Bucs fans and players confident in winning season

Updated 7 hours 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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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