Minnesota Twins shoot commercial in downtown Fort Myers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Spring fever is spreading beyond the fences of Hammond Stadium. Tuesday, crews were in downtown Fort Myers shooting a commercial at Blake's Barber Shop with the ..
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Incognito apologizes to Martin, Ross and Wells

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito offered apologies to teammate Jonathan Martin, team owner Stephen Ross and investigator Ted Wells on Tuesday in the wake of the NFL-orde..
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Boston Red Sox give back to SWFL

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- For the fourth consecutive year, the Boston Red Sox are planning a series of events and activities from Feb. 21 to 26 that will give back to Southwest Florida. Th..
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Edison State shoots for intercollegiate sports by next Fall

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Edison State College hasn't had an intercollegiate athletics program since 1997. The school hopes to change that by Fall 2015. Monday morning, Edison formally in..
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Ravens' Ray Rice arrested at Atlantic City casino

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Police in Atlantic City say Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested at a casino there after an argument with his fiancee turned physical.&nbs..
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Inquiry says Incognito, 2 others harassed Martin

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Two Miami Dolphins offensive linemen joined Richie Incognito in bullying Jonathan Martin, and at least one other player and an assistant trainer were also targets of the vicious ta..
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Plushenko retires after Olympic withdrawal

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Evgeni Plushenko's Olympics are over. His competitive career, too.    The Russian star retired Thursday just after he withdrew from the men's ev..
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Panhandle boating deaths ruled accidental

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Autopsy reports say a former high school basketball coach and two young women were intoxicated when they were thrown into the water after their boat struck a..
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Jeter's decision to retire signals end of an era

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - They owned October year after year.    Derek Jeter and his baseball brothers - the gang that grew up champions.    There was Bernie Wi..
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Spring training right around the corner in SWFL

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Baseball is back! This week three Major League Baseball teams will make the journey south to their spring training home in Southwest Florida. This morning around..
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Utah woman dies in parachute accident near Zion

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

(CNN) - A newlywed woman died after plunging about 2,000 feet after a BASE jumping attempt in Utah's rugged Zion National Park, authorities said Sunday. Amber Bellows, 28, and her ..
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Missouri All-American says he is gay

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.    In interviews with ESPN, The N..
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Rodriguez accepts season-long suspension

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez has accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball, the longest penalty in the sport's history related to performance-enhancing drugs..
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Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sochi lit up Thursday with music and dance to unleash the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia: a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on i..
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Student gets royal treatment from FGCU Eagles

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- It's not every day that you and 13 of your closest friends get picked up at school by a limo, and then get transported in style to Alico Arena on the campus of Florid..
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Florida signs another top-10 recruiting class

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's first losing season since 1979 did little, if anything, to affect recruiting.    Coach Will Muschamp put the finishing touches on ..
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NFL awards Thursday contract to CBS

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has decided to shift eight of its Thursday night games to a broadcast network, and announced Wednesday that CBS won the bid to showcase more of television's..
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Shaun White withdraws from Olympic slopestyle

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Shaun White pulled out of the Olympic slopestyle contest Wednesday after being dinged up on a course that riders are criticizing as unduly harsh.&nb..
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Manning foundation netting $42,500 for 2 'Omahas'

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A coalition of businesses will donate $42,500 to a youth foundation for the two "Omaha" shouts by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning that could be heard d..
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'Ultimate dream!' Seattle celebrate Super Bowl win

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SEATTLE (AP) - After waiting decades for a major sports championship, thousands of Seattleites took to the streets as fireworks popped, horns blared and flags waved following the d..
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