WTSP Sports Coverage
SEC approving beer, wine sales at sporting events won't solve attendance issues
May 31, 2019
Each SEC school has to determine if it will sell beer and alcohol at sporting events starting Aug. 1, 2019. I wrote about how the conference's move tries to make up for the revenue lost from less people attending games in person.
Kyler Murray vs. Tua Tagovailoa in the Heisman race
Dec. 6, 2018
The 2018 college football season marked the closest Heisman Trophy race in years. Here are the arguments both for and against Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa.
Should Duke's Zion Williamson consider shutting it down?
Feb. 20, 2019
I wrote about how Duke freshman Zion Williamson should have considered not playing for the rest of his freshman year before he got hurt against North Carolina. The cheapest tickets to the game were selling for more than $3,000 on StubHub.
Ohio State report finds Urban Meyer 'sometimes had significant memory issues'
Aug. 23, 2018
The Ohio State University suspended head football coach Urban Meyer for three games at the start of the 2018 season. His suspension stemmed from his dealings with former wide receivers coach Zach Smith.
Why a pitch clock could be coming to Major League Baseball in 2018
July 13, 2017
MLB is expected to implement a pitch clock for the 2018 season. Here are the reasons why the league is making this rule change.
NFL Draft guide 2018: Cleveland Browns are on the clock
April 26, 2018
There were many similarities between the 2018 NFL Draft and the movie "Draft Day," starring Kevin Costner. The Cleveland Browns had two first-round draft picks in both reality and on the big screen.
Explaining the insignificance of Lonzo Ball's NBA Summer League MVP
July 18, 2017
The Lakers' second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft joined an eclectic bunch of players who have been recipients of the NBA Las Vegas Summer League MVP Award.
Masters 2019: Tiger Woods must win a major soon if he's ever going to again
April 8, 2019
Jack Nicklaus was the oldest golfer in the world to win the Masters Tournament when he won it in 1986 at 46 years, 82 days old. Tiger Woods was 43 headed into the 2019 Masters.
Bowl matchups 2018: The ultimate fan guide
Dec. 14, 2018
There were 40 college football bowl games during the 2018 season. I put together a guide with a colleague on reasons to watch each game.
Opinion: NBA teams considering dropping the term 'owner' is absurd
June 4, 2019
In 2019, we live in a world where people can't distinguish team owners own the organization and not the players themselves. NBA owners own equity, not people.
Timeline: Tampa Bay Rays' stadium saga
Aug. 8, 2019
The Tampa Bay Rays have proposed having two cities host the team's home games in one season. Here is a timeline our coverage of the never-ending stadium saga, which dates back more than a decade.
Rays owner wants 2 new stadiums in Tampa Bay area and Montreal
June 25, 2019
Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg announced his vision of the team splitting the regular season between the Tampa Bay area and Montreal as soon as 2024.
Here's why the Tampa Bay Rays won't become a two-city team
June 21, 2019
I wrote about the logistics issues for why the Rays won't split a regular season between Montreal and somewhere in the Tampa Bay area.
Rays finish with second-lowest home attendance for 2018 season
Oct. 1, 2018
An average of 14,259 fans per game attended Tampa Bay Rays home games during the 2018 season at Tropicana Field.
'Continue to support me': Jameis Winston asks of Bucs fans after NFL suspension
July 26, 2018
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston addressed the media for the first time since his NFL suspended him for the firs three games of the 2018 season.