Local athlete goes to CrossFit Games

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Morgan Frances

Fort Myers, Fla. - A year and a half ago, WINK News interviewed Fort Myers athlete, Jeff Evans. He had only been doing CrossFit for 8 months, but already set some high goals. "Get ..
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Life After the Limelight: Mike Greenwell

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chelsa Messinger

By Chelsa Messinger Professional athletes have an average career of just 5 years. According to Sports Illustrated, a whopping 78% of NFL players are broke just two years after reti..
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McNeill 10 shots back, Tiger in the hunt at British Open

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Bill Halter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- North Fort Myers High School graduate George McNeill shot a four-over 76 on Thursday during the first round of the British Open.  It's the first time McNeill..
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WINK News Sports Director interviews George McNeill

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINK News Sports Director Bill Halter sat down for an interview with George McNeill, who qualified for the British Open on the same day his sister lost her battle with br..
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Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was a lofty goal for a 40-year-old mother of two, but she reached it. Kriste Lewis of Hattiesburg, Mississippi has been selected by the New Orleans Saints as ..
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McNeill qualifies for British Open despite personal tragedy

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida will have a rooting interest at the British Open this week. North Fort Myers High grad George McNeill qualified for the event eight days ago wit..
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Miracle Has Baseball's No.1 Prospect

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

By Chelsa Messinger Some big names have been associated with the Fort Myers Miracle. Jimmy Buffett and Bill Murray were once part owners. Current manager Doug Mientkiewicz is a Wor..
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AP Source: Heat, Wade agree to 2-year deal

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

A person familiar with the situation says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat.    Wade has agreed to a two-year deal with a player option for 2015-16, accordi..
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Hockey championships roll into Southwest Florida

Updated 2 months ago   
By: John Trierweiler

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For the sixth time, the North American Roller Hockey Championships are calling Germain Arena home. The annual event brings in the best in-line hockey teams from..
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AP Sources: Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Two people familiar with the situation say that Chris Bosh has agreed to a maximum deal with the Miami Heat.    The people said that Bosh will be getting a five-year..
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Ft. Myers Miracle hosts 'Mourning Monday' for LeBron fans

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - All fans entering the Hammond Stadium gates wearing Miami Heat and LeBron James gear prior to a 7:05 p.m. first pitch with the Dunedin Blue Jays on Monday will r..
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LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans. ..
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City of Fort Myers honors Sammy Watkins

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today, the City of Fort Myers will honor Sammy Watkins. The South Fort Myers High and Clemson graduate will be recognized for his journey to the NFL at toni..
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Fans vote FGCU alum Chris Sale into All-Star game

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Florida Gulf Coast alumn Chris Sale was voted into Tuesday's All-Star game by the fans. The 25-year old Chicago White Sox pitcher beat out Houston's Dallas Keuchel, Cleveland's Cor..
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As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.    Miami or Cleveland?&nbs..
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Florida State receiver arrested for vehicle theft

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State receiver Jesus Wilson has been suspended from the football team after facing a felony charge in the theft of a motor scooter, officials said ..
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Orlando City fan groups suspended after arrests

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando's incoming Major League Soccer team is suspending four fans from its games until legal proceedings are settled following their arrests during a recent ..
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Soccer Fever in America

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Janna Rowell

Soccer fever in America is probably the highest it's ever been right now. John Robinson, head coach of the Southwest Florida Adrenaline, joined WINK News this Morning anchor Rob Sp..
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2 U of Miami players arrested on sex charges

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Erin Sheehan

MIAMI (AP) - The University of Miami has reacted swiftly after sexual battery charges were brought against two of its football players, immediately dismissing both from the Hurrica..
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FGCU alum needs help getting to All-Star game in Minnesota

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- White Sox pitcher and FGCU alum, Chris Sale, needs your help to play in next week's All-Star game in Minnesota. Sale was not selected by the fans in the intial Al..
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