Arizona and Florida brings surge in tourism as MLB spring training returns

Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers Florida, site of Minnesota Twins spring training – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Evan Meyer With the first preseason games played in the last few days, Major League Baseball’s spring training has returned to Arizona and Florida. Baseball fans from all over the nation have been traveling to these beautiful

Miami Marlins grab Declan Cronin off Waivers from Astros, DFA Former Red Sox RHP Kaleb Ort

Giancarlo Stanton former outfielder for the Miami Marlins at Chase Field in Glendale, AZ – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Keeton Gale Declan Cronin, a right-hand pitcher, was claimed by the Miami Marlins off waivers from the Houston Astros, the team announced on Wednesday. Right-handed pitcher Kaleb Ort was designated for assignment by the Marlins

An FGCU outfielder breaks a college baseball record that has stood for ten years

Florida Gulf Coast University – FGCU – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Jillian Cain Photography It’s not easy to reach base during a Division I collegiate baseball game.  Brian Ellis, an outfielder for Florida Gulf Coast, has now accomplished this feat 102 times in a row.  Ellis reached base safely for the 102nd straight game

Miami women’s basketball shocks Oklahoma State with a 17-point comeback in NCAA Tournament debut

Watsco Center at the University of Miami – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Barbara Kalbfleisch At halftime on Saturday, Miami coach Katie Meier found her players debating fixes in the locker room. Meier was emotional and contemplative when they came back for the celebration following the game. She hadn’t experienced many triumphs as satisfying—or as

DeSantis vetoes $35 million for Tampa Bay Rays training facility

Tampa Bay Rays Tropicana Field – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Fans of the Tampa Bay Rays responded to Fox News about Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to deny financing for a new training facility worth $35 million. “We as taxpayers should just worry about bringing lots of… Tampa Bay Rays fans to the

Yet another Canadian Professional Sports organization may make the move to Florida—joining the Toronto Raptors

Courtesy: Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Canadian snowbirds may have missed their opportunity to come down to South Florida for the winter and spring seasons due to the pandemic—but their professional sports teams seem to have the system figured out, eh? The Sunshine State could soon be home to yet another Toronto sports team, the

Miami Marlins officially introduce Kim Ng as MLB’s first female General Manager, marking new era across pro sports

Courtesy: Photo by JOSEPH GUZY- MIAMI MARLINS “Welcome Kim Ng,” read the Marlins Park scoreboard, a historic move marking a new era in professional sports.  A message heard around the world and emphasized throughout the country, Kim Ng’s hiring ushers a new age in the sports world and in Major League Baseball. On Monday, the Miami

Rays’ season comes to a stinging end in World Series Game 6

Courtesy: Ringo Chiu – Shutterstock – A fan reacts during a drive-in live broadcast of game 3 of the World Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Oct. 23, 2020. In a season of twists and turns, the 2020 Major League

You Can Now Spend the Night at a Stadium in Florida

Aerial view of Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stadium. Photo: Pensacola’s Blue Wahoos Stadium is offering itself so people can rent it out and use it at their leisure. Thanks to the Class AA, Southern League MLB team, the stadium has been listed with complete ballpark access on AirBnB. For the very first time ever on

Florida Shares Spring Training Hosting Duty for the MLB

An advertisement for 2020 spring training season tickets is shown on the scoreboard at the new Atlanta Braves spring training baseball facility on January 29, 2020 in North Port, Florida, United States. Photo: Kent E Roberts/ With the start of the Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 2020 spring training campaign comes hopes for a great economic