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SWFL’s Chastain races to top-10 finish in Daytona 500

It’s a trip across the state to Daytona International Speedway, but it’s a long way from watermelon farming for one local driver. A Riverdale...
Former President Barack Obama plays basketball. (CBS News photo)

Obama to play a role in new NBA-backed basketball league in Africa

Former President Barack Obama is lending his support to one of his favorite pastimes by helping the NBA and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) launch...
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NFL star, former North Fort Myers athlete, honored in Edison parade

Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of Fort Myers during one of the biggest parades in the nation. All those in...

Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle collusion lawsuits with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion lawsuits against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: “For the past several months,...
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Southwest Florida club scores a prestigious opportunity with the NBA

A hobby turns into an opportunity like no other as a Southwest Florida club will help the National Basketball Association build a plane replica for...
Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan speaks to the media about hosting the NBA All-Star basketball game during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Jordan: 6 NBA titles tougher than Harden, Westbrook streaks

Michael Jordan says James Harden’s streak of 30 straight 30-point games and Russell Westbrook’s 10 straight triple-doubles are both impressive and tough to accomplish. But...
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Bulgaria honors FGCU’s Popadinova as three-peat player of the year

FGCU women's soccer striker Evdokia Popadinova just pulled off a different sort of hat trick, a three-peat as Bulgaria's top female footballer. "To win something...
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Everblades’ Pink in the Rink event raises breast cancer awareness

The Florida Everblades (33-10-5, 71 points) and the Adirondack Thunder (26-17-3, 57 points) will took the ice in Hertz Arena Saturday night to decide...
FILE -This is a May 19, 1966, file photo showing Baltimore Orioles' Frank Robinson at bat. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, has died. He was 83. Robinson had been in hospice care at his home in Bel Air. MLB confirmed his death Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.(AP Photo/File)

Hall of Famer, pioneering manager Frank Robinson dies at 83

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both...
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Red Sox spring training truck arrives at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers

The Red Sox truck arrives Thursday at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers for spring training. Cheri Griffin is huge Red Sox fan and has been...

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