FGCU's Azul needs your help in A-Sun Mascot Cup

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU’s Azul The Eagle is in the Atlantic Sun Mascot Cup Final against Scrappy the Owl from Kennesaw State. Voting on Facebook, Twitter and Insta..
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SWFL Cornerback Models Swagger after Deion Sanders

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chelsa Messinger

By Chelsa Messinger Cornerbacks and confidence. You can't seem to have one, without the other. Whether it's Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman proclaiming, he's "the best corner i..
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FGCU's Azul in semifinals of A-Sun Mascot Cup

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

ESTERO, Fla.- Florida Gulf Coast mascot Azul The Eagle has made it out of the group stage of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Mascot Cup and will face off in the semifinal on Tuesday against ..
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Naples 14-year-old is a three-time national champ

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples tennis player Victoria Emma won a singles and doubles national title earlier this month at the USTA 14-year-old National Clay Court Championships in Plantation..
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Judge rules against Donald Sterling

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.&n..
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Bucs fans and players confident in winning season

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Morgan Frances

Tampa, Fla. - It's been 12 seasons since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won a playoff game, and they haven't been to the playoffs in 6 seasons. "I've been through the good, the bad,..
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Dolphins and Bucs start Training Camp

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Loosening up for their first training camp practice, the Miami Dolphins high-stepped sideways up and down the field while House of Pain's song "Jump Around" blar..
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3 sue Pounceys over alleged fight at nightclub

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey have been sued by three people who say the twin brothers attacked them at a Miami Beach nightclub.    Th..
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Fort Myers Derby Girls ranked 55th in the country

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

Roller Derby is a fast growing international sport, no longer is it staged for television like it was 25 years ago. Now the competitors are dedicated amateur participants.  Th..
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SWFL 17U Wins Perfect Game State Championship

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chelsa Messinger

By Chelsa Messinger Local high school baseball players hit the field at Jet Blue Developmental Park for the Perfect Game 17U Florida State Championship. Southwest Florida 17U Gray ..
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SWFL Stars' Advice for Carlos Hyde

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chelsa Messinger

By Chelsa Messinger Southwest Florida has become a hot-spot for NFL running backs.Colts' All-Time Leading Rusher Edgerrin James hails from Immokalee. Longtime Bucs running back Ear..
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Buxton named player of the week

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

Fort Myers Miracle outfielder Byron Buxton was named the Florida State League Player of the Week after going 10-20 at the plate with two home runs, a triple, four RBI and six runs ..
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Edgerrin James Back in SWFL

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chelsa Messinger

By Chelsa Messinger Edgerrin James is a 4-time Pro Bowler and the All-Time Leading Rusher for the Indianapolis Colts. But when he comes back home, he still feels like the 17-year-o..
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Ortiz passes Yastrzemski on home run list

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Bill Halter

TORONTO (AP) - Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball's career home run chart.    One inning after matching Yastrzemski wit..
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Fort Myers teen sets national long jump record

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Bill Halter

Seneca Milledge broke the national long jump record for 14 year olds by clearing 22'3-5" at the ESPN Championships in Orlando on July 10. The soon to be Fort Myers Middle School ei..
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Eagles' safety Nate Allen speaks to boys at local church

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Morgan Frances

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Philadelphia Eagles Safety, and Fort Myers native, Nate Allen, spoke to some young boys at McGregor Baptist Church. The event was called "Breakfast, Bible and th..
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Local athlete goes to CrossFit Games

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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