Swimming

Sarasota Sharks Selected to Host 2020 Toyota U.S. Open

Selby Aquatic Center is one of the nine sites selected by USA Swimming to host the championship event

10/22/2020 By Staff

Sports

Bradenton Area EDC to Promote Sports Performance Industry With Netherlands

More than a dozen sports-related businesses from The Netherlands are expected to participate in a delegation to Manatee County 2021.

10/05/2020 By Staff

Baseball

Orioles Announce 2021 Spring Training Schedule

The 16-game home schedule will feature eight weekend games.

09/16/2020 By Staff

Moment of Joy

The Many Pleasures of Mah Jongg

I loved to play with friends. Then, due to Covid, we couldn't. But a surprise visit brought a wonderful new opportunity.

09/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

This Is Awesome, Baby!

Dick Vitale Gala Breaks Records, Reaching $5 Million Fundraising Goal

Vitale's V Foundation is on track to raise $7 million for pediatric cancer this year.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Play Disc Golf at Lakeview Park

This county park located between Bee Ridge and Proctor Road is home to an 18-hole disc golf course, perfect for beginners and pros alike.

09/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 13-19

Water park fun, two longtime attractions that are open for business, and more.

08/13/2020 By Kay Kipling

Regatta News

Nathan Benderson Park to Host National Dragon Boat Championship in 2021

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. Dragon Boat Federation is hopeful that people will still travel internationally for the competition.

08/06/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Postponed Until 2021

Next year’s race is scheduled for June 25-27, 2021.

05/11/2020 By Staff

Things To Do

Learn to Row at Nathan Benderson Park

The four-day course starts May 16.

05/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Run For It

‘Go the Social Distance’ in a New Series of Virtual Races at Nathan Benderson Park

Compete for prizes in one mile, 5K, 10K and half-marathon races, all at your own pace and place.

04/22/2020 By Ilene Denton

Ready Player One!

Stuck at Home Playing Video Games? Here's a Few to Try

I used to think video games were a waste of time. Now, maybe not.

04/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes of Our April IMG Academy Feature Story

Our photographer captures athletes warming up during the academy's NFL draft preparation program.

04/09/2020 Photography by Everett Dennison

Stardust Memories, Pickleball Dreams

A Former Navy Rear Admiral Is Behind Plans for the Nation’s Largest Pickleball Academy

Pickleball is having its moment, and Brian and Valerie McCarthy intend to seize it.

04/01/2020 By David Hackett

The IMG Effect

Every Year, Elite College Football Players Descend on IMG Academy

Bradenton’s prestigious sports academy draws the best in young football players as they prepare for the NFL.

04/01/2020 By David Hackett

Baseball

Major League Baseball Suspends Spring Training, Delays Season Opening

The Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves voiced their support of the league's decision.

03/12/2020 By Megan McDonald

Going pro

Café Evergreen Wants You to Eat Like a Superstar Athlete

With its new Food Is Fuel program, the Nokomis restaurant is offering discounts to students to help them boost their athletic and academic performance.

03/09/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Ballpark Food Hall of Fame

What to Eat at Ed Smith Stadium, LECOM Park and CoolToday Park

These days, going to a spring training game means indulging in gourmet cuisine.

03/04/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Play Ball!

For Baseball Fans, Spring Training is the Happiest Time of the Year

Take us out to the ball game.

03/04/2020 By Ilene Denton

Scouting Report

Eight Players to Watch This Spring Training Season

These players are going places.

03/01/2020 By Ilene Denton