USTA to open new tennis center in Orlando

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Central Florida will soon be a new home for American tennis.    United States Tennis Association announced Wednesday that it plans to create a n..
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Sorry I'm not sorry: Some classic non-apologies

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling only dug himself in deeper after slamming Magic Johnson when he was supposed to be atoning for his own racist remarks. Bu..
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Edison State College could use City of Palms of Park

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There could be hope for the future of City of Palms of Park. Lee County and Edison State College are in talks. The university would use the field for the baseball..
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Video shows Fla. officer kicking boy to ground

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A police officer was placed on administrative duty and department officials launched an investigation Tuesday after a video surfaced showing an officer k..
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Sterling stirs new dispute with Magic-HIV remarks

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An interview that was supposed to be an attempt at rehabilitation instead had Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling facing fresh rebukes as he went from apo..
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Jones fined after sending tweet about Michael Sam

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was fined an undisclosed amount Sunday and will undergo educational training after sending a negative tweet about Michael Sam, the firs..
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Picking Michael Sam, Rams welcome 1st openly gay player

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

EW YORK (AP) - Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft...
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Local NFL draft picks talk to WINK about the big leagues

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Samantha Smink

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- With one simple phone call, "asked me what I was doing, am I with my family, and am I ready to be an Eagle." A college graduation party became a different kind o..
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Cape High Grad Jaylen Watkins Drafted by Eagles

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Robin Wolf

Florida cornerback Jaylen Watkins, the brother of Clemson star receiver Sammy Watkins and Buffalo's first-round pick, has been taken by Philadelphia to open the fourth round of the..
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Beckham, investor promise star power for stadium

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - David Beckham and his business partner say the soccer star's brand will draw television revenues and sponsorships to a Major League Soccer stadium they want to build i..
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Sammy Watkins goes 4th in the NFL Draft, headed to Buffalo

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News was the only station there as more than 50 people, family and friends, packed Sammy Watkins childhood home in Fort Myers tonight. And their reaction is ..
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NFL DRAFT: Buffalo Bills Take SFMH Grad Sammy Watkins

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Robin Wolf

South Fort Myers High grad Sammy Watkins has been picked by The Buffalo Bills, No. 4 overall after trade with ClevelandNEW YORK (AP) - No surprise: Clowney is the Texans' man. ..
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SWFL athletes could be pros by tonight

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's a big day for some Southwest Florida all-stars, as they could be professional athletes by the end of tonight. Analysts are predicting three different possibl..
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Beckham in Miami to win support for stadium

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Soccer star David Beckham is in Miami to meet with county commissioners and win their support for a downtown Major League Soccer stadium.    Beckham met..
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Naples woman selected by Miami Dolphins to go to NFL Draft

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- The Miami Dolphins selected Naples resident Susie Eisenberg to represent the fans at the 2014 NFL Draft.   "I'm going to the draft!" Susie Eisneberg is the ultim..
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Mayor asks Beckham to consider new stadium site

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The mayor of Miami-Dade County has asked David Beckham and his investors to consider a new site for their proposed soccer stadium.    The Miami Herald (..
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Florida Voters and College Athletes

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Hamden, CT., Florida voters oppose 51 - 41 percent allowing college athletes to form a union and oppose 63 - 31 percent paying salaries beyond scholarships to these athletes, accor..
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California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.    Even Hollywood..
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SWFL says goodbye to Dr. Jack Ramsay

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Jack Ramsay's trophy case resembled his life. Both were full, and eventually succumbed.    With friends and family simultaneously mourning and ce..
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Ravens RB Ray Rice due in court on assault charge

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is due in a New Jersey courtroom to face aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident with his then-girlfri..
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