Sammy Watkins named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month

Updated 6 hours ago   
By: Bill Halter

Southwest Florida native Sammy Watkins was named NFL Offensive Player of the Month. The Buffalo wide receiver broke out in October with two 100-yard receiving games. Watkins had a ..
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NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

Updated 7 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers a..
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LeBron starts new journey with Cavaliers

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CLEVELAND (AP) - For LeBron James, the journey begins anew.    Right back where it began.    Nearly four months since proclaiming "I'm coming home" an..
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Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people injured by gunfire and a third sta..
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Giants Win World Series over Royals

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Chelsa Messinger

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)- Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of t..
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Maddon reportedly going to Cubs

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Bill Halter

CBS Sports writer John Heyman reports the Chicago Cubs will sign Joe Maddon to be their manager. Rick Renteria was hired as the Cubs manager last November on a three year deal so h..
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Cape Coral's Nate Allen dealing with setback

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Bill Halter

Cape Coral High School graduate, Nate Allen made the one mistake he couldn't with the game on the line. The Philadelphia Eagles were clinging to a 20-17 lead over the Arizona Cardi..
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High School Football Game of the Week Announced

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Charlotte (4-3) vs Port Charlotte (6-2) is the WINK Sports Game of the Week. The rivals will have a lot on the line Friday night. The winner will go to the playoffs while the loser..
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Five local football teams ranked in Florida State Polls

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings:    Class 8A ..
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Three SEC teams in top four of Playoff Rankings

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings.    The first of seven Top 25 rankings..
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Buccaneers trade two players for draft picks

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams and reserve linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots in exchange fo..
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Teams announced for Shark Shootout

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Franklin Templeton Shootout host and World Golf Hall of Fame member Greg Norman announced the 12 two-man teams as the 26th annual Shootout returns for a 14th time to..
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Penn St. board votes down new look at 2012 report

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scan..
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Karlos Williams being investigated for domestic assault

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Tallahassee Police Department has confirmed Florida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for an alleged domestic battery i..
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Summers turns in Play of the Week

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Play of the Week
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Cardinals stunned by death of young Oscar Taveras

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Monday he was stunned by the death of 22-year-old outfielder Oscar Taveras in a car accident ..
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Feb. 9 trial date set in MLB steroid case

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI (AP) - A trial date has been set for four men charged in Major League Baseball's performance-enhancing drugs scandal.    All four were involved with Biogenesis..
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Report: NFL plans to play five London games in 2015

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Morgan Frances

Get ready for more London games in 2015. The NFL plans on playing five games in England next season, according to the London Daily Mail. The league has been playing at least one ga..
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The Golf Doctor tip of the week

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Morgan Frances

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Golf Doctor, Mike Calbot, and WINK News weekend sports anchor, Morgan Frances, give golfers a two-minute tip they can take to the course. The Golf Doctor airs..
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DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Morgan Frances

TAMPA, Fla.- Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.&..
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