlete, adjusting to life as an amputee, nothing is ordinary.
Long-time softball athlete Skylar Martinez didn't injure herself playing softball. It was during a middle school flag football game in January 2013 that Martinez damaged her shoulder, ending her softball career.
Sara Varsames never planned on becoming a rower. The Berkeley Prep senior, who recently signed to Duke University, played several sports competitively before trying crew, on a whim, as a sophomore.
Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay football
The Tampa Bay Rays have officially named Kevin Cash as the team's new manager. The Tampa native was one of three candidates to take over after the departure of Joe Maddon.
Nine years ago a saving grace came to Tampa Bay to help a struggling baseball franchise that had become the joke of the American League East.
GAINESVILLE — Deep down, Will Muschamp knew after Saturday afternoon's overtime loss to South Carolina that his days as the Gators head coach were probably coming to an end.
ST. PETERSBURG — Northeast High School senior defensive lineman Leshawn Williams suffered a severe knee injury Friday night in a football game that eventually required the amputation of his lower right leg due to blood clots.